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UV To Do: May 2017

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We’ve had April showers — now comes May showers (and a variety local events). Add these Utah Valley events to your calendar to get you through those last few weeks before summer.


Events

Hope of America is the first program as part of the American Freedom Festival in Provo, Utah. Elementary school students in Utah County sing patriotic songs in a performance at the BYU Marriott Center.

Utah County Museum Meet-Up

When: May 3
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Beehive Bazaar

When: May 4-6, 11-13
Where: Startup Building, downtown Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: beehivebazaar.com

Hope of America

When: May 9-11 at 7:30
Where: BYU-Marriot Center
Cost: FREE
Site: freedomfestival.org

Art Ball

When: May 13
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: $20 general admission presale, $30 at the door, $15 for students
Site: smofa.org

Cultural Diversity Celebration 2017

When: May 20 from 10 a.m – 2 p.m.
Where: Eagle Mountain City Hall
Cost: FREE
Site: eaglemountainarts.org

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

When: May 26, 9 a.m.
Where: BYU Hinckley Center
Cost: Invitation required, available upon request
Site: freedomfestival.org

Spring Fling at Hee Haw Farms

When: April 6 – May 13
Where: Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove
Cost: $6
Site: heehawfarms.com

Tulip Festival

When: April 7 – May 6
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point
Cost: $17-$20
Site: thanksgivingpoint.org

Container Gardening with Flowers Class

When: May 6 from 10 – 11 a.m.
Where: Central Utah Gardens
Cost: FREE
Site: centralutahgardens.org

Control Your Controller Class

When: May 24 at 7 p.m.
Where: Central Utah Gardens
Cost: FREE
Site: centralutahgardens.org

Localscapes 101 Class

When: May 31 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Utah Gardens
Cost: FREE
Site: centralutahgardens.org

SCERA Cinema Classics

When: Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
May 2: “Clue”
May 9: “Keeper of the Flame”
May 16: “Funny Girl”
May 23: “The Quiet Man”
Where: SCERA
Cost: $2
Site: scera.org


Theater

“Anne of Green Gables,” the story of an imaginative orphan girl, is playing at the Covey Center for the Arts through May 20. (Photo courtesy Covey Center for the Arts)

“Betty Blue Eyes”

When: April 20 – May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theatre Orem
Cost: $18–$24
Site: haletheater.org

“My Son Pinocchio Jr”

When: May 4–12 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Hale Center Theatre Orem
Cost: $7-$9
Site: haletheater.org

“My Fair Lady”

When: April 14 – May 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $10-12
Site: scera.org

“Anne of Green Gables”

When: April 27 – May 20
Where: Covey Center for the Arts
Cost: $14-16
Site: provo.org


Music

The Aces, a 4-woman band, is headlining the first Rooftop Concert Series of the 2017 season. (Photo by Rebecca Lane/UV360)

Rooftop Concert Series: The Aces, Foreign Figures and Festive People

When: May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: 100 W. & Center St., downtown Provo
Cost: FREE
Site: rooftopconcertseries.com

An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth

When: May 20
Where: de Jong Concert Hall, Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center
Cost: $39-$95
Site: arts.byu.edu

Sunday Concert Series

When: May 21 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Springville Art Museum
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Air Supply

When: May 29 at 8 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $20-$40 for adults; $20-$30 for children
Site: scera.org


Dances

Evening of Dance

When: May 12–13 at 7:30 p.m. and a Friday school matinee at 10 a.m.
Where: de Jong Concert Hall, Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center
Cost: $12
Site: arts.byu.edu

Utah Regional Ballet presents “12 Dancing Princesses”

When: May 11-13 at 7:30
Where: SCERA
Cost: $12
Site: scera.org

World of Dance Folkfest

When: May 15 at 7 p.m.
Where: SCERA
Cost: $10-$12
Site: scera.org


Races

The Race for Red 10k, 5k, and 1-mile run was created to help people understand what it takes to prevent heart disease. (Photo courtesy Utah Valley Regional Medical Center)


Sports

UVU baseball has eight home games in May. (Photo by Jay Drowns/UVU Marketing)

BYU Baseball

May 2: Utah Valley University, 6 p.m.
May 9: Utah, 6 p.m.
May 11-12: Portland, 6 p.m.
May 13: Portland, 1 p.m.
May 16: Utah Valley University, 6 p.m.

BYU Softball

May 3: Grand Canyon, 5 p.m.
May 9: Utah State, 6 p.m.

UVU Baseball

May 2: BYU, 6 p.m.
May 5-6: New Mexico State, 6 p.m.
May 7: New Mexico State, 12 p.m.
May 12-13: Grand Canyon, 6 p.m.
May 14: Grand Canyon, 12 p.m.
May 16: BYU, 6 p.m.


Museums

The BYU Museum of Art will open a new exhibit, “Work in Progress” by contemporary artist Jann Haworth, on Friday, Feb. 24. (Photo courtesy of BYU MOA)

From the Studio of Arnold Friberg

When: Feb. 15 – May 13
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

George Beard – Mormon Pioneer Artist with a Camera

When: March 15 – June 17
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Jann Haworth: Work in Progress

When: Feb. 24, 2017 – Sept. 9, 2017
Where: BYU Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: moa.byu.edu

The Classical Tradition: Serenity, Simplicity and Harmony

When: Nov. 16, 2016 – Aug. 5, 2017
Where: Springville Museum of Art
Cost: FREE
Site: smofa.org

Are we missing an event in Utah Valley you think should be on the calendar? Email us at news@utahvalley360.com.

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