Friday, Nov. 11, Riverton — The city's recreation department will honor those who have served and are currently serving in the military at the annual Veterans Day program at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Civic Center, 12830 S. 1700 West. The Riverton Metropolitan Orchestra will perform. Admission is free.
Nov. 12-13, Murray — The Humane Society of Utah will offer its annual "Picture Your Pet with Santa" event at 4242 S. 300 West to get their photos taken with Santa Paws * uh, Claus * himself. To make an appointment, or for more information, please call 261-2919, ext. 201.
Saturday, Nov. 12, 1-4:30 p.m., Salt Lake City — The Third Annual Somali Community Development of Utah, Fund Raising Event. at Mountain View Elementary School, 1380 South Navajo Street. Food, dancing, networking and learning.
Saturday, Nov. 12 to Sunday, Nov. 13, Salt Lake City —The 3rd annual Utah Pet & Companion Expo at the Utah State Fair Park 155 N. 1000 West, Salt Lake City, Utah. Call 947-0526 for more details.
Monday, Nov. 14, Salt Lake City — Veteran's Day World War II program at the Salt Lake City Library, 210 E. 400 South. Free. A program on the history of World War II in words and music.
Tuesday, Nov. 15, Salt Lake City — "A Birds Eye View of the Avian Influenza Pademic," by Dr. Jay Jacobson, noon at the Rotary Club of Salt Lake's luncheon in the Little America, 500 S. Main.
Thursday, Nov. 17, 1-4 p.m., West Jordan — Meet award-winning artist, Jim Shore at the Village Christmas Shoppe, Gardner Village, 1100 W. 7800 South. Call 566.8903.
Through Nov. 17, Salt Lake — Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3-D in the IMAX theatre at the Clark Planetarium. Info: 456-STAR (7827), www.clarkplanetarium.org.
Nov. 18-19, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sandy — The Utah Chocolate Show at the South Towne Expo Center. Tickets $7.50, kids 10 and under free. Tickets available at the door. or, pre-purchase them www.UtahChocolateShow.com.
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