Family-friendly activities in Utah

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

Memorial Park, 250 S. Main, Payson, will host the Payson Scottish Festival, July 8-9. Times and prices vary based on activity (www.paysonscottishfestival.org)

Andy Ballard Equestrian Center, 1600 E. Highland Drive, will host the Draper Days Rodeo, July 8-9, 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. (www.draperdays.com)

Ed Kenley Amphitheater, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, will host "The Flying Karamozov Brothers," July 8, 8 p.m. Tickets are $21 for reserved seating, $14 for general admission and $13 for children and senior citizens. (801-546-8575 or www.davisarts.org)

SCERA Outdoor Theater, 699 S. State, Orem, will screen Disney's "Camp Rock: The Musical;" Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; July 8-23, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$14 for adults and $8-$12 for children, senior citizens and students. (801-255-2787 or www.scera.org)

Sugarhouse Park, 1300 E. 2100 South, will host the Zion's Children of Haiti 5K and 1K, July 9, 7 a.m. A minimum donation of $25 for adults and $10 for children will be required to register. (www.zionschildrenhaiti.org)

The Gathering Place, 1100 W. 7800 South, will host a "Buckaroo Breakfast," July 9, 10:30 a.m. Admission is $10 per person. (www.gardnervillage.com)

The King's English Bookshop,1511 S. 1500 East, will host the "15th and 15th Block Party and Street Festival," July 9, 4-8 p.m. Events are free and open to the public.

Wolf Creek Ski Resort, 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden, will host the a family-friendly concert with the Utah Symphony, July 9, 8 p.m. Admission is $40 per carload. (www.wolfcreekfoundation.com)


Multiple libraries will host Harry Potter film festivals, including Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, July 5, 5:30 p.m.; Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, July 5, 6 p.m.; West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, July 6-8, 2 p.m.; Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, July 8, 6:30 p.m., and July 9, 2 p.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 South Petunia Way, will host a Harry Potter party, July 7, 3 p.m.

Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, will host a "Teen and Tween Make and Take," July 8, 3 p.m.

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, will show "Yogi Bear" as part of a family movie matinee, July 9, 2 p.m.

Book Baby, Mondays, 11 a.m., Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West; also Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m., Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East; also Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South (801-524-8234 or www.slcpl.org)

Kids' Corner Storytime, Saturdays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 5249 S. State, Murray, free (www.bn.com)

Storytime, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 1104 E. 2100 South, free (www.bn.com)

Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 10180 S. State, Sandy, free; also Bedtime Storytime, Fridays, 7 p.m., free (www.bn.com)

Small Fry Storytime, Wednesdays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 7157 Plaza Center Drive, West Jordan, free; also Pajama Storytime, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., free (www.bn.com)

Pajama Party Storytime, Thursdays, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 7119 S. 1300 East, Midvale, free; also Greatest Storytime in Town, Saturdays, 1 p.m., free (www.bn.com)

Puppet Storytime, second Friday of each month, Brigham City Arts Center, 58 S. 100 W., Brigham City suggested $1 donation per child (www.bcfineartscenter.org)


This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (801-582-1847, www.thisistheplace.org Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $9 adults, $7 senior citizens and children 3-12, children younger than 2 are admitted free (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

Tracy Aviary, Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 589 E. 1300 South (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.com)

Pioneer Memorial Museum, Monday-Saturday, 300 N. Main, Salt Lake City, free (801-532-6479 or www.dupinternational.org)

The Living Planet, Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 725 E. 10600 South (801-355-3474 or www.thelivingplanet.com Clark Planetarium, 100 S. 400 West, many activities are free (801-456-7827 or www.clarkplanetarium.org)

Wheeler Historic Farm, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 6351 S. 900 East (801-264-2241 or wwwwheelerfarm.com Utah Museum of Natural History, 1390 S. Presidents Circle, first Monday of the month is free (801-581-4303 or www.umnh.com)

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