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EVENTS

May 3

• Safe Kids Davis County is helping families get ready for summer by highlighting health and safety during the 14th Annual Safe Kids Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Davis County Legacy Events Center at the county fairgrounds, 151 South 110 West, Farmington. Families can check out police, fire, and other emergency vehicles. The event will feature K9 dog demonstrations, child ID kits, Jazz dancers, inflatable slides, photo booth, coloring contest, obstacle course, hula hoop contest, and Intermountain Healthcare’s Teddy Bear Clinic and LiVe Well Just Jumpin’ Team. There will be 300 children’s bike helmets given away (one helmet per child – first come, first serve). Also, participants can enter the prize drawing at the information booth. Children who bring their bike and helmet to the event can participate in the Intermountain LiVe Well Bike Rodeo – where they can learn important safety skills. For more information call (801) 525-5177.

May 4

• Bountiful Masonic Temple and Bonneville Lodge No. 31 will be hosting a Pre-Mother’s Day Breakfast, that is open to the community to help raise funds for Bountiful Community Food Pantry. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m.- noon at $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 year-olds are free. On the menu is ham, bacon, eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Local Freemasons have made it a priority to contribute to the ever-increasing demand of services the Bountiful Community Food Pantry experiences. The Bountiful Masonic Temple gives donations of food, time and money each year to help the pantry to assist the many families served by the facility.The Bountiful Masonic Temple is located at 143 West 1000 North. For more information call Eric Poulsen at 801-864-2442.

May 5

• Family First Monday Event, sponsored by Macaroni Kid, a non-profit dedicated to delivering the latest on all the family-friendly events and activities in Davis County. Flowers of Fun is the theme for the event, 5:30 -7:30 p.m., Farmington Station Park, 320 N. Station Parkway, Farmington. http://www.shopatstationpark.com/play. 801-923-9111.

May 10

• The Lupus Foundation of America, Utah Chapter, Inc. 2014 Annual Walk To End Lupus Now, Liberty Park, 600 E. 1000 South, Salt Lake City. Registration for the walk is open online at www.utahlupus.org. or by calling 1-800-657-6398.

• The Wasatch Community Gardens annual plant sale will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Rowland Hall School parking lot, 720 S. Guardsman Way (1580 E.), Salt Lake City. http://wasatchgardens.org/events/plant-sale

May 13

• Storytelling at the Thomas Whitaker Museum, 168 N. Main, Centerville, 7 p.m. Maryilyn Jensen, Park City,  will talk about the High Adventures of Thomas and Elizabeth Whitaker.

May 10, 24

• Utah Iris Society annual Iris Show, 2 -5 p.m. Sugarhouse Garden Center, 1602 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City. Free admission.

May 15-19

• 16th annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. Keynote speaker May 17 will be The Nature Conservancy’s conservation geographer and expert birder Tim Boucher. www.GreatSaltLakeBirdFest.com.

May 20

• The South Davis Social Chapter of AARP will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Golden Years Senior Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful. Global eradication of polio will be presented by Scott Leckman. Visitors are welcome.

MUSIC 

May 2

• Temple Square Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Utah Baroque Ensemble will perform. Performances are free and open to ages eight and older.

May 3

• The International Children’s Choir under the direction of Dr. Kathy Sorensen, will feature world-class tenor Dr. Robert Breault in concert at 7:30 pm, in Assembly Hall on Temple Square. Music will include arrangements by esteemed local composers, folk heritage music from abroad and excerpts from Hansel and Gretel opera that the choir recently performed at Kingsbury Hall. Admission free.  For information, call (801) 484-4227.

May 9

• Davis Arts Chamber Music Series presents “A ‘Lite Nite’ of Chamber Music,”  Kaysville Tabernacle, 198 W. Center, 7:30 p.m. davisarts.org. Free.

STAGE

April 21-May 17

• “Man of la Mancha,” CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. For tickets or more information, call 801-298-1302. centerpointtheatre.org.

CLASSES

May 1, 8, 15

• 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. Classes held Thursdays at the Golden Year Senior Activity Center, 726 S. 100 East, Bountiful at noon. A light lunch will be provided at all of the classes but attendees must RSVP by each Monday at noon to Megan at 801-525-5088.

* May 1 topic, Home Health vs. Hospice, presented by Kathy Yarbrough, Gentiva Hospice.

* May 8, topic to be announced.

* May 15, topic, Self Care for Family, presented by Michelle Johnson — Thatcher Brook Home Health and Hospice.

May 8, 15, 22, 29

• Learn to Cook with Freeze dried foods. 458 N. 500 West,  Bountiful upstairs Integrated Building. Four nights to choose from. May 8-15-22-29. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. To reserve which night call Susie Carter 435-230-4460. Head count needed! Sponsored by THRIVE.

1st and 3rd Wednesday

• The Davis County chapter,  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) meets  first and third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Intermountain Bountiful Clinic, 390 N. Main, Bountiful. Call Fran Wilby, 801-631-1275 or Jerry King, 801-451-5325.

Art Center Spring Classes

• Spring classes at Bountiful/Davis Art Center begin next week. The Art Center strives to provide art classes for all age groups and all levels of competency taught by some of Utah’s finest artists such as Diane Turner, Sherry Meidell, and Simon Winegar. Check out some of the awesome art classes BDAC has to offer, including some new courses. Now offering photography, classical painting, and a secondary age drawing class in addition to the usual classes.  

The detailed schedule is available at: http://www.bdac.org/?page_id=713

Call BDAC today to sign up: (801) 451-3660.

CLUBS

Thursdays

• The Bountiful Exchange Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at Country Inn and Suites, 999 N. 500 West, West Bountiful. Visitors welcome.

2nd Saturday

• The Davis County Amateur Radio Club meets the second Saturday of the month at the Davis County Sheriff’s office at 10 a.m.  Web site www.dcarc.net.



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