Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar events are highlighted live, on-air throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here.

To submit an event to the Community Calendar, the event must meet the following criteria:

  • The event must take place in Utah.
  • The organization promoting the event  must be a qualified 501 (c) (3) charity or political subdivision.
  • The event cannot promote a religious organization or individual.

If your event meets these criteria, click Post Your Event below. Include your contact information in case we have any questions. Otherwise, your event may not get published.

KCPW would like to encourage you to make the most of your post by adding a featured image and links to your organization.  Utilize the provided field boxes (i.e. location, ticket information) to display information as accurately and quickly as possible.  Please do not submit duplicate postings for the same event.

**Please submit request at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, at least two weeks prior to the event.**

 

May
17
Sat
Bob the Builder™- Project: Build It Traveling Exhibit at Discovery Gateway @ Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah
May 17 – Sep 6 all-day
Bob the Builder™- Project: Build It Traveling Exhibit at Discovery Gateway  @ Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah

This spring, Bob the Builder™ and his Can-Do Crew invite aspiring builders and their families to help get the job done as the hands-on Bob the Builder – Project: Build It traveling museum exhibit visits Discovery Gateway: The Children’s Museum of Utah May 17 – September 6. This 2,000-square-foot multimedia exhibit is inspired by HIT Entertainment’s top-rated television series, “Bob the Builder™ – Project: Build It.” It will replicate elements from Bob the Builder’s world in Sunflower Valley, inviting exploration, inspiring teamwork and bringing environmentally friendly building themes to life for children and families.

Jun
4
Wed
Utah Charities / Utah Food CoOp Expansion Fundraiser @ Utah CoOp
Jun 4 – Aug 1 all-day
Utah Charities / Utah Food CoOp Expansion Fundraiser @ Utah CoOp | Murray | Utah | United States

The Utah Coop needs your help!

We have found a new building that will allow us 3 times the space of our current location so that we can expand our services to support more Utah families in the fight against hunger and access to high quality, healthy food options.

In order to take advantage of this opportunity, we need to raise $75,000 in the next 6 weeks as a down payment for this expanded facility and we need your help to make this happen!

There are 5 easy ways to help!

1.Shop at the Utah CoOp
2.Make a donation: Help More People Eat Healthy Affordably
3.Take advantage of our Facebook auction: Click here
4.Make a direct donation on behalf of you,your family or your business at the Utah Coop
5.Spread the word about who we are and what we are trying to do!

https://www.facebook.com/UtahCooputah coop produce
Utah Charities / Utah CoOp is a 501 C-3.Non profit organization in the state of Utah

Jun
5
Thu
Kasai Japanese American Archive Exhibition @ Marriott Library, Special Collections
Jun 5 – Sep 20 all-day
Kasai Japanese American Archive Exhibition @ Marriott Library, Special Collections

The story told by this archive begins with the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants who came here to work in the railroad, mining, and agricultural industries. Included are records, photographs, journals, oral histories, and films from their settlement. Salt Lake City’s Japantown, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and other U. S. military involvement, relocation to internment camps, and the establishment of Japanese Buddhist and Christian churches are included in the archive.

Jul
11
Fri
Vesalius: Celebrating 500 Years of Innovation: An Exhibition @ J Willard Marriott Library
Jul 11 – Oct 3 all-day
Vesalius: Celebrating 500 Years of Innovation: An Exhibition @ J Willard Marriott Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

The J. Willard Marriott Library, in partnership with the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is hosting Vesalius: Celebrating 500 Years of Innovation, celebrating the contributions of Andreas Vesalius to education, anatomy, and design. From July 11 through October 3, the Marriott Library will display rare books, prints, anatomical models, and other materials related to the work of Vesalius throughout the building. Also on display will be facsimile plates from Leonardo da Vinci’s anatomical studies. These exhibitions are free and open to the public. Families and children are welcome.

Jul
14
Mon
The Road Home Apple Tree @ Wasatch Front Retail Stores: Old Navy, Payless Shoe Source, DownEast and Staples
Jul 14 – Aug 11 all-day
The Road Home Apple Tree @ Wasatch Front Retail Stores: Old Navy, Payless Shoe Source, DownEast and Staples

The Road Home Apple Tree is an annual campaign that collects new back-to-school clothing, shoes and backpacks for more than 100 children living in the Road Home, a Salt Lake family homeless shelter. It’s a great program that involves the community and helps deserving children feel confident starting a new school year. This is the 10th year of the campaign and each year it is amazing to see the excitement of the kids as they open their backpack filled with new items that were picked out personally for them.

Jul
16
Wed
Photographing the Stars @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX RM TBA
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 23 @ 9:00 pm
Photographing the Stars @ U of U - Continuing Education / ANNEX RM TBA | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Class also meets on Saturday, 07/19/14, 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm, A night filled with stars that seem unable to be captured will be yours once you complete this course; so come with us as we venture into the night, point our cameras at the sky and create the ultimate in nighttime landscape photographs. Students should be able to walk two to three miles with some uphill grades in any weather conditions. You will need DSLR camera with adjustable aperture and shutter speed, a tripod, cable release, stopwatch, headlamp with a red light. In-class demonstrations and out-of-class experiences will help students develop their skills in capturing the night sky. Prerequisite: Nuts and Bolts (LLART 193), Digital Photography I (LLART 115), or take our quiz: go to www.lifelong.utah.edu or call 801-587-5433.

Jul
21
Mon
The Horse @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Jul 21 – Jan 4 all-day
The Horse @ Natural History Museum of Utah | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Explore the Enduring Bond between Humans and Horses:

The Natural History Museum of Utah is excited to host The Horse.

Over time, humans have preyed upon horses, domesticated them, bred them for work and play, and forged deep emotional and spiritual connections with them. Come discover the fascinating story of how humans have shaped the horse, and how the horse, in turn has shaped us.

This special exhibition includes cultural objects from around the world, a hand-painted diorama depicting the evolution of the horse, and interactives that invite you to test your strength in horsepower, identify different breeds, and peek inside a life-size, moving horse.

Explore one of Utah’s most important horse stories – the connection of the Ute people to horses. The Ute were among the first North American tribes to acquire horses from the Spanish in the 1600s. Discover how horses transformed Ute life in ways that continue to reverberate today.

The Horse opens July 19 to members and July 21 to all guests.

Horses are integral to our history and touch us as individuals. Celebrate our bond with these magnificent creatures!

The Horse: Opening Week! @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Jul 21 – Jul 27 all-day
The Horse: Opening Week! @ Natural History Museum of Utah | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

The Natural history Museum of Utah is excited to host The Horse. Over time, humans have preyed upon horses, domesticated them, bred them for work and play and forged deep emotional and spiritual connections with them. Come discover the fascinating story of how humans have shaped the horse and how the horse, in turn has shaped us.

Explore one of Utah’s most important horse stories – the connection of the Ute people to horses. The Ute were among the first North American tribes to acquire horses from the Spanish in the 1600s. Discover how horses transformed Ute life in ways that continue to reverberate today.

Our week-long celebration will feature brand new activities and programs that will be available throughout the run of the exhibit. Guests will have the opportunity to:

Discover the interesting evolution of the horse through real horse skulls and leg bones.
Meet horse-related experts—listen to stories about their unique horse experiences and interact with the tools of their trade!
Tour the special exhibit with a trained gallery interpreter to experience The Horse behind the scenes.
Build their own cork horse!
And much more!

Magic or Science: No Wand Required! @ The Leonardo
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – Jul 23 @ 4:30 pm
Magic or Science: No Wand Required! @ The Leonardo

Magic or Science: No Wand Required! | $225
Whether you’re a Wizarding Whiz or a Science Sensation, you’ll love this captivating week of magic and mystery. Turn a flame into your favorite color, capture lightning in the palm of your hand, and even make your very own snow. Learn all about the magic of science and the science of magic, then put your powers to the test and debut your newfound skills at a Leo Magic Show—no wand required!
Date: July 21-23
Age: 9-12
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

STEM Discovery Girls Camp @ Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – Jul 25 @ 4:30 pm
STEM Discovery Girls Camp @ Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah

Explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) as it pertains to energy, engineering, architecture and the environment. Get ready to build bridges, design buildings, observe eco systems, and power up your day!

Ages: 7 – 11 GIRLS ONLY
Cost: Museum Members $185 Nonmembers $200

Register: https://53888.blackbaudhosting.com/53888/STEM-Discovery-Girls-Camp

Jul
25
Fri
Sundance Institute Summer Film Series: Ping Pong Summer @ City Park
Jul 25 @ 9:00 pm
Sundance Institute Summer Film Series: Ping Pong Summer @ City Park | Park City | Utah | United States

Come early for a pre-screening ping tournament presented in collaboration with Park City Recreation!

The annual Sundance Institute Summer Series is back and our 2014 line up has something for everyone. Grab a blanket, pack a picnic, and bring your friends to enjoy Sundance Film Festival favorites under the stars. All screenings are free and open to the public. No ticket needed.

Film Overview:
The year is 1985. Rad Miracle is a shy, 13-year-old white kid obsessed with two things: Ping-Pong and hip-hop. During his family’s annual summer vacation to Ocean City, Maryland, Rad makes a new best friend, experiences his first real crush, becomes the target of rich, racist local bullies, and finds an unexpected mentor in his outcast next-door neighbor. Ping Pong Summer is about that time in your life when you’re treated like an alien by everyone around you, even though you know—deep down—you’re as funky fresh as it gets.

Jul
26
Sat
Family Day at Spiral Jetty with KUED @ Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Family Day at Spiral Jetty with KUED @ Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake | Utah | United States

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, KUED, and Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College will be hosting a fun family day at Spiral Jetty. Families can create art, learn about the science of the lake, and explore the landscape.

PERU FEST UTAH 2014 (Festival Peruano de Utah @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Jul 26 @ 11:01 am – 6:01 pm
PERU FEST UTAH 2014 (Festival Peruano de Utah @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center | West Valley City | Utah | United States

Peru Fest brings a program filled with entertainment from Andean music, cumbia, salsa, zumba, contests and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. prizes, folk music, and specially excellent Peruvian food.

HawkWatch: Birds in the Lab @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
HawkWatch: Birds in the Lab @ Natural History Museum of Utah | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Join the HawkWatch crew and some of their fine feathered friends for the opportunity to observe live raptors up-close and examine a variety of specimens-feathers, eggs, and claws! Meet the HawkWatch experts, discover how to identify common birds in your communities, and learn about local bird conservation efforts in Utah.

This is your opportunity to learn more about birds of prey and what HawkWatch International is doing to protect them and our shared environment.

Jul
28
Mon
Music and Media Immersion @ The Leonardo
Jul 28 @ 8:30 am – Aug 1 @ 12:30 pm
Music and Media Immersion @ The Leonardo

Music and Media Immersion | $195
Have you ever painted music, seen a sound wave, or created your own speaker from scratch? It may “sound” crazy, but there’s more to music than meets the ears! This camp will explore all that sound has to offer; you’ll experiment with digital media, sound visualization, and create your own musical masterpiece!
Date: July 28-August 1
Age: 9-12
Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm