Events Calendar

July 2017

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

ACE Event: 2-Day Watercolor Workshop

Join Alta Community Enrichment for a 2-Day Watercolor Workshop at Our Lady of the Snows. Faith Colonna will be teaching the 2-day workshop. You will start with the basics of watercolor and move on to finding your creative voice and you will have the opportunity to create your own painting. Supplies are provided. No experience...

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Friday, July 28th, 2017

Hawkwatch Parade of Raptors

Join HawkWatch International for the Parade of Raptors, a volunteer driven program which allows audiences to see the diversity of raptor species. During this 45-minute program, HWI’s Bird Docents will introduce the audience to three of HWI’s education birds, telling stories about their history, how they came to be in captivity, and how we can...

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Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Wasatch Wildflower Festival 2017

Join Cottonwood Canyon Foundation Wildflower Guides for a guided hike through the mountainsides during peak wildflower season! Enjoy the beautiful landscape while learning about our wildflowers. Most hikes take place at a gentle pace to accommodate wildflower viewing and discussion, but some are long in length or duration. Difficulty ratings of “beginner, intermediate, or advanced”...

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August 2017

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

ACE Event: Outdoor Yoga with Ellie

Join Alta Community Enrichment and Ellie Johnson for outdoor yoga. For more information visit ACE Yoga.

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Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Alta Tree Harvest with Tree Utah

Love trees and getting outside in the Wasatch Mountains? Join Tree Utah to ‘rescue’ trees seedlings that have grown in the middle of ski runs and will eventually have to be cut down. Volunteers will help dig out trees and let them grow up in Alta’s own seedling nursery until they are ready to be...

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Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

ACE Event: Summer Country Hoe Down

Join Alta Community Enrichment for a Summer Country Hoe Down at the Alta Peruvian Lodge. Enjoy live music by Mountain Country Band and learn how to lasso and play fun hoedown games. Bring a dish to share at the potluck and a chair or blanket to relax on. For more information visit ACE Summer Country...

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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Wasatch Trail Run Series-Alta Race

5:30-8:00pm

5 - 8K and 10 - 13K races. Sponsored by The North Face.

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

ACE Event: Grammarphobia & Writing Workshop

Join Alta Community Enrichment for a Grammarphobia & Writing Workshop. The SLCC Community Writing Center will explore some of the most common grammar questions and offer strategies for recognizing and understanding the “rules” behind them. Bring a piece of your own writing to get feedback on during the session. For more information visit ACE Grammarphobia &...

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Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Alta Kid's Day

10:00-12:00pm

Discover the magic of Alta with birding walks, an interactive watershed model, crafts and more!

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Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Alta Kids Day

Discover the magic of Alta with birding walks, an interactive watershed model, crafts and more!

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Community Weed Pull

9:00-12:00pm

Join the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Friends of Alta, and the Alta Environmental Center for their monthly Thursday weed pull in Alta.

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Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Weed Pull with Cottonwood Canyons Foundation

Join the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Friends of Alta, and the Alta Environmental Center for their monthly Thursday weed pull in Alta. The temperatures will be cool and the company pleasant to walk around a bit and tackle our noxious invaders. Just in time to make room for all the pretty native wildflowers to grow. Bring...

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Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Annual Bird Talk & Walk

9:00-12:00pm

Join Tracy Aviary at Alta Ski Area for an informative and fascinating presentation on the birds of Alta and an update on the partnered Alta Breeding Bird Survey Project!

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Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Alta Bird Study Talk & Walk

Join Tracy Aviary at Alta Ski Area for an informative and fascinating presentation on the birds of Alta and an update on the partnered Alta Breeding Bird Survey Project! The event will include light breakfast items and a wonderfully quaint Sunnyside lift ride and tour through Albion Basin visiting some bird hot spots! Register here....

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Friday, August 25th, 2017

Hawkwatch Parade of Raptors

Join HawkWatch International for the Parade of Raptors, a volunteer driven program which allows audiences to see the diversity of raptor species. During this 45-minute program, HWI’s Bird Docents will introduce the audience to three of HWI’s education birds, telling stories about their history, how they came to be in captivity, and how we can...

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Monday, August 28th, 2017

ACE Event: Dutch Oven Cooking Class

Join Alta Community Enrichment for a Dutch Oven Cooking Class with Alta locals Michael Campanelli and Jules Swinson at Alta Town Park. Learn the tricks of cast iron dutch oven cooking. For more information visit ACE Dutch Oven Cooking Class.

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September 2017

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Alta TreeUtah Planting

8:00-1:00pm

Trees are vital not only to the beauty of the mountains, but to the health of our watersheds and the operation of resorts like Alta Ski Area.

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Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

Alta Ski Area Tree Planting

Trees are vital not only to the beauty of the mountains, but to the health of our watersheds and the operation of resorts like Alta Ski Area. Join Alta Environmental Center once again to explore the Wasatch mountains while planting 1,500 native trees! It promises to be a fun and challenging day enjoying the fresh...

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Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Community Weed Pull & Stewardship Social

3:00-8:00pm

Join the Alta Community partners in their last weed pull of the season, then come celebrate a long hard summer of stewardship with Alta Community Enrichment!

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Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Weed Pull & Community Social

Join the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Friends of Alta, the Alta Environmental Center, and Alta Community Enrichment for their last monthly weed pull of the season in Alta. The temperatures will be cool and the company pleasant to walk around a bit and tackle our little noxious invaders. Just in time to take out next year’s...

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Friday, September 8th, 2017

Friends of Alta Memorial Tree & Seedling Planting

In early fall, Friends of Alta and volunteers plant seedlings and trees.  The Memorial Tree Program is offered to people interested in having a tree planted in honor of a loved one, we operate on a first come first serve basis.  This year we also have 100 seedlings for volunteers and memorial tree planters. Please...

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Monday, September 11th, 2017

Birding in Alta

8:30-12:00pm

Join Tracy Aviary’s expert birders this summer and fall in search of our feathered friends that call Alta home. Surveys are 8:30 am - 12:00 pm the second Monday of each month.

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Monday, September 11th, 2017

Monthly Bird Survey

Join Tracy Aviary’s expert birders this summer and fall in search of our feathered friends that call Alta home. Surveys are 8:30 am – 12:00 pm the second Monday of each month starting in September. Help us expand our bird list with non-breeding bird surveys at Alta. August 19 September 11 October 9 November 13...

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Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

ACE Event: Geometric Cement Pot Class

Join Alta Community Enrichment for a geometric cement pot making class. From marbling techniques to succulent planting and care, you will be creating you own pots from start to finish. This class is $5. For more information visit ACE Cement Pot Making Class

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October 2017

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Birding in Alta

8:30-12:00pm

Join Tracy Aviary’s expert birders this summer and fall in search of our feathered friends that call Alta home. Surveys are 8:30 am - 12:00 pm the second Monday of each month.

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November 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Birding in Alta

8:30-12:00pm

Join Tracy Aviary’s expert birders this summer and fall in search of our feathered friends that call Alta home. Surveys are 8:30 am - 12:00 pm the second Monday of each month.

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December 2017

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