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The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from May 2012

  • A Visit to the Museum of Ancient Life

    Even if you don't have a four-year-old thick in the throes of a dinosaur obsession, The Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point is worth a trip. As a mother of two busy kids under five, the best part of the museum to me is the fact that it is more hands-on than hands-off. Of course, you don't

  • BlogPaws is Coming to Salt Lake!

    Pet lovers unite! BlogPaws, the original social media pet community and international media conference has set the “bark” high with news of their fourth conference touching down for three days in Salt Lake in June 2012. Registration is open and the founders expect another record crowd. What is

  • Discovery Gateway Children's Museum

    The Discovery Gateway Children's Museum at The Gateway Mall is one of our favorite places to explore and discover new things. With two levels of fun and educational play, plan on spending several hours there. Use your Salt Lake Connect Pass instead of paying regular admission prices. My kids love

  • Salt Lake's "Other" Genealogy Libraries

    Of course you probably know that the Family History Library in Salt Lake is the world's largest collection of genealogy information in the world. But besides the Family History Library, here are 7 other Archives and Libraries you shouldn't miss while you are in town doing genealogy research in Salt

  • Free Admission To Bingham Copper Mine

    A few weeks ago, we attended a Family Field Trip day at the Bingham Copper Mine, and they gave me a coupon to share with My Salt Lake readers. Go to the Kennecott Visitors Center website to download your coupon for free, unlimited admission during the month of May. There are a few different ways to

  • Utah Genealogical Association Pioneer Trails Tour

    The Mormon Trails Chapter of the Utah Genealogical Association is hosting two bus tours on June 16 along the original pioneer trail coming into the Salt Lake Valley. The tours will run concurrently beginning at 7:30am from the Henefer Park and will end at Henefer Park at noon, where lunch will be

  • SLC Ticket Gifts for Mother's Day

    Mother's Day will be here before we know it - Sunday, May 13 - and it's time to start thinking about what gift will show Mom how much you appreciate her. Tickets to a favorite music, entertainment, or theater event can be a great gift. Moms usually enjoy an evening out, and they don't always splurge

  • Family-owned Penny Ann's Cafe Nails Comfort Food

    [caption id="attachment_7214" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Enjoy the warm weather on Penny Ann's patio"] [/caption] I had never been to Penny Ann's when we had the pleasure of stumbling in one afternoon. This hidden gem can be found on Main Street, just south of 1800 South, adjacent to the

  • Salt Lake City Mother's Day Brunches

    Reservations are filling fast for Salt Lake's favorite Mother's Day brunches! A relaxing weekend brunch is a great way to spend time with Mom, whether you prefer a grand buffet like Little America, an intimate plated brunch like Franck's, gorgeous gardens at La Caille, or a mountain getaway like the