Weekend Express: Orchids, baby animals, goats and more
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
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/.