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Four downtown itineraries for making the most of the week’s best day. STORY BY MELISSA FIELDS


ccupying that delicious space between checking off your nonwork to-do list on Saturdays and Monday’s return to the daily grind, it’s no surprise that the prospect of a day spent in a slower, more civilized rhythm makes Sunday most folks’ favorite day of the week. That said, once you’ve slept in, read the paper, or completed spiritual pursuits, the precious Sunday hours should not be squandered. Following are a few Sunday Funday itineraries—tailored for families, singles, and couples—to help you make the most of your day of “rest.” With the Kids Start at the Clark Planetarium (385-4687827, 110 S 400 West, clarkplanetarium.org, open daily 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.), arguably one of downtown’s coolest free attractions. This spring and summer the planetarium


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staff will be busy installing and prototyping an entirely new set of exhibits. Sure, old faves like the Newton’s Daydream and the Foucault Pendulum will remain, but during this summer’s total facility remodel, visitors will have a chance to give exhibits like the Moonlander Simulator and Defend the Earth (an asteroid deflection simulator) a try and weigh-in on what will be part of the planetarium’s new permanent exhibitions, slated for a grand unveiling in late October Once you’ve blown your mind considering outer space, head over to Harmons Grocery (801-428-0366, 135 E 100 South, spring / summer 2016

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Downtown Magazine - Spring/Summer 2016  

Downtown Magazine - Spring/Summer 2016