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
29
Mon
Free Lecture: Waterwise Landscape Design for Homeowners @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free Lecture: Waterwise Landscape Design for Homeowners @ Red Butte Garden

Learn how to create a functional landscape design for new or existing landscapes that is both lush and waterwise. This class is geared to the do-it-yourself homeowner who wants to manage their own landscape design.
This lecture is Free but please preregister. This is the fourth in a series of six free lectures sponsored by the Utah State University Cooperative Extension.

Aug
1
Thu
PROED 531 Bridging the Gap Between Finance and Fundraising @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

University of Utah Professional Education
PROED 531 Bridging the Gap between Finance and Fundraising

This course focuses on the benefits of the Finance and Development departments working together in a non-profit world. Both departments are critical to the financial viability of the organization, yet they view the revenue generated from grants and donor contributions quite differently. How many times have you scratched your head when comparing your agency’s financials to the fundraising reports or been asked by a board member to explain the difference? This course offers the answers. It will provide proactive tips in structuring grants and donor requests to ease the cumbersome back office reporting, as well as how to craft a meaningful budget. Recommended for Development, Finance, and Executive Directors, this course will allow participants to share experiences and learn from best practices.

Aug
2
Fri
Scientist in the Spotlight – Lightning with Sarah Bang @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Scientist in the Spotlight – Lightning with Sarah Bang @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Join Meteorologist Sarah Bang to see how storm clouds form, how lightning works, and where hail comes from. See an electrical capacitor in action as it electrifies and discharges, and witness the birth of a cloud inside the Museum.

Aug
6
Tue
PROED 769 Effective Curriculum Design @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

University of Utah Professional Education
PROED 769 Effective Curriculum Design

Improve the quality of your organization’s training with enhanced curriculum design tools and techniques. You’ll learn theoretical and practical components of curriculum design including instructional design and instructional strategies. Discover how to analyze the training need, how to develop clear learning objectives, how to translate these objectives into applicable topics, how to determine the best course structure and content for optimal learning, and how to determine the appropriate training aids and handouts. We’ll also discuss the evaluation process and how to best use technology as part of the learning process.

Aug
7
Wed
Bark Beetles: Causing a Natural Disaster? @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Bark Beetles: Causing a Natural Disaster? @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Join National Forest Service Forest Entomologist Danielle Reboletti for an exploration of the biology and life history of our most common bark beetle communities and their historic role in maintaining diversity in western North American forests.

Aug
10
Sat
Fireside Chat with Senator Moises Denis @ Royal Garden Inn Convention Center
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Fireside Chat with Senator Moises Denis @ Royal Garden Inn Convention Center

Nevada Senate Majority Leader Moises Denis is coming to Salt Lake City!

Bring the whole family to listen to Senator Denis speak about his interesting childhood, mission, and service in the Nevada Legislature.

Children’s activities provided.

Aug
15
Thu
Osher Open House @ Rice Eccles Stadium
Aug 15 all-day
Osher Open House @ Rice Eccles Stadium

Osher Lifelong Learning presents a special free event for people age 50 and better.

Speaker Dr. Edward Y. Zamrini, M.D. of the Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research (CACIR) will be presenting the keynote: The Case for Building Brain Reserve.

The event will also feature a sneak peek of our fall courses. Don’t miss it!

Join us August 15, 2013 from 9:00 am to noon at Rice Eccles Stadium. A continental breakfast will be provided.

RSVP required, call 801-585-5442

PROED 623 Agile Project Management SCRUM @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
PROED 623 Agile Project Management SCRUM @ University of Utah Murray Campus

University of Utah Professional Education
PROED 623 Agile Project Management SCRUM
Agile project management has become increasingly more popular over the last several years. This course provides a short overview explaining why Agile is so popular and how it fits in with the Project Management Institute, Waterfall method, and other project management methodologies. However, the bulk of the time will be spent learning how to lead projects utilizing Scrum, which is one of the leading Agile methodologies. Participants will leave with a solid understanding of how to manage a Scrum project from start to finish.

Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission @ Clark Planetarium
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission @ Clark Planetarium

Join Clark Planetarium on August 15, for “Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission,” presented by Jason Steffen, PhD.

Artist concept of the Kepler telescope in orbit. Credit: NASA

NASA’s Kepler mission has revolutionized our understanding of planets and planetary systems. It is NASA’s first mission capable of finding Earth-size planets in or near the habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where the surface temperature of an orbiting planet might be suitable for liquid water.

There are two ticket options available: reception and lecture or lecture only. Space is limited for both the reception and the lecture. Member discounts are available. For ticket pricing or to buy tickets please click here.

Aug
16
Fri
Scientist in the Spotlight – Fire Weather with John Horel @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Scientist in the Spotlight – Fire Weather with John Horel @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Join University of Utah meteorologist John Horel to learn about fire weather.