Family friendly activities

Deseret News

Published: Saturday, June 30 2012 3:00 p.m. MDT

Here's a list of selected family activities.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Where's Waldo scavenger hunt, participating businesses across Salt Lake City, July 1-31, free (801-484-9100 or www.kingsenglish.com)

Creative Generation Musical Theatre, July 2, noon, Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-535-6110 or www.thegallivancenter.com)

Family Night on the Farm: Freedom of the Red, White and Blue, July 2, 5 p.m., Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $5 (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

Lokalgrown and Movie in the Park, July 2, 7 p.m., Tooele City Park, 200 W. Vine Street, Tooele, free (435-843-2100 or www.tooelecity.org)

West Valley Symphony, 2012 WorldStage Concert series, July 2, 8 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-965-5100 or www.culturalcelebration.org)

Synergy dance troupe, Concerts in the Park series, July 3, 8 p.m., Brigham Young Historic Park, North Temple and State Street, free (801-240-3323 or lds.org/events)

Utah's Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Avenue, offers free admission to all military personnel, veterans and their immediate family on July 4. (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

"Antelope by Moonlight" bike ride, July 6, 10 p.m., Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 S., Syracuse, $27 for over age 14, $22 age 14 and under (801-451-3286 or www.daviscountyutah.gov)

Family Fun Day, Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West, July 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free (801-257-7959 or www.daysof47.com)

Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, has a new rare birds exhibit, $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, military and students, and $5 for children ages three to 12. (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.org)

International Peace Gardens, 1000 S. 900 West, will host the People's Market every Sunday through October, 10 a.m.-3p.m. Bike day will be June 24. (www.slcpeoplesmarket.org)

Provo Pioneer Village, 500 W. 600 North, Provo, is open six days a week until Labor Day. Admission is free. (801-375-9299)

Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, will offer $5 admission after 5 p.m. and will remain open until 8 p.m. every Monday through August. (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.org)

Historic St. George live tours will be offered Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m., through Aug. 31. Tours begin at the Pioneer Center for the Arts, 47 E. 200 North, St. George. Tickets are $5 for adults, $1 for children ages 7-11 and free for children ages 6 and under (801-435-627-4525 or www.sgcity.org/stgeorgelive)

Utah Heritage Foundation Tours, time, date and location vary through September, free (801-531-0858 or www.utahheritagefoundation.org)

LIBRARIES AND BOOKSTORES

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., will host "Zumba for kids," July 2, 11-11:40 a.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S, 4220 West, will host Family movie night: The Lion King 2, July 2, 6:30 p.m.

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, will host Family Craft Night, July 2, 7-8 p.m.

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, teen gaming night, July 5, 6:30-8 p.m.

Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, Monday Matinee: "Castle in the Sky," July 6, 10 a.m.

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, Duct Tape flip flops craft, July 6, 3-4 p.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 S. Petunia Way, will host "Let's Play: introducing percussion instruments," July 7, 4-5 p.m.

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)

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

The Living Planet Aquarium, 725 E. 10600 South, Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (801-355-3474 or www.thelivingplanet.com)

Clark Planetarium, 100 S. 400 West, many activities are free (801-456-7827 or www.clarkplanetarium.org)

Utah Museum of Natural History, 301 Wakara Way; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays until 9 p.m. (801-587-5787 or nhmu.utah.edu)

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

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