Weekly Feminist Happenings March 24th-30th

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Tuesday, March 24th

What’s My Name?: What’s My Name, a group exhibit that opens March 20 at Art Access is a visual expression of dementia and memory loss by those who suffer from Alzheimer’s and their caretakers. Details: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Art Access Gallery (230 S. 500 West #125, Salt Lake City). The exhibit will run until April 8, 2015. Visit the Art Access site for more information.

Wednesday, March 25th

Pioneering Women at the Utah State Capitol: Come learn about Utah’s interesting history of women in politics with Utah NOW. One of our board members has designed an amazing tour to help engage women of all ages with the history of our foremothers and their influence in Utah’s political landscape. Details: From 6-7 p.m. Parking is available on the east side of Capitol Hill, and visitors are encouraged to enter the Capitol building through the east doors. The tour will meet at the desk just inside the east doors, on the 1st floor.

Thursday, March 26th

Utah And Climate Change: A Special Lecture by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, March 26, 2015. Hayhoe, atmospheric scientist and Evangelical Christian, is author of “A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-based Decisions.” Ticketing information: Tickets for Panel Discussion 3 are available for FREE to the public on March 25-26 during the open hours of Clark Planetarium. Tickets are first-come, first-served, and are limited to 6 tickets per request. Tickets must be obtained in person at the Clark Planetarium ticket desk. For information visit the Clark Planetarium site.

Saturday, March 28th

Screening of Still Alice: The drama “Still Alice,” starring Julianne Moore (in her Oscar-winning performance) as a linguistic professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Details: Starts at 8 p.m. at The Prospector (2175 Sidewinder Drive, Park City).

Monday, March 30th

Hands On Bike Maintenance For Women: Trail And Roadside Repair: This hands-on bike maintenance class taught by Salt Lake Shop tech, Tamra Forest, focuses on what to do when you are on your ride and the unexpected happens. From flat tires to broken spokes and noisy chains to broken cables – our instructors will recommend tools for your trail/road tool kit and share tips and tricks to help you triage the situation in the field to keep you riding. Bikes must be clean and in good working order to be used during the class. If your bike does not meet standards you may still attend the clinic. However, you may be asked not to work on your bike. Register early, class size is limited. Details: From 6-8 p.m. at REI – Salt Lake City (3285 E. 3300 South, Millcreek). For more information and to register, visit www.rei.com/saltlakecity or call 801-486-2100.

 

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