Scene clips for May 5-8, 2007
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo, a holiday honoring Hispanic culture will be observed throughout Park City today.
A Cinco de Mayo Run, hosted by the Mountain Trails Foundation and the Colby School will take place on May 5 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Call 649-6839 for more information or visit http://www.mountaintrails.org .
From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., join the Cinco de Mayo festivities at Quarry village, which will include activities for children, the live band Salsa Brava and deejay, food and storytelling. Quarry Village is located near Pinebrook at the Jeremy Exit.
Swap it up
There will be two swaps today to benefit local youth athletic organizations: the Park City Ute Conference Football League and the Park City Young Riders.
The Young Riders Bike Swap will be held today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The swap will be held in the lot across from White Pine Touring, located on 1790 Bonanza Drive.
For more information, visit the Young Riders Web site at http://www.youngriders.com .
Ute Conference Football will host its Furniture and Appliance Swap at Quarry Village from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To provide items to sell, please contact call Les Wiehe at 655-0844 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about Park City’s youth football programs visit http://www.pcminers.com .
An afternoon of ‘stillness and motion’
Park City Aikido will present a "Friendship Seminar" at Park City Racquet Club on Saturday from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
The seminar will combine the soft arts of meditation, yoga and "aikibreath," a method of breathing in the martial art of Aikido. Special guest and Zen master Dennis"Genpo" Merzel Roshi of the Kanzeon Zen Center in Salt Lake will instruct the meditation portion of the workshop.
The price is $7 with Rec Card, $9 without Rec Card and included for Racquet Club pass holders.
For more information, call 615-5401 or visit http://www.parkcity aikido.org.
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