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March 22, 2016
Park City History 101 by Sydney Reed
Park City Museum, 528 Main St., will host historian Sydney Reed on Wednesday, March 23, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Attendees will learn about how Park City was started as a mining town, the people who lived here, and how and why it changed into the skiing town that it is today. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityhistory.org .
Yoga Fundraiser for Park City High School Club
End Violence Now Club at Park City High School will host a yoga fundraiser in the high school gym, 1750 Kearns Blvd., on Wednesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. The session is free for students and $5 for adults. All ages and levels are welcome.
Art Talk: Author Charles W. Newhall III
The Kimball Art Center will present an Art Talk featuring Charles W. Newhall III, the author of "Fearful Odds: A Memoir of Vietnam and Its Aftermath," at St. Regis Deer Valley’s Deer Crest Club on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. A reception and cocktail party will follow. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required. To RSVP or for more information, visit http://www.kimballartcenter.org .
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Park City Gallery Association Gallery Stroll
On the last Friday of each month, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., members of the Park City Art Gallery Association offer a free, unique showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits and art events. This month’s stroll, which will be held Friday, March 25, gives residents and Park City visitors the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while exploring Park City’s exciting art scene. Visit any of the participating galleries to pick up a free gallery guide. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitygalleryassociation.com .
‘Future in Review’ Speaker Series: Dr. Leah Boyer
The Park City Institute and Strategic News Services "Future in Review" speaker series will present Dr. Leah Boyer, assistant director of the STEM Cell Core Facility at Salk Institute at the Eccles Center Black Box Theatre, 1750 Kearns Blvd., on Friday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. Boyer joined the STEM Core in 2014 with almost a decade of stem-cell research experience and established a human stem-cell based model of neuro-inflammation that she used to identify novel compounds for the treatment of neuro-degenerative disease. She will be interviewd by Sharon Anderson Morris, programs director for Strategic News Service and FiRe Events. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 435-655-3114 or by visiting http://www.ecclescenter.org.
Willow Harvest at the Swaner Preserve
The Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Dr. at Kimball Junction, will host a willow harvest on Thursday, March 24, through Saturday, March 26. Thursday’s and Friday’s sessions will run from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday’s session will run from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. The willows will be planted later this year along East Canyon Creek. For more information, visit http://www.swanerecocenter.org.
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