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.**

 

Oct
4
Fri
Scientist in the Spotlight – Wildfires with Phillip Dennison @ The Natural History Museum of Utah
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Scientist in the Spotlight – Wildfires with Phillip Dennison @ The Natural History Museum of Utah

Satellite data has been used to map every fire in the Western U.S. larger than 1000 acres since 1984. Join fire expert Philip Dennison to learn how satellite data are used to map fire scars and explain trends in wildfire. Discover the links between fire and a warming climate, and explore what the fire trends mean for us in Utah.

Fall Festival! @ Hilltop Christian School
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm
Fall Festival! @ Hilltop Christian School

Join the fun at our annual Fall Festival! To be held on Friday, October 4th from 4 pm – 7 pm. There will be food truck, pony rides, bounce houses, carnival games and more!

LEGAL AID SOCIETY’S BLUE RIBBON GALA CELEBRATION @ Little America
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm
LEGAL AID SOCIETY’S BLUE RIBBON GALA CELEBRATION @ Little America

Tickets are $125 per person or gather ten best friends for a table at $1250.

For tickets or more information, contact:
Mary Cranney
801-924-3177
mcranney@lasslc.org

Profits from this Gala event provide vital support to obtain protection orders and help with other resources to meet the immediate safety needs of domestic abuse victims and their dependent children, and to help them achieve stability for their families.

Oct
5
Sat
College-Bound: Writing Scholarship Essays @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Oct 5 all-day
College-Bound: Writing Scholarship Essays @ SLCC Community Writing Center

No matter what grade you are in, it is never too early (or too late) to start on college scholarship essays. Join the CWC as we explore what it takes to make your application essay stand out. Participants may bring an essay in progress or begin one in the workshop. Cost: $20. Registration is required.

2-part workshop
October 5 & 12 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $20
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192

Six-Pack Saturday Historic Pub Crawl @ Downtown SLC
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Six-Pack Saturday Historic Pub Crawl @ Downtown SLC

On the Six-Pack Saturday Historic Pub Crawl, Utah Heritage Foundation tells the history of beer in Utah and takes you into six of Utah’s most well-known watering holes.

The mining and railroad boom brought immigrants to Utah from around the world. With them they brought their well-established drinking habits. Rather than lose money to outsiders by importing beer, the first “buy local” movement was initiated by these men with a knack for brewing beer

Oct
7
Mon
CityScapes: Poetry Workshop with Sandy Anderson @ Sorenson Unity Center
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm
CityScapes: Poetry Workshop with Sandy Anderson @ Sorenson Unity Center

Do you have words inside you want to let out? We will be writing about life in Salt Lake City. You can attend one or all sessions.

Monday and Thursdays Oct. 7 – Oct. 17
Age: Middle School through high school
Class Size: 12

Sandy Anderson has been published in Weber Studies, Eclectica, Stickman Review, Sugarhouse Review, Harpur Palate, Forge, and Ellipsis. Ghost Planet Press published her book At the Edge in White Robes in 1978, and her chapbook Jeanne Was Once a Player of Pianos, is available through Limberlost Press. Her poetry is included in the anthologies: New Poets of the American West, edited by Lowell Jaeger and Great and Peculiar Beauty edited by Terry Tempest Williams and Thomas Lyon. Her awards include the Salt Lake City Mayor’s Award in Literature in 1997, the Writers at Work Writing Advocate Award in 1995, and a listing as one of the Catalyst Magazine 100 in 2013. She has been involved in the literary community since the 1960s, and is the founder of City Art: the longest-running reading series in Utah. She has been artist in residence at several local high schools and given workshops to many different groups, including veterans and the disabled. She recently edited and published her fourth anthology of work by those with disabilities. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, two dogs and five guinea pigs.

Oct
8
Tue
2013 Hope Benefit @ La Caille
Oct 8 all-day
2013 Hope Benefit @ La Caille

The Hope Benefit is organized by the Friends of the Senior Charity Care Foundation for the purpose of supporting charity care for seniors in care settings who cannot afford the total cost of their care and/or services. The Senior Charity Care Foundation uses the proceeds of the Hope Benefit to improve the quality of life for our seniors in care facilities by fulfilling unmet essential needs.

Each year the Friends select a Continuum of Caring Award recipient who has demonstrated strong support for the senior population. The Friends of the Foundation selected Sonnie Yudell, program manager at the Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services, to receive the 2013 Continuum of Caring Award. Her dedicated work in aging, including being a founding member of the Utah Coalition for Caregiver Support, has helped shape the scope of aging in Utah.

For more information, please visit our website: www.seniorcharitycarefoundation.org. Here is a link to the Hope Benefit webpage: http://seniorcharitycarefoundation.org/hope-benefit.php

Adapting to Climate Change: Implications for Utah @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Oct 8 @ 12:15 pm
 Adapting to Climate Change: Implications for Utah @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

This is a student moderated panel that will discuss the most important issues related to climate change in the State of Utah, including impacts on water, wildlife, and air and what programs and policies that the state, city, and private parties are taking to adapt to climate change projections.

Panelists include:

Courtenay Strong, Assistant Professor, University of Utah, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Tage Flint, General Manager of Weber Basin Water Conservancy District
Vicki Bennett, Director, Office of Sustainability, Salt Lake City
Rory Reynolds, Director, Division of Wildlife Resource, State of Utah

Oct
9
Wed
Geothermal – The Hottest Alternative Energy @ Commander's House, Ft. Douglas.
Oct 9 all-day
Geothermal - The Hottest Alternative Energy @ Commander's House, Ft. Douglas.

Though a recent MIT study estimated that use of only 2% of the geothermal energy under US soil could supply all of the country’s energy needs for the next 2000 years, geothermal is the least known and least understood of alternative energy sources. Yet geothermal is clean, carbon-neutral or even carbon-negative, and provides power when the sun doesn’t shine or the wind isn’t blowing. Learn exactly what geothermal energy is, where it comes from, how it works, its advantages and disadvantages, and what the future might bring.

Oct
10
Thu
Nine Mile Canyon: The Archaeological History of an American Treasure @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Oct 10 @ 12:15 pm
Nine Mile Canyon: The Archaeological History of an American Treasure @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

With an estimated 10,000 ancient rock art sites, Nine Mile Canyon has long captivated people the world over. The 45-mile-long canyon, dubbed the “World’s Longest Art Gallery,” hosts what is believed to be the largest concentration of rock art in North America. But rock art is only part of the amazing archaeological fabric that scholars have been struggling to explain for more than a century. Jerry D. Spangler takes the reader on a journey into Nine Mile Canyon through the eyes of the generations of archaeologists who have gone there only to leave bewildered by what it all means.