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
13
Tue
Youth Mentoring at the Sorenson Unity Center @ Sorenson Unity Center
Aug 13 all-day
Youth Mentoring at the Sorenson Unity Center @ Sorenson Unity Center

Looking to beat the heat this summer? Stay inside and volunteer at the Sorenson Unity Center!

Adult volunteers are needed on weekday afternoons from 1 – 4 pm. Fascinating programs include robotics, science, electronics, and computer skills. No experience is necessary and all training will be provided.

 

Aug
15
Thu
Osher Open House @ Rice Eccles Stadium
Aug 15 all-day
Osher Open House @ Rice Eccles Stadium

Osher Lifelong Learning presents a special free event for people age 50 and better.

Speaker Dr. Edward Y. Zamrini, M.D. of the Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research (CACIR) will be presenting the keynote: The Case for Building Brain Reserve.

The event will also feature a sneak peek of our fall courses. Don’t miss it!

Join us August 15, 2013 from 9:00 am to noon at Rice Eccles Stadium. A continental breakfast will be provided.

RSVP required, call 801-585-5442

Volunteer at the Utah State Capitol @ Utah State Capitol Visitors Center
Aug 15 all-day
Volunteer at the Utah State Capitol @ Utah State Capitol Visitors Center

Do you love history, art, or architecture? Do you enjoy meeting new people? The Visitors Center at the Utah State Capitol would love your help!

Volunteer docents lead visitors on engaging, informative tours about the history, art, and scope of the Capitol building. Volunteer docents provide an indispensable service to thousands of Capitol visitors, while meeting interesting people from across the U.S. and around the globe. Docents have the opportunity to develop new skills and areas of expertise; cultivate a special connection with the Capitol community; and attend volunteer socials and recognition events.

Volunteer training includes workshops on early Utah history, the Capitol construction, architectural and artistic characteristics, the Capitol restoration, and government processes.

To find out more about volunteering at the Capitol, please call Sara at 801-538-1800 or send an e-mail to capitoltours@utah.gov.

PROED 623 Agile Project Management SCRUM @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
PROED 623 Agile Project Management SCRUM @ University of Utah Murray Campus

University of Utah Professional Education
PROED 623 Agile Project Management SCRUM
Agile project management has become increasingly more popular over the last several years. This course provides a short overview explaining why Agile is so popular and how it fits in with the Project Management Institute, Waterfall method, and other project management methodologies. However, the bulk of the time will be spent learning how to lead projects utilizing Scrum, which is one of the leading Agile methodologies. Participants will leave with a solid understanding of how to manage a Scrum project from start to finish.

Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission @ Clark Planetarium
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission @ Clark Planetarium

Join Clark Planetarium on August 15, for “Exploring Distant Worlds with NASA’s Kepler Mission,” presented by Jason Steffen, PhD.

Artist concept of the Kepler telescope in orbit. Credit: NASA

NASA’s Kepler mission has revolutionized our understanding of planets and planetary systems. It is NASA’s first mission capable of finding Earth-size planets in or near the habitable zone, which is the range of distance from a star where the surface temperature of an orbiting planet might be suitable for liquid water.

There are two ticket options available: reception and lecture or lecture only. Space is limited for both the reception and the lecture. Member discounts are available. For ticket pricing or to buy tickets please click here.

Aug
16
Fri
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.

Aug
18
Sun
Stand Up for Pits with Rebecca Corry @ Wiseguys Comedy Club, West Valley City
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm
Stand Up for Pits with Rebecca Corry @ Wiseguys Comedy Club, West Valley City

STAND UP FOR PITS with comedian Rebecca Corry will be at the WISE GUYS COMEDY CLUB in West Valley City on August 18th, 2013!!!

Rebecca is bringing the love of this beautiful breed to UTAH!!
Rebecca’s two biggest passions are comedy and pit bulls. After adopting her own precious “Pibble”, ANGEL, she realized the importance of educating and helping this precious breed that is so misunderstood and mistreated. She believes there’s no better way than through laughter and positive images of amazing pit bulls to educate people about this beautiful breed that needs our help.

All proceeds benefit Utah FACES and Salt Lake County Animal Services Pit Crew program.

Aug
20
Tue
Youth Mentoring at the Sorenson Unity Center @ Sorenson Unity Center
Aug 20 all-day
Youth Mentoring at the Sorenson Unity Center @ Sorenson Unity Center

Looking to beat the heat this summer? Stay inside and volunteer at the Sorenson Unity Center!

Adult volunteers are needed on weekday afternoons from 1 – 4 pm. Fascinating programs include robotics, science, electronics, and computer skills. No experience is necessary and all training will be provided.

 

Aug
21
Wed
Westminster Chamber Orchestra auditions @ Jewett Center for the Performing Arts, Westminster College
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm
Westminster Chamber Orchestra auditions @ Jewett Center for the Performing Arts, Westminster College

The Westminster Chamber Orchestra is holding auditions for Fall Semester 2013 on Wednesday, August 21 at 6:00 PM in the Jewett Center for Performing Arts on Westminster College campus. We have openings this semester on French horn, flute, oboe, bassoon, and all string instruments. For audition requirements, please visit westminstercollege.edu/ensembles, or send an email to bderfler@westminstercollege.edu for more information. We hope you will join us in what should prove to be an exciting concert season!

Peaceful Uprising All-Community Meeting and Work Party @ The Mexican Federation
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Peaceful Uprising All-Community Meeting and Work Party @ The Mexican Federation

Want to help with PeaceUp’s campaign to protect our air, water, and land from tar sands mining and refining? Stop one of the world’s dirtiest industries from beginning in our bio-region, while building resilient, empowered community!

At this meeting, we’ll gather together to work on ongoing projects, find out how we can help with these efforts, and spend time together as a community. Have an idea? This is the place to bring it!

Things we can talk about and work on include, but are not limited to:

Using house parties to build our movement base
Inviting our neighbors to upcoming community discussions by canvassing local communities
Creating fun events that bring us together and energize us.

FOOD will be provided, and children are welcome!

www.peacefuluprising.org