• The South Davis Chapter of AARP will hold its monthly meeting, 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Years Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Lewis Phelps, PhD, will speak on the importance of music curriculum in schools.
• Davis County Library will host Brandon Mull, bestselling author of the Beyonders and Fablehaven series, at the Davis County South Branch Library, 725 S. Main, Bountiful. This event is free and will be begin at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m). Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The public is encouraged to come early for best seats.
• “Romeo & Juliet” - The Utah “Shakespeare-in-the-Schools” Tour performance at the Layton High School Theater, 7 to 9 p.m. Free admission for the enitre community. Appropriate for students of all ages, family and friends. This Shakespeare production was adapted from the original Shakespeare play. It is performed by a cast of professional actors from the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Romeo meets Juliet at a masked ball and love sparks, swept along by flights of poetry and ecstatic romance. But the young lovers fall victim to their feuding families. Exuberant and tragic, this is a timeless love story full of truth and lessons of love. The Layton High School Theater is located at 440 Lancer Lane, Layton. Production includes a “talk-back” discussion with the professional actors, after the 75 min. show!
• Antelope Island State Park – Syracuse. Earth Day Celebration: Meet at the visitor center at 9 a.m. and caravan to the ranch for a presentation about how birds use natural and man-made material for constructing nests. Also look for birds, nests, and other natural park features. Dress to spend time outside. This event is weather dependent. Park entrance fees apply. 801-721-9569.
• “Those Were The Days” is the theme of the sixth annual Senior Gala Dinner-Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Hosted by Davis County Health Department Senior Services, the dinner, floorshow, and dancing to live Big Band music are the festivities planned for a senior citizens’ “Senior Prom.” The price of $7.50 per person makes this event affordable. Call or pick up tickets at the Autumn Glow Senior Activity Center (801-544-1235), Kaysville; Golden Years Senior Activity Center (801-295-3479), Bountiful, and the North Davis Senior Activity Center (801-525-5080), Clearfield. The deadline for ticket reservations is April 17. The dinner-dance is in the Davis High School Commons and cafeteria at 325 South Main in Kaysville. Davis High School’s Jazz Band along with several talented student singers and dancers transform themselves into the Moonlight Orchestra, Moonlight Singers, and Moonlight Dancers providing a floorshow and dance music from the Big Band era. The event is best dress. Senior supporters are encouraged to escort and maybe even dance with their favorite senior relative, friend or neighbor.
• The South Davis Special Needs Mutual is presenting “Rock Of Ages” at the Bountiful Regional Center, 7 p.m. Admission is free. Over 150 members and volunteers of the SDSN Mutual will be participating.
• The Temple Square Chorale, accompanied by the Orchestra at Temple Square, will present its annual concert, 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle. Free tickets are available at lds.org/events. or by calling 801-570-0080.
• Barlow Bradford will conduct the Utah Chamber Artists choir and orchestra in the final concert of their season, 7:30 p.m. in Libby Gardner Concert Hall on the University of Utah campus. For tickets call Kingtix, 801-581-7100 or go to utahchamberartists.org. A shuttle will run from the Rice-Eccles Stadium to Libby Gardner Concert Hall.
April 22-May 18
• “The Secret Garden,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. CenterPointTheatre.org.
April 18, 25
• Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a six-week series of classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail. These classes are free to the public. Individuals may attend at any time during the series. The one-hour classes are offered on Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the Legacy House of Bountiful, 79 E. Center, Bountiful. Light refreshments provided at all of the classes. Attendees must RSVP by each Monday at noon. Call Megan (801) 525-5088
• April 18, Advanced Directives, presented by Vista Care Staff, Vista Care Hospice.
• April 25, Mindfulness, presented by Angela Shumway, Hospice Care of Northern Utah.
• WSU’s Executive Lecture Series presents Bruce Davis, vice provost and dean of Continuing Education at Weber State, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., WSU Davis Room 110 (2750 N. University Park Blvd., Layton), free, 801-395-3482 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1st and 3rd Wednesday
• A Davis County chapter, National Alliance on Mental Illness family support group meets every first and third Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Intermountain Bountiful Clinic, 390 N. Main Street, Bountiful. For more information, call Fran Wilby at 801-631-1275 or Jerry King at 801-451-5325.
• The Bountiful Breakfast Exchange Club meets each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 999 N. 500 West. Visitors welcome.
• The Centerville-Farmington Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 6:50 a.m., Centerville City Hall. 50 N. Main. Guests welcome.
• Volunteers needed: Do you have a special talent or like teaching a small class? We need your time. Please come share your talents with our residents. Singers, dancers, musical instruments. Joke Hour Bingo callers. All are welcome. Call to get on our calender. 1-801-824-1771.
Find a list of north Davis County events in the Utah Islander newspaper or by clicking here.