Local Events Calendar
September 15 - September 17
**Join the Logan Library TONITE(Monday) for the Lego Movie. The movie begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Jim Bridger Room. The Lego Movie is helping us kick off our new After-School-Activity Lego Club which will begin Thursday at 4:00 in the Lake Bonneville Room. This AWESOME movie is rated PG. Admission and popcorn are FREE. For additional information please visit our web site
http://library.loganutah.org or call the Logan Library at 435-716-9121.
**Hispanic Heritage month is September 15th through October 15th and the Logan Library is celebrating! The Logan Library will be hosting activities throughout September and October to celebrate Hispanic Culture. Mark your calendar for the following great family activities: Saturday September 20th from 11:00 - 12:00 - Kids Crafts and Puppets; Thursday September 25th at 7:00 p.m. - Family Salsa/Cumbia dancing –come and learn; Wednesday October 1 from 3-5 – Teens and Tweens Piñata Decorating; Friday, October 10th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Hispanic art and music at the Gallery Walk; Saturday October 11th from 10:00 – 12:00 El Chavo costume party for the whole family! For additional information please visit http://library.loganutah.org or call the Logan Library at 435-716-9121.
**UDOT advises motorists that 1100 South(US-91) in Brigham City is closed to all traffic into Tuesday to facilitate the final work needed to open the new Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) with Interstate 15. Now through Tuesday afternoon, crews have closed 1100 South at the I-15 interchange while they complete the final striping and signal activation for the interchange. During the closure of US-91, I-15 will remain open but traffic will NOT be able to enter or exit I-15 at 1100 South. As a result, the L.W. Miller Truck Stop will also be closed. Once this work is complete, the DDI is scheduled to be open to traffic on Tuesday, Sept 16th. For more information: www.udot.utah/gov/1100southddi/diverging-diamond-interchange.php For general closure information call the project hotline at (877-222-3757).
**Logan Library Activities for Teens. Every Week the Logan Library has events specifically for patrons 11-18. • Teen Tuesday Sept 16: Game On! Exercise your thumbs and reflexes as you battle your friends on the Wii,PS3, and other consoles at 4pm • Teen Tuesday Sept 23: Lights, Camera, Anime! Kick back, relax, and enjoy a show with your friends - show time is 4:05 (right after deliberation time at 4) . • Teen Tuesday Sept 30: Anything Goes! This is the fifth Tuesday of the month where anything goes. Want to play video games? Board games? Make a craft? Or how about something completely different?? Come roll the dice of fate to decide what you will from 4-5 pm Most Teen Tuesdays in the Jim Bridger room. For more info, visit the Logan Library at 255 N Main, call 435-716-9123, or check the library’s http://library.loganutah.org/
**The entire dairy industry from farmers to milk processing plants has come together to partner with Feeding America to help address Hunger in America. In Logan, The Dairy Farmers of Utah have partnered with Lee’s Marketplace and the Cache Community Food Pantry to make a difference in our local community. In support of Hunger Action Month, they are launching this partnership on Wed, September 17th with a Great American Milk Drive event in Logan. Visit the Logan Lee’s Marketplace store on Wednesday, from 2pm - 6pm and buy a gallon for a local family in need. All of the donated milk will be sent immediately to the Cache Community Food Pantry and distributed to local families. Gossner Foods, a local Logan milk processor, has generously offered to match all of the milk that is donated, which will provide additional milk for hundreds of families. Please come out on the 17th and help them meet their goal to donate over 400 gallons. More information at www.utahdairycouncil.com
**”Blast From the Past Wednesday” – the Logan-area Car Cruise Night this Wednesday will be held at Rumbi Island Grill. Bring out your classic car, hot rod, specialty vehicle,etc and join the fun. Everyone is welcome to attend from 630p.m. until dark (or whenever the last car leaves. For more info: (435-994-1144)
**OPTIONS for Independence’s Youth Group will be having an activity on Thursday. This activity will be an Acrylic Painting Class taught by Kelly Babcock. Meet at OPTIONS, 106 E 1120 N, Logan at 4:00p.m. The cost for this class is $5. For more information or to RSVP call Jennie at 435-753-5353 ext. 104. This group is for youth ages 14-30 with all kinds of disabilities.
**Join the English Language Center for a “Night of a Thousand Stars” Benefit Gala (and dinner) and International Program as they celebrate all nationalities. This special event will be hosted at the Riverwoods Conference Center on Thursday at 6p.m. The ELC is a non-profit organization that teaches adult speakers of other languages English, basic life skills, employment education and citizenship preparation classes. Their goal is to raise $50-thousand dollars which depends on the generosity of individual stars- just like you. You can buy tickets online from the ELC website: elc-cv.org For more information: (435-750-6534).
**Logan Friends of the Library “Lunch n Learn” Event is an Introduction to Gentle Yoga presented by Tawnie Hernandez, Studio Manager of Natural Philosophy. Bring your lunch and come learn! The event will be held in the Logan Library’s Jim Bridger room, Thursday from 12 noon- 1 p.m. Contact the Friends Group at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/loganlibraryfriends for more information. For additional information please visit: http://library.loganutah.org or contact Hilary Shughart, President of the Friends of the Logan Library at 435-213-3668 or email@example.com
**The Trapper Trails Council/ Boy Scouts of America is holding their Merit Badge Rendezvous – Sept 19 – 20 at the American West Heritage Center. Register online or call camp desk: www.trappertrails.org or call (801-479-5460)
**The Cache Valley Morning Rotary Club invites the public to participate in “The Fall Finish”…an end of season golf tournament to benefit community and youth development programs at our local level as well as continuing efforts to eradicate polio world-wide. The event will be held on Friday, September 19th with registration scheduled for 8am and a shotgun start at 9am. The tournament will use the very popular Las Vegas 4 Man Scramble format. Cost per foursome is $400 or $100 per person wishing to combine with a partial group. Interested parties can reserve a spot by calling Logan River Golf Course at (435-750-0123).
**The Ugandan Kids Choir (formally known as The Uganda Orphans Choir) is currently touring the western states and they will stop here in Logan for a brief stay in September. The First Presbyterian Church will host a FREE concert for all of Cache Valley to be held on Friday, September 19th at 7 p.m. at Mt. Logan Middle School, 875 N 200 E, Logan. The choir is comprised of 10 children, 5 boys and 5 girls from the ages of 9 - 12. They travel with their two Ugandan teachers and two tour leaders from Childcare Worldwide out of Bellingham, Washington. Please plan to attend this free concert with your family to benefit the children in Uganda. For more info: www.childcareworldwide.org/choir
** Stokes Nature Center is holding a Boy Scouts Environmental Merit Badge Class, Saturday, September 20th from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm at the Stokes Nature Center. A full day of environmental science and hands-on experiments for Boy Scouts! This Scout Saturday fulfills all requirements for the Environmental Science Merit Badge. Activities are led by SNC's certifies scout counselor and include comparing species diversity of field sites, learning about endangered species, and conducting an experiment on impacts and response strategies for environmental emergencies. Pre-class work will be sent out via email to each scout beforehand. Registration is required so call 435-755-3239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot! Cost: $25 per scout.
**The Cache County Traffic Safety Fair is Saturday from 12 noon to 4p.m. at Merlin Olsen Park in Logan. The fair will piggyback off of the Top of Utah Marathon. The Fair will feature 5 booths targeting: Drowsy Driving; Driving Under the Influence; Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety; Seatbelt Safety and Distracted Driving. At the fair: families of loved ones who have been killed in traffic fatalities will share their stories; information will be available regarding safe driving; a memorial wall will be displayed of those who have lost their lives to auto accidents; free giveaways (water bottles, slapbands, T-shirts, stickers, bubbles); a Driving simulator and a Bicycle Safety program. The Fair is sponsored by the Cache County Attorney’s office, Zero Facilities, AT&T, UDOT and the Logan City Police Department. For more info: (435-755-1860).
** The Utah Safety Council is holding the “Alive at 25” course for young drivers between the ages of 15-24 in the Logan area. The course will take place Saturday at Utah State University, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The registration fee is $30. For additional information or to register, please contact the Utah Safety Council at 801.746.SAFE (7233) or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.
** The 2nd annual Utah Ukulele Festival will be held on September 27th at Willow Park in Logan. This family-friendly event will include vendors, concessions, and free main stage entertainment and educational workshops that run from 10am until 9pm. A limited amount of ukuleles will be provided for the children's lessons at 10am, 11am, and noon. Come early...seating is limited. Open Mic Competition at 4pm. Sign up at KSM Music on 400 N in Logan or on our website: www.utahukefest.com
** On September 27th is the 20th annual Northern Utah Teddy Bear Run. The run will start at Renegade Sports in Logan. Kicks stands up at 10:00am. They will be leaving Vesco's in Brigham City at 11:00 and Malad City between 12:30 -1:00 pm. Pre-registration is $25 for a couple and $20 for a single this includes their shirt pin and meal ticket. Pre-registration is open until September 26th. Day of registration is $35 for a couple and $30 for a single this includes the pin. For more information go to www.northernutahteddybearrun.com . Also call Kaytee Jensen at 801-686-2109.
**”Fall Canoe Expedition on the Bear River” will be held Saturday, September 27th OR Sunday, September 28th from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm. Soak up the first hints of cooler weather and vibrant colors with Stokes Nature Center's first fall canoe trip! They’ll be canoeing the Bear from Valley View to Benson, looking for birds and critters along the way. Enjoy a peaceful day on the water, and picnicking along the banks of the river. Pack a portable lunch, plenty of liquids and a light jacket for whatever weather that may be encountered. Binoculars are recommended. Registration is required so call (435-755-3239) or email email@example.com to reserve your spot! Then meet at Caffe Ibis Parking Lot. Cost: $20/$18 (for SNC members).
** Making time for families is what the Bear River Health Department hopes to accomplish by holding the 17th annual Red Ribbon Run on Saturday September 27, 2014 at Cedar Ridge Middle School. This year the Red Ribbon Run changed its slogan to “Making Time For Families”. According to ParentsEmpowered.org “Children who have a close relationship with their parents are less likely to use alcohol, tobacco and other illicit drugs.” By “Making Time For Families” this event focuses on preventing substance abuse within our local communities. This 5K/1-mile event starts at 9:00am. Race fees are $10 per person, including a t-shirt or $5 per person without a t-shirt. For more information or to register visit www.brhd.org , or call (435) 792-6510. Registration forms are also available at all schools throughout Box Elder and Cache Counties. The deadline to register for the Run is Monday, September 22nd at 6pm.
**The Friends of the Logan Library Book Sale is still going strong, with new books to choose from arriving all of the time! The sale will continue until October 1st in the old Car Care Center location, 321 N Main in Logan. The book sale hours are changing to the following: Monday-Saturday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. If you are interested in volunteering to help at the sale or to help move books to the sale (to be sold) please contact Robert Shupe, Library Director at 716-9130
**The Logan Library is pleased to announce that they are now offering library service to the homebound. Checked out materials will be delivered through the mail, free of charge to patrons with a special homebound service library card. The materials will be returned in the same pouch using a pre-paid mailing voucher. No charge will be required of the patron. For more details, or to apply for a homebound library card, please call the Logan Library at (435-716-9120)