Sunday, February 06, 2011

FREE Events This Week (Feb. 7th to Feb. 13th)

Monday Feb 7th - Sunday Feb 13th Here are your picks for FREE activities going on this week. As always, make sure to check our calendar page. Also, check this page frequently, as many events are added throughout the week as I hear about them.

You can also check out our Winter In Utah page for more fun ideas, many of them free!

Make sure you also check out our list of Valentines Events in Utah.

Monday February 7th (I understand that even though the musuem is closed in preparation for their new building, some of their exhibits are still open? If you hear any different, please let me know!)

Meet and Greet With The Utah Grizzlies Hockey Team
Tuesday February 8th 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Valentines Day isn't just for the marrieds and in-love! Celebrate with B98.7  at a FREE event!!!!!

Dr Suess Reading Program
Preschool - 6th grade. Get ready for Dr. Seuss' birthday by reading 10 of his books. Pick up your reading record at the information desk starting Monday, January 24, 2011. Complete the reading record and earn a prize! Now through Feb. 28th - Taylorsville Library

Origami with the popular Origami Lady!
Feb. 7th - 7pm Taylorsville Library
Feb. 8th - 7pm Holladay Library
Feb. 9th - 4pm Kearns Library
Feb. 12th - 11am West Jordan Library

Never Fight A Shark In Water
A FREE play about Greg Bright, a man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Thursday February 10th at the U of U.
Come dressed up for a Valentine party and bring your favorite American Girl doll. We’ll have stories from the different girls, make valentines like Samantha, dance like Kit, play games like Molly, practice manners like Felicity and receive recipes from all four for your own Valentine party.
Feb. 8th - 7pm Ruth Vine Tyler Library
Various projects and dates.
Love And Money
February 9th. Strengthen your relationships and your finances. FREE class!
Ages 10-16 years. Tired of Valentine's Day? You will enjoy this anti-celebration. Join us for fun activites and games for the cynical of heart.  Feb 9th - 3:30pm Sandy Library
Family Valentine Dance
Friday Feb 11th . Tooele
Come to the library and make and take your own Valentine's creation for that special someone!
Feb 11th - 12th Kearns Library
Make A Heart Elephant Craft
Feb 11th at the Tooele Library
Come to the Riverton library anytime between 10 and 3 and make a valentine for someone you love.
Feb 12th - 10am Riverton Library
Ages 11-18. Feeling creative? Join us for a fun afternoon of paper folding with origami expert Ginger Brakke. If you'd like to make a valentine's surprise for someone special, bring a dollar bill. Origami paper will be provided. Feb. 12th - 2pm Bingham Creek Library
Enchanted Evening
FREE! Feb. 12th. It’s our Best Friends Forever dance party, filled with games, prizes and giveaways throughout the day. While you are here, get your face painted and picture taken. We’ll also be making Valentines for Valentine’s Day.
Don’t miss The Enchanted Evening at The Shops At Riverwoods, hosted by Radio Disney. Pick up your tickets at The Shops At Riverwoods, and we’ll see you there.

Family Art Saturday
Located at the Salt Lake Arts Center on the 2nd Saturday of every  month. This month, make a Valentines Craft. Sat. Feb 12th 2pm to 4pm
Give your sweetheart or loved one a valentine gift that he or she can show off to everyone!! Join us for Valentine buttons! For teens grades 6th-12th.  Feb. 12th - 2pm Draper Library
Come to the library and make and take your own Valentine's creation for that special someone!
Feb 11th - 12th Kearns Library
Visit the Children's Desk and guess how many candy hearts are in the jar. All correct answers will be entered into a drawing for the candy jar and some sweet books! 1 guess per child per visit.
Feb 1st - 14th Riverton Library

For Valentine's Day, we want to know how well you know you know your chocolate. Come into the library and pick up a Chocolate Trivia Quiz. Using any library or online resources, answer 6 questions correctly about Chocolate and get a piece of chocolate! Chocolate will be available at the Children's Desk. No registration required. Feb. 7th - 14th Whitmore Library
Write a poem using names of chocolate candy. Turn in your poem at the Information Desk for a piece of chocolate. Teens will vote on the submissions at February 24th's Chocolate Cinema program, where the winner will then be announced. Feb. 7th - 12th Holladay Library
Young Glenwood Haggins doesn't want to give up his beloved onsies for the new, big boy pajamas his mom wants him to wear. But Mom makes him...Big mistake! For little does Mom know, these new pajamas will turn him into a MONSTER! Told with a blend of puppets and live acting. This fun tale is safe for kids of all ages and will entertain the littlest of the littles and the biggest of the bigs.
Feb. 7th - 7pm South Jordan Library
Meet and greet a boa constrictor,a green tinged macaw,sugar gliders, iguanas and more.
Feb 7th - 7pm Riverton Library
For all ages. Come meet the Reptile Man and his amazing animals. Meet native animals of Utah including a rattle snake. Feb 9th - 7pm Sandy Library

For ages K-6th grade. Show everyone how you see yourself when you create a self-portrait.
Feb 10th - 4pm Sandy Library

For K-2nd grades. Explore excellent books, classic tales, and favorite authors through stories, science experiments, games, and crafts. For children in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
Feb 7th - 4pm Sandy Library
Magician Extraordinaire, Paul Brewer, will entertain the whole family with the MAGIC OF READING!
Feb 7th - 7pm Whitmore Library
Love is in the air, and who doesn't love a puppet show?  Join in the fun as librarian and puppeteer Mark Pulham brings his puppets to life in a celebration of love for children of all ages.
Orem Library Storytelling Wing
Monday, February 7 / 6:00 & 7:30 pm  Orem City Library
Free craft projects for children ages 12 and under and their parents or caregivers.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Feb. 7th - 6:30pm Provo City Library
Feb 8th - Legend of the Guardians
Gathering DNA from ancient artifacts is a tricky business.  Dr. R. Paul Evans will explain the lengthy process and many variables that make mummies a difficult, but fascinating, subject of study.
Tuesday, February 8 / 7:00 pm Orem City Library
Maid Marian takes you inside Nottingham and the Sherwood Forest. Learn about Robin Hood and how he outsmarted the Sheriff of Nottingham. Includes costumes for children to dress up like Robin Hood, Will Scarlet and Maid Marian. Make a Robin Hood hat to take home to continue your adventures of Robin Hood.   Feb 7th - 7:30pm Calvin S Smith Library
Come pick up a Valentine Charm Bracelet Craft to make for yourself or your special someone. Pick up your kit at the Information desk while supplies last.   Feb 8th and 9th - Riverton Library
Explore "The Carnival of the Animals," Saint-Saens musical suite for children, through listening, movement and a craft, ending with our own very Animal Parade. Ages 2-12
Feb. 8th - 4pm Kearns Library
Feb. 9th - 6:30pm Ruth Vine Tyler Library (Family Movie)
Try a new twist on speed dating! Bring a paperbook you like with your name and a way to contact you in the back.Then convince someone else to read it in a speed dating setting. You could meet that someone special if they take your book at the end. Registration required by calling the Columbus Library or GO HERE.
Feb. 9th - 7:30pm Columbus Library
Adults. Learn a "Clear and Simple" way of organizing your kitchen and pantry. Feb. 9th - 7pm Bingham Creek Library
Come and celebrate Valentine’s Day the way they do in Latin America. With chocolates and crafts, games and other Latin Traditions.Feb. 10th - 7pm Kearns Library
Valentine Party For Children
Tooele City libarary Thing-a-ma-jig Thursday: Thursday, February 10, 11 am and 4:30 pm. Valentine Party. Children can create a valentine for someone special after we read a holiday story together and enjoy a treat.

Looking for a fun family activity that everyone can enjoy? Come stretch and laugh with your kids! Space is limited and registration is required. All family members should register individually online with whatever library they will be attending at.
Feb 8th - 7pm Whitmore Library
Feb. 9th, 16th, 23rd - 7pm West Jordan Library
Feb. 10th - 7pm Herriman Library
Have you ever wondered if your kids are getting the proper nutrition, exercise, or sleep? Are you trying to shed a few pounds? Do you wish you had more energy to keep up with your kids or grandkids? This presentation is a great starting point for those interested in improving their family eating habits or becoming more active. Learn how to create more healthy meals and find out how much exercise is needed to lose or maintain weight. Discover the specific dietary and sleep recommendations for children made by the American Heart Association. This talk benefits the whole family! Feb 10th - 7pm Draper Library
Does someone you know have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes or cardiovascular disease (heart disease, stroke, or peripheral vascular disease)? Come to this informative talk and learn more about these conditions and how to manage them to reduce risk of heart attack and stroke. Feb. 9th - 7pm Kearns Library
Families.Come in out of the cold and enjoy some Hot Chocolate at the library. Feb. 12th - 10am Hunter Library
For teens, ages 12-18. (This event requires parent approval and registration) Dress as your favorite vampire or werewolf and enjoy a night of food and fun based on the Twilight series books.
Feb. 12th - 6:30pm Hunter Library
Help us decorate the children's area by making a valentine to add to our chain of hearts. How long will it be on Valentine's Day? Stop by the children's desk for materials.
Feb 1st through 14th - Sandy Library
Families are invited to come into the Columbus library and make a valentine for a special someone.
Feb 1st - Feb 12th Columbus Library
From Tuesday, February 01 2011 -  8:00pm to Tuesday, March 08 2011 - 9:00pm
Recreation Department 801-754-5805
Santaquin Library

Hearts, Lace, And Love: Design A Valentine
Families are invited to come into the Columbus library and make a valentine for a special someone. Feb 1st - Feb 12th Columbus Library

Families. Puppet Show. A fiery dragon is making trouble in the kingdom, and all the princes turn out to try their hand in the adventure. Will they be able to get rid of it or will it be the princess instead?
Feb 7th - 7pm Bingham Creek Library
Feb 12th - 11am Herriman Library
Teens and Adults - Celebrate Chocolate Lovers Month! Try to guess which candy bars are pictured, and then turn in your answers at the Information Desk for a piece of chocolate. A chocolaty prize will go to both the teen and adult with the most correct answers!
Feb 1st - 26th Draper Library

FREE Tax Preparation
West Valley City Hall, 3600 Constitution Boulevard and will be open on TUESDAY and THURSDAY nights from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm starting February 1 to April 15. Free tax preparation is available to households with incomes below $49,000.
Experience Utah's Natural History with an exhibit of artifacts.
The Wood Carvers' Exhibit is a yearly exhibit, but new pieces are on display each year along with many old favorites. Don't miss out on seeing these beautiful pieces carved in such unique ways.

Free practice every Sunday. Click the link for more info.

A variety of movies shown at the libaries in Weber County

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