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
5
Sat
A Plethora of Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Plethora of Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month @ SLCC Community Writing Center

April is National Poetry Month! Join the CWC in celebrating poetry in this four-part workshop series. We’ll explore various genres of poetry, learn to compose poems, and practice writing, revising and sharing your work. You can also submit to our annual poetry contest! Cost: $60. Registration is required.
4-part workshop
April 5, 12, 19, and 26 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $60
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192

Apr
10
Thu
Robert Coover to Read at Finch Lane Gallery @ Finch Lane Gallery
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Robert Coover to Read at Finch Lane Gallery @ Finch Lane Gallery

Robert Coover is an avant-garde novelist, critic and playwright lauded for experimental forms and techniques that mix reality and illusion, frequently creating otherworldly or surreal situations and effects. A leading proponent of hypertext fiction and metafiction, Mr. Coover is known as a true revolutionary in contemporary American literature and language.

His most recent books are The Adventures of Lucky Pierre: Directors’ Cut, Stepmother, and A Child Again. Other works include the collection of short fiction, Pricksongs and Descants, a collection of plays, A Theological Position, such novels as The Public Burning, Spanking the Maid, Gerald’s Party, Pinocchio in Venice, John’s Wife, Ghost Town and Briar Rose.

As the T.B. Stowell Adjunct Professor of Literary Arts at Brown University, Mr. Coover teaches courses in electronic writing and mixed media, including “CaveWriting,” a spatial hypertext writing workshop in immersive virtual reality, as well as standard workshops. He is one of the founders of the Electronic Literature Organization and he created Brown’s Freedom to Write Program in 1989. The New York Times said, “As his dazzling career continues to demonstrate, Mr. Coover is a one-man Big Bang of exploding creative force.”

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.

A Plethora of Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A Plethora of Poetry: Celebrating National Poetry Month @ SLCC Community Writing Center

April is National Poetry Month! Join the CWC in celebrating poetry in this four-part workshop series. We’ll explore various genres of poetry, learn to compose poems, and practice writing, revising and sharing your work. You can also submit to our annual poetry contest! Cost: $60. Registration is required.
4-part workshop
April 5, 12, 19, and 26 (S), 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $60
Registration is required. To register call 801-957-2192

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.

sine cera: A Diversity Writing Series Community Reading @ SLCC Community Writing Center
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
sine cera: A Diversity Writing Series Community Reading @ SLCC Community Writing Center

Join the SLCC Community Writing Center as we celebrate the writers of the DiverseCity Writing Series. Come hear members of your community share their thoughts, ideas and stories at this public reading of sine cera—a community anthology. Cost: Free. No registration required.
2-part workshop
April 17 (Th), 6-9 p.m.
4th Floor Conference Room at the Main Library, 210 E. 400 S.
Cost: Free and open to the public