Though some groups had to convince the city they weren't "too diverse" to celebrate, it should still be a great party. Enjoy live entertainment, food and crafts booths, a beer tent, demonstrations and kid stuff.
Everybody Welcome Festival: A Celebration of Culture and Diversity
Downtown, Bijou and Kiowa Streets between Nevada and Weber
Saturday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., free
Raise your voice
Peace will go on trial next week, so show your support by bringing finger food to this meet-and-greet with the St. Patrick's Day marchers. Don't forget your green, peace-sign t-shirt!
Support the St. Paddy's Seven! Rally
Hillside Community Center,
925 S. Institute St.
Sunday, Aug. 19, 5-7 p.m., free
Contact: 471-3405, csaction.org
Work up a sweat
There's nothing better than mountaintops, fresh air and hard-earned blisters to make a soul feel good. Spend a week doing trail work in the South Colony Lakes Basin.
Sangre de Cristo Environmental
Rocky Mountain Field Institute,
3310 W. Colorado Ave.
Sunday-Saturday, Aug. 19-25, $100
Contact: Liz, 471-7736, rmfi.org
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings.