As the weather gets warmers and the days get longer, Salt Lake City is buzzing with events. Get outdoors and explore your city with a brief list of fun activities for your weekend.
2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Saturday, May 13th
Library Square (210 E 400 S)
This important annual event raises significant funds for the breast cancer movement, thanks to supporters and survivors around the world who step up and take action by fundraising for the cause.
Register and learn more: http://utah.info-komen.org/site/TR/RacefortheCure/SLC_UtahAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=6736
20th Anniversary Memory Grove Cleanup
Saturday, May 13th – 8:00am to 1:00pm
Memory Grove Park (300 N Canyon Road)
FREE: Looking for a service project? Join residents of the Greater Avenues Community in picking up trash, pulling weeds, and planting new flowers in the park. Volunteers should wear good shoes and bring personal items such as gloves, hats, sunscreen and a water bottle. Work begins at 8:00, with a free lunch for volunteers.
For questions, contact Phil Carroll at 801-328-1050
Wasatch Community Gardens Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, May 13th – 8am to 1pm
Rowland Hall (720 Guardsman Way)
Join Wasatch Community Gardens for the best little plant sale in Utah!
Yalecrest Neighborhood Yard Sale Day
Saturday, May 13 – 9:00am to 2:00pm
Yalecrest Neighborhood (Sunnyside Ave to 1300 S, 1300 E to 1900 E)
The Yalecrest Neighborhood Council will be hosting a neighborhood wide Yard Sale. There are 61 Yalecrest yard sale home sites dispersed throughout neighborhood to shop and find your treasures (cash only). You can also dispose of unwanted items that will be recycled, up-cycled, or safely disposed of!
2017 Range 2 River Relay
Saturday, May 13th – 10:00am to 1:00pm
Utah State Fairpark – Park n Ride (1220 W North Temple)
Come learn about local causes and enjoy eats and drinks at the Finish Line Celebration. Spectators can watch as participants finish the bike leg, start the boat leg, or come into the finish line on the running leg. Competitors can cheer on their teammates as they finish the race.
More info: http://sevencanyonstrust.org/events/relay
Miller Park SLC Neighborhood Naturalists
Saturday, May 13th – 1:00 to 4:00pm
Miller Park (1535 E Bonneview Drive, Salt Lake City
FREE: SLC Neighborhood Naturalist engages residents in finding and identifying the wild plants and animals living in three open spaces managed by Salt Lake City. City staff will use the data we gather to help guide their management and restoration efforts. There are also hands-on nature activities for kids plus snacks and water for all to enjoy.
More information: https://nhmu.utah.edu/slcnn-miller-may
Refugee Women Mother’s Day Celebration
Saturday, May 13th – 2:00 to 4:00pm
Lincoln Elementary (450 E 3700 S, South Salt Lake)
FREE: Celebrate motherhood and refugee women with food and dancing! Bring a food item to share, and have fun dancing with Zumba!
For questions or more information, contact Fatima Dirie (801) 535-7931