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 Oct. 17, 30

• Rhonda Fletcher will give a presentation on “A Healthy Model of Personality that Solves the Problem of Autism.”

Oct. 17, Layton Library auditorium, 7 p.m.

Oct. 30, Bountiful Library, 725 S. Main, 6 p.m.

Register at

Oct. 17-19, 24-26

• October brings the beloved Red Butte Garden’s “Garden After Dark,” an indoor/outdoor, costume and kid-friendly romp through the garden in Salt Lake City to celebrate Halloween. Crafts, activities, light displays and more. This year the theme is “Fearsome Flora.” A Garden “whodunit” will safely uncover details of carnivorous, poisonous and downright dangerous plants found in nature. Thursdays through Saturdays, Oct. 17, 18 and 19 and 24, 25 and 26, from 6 to 9 p.m.. Tickets on sale now. Admission is $12 per person.

Call For Volunteers! Face painting, kids’ crafts, directional guides, event set up and tear down. And you can wear a Halloween costume!  Contact Meghan Eames, Volunteer Coordinator:

Oct. 18

• The annual Bountiful Pumpkin Patch event will take place at North Canyon Park, 5 to 8 p.m., North Canyon Park. There will be a costume parade at 6 p.m., bounce house, facepainting, costume photo booth, food and more. Sponsored by the Bountiful City Youth Council and Bountiful Communities That Care.

Oct. 21-30

• Halloween Storytelling Spook-Tacular. Each branch of the Davis County Library will host a night of Halloween favorites to entertain your little vampire, ghost or princess. Designed for the entire family.

Oct. 21, South Branch, 725 S. Main, Bountiful, 7 p.m.

Oct. 29, Kaysville Branch, 44 N. Main, Kaysville, 7 p.m.

Oct. 29, Centerville Branch, 45 S. 400 W., Centerville, 7 p.m.

Oct. 30, Headquarters, 133 S. Main, Farmington, 7 p.m.

Oct. 30, Central Branch, 155 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton, 7 p.m.

Oct. 24

• Don’t miss this opportunity to hear history first hand. A Holocaust survivor, writer and internationally-known educator, Irving Roth tells his incredible story in the hope his listeners will prevent history from repeating itself; 7 p.m. in the Union Building Ballroom B, Weber State Campus, Ogden. It’s free and open to the public.

Oct. 25

• Visit Antelope Island State Park and witness a western roundup from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This annual event is an opportunity to view one of the nation’s largest and oldest public herds as horseback riders move the bison from the southern tip of the island, to the handling facility located at the park’s northern end. View riders and bison from Eastside Road leading to Fielding Garr Ranch. A complete and sweeping view of the action is available from a safe distance. Bring binoculars for a closer view of the animals and handlers. Park fees are $10 per vehicle or $3 for bicyclists and walk-ins. 801-773-2941.

• Trunk-N-Treat and Blood Drive, Murray Memorial Mortuary, 5850 S. 900 East, Murray.

American Red Cross Blood drive, 4 to 8 p.m. Call 801-262-4631 for an appointment to give blood.

Trunk N Treat, 6 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 26

• Soroptimist of Bountiful (SI Bountiful) is hosting a fashion show and luncheon to recognize Bountiful women-owned businesses from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wight House Reception Center, 95 N. Main, Bountiful. The cost of the luncheon is $25.  Proceeds go to local community projects and charities. To purchase tickets or reserve a table, call Phyllis at (801) 292-3683 or Esther at (801) 294-4542 by Oct. 21.

• Bountiful Utah Orchard 7th Ward Neighborhood 40th Reunion, 1 to 4 p.m. at 3599 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful. All  who have lived in the ward are invited to enjoy displays, activities for children and refreshments. Janet Thomas, or Cheryl Freebairn,

Through Nov. 1

• Bountiful/Davis Art Center presents: Northern Utah Landscapes, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, 28 East State Street, South Door, second floor in Farmington. 801- 451-3660 or

Nov. 9

• Veteran’s Day G.I.Jive presented by Bountiful Elks 2442,  544 W. 400 North, Bountiful. Contact Cindy, 801-541-8338; Jaleen, 801-390-9326 or email Dinner optional. $25 admission includes dinner, admission to the GI Jive and two specialty cocktails, 6 to 8 p.m.  (must be purchased in advance). Dancing and drinks, $10. Proceeds benefit the VA Hospital Transportation System. USO themed costumes and attire encouraged or cocktail attire suggested.

• Armed Forces Recognition program, 11 a.m., Davis High School, 325 S. Main, Kaysville. Contact Neka, 801-540-3181 for program; Nannette, 801-593-9911, lunch.

Nov. 20

• Pre-Preview of the Hunger Games is a fundraiser to benefit the Davis County Children’s Justice Center,  7 p.m., Farmington Station Cinemark Theater. Tickets are $20 with assigned seating. The nationwide release is Nov. 22. Contact Kem at to purchase your tickets.


Oct. 18-19

• The Orchestra at Temple Square’s annual fall concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Tabernacle. Tickets required; for free tickets call 801-570-0080 or visit

Oct. 23

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Tabernacle. Celebrated organist from Leipzig, Germany, Ullrich Bohme, will perform a variety of pieces by Liszt, Bch, Wagner and others. The concert is jointly sponsored by the BYU School of Music.Admission limited to those 8 and older.

Oct. 25

• The Phoenix Jazz and Swing Band will perform at First Southern Baptist Church, 696 N. 400 East, Bountiful, 7 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is invited.

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. The program features selected works of distinction from the annual Church Music Submission that were composed or arranged by LDS women. Admission limited to those 8 and older.

Oct. 25

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall. Saint Michael Trio showcasing works, both classical and modern performed on violin, cello and piano by a trio from Palo Alto, Calif.

Nov. 8

• Davis Arts Chamber Music Series presents “Music of America,” Westminster Presbyterian Church, 796 Mountain Road, Fruit Heights.


Oct. 7-Nov. 2

• “Into the Woods,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302.

Oct. 9-12

    • Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called “Nothing’s On,” Farmington Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main, dinner 7, p.m., show 7:30 p.m. All tickets include: dinner, dessert and show. $18 advance purchase only. Buy tickets at or visit the Parks & Rec office at 720 W 100 N, Farmington


Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7

    • Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program is offering an eight-week series of classes for individuals caring for family members who are older or frail.  Classes are free to the public. Individuals may attend at anytime during the series. Classes are held at the Golden Years Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful, at 11:30 a.m. A light lunch will be provided at all of the classes but an RSVP by each Monday at noon is required to receive a meal. No reservation is required to attend the class only. RSVP to Megan at 801-525-5088.

    • Oct. 17, topic, Boundaries, presented by Keith Gordon, Legacy HealthCare

    • Oct. 24, topic, Grandma’s Garden: How to Grow Great Relationships, presented by CJ Benson and Denise Cook, South Davis Home Health and Hospice.

    • Oct. 31, presenter is Shelly Nettesheim, Apple Village and Apple Tree Assisted Living Centers.

    • Nov. 7, topic transferring techniques, presented by Michelle Johnson, Thatcher Brook Home Health and Hospice.

Oct. 19

    • WSU presents a course for students preparing to take the ACT test, 8-11 a.m., Elizabeth Hall Room 229, *free, 801-626-7320 or (*registration required at

    • Syracuse Art Guild, which meets at the community center, 1912 W. 1900 South in Syracuse,  meets twice a month, the first Saturday to paint together and the second class a local artist teaches a three hour class or an all day. Cost if free the first week of the month, the class with artist is $15 the class for members and $20 for non-member.

Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.,  Terece Beesley will be the artist and teach a scene from Flaming Gorge in watercolor. 801-389-6721 or

Nov. 16

    • Simon Winegard, Farmington, will teach How to Get Emotion in Your Paintings, in oil, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Syracuse Community Center, 1912 W. 1900 South, Syracuse. $15 for members and $20 for non-members. 801-389-6721 or  

1st and 3rd Wednesday

    •  The Davis County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness family meets every first and third Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Intermountain Bountiful Clinic, 390 N. Main Street, Bountiful. 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 are welcome.

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