Thursday, January 05, 2012

Things To Do In Logan: Thursday 01/12/2012 Events

POSTER EXHIBIT: DISABILITY HISTORY
The exhibit includes panels that outline the history of disability and advocacy. This walk through 3000 years of the human condition is remarkably detailed. It’s sometimes shocking, sometimes poignant, and always informative. Location: Merrill-Cazier Library, Room: 034 (Special Collections area in the basement level). Open To: Public. Admission Info: free. When: 8am to 5pm, January 9th through the 27th. Website: http://www.cpdusu.org/blog/2011/11/attention-educators-here-are-two-events-your-student-should-see/ Contact: JoLynne Lyon, 797.1977, jolynne.lyon@usu.edu

MIGHTY ME WORKSHOP
Sunshine Terrace Wellness Center and BRAG are offering “Mighty Me” workshops on brain health from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays at SST Wellness Center, 209 W. 300 North. Classes are free of charge. Call Allison at 713-1468 or the Wellness Center at 752-9321 with any questions.

STORYTIME FOR BABIES @ STORK LANDING
Drop in for storytime for babies, 18 months and older, at Stork Landing (99 W Center, Logan). Stories last about 15 minutes. Cost: Free! When: Jan. 12th at 10:30am. For more information call 435.79CHILD or visit their website at www.shopstorklanding.com

BUILDING STRONG FAMILIES: KIDS AND SELF ESTEEM
Building Strong Families Workshop: Kids and Self-Esteem’. The Utah Commission on Marriage and the USU Extension Office in Cache County are pleased to offer a workshop to help parents and grandparents learn how to build their children’s and grandchildren’s self-esteem – Thursday morning at 11a.m. in the Cache County Administration Bldg Multi-purpose Room (179 N Main, Logan). The workshop will focus on teaching you ways to help your children and grandchildren avoid failure and achieve success. The cost is $3 per person or $2 if you pay 24 hours prior to the class. A light lunch will be catered by the Bluebird Restaurant. Seating is limited. To register – call (435-752-6263).

WOMEN AND SPIRITUALITY LECTURE
Come and enjoy this free lecture by Dr. Bonnie Glass-Coffin. She will be discussing women and spirituatlity. This even is open to everyone! Where: USU Merrill-Cazier Library - Room 154. When: Thursday, Jan. 12th @ 3pm. Cost: Free! For more information contact: Melissa Keller, 435.797.9222, melissa.keller@usu.edu

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. VIGIL
The Utah State University campus as well as the community is gathering to celebrate Martin Luther King and his legacy. The theme for this year's vigil will be "Remembering His Legacy..." Join us as we walk together in silence in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. Location: TSC, Evan N. Stevenson Ballroom. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Admission Info: Free Event. When: Thursday at 5pm. Website: http://www.usu.edu/accesscenter/mlk.cfm Contact: Black Student Union, 435-890-8958, aminata.meite@aggiemail.usu.edu

HELICON POETRY NIGHT @ CITRUS AND SAGE
Come share your poetry at the Helicon Poetry Group and open mic night. Cost: Free! When: Thursday from 7pm to 9pm. Where: Citrus and Sage Cafe on 100 East and 100 North in Logan. Website: http://www.citrusandsage.biz/index.html

INTERNET CAFE @ 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! 6PM until midnight. Website: http://www.loganarthouse.com/

BACKCOUNTRY 101: WOMEN'S ONLY AVALANCHE CLASS
The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center in Logan will be holding a women's only avalanche class on January 12th and 14th. Come and learn about avalanche awareness and what our snowpack is up to this season all in the company of other women. Bring some friends! Please call 757-2794 for more info. When: Classroom on the 12th at 6pm and field day on the 14th staring at 9am. Cost: $110 ($20 discount for students). To register please go to: http://utahavalanchecenter.org/backcountry_101_womens_thursday_january_12_2012_600pm

KNOTTY KNITTERS
The Knotty Knitters meet from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Senior Citizen Center in Logan. Everyone is invited to work on their crochet, knitting, needlework, cross-stitch projects and more. For more information, contact Cathy at 752-3923.

COOKING CLASS @ KITCHEN KNEADS
Chinese New Year! With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, could there be a better way to celebrate than with a class dedicated to Asian cooking? In this class Tiffany Jeppsen has recipes celebrating the diversity and different cooking styles of Asian cuisine. Come learn new ways of cooking, fabulous recipes, and celebrate the Chinese New Year through food! When: Thursday, January 12, 2012 @ 6:30 p.m. Menu: Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce, Pomelo Salad, Ginger Soy Fish, Rice Cakes. Price: $15.00. Contact: 435-752-9220 chris@luvtocook.com Where: 1211 N Main, Logan.

BIG BAND SWING CLUB
Thursdays 7:00PM to 10:00PM Come learn Big Band Swing Dancing! Swing Dancing is an original American art form, and a fun way to exercise and meet people. Come alone or with a partner; we offer lessons at 7, followed by social dancing. Beginners are welcome, and your first time is free. Come dance with us! Location: HPER Building - Room: 215. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Website: http://www.usu.edu/swing/ Contact: Jennifer Monsen, 801-699-0441 havoc.monkey@gmail.com

LEARN TO ROLL YOUR KAYAK
Kayak Roll Session 7:30pm- 9:30pm HYPER Pool Cost: $5/$8/$10. Starting in October our roll sessions will be held on Thursdays. Come practice your whitewater kayak roll in the HPER pool. Can't roll? No problem, we will have instructors on hand to help you figure it out. All equipment is provided, just bring your suit. This is open to students, faculty/staff, and the general public. Pre-register at the ORP. 435-797-3264.

LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Jesus or Genome, w/White Nite, Samuel McCollum, and Steve Cook. (Acoustic). Cost: $5. When: Thursday January 12th at 8pm. Where: 30 Federal Ave, Logan.

LOGAN UNPLUGGED
Logan Unplugged is an acoustic music night that is free to the public every Thursday from 8 - 10 p.m. at Sultans Tavern 205 south main, Logan. Singer songwriters and fans of acoustic music gather to listen and enjoy the music and each others company. For more information call: 435 757 8970.

DANCE UNITED CLUB
Each month the club focuses on teaching a different dance. October is Big Band Swing Dancing. November the club is looking at doing something like ballroom style, samba, or salsa. If you are interested in becoming a member, membership is $10 which includes a free t-shirt and admittance to all the membership parties. Lessons start at 8pm. Where: Tippets Gallery in the USU Chase Fine Arts Building.

COUNTRY WESTERN DANCING @ LEGENDS
FreeStyle Dance Company instructors provide the dance lessons. Come learn the Cowboy Cha Cha, Waltz, Two-Step, Triple Step, Line Dances, and more! 21 and older, please. Where: Legend's Billard Hall,2707 S HWY 89/91, Nibley. Cost: $5 per person. When: Thursday at 8pm. Contact Info: Erica Colvin, FreeStyle Dance Company, 435.535.1034 erica@freestyledancecompany.com

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