Saving salmon talk, Parade of Nations and more

Do something: How to get involved in your community this week

Earth Ministry and Save Our Wild Salmon host a discussion and light Lenten lunch with farmers, commercial fishermen, Native Americans and faith leaders to discuss concerns surrounding salmon recovery in the Columbia Basin. Sun, March 4, from noon-3 pm. Salem Lutheran Church, 1428 W. Broadway. (928-830-8433)

Parade of Nations

The sixth annual multicultural celebration of traditions from around the world includes performances, foods, arts and crafts, a fashion show and more. $5 for general admission; free to EWU/WSU students with ID. Sat, March 3, from 6-9 pm. WSU/EWU Riverpoint Campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. (Center Gallery and Auditorium).

Public Talk: Jewish, Israeli or Middle Eastern? Dilemmas of Israeli Identity

Brent E. Sasley, associate professor of political science at the University of Texas, Austin, gives a talk exploring the following questions: What is Israel? Is it a Western or Middle Eastern country? Is it a Jewish state, and if so, in religious or ethnic terms? Or is it a completely new entity with a brand new identity? Free. Mon, March 5, at 5 pm. Gonzaga University, Jundt Art Museum, 200 E. Desmet. (313-6843)

Hope is Here: Suicide Prevention Panel

ASWSU hosts a suicide awareness and prevention panel with three international speakers: Kevin Berthia, Kevin Briggs and Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren. All three are considered experts in the prevention and mental health field. The panelists touch on the subjects of mental health, suicide prevention, finding hope and connecting to resources for help. Free and open to the public. Mon, March 5, at 7 pm. Beasley Coliseum, 925 NE Fairway Rd., Pullman.

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