Things to do in Utah for: 4/17/2015

Looking for something fun going on this weekend? Here’s a big list of family friendly things to do across the state of Utah. Please give a big thanks to the Utah Journals for sponsoring this post.

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Salt Lake City Events:

Adventure + Gear Expo will be held this Friday and Saturday, April 17th-18th at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, UT. Plus, we have an exclusive discount code, go here for details>>

Science Unwrapped (Logan) – Friday, April 17 at 7 pm at Utah State Taggart Student Center. This free event welcomes biologist Bonnie Baxter, director of the Great Salt Lake Institute and includes refreshments and hands-on learning activities.

Free Screening of Last Days in Vietnam – Friday, April 17 at 7 pm at Rose Wagner.

Alta Earth Day – Friday, April 17 starting at 9 am at Cottonwood Heights Park.  The day’s events will feature: Eco-Friendly Vendors, Naturalist Tours, Birding in Alta, Ski Gear, Recycle Drop-Off, Après Earth Day & Film. Admission is free.

Free Concert (West Jordan) – Friday, April 17 at the Viridian Center. The Romance Concert tells the story of four singers, unknown to one another, coming to rehearse, for the first time, the “Libiamo” quartet from Verdi’s La Traviata.

Kanab Earth Day – Friday, April 17 from 12-6 pm at Kane County Visitor Center. There will be food, entertainment and displays, games and prizes for the whole family to enjoy. Admission is Free.

FREE National Park Entrance Days - for April 18-19, Opening Weekend of National Park Week.

Ogden Nature Center Earth Day – Saturday, April 18 from 11:30 am – 4 pm. There will be fun and engaging activities, live performances, green gurus, environmental experts, arts, crafts, fresh food and more. Admission is just $2 per person.

Zion Earth Day (Springdale) – Saturday, April 18 with live solar powdered music will be accompanied by art and food vendors, activities and demonstrations about, alternative energy, native plants, solar ovens, environmental art and sustainable products. Kids can participate in games and a reading of Dr. Suess’ “The Lorax”. Admission is free.

North Salt Lake Kite Festival - Saturday, April 18 at 2pm at Legacy Park (1140 W. 1100 N.). Free kites for the first 200 children!! There will be free kite making and decorating as well as a kite flying contest and demonstration.

Dixie Power Kite Festival – Saturday, April 18 with kite flying, concessions and entertainment. Admission is free.

Provo Spring Festival – Saturday, April 18 at 4 pm at Recreation Center (320 W 500 N). This event will feature a concert with favorite local musicians, live animals, food trucks, local artists, outdoor yoga, visits from local mascots, prizes, and adventure activities for children and adults alike.

University Mall New Gap Store Celebration (Orem) – Saturday, April 18 from 1-5 pm with carnival fun, face painting, balloon animals and treats.

Great Cloth Diaper Change International World Record (West Jordan) – Saturday, April 18 at 10 am at the Viridian Center. Join with Moms and Dads around the world to break a cloth diaper changing world record. There will be vendors, fun and even a little craziness.

Project Oxygen – Saturday, April 18 at 9 am at Wheeler Farm. Registration and light breakfast begins at 9:00am followed by yoga before planting begins. After our hard work a delicious lunch will be provided by Mark Miller Subaru’s own WRX and STI Cafe! This is a Free even, however, registration is required.

Ogden Restaurant Week – April 10-19: Sixteen of Ogden’s best restaurants are offering a fixed 2-course lunch for $8 and 3-course dinner for $15. Go here for more info.

Snowbird Winter Family Flicks – Free family flicks every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday evening at The Clifff Lodge thru April 12.

Canyons Resort Free Spring Concert Series – The free après concerts happen every Saturday and select Fridays at 3pm on the Resort Village stage. The eleven concerts will groove the village stage, showcasing rock, blues, reggae and global sounds.

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts offers FREE admission every 3rd Saturday of the month.

Discovery Gateway Museum – Get $6 admission every Sunday – no coupon needed.

MOA Family Workshops (Provo) – On any one Saturday of their choice families can take a guided tour of a current exhibition and create a fun, hands-on art project, free of charge.

Arts, Parks and the Zoo – Get a coupon for places such as Utah Hogle Zoo, Red Butte Garden, This Is the Place Heritage Park, Utah Museum of Fine Arts and more. Go here for even more Hogle Zoo coupons.

The Ultimate Outdoor Recreation Expo scheduled for April 24-25 in Heber City. Living Social is offering discount tickets 50% off.Salty Dinner Theater’s “Young Sherlock” (multiple locations) – $18 (reg. $30)  for two tickets. Shows run April 21–May 15. Dinner not included.

Barry Manilow – Discount tickets to the April 20th concert

Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai is coming to the Maverik Center April 22-26, 2015 and there are currently discount tickets available that will save you up to 33% off. Ticket prices range from $38-84 (reg. $56.65-$104.40) depending upon the selected seating.

Repertory Dance Theatre “Reunion” – starting at $40 (reg. $54) for one ticket to “Reunion” including two drop-in classes on April 23-25. With VIP option available.

North Shore Aquatic Center (Ogden) – $6.99 for general admission for Two, with options for six.

Ogden Raptors – $48 for admission to six Friday or Saturday games for one ($72 value) or $32 for admission to one Sunday or Saturday game for four ($48 value)

CLAS Ropes Course Moonlight Canoeing Experience in Provo. Pay $20 (reg. $39) for a 60-90 min canoe trip, then relax by a fire pit with s’mores and other snacks.

CLAS Ropes Course Couples’ Retreat - Pay $135 (reg. $269) for a Couples’ Retreat that includes a 4-hour rope course, picnic lunch, and boat excursion on the Provo River.

Country Fest – two 3-day passes for $135 (reg. $270)

Natural History Museum of Utah – $15 (reg. $26) for general admission for TWO with options for up to six.

Get Air  (Salt Lake) – get discount passes for as low as $6.49.

Sky Trampoline Arena (Layton) – $16 for two hours of jumping for two people ($40 value)

Boondocks – Get discounted gift cards or unlimited pass.

Toad’s Fun Zone – $35 (reg. $55) for a VIP package.

Paintball (Multiple locations ) – $19 (reg. $60) for an all day paintball package for Four. Options available for twelve.

Momentum Indoor Climbing (Lehi) – $12 (reg. $21) for bouldering pass and shoe rental. Option for two.

Fat Cats (Ogden) – $39.99 (reg. $82.50)  includes: 2 large pizzas, soda for 6 people, glow golf for 6, 1 bumper car pass for 6 and 20 arcade tokens for the group.

Cedar Hills Golf Course – $160 (reg. $230) for 10 punches, each good for 9 holes of golf and a cart.

The Ranches (Eagle Mountain) – Pay $49 ($99 value) for 18 holes of golf for TWO, plus a cart and large bucket of balls.

Snowshoe Rental (Orem) – $19 (reg.l $39) for Two from Hansen Mountaineering.

Discovery Gateway Children’s Musuem - $13 (reg. $19) for museum admission for two with options for six.

Ice Skating at South Davis Recreation Center – $7 (reg. $13) for Two with skate rental. Options available for six.

Dinner Theater Show – $19 for Two from Prime Time Players at Mimi’s Cafe in Sandy.

Pass of all Passes – Current best price for new and renewals on the Pass of all Passes can be found on this post here>>

Showstar Cinemas – $11 (reg. $19) for Two movie passes and one large popcorn.

Brewvies Cinema - $10 ($18 value) for two movies and a popcorn.

Movie Reminders:

Fandango is offering Cinemark movie goers that have a Visa Signature card Buy one ticket, get one free. This offer is only available on Friday’s for a  Friday movie.

There’s a weekly Cinemark concession coupon on their Facebook page.

Join Megaplex’s Newsletter Club and receive a FREE medium popcorn, or you can upgrade to a large for $1.

Murder Mystery Dinner – Pay $85 (reg. $162) for TWO tickets to a 4-course meal in West Valley. Also includes two commemorative mugs.

Rocky Mountain Aquatics (West Valley) – Pay $9 ($20 value) for a 20-minute instructional scuba-diving experience for Two.

The Crater at Homestead Resort – $22.99 (reg. $32) for a 40-min bath or swim with snorkling gear for TWO. Options available for six.

Flowrider and iFly (Ogden) – $55 (reg. $89) for an indoor skydiving, surfing, and rock climbing package.

Painting Event – Pay $25 (reg. $45) for admission for on to a painting party at local restaurants.

Grimm Ghost Tours (Downtown Salt Lake) – Pay $32.99 ($54 value) for TWO ghost tours, options available for four.

Scales and Tails (West Valley) Pay $5 for admission for TWO.

Weekend Getaways

The Chateaux Deer Valley in Park City – as low as $99/night (reg. $179) for a stay in a studio, double-queen, or king room with the option of a 1-bedroom suite. Dates are available into July.

The Yarrow Hotel in Park City for as low as $89/night (reg. $119). Dates are available into June.

Armstrong Mansion – $99 (reg. $139) for a 1-night stay with an option for 2-nights at a romantic bed & breakfast.

Pioneer Lodge at Zion for as low as $75 a night (reg $109) with dates into July.

Wyngate in St. George - $69 (reg. $129) for a stay in a king, double queen or king suite with dates available into July.

Ticaboo Resort at Lake Powell – Pay $89 (reg. $129) for a night stay.

Barnes & Noble – Various weekend reading events for the kids.

Michael’s – Various crafts and activities.

Home Depot Kids Workshop -offers a Free workshop, Saturday, May 2 from 9 am – 12 pm. Kids can make a Picket Fence Photo Frame. Go here to find a location and register in advance.

Lowes Build & Grow offers a Free Kids workshop – Saturday, May 9 at 10 am to make a planter. Pre-registration is required and available April 27. Spots fill up quickly.

Williams Sonoma Free Junior Chef Class – Saturday, April 18 at 10 am. Join us and learn how to whip up smoothies, juices, fruit slushies and more.  Suitable for ages 5–13. Contact your location to verify schedule.

Home Depot – On Saturday, there is a Free DIY workshop at 10:15-11:30 am. Register online here.

Lakeshore Learning stores offer a free craft every Saturday from 11am-3pm. This Saturday kids can make a Sunny Days Birdhouse. Lakeshore Learning is in The Oakwood Village Shopping Center 5480 S. 900 East. hulu plus

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