- "Stick and Ties Sculpture" at the Children's Museum:"Stick and Ties Sculpture" will be presented by Brian Matheston, Saturday, June 8, 1 p.m. at the Children's Museum of Utah, 840 N. 300 South. Admission will be $1. For more information, call 322-5268.
- Sacred Heart Festival:
The Sacred Heart International Festival will be held Saturday, June 8, noon until 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 9, noon until 6 p.m. at 900 South and 200 East in Salt Lake City. Activities include outdoor booths with games, ethnic foods and crafts. There will also be Aztec Indian dances performed. Call 531-8485 for more information.
- Murray Community Education science classes:
The Murray Community Education program is offering some science classes this summer for grades K-3. Classes such as "Super Science," "Animals, Animals, Animals," "Mysteries & Myths" and "Dinosaur `Tails' From Long Ago" will be taught by Zina Haesibi.
Please register early, since class size is limited to 10 students. Call 264-7414 for more information.
- Chronic pain support group:
The Salt Lake Chronic Pain Support Group meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 7-9 p.m. at the 2100 S. State, South Building, Room 3009.
Call 278-7356 for more information.
- Holy Cross Breast Care lectures continue:
Holy Cross Hospital's Breast Care lectures continue through June, each Tuesday from 7:30-9 p.m. in the Moreau Auditorium, 1002 E. South Temple.
For more information, call 350-4000.
- Holy Cross Jordan Valley seeks volunteers:
Holy Cross Jordan Valley Hospital, 3580 W. 9000 South, needs volunteers for its Grandparent Program. The hospital needs mature volunteers to rock, feed and hold newborns in its nursery. Shifts are available between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Call 562-4252 for more information.
- Host families needed for students:
The Associated Study Program for Educational and Cultural Training (ASPECT) needs host families for the next school year for a variety of foreign students. Brian Winn of Salt Lake City has been appointed to work as the area representative for this non-profit program. For more information, contact him at 359-6601. The toll-free ASPECT number is 800-USYOUTH.
- Murray Community Education summer classes:
The Murray Community Education program has a variety of classes planned for the summer months ranging from fitness, computer, auto mechanics, drawing, painting, photography and many kinds of sports.
Call 264-7414 for more information.
- Utah Alliance for the Mentally Ill:
The Utah Alliance for the Mentally Ill, South Valley Support Group, meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Charter Counseling Center of Midvale.
The meeting is open to the public. Call Joy Verde at 255-2308 for more information.
- Japanese students looking for places to stay:
Japanese students are looking for Salt Lake-area families to rent them room and board for 19 days while they attend English classes. The students will pay $355 per month, prorated to the actual time they spend. Students need their own room, breakfast and dinner. They will ride the bus to school.
For more information, call Vern Smith at 968-9333 or 468-3221.
- Summer classes at the Granger Community School:
Summer classes will be offered by the Granger Community School for all ages and interests. There are mathematics, sports, dance, crafts and cooking classes. Call 964-7965 for more information.
- Incest Survivors Anonymous:
Incest Survivors Anonymous meets every Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Benchmark Family Care Center, 592 W. 1350 South, Woods Cross. The meetings are open to all women, age 18 or older.
- Firewater competitive swim school:
Summer registration for the Firewater competitive swim school is being taken through the end of May at Sandy's Alta Canyon Sports Center. The seven-week class meets daily for 45 minutes from June 10-July 26.
For more information, call 942-ALTA.
- Murray's "Arts in the Park":
The Murray Arts Advisory Board will sponsor "Arts in the Park," a series of eight productions this summer. Besides concerts, the series will also include ballet, symphony, operetta, county western and two musicals - "The Fantastics" and "Man of La Mancha."
Season tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors/children. The individual gate price will be $5. For ticket information, call 264-2614.
- A search for World War II veterans:
A nationwide search is on for World War II Navy veterans who served aboard the USS Wilkes (DD441). Any former crew members should contact John Mercer, 2012 Dale Drive, Dupo, IL 62239-9717, or call (618) 286-4690.
- Open water certification class:
An open water certification class in scuba diving is being offered through the Murray Community Education program. Participants can try scuba diving once for $5, with no obligation to continue. The all-inclusive course fee is $175.
Call 264-7414 or 266-2348 for more information.
- MIDGE summer poetry contest:
MIDGE Publications is now conducting a summer poetry contest. There are cash prizes and publication in MIDGE Magazine. The reading fee of $1 per poem and entries are due by June 15.
Send poems, reading fee and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: MIDGE, P.O. Box 1110, West Jordan, UT 84084.
- Utah Home Education Association programs:
The Utah Home Education Association (UHEA) is offering a chance for parents to help their struggling schoolchildren this summer with basic school skill workshops. The association is also offering another program, "Education at Home."
Call 488-3676 for more information.
- Davis programs for children with disabilities:
The Davis School District and the Davis County Health Department provide a wide range of services for children with disabilities through age 5. Programs are provided free to parents.
Parents can call 451-5071 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to arrange a screening appointment.
- Host families needed for Pacific Intercultural Exchange:
Pacific Intercultural Exchange needs Salt Lake-area host families for foreign high school students who will be arriving soon. More information is available by calling 1 (800) 245-6232.
- The Red Butte Gardens and Arboretum:
Spring programs are under way for the Red Butte Gardens and Arboretum. There are Saturday Family Fun programs and also a Saturday walking series. Call 581-5322 for more information.
- Cultural exchange host families needed:
Families are needed in July to host 300 teenagers from France, Spain and Germany. Families are also in demand for 10 teacher-chaperones. The groups arrive in Salt Lake City on July 1, 8, 11 and 27 for a one-month stay.
The host families need not know a foreign language, and the students will have spending money and full medical insurance. For more information, contact Carol Peterson at 943-6983.
- Trek to the eclipse of the sun:
The Salt Lake Astronomical Society, Utah Valley Community College and the Hansen Planetarium are planning summer expeditions in July to view the solar eclipse.
Costs of the expeditions vary from $499 to $995 per person. Call Patrick Wiggins at the Hansen Planetarium, 538-2104, ext. 244, for more information.
- Mental health support group:
Recovery Inc., a non-profit, no fee, community mental health support group, holds regular meetings to help individuals deal with nervous symptoms and fears. Call 268-2402 for more information.
- The search for Miss South Jordan 1991:
Entries are now being accepted for the Miss South Jordan Pageant scheduled Aug. 17 at South Jordan High School. Contestants must be South Jordan residents between the ages of 17-26 who have never been married.
Call 254-3893, 254-1593 or 566-2224 for more information.
- Have your party fun at Hogle Zoo:
Hogle Zoo is accepting reservations for meetings, company parties, birthday parties and family reunions. If your group has 400 people or more, you may exclusively rent the zoo in the evening. Groups may also make special reservations for animal shows, train rides and concessions.
The zoo gates are open 363 days a year from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visitors may stay until 7:30 p.m. if they enter the gate before 6 p.m. Adult admission is $4, children 5-14 are $2 and children under 5 are free.
To make arrangements for parties at the zoo, call 582-0714.
- Hogle Zoo is also offering summer classes in June and July for elementary-age schoolchildren. Registration is in progress. Call 583-2400, Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for more information.
- Tracy Aviary hours:
The Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, is open daily from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission ($1.25 for adults and 75 cents for children age 6 and older) is charged every day except Monday (not including holidays) and also on Saturday before noon.
- Cancer support group:
The First Unitarian Church sponsors a support group for those who have or have had cancer, Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m., in the Church's Teen Center, 569 S. 1300 East. Call 582-8687 or 277-4862 for more information.
- Aerobics classes:
Aerobics classes are taught by qualified instructors at the East Millcreek Library. Call FHP at 561-2231 for information on fees.
- Recovery Inc.
A free, weekly mental-health support group offers ongoing training to help people deal with nervous fears and obsessions. For more information, call 268-2402.
- Library hours: Regular hours for most Salt Lake County Library System branches are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; and 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday. The hours for the South Salt Lake Library are Monday, noon to 9 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.; and closed Saturday. The hours for Draper Library are Monday through Thursday, noon to 4 p.m., and 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.; closed Friday. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. until noon and 1-6 p.m.