AAPT Summer Meeting 2019 in Provo, UT

Special Events

AAPT has planned a number of special events for the 2019 AAPT Summer Meeting. 

Spanish Fork Rodeo
78th Annual Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo PRCA Extreme Bull Riding 

Saturday, July 20,  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM - 78th Annual Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo PRCA Extreme Bull Riding American bull riding has been called "the most dangerous eight seconds in sports. To receive a score, the rider must stay atop the bull for eight seconds with the use of one hand on a rope, touching the bull or themselves with the free hand, or failing to reach the eight-second mark, results in a no-score ride. Grab your boots and hat and join in the fun at the 78 Annual Spanish Fork Fiesta Rodeo. This is your chance to experience the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Xtreme Bulls bull-riding event. The PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour showcases the PRCA's top bull riders and some of the rankest bulls the world has to offer. $30 includes transportation and reserved seating.

Einstein! Celebrating 100 Years of General Relativity

Monday, July 22, 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM - Jack Fry’s new solo show Einstein! explores Einstein’s earlier years in war torn Berlin as he struggles to prove his theory of General Relativity and prove his relativity as a father. This is the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed show that has over 150 performances under its belt. Albert Einstein comes to life as Jack Fry revitalizes one of the most intriguing icons of all time. Please click here for more information, including a sneak peak of Fry's performance. 

Summer Meeting Picnic 

Tuesday, July  23, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM -  Join friends and colleagues at the summer picnic, which will be held on the campus of Brigham Young University. The food will be prepared by the Physics Department staff. The picnic will be followed by the Demo Show that will be held at BYU from 8:30 - 9:30 pm. Round trip transportation will be provided to the picnic from the convention center. There will also be a return trip for those that have to return to the convention center right after the picnic. The buffet style menu will include; dinner ham, cheesy potato casserole, salad bar, rolls, juice, assorted desserts.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Organ
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square 

The Tabernacle Choir has given voice to the hopes, joys, trials, and triumphs of people around the world. This 360-member chorus of men and women, all volunteers, has performed at World’s Fairs and expositions, at inaugurations of U.S. presidents, in acclaimed concert halls from Australia and Europe to Asia and the Middle East.  This is an on your own event.  Tickets are free, but must be ordered in advance. Please click here for more information.

  • July 19 at 12:00 PM - Organ Recital
  • July 20 at 12:00 PM - Organ Recital
  • July 21 at 2:00 PM - Organ Recital
  • July 21 at 3:30 PM - Music and the Spoken Word
  • July 22 at 12:00 PM - Organ Recital
  • July 23 at 12:00 PM - Organ Recital
  • July 24 at 12:00 PM - Organ Recital
  • July 24 at 7:30 PM - Bells on Temple Square

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