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: 801-629-5220. Fax: 801-629-5238. E-mail: email@example.com.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step support group, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hill Air Force Base Chapel Annex, Room 18-19. 801-682-6955.
B.R.I.D.G.E.S. (Building Recovery of Individual Dreams and Goals through Education and Support), a 10-week course for consumers of mental health services and those interested in establishing and maintaining their wellness and recovery, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th Street, room 245, Ogden. Topics include: brain biology and mental illness, medications review, schizophrenia and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, problem-solving and communication, building support and crisis avoidance planning, community support services, healthy living and whole-body healing. It is a peer-to-peer class taught by trained individuals who have personal experience with mental illness.
Family-To-Family, a 12-week course for families and friends of people who have mental illness, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th Street, room 102, Ogden. This course is for family members who meet to support each other and receive valuable education about signs and symptoms of mental illness, medications, emotional stages of reaction to the illness, effective coping skills, problem-solving, empathy, communication skills, recovery and advocacy.
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 League of Box Elder County support group for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, 7 p.m., 435 W. 600 North, Tremonton. Services available include lending library and 24-hour phone help. Mothers and babies welcome. 435-257-4650.
Mount Ogden Toastmasters Club No. 1614 welcomes new and former members. Meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m., at Village Inn, 1780 W. 5600 South, Roy. Contact Shirley Howard at 801-393-4836 or Richard Carr at 435-734-2300.
Ogden Garden Club, 7 p.m., Ogden Village Inn, 322 12th Street, Ogden. Pat Westaway, master gardener, will speak on edible landscaping and square foot gardening. Public is invited to attend the meeting. For information contact David Cruz, 801-776-6330 or Club President Edith Delapp at 801-334-9929.
"Stretch Your Bucks" debt classes by Cottages of Hope, 2724 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden. Free to the public. For times of classes and information to enroll call 801-393-4011.
Trout Unlimited Weber Basin Anglers meeting, 7 p.m., Anglers Den, 5296 S. Freeway Park, Riverdale. If you are interested in joining Trout Unlimited, contact Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-628-7154.
Utah Homemakers Association, a nondenominational club to promote stable homes and satisfying family living, 10-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 880 28th St., Ogden. Yearly fee, $12; nursery, $1/child. 801-745-2468.
Weight-loss support group Thursday meeting (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., Hillside Senior Center, 5051 S. 2000 West, Roy. 801- 392-2652. First visit free; $26 per year, includes monthly magazine, plus $3/month chapter fee.
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step support group, each Friday, 7 p.m., Hill Air Force Base Chapel Annex, Room 18-19. 801-682-6955.
La Leche League support meeting, 12 noon, First United Methodist Church, 1339 W. 400 North, Marriott-Slaterville. For information call Rachel at 801-689-2947.
WSU-GSBE Toastmaster Club No. 7156, 11:45 a.m., Wattis Building Room 218, 1218 University Way, Weber State University, Ogden. Through participation in toastmasters, people learn to effectively speak, conduct meetings, manage, lead, delegate and motivate. Accepting new members. For information call Shelly Bellflower at 801-626-8610 or Richard Carr at 435-734-2300.
"Beyond the Birth: A 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 offered by Utah Safety Council, 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. Registration is $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.
Women for Sobriety, 10 a.m., St. John Center, 555 E. 5300 South, Building 2, Suite 6, South Ogden. 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. For information call Sharon at 801-915-9046 or visit www.womenforsobriety.org.
Scout Saturday, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden. Sessions are held the third Saturday of each month. Three different sessions are offered, each lasting 45 minutes. Programs are designed to help scouts fulfill their merit badge requirements. Reservations are required. Call 801-7595 for times, information, and to make a reservation. $5 per scout per session; one leader in uniform per group is free.
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 St., 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.
Layton City Family Recreation Family Skate Night, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Weber County Ice Sheet, 4390 Harrison Blvd, northwest parking lot of the Dee Events Center). Families will receive free admission into the Ice Sheet. Ice skates will be available for rental for $1. Family Recreation will be on site serving refreshments. For additional information contact Layton City Family Recreation, 801-336-3924.
Twilight Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., Ogden-Weber Applied Technology Campus, 200 N, Washington Blvd., business building, room BU-147. We are accepting new members. Toastmasters can help with public presentations or lessons. Contact Barry Arnold at email@example.com or Sonya Dermody at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and directions.
Weber State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Toastmasters Club is accepting new members. Everyone is welcome. 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.
American Legion Baker-Merrill Post 9 monthly membership/auxiliary meetings, 6:30 p.m., 845 W. 24th Street, Ogden. Post executive committee meeting will follow membership meeting. All members and interested non-members may attend. Any questions or concerns call Post Commander John Roods at 801-648-8648.
Beginner's Yoga Class, 7:15 p.m., Yoga Jo's Studio, 2129 N. Washington Blvd., North Ogden. Classes are free; take beginner's class as long as you like. Wear loose comfortable clothing. 801-388-2463, or www.yogajos.com for information. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required.
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.
Free HIV/Rapid Testing offered by Northern Utah Coalition, 12-5 p.m. each Tuesday, 536 24th St., Suite 2-B. No appointment necessary. For information call 801-393-4153.
HIV rapid testing (finger stick) with results in 15 minutes, noon-5 p.m., Northern Utah Coalition, 536 24th St., Suite 2B, Ogden. Free. 801-393-4153. www.northernutahcoalition.com.
"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 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.
Layton City Main Street Band practice for all ages and skill levels, 6:30 p.m., Central Davis Junior High, 633 Church St. 801-336-3924.
La Leche support group, 4:30 p.m., Birthwise Maternity Care, 360 S. Fort Lane Suite 1C, Layton. For information call Amy at 801-773-2503.
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, 6-7 p.m., Mountain Ridge Assisted Living, 1885 E. Skyline Drive, South Ogden. Day care provided. 801-475-5111.
Basics, a 6-week course that covers the fundamentals of caring for you, your family and your young child/teenager with mental illness, 6-8 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th Street, room E305, Ogden. Topics include: biology of mental illness, getting an accurate diagnosis, treatment options, communication skills, problem-solving, crisis preparation and response, handling challenging behavior, and record-keeping.
Combined stroke and spinal-cord injury support group, 5 p.m., McKay-Dee Hospital's Education Center, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden (go through patient tower and visitor entrance). 801-387-2281.
Conversation CafÃ©, 7-8:30 p.m., Weber County Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave. Join us in the subtle art of conversation; topics will vary. Free. 801-726-6308.
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 meet weekly for 90 minutes. 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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society meeting, 7 p.m., Wattis-Dumke Room, second floor, Union Station, 25th Street and Wall Avenue. We will have a demonstration on rock tumbling. Guests are always welcome. Join the club, go on field trips, and begin a rock hobby. For information call 801-648-5060 or e-mail email@example.com.
Grief support group, 6-7:30 p.m., Leavitt's Mortuary Community Room, 836 36th St., 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 St., Suite 2B, Ogden. Contact Sarah for information at 801-393-4153 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Intermountain Homecare bereavement education group for adults who have lost a loved one. The group will meet from 12-1 p.m., the first and third Wednesday of each month through Jan. 19., Homecare office, 3776 Wall Ave., Ogden. For information about support for children who have suffered a loss or have other questions call Sean Horsley at 801-622-5159.
Marine Corps League meeting, 7 p.m., Golden Corral Restaurant, 988 Washington Blvd., Ogden. All Marine veterans, active, reserve and FMF Corpsmen are invited to attend, and meets the third Wednesday each month. For information, call Ben Setter at 801-525-0147.
Nedley Depression Recovery Community Education Class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., each Wednesday through March 16, Davis High School, 325 S. Main, Kaysville, room 2309. Cost: $50 plus additional $25 workbook fee. Learn a well researched, medically-based comprehensive approach to healing depression/anxiety. Each night covers a different subject. Register through Davis High Community Education or call Holli at 801-546-3845.
Ostomy Support Group, 6 p.m., McKay-Dee Hospital (room behind the cafeteria), 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Dr. Chad Gonzales, a local gastroenterologist, will be speaking. Anyone who has been affected by an ostomy is encouraged to attend.
Single Mingle Social and Ballroom Dance Class, 8-10 p.m., 3221 S. Hwy. 89, Bountiful. $3 per person. For information call Sherri at 801-916-2156.
The Weber/Ogden NAMI group free information meeting for the public, 7-8 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month at the Pleasant Valley County Library, 5568 Adams Ave., Ogden (across from Ogden Regional hospital).
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 p.m., McKay-Dee Hospital, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Room 4 in the education wing. More information about TOPS is available from Karol Phipps 801-479-3125, or to learn about chapters in your area, call (800) 932-8677, or visit www.tops.org.
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.
Beginning Beekeeping Class, 6-9 p.m., begins Jan. 20, USU Extension, 1181 N. Fairgrounds Drive. $10 prepaid registration. Presenter is Reed Findlay, an extension faculty member from University of Idaho. For information call 801-399-8201 or e-mail email@example.com
Farmington Storytelling Festival, 2-4:30 p.m., Jan. 22, Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main Street, Farmington. Showcases local Utah Storytelling Guild tellers, student tellers and a national teller. Cost: $1. For information call 801-451-0953.
Snowshoe and sledding party, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Jan. 22, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden. $3 for members, $2 for non- members; includes hot cocoa and winter crafts. Snowshoe rentals available for $2. All ages welcome. Naturalist-led snowshoe hikes around ONC will begin behind the visitor center at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. For information and registration call 801-621-7595.
Rockin' Blues Kids Concert performed by singer/songwriter Jenn Cleary, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 26, Ogden Nature Center, 955 W. 12th Street, Ogden. Come sing and laugh along with singer/songwriter Jenn Cleary of Boulder, Colo. Her songs are lively and educational. This 45-minute show is for all ages, especially young children. Cost is $3 members / $4 non-members for ages 2 and up. Please RSVP and pre-pay for this event by calling 801-621-7595.