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Scott G Winterton, Deseret News
Chinese New Year will be celebrated at several locations this weekend, including Anderson-Foothill Library, Viridian Event Center, Cottonwood High School, UVU and Heber Valley Railroad.

MUSIC/DANCE

Youth America Grand Prix, Feb. 16, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Marriott Center for Dance, U., $10 (yagp.org)

BYU Winterfest: Vocal Point, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Conference Center Theater, Temple Square, free, tickets required (801-570-0080 or lds.org/events)

BYU Cougarettes, Feb. 16-17, 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 17, 2 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $15 for general, $12 for students and seniors (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

Joe McQueen Quartet, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City, $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for students (435-723-0740 or bcfineartscenter.org)

Sasha Boldachev, Russian harpist, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, free (801-570-0080 or lds.org/events)

Cake, Feb. 16, 8 p.m., Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main, sold out, call box office for details (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Chubby Checker and the Wildcats, Feb. 16-17, 8 p.m.; Feb. 18, 6 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $39-$70 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

Dallyn Vail Bayles “An Evening of Broadway and Inspiration Music,” Feb. 17, 7 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $12-$14 (801-255-2787 or scera.org)

"High Noon in Concert," Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, $15-$44 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Demaree Brown and Clara Hurtado Lee, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall, Temple Square, free (801-570-0080 or lds.org/events)

Utah Valley Symphony, Feb. 21-22, 7:30 p.m., Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $15 for general, $12 for students and seniors (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

Mac Sabbath with Galactic Empire ad Folk Hogan, Feb. 21, 8 p.m., Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, $18-$20 (theurbanloungeslc.com)

Five Sopranos and a Baritone, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Browning Center, Allred Theater, WSU, Ogden, $6-$7 (801-626-8500 or weberstatetickets.com)

"In. Memory. Of." Feb. 22-23, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $15 for general, $5 for students (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Kris Johnson and U. of U. Jazz Ensemble, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main, free (801-718-3862 or excellenceconcerts.org)

Paula Cole, Feb. 22-24, 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main, Park City, $29-$45 (435-649-9371 or egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

“Cinderella,” through Feb. 25, dates and times vary, Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, $19-$87 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

GETTING OUT

Northern Utah Marriage Celebration, Feb. 16, 6-9:30 p.m., Shepherd Union Building, WSU, Ogden, sold out, tickets may be available on first come first serve basis at door, call 801-399-8207 for details (extension.usu.edu/relationships/marriage-celebration)

Chinese New Year Celebration 2018, Feb. 16, 6:30-8 p.m., Grande Ballroom/Commons, UVU, Orem, free (uvu.edu/events)

"Chinese New Year Train," Feb. 16, 7-9 p.m., Heber Valley Railroad Depot, 450 S. 600 West, Heber City, $15 (hebervalleyrr.org)

"My Favorite Murder" podcast, Feb. 16, 8 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $39.50 (tickets.utah.edu)

Kanab Balloons and Tunes Round Up, Feb. 16-18, times vary, Former Coral Cliffs Golf Course, 755 Fairway Drive for Balloon Launch; North Main Street for Battle of the Bands, free (balloonsandtunesroundup.com)

“Sweetheart Snowshoe,” Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Stokes Nature Center, meet at First Dam, 1647-1700 Canyon Road, Logan, $10 per person, snowshoe rental included (435-755-3239 or logannature.org)

Chinese New Year Celebration, Feb. 17, 1-4 p.m., Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, free (slcolibrary.org/specialevents)

Chinese New Year: Year of the Dog, Feb. 17, 2-5 p.m., Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, free (801-594-8611 or slcpl.org)

Utah Chinese New Year Celebration, Feb. 17, 6:30-9 p.m., Cottonwood High School, 5717 S. 1300 East, Murray, free (utahchinese.org)

"10 Keys to Grow Your Business" workshop and lunch with author Doug Andrew, Feb. 20, noon-1:30 p.m., The Utah Educational Institute, 6340 S. 3000 East, Suite 280, Cottonwood Heights, free, registration required (dougandrew.com/10keys)

USU Extension Urban and Small Farms Conference, Feb. 21-23, Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, $10 for Feb. 21 pre-conference event (free with purchase of one or both days), $35 per day or $50 for whole event (435-797-2323 or diverseag.org)

"Opening the Door to Homeownership," Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2100 S. State, room S1-300, $35 per household, register by Feb. 22 (extension.usu.edu/saltlake)

Rio Grande Winter Market, Saturdays through April 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rio Grande Depot, 300 S. Rio Grande St., free (slcfarmersmarket.org)

American folk dance lessons, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m., Glendale Library, 1375 S. Concord St., free (801-414-4723)

Ballet West Academy ballet classes, dates and times vary, Trolley Square campus, 600 S. 650 East; Ballet Centre downtown campus, 52 W. 200 South; Park City campus, 6554 Creekside Lane, Park City; Thanksgiving Point campus, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors (balletwestacademy.org)

"Nature's Ultimate Machines," through Sept. 3, dates and times vary, Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, $14.95 for general, $12.95 for youths ages 13-24 and seniors, $9.95 for children ages 3-12, free for members, U. students and staff with ID (801-581-6927 or nhmu.utah.edu)

THEATER

OPENING PRODUCTIONS

“The Beautiful Game,” Feb. 16-March 4, dates and times vary, Pioneer Memorial Theatre, Babcock Theatre, U., $18 for general, $15 for U. staff, seniors and military, free for U. students, $8.50 for other students, children under age 4 not admitted (801-581-6448 or theatre.utah.edu)

“i,” Feb. 16-March 3, dates and times vary, Pioneer Theatre Company, 300 S. 1400 East, $25-$48, contains strong language according to pioneertheatre.org (801-581-6961 or pioneertheatre.org)

“The Little Mermaid,” Feb. 16-April 14, dates and times vary, Hale Center Theater Orem, 225 W. 400 North, Orem, $18-$24 for general, $12-$18 for children ages 4-11 (801-226-8600 or haletheater.org)

“The Nerd,” Feb. 16-March 3, dates and times vary, Mount Jordan Middle School, 300 E. 9400 South, Sandy, $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, $5 for children ages 3-12, contains some swearing according to sandyarts.com (801-568-2787 or sandyarts.com)

“Barefoot in the Park,” Feb. 22-March 17, Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center, Provo, $14-$16 (801-852-7007 or coveycenter.org)

CONTINUING PRODUCTIONS

“The Big Five-Oh," Feb. 16-17, 7 p.m.; Feb. 17, 2 p.m., Brigham’s Playhouse, 25 N. 300 West, Washington, $23 for adults, $21 for seniors, $17 for children and students ages 5-17, children under age 5 not admitted (435-251-8000 or brighamsplayhouse.com)

“Busytown the Musical,” Feb. 16, 7 p.m.; Feb. 17, 1 and 4:30 p.m., Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State, $16 (801-532-6000 or uctheatre.org)

"Forever Plaid," Feb. 16 and 17, 7:30 p.m., Ellen Eccles Theatre, Bullen Center, 43 S. Main, Logan, $20-$28, $4 off for children ages 3-11, children under age 3 not admitted (435-752-0026 or cachearts.org)

“I and You,” Feb. 16-17, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 17, 2 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $20; for mature audiences only, according to artsaltlake.org (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

“Annie,” through Feb. 24, dates and times vary, Draper Theatre, 12366 S. 900 East, Draper, $12-$15 for adults, $10-$12 for seniors, students and military, $8-$10 for children ages 12 and younger (801-572-4144 or drapertheatre.org)

“Charlie’s Aunt,” through Feb. 24, dates and times vary, The Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main, $16 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military, $10 for children ages 2-12 (801-355-4628 or theobt.org)

“The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” through Feb. 24, dates and times vary, The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, $10-$20 (801-957-3322 or grandtheatrecompany.com)

“HIR,” through March 11, dates and times vary, Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, $24-$38 for general, $18 for adults ages 30 and younger with ID, $15 for students with ID, excluding opening night (801-363-7522 or saltlakeactingcompany.org)

“Cash on Delivery," through March 17, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $40 for adults, $20 for youths ages 5-17, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

“Pirates of the Scaribbean," through March 17, dates and times vary, Desert Star, 4861 S. State, Murray, $28.95 for adults, $14.95-$18.95 for children under age 11 (801-266-2600 or desertstar.biz)

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” through March 31, dates and times vary, Hale Centre Theatre, 9900 S. Monroe St., Sandy, $40 for adults, $20 for youths ages 5-17, children under age 5 not permitted (801-984-9000 or hct.org)

SPECIAL MOVIE SCREENINGS

Banff Film Festival, Feb. 20-22, 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, U., $14-$36 (tickets.utah.edu)

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, Feb. 16-18, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, $20-$48 (egyptiantheaterogden.com)

"Desk Set," Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Harold B. Lee Library, Auditorium, BYU, Provo, free (sites.lib.byu.edu)

"For Ahkeem," Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

"The Great Gilly Hopkins," Feb. 20, 4 p.m., Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, (435-615-5600 or parkcitylibrary.org)

"Is Genesis History?" Feb. 22, 7 p.m., select Megaplex Theatres, $10-$12 (megaplextheatres.com)

"Mackenna's Gold," Feb. 20, 10 a.m., SCERA, 745 S. State, Orem, $2 (scera.org)

"Paths to Paradise," Feb. 22-23, 7:30 p.m., The Organ Loft, 3331 Edison St., $5-$6 (801-485-9265 or edisonstreetevents.com)

"Street Fighting Men," Feb. 21, 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden, free (801-746-7000 or utahfilmcenter.org)

"Up," Feb. 16, 1 p.m., Marmalade Library, 280 W. 500 North, free (slcpl.org)

"Wonder Woman," Feb. 17, 12:30 and 3 p.m., Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray Holladay Road, Holladay, free (calendar.slcolibrary.org);

"The Princess Bride," Feb. 17, 2 p.m., Sweet Library, 455 F St. East, free (slcpl.org)

ART GALLERIES

OPENING EXHIBITIONS

15th Street Gallery, 1519 S. 1500 East, art by Marah Rohovit and David Dean, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-468-1515)

A Gallery, 1321 S. 2100 East, art by Seth Fairweather, Linnie Brown, Laurie Lisonbee and Jennifer Rasmusson, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-583-4800)

Alice Gallery, 17 E. South Temple, “Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera,” by George Beard, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-245-7270)

Anthony’s Fine Art and Antiques, 401 E. 200 South, “Figures and landscapes,” by Walter Rane, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-328-2231)

Arrowhead Gallery ETC, Electric Theater Center, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George, art by Victoria Denning, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m.; on display through Feb. 28 (801-628-9592)

Art Access Gallery, 230 S. 500 West No. 125, “Technically Abstract/Excision,” by Eric Fairclough and Jessica Springman; and “Arches in Perspective: The Art of Infertility,” curated by the ART of Infertility, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-328-0703)

Art at the Main, 210 E. 400 South, “Jupiter’s Belts and other Acrylic Pours,” by Bill Reed, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-363-4088)

Arts of the World Gallery, 802 S. 600 East, art by Ria Spencer, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-532-8035)

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, BYU, Provo, prints by Rembrandt van Rijn, on display through Feb. 16 (801-422-8287)

Commerce and Craft, 1950 S. 1100 East, art by Kevin Frazier, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-207-1030)

David Dee Fine Arts, 1709 E. 1300 South, art by Doug Snow, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-589-8143)

Day-Riverside Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, “Escalante Stories,” by students from Escalante Elementary; on display Feb. 21-March 14 (801-594-8632)

Draw Inc. Gallery, 752 6th Ave., “Breathe,” by Elisabeth Bunker, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-893-2404)

Every Blooming Thing, 1344 S. 2100 East, art by Clint Whiting, GJ LaBonty, MaryAnn Free Smith and Joan Zone, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-521-4773)

Evolutionary Healthcare, 461 E. 200 South, art by Anne Albaugh and Terry Stephens, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-519-2461)

Finch Lane and Park Galleries at the Art Barn, 1340 E. 100 South, “Square One: Helper Artists of Utah,” by various artists, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-596-5000)

Fringe Gallery, 345 W. Pierpont Ave., art by Nate Halley, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (385-202-7511)

Glass House, 3910 S. Highland Drive, Millcreek, art by Laura Hendricks, opening reception Feb. 15, 6 p.m.; on display through Feb. 28 (801-666-8968)

Harmons City Creek, 435 E. 100 South, art by Kristina Berg, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-428-0365)

Hope Gallery, 151 S. Main, art by Soren Melchior Hansen, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-532-1336)

Horne Fine Art, 142 E. 800 South, art by Karen Horne, Phyllis Horne and Ryan Cannon, Jamie Wayman and Ken Baxter, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m.; on display through March 10 (801-910-2088)

Lanny Barnard Gallery, 74 S. Main, art by Lanny Barnard, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-364-4482)

Loge Gallery at Pioneer Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, “Just Love,” by Ben Behunin, Brian Blackham and David and Heather Tuttle; on display Feb. 16-March 3 (801-581-6961)

The Macaroni Gallery, 244 S. 500 West, art by Mick Lownds, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-554-8170)

Michael Berry Gallery, 163 E. 300 South, art by Steve Smock, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-521-0243)

Modern West Fine Art, 177 E. 200 South, “306 Hollywood,” by various artists, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-355-3383)

Nox Contemporary, 440 S. 400 West, “Angel’s Don’t Cry, Demons Don’t Cry,” by Jacob Haupt and Noah Jackson, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-289-6269)

Phillips Gallery, 444 E. 200 South, art by Lindey Carter, Rebecca Klundt and Tom Kass, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m.; on display Feb. 16-March 9 (801-364-8284)

Relics Framemakers & Gallery, 4685 S. Holladay Blvd., art by Steve Stauffer, Kristi Grussendorf and Bridger Barksdale, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-272-8312)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Icons,” by Chauncey Secrist, artist reception Feb. 16, 7 p.m.; on display through March 6 (801-524-8200)

Sears Art Museum Gallery, 155 S. University Ave., Dixie State University, St. George, 31st Annual Invitational Art Show and Sale, Feb. 16, 3 p.m.; on display Feb. 17-April 1 (435-652-7909)

Sego 3 Fine Art, 661 S. 200 East, art by Gordon Cope, Paul Salisbury, Ted Wassmer, E.B. Wright, Florence Ware, Ian Ramsay, Ken Baxter and Doyle Shaw, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-328-9848)

The Stockist, 875 E. 900 South, art by TJ Nelson Jr., opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-535-3548)

TURN City Center for the Arts, 511 W. 200 South, 6th Anniversary Show, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-924-0347)

Urban Arts Gallery, 137 S. Rio Grande St., “Once Upon a Time,” by local artists, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-651-3937)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “Exorcising America,” by Merritt Johnson and “Monument,” by Eric Overton, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-328-4201)

Winderemere Real Estate’s Redman Gallery, 1240 E. 2100 South, “Six Stories Above Sugar House,” by Basha, opening reception Feb. 16, 6 p.m. (801-201-2270)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS IN SALT LAKE COUNTY

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, custom stained glass by Peter Ruplinger, through March 15 (801-594-8611)

Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West, “Spring and All,” by Andrew Alba, through Feb. 28 (801-594-8623)

Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple, “Joseph Paul Vorst: A Retrospective,” through April 15 (801-240-3310)

Corinne and Jack Sweet Library, 455 E. F St., “Vivid Image-ination,” by Miroslava K. Vomela, through Feb. 24 (801-594-8651)

George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Gallery, “Enembe,” by Nathan Brimhall, on display through March 9 (801-957-4073)

Marmalade Library, 280 W. 500 North, “Sounds of Silk: Instruments and Textiles from Silk Road Culture,” through March 27 (801-594-8680)

Modern West Fine Art, 177 E. 200 South, “Toward Home,” by Nathan Florence, through March 10 (801-355-3383)

Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, “Fiber Art,” by Lucy Peterson Watkins, through Feb. 25 (801-585-0556)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “A Risk Taker,” by Tim Peterson, through Feb. 18; “Fragmentation and Language,” by Simon Blundell and art by Rebecca Pyle, through Feb. 23; “All Good Music: A Celebration of Salt Lake City’s Musical Traditions,” through March 2; “Animal Love,” by Jenny Floor, through March 2; and 2018 Utah Children’s Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibit, through March 2 (801-524-8200)

Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, “Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” a World Golf Hall of Fame Exhibit, through April 28 (801-965-5100)

Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S. West Temple, “Dream: Egyptian Theatre YouTheatre,” through May 19 (801-328-4201)

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, South Campus Drive, “Go West: Art of the American Frontier,” art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, through March 11, $18.95 for adults, $15.95 for ages 6-18 and seniors, free for members, U. students and staff; “Permadeath,” by Justin Watson, through March 3; “Homebodies, Away Teams,” by Earl Gravy, through May 12; “Salt 13,” by Katie Paterson, through May 20; “Desire Lines,” by various artists, through May 26; and art by Spencer Finch, through July (801-581-7332)

Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive, art by Arash Rahimi, through Feb. 28 (801-581-0098)

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS OUTSIDE SALT LAKE COUNTY

American Fork Library, 64 S. 100 East, American Fork, art by Barbara Stucki, through Feb. 28 (801-763-3070)

Bountiful Davis Art Center, 90 N. Main, Bountiful, “All Those Who Wander: Exploring the World by Lens,” by Parker Cross, Jackson Hendry, Kent Miles, Carl Oelerich, Josh Ruchty and Jon Bouwhuis, through Feb. 23 (801-295-3618)

Brigham City Museum of Art and History, 24 N. 300 West, Brigham City, Vintage Quilt Exhibition, through April 13 (435-226-1439)

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, BYU, Provo, “We Revolve Ceaseless,” by Aundrea Frahm, through April 14; “Other Worlds,” by M.C. Escher, through May 19; and “Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light,” by Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, New York, through May 5 (801-422-8287)

Granary Art Center, 86 N. Main, Ephraim, “Dark Attractor,” by Peter Everett, and “Matrilinear,” by Elizabeth Claffey, through May 11 (435-283-3456)

Kimball Art Center, 1401 Kearns Blvd., Park City, “Alas, Alack,” by Nicole Pietrantoni, through April 15 (435-649-8882)

Mountain Place Gallery, 123 N. Main, Logan, “Mt. Logan Winter,” by Russ Fjeldsted, through Feb. 28 (435-752-0211)

Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, Summit County Traveling Art Exhibit and art by Heather Stamenov, through Feb. 25 (801-615-5600)

Peteetneet Gallery, 10 S. 600 East, Payson, art by Krystal Cooper Meldrum, through Feb. 24 (801-310-3995)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, “Wizards of Pop,” by Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart, through March 27 (801-852-6650)

Red Cliff Gallery, 220 N. 200 East, St. George, St. George Art Museum Show, through March 5 (southernutahartguild.com)

Snow College Art Gallery, 150 College Ave., Ephraim, art by Graft, through March 3 (435-283-7000)

Springville Museum of Art, 126 E. 400 South, Springville, “Wit and Whimsy: Off the Deep End,” by local artists, through May 19; and “Round Up: Icons of the American West,” by various artists, through June 19, 2021 (801-489-2727)

Woodbury Art Museum, 575 E. University Parkway No. 250, Orem, “The Metamorphosis of a Hive: The Exploration of Cultural Change,” by artists from The Boxcar Studio and Gallery Community, through March 3 (801-863-4200)

ART CLASSES

Utah Museum of Fine Art, 410 Campus Center Drive, University of Utah, “The Scent and Sound of Space,” Feb. 17, 10 a.m.; and “Third Saturday for Families: Candle Decorating,” Feb. 17, 1-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., free (801-581-7332 or umfa.utah.edu)

BOOK SIGNINGS

Benchmark Books, 3269 S. Main, Jonathan Stapley, author of “The Power of Godliness: Mormon Liturgy and Cosmology,” Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. (801-486-3111 or benchmarkbooks.com)

The King’s English Bookshop, 1511 S. 1500 East, Bobbie Pyron, author of “A Pup Called Trouble,” Feb. 17, 2 p.m.; and Deborah Reed, author of “The Days When the Birds Come Back,” Feb. 20, 7 p.m. (801-484-9100 or kingsenglish.com)

Provo City Library at Academy Square, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Courtney Alameda, author of “Pitch Dark,” Feb. 21, 7 p.m. (provolibrary.com/authorlink)

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Presidents Day, Feb. 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $9.50 for general, $7 for seniors, free for members and children under age 2 (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

“Little Red,” Feb. 19 and 23, 7 p.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-11 and seniors (801-225-2787 or scera.org)

“The Music Man,” Feb. 19, 2 p.m.; Feb. 19, 22 and 23, 7:30 p.m., Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, $8 (801-355-2787 or artsaltlake.org)

Wildlife Club: Bornean Orangutan, Feb. 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave., $12 per youths ages 9-13, register online (801-584-1763 or hoglezoo.org)

Wild Wednesdays: Beavers the Brilliant Builders, Feb. 21, 3:45-4:15 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children ages 2-11, free for members (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

Engineering Day, Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum, 444 W. 100 South, $9.50 for general, $7 for seniors, free for members and children under age 2 (801-456-5437 or discoverygateway.org)

“Princess Academy” musical, Feb. 23-March 2, dates and times vary, Timpanogos Valley Theater, 90 N. 100 West, Heber City, $6-$12 (timpvalleytheatre.com)

“Little Chicks” preschool class, weekly, through the week of March 12, Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, $20 per class, $100 for full series, register online, space is limited, parent/guardian must attend with child (801-596-8500 or tracyaviary.org)

LIBRARIES

Marmalade Library, 280 W. 500 North, a free screening of “Up,” Feb. 16, 1 p.m.; and “Mundi Project Live: Sayloo,” Feb. 17, 3 p.m. (801-594-8680)

Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, “Anti-Valentine’s Party” for teens, Feb. 16, 3 p.m. (801-524-8200)

Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, galaxy notebooks craft for teens, Feb. 16, 4 p.m.; and Chinese New Year celebration, Feb. 17, 2 p.m. (801-594-8611)

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, Draper, Chinese New Year fortune cookies for teens, Feb. 16, 4 p.m.; and read to a dog, Feb. 17, 11 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Herriman Library, 5380 Herriman Rose Blvd., “Dads and Donuts,” Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West, Riverton, “Dads and Donuts Storytime,” Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Sandy Library, 10100 Petunia Way, Sandy, read to a dog, Feb. 17, 10:30 a.m. (801-943-4636)

Viridian Event Center, 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan, Chinese New Year Festival, Feb. 17, 1 p.m. (801-943-4636)

Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, a free screening of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" for teens, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. (801-229-7050)

Park City Library, 1255 Park Ave., Park City, a free screening of “Lego Batman,” Feb. 21, 4 p.m. (435-615-5600)

Provo Library, 550 N. University Ave., Provo, Olympic Viewing Party for teens, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. (801-852-6650)

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Cedar City Arts Council is accepting applications from local individual artists and art organizations for the CCAC mini-grants, according to information from the organization. The applications deadline is Feb. 28. The mini-grants may be used to purchase supplies or equipment, rent displays or performance venues, support mileage or registration costs to attend educational or training sessions, purchase promotional advertising, or other needs as revealed in the grant application, according to the news release. The Cedar City Arts Council works to promote local art and artists with a goal to broaden the cultural landscape through unusual, unique and innovative ideas, events and projects. More information is available at cedarcityartscouncil.org.

Sandy Arts Guild will host auditions for “Shrek The Musical, Jr.,” Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-noon and Feb. 21, 5:30-9 p.m. Children in grades one through 12 are invited to audition, according to a news release. Auditioners should be prepared to sing 32 bars of an up-tempo musical theater piece. An accompanist will be available, please bring sheet music. All auditioners should also bring a list of scheduling conflicts from Feb. 24-April 28 as well as a resume and headshot. Auditions will be at Mount Jordan Middle School, 9360 S. 300 East, Sandy. Reservations are recommended but not required. There is a $20 fee for cast fee, and parents of youths cast in the show are required to serve on a committee and help at rehearsals and performances. Visit sandy.utah.gov to reserve an audition time, download an audition form and find character descriptions and audition tips. Questions can also be sent to [email protected]

NSL Live, North Salt Lake’s Parks, Trails, Arts and Recreation Advisory Board, recently announced that it is forming a community choir called North Salt Lake Master Chorus. Participation is open to residents of North Salt Lake and surrounding communities, according to a news release. There will be no required auditions and no fees. All ages and experience are welcome. Brett Levitre will serve as conductor. Levitre is also looking for a pianist to accompany the choir on a volunteer basis. Rehearsal will take place at the City Hall Council Chambers, 10 E. Center, North Salt Lake. Visit nslmasterchorus.org for more information.

Marie Callender’s Restaurant and Bakery, with Utah locations in Layton and Salt Lake City, will celebrate National Pie Day with a whole pie-to-go sale through Feb. 28 with pies $8.99, plus tin. Pie sale includes more than 30 varieties of pies. The sale excludes cheesecakes, seasonal fresh fruit pies and promotional pies. Visit mariecallenders.com for more information.

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