This listing is of events of interest to the community. Submit items by noon Fridays in order to run in the next week's issue. Phone: 801-625-4258. Fax: 801-629-4299. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP Driver Safety Class, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., April 19, The Club House, 1821 W. 4000 South No. 6, Roy. Call 801-392-0520 to register. The cost of the classroom course is $12 for AARP members, and $14 for nonmembers. For information about classes call Steve or Joy Jeffs, 801-782-4070.
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step support group, each Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hill Air Force Base Chapel Annex, Room 18-19. 801-682-6955.
Grief Support Group coordinated by Applegate Hospice, 3 p.m., Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., Ogden. This group meets each Thursday. Free. For information call Juliann at 801-393-2760.
La Leche support meeting, 6:30 p.m., Pleasant Valley Branch Library, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. For information call Sally at 801-621-4844.
Lymphedema support group, 7 p.m., Advanced Health Clinic, 630 W. Shepard Lane, Farmington. 801-447-8680.
Veterans benefits seminar at 2:30 p.m., Harrison Regent retirement community, 4481 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. The seminar will address the little-known VA aid and attendance program. Hundreds of area veterans and surviving spouses are unaware they may be eligible to receive these benefits, as much as $2,019 per month. For details call The Harrison Regent at 801-479-1653.
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step support group, each Friday, 7 p.m., Hill Air Force Base Chapel Annex, Room 18-19. 801-682-6955.
FRA-LAFRA 56th West Coast Mid-Winter Regional Branch 185 regional convention for shipmates and ladies at 5 p.m. on April 20, and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on April 21, and get together on April 22, all at Northern Utah Veterans Hall, VFW Post 1481, 907 W. 12th Street, Ogden. The cost is $40/person, which includes Friday dutch oven dinner, entertainment, and Saturday lunch. For reservations or further information, contact FRA Branch 185, 907 W. 12th Street, Ogden, or call 801-393-1585, or email email@example.com.
Free educational series for caregivers offered by The Care for the Caregiver Coalition. Individuals may attend at anytime during the series. Presenters will discuss topics on caregiver issues. The classes are held at noon each Friday at Weber Human Services, 237 26th Street, Ogden. A complementary lunch is provided with an RSVP. For information and to RSVP contact Laurie Favero at 801-625-3866.
Live music from the Old Time Fiddlers, 5 p.m., Harrison Regent retirement community, 4481 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For details call 801-479-1653.
Al-Anon 12-step support groups meetings for friends and families of alcoholics are held daily throughout the area. For meeting times and locations call 801-393-2311.
Barbecue and beach party, 12:30 p.m., Harrison Regent retirement community, 4481 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For details call The Harrison Regent at 801-479-1653.
Beyond the Birth Parenting Class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Ogden Regional Medical Center's Women's & Children's Health Center, 5475 S. 500 East, Washington Terrace. $25 per couple. Registration required. 801-479-2600.
Earth Day Celebration at Ogden Nature Center, noon-4 p.m., 966 W. 12th Street. $2 per person. Whether you're looking for water-wise plants to grow in your yard or a fun and educational day for the kids, there will be something for everyone at the Ogden Nature Center's annual Earth Day Celebration. Learn from earth-friendly exhibitors, attend a workshop, enjoy fresh food, learn about native animals, watch a demonstration, or shop for art and green products. For information, directions to the Ogden Nature Center and events details can be found online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org, http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org or by calling 801-621-7595.
Free document shredding by Shred Masters Document and Data Destruction Company: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1867 W. 1700 South, Syracuse. For more information call 801-612-2200.
Scout Saturday, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden. Sessions are held the third Saturday of each month. Three different sessions will be offered, each lasting 45 minutes. Programs are designed to help scouts fulfill their merit badge requirements. Reservations are required. Call 801-7595 to make a reservation. $5 per scout per session; one leader in uniform per group is free.
Ice cream sundae social, 3 p.m., Harrison Regent retirement community, 4481 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For details call The Harrison Regent at 801-479-1653.
Connections Support Group is offered for individuals who have mental illness (ages 14 years and older, each Monday (except holidays), 6:30 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th Street, room E102, Ogden. This group offers support from those who understand.
Family-To-Family Support Group for family members (ages 14 years and older) of people who have mental illness, 6:30 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th St., room E102, Ogden. It offers support from those who understand. Call Gary Empey at 801-731-2583 with any questions.
Journey of Hope Support Group for parents and families who have a loved one suffering from addiction. A confidential, safe and supportive place to share your story with others who understand. We meet each Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Jamba Juice in the Union Building at Weber State University. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancer support group sponsored by McKay-Dee Hospital, 12-1 p.m., each Tuesday, in education area of McKay-Dee Hospital, room 2, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Free to the community. Free lunch. Classes are held on selected Tuesdays. For information regarding group days call 801-387-7443.
Davis County Youth of Promise, 4 p.m., Utah State University Botanical Center, 725 S. Sego Lily Drive, Kaysville. The group is looking for youth ages 14-18 who want to make a difference in their community. The organization builds leadership skills and provides opportunities to serve beyond your own neighborhood. Please contact Karlene Kidman at email@example.com or call at 801-546-2174 for more information.
Divorce Care recovery seminar and support group, each Tuesday at 7 p.m., Christian Life Center, 2352 E. Hwy. 193, Layton. Different topics each week. For information contact Pam at 801-771-5433, ext. 510.
La Leche League support meeting, 10 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 2374 Grant Ave., Ogden. Call Erica at 801-648-2849 for information.
Layton City Main Street Band practice for all ages and skill levels, 6:30 p.m., Central Davis Junior High, 633 Church Street. 801-336-3924.
Weber Valley Woodcarvers meeting, 7 p.m., South Ogden Senior Center, 525 39th Street, South Ogden. New carvers and old are welcome.
Weight-loss support group (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., Hillside Senior Center, 5051 S. 2000 West, Roy. 801-317-4351. First visit free; $26 per year, includes monthly magazine, plus $5 per month chapter fee.
Alzheimer's support group, 6:30 p.m., Mountain Ridge Assisted Living, 1885 E. Skyline Drive, South Ogden. Day care provided. 801-475-5111.
Davis County NAMI Connections support group, 7 p.m., IHC Bountiful Clinic, 390 N. Main, Bountiful. A free recovery support group program for adults living with mental illness, the groups provide a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement, and hope. Groups are confidential and participants can share as much or as little personal information as they wish. Open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Grief support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Leavitt's Mortuary Community Room, 836 36th Street, Ogden. Free to public, open to everyone. 801-394-5556.
Support group for survivors experiencing trauma issues related to rape or sexual assault, 6:15 p.m., Your Community Connection, 2261 Adams Ave., Room 210B, Ogden. Bilingual services available. Free, but registration is required; 801-689-1737.
TOPS weight loss support group, 6:45 p.m., former Hillside Senior Center (lower level of city offices, adjacent to police station), 5051 S. 1985 West, Roy. Learn how to achieve a more healthy lifestyle. Men, women and children are welcomed as members. Membership less than $30; monthly dues $4. For information call Annette Westbroek, 801-399-9998.
Wildlife Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden. These programs offer fun and educational information and are open to the public, with regular admission rates of $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for children. For information and to register for classes call 801-621-7595.
Free Natural Holistic Healing classes at Crystal Cocoon, 5582 S. 1750 East, Ogden. Monday-Friday. For information regarding classes call 801-476-8885.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides free tax prep for those who make less than $57,000. VITA can be located throughout Weber County. We have sites open during a variety of hours and all days except Sunday. If you are making less than $57,000 give 211 a call and they will set you up with a location and get your taxes done. For information call 801-399-9281.
Caregiver Support classes for those caring for family members who are older or frail will be held each Tuesday at noon through May 8 at Legacy Village Retirement Living dining room, 1201 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, or at 11:30 a.m. each Friday through May 11 at Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Presenters will discuss various topics such as improving memory, coping with stress, creating a family care plan, and cooking simple meals. A complimentary lunch is provided by an RSVP by each Monday at noon is required. No reservation is required to attend the class. For information regarding the schedule or to RSVP for lunch contact Megan Forbush at 801-525-5088.
Hog Jog 5K Fun Run/Walk hosted by Team Piggy at 9 a.m., April 28, at 1300 N. 4000 West, West Point. Register at www.teampiggy.blogspot.com. You must be registered by April 13 to get your shirt for the walk. Survivors and supporters of those with breast cancer will walk and run together. For information contact Judy Lemmons, 801-773-1561.
Roy Hillside Center Boutique, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 5, 5051 S. 1900 West, Roy. Many booths, starving artist sale, food. All are invited. For information call R. Freeman at 801-643-3877.
Fly With the Flock 5K Fun Run and 2/5K Kids Run and pancake breakfast at Ogden Nature Center, start time is 8 a.m., and last-minute registration will be held from 6:30-7:30 a.m. the day of the race on a space available basis on Saturday, May 12. Awards, prizes and kids activities will follow the race on the back lawn. Registration fees are $22 for adults and $14 for children under 12. After May 5 late registration fees are $27 for adults and $16 for kids. T-shirts and up-cycled goodie bags are guaranteed to those who pre-register and participants will be entered to win prize drawings. Walkers are encouraged to participate. The Run will be held rain or shine. All proceeds will benefit the Ogden Nature Center. To register online go to www.ogdennaturecenter.org. To register in person go to the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street or call 801-621-7595.
Spring and Summer clothing and book swap, 6:30 p.m., May 15, Unitarian Universalist Church, 705 23rd Street, Ogden. This is an all ages event, so bring clothes for adults and children. If you have clothes that don't fit or don't like anymore then come and trade with someone else. You can trade as many clothes as you bring; if you have 15 articles of clothing, then you can pick 15 to take home with you. As we have no way to clean clothing that night all clothing must be clean and in good repair. Bring gently used books that you no longer need also and trade those for new to you books. For more information contact Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org or Heidi at email@example.com.
Ben Lomond Class of 1962 50-year reunion will be held in June 30, 2012. For golf call Ferris Wimmer, 801-479-5434. A social and dinner will be held at Timbermine. The cost is $40; for two cost is $80. For more information see www.benlomond62.com.
Weber High Class of 1957 55th year reunion will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at McGriff Park in North Ogden. Send your email address to Dixie Dearden Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone 801-589-9174.