Dolls roll to season ender
LAYTON -- The Junction City Roller Dolls present their 2010 season ender, featuring the Railway Banditas against the Hilltop Aces, on Saturday.
The contest starts at 7 p.m. in the Davis Conference Center, 1651 N. 700 West. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for children.
A portion of the proceeds from this event are donated to the Safe Harbor Crisis Center, which provides temporary housing and services for victims of domestic violence.
For more information, call 801-390-5768, or visit www.junctioncityrollerdolls.com.
Art brings families together
OGDEN -- It's getting cold outside, and snow will soon be falling, but families can look forward to spending time indoors with art.
Familiarte/Snow Days at the Shaw is a bilingual program for families, offering the opportunity to try hands-on art activities. The fun starts at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of every winter month (except January), and continues until noon, in the Kimball Visual Arts Center's Shaw Gallery, on the Weber State University campus at 3848 Harrison Blvd.
Activities are themed around the seasons and holidays. This Saturday's projects include making scarecrow masks, turkey hats and fall leaf decorations. Assistance, and tours of the gallery's current art exhibit, will be available in English and Spanish.
Familiarte/Snow Days at the Shaw is open to all, and admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 801-626-7689.
WSU gets all scientific
OGDEN -- How science works is the theme of Science Saturdays at Weber State University.
The next session, featuring hands-on activities and planetarium shows, is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Lind Lecture Hall on campus, 3848 Harrison Blvd. Admission is free.
Various activities are presented by departments in the College of Science. Planetarium shows begin at 12:30 p.m., with a new program presented every half-hour.
A passport program is now being offered as part of the monthly series. Participants may earn a pin or a T-shirt by attending a certain number of sessions and collecting stamps in their passports.
Also new is the "Bag o' Science" program -- bags of take-home science activities that are handed out to the first 100 families who attend Science Saturday. The activities help families explore science together and relate to activities done at the Saturday sessions.
B-24 pilot tells war stories
HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Another month of "Plane Talks," a lecture series with speakers talking about their aircraft experiences, begins Saturday.
The speaker this week will be Ronald Hansen of Provo, who flew six missions in the B-24, and the remaining 32 of his missions in the B-17, over Europe during World War II.
All "Plane Talk" lectures begin at 1 p.m. Saturdays and take place at Hill Aerospace Museum, 7961 Wardleigh Road, just off Interstate 15's Exit 338 in Roy. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Admission is free.
For more information, call 801-777-6868, or visit www.hill.af.mil/library for updates and future speakers.
Line up ball for turkey, ham
LAYTON -- Bowl your best to win a holiday turkey or ham at Davis Lanes bowling alley on Nov. 20.
The cost is $3.50 per person and includes an hour of bowling and shoe rental.
The available bowling sessions are 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. for this event sponsored by Layton City Family Recreation. Registration is required and lanes fill up fast; the last day to register is Nov. 12.
The bowling alley is at 1396 N. Main St.
For more information or to register, call 801-336-3924.
Monster, grizzly on prowl
LOGAN -- Stories of the Bear Lake Monster and Old Ephraim, the giant grizzly, are part of "The History and Lore of Logan Canyon," a lecture to be given at 4 p.m. Thursday at Utah State University.
Elaine Thatcher, of the university's Mountain West Center, will share tales of the canyon in her lecture and slide show. The stories are part of an upcoming podcast series on canyon history created by the Stokes Nature Center.
The free event takes place in Room 154 of the Merrill-Cazier Library on campus, 500 N. 700 East.
For more information, call 435-755-3239 or visit www.logannature.org.
Egyptian afterlife explored
LOGAN -- Professor David Lancy of Utah State University will be a guest at the Museum of Anthropology at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Lancy is an expert on ancient Egypt and will focus on the importance of the afterlife in the culture of the Egyptians. This program is part of the Saturdays at the Museum series.
The museum is at 500 N. 700 East, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
For more information, call 435-797-7545.
Designer ready to interact
OGDEN -- Michael Eckersley, a designer and design planner with more than 15 years of specialization in interactive products and services, will offer a lecture here next week.
He will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Kimball Visual Arts Center at Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd.
The visiting designer graduated with a bachelor's degree in art from Weber State University and has a doctorate in cognitive science from Ball State University in Indiana.
Admission is free.
For more information, call 801-626-6455.