Weekly Feminist Happenings June 18th-24th

Tuesday, June 18th

Jewish Community Center’s Summer Concert Series -Featuring The Lazy L House Band. Join us at the JCC while you watch the sunset, relax and socialize with friends, and listen to great music for free. You can also have a great meal from our “3 Forks Café” or bring your own picnic. Details: From 7-9 p.m. at the I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center (2 North Medical Drive Salt Lake City).

Film screening of the documentary When I Walk: The documentary “When I Walk,” in which filmmaker Jason DaSilva explores his own battle with multiple sclerosis. DaSilva will appear, via Skype, for a post-screening Q-and-A session. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Wednesday, June 19th

Women Business Owner Of The Year And Rising Star Awards presented by National Association of Women Business Owners Salt Lake City Chapter. The National Association of Women Business Owners Salt Lake City Chapter will hold the Women Business Owner of the Year and Rising Star Awards. Nikki Stone, Olympic Gold Medalist for Aerial Skiing will be the keynote speaker. There will be a cocktail hour with musical entertainment, a cash bar and passed champagne/sparkling cider followed by Stone. Details: From 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Salt Lake Chamber Women’s Business Center (163 W. Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City). Register here.

Thursday, June 20th

Jobs Changing The Lives Of Utah’s Refugees, The Real Story. Join Catholic Community Services of Utah for a businness networking event focused on information about hiring refugees and immigrants. Details: From 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Catholic Community Services (745 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City). To register contact Janet at volunteer@ccsutah.org by Monday, June 17, 2013.

Friday, June 21st

The Longest Day Alzheimer’s Fundraiser. On Friday, June 21, the Alzheimer’s Association Utah Chapter, invites everyone to honor those living with Alzheimer’s disease. Self-organized teams will unite in 16 hours of consecutive activity and commit to raising awareness and funds for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association of Utah. Participants can swim, run, ride or walk. Organize a tennis, soccer, basketball or volleyball tournament. Art aficionados can plan a day of painting and pottery. Each team will complete in an activity of their choosing and are invited to register onlineDetails: Starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Alzheimer’s Association Utah Chapter (855 East 4800 South, Murray).

Saturday, June 22nd

Come Together: A Fusion of Vietnamese and Western Musical Traditions. The Cultural Center proudly presents the unique blending of traditional Eastern and Western music with this once-in-a-lifetime musical experience. This concert features traditional Vietnamese music by Master Musicians and UNESCO World Heritage awardees Hoang Co Thuy and Nguyen Xuan Yen (both visiting from Viet Nam). Joining them are local musicians Lac Viet Band, directed by Lan Nguyen, California singers Hoan Oanh & Huong Lan, Dr. Dao Duy Anh of Kentucky, and a western ensemble led by Clive Romney of the award-winning local group Enoch Train. Join us to experience a once-in-a-lifetime musical event that ties together two diverse worlds. Details: From 7-8:30 p.m. at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center (1355 West 3100 South WVC, UT 84119).

Self Reliance of Utah (A Utah Non-Profit) 3rd Annual Fundraiser Summer Bash and Auction. Self Reliance of Utah provides individualized independent living services to adults with mild cognitive disabilities. Details: From 5-10 p.m. at the house of the president of the board of directors (4333 W. Park Hollow Lane (11950 South) Riverton). To purchase tickets visit the organization’s site.

World Refugee Day Festival: The World Refugee Day Festival features food, cultural performances, soccer, crafts, bounce houses and a global market with local refugee artisans. Details: Starts at 10:00 a.m. at Liberty Park (900 South 500 East, Salt Lake City).

 Sunday, June 23rd

TEA of Utah BBQ in the Park: Please join us for an afternoon of volleyball, socializing and sun, Congratulating Emperor Drake Florence, the first Trans* Emperor of the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire, Reign 38. Menu will feature Vegan dogs, watermelon, pasta salad, chips and ice water. Feel free to bring a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice. Details: From 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Fairmont Park at the Main Grove Pavilion. Please RSVP to connie@teaofutah.org or on Facebook no later than FRIDAY JUNE 21, 2013

Monday, June 24th

Script In Hand Series – Reykjavik Reading: Plan-B Theatre will present a reading of “Reykjavik,” that dramatizes the iconic two-day summit in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1986, during which President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev debated the abolition of their countries’ nuclear weapons. Details: Starts at 7:00 p.m. at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City). Tickets are FREE but must be reserved. Reserve tickets here.

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