Monday, April 11, 2011

Wednesday 4/13/2011 Events

Social Security in Logan
Social Security will be in Logan on the second and third Wednesday of each month. On the 2nd Wednesday, Social Security will be at the USU Taggart Student Center (Room 335) from 9:30-11:30 am. This visit is reserved for those seeking an original or replacement Social Security card. USU Taggart Student Center, 100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84321. Limited services are also available via webcam every Thursday from 10 am to 3 pm in the Workforce Services Building. Contact: Ogden Office 877-378-9081, 1-800-772-1213, 324 25th St Rm 2403, Ogden, UT 84402. Logan Office 435-792-0300, Website:

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 9:30AM to 2:30PM Walk A Mile In Her Shoes is the annual awareness and fundraising event for rape, sexual assault and gender violence. We seek to educate and make aware all those in our community, with the understanding that these issues affect everyone. Men walk a mile in high heels to show that they care about these issues and to take the meaning literally, "You can't really understand another person's experience until you've walked a mile in their shoes." Join the men in our community and walk a mile in her shoes! Help us raise money and awareness to end violence at Utah State. Location: USU TSC, Patio. Open To: Everyone! Admission Info: Free! Website: Contact: Marinda Zaleski 435-797-1510

Ye Olde Tyme Quilters
Ye Olde Tyme Quilters meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays at OPTIONS for Independence, 1095 N. Main St. Lunch will follow. Prices will vary. For more information or to schedule free transportation, contact Royella at 753-5353 ext. 105.

Mom or Dad & Me Ice Skating Sessions Mom or Dad & Me sessions are held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Eccles Ice Center, 2825 N. 200 East. For $6 a session, pre-school age children skate for free with a paying adult and receive a complimentary hot chocolate. Call 787-2288 or visit for more information.

Computer and Technology Fair
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 10:00AM to 1:00PM Computer, Cell Phone, Copy Machine, Software, and other vendors will show the latest in technology and cool gadgets. All Faculty, Staff, Students, and anyone else who would like to attend is invited. Prize giveaways every 30 minutes. Location: TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom. Open To: Everyone! Website: Contact: Kevin Reeve 435.797.0783

Biology Dept. Head Candidate Vision Statement: Mike Gibson, Michigan Tech Univ.
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 10:30AM to 11:30AM Presentation title: "Visioning: USU's Department of Biology in the Next Five Years" Location: USU Merrill-Cazier Library, Room: 101 Open To: Everyone! Website: Contact: Janice Miller 435-797-2488

Shades of Grey - Engineering Ethics
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM Keynote Speaker for IEEE SPAC **Free Pizza** Engineers and other technical professionals provide their greatest contribution to society by solving problems and making decisions in the application of technology. However, solutions to ethical situations often are not black or white issues. Typically, there are shades of gray with no single right or wrong answer. In making ethical decisions, engineers need to be sensitive to how their decisions will impact others. Although ethical behavior is based on personal values, there are guidelines to help professional engineers make ethical decisions. This presentation addresses ethics from a practical viewpoint and includes audience group exercises. It is designed to build an awareness of ethical dilemmas and to provide an engineering process for their solution. Location: Engineering Building - Room:201. Open To: Everyone! Contact: Stephanie Whalen 360-607-3820

USU Meditation Club- weekly group sit
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 1:30PM to 2:30PM Come join us! Our meetings usually start with a couple minutes of introductions and news, and then we do a 30-minute meditation (either guided or silent, whichever people want). We then conclude with discussion about specific problems or questions people have about meditation and mindfulness. We are lucky to have two experienced meditation instructors as our faculty advisors- any and all questions you have about meditation/mindfulness/etc. will be welcome. This group is not aligned to any specific type of meditation lineage or religious affiliation; all are welcome to attend, as are all levels of experience. Location: USU Taggart Student Center - Room: 335. Open To: Everyone! Website: Contact: USU Meditation Club 801.455.5397

USU Softball
Wednesday April 13th at 3pm The Lady Aggies take on Idaho State in Logan. The Softball field is just south of Romney Stadium and North of the teaching greenhouse on 800 East.

Test Anxiety Workshop
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 3:30PM to 4:30PM This workshop will address psychological issues that impact academic success in testing situations. You do not have to register to attend. For additional information, please contact the Academic Resource Center at (435) 797-1128. Location: USU TSC 335. Open To: USU Students Faculty and Staff. Contact: Jesse Crosby (435) 797-1128

Northrop Grumman Tech Talk - UAV's and Missiles
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 4:00PM Lecture with FREE PIZZA! Unmanned Systems are playing an increasingly more critical role in modern warfare. Unmanned systems are currently deployed for airborne, ground, and undersea applications. The benefits to our warfighters are already being realized in terms of safer tactics and operations using robotic systems. Northrop Grumman, as the leader in the development of this rapidly evolving technology, presents this workshop providing an overview of the history, current capabilities, and future plans for unmanned systems. Location: USU Engineering Building - Room: 106. Open To: Everyone! Contact: Stephanie Whalen 360-607-3820

Chick-Fil-A Family Night
Wednesday April 13th, 2011 5pm-8pm Family Night at Chick-fil-A at Logan is FUN and FREE! We provide you with a craft for the kids, free face painting and balloon animals! You'll also get to hang out, take a picture with and dance with the Chick-fil-A cow! Location: 1323 N. Main St. Logan, UT 84341

Healthy Sexuality Workshop Series - part 1 - Get Yourself Talking
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 5:00PM to 7:00PM Get yourself talking - Healthy Sexuality Workshop Series. Two workshops are designed to help you understand your own experiences, values, desires and boundaries when it comes to sex, and challenge common myths about this taboo subject. You are welcome to attend either or both sessions. Part One (April 13): "The Birds and the Bees." The focus of session one of the workshop is on understanding human sexual response and protecting against undesired consequences of sex. Part Two (April 20): "Just the Way You Like It." The focus of session two of the workshop is on communicating your values and boundaries with a partner and preventing unwanted sexual experiences. Workshops are FREE and will be held in TSC 310B from 5-7 p.m. Seating is limited. To reserve your seat, contact CAPS @ 797-1012 or stop by TSC 306! Location: USU Taggart Student Center - Room: 310 B. Open To: Everyone! Admission Info: Free. Contact: Michelle Lerwill 435-797-1012

We The People Fundraiser
Wednesday, April 13 · 6:00pm - 8:00pm. We The People is a federally sponsored program (meaning we have no money) for students. Those at the High School level have the opportunity to compete for district, state, and then national competitions. For the fourth year running Sky View's team has taken state. Items will be auctioned off to help raise money for our team to compete at Nationals in Washington DC. Items include i-pods, camcorder, estate planning and much more. Cost is $15 for adults and $10 for under 18. Dinner will be catered by Cafe Sabor. Sky View Encore will be performing a few patriotic songs. Location Sky View High School Cafeteria 520 S. 250 E. Smithfield.

Cruise Night
Another Cruise Night will be held Wednesday night beginning at 6p.m. at Rumbi Island Grill. Come check out the cool cars & trucks. For more information: (John Rutledge 994-1144).

Open Cafe @ Logan Arthouse & Cinema
Wednesday April 13th 6pm Come enjoy FREE WIFI in a great atmosphere at the Logan Arthouse (795 East Main St, Logan across from McDonalds) Come grab a signature steamer, coffee, espresso, or hot chocolate at the Cafe.

"To Preserve The Nation" Class
Scott Bradley hosts a weekly class on the Constitution titled “To Preserve The Nation” at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays upstairs at The Book Table. There is no charge. For more information, call 753-2930 or 753-8844.

Cache Valley Historical Society Meeting
The Cache Valley Historical Society will have two speakers at the April meeting- Wednesday night at 7p.m. in the historic Cache County Courthouse. Jon Allred, a graduate student at Utah State University will discuss the architectural, landscape and oral history of the USU barn – also known as the horse barn or art barn. The second speaker, Benjamin Fowler, also a graduate student at Utah State University, will discuss what the archeological record reveals about the Native Americans who occupied Cache Valley and the surrounding areas in southern Idaho and northern Utah between 11-thousand and 7-thousand years ago.

Open Mic Night @ Logan Arthouse
Do you have a talent? Do you want to share it with Cache Valley? Come join us at the Logan Arthouse & Cinema every Wednesday from 7pm - 9pm and show us what you've got! Send us a Facebook message so that we can save you a spot.

Nova Chamber Music Concert
Wednesday, Apr 13 - 7:30PM to 9:30PM The chamber music of Schubert will be featured on this program of the SCC-based NOVA chamber music series. Location: The USU Performance Hall. Open To: Everyone! Admission Info: $8 general admission, $5 USU faculty and staff, Free for USU students with ID. Website: Contact: CCA Box Office 435-797-8022

Country Swing Dancing
Wednesday April 13th at 9pm Country Swing Dancing at the Cache Valley Fun Park. Admission: $4 Location: 255 E 1770 N, North Logan, UT. Website:

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