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
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
10
Thu
Making the Case Against Gene Patents @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Making the Case Against Gene Patents @ The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Making the Case Against Gene Patents: an Evening with ACLU Women’s Rights Project Attorney Sandra Park

Sandra S. Park is a Senior Staff Attorney in the ACLU Women’s Rights Project. At WRP, Sandra engages in litigation, policy advocacy, and public education at the national, state, and local levels to advance the rights and civil liberties of women and girls. She represented twenty medical organizations, geneticists, and patients in a groundbreaking lawsuit challenging patents granted on two human genes related to breast and ovarian cancer, resulting in a unanimous 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling invalidating gene patents.

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
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.

Oct
18
Fri
Statewide Annual: Mixed Media & Works on Paper @ Rio Gallery
Oct 18 – Nov 21 all-day
Statewide Annual: Mixed Media & Works on Paper @ Rio Gallery

This year, 210 artists from across the state of Utah submitted more than 400 works for our statewide annual competition. Our jurors, Simon Zalkind of Denver, Colorado and Lisa Tamiris Becker of Albuquerque, New Mexico chose 84 pieces by 54 artists to be included in the 2013 exhibition.

Scientist in the Spotlight – Fire Ecology with Mitch Power @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Scientist in the Spotlight – Fire Ecology with Mitch Power @ Natural History Museum of Utah

There have been countless fires since the last ice age. What can the charcoal of the past tell us about the future of our world? Mitchell Power illustrates how geomorphologists use core samples to predict the world’s ever-changing climate. Mitchell Power is curator of the Garrett Herbarium at the Utah Museum of Natural History.

Oct
21
Mon
2013 Food Day Forum @ Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2013 Food Day Forum @ Salt Lake City Main Library Auditorium

Have you been wondering about how federal sequestration cuts have impacted Utah non-profits that deliver food aide to our community? Concerned about the state of the 2013 Farm Bill? Curious about the relationship between food insecurity and nutrition?
Come to the 2013 Food Day Forum to participate in the discussion and get some answers!

Panelists include:
Gina Cornia, Utahns Against Hunger Executive Director Mary Richardson, Salt Lake Community Action Program Neighborhood Manager Patrice Isabella, Utah Department of Health Nutritionist Bill Tibbitts, Crossroads Urban Center Associate Director

Oct
23
Wed
The 100 Mile Meal @ Squatters Downtown Pub and Brewery, in the upstairs Loft
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm
The 100 Mile Meal @ Squatters Downtown Pub and Brewery, in the upstairs Loft

Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food. The 100 Mile Meal is the culminating event for Salt Lake City’s celebration of Food Day.

Did you know the average meal in the United States travels 1,500 miles from the farm-gate to your plate? The 100 Mile Meal is an opportunity for Salt Lake City to celebrate its local food, farms, and economy, while illustrating a commitment to sustainable agriculture.

The meal will highlight seasonal ingredients sourced from farms within 100 miles of Mayor Becker’s Salt Lake office. The rest of the evening with feature the national premier of Green Living Project’s film short about the New Roots Refugee Agriculture Program, and speeches by the filmmaker and Mayors of Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City.

Proceeds from the 100 Mile Meal will benefit Slow Food Utah’s Micro-Grant Program, which supports local food-related projects, especially small-scale food growers and producers, community innovators, and educators.