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Weekend Express: A polar plunge and LEGO championship

Published January 24, 2014 8:37 pm

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Utah FIRST LEGO League Championship • Kids ages 9-14 will compete in building LEGO robots and preparing scientific presentations. More information, legoleague.cmail1.com/t/j-l-iltlhtt-tklkhuuk-n/.

When: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: University of Utah, Student Union Building, 200 Central Campus Drive

Admission: Free

Utah Kids Club Winter Palooza • Activities aimed at families include a rock wall, ropes course, bounce zone, two-man ferris wheel, laser tag, mechanical bull and magic show plus photo opps with super heroes, princesses, Star Wars and Harry Potter characters and more. For more information, http://www.WinterPaloozaUtah.com.

When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday

Where: South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy

Tickets: $6 online, $8 at the door

Salt Lake's Strongest Man/Woman Show 2014 • After two days of competition on Friday and Saturday, the strongest man and strongest woman will be crowned. For more information, http://www.facebook.com/events/1409180779326970/?source=1.

When: Friday and Saturday

Where: CrossFit the Point, 14587 S. 790 West, Unit C, Bluffdale

Admission: Free to spectators; $75 for participants

2014 Freezin' for a Reason • Take a polar plunge into icy water at this fundraiser for the North Davis Preparatory Academy's annual trip to Spain for ninth-graders. Pre-registration available at http://www.northdavisprep.org. More information, northdavisprep.org/Docs/polar_plunge_TOOLKIT.pdf.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday (check-in begins at 9:45 a.m.)

Where: Fort Buenvaventura

Cost: Adults $25, students $15

Fat Bike Summit • Events include bike jousting, fat bike bucket ball, races, demos and a kids zone. More information http://www.fatbikesummit.com.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Mt. Ogden Golf Course, 1787 Constitution Way, Ogden

Admission: Free