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.**

 

Jul
24
Wed
The Pioneer Day Raft and Run @ Canyon Glen Park
Jul 24 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Provo-based Paragon Wealth Management in participation with High Country Adventure present

Utah’s first-ever

Pioneer Day Raft and Run

The inaugural Pioneer Day Raft and Run begins at Canyon Glen Park where participants load on buses for transportation to the race start, beginning with a five-mile raft trip on the Provo River to Vivian Park. Once the raft docks, each team member will be timed to the finish of the 5k run at Canyon Glen Park.

To learn more about the event, prizes, and to register, visit www.raftandrun.com

Cost: $50 before July 15; $55 from July 15 – 20
Meet-up: 7:00 a.m. at Canyon Glen Park, Provo Canyon
Parking: Limited to first 150 registrants; carpooling encouraged
Deadline: Last day to register for the Raft and Run is July 20; maximum registration 250

All proceeds will benefit the “Live Your Dream Scholarship,” created to help single mothers achieve their dreams of completing a college degree. Inspired by his daughter Katie, whose husband’s passing left her to provide for their three-month-old daughter, Paragon Wealth Management Founder and President Dave Young created the “Live Your Dream” scholarship to help single mothers in difficult situations accomplish their dreams by completing college. The scholarship awards up to $2,000 per individual applicant and can be used for tuition at any Utah university or college.

Scholarship:    Next application deadline July 15, 2013;  apply here

Jul
25
Thu
Polynesian Cultural Center Presents “HA: Breath of Life” @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Jul 25 – Jul 26 all-day
Polynesian Cultural Center Presents "HA: Breath of Life" @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center

The Utah Cultural Celebration Center proudly presents the one-hour traveling version of the Polynesian Cultural Center’s latest production Ha: Breath of Life. Rich in culture, the production includes three-time World Fireknife Champion, David Galeai – an audience favorite. The award-winning show features original musical compositions and dance choreography from New Zealand, Hawaii, Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, the PCC is Hawaii’s #1 paid tourist attraction since 1963.

Polynesian Cultural Center Presents “HA: Breath of Life” @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 9:30 pm
Polynesian Cultural Center Presents "HA: Breath of Life" @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center

Polynesian Cultural Center’s “Ha: Breath of Life”

The Utah Cultural Celebration Center proudly presents the one-hour traveling version of the Polynesian Cultural Center’s latest production Ha: Breath of Life. Rich in culture, the production includes three-time World Fireknife Champion, David Galeai – an audience favorite. The award-winning show features original musical compositions and dance choreography from New Zealand, Hawaii, Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, the PCC is Hawaii’s #1 paid tourist attraction since 1963.

Thursday, July 25
Gates open at 7:30
Ha: Breath of Life at 8:00 p.m.

Friday, July 26
Gates open at 7:30
Ha: Breath of Life at 8:00 p.m.

Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Outdoor Amphitheater
1355 West 3100 South
West Valley City, Utah 84119
801-965-5100
www.culturalcelebration.org

Tickets are $10 each. Tickets may be purchased online at https://uccc.webconnex.com/PCC. Everyone must have a ticket for admission.

Jul
27
Sat
PERU FEST (Festival Peruano de Utah)
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
PERU FEST (Festival Peruano de Utah)

A day of celebration of Peruvian Independence Day.

Peru Fest brings a program filled with entertainment from andean music, cumbia, salsa, zumba, contests and the crowning of the First Miss Peru Utah and a Recognition to the Winner Team of the Peru Fest Soccer Cup Tournament.

 

Humane Society of Utah Bazaar and Doggy Date Night @ Humane Society of Utah
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm
Humane Society of Utah Bazaar and Doggy Date Night @ Humane Society of Utah

Join us at the Humane Society of Utah for a yard sale of pet supplies! Get your dog a new crate, your cat a new tower, or a variety of other pet items for only a suggested donation. That’s right, YOU name the price to donate to to the homeless animals here at the HSU.

We’ll have drinks and snacks available for purchase, so stop by and take a look at what we have! Then stay for our “Doggy Date Night” movie.

Bring your dog-friendly canine friend out to the Humane Society lawn to enjoy an outdoor movie! We will be showing “Homeward Bound” on our lawn. Before the movie begins (around sundown at 9 P.M.) we will be honoring HSU alumna and Utah’s “Ugliest Dog,” Creature, with a lifetime achievement award. Don’t miss out!

Come as early as you’d like to enjoy popcorn, soda, sno-cones, and other treats. Then put down your blanket or chair, and enjoy the show!

Give $2 to participate in our opportunity giveaway.

All donations will directly benefit the animals here at the HSU.

Please keep your dogs on leash at all times and do not bring outside food/drink.

Aug
1
Thu
New World Shakespeare Company’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” @ The Leonardo
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm
New World Shakespeare Company's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" @ The Leonardo

SLC-based New World Shakespeare Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Benefit Utah’s Homeless Youth.

Gender Bending, a Midnight Rave, and a Gay Wedding. NWS is bringing in a live DJ, portraying the fairies as ravers, and transforming the character Helena into a male Helenus to include a same gender story line. You may have guessed, this production contains some adult themes and may not be suitable for children.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed August 1st through the 11th at 7:30 pm on Thursday-Saturday and 5:00 pm on Sundays. All performances will be at the The Leonardo, 209 East 500 South in Salt Lake City on the 3rd floor.

$15 tickets are available through NWS at 801-719-7998 or soon through ArtTix. A portion of proceeds for this production will be donated to Utah’s Homeless Youth.

For more information about New World Shakespeare Company, to make donations, or to purchase tickets please call 801-719-7998.

Don’t miss this exclusive two weekend run!

New World Shakespeare Company produces classic scripts with modern interpretations to relate to audiences more directly. Each production is also accompanied by a charitable campaign for a local cause that relates to the theme of the show.

Aug
3
Sat
Wasatch Wellness Run @ Seven Peaks Resort
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am
Wasatch Wellness Run @ Seven Peaks Resort

The 8th Annual Wasatch Wellness Run and Family Fun Fair presented by Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital and benefitting Wasatch Mental Health is the premier family-friendly running event in Utah County.

This event will please both experienced racers looking for a challenging course, runners who are racing for the very first time, and everyone in between. 10K, 5K, 1 mile race. Our famous breakfast will be served at the Family Fun Fair, with food, games, prizes, booths, and activities, held after the race.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Summer Portrait Event @ Humane Society of Utah
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
A Midsummer Night's Dream Summer Portrait Event @ Humane Society of Utah

The Photo Box Photography and the Humane Society of Utah are excited to announce “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Summer Portrait Event. For the fifth year, this summer themed portrait opportunity for your pets and family is brought to you by the same great photographer who does “Picture Your Pet With Santa.” The Photo Box photography will be at our shelter at 4242 S. 300 W. on August 3rd with two great sets and midsummer props. Don’t worry, if you’re looking for a more traditional portrait, that option is also available.

For a $25.00 donation, you will receive a portrait sitting and one 8X10 print on the spot. Volunteers and Foster Parents will receive a special discount—only $20.00! Many more customizable prints and packages are also available online at www.thephotobox.com following your portrait sitting. Remember, 100% of the sitting fee is a donation to our shelter!

For a sitting appointment, or for any questions, contact Kate Throneburg at (801)261-2919 ext. 266 or Jamie Usry at (801)261-2919 ext. 207.

Aug
6
Tue
Amend, then Upend: Building a Movement to Dismantle Corporate Rule! @ First Unitarian Church
Aug 6 @ 12:00 am – 3:00 am
Amend, then Upend: Building a Movement to Dismantle Corporate Rule! @ First Unitarian Church

Move to Amend is a national, grassroots coalition working to amend the Constitution to abolish corporate personhood.

But that’s just our small goal.

Our big one? To build a movement across issues and oppressions to resist corporate rule and replace it with a system of justice for all.

But how do we get there?

Join Move to Amend for a workshop and panel that will connect the dots between law, culture and power and help scheme strategies in the quest for collective liberation.

Aug
10
Sat
Beer and Ballet @ Rose Wagner Theatre
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm
Beer and Ballet @ Rose Wagner Theatre

The evening includes locally-brewed beer from Epic Brewing, appetizers, live local music, and a private studio performance. See the newest pieces of choreography from Ballet West artists, and mingle with company members with a cold beer in hand.