Weekly Feminist Happenings October 29th-November 4th


Tuesday, October 29th

United Nations Day 2013 – David Ottaway: The United Nations Association of Utah and The Salt Lake Committee on Foreign Relations will present former journalist and author, David Ottaway, who will discuss the revolution and counterrevolution in the Arab world. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Alta Club (100 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City). Click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 30th

Health Care Fair: Juan Diego Catholic High School will hold a health care fair, offering flu and other vaccine clinics, emergency preparedness booths, and screenings for diabetes, skin cancer, hearing, vision, dental, blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI and scoliosis. Details: From noon-4 p.m. at Juan Diego Catholic High School (11800 S. 300 East, Draper).

Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair – Veterans Day: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, along with lead sponsor University of Phoenix, will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Provo,” a hiring fair for veterans and military spouses. Interested employers and job seekers should register at hoh.greatjob.net. Walk-in job seekers are allowed (veterans must provide military ID). Details: From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the South Towne Expo Center (9575 S. State St., Sandy).

Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit presented by The Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs: This year the Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit is a collaboration between the Utah Office of Multicultural Affairs 2nd Annual Multicultural Youth Leadership Summit and Weber State University’s 19th Annual Multicultural Youth Conference in support of Governor Gary R. Herbert’s ‘66 by 2020’ initiative, a state goal that 66% of all working-age Utahns will hold a post-secondary degree or certificate by 2020, and in support of WSU’s mission to provide opportunities for underrepresented youth in Utah. Details: From 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Weber State University – Shepherd Union Ballroom (3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden). Click here to buy tickets.

Thursday, October 31st

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: The annual Halloween showing of the 1975 musical monster mash “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Live interactive performance by The Latter Day Transvestites, with a pre-show 30 minutes before showtime. Prop kits available. Details: Show at Noon and 8 p.m. at the Tower Theater (876 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City).

Transylvania Tea Party Blood Drive: Deer Valley Resort is seeking blood on Halloween for its 10th annual Transylvania Tea Party Blood Drive. Held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Halloween, the blood drive is a tradition started by Deer Valley employees who wanted to help local health care facilities augment their blood supplies. Donors must come with a photo ID, be 18 or older (or at least 16 years old with parental permission slip), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Details: From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Deer Valley Resort (625 Main St., Park City).

Friday, November 1st

Huntsman Cancer Foundation Gala And Survivorship Celebration: The Huntsman Cancer Foundation Gala and Silent Auction will be held at The Grand America at 5:30 p.m. To purchase seats contact jmurano@huntsmanfoundation.org. The Survivorship Celebration will be held at 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration required at events@huntsmanfoundation.org.

Stephen Jimenez–The Book of Matt: Author Stephen Jimenez went to Laramie to research the story of Matthew Shepard’s murder in 2000, after the two men convicted of killing him had gone to prison, and after the national media had moved on. Jimenez will discuss his book, “The Book of Matt.” Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the The King’s English Bookshop (1511 S. 1500 East, Salt Lake City).

Saturday, November 2nd

Madeleine Albright – Mccarthey Family Foundation Lecture: Join Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as the featured speaker at this year’s McCarthey Family Foundation lecture series. Albright will speak on the role of independent journalism in diplomacy. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at Rowland Hall-St. Marks School McCarthey Campus (720 S. Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City).

Sunday, November 3rd

Utah Vietnam War Stories: Archival Photos And Interview Excerpts: For more than two years, KUED tirelessly interviewed 97 of Utah’s Vietnam War veterans to preserve their experiences in a landmark three-part television documentary series. These powerful oral histories serve as an important archive for generations to come. In conjunction with the exhibit, KUED will hold a screening of Utah Vietnam War Stories. Details: Starts at 5 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library – Main (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Good People presented by Salt Lake Acting Company: Salt Lake Acting Company will present the winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Best Play Award, “Good People,” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, David Lindsay-Abaire, October 30-Nov. 24, 2013. This story looks at the struggles of a group of women trying to make ends meet. When tough, mouthy Margie encounters Mike, who got out of Southie and became a successful doctor, she’s forced to look at her life choices. At times hilarious and other times heart-breaking, “Good People” is an affectionate look at the “haves” and “have nots.” Details: Visit Salt Lake Acting Company for tickets.

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