Monday, January 16, 2012

Things To Do In Logan: Tuesday 01/24/2012 Events

The exhibit, assembled by Special Collections and Archives Photograph Curator Daniel Davis, explores the history of the Union Pacific Railroad through photographs of A. J. Russell. The exhibit presents several of the well-known and idealized scenes of the railroad’s construction (1868-69) as photographed by Russell while under the commission of the Union Pacific Railroad. In addition to the well-known images, the exhibit presents examples of stereo-views taken by Russell and other photographers that offer a more complete and less sanitized version of the railroad’s history. A reception for the exhibit is planned Feb. 15 in conjunction with a lecture by Davis for the Friends of Merrill-Cazier Library. Where: The Merrill-Cazier Library. When: January 23rd through February 17th, All Day. Cost: Free!

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: Contact: JoLynne Lyon, 797.1977,

This exhibition will highlight the most recent work of Utah State’s emeritus professor of art, Marion R. Hyde. Professor Hyde retired from the Department of Art in 2002 after more than 33 years of dedicated service that included 12 years as department head. Since retirement, Professor Hyde has been working in oil and pastel to create images that both represent and abstract the Utah landscape. We're pleased to present a wide selection of his best works to you during this opening exhibition of the 2012 season. An opening social will be held Jan. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Tippets Exhibit Hall. Location: Twain Tippetts Exhibition Hall. Open To: Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public. Admission Info: Free. Contact: CCA Box Office, 435-797-8022, When: January 17th through February 9th, 10am to 5pm.

The Human Library is an innovative approach to dialogue and interaction. Come visit us, view the catalog, check out one of our Human Books and have a seat with him or her and find out about different experiences and ways of thinking. When: The days and times are as follows: Tuesday, January 24, 12PM-2PM; Wednesday, January 25, 2PM-4PM; Thursday, January 26, 4PM-6PM. Contact: Anne Hedrich, 435-797-2165, ~or~ Angela Neff, 435-797-2679, Location: USU Merrill-Cazier Library 101, 3000 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322. Cost: Free!

Go ice fishing with Common Ground Outdoor Adventure at Hyrum Dam. Bring your own fishing pole or use one of ours. Meet at: 335 N. 100 E., Logan, UT. When: Tuesday at 2pm. Cost: $3.

A reception to honor Dr. James Cangelosi as Utah's 2011 Carnegie Professor of the Year. Sponsor: Provost Office. Location: Haight Alumni Center. When: Tuesday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Open To: usu Students Faculty Staff. Contact: Michele Hillard, 797-1166, Cost: Free!

Lights, Camera, Anime! Teenagers, looking for something fun to do after school? Then come to the library for Teen Tuesdays. We'll be doing something fun every Tuesday at 4:00 pm. Kick back, relax, and enjoy some Japanese animation. We'll feature a different anime series the fourth Tuesday of the month. Feel free to bring snacks. Note: all of the anime that we will be showing is rated TVPG. Contact: Rachel Anderson - Teen Services Librarian, 435-716-9134 ~or~ Logan Library, 435-716-9123. Website: Time: 4PM. Date: 4th Tuesday of each month. Location: Logan Library - Jim Bridger Room, 255 North Main, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: Free!

Did you know Tuesday night is now College Night at Chick-fil-A at Logan? Show your college ID from 5pm-9pm and get two #1 adult meals for the price of one! That's 2 Original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwiches, medium Potato Waffle Fries and medium beverages! Don't forget your favorite sauce! Logan location only.
Valid only on Tuesdays between the hours of 5pm-9pm, for #1 adult meal. No substitutions, customer responsible for payment of any add-ons (i.e. lettuce, tomato, bacon, upsize, etc.). Valid ID from any college acceptable. Expired ID's are not acceptable. Available for a limited time.

Help SNC support local nonprofit Nordic United as they host the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival. Films highlight the fun and magic of winter recreation through compelling and entertaining stories of backcountry, non-motorized recreation and environmental preservation. Festivities include silent & live auctions. SNC (also part of the Winter Wildlands Alliance) will be promoting snowshoe & SnowSchool events. Contact Erin or Shannon for more info or to donate an auction item. Contact: Erin Davis, ~or~ Shannon Waterfall, Website: Time: 6:30PM. Date: Tuesday January 24, 2012. Location: Logan Arthouse Cinema, 795 N. Main St. Logan, UT. Cost: $10

Think Warm Thoughts - Mediterranean Cuisine! In the coldest part of winter it is often an escape to eat a warm bowl of soup, bread fresh from the oven, or a piping hot casserole. This year, take a vacation through food by visiting the Mediterranean. Experience the food with local caterer Leah Nielsen. This class will feature recipes that will have you escaping your winter blues and enjoying the beaches of the Mediterranean! When: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 @ 6:30 p.m. Menu: Hummus, Pita Chips, Greek Couscous Salad w/ Greek Vinaigrette, Grilled Flat Breads, Grilled Vegetables with Olive Oil. Price: $15.00. For more information or to register for the class contact: 435-752-9220 or Where: 1211 N Main, Logan.

Cache Valley writer RaeAnne Thayne will discuss her transition from journalist to national award-winning fiction writer at the annual meeting of Friends of the North LoganThayne is a USU graduate and former reporter for the Herald Journal. Also at the meeting, Donna Marie Wagner, recently appointed director of North Logan Library will be introduced. Wagner will talk about her background in library work and some of her ideas for the library. The public is invited to attend and light refreshments will be served. For more information: (John 787-4108). When: Tuesday, Jan 24th at 7p.m. Cost: Free!

Sweet Treats! With Valentines Day just around the corner, Mindy Merrill will be here to show us how to make home-made toffee and caramels! Nothing says "I LOVE YOU" like homemade sweets! When: Tuesday, Jan. 24 @ 7pm. Cost: Free! 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.

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out? This is the question addressed by 'PressPausePlay,' a documentary film containing interviews with some of the world's most influential creators of the digital era. Location: Eccles Science Learning Center - Room: 046. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Admission Info: Free! Website: Contact: Tyler Woodbury, 970-275-6706, When: Tuesday, January 24th at 7pm.

Student produced, directed and performed one act plays. Two different groups of plays, Group A and Group B. Group A shows 7:30pm on Jan. 23, 25 and 27, Group B shows at 7:30pm on Jan. 24, 26 and 28. Group A is rated Mature for some profanity and sexual references, Group B is appropriate for General Audiences, with brief strong language. Group A one act plays: "Life Under Water" by Richard Greenberg, "Naomi in the Living Room" by Christopher Durang, "Noon" by Terrence McNally. Group B one act plays: "Chinamen" by Michael Frayn, "Something Unspoken" by Tennessee William, "The Actor's Nightmare" by Christopher Durang. Where: The Black Box Theatre in the USU Chase Fine Arts Center. Cost: $5 General Admission, free for USU students with ID.

Direct from Ireland, the finest voices of the Celtic world are showcased against a thundering backdrop of expert dancing and musicianship in CELTIC NIGHTS JOURNEY OF HOPE. In this glittering production, 6 of Ireland's most prominent vocal talents are complimented by 6 of its most accomplished step dancers, creating an exhilarating picture of a proud people who dared to dream big and doggedly carved out a home in the New World. In Celtic Nights, their story is told, through the power and majesty of music and the hypnotic fury of dancing feet. Discounts available for children, USU students, groups and multiple show purchases. Contact: CVCA Ticket Office, (435) 752-0026, Website: Time: 7:30PM. Date: Tuesday and Wednesday January 24-25, 2012. Location: Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 South Main Street, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: $19-$29.

The Cache Valley Fun Park hosts Old Skool Skate Night! It starts at 9pm -11 pm. This day is also $2 Tuesday, so any activity this day costs only $2! Befriending the Fun Park on Facebook can give you great deals (especially on Old Skool Night) if you check their page before heading in.

Join us for weekly Salsa Dancing: Tuesdays, 9:30-midnight, $3 per person, Beginning and Intermediate Class 9:30-10:30 p.m at the Whittier Community Center, 290 N. 400 E., Logan, UT.

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