Scene clips for Feb. 18
History Speaks Lecture Series at the Park City Museum
The Park City Museum, 528 Main St., will present a History Speaks lecture featuring Park City resident and former U-2 pilot Frank "Fuzzy" Furr who will talk about the early years of the Cold War efforts to collect intelligence over the Soviet Union and China on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Furr will discuss President Eisenhower’s struggle to obtain intelligence and how the U-2 has remained the premiere high-altitude intelligence collector for almost 60 years. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit parkcityhistory.org or call 435-649-7457. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityhistory.org.
‘Table for Twelve’ Food & Wine Experience: ‘Quintessential Italy’
Nosh, the specialty cheese shop in The Market Park City, 1500 Snow Creek Dr., and Fox School of Wine will present an intimate and unique tasting experience on Thursday, Feb. 19. Artisan cheeses imported from around the world and handcrafted meats will be paired with select wines for an educational experience. The class, which is offered to ages 21 and older, begins at 6:30 p.m. and the cost is $40. Reservations are required. Visit http://www.foxschoolofwine.com or call Pamela at (801) 201-4282 . Space is limited to 12 people.
Kamas Valley Writers Group
The Kamas Valley Writers Group will meet at the Summit County Library, Kamas Branch, 110 N. Main, on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. All genres welcome. Writers should bring a piece they wish to work on and be prepared to give and receive constructive criticism. Published and nonpublished writers are also welcome. For more information, contact the library by calling 435-783-3190.
Park City Institute Future in Review: John Delaney
The Park City Institute and Strategic News Services will present oceanographer John Delaney in the Eccles Center Black Box, 1750 Kearns Blvd., on Friday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. Delaney is leading the team that is building an underwater network of high-def cameras and sensors that will turn our ocean into a global interactive lab — sparking an explosion of rich data about the world below. He’s also an expert in deep-sea volcanic activity. Tickets are $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.ecclescenter.org .
Personal Essay and Memoir Class by Phyllis Barber
Writer Phyllis Barber, author of "To the Mountain," will teach a personal essay and memoir class Tuesdays evenings, from Feb. 24 through March 24, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Poison Creek Office Building, 2064 Prospector Ave. The cost is $125. To register, call 435-200-8150 .
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