Events for Community Events

Real Women Run Spring Training

Real Women Run Spring Training will take place on the 18th at the Hinckley Institute of Politics. This is an opportunity for practical training and guidance for declared candidates, or those who are considering filing to run in the 2019 municipal elections, and their campaign staff or volunteers. This training will be focused on the core skills, strategies, and information needed to run a successful municipal campaign. Featuring workshop sessions as well as time for individualized consulting with Utah-based campaign experts.

Event and registration online: https://www.ywcautah.org/blog/event/real-women-run-spring-training/



Living Traditions Festival

Produced by the Salt Lake City Arts Council, the Living Traditions Festival is a Free three-day multicultural festival celebrating the traditional music, dance, crafts and foods of Salt Lake City’s contemporary ethnic communities. Admission is free for all event attendees, which brings together over 90 cultures that have made Salt Lake City their home.

Living Traditions will be held on Friday May 17thfrom 5 to 10pm; Saturday May 18 from noon to 10pm and Sunday May 19 from noon to 7pm

Local ethnic artists, craftspeople, dancers, musicians and chefs provide the framework for the Festival. They teach attendees about the traditions, techniques, styles, and materials used in the respective art forms, many of which are centuries old, that have been passed down generation to generation. Information on all the participants can be found online at http://livingtraditionsfestival.com/#



Third Saturday for Families at UMFA

Third Saturday for Families: Stick Sculptures. Rex is the beautiful horse sculpture by Deborah Butterfield residing in front of the Museum. Look close: you may think it is made of sticks, but there is more than meets the eye. Learn about this artwork and then create your own sculpture using sticks and other materials.

Information online umfa.utah.edu



Living Traditions Festival

Produced by the Salt Lake City Arts Council, the Living Traditions Festival is a Free three-day multicultural festival celebrating the traditional music, dance, crafts and foods of Salt Lake City’s contemporary ethnic communities. Admission is free for all event attendees, which brings together over 90 cultures that have made Salt Lake City their home.

Living Traditions will be held on Friday May 17thfrom 5 to 10pm; Saturday May 18 from noon to 10pm and Sunday May 19 from noon to 7pm

Local ethnic artists, craftspeople, dancers, musicians and chefs provide the framework for the Festival. They teach attendees about the traditions, techniques, styles, and materials used in the respective art forms, many of which are centuries old, that have been passed down generation to generation. Information on all the participants can be found online at http://livingtraditionsfestival.com/#



Yoga for Cancer Patients, Caregivers and Loved Ones

A Quality Life Community offers a wellness program for cancer patients, caregivers, and loved ones. QLC provides free series of yoga, meditation classes, recovery retreats, as well as the newest insights on proper medical care, alternative care, nutrition and other innovative therapies. Below is a listing of the yoga offerings.  Be sure to check online for up to date class dates and times.  Find us on Facebook or AQualityLife.org/calendar

Mondays at Cancer Wellness House at 5:30pm

Tuesdays at LDS Hospital at 6:30pm

Tuesdays at Jordan Valley Hospital at 6pm

Wednesdays at Utah Cancer Specialists at 6:30pm

Fridays at Infusion Yoga & Pilates Studio in Bountiful at 10:45

Fridays at Cancer Wellness House at 5:30pm

Saturdays at Cancer Wellness House at 10:15am

Saturdays at 21stYoga at 12:30pm



Bambula- Remembering the Kongo Connection to Puerto Rico

Bambula, the oldest known rhythm in Puerto Rican Bomba, is also a Kikongo word meaning "remembrance of a place far forgotten". Bomba Marilé invites the community to join us in remembering the Kongo connection to Puerto Rico and how it has helped shape Puerto Rican language, music, and dance.

Schedule: 5-8pm Papito Moe's Food Truck will be selling delicious Puerto Rican food https://papitomoes.com 6-7pm Mabiba Baegne and Bomba Marilé will hold a discussion and live musical demonstration on Congolese drumming and Puerto Rican bomba and specific lasting impacts of the Kongo Nation on Puerto Rican culture. Lecture will be in English with Spanish translation. 7-8pm Baile de Bomba- Bomba Marilé will provide live drumming, singing, and dancing of Bomba. Community members are encouraged to join us in singing and dancing our beloved Bomba. Bomba songs will be in Spanish. We ask for a $10 donation from each adult. Children are free to enter. Payments can be made before event or at the door through: PayPal: bombamarile@gmail.com, Venmo: @Dr-Miriam, cash, or credit card through square.

For More information go to: https://www.facebook.com/BombaMarile/ Bio for Mabiba Baegne: https://drummerszone.com/artists/profile/12917/mabiba-baegne#biography



Ogden Twilight - Dillon Francis

Ogden Twilight is back this summer with national headliners and featured local bands at the Ogden Ampitheater.  Your Ogden Twilight is also your RideUTA pass for the night.

Doors and Food Vendors open at 5pm and music begins at 6pm.

Information at ogdentwilight.com; tickets at 24tix.



Best Friends 5K Fun Run and Walk

Join us for our third timed 5K fun run with (or without) your dogs on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from Capitol Hill through Memory Grove to help homeless pets right here in Utah. Proceeds benefit the animals at Best Friends Animal Society! Register here online, or you can register in person at our Lifesaving Center located at 2005 S 1100 E in Sugar House from 4pm to 7pm on Friday, June 7, or at the start line (intersection of Bonneville Blvd and East Capitol Boulevard at 500 North) beginning at 8am on Saturday, June 8.



11th Annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Car Show

We are pleased to announce the 11th Annual Guide Dog Charity Car Show and Benefit for Guide Dogs of America (GDA.)

The expenses of breeding, training, medical care, and housing for the dog, as well as training the recipient, are paid for entirely out of donations and exhibitions such as ours. The cost to deliver one is in excess of $42,000 per dog and so far, GDA has delivered over 2000 canine friends, free of charge to sight impaired recipients.

We are asking for your support and sponsorship for this charity event. If you could donate prizes for our raffle, or become a Car Show Sponsor, you would be helping us with our mission for this very worthy cause. There are three levels of event sponsorship outlined below, and all proceeds will benefit the GDA. Sponsorship Levels: (Silver $100) (Gold $300) (Platinum $500/Double Platinum $1000 or more): Each Silver Sponsor receives a Wall Plaque. Each Gold Sponsor receives a Wall Plaque, and your name or business name on the Car Show Sponsor List that will be distributed at the show. Each Platinum or Double Platinum Sponsor receives a Wall Plaque, your name or business name on the Car Show Sponsor List, on the Car Show Banner, and can proudly display their own Banner at the Car Show. GDA is an International Guiding Eyes program, which is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization and your gift would be tax deductible (GDA Federal ID# 95-1586088).

Visit the Guide Dogs of America website at: http://www.guidedogsofamerica.org/



5th Annual Utah Blues Festival

The 5th Annual Utah Blues Festival (#UBF) is the signature fundraising event for the 501(c)(3) non-profit Utah Blues Society. Friday, June 14 (5 - 10 p.m.) and Saturday June 15, 2019 (noon - 10 p.m.), at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City. See UtahBluesFest.org and https://www.facebook.com/utahbluesfestival/ Sponsored in part by KRCL.