Things to do: West Valley

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Sept. 6-12

Run for Her Life: 5th Annual Susan Sandoval Run for Ovarian Cancer

The University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN will hold the fifth annual Run for Her Life: Run for Ovarian Cancer. All proceeds from the race will be used to meet the goals of the Ovarian Cancer Awareness & Research fund. Visit for information. Registration is at 7 a.m., race starts at 8 a.m.

When • Sept. 8, 7 a.m.

Where • Sugar House Park, 1300 E. 2100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Visit

'Beauty and the Beast'

Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead and discovers her captor to be an enchanted prince.

When • Sept. 7-8 and 10, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna

Tickets • $9-$12; visit

Audio Circus — Figure

Figure is a regular name in all realms of electronic and dance. Visit for tickets.

When • Sept. 7, 8 p.m.

Where • Saltair, 12408 W. Salt Air Drive, Magna

Tickets • Must be 16 and older; $40-$75; visit

Dog and Cat Adoption Event

Come to the Salt Lake County Adoption Event, sponsored by Best Friends Utah, pick out the pet you want to be a hero to, then "pick your price" for the adoption fee. Also, enjoy food, games and other activities for kids. Free Strut Your Mutt registration to the first 25 dogs adopters.

When • Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m.; Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake County Animal Services, 511 W. 3900 South, Salt Lake City

Tracy Aviary's Preschool and Kindergarten Classes

Tracy Aviary is offering preschool and kindergarten classes every other week over a three-month period. Classes run Sept. 5-Dec.8. The classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack and an engaging story connecting with age-appropriate themes. For more information, visit

When • Sept. 8 and 12, 10 a.m.

Where • Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City

'9 to 5 the Musical'

Plenty of sassy tunes and soul-filled ballads, plenty of laughter! Three unlikely friends conspire to take over a company.

When • Sept. 6-8, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 8, 12:30 p.m.; Sept. 10-12, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Tickets • $15-$26, no children younger than 5 permitted; visit

Taylorsville's Got Talent

The Taylorsville Art Council will sponsor the Taylorsville's Got Talent program. Visit to register.

When • Sept. 8, 7 p.m.

Where • Taylorsville High School, 5225 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville

Tickets • $5; $25 per family of 6; $40 per group of 10

Charity Hockey Game

The Korth Rebel Foundation will sponsor a Sept. 11 charity hockey game. The youth game is at 7 p.m. and the Firefighters/Police vs. Korth Rebels game is at 8:30 p.m. Visit for information.

When • Sept. 11, 8:30 p.m.

Where • Acord Ice Center, 5353 W. 3100 South, West Valley City

Tickets • Free; Donations are appreciated