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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Support Group Meeting, 6 p.m., No Frills Diner, 449 W. 12th St., Ogden. Meets third Thursday of each month. Come join us for some good conversation, information, food, and friendship. Free. For information contact Charity DeSpain at 801-940-1821 or Linda Ford at 801-388-0934; e-mail Santaford@msn.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. 801-682-6955.
Bereavement Education Group offered by Intermountain Homecare for adults who have lost a loved one, meets noon-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month at Intermountain Homecare, 3776 Wall Ave., Ogden. Free. If you want information about support for children who have suffered a loss or have other questions please call Sean Horsley, LCSW at 801-622-5159.
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 support meeting, 6:30 p.m., Pleasant Valley Branch Library, 4468 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace. For information call Sally at 801-621-4844.
Look Good Feel Better, 6 p.m., Ogden Regional Cancer Treatment Center (emergency room entrance), 5475 S. 500 East, South Ogden. This program offers licensed cosmetologists to help teach beauty techniques to help boost your self-image during cancer treatments and help cope with appearance-related side effects that can result from treatments. 801-479-2570.
Lymphedema support group, 7 p.m., Advanced Health Clinic, 630 W. Shepard Lane, Farmington. 801-447-8680.
Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step support group, each Friday, 7 p.m., Hill Air Force Base Chapel Annex, Room 18-19. 801-682-6955.
Community Drum Circle every Friday at 6 p.m. (weather permitting) at Big Dee Sports Park, 1376 Park Blvd., Ogden. No music experience necessary. Free to the community; meet by the children's playground at the parkway; facilitated by Wellness Rhythms. Open to anyone in the community and is a family friendly event; no alcohol or drugs allowed. Some drums will be provided for use on a first come first serve basis but you can bring your own hand drums and shakers too. Visit www.wellness-rhythms.com for information.
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: 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 contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.
Free summer Saturday activity, 9:30 a.m., 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. Reptile round-up - Meet and greet the snakes and tortoises. Garden in a bottle class, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. For information visit www.ogdennaturecenter.org or call 801-621-7595.
Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage Festival, June 18 and 19, Ogden City Amphitheater, 234 25th St., Ogden. There will be a Blues and New Orleans Tribute at 7 p.m. on Friday at the amphitheater; festival begins Saturday at noon. $5 per person. Crafts, soul food, prizes, step, dance, booths, local and national performers, African dance and drum. On Sunday there will be gospel music and a Father's Day tribute. For information see www.juneteethutah.org or call 801-394-0924.
Scout Saturday, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. Sessions are held the third Saturday of each month. Three different sessions will be 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.
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. This program is 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.
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.
Cancer support group sponsored by McKay-Dee Hospital, 12-1 p.m., each Tuesday, in education area of McKay-Dee Hospital, room 2, 4401 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Free to the community. Free lunch. For more information call, 801-387-7400.
Caregiver classes by Davis County Health Department. Eight-week series of classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail. One hour classes will be offered on Tuesdays at noon at Legacy Village Retirement Living dining room, 1201 N. Fairfield Road, Layton; or Fridays at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. The class series ends July 26 or July 29. Free to the public. Individuals may attend at any time during the series. Presenters will discuss topics such as medication safety, avoiding caregiver burnout, Medicare guidelines, and living with hearing loss. 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 for lunch, contact Megan Forbush at (801) 525-5088.
Davis County Youth of Promise, 4 p.m., Utah State University Botanical Center, 725 S. Sego Lily Drive, Kaysville. The group is looking for youths age 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 email@example.com or call at 801-546-2174 for more information.
Free HIV/Rapid Testing offered by Northern Utah Coalition, 12-5 p.m. each Tuesday, 536 24th St., Ogden, Suite 2-B. No appointment necessary. For information call 801-393-4153.
"I Express" Toastmasters Club is accepting new members. Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 4:15 p.m., at Village Inn Restaurant, 322 12th St., 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.
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, and hope. Groups meet weekly for 90 minutes. Open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Farmington Composers Concert, 7 p.m., Farmington Community Center, 120 S. Main St. This 19th annual concert is sponsored by Farmington City and Composers Guild. Free to the public.
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.
Hill Climbers Toastmaster Club No. 4846, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Hill Air Force Base Building 1239, south conference room. Participants will learn to become more competent and comfortable in front of an audience. Contact Craig Odekirk at 801-775-4136 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Frank Roskelley at 801-825-5300 or email@example.com.
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 dues or fees for members. www.oautah.org.
Puppet show by West Haven Youth Council in conjunction with West Haven 2 and 4 p.m. June 25 at Country Park Bowery, 3300 S. 2900 West. Shows are followed by "Make n' Take" puppet class for children under 10. At 6 p.m. the Fab-Five Cloggers will perform followed by a music fest ending with a fireworks display at 10 p.m. These events are free including the make n' take class. For information contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-389-0124.
Centerville July 4th celebration begins at 6:30 p.m., July 1, with a children's parade. A free concert at Founders Park will follow at 7:30 p.m., with magician Mike Hamilton, the music of the Joe Muscolino band, and fireworks. The fun continues at 7 a.m., Saturday, July 2, with a 5K run and a breakfast at Founders Park. A parade will travel down Centerville's Main Street at 9 a.m. Festivities continue with live entertainment and food and game booths at Founders Park from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be an Art and Quilt Exhibit in the lobby of the Davis Center for the Performing Arts, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, from June 20-July 1. Open 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m, Monday-Friday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday.
Kaysville July 4 celebration, week of activities beginning with July 1 patriotic devotional, three on three basketball, Kaysville/Fruit Heights idol contest, community theatre play production, 5K and 10K walks/runs, pancake breakfast, parade along Main Street, vendor food/merchandise booths, and finishing with July 4 fireworks at 10 p.m. at Davis High School. For information call 801-546-1235 or www.kaysvillecity.com
Body Wise Workshop. 6-8:30 p.m., July 6, McKay-Dee Hospital, first floor education department, east auditorium. Presented by Kristen Wright, licensed professional counselor. Adults, teens and children ages 8 and up are invited. RSVP @ email@example.com or 801-458-9699.
Kaysville Pioneer Day Fundraising Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m.-10 a.m., July 24, Bowman's parking lot, 326 N Main St., Kaysville. For information call 801-544-1788 or www.kaysvillerecreation.com
Davis High School class of 1966 reunion, July 30. Golf will be at 10 a.m., dinner and dancing to the Barracudas at 7 p.m. If you have not been contacted or have moved since the 40-year reunion call Norma Arciaga Peters at 801-866-2020 or Cleve Dibble, 801-544-3825 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your contact information.
Ben Lomond High School Class of 1961 50-year reunion, Aug. 13, early morning golf, tours, memories and laughs at Ben Lomond High School; social hour and dinner at Timbermine Restaurant at 6 p.m. To receive details and registration contact Brian Wangsgard, 801-808-4268 email@example.com or Kim Butters, firstname.lastname@example.org.