Thursday, February 09, 2012

Things To Do In Logan: Thursday 02/16/12 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!

SNC PARENT TOT NATURE HOUR
Join us as we explore nature through music, crafts, stories and lots of fun with Parent Tot! Teacher Leanna Ballard will guide us through a special lesson designed especially for our youngest nature center supporters. RSVP requested. For more information call 435-755-3239 or email nature[at]logannature.org. When: Thursday, February 16 @ 10am. Where: At Stokes Nature Center in Logan Canyon. Who: For toddlers and their parents. Cost: $2.50 for SNC members, $3.00 for Non-members

BODY IMAGE FAIR
Make-over your self-image at this passive exhibit. Enter here, exit empowered! Every BODY's beautiful. Location: USU TSC, International Lounge. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. When: Thursday from 10am to 3pm. Website: https://www.facebook.com/#%21/groups/128815700573381/ Contact: Becca DuPaix, 435-797-7315, becca.dupaix@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.

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

MARVELOUS HANDS: KNITTING CLASS
Learn how to make amazing knitting projects at the “Marvelous Hands” classes at the Multi-cultural Center of Cache Valley (290 N 400 East). Knitting classes on Thursdays from 10a.m. to 12 noon (Cost is $40 materials included). Register at the Multi-cultural Center at the Whittier Center or call (435-753-8486).

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.

COOKING CLASS @ KITCHEN KNEADS
Couldn't we all use a little more time in the day? With the electric pressure cooker in your kitchen you can cut down on your time spent in the kitchen so you can spend more time out of the kitchen. Resident Chef, JaDene Denniston has all the tools you'll need to master this appliance. It's soon to become your favorite! Thursday, February 16, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. Menu: Italian Sausage Casserole, Lemon Basil Risotto, Chocolate Pots de Creme. Price: $15.00. Contact: 435-752-9220 chris@luvtocook.com Where: 1211 N Main, Logan.

CGOA FULL MOON SNOWSHOE HIKE
Common Ground Outdoor Adventures is hosting a full-moon snowshoe hike this Thursday, February 16th at 5:00 pm. Adaptive equipment is available and cost is $3. 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.

CITRUS & SAGE OPEN MIC NIGHT
Every Thursday there's "OPEN MIC NITE". Bring your musical talents and groupies and jam out in THE ROOM. 5-7PM @ Citrus and Sage Cafe on 100 East and 100 North in Logan http://www.citrusandsage.biz/index.html

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

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/

SMALL FLOCK POULTRY SEMINAR
USU/Cache County Extension is sponsoring a ‘Small Flock Poultry Seminar’ on Feb 16th from 6p.m. to 930p.m. in the Cache County Administration bldg. Multi-purpose room, 179 N Main in Logan. Cost is $5 and light refreshments will be served. The seminar will be presented by David D Frame, USU Extension Poultry Specialist and will provide basic information necessary to adequately begin the venture of small-flock poultry-keeping, particularly for first-time poultry owners. To register: (752-6263).

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.

SONS OF UTAH PIONEERS SWEETHEART DINNER
The February meeting of the Sons of Utah Pioneers will be a sweetheart dinner honoring Valentine’s Day. The musical program will feature the Willow Valley String Band. The meeting will be held at the The Coppermill RestaurantThursday night at 6:30p.m.


HARLEM NIGHTS - JAZZ NIGHT AT THE SKY CLUB
Held in celebration of Black History Month and sponsored by the USU Big Band Swing Club, the Harlem Nights Bash is a weekend of workshops, dancing and just Plain Ol' Swing Goodness. Along with the Bash is the Utah Hellzapoppin' Dance Competiton, one of the best Lindy Hop competitions in Utah. Don't know how to dance? This is the perfect opportunity to learn! We are flying in some of the world's best dancers to help you learn the history, style and steps of Lindy Hop, Blues, Charleston and much more! Come on Saturday for our live band - The Great Basin Street Band! Website: http://www.harlemnightsevent.com/#%21 When: Thursday night, lessons @ 7pm, dancing to live music from 8pm to 10pm. Where: The Sky Room restaurant in the USU TSC. Cost: $5.

OPEN MIC NIGHT @ LOGAN ARTHOUSE
Open Mic Night at the Logan Arthouse and Cinema. Come watch or perform music, stand up comedy, and poetry. Come early or sign up on Facebook to perform. Cost: $2 at the door. Free for performers. When: Thursdays from 7-9pm. Website: http://www.loganarthouse.com/

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)

BRIDGERLAND AUDUBON SOCIETY FILM SCREENING
The Bridgerland Audubon Society and USU College of Natural Resources student council will be showing “Green Fire.” The first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. When: Thursday @ 7pm. Where: USU Eccles Science Learning Center - Room 130. Cost: Free with a suggested donation $5 ($2 students). Visit http://www.bridgerlandaudubon.org/ for more information.

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL
The annual Banff Mountain Film Festival World tour is a collection of the best films from the Banff Centre Film Festival held every year in Alberta Canada. They range in content from artistic interpretations of mountain culture, environmental documentaries, extreme athletes pushing perceived boundaries, and ordinary people taking on unique challenges. Both nights there will be different films shown. You will not be disappointed. Location: Chase Fine Arts Center, Kent Concert Hall. Open To: USU Students Alumni Faculty Staff and the General Public. When: Thursday and Friday @ 7pm. Admission Info: Students $15 ($18 at the door), for both nights. All others $18 in advance $23 at the door. Single night tickets are available too. Website: http://www.usu.edu/camprec/htm/orp/orp-events Contact: Brian Shirley, 435.797.0551, brian.shirley@usu.edu


ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET
Established in 1989, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has developed an undisputed reputation as a truly world class chamber ensemble. The quartet performs over 120 concerts annually worldwide and calls Stanford University home, where the group is Ensemble in Residence. The SLSQ continues to build its reputation for imaginative and spontaneous music-making, through an energetic commitment to the great established quartet literature as well as the championing of new works. Where: The USU Performance Hall. When: Thursday @ 7:30pm. Cost: Adults $24, Students $10.


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

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.

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.

LIVE MUSIC @ WHY SOUND
Come enjoy the acoustic sounds of Megan Simper performing live at Why Sound. Also featuring guest artists Britton Noel and Andy Rice. When: Thursday, February 16th @ 8pm. Where: 30 Federal Ave, Logan. Website: http://www.whysound.com/ Cost: $5.

DANCE UNITED CLUB
Each month the club focuses on teaching a different dance. 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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