Sunday, February 28, 2010

Mount Mahogany March Events

If your child will be 5 on or before September 1, 2010 and you were unable to attend Kindergarten registration on Feb 23rd, please contact the school ASAP. (801) 785-8795

March 1 Sixth Grade World Fair
Story Telling Festival begins

March 2 Sixth Grade Junior High Registration
Dr. Seuss Day - Read Across America

March 4 Report card sent home

March 5 No School

March 9 Sixth Grade Junior High Registration
Fifth Grade Program

March 10 Fifth Grade Program

March 15 SOM (student of the month) assembly
March 16 Room Parent Meeting - 3:30 pm
For those who are interested in participating in Teacher Appreciation Week, which is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the MM faculty & staff. Weekly activities and classroom assignments (door decorating, teacher's luncheon, gift/recognition ideas, etc. . . ) will discussed in this meeting.

March 22-26 Teacher /Staff appreciation week

March 31- April 1 Third Grade Program

Did you know that
Principal Westover was selected as Region 9's Recognition of Excellence Award recipient for Outstanding Administrator?

Or that Mt. Mahogany was selected as a recipient of the "2010 Involvement Award" for participation in the 5K Rampage Community Fundraiser.

Splash 'n' Dash

March 20, 2010
9:00am to 1:00pm
BYU Wilkinson Student Center

Get back in shape for summer! Participate in this year’s annual Splash ‘n’ Dash biathlon or 5k on March 20. Beginner, Standard, Elite, and Team divisions available.
Purchase registration tickets at the WSC Info Desk beginning March 1st.
Saturday, February 27, 2010

Savvy Shopper 101 Library Workshop Series

1st Wednesday of each month
7:00 p.m.

In this fun and informative class you will learn how easy it is to save 50%-80% off your grocery bill every month. The following things will be covered:
  • How to shop smart and use coupons
  • How to save time on your shopping trips
  • How to quickly build a prepared pantry
In addition to this you will learn about the wonderful forums The Savvy Shopper has on its website, from help with recipes to entertainment and more. Your wallet will thank you!
Friday, February 26, 2010

Science Fair Make-it Take-it

Saturday, February 27th
10 am - 1 pm
Michael's in Orem

Kids will use the periodic table to create 3-D molecule models using Crayola Model Magic.

Kiwanis 5K

Saturday, April 10
7:00 am Check-in begins
8:00 am Race Time

The Kiwanis 5k will be hosted by Gardner Village and is to be an annual event focused on raising money to fund Kiwanis Club of Midvale/Ft Union programs, which serves families and children in Midvale City and the surrounding communities

$20.00 if registered before April 4, 2010 (Online),
$30.00 on race day
Mail-in registrations must be postmarked by April 1, 2010 with check payable to “Kiwanis of Midvale/Ft. Union”.

In addition to the main race, we will also have a children’s race within the Village.
Entry into the kids race is $5 or three cans of food. Donated food will be given to the Utah Food Bank.
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Cooking Classes

March 1st - Registration for the following cooking classes begins
PG Rec Center

Summer Cooking
$8 per class or
$7 with purchase of 6 or more classes

Tot Cooking
$7 per class or
$36 for all 6 weeks

Kids Chef Class

March 4, 11, 18, 25
PG Rec Center
4:00 - 5:30 pm

Cook a meal from start to finish. This is a 4 week class.
Wk 1 Spaghetti/Meatballs, Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Treat
Wk 2 Chicken Pot Pie Pockets & Monkey Bread
Wk 3 Hotdog boats & banana split cupcakes
Wk 4 Ham & Cheese Quiche and Doughnuts.

Call the Rec Center for more information, 801-785-6172.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010

PG Adult Sports

Registration has begun (click on the links below for more information)

Saints to Sinners Bike Relay

This news comes from members of our community who moved out a few years ago.

Where: Salt Lake City to Las Vegas
When: July 30-31st
Who: Anyone who wants to ride a bike
Why: Because it will be a lot of fun, and a ride of a lifetime!
Registration: begins NOW!
Want more information? Go to

Lou Gehrig’s Disease Fundraiser - A portion of all proceeds will go to research a cure for this fatal disease.

The race will be awesome. Beautiful scenery, going through Zion's National Park, and will have easy, intermediate, and advanced legs, so all skill levels can be accommodated. The teams will consist of 5 or 10 riders (your preference), and there will be stations along the way. Those of you who are familiar with Ragnar, it's the same idea, only on bikes. It's going to be a lot of fun!

So if any of you want to add our button to your blog, or become a fan on facebook, we'll love you forever! :) Wish us luck! And happy riding!

Jill and Steven Tew
Tuesday, February 23, 2010

BYU Planetarium

Astronomy in the Middle East by Connor McManus
Feb. 26, 2010
7:00 & 8:00 pm

March Sky
Mar. 5, 2010
7:00 & 8:00 pm

$2 on sale at the door from 6:30 to 7 PM and again from 7:50 to 8 PM.
Cash or check only. The shows start promptly at 7 and 8 PM.

The Planetarium is located in room 465 on the 4th floor of the Eyring Science Center on BYU Campus in Provo, Utah.

Click here for a map of BYU. Click here for a map of the fourth floor of the Eyring Science Center.

Please note
  1. There is no food or drink allowed in the planetarium.
  2. Because it gets very dark in the planetarium the shows may not be appropriate for some young children. Please keep in mind that it is difficult to leave once the show has begun.
Group Reservations
Reservations for regularly scheduled Friday night shows are not accepted. To schedule a show at another visit the planetarium home page. The Astronomical Society does not schedule outreach shows.

Mount Mahogany Storytelling

The Storytelling Festival is right around the corner, March 1st.

If your child is interested, please have him/her learn a story. Stories should be 3-7 minutes in length, and do not have to be memorized, but it is recommended.

The judges are looking for choice of story, expression and confidence. Here is a copy of the evaluation sheet, if you want to know how the children will be assessed.

March 1 - Class Festival
Stories will be presented in class. Two winners of each class will be chosen to move on.

March 2 - Grade Festival
Winners of each class will compete in their grade festival. Two winners of each grade will move on to the School Festival.

March 3 - The School Festival.

Statesmen Literature Discussions

This Thursday we will be again discussing Thomas Paine's The Crisis(just the first one). On top of that we will be discussing the State of the Union address given by President Obama.

When: Feb 25 7:30
Where : Condo #3

There will be treats!!!
Monday, February 22, 2010

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Production

A stage adaption of the book by Laura Joffe Numeroff. It’s a joyful and witty roller coaster of side-splitting situations as Mouse’s chaos-causing antics just can’t be stopped – from figure skating on scrub brushes to wrestling boa constrictors.

March 1, 2010 thru Fri March 19, 2010
Mondays & Fridays @ 7:30pm

$6 Adult,
$4 Child (age 3-11)
$4 Senior (age 65+)

Easter Eggstreme

April 3, 2010
10 am - 3 pm
Electric Park at Thanksgiving Point

Get your punch pass for Utah's largest Easter Egg hunt! Event takes place rain or shine (or snow). Festive Easter eggs are scattered throughout Electric Park, but that’s not all there is to do.

Some activities include:
Bean Bag Toss
Ring Toss
Kiddy Train
Egg Hunts
Easter Crafts
Balloon Tying
Easter Relay Races
Face Painting

Egg Hunt Schedule:
11 am (0-3 years)
11:30 am (4-6 years)
12 noon (7-9 years)
12:30 pm (10-12 years)
• 1 pm (open hunt: all ages)
Passes are good for 5 punches and an egg hunt.

$6/child ($8 week-of event)

Tickets go on sale February 22, 2010
Sunday, February 21, 2010

African-American Children's Fair

March 27, 2010
9:00 - 1:00
Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom

This event will provide African-American children an opportunity to learn more about their heritage and culture. Parents are also given an occasion to network and exchange ideas and resources. There will be booths, games, activities as well as light refreshments. The event is free.

World of the Wild Art Show

The Zoo will be holding its 17th annual art exhibit January 29 - March 14, 2010. The 2010 poster as well as most of the art work in the show is for sale. So if you want to see some amazing, wild art and possible puchase some original art work, plan on visiting the show before it's over.

This exhibit was started to provide Utah artists an opportunity to display their works of wildlife and "wildnature" in a setting complementary to their work. This show has grown to be one of the best venues in Utah for viewing wildlife and nature art.
Saturday, February 20, 2010

Fairy Tails at the Hogle Zoo

Saturday, March 6, 2010
10 am & 11:30 am
$5 per child (0-18)

Maxed Out Puppetry will be delighting kids of all ages with their "Fairy Tail" puppets shows in the EdZOOcation Station at 10 and 11:30 am. After the show see some of our smaller animals up-close and personal. A fun craft will also be part of the fun. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite “fairy tail” costumes.

Seating is limited. Please call Guest Services 801-584-1769 to reserve your child’s spot.
Regular Zoo admission is not included.
Friday, February 19, 2010

Library Spring Classes

Registration begins February 16th for Story Time, Wee Read, and Music & Movement
Classes start the week of February 22.

There is no fee for these classes but you must register your child with a current library card, due to limited space.

Story Time
A six-week program for children three to six years old and consists of approximately 40 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, or 1:00 pm.

The theme is "Once Upon a Tale"
February 23 & 24 - Tasty Tales
March 2 & 3 - Into the Woods
March 9 & 10 - All Dressed Up
March 16 & 17 - Royal Family
March 23 & 24 - Royal Tales
March 30 & 31 - Spring Celebration!

Wee Read
A class for little ones, eighteen months to three years.

Thursdays at: 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and 12:00 pm.

Themes for this round are:
Feb. 25-Under the Sea
Mar. 4-Friends, My BFF
Mar. 11-Bugs, Bugs, Bugs
Mar. 18-Happy or Sad
Mar. 25-Funny Bunnies
April 1- Easter Time!

Music and Movement features rhythm, chanting, singing, and movement.

This class is designed for children 3 and 1/2 to 6 years old. All participants need to be potty trained.

Mondays at 10:00, 11:00, and 12:00.
35 minutes each session

Class size is limited to 12 students.
Sorry, no phone or internet registration. Please come in to the library to sign up for this class.

Queen of Hearts Event

Gardner Village

Chocolate Bash
Lavish yourself in chocolate while you're attending the Gardner Village Queen of Hearts event! Imagine over two feet of chocolate cascading over three tiers to envelop your favorite fruit or pastry. Warm your heart with delicious hot cocoa and a variety of fun add-ins. Indulge yourself with divine chocolate desserts. Sip a glass of Diet Coke or Chardonnay from the cash soft drink and wine bar. Be entertained with soft piano music and enjoy fashion shows by Purse-onality and Downeast Basics at 6, 7 and 8 pm. Attend anytime between 5 and 9 pm. Only $10 a person.

  • Cottage Retreat Day Spa: Feel like a queen with mini services starting at $12. Pamper yourself with a massage, facial, pedicure, manicure or eyebrow shaping.
  • Sweet Afton's: Join the cupcake craze, and see decorating demonstrations at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30. Enter to win a cupcake bouquet at Sweet Afton's or Naborhood Bakery.
  • Highlite Photography: Grab your girlfriends, put on your funky tees, blingy jewels and enjoy a fun mini photo session. Cost is $59 for a 15-minute mini session and 2, 5x 7s. By appointment only.
  • Anastasia's Attic: Receive a free tiny tiara with any purchase of $25 or more, while supplies last.
  • Naborhood Bakery: Receive a free cup of soup with your $6 or more purchase. Enter to win a cupcake bouquet at Sweet Afton's or Naborhood Bakery.
  • Upon the Shelf: Purchase $50 or more from February 1st through February 20th and receive a free ticket to The Chocolate Bash. Be tempted with comfort food during the evening as well.
  • Country Furniture & Gifts:Sample delicious food mixes, and enter to win a gift basket. Take 25% off all regular-priced giftware and an additional 10% off sale/clearance giftware. Pay no sales tax on new furniture purchases.
  • Protea Cottage: Save up to 75% off select merchandise, enjoy free treats, samples and door prizes.
  • Pine Needles: Make-n-take fabric corsages.
  • Archibald's Restaurant: Receive a free red heart chocolate sucker. While supplies last.
  • Down to Earth: Take 25% off all regular-priced giftware and an additional 10% off sale/clearance giftware. Pay no sales tax on new furniture purchases.
  • Village Christmas Shoppe: Take 20-50% off the entire stock with additional savings during the evening.
  • Santa's Toys: Find a heart on your receipt and win a prize.
  • Wild About the West: Enjoy salsa and brownie samples. Take 25% off all giftware/accessories and receive free Boss Lady Gum with a purchase of $15 or more. Pay no sales tax on new furniture purchases.
  • Georgell Doll Shop: Save with anything red or pink on it.
  • Kamilles: Take 30% off red and pink yarn. Relax, sit and knit throughout the evening.
  • Purse-onality: Buy one Tulle item, and receive the 2nd 50% off. Prizes throughout the evening.
  • Village Quilt Shop:Enjoy a shabby bands trunk show. Pay no sales tax on new furniture purchases.

20th Anniversary screening of "A More Perfect Union"

It's the perfect way to celebrate George Washington's birthday...for just a dollar! Join America's Freedom Festival for a special 20th Anniversary screening of "A More Perfect Union," the groundbreaking BYU film that captured the essence of the Miracle of Philadelphia. Don't miss this wonderful evening that combines history and entertainment...and see the movie on the big screen in the remodeled XanGo Grand Theatre at the SCERA Center for the Arts.

Mon February 22, 2010

$1.00/person for ages 3 and older.
Tickets may be purchased by calling SCERA @ (801) 225-ARTS
or at the SCERA Center main office, open 10am-6pm weekdays.

SCERA Center: XanGo Grand Theatre

For $1.00
A special popcorn will be available at the concessions stand
A DVD copy of the film will also be available (only 275 DVD's available).
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Jazz Festival

Friday & Saturday (Feb. 19 & 20) 7-9 pm
Thanksgiving Point Show Barn

$12 Adults
$8 students & seniors
10% discount for Thanksgiving Point members

Friday, February 5, 2010

Statesmen Literature Discussions

For the month of February we will be again discussing Thomas Paine's The Crisis. On top of that we will be discussing the State of the Union address given by President Obama.

When: Feb 25 7:30
Where : Condo #3

There will be treats!!!
Monday, February 1, 2010

Community Self Reliance Workshops

The LDS church is sponsoring self reliance workshops on Wednesday evenings from 7-8 pm. The first class will be on budgeting.

Ruling Your Budget

Why should we budget

Deciding between wants and needs

How to budget on a variable income

Using cash instead of credit cards

These classes are to help fortify the community so please attend regardless if you are LDS or not.

Location: LDS Church, signs will point you to the correct room.

When: Wednesday Feb 3rd

Any questions contact Janae Daines at or 801-785-9859