Thursday, April 7, 2011
Thursday- spring music, punk bars and BFF's at 11:06 AM

Today is one of those days that i just want to laze about watching he-man with my daughter and eating pie. After working my butt off writing, blogging, over volunteering and being a full time mama to a rambunctious toddler who knows how to destroy a house in 3.2 seconds... I think i deserve a little down time. But tonight i plan on heading over to Mojos ( weather permitting, hay it is my "day off" after all!) and dancing like a Muppet with the huntress (said rambunctious toddler). What are your plans for this slightly gloomy day with a hint of storms on the horizon?Here are some events to get you started!

Grounds for coffee spring music series w/chimney birds- If Mae West met Neil Young, it would sound a little something like The Chimney birds. Join us for a night of music we like to call folk mayhem. No cover, up close and personal, and the best chai in town. Come have some java with your old mama. 8 to 10pm with 3 dollar slices of pizza from Pizza Runner.
kamikazes-kicking off our Thurs night pool tournaments again! Tournament starts at 7:00. $5.00 buy-in. Come on down and show us your skills! Have a great day!
Weber state
-WSUSA and the College of Applied Science and Technology will present “Secrets to Success” with motivational speaker Eric Thomas “The Hip Hop Preacher,” noon, Shepherd Union Ballroom A, free, 801-626-7785.
-WSU’s American Democracy Project and Criminal Justice Honors Program will host Braden Miles from the Weber County Attorney’s Office discussing the Ogden gang injunction, 12:30 p.m., Elizabeth Hall Room 229, free, 801-626-6695.
-WSU's Environmental Issues Committee and Zoology Department present "Rock-Paper-Scissors, Viviparity, and Speciation Links Between Climate Warming and Lizard Extinctions" with BYU professor Jack W. Sites Jr., 12:30 p.m., Lind Lecture Hall 130, free, 801-626-8044.
-WSU Outdoor program will host a kayak roll session, 7-9 p.m., Swenson Building pool, $20/$8 (bring your own boat), 801-626-6373.
-WSU’s Department of Performing Arts presents the WSU Jazz Ensemble with Italian Big Band guest artists in concert, 7:30 p.m., Val A. Browning Center Allred Theater, $5/$4, 801-626-6431.

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Grounds for coffee Harrison- Open since 1991 and still delivering kick ass coffee to the masses. With rad owners, a great atmosphere, delicious coffee and food and an oh so satisfying proximity to one great pizza place -this coffee shop is unbeatable. Check out their spring music series and their great deals on facebook.
Borrowed earth emporium- Yoga, crepes, chai, music, massages and art? what more could you ask for! this place is cozy and beautiful and is doing a lot of great things for the community. For all things all natural head over to the bee ! This Saturday is their anniversary so check it out for Free samples, Live Music, Free Yoga Class and workshops on Green Roofs, Sustainability and Visual Media!
Cloud 9 smoke shop- for all your hookah needs cloud 9 is the place to go! They also carry a unique array of gifts and accessories and if you use the code "smokin' hot" you'll receive 10% off a purchase of $50 or more, plus when you buy a hookah you'll get sheesha and a roll of coals FREE!
Vintage restaurant and tea room- This incredibly beautiful tea room is stocked full of fine teas, beautiful china, costumes and delicious scones and traditional tea treats and foods. Come enjoy a relaxing high tea and feel like a queen.
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And Be sure to visit these Friends of Indie Ogden Utah too. These folks have helped spread the word about /indie Ogden Utah, have supported me , or have done awesome things for Ogden...or all 3!
Mojos Ogden- Only my favorite place ever! Its great for mamas to be able to have a fun place to go and listen to music and this place is it, couches, toys and acoustic music. but on days you wanna rock out leave the kiddo at home for some awesome touring bands to shake you bum to!
Tiia Lin- Tiia makes beautiful luxury crocheted fashions. She also has regular giveaways on her facebook.
Liv and kev- liv writes a lovely mommy blog about her adventures with her daughter Aspen. She is also super crafty and has and ETSY store so check it out!
Nurture the creative mind- The nurture the Creative Mind Program (NCM) is a program that teaches students self confidence, self expression, as well as character development while cultivating creativity and learning. The NCM Foundation through its programs opens the minds of students to the many ways that poetry is used in their everyday life, while teaching them the educational benefits and structure of poetry.

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