SANPETE COUNTY– Activities on the community calendar for the month of April are as follows:
Sanpete Pantry changes
Some of the rules and regulations have changed at the Sanpete County Food Pantry in Mt. Pleasant for 2014. Visits are by appointment only. Clients must meet the income criteria, bring a photo ID, proof of income, proof of address (utility bill) or a workforce services statement. Appointments can be made every 30 days. Contact Food Pantry at 462-3006.
Medical Reserve Corps volunteers
Volunteer applications are now being accepted for the Central Utah Medical Reserve Corps. This program is sponsored by the Central Utah Public Health Department and has the objective of having a Medical Reserve Corps that will cover the six-county area. MRC units train and organize medical professionals and others who volunteer for emergencies. Volunteer applications can be picked up at any CUPH office.
Star Spangled Banner auditions
Anyone interested in performing the “Star Spangled Banner” during the 2014 Mormon Miracle Pageant are encouraged to obtain a copy of the pre-recorded orchestral version of the song from a committee member, make your own recording using the pre-recorded accompaniment, and submit your entry to: Barbara Barton, 30 East 300 South, Manti, UT 84642. Include your name, phone#, short biography, publicity photo, and pre-recorded orchestral CD along with your recording by April 24. For more information or questions contact Barbara Barton, (435) 835-2021; or Gay Bastian, (435) 528-3543.
5 p.m., The Center for Global Engagement and the Snow College Foundation will host this year’s international food festival in the Greenwood Student Center on the Ephraim Snow College Campus.
Sample food from the Middle East, Latin America, United Kingdom, Asia, Africa, Europe, South America,and more. There will also be a fashion show with traditional country dress and a talent showcase from the international students. Contact Dennis Faatz at 283-7433.
7 p.m., Red Desert Ramblers at Casino Star Theatre, 78 South Main Street, Gunnison; Blue Grass and Folk Music. Lori Nay (435-528-7136) or Diana Spencer (435-979-2798). Contact Diana Spencer at 435-528-7827; http://www.casinostartheatre.com; email@example.com.
7 p.m., North Sanpete High School Student Government presents the 1st annual bubble soccer tournament. North Sanpete High School Gymnasium. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Don’t know what bubble soccer is? See a video on the North Sanpete website. www.nsh.nsanpete.org
All money raised will benefit North Sanpete student government and activities. Contact Rickie Stewart at 462-2452 ext 219.
April 11, 12
9 a.m.-7 p.m., American Legion Post #4, Mt. Pleasant, is asking the public to clean out closets, basements, sheds or garages and donate items to the upcoming garage sale. Members of the post will come and pick up items that are too large and heavy for people to bring or from people with no way to bring items to Mt. Pleasant. Items can be brought to the Mt. Pleasant Recreation Center any time before the event or on the days of the sale. Call Jack Keisel, 435-340-0443; Roger Clegg, 851-7240; Boyd Mickel, 462-0260; Richard Hansen, 462-3811 or Erwin Smith, 462-3411 for additional information or to arrange for pick-up.
Suicide Prevention Events
FREE events at Snow college including: Friday, April 11 6:30pm- concert with Matt Struthers at the Snow College practice field followed by a candlelight vigil for those who have been affected by suicide.
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m., out of the Darkness Walk with Guest Speaker Greg Hudnall of Hope4Utah. Meet at the South Towne Theater in Ephraim. following the walk there is Fun for the Whole family with Refreshments, Family Amusement rides and activities and a karaoke contest with prizes at the Snow College football field.
April 11, 12, 14
North Bend Entertainers present the annual dinner theater production, “No Body Like Jimmy,” in the Peterson Dance Hall, Fairview. Tickets on sale now at Fairview City Hall, 165 North State Street of at www.NBEntertainers.org.
10 a.m., Gardening workshop, Horseshoe Mountain Home Center, Mt. Pleasant. Tree Pruning. Call 462-0100 for further information.
Fountain Green Trap Shoot. Bullets and lunch will be available to purchase. Come have some fun!!! Contact: Don Perry at 851-9298.
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Manti Library will host “It’s a small world”. Books, food, music and a collection of dolls from around the world. Multi-cultural instruments and a quick lesson in learning Navajo. Fingerfoods from different cultures and desserts from France. Pinata with surprises. Each child will get a book and a bag to put their treasures in. Contact: Manti Library at 835-2201
Snow College Polynesian club is hosting their annual Luau. Dinner will be at the Greenwood Student Center from 5 to 7 p.m. -Luau show starts at 7:30 p.m., at the Eccles Fine Arts Center. Tickets available for dinner and show or show only at Fred’s Sports Grill in Manti, Los Amigos in Ephrain or any Polynesian Club Student or the Greenwood Student Center Room 250. Contact Claudia Olsen at 283-7390.
April 12, 13
State Archery Shoot; State authorized Archery Shoot. A new venue for the 3rd shoot of the State championship series being held by the Arepeen Archers. ConToy Arena: 955 W. 1000 S. in Mt. Pleasant. Contact: Colton Hamilton at 435-340-0958; ttps://www.facebook.com/ArapeenArcherymtnmanch@hotmail.com.
7 p.m., The celebration of the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Mt. Pleasant Utah LDS Stake Center, 295 South Main, Mt. Pleasant. Includes an area choir, and guest soloists. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
7:30 p.m., Snow Dance Unplugged; showcase of dance class work. AC main gym. Free to attend.
April 14, 16, 21
7 p.m., Manti Theatre presents ‘The Hanging of El Bandito;’ Juanito Bandito and his outlaws are at it again. Tickets are available at the door. Contact Manti High School at 835-2281.
7:30 p.m., Snow College production of ‘Blithe Spirit,’ in the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets available at the box office.
10:15 a.m., Great Utah ShakeOut. This is the time to drop to the ground, take cover under a sturdy table or desk and hold on while practicing for a fake earthquake. This is also a good time to review food storage and contact a child’s school to learn about reunification procedures. Follow the ShakeOut on Twitter @UtahShakeOut and on Facebook.com/UtahShakeOut. Contact Sanpete County Sheriff at 835-2191.
1 p.m., Brook Larsen with the Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will be at the health clinic scheduled to be held at the Mt. Pleasant Senior Center. The public is welcome to attend.
Change in Mormon Miracle Pageant Sign-up date The 48th season of the Mormon Miracle Pageant will be performed in Manti June 19th through June 28th except for Sunday and Monday. There is an important date change for cast and crew sign-ups. Instead of March 1, online sign-ups for the Pageant will begin May 1. For more information, go to mormonmiracle.org. Contact: Pageant at 835-3000
Emergency preparedness classes
6:30 p.m., Emergency preparation classes will be held at the Spring City Hall the third Sunday of each month at the Spring City Hall. Classes will last approximately 90 minutes and is free of charge. For general questions contact: J.C. Anderson at 801-377-0773
IRS tax provision info
IRS Tax Provisions info is available at irs.gov/aca to educate individuals/businesses on how the health care law may affect them. There are three pages on three sections: explanation of tax benefits, responsibilities for individuals/families, employers and other organizations, featuring links and information for each group. Visit the Web site for more info. Contact 1-602-636-9595.
Rocky Mountain Power is offering a $30 cash incentive when people recycle an old refrigerator or freezer. The service is available to anyone in the communities served by Rocky Mountain Power in Utah. They also offer free pickup of fridge or freezer. According to Rocky Mountain Power a 25-year-old fridge uses up to 1,400 kilowatt-hours annually, while a new one only uses between 400 and 500 kilowatt-hours.
Alcoholics Anonymous will meet every week at the following locations and times: Sundays, 10 a.m., upstairs of Mt. Pleasant Recreation Center; 10 N. State, Mt. Pleasant (also Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. at this location); Mondays, 8 p.m., Central Utah Counseling Center, 390 W. 100 North, 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 Central Utah Counseling Center, 390 W. 100 North, Ephraim. Contact: Sam at 262-1188.
The 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. Call for more information. Contact David Powell at 1-800-613-4012 ext.2003.
Indoor Winter 3-D League
6:30-9 p.m. Arapeen Archery’s Indoor Winter 3-D League; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; through the end of February; 505 W. 100 North, Ephraim. Contact: Colton Hamilton at 340-0958.