Qmmunity Briefs

Last Farmer’s Market

The Farmer’s Market at Historic Pioneer Park will be shutting its gates for the season after Oct. 17. Right now, delicious autumn produce is available including tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers, sweet corn, green beans, early apples, squash and a variety of fruit. Live entertainment, local artisans and a Saturday brunch are also featured.
When: Tuesday evenings, 4:00 p.m. to dusk and Saturday mornings, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. through Oct. 17.
Where: Historic Pioneer Park, 300 S 300 W
Info: downtownslc.org

Ghost Tours

Throughout October, bus tours of Salt Lake City and Ogden’s haunted spots will be given. Narrated by a professional storyteller, these tours are a great lead up to Halloween Night.
When: Oct. 2 – 31, Friday and Saturday Nights at 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. in Salt Lake City and Ogden
Where: In Salt Lake , meet behind the Rio Grande, 300 S 500 W. In Ogden, meet in the parking lot of North Union Station.
Tickets: $12-$18, and $1 off with a donation of a canned food item to the Utah Food Bank.
Info: (801) 529-4497 for Salt Lake reservations, (801) 604-1218 for Ogden reservations, storytours.com

sWerve Fun Bus

Lesbian civic and social group sWerve will host a Fun Bus to Wendover later this month. Ticket price includes buffet, coupons, one cocktail, beverages (including wine and beer), a 10 percent discount at casino gift shops and $5 cash back.
When: Oct. 24
Where: Meet at the Utah Pride Center for 4:00 p.m. departure. Bus will arrive in Wendover at 5:30 p.m. and return at 2:00 a.m.
Cost: $15 per ticket
Info: swerveutah.com

Donate to KRCL

KRCL 90.9 FM, the community radio station that features such gay and gay-friendly programs as RadioActive and _What Not, What Have You and Such as That_ with Sister Dottie S. Dixon, held a successful pledge drive in September. However, the station is still accepting donations. KRCL is listener-supported, meaning that pledges from the community are essential for its daily operations. To pledge visit krcl.org.

LGBTQ Veterans Group

The Utah Pride Center is looking to create a group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer veterans and active duty members on leave. The group will provide safe and confidential space for members to discuss their experiences, challenges and concerns of serving in the U.S. military. Those interested in joining are asked to contact Jennifer Nuttall at Jennifer@utahpridecenter.org or (801) 539-8800, ex. 13.

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