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Weekend Express: Orchids, baby animals, goats and more

First Published Apr 04 2014 11:11AM      Last Updated Apr 04 2014 03:05 pm

(Trent Nelson | Tribune file photo) A wide variety of orchids grown in local homes and greenhouses are on display at the Utah Orchid Society's 2013 Fall Show at Red Butte Garden. This year's show is Saturday and Sunday at Red Butte.

Plan your weekend with picks from our entertainment reporters, critics and bloggers. For more event listings, visit www.sltrib.com/entertainment. Sports listings can be found here.

Baby Animal Season • Pet a lamb or hold a fluffy chick and experience life in the 19th century. Information, www.thisistheplace.org/todays_fun/baby_animal_season.html.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Sundays through May 23

Where: This Is the Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave.

Admission: Adult $11, children 3-11 $8, children 2 and under free

Park City Olympic Parade • More than 20 Olympians and Paralympians that live, train and coach in Park City will parade through the town. Athletes expected to participate include Joss Christensen (2014 freeskiing gold medalist), Steve Holcomb (2014 bobsled 2x bronze medalist), Ted Ligety (2014 alpine skiing gold medalist), and Sage Kotsenburg (2014 snowboard gold medalist). Longtime Park City resident Stein Eriksen, 1952 alpine Olympic gold medalist, will lead the parade as grand marshal.



When: 1 p.m. Saturday

Where: Park City Main Street

Admission: Free

Swaner EcoCenter Spring Celebration • Celebrate Earth Day, Easter and spring wtih eco-friendly crafts and activities for the whole family such as a bird show, dyeing eggs with natural materials, story telling, photos with the Easter Bunny and more. Information, www.swanerecocenter.org/education-calendar/calendar/2014/04/05/spring-celebration-2014.html.

When: 2:30-5 p.m. Saturday

Where: Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, 1258 Center Drive, Park City

Admission: Free, but some activities require a small fee

Teen Poetry Extravaganza • Nathan Cummings, a National Student Poet – the nation’s highest honor for young poets — will lead an interactive poetry workshop for Salt Lake City youth followed by a set of poetry readings during which he will be joined by local poets, Willy Paloma and Sara Caldiero. Information, www.slcpl.lib.ut.us/events/view/2910/.

 

 

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