Thursday, November 17, 2011

Things To Do In Logan: Monday 11/21/2011 Events

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!

STARTING SMALL ART EXHIBIT
Collected by old and new, 'Starting Small' showcases USU student collections curated by current students. The exhibit illustrates the diversity of art and its collection through the eyes of independent students. Four Utah State students, Trissta Lyman, Megan Mitchell, Brady Mathews and Megan Evans, are curating the exhibit and gathering artwork from other student’s private collections. An opening reception will be held Nov. 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall. The exhibit runs Nov. 7 - Dec. 1 from 9am to 5pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

MARION HYDE EXHIBITION
Stop by and view the Marion Hyde Exhibit in the Tippetts Exhibit Hall, Chase Fine Arts Center, on the USU Campus. Exhibit runs from 11/05/2011 to 12/01/2011 open 10am to 5pm. Cost: Free!

USU UNDERGRAD ART EXHIBIT
The Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University Presents their Undergraduate Art Exhibition. The show includes student work in painting, sculpting, drawing, photo, printmaking, and ceramics. The show runs from Nov. 7 – Dec. 2nd from 10am to 5pm, in the USU FAV Gallery 102, and is open and free to the public. A reception will be held at the gallery, Nov. 18th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. where awards will be given. Come meet the artists, enjoy refreshment, and enjoy a spectacular exhibition of talent.

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. Location: 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 http://www.ecclesice.com/ for more information.

ELLEN ECCLES THEATRE TOUR
Tours commence at 10:30 Am every Monday & Friday, except for show days & holidays. CVCA tours are free and take about 30 minutes. Groups larger than 15 should make reservations by calling the CVCA Ticket Office at 435-752-0026.

USU AIRPLANES FOR AFRICA
Think you have the best paper airplane? Come compete for sweet prizes such as a helicopter ride. All you have to do is pay $1 for your paper airplane to compete, it is free to watch. All funds raised will go towards helping people in Uganda and Ghana start their own small business with micro loans. Location: TSC, International Lounge. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public Monday. When: Nov 21 - 4:00PM to 5:00PM. Contact: Erika Norton, 801-634-4483, erika.k.norton@gmail.com

ROCKHAUS FAMILY NIGHT
Monday is Family Night $7.00/person minimum of 2 after 5:00 PM. Must be immediate family. 1780 NORTH 200 EAST NORTH LOGAN, UTAH 84321 Contact: Rockhaus Climbing Gym phone: 435.713.0068 fax: 435.713.0069

FAMILY NIGHT ICE SKATING
The Eccles Ice Center offers Family Night from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Mondays at the center, 2825 N. 200 East, North Logan. Up to eight people can skate for $30, including skates. Call 752-1170 for an updated, daily schedule as times are subject to change. For more information, call 787-2288.

BOOK CLUB MEETING
We meet on the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:30PM in the Temple Fork room. Everyone is invited!! Here's a list of the books we will be discussing each month: November: 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff, December: Mountains beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder, January: A Room with a View by E. M. Forster, February: Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (changed to 2nd Monday for Feb), March: Scarlet Pimpernel by The Baroness Orczy, April: Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde, May: Uglies by Scott Westerfield, June: Whistling Season by Ivan Doig, July: Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Contact: Karen Clark, 435-716-9138 or Logan Library 435-716-9123. Location: Logan Library, Temple Fork Room, 255 N Main St., Logan, UT 84321. Cost: Free.

COMMON GROUND MOVIE NIGHT
Enjoy a casual evening with friends kicking back with treats and watching a movie here at the Common Ground office. When: Monday at 6:30pm. Cost: Free! Location: 355 N 100 E, Logan.

CELLO CONCERT
Rachel is a senior studying cello performance at USU. Her recital will be in the USU Fine Arts Center, Room 214 and will feature works from Bach, Popper, Prokofiev, Schumann and Elgar. When: Monday at 7pm. Cost: Free!

COSMIC BOWLING
The Cache Valley Fun Park offers Cosmic Bowling every Monday from 7pm until close. Bowling prices start at 3pm. Location: 255 E 1770 N, North Logan.


LHS PRESENTS: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
Logan High School presents Once Upon a Mattress - The musical story of "The Princess and the Pea". Location: LHS Auditorium. When: Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday at 7:30pm. Cost: Adults $6, Student/Child $5. Tickets are available at the door or online at https://www.ticketturtle.com/index.php?ticketing=logan

USU GUITAR ENSEMBLES
Acoustic and electric guitars combine forces at Utah State University for the USU Guitar Ensembles concert Monday night at 730p.m. in the Taggart Student Center auditorium. The larger acoustic ensemble, affectionately called “Guitarmageddon”, has 35 members comprised of music and non-music majors. The smaller acoustic ensemble is comprised of guitar majors. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors and youth, $5 for USU faculty and staff and free for USU students with ID. (Regular priced tickets purchased in groups of 4 or more will receive a 25 percent discount). When: Monday at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Caine College of the Arts Box Office located in room 139-B of the Chase Fine Arts Center, by calling (435-797-8022) or online at arts.usu.edu

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

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