Sanpete County Happenings




Thursday, May 4

National Day of Prayer—The Sanpete Interfaith Council will observe the National Day of Prayer, designated by federal law and presidential proclamation, with a devotional representing a spectrum of religious views and denominations. The event will be at 7 p.m. at the Snow College Plaza between the Huntsman Library and the Noyes Building. Contact Stacey Fletcher, (435) 813-0044. (See story on Faith page of this week’s Messenger.)


Lifeguard certification—A class to train people in lifeguard skills begins at 6 p.m. at the swimming pool in the Horne Activity Center at Snow College. People completing the course receive a lifeguard certificate good for two years. Cost is $130. Contact Matt Johnson, 283-7027.


Friday, May 5

Miss Manti Pageant—Six young women will compete for Miss Manti Friday at 5 p.m. at the Manti High School Auditorium. Tickets are $7. Children 5 and younger are free.


Friday and Saturday, May 6-7

Snow College softball—The Badger softball team will play Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at noon at the Ephraim Family Park softball fourplex.

Thursday, May 11

Gunnison Stake Singles Social— Gunnison Stake Senior Singles (ages 46 plus) will gather for a friendship social at 6 p.m. at the Gunnison LDS Stake Center. Entertainment will be provided by Sylvia Duke and Kathy Pickett, who will play piano duets. Contact Karen Prisbrey, 528-7710.


Friday, May 12

Sons of the Utah Pioneers—Kay Christensen, who grew up in the historic but now abandoned farming community of Manasseh, west of Ephraim, will lead a tour of the site, once home to as many as 21 families. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the LDS chapel at 756 S. 100 East in Ephraim for a potluck dinner, followed by the tour. Contact Neal Cox, (801) 822-3927.


Saturday, May 13

Palisade State Park fishing tournament—A fishing tournament for youth and adults is offering $1,500 in prizes from local merchants. Sign in between 6 and 7 a.m. at the state park. Adults $20; youth 16 and younger, $15. Limited to the first 200 participants. Contact Shon Tripp, 835-6676.