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.

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

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
“A Folk Story” @ CUAC
Oct 8 all-day
"A Folk Story" @ CUAC

This August CUAC is pleased to present “A Folk Story”, a group exhibition co-curated by Margherita Belaief and Marta Fontolan. The show will be comprised of video works and installation and will be on view August 16th through October 12th.
The public opening will be during Gallery Stroll on Friday, August 16th 6-9PM.

Hours of Operation:
Wednesday-Friday 12PM-7PM
Saturday 12PM-4PM
Closed: Sunday-Tuesday

Oct
11
Fri
Holladay Fall Fine Arts Show – call for entries @ Holladay City Hall
Oct 11 – Oct 12 all-day
Holladay Fall Fine Arts Show - call for entries @ Holladay City Hall

Don your smocks, clean your brushes and dust off your canvases, organizers for the fifth annual Holladay Fall Art Show are calling for artistic entries to be submitted by local artists on Oct. 11 and 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Holladay City Hall, 4585 South 2300 East.
An event that attracted 90 local artists, more than 600 pieces of art and approximately 1700 attendees in 2012 is slated to be even larger this year. With a vast array of artistic mediums allowed, local sculptors, painters, photographers, wood workers, jewelry makers and potters (just to name a few) are encouraged to gather their new works of art and register.
The art show will open Oct. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. and continue Oct. 19 from 12 to 8 p.m., Oct. 20 from 12 to 6 p.m. and the following weekend at the same times. All new work will be judged and an awards reception will take place Oct. 27 from 12 to 6 p.m. Attendees can expect live art demonstrations and music with light refreshments.

Bonsai Show @ Red Butte Garden
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Bonsai Show @ Red Butte Garden

Friday through Sunday
10 am – 5 pm

Explore the millennia-old art form of Bonsai and learn how to take care of your own tree. Members of the Bonsai Club of Utah will display trees from their collections, answer questions and demonstrate different Bonsai techniques. Trees and supplies will be available for purchase.

Oct
12
Sat
Writers @ Work Re-Boot Camp with Joel Long @ Pierre Lassonde House, University of Utah,
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Writers @ Work Re-Boot Camp with Joel Long @ Pierre Lassonde House, University of Utah,

Are you ready to kick-start your creative process this Fall? If so, join us for Grabbing the Wild Goat with Joel Long, author of Knowing Time by Light, Winged Insects, which won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize, and a chapbook, Chopin’s Preludes.

Indian Market @ The Natural History Museum of Utah
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Indian Market @ The Natural History Museum of Utah

A New Tradition at NHMU! Join us for our first Indian Market. The Indian Market at the Natural History Museum of Utah will be a juried show featuring the art of regional native artists. Meet the artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and culture.

United Clans Swordsmen Association Bi-Annual Sword fighting competition @ Liberty Park
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
United Clans Swordsmen Association Bi-Annual Sword fighting competition  @ Liberty Park

The United Clans Swordsman Association will be holding our Bi-Annual sword fighting competition on October 12th 2013 at Liberty Park in Salt Lake city.

Though the competition is only open to current members of the Association, all are welcome to come and watch this competition.

The organization, which teaches long sword, short sword, dagger, and grappling, holds these competitions 2 times a year, in April and October, and is an opportunity for our members, and the community to see what it is that we teach as well as showcasing the best of our skills in a competition atmosphere.

 

Oct
15
Tue
Writing for Change at Chapman Library, 557 S. 900 W. @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Oct 15 all-day
Writing for Change at Chapman Library, 557 S. 900 W. @ SLCC Community Writing Center

Does change in democracy require civic dialogue? If so, where is it and who gets to talk? OR write? Join the CWC, the Salt Lake City Public Library, and guests to learn techniques of writing for change. Come with a concern or topic for upcoming elections or events and stay to write a letter with the help of CWC writing coaches. Cost: Free, but registration is required.
1-part workshop
October 15 (T), 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192