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Thursday, June 27

8:00 am - 12:00 am    2013 Utah Botanical Foray

Workshop / Biology

A botanical foray geared at learning more about the plant and fungal life in parts of the state not frequently visited. This year we will be in the Grouse Creek & Raft River Mountains (as well as the surrounding deserts). This is a 4-day event, and no experience is needed. More information can be obtained at the Intermountain Herbarium’s website. Where: Rosebud Fieldstation (approx. 61 miles WSW of Snowville off HWY 30). Registration: Begins NOW! Interested? Contact Michael Piep at (435) 797-0061 by June 14, 2013 - or by email until June 25.

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm    Can You Dig It? Summer Archaeology Day Camp at the Museum of Anthropology

Cultural / Other

3rd and 4th grade students can try out their hand at making their own Fremont pottery and split twig figurines, participate in a mock archaeological excavation, and learn about tree-ring dating! Camp dates are June 24-June 28, 2013 (The activities are the same each day, so please choose ONE day to attend). Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ages: 8-10. Registration is FREE! Pre-registration is required. Email Candice at to obtain a registration packet, or pick one up at the front desk of the museum (Old Main, Room 252), open Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm    'New Acquisitions 2013' art exhibit

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

This new exhibit features nine works of art recently donated to the Museum by the late Joe Austin. These artworks are avant garde pieces from the 1970s and 1980s by artists working in the Los Angeles area and include an early painting by Lari Pittman. Beginning in 2005, Joe Austin gave a number of important artworks to the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. He died in March 2013 in Los Angeles at the age of 74. Mr. Austin donated modern and contemporary artworks by Alison Saar, Charles Gaines, Dewain Valentine and Peter Shire among others. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was a successful attorney and a passionate supporter of the visual arts throughout his life. To learn more about Joe Austin and other exhibits in the art museum, visit their website by clicking on the link below.

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11:00 am - 4:00 pm    Historic Adventures

Recreational / Other

Daily Activities: Come to the American West Heritage Center with your family or group for a taste of living history. With five different venues open daily. Exploring the Center can take anywhere from 90 minutes to several hours depending on the kind of experience you want

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11:00 am - 1:00 pm    Lasting Relationships Workshop

Workshop / Counseling and Psychological Services

Lasting Relationships: Guidelines for Building Better Connections with the Ones You Love -- This two-part workshop is for individuals and couples who are interested in learning new ways to build more satisfying relationships and strengthen communication skills. We will cover the following topics: personal rights in relationships; parameters of healthy relationships; principles for maintaining long-lasting relationships; effective communication; and tips on fighting fair. Please call to reserve a seat, 797-1012. Check our website for other upcoming workshops.

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm    Swaner EcoCenter: Thursday Climbing Wall

Recreational / Other

Climbing Wall, Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. Join us for rock climbing every Thursday at the EcoCenter through Labor day! Climb through the Swaner ecosystem on our indoor wall. Active fun for all ages. The cost to climb is $5 per person and free to members. No reservation is necessary. If you have questions, please call 435-649-1767.

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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm    The Drowsy Chaperone -- The Old Lyric Repertory Company

Arts & Entertainment / Caine College of the Arts

It all begins when a die-hard musical theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in a rambunctious tale of flappers, gangsters, divas and Latin lovers. Rated Intermediate for mild language. Presented by USU's Old Lyric Repertory Company, based in the Theatre Arts Department.

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