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
26
Thu
Human Resources Management Certificate Program @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – Nov 7 @ 3:00 pm
Human Resources Management Certificate Program @ University of Utah Murray Campus

The importance and complexity of managing human resources have grown over the years, as have the opportunities for employment in this exciting area of management. Recognizing these changes, Professional Education at the U of U has developed a program to assist individuals and organizations in improving the value they contribute to their business success from a human resource management (HRM) perspective. Designed for the entry-level person, the Human Resource Management Certificate program provides the knowledge you need to develop effective practices for an ever-changing, complex workplace.

Every Thursday between 9/26 – 11/7 from 9am to 4pm

Oct
7
Mon
Discussion Course: Addressing Climate Change @ Millcreek Center Library
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm
Discussion Course: Addressing Climate Change @ Millcreek Center Library

Adults. Participants in this 4-week course will learn more about global warming and explore the big picture of energy. Discover simple actions you can take to reduce your carbon footprint. Watt meters will be available for participant home use. Register by calling (801) 948-7884.

Oct
8
Tue
The Secrets of Screenwriting @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm TBA
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 9:00 pm
The Secrets of Screenwriting @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm TBA

Explosions, zombies, swords, sex scenes, three-minute monologues and femme fatales…these all mean nothing without the foundation of a great story. In this course, we will use a shooting script of a movie currently in theaters to biopsy the bones of visual storytelling. You’ll learn how to “read” movies, build three dimensional heroes, up the stakes, create obstacles, employ reversals and be able to use The 9 Ancient Questions to birth the blockbuster in your head. To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Oct
10
Thu
Traditional Hand Pieced Quiltmaking @ University of Utah - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm TBA
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm
Traditional Hand Pieced Quiltmaking @ University of Utah - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm TBA

Start a new hobby or hone existing skills in quiltmaking as you learn about fabric selection, drafting and cutting a pattern, hand stitching the pieces, setting blocks, hand quilting and binding. All done the old-fashioned way, by hand. This class revives the art of traditional hand piecing while allowing artistic expression through geometric forms, color, texture and pattern. All the instruction necessary to complete a hand pieced quilt will be given. Special fee covers fabric for first class, C-thru ruler, needles, betweens, pins, and gridded template sheets. To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Oct
17
Thu
Essential Education for the Pre Retiree – 4 Key Retirement Decisions @ University of Utah - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm TBA
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 24 @ 8:30 pm
Essential Education for the Pre Retiree - 4 Key Retirement Decisions @ University of Utah - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm TBA

Make retirement decisions wisely as we review 4 steps that if made properly can increase your retirement income and better secure your assets for you and your beneficiaries. Topics will include: Social Security (when and how to file can be the difference of several thousand dollars); Medicare (health care may be your highest expense); Investment Income (average stock investor over the last 20 years has underperformed the stock market by 45%);and Estate considerations (improper legacy planning can cost you unnecessary expenses and taxes). To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

Oct
21
Mon
2013 Food Day Forum @ Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2013 Food Day Forum @ Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium

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!

Panelists include:
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

InDesign Level 1 @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 9:30 pm
InDesign Level 1 @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm

Come see why InDesign is gaining popularity in the desktop publishing world. In this 14-hour, interactive introductory course you will be instructed how to use the items in the tool bar and measurement palettes; set up style sheets and preferences; create a multi-page document using master pages; add, format, and manipulate text and graphics; work with text boxes, tables, layers, and drawing tools; and set up print styles. Prerequisite: Students are required to have a solid understanding of computer terminology and ability to navigate in a Microsoft Windows environment with ease.

To register or for more information, call (801)581-6061 or visit http://continue.utah.edu/edtech/class/edtec_470_indesign_level_1.

Oct
22
Tue
FileMaker Pro Level 1 @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm 2180
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm
FileMaker Pro Level 1 @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex Bldg. Rm 2180

FileMaker Pro is the leading workgroup database software for quickly creating and sharing solutions adapted to your business needs. In this introductory class, use hands-on exercises to navigate databases, maintain existing databases, set up a new database, format fields, find records, import data, and create templates. You will also learn how to create layouts, add graphics, export data, and create reports. Familiarity with use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, etc.) and navigation in a Microsoft Windows environment is recommended.

To register or for more information, call (801)581-6061 or visit http://continue.utah.edu/edtech/class/edtec_465_filemaker_pro_level_1.

Fundraising Fundamentals for Nonprofits @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fundraising Fundamentals for Nonprofits @ University of Utah Murray Campus

What are the essential elements of a healthy fundraising program? We’ll cover the principles of fundraising for nonprofit organizations, learn that fundraising is a process, and explore the steps of that process. Topics include: definitions of different kinds of contributions; the role of volunteers and the board in fundraising; the fundraising cycle; how to develop a broad base of prospects and donors; developing an integrated fundraising program; creating a development plan; goal-setting, evaluation, and reporting.

An Evening with Five Utah Farmers @ Gore Auditorium at Westminster College
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
An Evening with Five Utah Farmers @ Gore Auditorium at Westminster College

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.

Speakers include:
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