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
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
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 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
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.

Aug
28
Wed
esingleparents fundraiser @ Buffalo Wild Wings
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
esingleparents fundraiser @ Buffalo Wild Wings

esingleparent is a non-profit organization striving to assist single parents navigate their way into higher education. Come join us at Buffalo Wild Wings where 10% of your purchase will go to support this valuable community organization!

Aug
29
Thu
Granary Row @ Granary Row
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Granary Row @ Granary Row

A pop-up evening festival space, filled with shipping container storefronts, local food, neighborhood events, and a biergarten!

Poet LILLIAN YVONNE-BERTRAM & University of Utah Creative Writing GRADUATE STUDENTS READING @ Finch Lane Gallery-Art Barn
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm
Poet LILLIAN YVONNE-BERTRAM & University of Utah Creative Writing GRADUATE STUDENTS READING @ Finch Lane Gallery-Art Barn

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s first book, But a Storm is Blowing From Paradise, was selected by Claudia Rankine as the 2010 Benjamin Saltman Award winner and published by Red Hen Press in 2012 and is a 2013 poetry nominee for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award for outstanding works of literature published by African Americans. Her second book, a slice from the cake made of air, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. She is one-sixth of the poetry collective, Line Assembly. She has been in residence at the Vermont Studio Center, the Montana Artist’s Refuge, and is the recipient of a United States Embassy grant to be in residence at the Ventspils Writers & Translators House in Ventspils, Latvia, in 2014. The 2009-2011 Gaius Charles Bolin Fellow at Williams College, her poetry and prose has received numerous awards and has appeared widely. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Utah.