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Friday, June 2:
Fri-Sun, June 2-4:
Saturday, June 3:
46th annual Utah Asian Festival on Saturday, June 3rd from 11:00 am until 7:00 pm at the Grand Building of the Utah State Fairpark (Salt Lake City, UT 84116). The Festival is a celebration to connect new Americans, immigrants, and refugees to the more historic ethnic groups in our state, but also brings our diverse ethnic communities together and meet our various communities, leaders, and elders; and seek new opportunities to be involved and support our diverse Utah Asian communities. There will be vendors, performances and cusine from across Asia. For more info click here.
Spring Fair at Sego Lily Gardens, 9a-12pm, 1472 E Sego Lily Drive (10200 S). "Come learn ways to save water on your landscape with Sandy City and other local experts at Sego Lily Gardens. Educators will join us from Central Utah Water Conservancy District, Utah State University, Sandy City Parks and Rec, TransJordan Landfill, Sprinkler World, Solscapes, Salt Lake County, Sandy Seed, and many more! We will have waterwise information, activities, and inspiration for the whole family. Free plants or conservation kits will be available for the first people 100 to arrive! This event is free and open to the public."
Drag Friends Story Hour, 11:00 a.m. at Under the Umbrella Bookstore, 511 W. 200 S., SLC. "Join us for a special family-friendly Pride Month Drag Friend Story Hour with Unidxs! Readings and performances start at 11. All ages are welcome! Unidxs is a community council of passionate Latinx/Xicanx individuals addressing the intersections between the LGBTQIA+ and Latinx community of Utah."
Sunday, June 3:
Sat-Sun, June 3-4:
Intermountain Championships Pow Wow 2023, River's Edge at Deer park, 7000 Old Hway 40, Heber. "We would like to welcome all dancers, singers, and the general public to Heber City. Grand entries are Saturday at 12 PM and 6 PM, and Sunday at 12 PM. This is a contest powwow for all dancers and singers. For all general questions or if you would like to set up as a vendor, please email – email@example.com. Spaces are limited! Camping, RV hookups, and accommodations are available on-site, please call River’s Edge Campground for reservations at (435) 654-4049. Tog’oyak, Ahéhee’, Siyisgaas (Thank you)! Intermountain Championships Powwow Committee. We would like to thank our generous sponsors, partners, and donors, Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement, Sacred Circle Healthcare, The Heber Valley Utah, Utah Division of Indian Affairs, and River’s Edge Campground."
Wednesday, June 7:
Thursday, June 8:
Friday, June 9:
Launch of A Bolder Way Forward, which focuses on making Utah a place where more girls and women can thrive in any setting (e.g., home, workplace, congregation, and community). This powerful and comprehensive statewide initiative focuses on creating change in Utah faster, better, and more effectively. The official launch event (sponsored by Zions Bank and Campbell Companies) will be held on June 9, 2023 from 9:00am-1:00pm at Zions Technology Campus." To reserve your spot at this free event, click here.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival, 7:30 p.m. at Tracy Aviary at Liberty Park, 589 E. 1300 S., SLC. Event by Utah Film Center, Black Bold & Brilliant SLC and Tracy Aviary: "Outdoor Auntie and Utah Film Center’s Black Bold & Brilliant SLC program are partnering with Tracy Aviary to present the Wild & Scenic Film Festival! Together, we are hosting a pre-Juneteenth celebration of adventure and exploration under the stars unlike any other programming currently offered in the state. Join us for this fundraising event to support Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and LGBTQ+ communities engaging with outdoor sports, public lands, and environmental activism with outdoor films and local vendors. Event is 21+ only. Can’t attend the in-person event? The films will also be available online!" To purchase tickets for $15, click here.
Saturday, June 10:
"Get ready to be blown away by the power of paint and creativity at our 2nd annual Los Muros on Main: Midvale City Mural Festival! Join us as we continue to transform Main Street into a jaw-dropping canvas of imagination and wonder. But this isn't your average art show. Our festival is a full-on celebration of Midvale's thriving arts and culture scene. We're talking stunning murals that reflect the unique styles and visions of each artist, a beer garden to quench your thirst, live music to groove to, a small business pop-up marketplace to shop from, and food truck vendors to keep you fueled up and ready for action."
Sunday, June 11:
The Urban Flea Market is held year-round on the second Sunday of every month. Admission: $3 per adult; children 12 and under are Free. Free parking in the Gateway North Garage parking structure."
Sat-Sun, June 10-11:
Wednesday, June 14:
Thursday, June 15th:
Friday, June 16:
The Bellwether International Bridging the Religious Divide Symposium, 9:00 a.m. at Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main St., SLC. Event by Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy: "This symposium aims to bring leading experts, academics, policymakers, researchers, authors, and activists together to explore the complexity and intersectionality of this topic through the following subthemes: reconstruction of the term 'Religious Freedom' on a global scale; preventing religious threats that lead to extremism in the United States; and building bridges across faiths by understanding and respecting difference. For more details, such as speakers and program, visit: https://bit.ly/bridgingthereligiousdivide."
UFC Summer Outdoor Film Series, feat. Little Richard: I Am Everything, at Liberty Park, 900-1300 S. 500-700 E., SLC. Event by Utah Film Center: "Are you ready for summer fun in the sun? Utah Film Center is ready to rock into the warmer weather with films at Liberty Park that’ll make you sizzle with enjoyment! Join us for a deep dive into riding whitewater in the world’s deepest canyon, a fearless shell looking for a home, comic book nerds looking for love, and an Australian environmentalist with a big heart and a bigger fishy friend. We’re also exploring the magic of cinema, legendary rock and soul icons, and two volcanologists and a breakdance crew that is hotter than St. George in August. See the summer movie lineup and RSVP at utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor." FREE
Thursday, June 22:
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Fri-Sun, June 23-25:
Saturday, August 5:
Fri-Sun, Aug. 11-13:
The 15th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Fest at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N. 1000 W., SLC. "Utah’s largest local-centric art, music, science and technology festival. We are celebrating our 15th Anniversary with our biggest fest yet with over 350 local artisans, vintage vendors, foodies, youth entrepreneurs, performers, & STEM exhibitors over three days the second weekend of August at the Utah State Fairpark! Ticket sales launch Thursday, May 11th at 10 AM."
Saturday, August 26:
2023 Poverty Summit, 9a-10 at St. Mark's Cathedral, 231 E. 100 S., SLC. Event by Crossroads Urban Center: "Join a community of caring and friendly people as we learn about the causes of hunger and homelessness in Utah and policies that could reduce those things. The poverty summit is free and open to all. Learn more at: www.crossroadsurbancenter.org."
Community members on the I-15 expansion in SLC. Craft Lake City maker spotlight with American Shaman Artwork. Plus, Talanoa Studios, Kanani Pua Dance and Living Traditions.READ MORE
Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance on proposed public lands rules and Quiet Title changes. Ballpark Next with Jack Waters. RMCR report on predatory treatment centers in AZ, CO. Plus, Māsima: Pacific Islands Film Tour, curated and presented by Salt Lake Film Society, Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources (PIK2AR) and Utah Pacific Islands Film Series.READ MORE
Welcoming Summer with Summer Camps to keep the kids growing and learning during the break with Rock Camp SLC Shell Yeah + East Hollywood High's Katrina Walker and talking story with Ivoni Nash of the National Tongan Society Utah.READ MORE
Musicians and organizers from May's Acoustic River Strolls this Thursday May 18th and Busker Fest on May 26th and 27th. Also hear about Salt Lake City's first and only record cooperative 3UP Records.READ MORE