ASU VDay Informational Meetings @ Arizona State University, Tempe
Folks from the university are starting to put together their own version of VDay, a global movement geared towards ending violence against females, and they're holding get-involved meetings on Friday, October 22. As one of the organizers says, "Yay, vaginas!" Males and females are welcome, and there will be additional information about next year's The Vagina Monologues. Get-togethers take place at the Memorial Union from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Yuma Room (#225) and from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Pinal Room (#227). Check this out for details.
LaidOffCamp @ Chandler Senior Center
Not working is a drag, dude, so if you're looking for a gig, LaidOffCamp may be able to help from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 23. Urban Tea Loft is providing breakfast, and there will be a boatload of speakers and resources. Click here for details.
Burlesque Dance Competition @ Tempe Marketplace
Literal movers and shakers can post up at the Martketplace's District Stage and perform routines for cash prizes and a potential guest spot on MTV. The competition, which is going off to celebrate the soon-to-be-released film starring Cher and Christina Aguilera, is scheduled to take place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 23, and is open to folks aged 13 to 30. Hit up this link for additional info.
Happy Headless Halloween/Anti-Jan Brewer Rally @ Arizona State Capitol
Folks that aren't feeling Arizona Governor Jan Brewer can get all united during this "political rally with a comedic twist" that features improv theater bits. It's set to take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, October 23. See this for the dirty details.
Silent Sunday @ South Mountain Park and Preserve
Hike South Mountain without the sonic stylings of motorized vehicles all day Sunday, October 24, when the park prohibits cars, motorcycle, etc. from entering the grounds. Go to this for info.
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