Community Initiatives

Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

by Eleven 11. July 2014 10:11

The Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre offers summer performances of operas and concerts. This summer's operas are Vanessa, The Student Prince, Les Miserables, and Oklahoma. Aside from the summer season the organization visits school districts and assists teachers in helping children create their own operas. Until now, 75,000 children in Utah have written their own operas with the help of the Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. The group also runs the High School Musical Theatre Awards throughout the state with any high school that would like to participate/compete. The Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre helps bring great performances to Utah and make great performers out of Utahns.

To learn more about the Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Cultural Understanding | Education | Utah

Brigham City Peach Days

by Eleven 11. July 2014 09:42

The Brigham City Peach Days commemorates the fruit that Brigham City sure knows how to grow well. Brigham City Peach Days officially starts on Wednesday September 3rd, but the main events, like the parades, live entertainment and car show, will take place on the 5th and the 6th. Without a doubt, the star of the festival is the peach, and there will be plenty of fresh peaches and delicious peach recipes to try.

To learn more about Brigham City Peach Days click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Health | Utah

Ogden Valley Ballon & Artist Festival

by Eleven 11. July 2014 09:24

The Ogden Valley Ballon & Artist Festival is continuing for its 16th year and it just keeps getting better. This year the festival will take place August 15-17 and begins each day at 6pm with a balloon launch. During the day artists will exhibit their work, and live bands will perform. Be sure to stick around Saturday night when the Balloon Glow will take place.

To learn more about the Ogden Valley Ballon & Artist Festival and how to secure a ride in a balloon click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Utah

Aware of Angels

by Eleven 10. July 2014 16:05

Even with the incredible advances we've had in medical technology many suffering from chromosome/genetic disorders are facing difficulty in being treated. Aware of Angels works to raise awareness and promote research for those children who face such circumstances, bond together their families, and remember those who have been lost. The group does this through beautiful photography and stories which highlight the angels who face such chromosome/genetic disorders.

To learn more about the Aware of Angels project and how to help click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Education | Health | Parenting | Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

by Eleven 10. July 2014 15:43

The Salt Lake City Public Library is one of the many libraries in Utah and even just in Salt Lake City. Of course, the library offers thousands of books of different types to appeal to any reader, but there are other services that are provided. For example ebooks are becoming more available, and the library is a great place to host movie screenings or public discussions. The summer reading program also offers great incentives for kids to keep their minds active over the summer while earning rewards. Another great service that the library offers is that with the Salt Lake City Public Library card you also get a free subscription to Linda.com which is a website that can teach you how to use a wide variety of software programs.

To learn more about the Salt Lake City Public Library click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Education | Parenting | Utah


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