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March 9, 2016
Park City Museum’s Lecture Series: ‘Exploring with the Mountain Men’
The Park City Museum’s lecture series on Wednesday, March 9, will present Park City resident and pilot Dorian De Maio, who will discuss the Mountain Men who crisscrossed the West and opened new areas for future pioneers. De Maio used his plane to follow the Mountain Men’s travels and will present his insight. The lecture will run from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityhistory.org.
Newcomers of Greater Park City Coffee
Newcomers of Greater Park City will host its monthly coffee at Park City Community Church, 4501 N. S.R. 224, on Wednesday, March 9, from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be George Dymalski, program director for the Park City Film Series. For more information, visit http://www.parkcitynewcomers.org .
‘Are There Wolverines in Utah?’ at the Swaner EcoCenter
The Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Dr. at Kimball Junction, will present "Are There Wolverines in Utah?" by Mike Kautz of Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation (ASC), on Thursday, March 10, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for the general public and free for EcoCenter members. For more information, visit http://www.swanerecocenter.org .
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‘Warlords of Ivory’ Screening and Fundraiser
Tim Lapage and Safari Experts along with the Park City Film Series will present a special screening of "Warlords of Ivory," a documentary by John Hemingway that follows investigative journalist Bryan Christy’s investigation of slaughtering elephants for their tusks. The journey takes Christy into one of the darkest corners of Africa, a killing field for both elephants and humans. What he finds has geo-political impact. The film will be followed by a Q&A with director John Heminway. Screening is a fundraising event for TUSK, a nonprofit organization working to prevent the poaching of elephants and their tusks. Tickets for the screening are $10. Tickets for the screening and admission toa pre-film reception are $30. For more information, visit http://www.tusk.org or http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.
Park City Institute’s Saints & Sinners Ball
The Park City Institute’s fifth annual Saints & Sinners Ball will be held at St. Regis Deer Valley on Saturday, March 12. The revelry that will feature dinner, cocktails, an auction, live music and dancing will begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $200 per person or $1,800 for a table of 10. The money will benefit the Park City Institute’s education and outreach programs. Call the Eccles Center box office at 435-655-3114 or purchase tickets online at http://www.ecclescenter.org .