July 11 – 24: Pioneer Days Activities/Rodeo–Please plan to join us at Utah’s biggest and best statehood celebration, starting with the Friday, July 2 First Friday Art Stroll. This year’s art theme is “Traces of the West” art show at the Eccles Community Arts Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave. Go to ogdenpioneerdays.com to see more activities available to our community

June 5 – Aug 21: Ramp Free Saturdays

July 11: LDS Devotional @ Ogden Tabernacle 6 p.m. | Monday Night Movies @ MWC Park

July 13: Special Kids Rodeo @ Lorin Farr Park

July 15: All about Succulents @ Ogden Botanical Gardens 6 – 8 p.m. Call USU Extension for questions (801) 399-8200

July 17: Untamed Pops Concert 7:30 p.m. @ Ogden Amphitheater

July 19: Ogden Pioneer Days Horse and Hitch Parade 7 p.m. Ogden’s Horse & Hitch parade is one of the finest in the state. Come see every kind, color, breed, and size of horse imaginable.

July 24: Ogden Pioneer Day Parade – 9 a.m. The Ogden Pioneer Days Grand Parade is a magnificent site to behold. The parade route begins on 31st Street, continues northbound on Washington Boulevard, and ends on 20th Street.

July 18: Lindquist Pops Concert & Fireworks @ WSU Duck Pond Dusk


Aug 2 – 6: The Great Ogden Art Hunt @ Eccles Art Center 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m

Aug 4: Wasatch Audubon Bird Walk @ Antelope Island

Aug 6: Open Studio Night @ The Monarch 6 – 9 p.m. | Ogden’s First Friday Art Stroll @ Downtown Ogden 6 – 9 p.m. | Gallery Stroll @ Union Station 6 – 9 p.m.

August 7: The Gourmet Market @ The Monarch 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Aug 11 – 14: Weber County Fair @ Golden Spike Event Center 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Aug. 13 – 14: NUMOA Mustang Car Show at The Junction – All Ford Stampede. Go to mustang.org/event/intermountain-mustang-and-all-ford-stampede-imafs/ for more details.

Aug. 13, 20, 21, & 28: Ogden Twilight Concert Series @Ogden Ampitheater. For artist line-up go to www.ogdencity.com/709/Amphitheater

Aug 25: Country Dance @ Union Station 8:30 p.m – 10 p.m.

Farmers Market in Ogden is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. through September 11th, 2021. There is something for everyone at Ogden’s Farmers Market. Garden fresh veggies and fruits, crafts, yoga in the park at 9 a.m., live music from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and more.

June 7 – July 30: Weber School district Summer Lunch Program Mon. – Fri., 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sack lunches will be distributed from inside any of the following Elementary school cafeterias.
•Burch Creek – 4300 S. Madison Ave.
•Green Acres – 640 E. 1900 N.
• Lakeview – 2025 W. 5000 S.
•North Park – 4046 S. 2175 W.
•Washington Terrace – 20 E. 4600 S.

Children must be present to receive the meal. Adults eat for $3.50 cash only, no large bills. Restrooms are not available.


Gentle Movements

Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 18 and older.
This vibrant, low-impact class combines gentle yoga, strength and stretch, guided dance, and meditation.

Discovery Time
Wednesdays, 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Summer Sessions run June 1 – July 15 & July 26 – Aug 9.
Ages 0-2 and 3-5.
Help your child get ready to read with stories, music, and art activities. Program sessions for each age group are held simultaneously at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Game Club
Wednesdays, 4 p.m.
Ages 8-18.
Learn and play a variety of board and video games.

Tai Chi
Saturdays, 10 a.m.
Ages 18 and older.
A form of martial arts, Tai Chi uses slow, controlled movements to regulate breathing and build stamina.

Origami Animals

July 1 -31
All Locations
Ages 12 and under.
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Get everything you need to create your own origami animal.

Book Discussion: Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann
Wednesday, July 14, 7 p.m.
Ages 18 and older.
Limited free copies of the book will be available.
Register at: 801-337-2670

The 5 Ws of Cooking: When did it all start?
Thursday, July 15, 7 p.m.
Ages 18 and older.
Explore cookbooks from every continent.
Attend the program and receive 20% off one item at Kitchen Kneads!
Register at: 801-337-2670

Art Class: Scratchboard Etching
Wednesday, July 21, 7:30 p.m.
Ages 16 and older.
Scratchboard art offers a unique style of mark-making and image creation that is perfect for exploring the use of positive and negative space.
To register call: 801 337-2670

Summer Reading

Need a good summer reading list?
Weber Book Links is an organization that helps facilitate the Utah Humanities Book Festival in Weber County and promotes all things literary in Northern Utah. Summer is a terrific time to catch up on reading! Here are a few suggestions to get you ready for some of our fantastic fall events:

Brian Floca (Saturday, Oct. 9, 6:30-7:30 pm)
Locomotive; Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11; Lightship; The Racer Alphabet; Keeping the City Going

Treehouse Museum welcomes back Brian Floca for a webinar for families as part of the Book Festival. Brian is an author and illustrator and winner of the 2014 Caldecott Medal for his beautiful Locomotive. Brian will be talking with families about his latest book, Keeping the City Going, published just this spring. It’s a tribute to healthcare and other essential workers who stayed on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic. Brian lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Registration opens in August on the Treehouse website (www.treehousemuseum.org) and the Utah Humanities Book Festival site.

To celebrate Brian’s participation in the Festival and his new book, Treehouse is hosting families of essential workers during the afternoon on October 9 for a Keeping the City Going Open House prior to the webinar, and these children and parents will be invited to participate in the webinar in the Treehouse Theater. Treehouse will be giving away copies of Brian’s books to lucky participants in the webinar who are watching at Treehouse or at home.

Alix Harrow (Oct. 25, 7 p.m., Weber County Library, Southwest Branch)

The Ten Thousand Doors of January and The Once and Future Witches. Sci-fi/fantasy

Harrow is the winner of a Hugo Award for her short fiction, and her two novels have been received with wide acclaim. She combines history with science fiction and fantasy, and her newest book The Once and Future Witches, reimagines witches and the women’s suffrage movement in the early twentieth century. Harrow lives with her husband and two children in Kentucky.

Self-Publishing Panel of local writers (Sept. 30, 7 p.m., Weber County Library, Main Branch)

Ben Behunin: Authentically Ruby: The Illustrious Matchmaker of Niederbipp. Fiction

Margaret Pettis: In the Temple of the Stars. Poetry

Felice Austin: Awake As In Ancient Days: The Christ-Centered Kundalini Yoga Experience. Non-fiction

Kaylee Nipko: Growing the Alphabet. Children’s/picture book

Vince Font: founder and editor of Glass Spider Publishing.

For a list of their self-published writers, visit: www.glassspiderpublishing.com.

Other events:
Spoken Word Sessions (first Friday of every month, 7:45 – 8 p.m., The Monarch)

Weber Book Links has partnered with The Banyan Collective to start new reading series called Spoken Word Sessions. Each First Friday Art Stroll between van sessions at the Monarch, a local poet will read from their original work. Come out and support our local poets!

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