Fighting Alzheimer's & Writing for Change 

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Local history buffs will want to check out the Salt Lake City Historic Landmarks Commission meeting for a discussion on historic designations in Yalecrest and City Creek Canyon. Meanwhile, September is Alzheimer Awareness Month, and you can learn what you can do to raise awareness and rally for a cure for this debilitating disease at a free event featuring presentations and a documentary screening. Later, learn how to wield the mighty pen for social change at a free workshop by the Community Writing Center.

Salt Lake City Historic Landmark Commission
Thursday, Sept. 4

City planners will hear requests to create new historic districts in Salt Lake City's Yalecrest neighborhood in areas such as Normandie Circle and Princeton Park. The commission will also consider a proposal from Mayor Ralph Becker to create a historic district covering City Creek and Memory Grove. Salt Lake City & County Building, 451 S. State, Room 326, 801-535-6189, Sept. 4, 5:30 p.m., SLCGov.com

You Are Not Alone: Join the Fight Against Alzheimer's
Thursday, Sept. 4

The Alzheimer's Association Utah Chapter, KUED and the Salt Lake City Main Library want you to join the fight against Alzheimer's disease at this free event. You can check out the awareness fair and find helpful resources for loved ones affected by the disease and attend a free screening of the documentary POV: The Genius of Marian. There will also be a presentation on the disease by Dr. Richard D. King of the University of Utah's Center for Alzheimer's Care. Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 801-524-8200, Sept. 4, 6:30-9 p.m., SLCPL.org/Events

Writing for Change
Tuesday, Sept. 9

Learn how to take your burning desire for change in the world and translate it into persuasive and powerful written words at this free workshop put on by the Salt Lake Community College's Community Writing Center. The event is free, but registration is required. Salt Lake City Day-Riverside Branch Library, 1575 W. 1000 North, 801-957-2192, Sept. 9, 6-9 p.m., SLCC.edu/CWC

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