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
20
Sat
Cycling Saturday with National Ability Center @ National Ability Center
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cycling Saturday with National Ability Center @ National Ability Center

Discover The Possibilities with the National Ability Center.

Join us for Cycling Saturday on July 20th from 10am-2pm. The whole family can ride together on the beautiful Provo River Parkway and enjoy a BBQ lunch at Vivian Park. $25/person. Includes lunch, bike rental, and guided ride.

For more information, please contact Kristen Caldwell at 435.200.0994 or kristenc@DiscoverNAC.org

Third Saturday Contra Dance @ Montessori Community School
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm
Third Saturday Contra Dance @ Montessori Community School

Dance to the music of Lulu Remix from Logan, Utah. All dances will be taught by the caller, Mike Cottle. Come alone or with a partner. First-time dancers welcome.

Dances are scheduled from 7:30-10:30, with a beginner’s workshop from 7:00-7:30 PM.

 

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
Sprint to the Summit 5K and 12K @ Summit Park
Jul 27 all-day

Sprint to the Summit is a FREE annual community race/hike event on our local mountain trails followed by a potluck brunch.

In the 5K category, runners/hikers get treated to superb views of Summit Park peak and a fine intro to the Road to WOS trail. The 12K race category is guaranteed to satisfy your inner trailrunning masochist. Showcasing the best of the new Basin Rec trails and including many of the Summit Park classics, the course has plenty of vertical and reaches a max elevation of 8,200 feet.

Event updates, course maps, and more beta are on our website. This is a FREE event but you must be pre-registered.

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.

 

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.

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.