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Open House, Open Minds

SLC Open House, Skis & Cats

By Eric S. Peterson
Posted // October 27,2011 -

Salt Lake City is looking for residents to throw their two cents at a couple of city projects in the works. The city is inviting feedback at an open house on the Sugar House Streetcar proposal, as well as the proposed Jordan and Salt Lake Canal bicycle and pedestrian trail. This weekend, check out a cool cat-adoption fundraiser event and a ski & snowboard sale, with proceeds benefiting the National Ability Center.

Salt Lake City Open House
Thursday, Oct. 27

Two major projects are at a critical blueprint stage where city planners need residents to roll up their sleeves and help them with the planning process. Plans for a Sugar House Streetcar have been in development since 2006, as has a bicycle and pedestrian trail between 800 South and 3300 South along 1050 East. Whether it’s connecting the Sugar House business district with TRAX via a streetcar, or making new walkable river paths in the city, show up now and be a part of the process. Eccles Health, Wellness & Athletic Center, 1840 S. 1300 East, Westminster College, Oct. 27, 5-8 p.m., SHStreetcar.com

All About Cats Fundraiser
Friday Oct. 28 & Saturday, Oct. 29

Utah FACE, a nonprofit animal-rescue service, will be hosting an adoption and fundraiser event this weekend. Friday, patrons can adopt some new feline friends and take part in a reception and silent auction. On Saturday, patrons can adopt more kitties, learn healthy feeding tips and watch nail-trimming and cat acu-massage demos. Dog’s Meow, 2047 E. 3300 South, Friday, Oct. 28, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., UtahFACES.org

Ski & Snowboard Sale
Saturday, Oct. 29

Park City nonprofit the National Ability Center offers skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding and other outdoor recreational excursions to individuals with physical and developmental impairments. Today, the NAC is holding a fundraiser ski and snowboard sale, so get suited up for the slopes by purchasing affordable secondhand snow gear and do a little good for the NAC—all sale proceeds go to benefit its winter recreation program. National Ability Center, 1000 Ability Way, Park City, 435-649-3991, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., DiscoverNAC.org

Twitter: @EricSPeterson
 
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