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Qmmunity September 2017

Alt Garden Club Pot Luck

The Alternative Garden club’s next meeting at the Sugar House Garden Center, Wednesday, Sept. 6, will be a harvest potluck. Members and guests are asked to bring a dish based on the produce from their garden or from your locally sourced market.

The club will tour the New Roots Farm, a farm in West Valley City providing refugees with the opportunity to grow unique and exotic vegetables from their homeland to sell at market or for their own consumption on Thursday, Sept. 14.

AGC is a club for LGBTQ, their friends and allies. See their Facebook page at bit.ly/altgarden or email altgardenclub@gmail.com for details on membership and activities

Always busy, the Royal Court

Saturday August 18 in Ogden, the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire will support the annual Emerald and Ruby ball hosted by the Imperial Rainbow Court of Northern Utah’s reigning Imperial Crown Prince and Princess Trent and Kristine. The party, themed “Sunset Blvd” is held at the Comfort Suites Hotel in Ogden. Tickets to the 6pm show are $25 and benefit the IRCONU PWA Christmas fund.

On Saturday August 26, RCGSE is in Ogden again for ICRONU’s “Tribute to Michael Jackson” at the Roy Eagles. Show starts at 10 pm with a $5 admission which benefits IRCONU General Fund.

September 1 through December 1, Prince Royale XLI Kayden Starr and the RCGSE will be collecting supplies to send care packages to troops in the US military. Contact Kayden at princeroyalexli@gmail.com for information.

September 3 in Provo the RCGSE will appear and support Righteous Miss Provo Pageant hosted by Provo Pride at the Mercury Theater and Event Center from 6-9 pm and tickets are $10 online www.ticketsource.us/provopride or at the door for $12.

Missoula Montana September 8–10 RCGSE will participate in the “ISCSM Coronation 23: A Montana Horror Story.” Empress XLII, Tiana La Shae’, is organizing a traditional entrance and tribute. People interested in attending should contact the Empress at empress@rcgse.org

September 9, Club Jam hosts the Ms. Gay Utah Delta Rae Dixon’s Tranquili-Tea . There’s a suggested donation of $7 to benefit the RCGSE General fund. The program will include some of the beautiful, local burlesque performers.

September 16, Provo Pride Festival is from 10am–6pm at the Utah County Historical Courthouse. The RCGSE hopes to have a booth in the festival, which is free admission.

September 16, 9 PM at the Sun Trapp, Princess Royale XLI Vega Starr and Miss Golden Spike Universe Aria Starr will be hosting “Back to School Blues” a. There will be a $5 donation to benefit the RCGSE Scholarship fund.

UMFA to Reopen Last Weekend of August

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah, closed since January 2016 for remodeling, will reopen to the public on Saturday, August 26, with talks, tours, films, a dance party and more. Admission is free. Donors, VIPs, members.

The UMFA has replaced the building’s vapor barrier, essential for efficiently maintaining appropriate humidity levels. During that time, UMFA staff re-envisioned the permanent galleries to make the most of the Museum’s dynamic collection, which ranges from ancient objects to the contemporary objects. This reinstallation is the most comprehensive since the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building opened in 2001.The Museum Café and Museum Store already reopened to the public, along with the Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Auditorium.

Ballet West, Nutcracker Children Audition

Ballet West is calling for dancing children to audition for The Nutcracker 2017 on Saturday, August 19, at Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre.  The company is looking for the following: Dancers ages 8–18, Girls between the heights of 4’0″–5’11”, Gymnasts between the heights of 4’0″–4’4″ and Boys between the heights of 4’0″– 6’0”

There are three locations for registration: August 14th-15th, 2:00pm – 6:00pm at Jessie Eccles Quinney Ballet Centre, 52 West 200 South; Salt Lake City; August 16th,  2:00pm – 6:00pm at Barbara Barrington-Jones Family Foundation Ballet West Academy, Thanksgiving Point—Brick Canvas Bldg., 3003 North Thanksgiving Way in Lehi, Utah; and August 17th , 3:00pm – 4:00pm at Peggy Bergmann Ballet West Academy 6554 Creekside Lane; Park City, Utah

Only Registered dancers will be able to audition.  Dancers chosen will begin rehearsal August 22nd with a mandatory parent meeting August 21st. For more information, Heather Thackeray at hthackeray@balletwest.org

Soiree “Under the Stars” benefits OUTreach Utah

OUTreach Utah is asking patrons to “save the date” for a benefit for the organization, called, “Under the Stars”. The Soiree will be September 16, from 6–8 pm, at the Ogden Eccles Community Art Center, 580 Jefferson Ave, Ogden.

OUTreach Utah, founded in 2005, is a non-profit collection of youth services, “dedicated to transforming communities and saving lives through social support groups, community advocacy, and training designed to promote positive outcomes for underserved populations”.

Collaborating with the Utah Domestic Violence Coalition and several other local partners, OUTreach is working toward creating a 24-hour line for youth who are suicidal or experiencing housing or family crisis, and a system for transporting youth to safe sanctuaries.

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