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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.

May 16

• Antelope Island State Park: Is the Fielding Garr Ranch haunted? Meet at the Fielding Garr Ranch at 9 p.m. and wander through the buildings looking for evidence of visitors from beyond the grave. Space limited. 801-649-5742, or email Clay at

May 17

• The Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah and Pioneer flight, Order of Daedalians are pleased to announce an induction ceremony for the Utah Aviation Hall of Fame’s newest members, Verenus “Vern” and Jessie Carter, in the Hill Aerospace Museum’s Lindquist-Stewart Fighter Gallery, 11 a.m. This will be the first time in the Utah Aviation Hall of Fame’s 18-year history that a husband/wife team will be inducted. The ceremony is free and open to the public. The museum is located at 7961 Wardleight Road, Hill AFB, Exit 338/5600 South Roy.

May 20

• The South Davis Social Chapter of AARP will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Years Senior Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Global eradication of polio will be presented by Scott Leckman. Visitors are welcome.

May 22

• Meet the Candidates for Legislative District 19 (all Bountiful except south of 3100 South); 7 p.m., Bountiful City Hall Council Chambers. Republican candidates, Chet Loftis and Ray Ward, Democratic candidate, Dan Donahoe, and Independent American candidate, Eli Cawley, will address voters and answer questions.  Sponsored by League of Women Voters of Davis County.

May 24

• What’s With All Those Bugs: Insects of Antelope Island. Join the park naturalist at 11 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. in the visitor’s center to learn more.

• Utah Iris Society annual Iris Show, 2 to 5 p.m., Sugarhouse Garden Center, 1602 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City. Free admission.

May 24-16

• Ninth annual  Cowboy Legends Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, Antelope Island. Begins Friday 5 p.m. ending Monday, 8 p.m. Fielding Garr Ranch. 801-649-5742 or go to

June 2

• 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. Princess and Pirates Play is the theme for the event, 5:30  to 7:30 p.m., Farmington Station Park, 320 N. Station Parkway, Farmington. 801-923-9111.

June 10

• Storytelling at the Thomas Whitaker Museum, 168 N. Main, Centerville, 7 p.m. George McEwan from the Utah Storytellers Guild will tell fun stories.

June 10-July 10

• Davis County Library Summer Reading 2014 “Fizz! Boom! Read!” Interactive family events and online exploration! From constructing sci-fi landscapes or rediscovering reptiles,there’s a program for you. If you can’t make it to one of the programs, go online to discover at home. Children who choose to fill out and turn in reading trackers will be recognized for their efforts with certificates, collectables, and praise. Check with your local library for reading trackers and calendars for specific dates, times and locations of each program, or access them from our web site at

June 12

• Cruise Night, StationPark, 320 N. StationParkway, Farmington, 5;30 to 8:30 p.m. Cruise nights are held the second Thursday of each month through October.

June 13

• Friends of the Davis County Children’s Justice Center

Annual Golf Tournament, Schneiter’s Bluff Golf Course, 300 N. 3500 West, West Point. 6:30 a.m. Check-in, Breakfast; 7 a.m. Shot Gun Start; 12:30 p.m. luncheon. Player , $75 each includes entry fees, cart, continental breakfast and lunch. Registration after June 6 is $85 each player. Team $280.  A team of four golfers.  Includes entry fees, cart, continental  breakfast, and lunch for each player.  Registration after June 6 is $340 a team. Your payment needs to accompany registration.  Credit card payments can be made by calling, CJC at 801-451-3560.

The purpose of this tournament is to raise money for the Children’s Justice Center.  Please be generous with your contributions.  The CJC is a 501(c)3 charity, EIN 84-1428168. Barbara Patterson (801-698-0779)  (801-825-5450)


May 16

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Asembly Hall. Mountain West Chorale will perform. Performances are free and open to ages 8 and older.

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Sharon Hopkins, soprano, will perform. Performances are free and open to ages 8 and older.

May 17

•  Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Gifted Music School spring Concert (lead choir, orchestra, piano, strings). Performances are free and open to ages 8 and older.


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.

May 16-17

•The youth (12-17) from the Liber Academy Shakespeare Conquest class are performing their semester project of: “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” Friday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. Green Show, 7 p.m., Merry Wives of Windsor. May 17, matinee,  1:30, Green Show and 2 p.m. “Merry Wives of Windsor,” 6:30 p.m. Green Show and 7 p.m. “Merry Wives of Windsor.” Ticket, $5; family ticket: $20. Call Jorgina Hancock, 801-916-4109 or  visit the Clipper office for tickets. Bountiful Heights Church, 390 N. 400 East, Bountiful.

June 23-July 19

• “Children of Eden,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302.


May 15, 22, 29

• Learn to cook with freeze dried foods. 458 N. 500 West,  Bountiful upstairs Integrated Building. Three nights to choose from. May 15-22-29. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. To reserve which night call Susie Carter 435-230-4460. Head count needed! Sponsored by THRIVE.

May 15

• Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program classes are free to the public. Classes held at the Golden Year Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful at noon. 

* May 15, topic, Self Care for Family, presented by Michelle Johnson — Thatcher Brook Home Health and Hospice.

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.

Summer Art Classes

• Bountiful/Davis Art Center will host over 20 different children’s summer workshops. Classed range from watercolor, to graffiti/street art to contemporary dance. Each workshop is held as a one week camp, Monday-Friday, two hours a day. Sign your children up for an art adventure today! More information can be found at:



• 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

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