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What to do in Davis, August 1 through August 8
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Aug. 3

• University Credit Union Free Shred Day at the Bountiful Branch location, 361 W. 500 South. 9 a.m. to noon. Protect your personal information by shredding important documents you no longer need.

Aug. 4-11

• Host families and volunteers needed for Summerfest. Host families provide sleeping arrangements within their home for two or more guests.  They must also provide meals and transportation to and from BDSI events. Call BDAC for more information, 801 451-3660 or INFO@BDAC.ORG

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,

Aug. 7-10

• 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.  

Aug. 7, Mayor’s Reception, 5 p.m., Bountiful City Hall. Street Dance and Feast, 7 to 9 p.m., Center Street to 2nd South. Join in with the international groups as they teach a dance from their native country.  Tickets for StreetFeast are $1/each. Food selections are 1-5 tickets. 

Aug, 8-10, Bountiful City Park, 200 West 400 North. Check the website for a schedule of performances on the Main Stage and Sonic Sound

Aug. 14

• 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

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.

• 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.

• Over 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 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. Come enjoy fun and informative presentations of interest to seniors.


• 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 for more information.

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

• A celebration of music, professional kite flying and performances, hot air balloons, BMX demos and stunts, paramotorists and so much more, includin 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 or


Aug. 2

• Concert in the Park, Two Weeks Notice, a Utah classic rock/pop 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.

• Concert in the Park: Stone Deep, men’s vocal trio Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

Aug. 3

• Imagine - Beatles Tribute, Farmington Station Park, 42 N, 650 West, 7 to 9 p.m. in the Village.

Aug. 4

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

Aug. 6

• Concert in the Park, Unstrung, bluegrass and old-time gospel music,  Brigham Young Historic Park, 7:30 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

Aug. 3

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. Families Making Music. Tabernacle organist Linda Margetts and family (strings). 

Aug. 5, 12, 19

• Mondays in the Park Concert.

Aug. 5, Mariachi Sol de Jalisco and Ballet Folklorico de las Americas

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. 7

• Emmy-award winning comedian and improv superstar Wayne Brady will perform at the Kenley Amphitheater, Layton Commons Park. For tickets call 801-546-8575 or visit


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.


Aug. 1

• Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program offers free classes for individuals caring for family members who are elderly or frail. Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 E., Bountiful, 11:30 a.m. A light lunch will be provided but an RSVP is required each Monday by noon. No reservation required to attend the class only.

• Aug. 1, Creating a care plan involving the whole family, presented by Scott Meyer, Seniorcare Advisors.

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

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.

Through Aug. 2

• Bountiful/Davis Art Center is offering new summer classes for children. Classes run each day for a week and each week features a new set of classes. This format enables students to work around vacations and to take a variety of subjects. Learn how to draw, create graffiti art, illustrate books and draw comics, paint and much more. Go to, or call 801-451-3660 to learn more. 28 E. State Street, 2nd Floor, Memorial Courthouse, Farmington.

Aug. 5-8

• WSU will host the 2013 Summer Tennis Camps for ages 11-18, 8 a.m.-noon, Edman Tennis Courts, 801-626-8500 or register at

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, 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

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

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

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

Aug. 24

• 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

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.


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.


• 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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