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
5
Mon
Improv Comedy Workshop @ University of Utah - Annex Building
Aug 5 @ 6:15 pm – Aug 26 @ 7:45 pm
Improv Comedy Workshop @ University of Utah - Annex Building

Ready for some fun and games after work? Improv is spontaneous, creative, and lots of laughs. Improvisational comedy is theatrical humor made up on the spot, using your imagination. Discover how to bring your creative ideas to life, in real time, through brain teasers, games, and other forms of play; learn the rules of improvisation; develop your own unique characters; and most important, emotionally invest in your work. In this improv series you’ll get to be the writer, performer, and audience! This is an excellent class for anyone interested in trying improv comedy for the first time, as well as for seasoned performers who want to expand their skills.

Aug
12
Mon
Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – Aug 19 @ 12:30 pm
Silver Pen Essay Writing Workshop for Seniors @ SLCC Community Writing Center

It’s human nature to reflect on our lives—what we’ve done, who we’ve known, what we’ve dreamt. The SLCC Community Writing Center invites seniors to our interactive life story workshops in preparation for the Annual Silver Pen Competition sponsored by Salt Lake County Aging Services. This year’s theme is “What Is Your Passion . . . and Why?”

Silver Pen at Midvale Senior Center
350 W. Park St. (7610 S.)
2-part workshop
August 12 and 19 (M), 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Aug
13
Tue
Grant Writing II @ MURRAY SITE
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grant Writing II @ MURRAY SITE

What is a logic model? This tool captures a program in a graphic format, clarifying activities and outcomes and communicating the anticipated results to the funder. Many federal, state, and foundation grants request applicants to submit a logic model as a part of a grant application. Building on principles from Grant Writing I, you will develop a complete logic model for your program that will support both your grant writing and grant implementation efforts.

To register or for more information, call (801)585-1780 or visit http://continue.utah.edu/proed/class/proed_508_grant_writing_ii

Aug
14
Wed
Word Level 2 @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex 2182
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Word Level 2 @ U of U - Continuing Education / Annex 2182

A hands-on continuation of Microsoft Word Level 1. Learn to create, manage, and modify lists, tables, charts, and graphic objects, and control text flow through sections, templates, mail merge, and macros. Completion of Word Level 1 is strongly recommended.

To register or for more information, call (801)581-6061 or visit http://continue.utah.edu/edtech/class/edtec_416_word_level_2

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.

Fly Fishing 101 @ University of Utah - Continuing Education
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fly Fishing 101 @ University of Utah - Continuing Education

Wednesday, 08/14/13, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm,
Saturday, 08/17/13, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Utah offers an array of excellent rivers for fly fishing. This class is a chance to get out and try the sport in a beautiful high mountain setting. Designed for the novice, this basic hands-on course explores the art and mechanics of fly fishing, including equipment, safety, knots, entomology, and, of course, casting. We will learn some basics in the classroom then travel to a local river for the day to test our new skills.

You are responsible for providing your rod and reel (can be rented at local fly shops), fishing license, sack lunch, sunglasses (essential for eye protection), and either waders and boots or clothes and shoes that can get wet. A selection of flies and other tackle will be provided for our river day.

This class is limited to 10. To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.

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

PROED 707 Practical Grammar @ University of Utah Murray Campus
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
PROED 707 Practical Grammar @ University of Utah Murray Campus

Enhance your business writing skills with our common-sense approach to grammar. This workshop unlocks the logic of sentences using activities and discussion. You’ll also learn how to catch and correct errors so you can communicate with confidence. If you wish, bring a two-page sample of your writing for personalized feedback from the instructor.

Aug
17
Sat
Roller Derby: Reloaded @ The Derby Depot
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Roller Derby: Reloaded @ The Derby Depot

Happy Valley Derby Darlins’ Molly Morbids return to the Derby Depot to take on the defending champions, Wasatch Roller Derby’s Bonneville Bone Crushers. These two teams faced off earlier in the season with the victory to the Bone Crushers. The Molly Morbids will not want this to happen again and will fight hard to try and take the win.

Kids 5 & under get in for FREE!!
All ages welcome

Tickets will cost $15 at the door the day of, buy earlier to save a few bucks. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/400258
Doors to the event open at 6:00 pm. Get there early to get good seats.

As always, please keep in mind that roller derby is a dangerous sport to play ~ and to watch! All trackside seating is for our 18 and over fans only, due to the chance of getting a flying derby girl in your lap!

Wasatch Roller Derby is a Non-Profit, Flat Track, Roller Derby League

Aug
21
Wed
Gathering Wild Mushrooms @ University of Utah - Continuing Education
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 9:00 pm
Gathering Wild Mushrooms @ University of Utah - Continuing Education

Wednesday, 08/21/13, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, $111
Saturday, 08/24/13, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Delicate, yet hearty and palette pleasing, mushrooms add texture and flavor to a variety of cuisines and dishes. But which of the thousands of species of mushrooms is edible, and which will kill you? We’ll begin to learn this important distinction in class, where we will discuss the basics of mushroom hunting, which mushrooms in Utah and surrounding states are edible, and of course, cooking with mushrooms. Our field trip will take us to the Uinta mountains, where we will hunt for boletus edulis (porcini), chanterelle, agaricus campestris (button), and morels. Field trip transportation is by carpool. To register or for more information, call 801-587-LIFE (5433) or visit lifelong.utah.edu.