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UTAH VALLEY SPOTLIGHT
November 27, 2014
American Fork Turkey Trot
Registration: All registration will be on-line until day of packet pick-up and race day, when you can register in person. In person registration will be cash or check only. Entry Fees: If Registered by: Shirt No Shirt November 16* $23 $13 November 26 - 6:00PM $25 $16 Race Day 6:30 am - 7:30 am only $30 $21 Race Shirts are long sleeve hoodies. *Shirts are only available at packet pick-up and race day for those registered by Nov. 16th. All others will be available Saturday, Dec. 13 from 8:00 am to noon at the race location. Packet Pick-Up: at race location, Wednesday, November 26, Noon to 6:00 PM, and Race Day from 6:30am-7:30am. Awards: Turkeys to the top 3 Men and Women overall, and to 1st place in each age group. Pumpkin Pies to 2nd and 3rd place in each age group. Kid's Dash: (No Charge) age groups 0-2, 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8 years. A special award will be given to the winner of each dash. Course Parking: Please park in the Best Buy parking lot area. The finish area will be closed to all parking.
Covey Clean Comedy Open …
Have you ever been told your funny? Are you the hit of the backyard BBQ with your impression of Uncle Al and the cross-eyed squirrel? Now is your chance to show everyone your true calling as comedian extraordinaire with the Covey Clean Comedy Open Mic every Thursday night at 7 pm. Admission is just $3, but comics can get in free by bringing at least 3 people to the show. Several participants from the Open Mic will be chosen to compete in the Covey Clean Comedy Festival March 2015. With a mix of professional and amateur comedians, The Covey Arts Center provides an opportunity to develop clean comedy acts and a venue in which to perform them. Sign up starts at 6:30 PM, so feel free to bring the whole family out to a night a hilarity and hijinks that is appropriate for all ages. It will be hosted by comedian Rodney Norman who will also be providing guidance and feedback to everyone who participates.
Earn Your Turkey Run
We gave away 120 turkeys and 60 pies in 2013! Results are now posted! Since 1982, the Orem Fitness Center has sponsored the most prize-laden Thanksgiving Day Run/Walk in Utah. For a modest entry fee, participants receive a T-shirt, great post-race food, an excellent opportunity to win turkeys and pies, and guilt free feasting the rest of the day: Earn Your Turkey! Start Times: 8am --- 4 Mile Run 8:20am --- 2 Mile Health Walk 9am --- Kids Races: 0-2 Years---100 Meters; 3-4 Years---1/4 Mile; 5-8 Years---1/2 Mile; 9-12 Years---1 Mile Please check in a minimum of 45 minutes prior to your event! Packet Pickup: 3pm-7pm on Wednesday, November 26th, @ Runner's Corner in Orem (835 S. 700 E.) 7am-7:45am on race morning at the Orem Fitness Center Race Location: Orem Fitness Center 580 W. 165 S. (Next to Mountain View High School) Take I-15 Orem Center Street Exit
Fifth Annual Lindon Comm…
The Tradition Continues! Mayor Acerson will host the fifth annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Lindon City Community Center, 25 North Main Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on November 27 th , Thanksgiving Day! We want to make sure no one in Lindon, or the surrounding community, is alone or hungry on this special holiday! You can help in three ways: ● Donate Money – Donations can be made at the City Center, Community Center, or on-line at www.lindoncity.org. ● Donate Time – We need help planning, preparing and serving the meal, (not to mention set-up and clean up) or provide musical or entertainment numbers! ● Donate Food – The following food items are needed for the Thanksgiving Day Dinner (please bring Thanksgiving food items to the City Center or the Community Center). * Unprepared Jell-O, any flavor * Canned pineapple * Canned corn, green beans or yams * Stuffing mix * White grape juice * 2 liter bottles of Fresca * Canned cranberries (Note: please be sure to check expiration dates)! If you or someone you know would like to join us for dinner, or help with the event, please contact Mayor Acerson at firstname.lastname@example.org, Chief Cullimore at email@example.com, or the City Recorder at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 801-785-5043. All are invited to attend this wonderful event at no cost! There will be great food, great music and activities for the kids! Transportation will be provided in a limited area to those in need. Please call for details.
Doors open 9PM Thanksgiving Night and stay open 24 Hours! Doorbusters, Deals, and Fun All Night Long!
Pilgrim 5K at Thanksgiving Point…a costume run unlike any other! Registration includes your pilgrim wear. An iconic (and historically inaccurate) giant buckle hat or bonnet and a long-sleeved, cotton tee styled to look like a jacket or dress. Add your own special brand of pilgrim flair to your race wear and win fabulous prizes for: · Best Costume · Best Couple · Best Group · Most Original The course is marked with iconic pilgrim scenes and culminates with your own finishing moment at Plymouth Rock. Finishers feast on apple cider and pumpkin bars. Top three finishers in men's, women's, and masters recognized. Registration $25 Through October 31, 2014 $30 November 01 – through November 23, 2014 $38 Late Registration*: November 24, 25, 26**, 2014 (NO DAY-OF REGISTRATION) * T-shirt not guaranteed for Late Registration ** Nov. 26 On-site Registration Only at Packet Pick-up 10 am – 7 pm Garden Visitor Center NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION THANKSGIVING DAY
Thankful 13 Half Marathon
Finisher Medal for all races (Half, 5K & Kid’s Run)! Help a cause! Thanksgiving is a day of gratitude. It is the start of the giving season that so many of us love. What better way to start it off right than to grab your family members and come out and run for a great cause. What’s the cause? First: Your own Fitness! Second: Quality time with your family making amazing memories. Third: Supporting Community Action Services and Food Bank (They provide for the needs of people in Utah whether that be food or clothing or housing). The Thankful 13 Half Marathon, 5K & Kids Loop is a great way to give and enjoy the many blessing we have.
The First Christmas
Back by popular demand, Liken's The First Christmas returns for a third season. Starring Daniel Beck as the Angel Gabriel, this unique stage version of the movie musical that originated right here in Utah Valley has spread throughout the world to become a favorite of families everywhere. With all the beloved songs from the film, along with brand new music and dancing created especially for this production, each year brings a new spin on the modern-day family who retells it.
22nd Annual Spanish For…
Enjoy a favorite local tradition as you drive through the animated Festival of Light's displays. Be sure to listen to the holiday music broadcast on 99.9 FM as you view the holiday lights and displays. Gift Certificates available at the Spanish Fork City Office (40 South Main) or at the Parks & Recreation Office (775 North Main) for $7. Directions: Take Exit 258 heading East approximately 4.5 miles to Powerhouse Road (corner of Chevron Station), turn right, follow the road and park is located on right.
29th Annual Religious an…
The SMA invites you to Religious and Spiritual Art of Utah exhibition which celebrates the diversity of religious experience and belief in our community. Using different media to express these ideas artists create works which will engage and inspire viewers to contemplate and reflect on the vibrant spiritual traditions we share.