Salt Lake City

Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 12:00 am (2 total times)
Visit the SLCC Community Writing Center and participate in one of our many one-hour writing workshops for kids and adults, magnetic poetry, plus a variety of community readings. Be sure to register for the CWC's 10th Annual Iron Pen competition (a 24-hour writing marathon) by 5 p.m. Friday, June 24th. See the CWC website for a full listing of events during the festival: slcc.edu/cwc Most CWC events are free with admission to the festival.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 7:30 am
Strider Cup races give children and people with special needs a chance to put their STRIDER Balance Bike skills to the test at several stops across the USA and worldwide. These unique Strider organized and operated events cater directly to children 2-5 years old who want to experience the thrill of racing. Children of all sizes and skill levels are welcome to participate. STRIDER No-Pedal Balance Bikes are developed for both learning the ropes of riding and honing advanced skills in racing. Visit striderbikes.com/stridercup for information.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 8:00 am
A Bowl-A-Thon "Bowling Birthday Party," will be held for Children's Organ Transplant Association in honor of Dan Burnett, a Draper-area teen who needs a kidney transplant, June 25, 2016. Funds are being raised to assist with transplant-related expenses.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 9:00 am
USU Extension will offer classes on buying a home, Feb. 27, April 16 and June 25, 2016. Come learn how to navigate the complexities of buying a home and how to keep that home once you have it. This course will provide a chance to assess your financial readiness for homeownership, instruction on how to assemble and work with realtors, lenders, inspectors, insurance companies and title companies in the home buying process. Resources will be provided regarding community grant and loan programs to assist you in your purchase. The class will be held at USU Extension Conference Room. South Bldg. S1-300. Register at extension.usu.edu/saltlake.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 9:00 am
Come learn how to navigate the complexities of buying a home and how to keep that home once you have it. This course will provide a chance to assess your financial readiness for homeownership, instruction on how to assemble and work with realtors, lenders, inspectors, insurance companies and title companies in the home buying process. Resources will be provided regarding community grant and loan programs to assist you in your purchase. Homebuyer counseling will be provided by the Utah State University Family Life Center: Housing and Financial Counseling. Bring a lunch. Snacks will be provided. Must attend all day workshop. Classes may be cancelled if there is insufficient registration.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 10:00 am
Wasatch Community Gardens will host the Urban Garden & Farm Tour, June 25, 2016. Whether you are a budding gardener, a seasoned grower, a backyard poultry keeper, or an urban dweller wanting to learn about small-space gardening, Wasatch Community Gardens' Urban Garden & Farm Tour has something for you. The tour highlights unique and innovative gardens and farm space impacting Salt Lake's local food movement while encouraging its residents to grow and eat healthy, organic, and local food. Visit wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/events/item/7-urban-garden-farm-tour for event information and tour site descriptions.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 10:00 am
A grant from the National Endowment for the Arts is supporting free workshops to the community through the Book Arts Program at the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library. Workshops include classes in encaustics, paper decoration, letterpress printing, leather binding and much more. There are drop-in sessions and well as workshops that require pre-registration. Visit unews.utah.edu/book-arts-workshops-offered-at-the-us-marriott-library for information.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 10:00 am
Focusing on creative alternatives to traditional paper marbling, this workshop makes use of low-cost, readily available tools and materials to create quality, decorative papers. Smith, a masterful, traditional craftsperson, demonstrates basic marbling techniques that are repeatable at home. Participants leave with a basic understanding of marbling methods and sample sheets of common patterns. Visit trumba.com/e.aspx?calendar=uu-marriott-library&trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D118865056 for information.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 10:00 am (11 total times)
Charley Hafen Jewelers Gallery will present the artwork of Oscar Da Silva, June 17-July 9, 2061. There will be an artist's reception June 17, 6-9 p.m. Visit charleyhafen.com/art-gallery for information.
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Saturday June 25th, 2016 - 10:00 am (25 total times)
Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles will present the national tour of the Broadway musical "Hamilton," at the new Eccles Theater as part of the 2017-2018 season. 2016-2017 subscribers who renew their subscription for the 2017-2018 season will be able to guarantee their seats for the premiere Utah engagement of Hamilton before tickets become available to the general public. Information about the 2016-2017 season is available at www.Broadway-at-the-Eccles.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person (610 E. South Temple) or by phone: 801-355-5502.
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