Feb 01 Wednesday
Women Veterans Health Care in Salt Lake City Utah is hosting a Women Veterans for Women Veterans virtual support group. This is a support group for women veterans to come together and support each other through conversation and resources. The first group will be on Wednesday, November 4th at 11:30am and then continue on every 1st Wednesday of the month.
Contact Cheri at the VA 801-582-1565 x3552 to register for the support group.
Feb 02 Thursday
The Brigham City Library Book Group will meet to discuss “West of Everything: The Inner Life of Westerns” by Jane Tompkins on Thursday, 2 Feb 2023 at 7 p.m. Tracey Smith, professor of History at Weber State University, will lead the discussion. Copies of the book may be picked up at the circulation desk of the Brigham City Library, 26 E. Forest Street, while supplies last. The discussion will take place live at the Brigham City Library. A Zoom link to the is available upon request; please contact the library at least 24 hours before the discussion. This event has received funding from the Utah Humanities. Utah Humanities improves communities through active engagement in the humanities. For more information on this event, or other discussions in the Library’s “The West: Image and Reality” book discussion series please contact Elizabeth, 435-723-5850.
Feb 04 Saturday
The Heritage Writers Guild, the Southern Utah chapter of the League of Utah Writers, is sponsoring a free Winter Writing Conference for aspiring authors on February 4, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Utah Tech University. All sessions will be held in the Udvar-Hazy Building of the Dixie Campus, located at 255 South University Avenue, St. George, UT 84770.
Award-winning author and past president of the League of Writers, Johnny Worthen, will serve as keynote speaker. Following the general session, the conference will split into two parallel tracks, one on the writing process and the other on getting published.
Though the conference is free to the public, space is limited by the classroom size. For more info or to pre-register online, point your browser to: https://www.heritagewritersguild.com/winterconference
Feb 10 Friday
Please join Zion Canyon Mesa, Zion Forever Project and Torrey House Press for “Creative Tensions: Wild Words & Wild Places,” an interactive community conversation with Kase Johnstun, Laura Tohe, and Kirsten Johanna Allen. Using a format known as “creative tensions,” host Kase Johnstun will lead participants Laura Tohe and Kirsten Johanna Allen, as well as the audience, through this unique approach to group dialogue. Creative Tensions encourages openness and inspires empathy as we explore topics that lie at the heart of what it means to be human.
Laura Tohe is the Navajo Nation Poet Laureate and an award-winning poet. Her books include “No Parole Today,” “Making Friends with Water,” “Sister Nations,” “Tséyi/Deep in the Rock,” and “Code Talker Stories.”
Kase Johnstun is a novelist and essayist who lives and writes in Ogden, Utah. His novels “Let the Wild Grasses Grow” (October 2021) and “Cast Away” (coming in 2024) are published by Torrey House Press. He teaches at the Creative Nonfiction Foundation, the Graduate School in Creative Writing for Southern New Hampshire University, Barton Community College, and Weber State University.
Kirsten Johanna Allen is the Publisher and Co-Executive Director of Torrey House Press.
Feb 11 Saturday
The annual Valentine Chocolate Festival is back this year, in person. After two years in the virtual world, chocolate lovers and Planned Parenthood supporters will gather at the Riverwoods Conference Center in Logan on Saturday, February 11th.
The 36th annual Chocolate Festival will feature a wide range of chocolates and desserts. Volunteers enter cakes, cookies, brownies, chocolates, or other unique desserts in a friendly competition for prizes and bragging rights. Attendees get to sample those treats and vote on their favorites. Professional pastry chefs, chocolatiers, restaurateurs, caterers, community groups, or any supportive business may also display their creative chocolate talents in the festival's Premier Showcase. Everyone can participate in one of many auction opportunities.
For more information see https://www.thechocolatefest.com. All proceeds will benefit Planned Parenthood Association of Utah and the Logan Clinic.
Feb 13 Monday
The King's English Bookshop is proud to partner with Tanner Humanities Center to present Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and author, Naomi Oreskes, for a discussion and book signing of her new book, The Big Myth: How American Business Taught Us to Loathe Government and Love the Free Market. Oreskes will be in conversation with the Executive Director of Tanner Humanities Center, Erika George, author of author of Incorporating Rights: Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability.
The event will take place in the Moot Courtroom at the J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah, 383 South University St. E, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
GET YOUR COPY NOW!
Pre-order your signed copy of The Big Myth today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized. Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of The Big Myth from The King's English.
Feb 23 Thursday
USU College of EngineeringCommunity Night is your opportunity to experience fun, hands-on learning. Launch mini rockets or play in the 3D sandbox. Visit the electrical engineering section to learn how to solder or stop by the mechanical section and compete in our famous pinewood derby competition. Don’t forget to explore Kids Korner for the egg-drop event and popcorn! There’s something for everyone so bring the entire family!
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