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7th Annual Be Well Utah, A Family Health Week, August 15 -22, A Week of Free Health Screenings and Family Fun

2015 Utah Brazilian Festival, Saturday, September 12, 1-7pm Downtown Salt Lake City, The Gateway Center, Free Event

Salt Lake City Library Super Summer Challenge (for Kids, Toddlers, Teens, and Adults) takes place May 30 through August 22.

The University of Utah SummerArts Piano Competition will be held at Gardner Hall on the University of Utah campus August 13 & 15, 2015.

Samba Criança (Samba Kid) Brazilian Drum and Dance Summer Camp, July 13-17 | Ages 5-8, July 27-31 | Ages 9-12, 9:00am - 12:00pm, 663 W, 100 S, Salt Lake City Arts Hub

WorldStage! Summer Concert Series, July 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 8:00 PM, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, Utah 84119

Free Summer Dance Class for Parkinson's Disease, through the Summer on Tuesdays from 9-10AM at the University of Utah Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex

Utah International Music Academy & Helen Taylor Johannesen International Piano Competition, July 20 - July 29, David P. Gardner Hall, School of Music, University of Utah, Application Deadline: June 30

Salt Lake City Library free summer outdoor concert series "Concerts By The Creek", (starts Jun. 17, 2015), the amphitheater of the Anderson-Foothill Branch

Canyons Resort Free Saturday Summer Concert Series, July 11 & 25, August 1, 15 & 22, September 5, Park City, Utah

Timpanogos Music Festival, Saturday, July 25, at 12:00pm - 11:00pm, Mt. Timpanogos Park, Orem, Utah, Free Admission

Performance Calendar of 2014 - 2015 Season, Department of Ballet , University of Utah 

Performance Calendar of 2014 - 2015 Season, Department of Modern Dance , University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Astrophotography Competition in Australia

In July 2015, the Central West Astronomical Society's astrophotography competition was held again as part of the CWAS AstroFest. Amateur astronomers and photographers from around Australia were invited to take part in the exhibition and to submit their astrophotographs for consideration in the prestigious "David Malin Awards".

This year's competition had eight categories: Deep Sky, Wide-Field, Nightscapes, Solar System, Animated Sequences, Scientific, Aesthetic, Themed Section - "The Southern Cross", Junior (18 years old and younger).

It was not just technical skill that was awarded. The prizes went to pictures that captured the beauty of the sky and the intrinsic interest of astronomy in an aesthetically pleasing manner.

For more information, please visit the website of the contest. (Clicking on each thumbnail to see a bigger image.)

Here are some winning photos.

"Deep Sky", Andrew Campbell:

"Stellar Riches", Troy Casswell:

"The Southern Cross", Phil Hart:

"A Cosmic Bubble", Andrew Campbell:

"The Halo", Paul Haese:

"Knight's Colours", Peter Ward:

"Milky Bioluminescence", James Garlick:

"Milky Way over the Bungle Bungles", Steven Saffi:

"By the Lake", Saeed Salimpour:

"Aurora Treescape", James Garlick:

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