Events for Classes & Workshops

Where There is LOVE... There is LIFE: An Evening of Inspiration with LaVonne Wells

Join Us for an Evening of Inspiration! *Where There is LOVE…There is LIFE* Experience the transformative power of LOVE and resilience in our upcoming event, where we’ll explore the profound topic of ‘life after the passing of a loved one’ in a heartfelt conversation with LaVonne Wells. After the passing of her daughter Kiva, LaVonne’s heart was shattered, but through courage and determination, she found healing, purpose, and a renewed zest for life. Join us for an evening of support where you’ll gain valuable tools and insights to navigate your journey. Let’s explore together how love can be a guiding light through the grief process. About LaVonne Wells: LaVonne Wells is an award-winning global speaker and love activist. She assists people in processing the passing of a loved one. Her work has emerged because of the despair she experienced through the passing of her daughter Kiva. She provides a listening ear, open heart, and support in remembering…where there is LOVE, there is life! LaVonne shares that there is no death but a continual journey that takes on a new form. She brings awareness that there is more to our existence than the physical life we are experiencing. LaVonne offers life and grief support through her group sessions and annual retreats. Private one-on-one sessions are limited and available upon request. LaVonne Wells is an expert guest for Good Things Utah on ABC4 television. A global TEDx Talk presenter. She is a reoccurring speaker for Helping Parents Heal National Conventions and the International Associations for Near-Death Studies (IANDS). She was recently nominated nationally and was in the final 4 as a "Remarkable Woman" because of assisting mothers in the community to live beyond grief—a Nexstar Media event. https://www.goldenbraidslc.com/events/where-there-is-love-there-is-life-an-evening-of-inspiration-with-lavonne-wells



Where There is LOVE... There is LIFE: An Evening of Inspiration with LaVonne Wells

Join Us for an Evening of Inspiration! *Where There is LOVE…There is LIFE* Experience the transformative power of LOVE and resilience in our upcoming event, where we’ll explore the profound topic of ‘life after the passing of a loved one’ in a heartfelt conversation with LaVonne Wells. After the passing of her daughter Kiva, LaVonne’s heart was shattered, but through courage and determination, she found healing, purpose, and a renewed zest for life. Join us for an evening of support where you’ll gain valuable tools and insights to navigate your journey. Let’s explore together how love can be a guiding light through the grief process. About LaVonne Wells: LaVonne Wells is an award-winning global speaker and love activist. She assists people in processing the passing of a loved one. Her work has emerged because of the despair she experienced through the passing of her daughter Kiva. She provides a listening ear, open heart, and support in remembering…where there is LOVE, there is life! LaVonne shares that there is no death but a continual journey that takes on a new form. She brings awareness that there is more to our existence than the physical life we are experiencing. LaVonne offers life and grief support through her group sessions and annual retreats. Private one-on-one sessions are limited and available upon request. LaVonne Wells is an expert guest for Good Things Utah on ABC4 television. A global TEDx Talk presenter. She is a reoccurring speaker for Helping Parents Heal National Conventions and the International Associations for Near-Death Studies (IANDS). She was recently nominated nationally and was in the final 4 as a "Remarkable Woman" because of assisting mothers in the community to live beyond grief—a Nexstar Media event. https://www.goldenbraidslc.com/events/where-there-is-love-there-is-life-an-evening-of-inspiration-with-lavonne-wells



Tumbleweeds Annual Film Festival for Kids 2024

Discover a world of imagination and creation at Tumbleweeds 13th Annual Film Festival for Kids April 19-20, 2024 in West Jordan at the Viridian Event Center. This family-friendly event encourages kids to be curious and to take the lead in their creative learning. Tumbleweeds invite families and friends to experience storytelling through short and feature-length films, special guest presentations, enriching kid-friendly workshops taught by industry professionals, and an interactive clubhouse experience for all creators. This year's festival theme, "Finding Joy Together," reflects on friendship, teamwork, and community while celebrating our unique experiences. 🌟 Festival Highlights 🌟 4 Feature Films 2 Short Film Collections 3 Special Guest Presentations 10 Workshops for Kids 📍 Location: Viridian Event Center, West Jordan 8030 S. 1825 W. West Jordan, Ut 84088 Thank you to the Salt Lake Public Library partnership for making festival films free to all! Workshops are an additional fee of $25, and festival passes are available in a limited quantity and include discounts for workshops. Check out the Festival Schedule at: https://tumbleweedskids.org/



Special Guest Presentations at Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids 2024

🎬 Special Guest Presentations at Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids 2024 Take a look behind the scenes with this year's exciting Special Guest presentations at Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids 2024. Experts in the film industry will excite and inspire young filmmakers with tricks of the trade, sharing exclusive insights into their process. 🌟 JK! Studios (formerly Studio C) Cast Panel Get ready for laughs and behind-the-scenes insights with the cast of JK! Studios (formerly Studio C)! Join us as they share their experiences in creating hilarious and family-friendly content that has captured hearts worldwide. >>Learn more about this presentation at: https://tumbleweedskids.org/workshop/jk-studios-live-panel/ 🌟 Mark Hofeling: Designing for the Big Screen Discover the magic of production design with Mark Hofeling, the creative mind behind some of the most iconic sets in popular kids' movies like High School Musical, Descendants, Zombies, and more. From fantastical worlds to whimsical landscapes, Mark will delve into the art of bringing imagination to life on the silver screen. >>Learn more about this presentation at: https://tumbleweedskids.org/workshop/storytelling-through-movie-production-design/ 🌟 Audio Illusion: Creating Powerful Moments in Unexpected Ways What you hear in a movie is not always real. Join Utah Valley University's Media Education Department for an interactive session on the art of sound effects in filmmaking. Learn how to add depth and excitement to your own cinematic creations! >>Learn more about this presentation at: https://tumbleweedskids.org/workshop/audio-illusion-creating-powerful-moments-in-unexpected-ways/ All special guest presentations will be on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan. Reserve Your Spot: Admission to all panel discussions is FREE, but seating is limited. Reserve your spot now to ensure you don't miss out on these incredible opportunities! Reserve your spot at: https://tumbleweedskids.org/special-guests/



Adaptogens - Herbs for Stress, Resilience, and Protection

Join local herbalist and author Josh Williams for a hype-free exploration of adaptogens- that mysterious and powerful class of herbs that helps protect us from the damaging effects of everyday stress. Josh will explore the energetics of stress, then talk about various herbs as we explore resilience, immunity, clarity, energy, rest, and more. If you're new to working with herbs, or you want to deepen the way herbs work in your life, adaptogens are the place to explore! Class includes a handcrafted medicine bundle of adaptogenic tea, tincture, and mushroom made by Josh just for this event.
Location: Flow Acupuncture Community Classroom
Date: Saturday April 20, 2024
Time: 2pm-4pm Cost: $35 RSVP HERE: https://www.flowacupuncture.org/adaptogens-josh-williams



Contra Dance

www.wasatchcontras.org No special skills or partners required! You can check out the videos on our website, the first from our own community, the other shows a perspective from another community. First time? Come early to the beginner’s workshop at 7 pm to learn a few basic figures. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Can’t wait to dance with you!



Community Bombazo

Bomba Marilé invites you to join us for a free bomba dance workshop followed by free bomba live music and dance where you are invited to sing, drum, and dance with us. Have fun learning and practicing this traditional art form from Puerto Rico. Join us on Saturday May 25th from 1-5pm at the South Salt Lake Community Center Auditorium on 2531 S 400 E South Salt Lake. This fun experience is brought to you by the South Salt Lake Arts Council and Rocky Mountain Power. 1-2:30pm Bomba Dance Workshop 3-5pm: Live Bomba Music and Dance

Bomba Marilé los invita a un taller gratuito de baile de bomba, después del taller tendremos musica de bomba en vivo en donde pueden cantar, tocar tambor y bailar con nosotros. Disfruten de aprender y practicar de esta tradición tan linda de Puerto Rico. El evento será realizado el Sábado 25 de Mayo de 1-5pm en el Auditorio del South Salt Lake Community Center 2531 S 400 E South Salt Lake. El evento es gratuito, gracias al apoyo del South Salt Lake Arts Council y Rocky Mountain Power. 1-2:30pm Taller de baile de bomba 3-5pm Música y baile de bomba en vivo



Storytelling Through Song

Bomba Marilé invites you to join us in honoring how our stories are told through song and oral tradition at this event entitled "Storytelling Through Song". Thanks to the WESTAF, SLC ACE, Salt Lake County Zoo Arts and Parks, Walmart, and to the Sorenson Unity Center, we are able to bring you a full day of workshops, discussions, and live music free all day long and open to all in the community. Join us on Saturday April 27th from 10am-7pm at the Sorenson Unity Center.

We will be highlighting bomba from Loiza. We are honored to have visiting bomba educator and historian Marcos Peñaloza Pica all the way from Loiza Puerto Rico. Schedule: 10-11:30am Percussion workshop of bomba rhythms from Loiza 12-1:30 pm Workshop on Bomba Songs from Loiza 3pm-5pm Panel discussion on Storytelling Through Song Panelists include: Marcos Peñaloza Pica (Puerto Rico) Leah Gishie (Diné) Carl Moore (Hopi) Chitra Kaayva (India) Moderator Noemi Hernandez (Mexico) 5:30- 7pm Live Bomba Music and Dance



Storytelling Through Song

Bomba Marilé invites you to join us in honoring how our stories are told through song and oral tradition at this event entitled "Storytelling Through Song". Thanks to the WESTAF, SLC ACE, Salt Lake County Zoo Arts and Parks, Walmart, and to the Sorenson Unity Center, we are able to bring you a full day of workshops, discussions, and live music free all day long and open to all in the community. Join us on Saturday April 27th from 10am-7pm at the Sorenson Unity Center.

We will be highlighting bomba from Loiza. We are honored to have visiting bomba educator and historian Marcos Peñaloza Pica all the way from Loiza Puerto Rico. Schedule: 10-11:30am Percussion workshop of bomba rhythms from Loiza 12-1:30 pm Workshop on Bomba Songs from Loiza 3pm-5pm Panel discussion on Storytelling Through Song Panelists include: Marcos Peñaloza Pica (Puerto Rico) Leah Gishie (Diné) Carl Moore (Hopi) Chitra Kaayva (India) Moderator Noemi Hernandez (Mexico) 5:30- 7pm Live Bomba Music and Dance



Storytelling Through Song

Bomba Marilé invites you to join us in honoring how our stories are told through song and oral tradition at this event entitled "Storytelling Through Song". Thanks to the WESTAF, SLC ACE, Salt Lake County Zoo Arts and Parks, Walmart, and to the Sorenson Unity Center, we are able to bring you a full day of workshops, discussions, and live music free all day long and open to all in the community. Join us on Saturday April 27th from 10am-7pm at the Sorenson Unity Center.

We will be highlighting bomba from Loiza. We are honored to have visiting bomba educator and historian Marcos Peñaloza Pica all the way from Loiza Puerto Rico. Schedule: 10-11:30am Percussion workshop of bomba rhythms from Loiza 12-1:30 pm Workshop on Bomba Songs from Loiza 3pm-5pm Panel discussion on Storytelling Through Song Panelists include: Marcos Peñaloza Pica (Puerto Rico) Leah Gishie (Diné) Carl Moore (Hopi) Chitra Kaayva (India) Moderator Noemi Hernandez (Mexico) 5:30- 7pm Live Bomba Music and Dance