Monthly Events Calendar

May 6: Weber State University’s Outdoor Program hosts Monday Night Climbing, 5:30 p.m. to sunset at the lower 9th St. crag in Ogden, $5 for WSU, $10 for public. Staff members will provide basic top-rope climbing instruction. More information available on the Campus Recreation website.

May 8: Weber State University’s Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery hosts Paisley Rekdal and Zhi Lin to discuss the transcontinental railroad and the Chinese immigrant experience, 6–7 p.m. in Kimball Visual Arts Center Room 143 or on Zoom, free. 

May 13: Weber State University’s Outdoor Program hosts Monday Night Climbing, 5:30 p.m. to sunset at the lower 9th St. crag in Ogden, $5 for WSU, $10 for public. Staff members will provide basic top-rope climbing instruction. More information available on the Campus Recreation website.

May 13–17: Weber State University’s Outdoor Program hosts SPRAT Level 1, which teaches participants how to safely work at heights, $1,750. This course will prepare students for a SPRAT evaluation, including rope access techniques such as aid climbing, structure climbing and more. More information available on the Campus Recreation website

May 14–15: Weber State University’s Outdoor Program hosts a swiftwater rescue training course, $160 for WSU students, $256 for WSU employees, $320 for public. Certified instructors will guide participants through rescue scenarios. More information available on the Campus Recreation website.  

May 17: Weber State University Alumni Association offers a limited-edition commemorative shirt for Ogden Marathon runners and volunteers, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fleet Feet Fun & Fitness Expo, 4390 Harrison Blvd., free. More information available on the Alumni Association website

May 18: Weber State University’s Campus Recreation hosts free swim lesson day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Swenson Pool, free. People of all ages and abilities are invited to enjoy a free 30-minute swimming lesson. Register by May 16 on the Aquatics & Safety website

May 18: Weber State University’s Ogden Civic Action Network and the Ogden-Weber Community Action Partnership host a renters open house, noon to 4 p.m. at the Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., free. Designed to engage the local neighborhood, this event invites residents to explore different rooms in the Eccles Community Art Center to learn more about housing-related subjects and attain stable, long term housing. More information available on the event’s website.

May 20: Weber State University’s Outdoor Program hosts Monday Night Climbing, 5:30 p.m. to sunset at the lower 9th St. crag in Ogden, $5 for WSU, $10 for public. Staff members will provide basic top-rope climbing instruction. More information available on the Campus Recreation website.

May 29: Weber State University’s Outdoor Program hosts an adaptive climbing clinic, 2–5 p.m. in the Outdoor Adventure & Welcome Center’s Technical Training Center, $20. All ages and all abilities are welcome. Register on the Campus Recreation website.

May 31: Weber State University’s Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery hosts an opening reception for Megan Geckler’s exhibit “A dream that comes in color,” which features a vibrant outdoor art installation with kaleidoscopic color, 6–8 p.m. at the Dumke Arts Plaza, 445 25th St., free. More information available on the Department of Visual Arts & Design website

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