Weekly Feminist Happenings July 7th-13th


Wednesday, July 8th

Meet the Candidates BBQ: We will be hosting our annual “meet the candidates” barbecue at the pavilion in the northeast section of Liberty Park. This fun, free, event gives our clients and volunteers an opportunity to eat food and talk to candidates for office about issues of poverty. This year we are expecting all five of Salt Lake City’s candidates for Mayor to attend. Details: From 6-8 p.m. in the Rice Terrace Pavilion at Liberty Park).

Thursday, July 9th

Screening of (T)error: (T)ERROR is the first film to infiltrate a covert counterterrorism sting, with filmmakers documenting the action in real time as it unfolds on the ground. Viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government’s counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them through the perspective of “Shariff,” a 63-year-old Black revolutionary turned FBI informant.*Post-film discussion with directors Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe, moderated by Doug Fabrizio, host of KUER’s RadioWest. Details: From 7-9 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 West 300 South ).

Friday, July 10th

Damn These Heels Film Festival: Utah Film Center presents the 12th annual Damn These Heels LGBT Film Festival in Salt Lake City. The weekend-long festival is a celebration of independent, documentary and foreign feature-length films from around the world that explore LGBT issues, ideas and art. All film and special event information can be found on the official festival website.

23rd Annual CARE Fair: Utah’s largest free health care fair offering medical & dental services at no cost. Includes: physical exams, immunizations, women’s services, dental cleanings & exam, cholesterol testing, STD testing, and more. Details: From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Horizonte Instruction & Training Center (1234 S. Main Street).

Beyond Limits film screening: Born with cerebral palsy, Bonner Paddock disregards conventional limits in hopes to defy his condition and inspire others. “Beyond Limits” follows Bonner’s quest to become the first person with CP to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. Q&A after the film with Bonner Paddock. Tickets are $30 and include 3 glasses of wine or signature cocktails. Proceeds benefit the OM Foundation (www.1man1mission.org) whose mission is to empower children with disabilities to live a life beyond limits. Details: From 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Park City Library.

Saturday, July 11th

Givestock: Evens Sandwiches is excited to present Givestock, a community music and art fair. 2015 announces headlining national band, Cold War Kids, and a line-up of Utah’s best local talent.  Givestock  brings musicians, artists, food trucks, and non-profit organizations to the heart of Downtown SLC. Elevating the city’s vibe for a full day and creating an experience that benefits Even Stevens’ non-profit partners. Details: From noon to 10 p.m. at the Gallivan Center. Tickets are just $15 + processing fee online or $10 at any Even Stevens Sandwiches location with purchase. Bring your kids, they get in free.

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