Your town in brief: Come out from under the sea and visit snow softball and show off inner Hobbit.

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Under the sea • Sandy Arts Guild is holding auditions for "Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr." on Jan. 24, 25 from 7-9 p.m. at Sandy Parks and Recreation, located 440 E. 8680 South. Auditions are for age 5-18. For more information contact Karla Marsden at or call 801-568-6068.

Here comes the bride • It's that season for engagements and proposals and brides for a spring wedding to start planning. Take a look at all the options for brides to be at the Utah Bridal Showcase the South Towne Expo Center at 9575 S. State Street on Jan. 25 and 26. For more visit,

Snowball Softball • "Hey, batter batter," swing by the Bicentennial Park at 530 E. 8680 South and 9020 S. Quarry Bend Parkway from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Jan. 25, 26 for the 28th Annual Men's Snow Softball Tournament.


Square off in the Shire • Hey teens! Think you know J.R.R. Tolkein's Hobbit better than anyone? Come to Draper's Library (136 East Pioneer Rd.) to a Hobbit trivia contest. Winners will receive a Barnes and Noble gift certificate. Teens age 11-18 are invited to show off their knowledge. The trivia goes all day beginning at 8 a.m. from Jan. 25, 26.