Fourth of July vendors
We are looking for local food vendors and other activities for the Fourth of July celebration. If interested in setting up a booth please sign up at Tooele City Parks and Recreation 843-2140. This year we are having a bouncing village, petting zoo, mechanical bull, car show, army tanks and sprinkler for the kids to run through.
Fourth of July live bands
Also looking for live bands to perform on the July 3-4, which we will compensate for your time. If you would like to perform call Susan Trujillo at 882-5496. Other activities include, July 5, Ty Hearndon concert 7 p.m. at THS football field, with fireworks after.
Vendors are wanted for the Deseret Peak Stampede Days craft show. The dates are June 6-7 at the Deseret Peak Complex. For more information visit www.deseretpeakcomplex.com/stampede.htm or call 843-4046.
Tooele Family Center is hosting a babysitting prep class for all kids ages 10-14. There is a fee of $10 for a babysitting kit. The class will be held, Saturday, May 17 at 10:30 a.m., at the Tooele Family Center, 66 W. Vine St. Please call the center at 833-1960 before Monday, May 12 to sign-up.
Settlement Canyon irrigation
All Settlement Canyon Irrigation shareholders are now on weekend restriction. No water is to be used between Friday 7 p.m. until Monday 6 a.m. Please call 833-9606 with any questions.
Tooele County Chapter of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers is pleased to announce its annual Pioneer Jubilee on Saturday, June 7, 2008. Activities will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food will also be available at a minimal charge.
Special needs kids fishing day is Saturday, May 17, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rainbow Reservoir Deseret Chemical Depot. No licence will be required, if you do not have a fishing pole we will have one you can use. Lunch will be provided, please RSVP. For more information call 882-4767.
Our next class will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at 7 p.m. at Tooele Senior Center, located at 59 E. Vine St. The class this month is on eating healthy for you and your loved one presented by Eileen Deleeuw. Serving light refreshments. For more information contact Dee Askerlund 882-4163 or Barb McFarland 843-9054.
In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week, UFAN will be holding a free Childrens Carnival. It will take place on May 17, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. at the swimming pool park, 55 N. 200 West. There will be carnival games, crafts, bouncer, story time and information booth.
Activities for the disabled
Looking for activities for kids with disabilities? Come to our first annual community physical activity camp, for kids with disabilities (Organized by CAPE professionals). On May 16 from 5-7 p.m. and May 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at TJHS. Contact Shirley for more Information 843-0963 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tooele Dairy Princess
The Miss Tooele County Dairy Princess Ambassador Pageant is scheduled for Saturday, June 14, at the Tooele Senior Center. If you are interested and would like more information please call Cheryl Adams at 843-3150 during the day or in the evening, 882-3544 or 830-6989 or call Miss Tooele County Dairy Princess 2007 Amanda Griffith at 830-0329.
The public is invited to a free Orchestra concert on Thursday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at the Tooele High School auditorium. The Elementary Orchestras, Tooele Jr. High Orchestras, Tooele High Orchestra and Chamber Strings will be performing, all directed by Mrs. JoAnne Hinkle. Tooele High Orchestra alumni, Colin Mitchell and Tim Mullen, cellists, will be guest soloists.
The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (DVSAVA) Crisis Line is looking for new volunteer advocates. Training is provided and begins in June. A background check is required. Please call Betsy at 241-0337 for more information and check out our website at www.dvsava.org.
Marine Corps League
The Sgt. Rodney M. Davis Marine Corps League Detachment 1251 will meet Thursday, May 15, 2008, at 7 p.m., at the Tooele County Search and Rescue Building, 245 W. 900 South. For info call Hal McConnell 882-1179. We will be planning for the 4th of July and Ogden Vietnam Wall.
West Desert horsemen
The May meeting of the West Desert Back Country Horsemen will be held on May 19, 2008 at 7 p.m. at the Tooele County Courthouse. We will discuss plans for upcoming rides and the status of the service projects. If you have questions, please contact Linda Bean, (801)244-1359, or Carol Nudell, 833-9085. See you there.
The American Red Cross is having a blood drive in Tooele, on Friday, May 16, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be located at Wells Fargo, 204 N. Main St. To schedule your appointment, or for more information, contact Frankie Harris 882-0411.
Deseret Peak fundraiser
Fundraiser at Deseret Peak Days June 6-7. Is your organization interested in a fundraiser? Reserve a Kiddie Korral carnival booth at Deseret Peak Stampede Days. Interested parties contact Lindsay at 843-4046.
Big fix mobile
June 16: Tooele Wal-Mart, 99 W. 1280 North. Walk-up micro-chipping and vaccinations available to anyone while veterinarian is at the premises. A $5 processing fee applies to clients getting vaccinations only. Animals must be between 8 weeks and six years of age. For more Info: 1-866-738-7349 or www.utahpets.org.
Chamber of commerce
The Tooele County Chamber of Commerce invites it's members, business owners and the community to a special breakfast seminar to learn about how to prevent identity theft. The Seminar will be held on Wednesday, May 28, from 8-9 a.m., in the Tooele County Courthouse Auditorium. If you have any questions, please call the Chamber office at 882-0690.
Tooele Christian Community Youth Association is going on Geocaching trip to Middle Canyon on Saturday, June 28. This activity is open to seventh grade and up. If 10 or 11 years old you will need a parent with you on the hike. Deadline to sign up is June 14. For more information please call 843-1296.
The irrigation water is now on. The Board has extended the two use-or-lose agricultural turns due to system issues. The two use-or-lose turns will now expire May 22, 2008. If you notice any leaks or abuse please call the Grantsville Irrigation office at 884-3451.
County story time
The Tooele County Bookmobile Library, has cancelled the May 8 story time. There will be story time on May 22, 2008 at 4 p.m. The Summer Reading Program, with "Catch the Reading Bug" as the theme, will begin on June 12, at 4:00 p.m. in the Grantsville City Hall. For more information, call 884-3703.
Big fix mobile
June 17: Grantsville's Westgate Mortgage, 94 W. Main. Walk-up micro-chipping and vaccinations available to anyone while veterinarian is at the premises. A $5 processing fee applies to clients getting vaccinations only. Animals must be between 8 weeks and six years of age. For more Info: 1-866-738-7349 or www.utahpets.org.
Stansbury Park Elementary is in the process of collecting pictures and memories to honor longtime kindergarten teacher Gail Chapman who is retiring. If you would like to contribute an note or photo to be placed in a memory book, please send them to Stansbury Park Elementary, 485 Country Club, Stansbury Park, UT 84074.
Benson Grist Mill
The Benson Grist Mill Historic Site will open for the 2008 season on May 1, our hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Hitch up your wagon and head to the Benson Grist Mill Country Store for all your Mother's Day Gifts. Phone number is 882-7678.
Stansbury Soccer Club open registration for 2008-09 season begins May 12 through July 23. Registration events will be May 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Village Blvd. Soccer field. Forms available on website www.stansburyassoc.org. Cost is $70 for whole year if you need a uniform. For additional information please see website.
The Stansbury Park Swimming Pool will open on Saturday, May 24, 2008. Season passes are available in the office or at the pool, with discount passes for those who purchase by May 26, 2008.
Historic district museum
Opening Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2008. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 52 Main St., Ophir, and continue every Saturday until the end of September. Come and enjoy the beautiful canyon setting. No charge for this event. Weekdays by appointment only. Contact Sharon at 882-4256.
THS class of 1963
The THS class of 1963 will host its 45-year class reunion on Aug. 22-24, so mark your calendar. Please contact Pat Nichols England at (801)523-3819 if you didn't receive a notice or visit our class page at www.TooeleHigh1963.com.
THS class of 1998
It's been 10 years, let's get together for the THS class of '98 reunion. Save the date: Saturday, Aug. 9. A database and plans are being made, and if you are willing to help please call Lindsay Clegg Sundloff at 882-3225.
St. Marguerite's registration
St. Marguerite's Catholic School is accepting registration for pre-K through 6th grade for the 2008/2009 school year. Please call Ms. Janet, Mrs. Burden or Ms. Ann Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the school office (882-0081) for more information. Space is limited.
Kindergarten registration packets are available at the school office for the 2008-09 school year. Please register your child for kindergarten. Bring a birth certificate and immunization record.
TJHS community council
Tooele Jr. High Community Council will hold their next meeting Thursday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the school library. There are four positions up for nomination and election, officers will be elected at this meeting. Parents, including those that will have seventh graders next year, are encouraged to attend this important meeting.
Home education association
Want to learn more about Homeschooling? Please visit the Utah Home Education Association's Open House and Information Night on Wednesday, May 28, anytime from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Tooele Library, 128 W. Vine St. Information and answers for home educators, or anyone considering educating children at home. For more information, contact Janell Locke email@example.com.
Class of 1978
The class of 1978 is celebrating our 30th high school reunion. The date is August 9, 2008, at the Oquirrh Hills Golf Course. Please RSVP to classmates.com or call Cindy at 882-6018 or Wendy at (801)915-3856. We hope to see you all there.
Spring has come to the Tooele City Library. Your job is to count a different color of flower each week. It will end on May 23, 2008. Get your counting form at the library. When done, bring the counting form to the front desk and receive a small prize. Remember the color of flower you count changes each week.
Reverse mortgage class
Free reverse mortgage class on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. at the Tooele City Library. Call Diana at 849-2440 with questions. Free books for everyone.
Get your high school diploma this year! All classes required for a high school diploma, adult basic education, GED preparation, word processing, driver's education and English as a second language are available. Register now to graduate -- just $35 per semester. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 a.m. and Monday and Thursday nights from 4 to 8 p.m. The center is located at 76 S. 1000 West, and can be reached at 833-1994. Adult education classes are for students 18 and over.
English as second language
ESOL conversational classes are held Monday and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. ESOL students may also come anytime the center is open for individualized study. Registration is $35 per semester.
Holy Land presentation
A very special presentation of the Holy Land will be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at St. Marguerite's in the parish gym. The presentation is to be given by Deacon Rick and Gaylynn Huffman on their trip to the Holy Land in 2007. The public is invited.
Vacation Bible school
Mark your calender for Vacation Bible School June 23-27, at 9-11:30 a.m. Tooele Church of Christ, ages 4 through high school. 430 W. Utah Ave., for information call 882-4642.
A dance for singles ages 31 and up on Friday, May 16, at 9 p.m. Instruction at 8:30 p.m. at East Tooele Stake Center, 751 N. 520 East, Tooele. $3 donation requested.
All singles are invited to a luncheon on Saturday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at North Tooele Stake Center, 583 N. 270 East, Tooele.
All singles and married couples invited to a Fireside on Sunday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Tooele North Stake Center, 583 N. 270 East, Tooele. Sunday dress, refreshments and nursery provided.
The First Baptist Church in Tooele is offering a clothing closet and emergency food pantry to help meet the needs of our community. Anyone with clothing needs - adults and children - are welcome. The food pantry is available for emergency needs. Hours of operation are Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. We are located at 580 S. Main St., Tooele. For more info call 882-2048.
Charity golf tournament
The Children's Justice Center Friend's Board present their ninth annual charity golf tournament at Oquirrh Hills Golf Course, on May 30, 2008. Cost is $75 per person or $300 for a team of four. Sign up by Friday, May 23. For more information call 843-1161. All proceeds will benefit Tooele County Children's Justice Center.
Orchestra spring concerts
Students have been 'fiddling around' to prepare their best music for your enjoyment at their Spring Concert. At this free concert you'll hear Folk, Jazz, Classical and just plain fun tunes, including body percussion. Tuesday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m., at Clarke Johnsen Jr. High, and Wednesday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m., at Grantsville High School.
Friday night steaks
Kim and Dale Wicker will host Friday Night Steaks and will serve steak, shrimp, halibut or chicken dinners from 6:30-8:45 p.m. Please come out, enjoy dinner and support your Aerie and Auxiliary.
Kiwanis meets every Tuesday at noon at Tracks, 1641 N. Main St., Tooele. Contact John Brown at 843-0711.
NAMI support group
Are you or someone you know living with depression, panic, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, or schizophrenia? NAMI support meetings are held Wednesdays at 7 p.m., at 565 W. 900 South. Call Jan at 843-4347 for more information.
The DUP Museum will be opening on Friday and Saturday for the summer months beginning May 2 through September 27. Our hours will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like a tour at any other time than the scheduled hours, please contact either Julie Merrill 882-0004 or Lynne Bevan 882-5121.
The Brit Ammi Messianic Congregation meets every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at 37 S. Main, in Tooele. Join us for praise, Torah (Bible) study, and fellowship as we study the Hebrew foundation of our Christian faith. For more information call 843-5444.
Mule deer foundation
The Tooele County Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation is proud to announce the Second Annual Banquet to be held May 17. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7 p.m. We are looking forward to a great night of live auctions, raffles and good fun. For more information call Jared at 830-1232.
Local singers Randy Heaps, Quinton Peck, Spencer Peck, Nick Pond, and B.J. Salmond all sing with the Saltaires Barbershop Chorus. The Saltaires' show, is scheduled for, May 17 at Taylorsville High School, 5400 S. and Redwood Rd., a matinee performance 2 p.m. and an evening performance at 7 p.m.
Non-profit funding available
Any non-profit or governmental agencies interested in applying to administer all or part of the funding can contact Lori Sandoval at 882-1278, or in person at 38 S. Main St., Tooele. Applications will be accepted until May 20, 2008, at 5 p.m. The purpose of the funding is for food and shelter, to supplement current resources.
Boys and Girls club
"Summer camp" for ages 6 thru 12, begins on June 9 through August 15, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Tooele Youth Center. "New Club Hours" begin Monday, June 9, 2:30-5:30 p.m. on weekdays, serving all youth ages 6 to 18. Dow James Building 438 W. 400 North. A $10 yearly fee.
Serving all teens ages 13 to 18. Tooele Youth Center, 102 N. Seventh St. Tuesday through Friday, 3-7 p.m., $10 yearly fee/scholarships available. If interested call 843-5719.
Cub Scout meeting
Scout Pack 4854 Fundraiser, Saturday, May 17, at 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 368 E. 840 North.
Tooele chapter of USU Master Gardeners is looking for people to nominate yards for the Tooele County annnual gardening tour on June 16. Call Gary or Janet Fawson 884-1936. Entries must be received by May 23.
We would like to invite you to the Moms Club of Tooele Valley open house. To be held May 27, 2008, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Elton Park in Tooele (located at Broadway and 400 North). Please come and visit us for refreshments, and fun activities for moms and children. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tooele County Quilters
The Tooele County Quilters will meet May 20, at 9:30 a.m. in the Extension Office Auditorium. We will have demonstrations on various ways to appliqu?. We will exchange green nine patch blocks. If you have been thinking that you would like to join now is a good time. If you have any questions call Virginia at 882-0461.
The Tooele County Senior Citizen Center can be reached at 882-2870. The center is for the enjoyment of all Senior Citizens 55 years and up
Meals: (Reservations a must!)
Lunch: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, noon to 1 p.m.
Breakfast: Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon.
Dinner: Friday, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Bridge: Monday, 10 a.m.; Thursday, 12:45 p.m.
Bingo: Monday through Friday, 1 p.m.
Pinochle: Tuesday, 1 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. and Friday, 10 a.m.
Line Dancing: Tuesday, 1 p.m.
Mexican Train: Friday, 1 p.m.
Senior Sparklers Exercise: Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.; Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
Anyone interested in BUNKO call Eileen at 882-5009. We can get this fun game started at the Center
Friday Night Entertainment, 5:30 p.m.
Friday Night Dancing, 6 to 8 p.m.
May 21 -- A tour of museums will take place 1 p.m., following breakfast. Must sign up at the desk to make reservations.
Foot clinic -- Tuesday, May 20 at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Appointment is necessary.
Blood Pressure -- Wednesday, May 21 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tooele County Aging has openings in an alternative, income-based program designed to help seniors remain independent. CNAs help keep them in their homes safely, provide personal care, do house keeping and run errands. If interested please contact Jolene Shields at 882-2870 Ext. 125.
Grantsville Senior Center
Breakfast: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. to noon
Aerobics: Tuesday and Friday at 9 a.m.
Bingo: Thursdays at 1 p.m.
Bunko: Monday and Wednesday at 1 a.m.
Ceramics: Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
Line Dancing: Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Pinochle: Thursdays 9 a.m.
Quilting: Monday 8 a.m.
Health clinics - Blood pressure: Every Tuesday from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Tooele Valley Country Players -- Saturday, May 17, from 1-3 p.m.
Tuacahn and Mesquite - June 16 to 19. Cost is $239 (dbl) + $60 (single)
Grantsville's birthday dinner -- May 30, at 4 p.m., with entertainment of "Ken's" gymnastics and voting for board officers.
Luau -- Saturday, June 28. Buses will be available.
Evanston horse racing - On July 5. Lunch and admission is $39.
Senior Circle is for anyone over the age of 50 and costs only $15 per year. Receive hospital, local, and national benefits. Call 843-3690 or stop by the hospital volunteer desk to sign up. All activities require an RSVP except for exercise. Please call for more information about exercise classes.
Exercise - Body instincts - meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at Pinnacle Therapy, 29 S. Main. Free to members. Toning and stretching and a little cardio workout.
Exercise - Hinges and Twinges - meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 and 11 a.m., at Pratt Aquatic Center. $2.50 for members, $20 for a 10-pass punch card. $3.50 for non-members. Water aerobics.
Kick drug habits
LDS Family Services addiction recovery meetings are Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at 1030 S. 900 W., room 118, Tooele. Enter on the north side of the chapel. The Erda meeting has been discontinued.
An Al-anon meeting will be hald every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 1784 N. Aaron Dr. Join us and you'll never have to feel alone again. For more information call 840-0445, 882-4721, or (801)599-2649.
Overeaters Anonymous meetings are held every Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church, 1782 N. Aaron Dr. For more information call 840-0445, 882-4721, or (801)599-2649.
Take off pounds sensibly
Need help to lose those extra pounds? We can help. TOPS is a weight loss support group open to men, women, teens and pre-teens. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Tooele Senior Center, 59 E. Vine St. Call Mary Lou at 830-1150 or Connie at 884-5010 or see www.tops.org for more information.