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Calendar for Dec. 13-16, 2006

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Thursday 14

*"White Christmas" will play at The Egyptian Theatre at 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 649-9371.

*The Park City Film Series will present the Best of Slamdance, "The Empire in Africa" and "The Great Happiness Space," Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium. The event is free. For more information, call 615-8291.

*The Park City Performing Arts Foundation will hold an ArtRageous Auction benefiting student outreach programs Dec. 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Easy Street Brasserie, (on the corner of Heber Ave. and Main St., Park City). Auction items will be autographed memorabilia by stars ranging from Bonnie Raitt to The Neville Brothers all of whom have graced the stage at The Eccles Center or the Big Stars, Bright Nights summer concert series at Deer Valley. Tickets are $50. For more information and tickets, call 655-8252.

Friday 15

*"White Christmas" will play at The Egyptian Theatre at 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 649-9371.

*The Park City Film Series will present "Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles," rated PG at 8 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium located at the Park City Library. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 615-8291.

*The Park City Singers will present a holiday concerts at 7:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. The program will include songs covering classical, humerous, gospel and traditional. Local solo performers will include B.J. Reed, Jan Zinn, Gary Cole, Marc Raymond and B. Murphy. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance from Cole Sports, Marc Raymond Salons or at Smiths Market in Kimball Junction.

*The Park City Historical Society and Museum’s expansion plans will be open to the public Dec. 15 from 5-7 p.m. at the Park City Museum located on 518 Main St. For more information, call 649-7457.

*The Park City Mountain Resort Benefit Day will be Dec. 15. Lift tickets will be $20. Tickets must be bought in advance at Cole Sport, Zion’s Bank and the museum on Main Street. Procedds benefit the Park City Historical Society and Museum. For more information, call 649-8111.

*The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, including the choristers of The Madeleine Choir School, will present their annual series of Christmas concerts from Friday, Dec. 15 through Friday, Dec. 22 at the Cathedral of the Madeleine. The Christmas Carol Service concerts will be performed Monday, Dec. 18 and Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. These seasonal concerts play to capacity crowds and offer the audience the opportunity to sing traditional holiday hymns along with The Cathedral Choir. To reserve seating passes call (801) 994-4663. There is a limit of four passes per request.

Saturday 16

*Park City moms will be hosting a bake sale charity fundraising event for the Peace House, a shelter for abused women and children. The bake sale will be in front pf Wal-Mart today from 9 a.m. to noon.

*"White Christmas" will play at The Egyptian Theatre at 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 649-9371.

*Strike the Motherlode Holiday Program, including the wreath tour fundraiser, will take place through Dec. 16. Historic Main Street Business Alliance will present $5,000 and $1,000 shopping sprees for winners. There will be activities for families on Saturdays and a party with Santa on Dec. 16 at the Town Lift. There will be crafts, treats and cash prize drawings. For more information, call 649-6100 or log onto http://www.parkcitymainstreet.org.

*The Park City Film Series will present "Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles," rated PG at 8 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium located at the Park City Library. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 615-8291.

*Park City Dance will present the Nutcracker Dec. 16 at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Eccles Center. Tickets range from $8 to $20. For more information, call 658-2345.

*The Phoenix Gallery will host sculptor Linda Prokop and gallery painters today from 4 8 p.m. to celebrate the galleries fifth-year celebration. There will be art drawings, and refreshments. The gallery is located on 508 Main Street. For more information, call 649-1006.

*The Park City Ice Arena will present the first annual Holiday Extravaganza on Ice Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. This figure skating exhibition will feature members of the Figure Skating Club of Park City, staff professionals, skaters from Salt Lake, the Ice Angelzz Synchronized skating teams and Learn to Skate participants. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for youth. Public skating begins immediately following the performance. Call Erika Roberts at 615-5704 for more information.

*The Spotted Frog will host a a free holiday blues workshop and book signing Dec. 16 from 7-9 p.m. with Donna M. Weighill who will be celebrating the release of her new book "To Say Goodbye," a true story that answers questions to depression and suicide. For more information, call 575-2665. *Folk duo "Lark and Spur" will perform a holiday concert at Westminster College on Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall of the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for the general public and $8 for Westminster ID holders and members of JAM and IAMA. For more information, call (801) 832-2680.

*The acapella quartet Sotto Voce (Brent Carter, Julie Maughan, Iris Nielson, and Jerry Parkstone) will be performing a Lessons and Carols Concert at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in 420 East Hillcrest Street in Copperton to benefit Cubby’s Cause for Paws. The concert is Saturday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The concert is free to the public, but they ask attendees to bring pet food, dog and cat toys, and cat litter to the concert. All donations will go to the AIDS Food Bank. For more information, call 647-7126.

*The Baritones, Marty Graybill, Wayne Thomas and Rodger Calder present: "The Most Wonderful Time of The Year: A Musical Celebration" Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Ecker Hills Middle School Auditorium. Performers will include members of the school’s musical staff and the Ecker Hills Middle School Choir. Special guest, Cathy Cornell, pianist, singer, songwriter and recording artist will perform two of her original Christmas songs. This concert is free and open to the general public. For more information, contact Marty Graybill at 640-2202.

Upcoming

*The Shop Yoga Studio is holding its second annual Aiden Tree program. The non-profit studio has partnered with Salt Lake County’s Salvation Army to provide clothing and toys to Utah’s deserving families through a giving program that will benefit families throughout local communities. The Aiden Tree fundraiser will collect unwrapped donations of clothing and toys for children ages 2-12 through Dec. 18. The gifts will be distributed through the Salvation Army’s warehouse the week prior to the Christmas holiday. For more information, call 649-9339.

*The Kimball Art Center will conduct a Holiday Jewelry and Gift Making class Dec. 18, 19, 20 and 21 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $95. For more information, call 649-8882.

*The Park City Library has put up its Mitten Tree. The library asks the public to donate new hats, gloves, scarves, and mittens in children’s sizes for the Park City Police Department to distribute to those in need in the community. The "Mitten Tree" is up and ready to go and donations are accepted through Dec. 20. Call the Park City Library for more information at 615-5600.

*Park City’s Temple Har Shalom will host a Hanukkah Celebration on Thursday, Dec. 21 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Yarrow Hotel. This party will feature a lighting of the Menorah, traditional potato latkes, dancing, a sketch artist, silent auction, drawing and dinner. Tickets are $25 for adults, children 6-12 are $15 and children under 5 are free. People need to R.S.V.P. Natalie Quintana by Dec. 16 by calling 649-2276 or e-mail Natalie@templeharshalom.com .

*Skate with Santa at the Park City Ice Arena will take place Dec. 23 from 3-5 p.m. Admission is $5.50 for adults, $5 for youth and $3 for skate rental. Call 615-5707 for more information.

*Wynona will play at the Eccles Center Dec. 28 for a special fundraising event at 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 655-3114.

*The Kimball Art Center will conduct the first session of a Pottery on the Wheel class Dec. 28, 29 and 30 from 9 to 11 a.m. The class is $95. For more information, call 649-8882.

*Streb, a high-flying dance and gymnastics group, will perform at the Eccles Center Dec. 29-31. For more information, call the Park City Performing Arts Foundation at 655-3114.

*The Kimball Art Center will conduct the second session of a Pottery on the Wheel class from 10 a.m. to noon on Jan. 1, 2 and 3. The cost is $95. For more information, call 649-8882.

*The Huntsman Cup, presented by the National Ability Center, a point qualifier for the Disabled World Cup and the US Disabled National Championships will take place Jan. 5-7. For more information, call 649-3991.

*Application deadlines for the 2007 St. George Arts Festival are due by 5 p.m. on Jan 5. For more information, call (435) 634-5850 or download an application at http://www.sgcity.org/artfestival .

*The Winter Trails Day at White Pine Nordic Center will take place Jan. 6. Proceeds will benefit the Mountain Trails Foundation. For more information, call 649-6249.

*Learn to curl at the Park City Ice Arena. An open house will take place on Saturday Jan 6 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $5. For details and to register, visit http://www.utahwintergames.org .

*Repertory Dance Theatre invites the public to sample its entire slate of community school dance classes at an Open House, Saturday Jan. 6 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West Broadway (300 South), beginning at 9 am. Open House participants can participate in any or all of the Community School’s classes during the day for only $5 all day or free with the purchase of a 10-class punch card or paid registration for a Fall Session class. For more information, call (801) 534-1000.

*The FIS Freestyle World Cup, presented by Deer Valley Resort will take place Jan. 11. For more information, call 800-424-3337.

*Picabo’s Street Challenge for Children, presented by Park City Mountain Resort, will take place Jan. 21. For more information, call 800-222-PARK.

*Bald Eagle Day will take place Jan. 20 at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, located at 2155 W. Forest Street, in Brigham City, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee is $1 for individuals and $5 per family. For more information, call (435) 723-5887

Ongoing

*Sundance individual ticket sales registration will continue through Dec. 29. Registration, however, does not guarantee a time slot or ticket availability. Ticket sales will take place Jan. 6-7 at main box offices. For more information, visit http://festival.sundance.org/2007/ .

*A fundraiser organized by Shelly Weiss who collects coats for the community through her Feliz Navidad program, will take place through Dec. For more information, call Weiss at 901-3549.

*"Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation," a national traveling exhibition that focuses on Lincoln’s quest to restore a Union divided by Civil War, will be displayed at the Park City Library through Dec. 12. For more information, call 615-5600.

*The Chier Foundation is hosting a holiday gift drive in conjunction with the Market at Park City (formerly Dan’s Market) on Snow Creek Drive. Anyone who wishes to drop off a gift for a Lost Boy or Girl can do so by Dec. 17. For more information, visit http://www.chierfoundation.org.

*The Kimball Art Center Holiday Glass Ornament display will be at the Garage Gallery through Jan. 10. The pieces are original, handmade glass ornaments by local and regional artists. For more information, call 649-8882.

*The Julie Nester Gallery will present "A Sense of Place," an exhibition of recent artwork by Candice Eisenfeld and Thea Schrack. The exhibition will run through Dec. 26. This show brings together two artists who are using contemporary techniques to produce fresh interpretations of landscape art. For more information, call 649-7855 or log on to http://www.julienestergallery.com.

*Around the Globe Theatre Company will proudly present A.R. Gurney’s "Silvia" through Dec. 9. at the Utah Arts Alliance Center, 2191 South 300 West in Salt Lake. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $10, $8 for seniors and students. Reservations can be made by e-mailing Robert Easton at bobthebuildingbear@yahoo.com.

*Arts-Kids is looking for a volunteer to help with program preparation and assistance. Adult volunteers are also needed for helping with after-school programs for the rest of this semester and next semester, which will begin Jan. 29 for 10 weeks. Volunteers unable to commit to the program will also be needed for fundraisers in the spring and summer of 2007. For further information and interview, please call Pat at 615-7878.

*The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, director, is now conducting auditions for boys and girls from 9 through 15 years of age. No special preparation is required, although some instrumental background is helpful. Those interested in scheduling an audition are invited to call (801) 537-1412 for an appointment. For more information, visit http://www.childrensing.com.

*The Holladay Library, in conjunction with the Intermountain Society of Artists, will exhibit paintings in watercolor and oil by Mary Wright Straight through Dec. 15. The Holladay Library address is 2150 East Murray-Holladay Road (4730 South.) Library hours are Monday -Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, access http://www.isartists.net.

*"Unseen Shores: the Post Vietnam Era" from the U.S. Navy art collection, funded in part by the George S. and Delores Eccles Foundation and Alternative Visions, will be on display at the Salt Lake Art Center until Jan. 13. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The center is located at 20 South West Temple in Salt Lake. For more information, call (801) 328-4201.

*"The Santaland Diaries" runs through Dec. 30 at the Rose Wagner Studio Theatre. Tickets are available by calling (801) 355-ARTS or online at arttix.org. Tickets are $22.50 and $15 for students. Most shows start at 8 p.m. There are some matinees starting at 3 p.m.

*The Park City Library will be hosting its Mitten Tree Fundraiser through Dec. 20. The community can donate hats, gloves, scarves, and mittens in children’s sizes for the Park City Police to distribute to those in need. The "Mitten Tree" is up and ready to go. Call the Park City Library for more information at 615-5600.

*Park City Professional Artist’s Association’s "A Dog’s Town" mixed-media exhibit will be at the Kimball Art Center in the Badami Gallery through Jan. 10. There will be an opening reception Dec. 12 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 649-8882.

*Strike the Motherlode Holiday Program, including the wreath tour fundraiser, will take place through Dec. 16. Historic Main Street Business Alliance will present $5,000 and $1,000 shopping sprees for winners. There will be activities for families on Saturdays and a party with Santa on Dec. 16 at the Town Lift. There will be crafts, treats and cash prize drawings. For more information, call 649-6100 or log onto http://www.parkcitymainstreet.org.

*The Off Broadway Theatre, located at 272 South Main in Salt Lake City, will be performing "Forever Scrooge" through Dec. 30. Performances are Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for students, senior citizens and military, and $8 for children 12 and under. All seats are reserved. For more information, call (801) 355-4628.

*Ballet West presents its annual holiday production of "The NutCracker" through Dec. 30 at the Capital Theatre. "The Nutcracker" will run for 24 matinee and evening performances. Evening performances begin at 7 p.m., with matinees at 2 p.m. There is a special holiday matinee on Christmas Eve at noon. Ticket prices range from $17 to $65 and are available at all ArtTix outlets, or at the Capitol Theatre Box Office, 50 West 200 South. Tickets may also be charged by calling (801) 355-ARTS or at http://www.arttix.org. Immediately following each matinee (except Dec. 24), the Ballet West will host on-stage sugar plum parties for children. During the parties, young members of the audience can join the Sugar Plum Fairy and other favorite characters from the ballet for refreshments and a special treat. Tickets are $5 per person.

General

* THE SHOP Yoga Studio, located in Old Town at 1167 Woodside Ave., offers several daily Anusara yoga classes for beginner through advanced students. Classes are donation-based and no reservation is required. Nationally known instructors and workshops monthly. Visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com for class schedule and more information or call 649-9339.

*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

*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.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio located in Old Town at 1167 Woodside invites parents/caregivers and children up to 2 years old to join us for Yoga Together from 11 a.m. to noon every Monday. All classes are donation-based. Call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

Tuesdays

*Live improv comedy performed by Off the Top, at The Sidecar. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. From now through November, shows will be "buy one admission, get one free." For more information, call 647-5678.

*The Park City Bar Association provides free legal advice the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at 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.

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

*Mountainlands Community Housing Trust has begun Roommate Roundups for the fall season. They are held 5 -7 p.m. every Tuesday at the Bad Ass Coffee House located at 651 Park Ave. It’s an opportunity for people who are seeking housing, roommates, or both to find out useful housing and community resource information and to meet potential roommates. People who would like more information or have questions can call 647-9719.

*Boys and girls of all ages are invited to join the Park City Library for the Kid’s Book Club Tuesdays at 4 p.m. The Library is reading "The Ballad of Lucy Whipple" and exploring Park City history. The second Tuesday of the month they meet at the Park City Museum. There will be no Book Club on Dec. 26. Call the Park City Library for more information at 615-5600.

Wednesdays

*Awana Clubs meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 8 p.m. at Mountain Life Church, located at 7375 N. Silver Creek Road. Awana is a non-denominational Christian youth ministry for children from preschool through sixth grades. For more information, call the church office at 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 Chris Hartley, at 649-0624.

Thursdays

*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.

*The Shop Yoga Studio, a nonprofit community yoga center, offers Anusara yoga classes every Thursday night from 6-7:30 p.m. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more information, call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

*Lara Boyle, of Integrative Yoga Wellness, is teaching a yoga series embracing "The Art of Self-Care," Thursday evenings, 6-7:30 p.m., at Yoga Quarry, located in Quarry Village. For more information, call 655-5273.

Fridays

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*The SHOP Yoga Studio is offering pre- and post-natal yoga for women in all stages of pregnancy and motherhood Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. Call 649-9339 for more information or online at http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

*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

*The Branson Missouri-style, Legends of Country Music Show with Larry King will run every Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Prospector Square. For more information on tickets, dinner packages and reservations, call 658-3030 or (888) 283-3030.

*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 in the Snow Creek 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.

*Sarah Tomson offers a "Flow Yoga" class on Saturdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Park City Dance. All levels are welcome and please bring a mat. For more information, visit http://www.BalancedBeingYoga.com or call Sarah at (435) 579-0357.

*Each third Saturday, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) offers a special art studio program designed for children ages 4 – 12. The event is from 2- 4 p.m. and is free with admission to the museum. Space is limited and patrons are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call (801) 581-7332 or visit http://www.umfa.utah.edu.

Sundays

Nightlife

Wednesday 13

*Small House Strings, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Tony Oros, The Sidecar

*Karaoke, Celsius

*DJ Q-Tip, Cisero’s

Thursday 14

*The Zach Parish Trio, The Spur Bar and Grill

* Karaoke, Cisero’s with Fran

Friday 15

*Joy & Eric, Bistro 412

*The Motherlode Canyon Band, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Lake Effect, The Sidecar

*DJ Knucklz, Cisero’s

*DJ JALAL, Star Bar

Saturday, 16

*The Detonators, The Sidecar

*Fastback, The Sidecar

*10th Mountain Band, Cisero’s

*Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Stevo, The Star Bar

*Pat Carnahan, Shabu

*Matt Calder, Bistro 412

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


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