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Published May 23, 2013 10:41 am

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May 23-29

'King of the Andes' Exhibit

Tracy Aviary will present "King of the Andes," the latest permanent exhibit featuring Andy, the aviary's 54-year-old Andean condor. Visit http://www.tracyaviary.org/king-of-the-andes for information.

When • Daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where • Tracy Aviary, 589 E. 1300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $7

CONduit 23: Dark Guilds of CONduit

CONduit is an annual general-interest science-fiction and fantasy convention held in May in Salt Lake City. This year's guests of honor are Alexis Cruz ("Stargate," "Stargate SG1," "Touched by an Angel"), Heather-Jospeh Witham ("Myth Busters," vampire expert), Larry Correia (best-selling fantasy novelist), and author Paul Genesse (Iron Dragon series). For information, visit conduit-sf.com or contact webmaster@conduit-sf.com

When • Friday at noon; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.

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

Tickets • $40 for full weekend; day passes available for discount; visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/277068

Johnston's Army Adventure Camp

Visitors experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston's Army. Events include re-enactments, encampments, storytelling, stagecoach rides, firearm and cannon demonstrations, marches, drills, 1861 period games and photos in period uniform. Call 801-768-8932 for information or visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/camp-floyd/stuff-to-do.

When • Saturday-Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where • Camp Floyd State Park and Stagecoach Inn Museum, 18035 W. 1540 North, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $2; $6 per family

Swaner's Spring Nature Walks

Join Swaner Eco Center for an easy stroll and learn about the history of Swaner, what animals and plants call the preserve home, and how the preserve changes through the seasons. Boots or mud shoes recommended. Reservations for nature walks are suggested. RSVP at swanerecocenter@usu.edu or 435-649-1767.

When • Saturday, 10 a.m.

Where • Swaner Eco Center, 1258 Center Drive, Park City

Tickets • $5; free for members

Utah Olympic Park Summer Season

As Old Man Winter hibernates, the Utah Olympic Park has been preparing for its upcoming summer season. The summer season will offer a dozen activities including the signature summer Comet Bobsled, three new adventure courses and a new activity called Drop Tower, as well as guest favorites, zip lines and alpine slide. Visit UtahOlympicLegacy.com or call 435-658-4200 for information.

When • Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m

Where • Utah Olympic Park, 3419 Olympic Parkway, Park City

Tickets • Prices vary per event

People's Market

The People's Market features items from local farmers, lunch food, music, entertainment, and handmade crafts. The Market is dedicated to building a robust food system, encourage urban micro-farmers, small-scale entrepreneurship, and support many new and smaller artisans. Visit http://www.slcpeoplesmarket.org for information.

When • Sunday, May 26 from 12-2 p.m.

Where • International Peace Gardens, 1060 S. 900 West, Salt Lake City

Great Salt Lake Audubon - Farmington Bay Plus

Meet on the south east corner of the ShopKo parking lot in Sugarhouse to carpool to Farmington Bay. Afternoon birding option: After birding "The Bay" for the morning, anyone interested can continue birding northward with Bryant. Destinations will likely be Kaysville Ponds or Antelope Island. Call or email Bryant if you plan to attend at 801-498-0362 or Bryant_olsen@yahoo.com.

When • Wednesday, May 29 at 7 a.m.

Where • Shopko, 2290 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free