Calendar for May 13-17, 2006 | ParkRecord.com

Calendar for May 13-17, 2006

Compiled by Matt James

Saturday 13

*Today is Pride in Your Park Day. There will be a county-wide park cleanup starting in Park City’s City Park. The day will begin with a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and will continue with the cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information about the event, visit http://www.recycleutah.org or call 649-9698.

*The New Reel Short Film Competition, presented by the Park City Film Series, will run at the Jim Santy Auditorium through May 14, at 8 p.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Sunday. The event will feature local filmmakers and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Heber Valley Aero Museum will reopen today. Hours of operation in May are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. June through October, the museum will be open Thursday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is free of charge; donations are appreciated. Call (435) 640-6806 for more information or to be a museum volunteer.

*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

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tickets and information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*Utah Opera will present Gioacchino Rossini’s comedy, "The Barber of Seville," in the Capitol Theatre on May 13, 15, 17, 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets for this production range from $10 to $70 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphonyopera.org.

*The Westminster College Woman’s Board will present the 90th annual Silver Tea to raise money for student scholarships from 2-4 p.m. in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory. Mothers, daughters and granddaughters are encouraged to attend for an early celebration of Mother’s Day. The event is open to the public and tickets are $20 per person. For more information and to RSVP call Christy Cooper at (801) 832-2741 or e-mail at ccooper30 p.m. with matinees today and May 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $24 with student and senior discounts available. Call the box office at (801) 957-3322 for more information, or go to http://www.the-grand.org.

*The Repertory Dance Theatre will present Starry-Eyed Puppets performing "RATS! The Pied Piper of Hamelin" as part of the Ring Around the Rose series at 11 a.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5 and are available from ArtTix at (801) 355-ARTS. For more information, visit http://www.rdtutah.org.

*The Grand Theatre will hold a pre-season open audition for three plays, "The Secret Garden," "Nunsense" and "My Fair Lady." Auditions for principal roles will be held from 9 a.m. to noon; auditions for ensemble roles will be on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All roles are open. For details, including audition location, requirements and show dates, and to reserve an audition time, call (801) 957-3322. For more information, visit http://www.the-grand.org.

Sunday 14

*The New Reel Short Film Competition, presented by the Park City Film Series, will screen at the Jim Santy Auditorium at 6 p.m. The event will feature local filmmakers and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

Monday 15

*The Grand Theatre will present "The Spitfire Grill" today through May 20 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee May 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $24 with student and senior discounts available. Call the box office at (801) 957-3322 for more information, or go to http://www.the-grand.org.

Tuesday 16

*At 7 p.m. the Silver Queen Quilters will hold their regular monthly meeting in Park City’s Miners Hospital. Plans for the quilt show at the McPolin Farm on May 20 will be discussed, followed by a demonstration by local quilter Peggy Stuart of using plastic forms to make quick and easy hexagons for "Grandmother’s Flower Garden" pattern quilts. For more information, call Melba at 649-5368.

*The Utah Arts Council will partner with the Utah Cultural Alliance to host a "Culture tes" luncheon at the Art Barn, located at 54 Finch Lane in Salt Lake City, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s topic is "Connecting Utah’s Authors with Utah’s Publishers." The cost is $5 for Arts Council members, $15 for non-members, for "pizza on demand." Reservations are not required, and payment may be made at the door. For more information, call Robin Pratt of the Utah Cultural Alliance at (801) 718-9020.

*The Grand Theatre will present "The Spitfire Grill" today through May 20 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee May 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $24 with student and senior discounts available. Call the box office at (801) 957-3322 for more information, or go to http://www.the-grand.org.

Wednesday 17

*There will be a seminar, Domestic Violence Training for Health Care Providers, at Hotel Park City from 7-9 a.m. presented by the Summit and Wasatch counties Domestic Violence Coalition. The event, which includes breakfast, is free and open to the public and will cover topics such as identifying domestic violence, victim advocacy and police response and resources. To RSVP, which is appreciated, call 647-9161 and ask for Tina.

*The Grand Theatre will present "The Spitfire Grill" today through May 20 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee May 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $24 with student and senior discounts available. Call the box office at (801) 957-3322 for more information, or go to http://www.the-grand.org.

Upcoming

*May 18 at the Summit County Library’s Kamas Branch, Dr. Sally Bishop Shingley, professor of English, will present "Recipes for Reading: Womens’ Live in Cookbooks." There will be door prizes, refreshments and a recipe exchange after the presentation. For more information, call 615-3900.

*Join the Park City Historical Society and Museum at noon, May 18 as the organization presents its popular Brown Bag Lectures. The May 11 presentation will feature a talk about Park City’s professional photographers and the May 18 talk will center on milling and smelting. The events will both take place at the Park City Museum and are free of charge. Bring your sack lunch and the Historical Society will provide a beverage and cookies. For more information, call 649-7457.

*Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. Recycle Utah and the Park City Film Series will present a screening of "Nobelity" preceded by a showing of the short film "Kilowatt Ours." The films are not rated. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.recycleutah.org or http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The nonprofit Art Access Gallery, located at 339 West Pierpont Avenue in Salt Lake City, will hold its fourth annual fundraiser and exhibition, Three Hundred Plates, Thursday, May 18 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets to the event are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more information, or for tickets, call (801) 328-0703 or visit http://www.accessart.org.

*Brolly Arts is celebrating 10 years of programming by presenting "Independent Voices," an interactive presentation including dance performances, visual arts displays, a new music composition and other mediums. The event will take place May 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dumke Student theatre at Westminster College. Tickets for the event are $20 for adults, $15 for students. Tickets are available at http://www.ArtTix.com or at the door.

*Yoga instructor Pujari will present two events at The Shop yoga studio, giving a Dharma talk Friday, May 19 from 7-8:30 p.m. and a yoga class Saturday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost of the talk is $20 and the yoga class is $40, although both events are available for a pre-registration price of $50. For more information or for a registration form, call 649-2882.

*"Neil Young: Heart of Gold" which is rated PG, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series May 19-21. 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 Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of Salt Lake City’s ethnic arts, will take place May 19-21 in Washington Square and at the Salt Lake City and County Building. The event is free and open to the public. For more information and for a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.slcgov.com/arts or call (801) 596-5000.

*Recycle Utah and Arts-Kids will present Art Attack at the Recycle Utah Facility on Woodbine Way on May 20 from 1-4 p.m., when volunteers will be present to help kids of all ages create art from recycled materials. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.recycleutah.org or call 649-9698.

*Saturday, May 20, from 2-4 p.m., the Silver Queen Quilters, in conjunction with The Friends of the McPolin Farm, will present a quilt show at the McPolin Farm. More than 50 quilts will be on display. Admission is free. For more information, call Melba at 649-5368.

*The 2006 Hamster Ball Derby, a celebration of hamster power, will take place at the Park City PETCO, Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.PETCO.com or call 575-0250.

*Lara Boyle will present a free introductory yoga workshop Saturday, May 20 from 1-3 p.m. at Yoga Quarry in Quarry Village. To reserve a space, call Boyles at 655-5273.

*StageRight TheaterCompany will present "Springtime in New York" a dinner and a movie fundraiser Saturday, May 20, featuring a sing-a-long with a Robbins, Bernstein and Sondheim classic movie musical along with a silent auction. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the sing-a-long at 7:30 p.m. The cost of the event is $25. The theater is located at 5001 South Highland Drive. RSVP by calling (801) 272-3445. For more information, visit http://www.stageright.org.

*Sunday, May 21, at 7 p.m., the Choral Arts Society of Utah Master Chorale will present a Mozart celebration at the First Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of South Temple and C streets in Salt Lake City. General admission tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, go to http://www.casu.org.

*Utah Arts Council will hold a town meeting in Park City on Tuesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at the Miners Hospital to discuss arts and cultural opportunities in the Park City area. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information about the meeting, contact Lynnette Hiskey at (801) 236-7552.

*Thomas the Tank Engine will visit the Heber Valley Railroad May 25-29 for the Day Out With Thomas 2006: Come Ride the Rails Tour. The event will offer preschoolers and their families the opportunity to take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and will take place at 450 South 600 West in Heber City. Tickets are $14 for ages two and up. For tickets or more information, call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org.

*"Ballets Russes" which is not rated, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series May 26-28. 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 SHOP Yoga Studio, located at 1167 Woodside Ave., will hold an event, the Treasures & Trash Community Yard Sale, Saturday, May 27 beginning at 8 a.m. Park City residents are invited to buy, sell and shop multiple sales. Items can be left at the end of the day for donation to local charities. Call to reserve a space (no charge) or show up for great shopping and free donuts and coffee. Call 649-9339 or visit http://www.parkcityyogaeventstreasures&trash.com for more information.

*"The Devil and Daniel Johnson," which is rated PG-13, will screen Thursday, June 1, at 7 p.m. in the Jim Santy Auditorium as part of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Series. The screening is presented by the Sundance Institute in conjunction with the Park City Film Series and is free and open to the public. For more information about the screening, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com.

*The Park City Jazz Foundation and the Egyptian Theatre Company will present jazz saxophonist Eric Darius for two nights, June 2 and 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Egyptian Theatre. Tickets for the show are $35 or $50, and a post-party at The Sidecar, catered by Shabu, is also available for $100. For tickets or more information, call 649-9371 or visit http://www.parkcityshows.com.

*"Thank You For Smoking" which is rated R, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series June 2-4. 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 National Ability Center will present The Barn Soiree, including Rich Wyman, Air Supply’s Graham Russell and Treat Williams with the D.O.B. Band in a benefit for Arts-Kids and summer camp scholarships for underprivileged children in Park City, Saturday, June 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the NAC Recreation Center and Ranch. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. For more information, call 649-3991.

*The Friends of the Wasatch Mountain State Park will present their annual garage sale and fundraiser at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 3 at the Wasatch State Park visitor center, located at 1281 Warm Spring Rd. in Midway. All proceeds will go to the park. For directions or more information, call (435) 654-1791.

*The 13th annual Park City Children’s Fair, hosted by Soaring Wings Montessori School, will run Sunday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, in Park City’s City Park. Activities will include games, art projects, pony rides, a bounce house, prizes, food and Park City’s largest rummage sale. Proceeds benefit local and global charities. For more information, call 640-4858.

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.

*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 http://www.parkcityyoga.com.

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

Saturday 13

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar

*Ides of Soul, The Spur

*DJ Q Tip, Cisero’s

Sunday 14

*Plays Well With Others, Cisero’s

Monday 15

*Pool Tournaments, Rum Bunnies

Tuesday 16

*Tony Oros, Bistro 412 Bar

*Pool Tournament Night, J.B. Mulligans

*Game Night, Cisero’s

Wednesday 17

*Gomez and David Ford, Suede

*El Sabor Latin night, Rum Bunnies

*Locals’ Night with DJ Flegz, 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.