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
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
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.

Aug
15
Thu
Stuffed Animal Campout @ Murray Library
Aug 15 – Aug 17 all-day
Stuffed Animal Campout @ Murray Library

Drop off your favorite stuffed animal for an overnight campout at the library! Enjoy a special slideshow of the stuffed animals’ adventures on Saturday in our auditorium.

This program is free and no registration is required.

Aug
16
Fri
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Aug 16 all-day
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution @ Utah Museum of Contemporary Art
Raivo Puusemp: Dissolution is the first comprehensive overview of Puusemp’s work produced between the mid-1960s and late 1970s. Puusemp is a conceptual artist who is interested in steering people into unwittingly completing his pieces by taking an action the artist had laid out as the next obvious step.

Puusemp’s collection of press clippings, council meeting minutes and public documents from his brief stint as mayor of Rosendale (1975-1976), a small village, plagued by an overbearing tax structure and problems with its municipal utilities. Puusemp saw his position as an opportunity to take a political problem and morph it into an art work.

June 14-September 7

Tues-Sat 11am-6pm

Fridays 11am-9pm

 

This is the Place @ Rio Gallery
Aug 16 all-day
This is the Place @ Rio Gallery

This exhibition represents a group of visual artists as they consider this place so many call home. Just as we shape and build the landscape around us, the landscape has a remarkable effect on us, shaping and building culture. Utah was “the place” for many indigenous peoples prior to the arrival of the Mormon pioneers. More recently, the numbers of people who call Utah “home” have expanded to include the pioneers and their several generations of descendants, as well as contemporary migrants to the Wasatch Front. This exhibition explores the diversity and value of the community through artists, community participation and historical photographs. M-F 8-5. Gallery Stroll Opening August 16, 6-9pm

Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau @ Marriott Library, Special Collections Reading Room, Level 4

Come see the Marriott Library’s new exhibit on river running history, “Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau,” featuring items from Special Collections.

Materials include books, rare photographs, and films on topics such as USGS Surveys, French Kayakers, and SOCOTWA.

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.

Sugar House Farmers Market @ Sugar House Park
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sugar House Farmers Market @ Sugar House Park

Come to the Sugar House Farmers Market for great local food, artisan crafts and live music. Games and eco-friendly crafts for the kids every week. Friday nights, 4-8pm in Sugar House Park.