Category Archives: Family Activities

A REAL Dad!

Authored by: Erin Dixon, Group Home Supervisor If you ask my 6 year old son, he will tell you that his daddy can do ANYTHING! He will often report that his father is stronger than whomever he is talking to, … Continue reading

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Summer Fun in Magna and Kearns

Authored By: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Coordinator For many kids, summer is two-and- a-half blissful months of sleeping late, watching endless hours of YouTube videos, and promptly forgetting months of their teachers’ hard work over the previous school year. It’s easy … Continue reading

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May the 4th Be With You

Authored by: Kent Larson, Family Therapist at Salt Lake County Youth Services What is the big deal about Star Wars anyway? Why does it have such a following? Don’t people have anything better to do than to nerd-out over Princess … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services This Friday will mark the 155th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a bicultural celebration that has become the perfect excuse to enjoy Mexican food. But Cinco de … Continue reading

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The County Library Celebrates Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros with Kids’ Fiesta

By Anna Zanarini, Early Learning Librarian, Salt Lake County Library Bilingual storytimes, live music, cultural dancing, bounce houses, crafts and piñatas are just a few of the fun and free activities offered at the County Library’s Kids’ Fiesta on April … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Volunteers Month

Authored by: Gina Percival, Volunteer Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services. “Only a life lived for others is worth living.”  Albert Einstein April is a special month. Not just because of Spring Break or Easter, but because we get to … Continue reading

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The County Library Celebrates National Poetry Month

Authored by: Crystal Snider, Public Services Librarian, Salt Lake County Library Every April, organizations, schools, and libraries across the country come together to celebrate poetry as an art form and recognize its cultural importance. In honor of this month-long event, … Continue reading

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