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
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
12
Sat
Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Oct 12 @ 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
18
Fri
Mad Science: Magic in the Lab @ The Leonardo
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mad Science: Magic in the Lab @ The Leonardo

Whether you’re a Wizarding Whiz or a Science Sensation, you’ll love this captivating camp of magic, mystery, and Halloween lore. Become an apprentice to our resident mad scientist and learn to conjure your very own lightning, extract DNA, and even make your very own snow! Put your powers to the test and make it through our Spooky Science exhibit—no wand required!

Color at the Speed of Sound @ The Leonardo
Oct 18 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Color at the Speed of Sound @ The Leonardo

Say what!? Dabble and play in the happiest way—with light and sound, of course! Find where art and science intersect in a camp dedicated to learning, laughter, and most of all, fun!

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.