• Davis County Library invites families to Through the Magic Door at three libraries from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Central Branch (Layton), North Branch (Clearfield) and South Branch (Bountiful) will host an evening of fantasy and fairy tales with storytelling, crafts, games and other adventures.
Patrons will be able to learn more about library services, apply for library cards and check-out materials. No reference or internet services will be available during this special event.
Children are welcome to dress up as their favorite fantasy or fairy tale characters. Branch location information is available at www.daviscountyutah.gov/library. Central Branch, 801-547-0729; North Branch, 801-825-6662; or South Branch at 801-295-8732. Introduce your child to the world of fantasy with great books and fun as you take them through the magic door of the library.
• Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse. Predators of the Sky: Birds of prey have many specific and unique adaptations that translate into powerful and efficient hunters. Meet two birds of prey and discover what makes them so unique and intriguing. Program begins at 4 p.m., in the visitor center. Entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569
• Nursing students and instructors at Everest College’s Salt Lake City Campus, 3280 W. 3500 South, West Valley City, will host a pediatric safety fair. The fair is free and open to the public. It runs from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn more at everest.edu.
• Davis Youth Summit, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Viewmont High School, 120 W., 1000 North, Bountiful. An opportunity to meet new people, have fun and earn a for ‘U’ make up. All Davis County teens ages 13 to 18 are invited. $15 for early bird registration. davis.youthsummit.com
• Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse. Bird Tour: Meet at 9 a.m., at the visitor center to celebrate the coming of spring and look for and learn about some of the many birds living on the island. At 10 a.m., weather permitting, we will caravan to the ranch, which is a wonderful bird oasis. Dress to spend time outside. Entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569
• The Woods Cross High School Dance Company presents its Spring Concert, 7 p.m. in the Woods Cross High School auditorium. The theme is “The Periodic Table of the Elements,” and is choreograhed by members of the dance company as well as guest choreographers.
Many different styles of dance will be performed such as modern, ballet, hip-hop and contemporary. Tickets are $5 for students and $6 for adults. Family pass is $20.
• The South Davis Chapter of AARP will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Years Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Roark Hodson, fitness manager at Gold’s Gym, will speak on fitness issues for seniors. Visitors are welcome.
• The Young Reader’s Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1780 N. Woodland Park Dr., Layton, 801-773-9973. They will discuss the book “Liar & Spy” by Rebecca Stead. The book club is geared toward kids ages 8 to 12 but kids of all ages are welcome to attend, including teachers, librarians and parents.
• Charity concert for the Utah chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Murray High School auditorium, 7p.m. Doors open at 6:30 pm. There will be door prizes, T-shirts and concessions. This concert will feature tributes to Woody Guthrie, who died from Huntington’s Disease and other songs by local bands The Swinging Lights, The Weekenders and The Neighbors. All proceeds will go to help find a cure and to help families affected by the disease. Tickets are $10 at the door and $25 for a family of four.
• Bonsai Show. Explore the millennia-old art form of Bonsai at Red Butte Garden and learn how to take care of your own tree. Members of the Bonsai Club of Utah will display trees from their collections, answer questions, and demonstrate different Bonsai techniques. Trees and supplies will be available for purchase. Regular Garden admission. redbuttegarden.org. 801-585-0556
Through March 29
• Bountiful/Davis Art Center Statewide Competition 2013 exhibit, second floor of the Davis County Memorial Courthouse. Bountiful/Davis Art Center, (801) 451-3660, firstname.lastname@example.org., 28 E. State Street, Farmington.
• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. A varied program featuring talented Temple Square missionaries sharing vocal, dance, piano and instrumental selections. Admission limited to those 8 and older.
• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall.Timpanogos Chamber Orchestra will perform original arrangements of works by beloved classical composers and contemporary musicians. Admission limited to those 8 and older.
• The Orchestra at Temple Square will present its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle. It will feature the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig von Beethoven, and Antonin Dvořák. The evening’s concert will be led by Igor Gruppman, conductor of the Orchestra at Temple Square. Free tickets are available at lds.org/events.or by calling 801-570-0080.
• The Weber State Alumni Singers will join forces with a chamber orchestra consisting of members of the Wasatch Chamber Music Society to perform Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem,” 7:30 p.m., Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center. davisarts.org
• “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. CenterPointTheatre.org.
Through March 16
• The Off Broadway Theatre presents “Doctor U,” a parody of “Doctor Who.” 272 S Main, Salt Lake City, 801-355-4628 or theOBT.org.
March 16, 23, 30
• Pruning class, 9 a.m., J&L Garden Center. 620 N. 500 West, Bountiful. Learn how to maximize tree health, promote better fruit production and identify potential problems before they appear.
• Composting, 1 p.m., J&L Garden Center, 620 N. 500 West, Bountiful.
•The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities. Have our teacher/naturalists help your scout pass off badge requirements during these 45-minute classes. Reservation and a non-refundable deposit are required. For more information on the requirements for each badge refer to ogdennaturecenter.org/education/scouting-programs.
Scout Saturday, 9 a.m. – Native vs. Invasive, 10 a.m. – Conservation, 11 a.m. – Venomous Reptiles, $5 per scout.
• Are you ready for a unique Easter egg hunt? Join the Ogden Nature Center’s teacher/naturalists on a true egg hunt challenge. Spring is the season for new birth. In this activity participants will learn about nesting birds found around the Nature Center and try their hand at bird identification.
Several nests with painted wooden eggs will be the object of the hunt as you make your way along the trails. Locate and record your finds from each nest to win a prize.
Make and take crafts and bird stuff to explore. Please RSVP to 801-621-7595 by 5 pm on Friday, March 22. 10 a.m. to noon, $3/members, $5/non-members. All ages welcome. The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden. ogdennaturecenter.org.
• Local woodworker and artist David Wolfgram will teach how to carve a wooden spoon. David will provide a nice selection of local hardwoods to choose from including oak, cherry, apricot and more. You will pick your desired hardwood and then start carving.All tools and supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Please pre-register at 801-621-7595 by Thursday, March 28. For ages 12 and older, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, ogdennaturecenter.org.
• The Bountiful Breakfast Exchange Club meets each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 999 N. 500 West. Visitors welcome.
• The Centerville-Farmington Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 6:50 a.m., Centerville City Hall. 50 N. Main. Guests welcome.