Weekly Feminist Happenings April 22nd-28th

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Tuesday, April 22nd

In the Next Room: In a seemingly perfect, well-to-do Victorian home, proper gentleman and scientist Dr. Givings has innocently invented an extraordinary new device for treating “hysteria” in women, and occasionally men: the vibrator. Adjacent to the doctor’s laboratory, his young and energetic wife tries to tend to their newborn daughter and wonders exactly what is going on in the next room. Mature audiences only. Details: Runs April 18-27th.Visit here for information.

Book Distributions For World Book Night: The King’s English Bookshop will hold distribute books, as part of World Book Night 2014. Book sellers will be handing out cases of books to local firemen and policemen and other Salt Lake City workers (who have all agreed to be Givers). Local author Ann Cannon, and KUER public radio personality, Doug Fabrizio, to be at the bookshop to help hand out books. Details: Starts at 3 p.m. at The King’s English Bookshop (1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City).

Wednesday, April 23rd

Business Women’s Forum Spring Membership Mixer: Join the Business Women’s Forum on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, for the Spring Membership Mixer. Mix and mingle with Forum members, potential new members and colleagues. Food and drinks are provided by Gracie’s. Details: From Gracie’s (326 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City).

Nawbo Meeting: What Can You Do With Funding?: The National Association of Women Business Owners will hold a panel discussion on how to find the funds to launch, maintain and grow a businesses. Learn more about the panelists or to register by visiting www.nawboslc.org. Details: From 11:30am-1pm at the NAWBO Business Center (310 S. Main St., Salt Lake City).

Friday, April 25th

2nd Annual Autism Night: Join us for the 2nd Annual Autism Night at Huka! All door and raffle proceeds will go to The Autism Council of Utah. The Autism Council of Utah is an independent council working to foster collaboration, communication, and learning among families and agencies. Our aim is to promote access to resources and responsible information for individuals of all ages who have, or are affected by autism, or related conditions. Raffle tickets will be sold at the door and will include a variety of items donated from local and national businesses. Details: Call 801-281-HUKA to make reservations. If you would like to donate any items to our raffle everything is appreciated! Please email Jen at hukajen@yahoo.com if you are interested. Join us on our Facebook page.

Saturday, April 26th

MS Walk: Join thousands of Utahns at The Gateway Mall as they make strides to raise awareness and funds to create a world free of multiple sclerosis at the National MS Society Utah-Southern Idaho Chapter’s 24th Annual Walk MS 2013 presented by Questar. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. For more information and to register here. 

Navajo Rug Auction: Presented by the Toh-Atin Gallery of Durango, Colorado, NHMU will host a silent auction comprised of 100 different weavings, April 26, 2014. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Museum. Visit here for information.

Sunday, April 27th

Holocaust Remembrance Day: The IJ and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center will hold Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 27, 2014. A brief ceremony to commemorate the Holocaust will held followed by the screening of “Kinderblock 66- Return to Buchenwald.” There will be a second screening of the film, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the JCC. The third showing will be at the Park City Library, April 29, 7 p.m. Kinderblock 66 is a documentary about the survivors of a boy’s camp in Buchenwald in WWII. A survivor, Alex Moskovic and producer, Steven Moskovic will be here to answer questions after the film.

Forum For Questioning Minds – Terri Martin: Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance in the presentation, “Protecting Utah’s Redrock Canyon Country.” Details: From 2-3:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library – Main (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Monday, April 28th

Skokie: Invaded But Not Conquered: KUED Ch 7 will present “Skokie: Invaded But Not Conquered,” April 28-29, 2014. This 60-minute documentary produced by the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center examines the personalities and issues connected to the attempted neo-Nazi March in the late 1970’s in Skokie, IL, which at the time was home to the largest concentration of Holocaust survivors outside of Jerusalem. Details:  Starts at 11 p.m. at KUED TV (101 S. Wasatch Drive, Salt Lake City).

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