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
3
Sat
Children’s Choir Auditions
Aug 3 – Aug 17 all-day
Children's Choir Auditions

The Salt Lake Children’s Choir, Ralph B. Woodward, Artistic Director is now scheduling auditions for young musicians ages 8 through 15. The choir performs in the areas major concert settings and will be seen on PBS this year.

Do not miss your chance to have your child audition for the Salt Lake Children’s Choir.  Members of the choir learn great music from all ages, develop musical skills such as singing harmony parts and will form friendships which can last a lifetime.
Information at childrensing.com or by calling 801-537-1412

Aug
9
Fri
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS @ Utah Children's Theatre
Aug 9 – Aug 24 all-day
SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS @ Utah Children's Theatre

“SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL FOR KIDS & ADULTS WITH SHORT ATTENTION SPANS” OPENS AT UTAH CHILDREN’S THEATRE.

South Salt Lake, UT, June 27, 2013 – Utah Children’s Theatre begins it’s 2nd annual Shakespeare Festival for kids & adults with short attention spans with classes and performances.

Classes including acting, stage combat, design and more. Performances are August 9th – 24th. Adults perform for kids with The Tempest and Breakfast With Shakespeare ( 4 short tragedies in one play. Ticket includes a pasty and drink). Youthstage (performers ages 20yrs and lower) will perform Much Ado About Nothing. A FREE 15 minute Green Show will play every performance day. Other events include Backstage Tours and pre show synopsis.

Families will have a great experience together understanding more about William Shakespeare’s plays through live performances and events. Using Shakespeare’s words, we trim, clarify and explain his stories in a way that will entertain everyone. Make an unforgettable summer by getting your Festival Bundles to attend all events! Don’t forget the FREE Green Show too!

General admission tickets range from $7 – $12. Festival Discount Bundles are available as well as groups and new season members. For more information about all performances, the Acting School programs, or how to become a Season Member of Utah Children’s Theatre, please call 801-532-6000 or go online at www.uctheatre.org. Photos of the theatre and events can be seen at facebook.com/uctheatre.

Utah Children’s Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has operated in Utah since 1985, located now in the newly, beautifully remodeled theatre at 3605 S. State Street. Utah Children’s Theatre’s mission is to inspire children to cultivate creativity through the theatrical arts, and produces 3 programs: Public Performances, Acting School, and Field Trip/School performances throughout the year to achieve these goals.

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
14
Wed
Firemen’s Squirt @ Murray Park Softball Field
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am
Firemen's Squirt @ Murray Park Softball Field

Prepare to get drenched!

Grab your swimsuit and join us for the annual Firemen’s Squirt.

The Murray firemen will have a fire hose on hand to create a torrential downpour for kids to play in.

For all ages.

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

Stuffed Animal Campout @ Murray Library
Aug 15 – Aug 17 all-day
Stuffed Animal Campout @ Murray Library

Drop off your favorite stuffed animal for an overnight campout at the library! Enjoy a special slideshow of the stuffed animals’ adventures on Saturday in our auditorium.

This program is free and no registration is required.

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.

Kids Create @ Murray Public Library
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Kids Create @ Murray Public Library

Get creative! Join us on the third Thursday of the month from 4:00

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.