Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Night at the Movies Fundraiser

Tonight, May 31
Water Gardens Cinema 6

Go to any movie at any time TONIGHT and mention P.G. high school at the ticket booth. All proceeds from tickets sales will benefit the Pleasant Grove Vikings Football team.

You can purchase tickets on-line or at the box office in advance to avoid lines.

Kids FREE at Chili's

Tonight (5/31) Kids again will eat FREE at Chili’s!  The great thing about Chili’s is that you get 2 free kids meals for every adult entree ordered!  Click HERE for coupon.

SCERA Cinema Series ~ Kids' Summer Matinee Program!


Make it a summer tradition for you and your children! There are two different movie series available, each featuring 11 of the most current and popular family movies on the big screen for an absolutely amazing price!

ONE SERIES:$7.00,

BOTH SERIES: $12.00
INDIVIDUAL MOVIE: $2.00/person


A Double Delight Treat Combo is available offering Popcorn, Candy or Drink (any two items) for $1.00.

Cinema Series I
10:30am & 1:00pm Monday-Thursday
XanGo Grand Theatre

June 6-9:  BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA (Rated PG, 91 minutes)
June 13-16:  MEGAMIND (Rated PG, 96 minutes)
June 20-23:  YOGI BEAR (Rated PG, 83 minutes)
June 27-30:  NANNY McPHEE RETURNS (Rated G, 109 minutes)
July 4-7:  DIARY OF A WIMPY KID (Rated PG, 93 minutes)
July 11-14:  LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS (Rated PG, 100 minutes)
July 18-21: BEDTIME STORIES (Rated PG, 99 minutes)
July 25-28:  DESPICABLE ME (Rated PG, 95 minutes)
Aug. 1-4:  RAMONA AND BEEZUS (Rated PG, 103 minutes)
Aug. 8-11:  HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (Rated PG, 98 minutes)
Aug. 15-18:  CATS & DOGS: REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE (Rated PG, 85 minutes)

Cinema Series II
10:00 Monday-Thursday
SCERA Showhouse II

June 6-9:  GULLIVER'S TRAVELS (Rated PG, 87 minutes)
June 13-16:  MARMADUKE (Rated PG, 88 minutes)
June 20-23:  CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: VOYAGE OF DAWN TREADER (Rated PG-13, 113 minutes)
June 27-30:  TRON LEGACY (Rated PG, 125 minutes)
July 4-7:  SECRETARIAT (Rated PG, 123 minutes)
July 11-14:  THE KARATE KID (Rated PG, 140 minutes)
July 18-21: THE LAST AIRBENDER (Rated PG, 103 minutes)
July 25-28:  ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Rated PG, 109 minutes, Starring Johnny Depp)
Aug. 1-4:  FLIPPED (Rated PG, 90 minutes)
Aug. 8-11:  FURRY VENGEANCE (Rated PG, 90 minutes)
Aug. 15-18:  SHREK FOREVER AFTER (Rated PG, 93 minutes)

Series tickets are on sale now! Click here to download Summer 2011 flyer.

  • Just select the series you'd like, and then choose the day and time you'd like to attend each week. 
  • Drop by the SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 South State, Orem, open 10am-6pm weekdays and Saturdays from 12Noon-6pm or call (801) 225-ARTS. 
Everyone age 2 and older must have a ticket and young children must be accompanied by a parent or responsible guardian. 


Because of fire code, strollers are not permitted in the theatre and should be left in your car.  We do not have enough space in the lobby to "park" strollers.  Thank you for understanding. 
Monday, May 30, 2011

Dinosnorzzzz


JUNE 10-11
Friday at 7 pm through Saturday at 10 am
Museum of Ancient Life

A museum sleep over, Dinosnorzzz gives you the chance to sleep under the belly of your favorite dinosaur, tour exhibits, participate in a series of paleontology classes, enjoy snacks, breakfast, and a Mammoth Screen movie viewing.

* For reservations or more information please call: 801.766.5015.
 $39/child, advance ($45 week-of-event)
$29/adult, advance ($35 week-of-event)
*Week of event pricing begins the Monday before Dinosnorzzz

Concerts in the Park

 
Sundays
7:30 p.m.
East side of the Pleasant Grove Community Center

Sunday, June 5th
The Pleasant Grove Orchestra is doing a fun Concert in the Park by the rec center. All great Broadway tunes! We'd love to have you come enjoy the music and support our local arts!

Raven Haymond is performing with the orchestra.


June 12 - Utah Children's Choir
June 19 - Molly K.
June 26 - Skyline Chorus
July 3 - Bluegrass Thunder
July 10 - The Buskers
July 17 - Hunt Family
July 24 - Funeral Potatoes
August 7 - Walker Brothers
August 14 - Buzztones
August 21 - Harold Newman

For questions or inquiries please contact Jeralyn Merrill at 801-785-4721.
Sunday, May 29, 2011

FAMILY DAY HIKE & BREAKFAST


Saturday,  June 4, 2011
8:30 a.m Breakfast
10:00ish Hike
Kiwanis Park, (east end of 200 North)

June 4th is "National Trails Day"! Pleasant Grove Recreation will celebrate the day with their 10th Annual Family Day Hike & Breakfast.  A free light breakfast will be served at the pavilion from at 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., or as long as there is food!  After breakfast you can enjoy a short hike up the Battlecreek Trail enjoying games and activities along the way.  The hike and activities will end at the Battlecreek Falls, approximately one mile round trip hike.

If individuals and families pre-register before, Friday, June 3rd you will be entered into a drawing that will be held at the hike.  To pre-register you can call the Community Center at 801-785-6172 or click here to register online.  So put on your hiking shoes and let's go for a hike!

For more information please contact Vanessa at 801-785-6172 or vsevy@plgrove.org

Summer Monday Movies


     Monday Movies at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Movies are held downstairs in the theater at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Seats are first come basis. Doors will open 10 minutes before the show starts. Registration is not required. Bring your own treats. Everyone is asked to pick up trash and help keep the room clean.

June 6th - A Little Princess    (97 min.)

The story opens in New York just before the outbreak of World War I, when young Sara is enrolled in private boarding school while her father goes off to war. Under the domineering scrutiny of the school's wicked headmistress, Miss Minchen, Sara quickly becomes popular with her schoolmates, but fate intervenes and she soon faces a stern reversal of fortune, resorting to wild flights of fancy to cope with an unexpectedly harsh reality.





June 13th - Up (86 min.)
A 78- year-old curmudgeon, he enjoyed his modest life as a balloon seller because he shared it with his adventurous wife Ellie . But she died, leaving him with memories and the awareness that they never made their dream journey to Paradise Falls in South America. When well-meaning officials consign Carl to Shady Oaks Retirement Home, he rigs thousands of helium balloons to his house and floats to South America. The journey's scarcely begun when he discovers a stowaway: Russell, a chubby, maladroit Wilderness Explorer Scout who's out to earn his Elderly Assistance Badge.

June 20th - The Karate Kid (140 min.)

A young boy moves to a new place where he feels isolated and is bullied by his peers. Through an unlikely relationship with an adult, the boy not only learns to protect himself through martial arts, but develops the much more important qualities of respect and the mastery of one's own mind and body. 







June 27th - Around the World in 80 Days    (120 min.)
The 2004 version of Around the World in 80 Days is an entertaining hodge-podge of adventure, comedy, and scenery from across the globe. Phileas Fogg , an obsessively precise inventor, bets that he can circumnavigate the planet in 80 days--considered impossible in the Victorian era. In this version, Jackie Chan plays a Chinese peasant who retrieves a stolen idol from the Bank of England, then convinces Fogg to hire him as a French valet so that Chan can get back to his village.

 July 11th - Mulan    (88 min.)

When the Huns attack China, a call to arms goes out to every village, and Mulan's father, being the only man in the family, accepts the call. Mulan has just made a disastrous appearance at the Matchmaker and decides to challenge society's expectations (being a bride). She steals her father's conscription notice, cuts her hair, and impersonates a man to join the army. She goes to boot camp, learning to fit in with the other soldiers with some help from her sidekick, Mushu, a wise-cracking dragon. She trains, and soon faces the Huns eye-to-eye to protect her Emperor.

 July 18th - Chronicles of Narnia- The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe    (143 min.)

The four Pevensie children, Lucy, Peter, Edmund, and Susan, and their adventures in the mystical world of Narnia. Sent to the British countryside for their own safety during the blitz of World War II, they discover an entryway into a mystical world through an old wardrobe. The arrival of the children gives the creatures of Narnia hope for liberation.



Saturday, May 28, 2011

Concert in the Park


On June 5th, the Pleasant Grove Orchestra will present a free concert in the park. The concert will be at 7:30, outside the rec center. If it's raining, we'll take the music indoors. Come hear all your favorite Broadway tunes from Guys & Dolls to The King and I, Porgy and Bess to Lord of the Dance. We're a small group and we would love to have you come support your local arts!

If you're looking for a pleasant way to spend a Sunday evening, this is it!

Free Fishing

in Pleasant Grove

Don Olsen: Abstracts from Nature



10am - 5pm ~ Tues, Thurs, Friday
10am - 8pm ~ Wed.
11am - 5pm ~ Sat. & Sun
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (directions)


The exhibition Don Olsen: Abstracts from Nature, on view in the G.W. Anderson Family Great Hall, celebrates the 100th birthday of abstract artist Don Olsen (1910-1983). Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, Olsen's work was misunderstood because it represented a style unfamiliar to Utah audiences.

Today, however, he is acknowledged as one of the most influential and gifted abstract artists to have worked in the region.  A student of Hans Hoffmann, Olsen created abstract expressionist works using volume, color, and shapes taken from nature.

Twilight Tales


Tuesdays
7:00 pm

The mission of Twilight Tales story time is to bring families together in a shared love for books and reading, and provide a friendly, welcoming atmosphere in which that love of literature can be fostered.

Upcoming themes include:

May 31, 2011 – School's Out!
June 7, 2011 – Magic
June 14, 2011 – Father’s Day
June 21, 2011 – Caldecott Award Books
June 28, 2011 – Eat Your Vegetables!

No registration is required for this program. Twilight Tales lasts approximately thirty minutes and is held downstairs
Friday, May 27, 2011

Utah South Area Single Adults (USASA) Firesides

Sunday, May 29th


"Jewish Viewpoint of the Old Testament Creation Story"

7:00 p.m.
400 North 400 East, Springville (Map)

By earning a degree from Oberlin College in Amherst, Ohio in Judaic/Near Eastern Studies and Comparative Religion, by living 25 years in the Kirtland area, and by teaching 25 years seminary and institute classes, Sister Rebecca Holt Stay is prepared to give insights on the Jewish viewpoint of the Old Testament creation story as you've never experienced. Her oral and visual presentation will leave you spellbound and asking for more.



Come Unto Christ and Be Healed
7:30 p.m.
85 E 700 N, Orem (Map)

William and Lorelle Friden, former mission presidents of the Fresno California mission.
Light refreshments will be served after the fireside

Check out other Singles Activities at http://multistakesingles.org/index.php

Mountain West Burrito (restaurant review)


Check out my friends review here
Thursday, May 26, 2011

Rockapella


Purchase Tickets here
GENERAL ADMISSION: $12 Adult, $10 Child/Senior/Student 
RESERVED SECTION B: $14 Adult, $12 Child/Senior/Student 
RESERVED SECTION A: $16 Adult, $14 Child/Senior/Student 
RESERVED FLOOR: $18 Adult, $16 Child/Senior/Student 
CHILD: Age 3-11 SENIOR: Age 65+ STUDENT: Must show ID to purchase tickets or pick up tickets in will call

Summer Classes at Thanksgiving Point

Find out what day camps, cooking or horticultural classes are available each month this summer at Thanksgiving Point

June
July
August
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Swimming Lessons

This is Jill Davis
 and she is teaching swimming lessons this summer at our pool!!

Beginning June 6 - August 12th
Monday through Friday
10:00  4-6 year olds
10:30  2-4 year olds
11:00  4-6 year olds
11:30  6-8 year olds

Sessions:
A new session will begin every two weeks, to accommodate vacation plans. Have a trip planned? Skip a session. Or have your kids learn all summer long. Just be sure to let Jill know your plans.

Session 1: June 6-June 17 ~FULL~
Session 2: June 20-July 1
Session 3: July 5-July 15 (these weeks are $8 since they are each 4 days instead of 5)
Session 4: July 18-July 29
Session 5: Aug 1-Aug 12
Make-up Week: Aug15-19 (for rainy days/personally missed classes)

There will be no class  July 1, 4, and 12.  If you need to miss class, contact Jill the day before if you want to make it up. 

2 year old class: will be held in the kiddie pool. Moms are not required to be in the water, but your child might do better at first if you are there, until they become comfortable with Jill.

If your child has goggles, please bring them.

Cost:
Group instruction (in relative age groups)
$10 a week, five days a week.
  • 3-4 kids at a time.  
  • Grouped by ages  
  • Or a class of all your kids (She's totally flexible.)
Individual instruction
$15 a week, five days a week.

Payment can be made on a week by week or monthly basis, and is due prior to the Monday class. 

A note from Jill ~
Just so you all know I did use to teach in my single days.  
Not that I need to prove my swimming skills, but I did do swim team from 3rd grade 
to freshman year of college, life guarded, and taught.  
 Call/Text me at 801-472-1762  or email matandjill (at) gmail (dot) com   

iWorld Space Center

Monday–Saturday, 10 am–9 pm. 
Closed Sundays

* 10 am–12 noon: Full 2-hour mission
* 12:10–1:10 pm: Accelerated 1-hour mission
* 1:20–3:20 pm: Full 2-hour mission 
* 3:30–5:30 pm: Full 2-hour mission 
* 5:40–6:40 pm: Accelerated 1-hour mission
* 7–9 pm: Full 2-hour mission


Worlds Space Center at Thanksgiving Point 
(next to the Museum of Ancient Life)


You too can discover new worlds and journey to the far reaches of the universe as you experience the new beginning. An iWorlds simulation lets you and your fellow crew members create your own outer space experience. Each crew member has an important position on the bridge of your own starship. Every experience is different—no matter how many times you fly—because you are making the decisions and you control the final outcome. Bring your friends or family, or come on your own—and take the journey of a lifetime!

FULL 2-HOUR MISSION
* $15/person (ages 8+). 
* Private party/group (up to 16 people) $175

ACCELERATED 1-HOUR MISSION
* $12/person (ages 8+). 
* Private party/group (up to 16 people) $125

LATE-NIGHT MISSION
Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30–11:30 pm
* $15/person (Date special, 2 for $20).
* Private party/group (up to 16 people) $160* 
*Full amount due at time of booking. $50 of payment for group/private party reservations is non-refundable if cancelled within 48 hours of mission.

Register here or call  801.768.2300 


Library Summer Reading Program

The PGCL summer reading program will explore cultures around the world. All children ages 3 to 18 are invited to read and enjoy activities at the library. This program offers families the opportunity to share reading time together, attend special programs and earn prizes while keeping track of their reading successes. 




Registration begins May 24th
Program begins June 7th, 8th and 9th and ends July 28th

Children's Program
Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday 
10:00 am, 11:30 am or 1:00 pm. 
  • Children ages 3 to 9 can register for the summer reading program with a valid PGCL card.
  • Classes last approximately 40 minutes.
  • Registration is available online, by telephone or at the library. Class sizes are limited.
  • The children are divided into age groups: 3-4-year-olds, 5-6-year-olds and 7-9-year-olds. 
  • All sessions will be held downstairs in the library. Signs will be posted where each group meets. While at the library, children will enjoy age appropriate stories, finger plays, songs, activities and crafts.
The first week of the program will feature games, crafts and music from around the world. Each participant will receive a reading passport packet. Keep track of your reading and bring the passport back signed by a parent or guardian to receive a prize during the following weeks. The participant must be present to receive their prize.
Each child who completes the reading passport will earn a reading certificate. All participants will be invited to a final party on July 28th.


Tween Summer Program
Wednesdays
3:00pm
  • Registration begins May 24th & Program begins June 7th, 8th and 9th and ends July 28th
  • Youth who are 10 to 12 years old
  • Sign up online or in person with a valid PGCL card. 
  • This program will include stories, activities and crafts geared to the age group.
You are Here - Teen Summer Program 2011
Tuesdays
3:00pm
  • Registration begins May 24th, Program begins June 7th and ends July 26th
  • Youth who are 13 years old and older: 
  • Sign up online or in person and check out the website for more information about an exciting, fun-filled summer! (Registration is encouraged but please feel free to drop in.)
Prizes You Can Earn By Reading: Candy, Movie Tickets, Squishy Stress Foot, Books And Much More! 
Note: You do not have to come to activities to earn prizes by reading. More info about how to earn prizes coming soon.


What You Get By Coming To A Teen Event: Food, Fun, Activities, Friends


Some Events:
  • The Amazing Race Library Edition
  • Photography Contest
  • Swap Your Stuff (movies, video games, books)
  • American Afternoon (Hot dogs and chips, video games and other games
  • Jeopardy
  • World-Wide Minute to Win It
  • And MORE!
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Double Coupons @Walmart

This is only for Utah County, doubles coupons up to $1.00 (ex: .30 doubles to .60, .50 doubles to 1.00 and .75 doubles to 1.00), also have your coupons matched up with the items when you check out. The checkers have to manually go in and price adjust each item, so this will help them speed the process up a bit. Also be patient it will take some time, so don't be in a big hurry!!

Some coupons to pull:

$.50/1 Heinz Tomato Ketchup (will double to $1 should make for some cheap ketchup) SS 5/22
$.50/2 Knorr Rice and Pasta Sides RP 5/22
$.60/1 Country Crock Spread RP 5/22
$.50/1 Ragu Pasta Sauce RP 5/22
$.50/1 Wishbone Dressing RP 5/22

Printables:
$.55/1 Blue Bunny Ice Cream any 1.75 qt 
$.55/1 Challenge Dairy Butter (zip code 84042)
$.30/1 Hairbo Gummy Bears (zip code 84042)
$.50/1 Scott Naturals Flushable Moist Wipes


Thanks to my friend Autumn Bohman for this great info, find other great finds on her blog, Confessions of a Shopaholic Mom

Square Foot Gardening 201

Square Foot Gardening 201
Saturday, May 28, 2011
9:00 AM until 11:30 AM

Thanksgiving Point Gardens, Garden Path Greenhouse
In this workshop you will construct a grow box from start to finish. You will also learn the details of vertical gardening for tomatoes, squash and melons, also how to protect your early and late season vegetables.
 $25.00

Monday, May 23, 2011

Chili's Free Kids meal

Tuesday May 24
Free Kids Meals Tuesday at Chilis!! You can pair this up w/ the 2 for $20 meal deal! Also if you join the email club you can get a free chips and queso!  Click on the link on the right hand side of the page to sign up!

Water & Plants - Kids Class

Wednesday, Jun 29
11:00 AM

Central Utah Gardens
355 W. University Parkway, Orem
Free
What do plants need to grow? We'll show you and get you started growing plants of your own. Ages 5-12. A parent or guardian must accompany the children. (Registration opens 5/30/2011)

My reason to Ride


Saturday, May 28 through Saturday, August 20
Electric Park at Thanksgiving Point

Register here

The Utah My Reason to Ride Series is composed of five century distance rides starting at locations across the Wasatch Front plus a single time trial event, all over a five month period. Each century ride includes a 30 mile option and a metric century (65 mile) option, so that all levels of cyclist can participate. The courses are designed to get progressively more difficult as you advance through the series, allowing participants to improve their endurance and work toward a higher level of fitness.

To help participants assess and reassess their level of fitness throughout the series, we have partnered with a professional sports physiologist who will provide fitness assessments and training plans for our participants. This Series has been designed for small to mid-sized nonprofit organizations and other charitable groups to use as a tool to raise money for their programs.
Sunday, May 22, 2011

Tales For Tots


Tuesdays - Museum of Ancient Life
Wednesdays - Children's Discovery Garden
11 am


Join us for our hands-on storytelling adventure --Tales for Tots. Each Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at eleven. Each story will be followed by a craft. 


Included with regular venue admission
Museum prices
Children's Discovery Garden prices
*No Charge for THANKSGIVING POINT MEMBERS and children ages two and under

Schedule (for more details on each book and craft, click here)
Tuesday May 24th: “One Tiny Turtle” by Nicola Davies.
Wednesday May 25th: “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” by Virginia Lee Burton.
Tuesday May 31st: Museum of Ancient Life ~ "Dinosaur ROAR!" By Paul Strickland
Wednesday June 1st: Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Tuesday June 7th: If the Dinosaurs Came Back by Bernard Most
Wednesday June 8th “The Friendly Book” by Margaret Wise Brown and Garth Williams
Tuesday June 14th: “The Dinosaurs of Water House Hawkins” by Barbara Kerley and Brian Selznick
Wednesday June 15th: “Chimp and Zee” by Catherine and Laurence Anholt
Tuesday June 21st: Smiley Shark by Ruth Galloway
Wednesday June 22nd: An Apple Pie for Dinner by Susan Vanhecke  and  Carol Baicker-McKee
Tuesday June 28th: My Visit to the Dinosaurs by Aliki
Wednesday June 29th: “Bugs For Lunch” by Margery Facklam

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Noorda Theatre Summer Camp

Theatre* Speech*Dance*Film

One Hour Classes - $45
You & Me Drama (Preschoolers, 3 and 4 years old)
Week One: June 6 -10 #1101
Week Two June 13-17 #2101
9:00 to 10:00
Little persons bring their favorite "big persons" to class and use movement, imagination, and props to explore poems and stories together.

Picture Book Drama (Kindergartners, 5 and 6 year old)
Week One:  June 6-10 #1102
Week Two June 13-17 #2102
10:00 to 11:00
Experience picture books from the inside out.  Each week's class will explore one or
more picture books through acting, movement, and imagination.

Treasure Trunk Drama (Grades 1 and 2)
Week One:  June 6-10 #1103          
Week Two June 13-17 #2103
11:00 to 12:00
Th e drama begins with objects that emerge from our magic story trunk.  All the activities will engage voice, body, and imagination.

Morning Classes ~ $95  from 9:00 - 12:00
Exploring Backstage (Grades 3 thru 6) 
Week One, June 6-10 #1105
Students will work with UVU's professional theatre sta as they apply makeup, paint ats, and make props that they can take home with them.

Exploring Storytelling (Grades 3 thru 6) 
Week Two, June 13-17 #2105
Young people will listen and learn from master storytellers who will help students create and tell stories alone, in pairs, and as a group.

Exploring Puppetry (Grades 3 thru 6) 
Week ree, June 20-24 #3104
Students will construct simple puppets from sacks, socks, and plush animals and learn how to bring them to life.

You can register at www.uvu.edu/theatre
To see more classes, click here
Friday, May 20, 2011

Smithson Effect Exhibit

Now thru July 3rd
10am - 5pm ~ Tues, Thurs, Friday
10am - 8pm ~ Wed.
11am - 5pm ~ Sat. & Sun

Utah Museum of Fine Arts (directions)



With one of the most recognizable works of 20th century art in its backyard, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts presents an exhibit exploring the creative influence of Roberts Smithson on a generation of contemporary artists.

$7 adults
$5 seniors/youth
 $0 children under 6
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Spiral Jetty


Spiral Jetty
Rozel Point, Box Elder County
For directions, click here


 Robert Smithson's famous earthwork Spiral Jetty (April 1970) is located in the north arm on the Great Salt Lake in Utah.

Visiting Spiral Jetty is a new experience each time, in every phase of its submersion and re-emergence. The wind alters the intensity of the water’s changing colors, as does the quality of the light and the density of the overhead cloud-cover. As you start to walk the spiral, you enter a kaleidoscope of moaning wind, relentless light, and mercurial water colors.

Using black basalt rocks and earth from the site, the artist created a coil 1500 feet long and 15 feet wide that stretches out counterclockwise into the translucent red water.

Walking the length of the jetty is not difficult. The surface is rocky and uneven, but not hard to walk on. It merely requires your attention. It is a good idea to wear shoes that you can wade in.

The lake level varies several feet from year-to-year and from season to season, so the Spiral Jetty is not always visible above the water line. Typically, the Great Salt Lake is at its lowest levels in October and November of each year. Visit the USGS web page to get the current elevation of the Great Salt Lake.To view the jetty lake elevation should be no higher that 4,197 feet.




For information, call the Golden Spike National Historic Site
Tel 435 471 2209

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wings of Love

Friday, May 27, 1:00 PM
First Choice Home Health and Hospice is excited to invite you to "Wings Of Love" our Second Annual Live Butterfly Release. Please join us in the Southwest Pavilion at the Orem Community Park.
This is an opportunity to honor the memory of your loved one by watching the release of live butterflies. This event is open to everyone and will include a short program with poetry and music before the release of the butterflies. Please invite your family and friends.
If you wish to release a butterfly they are available for purchase at a special price of $10.00 (prepayment is suggested to guarantee a butterfly)
Native American Legend states: "Whisper a thought to a butterfly, and she will carry that message to the heavens."
For more information or to order a butterfly please contact:
Melanie Menlove
First Choice Hospice Bereavement Coordinator
801-637-5878
Mount Timpanogos Park

Provo Canyon Road , Highway 189
Orem UT 84057
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sheer-Luck Holmes: Clueless Again


Sherlock Holmes is known for his brilliant detective work and for being a master of disguise, but when it comes to the Desert Star Theatre version of the character, it may not be his signature logical reasoning that solves the cases, but sheer luck.

"Sheer-Luck Holmes: Clueless Again" runs through June 11 at the Desert Star Playhouse in Murray, and it's a show that encompasses the traditional Holmes as well as the newer character depicted in the 2009 film.

Where: Desert Star Theater, 4861 S. State St., Murray

When: Now through June 11, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 6 and 8:30 p.m., and Saturday matinees at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Tickets: Adults $13.95-$17.95, children $9.95 (ages 11 and under)

Info: (801) 266-2600, www.desertstar.biz

Monday, May 16, 2011

Utah Museum of Fine Arts - FREE Days

First Wednesdays ~ 10am - 8pm
Third Saturdays ~ 11am - 5pm

Also FREE on the Third Saturday is the art studio program, open to the public from 1-4 pm

May 21- Backpacks
June 18- Jigsaw Puzzles
July 16- Ornate Frames
Aug. 20- Oil Pastel Landscapes
Sept. 17- Moon Festival


Available thanks to the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks Fund.
                                       
Sunday, May 15, 2011

Women's Super Saturday Activity

Saturday, May 21st
10-2pm
the Church building on 700 South

Workshops

  • homemade cards
  • digital scrapbooking
  • sewing
  • make-up classes
  • fancy chocolate covered strawberries
  • cake decorating
  • quilting
Salad
Dessert

AAMD Museum Day

Wednesday, May 18
10am – 8pm
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (map)

In honor of Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) Museum Day, the UMFA will be offering a special $1 off all admission prices during opening hours.

Wild Horse & Burro Festival

13th Annual Utah
Wild Horse & Burro Festival
Salt Lake County Equestrian Park
May 20 & 21, 2011


The primary goal of this horse show is to learn and have fun. Another goal is to give you the opportunity to demonstrate what a wild horse can accomplish when given proper care and training.

Check out the BLM website for more info.
Saturday, May 14, 2011

Art Heritage: The James Christensen Family

Monday, May 23, 7:00 PM

The art of the Christensen family has been displayed throughout the nation from the galleries of New York to the homes and museums of Utah County. Join Utah favorite James Christensen and his daughters Cassandra Barney and Emily McPhie for an evening of fine and fantastical art.

Free Admission

Orem Public Library
58 N. State St.
Orem UT 84057
801-229-7050
Friday, May 13, 2011

Walk With Angels

Saturday, May 21

The United Angels Foundation is proud to announce their 2nd Annual Walk with Angels Event. This event is to help family, friends, and members of our community show their support for parents that have children with special needs. The funds raised through this event will be used to help expand the outreach and support of the foundation to families within our community.

See http://www.unitedangelsfoundation.org/walkwithangels/ for information and registration.

Wines Park
500 North Center St
Lehi UT 84043
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Healing of America Seminars

Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 AM

In this seminar, you will learn about the greatness of the American Founding Fathers and will see how they were indeed inspired of God. You will appreciate more than ever that the hand of God was clearly evident in the building of this great land.

$39.00 early registration $49.00 at the door.

Hope for America Family Resource Center
35 East 100 South
American Fork UT 84003
Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Dance Club Placement Auditions

For those interested in participating on one of The Dance Club's award-winning dance teams, auditions begin the week of May 17. $25 audition fee.

Get more information at www.thedanceclub.com
Monday, May 9, 2011

The Scrapbook Fair

Scrap! Craft! Create! Shop! Relax! & Get Pampered!

Mark your calendars and get ready for an incredible Scrapbook Fair and More!

May 13th & 14th at Utah Valley University's UCCU Events Center.

Whether you're a novice or a seasoned scrapbooker

The Scrapbook Fair is the place you want to be!

The Scrapbook Fair offers you the opportunity to see and learn all the newest and hottest scrapbooking techniques along with the opportunity to spend time with friends and family in a fun and relaxing environment!

A HUGE selection of scrapbook products, supplies and tools. Exciting events, make & takes, contests, and more!! Visit our website for discount tickets.

UCCU Events Center
800 W University Pkwy
Orem UT 84058


Sunday, May 8, 2011

Expound Symposium

Saturday, May 14, 10:00 AM

Insights on LDS History, Scripture, and Belief.

Free Admission

Provo City Library at Academy Square
550 N. University Avenue
Provo UT 84601
Saturday, May 7, 2011

Quilt Market
















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Little Women in Film: Mapping a Nation Through a Story

When: Tuesday, May 10,7:00 pm

Westward expansion, Abolition, The Civil War, Reconstruction. The turbulent events of the 19th century molded the United States into the country we recognize today. BYU professor of English Dr. Sue Lindquist will discuss the transcendent events of 19th century American history as reflected in Alcott’s classic novels.

Free Admission

Orem Public Library
58 N. State St.
Orem UT 84057
801-229-7050
Friday, May 6, 2011

Jeanette Hurley: The Crystal Prince

Monday, May 9, 7:00 pm

World class singer, songwriter and now story teller Jeanette Clinger Hurley will visit the library to discuss her enchanting children’s book, The Crystal Prince, Love Is the Only Way. Through this charming fantasy Hurley brings children, parents and families the message that love is the way to everlasting happiness and that we all depend on each other to see that through.

Free Admission

Orem Public Library
58 N. State St.
Orem UT 84057
801-229-7050
Sunday, May 1, 2011

Seek My Face: Recent Artwork on Scriptural Themes

March 1 through June 2011

9am to 9 pm Weekdays
10am to 7pm Weekends
Church History Museum
45 North West Temple, SLC
Free Admission


The exhibit features twenty-nine American professional artists, all from various backgrounds, but sharing a common religious orientation. All the artists have been invited to create exemplary visual art based on gospel themes-especially of The Lord Jesus Christ. With sincerity and dedication, skilled painters and sculptors have expressed stories from the Bible and The Book of Mormon in new, original pictures. These new and contemporary works share insight into subjects that depict the life and teachings of the Savior.
The artists have all made great efforts to creatively express gospel principles, uniting their testimony and knowledge of the subject, together with artistic gifts. The thoughtful works stem from a project organized by Artist Guild International LLC. Many of the artists have participated in this project to express their testimonies of gospel principles.