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Calendar: What to do in Davis County
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July 11

• Saint Olaf Parish will celebrate its 70th Anniversary. Mass will be held at 7 p.m., concelebrated by Bishop John Wester, with a reception and program following at the McNamara Center. If you are a past parishioner, or know of anyone who has attended Saint Olaf Catholic Church in the past, please contact Diane Parkin at 801 641 4886 or at

July 13

Fielding Garr Ranch Antelope Island State Park — Syracuse. Antelope Island Structures hike: Join the ranch curator at 10 a.m. at the Fielding Garr Ranch for a moderate 6-mile hike to the remnants of the sodium sulphate plant. Discuss the non-ranching history of Antelope Island. Space is limited so please contact Clay at or call (801) 649-5742 for your spot or for more information.

July 14

• Weber State University’s annual Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks. One of the largest fireworks displays in Utah, accompanied by music by the New American Philharmonic Orchestra at 9 p.m. at the Ada Lindquist Plaza. The performance will include the “1812 Overture” complete with a battery of 17 cannons. 

July 16

• The South Davis Chapter of AARP will meet, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Years Center,7 25 S. 100 E., Bountiful. Dale Yates, chapter president, will speak and perform a few of his favorite show tunes.

July 17

• The “Citizens’ Evening” is a new kind of monthly political event. It will be held for the first time from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Davis County Library, 133 S. Main St., Farmington. This evening’s topic of discussion will be, “The Proper Role of Government and Why.” Citizens’ Evenings are free of charge. The Committee for Citizens’ Communication hosts them. Citizens of every party affiliation and faction, every age and economic status, every faith and family status, every education and income level are invited. Call, text or email Peter Cannon with questions at 801-499-9091 or

July 18

• The USU Botanical Center Farmer’s Market offers the best in local vegetables and fruit; as well as baked goods, prepared foods, art, unique handmade items, children’s activities and educational opportunities.  All this takes place in a family friendly and fun environment at the USU Botanical Center in Kaysville. Sweet corn, squash, beans and other vegetables will be available at the first market on July 18. The market runs through Oct. 3

July 19

• “20 Years — Still Chasing the Moon” is the theme for Antelope Island’s Moonlight Bike Ride. For information contact Davis County, 801-451-3286 or email

July 20

• Fielding Garr Ranch Antelope Island State Park — Syracuse. Frary Homestead Lecture: Come at 10 a.m. for an informative lecture on the history of The Frary homestead. Meet at the Frary homestead turnoff. Maps will be given at the Antelope Island entrance station. There will be a mile hike associated with this tour.  (801) 649-5742.

• Bountiful resident Rebecca Rogers will be available to sign her book, “Shanna Banana Shines,” 12 to 2 p.m., Wisebird Bookery, 4850 Harrison Blvd, Ogden.

July 27

• John W. Hess Family Reunion. The John W. Hess Family Organization, C/O Chuck Hess, 2119 Carefree Dr., Taylorsville, UT. 84129, 801-967-5956, 801-638-0402,

• Fielding Garr lecture: Come at 1 p.m. for an informative lecture about Fielding Garr at the historic Fielding Garr Ranch on Antelope Island State Park.  (801) 649-5742.

• Cowboy Poetry Series: 4 to 5 p.m., Cowboy Poetry Series. Featured poet will be Sam DeLeeuw.  (801) 649-5742.

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.


     • 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.


July 11

• Blowin’ in the Wind, 7:30 p• Blowin’ in the Wind, 7:30 p.m., ladies Literary Club, 850 E. South Temple Salt Lake City. This concert of six homegrown works for wind quintet offers a pleasant and melodic introduction to the world of modern classical music performed by some of the area’s best players, all musicians from the Utah Symphony. Tickets available at, 801.652.0737 or at the door.

July 12

• Utah Voices and the 23rd Army Band will perform a patriotic concert, 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, Mercy River, popular vocal recording trio, Brigham Young Historic Park, 8 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages are welcome.

July 13

• Kahuna Beach Party, Beach Boys Tribute, Farmington Station, 7 to 9 p.m. 42 N. 650 West.

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. Beehive Statesmen Chorus, barbershop chorus. Open to ages 8 and older. 

July 14

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

July 15

• Tablado Flamenco Dance Troupe. 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.

July 16

• Concert in the Park, Crescendo Quartet, a cappella plus, golden oldies, barbershop and contemporary four-part harmony. Brigham Young Historic Park, 8 p.m. Southeast corner of State Street and North Temple, Salt Lake City. All ages welcome.

July 22

• Pop rockers Huey Lewis and the News will perform at the Kenley Amphitheater, Layton Commons Park. For tickets call 801-546-8575 or visit


June 24-July 20

• “Fiddler on the Roof,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302.

July 2, 3, 5, 6

• “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” 7 p.m., Davis High School auditorium, 325 S. Main, Kaysville. July 4 and 6, 3 p.m.

Through July 6

• “Twelve Angry Jurors,” Monday through Saturday, Leishman Hall, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville, 801-298-1302.





July 18, 25, Aug. 1

• Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Suppport Program offers free classes for individuals caring for family members who are older 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.

* July 18, self managing your chronic disease, presented by Jacinda Hunter, RN and Ryan Hancock, RN-Maxim.

* July 25, Caregiver self-care, presented by Lillie Murray, Hospice for Utah.

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


July 22, 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

July 25

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

July 26

• Free Iridology class, 11 a.m. to noon, Bountiful City Library, 725 S. Main. Discover the fascinating and fun world of the iris of the eye. 801-599-2664 for more info.

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.

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.





• 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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