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.**
March – April 2014
Virtuosic works by two brilliant composers from Poland are featured on this concert. The haunting beauty of Chopin’s works is unparalleled, while the surreal and impressionist world of Szymanowski Mythes, performed by Ralph Matson, will dazzle listeners. Celena Shafer sings a selection of works from Chopin’s era by Schumann and Bellini.
Join Andy Jones from Djembe Direct and the African Heartwood Project and his large collection of drums to play, beat, and learn about African drumming and dancing. Audience members are invited on stage to experience the sound and feel of dozens of different drums. Then, try their hand at the cultural dancing styles of West Africa. This show is the most “hands-on” show of the year as the audience is involved right from the curtain call.
Join Utah rock hounds, John Little and Less Tyron from the Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society to learn about rock hounding in Utah, and see specimens from their collection, including: petrified wood from Hansen Creek, coprolite from Shootering Canyon, pink quartz from Texas Springs, and geodes from southern Utah.
Ready, Set, Go! The wildly popular Electric Car Derby is back at The Leonardo. Use your inner Da Vinci to build your own mini electric car using real motors, batteries, cardboard, sticks, straws, rubber bands, wheels, and more. Fun for kids, even more for adults. Trophies will be awarded to high performers, so get tinkering!
A lively showcase of Afro-Brazilian dance, live music and martial art, Inspiração Do Fogo, a title which translates as Inspiration Of Fire or Breath Of Fire, will feature a cast of over 30 talented dancers, musicians, singers, fire spinners and martial artists, including very special guests Salt Lake Capoeira. Samba Fogo’s 2014 Spring Concert will premiere several choreographic works by Artistic Director Lorin Hansen, accompanied live by Samba Fogo musicians and lead vocalist Carla Arancibia as they perform popular Brazilian songs, traditional Afro-Brazilian rhythms, and original compositions by Musical Director Mason Aeschbacher.
RDT’s Ring Around the Rose program presents MAMA’S WRANGLERS on April 12, 2014 at 11 am at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. This talented family of expert cloggers, fiddlers, singers and yodelers is sure to have you stompin’ and clapping to the beat. RDT’s Ring Around the Rose is a wiggle-friendly series of performances for children and families that explore the magical world of the arts. Tickets are $5 through ArtTix (ages 2 and under free). More information at www.rdtutah.org
Fly on over to Tracy Aviary for Spring Break Camps. Each camp welcomes children in 1st through 4th grade and runs one full day from 9am to 4pm. The camps explore different ecological themes through crafts, games and activities, providing your child with an exciting day investigating birds and the natural world. Since each day is different, feel free to choose the topics that appeal to your child’s interests, or come for the whole week! Our Spring Break camps are sure to engage, entertain and educate your child. To register, please visit www.tracyaviary.org/spring-break-camps/ .
HEAL Utah is pleased to welcome Paul Allen, of Zero Carbon Britain, to Salt Lake City.
At this free public lecture, Mr. Allen will discuss in detail the work he has done with the Centre for Alternative Technology to help people imagine how a transition away from fossil fuels is possible, and can be done with existing technology.
Celebrate the stars in April 2014 with Clark Planetarium. On April 17, 2014, Clark Planetarium will host its A Star Shines the Brightest fundraiser, with six-time shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave as our keynote speaker. Dr. Musgrave was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years who worked on both the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station. He has seven graduate degrees and has been awarded over 20 honorary doctorates. He is a true star many times over.
A Star Shines the Brightest Fundraiser will be held at the Rice Eccles Tower on the University of Utah campus.
6:00 pm – Registration, Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 pm – Dinner
8:15 pm – Program & Live Auction
9:45 – 10:30 pm – Star Party (Weather Permitting)
Tickets are $115/per person. Clark Planetarium members can purchase tickets for $85/per person.
Clark Planetarium relies upon the support of individuals, corporations, and foundations to help us create and present enlightening experiences to the 400,000 visitors and school children we serve annually, and we would like to invite you to help us fulfill our mission. Proceeds from this event go directly to our educational science programming.
For questions or more information about general tickets please contact Carl Malaret at firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-468-1223. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lindsie Smith at email@example.com or 385-468-1224.