How are YOU celebrating UEA weekend?

Here is some fun ideas if you are looking for ways to keep the kids busy during the UEA break!

Willow Park Zoo
419 W 700 S Logan, Utah
(435) 890-3039

Halloween

UEA or Fall Break – Whichever you call it, Willow Park Zoo will be open this week for it! They will be open 11-5 W, 10-5 Th, F, and Sat. The fabulous weather looks to be holding, too. Enjoy a scavenger hunt for kids to do and earn a prize and they will try to fit some animal encounters into your week as well.

How about a visit to the farm??

AWHC
American West Heritage Center Presents
Fall Harvest Festival
Friday October 17th & 18th 2014

10:00 Flag Raising Ceremony – Welcome Center
10:30-11:00 Apple Press and Corn Shelling – Farm Site
11:00 Corn Husk Doll Making- Pioneer Site
11:00 Threshing Machine Demonstration- Demonstration Field
11:30 Cow Milking- Horse Barn
12:00 Candle Making- Pioneer Site
1:00 Threshing Machine Demonstration- Demonstration Field
1:30 Antique Firearms Demonstration- Opera House
2:00-2:30 Apple Press and Corn -Shelling Farm Site
3:00 Cow Milking- Horse Barn
7:30-10:30 Haunted Hollow- Hollow

All Day Going-on’s
Pumpkin Carving Demonstrations- Farm Site Mechanical Bull -Town Site

Sheep Camp- Farm Site Grandma Minni’s -Town Site

Dr. Quackquenbusch– Farm Site- Hay Rides (5:00-8:00pm) Wagon Circle

Cowboy Camp Festival- Lawn Historic Occupations Display- Welcome Center
Antique Firearms Display- Opera House

Times and events subject to change

American West Heritage Center
4025 S. Hwy 89-91
Wellsville, UT

AWHC

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Celebrate My Drive®

Celebrate My Drive

Keeping Teen drivers safe and alive.
It’s a cause to celebrate!

First, the not-so-good news:
More teens die from car crashes than any other cause.
And the first year of driving is the most dangerous.

The good news: There’s something we all can do about it. And it involves a celebration!

That’s what Celebrate My Drive is about – celebrating this big, new life of freedom that comes with a driver’s license. Part of that life means making smart choices behind the wheel, which is why we’re spreading the message of 2N2® – 2 eyes on the road, 2 hands on the wheel. It’s a simple habit that can reduce distracted driving and help new drivers build confidence on the road.

This party even gives Logan High School a chance at some pretty sweet prizes – like a $100,000 or $25,000 Grant for scholarships, field trips, and other college prep activities. We could even win one of two Grand Prize concerts featuring GRAMMY® Nominated The Band Perry.

Last year, thousands of high schools in communities all over North America joined the celebration, with more than six million safe driving commitments. Every commitment to drive safely will help us reach our goal. PLEASE GET INVOLVED! You can commit/vote once per day beginning on Wednesday and lasting until the following Friday. For details and to vote go to www.celebratemydrive.com.

2n2™ 2 Eyes on the Road 2 Hands on the Wheel

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Whittier’s Annual Halloween Festival

It’s definitely October! There are signs of Halloween everywhere!

The Whittier’s annual Halloween Festival will be held this year on Friday, October 31st from 3-6 p.m. They will have games, activities, food, costume parade, cake walk, and more. Remember the old-fashioned halloween parties you grew up with!?! Yup! They are still happening at the Whittier!

Game tickets are $.25 at the door. Bring a can of food for the Utah Food Bank to receive 3 free tickets. It will be a great activity for all the little monsters in your family . . . and the bigger monsters too!

290 N 400 E, Logan, UT 84321
(435) 753-9008

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Logan Downtown Ghost Tours

Logan Downtown Ghost Tour

Weekly on Friday, Saturday, Oct 10 until Oct 25, 2014An all new ghost tour awaits your arrival this Halloween Season in Historic Downtown Logan.October 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

The Cache Theatre Company will raise the hair on your neck as you begin your tour with the telling of Edgar Allen Poe’s Tell Tale Heart before sending you out into the night to walk the Old Canal Trail and experience paranormal activity too close for comfort!
Your private guided tour will take you into the heart of Logan’s haunted history as you visit sites with the Bridgerland Storytelling Guild to learn about some of downtown’s most infamous ghosts!

The Historic Downtown Logan Ghost Tour is technically a family-friendly tour, however, it is not recommended for small children or people who don’t like to be scared.

Each guided tour lasts approximately 100 minutes and walking distance is less than one mile. Tours run nightly at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm Fridays and Saturdays (October 10, 11, 18, 19, 24, 25). Guided tours depart from The Emporium, 3rd Floor, at 55 North Main Street.

Story Tellers needed call (435) 374-8076.

Tickets available@ www.logandowntown.org

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Science Unwrapped!

“Seeing the Forest for the Trees” is the topic for Utah State University’s Science Unwrapped Friday, Oct. 10. Statistics professor Richard Cutler, head of USU’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, speaks at 7 p.m. in the Emert Auditorium, Room 130, of the Eccles Science Learning Center. A variety of hands-on learning activities follow Cutler’s talk.

Hosted by USU’s College of Science, the event is free and open to all ages.

Parking is available in the surface lot south of Old Main and in the university’s parking terraces at 700 East 600 North and 850 East 700 North. Directions at this link: https://www.usu.edu/science/unwrapped/htm/who-when-where

Related links:
Science Unwrapped at USU
USU College of Science

Contact: Nancy Huntly, 435-797-2555, nancy.huntly@usu.edu
Writer: Mary-Ann Muffoletto, 435-797-3517,maryann.muffoletto@usu.edu

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