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EVENTS

Oct. 10

• Davis Region 3 PTA is sponsoring a Meet the Davis County Legislator Night,  7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Kendall Building, 70 E. 100 North, Farmington.

• Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will headline the Utah Women’s Conference, co-hosted by Senator Hatch and his wife Elaine. To register call (801) 413-9133.  Cost is $40 and includes lunch and materials. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m.

Oct. 12, 17

• Rhonda Fletcher will give a presentation on “A Healthy Model of Personality that Solves the Problem of Autism.”

Oct. 12, Centerville Library, 3 p.m.

Oct. 17, Layton Library auditorium, 7 p.m.

Register at daviscouty@live.com.

Oct. 12

• Families from Davis and Weber counties can join together during the ninth Annual Utah Share Walk to Remember at the Ed Kenley Amphitheater in Layton. The walk is held each year to commemorate Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. It is designed to give parents an opportunity to remember and honor their babies lost through miscarriage or after birth. Registration for the walk begins at 10 a.m. and a brief program starts at 11 a.m. After the program families will walk around the Layton Commons Park. More information about Utah Share is available at www.utahshare.org.

• Zombie Dash, 5 to 11 p.m., Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Road, Kaysville. This 5K starts at 6 p.m. $15 early registration, with $5 family discount per additional runner. Visit runnercard.com.

• Monster Mash & Dash, 5 to 11 p.m., Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Road, Kaysville. Enjoy autumn fare, storytelling, contests, horror-ific entertainment, silent disco and a comedic hypnotist. $15 early registration, with $5 family discount per additional runner.kaysvillerec.com.

Oct. 15

• AARP will meet Tuesday, Oct. 15, 12:30 p.m. at Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 E., Bountiful.  Joe Johnson, retiring mayor of Bountiful, will share observations related to his multiple term tenure in office. Visitors are welcome.

Oct. 17-19, 24-26

• October brings the beloved Red Butte Garden’s “Garden After Dark.” An indoor/outdoor, costume and kid-friendly romp through the garden in Salt Lake City to celebrate Halloween. Crafts, activities, light displays and more. This year the theme is “Fearsome Flora.” A Garden “whodunit” will safely uncover details of carnivorous, poisonous and downright dangerous plants found in nature. Thursdays through Saturdays, Oct. 17, 18 and 19 and 24, 25 and 26, from 6 to 9 p.m.. Tickets on sale now. Admission is $12 per person.

Call For Volunteers! Face painting, kids’ crafts, directional guides, event set up and tear down. And you can wear a Halloween costume!  Contact Meghan Eames, Volunteer Coordinator:  volunteers@redbuttegarden.org.

Oct. 25

• Trunk-N-Treat and Blood Drive, Murray Memorial Mortuary, 5850 S. 900 East, Murray.

American Red Cross Blood drive, 4 to 8 p.m. Please call 801-262-4631 for an appointment to give blood.

Trunk N Treat, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 26

• Bountiful Utah Orchard 7th Ward Neighborhood 40th Reunion, 1 to 4 p.m. at 3599 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful. All  who have lived in the ward are invited to enjoy displays, activities for children and refreshments. Janet Thomas, janetthomas444@hotmail.com. or Cheryl Freebairn, cherylfreebairn@gmail.com.

Through Nov. 1

• Bountiful/Davis Art Center presents: Northern Utah Landscapes. Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 28 East State Street, South Door, second floor in Farmington. 801- 451-3660 or bdac.org.

Nov. 20

• Pre-Preview of the Hunger Games is a fundraiser to benefit the Davis County Children’s Justice Center,  7 p.m., Farmington Station Cinemark Theater. Tickets are $20 with assigned seating. The nationwide release is Nov. 22. Contact Kem at ktjetall6@gmail.com. to purchase your tickets.

Through April 3

• The Davis County Art Committee, headed by Commissioner Louenda Downs, is hosting the 2nd Annual Davis County Art Exhibit featuring paintings, sculptures, stained glass, photography and furniture as art. The exhibit is in the Davis County Administration Building and Headquarters Library at 61 South/133 South Main Street,  Farmington.

MUSIC

Oct. 11

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. The American West Symphony will perform works by Berlioz, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky.Admission limited to those 8 and older.

Oct. 12

• The Utah All-State Choir  (UMEA Grand Festival) will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square, 7:30 p.m. The Utah All-State Choir consists of outstanding high school choral members. The program also features Utah Valley University Chamber Choir. Tickets not required. Concert open to ages 6 and older.

Oct. 14

• WSU’s Department of Performing Arts presents the WSU Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center Allred Theater, Ogden, $7/$6, weberstatetickets.com. or 801-626-7000. (Well-behaved children are welcome.)

Oct. 15

• WSU’s Department of Performing Arts presents Fall Choirfest, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center Austad Auditorium, Ogden, $7/$6, weberstatetickets.com. or 801-626-7000.

Oct. 18-19

• The Orchestra at Temple Square’s annual fall concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle. Tickets required; for free tickets call 801-570-0080 or visit lds.org/events.

Oct. 25

• The Phoenix Jazz and Swing Band will perform at First Southern Baptist Church, 696 N. 400 East, Bountiful, 7 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is invited.

STAGE

Oct. 7-12, 14-15

• Bountiful High School Drama Department presents the classic 50’s musical, “Bye, Bye Birdie,”  7 p.m. in the BHS Auditorium.  Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door and $25 family pass.  Tickets are available for advance purchase at the BHS main office, Top Hat Video & DVD and Paisley Skye.  “Bye, Bye Birdie” tells the story of a rock and roll singer, Conrad Birdie, who is about to be inducted into the army.  As a final publicity stunt, Conrad’s managers have him give “one last kiss” to All-American girl, Kim MacAfee.  Mix-ups and conflicts ensue as each person pursues their own agenda, but in the end, love, loyalty and true friendship win out above all.  A show filled with wonderful tunes like, “Put on a Happy Face” and great characters make for a fun evening for the whole family

Oct. 7-Nov. 2

• “Into the Woods,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. centerpointtheatre.org.

Oct. 9-12

    • Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called “Nothing’s On,” Farmington Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main, dinner 7, p.m., show 7:30 p.m. All tickets include: dinner, dessert and show. $18 advance purchase only. Buy tickets at webtrac.farmington.utah.gov/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsearch. or visit the Parks & Rec office at 720 W 100 N, Farmington

CLASSES

Oct. 10, 17, 24

    • Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program is offering an eight-week series of classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail.  Classes are free to the public. Individuals may attend at anytime during the series. Classes are held at the Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful, at 11:30 a.m. A light lunch will be provided at all of the classes but an RSVP by each Monday at noon is required to receive a meal. No reservation is required to attend the class only. RSVP to Megan at 801-525-5088.

    • Oct. 10, topic, Yellow Dot program, presented by Bonnie Athas, Davis County Health Dept.

    • Oct. 17, topic, Boundaries, presented by Keith Gordon, Legacy HealthCare

    • Oct. 24, topic, Grandma’s Garden: How to Grow Great Relationships, presented by CJ Benson and Denise Cook, South Davis Home Health and Hospice.

Oct. 14

    • WSU’s Executive Lecture Series presents DeWayne Ashmead, president of Albion Laboratories, Inc., 5:30-6:30 p.m., WSU Davis D2 Room 110 (2750 N. University Park Blvd., Layton), free, 801-395-3482 or brucedavis@weber.edu.

Oct. 19

    • WSU presents a course for students preparing to take the ACT test, 8-11 a.m., Elizabeth Hall Room 229, *free, 801-626-7320 or scheshire@weber.edu. (*registration required at weber.edu/gearup/act-prep-registration.html.)

1st and 3rd Wednesday

    •  The Davis County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness family meets every first and third Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Intermountain Bountiful Clinic, 390 N. Main Street, Bountiful. Call Fran Wilby at 801-631-1275 or Jerry King at 801-451-5325.

CLUBS

Thursdays

• 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 are welcome.

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