Community calendar

Jun 6 2013 - 7:52pm

This listing is of events of interest to the community. Submit items by noon Fridays in order to be included in the next week's listing. 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. 801-603-8047.

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.

Master Food Preserver Class, 9 a.m.-noon on June 6, and also from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on June 18, 20, 25 and 27. A class will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on July 2 at South Ogden Junior FACS kitchens, 650 E. 5700 South, South Ogden. The course consists of six classes; two are half days and an online study. No previous experience is required, and it is designed for everyone. Cost is $20 per day for full days and $10 for half days. The cost covers canning guide book and materials. Register by calling 801-399-8207.

Northern Utah Chapter Vietnam Veterans of America meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Layton VFW Post, 1389 N. Main Street, Layton. For information contact Dennis at 801-389-1893.

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. 801-603-8047.

Nicotine Anonymous Support Group, 6-7 p.m., New Zion Baptist Church, 2935 Lincoln Ave., Ogden. For information call Sarah at 801-393-4153 or Alice at 801-726-3909. Free.


Al-Anon 12-step support group 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. $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

Layton City free fish day, 10 a.m.-noon, Andy Adams Community Fishery, 1800 E. Gordon Ave., Layton. Free fishing and other event activities include fishing contests, fish fry demos and more. For information call 801-336-3900.

Narcotics Anonymous 12 Step Support Group meetings are held daily throughout Davis and Weber County. For days and times, locations, and other information call 877-479-6262.

Ogden Chess Club meets from 1-4 each Saturday at Weber County Library Pleasant Valley Branch, 5568 S. Adams Ave., South Ogden. Contact Lee (801) 392-4039 or Hank for information. If traveling a distance, call to make sure the club is meeting that day. Players of all levels and beginners are welcome. Quick rated tournaments are often held.

The Weber County Coffee Party meets from 10 a.m.-noon on the second and fourth Saturdays monthly at All The Perks, 2344 Keisel Ave. Anyone interested in a civil political discussion on local, state, or national issues is welcome. For information contact Jack Allen at 801-732-0307.

Whirlybird Helicopters Open House for United Way of Northern Utah, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., June 8, 4221 Airport Road, Ogden. Discounted Ogden City tour rides will be given for $35 and plane flight lessons for $60. Ogden High School cheerleaders will also be contributing a car wash for the cause. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to United Way. This event is held to raise funds for our community and to give awareness to Whirlybird Helicopters fight training school. For those interested in taking a tour, getting your car washed, or just viewing the planes and helicopters, all are invited. For information or updates follow us on facebook at, visit our website or call 801-726-3627.


Open Alcoholics Anonymous meeting for those with a desire to stop drinking, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., every Sunday morning, 684 24th Street, Ogden. For information call 801-589-8999.


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.

Grief support for parents and siblings, sponsored by Compassionate Friends, 7 p.m., McKay-Dee Hospital Education Wing, Room 4, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Free. 801-390-6262.

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

The Weber/Ogden NAMI support group for families with those of mental disorders, 6:30 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th Street, Room 102, Ogden. We offer a secure environment for those who care to share their experiences with others. Visit or call the office at 801-625-3714 or Gary Empey at 801-731-2583 for information. Weber/Ogden NAMI office is located in the Weber Human Services building, Room 151.

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

Weber State University Alumni Association Toastmasters Club meetings are held each Monday at noon in the Alumni building on campus. Contact Joyce at 801-626-7480 or Shirley at 801-393-4836 for information.


AARP Driver Safety Class, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., with half hour lunch, South Ogden Senior Center, 580 39th Street. Cost of course is $12 for AARP members, and $14 for non-members. Call 801-393-9539 to register. For additional information about other classes call Steve Jeffs, 801-782-4070.

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. Contact Karlene Kidman at or call at 801-546-2174 for information.

"I Express" Toastmasters Club meeting. 4:15 p.m., at Village Inn Restaurant, 322 12th Street, Ogden. Toastmasters is an organization of people helping people learn to speak without fear and to become leaders. For information call Heli at 801-773-2065 or Renee at 801-394-2726.

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.


Baker-Merrill Post 9 of the American Legion will hold Taco Night, 5-7 p.m., June 5, 845 W. 24th Street, Ogden. A Mexican plate of two carnitas tacos, beans, chips and salsa plus a drink will be offered for $7. All proceeds are used to support the needs of veterans in our community. Plates to go are also available.

Bereavement Education Group offered by Intermountain Homecare for adults who have lost a loved one, meets noon-1 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Intermountain Homecare, 3776 Wall Ave., Ogden. Free. Classes run in 8-week session; reservations are appreciated. For information about support for children who have suffered a loss or have other questions call Marcus Uboldi, LCSW at 801-399-1400.

Commander John Ott will be at Baker-Merrill Post 9 of the American Legion from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday to meet with post members and any veteran who may have questions about the activities of Post 9. Post 9 is at 845 W. 24th Street in Ogden.

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 open to all adults with mental illness. For information: or

Davis County NAMI Family Support Group, 7 p.m., 1st and 3rd Wednesday, IHC Clinic, 390 N. Main, Bountiful. Family members feel support and understanding as they share their experiences. Free. For more 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 801-777-8540 or; or Frank Roskelley at 801-825-5300 or

HIV/AIDS support group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Northern Utah Coalition, Inc., 536 24th Street, suite 2B, Ogden. Contact Sarah for information at 801-393-4153 or e-mail

Man to Man support group, 7 p.m., Ogden Regional Cancer Treatment Center (emergency room entrance), 5475 S. 500 East, South Ogden. A forum for men and their loved ones to learn about diagnosis, treatment options, life after treatment and emotional support for prostate cancer. 801-479-2570.

Men's prostate cancer support group, 7 p.m., Val Browning Cancer Center, Ogden Regional Medical Center, 5475 S. 500 East. This is a forum for men and their loved ones to learn about diagnosis, treatment options, life after treatment and emotional support. 801-479-2570.

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.

The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Branch 185 meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at VFW Post 1481, 907 W. 12th Street, Ogden. The FRA serves Navy, Marine, and Coast Guard veterans. Join us to learn about our involvement in the community and how we may be of service to veterans. For questions call Robert at 801-814-5368.

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.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Just Diagnosed Program, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., June 22, Ogden Regional Medical Center, 5375 S. 500 East, Ogden. The program is for those 18 and over diagnosed with RA within the last two years. Call Pam at 720-644-4395 to register or see All materials are free of charge to registered participants.

Clinton Heritage Days Hungry Games, 2:30 p.m., July 13, 1500 W. 2300 North, Clinton Civic Center Park. The games consists of a battle between participants, or tributes, to win the honor of the Hungry Games. The food drive begins May 29, and food may be dropped off at any Clinton City building. Those who wish to participate pay a $5 fee, which will allow their name to be placed in the "reaping" process, based on the movie "Hunger Games". For information contact Spencer at 801-614-0780.

Financial Boot Camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., June 17, Weber State University Union Building, 3850 University Circle Ogden. Cost: $5 per person, lunch is provided. Age Groups: 8-11, 12-15, 16-18 Contact information is 801-475-4002. The day will include age-relevant breakouts with topics and lessons geared to prepare you and/or your children for the complexities of money such as saving, budgeting, spending, investing and taxes. For information and to sign up go to: Sign up early because space is limited.

Ben Lomond High School Class of 1954 is planning its 60th reunion, and the reunion committee is trying to gather contact information on our classmates. If anyone knows of someone who graduated in 1954 and has information contact Leon Seifert, 385-439-9812 or email

Davis High School Class of 1963 reunion committee is looking for fellow graduates in preparation for its 50th reunion to be held Aug. 3. If you are a 1963 graduate see reunion website and register. Those who may not have access to the internet may contact Kay Richards at 801-521-0223.

Weber High School Class of 1953 reunion committee is looking for fellow graduates from for its 60th reunion. A get together with a meal will be held from 2-6 p.m., Sept. 7, at Weber High School, 430 West Weber High Drive, Pleasant View. Reservations can be made by emailing Val Christensen at or by calling Kent Jones, chairman of the committee at 801-782-6560. You may also mail a post card to Kent Jones at 4450 N. 900 West, Ogden, Utah 84414 stating your intention to participate and making your reservation.


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