Raising of America Screening Series
This four-part series on early childhood and the future of our nation will explore the history of the Comprehensive Child Development Act, the evolution of the U.S. military’s outstanding childcare program and what it will take to enact effective child and family policies today. A panel of Utah leaders in early childhood, policymakers and special guests will help us imagine the way to a better future for our children. The evenst are free but space is limited; RSVP is required.

Once Upon A Time in America Trailer - Screening Date June 15, 2016
Are We Crazy About Our Kids? Trailer - Screening Date June 29, 2016
Wounded Places Trailer - Screening Date July 13, 2016
DNA is Not Destiny Trailer - Screening Date July 27, 2016


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Salt Lake Community College Nature Playground Grand Opening
July 12, 2016
2:00 - 4:00 pm
4600 South Redwood Road
The new nature-based playground at SLCC’s Eccles Early Childhood Lab School is a premier environment that has been created to follow national best practices in quality Early Childhood Education. This outdoor environment allows children to explore the world around them in meaningful and engaging ways. The goal is to have an outdoor classroom, not just a typical playground.
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Enjoy UtahEnjoy Utah Events
Looking for something to do? Check out "Enjoy Utah" a blog for families looking for things to do in Utah.
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Help Me Grow Community Calendars
Help Me Grow Utah calendars are intended to share community events that are open to the public.
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Wheeler Historic Farm

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
6351 S. 900 East
Murray, UT
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Willow Park Zoo

Daily 9:00 AM until- dusk
419 W 700 South, Logan
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On-going Saturdays
Storytime at The King's English

11:00 am
The King's English
1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City
A special storytime for youngsters at a local bookstore. Advance registration is not required, just drop in.
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Utah Parent Center

Events with Utah Parent Center
Parents helping parents of children with disabilities.
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Ready To Learn Parental Involvement Literacy Workshops

These free workshops provide simple, substantive training for parents. KUED will present 170 workshops to more than 4,000 parents this year, and many are offered bilingually. KUED distributes a free book to every child whose parent attends a workshop – approximately 300 books per month. The literacy workshops address a host of early childhood education issues, including child development, coping with feelings, cultures, families, geography, health care and hygiene, overcoming fears, parenting, media literacy, music, nutrition, safety and self esteem.
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Storytime at your Local Library

Most local libraries offer a storytime for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way for children to have exposures to a variety of books and topics as well as become familiar with the library. Check with your local library for times.
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Story Time at American West Center

Wednesdays 10:30am
Preschool kids and families are welcome. Join us for stories, games, songs, a special treat, and a lot of fun. There is no admission fee for Story Time
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Grandfamilies Classes

Tooele & Salt Lake County
This classes is for individuals and families that are raising a relatives child, such as grandparents, aunts and uncles. We always offer a children’s psycho educational support group for kids 4-11 when we have an adult class. In addition we have a fun family activity monthly.
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Places to Visit

These places all have free admission, but most of them do accept donations if you wish to donate. It is not required, but always a nice gesture.