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.**

 

September – October 2013

Sep
27
Fri
Spooky Science @ The Leonardo Museum
Sep 27 – Oct 31 all-day
Spooky Science @ The Leonardo Museum

Spooky Science is a new kind of Halloween Experience for the whole family! Listen to scary stories around the campfire while exploring the science behind fear. Journey into the mysterious world of electricity, peer at creepy crawling critters and ghostly stones, and experiment in the mad science lab!

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
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah

Powerful earth processes have shaped our dynamic planet including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions.

Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters explores the science behind these phenomena, the tools used to study and predict them, and stories of human responses to these events.

Oct
7
Mon
4-H National Youth Science Day Experiment @ North Star Academy in Bluffdale
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4-H National Youth Science Day Experiment  @ North Star Academy in Bluffdale

4-H Youth in Salt Lake County will join thousands of kids across the nation to complete this year’s National Science Experiment –Maps & Apps. This year’s experiment focuses on the sophisticated spatial technologies of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS).

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

4-H National Youth Science Day Experiment @ Entheos Academy in Kearns
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4-H National Youth Science Day Experiment @ Entheos Academy in Kearns

4-H youth in Salt Lake County will join thousands of kids across the nation to complete this year’s National Science Experiment –Maps & Apps. This year’s experiment focuses on the sophisticated spatial technologies of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and geographic information systems (GIS).

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.