Bird refuge to screen documentaries in November
The Wildlife Education Center will host free screening of educational wildlife films every Saturday in November at 1 p.m. on the large screen in the auditorium. Sponsored by Friends of the Bear River Refuge, the films are family friendly, educational, and entertaining.
Nov. 2: “The Biggest Dam Movie You Ever Saw: Beavers.” Learn how beavers create their own home and transform landscapes. 70 minutes.
Nov. 9: “March of the Penguins” Follow a different type of migratory bird in this popular National Geographic film. 80 minutes.
Nov. 16: “Ravens: Intelligence in Flight” See how these crafty birds survive the harsh winters of the west. 55 minutes.
Nov. 23: “Fly Away Home” Based on a true story, a family teaches an orphaned flock of geese to fly. 108 minutes.
Nov. 30: “My Life as a Turkey” A man raises a group of wild turkey hatchlings and becomes more than just their guardian. 60 minutes.
The Wildlife Education Center, 2155 West Forest Street in Brigham City, is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Write for prizes
The Brigham City Library will host a National Novel Writing Month program open to local writers of all ages. Registration opened Monday and will continue through the month of November.
Participants set up their own personal goal, report word counts, and attend writing events through the month of November to get their stories on paper and earn tickets for the prize drawing on Tuesday, December 3 at the library writing group’s open mic night. Participants must be in attendance or have a representative present to win.
For details on how the National Novel Writing Month program works and what prizes are available, contact Elizabeth, 723-5850 or pick-up a flier at the library.
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Diabetic classes slated
Brigham City Community Hospital will hold its monthly diabetic classes at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the hospital board room. The topic for this month’s discussion will be “The Essentials of the Diabetic Diet.” Hospital dietitian Heidi Baird will lead the discussion.
There will be time for questions and answers. There is no cost for the class. If anyone has questions, please call Dianne Curtis, RN at 734-4339.
Scarecrow Alley at the Depot
The Historic Brigham City Depot’s Scarecrow Alley continues to run until Thursday, Oct. 31.
The attraction will be open for patrons during regular business hours. Adults will receive a free key chain when they visit and children will receive a pencil.
For more information, call the depot at 723-2989 during business hours, Monday and Thursday-Saturday, from 1-5 p.m., or call Norm or Willie Nelson at 723-2948 or Jack or Marge Small at 723-5476.
Friday, Nov. 1
Box Elder 4-H ranch roundup
A ranch roundup/rodeo will be held as a fundraiser for the 4-H youth gathering at the Box Elder County Fairgrounds indoor arena.
Open registration for all ages begins at 5:30 p.m. in the museum building for a fee of $10 per event. Participants are limited to three entries. Events include two man cattle sorting and three man cattle doctoring.
Fri.-Sat., Nov. 1-2
Come and start your holiday shopping.
The First United Methodist Church, 1339 West, 400 North, in Marriott-Slaterville, is hosting its annual Craft Bazaar Friday from 2-6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. -3 p.m.
There will be more than vendors with a vide variety of handmade goods for sale including paintings, jewelry, crafts, holiday gifts, food baskets, honey from the FUMC garden, and more.
Santa will be at the bazaar on Saturday for pictures. Nursery services will be provided. Food will be available at minimal cost. Admission is free.
For more information, please call the church office at 801-393-5662 or Colleen Blair at 801-392-5255.
Heritage Theatre presents “Treasure Island”
Heritage Theatre’s production of “Treasure Island” will be performed on Friday and Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. at the theatre, 2505 South Highway 89 in Perry.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for seniors and children. Call 723-8392 for reservations every day, except Tuesdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or online at www.HeritageTheatreUtah.com.
Saturday, Nov. 2
Ducks Unlimited annual “Ducks-R-Back” dinner
With waterfowl season in full-swing, Ducks Unlimited will hold their annual “Ducks-R-Back” at the historic Masonic Lodge Hall on Montana Street in Corinne.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. for social hour and to give an opportunity to browse, bid and buy fine quality artwork, decoys, guns and Ducks Unlimited merchandise by participating in the auction, games and raffles. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. with the auction following immediately at 8 p.m.
Tickets are available online through Sunday, Oct. 27, at www.ducks.org/utah/events. Contact Brent Dickamore at 435-720-0205 for more information.
Reception for showcase artists
A reception for Brigham City artists G. Russell Case and Garry Case will be held at the Brigham City Museum of Fine Art and History, 24 North 300 West, from 6-8 p.m.
Paintings by the Cases are currently on exhibit at the museum through Dec. 7. The public is invited to attend the reception. The entrance is on the west side. Refreshments will be served.
For more information call 435-226-1439 or visit www.brighamcitymuseum.org.
Tuesday, Nov. 5
Economic development directory to address veterans
The American Legion will host Brigham City economic development director Paul Larsen who will discuss development in the city to include the status and concepts of the downtown hotel/conference center. Also of interest will be other areas that the city is working for possible development.
All veterans and their spouses are invited, regardless of membership with any veterans organization. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the War Memorial Building, 126 East Forest Street in Brigham City.
Wednesday, Nov. 6
American Legion to assist with VA benefits
American Legion representative Craig Morgan will be in Logan and Ogden to assist veterans in understanding and applying for Veteran’s Administration benefits including compensation, pension, hospitalization, education, and other benefits.
Morgan will be at the Department of Workforce Services, 180 North 100 West, in Logan, from 9-10:30 a.m. and at the Wahlen Veterans Home, 1102 North 1200 West, in Ogden, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Veterans should bring copies of important documentation such as DD 214s, marriage/divorce certificates, birth/adoption/death certificates, and family member’s social security numbers.
For more information, call 801-326-2380, or 800-827-1000.
Thursday, Nov. 7
Bird Haven roundtables
The Bird Haven District Scout Roundtables will be held at the Central/11th Ward chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 506 South 200 East in Brigham City, beginning at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9
Annual oyster and ham dinner in Corinne
Corinne Lodge No. 5 will again host their annual oyster and ham dinner at the historic lodge hall on Montana Street in Corinne from 4:30-7 p.m.
Featuring freshly delivered Pacific oysters, honey baked ham and fried green tomatoes, a variety of salads and Greek pastries for dessert will also be served. Cost is a $15 donation per person.
This year, Corinne Lodge, which has met in Corinne since 1872, will celebrate the 140th anniversary of their charter. The lodge room, occupied by Freemasons continually since 1909, will be open for tours throughout the evening and members will be on-hand to answer any questions about the fraternity in general or Corinne Lodge in particular.
For additional information, contact Mike Nelson at 801-941-0489, or by email at CorinneLodgeV@gmail.com.
Designated hunter project
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources invites citizens to participate in a Northern Region habitat project at the Brigham City Wildlife Management Area on the bench below the I.
Beginning at 10 a.m., Box Elder biologist Jim Christensen will be planting 5,000 sagebrush and bitterbrush seedlings during this project which has been approved as part of the state’s Designated Hunter program. Boy Scouts, high school students and other groups are also invited.
Those planning to participate should contact Jim Christensen at 435-279-0227, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information or directions.
Nov. 11, 12, 18, 19
USU-BC to offer campus tours
Utah State University-Brigham City will be conducting tours of their campus at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 pm.
The community is invited to participate in the tours. Prospective students can see the campus and all the resources available, learn how to qualify for a tuition waiver worth up to $1,350, and get more information about attending the school. Attendees can also win a free USU Brigham City hoody.
For more information contact Lauri Merrill at 435-919-1200 or email@example.com.