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: email@example.com.
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.
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.
Overeaters Anonymous support group, 7 p.m., McKay-Dee Hospital Center, Education Center, Classroom 4, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. For other meetings in area call 801-479-8130.
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. Light refreshments served.
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, 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 www.utahsafetycouncil.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information. If traveling a distance, call to make sure the club is meeting that day. Players of all levels and beginners are welcome.
Roy Days Royal Barbecue Feast, 5-7:30 p.m., George Wahlen North Park, 4200 S. 1900 West, Roy. The feast includes barbecue baby back ribs or chicken, barbecue beans, corn on the cob, coleslaw or salad, rolls and Coke beverages. Cost is $12 per person or $50 per family pass. For more information see www.royhighroyals.com or call Mike at 801-476-3641 or email him at email@example.com.
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 www.womenforsobriety.org.
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.
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 www.namiut.org/weberogden 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.
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.
USU Botanical Center Farmer's Market, 5-8 p.m., each Thursday through Oct. 3, 975 S. 50 West, Kaysville. The market offers local vegetables and fruit, as well as baked goods, prepared foods, art, unique handmade items, children's activities and educational opportunities.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 801-546-2174 for more information.
"I Express" Toastmasters Club meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 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.
Assistance for veterans in applying for VA benefits will be offered from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., on Aug. 7 at Wahlen Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1200 West, Ogden; assistance will also be available from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Clearfield Employment Center, 1350 E. 1450 South. Bring the following documents for help in applying: DD form 214, marriage/divorce papers, birth/death certificates and children's social security numbers. For questions call 800-827-1000.
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 available 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, 845 W. 24th Street, 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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Davis County NAMI Family Support Group, 7 p.m., first and third Wednesdays, IHC Clinic, 390 N. Main, Bountiful. Family members feel support and understanding as they share their experiences. Free. For more information: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
Ongoing Meditation Group, 6:45 p.m. each Wednesday at 533 26th Street, Suite 205, Ogden. Free. Meditation strengthens the immune system, decreases hypertension, and cultivates more peace and happiness. "Early Bird" meditation begins at 6:45. Brief formal instruction begins at 7 p.m., followed by a regular group meditation and discussion. For information contact Kristin Jamieson, M.A., M.Ed., Wired for Wellbeing, 801-644-4136.
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. www.oautah.org.
Self care educational class on essential oils, 6 -7 p.m., Hospice Care of Northern Utah, 2721 N. Highway 89, Suite 200, Ogden. The class will cover what essential oils are, how they are used and their therapeutic benefits. Call HCNU at 801-689-3049 to RSVP.
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, yogajos.com. Preregistration not required but appreciated.
Morgan High Class of 1973 40th reunion dinner, 6 p.m., Aug. 10, Spring Chicken Inn, 4 N. State Street, Morgan. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caregiver support group, 6 -7 p.m., Aug. 14, Hospice Care of Northern Utah, 2721 N. Highway 89, Suite 200, Ogden. The group is open to anyone interested and offers support and education to persons caring for a loved one who is ill. Call HCNU at 801-689-3049 to RSVP.
Brigham Young University Campus Education Week, Aug. 19-23. Class times vary. Information on class schedules, registration and fees, day and overnight parking, shuttles and other details is available at educationweek.byu.edu. On-site registration will also be available at the Marriott Center and other campus locations. Education week also includes three performances at the Harris Fine Arts Center, Tuesday through Friday evenings. Fine arts performance tickets are $12 for each performance and are on sale at the BYU ticket office, 801-422-2981 or online at byutickets.com.
Ogden High School Class of 1944 will hold its 69th reunion at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 at Golden Corral Restaurant, 988 Washington Blvd., Ogden. For information or to RSVP contact reunion chairman Jack Woods at 801-621-7840.
Weber High School Class of 1953 reunion committee is looking for fellow graduates from for the class's 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 email@example.com 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.