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This week, help raise money for Real Food Rising, a group taking on the double-whammy of increasing access to healthy food in Utah and also doing outreach and development with youth. Later, you can celebrate the YWCA of Utah's Week Against Violence. You can also check out a Salt Lake County Open House meeting to discuss how to improve trails along the Jordan River.

Real Food Rising Fundraiser
Thursday, Oct. 16

Real Food Rising, the youth-farming program of Utahns Against Hunger, is hosting a fall celebration and fundraiser at the Rico Warehouse. The event's live music, drinks and the most excellent victuals catered by Rico will be a nice complement to supporting the good work Real Food Rising does to promote sustainable agriculture and the lives of young people in the community. Tickets are $45 in advance or $55 at the door.
Rico Warehouse, 545 W. 700 South, 801-328-2561, Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m.,

YWCA Week Against Violence
Oct. 20-Oct. 23

Whether violence comes from the barrel of a gun or the fists of a spouse, the damage is devastating not only to individuals but also communities. This week, join the YWCA in a series of events raising awareness of gun and domestic violence. Their will also be a screening of Brave Miss World, about Linor Abargil, who was crowned Miss World only six weeks after she was abducted and raped, and her crusade on behalf of sexual-assault victims.
Multiple events and locations. For more info, contact the YWCA of Utah at 801-537-8604, or visit

Jordan River Trail Master Plan
Tuesday, Oct. 21

The Jordan River runs right through the urban heart of Salt Lake County, and the county wants your input on what trail alignments you would like to see to make the river accessible for you and your family. Check out the proposals and speak up for the river and the best course to preserve easy access to it.
Utah Olympic Oval, 5662 S. Cougar Lane, Kearns, 801-474-3300, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.,

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