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Weekend Express: Bald Eagle viewing, chocolate tasting, boat show

Published February 7, 2014 9:50 pm

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Bald Eagle Day • The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is hosting five spots for watching bald eagles: Salt Creek Waterfowl Management Area, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Fountain Green State Fish Hatchery, Split Mountain/Green River and Rush Lake Ranch. For more information, wildlife.utah.gov/wildlife-news/1344-bald-eagle-day-feb-8.html.

When: Saturday (times vary by viewing area but generally they are between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Admission: Free

Hot Chocolate Dash • This 5K raises money for A Child's Hope Foundation to help fund an orphanage under construction in Buena Vista, Mexico. More information, http://www.hotchocolatedash.com and http://www.AChildsHopeFoundation.org.

When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Where: River Woods, Provo Beach Resort, 4801 N. University Ave., Provo

Registration: $25 online, $30 race day

Valentine's Day Photo Booth • Bring your smartphone and sweetheart to the library's Valentine's Day Photo Booth and they'll help you snap a fairytale photo featuring costumes, makeup, and props. More information, 801-524-8200 or http://www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/2776/#sthash.AUqL3aKC.dpuf.

When: 2-4 p.m. Saturday

Where: Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Admission: Free

Polar Plunge • Grab some friends and dive into icy water to raise money for Special Olympics Utah. More information, http://www.firstgiving.com/SOUT/polar-plunge-2014cache-county.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday

Where: Hyrum State Park, 405 W. 300 South, Hyrum

Registration: $40 to $60

Utah Boat Show & Watersports Expo • New boating equipment and accessories, demonstrations. More information, http://www.greenband.com/boat/.

When: Noon to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday

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

Admission: Adults $9, seniors $8, children 12 and under free with a paid adult

Chocolate: The Exhibition • This is the opening weekend for a new exhibit on chocolate with chocolate tastings in the special exhibits gallery and chocolate experts on hand to share their knowledge. More information, nhmu.utah.edu/events/chocolate-exhibition-opening-weekend.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Where: Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way

Admission: Included with museum admission of adults $11, seniors/students 13-24 $9, children 3-12 $8.