Calendar for May 17-20, 2006 | ParkRecord.com

Calendar for May 17-20, 2006

Special Events

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.

*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.

Thursday 18

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*Join the Park City Historical Society and Museum at noon as the organization presents its popular Brown Bag Lectures. The talk will center on milling and smelting. The event will take place at the Park City Museum and is free of charge. Bring your sack lunch and the Historical Society will provide a beverage and cookies. For more information, call 649-7457.

*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.

*Today 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.

*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, 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.

*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.

Friday 19

*"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.

*Yoga instructor Pujari will present two events at The Shop yoga studio, giving a Dharma talk Friday 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.

*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 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.

*The Utah Symphony will welcome Monica Mancini, daughter of noted "Pink Panther" composer Henry Mancini, for an evening of his music in Abravanel Hall today and Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this performance are $20 – $48 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org.

*Utah Opera will present Gioacchino Rossini’s comedy, "The Barber of Seville," in the Capitol Theatre today 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 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.

*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 today through May 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.

Saturday 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.

*Recycle Utah and Arts-Kids will present Art Attack at the Recycle Utah Facility on Woodbine Way 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.

*"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 through May 21. Show times are at 8 p.m. today 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 2006 Hamster Ball Derby, a celebration of hamster power, will take place at the Park City PETCO 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.

*Yoga instructor Pujari will present an event at The SHOP yoga studio with a yoga class Saturday, May 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $40. For more information or for a registration form, call 649-2882.

*Lara Boyle will present a free introductory yoga workshop for victims of breast cancer from 1-3 p.m. at Yoga Quarry in Quarry Village. To reserve a space, call Boyle at 655-5273.

*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 welcome Monica Mancini, daughter of noted "Pink Panther" composer Henry Mancini, for an evening of his music in Abravanel Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets for this performance are $20 – $48 and can be purchased by calling (801) 355-ARTS or by visiting http://www.utahsymphony.org.

*The Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of Salt Lake City’s ethnic arts, will take place through May 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.

*The Grand Theatre will present "The Spitfire Grill" today at 2 p.m. and 7:30 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.

*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 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.

*StageRight TheaterCompany will present "Springtime in New York" a dinner and a movie fundraiser today, 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.

Upcoming

*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.

*"Cache" which is rated R, will play in the Jim Santy Auditorium as a part of the Park City Film Series June 9-11. 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 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 wwwhebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*June 10, Recycle Utah will hold its annual Native Plant Sale at the organization’s facility on Woodbine Way from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information about the event, visit http://www.recycleutah.org or call 649-9698.

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

Wednesday 17

*Gomez and David Ford, Suede

*El Sabor Latin night, Rum Bunnies

*Locals’ Night with DJ Flegz, Cisero’s

Thursday 18

*Small House Quartet, Celsius

*Karaoke with Fran, Cisero’s

*DJ Danny Boy, Rum Bunnies

Friday 19

*De La Soul, Harry O’s

*Ricky Straud, Bacchus Wine Bar

*Blues on First, The Spur

*DJ Danny Boy, Cisero’s

*Rock DJ Night, The Star Bar

Saturday 20

*Live, Suede

*The Detonators, The Spur

*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.