Sanpete County Happenings

Events:

Thursday, Sept. 17

 

            Amateur Golf Tournament—The Palisade State Park Golf Course in Sterling is the site of an amateur golf tournament that will kick off at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Call Jordan Van Orman for more information at 835-4653.

Snow College Convocation Series— Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye, senior lecturer, University of Auckland, and writer of LDS Church History, will be the keynote speaker at the Eccles Center Convocation from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Because of Covid-19, the presentation will only be available to the public through live video because only 50 people are allowed in the Eccles Center at a time.

 

Friday, Sept. 18

 

Wild Horse Adoption—The BLM is auctioning off about 200 horses at the Delta Wild Horse and Burro Facility, 600 N. 400 West in Delta. Gates open at 9 a.m. and the oral bidding starts at 10 a.m. For more information, call 201-3834 or 253-1651.

 

Friday, Sept. 18 – Saturday, Sept. 19

 

            Arapeen Trail Rides—Two days of guided ATV rides through the beautiful Arapeen trail system of the Manti La-Sal National Forest will be available for $50 per rider. Breakfast and lunch are included on both days. The fun starts at the Manti City Park. For more information, visit mantiatvrun.com.

Saturday, Sept. 19

 

            Baking 5-K Fundraiser—The Children’s Justice Center is holding a fundraiser to help abused children. The run starts at 8 a.m. at the Ephraim City Park. There will be sweet desserts ready for you after each kilometer. Registration is $15; family of four is $50. For more info, see Facebook Ephraim City Recreation.

Lend-A-Hand—Sanpete’s Hand Service Club Meeting will be held at the family park pavilion in Ephraim, 300 N. 200 East, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. The club will be planning service projects for the next several months. For info, contact Lydia Madsen at 851-6428.

Bowling Tourney—A nine-pin bowling tournament will be held at the SnoCap Lanes in Ephraim. The entry fee is $20. All proceeds go to help veterans without dental insurance. RSVP 851-3317.

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 23

 

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be showing SnoDome movies “Seeing!” at 7 p.m. and “Moon 2019!” at 8 p.m. at the Snow College science building.  Seating is limited, so you must reserve your free tickets at www.snow.edu/planetarium.

 

Thursday, Sept. 24

 

            Flu Vaccinations—Drive-thru flu vaccines will be available for North Sanpete residents from 2-6 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant fire department, 115 W. Main.

Snow College Convocation Series— Amberley Snyder, barrel racer and motivation speaker, will speak at the Eccles Center from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Because of Covid-19, the presentation will only be available to the public through live video because only 50 people are allowed in the Eccles Center at a time.

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 30

 

            Business Pitch—The deadline to submit your video application for the Southern Utah Speed Pitch is today. The event encourages rural Utahns to submit their business ideas for cash and prizes. See www.suu.edu/speedpitch.

 

 

Thursday, Oct. 1

 

Snow College Convocation Series— Jedediah Rodgers, senior state historian, will speak at the Eccles Center from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Because of Covid-19, the presentation will only be available to the public through live video because only 50 people are allowed in the Eccles Center at a time.

 

 

Saturday, Oct. 3

 

            Coach Larsen Fundraiser—A Co-Ed softball tournament is being held at the Ephraim City Complex, 300 N. 200 East, to raise funds for coach Chad Larsen. Registration is $300 per team. There is a three game guarantee. Call or text Karlie at 801-633-9046.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

COVID-19 Business Grants—Sanpete County is launching a business grant program from the CARES Act to assist local businesses that have been negatively affected by the COVID-19. Apply online today at: http://sanpetecounty.org/.

County 4-H Adventures—A program on outdoor adventures will start in September for county youth ages 8-18.  The program is made possible by a state grant, but some items are still needed. The organization is asking for fishing poles, tackle, Dutch ovens and outdoor cooking equipment. To make a donation or volunteer contact Brandi Reber at 201-0423.

Firewood Permits—The Manti-La Sal National Forest has extended the issuing of free use firewood permits through Nov. 30. All free use wood permits will be for up to four cords of wood, per household and will expire on Nov. 30. To secure a permit, call the Sanpete Ranger District at 636-3300 and leave a call back number.

Fire Restrictions—Fire managers in Central Utah have imposed fire restrictions on public lands in Juab, Millard, Sanpete Sevier, Piute and Wayne counties. No open fires of any kind, except for improved campgrounds and picnic areas, where running water is present. For more information visit utahfireinfo.gov.

NAMI—With COVID-19 still shutting down in-person groups, free NAMI seminars and programs are available online on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays 7-8:30 p.m. Register at http://namiut.2.vu/ff. The online connection support group is Wednesdays 12:30-2 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.