Family friendly activities

Published: Sunday, Dec. 18 2011 4:00 p.m. MST

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


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)

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