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feb. 28-March 6

Great Salt Lake Bird Festival Student Art Contest

The 15th annual Great Salt Lake Bird Festival is calling for entries for its 2013 Student Art Contest. All Utah students from kindergarten to 12th grade are invited to submit an original drawing or painting in color of a Long-billed Dowitcher using personal observation, field guides, or Internet resources to research their artwork. An instructional packet with pictures is available at Entries must be hand delivered or postmarked by May 3, 2013.

When • Monday-Friday, Feb. 28-March 6, 9 a.m.,

Where • Davis County Courthouse, 28 E. State St., Farmington

Tickets • Free

Plane Talk — Stuart Boyd

The Hill Aerospace Museum will sponsor Plane Talk, an opportunity for people to share and exhibit memories of their time and aircraft experiences during their time in the military or as a civilian. Brig. Gen. Stu Boyd will discuss "Going Downtown in the Dark, the Phantom of the Night." Call Michelle Gaudry for information at 801-825-5817 or visit The event is held in the theater the museum's front lobby.

When • Saturday, March 2, 1-2 p.m.

Where • Hill Air Force Base Aerospace Museum, I-15 exit 336 (Roy), Hill Air Force Base

Tickets • Free

Job Skills Series

The Davis Community Learning Center will offer a Job Skills Series every Tuesday from Feb. 26-March 26, 2013. Topics include job searching, building a resume, mock interviews with local businesses, and tailoring your interviewing skills. Contact Anica Smith at 801-402-0670 to register.

When • Tuesday, March 5, 5-6 p.m.

Where • Davis Community Learning Center, 270 E. Center St., Clearfield

Tickets • Free

Peter Shankman

The Social Media Club of Salt Lake City and the Utah chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators will host an evening with Peter Shankman. An author, entrepreneur, speaker and connector, Shankman is recognized worldwide for radically new ways of thinking about social media, PR, marketing, advertising and customer service. Visit for information.

When • Thursday, Feb. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

Where • State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $25; visit

Botany for Gardeners

In this hands-on class, learn why some shrubs are pruned immediately after flowering while others are pruned in late winter/early spring; how to tell a pine from a spruce and why it matters; and other common gardening techniques. Visit for information. Call 801-587-5433 to register.

When • Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $74; $64 for Red Butte Garden members

Dancing with the Salt Lake Stars

Local Salt Lake City celebrities are hoping their fancy footwork will help create a Utah with less cancer and more birthdays, as they take to the dance floor for the annual "Dancing with the Salt Lake Stars" competition supporting American Cancer Society Relay for Life. For more information, contact Debbie Nieuwenhoff at or call 801-493-4704. For more information on Relay for Life, go to

When • Friday, March 1, 6:30-10 p.m.

Where • Sheraton City Center, 150 W. 500 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $25 per person or $40 a pair and includes dinner

Belly Dance Spring Fest

Spice up your life and join the festivities at the 11th Annual Belly Dance Spring Fest, the largest belly dance festival in Utah.

When • Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Where • Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 West , Salt Lake City

Tickets • $7; Children under five are free —

Team looks to postseason play

Nicole Yazzie, a native of West Valley City, was a part of Bingham High's 2007 state championship team.

Cydney Tibbitts spent her first two years in college playing at the University of Utah. She transferred to Westminster for the nursing program.

Westminster is ranked third in NAIA national polls.

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