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.
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.
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.
HCNU Hospice bereavement support group, 6-7 p.m., 2721 N. Highway 89 Suite 200, Pleasant View. For questions call 801-689-3049.
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. (weather permitting) at Big Dee Sports Park, 1376 Park Blvd., Ogden. No music experience necessary. Free. Gather in the area by the children's playground at the parkway; facilitated by Wellness Rhythms. This is 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. Scientific evidence shows that drumming reduces stress, builds communities, and increases cancer fighting cells in the body. Please visit www.wellness-rhythms.com for more 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. $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. 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.
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.
The Weber/Ogden NAMI support group for families with those of mental disorders, 6:30 p.m., Weber Human Services, 237 26th St., 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.
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. 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.
Caregiver classes by Davis County Health Department. Eight-week series of classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail. The 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 Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. The class series ends Tuesday, July 26, or Friday, July 29. Free to the public. Individuals may attend at anytime 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 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. Please contact Karlene Kidman at email@example.com or call at 801-546-2174 for more information.
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.
"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.
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.
Methadone/Suboxone Anonymous Support Group, 6:30 p.m., each Tuesday, Discovery House, 523 W. Heritage Park Blvd., Layton. A group meeting based on 12-steps for individuals receiving medication-assisted treatment for opiate dependence. Open forum for those seeking guidance to achieve and maintain sobriety over opiates. Open to friends and family. For information call 801-525-9998.
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.
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. Open to all adults with mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. For information: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 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.
Hill Climbers Toastmaster Club No. 4846, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 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.
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
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.
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 www.tops.org.
TOPS weight loss support group, 6:45 p.m., each Wednesday, 5051 S. 2000 West, behind Roy Fire Station. Learn how to achieve a more healthy lifestyle. 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. 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.
Utah Association of Personal Histories has issued a call for stories from the community based on the theme "Seeking Freedom and Dignity". Entries should be a meaningful personal experience in 900 words. Stories should be submitted online by Aug. 1 for possible publication. Top 80-100 stories from Utah residents will be compiled into anthology, "One World, Many Stories." Categories are refugee and international, military and government, community, family relations, education, workplace, environment, health and wellness, and other. For workshop specifics, guidelines and registration go to www.utahaph.blogspot.com. Contact email@example.com if you have questions. Workshops are offered in June and July at Davis County Bountiful Library.
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 begin at 9 a.m. Festivities continue with live entertainment and food and game booths at Founder's 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 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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-458-9699.