Check out the exciting events that are occurring this week in Second Life:
Hope for Emilia: Hope for Emilia, held through August 9, is a fundraising event for the victims of the recent earthquake in Emilia, Italy. Activities include a Summer Fashion Fair, fashion shows and an art expo. More info at http://hopeforemilia.wordpress.com.
Flying Tigers’ Sports Festival: Join the Flying Tigers for a 16-day sports festival to celebrate the real life Olympics! Events held July 27-Aug. 12 include exhibitions, sporting events, a merchants fair, live djs tribute band concerts and a sports-themed fashion show! For more information, visit http://www.slflyingtigers.info
Zodiac: Zodiac is a monthly themed discount sales event focused around the 12 signs of the zodiac. Each month, a new group of top SL designers will create a new and exclusive item inspired by the month’s zodiac sign. It all begins in July with LEO, featuring 15 creators through August 17
Leonardo’s Machines: “Leonardo’s Machines” by Sniper Siemens gives newcomers the opportunity to discover up close the genius of Leonardo da Vinci. See how virtual worlds can join together art, education and architecture at this exhibit, available through August at the MIC – Imagin@rium
2012 Ano de Los Mayas: Learn about the “year of the Maya” in this Mexican history exhibit, held at the Pabellón de la Cultura in the Instituto Espanol through Aug. 29
You can find more events by checking out the official Second Life Destinations web site or the official Second Life Events’ Calendar, which lists events posted by residents of Second Life and the official Second Life Upcoming Events and Activities forum.