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.**

 

Mar
8
Sat
Utah Rocks with Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society @ Natural History Museum of Utah
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Utah Rocks with Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society @ Natural History Museum of Utah

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.

Electric Car Derby @ The Leonardo
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Electric Car Derby  @ The Leonardo

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!

Apr
12
Sat
Utah STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Expo @ South Towne Expo Center
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am
Utah STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) Expo @ South Towne Expo Center

Free entrance. STEM demonstrations, exhibitions, hands on experiments and shows by students and experts.

Apr
14
Mon
Spring Break Camps at Tracy Aviary @ Tracy Aviary
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm
Spring Break Camps at Tracy Aviary @ Tracy Aviary

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/ .

Apr
17
Thu
Zero Carbon Britain @ Sweet Library
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm
Zero Carbon Britain @ Sweet Library

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.

Star Shines the Brightest with Astronaut Story Musgrave @ Rice Eccles Tower
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Star Shines the Brightest with Astronaut Story Musgrave @ Rice Eccles Tower

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 cmalaret@slco.org or 385-468-1223. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lindsie Smith at lasmith@slco.org or 385-468-1224.

Apr
26
Sat
Flying WILD @ Tracy Aviary
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Flying WILD @ Tracy Aviary

This fun-filled, interactive educator training is ideal for classroom teachers, environmental educators, school administrators, after-school program staff, youth group/service organization leaders, or anyone who loves birds and wants to teach others about them. The Flying WILD program trains formal and non-formal educators to facilitate hands-on, standards-based activities that promote understanding of scientific concepts and engage students in environmental stewardship. Each activity has been created to help participants excel academically through real, scientific inquiry and learn the importance of birds and their conservation.

May
3
Sat
Better Speech and Hearing Month with Loop Utah @ The Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Better Speech and Hearing Month with Loop Utah @ The Robert G. Sanderson Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Loop Utah Movement will be welcoming Dr. Juliette Sterkens, a renowned audiologist and advocate with the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), to celebrate Better Speech and Hearing month this May. The two-day event on May 2 – 3 will include informative presentations on the benefits of Hearing Loop technology and how to build effective advocacy campaigns in order spread more awareness throughout communities.

May
17
Sat
Planting Seeds of Hope @ Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Planting Seeds of Hope @ Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

OFFER is Planting Seeds of Hope to commemorate Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Awareness Day this year by hosting an open house. Join us to connect with other patients and families and learn about CURRENT information on a variety of illness management topics at the Information Stations. Tickets are not required but we need you to RSVP to ensure adequate chairs and materials will be available.

Jun
25
Wed
Earth, Water, Sky Summer Science Camp @ Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
Jun 25 – Jun 28 all-day
Earth, Water, Sky Summer Science Camp @ Four Corners School of Outdoor Education

Over 3.5 days of hands-on learning sessions, with a geologist, astronomy educator from Clark Planetarium, and art teacher from Monticello High school, the camp will provide opportunities for student’s age 12-18, from throughout the state of Utah, to learn about astronomy, the night sky, geology, desert rivers, and much more. They will learn while floating the San Juan River in southeastern Utah through one of the most inspirational and classic settings possible for learning about the geologic, astronomical, natural and cultural history of the area.