One for the boys, one for the girls. This weekend, we recommend visiting the Bug Brigade at the Natural History Museum of Utah and checking out Ballet West II's interpretation of The Little Mermaid with the kids.

Bug Brigade at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Twice a month, museum visitors are invited to handle live bugs and learn about them. And this Saturday happens to be one of those days. The Bug Brigade will be on hand to show kids the creepiest crawling arthropods and teach them why the bugs play an important role and how they actually keep pests away.

Saturday, April 14, 2 to 4 p.m.
Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, SLC
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And switching gears for the girls—Ballet West II's The Little Mermaid

Adam Sklute takes artistic direction in this Ballet West II performance filled with delightful music and dance for the whole family. Music by Leo Delibes and costumes by David Heuvel. Show runs one hour, 20 minutes. $15–$30 per head.

Performance schedule: 

Saturday, April 14 at 11 a.m.
Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m.
Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m.

Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, SLC
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