The Jordan Family Education Center provides a variety of services and classes dealing with most aspects of family life. Classes are offered free of charge. For more information, call (801) 565-7442.
Lifelong Learning is offering a variety of courses in October. Learn about photography, screenwriting, fermenting foods, and more. For more information and to register for courses, go to lifelong.utah.edu.
Experience the science of fear and play with shadows of the night at the Spooky Science exhibit at The Leonardo. This exhibit is open through October 31. For more information, go to theleonardo.org.
Angel Street, also known by its English title, Gaslight, is one of the longest running non-musicals on Broadway. See it performed by Heritage Threatre now through November 1. For tickets, go to heritagetheatreutah.com.
Join the YWCA in taking a peaceful stand against violence by attending one or more YWCA events during the annual Week Without Violence. For event dates and details, go to ywca.com.
Art.Write.Now.Tour is a nationwide traveling exhibition with over 130 pieces of art and writings from teen winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The exhibit will be at the Salt Lake City Public Library from October 22 to November 19. For details, go to artandwriting.org.
Join the YMCA for their 3rd annual DishED Gala, a benefit for kids. The event features both a silent and live auction, social hour, dining stations, and more. For tickets, go to ymcautah.org.
Salt Lake City Green, in partnership with The Green Urban Lunch Box will be hosting a film screening of Growing Cities in celebration of Food Day. For more information, go to slcgov.com/slcgreen.
The NAACP invites the community to join them for the 95th Annual Life Membership and Freedom Fund Banquet on Oct. 24 at the Little America Hotel. For information on tickets and the NACCP Salt Lake Branch, go to www.naacp-saltlakebranch.org.
Freaky Fridays at the Draper Historic Theater is a Clayton Productions project. Audiences will be entertained with popular Halloween songs and dances. For tickets, go to draperartscouncil.org.
The Rocky Mountain College Fair features reps from more than 200 colleges from across the U.S. Any 6-12 grade students can register for this free community event. This event is hosted at Juan Diego Catholic High School. For more information, go to gotocollegefairs.com.
U Remembers will host three lectures and discussions on October 27 and 28. These are free community events with special guest speakers and open dialogue discussions. For information on times and locations, go to ethnic.utah.edu.
Join the Utah Women's Leadership Speaker & Dialogue Series event, "Talk Like a Girl: The Unique Communication Style of Women - When it Works and When it Doesn't." This is a free event, but an RSVP is required. For details and to register, go to uvu.edu/uwlp.
The University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute invites you to an evening with our experts. Attendees will learn the most recent developments in mental health care. For more information, go to healthcare.utah.edu/uni.
Join The University of Utah College of Nursing for, The Quiet Heroines: Nurses in Wartime with special guest Diane Carlson Evans. This is a free community event, but you must RSVP. For more information, go to nursing.utah.edu.
The Utah Council for Crime Prevention is hosting a special evening to honor Gail Miler as the first honoree for Utah's Champions for Children Hall of Fame. Tickets and tables are available for this event. For more information, call 801-486-8691.
Join the Mayan Miracle Foundation at the 2014 Mayan Miracle 5k. The entry fee is $25 per person and all proceeds go to impoverish families in villages in Mexico. Register at mayanmiraclefoundation.org.
Grief and the Holidays is an opportunity to gather tips for managing grief during the holiday season. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to caringinfo.org.
The Camerata Awards Concert Gala celebrates the contributions of musicians and patrons of the arts to the University of Utah and the broader community. For tickets and information, go to music.utah.edu.
Needs Beyond Medicine is hosting their annual fundraiser canSURVIVE this November so they can continue to make a difference in the lives of cancer survivors. For more information and to buy tickets, go to cansurvive.org.
The Salt Lake Choral Artists Men's and Women's Choir present "Alleluia, Sing!" The concert features music from the wealth of repertoire written specifically for men's and women's voices. Get information and tickets at saltlakechoralartists.org.
The Sandy Arts Guild presents the annual Sandy Visual Art Show at the Sandy Senior Center. The public is welcome free of charge to see artists from across the state featuring their original artwork. For more information, go to sandyarts.com/artshow.
KUED is accepting nominations for outstanding teachers in its annual Teacher Innovation Awards. KUED will recognize five educations, grades PreK-12, at this year's KUED Teacher Innovations Awards. Nominations will be accepted until December 31. Submit online at kued.org/nominate.