Monday, February 13, 2012

Things To Do In Logan: Saturday 02/18/12 Events

SOMEBODY'S ATTIC 30% OFF SALE
Celebrate the Child & Family Support Center's 30-Year Anniversary! Somebody's Attic will be hosting a three day 30% off sale in honor of this milestone. Contact: Leigh Dean, 435-752-8880, leigh@cachecfsc.org Website: http://www.cachecfsc.org/ Date: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday February 16-18, 2012, all day. Location: Somebody's Attic, 39 W 100 N, Logan, UT 84321.

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!

ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT
Sign in starts at 6:00 a.m. Fishing starts at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. Prizes will be awarded after that. Cost is $60 per person. Pay out is $200 per hour for the biggest fish of the hour. Tournament winners receive $1,500 for 1st place, $1,000 for 2nd place, $750 for 3rd place and $500 for 4th place. You must pre-pay to reserve your spot. For rules, regulations and pre-pay contact Jake at (435) 994-1646. Where: Hyrum Dam State Park, 405 W 300 S, Hyrum, UT.

CGOA SKI DAY
Common Ground hosts Ski Day Saturday, February 18th at 7:30 am. Come hit the slopes with our great ski staff. Adaptive equipment is available. Cost is $25 for a half day of skiing at Beaver Mountain. Common Ground is a non-profit organization that provides outdoor recreation for people with disabilities. To sign up for this activity, request transportation or to learn about other activities, call 713-0288.

ADVANCED AVALANCHE SKILLS WORKSHOP
Join us for one evening class and one field day advanced avalanche skills workshop for all
levels of experience on Feb 16 @ 6pm at the Logan Ranger Station and 18 from 9am to 4pm in Garden City. Cost: $110 includes Thusday night and all day Saturday ( $20 discount if student.) Please visit www.utahavalanchecenter.org/education for more info or call 757-2794

CUSTOM FABRIC PRINTING
For all the crafty ladies or men: Innate Designs is setting up their T-shirt printer at Bernina's in downtown Logan this Saturday February 18th from 9:30am to 6:00pm. They will be availble to print $5 CUSTOM QUILT SQUARES! Bring photos to scan or digital images already on CD, thumb drive, or SD card and we'll print them for you up to 12x16 inches for quilts, bags, pillow cases, hot pads, you name it. Great for birthdays, weddings, babies, missionaries, etc. We don't sew though, that part is up to you!

SATURDAYS AT THE MUSEUM
Topsy Turvy: A Look at Carnival and Mardi Gras. The USU Museum of Anthropology will explore the traditions of Mardi Gras and Carnival. Mardi Gras is not only an epic celebration for the people of New Orleans, but an event that has rich cultural ties to many countries. Join us for presentations about how different countries experience their own versions of Mardi Gras and Carnival through parades, dancing, music and more. Come and make your own mask and beaded necklace to look fabulous for this exciting celebration. Visitors are also invited to wear purple, green and gold and learn about what these colors represent. Location: USU, Old Main Bldg. - Room: 252. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Admission Info: Free. When: Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Contact: USU Museum of Anthropology, (435) 797-7545, anthromuseum@usu.edu

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.

EL SOLE RUNNING CLUB SATURDAY SOLE-DIERS RUN
El Sole, a Cache Valley running club organizes club runs every Saturday morning. Check our website for dates, locations, and times elsolerc.blogspot.com. Come train for a race, meet new friends, or just have fun! When: Saturday @ 10am. Where: Top of Old Main Hill on the USU Campus.

D.A.R. MEETING & GENEALOGY SEARCHES
Need additional information about your ancestors? You are invited to attend the meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution on Saturday when genealogist Maurine Ward will discuss Finding Online Resources to assist Genealogy Searches. Individual help in searching for your family members will be given. The meeting will be held at the Logan City Library, 255 N Main beginning at 10:30a.m. The D.A.R.is a women’s service organization that encourages patriotism, promotes historic preservation and provides educational opportunities for children and adult women. All members of D.A.R. have proven lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution. Contact Regent Joanne Jensen (435-753-5407)

HARLEM NIGHTS WORKSHOP #3A
"Lifts & Airsteps" Partner Required! Time to get your Tarzan on! This intermediate/advanced class will cover lift techniques including basing, bowing, tucking, weight sharing and flips. The class will start with a few grounded tricks, then move to 2-3 classic air steps. Partner required. Where: USU HPER - Room 102. When: Saturday @ 10am. Cost: $15 without the weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

HARLEM NIGHTS WORKSHOP #3B
"From Lindy to Blues" (offered for those who do not wish to take the Lifts and Aerials Class - taught by Virgil & Emily Feinhauer) You've got your Lindy skills, now it's time to get your Blues. And yes, there is a difference between slow lindy and blues. This class will go over the differences between slow lindy and blues, explore the blues aesthetic, and add to your blues repertoire. Where: USU HPER - Room 102. When: Saturday @ 10am. Cost: $15 without the weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

HARLEM NIGHTS WORKSHOP #4
"Basics: All about Connection" This class will address core of pure lead and follow. Mind-bending exercises will improve counter-balance, stretch, inertia, flow and turns. These exercises will help erase bad habits and foster new vocabulary. Where: USU HPER - Room 102. Cost: $15 without the weekend pass. When: Saturday @ 11am. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

COOKING CLASS @ KITCHEN KNEADS
Learning to use fondant on your cakes can be intimidating to even a skilled cook or baker. In this class, pastry chef Molly Badger will teach beginning level skills for the new cake decorator. Learn to cover a cake without any rips, tears, or cracks. Plus decorating tips and tricks for making the perfect cake. Even a skilled baker will learn new things to make your life in the kitchen easier in this class! Saturday, February 18, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. Menu: Tinting Fondant, Preparing a Cake, for Covering with Fondant, Covering a Cake with Fondant, Cake Stacking, Cake Sculpting, Embellishments & Decorations, And More! Price: $20.00. Contact: 435-752-9220 chris@luvtocook.com Where: 1211 N Main, Logan.

BANG! THWACK! PLOP! COMICS: AN INFLUENCE ON CONTEMPORARY ART
This exhibition explores the intersection of comics and art with specific attention on how certain themes and stylistic forms have crossed over from the genre of comics into the world of visual art. The exploding popularity of comics, mostly through animation and graphic novels, shows us the graphic or comic impulse has become a compelling means of artistic communication. This exhibition helps point toward a growing interdisciplinary trend in the arts that allows for a flow of ideas between media and form, creating a liberation of high art. Location: Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Admission Info: The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is open Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, exhibit runs February 4th through March 1st. Admission is free. Website: http://artmuseum.usu.edu/ Contact: Deb Banerjee, (435) 797-8207, deborah.banerjee@usu.edu

FRAGMENTS OF TERROR: DRAWINGS BY JIM STARRETT
With 27 drawings and paintings in this exhibit, the USU community gets a rare look at the work of this contemporary artist. The viewer is taken through a jungle of symbols filled with religious and historical meanings all arranged in meticulous geometric puzzles that are at once clear while also carrying some ambiguous mystery. Location: USU Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. Admission Info: The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is open Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, exhibit runs from February 4th through March 1st. Admission is free. Website: http://artmuseum.usu.edu/ Contact: Deb Banerjee, (435) 797-8207, deborah.banerjee@usu.edu

LOAVES AND FISHES COMMUNITY MEAL
Everyone is welcome to attend this free community sponsored meal. Join us for food, friendship and connections! Meal is served from 11:30AM-1PM the third Saturday of every month. This event is supported by a variety of Cache Valley agencies and organizations, including St Thomas, St John's, Prince of Peace, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cache Valley Food Pantry, Volunteer Center, PAWS, and others. All are welcome. The meal is not sponsored by or promoting a specific church or belief. Contact: Amy Anderson, 435-797-8801, amy.z.anderson@usu.edu ~or~ Rachel von Niederhausern, rachel@globalneighbor.org Time: 11:30AM-1PM. Date: Third Saturday of each month. Location: First Presbyterian Church, 12 S 200 West, Logan, UT 84321. Cost: Free.


FREE BEADING CLASS @ BEADLES ORIGINAL BEADS
Come learn to make these fast and easy glitzy earrings. A little beadweaving and a few crystals and you are sporting a great new pair of beaded earrings or you have beaded beads to add to any project. Instructor: Mystee Shauer. Skill Level: Beginner. When: Saturday from noon to 2pm. Cost: Tuitition is free! Bring your own materials or purchase them at Beadles.

SNC SNOWSHOE SATURDAY: SWEETHEART HIKE
Treat your Valentine to a unique and delightful winter outing in Logan Canyon. Explore the backcountry together on snowshoes, then relax and warm up with hot coca and treats. Adults only, all skill levels welcome. Registration is required, a sweetheart is not. Call or email for more information or to register. Contact: Stokes Nature Center, 435-755-3239, nature@logannature.org Website: www.logannature.org Time: 1PM-4PM. Date: Saturday February 18, 2012. Location: Meet at the USFS District Office (the ranger station at the mouth of Logan Canyon. Cost: $5 suggested donation. ***Blogger's Note: We did this hike last year and it was a lot of fun and just a great experience. If you can get yourself a reservation spot, do it!***

HARLEM NIGHTS WORKSHOP #5
"Swing Outs at Any Speed". This class dives into swing out technique. Exercises and footwork patterns will show students how to improve their basic swing out. We'll crank up the tempo and give tips for how to do a swing out at lightning speed. When: Saturday @ 1pm. Where: USU HPER - Room 102. Cost: $15 without the weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com


FREE BEADING CLASS @ BEADLES ORIGINAL BEADS
Learn how to embellish the top of the beautiful peyote bracelet taught in January. Crystals, pearls and faceted beads all make this a bracelet to remember! Instructor: Mystee S. Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate. When: Saturday from 2pm to 4pm. Cost: Tuition is Free! Bring your own materials or purchase what you need at Beadles.

HARLEM NIGHTS WORKSHOP #6
"Slowing it Down and Making it Look Good ". Dancing to slow tempos can prove just as challenging as dancing to fast tempos. In this class we'll introduce moves and techniques that work for those slow sinuous tunes which baffle the average lindy hopper. Vocabulary in this class will emphasize musicality, continuity of movement and connection. Where: USU HPER - Room 102. When: Saturday @ 2pm. Cost: $15 without the weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

HARLEM NIGHTS PRIVATE LESSONS
Where: USU HPER - Room 102. When: Saturday from 3pm to 6pm. Cost: $15 without the weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

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/


USU JAZZ NIGHT AT THE SKY CLUB
The Skyroom Restaurant will be transformed into a 1930s jazz nightclub for the 8th Annual Jazz Night at the Sky Club. The evening starts with an elegant reception featuring silent auction, hors d'evours, specialty drinks and lounge singer, followed by gourmet dinner, including fresh salad, choice of entrée and a delectable dessert. Enjoy live Big Band music performed by USU Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and vocalists, with performances by Prof. Emeritus Larry Smith, who will rock the Sky Club to the unforgettable Jazz tunes of Glenn Miller, Bobby Darin, Ella Fitzgerald and more. The dance floor becomes a hot spot for the Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Charleston and more. Free swing dance lessons will be offered one hour before the event in the TSC International Lounge provided by the USU Big Band Swing Club. Jazz Night benefits the USU Larry Smith Jazz Scholarship and is a presented by USU Music Department, University Inn & Conference Center and USU Catering. Location: USU TSC, Skyroom Restaurant. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. When: Friday and Saturday nights starting at 6pm. Admission Info: $46 per person. Website: http://www.jazznightattheskyclub.com/ Contact: Ann Marie Thompson, 801-971-0859, annmarie.thompson@hotmail.com

LIVE MUSIC @ PIER 49 PIZZA
Come enjoy the live music of Scott Olsen at Pier 49 San Francisco Style Sourdough Pizza in Providence! When: Saturday from 6pm to 8pm. Cost: No cover charge but tips appreciated!

LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Battle of the Bands: Part 5. Bands Performing: False Witness, The Wide Awakes, Oddmality, American Attic, Erasmus, Bad Guy, Horse Bones. We would like to thank our sponsors:
KSM Music, ExperCom, Pier 49 Pizza, Jamba Juice, Logan Burgers & Sandwiches, Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasting Company, The Italian Place, Einsteins Bro Bagels. Cost: $5. When: Saturday at 7pm. Where: 30 Federal Ave, Logan, UT. For more information contact Tim Moes, 435.363.4700, info@whysound.com

USU AREITO DOMINICAN HERITAGE BANQUET
The Dominican Student Association would like to invite you to its annual event AREITO, a fundraiser banquet, with part of the funds going to Education Without Borders in the Dominican Republic. DONT MISS THE GREATEST CULTURAL EVENT at USU! We will have traditional Dominican dishes for guests to enjoy, a presentation about cultural insights of the country, as well as performances by USU students and invited guests. Contact: Melina Santos, 435-512-6318, meli.eli.santos@aggiemail.usu.edu Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/239600609454158/ Time: 7PM-10PM. Date: Saturday February 18, 2012. Location: Taggart Student Center (USU campus), Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322. Cost: $12 adults, $5 children under 10.

MCHS PRESENTS: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
Mountain Crest High School’s Theatre Department presents the classic comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” – Follow newly-engaged drama critic Mortimer Brewster as he learns that his two aunts have be poisoning lonely gentlemen with arsenic-laced elderberry wine and burying them in the basement. This is a classic and one of the funniest plays you will ever see.
Feb 15 thru 18 at 7p.m. in the Mountain Crest High School auditorium (255 S 800 East, Hyrum). Cost is $5 students & senior citizens and $7 adults. For more information: Paula Zsiray (435-245-6093 ext 310)

LIVE MUSIC @ CRUMB BROTHERS BAKERY
Singer/songwriter/percussionist Christopher Williams in concert at Crumb Brothers! When: Saturday @ 7:30pm. Cost: Tickets are $13 and are available by calling 435-757-3468. Seating is very limited so advance purchase is recommended. Where: 291 S 300 W, Logan, UT.


PICKLEVILLE PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS: WHO SHOT JUANITO BANDITO?
After more than 50 sold-out performances during the Summer 2011 season, Pickleville Playhouse's most popular production of all time is returning for two encore performances at the Ellen Eccles Theatre on February 17th and 18th, 2012. Pickleville, a well-known family theatre destination for over 30 years, now hosts the creative talents of Cache Valley native T.J. Davis, most widely recognized for his hilarious concept of the unabashedly unorthodox villain, Juanito Bandito. Earning the lifelong loyalty of both frequent theater-goers and not-so-frequent theater-goers alike, the ‘Bandito’ series has received considerable praise for its distinct comedic style, off-the-cuff improv moments and memorable tunes of various genres (‘Who Shot Juanito Bandito’ is the fourth Bandito production written by Davis). Featuring a first-rate, professional cast of zany characters, this ‘uniquely-Pickleville’ melodrama delivers non-stop laughs and pure entertainment from start to finish. When: Friday and Saturday @ 7:30pm. Website: http://www.picklevilleplayhouse.com/ Cost: $17 - $19, Discounts: $4 off for children ages 3-11, $2 off each adult ticket for groups of 20+. Where: Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S Main, Logan.


SVHS PRESENTS: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Sky View High School is proud to present Beauty And The Beast. 'A Tale as Old as Time' Beauty and the Beast will transport audiences to the heart of provincial life into a lovely French town. When Maurice, becomes lost in the woods on the way to the fair, he seeks shetler in an old castle, bu the master of the castle is a horrible beast that takes him captive. Maurice's daughter, Belle, must give up her freedom to save his life. Come step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern disney classic. This stage version includes all the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. Don't miss it! Where: Sky View High School Auditorium. Cost: Tickets: $7 OnLine or $8 in person or on the phone. Group rates $5 OnLine or $6 in person or on the phone for groups of 20 or more. When: Feb. 10th through Feb. 18th @ 7:30pm, with 1:30pm matinees on Feb. 11th. Website: https://www.ezticketlive.com/checkout/event_view.asp?id=16

SQUARE DANCING LESSONS
If you want to have a lot of fun, find a new way to exercise and hang out with the craziest bunch of people you’ve ever met, you need to try Square Dancing with us! We dance most Saturday nights from 7:30 until 10:00 The first two lessons are FREE and singles are welcome. Contact: Jerry Andrews 435-890-2397 jerryanda1@live.com Location: 1650 E 1600 N, North Logan, UT

HARLEM NIGHTS DANCE & HELLZAPOPPIN' COMPETITION @ ELITE HALL
Come enjoy an evening of dancing to the live music of the Great Basin Street Band at Elite Hall. The building has a dance floor on springs, which made it an exciting place to go dancing. See the website for the competition schedule. Where: 83 W Main St, Hyrum, UT. When: 8pm to midnight. Cost: $20 with a weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

IMPROV COMEDY @ LOGAN ARTHOUSE & CINEMA
Logan Out Loud is a local comedy group, that has some of the best talent that we've seen in the valley! Come enjoy the MC "Blaydor", a centacorn (unicorn+centaur), with his atrociously hilarious comments, and PG-13 humor. When Sat 9pm – 10pm. Cost: $5

HARLEM NIGHTS LATE NIGHT DANCE
Stay up after the dancing at Elite Hall ends at midnight and head over to the Dansante Building in Logan for a late night Dance. This dance goes from 1am to 4am Saturday morning. Cost: $5 without the weekend pass. Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com

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