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.**

 

Aug
3
Sat
Children’s Choir Auditions
Aug 3 – Aug 17 all-day
Children's Choir Auditions

The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, Artistic Director is now scheduling auditions for young musicians ages 8 through 15. The choir performs in the areas major concert settings and will be seen on PBS this year.

Do not miss your chance to have your child audition for the Salt Lake Children’s Choir.  Members of the choir learn great music from all ages, develop musical skills such as singing harmony parts and will form friendships which can last a lifetime.
Information at childrensing.com or by calling 801-537-1412

Aug
5
Mon
Metal Clay – Silver @ Pioneer Craft House
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm
Metal Clay – Silver @ Pioneer Craft House

Silver is the new gold–and not as pricey. Join in on a new jewelry making craze–with metal clay. Nearly everyone can create beautiful silver wearable art in a couple of two-hour sessions. This remarkable clay can be formed much like ceramic clay; it can be stamped, carved or impressed with diverse objects to create unique patterns and designs. The first session involves forming and embellishing the jewelry components. The instructor fires jewelry pieces between weekly sessions. Finish your pieces in the second session, fashioning them into artful creations, whether a pendant, pair of earrings or bracelet, ready to wear.

 

Improv Comedy Workshop @ University of Utah - Annex Building
Aug 5 @ 6:15 pm – Aug 26 @ 7:45 pm
Improv Comedy Workshop @ University of Utah - Annex Building

Ready for some fun and games after work? Improv is spontaneous, creative, and lots of laughs. Improvisational comedy is theatrical humor made up on the spot, using your imagination. Discover how to bring your creative ideas to life, in real time, through brain teasers, games, and other forms of play; learn the rules of improvisation; develop your own unique characters; and most important, emotionally invest in your work. In this improv series you’ll get to be the writer, performer, and audience! This is an excellent class for anyone interested in trying improv comedy for the first time, as well as for seasoned performers who want to expand their skills.

Aug
9
Fri
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS @ Utah Children's Theatre
Aug 9 – Aug 24 all-day
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS @ Utah Children's Theatre

“SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS” OPENS AT UTAH CHILDREN’S THEATRE.

South Salt Lake, UT, June 27, 2013 – Utah Children’s Theatre begins it’s 2nd annual Shakespeare Festival for kids & adults with short attention spans with classes and performances.

Classes including acting, stage combat, design and more. Performances are August 9th – 24th. Adults perform for kids with The Tempest and Breakfast With Shakespeare ( 4 short tragedies in one play. Ticket includes a pasty and drink). Youthstage (performers ages 20yrs and lower) will perform Much Ado About Nothing. A FREE 15 minute Green Show will play every performance day. Other events include Backstage Tours and pre show synopsis.

Families will have a great experience together understanding more about William Shakespeare’s plays through live performances and events. Using Shakespeare’s words, we trim, clarify and explain his stories in a way that will entertain everyone. Make an unforgettable summer by getting your Festival Bundles to attend all events! Don’t forget the FREE Green Show too!

General admission tickets range from $7 – $12. Festival Discount Bundles are available as well as groups and new season members. For more information about all performances, the Acting School programs, or how to become a Season Member of Utah Children’s Theatre, please call 801-532-6000 or go online at www.uctheatre.org. Photos of the theatre and events can be seen at facebook.com/uctheatre.

Utah Children’s Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has operated in Utah since 1985, located now in the newly, beautifully remodeled theatre at 3605 S. State Street. Utah Children’s Theatre’s mission is to inspire children to cultivate creativity through the theatrical arts, and produces 3 programs: Public Performances, Acting School, and Field Trip/School performances throughout the year to achieve these goals.

Aug
12
Mon
Discovery Gateway’s STUFF THE BUS @ Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Discovery Gateway's STUFF THE BUS @ Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah

Help United Way of Salt Lake STUFF THE BUS with school supplies for 5,000 kids and receive FREE admission to Discovery Gateway: The Children’s Museum of Utah.
Please bring in a donation of two or more items per person.
Visit www.discoverygateway.org for a list of school supplies needed.
*$5 total suggested value per person

Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – Aug 19 @ 12:30 pm
Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors @ SLCC Community Writing Center

It’s human nature to reflect on our lives—what we’ve done, who we’ve known, what we’ve dreamt. The SLCC Community Writing Center invites seniors to our interactive life story workshops in preparation for the Annual Silver Pen Competition sponsored by Salt Lake County Aging Services. This year’s theme is “What Is Your Passion . . . and Why?”

Silver Pen at Midvale Senior Center
350 W. Park St. (7610 S.)
2-part workshop
August 12 and 19 (M), 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Flushed Away @ Grand County Library
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm
Flushed Away @ Grand County Library

Flushed Away tells the story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment into the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life….and has a madcap adventure deep in the bowels of Ratropolis!

Homeschool Club @ Murray Public Library
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Homeschool Club @ Murray Public Library

Homeschooled students from age 5 to age 12 are welcome to join us for enrichment, socializing, and fun in our Homeschool Club.

We meet on the second Monday of every month from 1:00

Aug
13
Tue
“A Folk Story” @ CUAC
Aug 13 all-day
"A Folk Story" @ CUAC

This August CUAC is pleased to present “A Folk Story”, a group exhibition co-curated by Margherita Belaief and Marta Fontolan. The show will be comprised of video works and installation and will be on view August 16th through October 12th.
The public opening will be during Gallery Stroll on Friday, August 16th 6-9PM.

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday-Friday 12PM-7PM
Saturday 12PM-4PM
Closed: Sunday-Tuesday

Face of Utah Sculpture 9 @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center
Aug 13 all-day
Face of Utah Sculpture 9 @ Utah Cultural Celebration Center

The Face of Utah Sculpture 9

Every year the Face of Utah Sculpture provides Utah artists a forum to present Utah culture through sculptural form. The origins of this dynamic exhibit, envisioned nine years ago by glass artist Dan Cummings, features both well-known and emerging Utah sculptors, showcasing both traditional and contemporary sculpture in a variety of techniques, styles, mediums and forms. The result is an exciting and eclectic mix of excellence in artistry in countless forms!

Jodee Bitner’s photography will also be on display, capturing unique angles or different perspectives of her father and brother’s sculptures, creating entirely new works of art.

Everyone is invited to meet the artists at the opening reception on July 11 from 6 – 8 p.m. Admission is free, and includes food, live music by Christian Coleman, a cash bar, and the finest new works by Utah’s best sculptors. A majority of artists participating in the exhibition will be on hand to discuss their artwork, and cash prizes will be awarded.

Exhibit run July 11 – Aug 28, 2013
Opening Reception is July 11, 6 – 8 p.m.