Family-friendly activities in Utah

Published: Sunday, July 3 2011 3:00 p.m. MDT

Here is a selected list of family-friendly activities. Look here each Monday.

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Bulldog Field, 1100 N. Freedom Blvd., Provo, will host Balloon Fest, July 4, 6:30-8 a.m. (www.freedomfestival.org)

Layton Commons Park, 437 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton, will host a 5k, July 4, 6:30 a.m.; parade, 10:30 a.m.; carnival, 12:30 p.m.; concert, 8 p.m., and fireworks, 10 p.m. (www.laytoncity.org)

Sandy City Hall, 10000 Centennial Parkway, will host a fun run, July 4, 6:50 a.m.; parade, 6 p.m., and fireworks, 10 p.m. (801-568-7100 or sandy.utah.gov, 801-727-2700 or www.realsaltlake.com)

City Park, 1354 Park Ave., Park City, will host a breakfast, 7 a.m.; 5k fun run, 8 a.m.; parade, 11 a.m., and fireworks at dusk (435-649-6100 or www.parkcityinfo.com)

Old Enoch Park, 1702 E. 5250 North, Enoch, will host a 5K, 10K and family walk, July 4, 7 a.m. (www.cityofenoch.org)

Vernon Worthen Park, 300 S. 400 East, St. George, will host a breakfast, 7:30 a.m.; parade, 8 a.m.; concert, 8 p.m., and fireworks, 10 p.m. (435-627-4560 or www.sgcity.org)

Richfield City Park, 400 N. Main., Richfield, will host a 5k, July 4, 7:30 am.; parade, 9:30 a.m., and fireworks, 9:30 p.m. (435-896-6439 or www.richfieldcity.com)

This is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., will host Liberty Days, July 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens and children ages 3-11 (801-582-1847 or www.thisistheplace.org)

Crandall Historical Printing Museum, 275 E. Center, Provo, will host Colonial Days, July 4, 10 a.m. to dusk. (www.freedomfestival.org)

Fillmore City Park, Main Street and Center Street, Fillmore, will host a parade, July 4, 10 a.m., with swimming and entertainment throughout the day and fireworks at dusk. (435-743-5233 or www.fillmorecity.org)

Morgan High School, 55 N. 200 East, Morgan, will host a parade, July 4, 10 a.m., and Jon Schmidt concert, 8 p.m., with fireworks at 10 p.m. 801-829-3451 or www.morgan4th.com)

Swanny City Park, 400 N. 100 West, Moab, will host assorted activities, July 4, 10 a.m., with fireworks at dusk. (435-259-5121 or www.moabcity.state.ut.us)

Scera Park, 600 S. State, Orem, will host "Milestones of Freedom: Many Nations, One America," July 4, 10:30 a.m. Prices vary (801-818-1776 or www.freedomfestival.org)

Ogden Pioneer Stadium, 700 Canyon Road, Ogden, will host Hot Rock'n 4th, July 4, 1-11 p.m. (www.smithstix.com)

Lindquist Field, 2330 Lincoln Ave., Ogden, will host Blaze at the Ballpark featuring Lonestar, July 4, 4 p.m. Tickets are $10-$25 (www.smithstix.com)

Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, will host various activities, July 4, 5:30 p.m., with fireworks at 10 p.m. (www.thanksgivingpoint.com

W&M Butterfield Park, 6212 W. 14200 South, will host the Herriman Rodeo, July 4, 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-14 and free for children under 6 (801-446-5324 or www.herriman.org)

Jordan Park, 1000 S. 900 West, will host Fourth of July fireworks, July 4, 10 p.m.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Art Access Gallery, 230 S. 500 West, will host "Songwriting and Recording," July 5-7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., as part of its teen workshops series. Registration is $50 and includes lunch both days and all art supplies. (801-328-0703 or visit www.accessart.org)

Robinson Park, 100 E. Main, American Fork, will host American Fork Steel Days, July 5-9. Times and prices vary based on activity. (801-763-3000 or www.afcity.org)

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