Community Initiatives

Ogden Valley Ballon & Artist Festival

by Eleven 11. July 2014 09:24

The Ogden Valley Ballon & Artist Festival is continuing for its 16th year and it just keeps getting better. This year the festival will take place August 15-17 and begins each day at 6pm with a balloon launch. During the day artists will exhibit their work, and live bands will perform. Be sure to stick around Saturday night when the Balloon Glow will take place.

To learn more about the Ogden Valley Ballon & Artist Festival and how to secure a ride in a balloon click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Utah

Aware of Angels

by Eleven 10. July 2014 16:05

Even with the incredible advances we've had in medical technology many suffering from chromosome/genetic disorders are facing difficulty in being treated. Aware of Angels works to raise awareness and promote research for those children who face such circumstances, bond together their families, and remember those who have been lost. The group does this through beautiful photography and stories which highlight the angels who face such chromosome/genetic disorders.

To learn more about the Aware of Angels project and how to help click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Education | Health | Parenting | Utah

Salt Lake City Public Library

by Eleven 10. July 2014 15:43

The Salt Lake City Public Library is one of the many libraries in Utah and even just in Salt Lake City. Of course, the library offers thousands of books of different types to appeal to any reader, but there are other services that are provided. For example ebooks are becoming more available, and the library is a great place to host movie screenings or public discussions. The summer reading program also offers great incentives for kids to keep their minds active over the summer while earning rewards. Another great service that the library offers is that with the Salt Lake City Public Library card you also get a free subscription to Lynda.com which is a website that can teach you how to use a wide variety of software programs.

To learn more about the Salt Lake City Public Library click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Education | Parenting | Utah

Heber Valley Western Music & Cowboy Poetry Gathering

by Eleven 2. July 2014 11:53

The Heber Valley Western Music & Cowboy Poetry Gathering is not only a gathering for fans of the music, but also for famous faces of the genre. The gathering not only offers good music and poetry, but also food, clothing, and a general fun cowboy feel. The events last for 5 days from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 this year, and attracts fans and performers from all over the country.

To learn more about the Heber Valley Western Music & Cowboy Poetry Gathering click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Community Connection | Cultural Understanding | Utah

Craft Lake City

by Eleven 2. July 2014 11:34

Craft Lake City's mission is "to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art." They do this in amazing ways. One of the events that promotes their mission is the DIY festival on August 8th and 9th which invites local crafters and artisans to show their creations to the public. Not only do these artisans elevate Utah with their creations, but they also help teach the community through workshops run through Craft Lake City. Their newest partnership is with the Natural History Museum of Utah with which they focus on learning about the environment with activities like building terrariums.

To see upcoming craft workshops and learn more about Craft Lake City click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.

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Additional Resources | Community Connection | Education | Utah


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