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CARMEN LOPEZ, Standard-Examiner

FRIDAY, March 3

LUNAFEST FUNDRAISER — A national film festival featuring short films by, for and about women. 7 p.m., Shepherd Union’s Wildcat Theater, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. Proceeds will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund and the WSU Women’s Center’s Safe@Weber Violence Prevention & Advocacy Services. womenscenter@weber.edu. 801-626-6090. $1.49-15.

‘9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL’ LIVE — Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture. 7 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic High School, 1790 Lake St., Ogden. Performances run through March 11. Check stjosephmusicals.com or 801-394-1515 for dates, times. $9-20.

ENJOY THE LAUGHS — Featuring Don Friesen, who captures the irony of parenting, marriage and everyday absurdities. 8 p.m., Wiseguys Comedy Club, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. Repeat performance Saturday, March 4. 801-622-5588. $12.

SATURDAY, March 4

STORYTIME — Featuring “Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.” 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 1780 N. Woodland Park Drive, Layton. 801-773-9973. FREE.

ARIEL’S GROTTO TEA PARTY — Ages 12 and younger will meet Layton High School’s cast members of “The Little Mermaid.” 11 a.m., auditorium, Layton High School, 440 Wasatch Drive, Layton. Check lhsproductions.com for availability. $4 per child; accompanying parents are free.

MUSICAL COMEDY SCREENING — Featuring “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” depicts a crafty slave who needs to unite a prostitute, who has an upper-class clientele, and his young smitten master in order to earn his freedom. 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Browning Center Allred Theater, Weber State University, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden. weberstatetickets.com or cdenniston@weber.edu. FREE-$12.

SUNDAY, March 5

BIRDHOUSE ENTRIES — Don’t let time slip away — Birdhouse Competition and Exhibit entries are due March 20-25, at the Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. ogdennaturecenter.com 801-621-7595.

WOMEN’S TENNIS — Weber State women’s tennis hosts Nevada. 10 a.m., Ogden Athletic Club, 1221 E. 5800 South, South Ogden. weberstatesports.com. FREE.

AQUARIUM BIRTHDAY WEEK — Celebrate with daily giveaways until March 11, more. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 Lone Peak Parkway, Draper. 801-355-3474. $12.95- 17.95.

MONDAY, March 6

FIRST MONDAY CONCERT — Featuring CrossStrung, one of Utah’s most exciting acoustic groups. 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Doors open at 6 p.m.; seating begins at 6:30 p.m. egyptiantheaterogden.com. 801-689-8700. Tickets are not required. FREE.

EXPERIENCE HENDRIX — Known as the “Guitar Event Of The Year,” the multi-artist event celebrates the musical genius of Jimi Hendrix. 7:30 p.m., Delta Performance Hall at Eccles Theater, 131 Main St., Salt Lake City. arttix@slco.org. 801-355-2787. $68.50-$102.50.

‘THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL’ LIVE — Enjoy the musical classic, as two lovers struggle to keep their love alive. 7:30 p.m., Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace. Performances run through April 8. terraceplayhouse.com. 801-393-0070. $9-$14.

TUESDAY, March 7

INDIE PUBLISHING FOR ASPIRING AUTHORS EVENT — Presented by Clint Stoker, author of “All for Owen and The Cause,” who will cover the ins and outs of crafting a story, preparing for publication and reaching an audience, without the permission of an agent or publisher. 7 p.m., Brigham City Library, 26 E. Forest St., Brigham City. 435-723-5850. FREE.

CHASING THE WILD TOUR — Featuring a night of hip-hop music with Hippie Sabotage (“Your Soul”), and special guest Shields. 7-11 p.m., The Depot at The Gateway, 400 W. S. Temple, Salt Lake City. depotslc.com. 801-355-5522. $20-$25.

‘MARY POPPINS’ ON STAGE — Enjoy the beloved classic featuring a magical nanny. 7:30 p.m., Barlow Main Stage, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. Those age 3 and younger are not permitted. centerpointtheatre.org. 801-298-1302. $17.50-$21.25.

WEDNESDAY, March 8

FILM SERIES PRESENTATION — Featuring “Casablanca,” the 1942 World War II epic romance classic. 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. smithstix.com. 801-689-8700. $5.

WILD WEDNESDAY: CRAZY AND CURIOUS CORVIDS — Learn about some of the smartest groups of birds in our world. 3:45-4:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden. All ages welcome. Meet at the visitor center. $3-$5.

BOOK DISCUSSION SERIES — Featuring “Memorable Memoirs: The Glass Castle,” depicting the lives of four children born to an eccentric mother and an alcoholic father. 7 p.m., Weber County Library’s Southwest branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. FREE.

THURSDAY, March 9

HERMAN’S HERMITS STARRING PETER NOONE — The lead singer of the legendary 1960s pop band. 8 p.m., Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main St., Park City. Performances run through Saturday, March 11. Check availability at egyptiantheatrecompany.org or 435-649-9371. $39-$65.

TEEN TECH WEEK — Retro gaming and art for those ages 12-18. 6 p.m., Weber County Library’s Southwest branch, 2039 W. 4000 South, Roy. FREE.

GREAT READS FOR GIRLS — For grades 3-5, featuring “Katie and the Cupcake Cure,” by Coco Simon. 7 p.m., Weber County Library’s Ogden Valley branch, 131 S. 7400 East, Huntsville. Event includes a discussion, activities and refreshments. First 10 girls to sign up will receive their own copy of the book to keep. 801-337-2660. FREE.

FRIDAY, March 10

SPRING GALA FUNDRAISER — Event will feature live and silent auctions, 50/50 drawing, dinner, live entertainment, more. 5:30-9 p.m., Old Timers Room, Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Proceeds will benefit the Ogden Association of the Blind. Clg.Chrisgreen@gmail.com. 801 529-6246. $30.

INTERNATIONAL FLY FISHING FILM FESTIVAL — Consisting of short and feature length films from all corners of the globe, showcasing the passion, lifestyle and culture of fly fishing. 7 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Doors open at 6 p.m. smithstix.com. 801-689-8700. $12-$15, plus $1.50 facility fee.

ENJOY THE COMEDIC TALENT — Featuring Chris Redd, actor, writer, standup, sketch and improv performer. 8 p.m., Wiseguys Comedy Club, 269 Historic 25th St., Ogden. Repeat performance on Saturday, March 11. 801-622-5588. $12.

SATURDAY, March 11

SWAN DAY — Celebrating spring and the return of migratory tundra swans, more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Wildlife Education Center, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, 2155 W. Forest St., Brigham City. 435-723-5887 or 435-734-6457. FREE.

CELTIC CELEBRATION — Featuring authentic textures of Ireland and Scotland. 7:30 p.m., Peery’s Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Seating is reserved. smithstix.com. 801-689-8700. $12-$14.

OPEN MIC NIGHT — For those interested in sharing their talents on stage, or just come to listen. 7 p.m., Brigham City Fine Arts Center, 58 S. 100 West, Brigham City. Light refreshments will be served. 435-723-0740. FREE-$2 suggested donation for non-performers.

SUNDAY, March 12

NORTH AMERICAN HANDMADE BICYCLE SHOW — Will showcase bike tools and design, co-motion cycles, tires, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S.W. Temple, Salt Lake City. 385-468-2222. $20.

SALT LAKE TRIBUNE HOME AND GARDEN SHOW — Featuring more than 500 home and design experts, 11 a.m., Southtowne Expo Center, 9575 S. State St., Sandy. saltlaketribunehomeshow.com. $9.

WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT — Presented by Disney on Ice. 1 p.m., Vivint Smart Home Arena, 301 W. S. Temple, Salt Lake City. smithstix.com. 801-325-7528. $20-$65.

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