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
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.

 

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
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.

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
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.

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

Aug
22
Thu
Volunteer at the Utah State Capitol @ Utah State Capitol Visitors Center
Aug 22 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.