Adopting Kittens & Canyons | Citizen Revolt | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Adopting Kittens & Canyons 

Pets, Stewardship & Living Traditions

Pin It

Summer is coming, and that means it’s a great time to adopt a furry hiking buddy or a lazy, sitting-on-the-porch feline at a special pet adoption event this weekend in Layton. Later, make sure you’re in on a University of Utah forum hosting the environmental advocates of Save Our Canyons. And you won’t want to miss the opportunity to volunteer for Salt Lake City’s Living Traditions Festival in May.

Cold Noses, Warm Hearts Pet Adoption Event
Saturday & Sunday, April 14-15

The defenders of abandoned dogs and cats, Best Friends Animal Society and No More Homeless Pets, are holding a pet-adoption event in Layton this weekend. Bring home a cold nose to warm your heart with a large selection of pets that are already spayed, neutered and vaccinated. PetSmart, 750 N. Main, Layton, 801-432-2124, April 14, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; April 15, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.,

Environmental Stewardship
Wednesday, April 18

Salt Lake County has canyons of awe-inspiring beauty to match any of Utah’s natural wonders. But the canyons in our backyard can often be neglected, and that’s why Carl Fisher, the director of local nonprofit Save Our Canyons, will be speaking at this forum hosted by the University of Utah’s Lowell Bennion Community Service Center in talking about being responsible stewards of our environment. The event is free and open to the public. Hinckley Caucus Room, Orson Spencer Hall, 260 S. Central Campus Drive, University of Utah, 801-581-8501, April 18, 12 p.m.,

Living Traditions Festival Volunteers Needed
May 16-21

The Salt Lake City Arts Council is looking for more than a few good men and women to come out and support this vibrant celebration of the diverse arts and cultures of Utah’s ethnic communities. Volunteers are needed for brief commitments to help with everything from setting up and taking down the festival to manning beverage sales and the bocce-ball court. Volunteer opportunities run May 16-21; for more information contact Jeda Higgs of the Salt Lake City Arts Council at 801-596-5000 or

Twitter: @EricSPeterson

Pin It

More by Eric S. Peterson

Latest in Citizen Revolt

  • Citizen Revolt: July 12

    Learn how to be a welcoming member of the city's refugees; attend the March For Our Lives town hall and get the inside scoop on November's four ballot initiatives.
    • Jul 11, 2018
  • Citizen Revolt: July 5 and Beyond

    Help feed homeless youth, discuss our transportation's future and get to know your new neighbors with the Inn Between.
    • Jul 4, 2018
  • Citizen Revolt: June 28

    Rally for families separated at the southern border, reach out to homeless teens and lend a helping hand to the other homeless this 4th of July.
    • Jun 27, 2018
  • More »


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • DUGWAY OUTDOOR TESTING, Trump Protest, Clean Air Rally

    While it's not exactly the Downwinders issue, outdoor testing surely affects the air you breathe. But let's give it a try. The public has a chance to hear all about the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground plans to conduct outdoor testing of small quantities of pharmaceuticals, "which pose an emerging threat to U.S. citizens and the Armed Forces," the public notice says.
    • Jan 18, 2017
  • Women's Success Path

    Recovery Day Rally, Financial Literacy for Women of Color and more.
    • Sep 6, 2017

© 2018 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation