What to do in Park City this weekend: Mother’s Day, youth performances and Arts Day in Coalville | ParkRecord.com

What to do in Park City this weekend: Mother’s Day, youth performances and Arts Day in Coalville

YouTheatre actors check their microphones just before hitting the stage to rehearse “The Wizard of Oz Jr.” Monday night at the Egyptian Theatre.
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Mother’s Day is this weekend, and several family-oriented events are taking place in Park City, including performances by the Egyptian YouTheatre company and Ballet West Academy. Other events include bouquet-making at the Kimball Arts Center and the Coalville Community Arts Day. For a full list of special events and weekly community events, visit our online calendar.

Saving the Butterfly: One Milkweed at a Time
Thursday, May 9, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Swaner EcoCenter, 1258 Center Dr.
Tickets $10, members $5
Monarch butterfly populations in the west are at an all-time low. Join a discussion of the symbiotic relationship between Monarchs and Milkweed and learn how to help the threatened monarch butterfly population survive and reproduce. Milkweed seedlings supplies are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wizard of Oz Jr.
Friday, May 10, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2 p.m.
The Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street
$18 for adults; $13 for youths ages 17 and younger

The production, an abbreviated version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jeremy Sam’s 2011 Broadway musical, utilizes the Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the 1939 film that starred Judy Garland. Contains theatrical haze – roughly 80 minutes, no intermission.

Coalville Community Arts Day
Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Rockwell Listening Room, 268 Main Street
Free, 21 and over
Join in and help create a sidewalk mural and fence art designed by North Summit High School Students. Come celebrate what we love most about our community and promote mental wellness with friends, neighbors and family. This project is brought by Park City Summit County Arts Council, North Summit School District, and the Summit County Health Department.

Ballet West Academy, “The Sleeping Beauty”
Saturday, May 11, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, 1750 Kearns Blvd.
$15 for general admission; $17 for reserved admission
The work, which originally premiered in 1890 at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, was choreographed by Marius Petipa to a score composed by Tchaikovsky. “Aurora’s Wedding” is an abridged version of the ballet that focuses mostly on the full-length production’s third act.

Mother’s Day Bouquets
Saturday, May 11, 3 – 5 p.m.
Kimball Arts Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd.
Roses are red, violets are blue, I made this bouquet just for you! Learn trade secrets from a local florist and create a custom floral arrangement using your favorite flowers. Best suited for ages 10 and up.

Art and Social Activism: A Panel Discussion
Saturday, May 11, 4 – 5 p.m.
Kimball Arts Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd.
Park City Community Foundation Social Equity Director Diego Zegarra will moderate a panel about art and social activism. Panelists Zhi Lin, Jorge Rojas and Fazilat Soukhakian will demonstrate how their work is a springboard for conversation around contemporary social issues, from gender inequality to immigration and more.

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