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The Swaner EcoCenter is seeking volunteers to cut, trim, and transport willow branches along East Canyon Creek on March 24 from 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteers will harvest dormant willows, which will be planted later this spring along other streams in need of restoration. For more information or to volunteer, contact Sean at email@example.com or (435) 252-3577.
This year’s Youthlinic Benefit will be held Thursday, March 31, 5:30 p.m. at the Kimball Arts Center. Admission is $25 per person. This year’s benefit will feature a silent auction of items from Kenya, Cambodia, Thailand, Mexico, and Peru, as well as local items from Park City and Heber City and a trip to Guatemala. For more information contact Youthlinic executive director Judy Zone at (801) 403-9927 or firstname.lastname@example.org , Derick Loyola at email@example.com or (801) 647-1415, or Kimber Parry at firstname.lastname@example.org or (435) 615-2091.
Friends of Animals volunteers
Friends of Animals Utah is looking for volunteers to help furry friends waiting for adoption. The local nonprofit needs people to walk dogs, socialize with the animals, and assist with pet care and cleanup. Afternoon shifts are available at the Furburbia adoption center and morning shifts are available at the Rescue & Rehab Ranch. For more information, contact Furburbia at 649-5441 or visit http://www.foautah.org .
Brown Bag concerts call for artists
The Salt Lake City Arts Council is seeking applications from artists in all performing arts disciplines for the 2011 Brown Bag Concert Series. Applications are available online at http://www.slcgov.com/arts . Deadline is Friday, April 1, at 4 p.m. For more information call (801) 596-5000.
Thomas the Tank Engine
Tickets are now on sale for Heber Valley Railroad’s "Day Out With Thomas: Leader of the Track Tour 2011," featuring Thomas the Tank Engine. The approximately 25-minute train ride, beginning May 26, with Thomas will depart every 45 minutes, rain or shine, with varying departure times each day. Tickets are $16-$18 for all passengers ages two and older. Tickets can be purchased by calling 800-888-TIXX (8499) or visiting http://www.ticketweb.com/dowt . For more information call (435) 654-5601 or visit http://www.hebervalleyrailroad.org .
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