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.**
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.
Does change in democracy require civic dialogue? If so, where is it and who gets to talk? OR write? Join the CWC, the Salt Lake City Public Library, and guests to learn techniques of writing for change. Come with a concern or topic for upcoming elections or events and stay to write a letter with the help of CWC writing coaches. Cost: Free, but registration is required.
October 15 (T), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
The suspense and fear surrounding written ghost stories have made this a popular genre for centuries. Whether you’re nine or ninety, come learn the art of ghost stories, then write one of your own, whether you made it up or you experienced it yourself! Cost: $30. Registration is required.
October 16 and 23 (W), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192
There have been countless fires since the last ice age. What can the charcoal of the past tell us about the future of our world? Mitchell Power illustrates how geomorphologists use core samples to predict the world’s ever-changing climate. Mitchell Power is curator of the Garrett Herbarium at the Utah Museum of Natural History.
Have you been wondering about how federal sequestration cuts have impacted Utah non-profits that deliver food aide to our community? Concerned about the state of the 2013 Farm Bill? Curious about the relationship between food insecurity and nutrition?
Come to the 2013 Food Day Forum to participate in the discussion and get some answers!
Gina Cornia, Utahns Against Hunger Executive Director Mary Richardson, Salt Lake Community Action Program Neighborhood Manager Patrice Isabella, Utah Department of Health Nutritionist Bill Tibbitts, Crossroads Urban Center Associate Director
What do you see when you think about farming in Utah? Expansive fields of monocrops? Grant Wood’s famous painting, American Gothic?
Jack Wilbur, in conjunction with the Utah Fruit and Vegetable Association has produced a short vignette that looks at what it means to be an urban farmer in Northern Utah.
Come for a screening of the film short and listen to the featured farmers speak about their motivations for farming here in Utah, the obstacles they’ve encountered, and the rewards they’ve gained.
Jack Wilbur, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food Tyson Roberts, Roberts Family Farm, Layton Utah Ralph Larsen, Three Squares Produce Farms, Salt Lake City Utah John Borski, Borski Farms, Kaysville Utah Mele Tua’one, Mololo Gardens, Bountiful Utah Sharon Leopardi, Backyard Urban Gardens, Salt Lake City Utah
The decision to invest your money is an important one. Arm yourself with vital information that can help you assess whether an annuity is the right product for you–how an annuity works, the different types of annuities, what is and is not guaranteed when purchasing an annuity, and what the costs are of purchasing an annuity. Also included will be a discussion on how an annuity may be considered a security and what signs indicate potential fraud in the transaction. Free investor education materials will be distributed.
Westminster College presents a diversity lecture, “Building a Stronger Trans* Community: How to Support Trans Communities in the Struggle for Equality,” by Bamby Salcedo on Oct. 24, 2013, at noon in the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium.
Salcedo is the keynote speaker during Pride Week at Westminster. During her presentation, Salcedo, a nationally recognized trans Latina woman who advocates for the trans community, will speak on meaningful ways to support and advocate for trans communities.
In addition to her work with the Translatin@ Coalition and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Salcedo is the creator of Angels of Change, a calendar that provides young trans and gender nonconforming people with a positive image. Salcedo has been awarded the Connie Norman Leadership Award from Christopher Street West LA Pride, the Women in Leadership Award from the City of West Hollywood, and the Trailblazer Award from the Stone Wall Democratic Club.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Diversity and International Center at 801.832.2826
30th Annual Fordham Debate
“Be it Resolved: That Aspiring to Be a Superpower is No Longer in the Best Interests of the United States”
What is United States’ proper role in international affairs? Advocates of a more humble role for the U.S. argue that American world dominance is unwise and unsustainable. Conversely, to many people who support active engagement with foreign affairs, it may be that the U.S. is the sole nation with the ability to fill the role as “the world’s policeman.”