Thursday, April 28

How I Do It: LDS Women Artists Discuss Their Lives and Work, at the BYU Museum of Art from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event features nationally known LDS artists Lee Udall Bennion, Jenni J. Christensen and Rebecca Clark Knudsen. Each artist will show examples of her works and talk about how she balances the many roles she is asked to play. Free.

Veterans can get help, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Provo Workforce Service Center, 1550 N. Freedom Blvd.. A Field Service Officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be there to assist individuals in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. Free.

Macey's Little Theatre Classes

Orem — Container Gardening. Colter Manning helps those attending learn about planting herbs and Mother's Day Flowers in limited spaces. Class is at 7 p.m. Call 225-6002 for information. Free.

Spanish Fork — Men Can Cook. Adam Gull will be on hand to teach how to put together a variety of dishes. Class begins at 7 p.m. Call 798-9803 for information. Free.

Pleasant Grove — Dutch Oven at It's Best. Eddie Sorensen returns with delicious Dutch Oven dinners and ideas for participants in the Family Dutch Oven Cook-Off in June. Class begins at 7 p.m. Call 796-6601 for information. Free

Garden Gala at the Cobblestone Kitchen Class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Join Lori Bennett as she teaches how to host a Victorian ladies luncheon or Mother's Day Brunch. She will give practical tip on each how-to's for fun outdoor spring parties, complete with almond tarts, salads, finger sandwiches, picnic chicken, and edible flowers. There will also be centerpiece and tabletop ideas too. Cost is $25. Call 768-2300 for information.

Friday, April 29

Barratt Elementary Storytelling contest winners will be showcased at Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 330 E. 1300 South, Orem, at 7 p.m. The school also will be raising funds through a book fair held at the store. Enjoy an evening of stories and expert storytellers. Call 224-3526 for information. Free.

Saturday, April 30

Meet Arthur the Aardvark, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Provo Towne Centre mall. The popular children's animated series character is a part of the Children's Festival at the center to benefit Primary Children's Medical Center through the Children's Miracle Network. Other activities include free crafts, face painting and more. Most activities are free, some have a fee.

Annual Mother's Day Fashion Show at the Courtyard at Jamestown, 3352 N. 100 East, Provo, 2 p.m. The show will feature residents and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Fashions are from Talbots and Dillards. Refreshments will be served. The public is welcome. Free.

Running With Angels 5K Run/Walk, registration at 7 a.m., race at 9 a.m. All proceed will go to the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center Weight Management program. Entry fee is $30. Participants can register either in person at Runner's Corner, 330 E. 800 South, Orem, or online at www.runningwithangels.com. Participants must meet at the Mt. Timpanogos Park, adjacent to Canyon View Park at the base of Provo Canyon by 7:30 a.m. to board shuttle buses that will transport them to the starting ling of the race, at the base of Bridal Veil Falls. The race follows a 3.1 mile route along the Provo Canyon running trail back to the park.

Sunday, May 1

Genealogy classes and tours are offered at the Utah Valley Family History Library on the second floor of the Harold B. Lee library at BYU. Classes begin at 1 p.m. Free.

Monday, May 2

Museum Mondays in the Museum of Ancient Life Lobby at Thanksgiving Point, from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Museum Mondays are dinosaur-related activities geared for families. Call 766-5013 for information.

Tuesday, May 3

Macey's Little Theatre, Orem — digital photography. Learn more fun things that your camera can do than just point and shoot. 7 p.m. Bring your camera. Call 225-6002 for information. Free.

Macey's Pleasant Grove — Sensational Summer Salads. Jennifer Harmon teach how to achieve physical fitness goals with healthy main dish salads. Class begins at 7 p.m. Call 796-6601 for information. Free.

Wednesday, May 4

Macey's Little Theatre Classes

Pleasant Grove — M.O.M.'s Class begins at 7 p.m. featuring the third annual Macey's Outstanding Moms and their favorite recipes. How do they juggle home, family and work? Call 796-6601 for information. Free.