April 20-21—UPOA Fallen Peace Officer Trail Ride. This event raises funds for scholarships for the fallen and injured officers within the State of Utah. Open to the public, each milepost of the trail will recognize a fallen peace officer. For more info visit their website, or call 801-313-0760.
April 21—Earth Day at Ogden Nature Center. Held from 11am to 4pm at the Nature Center, 966 W 12th Street in Ogden. Enjoy earth friendly exhibitors, demonstrations, entertainment, food, nature crafts, and fun activities. Explore the trails, tour our green buildings and learn what you can do to improve the health of the planet. Admission is $4 per person with proceeds going to the Ogden Nature Center.
April 21—Salt Lake City Marathon. Register online. Runners of all ages and ability levels are welcome to this perennial favorite. The marathon and half marathon start at the Olympic Legacy Bridge at the University of Utah, the site of the 2002 Winter Olympic Athlete Village. There is also a 5k run.
April 27—Arbor Day Free Admission at Red Butte Garden. Celebrate Arbor Day at Red Butte Garden with free admission all day. Events include tree giveaway, a tree scavenger hunt, exploration stops, tree planting, and tours. Go to their website for more information.
April 27-28—Wasatch Comic Con A free event for creators and fans at Valley Fair Mall, 3601 S 2700 W, West Valley City. Meet some of the best creators in entertainment. For more information visit wasatchcon.com and facebook.com/wasatchcon.
April 28—Nihon Matsuri Japan Festival. The purpose of this festival is to share and educate the larger Utah community about Japanese and Japanese American culture, history, and traditions as well as to be a way to pass on the Japanese traditions and culture to younger fifth, sixth, and seventh generation Japanese Americans. Featured events include free children’s activities, 5 tea ceremonies, live performances, vendors, food, exhibits, and cosplay. For more information go to their website.
Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
April 2–June 23
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy
Hale Center Theater, Orem
The Little Mermaid
February 16–April 14
225 West 400 North, Orem
Utah Children’s Theatre
The Parent Trap
April 20–May 26
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City
March 30–April 14
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City
April 11–May 6
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City
Off Broadway Theatre
The Little Miamaid
March 9–April 14
272 S Main Street, Salt Lake City
Desert Star Playhouse
March 22–June 2
4861 South State Street, Murray
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
April 13–May 12
525 North 400 West, Centerville
Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 South Washington Blvd., Ogden
Catch Me if You Can
March 30–April 14
9104 West 2700 South, Magna
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City
Repertory Dance Theatre
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company
Return—Part 3 of the “Together Alone” Trilogy
Regent Street Black Box at the Eccles Theater, 131 Main Street, Salt Lake City.
Whole Lotta Shakin’—From Swing to Rock
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City
Gallivan Center – Excellence in the Community
Jay Lawrence Quintet
Gallivan Center, 239 Main Street, Salt Lake City
Salt Lake Acting Company
April 4–May 13
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City
Plan-B Theatre Company
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City.
Monty Python’s Spamalot
May 17–June 9
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City
Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
Park City Follies
328 Main Street, Park City
Capitol Theatre 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City.