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Here is a selected list of family-friendly activities. Look here each Monday.


Swan Lakes Golf Course, 850 N. 2200 West, Layton, will host a family golf night, May 16, 4 p.m. Multiple activities will be available, including a nine-hole golf course for $8 per person, miniature golf for $2 per person and an 18-hole putting course for $2 per person. (801-336-3924)

Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, will launch its new interactive exhibit, "iWorlds Space Center," May 16. Admission is $12-$15 per person. Thanksgiving Point will also host the lamb and wool festival, May 21, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person. (801-768-2300 or www.thanksgivingpoint.org

Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, will host "Fantastic Falcons" May 18, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, $2 for children and free for members and children under 2. (801-621-7595 or www.ogdennaturecenter.org)

South Towne Exposition Center, 9575 S. State, will host the "Utah Baby and Kidz Expo," May 20, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., and May 21, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Admission is $5 for general, free for children under 3 and $20 for families of up to five people. (www.utahkidzexpo.com)

Salt Lake City and County Building, 450 S. 200 East, will host the Living Traditions Festival, May 20, 5-10 p.m.; May 21, noon-10 p.m., and May 22, noon-7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information or a list of activities, call 801-596-5000 or www.livingtraditionsfestival.com

Orem Library, 58 N. State, Orem, will host the SCERA Youth Theatre's production of "Holy Hamlet," May 20, 7 p.m., and May 21, 2 p.m. Performances will also be held at SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, May 21, 7 p.m., and May 23, 6 p.m. Admission is free (801-255-2787)

Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., will host "Salute Our Military Day," May 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All military personnel, veterans and their immediate family, including their spouse and children under 18, will receive free admission by showing military or veteran identification. Standard park admission will apply for all other guests, $9 adults, $7 senior citizens and children 3-12, children younger than 2 are admitted free (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)


Bingham Creek Library, 4834 W. 9000 South, will show "Megamind" for family movie night, May 16, 7 p.m. The library will also host a teen craft, "Express Yourself! Make Your Own Mini Buttons," May 19, 4 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" will also be shown for a family movie event, May 21, 2 p.m.

Riverton Library, 12877 S. 1830 West Road, Riverton, will host a puppet storytime, "The Three Wishes," May 16, 7 p.m.

West Jordan Library, 1970 W. 7800 South, will host "Pajama Time" storytime, May 16, 7 p.m.

Tyler Library, 8041 S. Wood St., Midvale, will host a family movie night, May 18, 6:30 p.m. The library will also host a puppet storytime, "The Three Wishes," May 21, 2 p.m.

Sandy Library, 10100 S. Petunia Way, Sandy, will host "Minute to Win It," for children ages 7-12, May 19, 4 p.m.

Holladay Library, 2150 E. Murray-Holladay Road, Holladay, will host "Potter Puppet Pals" for teens, May 20, 2 p.m.

West Valley Library, 2880 W. 3650 South, will host a friendship bracelet craft for teens, May 20, 3 p.m.

Hunter Library, 4740 W. 4100 South, will host "Freaky Friday Fun" for children ages 6-11, May 20, 3:30 p.m.

Draper Library, 1136 E. Pioneer Road, will host "Let's Go Fly a Kite," for children ages 6-22, May 20, 4 p.m.

Herriman Library, 5380 W. Herriman Main St., Herriman, will host "Princess Amerah Royal Storytime," May 21, 11 a.m.

Book Baby, Mondays, 11 a.m., Chapman Library, 577 S. 900 West; also Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m., Anderson-Foothill Library, 1135 S. 2100 East; also Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m., Salt Lake Main Library, 210 E. 400 South (801-524-8234 or www.slcpl.org)

Kids' Corner Storytime, Saturdays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 5249 S. State, Murray, free (www.bn.com)

Storytime, Tuesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 1104 E. 2100 South, free (www.bn.com)

Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 10180 S. State, Sandy, free; also Bedtime Storytime, Fridays, 7 p.m., free (www.bn.com)

Small Fry Storytime, Wednesdays, 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 7157 Plaza Center Drive, West Jordan, free; also Pajama Storytime, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., free (www.bn.com)

Pajama Party Storytime, Thursdays, 7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 7119 S. 1300 East, Midvale, free; also Greatest Storytime in Town, Saturdays, 1 p.m., free (www.bn.com)

Puppet Storytime, second Friday of each month, Brigham City Arts Center, 58 S. 100 W., Brigham City suggested $1 donation per child (www.bcfineartscenter.org)


This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., (801-582-1847, www.thisistheplace.org)

Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $9 adults, $7 senior citizens and children 3-12, children younger than 2 are admitted free (801-582-1631 or www.hoglezoo.org)

Tracy Aviary, Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., 589 E. 1300 South (801-596-8500 or www.tracyaviary.com)

Pioneer Memorial Museum, Monday-Saturday, 300 N. Main, Salt Lake City, free (801-532-6479 or www.dupinternational.org)

The Living Planet, Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., 725 E. 10600 South (801-355-3474 or www.thelivingplanet.com)

Clark Planetarium, 100 S. 400 West, many activities are free (801-456-7827 or www.clarkplanetarium.org)

Wheeler Historic Farm, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 6351 S. 900 East (801-264-2241 or www.wheelerfarm.com)

Utah Museum of Natural History, 1390 S. Presidents Circle, first Monday of the month is free (801-581-4303 or www.umnh.com)

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