PARTNERS IN THE PARK
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 – Jordan Park 1060 S. 900 W. (Large Pavilion)
Thursday, June 28, 2012 – Riverside Park 1490 W. 600 N. (East Pavilion)
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 – Sherwood Park 1450 W. 400 S. (North Pavilion)
Thursday, July 19, 2012 – Westpoint Park 1920 W. Colonel Rd. (1100 N.)
Thursday, August 2, 2012 – Poplar Grove Park 800 S. Emery St. (1170 W.)
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 – Constitution Park 1300 W. 300 N.
Partners in the Park is a university-community partnership program hosted by University Neighborhood Partners. The opening event on June 19 at Jordan Park will celebrate the academic success of students from west Salt Lake City through the awarding of scholarships. The Alumni Association, Career Services, and the University Counseling Center will work closely with their community partner—the Sorenson Multicultural Center—to plan activities, food, and entertainment for the community. For more information, please contact Joel Arvizo or call 801-972-3596.
WEIHUI MAO PIANO RECITAL
Tuesday, June 26, 7:30 p.m.
Libby Gardner Concert Hall
Noted pianist Weihui Mao has appeared as a soloist with over 50 symphony orchestras worldwide. With an extensive repertoire, international critical acclaim, and a doctorate of musical arts from the University of Southern California, Mao is considered one of the most respected pianists and educators of her generation. For more information call 801-581-6762.
BOOK READING AND SIGNING BY ROY WEBB
Friday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.
Weller Book Works, 607 Trolley Square
Roy Webb will read and sign his new book, “Lost Canyons of the Green River.” An historian and a lifetime lover of rivers, Webb’s book chronicles the history that is most closely linked to the river and its bottomlands, sharing the stories of those who traveled the Green through Flaming Gorge and the other canyons now flooded by the reservoir, as well as those who lived, trapped, farmed, or ranched along its banks. Webb considers his book “a guidebook for a river you can no longer run.” More information is available online or by contacting Linda Manning at 801-585-9786.
FREE MONDAY AT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF UTAH
Monday, July 9, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Natural History Museum of Utah
The Natural History Museum of Utah will offer a Free Day on Monday, July 9, in appreciation for the Zoo, Arts, and Parks funding. It is recommended that visitors reserve advance tickets for Free Days on a while-supplies-last basis. Ticket information is available online or by contacting Patti Carpenter at 801-581-6369.
CONNECT TO U: ARBOR WALKING TOUR OF CAMPUS
Tuesday, July 10, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Olpin Union Patio
The U Staff Council is sponsoring a series of campus walking tours that will include the hospital, the main campus, research park and Fort Douglas. Places being toured include galleries, buildings, cemeteries, museums, walking tours, etc. Tours will be the first Tuesday of each month starting at 11:30 a.m. The first tour will be the arbor walking tour of campus so be sure to wear comfy shoes and bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat (if you want), and a bottle of water to drink. More information is available by contacting Sharon Benavides at 801-581-6726.