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Mission Statement

The Sorenson Unity Center’s mission is to serve as a community resource and gathering place where all cultures are celebrated and welcomed.  The Center enhances lives through participation in visual and performing arts, education and community programs aimed at improving mental and physical well-being.

The Sorenson Unity Center operates under the Salt Lake City Department of Community and Economic Development.

Community Events

 

 

   
  WELCOME TO THE HIVE BUS PASS
   
hive The Sorenson Unity Center is one of three locations where you can purchase the new Hive Pass.

The Hive Pass is an innovative new approach to make riding transit more convenient for Salt Lake City residents.
There are two options for payment:   $350 one-year payment ($10 discount) or $360 in 12 monthly installments of $30 . Our location only accepts credit  cards or checks.


Click here for more information
   
   
   
  IDEA FACTORY- FOR YOUTH  10 TO 18

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY, 3:00-7:00 PM
   
   
Light Bored at home? Imagine, Design, & Create Art with us! Check out our list of workshops, it is FREE but space is limited to 12 youth per session. 

Mon-Invention Lab, Tues-Lego Robotics, Wed-Animation/T-shirt & Stickers, Fri-Visual Arts/T-shirts & Stickers, Tues/Thurs-Photography Classes with guest photographer Portia Snow, 3-5pm. Thurs/Fri-Internet Café, youth 13 and older only.

For more details call 801-535-6536. Registration Required.

More information at: www.unitycomputers.org
   
   
  HOMEWORK HELP PROGRAM—FOR YOUTH 6 TO 14—REGISTER TODAY!

EVERY MONDAY THRU FRIDAY @ 3:00—5:00PM (ONE HOUR MAXIMUM)
   
Homework The Homework Help Program is designed for Elementary thru Junior High School students who need help with their homework. Registration and parental permission is required.

In addition, Sorenson Unity Center is looking for adults and high school age mentors to volunteer their time.

For more info call 801-535-6536.
   
   
  G-FRESH YOUTH INCOME GARDEN PROGRAM—APPLICATIONS DUE BY APRIL 9TH
   
Gfresh G-Fresh is a youth income garden program where middle school aged youth will learn valuable business and job skills while participating in a hands on gardening project.

They’ll sell their own products at a farmers market and make money in the process. Only 12 participants will be chosen.
Applications available at the front desk or on-line   here
   
   
   
  FAMILY FILM SERIES: NOCTURNA IN SPANISH

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014 @ 6:00 PM FREE ADMISSION
   
Nocturna Join the Sorenson Unity Center and the Utah Film Center as we present the Film, Nocturna. Visually stunning and wildly inventive, this film explores the mystery of the night.
An orphan boy named Tim is afraid of the dark. However, when the stars start going out in the sky, he finds himself exploring the world of the night with his new friend, the cat Shepard.

Not Rated, 88 minutes. En Español, No Subtitles. Kids under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
 

 

   
   
  UNITY GARDENS WORKSHOP SERIES: COST $10 (SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE)
Unity-Garden SMALL INTENSIVE GARDENING: SAT, APRIL 5, 2014 @ 1PM—3PM
POTTS’ HOME: 415 S. 1000 W. (BAD WEATHER: SORENSON UNITY CENTER)

 
Join Wasatch Community Gardens and urban gardener, Dan Potts to learn how to use your space most efficiently. Registration is required.

CONTAINER GARDENING: SAT, APRIL 26, 2014 @ 1PM—3PM SORENSON UNITY CENTER
 
Learn how to grow vegetables and flowers organically in a variety of fun containers that you can keep on your patio, or around your home.

Registration is required.
Please RSVP to Van Hoover at 801-535-6533 or van.hoover@slcgov.com.
   
   
   
  HORIZONTE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES- FREE TUITION
MONDAY – THURSDAY, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
   
ESL Register for Horizonte’s English Language Classes. Sign-up with the instructor at any time, all levels taught.
Please bring a Driver’s License or Utility Bill for proof of address when registering.

Daycare available (3 hours free for kids 8 weeks — 8 years old between
9am—1pm.)

For more information, call 801-535-6533.
 
   
   
   
  PLANNED PARENTHOOD
TEEN MOTHER WORKSHOPS
TUESDAYS, 5:00- 7:00 PM
   
Teen-Mom Are you pregnant or a mother under age 18?
You can become a member of our weekly support group.
Teen Success Members benefit by earning $10 for each week of completed class, $100 bonus for every 25 weeks attended, and free snacks and child care provided.

For more information call Paco with Planned Parenthood at 801-521-2741 or 
visit www.facebook.com/ppacofutah.
   
   
   
Library FREE COMPUTER CLASSES FOR ADULTS

FRIDAY, APRIL 4 , 11AM-1PM
COMPUTER BASICS
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 11AM-1PM TYPING/KEYBOARDING

Please register at 801-535-6533 or via e-mail at carole.costa@slcgov.com   
   
   
  FREE OFFICE 2013 CLASSES
UNITY COMPUTER CENTER

EVERY THURSDAY, 6:00 PM—7:00 PM  
   
MS Need help with the latest versions of Word, Powerpoint and Excel? 

Come to this class!  Call us for more information at 801-535-6533 or via e-mail carole.costa@slcgov.com 
   
   
   
  THE WEST VIEW COMMUNITY NEWSROOM

TUESDAY, APRIL 22 @ 6:00 PM
   
News Join The West View newspaper and the Salt Lake Community College’s Writing Center, as well as other organizations to provide resources to construct quality
news stories for your local newspaper.

Come with feedback and any suggestions to make the newspaper
a better forum of communication.
   
   
   
  VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)

JANUARY 28, — APRIL 15,
TUESDAYS,  5:30 PM – 8:00 PM & FRIDAYS,  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
   
Taxes Earn it. Keep it. Save it. Provides FREE tax preparation services, through VITA, to households whose income is below $50,000 a year.

VITA sites are fully staffed by volunteers who are trained by the IRS.
For more information visit www.utahtaxhelp.org or to schedule an appointment call 2-1-1.
   
 

 

 

In Gallery

  COLLAGED. DISSECTED. LAYERED. EXHIBIT: MARCH 17, 2014 — MAY 9, 2014
Collage Collaged. Dissected. Layered: As part of the University of Utah’s Art in the Community class and Block U’s Creativity and Community class; students created digital artwork around an issue, situation, set of relations or realities in the world, that they care about or feel needs transformation.

These images began as five distinct digital images and were then collaged, dissected and layered to create dynamic and raw portrayals of each student’s individual passions and perspectives.
 
   

Computer Centers

 

 

  Visit the Computer Center Page for Schedules  and more information
 
 

 

 



 
Community Gallery Call For Entries
Apply Now!!!


The Sorenson Unity Center Community Gallery promotes the cultural vision of Salt Lake City  residents and the global community.  The Community Gallery's exhibits help build unity by celebrating cultural diversity and identity.  The gallery offers an opportunity for local artists, community members and organizations to share their unique stories with a wide audience.

For proposal guidelines,
click here and visit our gallery page
   

Rent Our Facility
for your next event

The Center’s Performance Theatre, Gallery Lobby, Reception Area, and Kitchen are available for rental space to the general public, community groups, cultural organizations, and local businesses. The space can be used for performances, concerts, rehearsals, classes, meetings and private events.
For more information see the new
Rental Rates page or contact the Sorenson Unity Center Administrative Offices at 801-535-6533 or e-ail unitycenter@slcgov.com

 

Visit our services page for additional Center activities

or call 801-535.6533.

Past programming newsletters:

April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013
August 2013 September 2013 October 2013 November  2013
December 2013 January 2014 February  2014  March 2014

 

   
     


NOTE: SORENSON UNITY CENTER PARKING IS LIMITED; PLEASE CARPOOL OR USE ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION.



   
 
 
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