Calendar for June 14-17, 2006 |

Calendar for June 14-17, 2006

Wednesday 14

*Youth Theatre at the U (YTU) presents the musical "Once on This Island," a Caribbean adaptation of the popular Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, "The Little Mermaid." The production will be presented in the Babcock Theatre, June 14-24, as part of the summer season of plays for young audiences.

*Every Wednesday, through October, The Canyons will host Park City’s Farmers Market from noon 6 p.m. in the Cabriolet parking lot. Stop by for fresh produce, fresh baked bread and arts and crafts from local vendors.

Thursday 15

*On Thursday, June 15, the Democratic Women’s Forum, The Spotted Frog Bookstore and Summit County Democratic Party invites all women and very good men to gain greater knowledge about female candidates running in 2006. Author Lou DuBose is the featured speaker addressing House and Congressional challenges, defining the importance of the 2006 election. The event is a fundraiser for the Democratic Women’s Political Initiative/Summit County. Food and Beverages will be served, for more information and reservations, (435) 649-9240. The Spotted Frog is located in Redstone Center.

Friday 16

*The Leigh-North Gallery has announced their its first annual Fine Art Collectors Sale and Exhibition from June 16 July 31. The gallery is located at 136 S. Main Street, Suite 202 in Salt Lake City. The opening reception will be Friday, June 16 from 6-9 p.m.

* The Utah Arts Council is pleased to announce its fourth annual tribute to design. The exhibit "Design Arts Utah ’06" will run June 16 -July 28, at the Rio Gallery located in the historic Rio Grande Depot, 300 South 455 West in Salt Lake City. An opening reception will be held June 16 from 6-9 p.m. The Rio Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibit or the Design Arts Program, contact Jim Glenn at (801) 533-3585 or jglenn//

*The Timpanogos Valley Theater Company will present the classic comedy, "The Music Man." It is a look at small-town life in River City, Iowa during 1912; a period of optimism, patriotism and a strong sense of community. Show dates are June 16, 17, 19 at the Wasatch High School theatre. Shows start at 7 p.m. For information and tickets, call (435) 654-6406.

Saturday 17

*The Park City Jazz Foundation will host the "Golf and Jazz Affair" at the Equestrian Center in Promontory from 5:30 to 11 p.m. The fundraiser will benefit musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina and the Park City Jazz Foundation educational programs for at-risk, minority youth and jazz educators. Tickets include music straight out of New Orleans, silent and live auctions. For tickets and information, call 940-1362. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 per table.

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore will hold a children’s book appraisal event from 4 to 6 p.m. by the Park City authors of "The Children’s Picturebook Guide." For more information, call (435) 575-2665.

* The Sundance Children’s Festival will take place on Ray’s Lawn at the Sundance Resort from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. This year’s event will feature food, pony rides, face painting, and fun for the entire family all set beneath the majestic Mt. Timpanogos. General admission to the festival is free, but there is a charge for some of the rides and refreshments. For more information on Sundance, call (801) 225-4107 or visit

* Breakfast with the birds will take place at Liberty Park in Salt Lake from 9 a.m. to noon. Visitors will enjoy a catered buffet, entertainment, activities, a free-flight bird show, silent auction, and lots of birds. For tickets and information, please call (801) 541-6584 or stop by Tracy Aviary. Tickets are $35 (children under 16 $25). Corporate tables with a special bird ambassador for eight will be $350.

*The Timpanogos Valley Theater Company will present the classic comedy, "The Music Man." It is a look at small-town life in River City, Iowa during 1912; a period of optimism, patriotism and a strong sense of community. Show dates are June 16, 17, 19 at the Wasatch High School theatre. Shows start at 7 p.m. For information and tickets, call (435) 654-6406.


*Karen Holt will demonstrate making quilted postcards June 20 at the Miners’ Hospital at 7 p.m. Following, she will also demo paper piecing using freezer paper. Visitors are welcome. Call Melba Willard at 649-5368 for more information.

* On Thursday, June 22: Anne Windsor, author of "Mapping Your Souls Purpose: Discover Your Karma and Destiny," will discuss exactly that from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Spotted Frog Bookstore. For more information, call (435) 575-2665.

*Mountain Town Stages, a non profit organization, will host "Shake Your Groove Thang" disco party June 24 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Elks Club, 550 Main Street. The cost will be $15 online and at Orion’s Music or $17 at the door. Tickets purchased online will be held in will call at The Elks Lodge. There will be live music by "The Right Amount" and prizes for best costumes and dancers. All proceeds will benefit Mountain Town Stages. Visit for additional information. If you are interested in volunteering at the party, call (435) 602-9665 or e-mail dana The Graphic Design of Milton Glaser," will be on display from June 30 through Oct. 7. Tours are conducted during regular museum hours and must be scheduled at least one week in advance. Tours usually last about one hour. Call (801) 422-1140 to schedule a tour or to inquire about additional information.

*The 2006 Utah Arts Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary at Library Square on Thursday, June 22 through Sunday, June 25. Admission is free for children 12 and under, and $5 for senior citizens (ages 55 and above). Adult admission is $8. From noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, admission is $5. For more information about the festival, call (801) 322-2428 or visit .

*Utah Opera will present the first act of a new opera entitled "The Grapes of Wrath" at the Utah Arts Festival’s Amphitheatre Stage (Library Square) on Friday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. The performance, which features the Utah Symphony, will allow people to be among the very first to catch a glimpse of the opera that was commissioned by Utah Opera and Minnesota Opera, and will have its world premiere in 2007. Grant Gershon will conduct. Admission to the Utah Arts Festival is $8.

*The Utah Arts festival needs more than 1,000 volunteers to help build, run and tear down the event that celebrates its 30th anniversary on June 22 through June 25. Volunteers are needed from set up to tear down, June 16 through June 27. Shifts are generally four hours. Details and an online volunteer application are available on the Utah Arts Festival Web site, You may also contact volunteer coordinator Miss Kaye, or assistant coordinator Matt Jacobson, directly at (801) 322-5912 or volunteers30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. For more information, call (435) 649-7855 or visit,

* Lyle Lovett will perform at Deer Valley July 20. Tickets are on sale at all Smith’sTix Outlets and Deer Valley Signatures Stores. Tickets are $35, for more information call 1-800-888-TIXX.

*The Utah Humanities Council is presenting, "Venture: Transformations Through the Humanities," an exhibit of documentary portraits from award-winning photographer Kent Miles and the writing of the first graduating class of the Venture Course in the Humanities. It will take place June 22-25 at the Salt Lake City Library. For more information, visit

*The Bridger Folk Music Society presents an evening with fingerstyle guitarist Michael Young on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Crumb Brothers Bakery, 300 South 300 West in Logan. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or by calling (435) 792-4996. Seating is limited, so advance purchase is recommended. The concert is co-sponsored by Utah Public Radio and Import Auto.

*The String Cheese Incident will perform with Bob Weir and RatDog Friday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Salt Air. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.50. Tickets and information are available at

*July 6-9, The Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival events will start at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 6 in Abravanel Hall. Tickets must be picked up in advance. There will be free events Friday through Sunday thoughout local outlets in Washington Square starting at 5:30 p.m. Headliners this year include: Arturo Sandoval, Patti Austin, The Average White Band, Hiroshima, The Rippingtons, Tom Scott, Eddie Daniels, E’nJ and ron Stripling.

*The Neways Summer Concert Series will present Mark Chesnutt in concert July 7 at 8:30 p.m. at Springville Acres Park, located at 700 South 1300 E. in Springville. Tickets can be purchased at all Smith’s grocery stores or at for $20. Tickets are $25 at the gate if they have not sold out. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. on the night of each concert. For more information, visit

* The Park City Library has announced this year’s "One Book." It is "In the Time of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez and is available at the library in English or Spanish. The movie will be shown for free on July 15 and book discussions will take place the last two weeks of July. This is Park City’s fourth year having a One Book for the community to read. For more information about the book, program, and events call 435-615-5602 or go to .

*The Womens’ Entertainment is looking for Utah talent. They are producing a documentary-style wedding show, "Bridezillas," that will follow the bride through her final wedding preparations. Wanship local, T.J. Bates, is in charge of casting. If planning a wedding and interested please e-mail a photo of the bride and groom. Please include details about the wedding. The date must be before July 23. For more information, e-mail cast4reality//

*The National Sports Foundation’s second annual "Arts for Athletes" is accepting artwork for a fundraiser on Friday, July 28 at the Park Meadows Country Club. All mediums welcome. Sponsorship and private donations are also appreciated to help underwrite the event. NSF is the local ski jumping club located at the Utah Olympic Park. It is a non-profit organization with all donations tax deductible. For more information contact Linda at 901-9675.

*The Fidelity Investments Park City Jazz Festival will be Aug. 25-27 at the Deer Valley Amphitheater. Tickets are on sale at all SmithsTix locations,, Deer Valley Signatures stores or online at Local’s tickets, VIP packages, Lodging Packages and more are available by calling the Park City Jazz Foundation at 940-1362 or going online at New this year is a special three-day general admission package. American Express users will receive a 15 percent discount, available until July 31.

*Elton John and his band will appear live as part of his 2006 "The Captain and the Kid Tour" at the E-Center in Salt Lake City, Sept. 19, 2006. Tickets will be available at all Smith’sTix Outlets, (801) 467-TIXX, 1-800-888-TIXX, and The E Center Box Office


*StageRight Theatre Company presents "The Rivals." The production runs Fridays and Saturdays June 10 through July 22 at 5001 South Highland Drive in Salt Lake. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors; call (801) 272-3445 for reservations.

*At the Kimball Art Center, Material Matters: Art Quilts from Front Range Contemporary Quilters runs through June 23. The theme of the exhibition is "It’s not your grandmother’s quilt!" Also, textile sketches showcase cloth as a medium of expression in the Badami Gallery and paper quilts are on display in the Garage Gallery through July 31. Kimball Art Center galleries are open to the public and admission is free. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. on weekends. Call (435) 649-8882 For more information.

* The Utah Humanities Council is currently conducting an online "listening tour" around the state, hoping to get feedback on issues and opportunities Utahns face today and what they think they’ll face in the future. With that feedback, UHC hopes to shape its programs to fit those issues and opportunities. For more information, contact Brandon Johnson at (801) 359-9670 or go to,

*The Heber Valley Railroad will present the "Sunset BBQ Special," featuring barbecue, a train ride, and bluegrass music, from 6:30-9 p.m. June 9 and 23, July 7 and 21, Aug. 4 and 18 and Sept. 1 and 15. For tickets or more information, visit or call (435) 654-5601.


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


*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.

*Intermezzo Chamber Music Series will run from June 26-Aug. 7, Westminster College will hold concerts by internationally acclaimed artists every Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall at the Eccles Conservatory. Single tickets are $15; discounts are available for season subscribers and free admission for students. For tickets and information, call (801) 230-2817.


*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

*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

* Starting May 30, every Tuesday UVSC will hold group singing classes from 7-9 p.m. No singing experience necessary. The class is Taught by Beth Lawrence with the Integrated Voice technique, a method of movement, visualization, relaxation and breathing. To register visit For more information email Beth30 a.m. For more information, call 615-3900 or visit

*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

*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.

*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.


*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.

*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 7-8:30 p.m. focusing on the eight limbs of yoga. Donations are voluntary. The studio is located at 1167 Woodside Ave. For more information, call 649-9339 or visit


*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

*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 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

*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 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 or call (435) 654-5601.


*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 theartofwine30 p.m. at Park City Dance. All levels are welcome and please bring a mat. For more information, visit or call Sarah at (435) 579-0357.

*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 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 or call (435) 654-5601.


*The Cathedral of the Madeleine will sponsor the Madeleine festival, a series of plays and musical performances every Sunday at 8 p.m. through June 11. All performances are free to the public except for the Noye’s Fludde held May 21 and the final award diner June 11. For more information, call (801)328-8941.


Wednesday 14

*Mark Granger, The Spur

*Jess, The Sidecar

*Karaoke, Cisero’s

*Local’s Night, Cisero’s

Thursday 15

*Leraine Horstmanhoff, The Spur

*Tim Wray, Shabu

*Karaoke, Cisero’s

*Matt Frey, Celsius Lounge

Friday 16

*Gregory Issacs, Suede

*Blues on First, The Spur

*Fastback, The Sidecar

*Rock DJ Night, The Star Bar

*Henry Turner, Cisero’s

* Greg Downs, Celsius Lounge

Saturday 17

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus

*Ides of Soul, The Sidecar

*Lake Effect, The Spur

*Neko Case, Suede

*Sabor Latino Fiesta Night, The Star Bar

* Matt Frey, J.B. Mulligans

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

*Live Music Guest, Celsius Lounge

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

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