Family friendly activities

Published: Sunday, Jan. 15 2012 3:04 p.m. MST

SPECIAL EVENTS

Brigham Young University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. walk and community outreach day, Jan. 16. A service project will begin at 8:30 a.m., a walk at 5:30 p.m. and a commemorative program at 6 p.m. Specific locations vary. (801-422-3065 or multicultural.byu.edu/black-history-month)

Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 East, will host a Martin Luther King Jr. march and service day, Jan. 16, 9 a.m.-noon (801-484-7651 or www.westminstercollege.edu)

The Living Planet Aquarium, 725 E. 10600 South, will host "Penguin Awareness Day," Jan. 20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission will be free for anyone dressed in a tuxedo or black and white from head to toe. (801-355-3474 or www.thelivingplanet.com)

Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, will host the Ophir-Tintic & Western Model Railroad Club train show, Jan. 20, 3-9 p.m., and Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children ages 11 and under. (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., will host "Cats and Cocoa," Jan. 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event is free with regular admission of $9 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and children 3-12 and free for children younger than 2. (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, will host "Andy's 53rd Bird Day," to celebrate its Andean Condor, Jan. 21, 1-3 p.m. Admission of $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12 and $6 for senior citizens and students. The aviary will also offer free admission every Wednesday through February. (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.org)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, will host a free family craft day, "Papyrus Painting," Jan. 21, 1-4 p.m. (801-585-1306 or www.umfa.utah.edu)

LIBRARIES AND BOOKSTORES

Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, will host a teen gaming night, Jan. 17, 6-7:45 p.m.

"Whizgiggle Puppets: Fantastic Fairy Tales for Funny Folks" will be performed at Sprague Library, 2131 S. 1100 East, Jan. 17, 6 p.m.; Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Jan. 20, 4 p.m.; and Day-Riverside Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Jan. 21, 12:30 p.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, will show "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh," Jan. 18, 4 p.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 South Petunia Way, will host "Gone: True Life Adventure Stories," Jan. 18, 7 p.m. The library will also host a candy sushi Anime lock-in party for children ages 10-17, Jan. 20, 6-8 p.m.

South Jordan Library, 10673 S. Redwood Road, will host a yo-yo demonstration and workshop with Dale Myrberg, Jan. 19, 6 p.m. Registration is required.

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, will host a Mad Hatter tea party for teens, Jan. 20, 3-5 p.m.

Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, will host "CSI Friday Fun," Jan. 20, 3:30 p.m. The library will also host a Yu-Gi-Oh tournament, Jan. 21, 2-5:30 p.m.

Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West, will show "Tangled," Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.

Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, will host a teen "Whose Line is it Anyway?" improv activity, Jan. 21, 3 p.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)

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