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.
Botanical Center Farmer's Market, 5-8 p.m. each Thursday through Oct. 3, 875 S. 50 West, Kaysville (across from Kaysville Ponds). Vendors offering crafts, service and products will be available. For information call 801-451-3403.
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.
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.
Ogden High School Class of 1943 Reunion, 2-5 p.m., Village Inn Restaurant, 5600 S. 1780 West, Roy. For information see firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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 at:firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) Club of Weber County, 9:30 a.m., Genesis Project Church, 270 12th Street, Ogden. MOMS Club meets the second Monday of each month and offers at-home mothers and their children daytime activities, friendship, and support. Free. Mothers and children welcome. Contact email@example.com or 801-458-1916 for more information.
The Northern Utah Beehive Model A Club meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m., at Pleasant Valley Library, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. The club discusses events such as car shows, parades, day tours and multi-day trips. A tech talk is given each meeting. For information call Kirk at 801-394-6277.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sonya Dermody at LifeChangesRGood@Comcast.net for information and directions.
Weber State University Alumni Association Toastmasters Club meetings are held each Monday at noon in the Alumni building on campus. Parking is available on the west side of the building. Contact Joyce at 801-626-7480 or Shirley at 801-393-4836 for information.
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.
NAMI of Davis County Family to Family free 12-week adult course begins at 7 p.m. at the DATC Campus, 550 E. 300 South, room 1099, Kaysville. Class sizes are limited and registration is required. The classes are designed to help family members deal with issues of living with a loved one who has been diagnosed with a mental illness. To register contact Jerry King, 801-451-5325 or email email@example.com.
NAMI of Davis County BRIDGES recovery course 10-week course begins at 7 p.m. at the DATC Campus, 550 E. 300 South, Kaysville. This 10-week course is designed to bring people together to share their experience and knowledge of mental illness to empower each other to build recovery. BRIDGES is a peer-to-peer class taught by trained individuals who have personal experience with mental illness. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-451-5325.
NAMI Suicide Survivors Support Group meeting, 6 p.m., July 10 and will be held each second Tuesday of the month at the Central Branch Library, 155 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton.
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.
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.
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 open to all adults with mental illness. For 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.
Mothers of Preschoolers, 9:30-11 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 796 S. Mountain Road, Fruit Heights. RSVP at 801-336-7941.
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.
VFW Fred J. Grant Post 1481 and Ladies Auxiliary meet each 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.
A Fibromyalgia support group will begin in the Ogden area at 2 p.m. on Sept. 7. The meetings will be held the first and third Saturday of each month. For information and to sign up for the support group, contact Lorrie at TheGatorlady@comcast.net or call 801-588-9109 and leave a message. Phone calls will be returned after 7 p.m. daily. Email or call as soon as possible; seats are limited.
Color Us Bright Fun Run to benefit Morgan Schools, 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 21. Registration fees are discounted at $15 per child under 12 and $20 per participant over 13 who registers before Sept. 15. Each participate will receive a T-shirt, sunglasses and a color pack. Food will also be available for purchase. Registration for the run is available at www.morganeducationfoundation.or/events or call 801-829-3411.
Fun Run to benefit George E. Wahlen Veterans Home, 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12. This is a 5K run or 1 mile walk. Entry fee is $25 by Sept. 30 or $30 to register on the day of the event. Entry fee includes T-shirt, post race refreshments and prize drawings. Free child care will be available. The race begins at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1220 West, Ogden and ends at First United Methodist Church, 1339 W. 400 North, Marriott-Slaterville. Awards will be given to the top three finishes in each age division. Register online at www.active.com or obtain registration form at www.fumcogdenut.org. There will be a chili cook-off at 11:30 a.m. at the church. For information call 801-393-5662.