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Party on the Patio
To kick off the 11th annual Utah Pride Center Golf Classic, the Center will host a pre-event party Aug. 20 on the patio of the Circle Lounge, 328 S. State St., from 7–10 p.m. Tickets are $10 and include food and beverages, a cash bar, and music by DJ TiDY and urban landscapes. Attendees are encouraged to wear something in an argyle pattern in honor of the golf tournament, which is a fund raiser for the Center and its programs.

Our Store Specials

Our Store: Your Thrift Alternative, the People With AIDS Coalition of Utah’s thrift store, will have the following specials throughout August.
Aug. 14–20: 25 percent off all shorts
Aug. 21–27: 25 percent off all men’s clothing
Aug. 28–Sept. 3: 25 percent off all women’s clothing

Our Store is located at 358 S. 300 East and is open seven days a week from 11 a.m.–8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.–6 p.m. on weekends. All proceeds benefit PWACU’s programs and services for Utahns living with HIV/AIDS. For more information visit pwacu.org.

Funky Hats

SAGE Utah, the Utah Pride Center’s social group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender elders age 50 and over and their loved ones, will host the ‘Do You Like My Hat?’ garden party. Attendees are invited to wear their favorite festive hats while they enjoy live jazz, brunch and drinks. The venu is wheelchair accessible.
When: Sept. 12, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Where: Memorial House in Memory Grove Park, 485 No. Canyon Rd., 120 East.
Cost: $25 per ticket (can be purchased at the door, by bringing a check to the Utah Pride Center, or at utahpridecenter.org).

Votes for Queers

Equality Utah, the Utah Pride Center, the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute, Utah Log Cabin Republicans and Stonewall Democrats will co-sponsor a workshop on running effective political campaigns for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Utahns who are considering running for office. Topics will include how to create a successful campaign and assess chances of winning. The workshop will look at contemporary statistics about races in which gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender candidates have been involved and provide attendees with relevant polling data and a number of helpful handouts. The Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute are the sponsors of the LGBT Candidate & Campaigning Training program, which has helped several gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender politicians get elected. All are welcome regardless of political affiliation.
When: Aug. 25, 7 p.m.
Where: Salt Lake County Council Chambers, 2001 S. State Street.

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