UVSC making preparations for 5th annual Auto Expo

OREM - Preparations are under way for the fifth annual Auto Expo at Utah Valley Stage College.

Scheduled for May 20, the expo will feature all types and year models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, custom, original and restored vehicles.

Event Chairman Ray Campbell said 400 entrants and 15,000 spectators are expected.

Participants in the expo are eligible for awards, free drawings and prizes. UVSC will honor the Utah Valley Old Car Club and Porsche Car Club for their contributions to original and custom car collectors.

"The public not only gets to see some of the most original vehicles around, but also they can enjoy other activities such as the antique toy display, swap meet and prize drawings," said Campbell.

Dean Teuscher, an antique toy collector from Salt Lake City, will be display his collection of toys dating back to 1930.

Automotive products can be bought or sold at the swap meet running that same day from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Stalls are $15 each.

Admission is free. Participant entry fees are $15 prior to the show or $20 the day of the expo. To register or receive more information, call Connie Bond at 222-8122.

BYU's annual Family Expo is scheduled April 3 and 4

PROVO - Brigham Young University will host its annual Family Expo, "Living After the Manner of Happiness," Monday and Tuesday, April 3 and 4, in the BYU Conference Center.

Admission is $50 for the conference or $85 for those who also want one university credit in secondary education. For additional information or registration materials, call 378-4853.

"Participants will be instructed on how to teach morals, improve family well-being, endure hardships and increase family happiness," said Robert L. Hales, program administrator.

The conference will focus on strengthening families with an emphasis on values.

Colleen Maxwell, wife of Elder Neal A. Maxwell of the Council of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be the keynote speaker. Other presenters include Kathleen Bahr, Brent Barlow, George Durrant, James Harper and Robert Millet.

The BYU Alumni Association, Religious Education and the College of Family, Home and Social Sciences have joined with the Division of Continuing Education to sponsor this year's conference.

Author to speak, present workshops to Quilt Guild

PROVO - Sara Nephew, author of five quilting books, will be the special guest of the Utah Valley Quilt Guild for its regular meeting and a two-day workshop.

Nephew will speak at the guild's monthly meeting, Wednesday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at the Eldred Center, 270 W. 500 North. On Thursday and Friday, March 16 and 17, Nephew will present all-day workshops at the Provo Library, lower level.

On Thursday, March 16, Nephew will teach "Easy and Elegant" and give a demonstration of rotary cutting 60-degree shapes and discuss one-patch quilts, charm quilts, color plans, value runs and accurate seaming.

On Friday, March 17, the presentation will be "Stars and Flowers," with demonstrations on cutting methods for three-sided shapes and analyzing patterns for piecing.

Students will be able to practice on a number of quilts or work on a block from the 12-star sampler each day of the workshop.

Cost for each workshop is $30 for members of the guild, $35 for nonmembers.

To register or for more information call Helen Van Fleet at 375-1093. Classes are limited and those interested are encouraged to call early.

Engineering professor offers Logo workshop for kids 8-14

OREM - David Arnold, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, will present a Logo workshop for children ages 8-14 at Imagine That Children's Books and Toys, 240 E. 1300 South, Tuesday and Thursday, March 7 and 9, at 5:30 p.m.

Logo is an introductory computer language where students learn to talk to computers. Logo's best-known feature is the turtle, which even young children quickly learn to move and turn, using easily remembered, intuitive commands.

The workshop is 1 1/2 hours long and is free, but workshop materials cost $3. The materials will include several freeware and shareware versions of Logo plus several projects to take home and try on home computers.

Workshop classes are limited in size and interested people should RSVP by calling the bookstore at 225-3434. Children 8-11 should be accompanied by an adult.

Author speaks Wednesday to League of Utah Writers

PROVO - Carolyn Campbell, author of more than 200 articles in national magazines, will address the Utah Valley Chapter of the League of Utah Writers at their meeting Wednesday, March 8, in room L-900 of the Utah County Building, 100 E. Center.

Campbell will discuss writing query letters and how to get published in the magazine market. She has been published in such magazines as Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, First for Women, Woman's World and Guideposts. She is a regular contributor to Financial Freedom Report, Network, Parent Express and Family Circle.

The League of Utah Writers is a nonprofit organization devoted to encouraging and developing writers at all levels, as well as promoting excellence of writing in Utah.

Admission is free. For more information, contact Kristen Black at 374-0105.