Things to do: South Valley

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May 23-May 29

Salt Lake Community College — Designer Cookies Baking Series

These hands-on workshops will teach you to create simply exquisite cookies for any season and occasion — so simple even the novice will feel like a pro! Bring a container to take home your cookies.

When • Thursday, May 23, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 28 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus, 9750 S. 300 West, Sandy

Tickets • $39; Senior price applies to anyone 50 and older

The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Riverton Arts Council Youth Theater will present "The Scarlet Pimpernel." Reserved seat tickets are available at Peterson's Marketplace, at, or at the door one hour before each performance.

When • Daily, May 23-29, at 7 p.m.

Where • Sandra N. Lloyd Performing Arts Center, 12830 S. Redwood Road, Riverton

Tickets • $10

Cooking Demo with Chef Kimberly

Dietitian Jonnell and Chef Kimberly team up to create a quick, delicious, and healthy dish. Visit for information.

When • Friday, May 24, at 2 p.m.

Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets • Free

Sushi 101 — Let's Get Rolling

Sushi 101 introduces essential techniques, tools and ingredients for newbies and adventurous lovers of this Asian specialty. We'll bring the fish, shellfish and rice to the party. Arrive hungry because you'll want to consume your masterpieces before you leave. Visit for information.

When • Friday, May 24, at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets • $49; 2 for $80; visit

Little Wing Music Classes

School of Rock will sponsor Little Wing, music classes for pre-schoolers, age 4-5. These little artists explore rhythm patterns, tonal processing, basic music syntax, and make emotional connections to music. Visit for information.

When • Saturday, May 25, from 3-4 p.m.

Where • School of Rock, 9083 S. 255 West, Sandy

Tickets • $160


There are days when only breakfast will do, no matter if it's noon, 6 p.m. or midnight. For those with slightly odd notions of when breakfast should be served, have we got a class for you. The menu includes Monte Cristo sandwich, breakfast pizza, savory waffles and stuffed French toast. Visit for information.

When • Wednesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m.

Where • Harmons Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 12800 South, Draper

Tickets • $35; visit

CONduit 23 - Dark Guilds of CONduit

CONduit is an annual general interest science fiction and fantasy convention held in May in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year's guests of honor are Alexis Cruz (Stargate, Stargate SG1, Touched by an Angel), Heather-Jospeh Witham PhD (Myth Busters, Vampire expert), Larry Correia (New York Times bestselling fantasy novelist), and Paul Genesse (author Iron Dragon series). For information visit or contact

When • Friday, May 24 at 12 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, May 25-26 at 9 a.m.

Where • Radisson Hotel, 215 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $40; Prices for full weekend - day passes available for disccount; visit