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Calendar for April 26-29, 2006

compiled by Matt James

Wednesday 26

*From 8-10 a.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium, the Park City Area Home Builders Association will present a continuing education class for general contractors, "How to Make an Inspector Your Friend Code Requirements," featuring speakers from Park City Municipal and Summit and Wasatch counties. The cost of the seminar is $20 in advance and $30 at the door. For more information, call 645-9363 or e-mail geri30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for general admission. The theatre is located at 5001 South Highland in the south end of the Cottonwood Mall. Call (801) 272-3445 for reservation or more information.

*The Utah Arts Council will hold state finals for the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest at 7 p.m. in the Jay W. Lees Theatre, Jewett Center at Westminster College. For more information, visit http://arts.utah.gov or http://www.poetryoutloud.org.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) will present "The Water Project," a collection of short plays commissioned by SLAC on the theme of water and the West. The shows will run through April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33.50 with discounts available for students and those under 30. For more information, visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org. For tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC.

Thursday 27

*Furburbia will be offering two classes this spring, Basic Obedience and Puppy Preschool. Both start today. Classes cost $50 and run for six weeks. For more information, call 649-5441 or visit http://www.friendsofanimals.net. All proceeds benefit Summit County Friends of Animals.

*Utah Opera and the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration of Salt Lake City will give local elementary school students a chance to take the spotlight in the fifth annual Children’s Opera Showcase in the Jeanné Theatre of the Rose Wagner Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. Admission for this event is free, and seating is open. For more information, visit http://www.utahopera.org.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) will present "The Water Project," a collection of short plays commissioned by SLAC on the theme of water and the West. The shows will run through April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33.50 with discounts available for students and those under 30. For more information, visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org. For tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC.

Friday 28

*The Park City Gallery Stroll, presented by the Kimball Art Center and the Park City Gallery Association, will take place from 6-9 p.m. at 23 Park City-area galleries. At the art center, gallery strollers will find hors d’oeuvres and live music from the Slickrock Gypsies, courtesy of the Park City Jazz Foundation. Tickets for the event are $5 and are available at the Kimball Art Center. For more information about the event, call 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present an installment of its regular wine seminars at 7 p.m. The pairing and tasting will feature the wines of Bordeaux. The cost is $50 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Soldier Hollow Express, a 90-minute trip offering views of Mt. Timpanogos, departs at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from the depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Provo Canyon Limited, a three-hour scenic excursion featuring the Provo Canyon’s scenery, will depart at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Utah Symphony will showcase its own concertmaster, Ralph Matson, with a performance of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in Abravanel Hall on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performances range from $12 to $50 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org.

*The University of Utah Children’s Dance Theatre will premiere a new, original work, "A Blue So Blue," on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City. Ticket prices range from $10-$20 for adults, with a 50-percent discount for children under 12. Tickets are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS.

*"The White Countess" which is rated "PG-13," will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series April 28-30. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) will present "The Water Project," a collection of short plays commissioned by SLAC on the theme of water and the West. The shows will run through April 30 at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33.50 with discounts available for students and those under 30. For more information, visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org. For tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC.

*StageRight TheaterCompany will present the comedy "The Foreigner" opening tonight and playing Friday and Saturday evenings until May 6. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. The theater is located at 5001 South Highland Drive. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for seniors and students. Call (801) 272-3445 for reservations and information.

Saturday 29

*Mountain Town Stages will present "Music Makers A Local Bash!" at 7:30 p.m. in The Celebrity Theatre at The Prospector Lodge and Conference Center, located at 2200 Sidewinder Dr. in Park City. The event will include live music from Tony Oros and a silent auction of personal services. Tickets are free with an invitation. For more information or to donate a service, go to http://www.mountaintownstages.com or call 901-SONG.

*The Park City Library will present YOGA for Kids with yoga instructor Michelle Shaw of Body by Bella. At 10 a.m. there will be a class for parents and babies and at 11 a.m. there will be a class for children ages 3-9. For more information, call 615-5600 or visit http://www.parkcitylibrary.org.

*"The White Countess" which is rated "PG-13," will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series through April 30. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $6 for adults; 10-visit passes are available for $45. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Soldier Hollow Express, a 90-minute trip offering views of Mt. Timpanogos, departs at 3 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from the depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Provo Canyon Limited, a three-hour scenic excursion featuring the Provo Canyon’s scenery, will depart at 11 a.m. every Friday and Saturday from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Utah Symphony will showcase its own concertmaster, Ralph Matson, with a performance of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in Abravanel Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance range from $12 to $50 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org.

*The Wasatch Back Student Art Show, featuring works from Wasatch and Summit county youth from kindergarten through 12th grade, will run April 29 through May 29 at the Kimball Art Center. The event will include an opening reception on Saturday, April 29 from 1-3 p.m. Both the reception and the exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information, call 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

*The Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) will present "The Water Project," a collection of short plays commissioned by SLAC on the theme of water and the West. The shows will run through April 30 at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2 and 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33.50 with discounts available for students and those under 30. For more information, visit http://www.saltlakeactingcompany.org. For tickets, call (801) 363-SLAC.

*The second annual Nihon Matsuri: Japan Festival Salt Lake City will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. along 100 South between 200 West and 300 West. The event will include food, entertainment, music, demonstrations, booths and crafts. For more information about the festival, visit http://www.nihonmatsuri.com.

*StageRight TheaterCompany will present the comedy "The Foreigner" opening tonight and playing Friday and Saturday evenings until May 6. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. The theater is located at 5001 South Highland Drive. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for seniors and students. Call (801) 272-3445 for reservations and information.

Upcoming

*The Glen Miller Orchestra will play in Park City’s Egyptian Theatre Sunday, April 30 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the event range from $12-$27 and are available by calling 649-9371 or visiting http://www.parkcityshows.com.

*The Park City Municipal Gold Course 9 Hole League will hold a "Welcome Back" cocktail reception Tuesday, May 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Sleigh. The event will feature a spring fashion show. Tickets are $20 and are available at the door the night of the reception. The event is open to both current league members and those who are interested in joining. For more information, contact Judy at 658-4605.

*The National Ability Center and the Salt Lake City Film Center will present a documentary, "Emmanuel’s Gift," telling the story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah’s life as a boy born in Ghana with a disabled leg. The film will screen Tuesday, May 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium. The film will be followed by a question and answer session with Yeboah. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.nac1985.org.

*Los Hombres Calientes will bring their sound, a fusion of modern and acoustic jazz, New Orleans soul, Latin grooves and an Afro-centric "world music" sensibility, to Kingsbury Hall May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $16.50-$28.50 and are available by calling (801) 581-7100.

*The Park City Christian Center will present a community prayer breakfast in celebration of a national "Day of Prayer" May 4 at The Yarrow Hotel, from 7:30-9 a.m. The event will feature a talk from 2002 Olympic speed skating gold medalist Derek Parra. The cost is $10 and includes a full breakfast. For more information, call 649-2260.

*The Friends of the Great Salt Lake will host the 2006 Great Salt Lake Issues Forum May 4-6, discussing issues that affect the Great Salt Lake. The event will take place at locations around the Wasatch Front. For more information, visit http://www.fogsl.org.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Wine Bar will present an installment of its regular wine seminars at 7 p.m. May 5. The pairing and tasting will feature red Burgundies. The cost is $65 per person. To sign up, or for more information, visit http://www.spottedfrogbooks.com or call 575-2665.

*Julie Nester Gallery will present the opening of "Figures," a group exhibition of figurative work including work by five painters and one sculptor, Friday, May 5 from 5:30-8 p.m. The exhibition will run May 5 June 24. The opening and the show are free to the public. For more information, visit http://www.julienestergallery.com or call 649-7855.

*The Heber Valley Railroad’s Moonlight ‘n Fire train, featuring a campfire sing-along and Dutch oven cooking, will depart at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 5. The train will start from the Heber Valley Railroad depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435)654-5601.

*Recycle Utah will hold its semi-annual Household Hazardous Material Collection on Saturday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of The Canyons Resort. There will be a charge of 50 cents per pound of material for small businesses, but all household waste will be accepted for free. For more information about the event, call 649-9698 or visit http://www.recycleutah.org.

*The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will present Jim Gamble’s "Peter and the Wolf," the final Pillow Theater performance of the season, on Saturday, May 6 at 1 and 4 p.m. The Performing Arts Foundation encourages young audience members to bring pillows and blankets, so that little ones can sit close to the action. Chairs are available for grown-ups. Tickets are $5 for children and $10 for adults. Call 655-3114 for information.

*The Park City History Book Club will discuss "Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order" by Harvard Professor Samuel P. Huntington at the meeting on May 9, from 4-6 p.m. in the Park City Library. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 615-5600.

*The deadline to enter Mountain Town Stages Battle of the Bands competition is May 10. The competition will be held May 20 at The Canyon Resort. For more information about the event, or to register, visit http://www.mountaintownstages.com or call 901-SONG.

*The Friends of the Park City Library will hold its annual spring membership luncheon Thursday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Deer Valley Resort’s Silver Lake Lodge. Novelist and former Utahn Marilyn Abildskov, author of "The Men in My Country," will speak. The cost of the event is $35 and includes the lunch and a year-long membership to the Friends of the Library. Tickets for the event are available at the Park City Library. For more information, call 615-5600.

Ongoing

General

*Park City School District’s Community Education program has quarterly classes for adults, youth and young learners. To find out more, go to http://www.pcschools.us (click on "Community" then "Community Education") or call Julia at 615-0215.

Mondays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Baby and Me for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore at Redstone Towne Center hosts "Scrabble Monday" every Monday from 6-8 p.m. Bring a board, a dictionary and challenge fellow Parkites to some word play. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665.

Tuesdays

*The Park City Bar Association provides free legal advice every first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Miners Hospital in Park City. All are invited to attend with any legal questions. There is no charge for this service. For more information, contact either Ed Stone or Lisa Peck at (801) 531-6088.

*Every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6:30-7:30, the Summit County Library’s Kimball Junction branch offers free English classes for non-native speakers. Those interested must sign up at the branch desk or by phone at 615-3900. Ask for David or Amparo.

*The Park City Professional Artist Association Park City’s network for visual artists meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Spotted Fog Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityart.com.

*Every Tuesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story times for preschoolers aged 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

Wednesdays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts "Baby and Me" for newborns to two-year-olds and their caretakers every Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*Every Wednesday, the Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts story time for toddlers aged 2-3 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*Awana Clubs meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 8 p.m. at Mountain Life Church, located at 7375 N. Silver Creek Rd. Awana is a non-denominational Christian youth ministry for children from preschool through sixth grades. For more information, call the church office 647-5855 or check out awana.org.

*Newcomers of Greater Park City gather every second Wednesday of the month at Miners Hospital at 10 a.m. For more information, call Joan Mosch, at 649-6568.

*The Summit County Dancesport Foundation, a non-profit organization, offers group sessions in social, folk and modern dance every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve at (801) 450-3852.

Thursdays

*Park City Library, located at 1255 Park Ave., hosts Preschool Story Time for 3 to 5-year-olds every Thursday at 10 a.m. and Toddlertime for 2 to 3-year-olds at 11 a.m. in the Storytime Room. For more information, call Heather at 615-5603.

*The Summit County Library at Kimball Junction hosts Lap Sitters for babies from birth to 2 years on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*The Summit County Library has bilingual story times every Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. at its Kimball Junction Branch, located in the Sheldon D. Richins Building on Landmark Drive. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us.

*Every Tuesday and Thursday night from 6:30-7:30, the Summit County Library’s Kimball Junction branch offers free English classes for non-native speakers. Those interested must sign up at the branch desk or by phone at 615-3900. Ask for David or Amparo.

*Look Good Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty and hair techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment. The program runs on the second Thursday of each month at Heber Valley Medical Center in the boardroom from 6:30-8:30 p.m. To reserve a spot, or for more information, call 1-800-395-LOOK.

*Caregivers Night Out is a monthly support group that offers assistance for those that are taking care of loved ones. Meetings are held in Summit County on the third Thursday of every month at Wentworth Assisted Living Center, located at 4200 North 400 West in Oakley. Meetings are from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call (435) 783-5575 for more information.

Fridays

*The SHOP Yoga Studio, a non-profit community yoga center, offers Prenatal Yoga Classes every Friday from 10-11:30 a.m. The classes are appropriate for all levels of students. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more info, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

*Sarah Tomson will present a liquid flow yoga class on Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m. at Park City Dance. All levels are welcome to the class. Suggested donation is $10. For more information, visit http://www.BalancedBeingYoga.com or call Sarah at 579-0357.

*The Christian Center Friday Prayer Group is open to Christians of all backgrounds. Come to the Center, located at 1100 Iron Horse Drive, any Friday from 9-10 a.m. for a brief devotional and great prayer time for our community, our churches, our world. For more information, call 649-2260.

* The Park City Mountain Sports Club holds a T.G.I.F meeting and activity every Friday in and around Park City. Call 645-5350 or visit http://www.pcmsc.org for more information.

*Recycle Utah hosts "Green Building" seminars focused on resource and energy-efficient building. The seminars are held from 8 10 a.m. on the second Friday of every month at the Miners Hospital. For more information, call Recycle Utah at 649-9698.

*The last Friday of every month, the Kimball Art Center will present A Park City Gallery Stroll. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. and will include live jazz at the Kimball Art Center. Tickets are $5 and are available through the organization. On the day of the gallery stroll, interested participants can stop by the Art Center to pick up a map listing participating galleries and restaurants. For more information, contact the Kimball at 649-8882 or visit http://www.kimball-art.org.

Saturdays

*At 10 a.m. every Saturday, The Spotted Frog Bookstore will host Children’s Story Hour for kids ages 2-6. Parents must remain in the store. For more information, call the Spotted Frog at 575-2665.

* The Art of Wine, located at 1400 Snow Creek Drive in the Dan’s Shopping Center, will host a Saturday Evening Wine School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. most weeks. Each week features a different theme. Gourmet cheese and fresh breads will be provided. For more information or to register, call 655-WINE or e-mail theartofwine@bigplanet.com.

Nightlife

Wednesday 26

*El Sabor, Rum Bunnies

*Jojo Hahn, Bistro 412 Bar

*Locals’ Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s

Thursday 27

*Blackalicious, Suede

*Greg Downs, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Danny Boy, Rum Bunnies

*Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s

Friday 28

*Motherlode Canyon Band, The Spur

*Matt Frey, The Sidecar

*Rock DJ Night, The Star Bar

Saturday 29

*A-Frame, The Star Bar

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar

*Fastback, The Sidecar

*The Detonators, The Spur

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

To add an event to The Park Record’s FREE calendar, call Matt James at 649-9014, ext. 104, or e-mail arts@parkrecord.com.


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