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Elementary school summer reading club

PCSD Community Education summer reading clubs will run from June 12 through July 31, 9-11 a.m., Tuesday and Thursday. The club is open to all elementary students and is free. It is held at Parley’s Park, Jeremy Ranch and Trailside School Libraries. Keep your reading skills sharp, check out books, earn points and win prizes. Fun activities are held every day. Register at the libraries. No sessions will be held on: July 3, 5, 24. The club is funded by the Park City Education Foundation

Summit County Library Workshop in June.

Author Linda Weaver Clark who wrote Melinda and the Wild West will conduct a workshop on how to turn your family history into a variety of interesting stories. Learn how to make your ancestors come alive on paper, and learn the most important elements of writing. The workshop will be held at the Kimball Junction Branch of the Summit County Library on Friday, June 22, 2007 at 6 p.m. in the library auditorium. For more information, call 615-3947.

Brad Baker graduates from Colorado State University

Brad Baker, who graduated from Park City High School in 2003, has graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, Colo. Baker has been accepted into the Masters degree program in mathematics at CSU, beginning in the Fall of 2007, and will also work as a graduate teaching assistant in the mathematics department.

UVSC Personal Development

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Personal Development will be offered at UVSC, beginning June 12 and ending August 21. The interactive class is designed to help students master communication skills, build healthy personal relationships and create positive behavior patterns. Topics covered will include communication styles, listening skills, centering, personal empowerment, anger, dealing with criticism, putdowns and feedback, negotiation skills and how to create loving relationships. Classes are held Tuesdays,6 to 8 p.m.(no class on July 24). Regristration is June 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Wasatch Campus. For more information, call 801-863-7580. Scholarships are available for low-income students. The class is offered through a partnership of the Turning Point program at UVSC and the Center for Women and Children in Crisis.