Aug. 26: The Utah Department of Health is looking for public comment on the renewal of its federal Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant. The public hearing is from 2-3 p.m. in the Cannon Health Building, Room 114, 288 N. 1460 West, Salt Lake City. Copies of the draft proposal are available at the UDOH and a draft of the 2009 proposal is online at health.utah.gov/phhsbg.

Sept. 5: People with AIDS Coalition of Utah is holding "An Evening of Laughter" from 7-9 p.m. at Market Street Grill, 2985 E. 6580 South. Cost is $75 per person and includes hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. RSVP by Aug. 30. Details online at www.pwacu.org or call 801-484-2205.

Sept. 6: Cache Valley's "Walk to Cure Diabetes," at Willow Park in Logan. For start times and information, call the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Utah Chapter at 801-530-0660 or visit online at walk.jdrf.org.

Sept. 6: 8 a.m. to noon, the concluding session of the University of Utah School of Medicine's annual Alumni Weekend focuses on the U.S. health-care system and problems that have risen over the past two decades, as well as the pros and cons of suggested reforms. The symposium will be held in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Alumni Hall.

Sept. 13: A chuckwagon breakfast at Harmons stores, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. to raise money for Wasatch Front Lions clubs sight preservation program. All proceeds go to the Utah Lions Foundation for cornea transplants, research and eye treatment. Breakfast is $3 for a full meal. Harmons has donated all of the food.

Sept. 20: Utah County's "Walk to Cure Diabetes," at Scera Park in Orem. For start times and information, call the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Utah Chapter at 801-530-0660 or visit online at walk.jdrf.org.