Community calendar

Jun 23 2011 - 5:08pm

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:


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.

Beehive Rock and Gem Club, 7 p.m., Ogden-Hinkley Airport Terminal, 3900 S. Airport Road, Ogden. Field trips are planned, door prizes are given, and each meeting a different program topic is presented. For information visit or call the president, Dan Siler, at 801-737-3013.

Breast cancer support group, 7 p.m., Ogden Regional Cancer Treatment Center (emergency room entrance), 5475 S. 500 East, South Ogden. Open to women and their loved ones to learn about emotional support, diagnosis, treatment options, and life beyond treatment. 801-479-2570.

Diabetes Support Group, 7 p.m., Diabetes Care Center, Robert F. Bitner Building on Davis Hospital campus, 2132 N. 1700 West, Suite B150, Layton. Research has supported the idea that people with diabetes who actively engage in support groups have better control of their disease and lower A1C levels. The meetings will be facilitated by Charles M. Berglund, MSW, CSW. For questions call Cindy at 801-807-7360.

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.

Men and Fathers for Justice meeting, 7:30 p.m., Weber County Library, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. 801-776-4766, 801-510-0503 or

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.

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.

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.


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 each Friday at 6 p.m. at Big Dee Sports Park, 1376 Park Blvd., Ogden. No music experience necessary. Free to the community and will gather in the area by the children's playground at the parkway. 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. Please visit for more information.

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.


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 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 Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit

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 or call 801-621-7595.

The Coffee Party - Ogden will hold its monthly meeting from 10 a.m.-noon, at Grounds for Coffee (upstairs balcony), 111 Historic 25th. A representative from Congressman Bishops' office has been invited to attend. Open to all interested individuals. For information contact Bernard 801-866-5343.

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


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.

Northern Utah Coalition offers free gonorrhea and chlamydia testing noon-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 536 24th St. Suite 2B, Ogden. Hepatitis C. Testing will be available by appointment. Call 801-393-4153.

Twilight Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., Ogden-Weber Applied Technology Campus, 200 N, Washington Blvd., business building in room BU-147. We are accepting new members. Toastmasters can help with public presentations or lessons, and creates leadership skills. Please contact Barry Arnold at or Sonya Dermody at 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.


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 for information. Begins Jan. 11. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not required.

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.

La Leche League support meeting, 10 a.m., Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 2374 Grant Ave., Ogden. Call Erica at 801-648-2849 for information.

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.

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.

New Aces Bridge Group has practice sessions for all ages and skill levels, 6:30 p.m., 3560 Grant Ave., Ogden. For information call 801-621-4300.

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.

Weber Valley Woodcarvers meetings are on the fourth Tuesday each month at 7 p.m., South Ogden Senior Center, 525 39th St., South Ogden. New carvers and old are welcome.


Alzheimer's support group, 6:30 p.m., Mountain Ridge Assisted Living, 1885 E. Skyline Drive, South Ogden. Day care provided. 801-475-5111.

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: or

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; or Frank Roskelley at 801-825-5300 or

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.

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.

Support group for survivors experiencing trauma issues related to rape or sexual assault, 5-6:30 p.m., Your Community Connection, 2261 Adams Ave., Room 210B, Ogden. Free, but registration is required; 801-689-1737.

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 call (800) 932-8677, or visit

TOPS weight loss support group, 6:45 p.m., each Wednesday, 5051 S. 2000 West, behind Roy Fire Station. Men, women and children are welcomed as members. Membership is $26 annually with $4 per month local dues. For information call Annette, 801-391-9998

Wildlife Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. The programs offered are fun and educational and 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.


Free Natural Holistic Healing classes at Crystal Cocoon, 5582 S. 1750 East, Ogden. Monday-Friday. For information regarding classes call 801-476-8885.

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, and the music of the Joe Muscolino band. Fireworks will finish the evening. 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. Viewing times are 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m, Monday-Friday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday.

Kaysville July 4th celebration, week long array of activities beginning with July 1 patriotic devotional, three on three basketball, Kaysville/Fruit Heights idol contest, 13th annual 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

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 @ 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

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 and provide your contact information.

Golf For K9s Benefit Tournament, Aug. 6, Remuda Golf Course, Farr West, check in no later than 7:30 a.m. - can check in earlier. Three Utah police dog teams on hand. Post-tournament raffle for great gifts. All proceeds donated to the Utah Canine Armor Fund, Utah Dept. of Public Safety. See for entry details. Jackie McCowen-Rose and Jim Rose, Tournament Organizers, 3923 S. 2275 West, Roy.

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