Family activities in Utah

Published: Sunday, July 15 2012 3:00 p.m. MDT

Employees at the Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy move 5 baby sharks from their transport tanks to their new home in the aquarium Wednesday, July 11, 2012.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

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Here's a list of selected family activities.

SPECIAL EVENTS

New shark pups exhibit, through summer, The Living Planet Aquarium, 725 E. 10600 South, Sandy; $9.95 per adult, $7.95 per child (801-355-3474 or www.thelivingplanet.com)

"Music in Motion," July 16, 11 a.m.-noon, Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, 444 W. 100 South (801-456-5437 or www.discoverygateway.org)

Family Night on the Farm — Green Eaters, July 16, 5-7 p.m., Thanksgiving Point Farm Country, 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi; $5 (801-592-9120 or thanksgivingpoint.org)

Monday Family Night featuring Bien Flamenco, July 16, 6-8 p.m., Red Butte Gardens, 300 Wakara Way, free with garden admission (801-585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

Family Night: Friends of Mali Event Fundraiser, July 16, 7-9 p.m., Mellor Home, 877 Oake Creek Drive, Lehi; free (801-473-9471)

FUNaddicts Variety Show, July 16, 7 p.m., Ed Kenley Amphitheater, 403 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton; free (801-336-3900 or www.laytoncity.org

Radio Disney Days, July 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-535-6110 or www.thegallivancenter.com)

Wild Wednesday: Dip into Summer, July 18, 3:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden; $2 for children, $3 for seniors, $4 for adults (801-621-7595 or www.ogdennaturecenter.org)

"Little Scientist," July 19, 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $8.50 for general admission, $6 for seniors, children under one are free (801-456-5437 x 100 or www.discoverygateway.org)

Late Night with Rex, July 20, 6-11 p.m., Museum of Ancient Life, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi; $30 per person, $20 per adult; children under eight must be acompanied by an adult (801-768-4999 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org)

"Butterflies of Cache Valley,"July 21, 9 a.m., Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. US Highway 89, Logan; free, but registration required (435-755-3239 or www.logannature.org)

"Car Sun Prints and Tire Prints" workshop, July 21, 1-4 p.m., Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, free (801-581-7332 or www.umfa.utah.edu)

LIBRARIES AND BOOKSTORES

Columbus Library, 2530 S. 500 East, South Salt Lake, will host "Dream Big with Science! Read!" July 17, 2 p.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S, 4220 West, will host "Creatures of the Night," July 17, 2 p.m.

Millcreek Library, 2266 E. Evergreen Ave., will host "Camp Fun to Read," July 16, 10-11:30 a.m.

Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West, will host "Baby Yoga," July 16, 11 a.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 S. Petunia Way, will host "Morning Fun Club, Playtime Fun," July 16, 11 a.m.-noon.

Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, Magna, will host a family movie night screening of "Big Miracle," July 16, 6-8 p.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, Kearns, will host a family craft night, July 16, 7-9 p.m.

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, West Valley City, will host a magic show, July 16, 7-8 p.m.

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, West Jordan, will host a "Scales and Tails" parrot show, July 16, 7-8 p.m.

West Jordan Library, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, will host a movie night screening of "John Carter," July 16, 7 p.m.

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West, Riverton, will host "The Emperor's New Clothes puppet show," July 17, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., will "Zumba for Kids," July 17, 11-11:40 a.m.

Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, will host "Build Me a Story," July 17, noon.

Taylorsville Library, 4870 S. 2700 West, Taylorsville, will host a movie matinee screening of "John Carter," July 17, 1 p.m.

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., will host "Creatures of the Night," July 18, 10:30 a.m.

Herriman Library, 5380 W. Herriman Main St., Herriman, will host "Angry Birds, Live," July 18, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Tyler Library, 8041 S. Wood Street, Midvale, will host a movie night, July 18, 5:25 p.m.

Sandy Library, <10100 S. Petunia Way, will host "Tye Dye for Teens," July 19, 3-4 p.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, Kearns, will host "Star Trek Night," July 19, 6-8:45 p.m.

Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, will host a magician, July 19, 7 p.m.

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., will host "Dance the Night Away," July 19, 7-8 p.m.

Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West, will host "So You Want to be a ... Ballet Dancer," July 20, 2 p.m.

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, will host "The Emperor's New Clothes" puppet show, July 21, 11 a.m.

Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, will host a LEGO engineering workshop, July 21, noon-1:30 p.m.

Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, will host a "Whizgiggle Puppets Puppet Show," July 21, 2 p.m.

Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West, will host "Fun Family Yoga," July 22, 4 p.m.

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

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