Just for kids

Dec 9 2010 - 9:01pm

ARTS & CRAFTS

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FAMILY ART SATURDAYS, free hands-on art activities 2-4 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, Salt Lake Art Center, 20 S. West Temple, SLC. This week: Create time travel stories with digital photos. Free. 801-328-4201.

CAMPS & CLASSES

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DINOSNORZZZ, sleepover, museum tour, movie, paleontology classes, more, 7 p.m. today through 10 a.m. Saturday, North American Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point, 2929 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. $39-$45/children, $29-$35/adults. Registration required. 801-766-5015.

MUSEUMS/PLACES

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ELIZABETH STEWART TREEHOUSE MUSEUM, 347 22nd St., Ogden. Interactive exhibits with emphasis on arts and literacy. "Holiday Alphabet Soup," with crafts, stories and treats inspired by holiday traditions around the world, 6-8 p.m. today and Dec. 17. Regularly scheduled: On Track to Reading, for toddlers, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays; art projects, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays; Step on Stage activities, 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays. $6/children, $5/13-older ($3/children, $1/adults for On Track to Reading and Alphabet Soup). 801-394-9663 or www.treehousemuseum.org.

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DISCOVERY GATEWAY, 444 W. 100 South, SLC. Breakfast with Santa, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, and Dec. 18; $20/child, $25/adult, reservations required, 801-456-5437, ext. 124. Hands-on exhibits and workshops teach children about art, science, community and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. $8.50; $6/seniors; free/1-under. 801-456-KIDS or www.discoverygateway.org.

PRODUCTIONS

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'BABES IN TOYLAND,' operetta by Victor Herbert, 7 p.m. today, Thursday-Dec. 17, and Dec. 20-23, The Children's Theatre, 237 S. State St., SLC. Also 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 18 and 1 p.m. Dec. 24. $12. 801-532-6000 or www.tctheatre.org.

'RING AROUND THE ROSE,' Kid Fiddlers performance, 11 a.m. Dec. 18, Wagner Center, SLC. $5. 801-355-2787 or www.arttix.org.

SCIENCE & NATURE

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MAD SCIENCE WORKSHOP, for ages 5-11, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. Theme: "Super Sticky & Super Slippery." $35. 801-392-6935.

'SNOWBALL SNOWFALL,' ages 3-5 learn about how animals hide and move in snow, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Thursday-Dec. 17, Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. $4/child, free/adult chaperone. 801-621-7595.

PARENT-TOT NATURE HOUR, ages 2-3, 10 a.m. Dec. 17, Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. U.S. 89, Logan Canyon. $3; parent must accompany child. Registration, 435-755-3239 or www.logannature.org.

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'WINTER SOLSTICE,' 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 18, Red Butte Garden, U of U, SLC. Walk the children's garden, create candles and enjoy hot drinks by a fire. Included with garden admission. 801-581-7230.

STORY TIME

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BILINGUAL CHILDREN'S STORY TIME, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Weber County Library's Main Branch, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. 801-337-2639. Free.

CHILDREN'S STORY TIME, 4 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, Hastings Books, 340 E. 525 North, Harrisville. 801-399-2090. Free.

PUPPET STORY TIME, ages 3-5 (accompanied by an adult), 9:30 a.m. the second Friday of each month, Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Donation of $1/child suggested. 435-723-0740.

DISCOVERY TIME, for ages 5-under, Weber County Library. 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Ogden Valley Branch, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville; 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Pleasant Valley Branch, 5568 S. Adams Ave., Washington Terrace; 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Main Branch, 2464 Jefferson Ave., Ogden; 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Southwest Branch, 1950 W. 4800 South, Roy; 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, North Branch, 475 E. 2600 North, North Ogden. Free. 801-337-2639.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, American West Heritage Center, 4025 S. U.S. 89-91, Wellsville. Stories and songs. Free. 435-245-6050 or 800-225-3378.

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