Things to do: West Valley

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feb. 28-March 6

West Valley City Historical Society

The West Valley City Historical Society is seeking individuals or families who are descendants of the first settlers. Several pioneer founding families settled in the late 1800s and early 1900s in the areas that would become Hunter, Granger and Chesterfield, and West Valley City. Contact D'An Wadsworth at 801-966-8659 or Bill Barton, project chairman, at 801-9787-3363 with any information.

When • Monday-Friday, Feb. 28-March 6, 10 a.m.

Where • Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South , West Valley City

Tickets • Free


Sybarite5 is a New York-based group of string musicians who have gained a reputation for juxtaposing the likes of Stravinsky with Radiohead, or Dvorák with Led Zeppelin. Visit for information.

When • Monday, March 4, 7 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Taylorsville Redwood Campus, 4600 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville

Tickets • $10

Utah Pride Festival Community Award Nominations

Organizers of the 2013 Utah Pride Festival are calling for nominations for the Dr. Kristen Ries Community Service Award and the Pete Suazo Political Action Award. Nominations for the awards are due March 3. Nominations can be made online at or by sending an email to

When • Monday-Friday, Feb. 28-March 3, at 10 a.m.

Where • Utah Pride Festival, Salt Lake City

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, from 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