We've had a great summer so far, and we're excited to continue exploring with you! With the 4th of July holiday coming up we have included opportunities for the next two weeks where you can earn stamps in your ZAP Kids Summer Passport (June 28 - July 11). Enjoy your experience or learn something new? Share it with us on Instagram using #exploreZAP!
Destinations are FREE unless otherwise noted.
Get in touch with the natural world
Wednesday, June 28 | 11 AM - 2 PM West Jordan Library
Participate in a drop-in, BioBlitz activity
with the Natural History Museum of Utah . Bioblitz is an interactive
citizen-science program where you can learn how to participate in scientific
research by making your own observations right in your backyard.
Wednesday, June 28 | 4 PM Wasatch
Explore the Wasatch Community Gardens Tomato Garden and then
learn what it's like to grow your own food in the city. Go on a tour of
the gardens, meet our chickens, taste some fresh garden produce and make a take
a seed pot while supplies last. Located at 800 S. 600 E.
Friday, June 30 & July 7 |
6:30 PM Midvale
Council is presenting free summer concerts in the park on
Friday evenings with activities provided by the Boys & Girls Club,
Copperview Community Center and the local library. Enjoy performances by
the Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band on June 30, and A Western
Variety Show on July 7.
Collect an art experience at the library
Saturday, July 8 | 10:15
AM Hunter Library
The internationally renowned One
Voice Children's Choir will perform
a musical concert highlighting some of the incredible songs they will also be
singing in France this year!
Thursday, June 29 | 4:30 PM Herriman Library
and Tuesday, July 11 | 2:30 PM Columbus Library
to create funny monsters in the Line Monster Game with Visual Art Institute !
Using only pencils and sharpies, kids will create their own unique and colorful
monsters all while playing an immersive game.
Tuesday, July 11 | 4 PM Sandy Library
Enjoy some improv with Youth Theatre at the U as
they bring their KAZUM JACKSON'S HILARIOUS PLAGUE improvisation troupe to play
creative and imaginative games with the audience.
Destinations you can visit all summer long
Earn stamps at any of these locations
throughout the summer.
Garden Park is
open to the public free of charge. Come walk through a water pipe, learn to
make compost or identify plants. Explore the Garden any day of the summer and
get a stamp in your passport! Garden hours are from 8 AM to 8 PM, Monday
Visit Discovery Gateway Children's Museum and explore educational workshops,
programs and exhibits that inspire the whole family to discover the power of
play together. Present your passport for $2 off the price of admission.
Empress Theatre supports
local talent to provide family-oriented fun for Magna and its surrounding
areas. This summer's shows are Peter and the
Starcatcher and Honk Junior. If you present the ZAP Kids Summer
Passport to the box office, you will get in free with the purchase of
an adult ticket ($12).
Leonardo is a museum of
creativity! Inside, you can discover the wonder of FLIGHT in their newest
exhibit, delve into the mind-bending wonder of our exhibit on PERCEPTION,
unleash your inner artist, scientist or engineer in one of our three hands-on
laboratories, and even be moved by the exhibits in our Human Rights Gallery.
Whatever you're interested in, The Leonardo will spark creativity and help you
discover a whole new way to see the world. Present your passport for $2
off the price of admission.
free weekly group piano lessons for beginners of all ages. Drop in for hands-on
music instruction at Salt Lake Public Library-Glendale,
every Saturday beginning June 10 from 11 AM to 12 PM.
Off Broadway Theatre offers
original family-friendly comedies and musical parodies for parents and kids
alike. This summer's shows are Pirates of the Carabeener, The Marx
Brothers in A Night at the Imperial, and Utahoma! Present the
passport and each member of the family will receive a $2 discount off
the regular (Adult, Student/Senior, or Child) price.
Utah will provide
children with a scavenger hunt of the art and architecture of Memory Grove
Park. Passport stamp and scavenger hunt can be picked up at the Memorial House
(375 North Canyon Road, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM).
Salty Cricket Composers Collective offers El Sistema Summer Camps that
empower young people to become effective citizens. Mention your passport when
you call or email to reserve your spot at the camp to get 15% off one
week's tuition. Bring your passport on the first day of camp for a stamp.
Aviary has more
than 135 species and 400 individual birds on display. Guests are encouraged to
wander its 8 acres and appreciate the different colors, sizes and sounds of our
feathered friends. Present your passport at the gate for a $2 discount
on the price of admission.
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