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“Mad About Broadway” theater production — The American Fork Community Theater will present “Mad About Broadway,” with fun choreography and show tunes performed by local talent, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 10 at Valentine Theater, 839 E. 900 North. There will be a special preshow at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at

Timpanogos Chorale events — Timpanogos Chorale will hold audition from 6 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 and Aug. 22. Rehearsals for the Christmas season will begin at 7 p.m. on Aug. 22. The group will perform with the Timpanogos Symphony at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 and 28.

American Fork Symphony events — Rehearsals for the group’s fall concert start from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24 in the American Fork Junior High band room. The fall concert will be on Monday, Oct. 14.

Library events — Upcoming events at the American Fork Library include: Aug. 5: Super Smash Bros Tournament for teens 13 to 18 at 10 a.m. Aug. 5: Summer Code Club at 11 a.m. for ages 10 to 14. Aug. 6: Adult Craft Class at 1 p.m. Participants will make decorative bottles. Aug. 8: Lego Club for ages 5 and up at 4 p.m. Online registration required. Aug. 8: Game Night @ the Library offers fun for teens and adults at 6 p.m. Aug. 12: Family Night @ the Library will feature Build-a-Fort at 7 p.m. Bring your fort-making supplies, wear your PJs and bring a flashlight. Aug. 24: Princess Tea Party with Jlie Arts Dance Center and special guest Miss Utah 2019, Dexonna Talbot at 11 a.m. Online registration required for the event featuring a dance performance, treats, pictures with Disney princesses and Miss Utah.

Table Time — Artists are welcome to work on their individual art projects while collaborating with others from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, except holidays, at Historic City Hall. The first hour is free for a first-time participant. Rates are $10 per hour or get a discount with a punch card available at Table Time.


Youth musical theater — Cedar Hills is offering theater classes for children ages 8 to 18 on Thursday evenings from Aug. 15 to Oct. 31 at the Cedar Hills Rec Center. Students will learn the basic and finer points of musical theater. At the end of the semester, each student will have a role in the musical “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” For more information, please visit

Bingo night — Adults 18 and older can play Bingo at the Cedar Hills Community Recreation Center at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. Prizes and snacks will be provided. Cost is $10 for 10 cards. No children allowed.

Food Truck Rally — Food Truck League of Utah will coordinate food truck rallies from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Flag football — Registration is open for youth flag football for boys and girls from the second to ninth grade and co-ed teen flag football for those in the 10th to 12th grades. The youth season will run from the end of August through the first part of October. The teen season will take place from September through mid-October. All games will be played at Highland Field just north of the Lone Peak Seminary building. For more information, visit for the youth program and for the teen program.

Fall Soccer League — Leagues for co-ed kindergarten teams and boys and girls leagues for first and second grades will begin Aug. 27 at Mesquite Field on Saturday mornings. Registration is open through Aug. 15. For more information, visit

Tot Soccer — Registration is open through Aug. 11 for Tot Soccer for children ages 3 and 4. The six-week season will start on Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Mesquite Field and run on Tuesdays through Sept. 24. For more info, visit

Karate classes — Karate classes for anyone 6 and older begin Aug. 26 at the Cedar Hills Recreation Center for the beginner, intermediate, advanced and adult programs. Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 6. For more information, visit


Volunteers Needed — The Lehi Senior Center is looking for a volunteer to teach basic computer classes. If interested, call the center at (385) 201-2350.


Senior bus — The Lindon Senior Center has a bus and is able to offer rides to and from the center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This is available for Lindon resident seniors. Pick-ups are between 10 and 11 a.m. Drop-offs are between 1 and 2 p.m. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance. Contact the Senior Center front desk at (801) 769-8625.


Food Forest Open House — Utah Valley Permaculture Classroom Gardens and Greenhouse will hold its fifth annual Food Forest Open House from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 851 E. Highcountry Drive. There will be numerous events in the self-sustainable botanical garden with dozens of berry, fruit and nut plants, including tours, a berry syrup making workshop and a two-hour educational permaculture design of water conservation systems. Tickets are available for a $25 donation. For details or to volunteer, call 801-808-4424 or visit


“Once Upon a Mattress” —As part of this year’s Onion Days festivities, Payson Community Theater will present “Once Upon a Mattress” at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 22 to 24, Aug. 26 and Aug. 29 to 31 at Payson High School, 1050 S. Main St. There will also be a 3 p.m. performance on Monday, Sept. 2. Tickets will be on sale beginning Aug. 1 at the Napa Auto Parts in Payson or online at

Volunteer at the library — Friends of the Payson Library notes that residents can volunteer for an hour or less each month to help the library meet the needs of children and patrons. Volunteers are asked to offer ideas and support the group’s yearly book sale. People interested in volunteering may contact library director Dona Gay, Brittany Johnson at (801) 609-4078, Ann Humpherys at (801) 465-0941, or Steve Southwick at (801) 822-1705.


Senior Companion Program — Do you need help getting to the store, doctor or other appointments? The Senior Companion Program can help. Volunteers can help run errands or visit. For information, call (801) 851-7767 or visit Volunteers needed — The Senior Companion Program needs seniors, age 55 and older, to serve other seniors. Volunteers will receive a $200 stipend and mileage reimbursement. Volunteers must be income-eligible and be willing to serve 15 or more hours per week. For information, call (801) 851-7767 or visit


Community Orchestra — The Saratoga Springs Community Orchestra holds practices on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at the city offices, 1307 N. Commerce Drive. The orchestra will be preparing for Saratoga Splash Days and the December holiday concerts.


Recreation news — Aug. 5: Girls Accelerated Softball registration ends (10U to 14U). Aug. 8: Youth Cross Country early registration ends. Aug. 13: SF Friday Night Lights Co-ed Softball Tournament registration ends. Aug 15: High Flag Football early registration ends. Aug. 20: Fall Pickleball Ladder League early registration deadline. Aug. 22: Jr. High Flag Football registration ends. For more information, see or call Spanish Fork Recreation at (801) 804-4600.


“Utah in the Great Depression” lecture — Brian Cannon, BYU professor of history and the chair of the history department, will give a presentation on the impact of the Great Depression on the people and economy of Utah at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Springville Senior Center, 65 E. 200 South. The public is invited to this free event.


Meals on Wheels — The Meals on Wheels program needs delivery drivers for one hour once a week. Volunteers use their own vehicles to deliver lunch to homebound seniors. For information, visit or call Stephanie at (801) 229-3821.

Foster grandparents sought — Utah County is seeking senior volunteers to serve as foster grandparents. Volunteers must be limited-income individuals at least 55 years old and able to serve 15 or more hours per week. Volunteers serve as mentors, tutors and caregivers for children and youth at schools, hospitals, youth centers and similar organizations. Volunteers receive a non-taxable stipend, paid personal leave, transportation reimbursement, ongoing training and more. For more information or if you or someone you know would like to participate, call (801) 851-7784.

Utah County Home Visit Programs in need of donations — Utah County Health Department home visit programs are running low on donated resources such as baby blankets and diapers. The health department is asking Utah County community members to consider donating items or organizing service projects to assist in providing donations. The items most needed are new receiving blankets or small quilts and diapers. Other welcomed items include: infant “onesies,” knit hats and infant-appropriate board books. Items should be in new condition. Donations may be dropped off Monday to Friday (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at the following health department locations: Provo — 151 S. University Ave., Suite 1610, American Fork — 599 S. 500 East. Questions about the home visit programs should be directed to Bonnie Hardy at (801) 851-7026.

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