PIONEER GARDEN VOLUNTEER SESSIONS
Mondays | 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Tuesdays | 6-8 p.m.
Wednesdays | 8-10 a.m.
Sill Center Gardens
View more information about volunteering with the Edible Campus Gardens here.
Be Well Utah
Saturday, Aug. 19-Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017
As part of this commitment, we have once again partnered with Regence BlueCross BlueShield to bring you Be Well Utah— a week-long celebration to wellness! You are invited to participate in our many wellness activities for all ages.
Then, join us at our Family Health Fair — our culminating event on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, where you can expect free health screenings, interactive wellness displays, on-field activities and a Kids’ Corner with healthy snacks.
For more information and a complete list of activities, please visit the Be Well Utah website.
DROP-IN SESSION: PAPER DECORATION
Saturday, Aug. 19, 1-5 p.m.
Marriott Library, Book Arts Studio, Level 4
Join us any time between 1-5 p.m. in the Book Arts Studio on the fourth floor of the Marriott Library. These Drop-in Sessions are informal opportunities to get your hands dirty and try some new techniques, ranging from alternative printing processes to paper decoration and much more.
Bring a friend to explore these accessible and creative approaches to art-making. Free to the public and no experience necessary. Participants must be 16 years and older.
UTAH WOMEN’S SOCCER GAME
Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017 | 11 a.m.
The first Utah athletic event of the year.
SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING
Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Marriott Library Plaza
Come watch the eclipse on the library plaza with a free pair of solar eclipse glasses. There will be SUN-chips and Capri SUNs (hah, get it?) and giveaways throughout the viewing.
MCRAY MAGLEBY POSTER SALE
Monday, Aug. 21-Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium
Posters cost $1. In 2008 McRay (Mac) Magleby retired from his professorship at the U. Since 1987 Magleby has been teaching students how to be creative. He told them, “Being creative is risky; however, where the risks are great, the rewards are greater.”
IDAHO BOOKER’S DOZEN: AN EXHIBITION
Through Monday, Aug. 28, 2017
Marriott Library, Level 4 Exhibition Space
The call for entries included this statement: Artists’ books may be one-of- a-kind objects or small editions, as long as they are self-published by a book artist (who may be a visual artist, a writer or simply a bibliophile who has taken their love of books into their own hands). Any combination of hand, mechanical and/or digital processes is acceptable.
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Free food
- Lots of games
- Library help and resources
- Prizes and giveaways
Find out what how the library can help you with all U need.
TEDXSALTLAKECITY: A BRAVE NEW WORLD – WHAT WILL WE CREATE?
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017
Join us on Sept. 9 for a captivating, mind-expanding day of speakers and performers, as we explore a future of possibilities and what brave new world we might create right here in Salt Lake City.
Regular tickets include lunch that will be provided by food trucks, but the $5 student ticket does not. However, students can opt to pay $15 and that will include lunch. You will not be able to use cash to buy food from the trucks.
Grab yours before it’s too late, tickets have sold out every year.
Click here to purchase.
VIKINGS: BEYOND THE LEGEND
Through Monday, Jan. 1, 2018
Natural History Museum of Utah
Come explore Vikings to discover the truth about the Vikings age and dispel long-held stereotypes about its people, traditions and influence. Find yourself captivated by more than 400 authentic artifacts- some never before seen outside Scandinavia — including jewelry, funeral urns, weapons, game pieces, clothing and even a piece of 1,000-year-old Viking bread.
When you visit Vikings at Natural History Museum of Utah you will:
- Imagine a Viking voyage as you marvel a full-scale replica of a Viking ship
- Play a digital version of a popular Viking strategy game that pre-dates chess
- Test the balance between the blade and handle of a replica Viking sword
- Excavate a spectacular Viking burial boat, layer by layer, on an interactive touch table