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May 14 - 20, 2017

Sunday, May 14

7:00 am - 10:00 pm    Wilderness First Responder Course

Recreational / Campus Recreation

Recognized as the standard medical training for guides, outdoor educators, and wilderness enthusiasts. The 80-hour WFR course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to respond to medical and traumatic emergencies in remote locations. The first 30 hours consist of self-directed online modules followed by 50 hours of hands on instruction. The online portion must be completed prior to the start of the classroom sessions. Online Section Begins: March 27th Hands-on Classroom Section: May 10-14th @OP Registration Deadline: Sunday April 23rd 5:00pm

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info

7:00 am - 10:00 pm    Wilderness First Responder Re-Certification

Recreational / Campus Recreation

This course may be used to refresh a Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR) or Wilderness EMT (wilderness section only) certifications. The 3-day course is heavily scenario based and will provide a review and update of wilderness medicine treatment practices, protocols and evacuation guidelines. On day one we will jump right into scenarios and move through the course curriculum at a fast pace. While we cannot cover the entire course in only three days you are responsible for the entire curriculum. To better prepare you for success we provide you with a study guide that must be completed and handed into your instructors the morning of the first day of class. Prerequisites: Previous WFR certifications must have be at least 72-hours in length. All participants must have completed and returned the refresher course study guide to the course instructors the first day of class (Click on link below for more information)

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info

10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Small Wonders

Exhibit / Cooperative Extension

Visit this creepy, crawly new exhibit to discover something new about the most common life form on earth; insects! From Mormon crickets to bark beetles and fireflies to honey bees, insects impact our lives in countless ways.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

10:59 am - 10:59 am    Swaner's Craft Sunday

Arts & Entertainment / Cooperative Extension

Bring your crafty kids to Swaner's Craft Sunday! Swaner Preserve & EcoCenter will offer a nature-themed craft every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages are welcome!

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

Monday, May 15

No activities today

Tuesday, May 16

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm    USU Extension - Healthy Family Fun - FREE Dinners

Special Event / Extension

Learn to make a quick, healthy, and delicious dinner and then enjoy it together. Explore interactive activities and games. Parents will learn healthy family skills in a small group setting, while the children have a hands-on food learning experience. May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6 - Tuesdays at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Family Life Building, More Info

Wednesday, May 17

9:23 am - 10:20 am    SAA Networking Night

Special Event / Professional Employee Association

More details to come.

TSC, Plaza, More Info

Thursday, May 18

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm    Flower Power Workshop

Workshop / Cooperative Extension

Flower Power Workshop Thursday, May 18 | 4:00 – 6:30 pm | $5 entrance fee RSVP Required | 435-797-8939 Join Park City Nursery owner Sophy Kohler and USU Horticulturist Helen Muntz at Swaner EcoCenter to learn how to create your perennial flower garden in Park City. Get tips on soil composition, flower bed options, creating a beautiful layout, growing annuals and perennials in our high desert climate, and more!

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info

5:20 pm - 6:30 pm    2017 May Swenson Memorial Poetry Walkabout

Special Event / English

Join Logan City Poet Laureate Star Coulbrooke in this annual event honoring Logan native and internationally known poet May Swenson. Writers and all others can walk through the Logan City Cemetery as they contemplate the cemetery's history. Meet near the sexton's shed at the entrance of the Logan City Cemetery on 1200 East (about 1000 North). Bring writing supplies.

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Friday, May 19

No activities today

Saturday, May 20

9:00 am - 1:00 pm    Family Art Day at the Gardener's Market

Special Event / Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art

Family Art Day returns to the Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market! These free, hands-on art activities brought to you by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) will travel to the CVGM in NEHMA’s Mobile Art Truck beginning May 20. Stop by and take part in a fun activity for all ages. Family Art Days are held on the third Saturday of the month. Look for NEHMA’s Art Truck at the Market or check for more details.

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11:40 am - 11:40 am    Saturday Nature Walk

Recreational / Extension

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! You will learn about wetland science, natural plant and animal species, and the history of the Swaner Preserve. Please come prepared for outdoor conditions. Saturday's | 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | $5 or free for members | To reserve your spot call: 435-649-1767

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info