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EVENTS

April 11

• Cotopaxi, a new SLC-based outdoor gear brand with a social mission, launches with a 24-hour adventure race that sends participants across the Wasatch Front. Participants in Cotopaxiʼs “Questival” accrue points for performing outdoor, service-oriented, and sometimes quirky tasks. The event begins at 6 p.m. on April 11 at locations in Salt Lake City, Provo, and Logan. The Questival concludes at 6 p.m. April 12 at Thanksgiving Point Electric Park with a free concert featuring Mates of State, Joshua James, and other local bands. Registration cost and other information can be found at http://www.cotopaxi.com/questival.

April 12

• Bountiful City Bunny Hop, sponsored by the Bountiful City Youth Council, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Bountiful City Park at the new pavilion, 400 N. 100 West. Egg hunt 12:30 and 12:45 p.m. Other activities include bounce house, fish pond, games,cupcake walk, face paintings, bean bag toss, hot dogs and chips. Tickets 25 cents. Easter egg hunt $1.

April 15

• The South Davis Chapter of AARP will meet at 12:40 p.m. at the Golden Years Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful, Bruce Powell will speak on international humanitarian service and opportunities. Visitors are welcome

April 18

• Layton City Family Recreation invites you to Flapjack Friday and Bingo Night, 6 to 8 p.m., Central Davis Junior High gymnasium, 663 N. Church St., Layton. Free.

April 19

• Farmington City Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., for children 0-12 years of age, Forbush Park (formerly Main Park).

• Kaysville Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Barnes Memorial Softball Fields, 900 W. 200 North. For elementary age children, bring your own basket.

• Easter Egg Dive, 10 a.m., Surf ‘n Swim, 465 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton. Registration now open. Cost $5/person.

• Syracuse City Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m., Founder’s Park, 1500 S. 1900 West.

• The Joy Foundation holds open mic night every other Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. at 38 E. 400 South, Bountiful. The next open mic night is April 19. For more information, visit facebook.com/pages/Bountiful-Open-Mic/164655686919677

April 23

• “Those Were the Days” is the theme for the senior Gala Dinner-Dance, 6 to 9 p.m. at Davis High School Commons, 325 S. Main, Kaysville. The Davis High School Jazz Band, along with talented student singers and dancers perform as the Moonlight Orchestra, Moonlight Singers and Moonlight Dancers providing a floorshow and dance music from the Big Band era. Tickets are $7.50 per person and are available at Autumn Glow Senior Activity Center,801-544-1235, Kaysville; Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 801-295-3479, Bountiful; and the North Davis Senior activity Center, 801-525-5080, Clearfield. April 16 is the deadline for ticket reservations.

April 24-26

• Davis High School Moonlight Serenade, 7 to 11 p.m., Davis High School Commons Area. www.davisbands.org.

April 25

• NAMI Utah will hold a Spring Fundraising event at Evergreen Framing, Inc., and Gallery Co., 3295 S. 2000 East, Salt Lake City from 6  to 8 p.m.. The event is free and open to the public. Work from prominent local artists will be on display and available for purchase. The event will feature food and beverages from Tin Angel Café as well as many opportunities to donate to NAMI Utah to help provide free support, education and advocacy to Utahns who live with mental illness. www.namiut.org. and www.facebook.com/namiut.

April 25, 29

• Kaysville and Fruit Heights Ido auditions, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Idol auditions will be held at the Kaysville Recreation Center, 85 N. 100 East.  To sign up for an audition time, visit www.kaysvillerec.com. and click on the Idol link or call 801-544-1788.  $5 entry fee.

Through April 30

• Utah Arts & Museums announces the opening of the exhibition “Plural and Partial: Tracing the Intergenerational Self” at the Rio Gallery, historic Rio Grande Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande Street, SLC.

May 5

• Family First Monday Event, sponsored by Macaroni Kid, a non-profit dedicated to delivering the latest on all the family-friendly events and activities in Davis County. Flowers of Fun is the theme for the event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Farmington Station Park, 320 N. Station Parkway, Farmington. http://www.shopatstationpark.com/play. 801-923-9111.

May 10

• The Lupus Foundation of America, Utah Chapter, Inc. 2014 Annual Walk To End Lupus Now, Liberty Park, 600 E. 1000 South, Salt Lake City. Registration for the walk is open online at www.utahlupus.org. or by calling 1-800-657-6398.

May 13

• Storytelling at the Thomas Whitaker Museum, 168 N. Main, Centerville, 7 p.m. Maryilyn Jensen, Park City,  will talk about the High Adventures of Thomas and Elizabeth Whitaker.

May 15-19

• 16th annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. Keynote speaker May 17 will be The Nature Conservancy’s Conservation Geographer and expert birder Tim Boucher. www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.co

MUSIC 

April 15

• The Clearfield Community Band, directed by Marie Maxfield, will  hold its annual spring concert, at 7 p.m. at the North Davis Junior High Commons Area, 835 S. State Street, Clearfield. Enjoy a free concert of classical favorites – featuring John Williams’ “Olympic Fanfare,” and Gustav Holt’s “First Suite in E-flat for Military Band.” For additional information on the concert, or information on how to join the Clearfield Community Band, which will performing in the Clearfield 4th of July parade, visit the city website at www.clearfieldcity.org. or call (801)525-2779.

April 18

• Davis Arts Chamber Music Series presents “Wachet Auf: the music of J.S. Bach,”  Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center, 7:30 p.m. davisarts.org. Free.

April 18-19

• To commemorate the Easter season, the Bountiful Utah Orchard Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present “Savior of the World, Act II: His Resurrection” on Friday, April 18, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 19, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The performances, which are free and open to the public, will be at the Bountiful Regional Center, 835 N. 400 East, in North Salt Lake. No tickets are required.

April 23

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. Utah Federation of Music Clubs Honors Recital.  Performances by piano students ages 13 to 18 who won Gold Cup awards at the recent Salt Lake Junior Piano Festival. Admission limited to those 8 and older.

April 28

• Save the air fare traveling to New York! Get your fix of Broadway tunes at the Clearfield Community Choir and Clearfield Community Children’s Choir annual spring concert. “It’s a Grand Night for Singing,” a free community event, will be held at 7 p.m. at Wasatch Elementary School, 270 E. Center Street, Clearfield. For additional information on the concert, or to join either choir, contact the Clearfield Community Arts Center at (801)525-2779.

STAGE

April 21-May 17

• “Man of la Mancha,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. centerpointtheatre.org.

CLASSES

April 10, 17, 24

• Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a six-week series of classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail. These classes are free to the public. Individuals may attend at any time during the series. Classes held Thursdays at the Golden Year Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful at noon. A light lunch will be provided at all of the classes but attendees must RSVP by each Monday at noon to Megan at 801-525-5088.

* April 10, topic Health Benefits of Medication Compliance, presented by Hal Roe of Roe Rx Inc.

* April 17, topic, Estate Planning Essentials presented by Eric B. Barnes, ElderCare Law Firm.

* April 24, topic, A More Flexible You: Physical and Mental Flexibility Tips presented by Denise Cook, Synergy Homecare and Don Williams, Aspen Ridge Physical Therapy.

1st and 3rd Wednesday

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

Art Center Spring Classes

• Spring classes at Bountiful/Davis Art Center being next week! The Art Center strives to provide art classes for all age groups and all levels of competency taught by some of Utah’s finest artists such as Diane Turner, Sherry Meidell, and Simon Winegar. Check out some of the awesome art classes BDAC has to offer, including some new courses. Now offering photography, classical painting, and a secondary age drawing class in addition to the usual classes!  

The detailed schedule is available at: http://www.bdac.org/?page_id=713

Call BDAC today to sign up: (801) 451-3660.

CLUBS

Thursdays

• The Bountiful Exchange Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at Country Inn and Suites, 999 N. 500 West, West Bountiful. Visitors  welcome.

2nd Saturday

• The Davis County Amateur Radio Club meets the second Saturday of the month at the Davis County Sheriff’s office at 10 a.m.  Web site www.dcarc.net.



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