Meet with the Mayor
Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will hold one-on-one meetings with city residents on May 19 to discuss issues and concerns pertaining to the city. Meetings will be held in 10 minute blocks and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Another series of meetings will also be held June 16 with registration for these beginning June 7.
When: May 19, 4–6 p.m.
Where: Mayor’s Conference Room, City & County Building, 451 South State St.
Info: (801) 535-7704 or stop by the Mayor’s Office to schedule.
March with Equality Utah
Equality Utah is looking for people interested in marching with them during the Utah Pride Parade, June 6. To sign up, email name and shirt size to Keri Jones at [email protected] by May 14. Shirts in children’s sizes are available.
Grand Marshal Reception
The Utah Pride Festival will hold this year’s Grand Marshal Reception with Sister Dottie S. Dixon at the Jewish Community Center on June 4. The Utah Pride Center will also award the annual Dr. Kristen Reis Community Service Award ant the Pete Suazo Political Action Award at this event. Hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be provided.
When: June 4, 7 p.m.
Where: Jewish Community Center, 2 North Medical Drive.
Cost: $35 per ticket which can be purchased at the door or at utahpride2010.showclix.com.
Public Speakers Bureau
The Utah Pride Center is starting a speakers bureau to train gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer people and their allies in speaking about their experiences to groups in the broader community. The first training session will be held May 15, 1–4 p.m. at the Utah Pride Center, 355 N. 300 W.
U of U Lavender Graduation
The University of Utah’s LGBT Resource Center will again hold its Lavender Graduation for spring semester graduates. The celebration will be held May 6 beginning 5:30 p.m. in the Olpin Student Union Theater. Coffee, tea and dessert will be served after, and friends, family and allies are invited to attend. All graduates will receive a certificate and a rainbow tassel. RSVP by April 30 to Katie Stiel at [email protected]