Weekly Feminist Happenings July 22nd-28th


Tuesday, July 22nd

Navigating New Literacies: In the spring of 2014, Granger High art students collaborated to create a 29-panel contemporary painting reflecting their impressions of how literacy in different fields of study is supported and at the same time challenged by new technologies and popular culture. Details: At the  Utah Cultural Celebration Center (1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City). The exhibit will run July 8-Aug. 27, 2014.

United Way Of Salt Lake Volunteers: Help United Way of Salt Lake “Stuff the Bus” with school supplies for 8,500 low-income children served through neighborhood centers and community schools. Volunteers are needed to conduct school supply drives throughout their community. Details: For more information and to register to conduct a supply drive here or  contact Amy Worthington at 801-746-2566. Volunteers are needed until Aug. 31, 2014.

Wednesday, July 23rd

Locals Appreciation Party Supporting Utah Business & Culture: Merco Local & Salt Lake Acting Company will hold a locals appreciation party, July 23, 2014. Creatives, artists, actors, local consumers, local companies and business owners join up for a night to appreciate ourselves! We celebrate supporting local. We have partnered with Salt Lake Acting Company and reserved the theater for ourselves on July 23rd for a night of fun. Details: Dinner, apps, drinks, socializing and adult spirits at 5:30 and a show at 7:30 (Saturday’s Voyeur). You can bring your own food and drinks for additional treats during the show if desired. Visit here for information.

Thursday, July 24th

Native American Celebration: After the Pioneer Day Parade come to Liberty Park for dance, food, family fun, and fireworks as part of the 20th annual Native American Celebration in the Park. Witness the amazing cultures of Native America. The best drum groups share captive music as dancers energetically move with meaning and purpose. Artists featuring works in a variety of mediums from intricate Native American beadwork to authentic Navajo and Zuni silver and turquoise jewelry. Enjoy a filling Navajo taco or mutton stew and frybread. Details: Starts at noon until 10 p.m. at Liberty Park (900 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City).

Friday, July 25th

Caregiver Support Group: Join the Neighborhood House Caregiver Support Group. The fourth Thursday of every month, visit Neighborhood House’s Cottonwood Adult Day Center to enjoy some time and discussion with other caregivers in the area. Hosted by Neighborhood House and Gentiva Home Hospice. Details: Contact Debbie Colby, Program Coordinator at Cottonwood Neighborhood House 801-277-3264 or cottonadmin@nhutah.org for more information.

Saturday, July 26th

Peru Fest: Come and celebrate Peruvian culture with Peru Fest, food, dance with live bands, folk and andean music, prizes, contests, and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. Details: From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center (1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City).

Monday, July 28th

Lemonade Stand And Bake Sale Fundraiser: Armani McFarland, 11, will hold a lemonade stand and bake sale  to raise money to buy backpacks and school supplies for Catholic Community Services of Utah’s Backpack Bonanza. Details: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Goodwood Barbecue Co (4237 Riverdale Rd, Ogden).

Films Without Borders – Meet The PatelsFresh out of a break-up with his American girlfriend, and freaked out that he’s almost 30 and single, Ravi Patel goes on a family vacation to India with his head and heart spinning. Ravi is desperate to find love and embarks on a worldwide search for his bride in this witty and heart-felt comedy. Post-film discussion with filmmakers, Geeta Patel and Ravi Patel. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library – Main (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City). 

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