Tag Archives: Participation

Tribal Rhythms: Drumming Lessons

Explore the basics of drumming. Traditional African rhythms and djembe techniques will be taught. We will have a facilitated drum circle, so you can get playing and have fun!

High-quality African drums (djembes) and instruments will be supplied for class use. Or you may bring your own to play.

Instructor: Déjà Mitchell

Mondays 4-5 pm

Eccles Community Art Center
2580 Jefferson Avenue Ogden, UT 84401
801-392-6935

Cooking Classes

Utah Cooking & Cuisine Events

Harmons Cooking Classes
Harmons Grocery, Various Locations

Cooking With Plants For A Healthier You
Red Butte Garden Herb Garden, Salt Lake

Orson Gygi
3500 S 300 W
South Salt Lake, UT 84115
(801) 268-3316

Viking Cooking School
2233 South 300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 464-0113

Make A Valentine

Make A Valentine, Free, Sandy City Library, Sandy, Utah, Kids, Children's Activities, Family, Fun

Arts & Crafts

A free and an enjoyable way to spend a morning or afternoon with the kids. Make a Valentine for those you love.  Check out a book while you’re there. You can return it at any library branch closest to you.

Below you will find a link to all libraries. Check out the Calendar of Events of any local Library nearest you.

February (Week 1 & 2)
Monday – Saturday Varied Times  Free
Library Hours 10 am–9 pm

Salt Lake County Library Events
Numerous Wasatch Front Locations
Salt Lake to Herriman

Cooking Japanese Steakhouse Style

Viking Cooking Classes, Japanese Steakhouse Style Cooking, Sugar House, Utah, Salt Lake CityOnce you know the “secret” ingredients and understand the cooking methods used by Japanese steakhouses, you’ll be able to re-create the atmosphere of a high-energy Japanese steakhouse right in your own home. Along with dazzling side dishes, we’ll provide the recipes for succulent steak and shrimp that are so good, your guests won’t even mind if you don’t slice, dice and flip them onto their plates.

SKILLS and TECHNIQUES Working with authentic Japanese ingredients; cooking traditional teppanyaki (hibachi-style) dishes in your own home; peeling, deveining and cooking shrimp; making salad dressing; flambéing; searing and testing meat for doneness; making sauces; stir-frying/wok-cooking.

  • Steakhouse Salad with Creamy Ginger Dressing
  • Teppanyaki Shrimp Flambé with Yoshi’s Special Sauce
  • Hibachi Steak with Fresh Vegetables and Mustard Sauce
  • Japanese Fried Rice
  • Sample Recipes: Edamame; Tangerine Sorbet
  • Sphinxes and Sweethearts

    Sphinxes and Sweethearts, BYU, Brigham Young University, Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Provo, Utah, Utah County, Utah Valley, LDS, Dating Ideas, Games, Food, EducationalNeed to woo your valentine? Bring a date to BYU’s Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) to experience a night of Egyptian culture and cuisine on Friday, February 11th. The Egyptian-themed date night “Sphinxes and Sweethearts” will begin at 7:00 that evening.

    “We created this date night as a means to educate participants about ancient Egyptian culture in a relaxed, casual setting,” said Anna McKean, promotions manager at the MPC.

    February 11th will be an evening filled with competition, prizes, learning, and food. Couples will have the chance to win prizes through three different activities: a mummy-wrapping race, a set of three different games (Pyramid, Egyptian Balderdash, and “Matching of the Gods”), and painting hieroglyphics. Mediterranean refreshments will also be provided for the couples to enjoy.

    “I like ‘Sphinxes and Sweethearts’ because it’s a date night unlike any other,” said McKean. “How often do you hear someone say that they learned to paint hieroglyphics over the weekend?”

    Tickets for the date night are $10 per couple and will be available at the WSC Information Desk beginning Monday, February 7th. For more information visit mpc.byu.edu or call 801.422.0020.

    The Art of Valentine Cooking

    New! Valentine’s Date Night

    Valentine's Day Date Night, Cookies, Cooking Class, Wine, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dinner Party, Lessons, Instructions, EducationalEvery February, loved ones exchange flowers, candy and other tokens of affection, all in the name of St. Valentine. This year instead of fighting for reservations at overbooked restaurants, stir up some romance in the kitchen preparing a delightful dinner with your special someone. Now that’s amore!

    TECHNIQUES Working with yeast; making crispy flatbread; sautéing wild mushrooms; searing, resting and cooking beef; poaching shellfish in butter; roasting asparagus; making a classical sauce; baking mini cakes; making and piping frosting.

    • Wild Mushroom Truffle Flatbread with Arugula and Artisan Cheese
    • Surf and Turf: Roasted Strip Loin Persillade with Butter Poached Lobster Tail
    • Asparagus with Champagne Sabayon
    • Red Velvet Whoopie Pies with Mascarpone Vanilla Bean Cream
    • Sample Recipe: Stuffed Peppadews

    *Adult classes are designed for students 16 years of age or older. (Note: Students must be 21 years of age to consume alcohol.

    Amazing Mind Benders

    Roy and Adrian Hypnotist'sRoy and Adrian has captivated audiences for over 9 years as a professional stage hypnotist’s. Roy and Adrian combines audience participation, comedy, music and mystery to create their entertaining presentations. It’s a show where the audience becomes the stars! For a worry-free and stress-free event you can count on Roy and Adrian. redefine the art of hypnosis. Roy and Adrian have successfully completed the certification requirements and they are certified stage hypnotist from the stage hypnosis center. In addition, Roy and Adrian are advanced skills practitioner’s in psychic readings. Roy and Adrian can help stop Smoking, Chewing, Weight Loss, Fears, Phobias, When asked about their success, Roy and Adrian modestly replies ” We love every second of entertaining. We gain great satisfaction from the audience’s laughter.”

    Roy and Adrian have performed all around the Salt lake City Valley , such as the Gallivan Center , Avalon Theater, Cinemark Theater, Jordan Commons, Hollywood Connection, Ritz Theater (In Tooele),Kearns Theater, Johnnie B’s Comedy Club (In Provo), Show Case Cinemas (In Taylorsville) also Corporate and Company parties and private parties.

    Draper Historic Theater
    12366 South 900 East

    Draper, UT 84020  (801) 572-4144

    Winterfest

    Rail Jam, Ogden, Utah Winterfest, Snowbasin, Weber County, 5k Run, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding, Family, Children's Activities

    Ogden City hosts the second annual Winterfest downtown Historic 25th Street & Washington Blvd, January 28 and 29th.

    The city will close major downtown streets, cover them with snow and create the ultimate winter playground. The Winterfest organizing committee invites all to come and enjoy a variety of free activities. Last year’s celebration attracted more than 5,000 people.

    The celebration where “Cold is Cool” boasts traditional and unconventional snow activities for all ages. Most events are free.

    Events will begin on Friday afternoon with a ceremonial street closing on Washington Boulevard followed by a toboggan parade. Activities and contests will be held all day on Saturday.

    This year’s “where cold is cool” events will include:

    • Toboggan Parade
    • Skijoring
    • Human Dog Sled Races
    • Polar Bear Swim
    • Snowmobile Street Races
    • Snowboarding Rail-Jam
    • 5K Run/Walk
    • Doggie Costume Contest
    • Flag Football Contests
    • Cross Country Skiing Races
    • Snowshoe Races
    • Live Music

    And many more . . .

    Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about the little ones. We’ve put together some free projects and events with the younger kids in mind:

    • The hill just east of Washington Boulevard on 25th Street will be available for tubing and sledding on Saturday morning and afternoon.
    • Snowshoeing around Municipal Park will be available all day Saturday.
    • Piles of snow will be hauled into the Municipal Park for the children to decorate and make snowmen on both Friday night and Saturday morning and afternoon.
    • The kid’s corner on Saturday will have a small construction project for each child that wishes to participate.

    *Discontinued Event

    Lagoon Auditions

    Lagoon Amusement Park Entertainment Auditions Friday, January 28, 2011 at the Covey Center for the Arts Studio Theater. Check In: 3:30 p.m. Open Audition: 4 pm -6pm Callbacks: 7 p.m.

    Lagoon Amusement Park, Farmington, Utah, Auditions, Provo, Utah, Covey Center for the Arts, Utah County, Utah Valley, Requirements:
    All candidates must be 16 years old by March 21, 2011. Prepare two contrasting songs, bring legible sheet music in the appropriate key. Pre-recorded accompaniment on CD is allowed, however, CDs of the original artist performing main vocals are not allowed. No cassette tapes. You may be asked to attend a call back the same day as your audition. Those who audition will learn a dance combination. Please bring appropriate dance attire, a head shot and resume.

    Contract Dates & Salary:
    Rehearsal and performance dates may vary upon the specific production. Some shows will begin rehearsal as early as March. All positions are paid hourly for rehearsal and the season.

    Entertainment Technicians
    Lagoon Entertainment is seeking skilled and dedicated personnel for the following positions:

    • Stage Managers
    • House Managers
    • Sound Technicians
    • Lighting Technicians
    • Wardrobe/Costuming

    Please complete and submit an online application before Friday, February 18, 2011. Interviews will be conducted by invitation only.

    Invited interviews will be held on Monday, February 21 and Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at the Lagoon Annex.

    Contract Dates and Salary:
    Rehearsal and performance dates may vary upon the specific production. Some shows will begin rehearsal as early as March. All positions are paid hourly for rehearsal and the season.

    For more information, visit lagoonpark.com/auditions or call 801-451-8059.