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Weekend Express: Green living, LEGOs, festival of colors

Published May 2, 2014 3:16 pm

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2014 Live Green SLC! Festival • Exhibits and vendors on green and sustainable living including renewable energy, urban gardens, recycling, alternative transportation and more. Information, livegreenslc.com/.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Library Square, 200 E. 400 South

Admission: Free

March of Dimes March for Babies • Walk two miles while raising money for the March of Dimes in its fight against infant diseases and birth defects. Information, http://www.marchofdimes.com/utah/events/10222_3135383432.html or 801-327-9464. (Future walks are scheduled for May 10 in Ogden and May 17 in Provo.)

When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. registration begins; 9:30 a.m. walk begins

Where: The Gateway mall, 90 S. 400 West

Registration: You can set your own personal fundraising goal.

BrickSlopes • This event brings LEGO creations from master builders across the U.S. plus a play area with more than 50,000 LEGO bricks plus door prizes, LEGO jewelry and other merchandise for sale. Information, http://www.brickslopes.com.

When: 3-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday

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

Admission: $7, children 8 and under free

The Original Salt Lake Antiques Show • Antiques exhibitors from throughout the West plus the wedding gown collection of Barbara Fegley. Information, http://www.slcantiqueshow.com/index.html.

When: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday

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

Admission: $6, seniors 65 and older $5, children 12 and under free with an adult or senior

Safe Kids Day • More than 40 booths and vendors, free bike helmets for the first 300 participants, emergency vehicles on display, K9 police dog demonstrations, a hula hoop contest, bicycle safety instruction, child ID kits and more. Information, http://www.daviscountyutah.gov/calendar_item.cfm?calendar_item_id=8301.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday

Where: Legacy Events Center, 151 S. 1100 West, Farmington

Admission: Free

Holi Festival of Colors • Celebrate spring with the throwing of colors, mantra music, food and more. Information, http://www.festivalofcolorsusa.com/festival-of-colors/salt-lake-city/ or 801-487-4005.

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 965 E. 3370 South

Admission: $3, kids 12 and under free

International Dutch Oven Society spring convention • Dutch oven cooking demonstrations, vendors, silent auction, youth cook-off and more. Information, http://www.idos.com/SpringConvention2014.php.

When: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Legacy Events Center, 151 S. 1100 West, Farmington

Admission: Free

Utah Dream Home Expo • Exhibits and classes on home construction, design, financing, appliances and amenities. Information, utahdreamhomeexpo.com/.

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

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

Admission: $7 for ages 14 and above, $6 for ages 65 and above

Utah Free Masons open house • Utah Freemasons are opening their doors to the public for their annual statewide open house. More information, http://www.utahgrandlodge.org/utah-masonic-lodges.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Salt Lake Masonic Temple, 650 E. South Temple, and all Masonic lodges in Utah

Admission: Free

Free Comic Book Day • The first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day, when participating comic book vendors give out free comics. Hastur Games & Comics in Midvale will have super heroes on hand for photo ops. For a list of participating stores near you, go to http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/992.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday (times may vary for other participating stores)

Where: Hastur Games & Comics, 6831 S. State St., Midvale