Community calendar

Jul 5 2012 - 2:06pm

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:


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.

SHARE Parents of Utah support group, for anyone who has lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death, 7:30 p.m., Davis Hospital Center, 1600 W. Antelope Drive, Layton. 801-544-1159.


Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step support group, each Friday, 7 p.m., Hill Air Force Base Chapel Annex, Room 18-19. 801-682-6955.


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.

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.

Defensive driving classes, four-hour defensive driving courses for individuals in the Ogden area, 8 a.m.-noon, two Saturdays per month; 6-10 p.m., one Tuesday per month. Drivers may complete the course for a 50-point reduction from their Utah driving record, once every three years. $40 per person, or $10 for those age 55 and over who are seeking a reduction in their insurance rate. For information or to register contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit

Women for Sobriety, 10 a.m., 5333 S. Adams Ave. Suite A, Washington Terrace. A non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions. Based on positive thinking, metaphysics, meditation, group dynamics and pursuit of health through nutrition. Meetings first Saturday each month. For information call Sharon at 801-915-9046 or visit


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 Street, 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. The group is a confidential, safe and supportive place to share your story with others who understand. We meet each Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Action Recovery, 1708 E. 5550 South, no. 23, South Ogden. For questions or more information, contact us

Twilight Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., Ogden-Weber Applied Technology Campus, 918 W. 2nd Street, Building 10A, room BU-147. Toastmasters can help with public presentations or lessons, and creates leadership skills. Contact Barry Arnold at or Sonya Dermody at for information and directions.

Wasatch Writers, a writing chapter of the League of Utah Writers, will be meet at 6:30 p.m., in the basement of the Clearfield library. We will be discussing effective critique groups and analyzing an actual critique group. Writers of all skill levels and interests may join us.


Cancer support group sponsored by McKay-Dee Hospital, 12-1 p.m., in education area of McKay-Dee Hospital, room 2, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Free to the community. Free lunch. 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. Contact Karlene Kidman at 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.

HIV rapid testing (finger stick) with results in 15 minutes, noon-5 p.m., Northern Utah Coalition, 536 24th Street, Suite 2B, Ogden. Free. 801-393-4153.

Mt. Ogden Rotary, noon, Prairie Schooner, 445 Park Blvd., Ogden. For questions regarding attending as a guest, contact Mt. Ogden Rotary Club President, David Crim at 801-917-3663.

NAMI Suicide Survivors Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., second Tuesday of the month at the Central Branch Library, 155 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton.

New Aces Bridge Group has practice sessions for all ages and skill levels, 6:30 p.m., 3560 Grant Ave., Ogden. For information call 801-621-4300.

Parkinson's support group, 6:30 p.m., Ogden Regional Hospital Women and Children's Center education room, no. 105. 801-668-8660.

Suicide survivors support group for family and friends who have lost someone to suicide, 6:30-8:30 p.m., A Center for Grieving Children, 1724 E. 5600 South, South Ogden. 801-394-5556 or 801-771-8476.


Davis County Library south-end book discussion group, 7 p.m., 725 S. Main, Bountiful. 801-295-8732. Free to the public.

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. For information: or

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.

Hill Climbers Toastmaster Club No. 4846, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Hill Air Force Base Building 1226, north conference room. Participants will learn to become more competent and comfortable in front of an audience. Contact Craig Odekirk at 801-586-0079 or; or Frank Roskelley at 801-825-5300 or

Ken Parker from The American Legion will be at Wahlen Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1200 West, Ogden, 11:20 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; he will also be at the Clearfield Employment Center, 1350 E. 1450 South, 1:30-3:30 p.m., to assist individual veterans in applying for VA benefits. This is a free service. Please bring the following documents so that we may better serve you: DD form 214, marriage/divorce papers, birth/adoption/death certificates, and children's social security numbers. If you are going to be in Salt Lake City and would like to meet with Ken call 801-326-2380 to set up an appointment or for questions that can not wait call 800-827-1000.

Mothers of Preschoolers, 9:30-11 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 796 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights. RSVP at 801-336-7941.

Multiple sclerosis support group, 11 a.m., Weber County Pleasant Valley Library, 5568 Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. 801-814-7232.

Overeaters Anonymous support group, 1 p.m., Layton Hills Baptist Church, 1332 N. Hill Field Road, Layton. The purpose of OA is to abstain from compulsive overeating and carry this message of recovery to those who suffer. There are no fees for members.

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.

VFW Fred J. Grant Post 1481 and Ladies Auxiliary meet every second Wednesday at 6 p.m., 907 W. 12th Street, Ogden. Join us to learn about our involvement in the community and how we may be of service to veterans. For questions call Post Commander Doug Ferguson, 801-633-0610.

Yoga Jo's free beginner's Yoga Class, 7:15 p.m, 2120 N. Washington Blvd., North Ogden. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. For information call 801-388-2463, Preregistration not required but appreciated.


Caregiver education classes in Davis County for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail, noon each Tuesday at Legacy Village Retirement Living dining room, 1201 N. Fairfield Road, Layton, and 11:30 a.m. each Friday at Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Classes run continually through Aug. 3. Topics include achieving life balance, diabetes education, hospice care, mental and physical rejuvenation, positive self talk, virtual dementia tour, and others. A complimentary lunch is provided, but an RSVP by each Monday at noon is required to receive a meal. No reservation is required to attend the class only. For information or to RSVP contact Megan at 801-525-5088.

AARP Driver Safety Class, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with half hour lunch, July 12, Roy Hillside Senior Center, 5051 S. 2000 W. Roy. Call 801-773-0860 to register. $12 for AARP members, and $14 for nonmembers. AARP is also celebrating teachers and school personnel during July and August in recognition of their generosity in teaching and helping others. They are invited to attend the AARP Driver Safety class course for just $5. By completing the class you can receive a discount on your auto insurance. For information about other classes call Steve or Joy Jeffs, 801-782-4070.

Roy High School Class of 1972 40 year reunion will be held Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14. Events planned for the reunion include: Classmates night, 6-9 p.m., Friday, July 13, Roy High School; free. Golf tournament, 7 a.m., Saturday, July 14, Bluff Golf Course, West Point; $50. Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, July 14, Timbermine Restaurant in Ogden; $37/person. For information or to RSVP reservations: or email

Hospice Care of Northern Utah community meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., July 19, 2721 N. Hwy. 89, Pleasant View. This class will be on stress reduction. Free. RSVP to 801-689-3049.

Ogden High School Class of 1962 50-year reunion, July 20-21. Activities will include a tour of Ogden High School, a barbecue at Mount Ogden Park, golfing, hiking, and dinner at the Timbermine Restaurant. For information call Larry Woolsey at 801-690-4335 or Bill Fouyer at 801-295-8662.

Hospice Care of Northern Utah community meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., July 26, 2721 N. Hwy. 89, Pleasant View. This evening is a bereavement group support meeting, and how to learn coping skills. Free. RSVP to 801-689-3049.

Clearfield High School Class of 1972 40 year reunion will be held on July 27 and 28. Golf will be at 7 a.m., July 27, for information contact Jay Cashmore,, with a gathering from 6-9 p.m. that evening for classmates at Clearfield High School. The reunion will be held from 5-9 p.m., July 28 at The Gathering Place in Gardner Village from 5-9 p.m. Sign up on CHS Alumni on Facebook. Register at or contact Beth Petterborg Mitchell @ 801-547-9749.

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 801-589-9174.

Weber High School Class of 1962 50th reunion, Aug. 10 at Snow Basin and on Aug. 11 there will be a picnic at the home of John Rheese. For information contact Jane at 801-782-5611 or see

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