Community Calendar

Feb. 5

4 p.m., “Every Brilliant Thing” will be presented for a one-time, one-hour performance on stage in the Jorgensen Concert Hall, Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 300 East Center, Ephraim. Admission is free, but tickets are required and open to the public. This performance is not recommended for those under age 14. For tickets, visit www.snow.edu/academics/fineart/ or call (435) 283-7472.

Feb. 6

3:30 p.m., A free afternoon workshop by the Tablado Dance Company at Gunnison Valley Middle School, 271 East 600 South, Gunnison. The group shares an overview of Flamenco traditions, including lessons in footwork and arm movements, some guitar fingering methods and some history of this warm, energetic region of Spain.

7 p.m., Flamenco dancing, with its color, energy, singing, rhythms and techniques presented by the Tablado Dance Company on stage at the Casino Star Theatre, 78 South Main, Gunnison. Admission is by suggested donation.

Feb. 7

6:30-8 p.m., a special art exhibit featuring two outstanding artists, Robert Stevens and Blue Lewallan, with a reception in the Rotating Artists Gallery, 85 North 100 East, Fairview. The art will continue to be displayed through April 30.

Feb. 7-8

12 Noon-7 p.m., Prom Dress Extravaganza upstairs in The Ephraim Co-Op Reception Hall, 96 North Main Street. Admission is free and there is no fee to display a dress for sale. For more information, call The Ephraim Co-Op at (435) 283-6654.

Feb. 8

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bald Eagle viewing at the Fountain Green State Fish Hatchery, 700 North Big Springs Road, located just northwest of Fountain Green. The event is free but participants are encouraged to register in advance online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bald-eagle-viewing-day-fountain-green-ut-tickets-86360672095.

Feb. 12

11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Anyone who raises hay or grain crops is encouraged to attend the free Crop School sponsored by USU Extension and IFA Country Stores at the Snow College Greenwood Student Center, 250 East 100 North, Ephraim. Admission is free, but RSVP by calling the Sanpete County Extension Office at (435) 283-3472.

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Three new exhibits, “The Rhizome Remains” by Kari Laine; “Tingoi” by Adama Delphine Fawundu; and “Honor and Dissonance” by Jan Andrews; will open at Granary Arts gallery, 86 North Main Street, Ephraim. Open Wednesday – Saturday, admission is free.

Feb. 14

7 p.m., Internationally known tenor Brian Stucki and students will perform a Valentine’s Day Concert that will surely include many favorite love songs in the ballroom at the Spring City Community Center, 45 South 100 East. Tickets are available at the door. As part of the Spring City Concert Series all proceeds go toward maintenance of the ballroom’s grand piano.

Feb. 28

1:30-7 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive at Mt. Pleasant Stake Center, 48 South State. For more information, call (800) 733-2767 or schedule online at www.redcrossblood.org/.

6-8 p.m., Three exhibits, “The Rhizome Remains,” “Tingoi,” and “Honor and Dissonance,” will be showcased with an opening reception at Granary Arts gallery, 86 North Main Street, Ephraim. Admission is free.

AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meet every week at the following locations and times: Sundays, 10 a.m., upstairs in Mt. Pleasant Recreation Center; 10 N. State, Mt. Pleasant (also Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at this location); Mondays, 8 p.m., Central Utah Counseling Center, 390 W. 100 N, Ephraim (also Thursdays at 8 p.m. at this location). Anyone interested in Alanon/Alateen fellowship for those whose lives have been affected by alcoholic behavior are encouraged to contact Sam at (435) 262-1188.

American Veterans

All eligible veterans are encouraged to join and attend the appropriate post meeting as follows:

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9276 of North Sanpete meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at 50 North 100 West, Mt. Pleasant.

American Legion Post 4 of Mt. Pleasant meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at the Utah National Guard Armory, 525 West 1000 South, Mt. Pleasant.

Bereavement group

Gunnison Valley Home Care sponsors a bereavement group meeting open to anyone interested on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., at Gunnison Home Health, 45 East 100 North. For more info, call Krista (435) 528-3955.

Blood pressure clinic

Free blood pressure clinics sponsored by Gunnison Valley Home Care are held monthly at the following locations: Manti Senior Center the second Wednesday of every month from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Gunnison Senior Center the second Thursday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Contact Krista at (435) 528-3955.

Disabled Veterans

Disabled American Veterans provides free van transportation to the George E. Wahlen Medical Center in Salt Lake City for veterans with medical appointments from Richfield and Sanpete County. DAV is currently seeking more drivers. For more information, contact the DAV Hospital Coordinator at (800) 613-4012 ext. 2003.

DUP

Anyone interested in joining or visiting local camps of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP) is encouraged to contact any DUP member or visit www.isdup.org.

Employment help

Department of Workforce Services (DWS), Manti, is offering free resume writing and interview skills workshops. Resume writing workshops are held every Tuesday, and interview skills workshops are held on Wednesdays. Contact DWS office for times at (435) 835-0731.

Fairview Museum

Fairview Museum of History and Art is displayed in two buildings and grounds featuring many historical artifacts, sculptures, paintings, antique machinery and a locally found mammoth. Winter hours are 12 noon-4 p.m., Thursday thru Saturday or by appointment. Call the museum (435) 427-9216, or send email to fvmuseum@cut.net.

FG City Library

Serving the communities of Fountain Green, Moroni, Wales and Chester. Internet, computer, printer and TV available. Tuesdays, Preschool story time at 1 p.m., Story hour for ages 4-12, from 3-4 p.m. Adult book club meets at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month. For book club information, call Mary Smith (435) 445-3597. Library hours: Tuesdays thru Thursdays, 1-5 p.m., at Fountain Green City Hall, 260 West 100 North.

Mental health services

Sanpete Valley Hospital offers Mental Health Services for individuals who are under or uninsured, including outpatient counseling, medication assistance, and medication management. Call Sanpete Valley Hospital at (435) 462-2441 to see if you qualify.

22 Americans die each day waiting for organ transplants, most of them for kidneys. MatchingDonors.com, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is helping to change that by linking organ donors with people in desperate need of kidneys and other transplants. And now, it’s not necessary to donate a kidney to save a life. Donors can donate a boat, car or real estate, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to help save lives of people needing organ transplants. Visit matchingdonors.com or call (800) 385-0422.

MP Public Library

An original Carnegie library serving Mt. Pleasant City and surrounding areas. Preschool story time on Mondays at 11:15 a.m. Home School story time on Mondays at 1 p.m. Bedtime story time on third Thursday each month at 6 p.m., come in PJs and bring blanket if desired. Teen Advisory Council Of Students (TACOS) meets first Thursday of month at 4 p.m., TACOS book club meets second Thursday each month at 4 p.m. Book club for adults meets the fourth Friday of each month at 9 a.m., Adult writer’s club meets first Tuesday each month at 6 p.m., Teen writer’s club meets first Thursday each month at 4 p.m., Library hours: Mondays 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call (435) 462-3240, or visit Mt. Pleasant City Library, 24 East Main, Mt. Pleasant.

MP Senior Center

Mt. Pleasant Senior Citizen Center, 101 East 100 North, offers rental space for events and social gatherings. For more information, call Paula Wright at (435) 262-9789 or Linda Jarman at (435) 262-0380.

NAMI

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) support groups are a free resource providing support for individuals with mental health issues and their family and loved ones. Find strength with others who understand.

Family Support Group for family and friends of individuals with mental health issues and the Connections Support Group for individuals with mental health issues both meet on the first and third Thursdays of each month. All NAMI meetings are held from 7-8:30 p.m.

The Family Support Group meets in the Sanpete Valley Hospital cafeteria at 1100 South Medical Drive, Mt. Pleasant. For info call Vickie (435) 851-0220.

The Connections Support Group meets at 1050 South Medical Drive, (Next to Therapy West) Mt. Pleasant. For info call Barb (435) 436-5452.

Narconon

Narconon warns friends and family that even pharmaceutical drugs are dangerous. Dealers are now pressing pills to look identical to the ones available from the local pharmacy. They are recklessly adding Fentanyl to not only heroin, but making their own homemade pills, posing as another drug. In this case, a person doesn’t have to take a handful of the pills to overdose and die. One little pill is killing people. To learn more about the dangers of homemade pills, visit https://www.narconon-suncoast.org/blog/fake-xanax-kills-9-people-in-floridawhat-else-was-in-it.html. Call today for a no cost screening or referral: (877) 841-5509.

Preparedness skills

Community classes to promote the advancement of skills, preparedness and resilience, are being taught by Jim Phillips in Spring City, sponsored by Spring City Citizen Corps (SCCC). Classes are held at Old Spring City Hall, 150 East Center. Skills classes are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. All events are open to the public at no cost. Questions, call (435) 709-1474.

Resource clothing bank

Persons needing clothing are welcome to browse what is available, free, on Wednesdays from 1-7 p.m., or Saturdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m., at 50 South 100 West, Ephraim. Clothing and money donations are welcome. Volunteer help is always needed. For more information call Nancy (435) 851-0603 or Darcie (435) 851-1963.

TOPS

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is held every Thursday from 4:30-5:45 p.m., at Mt. Pleasant Elementary, 579 South 400 East. For more information, call Carolyn (435) 262-7759.