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Family friendly activities

Published: Tuesday, July 28 2015 7:13 p.m. MDT

Here's a list of selected family activities.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, will host the Salt Lake Scots Pipe Band on June 18, 6-7 p.m. The event is free with garden admission. (801-585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, will host Radio Disney Days, June 19, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Admission is free. (801-535-6110 or www.thegallivancenter.com)

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, will host a Nature Areak Hike, June 19, 7 p.m. Free with garden admission. (801-585-0556 or www.redbuttegarden.org)

Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, will host the "Princess Festival," June 19-30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $15 for age 3 and up, free for under age 3. (801-830-0911 or www.princessfestival.com)

Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street, Ogden, will host a summer celebration June 20, 3:30 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for children. (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

Library Square,210 E. 400 South, will host the Utah Arts Festival, June 21-24, noon-11 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors 65 and older, free for children 12 and under. (801-322-2428 or www.uaf.org)

Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, will hold a Lunch bunch Concert Series featuring Terry Lynn Tschaekofske, June 22, noon. Admission is free. (801-535-6110 or www.thegallivancenter.com)

Bonneville High School, 251 E. Laker Way, Ogden, will host "Signing Time Live!" with Rachel Coleman, June 22, 3:30 p.m., prices vary. (1-800-838-3006 or www.signingtimefoundation.org/webercounty)

Lowe's, various locations, will host movie-themed hour-long clinics for children grades two through five, June 23, 10 a.m. and June 24, 2 p.m. Particpiation is free. (www.lowes.com)

SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, will host its production of "The Wizard of Oz," through June 23. Specific dates and times vary. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-11, senior citizens and students. (801-225-2787 or www.scera.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)

Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse, will host the Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, July 6, 10 p.m. Early registration is $17-$22 and available through June 22. (www.daviscountyutah.gov/go/moonlight)

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 Livetourswill 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

Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, will host "Monday Fun Day!" June 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., will host "Zumba for kids," June 18, 11-11:40 a.m.

Magna Library, 2675 S. 8950 West, will host "Magna Movie Night," June 18, 6-8 p.m.

Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, will host "Pajama Story Time," June 18, 7-8 p.m.

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, will host "Creatures of the Night," June 18, 7 p.m.

Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, will host "Puppet Players Present: The Lion and the Mouse," June 19, noon.

Columbus Library,2530 S. 500 East, will host "Magic Mike: Magic with a Message," June 19, 1:30 p.m.

Murray Library, 166 E. 5300 South, Murray, will host "Wiggle Worms," Tuesdays and Wednesdays from June 19-July 25, 11:15-11:45 a.m.; "Jammy Time," every Thursday from June 21-July 26, 7-7:30 p.m.

Sprague Library, 2131 S. Highland Dr., will host "Mad Science," June 19, 2 p.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S, 4220 West, will host "Dream Big with Science! Read!" June 19, 2 p.m.

Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, will host a "Star Wars Carnival," June 20, 2-4 p.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 S. Petunia Way, will host "Dream Big with Science! Read!," June 20, 2 p.m.

Whitmore Library, 2197 E. Fort Union Blvd., will host a "Mad Tea Party," June 20, 3-4:30 p.m.

Taylorsville Library,4870 S. 2700 West, Taylorsville, will host a fairytale scavenger hunt, June 22, all day.

Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, will host "Dinosaur Train!" every Saturday in June, 9:30 a.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, Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 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)

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