Clips for Nov. 20 | ParkRecord.com

Clips for Nov. 20

"Our Lives, Our Stories: America's Greatest Generation"

November 20, 2010 March 16, 2011

This traveling exhibit focuses on the generation born in the 1910s and 1920s; they lived through the Depression, fought in World War II, and created the "baby boom." This exhibit sets the scene and will transport you back in time to hang out at the soda fountain or in a 1950s kitchen. Discover how your grandparents, parents, and next-door neighbors changed America.

For more information, email museum@parkcityhistory.org or call 435-649-7457.

11th Annual Holiday Boutique

The boutique, featuring Holiday handcraft items, arts and crafts, will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Parish Center, 1505 White Pine Canyon Road, on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Trinity Academy will be holding children’s gift-making center at the boutique.

Birding in the Park

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Join the Wasatch Mountain State Park Naturalist to learn the basics of birding and help conduct a bird survey. Meet at 9 a.m., Nov. 20, at the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor Center, 1281 Warm Springs Road, Midway. Dress for the weather. Admission is free For more information call (435) 654-1791 or visit stateparks.utah.gov.

Christmas Train Rides

Heber Valley Historic Railroad Christmas train rides begin Nov. 20 and run through Dec. 23. Two trains run each day at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. from the Heber Valley Historic Railroad, 450 South 600 West. Elves serve hot drinks and treats while sharing favorite carols and a Christmas story. Children’s eyes light up when Santa climbs aboard. Reserve your tickets early, seats sell-out fast! Admission varies by day. For more information call 435-654-5601.

"Urinetown"

Park City High School Drama Department presents "Urinetown" Saturday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., in the PCHS Black Box Theatre, 1750 Kearns Blvd. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for students and are available by calling 645-5650.

Lynden Legacy Family Turkey Trot

Walk, run or trot a 5K, Nov. 25, in honor and remembrance of Bruce McGowan a father, husband, Unified Firefighter and friend tragically lost in an automobile accident in Parley’s Canyon on Sept. 11, 2010. Registration and starting line at the Midway Town Hall before 9 a.m.. All proceeds and donations will go to the McGowan Family.

Third Annual Turkey Trot

The Turkey Trot starts at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 25. Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the LDS Stake Center Parking Lot, 2300 Monitor Drive. Fun for all ages! For more information or to preregister, visit http://www.parkcityturkeytrot.com

Park City Interfaith service

The Park City Interfaith Council will host a community-wide interfaith Thanksgiving service on Tuesday, November 23, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. The evening celebration begins at 7 p.m. and will include readings from different traditions, music by a community choir and a Thanksgiving message. This service is open to all. St. Luke’s is located off highway 224, across from the Park City Nursery, at 4595 North Silver Springs Drive. For additional information, contact Robin Nygaard, president of the Park City Interfaith Council at revnygaard@yahoo.com or St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at (435) 649-4900.

Community Thanksgiving dinner

The Park City Interfaith Council will host a community-wide interfaith Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 25, at Park City Community Church. The celebration will run from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. and is open to all. The Thanksgiving dinner is free and includes music by local musicians and a traditional Thanksgiving menu. For those who would like to volunteer with cooking, set up the night before, on a serving crew or clean up crew, please call Carol Flippin at 540-448-3987. Park City Community Church is located at 4501 North Highway 224, directly behind the Park City Nursery. For additional information, contact Joyce or Derek DeToni-Hill, pastors at Park City Community Church at 649-8131 or online at Derek@parkcitychurch.org and joyce@parkcitychurch.org

Soldier Hollow Express Scenic Excursion

This 90-minute trip, running through Dec. 31, offers incredible views of the Wasatch Mountains, wide-open vistas of Deer Creek Reservoir and the beautiful Heber Valley. The Soldier Hollow Express departs at 3 p.m. from the Heber Valley Railroad, 450 S. 600 West. Schedule is subject to change. Tickets are $24 for adults, $19 for seniors and $16 for children ages 3 to 12. For more information call 645-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrailroad.org/excursions/she.php.

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