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Weekend Express: MS walk, Japan festival, free races
When • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
Where • Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave.
Admission • Adults $11.95, seniors 65 and older $9.95, children ages 3-12 $8.95
Nihon Matsuri (Japan Festival) • Japanese food and treats, tea ceremony and ikebana (flower arranging) exhibits, handicrafts, clothing and gifts plus live entertainment on two stages that will include martial arts, cosplay taiko drummers and koto musicians. Information, www.nihonmatsuri.com/.
When • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
Where • Japantown, 100 South between 200 and 300 West
Admission • Free
Provo Spring Festival • Live bands, local artists and food, activities for children, teens and adults include bubble ball soccer, slack lining, crafts, potato sack races and more. An outdoor showing of Frozen begins at dusk. Information, www.provo.org/community/events-in-provo/provo-city-s-spring-festival.
When • 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Rock Canyon Park, 2620 N. 1200 East, Provo
National Go Birding Day • Beginners are welcome at this guided bird walk that will teach participants about our feathered friends. Information, 801-721-9569.
When • 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
Where • Visitor Center, Antelope Island State Park, Syracuse
Admission: $10 per vehicle, up to eight people for admission to the park (the bird walk itself is free)