Sanpete County Happenings

Events:

Wednesday, Feb. 24

 

Big Band Jazz Concert—The Snow College Music Department will perform the concert “From the Melting Pot: America’s Music” at the Eccles Center from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. This will be a night of American Jazz rooted in the African American experience. Masks are required. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for senior/youth and Snow students free. Tickets need to be purchased in advance 283-7478. Seating is limited. A Livestream is available on YouTube @ Snow College Performing Arts.

 

Wednesday, Friday, Feb. 24 – Saturday, Feb. 27

 

Picasso at the Lapin Agile—The Snow College Theatre Department will be presenting by Live Stream only at 7:30 p.m. each evening this long-running Off Broadway absurdist comedy, written by the hilarious Steve Martin. General admission is $10; Snow students $5. The live stream link will be sent via email on the day of the purchased performance a couple of hours before curtain time.

 

Thursday, Feb. 25

 

Snow College Convocation Series—Larry Cesspooch, Ute storyteller and film director will speak at Eccles Center from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. For the link to the virtual presentation, see www.snow.edu/academics/convocation/index.html.

Fairview Animal Clinic—Fairview City will be holding its annual dog and cat clinic from 4 to 6 p.m. at the fire station, 165 N. State St. For more information, contact city hall at 427-3858.

 

 

Friday, Feb. 26 – Saturday, Feb. 27

 

Theater Auditions—A new Manti-based community theater group will be taking auditions for its first production called “The Boys Next Door,” from 7-9 p.m. in the Eva Beal Auditorium on the second floor of the Manti City Building.

Director Nanette Bramwell said casting will be for people ages 28-99.The auditions will consist of cold readings of the script and no memorization is necessary. Bramwell is also looking for volunteers to help with costume, scenery, lighting and publicity. Her number is 603-244-8141.

The play will be performed May 1, 6, 7 and 8. The comedy is about the lives of some adult men who live in a group home in New England. It was made into a movie by Hallmark Entertainment.

 

Sunday, Feb. 28

 

Grease N’ Grub—We will be meeting at the Gunnison Market south side parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon for our February event. Come meet like-minded automotive enthusiasts and make some new friends! It’s all makes and all models. Find more info on Facebook.

 

Monday, March 1

 

Choir Concert—Snow College is performing “That Old Time Religion” at the Jorgensen Concert Hall. Open to the public. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and youth. Snow students free. Live streaming available on YouTube @ Snow College Performing Arts.

Tuesday, March 2

 

Public Hearing—Mt. Pleasant will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. regarding the city’s intent to adopt an impact fee ordinance for its culinary water system in the city council room, 115 W. Main.

Wind Ensemble—Snow College Wind Symphony is performing “Black and Blue,” a rendition of acid rock, which includes a piece inspired by Led Zeplin’s hit Black Dog, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jorgensen Concert Hall. Purchase tickets in advance to avoid lines and guarantee seating at 283-7478. Masks required. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and youth. Snow students free. Live streaming available on YouTube @ Snow College Performing Arts.

Wednesday, March 3

           

Star Show—The Snow College Planetarium will be playing the SnowDome movie “From Earth to the Universe” at 7 p.m. and “Light Years from Andromeda” 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, March 4

 

Snow College Convocation Series—Eileen Hallet Stone, author of a Homeland in the West: Utah Jews Remember, will speak at Eccles Center from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. For the link to the virtual presentation, see www.snow.edu/academics/convocation/index.html.

 

Saturday, March 13

 

Dog and Cat Clinic—Manti City will hold its annual animal clinic from 10 a.m. to noon at the new city yard, 104 E. 100 North. Rabies shots and other timely inoculations will be available from a licensed veterinarian. Dog licenses are due by Feb. 28 and dogs not licensed by that date will be assessed a $20 late fee or the animal may be impounded.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Spring City Recipes—All residents of Spring City are encouraged to submit their favorite recipes to Christi McGriff for a new cookbook that she is publishing to raise funds for a new splash fountain. Send your recipes to christimcgriff@gmail.com or call 813-8180.

Mt. Pleasant Recreation—Registration is underway for youth volleyball leagues for boys and girls, 1st – 8th grade. $40 registration fee. Deadline to register is March 3.  The registration deadline for youth track and field is March 14. Boys and girls ages 7 – 14.  $40 registration fee. For more info, contact the rec dept. at 462-3108.

Snow College Concessions—The Ephraim Recreation Department is looking for someone to run the Snow College concession stand this summer for all of the youth and adult baseball and softball games. If interested, contact michael.patton@ephraimcity.org or call 283-4631 to get the information packet and request for proposals.

New Art Exhibitions—Granary Arts, 86 N. Main Street in Ephraim, is pleased to present two new exhibitions that will run through April 30. The first exhibit in the main gallery will present the photographs of Daniel George in his exhibition God to Go West. In the second showing in the upper gallery, two women artists from Salt Lake City, Jann Haworth and Liberty Blake, will be showing the renowned traveling mural called Work in Progress. The art can be viewed Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Senior Center Rental—All requests for rental reservations at the Ephraim Senior Center should be made to Jeanie Tidwell at 813-2508. The Mt. Pleasant Senior Building is available to rent by calling 462- 9297.

Manti Spring Co-ed Softball—Adult coed softball league registration has started. Get your co-ed team registered today. Contact Vern Jensen at 851-2634.

Manti Library Storytime—Miss Brittney will be holding Story Time each Wednesday through May 26 at 11 a.m. at the Manti Public Library Facebook Page. Visit www.facebook.com/MantiPublicLibrary to enjoy the reading.

Pantry Fundraiser—The Sanpete Food Pantry is extending the “3 and Me” fundraiser with the goal of reaching 5,000 donations. Any amount is welcome. Get a t-shirt with a donation of $75 or more. Visit sanpetepantry.org or Sanpete Pantry, 1080 Blackhawk Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, 84647,

COVID Testing—The Utah Department of Health will be offering free COVID-19 rapid testing in communities throughout Utah. Testing sites in Sanpete County are the Ephraim Clinic, 525 N. Main and Gunnison Valley Hospital, 64 E 100 N. See coronavirus.utah.gov/utah-covid-19-testing-locations/ for more information.

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.