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Live Music Outdoor Movies Food Truck Rallies Recreation Clinics Marketplace Service Activities Camp Tracy Adventure Weekends Venture-At-Home Rolling Car Show

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HELLO &

WELCOME Life’s Better Outdoors! After a crazy year, we are Venturing Out again...but safely. We’re working hard to bring you great summer experiences that adhere to health department event guidelines. Here’s the 2021 line-up of events.

JUNE Friday Night Festivals 6:00 pm to Twilight Friday night festivals are back in June! Enjoy uniquely themed events with live music, marketplace, food trucks, and activities. At dusk, get ready for the movie...lights, camera, ACTION!

JULY Millcreek Movie Nights 7:30 pm to Twilight As the day cools downs, join us at the park for movie night. Bring a blanket, grab a snack from on-site food trucks, and then listen to smooth tunes from DJ Brady’s Beat Bus. At dusk, snuggle up for a movie under the stars.

AUGUST Adventures • Night Out Against Crime • Stroll and Roll Car Show • Camp Tracy Adventure Weekends New this year! Three weekends of fun and adventure for friends and families at Camp Tracy in Millcreek Canyon.

MORE VENTURE FUN • Venture-At-Home Virtual events at VentureOut.org • Food Truck Rally at Millcreek City Hall June through August Every Thursday 5-8 pm • Millcreek Summer Jam Concerts July through August, Every Monday 7-9 pm • Millfreaks October 16 (Save the Date) A special thanks to the 2021 Venture Out! Planning Team: Aimee McConkie, Natalie Clawson, Rita Lund, Janie Daugirda, Selena Kontuly, Karen Akerlow, Nicole Handy, Robyn Kremer, Kim Angeli, Travis Warnimont, and Martin Fry.


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EVENTS AT A GLANCE

Friday Festivals

Festival fun begins at 6:00 pm followed by a movie at dusk

Canyon Rim Park

THE NIGHT CIRCUS

The Greatest Showman (PG)

Mill Creek Elementary

GAME NIGHT

Ralph Breaks the Internet (PG)

Big Cottonwood Park

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Churchill Jr. High

PURE ADRENALINE Moana (PG)

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Millcreek Movie Nights

A simple night with food trucks and DJ starting at 7:30 pm followed by a movie at dusk

Evergreen Park

SANDLOT (PG)

Scott Park

NACHO LIBRE (PG)

Canyon Rim Park

PRINCES BRIDE (PG) Food Truck Face Off

Sunnyvale Park

THE IRON GIANT (PG)

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EVENTS AT A GLANCE

August Adventures More cool stuff to do

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Big Cottonwood Park

NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME & ROLL & STROLL CAR SHOW 5:00 - 8:00pm

Camp Tracy, Millcreek Canyon

CAMP TRACY ADVENTURE WEEKENDS 8/13-8/15 | 8/20-8/22 | 9/4-9/6

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More Venture Fun

Enjoy these great activities that stretch throughout the summer

Millcreek City Hall

FOOD TRUCK RALLIES

Thursdays 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Canyon Rim Park Amphitheatre

SUMMER JAM CONCERTS

Mondays at 7:00 pm Hosted by Millcreek Arts Council

Multiple Locations

MILLFREAKS 7:00 pm

Your Place or Mine

VENTURE AT HOME

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A big thanks to the community councils of Millcreek for their invaluable and long time support.

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MILLCREEK CITY

LEADERSHIP millcreek.us

Millcreek Mayor

JEFF SILVESTRINI

Like many Millcreekers, I am looking forward to Venturing Out! in person this summer. We are fortunate to have so many outdoor recreation opportunities in Millcreek. I hope to see you at our parks and schools this summer.

District 1 City Council Representative

SILVIA CATTEN

Millcreek is one of my favorite places to be outdoors. I can run along the Jordan River, bike on routes throughout the city, climb the hills up Millcreek Canyon or play at one of our many parks. Millcreek truly is connected by nature!

District 2 City Council Representative

DWIGHT MARCHANT

Since Covid, it’s been difficult to “venture out” but we did enjoy a road trip with grandkids. Thanks to the many volunteers who make our city a better place to live, even through difficult times. Thanks to you all!

District 3 City Council Representative

CHERI JACKSON

I love living in Millcreek! Fortunately, during this pandemic year, there was so much to do outdoors that VENTURE OUT IN I look helped to make life not only LET’S bearable but even fun. 2021 !!

forward to safely gathering together with all of you at Venture Out! events this summer.

District 4 City Council Representative

BEV UIPI

Fortunately, during 2020, outdoor recreation in IT’Samenity BEEN A DIFFICULT Millcreek remained a valuable for many.YEAR Pet-TO VENTURE CITY CENTER GROUNDBREAKING,, friendly recreation brings anGRANDKIDS. individual some adventure I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO and solace, while friends and families canGETTING hike, walk, LITTLE MORE. OUR COVID SHOTS THANKS TO THE MANY and bike together. I’m excited to reconnect at ourVOLUNTEERS (FROM OUR CITY A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE IN THIS

Venture Out! events. #RecreateMillcreek THANKS TO YOU ALL!

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MILLCREEK SUMMER JAM CONCERT SERIES at CANYON RIM PARK 3100 South 2900 East

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THE NIGHT CIRCUS CANYON RIM PARK 2900 E 3100 S

“The noblest art is that of making others happy.” – P.T. Barnum Venture Out! The Night Circus is here. Join us for our opening night of thrilling sights, new experiences, and wonder. Weave your way through the stilt walkers and aerialists. Play nostalgic games to win prizes. It will be a night to remember.

Friday Festivals

JUN 4 | 6 PM-TWILIGHT

EAT & PLAY Carnival Fun

Buskers and Performances Magic Prizes Food Truck Rally

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LISTEN & DANCE Peter Breinholt

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GAME NIGHT

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Friday Festivals

JUN 11 | 6 PM-TWILIGHT

Time to get your game on and we can’t let all our space go

to waste. We’ve got a little something for everyone because you’re never too old to go play outside. It’s game night

and we’ve got games galore! Enjoy a groovin’ band as you

strategize across the gameboard of our brand new location... Mill Creek Elementary!

EAT & PLAY Kart Racing

Reverse 4-Square Giant Jenga Food Truck Rally

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Ralph Breaks the Internet PG

LISTEN & DANCE

Herban Empire is an alternative-reggae band

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hailing from Salt Lake City, Utah. Their smooth reggae rhythms combined with solid guitar and vocal harmonies give them a unique and refreshing sound that is sure to please.

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Friday Festivals

JUN 18 | 6 PM-TWILIGHT

SHINE YOUR LIGHT: WORLD REFUGEE DAY BIG COTTONWOOD PARK

4300 S 1300 E

Travel the world in your own backyard and celebrate World Refugee Day with us. Explore the cultures, food, stories, dance and art of the countries our local refugee communities come from. At 9:30 pm, gather with us and shine your own light at the park’s iconic chimney pavilion. We will light the night, and enjoy the opportunity to reflect on our collective efforts to learn about the experiences of others and think about our actions to create a more just, inclusive, and equal world.

EAT & PLAY Ethnic foods Storytelling Fun cultural activities

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of international music and performances

• Refugee storytelling experience • Photography gallery • Tours of newly renovated building • Meet partner organizations

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PURE ADRENALINE

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Friday Festivals

JUN 25 | 6 PM-TWILIGHT

the sun! Get excited for Millcreek’s first annual Crossnet Championship!

EAT & PLAY Giant Obstacle Courses

Water Balloon Battle Royale Crossnet Championships Food Truck Rally

WATCH Moana PG

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MOVIE NIGHT

EVERGREEN PARK 2266 E EVERGREEN AVE Kick off your 4th of July celebrations with us and enjoy an all-American classic with family and friends. Bring a blanket and chairs, grab a bite to eat at the food trucks,

Millcreek Movie Nights

JUL 2 | 7:30 PM

enjoy live DJ entertainment, and reminisce with Smalls and the gang about carefree days in the sun!

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WATCH Sandlot PG

LISTEN & DANCE

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MOVIE NIGHT

SCOTT PARK 872 E SCOTT AVE

Millcreek Movie Nights

JUL 9 | 7:30 PM

Venture Out! for another movie night. Join us at dusk for a summer dance party with the Beat Bus and Jack Black

bringing the jokes! Be sure to bring big smiles and lots of laughter!

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Nacho Libre PG

LISTEN & DANCE Beat Bus rock’n pop’n DJ

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FOOD TRUCK FACE OFF & MOVIE NIGHT CANYON RIM PARK 3100 S 2900 E

Millcreek Movie Nights

JUL 16 | 6PM-TWILIGHT

Venture Out! and The Food Truck League have teamed up to

present Food Truck Face Off. Come to the park to enjoy dinner, music, a movie AND support 4 local charities. You can also support the charities throughout 2021 by purchasing a FTL passport at foodtruckfaceoffslc.org/passport. Fourth Street Clinic helps homeless Utahns improve their health and quality of life by providing high-quality health care and support services. Learn more at fourthstreetclinic.org Utah Community Action’s mission is to empower individuals, strengthen families and build communities through selfreliance and education programs. Learn more at utahca.org

Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance. Learn more at voaut.org

YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Learn more at ywcautah.org

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Sweet Service

JUL 17

CANYON RIM CARES: A FORCE FOR GOOD

CANYON RIM PARK AMPHITHEATRE 3100 S 2900 E Do something great for the Millcreek Community with 500

of your neighbors to benefit local non-profit & social impact organizations, including:

Utah School for the Deaf and Blind: Donation Drive to collect devices for visual or hearing impaired students.

Maliheh Free Clinic: Donation drive to collect and assemble operating supplies and snack packs for volunteers serving in the clinic. Mill Creek Elementary: Install an outdoor, nature-interfaced classroom at a Title I school. Millcreek City’s Service Committee: Help write 300 letters to senior citizens housed in assisted living centers throughout Millcreek.

DO SOME AWESOME SERVICE!

Little Library Installation: Install 6-7 little libraries throughout Millcreek. YWCA: Collect goods and funds to assist the YWCA’s Candy Cane Lane to provide a Holiday benefit to victims of domestic abuse.

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Millcreek Movie Nights

JUL 23 | 7:30 PM

MOVIE NIGHT SUNNYVALE PARK 4013 S 700 W

Venture Out! to experience the enchanting animated feature

about a boy who makes friends with a robot from outer space. The Iron Giant is one the most powerful superhero movies ever made. Remember...True heroism is much more than spandex and a cape.

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August Adventures

AUG 3 | 5:00-8:00 PM

NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME ROLL & STROLL CAR SHOW BIG COTTONWOOD PARK 4300 S 1300 E

Remember our Rolling Car Show last year? Well, by

popular demand, we’re bringing it back as part of the Night Out Against Crime activities. Join us in the park or wait on the classic car parade route as these beauties roll by.

EAT & PLAY

Emergency response teams K-9s Classic Cars Food Truck Rally

HANG OUT

With cops and firefighters and owners of cool cars

LISTEN & DANCE

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ADVENTURE WEEKENDS

CAMP TRACY MILLCREEK CANYON New this year, a family campcation with Venture Out! Venture Out! is hosting 3 Adventure Weekends at Camp Tracy in Millcreek Canyon. Visit VentureOut.org on July

August Adventures

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1st to get info about the camp including campsite rental,

activities, food options, and concerts. On July 15th, at 10 am, registration opens. Please note: There are fees to participate in this program. We hope you will join us for fun and adventure.

OUTDOOR SCIENCE EXPLORATORIUM August 13-15

Cool experiments and explorations

CAMP FIELD DAY August 20-22

Fun and interactive activities

CAMP OUT CHEFS September 4-6 Yum, yum!

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FOR THE WEEKEND! ADVENTURES AWAIT

August Adventures

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FOOD TRUCK THURSDAYS

MILLCREEK CITY HALL 3300 S 1300 E On Thursdays head over to Millcreek City Hall and pick up the perfect to-go picnic from the best food trucks in

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the Valley. After you get your food, maybe mosey over to a park of your choice. There are so many nearby. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and chairs, because there is more to picnicking than just eating. Also think about bringing a ball, frisbee, croquet, bocce or even a chess board to the park. Just enjoy the summer season to be outside.

JUN-AUG

VENTURE AT HOME YOUR PLACE OR MINE VENTUREOUT.ORG

Venture AT Home is designed to provide online health and wellness education and explore new ideas in outdoor recreation. Go to VentureOut.org to explore all Venture At Home programs.

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MULTIPLE LOCATIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED

More Venture Fun

OCT 16 | SAVE THE DATE

A perennial freaky fun favorite. You won’t want to miss out on this ultimate trick & treat experience.

Zombie Dance Party Music Spooky Scavenger Hunt Live Ghoulish Performances Treats & Tricks

> Enjoy ruckas gardens parties with Melon Monologues > Fun animal parties with Wild Wonders > Gain access to St. Mark’s Hospital Free Virtual Healthy Conversation Classes. Topics include summer safety, men’s and women’s health, nutrition and

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