The Park Record Scene Clips for Feb. 2-6
February 1, 2008
Winterfest continues with dog sled and World Cup races — and hip-hop
Winterfest, Park City’s 10-day winter celebration commemorating the 2002 Olympic Winter Games continues today with a Freestyle World Cup and the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race Finals. The party continues throughout the week with live music, fireworks and moonlight snowshoeing. For the dog sled race, meet the mushers from 10 a.m. to noon; watch the Sled Dog Race on the trails of Round Valley from noon to 2 p.m. and return again for the Junior Musher Sled Dog Race from 3 to 4 p.m. The World Cup men’s and women’s Ski Cross Finals, Dual Mogul qualifications will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Deer Valley Resort, followed by a concert featuring the hip-hop group De La Soul.
Vagina Monologues will return to Eccles
February 10, The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will host a benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s "Vagina Monologues," a series of monologues that comment about women’s issues worldwide. Local women will star in the show. The Foundation’s performance is one of more than 2,700 V-Day celebratory events across the world to educate audiences about violence against women. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at The Eccles Center.
Sign up for a green thumb
Utah State University Extension Service is sponsoring a master gardener class for residents of Summit and Wasatch counties. Registration deadline is February 11th. This 10 session class will cover all aspects of gardening. For further information call (435) 615 – 3217.
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Dinner with Jane
Wednesday, March 5, the Utah Animal Adoption Center is presenting a private dinner with United Nations Messenger of Peace Dr. Jane Goodall, the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Through the "Roots and Shoots" and Africa programs, the institute helps to create healthy ecosystems, promote sustainable livelihoods and nurture new generations of committed, active citizens around the world. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $250 per plate and all proceeds go to the Jane Goodall Institute. For reservations call (801) 366-9147.