The Earth Science Museum is displaying "Torvosaurus Tanneri," a large, carnivorous dinosaur. The museum also features two fully mounted skeletons of Camptosaurus and Allosaurus, a mural of the Utah-Colorado region in the Jurassic period, a 150-million-year-old dinosaur egg and a preparation lab window showing museum personnel preparing fossils.
Visitors may touch real fossils at the fossil touch table and see a unique Diceratops skull. Admission is free. For more information, call (801) 378-3680. The Earth Science Museum is located at 1683 North Canyon Road in Provo, Utah. The museum is open Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.
Through the generosity of Fred and Sue Morris of Salt Lake City, the world's most complete collections of waterfowl and pheasants will be exhibited as a part of the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum's permanent collection.
Other exhibits on display are "Ecosystem Dioramas," "Africa: A Diverse Continent," "Cats of the World" and "Synoptic Collections" of vertebrate animals.
Gallery shows for the public featuring reptiles are conducted nightly at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 1:30 p.m.
"Saturday Safari" is a program at the museum tailored to children between ages five and 12. It focuses on teaching about animals, plants and the world around them. Classes are Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
Please call (801) 422-5051 for more information. The museum is open Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Museum of Peoples and Cultures, located at 700 N. 100 E. in Provo, is currently showcasing "Custom Made: Artifacts as Cultural Expression." The exhibit explores the qualities that define cultures around the world. The exhibition leads visitors through North America, South America and into the isles of the Pacific.
The museum also offers tours and teaching kit programs. The teaching kits are provided as supplementary resources for teaching anthropology in Utah. The museum also offers volunteer opportunities. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For more information, call (801) 422-0020.
The Counseling and Career Center at Brigham Young University offers workshops to help with listening and note-taking skills, overcoming procrastination, stress management, options for exploring graduate schools, test preparation and tips with managing finances. For more information on these and other workshops offered, contact the Counseling and Career Center at (801) 422-2689 or visit them on the Web at www.byu.edu/ccc/calendar.
Complimentary tours of the BYU campus are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the BYU Visitors Center. For more information call (801) 422-4678.
Monday, August 4 through Friday, August 8
Conferences and Workshops at BYU is sponsoring Cubs Lacrosse Camp for beginning and advance level boys and girls ages 7 to 10. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-4851 or visit them on the Web at http://sportscamps.byu.edu.
Tuesday, August 5
Keith J. Karren, a professor in the BYU department of Health Sciences, will speak at a BYU devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, August 10, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV and on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.
Friday, August 8, 2003
"SummerFest 2003: A Taste of the Pacific" will be held in the Richards Building Quad at 7 p.m. A taste of the Pacific (food samples) will be served to the first 1200 people. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed (in accordance with the Luau theme) and best flip flops. The UVSC Polynesian Legacy will be performing from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Their performance will include fire dancers, hula dancing and audience involvement. Following the performance there will be a DJ/dance 9:30 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $2 at the information desk in the Wilkinson Student Center and
$3 at the door.
Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16
The Annual Academy of LDS Dentists Conference will be held at the Conference Center at BYU. For more information or to register, please call (801) 378-7589 or visit them on the Web at http://ce.byu.edu/cw/dentist/.
Monday, August 18 through Friday, August 22
Brigham Young University's popular Campus Education Week will be held at locations throughout campus, with a variety of lectures and workshops during the day and entertainment in the evening. Select lectures will be broadcast each evening on KBYU-TV (Channel 11) and the BYU-Television satellite network. For more information or to receive a brochure, call (801) 378-2087 or visit http://ce.byu.edu/ed/edweek.
Tuesday, August 19
Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at the BYU Education Week devotional at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at http://broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, August 24, at 6 and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, August 19
The Emeriti Alumni Association for graduates of 40 years or more and all retired BYU faculty and staff will enjoy an Emeriti Evening with Friends Tuesday, August 19, at 6 p.m. at the WSC Skyroom. The entertainment for the evening will be the Neal and Anne Lambert family presenting "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord: Seven Generations of Faith and Music." The cost is $12.50 per person and includes dinner and the musical program. Reservations can be made by contacting Todd Hendricks at (801) 422-7621. Seating is very limited and this event has sold out the past two years.
Thursday, August 28 through Saturday, August 30
BYU's New Student Orientation, including numerous sessions and activities, will be held at selected sites across campus. For more information contact the Freshman Hotline at 1-800-290-BYU 1, local 1-800-422-4243 or visit their Web site at http://ar.byu.edu/dept_orientation/orient_home.html.
Writer: Elizabeth B. Jensen