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.**

 

October – November 2013

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
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

Oct
22
Tue
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

Oct
23
Wed
The 100 Mile Meal @ Squatters Downtown Pub and Brewery, in the upstairs Loft
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm
The 100 Mile Meal @ Squatters Downtown Pub and Brewery, in the upstairs Loft

Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food. The 100 Mile Meal is the culminating event for Salt Lake City’s celebration of Food Day.

Did you know the average meal in the United States travels 1,500 miles from the farm-gate to your plate? The 100 Mile Meal is an opportunity for Salt Lake City to celebrate its local food, farms, and economy, while illustrating a commitment to sustainable agriculture.

The meal will highlight seasonal ingredients sourced from farms within 100 miles of Mayor Becker’s Salt Lake office. The rest of the evening with feature the national premier of Green Living Project’s film short about the New Roots Refugee Agriculture Program, and speeches by the filmmaker and Mayors of Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City.

Proceeds from the 100 Mile Meal will benefit Slow Food Utah’s Micro-Grant Program, which supports local food-related projects, especially small-scale food growers and producers, community innovators, and educators.

Oct
26
Sat
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Powerful earth processes have shaped our dynamic planet including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events.

Nov
2
Sat
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Powerful earth processes have shaped our dynamic planet including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events.

Birds, Blues and Jazz – Great Salt Lake Audubon’s Annual Fundraiser @ Gardner Village
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm
Birds, Blues and Jazz - Great Salt Lake Audubon's Annual Fundraiser @ Gardner Village

Join Great Salt Lake Audubon for at Gardner Village for an exciting evening of Birds, Blues and Jazz.

We start with a social hour at 5:00 PM where you can view and bid on raffle items donated by local merchants. A buffet dinner starts at 6:00 PM. This is followed by a bird show with live birds and a concert featuring local jazz and blues musicians.

Bring cash for raffle tickets and a cash bar.

Utah Environmental Congress 15th Annual Conference & Silent Auction Fundraiser @ Holladay United Church of Christ
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Utah Environmental Congress 15th Annual Conference & Silent Auction Fundraiser @ Holladay United Church of Christ

Attorney Jay Tutchton will speak on “The Endangered Species Act and the Future of Wolf Recovery in the West.” Tutchton serves as a litigator, working primarily on Endangered Species Act issues since 1990. He currently works for Defenders of Wildlife and is Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law where he teaches Wildlife Law and Animal Law.

Jay Tutchton’s presentation at 7:00pm is preceded by a social hour from 6:00pm-7:00pm where guests can peruse items in the silent auction which raises funds for UEC’s work to protect the national forests and native wildlife in Utah.

Utah Environmental Congress is the only organization that monitors and protects all of the National Forests in Utah. Recognizing the importance of apex predators in maintaining healthy ecosystems, UEC campaigns to restore wolves to their native Utah.

For more information, call the Utah Environmental Congress at 801-466-4055.

Nov
6
Wed
Great Salt Lake – Why it is Important to All Along the Wasatch Front @ Commander's House, Ft. Douglas.
Nov 6 all-day
Great Salt Lake - Why it is Important to All Along the Wasatch Front @ Commander's House, Ft. Douglas.

The Great Salt Lake and its islands provide outstanding scenery and recreational opportunities. Sunsets over the lake can be breathtaking. But beyond the beauty, do you know why it is so important to us, how it impacts our daily lives, and why we should be concerned with its health and preservation? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more.

Nov
9
Sat
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Powerful earth processes have shaped our dynamic planet including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events.