August Calendar of Events

Fun Things to Do

August 1: Run Through the Roses 5K @ Ogden Botanical Gardens 6 p.m. register online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/run-through-the-roses-5k-registration-62015293412/amp

August 1-10: Peter Pan the Musical at Peery’s Egyptian Theater. Matinee and evening shows available. Purchase tickets at OgdenMusicalTheatre.org/tickets

August 2: Ogden Twilight Concert: Matt and Kim @ Ogden Amphitheater 5 p.m. https://www.24tix.com/event/314000512 | First Friday Ogden Art Stroll @ Downtown Ogden Locations 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. For location details visit https://www.ogdencity.com/770/First-Friday-Art-Stroll | Documentary Screening: Saving the Dark and Night Sky Program at Antelope Island State Park at 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse 8:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. Park entrance fees apply.

August 3: Antelope Island Spider Fest at 4528 West 1700 South, Syracuse 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Let’s get to know our creepy crawly friends who call Antelope Island home! Join us for a day full of spider-themed presentations, crafts, guided walks, citizen science, poetry, photography, art and food vendors, and more to learn about these fascinating residents of the island. Park entrance fees apply. | Dash For Donation 5k @ Leavitt’s Mortuary & Aultorest Memorial Park 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/heaven-can-wait-dash-for-donation-2019-leavitts-mortuary-location-registration-52674229037 | Ogden Nature Center Free admission on summer Saturdays 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

August 6:  Grossology @ Ogden Nature Center 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.   Cost $30 per camp Do your children always come home covered in mud and grass stains? Then this is the camp for them! Join us for a fun-filled day of games, crafts and exploration, as we discover the “gross” side of nature. Dress for the mess.

August 7-10: Come Home – Weber County Fair at the Golden Spike Event Center from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.  Don’t miss the Demolition Derby, Indian Relay Races, and Bull fights. For ticket prices visit GoldenSpikeEventCenter.com. 

August 10: Ride for the Kids Charity Bike ride 25-100 mile Antelope Island Ride register at www.rcwilley.com/ride

August 8: The Beethoven Festival @ Eccles Community Art Center 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/run-through-the-roses-5k-registration-62015293412/amp | Crafting With Nature @ Ogden Nature Center 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. ages 6-7 yrs Cost $30 Creative campers will enjoy this full day of crafting with nature. From creating riverstone and pinecone critters to making sand paintings and nature prints, children will use what nature provides to make fun projects to take home.

August 13: Beatles vs Elvis – A Musical Showdown Peery’s Egyptian Theater 7 p.m.  Two of the greatest musical acts of all time face off in a high-octane, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. Purchase tickets at smithstix.com  

August 17:  Water Lantern Festival at Jensen Nature Park 3176 South Bluff Road, Syracuse 5:30 p.m. purchase tickets to make a lantern online at https://www.waterlanternfestival.com/ogden.php | Ogden Twilight Concert: Phantogram @ Ogden Amphitheater 5 p.m. https://www.24tix.com/event/1556623263

August 21: Ogden Twilight Concert: Iron & Wine and Calexico @ Ogden Amphitheater 5 p.m. https://www.24tix.com/event/1091970177

August 28: Ogden Raptors Baseball Game vs Grand Junction Rockies @ Lindquist Field 6:30 p.m. Buy tickets at smithstix.com 

School Events

ROY HIGH SCHOOL
August 12: Boys Golf @ Hubbard Golf Course 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
August 13: School Registration
Seniors 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Juniors 9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
Sophomores 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer @ Roy 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 14: Cross Country Invitational 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
August 15: Boys Golf @ Sun Hills Golf Course 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Girls Soccer @ Layton 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 16: Football @ Roy 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
August 19: Back to School Night 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
August 20: First Day of School| Early Out 12:20 p.m. | Girls Soccer @ Roy High School 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 21: Picture Day | Early Out at 12:20 p.m. | Cross Country Open Region Meet @ Weber High School 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
August 22: Early Out 12:20 p.m. | Boys Golf @ Valley View Golf Course 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Instrument Rental night 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Girls Soccer @ Syracuse High School 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
August 23: Orientation Assembly 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Early Out 12:20 p.m.
August 26: Boys Golf @ Barn Golf Course 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Driver’s Ed Parent Meeting 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
August 27: Cinderella Auditions 2:30 P.M. – 7 p.m. | Girls Soccer @ Fremont High School 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 28: Cinderella Dance Auditions 2:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Club and Organizations Meeting 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Cross Country Pre-Region Meet @ Layton Park 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 29: Boys Golf @ Davis Park Golf Course 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Girls Soccer @ Roy 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Girls Tennis @ Roy 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
August 30: Late Start 8:30 a.m. | Opening Assembly 9:25 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. | Cross Country @ Weber State University 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Football @ Roy 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
August 31: Volleyball @ Davis Classic Tournament

SAND RIDGE JR. HIGH
August 1: Pre Registration Due
August 5: Softball @ South Ogden Jr High 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
August 14: New Student Registration 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
August 16: Registration 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | 7th Grade Orientation 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
August 20: First Day of School | Early Out 12:45 | Football Tryouts 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. | Softball Tryouts 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
August 21: Early Out 12:45 p.m.
August 22: Early Out 12:45 p.m.
August 23: Picture Day | Early Out 12:45 p.m.

ROY ELEMENTARY
August 19: Back to School Night
August 20: First Day of School | Early Out
August 21,22 & 23: Early out

MUNICIPAL ELEMENTARY
August 15: Back to School Night
August 20: First Day of School | Early Out Schedule all week

NORTH PARK ELEMENTARY
August 1: New Student Registration 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
August 16: Back to School Night
August 20: First Day of School | Early Out Schedule all week

SENIOR CENTER

August 5: Birthday Cake
August 6: Bingo 12:30 p.m.
August 7: Entertainment: Spot & Waldo 11:30 a.m.
August 8: Dance to Second Generation 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
August 13: Linda Hammer on Piano 11:30 a.m.
August 15: Speaker (Living Healthy to 100) : Jeff from Humana | Legal Services by appointment only | Foot Clinic 12 p.m.
August 21: Bingo 12:30 p.m. | Garr Ashby 11:30 a.m.
August 22: Dance to Second Generation 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
August 27: Painting Class 9:00 a.m.
August 28: Stampede 11:30 a.m.
August 29: Bingo 12:30 p.m.
EYEBROW WAXING THURSDAY cancelled due to holiday

ROY COMPLEX

August 3: Aug. 10: Ramp Days@ Roy Complex
August 12: September Swim Lesson Registration
August 16: Sept Water Aerobic Registration for class that runs Sept 3 – 26
August 17: Ramp Days at the Roy Aquatic Center
August 17 – Sept 2: Complex Closed for Maintenance

PARKS & RECREATION

August 1-31: Beginner & Girls Basketball Registration | Adult Softball Registration
Aug. 10: WFFL Football Jamboree
Aug. 17: WFFL Football First game
Aug. 26: WFFL Football Clothing Drive

LIBRARY EVENTS

Discover 4H
Squishy Circuits
August 27, 4:00 p.m. Grades 3-8. Learn the principles of electricity and build a simple electrical circuit using a battery pack, Play-Doh, and an LED. Space is limited, call 801-337-2652 to register.

Sensory Activities
Sensory Story Hour
August 3 & 17, 10:30 a.m.
Designed for children with special needs. Learning and fun are encouraged with books and activities that integrate the five senses. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

Discovery Time
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Infant to 3 years, and 4 to 5 years. Help your child get ready to read at our Discovery Time programs featuring stories, music, and learning activities. For more information, call 801-337-2652.

Youth Chess Club
Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
Ages 4-18. Players of all skill levels are invited to learn and play the ultimate intellectual game. All supplies are provided.

Movies
Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.
Join us for popular and classic films. Visit our website for ratings! Film release dates are subject to change.

Teens

Escape Room
August 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Ages 12-18. Do you have what it takes to escape? Solve puzzles, find clues, and beat the time. Space is limited, call 801-337-2674 to register.

Yoga for Kids and Grown-ups
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
A fun and engaging class designed to help build self-confidence, increase concentration, and develop a healthy lifestyle together.

Youth Chess Club
Wednesdays at 4 p.m.
Ages 4-18. Players of all skill levels are invited to learn and play the ultimate intellectual game. All supplies are provided.

Adults

Adult Summer Reading Challenge
Challenge yourself to spend more time reading, learning, and relaxing this summer. Select a book from one of the designated categories and Enter to win fantastic prizes. For adults; 19 and older and ends August 10.

Geek Trivia!
August 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Get out of the heat and get your geek on to score an awesome prize!

Mahjong Club
August 1 at 4:00 p.m.
Test your skill and luck as you play with friends and new acquaintances at the library. All supplies provided and no registration is required.

Art
DIY Art: Block Printing
August 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 18 and above. Discover how to create your own patterns using linoleum block stamps. To register, call 801-337-2670.

Book Discussion
The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg
August 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Set between 1941 Wisconsin and 2005 Alabama, four irresistible sisters take over the family business when all the men go off to war. In 2005, a package arrives on the doorstep of Sookie Earle, one that transports her back to the 40s and to the all-girl filling station’s last reunion. Visit the information desk to pick up a free copy of the book.

Healthy Lifestyle


Gentle Movements
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
This vibrant, low-impact class combines gentle yoga, strength and stretch, guided dance, and meditation. Presented as a combined approach, selected activities help the body with balance, dexterity, strength and circulation.
Yoga
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Ages 18 and above. Both physical and mental, yoga is a low-impact activity that promotes relaxation, reduces stress, and also provides the same benefits as other forms of exercise.
Tai Chi
Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.
A form of martial arts, Tai Chi uses slow, controlled movements to regulate breathing and build stamina. By focusing the mind on moving through a series of poses, a state of mental calm and clarity can help improve coordination, relaxation, and general health.

Technology


eTEAM
Sign up for individualized technology instruction. Beginner instruction is offered on Microsoft Word, e-mail, internet use, resumes, and eMedia. To sign up for one-on-one 30-minute sessions from the eTeam (24 hours’ notice required), call the location nearest you.

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