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


EVE Salt Lake City activities will be held at multiple locations, including the Salt Palace Convention Center, Broadway Centre Cinemas, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Clark Planetarium and Temple Square, Dec. 29-31, times vary. Admission is $12 for adults for all three nights and free for children with a paying adult. (801-333-1133 or

Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, will host "The Nutty Nutcracker," a Ballet West spoof of "The Nutcracker," Dec. 30, 7 p.m., and Dec. 31, 2 p.m. Tickets are $18-$74. (801-355-2787 or

Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden, will host a family New Year's Eve party, Dec. 31, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and under. (801-394-9663 or

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 regular aquarium admission (801-355-3474 or

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

Temple Square will offer its light display and multiple free performance events will be available at the Assembly Hall, Joseph Smith Memorial Building and Tabernacle through Dec. 31. (

Layton Commons Park, 465 Wasatch Drive, Layton, will host "The Lights Before Christmas," through Jan. 1. (801-336-3924 or

Willard Bay State Park, 900 W. 650 North, Willard, will offer its Fantasy at the Bay light display through Jan. 1, 5-10 p.m. Admission is $9 per vehicle (435-734-9294)

Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, will offer free admission every Wednesday through February. (801-596-8500 or

Gorgoza Tubing Park, 3863 Kilby Road, Park City, offers multiple family winter activities, including tubing, snowmobiling and a tubing carousel. The park is open Monday-Friday, 1-8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Prices vary based on activity. (435-658-2648 or


Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, will show "White Christmas," Dec. 27, 6 p.m.; "Meet Me in St. Louis," Dec. 28, 6 p.m.; and "Holiday Inn," Dec. 29. 6 p.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 South Petunia Way, will offer a craft and show "Shrek the Halls," Dec. 28-29, 10:30 a.m.

Kearns Library, 5350 S. 4220 West, will host a family gaming event, Dec. 28, 2 p.m.

South Jordan Library, 10673 S. Redwood Road, will host a teen movie night, Dec. 28, 6 p.m.

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, will show "Super 8" as part of a teen movie afternoon, Dec. 29, 2 p.m.

Storytime, Fridays, 11 a.m., Museum of Peoples and Cultures, 700 N. 100 East, Provo (801-422-0020 or

Kids' Corner Storytime, Saturdays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 5249 S. State, Murray, free (

Storytime, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 1104 E. 2100 South, free (

Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 10180 S. State, Sandy, free; also Bedtime Storytime, Fridays, 7 p.m., free (

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 (

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 (

Puppet Storytime, second Friday of each month, Brigham City Arts Center, 58 S. 100 W., Brigham City


This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (801-582-1847,

Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $9 adults, $7 senior citizens and children 3-12, children younger than 2 are admitted free (801-582-1631 or

Tracy Aviary, Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 589 E. 1300 South (801-596-8500 or

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

The Living Planet, Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 725 E. 10600 South (801-355-3474 or

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

Wheeler Historic Farm, Monday-Saturday, 10 A.M.-4 P.M., 6351 S. 900 East (801-264-2241 Or

Utah Museum of Natural History, 1390 S. Presidents Circle, first Monday of the month is free (801-581-4303 or

Please submit event listings to [email protected] before 5 p.m. on Thursday.