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March – May 2014
Join Utah rock hounds, John Little and Less Tyron from the Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society to learn about rock hounding in Utah, and see specimens from their collection, including: petrified wood from Hansen Creek, coprolite from Shootering Canyon, pink quartz from Texas Springs, and geodes from southern Utah.
Ready, Set, Go! The wildly popular Electric Car Derby is back at The Leonardo. Use your inner Da Vinci to build your own mini electric car using real motors, batteries, cardboard, sticks, straws, rubber bands, wheels, and more. Fun for kids, even more for adults. Trophies will be awarded to high performers, so get tinkering!
The Jung Society of Utah presents:
The Alchemy of the Inner Marriage
“Consciousness is trying to move from power to love.”
Carl Jung believed that the culmination of the Soul’s journey is the inner marriage of the opposites within the psyche: masculine/feminine; conscious/unconscious; divine/human. The essence of individuation is the alchemical transformation from Ego -centered consciousness to the Soul- centered consciousness of the Sacred Inner
Join us for an evening of myth, dreaming, storytelling, poetry, lecture and dialogue as we explore the creative, transformative, and visionary potential of the conscious
Feminine and Masculine within each of us. Drawing on the work of Carl Jung, Marion Woodman, Robert Johnson, and John Sanford, we will investigate how the Feminine and Masculine archetypes, in both their positive and negative aspects, inform our sense of meaning, purpose and wholeness, the quality of our relationships, and our ability to tend to the “soul of the world” in the face of seemingly insurmountable. Theresa Holleran L.C.S.W is a Depth Psychotherapist, teacher, and facilitator with over 38 years of experience. She has taught graduate courses in Transpersonal Psychology, Eco-psychology, and Process Work, and has co-created national and international retreats and sacred journeys in both urban and wilderness settings on themes of embodied healing and transformation, suffering, wisdom and resilience, and the Sacred Inner Marriage. Her work is predicated on knowing that each person has an inherent destiny that can be revealed through the exploration of the unconscious and its effects on consciousness, and that personal individuation is directly tied to the fate of our planet.
Time: 7-9pm (mingle time before and after)
U of U Union Building,
200 S Central Campus Drive
SaltAir Room (2nd floor)
Cost: free (donations welcome)
All mental health professionals are eligible to receive one complimentary CE
More information on www.jungutah.com
Mormonism is often seen as a religion of conformity, with a hierarchy in tight control of members’ beliefs and behavior. Yet this perspective misses a rich tradition of intellectual independence and principled dissent. With an eye to the present and future, the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center will offer a unique Symposium on the lives and legacies of Sterling M. McMurrin, Obert C. Tanner, and Lowell L. Bennion. All events are free and open to the public. More information at www.thc.utah.edu.
To keynote the symposium, Professor Kathleen Flake (Richard L. Bushman Chair of Mormon Studies at the University of Virginia) will deliver the 23rd annual Sterling McMurrin Lecture on Religion and Culture. In her lecture, titled “The LDS Intellectual Tradition: A Study on Three Lives,” Flake will consider the intellectual loves and conflicts of McMurrin, Tanner, and Bennion in relation to the religious culture out of which they came.
“The LDS Intellectual Tradition: A Study on Three Lives”
Kathleen Flake (Richard L. Bushman Chair – University of Virginia)
Friday, April. 11 | 7:00 PM
Salt Lake Main Library Auditorium (210 E. 400 S.)
Saturday, April. 12 | Panels begin at 9:00 AM
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Bldg, Room 143 (215 S. Central Campus Dr.)
9:00-10:30 AM: Challenge of Conscience: Sterling M. McMurrin Panel
Bob Goldberg (Chair), Jack Newell, James Clayton, Brian Birch
11:00 AM-12:30 PM: Challenge of Loyalty: Lowell Bennion Panel
Irene Fisher (Chair), Greg Prince, Tony Morgan, Sam Allen, Emma Lou Thayne
1:30-3:00 PM: Challenge of Faith: Obert C. Tanner Panel
Greg Thompson (Chair), Kent Murdock, Bob Goldberg, Grethe Peterson
3:30-5:00 PM: Public Men and the Challenge of Their Private Worlds
Linda King Newell (Chair), Carolyn Tanner Irish, Ellen Bennion Stone, Charlotte Hansen Terry, Bill McMurrin
Fly on over to Tracy Aviary for Spring Break Camps. Each camp welcomes children in 1st through 4th grade and runs one full day from 9am to 4pm. The camps explore different ecological themes through crafts, games and activities, providing your child with an exciting day investigating birds and the natural world. Since each day is different, feel free to choose the topics that appeal to your child’s interests, or come for the whole week! Our Spring Break camps are sure to engage, entertain and educate your child. To register, please visit www.tracyaviary.org/spring-break-camps/ .
HEAL Utah is pleased to welcome Paul Allen, of Zero Carbon Britain, to Salt Lake City.
At this free public lecture, Mr. Allen will discuss in detail the work he has done with the Centre for Alternative Technology to help people imagine how a transition away from fossil fuels is possible, and can be done with existing technology.
Celebrate the stars in April 2014 with Clark Planetarium. On April 17, 2014, Clark Planetarium will host its A Star Shines the Brightest fundraiser, with six-time shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave as our keynote speaker. Dr. Musgrave was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years who worked on both the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station. He has seven graduate degrees and has been awarded over 20 honorary doctorates. He is a true star many times over.
A Star Shines the Brightest Fundraiser will be held at the Rice Eccles Tower on the University of Utah campus.
6:00 pm – Registration, Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Dinner
8:15 pm – Program & Live Auction
9:45 – 10:30 pm – Star Party (Weather Permitting)
Tickets are $115/per person. Clark Planetarium members can purchase tickets for $85/per person.
Clark Planetarium relies upon the support of individuals, corporations, and foundations to help us create and present enlightening experiences to the 400,000 visitors and school children we serve annually, and we would like to invite you to help us fulfill our mission. Proceeds from this event go directly to our educational science programming.
For questions or more information about general tickets please contact Carl Malaret at email@example.com or 385-468-1223. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lindsie Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-468-1224.
This fun-filled, interactive educator training is ideal for classroom teachers, environmental educators, school administrators, after-school program staff, youth group/service organization leaders, or anyone who loves birds and wants to teach others about them. The Flying WILD program trains formal and non-formal educators to facilitate hands-on, standards-based activities that promote understanding of scientific concepts and engage students in environmental stewardship. Each activity has been created to help participants excel academically through real, scientific inquiry and learn the importance of birds and their conservation.
The Loop Utah Movement will be welcoming Dr. Juliette Sterkens, a renowned audiologist and advocate with the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), to celebrate Better Speech and Hearing month this May. The two-day event on May 2 – 3 will include informative presentations on the benefits of Hearing Loop technology and how to build effective advocacy campaigns in order spread more awareness throughout communities.