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ZAP Kids Summer Passport Week 5-6

Posted By Salt Lake County ZAP
June 28, 2017

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Explore ZAP- Wasatch Community Gardens

Welcome explorers!  

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 Community Gardens

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 City Park

Midvale Arts 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.

Explore ZAP- One Voice Childrens Choir

Collect an art experience at the library

Saturday, July 8 | 10:15 AM Hunter Library Children’s Yard

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

Learn 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.  

 Explore ZAP- Discovery Gateway Childrens Museum

Destinations you can visit all summer long

Earn stamps at any of these locations throughout the summer.  

Conservation 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 through Saturday.

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.

The 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). 

The 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.

Explore ZAP- Mundi Project

Mundi Project  offers 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.   

The 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.  

Preservation 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.  

Tracy 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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