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Calendar for October 4-6, 2006

Special Events

Wednesday 4

Wednesday 4

*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.

*The 5th annual Rock Steady concert will be held today at The Depot, 400 W South Temple, Salt Lake, to raise funds for the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Utah Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association. The event will feature local singer/songwriters Rich Wyman and Mary Beth Maziarz. Tickets are $20. For more information, call (801) 456-2800 or visit http://www.rocksteadybenefits.com .

*Introduction to Pilates Workshop will be held at the Balance Wellness Center from 7-9 p.m. today. Participation in the class is $20. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

Thursday 5

*Temple Har Shalom will host a broadcast event by Dr. Larry Norton Thursday, Oct. 5 at 6:15 p.m. to discuss the latest advances in breast cancer prevention, research, treatments, cures and discoveries on the horizon. Following the broadcast will be "Think Pink," a presentation by Renato Saltz, M.D., FACS, which will be catered with wine and light food. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information or tickets, call 649-2276.

* The 2006-2007 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Series begins today with a free screening of Ian Inaba’s "American Blackout," a film which explores the seemingly recurring patterns of voter disenfranchisement that occurred during the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections. The film will screen at 7 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium in the Park City Library, 1255 Park Avenue. A question-and-answer session will follow with Inaba. For more information, visit http://www.sundance.org.

Friday 6

*The Spotted Frog Bookstore Café and Wine Bar will host a pairing of some of Spain’s finest wines and foods Friday, Oct. 6 beginning at 7 p.m. The event will explore the industry’s history, regions, styles and developments. The cost is $40 per person. For reservations or more information, call 575-2665.

*"Water," rated PG-13, will screen at the Jim Santy Auditorium located in the Park City Library Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. For more information, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.com

*Beginning today and running through Oct. 30, the Heber Valley Railroad will offer the Haunted Canyon Limited aboard the Heber Creeper every Friday and Saturday night and Wednesday and Thursday nights the last two weeks in October. For more information on price and exact times, visit hebervalleyrr.org.

Upcoming

*The first annual Fall Fest benefit "Get to Know the Snow and Ice" will take place at the Park City Ice Arena and Sports Complex at Quinn’s Junction Oct. 7 from noon to 6 p.m. There will be a chili cook-off, free public skating, sports demonstrations, kids activities, community barbecue, beer and wine garden, live music, showcase of community youth organizations and celebrity athlete appearances. For more information, call 649-9090.

*The Knights of Columbus will present the "Cowboy Knights Buckin’ Ball" Saturday, Oct. 7 at St. Mary’s Church off of S.R. 224. The event will feature cowboy poetry, music and a shoot-out. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.; show time is at 7:30 p.m. with dancing beginning at 9. The cost of the event is $25 for adults, $15 for children 15 and under. For tickets or more information, call 649-3853.

*McCarthey Family Lecture Series will present "In Praise of Independent Journalism, ‘Front Row at the White House,’ Observations" by journalist Helen Thomas Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at Rowland Hall Saint Mark’s, 720 Guardsmen Way, in Salt Lake City. The event is free. For more information, call (801) 328-8899 or e-mail information30 p.m. at Libby Gardner Concert Hall on the University of Utah campus. Led by music director/conductor Dr. Robert Baldwin, the orchestra will perform University of Utah composer Henry Wolking’s whimsical "Bear Songs," a composition originally commissioned by the Bear River Music Festival. The award-winning piano duo of Lenora Ford Brown and Gaye England will perform Francis Poulenc’s Double Piano Concerto. Topping off the concert will be Tchaikovsky’s dramatic and passionate classic, Symphony No. 4. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and are available through KingTix at 581-7100 or http://www.kingsburyhall.org.

*Park City’s Temple Har Shalom will celebrate the groundbreaking for its synagogue on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the site on S.R. 224 (next to the Colby School). The new facility, slated for completion in the late fall of 2007 will have more than 250 member families.

*On Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Park City History Book Club will discuss "The Knights Templar: The History and Myths of the Legendary Military Order," by Sean Martin, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Park City Library. The Knights Templar, recently romanticized in The DaVinci Code, were from the crusades, the alleged precursors of the Freemasons, and supposed heretics who were burned at the stake. Copies can be obtained at the Park City Library, or ordered from Dolly’s Bookstore on Main Street or the Spotted Frog in Redstone Center. For more information, call 615-5600.

*The Intermountain Acoustic Music Association will present Italian virtuoso guitarist Beppe Gambetta in concert Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 6876 South Highland Drive. Tickets are $17 in advance, $18 at the door, $15 for IAMA members. They are available at Acoustic Music, Local Music and Orion’s Music. For more information, call (801) 531-7066 or visit http://www.iamaweb.org

*The Lotus Festival, a celebration of Tibetan Asian culture, will take place Oct. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Red Lotus School of Movement located at 740 South 300 West in Salt Lake. There will be a relics exhibition, martial arts demonstrations, Tibetan traditional arts demonstrations, ethnic food and other activities. For more information, call (801) 355-6375.

*Off the Top, a local improv group performing at the Sidecar every Tuesday, is holding auditions for all funny people Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Miners Hospital. Auditions are open to professional and amateur performers. For more information, call 647-5678.

*Around the Globe Theatre Company announces auditions for "Syliva," by A.R. Gurney, Monday, Oct. 16 from 7-9 p.m. in the lobby of the Stage Right Theater, located on the south end of the Cottonwood Mall. Performances will begin Dec. 1. Headshots and resumes are preferred; come prepared with a one-minute comedic monologue. For more information, e-mail bethb Kinetic Art Sculptures at the Kimball Art Center. His work will be on display through Oct. 29.

*The Julie Nester Gallery will present artist Gerard Bourgeois. His work will be on display until Sept. 29. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. or any time by appointment. For more information, call 649-7855 or visit http://www.julienestergallery.com.

*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 Heber Valley Railroad will present the "Sunset BBQ Special," featuring barbecue, a train ride, and bluegrass music, from 6:30-9 p.m. Sept. 1 and 15. For tickets or more information, visit http://www.hebervalleyrr.org or call (435) 654-5601.

*The Brigham Young University Museum of Art introduces viewers to the work of Milton Glaser, whose conceptual approach to solving design problems has positioned him at the forefront of the field of graphic design and illustration. The exhibit, "Just Enough Is More: The Graphic Design of Milton Glaser," is on display 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.

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.

*Utah Mountain Bluebird Trails is looking for volunteers. Several positions are needed for trail monitors. This is a weekly commitment (approximately) to check nesting boxes during the spring/summer season. A general knowledge of birds is helpful, however, training is offered. Only serious candidates need apply. For more information, call Letitia Lussier at 649-6982.

*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 attend 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, excluding Halloween, 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.

*Boys and girls of all ages are invited to come for activities at the Park City Library, including writing, poetry, crafts, movies, puppetry, games, readers’ theater and more. No registration is required. Drop by anytime. Call the library at 615-5600 for more information.

*Balance – Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center in Heber will have Pilates beginning mat classes on Tuesdays from 7:30 8:30 a.m. The price is $15 per class or 10 for $120. Class size is limited to 5 participants. The class is taught by Andrea Martone, Pilates center graduate and instructor. Advance reservations are required. For more information, call (435) 654-2532.

*Beginning today, and the next four Tuesdays through October, Beth Lawrence will offer "Joyful Singing," a non-threatening group vocal class 7-9 p.m. at The Studio at Harvest Lane in Midway. Cost is $59. For more information, call (435) 657-1717, e-mail at info15 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 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.

*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

*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.

*Balance – Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Center in Heber will have Pilates beginning mat classes on Thursdays from 9 10 a.m. The price is $15 per class or 10 for $120. Class size is limited to five participants. The class is taught by Andrea Martone, Pilates center graduate and instructor. Advance reservations are required. For more information, call (435) 654-2532

*The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Utah Chapter is offering free classes for those suffering from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, OCD or bipolar disorder at the Episcopalian Church in Park City. Classes will help individuals to understand and cope with these issues. Classes are every Thursday through Nov.23. For more information, call 649-4357.

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 postnatal yoga for women in all stages of pregnancy and motherhood Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. 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.

*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.

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 theartofwine30 p.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.

*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.

Sundays

Nightlife

Wednesday 4

*2006 Songwriter’s Expo Opening Night, Sidecar

*Locals Open Mic Night, Celsius

*Method Man, Suede

Thursday 5

*Bryon Friendmon and Amanda Williams, Celsius

*The Jeff Lawrence Trio, The Spur Bar and Grill

Friday 6

*Joy and Eric, Celsius

*Acoustic Open Mic, Bistro 412

*Zion Tribe, The Spur Bar and Grill

*Mumblypeg, Sidecar

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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