Scene clips for May 26-29, 2007
Arts-Kids seeks volunteers
Arts-Kids’ summer camps seek volunteers. Those interested must enjoy kids and appreciate the arts. Volunteers act as mentors and assist the artist and facilitator. The Commitment is four hours a day for one week, Monday-Friday. Dates of camps are June 11-15 (1-5 p.m.), July 16-20 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) , July 30-August 3 (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) and August 6-10 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.). The camps will take place at the Silver Star. For further information, call Pat at 615-7878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Go climb a hill
The first annual "Olympic Park Hill Climb" will be held today at 8 a.m. Participants can choose between the 5k "Gold Course" hill climb or the 2.5k "Silver Course" hill climb. Both races will begin at the bottom of the Utah Olympic Park near the Park City Chamber/Bureau Visitors Center, and finish at the Olympic ski jumps. The race will be presented by the National Sports Foundation. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Call 645-7660 for more information.
Library to hold swap today
The Friends of the Summit County Libraries will hold its annual used book sale at the Kimball Junction library. The swap includes videos and DVDs, as well as books on tape. Saturday, May 26, the sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.summit.lib.ut.us .
Schulz captures icebergs, wildlife
The Polar Images collection is on display at West Light Images through June. Utah photographer David Schultz traveled to the ends of the globe to capture stunning photographs of crystalline icebergs and amazing wildlife. The display is located at 738 Main Street. For more information call 645-8414. Public is welcome. Gallery hours are currently Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The images may also be viewed at http://www.westlight.net .
Decorate a grave, learn about history
For Memorial Day Weekend, the Park City Historical Society and Museum invites the public to adopt a grave at the Park City and Glenwood cemeteries.
The museum has compiled profiles of historical town figures to choose from.
Stop by the museum at 528 Main Street to learn about the history, then go to the cemeteries to decorate tombstones.
Call 649-7457 or visit http://www.parkcityhistory.org for more information.
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Summit County focuses on ‘shovel-ready’ watershed, fire projects over legislative push for public lands
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