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Swaner Nature Preserve needs volunteer docents for their annual winter field trips for fifth graders. The trips are scheduled from Jan. 29- Feb. 16 and are generally two hours in the morning or in the afternoon. Students will track animals, dig snow pits, and learn animal adaptations to winter. Previous experience is not necessary and SNP staff will host two docent trainings covering all aspects of the field trips, Jan. 17th & 23rd, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, contact Erin at 435.649.1767.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks Park City mentors. Offered are a variety of volunteer experiences in both school and community. Volunteers work one-on-one with a child, guiding, mentoring and sharing in fun experiences with their new friend. For more information, contact Ericka Wells at 649-9366, or e-mail her at

CPR and First Aid classes

The Park City Fire Service District offers CPR classes the first Tuesday of each month, and first aid classes are offered on the second Tuesday of each month. Both classes run from 6-9:30 p.m., and are held at the Canyons Fire Station, 1977 Canyons Drive. Cost is $25 per person. Register at 649-6706, ext. 100.

Happy Holidays

Park City School District: The school holiday break begins Dec. 21, through Jan 1, 2007

The North Summit School District: Schools will meet for a half-day on Dec. 21, and the holiday lasts through Jan. 2, 2007.

The South Summit School District: Schools will meet for a half-day on Dec. 22, and the holiday lasts through Jan. 1.

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