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Harold Balazs Memorial, suicide prevention and more

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Harold Balazs
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A celebration of the life of local arts icon Harold Balazs. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to organizations supporting the visual arts. Sat, Jan. 27 at 10:30 am. St. Charles Parish, 4515 N. Alberta. (327-9573)

Suicide Prevention Talk

A presentation by Jane Clementi, co-founder of the Tyler Clementi Foundation and mother of Tyler Clementi, who died by suicide in 2010 after being cyberbullied on his college campus. Free and open to the public. Mon, Jan. 29 from 7-9 pm. Gonzaga University Hemmingson Center, 702 E. Desmet Ave.

Cruise the World

University of Idaho international students showcase the culture, food and music of about 30 countries during this annual event. Free and open to the public. Sat, Jan. 27 from 11 am-4 pm. University of Idaho, Pitman Center, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow.

Making Mental Health Essential

Patrick Kennedy, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and longtime advocate for health care reform related to preventive care and the treatment of mental illnesses, comes to Spokane to lead a community conversation about the importance of mental health in our region. Free and open to the public. Wed, Jan. 31 from 5-8 pm. Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (747-3081) ♦

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