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Basin Recreation Holiday Camp

Sign up now for Basin Recreation’s Holiday Camp. The camp is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 2 to Friday, Jan. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ecker Hill International Middle School. Kids will be playing gym games, doing arts and crafts, sledding and swimming. The cost is $75 for three days or $30 per day. To join in the fun, register online at and click on Holiday Camp or call Basin Recreation’s front desk at (435) 655 0999 ext. 11.

Family open play

Kids getting antsy over the holiday break? Head to Basin Recreation Field House Recreation Center for open play time from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. It’s $2 per family to get out on the field and have some fun. Basin Recreation is located at 1388 Center Drive @ Newpark. For more information, call (435) 655 0999 ext. 10.

Student Latino theme art show

The Kimball Art Center in conjunction with Arte Latino is hosting its annual show of young artist in Summit and Wasatch counties. Students grades K-12 are eligible to submit a two- or three-dimensional entry that contains Latino influences. Artwork can be dropped off at the Kimball Art Center’s front desk on Monday, Jan. 28, and Tuesday, Jan. 29. Entrance fee is $1 per student. Donations benefit the art education programs at the Kimball Art Center. For more information, contact Education Director Jenny Diersen at (435) 649-8882 or e-mail her at .

Start the New Year with a new do

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m., Trailside Elementary School is having a hair-cutting party in the cafeteria. The hair will be donated to Locks of Love to make wigs for children who have lost theirs due to illness, chemotherapy or other causes. The school is looking for people with hair at least 10 inches long to volunteer. Peter Anthony, from Peter Anthony’s Studio, and stylists from Marc Raymond Salon and Ooh La La Hair Studio will be volunteering their time to cut and style hair. If you would like to participate, please contact Andrea Solum at (435) 659-1848 or .

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