Utah Valley Calendar: Things To Do – June 25 | News, Sports, Jobs


Events at the American Fork Library — Here are some upcoming events at the American Fork Library: June 27: Interactive film “The Little Mermaid” for all ages at 9 p.m. Register online. June 28: Latin Ambassadors at 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact Sergio at sdechazal@americanfork.gov. June 28: Beginner yoga for adults at 7:30 p.m. Bring your own mat. June 30th : Behavioral functions: “Why is my child doing this? at 6:30 p.m. Discussion of why children engage in disruptive behaviors and some of the factors that can lead to behavior change. 4th July: Library closed. July the 5th : Oceans of Possibilities Water Games for ages 7-12 at 10 am There will be lots of fun games with water, water balloons and cooling off from the summer heat. July the 5th : Craft class for adults at 1 p.m. This month’s free project will be watercolor painting. July 7: Rainsticks at the Teen Library at 6:30 p.m. Register online at https://tinyurl.com/AFRainStick.

Story time – The American Fork Library offers story times on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Toddler Tales takes place at 10 a.m., followed by Preschool Pals at 11 a.m. Preschool Palls will also be offered as Zoom Storytime at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Register at https://aflibrary.eventbrite.com.


Food Truck League — Food trucks will be at Harvey Park from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the summer.

Lego Summer Camps — Cedar Hills Recreation will offer three sets of two Lego camps for kids ages 5-14 in June, July and August. From June 6-10, there will be a SuperStructures camp for ages 7-12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and a Minecraft-themed camp for ages 5-12 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. From July 11 to 15, there will be a Jedi Robotics camp for ages 7 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and a Mega Machines Robotics course. From August 1 to 5, there will be a Battle Robots camp for ages 7 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and an Animation Studio camp for ages 7 to 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.cedarhills.org/lego.

Sports camps for children — Registration is open for weekly sports camps for kids ages 5-12 that take place in June and July at Mesquite Park. Each day features a different sport – football, kickball, track and football. The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt. For more information, visit https://www.cedarhills.org/kids-sports-camp.

Bowling lessons — Cedar Hills Recreation and Jack & Jill Lanes will be offering bowling lessons for K-12 on Mondays in July and August. Each of the six weekly lessons includes two games, instruction and shoe rental. The cost is $55. For more information, visit https://www.cedarhills.org/bowling.

Vinyasa Yoga (mixed level) — Join Kristen Rutter at 9 a.m. every Wednesday at Cedar Hills Recreation Center for a dynamic practice that unites body, mind, and breath. Bring your own mat, strap and block (a limited number are available to borrow).

Fitness classes HIGH — This weekly class takes aerobics to the next level by combining modern fitness techniques, such as HIIT, plyometrics, and strength and cardio intervals with music. Classes are currently held at 6 a.m. on Mondays at the Cedar Hills Recreation Center. Walk-in fare is $5 and punch cards can be purchased for a discount. Social distancing will be in effect. For more information, visit http://www.cedarhills.org/highfit.

Become HIGH with Dax — HIGH fitness classes will be offered twice a week at the Cedar Hills Recreation Center – at 6 a.m. on Thursdays and a class for children ages 6 to 16 at 4:15 p.m. on Fridays. The registration fee for the Thursday class is $3.50 while the Friday class is free. Social distancing will be in effect.


Senior Bus — The Lindon Senior Center has a bus service and is able to offer journeys to and from the center on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This is available to senior citizens residing in Lindon. Pickups are between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Returns are between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance. Contact the Senior Center front desk at (801) 769-8625.


Volunteer at the library — Friends of the Payson Library notes that residents can volunteer for an hour or less each month to help the library meet the needs of children and patrons. Volunteers are encouraged to contribute ideas and support the group’s annual book sale. Those interested in volunteering can contact Library Director Dona Gay, Brittany Johnson at (801) 609-4078, Ann Humpherys at (801) 465-0941 or Steve Southwick at (801) 822-1705.


Timpanogos Bluegrassroots Festival — The second day of the fourth annual Timpanogos Bluegrassroots Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at Canyon Glen Park in Provo Canyon. There will be free workshops with concerts. Tickets are $12 for adults, children 8 and under are free. A family pass for immediate family is available for $25. For more information, visit https://bluegrassroots.net.

Mental Health Support Groups — NAMI Utah offers free online support groups and classes for adults living with mental health issues and for family members of loved ones living with mental health issues. For more information, contact Christene Finch, State Programs Coordinator for NAMI Utah at christene@namiut.org.


Community Orchestra — The Saratoga Springs Community Orchestra holds rehearsals the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7-9 p.m. at the city offices, 1307 N. Commerce Drive. The orchestra will prepare for Saratoga Splash Days and the December holiday concerts.


Leisure news — June 30th : Fiesta Days Tennis Tournament Early Bird Registration Deadline. June 30th : Fiesta Days Heat Seeker Pickleball Tournament Entry Deadline. July, 1st: Movie in the park. July the 5th : Fiesta Days Softball Tournament Entry Deadline. July 6: Fiesta Days Cornhole tournament entry deadline. July 6: Fiesta Days Kickball Challenge registration deadline. July 6: Fiesta Days Spikeball tournament entry deadline. For more information, see http://spanishfork.org or call Spanish Fork Recreation at (801) 804-4600.


Volunteers to help Kids On The Move — Every Friday and Saturday, Kids On The Move offers respite care, providing a free break for parents of children with special needs. Families drop off their children at locations in Orem, Lehi and Springville where they are paired one-on-one with a volunteer to play for the evening. A nurse or behavior technician is also present to help supervise. The group is looking for 10 volunteers ages 16 and up from 5:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday to help make this possible. For more information or to register, visit https://kotm.org/volunteer-portal. Coronavirus measures are being taken, including requiring masks, taking temperatures and frequent hand sanitizing.

Foster Grandparents Wanted — Utah County is looking for senior volunteers to serve as adoptive grandparents. Volunteers must be people with limited income who are at least 55 years old and able to serve 15 hours or more per week. Volunteers serve as mentors, tutors and carers for children and young people in schools, hospitals, youth centers and similar organizations. Volunteers receive a tax-free stipend, paid personal time off, transportation reimbursement, ongoing training and more. For more information or if you or someone you know would like to participate, call (801) 851-7784.

Utah County Home Visiting Programs Need Donations – Utah County Health Department home visiting programs lack donated resources such as baby blankets and diapers. The Health Department is asking community members in Utah County to consider donating items or organizing service projects to help provide donations. The most needed items are new receiving blankets or small quilts and diapers. Other welcome items include: baby ‘onesies’, knitted hats and baby-friendly board books. Items must be in new condition. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at the following health services locations: Provo — 151 S. University Ave., Suite 1610, American Fork — 599 S. 500 East. Questions regarding home visiting programs should be directed to Bonnie Hardy at (801) 851-7026.

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