Weekly Feminist Happenings November 18th-24th


Tuesday, November 18th

14th Annual Hunger Banquet: Sara Crowder of Real Food Rising of UtahGrace Henley of New Roots of IRC. Monetary donations go directly to speakers’ respective organizations. Food donations go to the new Student Food Pantry initiative on campus through the Utah Food Bank [in conjunction with U of U Alumni Association]. Join us, in solidarity against hunger. Details: 6-8 PM, Union Saltair Room.Vegan and Gluten-free Soup Dinner for $5 or 3 cans of non-perishable goods.

Wednesday, November 19th

Real Women Run Fall Networking Social: If you’ve ever thought about running for office, working on a campaign, serving on a public board or commission, or if you know a woman who should be involved, Real Women Run is a great place to meet and mingle with women who have run or worked on campaigns while learning the essentials for a successful bid for office. Details: From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Log Haven (6451 E Millcreek Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84109). The event is free, but requires an RSVP. 

Thursday, November 20th

Brooke Williams and Terry Tempest Williams: Discussion of “The Story of My Heart: As Rediscovered by Brooke Williams and Terry Tempest Williams.” Details: This is a ticketed event. General admission seating is $5 and proceeds benefit the University of Utah’s Environmental Humanities Graduate Program. Starts at 7 p.m. at Rowland Hall St. Mark’s Larimer Center Theatre (820 S. 1000 East, Salt Lake City).

Hope After Suicide: One Woman’s Journey from Darkness to Light: Wendy Parmley, RN and author of the autobiographical book “Hope After Suicide: One Woman’s Journey from Darkness to Light,” will present a message directed to those touched by suicide and designed to increase community awareness of and involvement in suicide prevention. This event is held in conjunction with International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. in the Orem Public Library (58 N. State St., Orem).

Red Party–AIDS Foundation Fundraiser: Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, the adjacent Bambara restaurant and the Utah AIDS Foundation will co-host the Red Party to help raise funds for the Utah AIDS Foundation. Open to both hotel guests and the public, packages start at a $40 minimum donation and all proceeds benefit Utah AIDS Foundation. RSVPs can be made by calling Cathryn at Utah AIDS Foundation at 801-487-2323 or emailing Catherine.Sant@UtahAIDS.org.

Monday, November 24th

How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives On Positive Psychology: The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “How Happiness Thinks: Jewish Perspectives on Positive Psychology,” a six-session course, Nov. 3-Dec. 8, 2014. Rabbi Benny Zippel of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah will conduct the course. Call 801-467-7777 or visit www.myJLI.com for registration and other course-related information. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at Chabad Lubavitch of Utah (1760 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City).

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