Scene Clips for February 8, 2006
Looking for something to do Friday night? The Swaner Nature Preserve will hold its second Snowshoe and Stargazing event of the year starting at 7:30 p.m.
The evening will include a trek to the middle of the preserve for a view of the stars. The hike and viewing will be guided by volunteers from Utah Skies and the Nature Preserve, who will cover topics ranging from the identification of constellations and galaxies to learning about nocturnal wildlife.
After the snowshoe, there will be a telescope to look at the stars, along with hot chocolate and a campfire to stay warm.
The event is free, but space is limited. For directions to the meeting place, to reserve a space, or for additional information, call 649-1767.
Local hospice to host Evening of Remembrance
Intermountain Hospice of Summit and Wasatch counties will host an event, An Evening of Remembrance, on Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Heber Valley Medical Center.
The evening will feature music and an opportunity to place a ribbon on the medical center’s Tree of Life, a live indoor tree dedicated as a memorial to those who have died in the facility’s care.
Ribbons will be available, and following the tree ceremony, light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call (435) 657-4323. The Heber Valley Medical Center is located at 1485 South U.S. 40 in Heber City.
Kimball wants art for festival, auction
The Kimball Art Center is seeking entries for its two annual events, the Kimball Arts Festival and the Kimball Arts Auction. The auction will be held Aug. 3 and the Arts Festival will run Aug. 5-6.
Participants in the Art Auction will have their work on display from July 29 through Aug. 20 in the Kimball Art Center, while for a fee, Arts Festival participants will have a booth space on Main Street during the festival.
The application deadline to for the Arts Festival is Feb. 28; the deadline for the Art Auction is March 1. For a complete list of application and event requirements and for an application form, visit http://www.kimball-art.org and click on "Art Festival" or call Erin Linder at 649-8882 ext. 107 or curator
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