Here's a list of selected family activities. Look here each week.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, will host Imagine Ballet Theatre's production of "The Nutcracker," Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12-$25 (801-689-8700 or www.smithstix.com)

Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., will host "Dinner With Mrs. Claus," Dec. 20-22, 6-7:30 p.m. Admission is $21 for adults, $19 for children ages 3-12 and senior citizens and $10 for children under 2. The Zoo will also host "Zoolights," through Dec. 31, 5:30 -8 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday; 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Admission is $6 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12. (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, will host "Wild Wednesdays: Snow! Snow! Snow!" Dec. 21, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, $2 for children and free for members and children under the age of 2. (801-621-7595 or www.ogdennaturecenter.org)

Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, will host a "Sugar Plum Party," Dec. 23, 4:15 p.m. Tickets are $5 (801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org)

Deer Valley Resort, 2250 Deer Valley Drive South, Park City, will host visits from Santa, Dec. 24, 9-11 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. (435-649-1000 or www.deervalley.com)

Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden, will host a family Christmas Eve party, Dec. 24, 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and under. (801-394-9663 or www.treehousemuseum.org)

Broadway Centre Cinemas,111 E. Broadway will host free screenings of "It's a Wonderful Life," Dec. 24, 3 p.m., and Dec. 25, 7:30 p.m. (801-321-0310 or www.saltlakefilmsociety.org)

Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple, will host Calvary Chapel's "Celebration of the Savior's Birth," Dec. 25, 11 a.m. (801-264-9999)

Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1500 East, will offer its production of "Annie," through Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $36-$57. (801-581-6961 or www.pioneertheatre.org)

Heber Valley Depot, 450 S. 600 West, Heber City, will offer rides on the "North Pole Express," through Dec. 24. Times vary based on day. The cost is $29-$47 for adults, $26-$44 for senior citizens, and $18-$36 for children ages 3-12. (435-654-5601 or www.HeberValleyRailroad.org)

BYU Bean Life Science Museum, BYU, Provo, offers a free nativity scene through Dec. 31, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (801-422-5051)

Canyon View Park, 3300 E. Powerhouse Road, Spanish Fork, will host the Spanish Fork Festival of Lights through Dec. 31, 6-10 p.m. Admission is $5 per car, $15 per van and $25 per bus. (801-804-4500)

The Living Planet Aquarium, 725 E. 10600 South, will host an electric eel Christmas tree display, through Dec. 31. The display is free with fregular aquarium admission (801-355-3474 or www.thelivingplanet.com)

Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, will offer its production of "How I Became a Pirate," Dec. 9-30. Dates and times vary. Tickets are $15 for children and $25 for adults (801-363-7522 or www.saltlakeactingcompany.org)

Temple Square will offer its light display and multiple free performance events will be available at the Assembly Hall, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Conference Center, Family History Library, Church Office Building lobby, North Visitor's Center and Tabernacle through Dec. 31. (www.lds.org/events)

Layton Commons Park, 465 Wasatch Drive, Layton, will host "The Lights Before Christmas," through Jan. 1. (801-336-3924 or www.laytoncity.org)

Willard Bay State Park, 900 W. 650 North, Willard, will offer its Fantasy at the Bay light display through Jan. 1, 5-10 p.m. Admission is $9 per vehicle (435-734-9294)

Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, will offer free admission every Wednesday through February. (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.org)

Gorgoza Tubing Park, 3863 Kilby Road, Park City, offers multiple family winter activities, including tubing, snowmobiling and a tubing carousel. The park is open Monday-Friday, 1-8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Prices vary based on activity. (435-658-2648 or www.gorgozapark.com)

LIBRARIES AND BOOKSTORES

Sandy Library, 10100 South Petunia Way, will show "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2," Dec. 19, 4 p.m. The library will also show "The Smurfs," Dec. 22, 2 p.m.

Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, will show "A Christmas Story," Dec. 19, 6 p.m. The library will also show "The Year Without a Santa Claus," Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m.; "The Nativity Story," Dec. 21, 6 p.m.; "It's a Wonderful Life," Dec. 22, 6 p.m.; and "The Muppet Christmas Carol," Dec. 23, 10:30 a.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, will show "Elf," Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, will host a teen movie night, Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m. The library will also host a teen gaming night, Dec. 20, 6 p.m.

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, will show "The Muppet Christmas Carol," Dec. 19, 7 p.m. The library will also host a Nutcracker Ballet storytime, Dec. 21, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m., and show "Elf," Dec. 22, 6:30 p.m.

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, will show "The Smurfs," Dec. 19, 7 p.m.

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West Road, Riverton, will host "Reindeer Games," Dec. 19, 7 p.m.

Ruth Vine Tyler Library, 8041 S. Wood St., Midvale, will host a Polar Express party, Dec. 19, 7 p.m. The library will also host a family movie night, Dec. 21, 6:30 p.m.

West Jordan Library, 1970 W. 7800 South, will host "Pajama Time," Dec. 19, 7 p.m. The library will also show a holiday movie, Dec. 21, 4 p.m., and host "The Magic of Christmas," Dec. 21, 7 p.m.

Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, will host "Christmas Conjurer Magic Show," Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Salt Lake City Library, 210 E. 400 South, will host Dec. 21-22, 10-11 a.m.

Storytime, Fridays, 11 a.m., Museum of Peoples and Cultures, 700 N. 100 East, Provo (801-422-0020 or mpc.byu.edu)

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

ONGOING ATTRACTIONS

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)

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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 www.wheelerfarm.com)

Utah Museum of Natural History, 1390 S. Presidents Circle, first Monday of the month is free (801-581-4303 or www.umnh.com)

Please submit event listings to features@desnews.com before 5 p.m. on Thursday.