Thursday, June 16 through Thursday, August 11 - Children's Summer Reading Program

Summertime reading means better grades! Children may register at any library location for our 2011 Summer Reading Program, One World, Many Stories. The program runs through July 28.

Where: All Weber County Libraries
When: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: For more information, call

Tuesday, June 21 - Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

America's Best Idea – the national parks – gets even better with several fee-free days at more than 100 national parks that usually charge entrance fees.

Where: National Parks
When: n/a
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
Tuesday, June 21 - Passport to Fun SWEDEN Dolls & Flag FREE Make-It Take-It

Make a fun craft project from Sweden. Design your own Swedish dolls and flag. While supplies last.

Where: Michaels, 4125 Riverdale Road, Riverdale
When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Who: Ages 3 and up.
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: (801) 393-4697
Tuesday, June 21 - Youth Chess Club

Players of all skill levels are invited to join the Weber County Library Youth Chess Club, held at the Pleasant Valley Branch Library on Tuesdays from 4:00 to 5:00. Participants must be 18 or younger. Mats and pieces will be provided.

Where: Pleasant Valley Branch, 5568 S Adams Ave., Ogden
When: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: FREE
For more info: For more information, please call 337-2690.


Tuesday, June 21 - Sugoi Anime Club

Held on the third Tuesday of each month.

Where: Weber County North Branch Library
When: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Who: For ages 12 and up.
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: For more information, please call 801-337-2650.


Tuesday, June 21 - Babysitting Class

This class provides the basic dos and don’ts of babysitting, bathing and feeding small children, different methods to help infants when crying and much more. Class is limited to 20 students.

Where: Women and Children’s classroom in the Women’s Health Center at Ogden Regional Medical Center
When: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Who: Recommended for children ages 9 and older
How: (801) 479-2111
Cost: Cost: $10 per child
For more info: Please Bring: A doll or stuffed animal about the size of an infant.


Wednesday, June 22 - Away We Go: Children's Summer Reading Program Event

Pack your suitcases and get ready to travel to new places. We'll learn how to read maps, plan a trip, and arrive at our destinations. An optional storytime session will be held simultaneously for ages 0-5.

Where: Pleasant Valley Branch Library
When: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Who: Children
How: *
Cost: Free


Wednesday, June 22 - Tunes at Noon - Gary Stoddard

Bring your lunch and enjoy the sunshine and music at the Amphitheater for Tunes at Noon. Wednesdays from June 15th – August 17th.

Where: Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th Street, Ogden
When: 12:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: Click Here


Wednesday, June 22 - Ultimutt Readathon


Children are invited to practice reading skills by sharing a book with a therapy dog. Registration is required. This program is made possible thanks to Intermountain Therapy Animals.


Where: Weber County Main Library
When: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: Please call 801-337-2639 to sign up.
Cost: Free


Wednesday, June 22 - Summer Reading Program at the Syracuse Library

Tracy Aviary: Beaks, Feathers, Habitats, Conservation, and Birds.

Where: Syracuse Library, 1875 S. 2000 W., Syracuse
When: 3:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: 801-825-7080


Wednesday, June 22 - Wild Wednesdays Presents "Summer Celebration" at the Ogden Nature Center

Come celebrate the summer solstice at the Ogden Nature Center. Find out why some days are longer than others. With the help of a few live animals discover how animals and plants, including us, adjust to the long days of summer. Meet in the Visitor’s Center.

Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street
When: 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: $4.00 adults/$3.00 seniors over 55/$2.00 children/free for members and children under 2 years old
For more info: Melissa Robinson at 801-621-7595


Wednesday, June 22 - Chick-fil-a Family Night

Please join us for food, crafts, and a special appearance by the cow. Kid's 12 and under only please. Free kid's craft from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Riverdale Chick-fil-a, 4067 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale
When: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Who: Kids 12 and under
How: Just show up!
Cost: Free kid's meal with an adult meal purchase.


Wednesday, June 22 - Talent in the Park - Kap Brothers

Talent in the Park in every Wednesday evening at 7:30 PM. Come early to grab a good seat or bring your blanket and chairs to pick a place on the grass.

Where: Ogden Amphitheater, 343 E. 25th Street, Ogden
When: 7:30 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: Click Here


Thursday, June 23 - Passport to Fun GERMANY Hat & Bell FREE Make-It Take-It

Learn something new about German culture. Handcraft a traditional German hat and bell. While supplies last.

Where: Michaels, 4125 Riverdale Road, Riverdale
When: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Who: Ages 3 and up.
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: (801) 393-4697


Thursday, June 23 - Summer Reading Program at the Clearfield North Branch Library

Capoeira - Brazilian Martial Arts

Where: Clearfield North Branch Library, 562 S. 1000 E., Clearfield
When: 3:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: 801-825-6662


Thursday, June 23 - Summer Sizzle Concert Series

Galloway Highlander Pipes and Drums! This dynamic group will present an evening of traditional and contemporary bagpipe and drum music in the outdoor amphitheater.

Where: Pleasant Valley Branch Library
When: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free

Teen Scene:

June 16th through June 22nd
Thursday, June 16 through Saturday, August 13 - Teen Summer Reading Program

YOU ARE HERE 2011 Teen Summer Reading Program Visit any library location to sign up. Complete 6 activities from June 5 to July 30; turn in book reviews to enter weekly drawings for a free book and an LED book light, and get your name entered to win a final grand prize drawing, a $50 gift card.

Where: All Weber County Libraries
When: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Who: Teens
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: For more information call Telesa at 801-337-2632.


Friday, June 17 - Teen Gaming Day

Play Nintendo Wii and XBox games.

Where: Southwest Branch Library
When: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Who: Teens
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: Please call 801-337-2670 for more information.


Saturday, June 18 - PET presents "Saturday Night Fever" and Disco Party

Immediately following the movie at 9 p.m. put on your groove and join us for light hors d'oeuvres and great disco music. Dance till your feet are sore. It is going to be fabulous!

Where: Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden
When: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Who: Teens, Adults
How: *
Cost: $5 for the movie; $10 Advanced for after party; $15 Day-of for after party
For more info: 801.689.8700


Monday, June 20 - Juneteenth Festival Film: Neshoba: The Price of Freedom

Join us for the 22nd Annual Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Festival screening of "Neshoba: The Price of Freedom." A question & answer session will follow the film. NESHOBA tells the story of a Mississippi town still divided about the meaning of justice, 40 years after the murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner. Not rated.

Where: Pleasant Valley Branch Library
When: 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free


Wednesday, June 22 - Teen Thing

Come join us down at Marshall White!

Where: Marshall White Center
When: 4:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Who: If you are anywhere between the ages of 13-17 this is for you!
How: Just Show Up!
Cost: Free!

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June 25th through July 8th
Saturday, June 25 - Lowe's Build & Grow Clinic

Independence Day is right around the corner! Your child can show their patriotism with this cool Waving Flag!

Where: Lowes in Clinton and Riverdale
When: 10:00 AM
Who: Kids 3-12
How: Just show up or register online here.
Cost: Free


Saturday, June 25 - Science Saturday

Free planetarium shows, free museum admission, free hands-on science activities.

Where: MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE and OTT PLANETARIUM at 2508 University Circle, Weber State University, Ogden
When: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: 801-626-6871 or click here


Saturday, June 25 - Music in the Mountains - Eric Heatherly

Cool summer nights, views that never end, families relaxing on the mountainside, and live music ranging from country to the Utah Symphony.

Where: Wolf Creek Utah Ski Resort, 2400 N 3500 E, Eden
When: 6:00 PM (Gates open at 6 pm, music starts at 8 pm)
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: $20 per car load
For more info: Call 800-771-7037 or click here


Friday, July 1 - First Friday Art Stroll

Ogden’s First Friday Art Stroll is abuzz year ‘round with exciting exhibit openings, artist receptions and live music of all genres in venues and in the streets. As the art stroll becomes the virtual front porch of Ogden, those that venture here are treated to great art, an atmosphere of camaraderie and inclusion and amazing night life; small town feel, big city offerings.

Where: Ogden's Historic 25th Street
When: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Free
For more info: Click Here. Galleries include: Galleries include: Ogden Arts, Fine Arts Gallery, Gallery 25, Cara Koolmees, Ogden Blue, Artists & Heirlooms, Grounds for Coffee, Gallery at the Union Station & Myra Powell Gallery, and Eccles Community Art Center


Saturday, July 2 - Sensory Film - Cars 2

The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

Where: AMC Loews Layton Hills 9, 728 West 1425 N., Layton
When: 10:00 AM
Who: Everyone
How: *
Cost: Call Theater for prices
For more info: (801)774-8222


Friday, July 8 - Space and Rocket Presentation

NASA Space Ambassador Randy Bond will make a fun, hands-on, family-oriented presentation on rockets and space technology.

Where: HAFB Museum (just east of I-15 off of the 5600 Roy exit), in the auditorium
When: 1:00 PM
Who: Everyone
How: Just show up!
Cost: Free