Thursday, January 26, 2012

Things To Do In Logan: Wednesday 02/01/12 Events

FREE AEROBICS WEEK
The Logan Recreation Center is sponsoring a FREE Aerobics Week – Monday thru Saturday(Feb 4-th). Try any class, any time, for a whole week free. Bring a friend, work out together, and get motivated. For more information: (435-716-9250) or visit www.loganutah.org

CGOA FULL SKI DAY
Hit the slopes at Beaver Mountain with Common Ground Outdoor Adventures. Adaptive equipment is available. Call Carey for more details, 435.713.0288. Cost: $25. When: Wednesday @ 7:30pm. Common Ground Outdoor Adventures' mission is to provide life-enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities. We provide adaptive equipment and support, which enable people with disabilities to participate in outdoor recreation alongside their peers.

FORGOTTEN PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD
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!

MARION R. HYDE EXHIBIT
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, ccatickets@usu.edu When: January 17th through February 9th, 10am to 5pm.

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.

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.

BUZZED FOR A CURE
Come out and get your head shaved when you make a minimum donation for breast cancer research. Where: West Point Dairy, 570 N 500 E, Hyrum. When: Wednesday, February 1st from 10am to 6pm. Cost: Minimum donation $5. For more information contact Ron or Steve at 435.245.0147.

USU ART GUILD WAREHOUSE SHOW
Come and see what USU art students have created in the Annual Art Guild Warehouse Show. Where: Gallery 102, USU Chase Fine Arts Center. Cost: Free! When: Monday January 30th through Friday February 3rd from 12pm to 4pm.

SNC NATURE NIGHT
Join Stokes Nature Center on the first Wednesday of every month for family-friendly nature fun! SNC will keep its doors open late and provide stories, activities, and a chance to explore. For more info, call 435-755-3239 or email nature[at]logannature.org When: Wednesday from 4pm to 7pm. Cost: Free and open to everyone, all ages welcome!

SIBED: FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF CHINA'S ECONOMY
Dr. Israelsen will lead a discussion on the future of China's economy. SIBED will also provide information on opportunities for students to study in China. Refreshments will be served. Location: Engineering Building - Room: 206. Open To: USUStudents Faculty. Contact: Rebecca Kelley, 801-386-3780, sibedclub@gmail.com When: Wednesday @ 4:30pm. Cost: Free!

MARVELOUS HANDS: PAPER CRAFT CLASS
Learn how to make amazing crafts made of paper at the “Marvelous Hands” classes at the Multi-cultural Center of Cache Valley (290 N 400 East). Paper crafts classes on Wednesdays from 5p.m. to 7p.m. (Cost is $35 includes materials). Register at the Multi-cultural Center at the Whittier Center or call (435-753-8486).

FAMILY NIGHT AT CHICK-FIL-A OF LOGAN
Family Night at Chick-fil-A at Logan is FUN and FREE! Kids (12 and under) who come to Chick-fil-A at Logan wearing their jammies get a FREE 3-count Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Minis! We'll also have story time with the Chick-fil-A Cow with free books, balloon animals and crafts! Also, bring extra jammies to donate to local shelters who are in need. All events at Chick-fil-A at Logan are free unless otherwise noted. When: Wednesdays from 5pm to 8pm.

MASTER GARDENER COURSE
Come ‘Grow’ with Cache County Master Gardeners! Do you enjoy gardening and working with people? Volunteer and be trained by Utah State University Extension to offer information and assistance to home gardeners in Cache County about healthy gardening practices. The 14 – week course begins Feb 1st (from 6p.m. to 9p.m.) in the County Administration bldg. Multi-purpose room (179 N Main, Logan). Applications available online at: www.cachemg.org or call (435-752-6263). When: Wednesdays from Feb 1st through May 2, 6pm to 9pm. Cost: $95 registration fee ($40 refunded after service hours completed) includes binder and class materials.

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

CGOA VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION
All CGOA volunteers who have not yet attended a volunteer training please make this a priority as we will be training you about our mission, our programming, working with people with disabilities and enjoying refreshments! This training is mandatory for all activity volunteers and recommended for office volunteers as well. Let us know you will be attending either by calling us at the office (435) 713-0288 or sending us an email at volunteer@cgadventures.org. When: Wednesday at 6pm.

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/

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.

MEET MORGAN PHILPOT
If you haven't had the chance to meet Morgan Philpot and see why his message is resonating all over the state of Utah, here is a great opportunity. Morgan Philpot will be speaking at the Logan Library in Logan. He'll be illustrating how Utah will not only be the most prosperous state in the country, but why every other state will soon be looking to Utah as the exemplar of good, Constitutional governance. Please stop by, bring a friend, invite your family and neighbors to come hear Morgan's powerful message. Hope to see you there. Morgan Philpot: The Vision to Lead. The Courage to Act. When: Wednesday Feb 1, 2012 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm. Cost: Free!

PAIN MANAGEMENT SUPPORT GROUP
Pain Management Support Group (Soakers Club) meets every Wednesday night at 7:15p.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).

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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