Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar airs 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 with a featured image and links to your organization.

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

 

Apr
26
Sat
Nihon Matsuri (Japan Festival) @ 100 S Japantown Street
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nihon Matsuri (Japan Festival) @ 100 S Japantown Street

9thAnnual Nihon Matsuri (Japan street festival) on Saturday, April 26 2014 located on 100 South “Japantown street” between 200 and 300 West in Salt Lake City. The festival is sponsored by a non-profit group of dedicated individuals, the Nihon Matsuri organization, whose goal is to share and educate the larger Utah community about Japanese and Japanese American culture, history, and traditions.

Local performers — martial arts, kimono fashion show, taiko drummers and more! Traditional tea ceremony, children’s craft area, cosplay, flower arranging (Ikebana), bonsai and origami. Learn about Japanese history in Utah: Topaz Internment camp and Japanese farmers.

Japanese food, arts, crafts and merchandise to purchase. Admission is free.

Shred It! @ Evergreen Jr. High
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am
Shred It! @ Evergreen Jr. High

Purge those documents you no longer need, then dispose of them by shredding. Document shred day with drive-up service at 3401 South 2000 East. Sponsored by the Millcreek Community Center Library as part of its Money Smart programming during the month of April

Apr
30
Wed
Jazz Guitarists Corey Christiansen guests with Rowland Hall’s Jazz Band @ Rowland Hall Middle School Lincoln Campus
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm
 Jazz Guitarists Corey Christiansen guests with Rowland Hall’s Jazz Band @ Rowland Hall Middle School Lincoln Campus

You don’t have to be a jazz music aficionado to have heard of preeminent jazz guitarist and educator Corey Christiansen http://coreychristiansen.com/. But you might be surprised to know he will be a guest artist performing with Rowland Hall’s jazz band, Wednesday, April 30th at 7:00 p.m. The concert at Rowland Hall Middle School is free and open to the public.

Rowland Hall band director and music teacher Bret Jackson is excited to host Corey Christiansen and said he “hopes jazz enthusiasts in the larger community will attend the concert.”

“Corey is a fabulous recording artist, writer, educator and performer; he has played and taught in literally every type of situation around the globe for the last decade,” Jackson said. “He is big time in the professional jazz world.”

Jackson, who holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts, is himself respected in the jazz community and has continued his professional performance career along side his passion for teaching — the combination keeps him in touch with what is going on in education and in the clubs.

May
3
Sat
Better Speech and Hearing Month with Loop Utah @ The Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Better Speech and Hearing Month with Loop Utah @ The Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Loop Utah Movement will be welcoming Dr. Juliette Sterkens, a renowned audiologist and advocate with the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), to celebrate Better Speech and Hearing month this May. The two-day event on May 2 – 3 will include informative presentations on the benefits of Hearing Loop technology and how to build effective advocacy campaigns in order spread more awareness throughout communities.

KHUMBA @ The City Library
May 3 @ 11:00 am
KHUMBA @ The City Library

Directed by Anthony Silverstone
2013 | South Africa | 85 min
Recommended for All Ages

When Khumba, a young zebra, is blamed for the sudden drought affecting the land, he teams up with a wildebeest and ostrich to find a legendary waterhole. On his daring quest across the Great Karoo desert, Khumba meets a host of quirky characters and comes face to face with a tyrannical leopard in an epic battle to earn his stripes.

May
6
Tue
PLOT FOR PEACE @ City Library
May 6 @ 7:00 pm
PLOT FOR PEACE @ City Library

Directed by Carlos Agulló
2013 | South Africa | 84 min
In English, French, Portuguese, Afrikaans, and Spanish with English subtitles.

A revealing documentary that recounts the untold story of apartheid’s fall, and the mysterious French businessman, “Monsieur Jacques,” who was instrumental in Nelson Mandela’s release from jail.

May
7
Wed
AN HONEST LIAR @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
May 7 @ 7:00 pm
AN HONEST LIAR @ Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center

Directed by Justin Weinstein and Tyler Measom
2014 | USA | 90 min

A documentary about the world-famous magician and enemy of deception, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi, An Honest Liar brings to life Randi’s intricate investigations that publicly exposed psychics, faith healers, and con artists.

Official Selection: 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

May
12
Mon
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: THE BATTLE FOR A LIVING PLANET @ Rowland Hall
May 12 @ 7:00 pm
A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: THE BATTLE FOR A LIVING PLANET @ Rowland Hall

Directed by Mark Kitchell
2012 | USA| 101 min

A FIERCE GREEN FIRE: The Battle for a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. Directed and written by Mark Kitchell, Academy Award-nominated director of Berkeley in the Sixties, and narrated by Robert Redford, Ashley Judd, Van Jones, Isabel Allende and Meryl Streep.

Official Selection: 2012 Sundance Film Festival, 2012 DC Environmental Film Festival, 2012 Sheffield Doc/Fest

May
13
Tue
GRAVITY @ City Library
May 13 @ 7:00 pm
GRAVITY @ City Library

GRAVITY
Director by Alfonso Cuarón
2013 | USA/UK | 91 min | Rated PG-13

Academy Award® winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space.

Winner: 7 Academy Awards® including Best Director, Golden Globe for Best Director, plus over 50 other awards

May
15
Thu
Living Traditions Festival Call for Volunteers @ Living Traditions Festival
May 15 – May 19 all-day
Living Traditions Festival Call for Volunteers @ Living Traditions Festival

Come join the Salt Lake City Arts Council as a volunteer at the 29th Annual Living Traditions Festival, a celebration of Salt Lake’s Folk and Ethnic Arts! Volunteers have the opportunity to help with the children’s area, beverage booth, crafts area, maintenance and more during the three-day Festival. We need volunteers from May 14-19.