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Wednesday, August 10:
Thurs-Sat, Aug. 11-13:
Friday, August 12:
Saturday, August 13:
1st annual Utah Flower Day, 5:00-8:00 p.m., at Wheeler Historic Farm, 6351 S. 900 E., Murray. Celebrate the summer flower harvest and connect with Utah flower farmers! This is a FREE, family-friendly event with educational demos, floral design competitions, photo ops, fresh flowers and more! Hosted by Utah Cut Flower Farm Association & USU Extension.
3rd Annual Indian Food Fair 2022, 11a-8p at Liberty Park, 900 S. 600 E., SLC. FREE. "The Indian Food Fair of Salt Lake City is the first event throughout the state of Utah to present the food, art, and culture of India for public enjoyment. Discover and delight in the many savory, spicy, and sweet offerings of the finest Indian eateries in Salt Lake City. Explore the beautiful art and culture of India."
BOOK IT! 5K and Party in the Park, 9a.m.-1p.m. at Paul Reams Wilderness Park, 1600 W. 500 N., Provo. $0-$25. "Join the fun with our very first TABC 5K BOOK IT! Gather with your book loving friends dressed as your favorite book characters. Run, walk, crawl, slither or fly the 5K to raise money for programs that support literacy and the love of books for kids! Prizes will be given for best costume, best run time and who is having the best time! Bring the whole family and enjoy Live Music and Entertainment, Food Vendors, Prizes, Raffles and Silent Auction items donated by some of your favorite Utah companies."
Big Cottonwood Creek Restoration + Litter Cleanup, 8:00-11:00 a.m. at 175 W. Central Ave., Murray. FREE. "Come join Keep Nature Wild, Seven Canyons Trust, Save Our Canyons, Uinta Brewing and Backcountry.com for a restoration and litter cleanup!"
Park City Walk to End Alzheimer's, 9a.m.-12p.m. at The Basin Recreation Fieldhouse, 1388 Center Dr., Park City. FREE. "The Walk to End Alzheimer's is a free event where all the funds raised help provie care, support, and education to families living with Alzheimer's and other dementias, along with funding research to find a cure. Join us at Basin Rec Center on August 13th for an uplifting and fun event featuring vendor booths, food trucks, and a walk around the stadium to show support."
Saturday, August 27:
2022 Poverty Summit, 9a-1p at Christ United Methodist Church, CUMC Salt Lake, 2375 E. 3300 S., SLC. Event by Crossroads Urban Center: "Come learn about the causes of hunger and homelessness in Utah and policy solutions that will reduce those problems and join a community of caring and friendly people. Hosted by Crossroads Urban Center, the Coalition of Religious Communities and Powerful Moms Who Care."
Project Rainbow's Big Gay Barbie-Q, Jordan Park, 1060 S. 900 W., SLC. Event by Project Rainbow: "Please join us for our Annual Big Gay Barbie-Q and Project Rainbow Volunteer Appreciation Party. Get to know your Gayborhood, find out about local LGTBQIA+, QTBIPOC resources and community programs and partners. We will have Music, Games, and much more Fun! Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and Snacks ( Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free options will be available).
Wednesday, August 31:
Fri-Sun, Sept. 2-4:
Saturday, September 10:
Harvest Hope Fundraiser 5K Fun Run, 9a.m.-12p.m. at Galena Hills Park, 12500 S. 550 W., Draper. $20. "Harvest Hope is a Non-Profit Organization that was founded in 2018 by 5 friends who grew up together right here in Draper, Utah. Harvest Hope has been supported by the generous donations of local community members, businesses, and foundations. Harvest Hope has impacted over 700 individuals in Kenya. Harvest Hope specializes in poultry projects and rice farming."
Dance for Life Suicide Awareness Gala 2022, 7p.m.-8:30p.m. at Capitol Theatre 50 W. 200 S., SLC. Donation requested. "Celebrate Life with Incredible Guest Dance Stars and Special Guests for a unique Dance for Life Suicide Awareness Gala Event 2022!"
Millcreek Business Council Jordan River Canoe Clean Up, 10a.m.-2p.m. at Zevex Park Ln. & Confluence Ave., Murray. FREE. Event by Millcreek Business Council & the Jordan River Commission. "This project will involve habitat preservation by removing debris and trash from the river to restore ecological integrity to the Jordan River Parkway and maintain the natural area. The JRC brings the canoes, PFDs, paddles, and instruction. All we need is volunteers to help with hauling trash from the river."
Monday, September 12:
Friday, September 16:
Let Justice Roar Gala, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Grand America Hotel, 555 S. Main St., SLC. Event by Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake: "Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary. This will be a roaring ‘20s black tie theme. Wear your vintage black tie. Let Justice Roar!" For tickets, click here. Please RSVP by Sept. 9th.
Saturday, September 17:
International Coastal Cleanup 2022, 9a.m.-12p.m. at Great Salt Lake State Park, 13312 W. 1075 S., Magna. FREE. "Help us remove trash from the shores of Great Salt Lake and learn about how you can help protect this vulnerable ecosystem."
Hike for Hunger 2022, 2p.m.-6p.m. at Canyons Village at Park City, 4000 Canyons Resort Dr., Park City. $39-$59. "This event takes place on the beautiful trails of Park City in and around Cayons Village and features outdoor fun, food, music, gondola rides, and more for the whole family!"
Thursday, September 22:
Saturday, September 24:
UCCD International Youth Summit, a free, single-day conference for Utah youth, aged 14-32. The International Youth Summit aims to bring current and future activists, changemakers, and leaders together to network, connect, and inspire each other. This year's theme: Rising Tide, a triple entendre for:
climate change and the Great Salt Lake
Friday, November 11:
Wednesday, November 16:
Tanner Lecture on Human Values with Heather McGhee, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at S.J. Quinney College of Law - University of Utah. "Tanner Lecture on Human Values with Heather McGhee, Author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. A renowned expert on the American economy, Heather McGhee is one of the most brilliant and influential thinkers exploring inequality today. Both her viral TED talk and her instant New York Times bestseller The Sum of Us reveal the devastating true cost of racism—not just for people of color, but for everyone. Deeply stirring, intelligent, and compassionate, McGhee’s talks offer us an actionable roadmap during one of the most critical—and most troubled—periods in history." To reserve your free ticket, click here.
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