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Thursday, Oct. 7

BYU Women's Soccer vs. San Diego State in Provo at 7 p.m.

Jammin' Oktoberfest class at the Spanish Fork Macey's Little Theatre Kitchen. Class begins at 7 p.m. at will be presented by Holleeberry Inc. Call 798-9803 for more information or to reserve your seat. Free.

Seventh Annual Storytelling Festival at Westridge Elementary, 1720 W. 1460 North, Provo, at 5 p.m. The event will include professional and Westridge student storytellers at three different venues within the school. Bring the entire family. Food concessions will be for sale at the event. The public is welcome. Free.

Ty Fredrickson, head chef at Market Street Grill, will share some of his secrets on how to select, prepare and present a variety of fish dishes at Thanksgiving Point's Kitchen Depot cooking class. from 6:30-8 p.m. Cost is $25. Call 768-2300 for more information.

Intermountain Health Care is sponsoring a free breast cancer awareness presentation in the Clark Auditorium in the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center's northwest plaza building between 11 a.m. and noon. The public is invited. Free.

"Evangelicalism and the Rise of the 19th Century British Feminism" will be the topic by guest speakerKris Frederickson at noon in 325 Spencer W. Kimball Tower at Brigham Young University. The event is part of the Women's Studies Colloquium, which aims to provide forums for scholarly research on women.

"The Strict Standard of True: Greek Poets Respond to the Sculpture of Their Own Time" will be presented by Michael Tueller, assistant Professor of Humanities, Classics and Comparative Literature at BYU as part of the BYU Museum of Art Lecture Series in the museum auditorium Level 2 from 7-8 p.m. Open to the public. Call 422-8251. Free.

German Octobertfest at the Macey's Little Theater in Pleasant Grove. After spending the summer in Germany, Chelsea Blosil joins her mother, Carolyn, in a stein-raising idea-filled evening of cooking. Class starts at 7 p.m. Call 796-6601.

Friday, Oct. 8

Mentor Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the fifth floor of the Harris Fine Arts Center at BYU. Sponsored by the Department of Communications. Sixteen communications professionals representing broadcast and print journalism, public relations and marketing/advertising will participate in mentoring students and doing resume critiques.

The Grant Taggart Symposium, held annually at Brigham Young University, comprises a selection of educational sessions for professional and practice development in the life insurance and financial services industry. Classes are specifically provided for agents, managers, staff and spouses. Call 378-8925 for more information.

5K Fun Run/Walk, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Paul Reams Wilderness Park, 1600 W. 500 North. Cost is $12. The event is sponsored by the Utah County Domestic Violence Coalition. Money raised by the run will go to Centro Hispano, dedicated to helping women and children who are victims of domestic violence, and to helping families who are struggling to get out of poverty.

BYU vs. UNLV football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium at 8 p.m.

Last chance to visit the Friday Farmer's Market at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi from 3 to 7 p.m. by the Village Water Tower. Come browse the great selection of fruits and vegetables, fresh breads and other fresh foods, and crafts, jewelry and gifts. Call 768-2300 for more information. Free.

John Talbot, author of a volume of poems, some which have appeared in major national journals such as "Poetry," "The Southern Review," "The Iowa Review" and "The Formalist," will be the featured reader at today's Brigham Young University Reading Series at noon in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium. The public is welcome. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 9

Jump start your spring garden. Class from 10-11 a.m. Learn what you can do to get a start on next years growing season at the Thanksgiving Gardens Horticulture Class, co-sponsored by the Utah State University Extension Service. Cost is $7. Call 768-7443 for more information.

It's Sample Saturdays at Emergency Essentials., 216 E. University Parkway. Get a taste of preparedness foods every Saturday from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Breakfast samples are served from 10-11 a.m.; freeze-dried samples from 11 a.m. -noon; Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) Samples from noon-1 p.m.; and dehydrated creations from 1-2 p.m.

BYU Women's Soccer vs. UNLV in Provo at 7 p.m.

The Orem Friendship Center sponsors community dances every Saturday from 8-11 p.m. for singles and couples college age and over. Cost is $5 per person, $4 with student I.D. Tonight's music provided by the "Dennis Miner" Band.

Sunday, Oct. 10

The Haunted Canyon Limited leaves the Vivian Park station at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. for a spooky 30-minute Halloween train ride through Provo Canyon. Tickets are $10 for adults and seniors and $6 for children. Call 435-654-5601.

Monday, Oct. 11

The Artful Tales Story-telling Program, presented every Monday at 7 p.m. and again at 8 p.m. at the BYU Museum of Art auditorium. Presentations are geared towards families from the community at 7 p.m. and for university student groups at 8 p.m. Call 422-1140. Free.

The Haunted Canyon Limited leaves the Vivian Park station at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. for a spooky 30-minute Halloween train ride through Provo Canyon. Tickets are $10 for adults and seniors and $6 for children. Call 435-654-5601.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

Sara Voortmeyer presents Sara's Spooktacular Cooking Class from 6:30-8 p.m. at Thanksgiving Point's Kitchen Depot. Get great party ideas for the fall holiday season, such as spooky punch, caramel corn, apple roasted pulled pork sandwiches served on pumpkin rolls and more. Cost is $25. Call 768-2300 for more information.

Ethics in the Digital Age, a panel discussion series, is scheduled from 10-11:15 a.m. in Room CS 404 at Utah Valley State College, Orem. The event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Ethics. Call 863-8455. The public is welcome. Free.

BYU Homecoming festivities begin today with opening ceremonies at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center on campus. A BYUSA barbecue follows at noon on the Wilkinson Student Center Terrace. Hike to light the Y at 6:30 p.m. (meet at WSC Jamba Juice).

The Orem Community Hospital Education Center sponsors cholesterol and glucose screenings Tuesdays from 10 a.m. -noon. Costs vary and include: Total cholesterol and glucose, $15; total cholesterol, HDL, and Ratio, $10: total cholesterol, HDL, triglycerides, LDL and lipid profile, $15. Call the Wellness Center at 357-7270 for more information or to make an appointment.

Warlock and Witch Wizardry is the topic of tonight's cooking class at Macey's Little Theater in Pleasant Grove. Class begins at 7 p.m. Create your own flower- filled pumpkin and discover the secrets of the famous "Price Family" donuts. Call 796-6601 for more information. Free

Southern Fried Pies is the topic of tonight's cooking class at the Spanish Fork Macey's Little Theater Kitchen. Class begins at 6 p.m. Tonight's cooking ideas come straight from Eden, N. Carolina. Save room for dessert. Call 798-9803 for more information or to reserve a spot.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

BYU Homecoming celebration continues with BYUSA activities on the Wilkinson Student Center Terrace at noon. A baby pageant will be held at 6 p.m. on the terrace.

Spread It Around, it the title of tonight's cooking class at Macey's Little Theatre in Pleasant Grove. Class begins at 7 p.m. Jeanne Mather does exactly that as she presents ideas for creative and tasty spreads for breads and rolls. Call 796-6601 for more information. Free.


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