Northern Utah County Notes
Residents can enjoy a food truck rally every Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Legacy Park, 50 S Main, Alpine. The rally has new food trucks each week with music in the park. Check out their Facebook page for upcoming information each week.
Tabitha's Way Local Food Pantry has launched a Toilet Paper 1OK Challenge which is open all ages and abilities, individuals, groups, businesses, churches, and neighborhoods. Through July 31 participants are challenged to collect enough toilet paper donations to equal a 1OK race, 32,736 feet (or roughly 300 rolls of toilet paper.)
The city's annual free breakfast will take place Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the community center's Vista Room. The menu includes pancakes, bacon, eggs, juice and milk.
Local resident Sarah Parson has been recognized in a July 20 Inside Edition story for making and donating more than 1,200 toys to migrant children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border and placed in foster care. Since 2015, through her organization, Dolls of Hope, Parson has sent more than 10,000 stuffed toys to children in 23 countries.
Highland Library was recently recognized as a Quality Library.
LONE PEAK FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Lone Peak Fire Department is working to raise $65,000 to put trauma kits in all classrooms in the schools in the department's coverage area.
The city has enacted water restrictions this summer, water users are restricted to watering outside areas on non-consecutive days, or no more than every other day. The Parks Department will be teaching regular classes on different techniques to help with landscape and conserving water. Residents can sign up online.
The Legacy Center is sponsoring a Learning Through Robotics camp for third through sixth graders, July 30 to Aug. 3. There will be two sessions each day: 10 a.m. to noon for third and fourth graders; 1 to 3 p.m. for fifth and sixth graders. The cost is $115 for residents; $130 for non-residents.
The police department is conducting an online survey to get residents' feedback on its outreach programs. The nine-question survey will be online at www.saratogaspringscity.com/policesurvey until the end of July.
A groundbreaking was recently held for Fat Cats on June 12. The movie theater and entertainment complex at The Crossing is expected to open in spring or summer 2019. The 7-acre facility is expected to include an eight-screen all-reclining movie theater, a bowling alley, arcade, virtual reality rooms, a full-service grill and mini-golf.
The city has begun the installation of a fixed network water metering system. Thirteen antennas throughout the city will relay data from culinary and secondary water meters to the city's billing system. The project is expected to take 12 to 18 months.
The city is sponsoring a boxcar drive-in movie Aug. 9 at Neptune Park. Prior to a free showing of "Cars 3" there will be games, a driving course and a cardboard box car show.
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