Sunday, May 25, 2008

What To Do On Memorial Day 2008

Monday, May 26, 2008
It's the first big holiday of the 2008 Summer season and there is plenty going on besides laying by the pool and backyard barbeque's. Here's a few things you can get out and do:

At the Hill Aerospace Museum: he Utah Aviation Hall of Fame induction ceremony is set for 9:30 a.m. in the F-16 Special Event Space (inside the Hill Aerospace Museum). Cliff Jolley will become the newest inductee. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel with patriotic readings. To get to the museum from I-15, either northbound or southbound, take Exit 338 and drive east. Information, call 801-777-6818 or visit
Also at the Hill Aerospace Museum at the Memorial Park: Four airmen from Hill who were killed last year in the war will be honored at 11:30 a.m. during a memorial dedication ceremony at the new Hill Air Force Base Memorial Park in a 30-minute ceremony. The airmen being honored are Timothy R. Weiner, Ryan A. Balmer, Elizabeth A. Lonki and Daniel B. Miller. The new park will be dedicated and a memorial plaque with the names of those honored will be unveiled. Four streets will also be re-named for the fallen airmen.

In Eagle Mountain: Y Mountain Productions presents a free family concert with “Goody Two Shoes”, featuring pop, rock, country, jazz, folk, acoustic, and inspirational music.
Also appearing is Impact, an A Cappella singing group.
Location: SilverLake Amphitheater, 7920 N. SilverLake Parkway, Eagle Mountain

Antelope Island: Celebrate Memorial Day weekend at one of Utah's earliest ranches, the historic Fielding Garr Ranch. Learn how the people of Antelope Island lived. Learn to make pioneer handkerchief dolls, pick up a needle and quilt. Dip candles and make a pioneer lantern. Learn pioneer games such as farm ball and race your family in a sack race. Participants will need to bring an empty vegetable or soup can to make their own pioneer lantern.
Also at Antelope Island: Walk in the Park: Bird Walk (May 26, 2008 - May 26, 2008)
Join the park naturalist on a bird walk through historic Field Garr Ranch. Participants should meet at the museum entrance at 11 a.m. For more information, please call (801) 721-9569.

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