Just for kids

Feb 24 2011 - 6:33pm

ARTS & CRAFTS

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BASIC DRAWING, for ages 6-12, 4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays, March 10-31, Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. $50. 801- 392-6935.

YOUTH ILLUSTRATION CONTEST, for ART-Tell at the Brigham City Fine Arts Center. Open to kindergarten-12th grade students in Weber, Box Elder or Cache counties. Create an original illustration for a story on 7-1/2-by-9-inch-high paper. Cash prizes. Free entry, due 5 p.m. April 1. Rules and entry forms at www.bcfineartscenter.org. 435-723-0740.

CAMPS & CLASSES

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DINOSNORZZZ, sleepover, museum tour, movie, paleontology classes, more, 7 p.m. March 11-10 a.m. March 12, North American Museum of Ancient Life, Thanksgiving Point, 2929 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. $39-$45/children, $29-$35/adults. Registration required. 801-766-5015.

SPRING BREAK CAMPS, for kids in first-fourth grades, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18-26, Tracy Aviary in Liberty Park, SLC. Bird-themed games, crafts and more. Schedule, details at www.tracyaviary.org. $50. 801-596-8500.

MISCELLANEOUS

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STORYTELLING COMPETITION, for students in first-12th grades, 4- 5:30 p.m. April 1, Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Cash prizes and a chance to perform at the ART-TELL storytelling event, April 11-13 on Utah State University's Brigham City campus. Prepare a 3- to 7-minute story. Free entry; register by March 29. Rules and forms at www.bcfineartscenter.org. 435-723-0740.

MUSEUMS/PLACES

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ELIZABETH STEWART TREEHOUSE MUSEUM, 347 22nd St., Ogden. Interactive exhibits with emphasis on arts and literacy. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Mondays (until 5 p.m. Feb. 21), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays. $6/children, $5/age 13-older ($3/children, $1/adults for On Track to Reading and Alphabet Soup). 801-394-9663, www.treehousemuseum.org.

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DISCOVERY GATEWAY, 444 W. 100 South, SLC. 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/under age 1. 801-456-KIDS or www.discoverygateway.org.

PRODUCTIONS

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'THE TALL TALES OF PECOS BILL,' 7 p.m. Fridays, and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Saturdays, today-March 5, The Children's Theatre, 237 S. State St., SLC. $12. 801-532-6000, www.tctheatre.org.

SCIENCE & NATURE

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PARENT-TOT NATURE HOUR, ages 2-3, 10 a.m. March 4, Stokes Nature Center, 2696 E. U.S. 89, Logan Canyon. $3; parent must accompany child. Registration, 435-755-3239 or www.logannature.org.

MAD SCIENCE WORKSHOP, for ages 5-11, 9 a.m.-noon March 12, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden. Theme: "Good Vibrations," the science behind sound. $35. 801-392-6935.

 

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.

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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