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Riverton FamilySearch Library expands genealogy classes

Riverton’s Family Search Library is offering genealogy classes to the general public at select libraries and senior centers.

New playground serves children in domestic violence shelter

Community donors pitched in to help a domestic violence shelter install a new playground at its West Jordan facility at the end of September.

Local residents help bring Up With People to Salt Lake area

Terry and Kicki Schade worked to connect the nonprofit organization Up With People to sponsors in the Salt Lake Area for a successful visit in September.

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation Holds Bond Election

The Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is holding a $90 million bond election to fund new projects such as new parks and updates to existing ones.

Building a Brighter Future

Since the announcement of a new City Hall and the adjoining five acre Community Park which will constitute our Towne Center, some of our residents have voiced deep concerns as to the timing of such a project as well as the financial obligation the city would incur.

Bluffdale Resident Transitions to Modern Calligraphy

One Bluffdale artist continues to adapt her style as computer graphics change the way people view calligraphy.

Scouts Participate in Pop-Up STEM Stations

Rosecrest Park bustled with Cub Scouts Webelos from districts 18 and 20 of the Great Salt Lake Council as community members transformed it into a makeshift science laboratory with a geology focus.

Kids, Teens Perform Disney Classic

Aladdin, Jasmine, Genie and all of their associates are coming to a Riverton stage, but audience members shouldn’t come expecting a regurgitation of the Disney cartoon

Things I Learned at the Statue of Liberty

While navigating the crowds on Liberty Island, I learned some things I thought I’d share with you.

Activities to Help Kids Understand Halloweens of Long Ago

Halloween. It’s a holiday that leaves me confused and mystified. No, it’s not the witches brew getting to me, it’s the evolution of the holiday itself.

 

 

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