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December 9, 2014
Peace House Benefit at Riffs
Riffs Acoustic Music, 1205 Iron Horse Dr., will host its fifth-annual holiday concert to benefit Peace House on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. The Riff Raff Band, comprised of Riffs’ music instructors, will perform the concert. The all-new Junior Riff Raff Band will open the night. The Junior Riff Raff members are all music students of the Riff Raff Band. Admission is $20, and all the money will be donated to Peace House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to wiping out domestic violence in Summit and Wasatch counties. Peace House will provide some light refreshments and drinks are BYOB. RSVPs are required. For more information or to RSVP, visit ww.riffsacousticmusic.com or call 435-647-1940.
Know Before You Go Avalanche Presentation
The Utah Avalanche Center will give a free avalanche presentation at the Summit County Library, Kamas Branch, 110 N. Main St., on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.thesummitcountylibrary.org .
Park City Film Series’ Reel Community Series: ’50/50′
The Park City Film Series will screen Jonathan Levine’s "50/50," rated R, at the Prospector Theater, 2175 Sidewinder Dr., on Thursday, Dec. 11. The screening is a fundraiser for the Park City Thank You Fund at Huntsman Cancer Institute. The goal of the fund is to raise $50,000 for cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute. Once the goal is reached, a patient room at HCI will be named The Park City Community Room. The Playing for Life Foundation has offered an $8,000 matching grant to the fund. Tickets are $10. Inspired by a true story, "50/50" is an original story about best friends whose lives are changed by a cancer diagnosis in this comedy from a script by Will Reiser. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.parkcityfilmseries.org .
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Artist Reception and Book Signing with Howie Garber
San Francisco Design, 1890 Bonanza Dr., will host a free artist reception with photographer Howie Garber on Friday, Dec. 12, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Garber will talk about balancing his 25-year, award-winning photo career with being an emergency-room physician. Garber will also sign his award-winning book, "Utah’s Wasatch Range: Four Season Refuge." There will be light refreshments for guests. For more information, visit http://www.howiegarberimages.com .
Newcomers of Greater Park City Holiday Party
The Newcomers of Greater Park City will host its annual holiday party at the Snow Park Lodge at Deer Valley on Saturday, Dec. 13, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Appetizers and cocktails will be served until 7:30 p.m. Dinner, featuring salmon and rib eye steak, will start at 7:30 p.m. And dancing to Park City’s Motherlode Canyon Band will also be a part of the evening. Tickets are $70 per person. Checks can be made out to Newcomers of Greater Park City and mailed to Sharon Mardula, 5759 Mountain Ranch Dr., Park City, Utah, 84098. For more information, email email@example.com.