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 at kcpw.org.
PLEASE NOTE: Our Community Calendar now also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10. We’ll happily hang them in our window for all Library Square traffic to see.
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 requests 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.
If you are posting a class or workshop that requires registration, list just the first instance in the date and time, and include the details for subsequent classes in the description.
Every day, children going through adversity also are attending school and trying to perform the same as their peers. The Utah County Trauma Sensitivity Initiative trains teachers to recognize and understand the unique challenges that a child who is experiencing serious stress faces so that they don’t fall behind. When you donate today, you help us teach teachers to identify a struggling child so that students don’t fall through the cracks during the 2015-2016 school year.
Join us every Friday from July 10th to October 16th from 4pm-8pm on Sugarmont Plaza.
The mission of the Sugar House Farmers Market is to create a family-friendly neighborhood farmers market focusing on fresh produce, delicious food and unique Utah products with a local Sugar House flair.
In addition, the market has a local bands/performers at every market. Come for the fresh veggies and food. Stay for the entertainment!
July 31st will feature Nathan Spenser Revue
The Holladay Arts Council is pleased to announce our ever-popular Blue Moon Festival (held on an actual blue moon this year). Live music will be performed by local favorites The Saliva Sisters, and Imagine, the amazing Beatles tribute band. Dozens of local artists and craftsmen will display their works. An arts and crafts tent will be provided for the children. Local food vendors will be on hand. Beer and wine will be available for the adults. A short fireworks display will cap the night off.
It is going to be an amazingly fun evening. We hope to see you there!
Join us for Utah’s WorldQuest – an international trivia competition! WorldQuest challenges you to 6 rounds of 10 questions each from a variety of categories. The winning team takes home the prize!
Are you a foreign policy buff? Do you claim to be a wizard at world geography, globally curious, or do you just like trivia? Test your skills against Utah’s brainiest groups, including nonprofits, local corporations, community groups, and college students, to compete for the title of WorldQuest Champion!
Directed by Benh Zeitlin
93-minutes, U.S.A. , 2012 Sundance Film Festival, 2012 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize and Excellence in Cinematography Award
Waters gonna rise up, wild animals gonna rerun from the grave, and everything south of the levee is goin’ under, in this tale of a six year old named Hushpuppy, who lives with her daddy at the edge of the world. Cast: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry.
*Presented in collaboration with the Kimball Arts Festival, as part of the Festival After Dark program.
Film rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America.
For the past 19 years, hundreds of individuals affected by cancer and their families and friends have gathered for Survivors at the Summit, an inspirational event that Symbolizes the challenges individuals face during the cancer journey; Pays tribute to their courage and determination; Honors the memory of those whose lives have been cut short by cancer, and Raises funds to support the quality of life programming provided to members of our community, at no charge.
Modeled after traditional Tibetan prayer flags, Tribute Flags honor those who are affected by cancer, survivors and those who have passed away. Each flag, sold for $25, is hung at the top of Peruvian Gulch at Snowbird Ski & Summer resort during our event. They are made available for viewing as hikers, runners, mountain bikers, and lift riders meet together at Peruvian Gulch to participate in a Celebration of life ceremony. Each flag is lovingly returned to the person who purchased it following the event as a keepsake from this powerful and often life changing experience. Purchase flags today!
RENEGADE RIDERS *** NEW IN 2015***
In an effort to embrace more of the community, and inspired by a current Cancer Wellness House member, we are adding the Survivors at the Summit Renegade Ride. Riders will meet at CWH downtown and make the 30 mile ride to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Lets make the roads RUMBLE!
PANCAKES ON THE PLAZA
Snowbird and Cancer Wellness House invite sponsors, donors, hikers, members, survivors, families and the general public to the annual Pancakes on the Plaza breakfast from 9-11am. CWH volunteers team up with Snowbird’s chefs to offer steaming plates of mouth-watering pancakes and delicious bacon to fuel your journey to the top. Bring your friends and family for a good old fashioned mountain breakfast while paying tribute to the courage and determination so many have exhibited in the fight against cancer. Breakfast is included with registration. Additional tickets may be purchased for $5 each.
HIKE, RUN, RIDE OR CATCH A CHAIR LIFT TO PERUVIAN GULCH
The Journey, NO MATTER HOW YOU MAKE IT, symbolizes the individual “Summit” each person with cancer faces and strives to achieve. Join us on this 3.5 mile trail ending just below Hidden Peak in honor of the person in your life that has been touched by cancer. A sea of personalized Survivors at the Summit Tribute Flags will welcome the participants as they arrive. Those who are unable to make the journey by strength of body may make it in strength of mind and spirit by riding the Peruvian Lift at no additional charge.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE CEREMONY
For many, the ceremony on this day will be one that perhaps words can not describe. For those of you seeking those words the Celebration of Life Ceremony features inspirational speakers and live entertainment as you view the hundreds of flags flying on the mountain side. These flags are truly the heartbeat of this event and carry beautiful heartfelt messages for all to see.
PRIZES AND INCENTIVES
In addition to registration, all participants are encouraged to set up an on-line fundraising page in which they ask for the support of friends and family. For reaching various fundraising levels, participants will earn great prizes such as gear, gift certificates and more!
We’ve all got a story to tell. It may be that we all have a book in us. Writing is work, even when it’s enjoyable. And writing about yourself is the most challenging (and most rewarding) work there is. Josh Hanagarne, author of “The World’s Strongest Librarian”, works as a public librarian in Salt Lake City, Utah and lives with an extreme case of Tourette syndrome,. Josh believes that helping others tell their stories is the greatest gift he can offer. To register, contact Heather Brown at 801-582-1565, ext. 1559
The Day of Hope Car Show is the ultimate win! Pony Up to help child victims of crime with fun, family, friends, food and of course CARS! All proceeds benefit the award winning Children’s Justice Center! Featuring Rockin’ Hot Rods, Food Trucks Wars, Scales and Tails reptile show and much more! Free for spectators to attend. Free games and prizes for kids. For more info visit: www.dayofhopecarshow.com
DONATIONS OF SHOES AND BACKPACKS NEEDED FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN
WHAT: In an effort to help local children in need, Molina Healthcare of Utah will be collecting donations of shoes, backpacks and school supplies for ages 6-12. On Saturday, August 1 the public is encouraged to come out to St. Mark’s Hospital in Salt Lake City to donate much needed back to school items. Molina Healthcare will be partnering with several community based organizations to host “Shoes for School” – a fun, interactive, fair-like event where Molina healthcare will be distributing the collected goods. Donations are being accepted through August 2, for more information and a complete list of drop off locations please visit MolinaHealthcare.com/Community.
WHY: More than 15% of Utah’s children live in poverty and according to the latest KIDS COUNT report Child poverty in Utah is on the rise. Unfortunately, many children are unable to attend school on a regular basis because they can’t afford basic supplies like shoes to get to school.
WHERE: St. Mark’s Hospital
1200 East 3900 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84124
WHEN: Saturday August 1, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
VISUALS: Families donating shoes, backpacks and school supplies, Dr. Cleo – Molina’s cat doctor mascot interacting with children and families, Molina’s smoothie making blender bike, giveaways, prizes and much more.
About Molina Healthcare, Inc.
Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, provides managed health care services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs and through the state insurance marketplaces. Molina serves more than 3 million members through our locally operated health plans in 11 states across the nation and in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Dr. C. David Molina founded our company in 1980 as a provider organization serving low-income families in Southern California. Today, we continue his mission of providing high quality and cost-effective health care to those who need it most. For more information about Molina Healthcare, please visit our website at www.molinahealthcare.com.
Nurturing Nations Charitable “Block Party” Carnival
Be There and Build a ‘Square’!
Fun for All!
Live Reptile show
Waffle Love food truck
Competitions and Prizes
Food, Music, and more!
All proceeds from this fun event will used to purchase blocks (thus the name) in order to build a Children’s home, School and Mothers Wall that will surround and protect children in Ghana, Africa where our daughter was born. Each block used for construction costs $1. If you can’t attend the event, but would like to help, please consider making a donation. For more information about the Children’s home, School, Mothers wall and our efforts to save the lives of children, please visit our website Nurturingnations.org.
Bring your families and have a great time!
Visit the largest municipal cemetery in the United States, the Salt Lake City Cemetery. The cemetery is 250 acres of beauty with historically and visually interesting headstones. We will wander among the graves of the famous and infamous as we discuss the development of the land and the challenges it has faced over the years, who died when and why, headstone symbols, burial customs, and more. Please meet at the Sexton’s building, 4th Avenue at N Street. – See more at: https://continue.utah.edu/lifelong/class/llpot_693_tour_the_avenues_cemetery#sthash.xTkCfNZz.dpuf
In celebration of RDT alumni William (Bill) Evans’ 75th birthday, Repertory Dance Theatre presents a full evening, solo concert. The show will include tap works, modern dance pieces, as well as video and slide demonstrations.
At the start of our 50th Anniversary season, RDT is proud to present one of our most prestigious alumni dancers as he celebrates his 75th birthday and incredible career of dancing, teaching, and choreographing.
William (Bill) Evans danced with Repertory Dance Theatre from 1967 through 1974, before forming his own internationally-renowned company, and has choreographed more than 200 dance works, 18 of them for RDT. He was named one of the country’s three favorite tap dance artists in a recent Dance Magazine readers poll along with Savion Glover and Brenda Bufalino. He is known for his dynamic range, expressivity, musicality and his unique fusion of rhythm tap and modern dance.
Eat, Drink and Fight Hunger in Utah at TASTE OF THE WASATCH
Over 50 of Utah’s top chefs, restaurants and bakers will gather on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Solitude Mountain Resort from 11:30a.m.(for Reserved Seats), 12 noon (for general admission) until 4 p.m. for the fourth annual Taste of the Wasatch.
Attendees will enjoy fine cuisine from restaurants such as Stein Eriksen Lodge’s Glitretind, Deer Valley Resort, Avenues Proper, La Caille, Franck’s, Tuscany, Trio, Meditrina, Red Iguana and more. New restaurants joining the event include Copper Kitchen, Harbor Seafood and Steak, Current Fish and Oyster, R & R BBQ, Porch, Taqueria 27, and The Annex by Epic Brewing. Live music by Lazlo & The Dukes, a live and silent auction, craft beer and fine wines all support the effort to fight hunger.
Spend the weekend, enjoy the outdoors, eat great food – and fight hunger in Utah while you’re doing it. Tickets are available for purchase to adults 21+ years of age and over. Reserved seats are limited. Proceeds from Taste of the Wasatch support the efforts to fight hunger in Utah.
For tickets and information visit www.tasteofthewasatch.org