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Weekend Express: Climbings 372 steps, polar plunge and polar bears

First Published Feb 21 2014 11:09AM      Last Updated Feb 21 2014 03:16 pm

(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) A group representing the Cache County Sheriff's Department makes the plunge into Hyrum Reservoir. Participants in the Polar Plunge raised funds for Utah Special Olympics by jumping into the freezing water of the Hyrum reservoir, in Hyrum, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014.

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Fight For Air Climb » Climb 200 feet — 372 steps — to the top of the Zions Bank tower in downtown Salt Lake City to raise funds for the American Lung Association to help people with lung diseases who struggle to breathe each day. More information, www.lungutah.org.

When: 8 a.m. Saturday

Where: Zions Bank, 1 S. Main St.

Registration: $35, but participants are also encouraged to raise a minimum of $100 in donations



Polar Plunge » Take a plunge into icy water in this fundraiser for Special Olympics Utahs. More information, ww.sout.org/uploads/files/90_Polar_Plunge_Kit_2014.pdf.

When and where: 9 a.m. Saturday at Pelican Bay Marina, Utah Lake, Saratoga Springs; and 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. George City Pool, St. George

Registration: $10 plus $40 minimum in pledges/donations

Polar Bear Whiteout » It’s a party for polar bears at Hogle Zoo. Learn about polar bears while doing crafts and playing games. Wear white to get $1 off admission. More information, www.hoglezoo.org/event_registration/?ee=114.

When: 10a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday (See Rizzo the polar bear up close during a special demonstration at 10:45 a.m. and see her enjoy fish at 1:15 p.m.)

Where: Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave.

Regular admission: Adults $11.95, seniors 65 and older $9.95, children 3-12 $8.95

Safe Kids Fair » Activities, entertainment — including Captain America — free bike helmet giveaway while supplies last. More information, www.my995fm.com/slc-common/safekids/.

When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday

 

 

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