Scene clips for March 23
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.
Kimball Art Center Art Talk
Kimball Art Center’s Art Talk, "If These Shoes Could Talk," featuring excerpts from stories by the Ecker Hill International Middle School sixth-grade language art class, will be held at the Kimball Art Center, 638 Park Avenue, on Thursday, March 24, at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
Monthly Gallery Stroll
On the last Friday of each month, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., members of the Park City Gallery Association offer a unique monthly showcase highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. The last Friday Gallery Stroll is a free community event that gives locals and Park City visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while exploring Park City’s exciting art scene. Please visit any of the participating galleries to pick up a free gallery guide. For more information visit http://www.kimballartcenter.org.
Sundance Resort Author Series
The Sundance Resort Author Series will feature Liz Murray, author of "Breaking Night: a Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard" on March 26, at noon. Tickets are $75 and include the lecture and discussion, a signed copy
of the author’s book and brunch in the award winning Tree Room. Reservations are required. Tickets are available online at http://www.sundanceresort.com or by calling
the Sundance Resort at (866) 734-4428.
Pond Skimming contest
The annual Pond Skimming contest will be the first event of Spring Grüv on Saturday, March 26. The Pond Skimming Contest is Canyons’ most popular party and is the true indicator that spring has arrived. Contestants must dress in costume (the funkier the better) as they attempt to cross a 100-foot pond on skis or a snowboard. The pond and the excitement happen at mid-mountain just outside Red Pine Lodge. The contest will start at noon. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at One Sweet Ride. For more information visit http://www.thecanyons.com.
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Somewhere about the 35-foot level of the Flagstaff Mine, and moments after he called his friends above for light, the old ladder Paul Parmalee was descending gave way with a crash, and he plunged into the darkness to his death.