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.**
MTWThF 01/26/15 – 01/30/15 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
This 5-day course prepares students to take the CISSP certification examination (not included). The course covers the 10 domains required for the CISSP certificate including 1.) access control; 2.) telecommunications and network security; 3.) information security governance and risk management; 4.) software development security; 5.) cryptography; 6.) security architecture and design; 7.) operations security; 8.) business continuity and disaster recovery planning; 9.) legal, regulations, investigations and compliance; and 10.) physical security. Tuition includes course materials. Certification requires at least five years experience in information security. Alternately, candidates can earn an (ISC)2 Associate Certificate pending completion of experience requirement. CISSP certification is useful in careers such as network security professional, information assurance technician, security consultant, and computer network manager. This course meets Department of Defense Directive 8570 requirements.
For more information, call 801-581-6061 or visit https://continue.utah.edu/edtech/class/edtec_736_cissp_certified_information_systems_security_professional_cissp.
If you haven’t observed the Utah Legislature before and are thinking of checking it out, consider coming to the League of Women Voters legislative advocacy lobby training on the opening day of the 2015 legislature. This is a non-partisan presentation and tour to help citizens interact with their legislature. Come early and purchase lunch in the nearby cafeteria and bring it to the Copper Room.
Please join us for an evening with Pete Earley, mental health advocate and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author of ‘Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness’. One of America’s best-known advocates for better mental health care is coming to Utah to raise awareness, provide education, create and channel energy, and promote improvements in our system of providing care and treatment for individuals living with mental illness
More details on NAMI Utah’s website: http://namiut.org/news-and-events/nami-news/item/470-an-evening-with-pete-earley
Travel is now the world’s largest industry. How can the economic power of tourism help promote human rights and the environment? One solution is for travelers to “vote with their wings,” visiting countries with high scores in human rights, social welfare, and environmental protection. By following Jeff Greenwald’s 13 common-sense precepts on the road, travelers can become empowered to change the world.
Oakland-based writer and activist Jeff Greenwald is the executive director and cofounder of Ethical Traveler, a nonprofit organization dedicated to human rights and environmental protection. The author of six acclaimed travel books (including Shopping for Buddhas, now in its 25th Anniversary Edition), he also wrote and performs in a one-man show, Strange Travel Suggestions.
The Ambassador John Price & Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series is presented by the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy in partnership with Westminster College.
All lectures are free and open to the public, and are held in the
Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 E., Salt Lake City.
Westminster and UCCD Present a World Affairs Lecture “Thirteen Tips for the Accidental Ambassador” on January 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory.
Westminster and the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy present a lecture by Jeff Greenwald, “Thirteen Tips for the Accidental Ambassador” as part of the Ambassador John Price and Marcia Price World Affairs Lecture Series.
Travel is now the world’s largest industry. How can the economic power of tourism help promote human rights and the environment? One solution is for travelers to “vote with their wings,” visiting countries with high scores in human rights, social welfare and environmental protection. By following Jeff Greenwald’s thirteen common-sense precepts on the road, travelers can become empowered to change the world. Oakland-based writer and activist Jeff Greenwald is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Ethical Traveler, a non-profit organization dedicated to human rights and environmental protection. The author of six acclaimed travel books (including Shopping for Buddhas, now in its 25th Anniversary edition), he also wrote and performs in a one-man show, Strange Travel Suggestions.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://utahdiplomacy.org.
The Salt Lake City Arts Council is seeking nominations for the Mayor’s Artists Awards, which will be presented at the Utah Arts Festival in June. Award categories include visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, electronic arts, arts education, and service to the arts. Nominees must either be residents of Salt Lake City, work in the city, or demonstrate their contribution to the arts in Salt Lake City. Awardees will receive a $500 award. Nominations are due March 2, 2015. Applications can be found at the Arts Council’s website at www.saltlakearts.org.
If you’re 50 or better you are invited!
Lunch and Learn lectures are wonderful opportunities to meet Osher members and experience a bit of the program first hand. Bring a friend and a brown bag lunch and join us for these informative, interesting lectures. They are free!
Come early to visit and enjoy your lunch before the speaker starts. Speakers start promptly at noon. All lectures are held at the Commander’s House, Ft. Douglas.
01/21 Affirming the Example of Mahatma Gandhi
Deb Sawyer, President, Gandhi Alliance for Peace
The Gandhi Alliance for Peace was created after a group of peace activists organized a Salt March at the Great Salt Lake on Gandhi’s birthday in 1998. Highlights of our work since 1998 include our now annual Gandhi Birthday Celebration, raising funds to help Afghanistan reduce landmine casualties, and educational programs for the Utah public schools. We also raised the funds for a statue of Gandhi which was placed just outside the new Family Justice Center at the YWCA. While this presentation will provide a brief history of the Gandhi Alliance for Peace, we also hope to facilitate a discussion of the relevance and legacy of Gandhi’s work.
01/28 The U of U and PAC-12
The impact of the U of U joining the Pac-12 goes far beyond the teams we see on the football field, affecting academic disciplines and even reaching into the greater Salt Lake City community. Join Executive Communications Manager Barb Smith to learn about the less obvious impacts of the U’s membership in the Pac-12 and other topics of interest.
02/04 ABCs of Epilepsy
Epilepsy is the nation’s fourth most common neurological disorder, and the public understanding about epilepsy is limited. 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy at some point in their lives. This complex spectrum of disorders affects millions of people in a variety of ways. Seizures differ in type, cause, and severity. Learn about the many types of seizures, how to respond properly, and how to correctly treat a person with epilepsy.
02/11 Digital Libraries
Anna Neatrour and Kinza Masood
The J. Willard Marriott Library has been a pioneer in digital library collections for many years.The library provides U of U students (including Osher students) a wealth of knowledge including photos, audio and video recordings, newspapers, books, maps, and new 360-degree images with which you can interact in your web browser. Marriott Library digital collections are also shared at a regional and national level through the Mountain West Digital Library and the Digital Public Library of America. Learn how to search digital collections from across the western states and at a national level with the Digital Public Library of America.
02/18 Fitting Social Security into Your Financial Plan
Karen McMullin, State of Utah Department of Commerce -Division of Securities
Social Security benefits and the claiming strategy options are a hot topic for discussion. Are there really choices that will enhance your total benefit? Who might profit from sharing this information with you? In this seminar, Karen McMullin of the Utah Division of Securities will discuss how decisions about Social Security fit into your overall financial plan, how to tell a Social Security expert from someone who just wants to sell you something, and why misinformation may alter your future financial security. The best Social Security strategy is to educate yourself through the right resources, make informed decisions and understand the impact on your total financial plan.
2/25 Next Term’s Course Previews
Next Term’s Instructors
Several instructors will preview their upcoming courses. Watch the email announcements and flyers at the Commander’s House for details.
For more information, call 801-585-5442 or visit www.osher.utah.edu.
Wednesdays 01/28/15 – 03/04/15 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get a head start on your travels with this intensive and fun language course. Learn everything you need to navigate around a Spanish-speaking destination–how to ask for directions (and understand them!), how to order at a restaurant, how to read transportation signs/schedules, and how to jump head first into the local culture.
To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.
Wednesdays 01/28/15 – 03/11/15 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class also meets on Saturday, 03/07/15, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
A home is the biggest purchase most of us will ever make, and in real estate, you make money when you buy — not when you sell. Loving the house is not enough. How do you keep yourself from making a colossal mistake? Let’s start by talking about what to look for in a home, how to evaluate its “Quality of Life” and its investment value. We’ll discuss pitfalls and how to avoid them; finance options which best meet your needs; the hidden costs of buying; and “secret” ways to pay legitimate closing costs. We’ll take you step-by-step through the buying process from preparation to closing, including how to package, present and negotiate your offer. A Saturday field trip to see houses provides real-world examples of our discussions.
To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.
Bring your little ones to stretch their wings with our educators and birds in Tracy Aviary’s Preschool and Kindergarten classes. Our classes are offered once a week for six weeks. Classes feature a special bird visitor, a fun craft or activity, a snack, a sing-along song, and an engaging story connecting with our age-appropriate themes. All classes are designed for parents to attend and participate with their child. To enroll your chick before all the nests are taken visit us at http://www.tracyaviary.org/pre-k-classes/
We hope that you will join the YMCA of Northern Utah as we celebrate the opening of the new Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation YMCA Community Family Center, our second YMCA facility in Utah the first in Ogden! On January 29 the YMCA will be hosting a Grand Opening Community Event to celebrate the new building. The event will run from 5:30-7:30pm and will include fun activities for all ages, exciting games, winter crafts and healthy snacks. Visit www.ymcautah.org or call 801.839.3385
This wildly warm-hearted musical kicks off when the Music Hall Royale “puts on” its flamboyant rendition of an unfinished Dickens mystery. Edwin Drood disappears mysteriously one stormy Christmas Eve – but has he been murdered? And if so, whodunnit? The giddy playfulness of this play-within-a-play draws the audience toward one of Drood’s most talked-about features, the audience votes on the solution as prelude to the most unusual and hilarious finale!
Jan 14 – 17, 29 – 31; 7:30p
Matinee Jan 31; 2p
Jan 22 – 24; 7:30p
Heritage High School
Director: Rob Moffat
How Air Pollution Harms the Brain.
Thursday, Jan. 29, 7:00 pm, SLC Main Library, 4th floor conference room. Learn how air pollution influences stroke, Alzheimer’s, dementia, intelligence, depression and autism. Talks by Drs. Jennifer Majersik, Edward Zamrini, Dustin Hammers, Scott Hurst, Phil Wilson and Brian Moench. For more information see UPHE.org
Jena Schmidt paints what she is seeks in her imagination or from her own experience in nature. Through her artistic practice, she explores concepts of direction, wilderness, spiritual guidance, and exploration. When her grandfather passed away, her family inherited his old camping gear. One of the items was a brass compass. Inside the lid, her grandfather had etched the words, “Black North.” This phrase led Schmidt to imagine it as a clue to an undiscovered place, one only her grandfather knew about. She later found out the words were just a reminder that the arrow for North on the compass was black, yet the notion of Black North still influenced her toward wild and mysterious landscapes, which she creates in her paintings. Schmidt will present a gallery talk on Friday, February 20 at 7:00 PM.