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EVENTS

Aug. 7-8

• The International Children’s Choir will hold auditions. For information or to schedule an audition, contact Dr. Kathy Sorensen at (801) 484-4227,  InternationalChildrensChoir.org.

Aug. 8

• USU Botanical Center Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m. 875 S. 50 West, Kaysville (across from Kaysville Ponds). Come out for a taste of delicious grilled sweet corn. USU Food $ense will be demonstrating and handing out samples of the Fresh Corn and Radish Salad from the Live Well Utah recipe book (available free of charge at the market). The famous USU Aggie Ice Cream is for sale at the USU Info Booth. Enjoy a performance from Singer/Songwriter Aimee Geddes; a free activity for the kids; check out the unique products, services and crafts for sale; and pick up some fresh fruit and veggies. 

Aug. 9

• Centerville Movie in the Park, “Hotel Transylvania,” about 9 p.m., Founders Park 300 N. 100 East.

Aug. 8, 10

• Auditions for “Noises Off.” Aug. 8, 6:30, to 9 p.m.; Aug. 10, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Farmington Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main, ages 18 and older. Prepare a one minute comedic monologue. Callbacks will be held Tuesday August 13. Rehearsals begin ThursdayAugust 15.

Aug. 8-10

• Summerfest, a celebration of the arts that includes artist booths, ethnic food, games, children’s art activities, exhibits, folk musicians and dancers from around the world.  Bountiful City Park, 200 West 400 North. Check the website for a schedule of performances on the Main Stage and Sonic Sound Stage. bdac.org.

Aug. 10

• Golden Spike National Historic Site’s annual Railroaders Festival. Join the volunteers and staff for a day of fun filled events and learn a little more about this great park. The Visitor Center will open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. No entrance fees will be charged on this special day and all games, activities, and entertainment are free. Food will be available to purchase through Culinary Concepts or bring your own picnic. Just some reminders: the weather in August is usually hot and sunny so water and sun screen are a must; gas, camping, and RV services are not available on site. Golden Spike National Historic Site is located 32 miles west of Brigham City via State Highway 13 and 83. Take exit 365 off Interstate 15. 435-471-2209, ext. 29 or check the park’s website  nps.gov/gosp.

Desmoid Tumor, FAP and Colorectal Cancer Survivors along with friends and family will gather at the Farley and Buck’s Grill, 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden, to socialize, elevate awareness and raise money for a cure. There will be live music from Barbaloot Suitz, a silent auction and raffle and fun. Food and drinks available for purchase. DeAnn 801-644-7337 or Mechelle 801-669-6060.

Aug. 14

• “Dee’s Cruise Night” from 6 to 8 p.m.  Free registration for all cars, face painting and $2 pony rides for the kids. 55 W. 500 North, Bountiful. 801-292-6491

• The “Citizens Evening” is a new kind of monthly political event. The second in the series will happen from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Davis County Library, 133 S. Main St., Farmington. This evening’s discussion topic will be, “How Utah Can Weather the Federal Crisis.” Citizens Evenings are free of charge. Citizens Evenings are hosted by the Committee for Citizens Communication. Call, text or email Peter Cannon with questions at 801-499-9091 or prcannon1@hotmail.com.

Aug. 15

• USU Botanical Center Farmer’s Market, 5 to 8 p.m., 875 S. 50 West, Kaysville (across from Kaysville Ponds). USU Food $ense will be demonstrating and handing out samples of the Cherry Tomato Orzo Salad from the Live Well Utah recipe book (available free of charge at the market). The famous USU Aggie Ice Cream is for sale at the USU Info Booth. There will also be products, services and crafts for sale plus fresh fruit and veggies; and, as always, a free activity for the kids.

Aug. 16

• The NSL Youth City Council movie in the park, “The Little Rascals.” It’s a fun, free, family event. 9 to 11 p.m., Hatch Park, 50 W. Center, North Salt Lake.

Aug. 17

• Davis County Walks 5K Run/Walk & Kids Mud Race. Run/Walk 7:30 a.m., kids mud race, 9 a.m. Legacy Events Center, Farmington, 801-525-5050. Free for those 60 years of age and older; $20 for pre-registered individuals; Free Kids Race. Pre-registration deadline: Friday, Aug. 9. Pick up a registration form at Davis County Health Dept. or register online at daviscountyutah.

• Kaysville Movie in the Park, Shrek Forever After, Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Rd. Movie begins at dusk.

• Davis County Library is pleased to host Josi Kilpack, author of the popular Sadie Hoffmiller Culinary Mystery Series,  at the Davis County South Branch Library, 725 S. Main, Bountiful. This event is free and will begin at 11 a.m., with doors opening at 10:30 a.m. Seating is available on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. Kilpack will talk about her books and the writing process. After her presentation, there will be a short cooking demonstration from one of her books. Samples of her recipes will also be served. Copies of Kilpack’s books will be available for sale the afternoon of the event. The South Branch Library is wheelchair accessible. For patrons with other special needs, please contact the branch librarian at 801-295-8732.

• More than 1,000 Utah women and girls of all ages and riding abilities will storm Wildflower Pedalfest – Utah’s Premier Cycling Event for Women. Wildflower Pedalfest offers advanced riders a women-specific timed climb and introduces beginning riders to the sport. A percentage of every registration goes to community improvement and charity projects making the event a win for Utah. Wildflower Pedalfest is a fully supported cycling event filled with biking, fun, food and entertainment. Online registration at WildflowerOutdoor.com sold out last year and is filling fast. 

Aug. 20

• AARP will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the Hayward Room of the Golden Years Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Motivational speaker, Lt. Col. Leon Thurgood, former helicopter pilot in Vietnam and father of two generals in the armed forces, will speak about military experiences and future concerns for the U.S. Visitors are welcome.

Fridays

• Centerville City will host a Farmers Market at Founders Park each Friday during the summer months. The market is free to the public from 3 p.m. to dusk prior to Movies in the Park. Contact 801-597-0391 or centervilleut.net/museum.events.html for more information.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

• A celebration of music, professional kite flying and performances, hot air balloons, BMX demos and stunts, para-motorists and so much more, including a variety of vendors in an incredibly unique setting, Antelope Island State Park. 

Sept. 21

• Utah Team Hope Walk, Veterans Memorial Park, 1985 W. 7800 S., West Jordan. Registration 8 a.m., walk 9 a.m.  With questions about the walk or to learn more about Huntington’s Disease Society of America, email kayceeburnside@gmail.com or ncarpenter@hdsa.org.

STAGE

Aug. 19-Sept. 14

• “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. centerpointtheatre.org.

MUSIC 

Aug. 9

• Concert in the Park: Dr. Decibel & the Sound Prescription, classic rock-n-roll band,  Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

Aug. 10

• Hit Explosion 70’s and 80’s Disco, Farmington Station Park, 42 N, 650 West, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Village.

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. Carolee Fairbanks, soprano; Vickie Christensen, piano.

Aug. 11

• Free Layton Concert in the Park, 7 p.m. Ogden Concert Band will perform at the  Ed Kenley Amphitheatre, 445 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton.

Aug. 12, 19

• Mondays in the Park Concert.

Aug. 12, Nino Reyos and the Twoshields Dance Troupe 

Aug. 19, Evening in Brazil

7 p.m. on the front porch of the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts, center of Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park. Attendees can enter the park from 900 South or 1300 South at about 600 East. Aug. 13

• Concert in the Park: Ayllupura, South American/Andean folk music,  Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome. 

Aug. 16

• Concert in the Park, Red Rock Ramblers, a Utah country and bluegrass band. 7 p.m., Bountiful City Park, 200 W. 400 North. There will be a truck from the Bountiful Food Pantry for canned food donations or cash donations.

Aug. 17

• Rough Stock will perform at the Kenley Amphitheater, Layton Commons Park. With a wide range of individual talents, these Utah musicians have a passion for the country lifestyle and music that makes your heart sing. For tickets call 801-546-8575 or visit davisarts.org.

Aug. 29

• An unparalleled lineup of jazz talent comes together to celebrate the great Wayne Shorter, one of the most influential saxophonists and composers in the history of modern jazz. The guest of honor will share the stage with some illustrious friends including Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas and the star-studded trio of ACS: Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding. 7 p.m. Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. www.redbuttegarden.org. 801-585-0556

STAGE

Aug. 19-Sept. 14

• “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. centerpointtheatre.org.

CLASSES

Aug. 26

• Family Art Night, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Kids (and adults too) can do a hands-on art project. This program is free to the public. Bountiful/ Davis Art Center is located at 28 E. State Street, South Door, 2nd Floor, in the Davis County Memorial Courthouse, Farmington. 801- 451-3660, or bdac.org.

Aug. 29

• Free fitness lecture series on nutrition presented by Max Muscle Bountiful, “Meal Planning for Weight Loss,” 7 p.m.  South Davis Recreation Center, 500 N. 200 West, Bountiful.

Aug. 10

• Do-it-yourself Paver Patios and Retaining Walls, 10 a.m. to noon. Weber Basin Water, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374,weberbasin.com/conservation. to reserve your seat.

• WSU’s Small Business Development Center will offer a “Start Smart” business start-up seminar, 10 a.m.-noon, WSU Davis Room 117 (2750 N. University Park Blvd., Layton), 801-626-7232 or bking1@weber.edu.

WSU’s College of Science, Ott Planetarium and the Museum of Natural Science will host Science Saturday featuring a series of shows, presentations and hands-on activities, noon to 5 p.m., Lind Lecture Hall Ott Planetarium, free, 801-626-6871 or weber.edu/planetarium.

Aug. 14, 21, 28

• The Christian Life Center, 2352 E. Highway 193, Layton. is again offering DivorceCare, a divorce and recovery support group each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 14, and continuing for 13 weeks. The free group features nationally-recognized experts on divorce and recovery topics. Included are video sessions on anger, loneliness, depression, new relationships, kid care and forgiveness. Following each video, there is a discussion and time for participants to share feelings.  Pam, 801-771-5433, ext. 510.

Aug. 20

• WSU’s Small Business Development Center will offer a “Start Smart” business start-up seminar, 6-8 pm, WSU Davis Room 117 (2750 N. University Park Blvd., Layton), free, 801-626-7232 or bking1@weber.edu.

Aug. 23

• WSU’s Outdoor Program will host an inflatable kayak trip down the Weber River, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., meet at Annex 9 (4022 Taylor Ave., Ogden), $35/$25 with WSU ID, 801-626-6373 or weber.edu/outdoor.

Aug. 24

• Do-it-yourself Trellises and Garden Arbors, 10 a.m. to noon. Weber Basin Water, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374,weberbasin.com/conservation. to reserve your seat.

• WSU’s College of Science, Ott Planetarium and the Museum of Natural Science will host Science Saturday featuring a series of shows, presentations and hands-on activities, noon-5 p.m., Lind Lecture Hall Ott Planetarium, free, 801-626-6871 or weber.edu/planetarium.

Aug. 28

• A Healthier You: Cooking with Home Grown produce, 6 to 7:30 p.m.. Weber Basin Water, 2837 E. Highway 193, Layton. Call 801-771-4374,weberbasin.com/conservation. to reserve your seat.

1st and 3rd Wednesday

•  The Davis County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness family support group 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

August 26

• Singles Club. Meet new friends and share new experiences. meet at Robintinos, 6 p.m. Call Paulette, 801-299-1210 for more information.

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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