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Published October 3, 2012 3:41 pm

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Sept. 27-Oct. 3

PinkSTYLE - Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Tanger Outlet Center is offering its shoppers a way to join in the fight against breast cancer with the annual PinkSTYLE campaign. For information, visit tangeroutlet.com/parkcity/events.

When • Sept. 27-29, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 1-3, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Where • Tanger Outlet Center, 6699 N. Landmark Drive, Park City

Louder Than Words

Equality Utah will hold its annual Allies for Equality Award Dinner. The recipients are awarded for their long-standing contribution to a fair and just Utah. Go to alliesdinner.org for information.

When • Sept. 27, 5:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $125

Kodachrome Basin

REI will present a history of Kodachrome Basin, named after a popular type of Kodak color photographic film used by a National Geographic Society expedition that came to the area in 1948.

When • Sept. 27, 7 p.m.

Where • REI - Salt Lake City, 3285 E. 3300 South, Millcreek

Tickets • Free

Fridays with Faculty - Michael Chikinda

In anticipation of the Sept. 30 Sundays@7 debut of the lost Persichetti sonata, Michael Chikinda will present a lecture about the prolific composer along with musical accompaniment from Hasse Borup and Heather Conner.

When • Sept. 28, 1 p.m.

Where • Thompson Chamber Music Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Nightmare on 13th

Nightmare on 13th will open for the 2012 Halloween season on Sept. 14, with three new nightmares: "NetherBeast," "Cirque Du Fear" and "Zombie Apocalypse." Patrons will receive a wristband and be admitted to all three nightmares for $20. Wristbands can also be used to bounce back to the nightmare for $5 on a "bounce back" night, but only if the wristband has not been removed. For more information, visit http://www.nightmareon13th.com.

When • Friday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Nightmare on 13th Haunted House, 300 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20; visit bit.ly/NeIqEg

Film: Powderwhore's "Choose Your Adventure"

Powderwhore.com will present its adventure film "Choose Your Adventure." Get Tickets Now For $12 now at powderwhore.com, $15 at the door. All raffle proceeds benefit Utah Avalanche Center,

When • Sept. 27-28, 7-8:15 p.m., 9-10:15 p.m.

Where • Brewvies Cinema & Pub, 677 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15; $12 in advance; visit brownpapertickets.com/event/265175

National Public Lands Day

Join Draper City Parks, REI Sandy and community volunteers for a service project held in honor of National Public Lands Day. Volunteers will help with maintenance and rehabilitation of the Draper Cycle Park. All ages welcome. For more details and to register visit http://www.rei.com/sandy.

When • Sept. 29, 8 a.m.-noon

Where • REI - Salt Lake City, 3285 E. 3300 South, Millcreek

Tickets • Free

Wesley Bell Ringers Rummage Sale

Christ United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale fundraiser for the Wesley Bell Ringers. Visit http://www.christumcutah.net/node/268 for information.

When • Sept. 28, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sept. 29, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Squatters Chasing Tail 5k

Therapy Animals of Utah will sponsor the ninth annual Chasing Tail 5k benefit. Preregister at therapyanimalsutah.org/content.aspx?id=19. Dogs allowed if on a leash.

When • Sep5. 29, 9 a.m.

Where • Wheeler Farm, 6351 S. 900 East , Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20; $25 day of race; visit http://www.raceit.com/register/default.aspx?event=13119

Rumi Poetry Festival

The Rumi Poetry Club will offer an afternoon of poetry, paintings, music, spiritual reflection, and celebration of arts for the community. Renowned poets from Utah will read from their works; poems from Rumi will also be recited. Visit http://www.rumipoetryclub.com for information.

When • Sept. 29, 2-4:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Public Library - Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Girls' Night Out: At the Tapas Bar

Originally a small portion of food included in the bar-price of a glass of wine, beer or sherry, tapas were designed to accompany good drinks and lively conversation. This tradition has evolved into one of the most appealing dining styles ever created - little plates of colorful, flavorful food. Visit bit.ly/O0bely for information.

When • Sept. 29, 5-8 p.m.

Where • Viking Cooking School, 2233 S. 300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $79; visit bit.ly/O0bely

Stairway to Log Haven 6K Fundraiser

Stairway to Log Haven 6K is a fundraiser for the Road Home. Meet at Olympus Hills Shopping Center for a start time of 8 a.m. Run, walk or skip up Millcreek Canyon and finish at Log Haven for a breakfast. Enjoy a shuttle ride back down the canyon with a full belly and a happy heart. Register at sports-am.com/Stairway-to-Log-Haven-Run.html.

When • Sept. 30, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Where • Log Haven Restaurant, 6541 E. Millcreek Canyon Road, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $25

Steep, Sip & Savor: An Introduction to Tea

Discover the taste and subtleties of some of China's finest teas, from pure un-procecessed white buds, to entirely oxidized blacks and fermented pu' erhs. Visit continue.utah.edu/lifelong/class/llfw_295_steep_sip__savor_an_introduction_to_tea for information.

When • Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-noon

Where • Tea Grotto, 401 E. 900 South,

Tickets • $39.

Tinkertoy: Build Your Imagination

Discovery Gateway's new exhibit is a larger-than-life throwback to the classic Tinkertoy construction set and features GE's innovative technologies. Bring the whole family and enjoy a variety of activities that promote imagination, innovation, teamwork, and fun. Visit discoverygateway.org/visit-the-museum/tinkertoy-exhibit for information.

When • Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 28-29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sept. 30, noon-5 p.m., Oct. 1-3, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where • Discovery Gateway, 444 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $8.50; Members & Children under 1, free

Little Naturalists: Story Time at Swaner

Swaner Eco Center will present the book "This Tree Counts" by Alison Formento, followed by a lesson on different types of trees and a finger painting craft. The class is for children ages 3-5 who must be accompanied by an adult. For more information visit swanerecocenter.org or call 435-649-1767 x 0.

When • Oct. 1, 10 a.m.- 11a.m.

Where • Swaner Eco Center, 1258 Center Drive, Park City

Tickets • The cost is $2 per family per event or $15 for an 8-program punch pass.;

Ana Castillo - Poet

Westminster College will host award winning novelist, poet, essayist and playwright Ana Castillo. The public is invited to apply for her Fall semester nonfiction writing workshop. Interested writers should contact Natasha Saje at 801-832-2376, nsaje@westminstercollege.edu. The event is free, the workshop is $1732.

When • Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m.

Where • Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Food Preservation

Canning or "putting up" food for later doesn't have to end when the garden goes to bed for the winter. In this hands-on class, you can learn the various ways you can preserve the goodies from your garden, the farmers market, or a generous neighbor with a green thumb. Visit continue.utah.edu/lifelong/class/llfw_368_food_preservation for information.

When • Oct. 2, 6-9 p.m.

Where • Gygi, 3500 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $74

Food Film Series - Bananas!

Westminster College's Environmental Center and Organic Garden present the 2nd Annual Food Film Series. This is a documentary about a lawsuit between Dole Food Company and banana plantation workers in Nicaragua over use of a pesticide known to cause sterility. Westminster Professor Luis Pradanos-Garcia will speak on equity and globalization of the food system.

When • Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m.

Where • Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business , 1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War

The Salt Lake City Public Library will host a reading and discussion series titled "Making Sense of the American Civil War" in partnership with the Fort Douglas Military Museum. To register, visit the Welcome Desk at the Main Library, or call 801-322-8118. Visit slcpl.org/events/view/1485 for a list of events.

When • Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Public Library - Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Breathe Deep, Climb High: Climbing the Seven Summits

Join Carol Masheter as she shares her photos and experiences from her climbing journeys around the world. For more information and to register, visit our website at http://www.rei.com/saltlakecity or call 801-486-2100.

When • Oct. 2, 7 p.m.

Where • REI - Salt Lake City, 3285 E. 3300 South, Millcreek

Tickets • Free

Great Salt Lake Audubon Bird Survey - Mountain Dell Recreation Area

Even in winter interesting birds can still be seen. Meet in the parking lot just west of REI for a morning of birding. Call John 801-322-2171 for more information.

When • Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m.

Where • REI - Salt Lake City, 3285 E. 3300 South, Millcreek

Tickets • Free

Basic Repairs & Maintenance for Homeowners

Tired of paying a pricey professional every time you have a leaky faucet or broken sprinkler head? In this class, you'll learn how to be a DIY pro and maintain your home or property. Visit bit.ly/NIOLsM or call 801-587-5433 for information.

When • Oct. 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where • University of Utah Continuing Education Annex, 1901 E. South Campus Dr, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $89

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 30th Anniversary

Join TCM Weekend Daytime host Ben Mankiewicz for a special introduction about the making of Steve Spielberg's "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial"; the story of a boy named Elliott and an alien he calls E.T. Visit cinemark.com/movie-detail.aspx?node_id=77778 for a list of Cinemark theaters showing the movie.

When • Oct. 3, 7 p.m.

Where • Cinemark Century 16 Salt Lake, 125 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $9.50-$10.50