Monday, October 24, 2011

Wednesday 10/26/2011 Events


2011 USU CERAMICS GUILD CHILI BOWL SALE
It's that time of year again! Next Wednesday the USU Ceramics Guild will be hosting their annual Chili Bowl sale. Come pick up some unique and hand thrown bowls, support student artists, and have a great lunch all at the same time. Bowls are created by students and faculty and prices start around $8 and go up from there. When you purchase a bowl you get a free bowl of chili. Where: The TSC Lower Patio. When: 9am to 4pm, rain or shine.

KA-POW! GRAPHIC NOVEL EXHIBITION
The Merrill-Cazier Library is presenting Ka-pow! Graphic Novels, an exhibition on graphic novels used in academia. It will be shown in the atrium of the Merrill-Cazier Library from Oct. 24 through Dec. 10. A formal opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. in room 101 of the Library where several USU professors will discuss the use of graphic novels in their current classroom curriculum. Where: Merrill-Cazier Library Atrium. Open to: Everyone! Contact: Vicki Read, 435.797.2914, vicki.read@usu.edu When: Open all day during Merrill-Cazier Library hours from Oct. 24th to December 10th. Cost: Free!

THE CLOTHESLINE PROJECT
"The Clothesline Project - Fighting Violence Against Women" will be displayed in the TSC International Lounge on the USU Campus, and is sponsored by the Center for Women and Gender. The Clothesline Project (CLP) began in 1990 as a program to address the issue of violence against women. It is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. They then hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women. Contact: Melissa Keller, 435.797.9222, melissa.keller@usu.edu Open to: Everyone! When: Oct. 24th through Oct. 26th open during TSC operating hours. Cost: Free!

USU LIBRARIES CELEBRATE OPEN ACCESS!
The Merrill-Cazier Library will celebrate International Open Access Week Oct. 24-28. Did you ever wonder why you couldn’t get access to all of the information you need for your research? Everyone can get an answer to that and much more at a table (with candy!) in the Merrill-Cazier Library foyer between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. during Open Access Week. Librarians will be on hand to answer such questions, explain the scholarly communications crisis and provide helpful ideas on how you can help liberate research. The campus community is also invited to join a panel discussion that explores the topic “Do we have a right to knowledge?” Ethicist Erica Holberg, physicist Charlie Torre and USU Press Director Michael Spooner present their unique perspectives on our right to knowledge and the open access movement in general. The discussion is Wednesday Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m., at Merrill-Caizer Library Room 101, followed by refreshments. Website: http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/ Contact: Andrew Wesolek, 435.7979.2650, andrew.wesolek@usu.edu Open to: Everyone! Cost: Free!

USU SCHOLARSHIP EXHIBIT
USU Student Scholarship Recipients Exhibit run from September 28th to October 27th from 10am to 5pm in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall of the Chase Fine Arts Center on the USU Campus. This exhibit is free and open to the public.

USU ANNUAL GRADUATE EXHIBITCome view the 2011 Annual Graduate Exhibition in the Chase Fine Arts Center, Gallery 102, on the USU Campus. Website: http://arts.usu.edu/ Cost: Free. When: From October 17th through November 4th, 10am to 5pm.

AWHC FALL HARVEST DAYS & CORN MAZE
The American West Heritage Center in Wellsville is open for their annual Fall Harvest Days & Corn Maze!. Includes corn maze, straw bale maze, hay forts and more!
Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm Fri & Sat 10am-10pm. $6 adults, $5 kids 3-11/students/military/seniors

MOM OR DAD & ME ICE SKATING
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 www.ecclesice.com for more information.

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.

USU MEDITATION CLUB
All levels of meditation experience are welcome for our weekly sit. There will be instruction provided for those who desire it, and we typically sit for 30 minutes. Time will be made for announcements and the sharing of experiences. Open to: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. When: Wednesday at noon. Location: TSC room 335. Contact: Pete Tauber 224-622-3995 peter.tauber@aggiemail.usu.edu

KITCHEN KNEADS COOKING CLASS
Hands On Whole Wheat! Come learn from our in-store instructor how to make delicious wheat bread using freshly ground wheat flour. Instructor will also demonstrate how to make our cinnamon/currant variation. Includes pan and one loaf of bread to take home. Menu: Wheat Bread, Cinnamon/Currant Variation Contact: 435-752-9220 chris@luvtocook.com Where: 1211 N Main, Logan. When: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 @ 1:00 p.m. Price: $25.00

PIZZA WITH SENATOR HATCH
United States Senator Orrin Hatch will speak to students, faculty, and the general public at a Pizza and Politics event hosted by the Utah State College Republicans on Wednesday, October 26th from 4-5 p.m. on campus in the Taggart Student Center (TSC)auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Senator Hatch will speak briefly and then take questions from the audience.

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL
This Halloween Carnival is put on by the Val R. Christensen Service Center for all of the children and their families in the community. It will be located at the Lundstrom student Center. Admission: 1 can of food per person or 3 cans per family. When: Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm. Contact: DJ Zolman, 801.946.2816, d.z@aggiemail.usu.edu

FAMILY NIGHT AT CHICK-FIL-A OF LOGAN
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! When: Wednesdays from 5pm to 8pm.

GREEN CANYON CORN MAZE
Welcome to Green Canyon Farms Corn Maze! Over 20 acres... the largest corn maze in Cache Valley. But don't let that scare you, there's a halfway point exit for the option to end your journey, or you can continue on. We also have maps available in case you get REALLY lost. We design our own maze from start to finish,making our maze very unique - this years maze is Egyptian themed! Craving some fright in your life? The maze becomes haunted @ dark every Friday and Saturday from September 30 to October 31. Bring your nerves of steel. *(Some young children would rather enjoy the maze when it's not haunted, so if you have little ones, plan accordingly.)* Cost: Non-Haunted •Adults (12 and up) - $6.00 •Children (3-11) - $4.00 Haunted •Adults (12 and up) $7.00 •Kids( 3-11) $5.00 Don't forget to copy off your coupons for a buck off! Monday is Family night! Family night special: A family of 6 can get in for $25.00! (Must be immediate family). Visit
http://www.greencanyonfarms.com/ for details and to print a money saving coupon. Open Mon-Thursday from 5pm to 11pm. Friday 5pm to midnight. Saturday 2pm to midnight.

LITTLE BEAR BOTTOMS CORN MAZE
Little Bear Bottoms is a family farm that grows sod and corn. We are basically a non-profit organization like many of the other farmers around here. Our corn mazes are a ton of fun. From our Hay forts to the snowmobile grass drag races to the Haunted River trail it is our goal to offer a variety of activities associated with fall and Halloween to make Little Bear Bottoms fun for people of all ages. Many of the haunters are our own kids or friends and neighbors who live nearby. We just happen to have a spooky barn and a great place along the river for a spook alley, so we just want to invite everyone in to enjoy it with us. Location: 5000 s hwy 89/91 Wellsville, UT 84339, Little Bear Bottoms is located .2 miles south of the Phillips 66-Burger King on the east side of Hwy 89/91.
When: Monday - Thursday 5-10 pm Friday 5-11 pm Saturday 1-11 pm UEA Special Weekend 1-11 pm. Please visit the website for prices and more information http://www.lbbcornmaze.com/index.html

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
A Halloween Carnival for all branches of the Military will be held Wed, Oct 26th from 530p.m. to 730p.m. at the Cache Co. Fairgrounds (450 S 500 West). Bring the whole family for a spooktacular night full of lots of fun. Featuring food, bounce houses, Trunk or Treat and Carnival games.

LIVING WITH ALZHEIMERS
BRAG (Bear River Association of Governments)and the Alzheimer’s Association presents ‘Living with Alzheimers’ (For Caregivers)- an education program by the Alzheimer’s Association every Wednesday night from 6p.m. to 7p.m at 170 N Main in Logan (BRAG office southeast entrance). Contact: Deborah Crowther @ 435-713-1462

INTERNET CAFE AT LOGAN ARTHOUSE & CINEMA
Come and enjoy our cozy atmosphere, free wi-fi and custom specialty drinks! You can snack on all our regular concessions, too! When: Wednesdays from 6pm until midnight. http://www.loganarthouse.com/

REUSE, REDUCE, RECYCLE AUCTION
RRR Auction has a LIVE auction every Wednesday night at 6 pm till done with a LIVE Auctioneer, Food Vendors, Lots of goods to be sold and fun to be had. Please stop by early and browse the auction and sign up to be a bidder!!! See you there!!! Where: 244 S Main, Logan. Contact: 512.6880 carolynnpease@yahoo.com

LIVE MUSIC @ CITRUS & SAGE
Jazz night returns to Citrus and Sage. Join us for some great live Jazz. When: Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm.

TOWN HALL MEETING WITH SENATOR HATCH
United States Senator Orrin Hatch will speak to the general public at a town hall meeting hosted by the Cache County Republican Party, Wednesday, October 26th from 7-8 p.m. at the Dansante Building in downtown Logan. The event is free and open to the public. Senator Hatch will speak briefly and then take questions from the audience.

FREE MACEYS COOKING CLASS
Quick Meals! Please help me welcome a new teacher to our Little Theater. Alissa Weller will be here to show us some wonderful Quick Meal ideas that will not only make your hectic life a little easier, but will impress your picky eaters...I mean family members. Seating is limited, so reserve a seat today at the service desk or call 435.753.3301. Where: Macey's Grocery Store in Providence - the Little Theatre. Open to ages 10 & up. When: Wednesday at 7pm. Cost: FREE!

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.

POE IN THE DARK 2011
Sigma Tau Delta's Poe in the Dark takes place Wednesday, Oct. 26th, 7 p.m. in BNR room 102 on the USU Campus. Join us in a night of spooky stories read by some of our amazing professors as well as a few great student presenters! Bring one can of food for the food drive and receive a raffle ticket to be entered in a drawing for prizes! There will be treats and fantastic decorations. Costumes are encouraged (but not required). Hope to see you all there!

PAIN MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Pain Management Support Group (Soakers Club) meets every Wednesday night at 715p.m. and Sundays at 2p.m. in the parking lot of Square One Printing (630 W 200 North, Logan) to car pool over to Crystal Hot Springs for a few hours of soaking in the warm mineral pools. This is a great way to help alleviate pain and promote optimal health. For more information and to RSVP your space in a car pool call Beverly (435-755-3206).

FIGURE DRAWING/PAINTING FROM USU ART GUILD
We will be holding weekly figure study sessions for students and community members that would like to practice work with the human figure. When: Wednesday at 7:30pm. Cost: Each session is $5, or $40 for the whole semester (to pay the model). Location: Chas Fine Arts Center, USU Campus, Room 209. Open to: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Contact: Halland Larsen 801.865.1254 artguildusu@gmail.com

COUNTRY SWING DANCING
Come country swing dancing at the Cache Valley Fun Park. When: Wednesdays from 9pm until close. Cost: $4 per person. Visit their website for more information: http://www.cachevalleyfunpark.com/

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