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.**

 

September – October 2013

Sep
21
Sat
Animate Your Words! Comic Book Creation @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm
Animate Your Words! Comic Book Creation @ SLCC Community Writing Center

Marvel, DC, now CWC! Be a part of our league as we work to storyboard epic adventures. This interactive workshop will give participants a step-by-step look at comic book creation and their own self-made comic book. Cost: $30. Registration is required.
2-part workshop
September 21 and 28 (S), 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $30
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192

Sep
26
Thu
Sena Jeter Naslund Author Talk at the UMFA @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sena Jeter Naslund Author Talk at the UMFA @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts

New York Times bestselling author Sena Jeter Naslund will give a talk at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts as part of the Utah Humanities Book Festival. Naslund’s latest novel, The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman, explores the transformative power of art, history, and love in the lives of creative women; at the center of the book is the story of renowned nineteenth-century portraitist Élisabeth Vigée-Le Brun, a survivor of the French Revolution and Marie Antoinette’s favorite painter. The UMFA has two Vigée-Le Brun paintings in its permanent collection, which will be on temporary, special display together after the 7pm talk.

Oct
1
Tue
Health Care Open House @ Sorenson Unity Center
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Health Care Open House @ Sorenson Unity Center

Need affordable health insurance for you and your family? Have questions about the changes coming with the new health care law? Wonder how “Obamacare” is going to affect you and your family? This is the event for you!
Tuesday, October 1st we will hold a Health Care Open House from 11:00am – 8:00pm at the Sorenson Unity Center at 1383 S 900 W in Salt Lake City.
We will have representatives from Take Care Utah, Utah Health Policy Project, Utah AIDS Foundation, Voices for Utah Children, Utah Department of Workforce Services, and others who are experts in the changes coming with the health care law. They can answer your questions about how these changes will affect your family, what kind of health coverage you might be eligible for, and even help you get enrolled!
This event is free and open to the public.

Health Care Open House @ Sorenson Unity Center
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Health Care Open House @ Sorenson Unity Center

Need affordable health insurance for you and your family? Have questions about the changes coming with the new health care law? Wonder how “Obamacare” is going to affect you and your family? This is the event for you!
Tuesday, October 1st we will hold a Health Care Open House from 11:00am – 8:00pm at the Sorenson Unity Center at 1383 S 900 W in Salt Lake City.
We will have representatives from Take Care Utah, Utah Health Policy Project, Utah AIDS Foundation, Voices for Utah Children, Utah Department of Workforce Services, and others who are experts in the changes coming with the health care law. They can answer your questions about how these changes will affect your family, what kind of health coverage you might be eligible for, and even help you get enrolled!
This event is free and open to the public.

Utah Center for Assistive Technology 2013 Annual Open House @ Judy Ann Buffmire Building
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Utah Center for Assistive Technology 2013 Annual Open House @ Judy Ann Buffmire Building

It’s time for our annual open house where we will be showcasing the newest assistive technology devices. We will have vendors and staff showing the latest in wheelchairs, modified vehicles, augmentative communication, adaptive computer technology, independent living aids, ipad apps and over $150.00 in gift cards.

Also, meet extreme sportsman and celebrity Clay Egan and see his rock crusher. He may even give you an autograph! Enjoy refreshments and a demo of the Actiontrack Wheelchair.

This year we are partnering with Citizen’s Reutilizing Assistive Technology Equipment (CReATE) for our open house. They will be having a Grand Re-Opening at 2:00 showcasing their program and gently used equipment for sale.

Oct
3
Thu
Oh, What a Character!: Writing Character Development @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Oct 3 all-day
Oh, What a Character!: Writing Character Development @ SLCC Community Writing Center

Whether you’re writing fiction, nonfiction, or even poetry, it’s the people in the piece who make it so compelling. Come create empathy with your reader by developing relatable characters. Join the CWC and learn how to write dynamic characters, include multiple characters in a story, and describe characters in action and dialogue. Cost: $30. Registration is required.
2-part workshop
October 3 and 10 (Th), 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $30
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192

Oct
5
Sat
College-Bound: Writing Scholarship Essays @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Oct 5 all-day
College-Bound: Writing Scholarship Essays @ SLCC Community Writing Center

No matter what grade you are in, it is never too early (or too late) to start on college scholarship essays. Join the CWC as we explore what it takes to make your application essay stand out. Participants may bring an essay in progress or begin one in the workshop. Cost: $20. Registration is required.

2-part workshop
October 5 & 12 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $20
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192

Oct
7
Mon
CityScapes: Poetry Workshop with Sandy Anderson @ Sorenson Unity Center
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm
CityScapes: Poetry Workshop with Sandy Anderson @ Sorenson Unity Center

Do you have words inside you want to let out? We will be writing about life in Salt Lake City. You can attend one or all sessions.

Monday and Thursdays Oct. 7 – Oct. 17
Age: Middle School through high school
Class Size: 12

Sandy Anderson has been published in Weber Studies, Eclectica, Stickman Review, Sugarhouse Review, Harpur Palate, Forge, and Ellipsis. Ghost Planet Press published her book At the Edge in White Robes in 1978, and her chapbook Jeanne Was Once a Player of Pianos, is available through Limberlost Press. Her poetry is included in the anthologies: New Poets of the American West, edited by Lowell Jaeger and Great and Peculiar Beauty edited by Terry Tempest Williams and Thomas Lyon. Her awards include the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Award in Literature in 1997, the Writers at Work Writing Advocate Award in 1995, and a listing as one of the Catalyst Magazine 100 in 2013. She has been involved in the literary community since the 1960s, and is the founder of City Art: the longest-running reading series in Utah. She has been artist in residence at several local high schools and given workshops to many different groups, including veterans and the disabled. She recently edited and published her fourth anthology of work by those with disabilities. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, two dogs and five guinea pigs.

Oct
10
Thu
Making the Case Against Gene Patents @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Making the Case Against Gene Patents @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Making the Case Against Gene Patents: an Evening with ACLU Women’s Rights Project Attorney Sandra Park

Sandra S. Park is a Senior Staff Attorney in the ACLU Women’s Rights Project. At WRP, Sandra engages in litigation, policy advocacy, and public education at the national, state, and local levels to advance the rights and civil liberties of women and girls. She represented twenty medical organizations, geneticists, and patients in a groundbreaking lawsuit challenging patents granted on two human genes related to breast and ovarian cancer, resulting in a unanimous 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidating gene patents.

Oct
12
Sat
Writers @ Work Re-Boot Camp with Joel Long @ Pierre Lassonde House, University of Utah,
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Writers @ Work Re-Boot Camp with Joel Long @ Pierre Lassonde House, University of Utah,

Are you ready to kick-start your creative process this Fall? If so, join us for Grabbing the Wild Goat with Joel Long, author of Knowing Time by Light, Winged Insects, which won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, and a chapbook, Chopin’s Preludes.