Our Community Calendar is a resource we offer to all qualified nonprofits. Community Calendar events are highlighted live, on-air throughout the day on KCPW. Featured events are chosen at random. You will also find all current Community Calendar events listed here at kcpw.org.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Community Calendar now also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10. We’ll happily hang them in our window for all Library Square traffic to see.

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 by adding a featured image and links to your organization.  Utilize the provided field boxes (i.e. location, ticket information) to display information as accurately and quickly as possible.  Please do not submit duplicate postings for the same event.

Please submit requests at least 10-14 days before your event – event listings read  on-air are chosen at random, at least two weeks prior to the event.

If you are posting a class or workshop that requires registration, list just the first instance in the date and time, and include the details for subsequent classes in the description.

 

Oct
1
Thu
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Zoë Carpenter @ Salt Lake City Public Library
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Zoë Carpenter @ Salt Lake City Public Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

TOPIC: Librarians vs. the NSA

Zoë Carpenter is The Nation Magazine’s Assistant Washington Editor. She has written for Rolling Stone, Guernica, and the Poughkeepsie Journal, and has appeared on msnbc, CNN, and other media outlets. She is one half of the band Tillamook Burn and graduated from Vassar College with a degree in writing and environmental politics. Follow her on Twitter @ZoeSCarpenter.

Oct
2
Fri
Jung Society of Utah Season Opener: Lucid Dreaming’s Potential for Personal and Spiritual Growth with Robert Waggoner @ Salt Lake City Main Library
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jung Society of Utah Season Opener: Lucid Dreaming's Potential for Personal and Spiritual Growth with Robert Waggoner @ Salt Lake City Main Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Join renowned dream expert Robert Waggoner for a magical lecture on dreams!

Consciously aware in a dream, you can fly like Superman or perform magic like Harry Potter. But did you know that within a lucid dream, you can also meditate? Or actively work to achieve a healing of your physical or emotional self? Practiced for thousands of years in the wisdom traditions, lucid dreaming holds incredible potential for advancing your personal and spiritual growth. Robert Waggoner, author of Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self invites you to learn more about this exciting practice.

We have reserved seating for our Jung Society of Utah Meetup friends. Let the Check-In people know you are with the Meetup and they will show you where the seating is.

Day: October 2nd

Time: 7-9pm (There will be mingle time before and after the event)

Location: Downtown Salt Lake City Library
400 South / 210 east, SLC, UT.

Cost: free (appreciated if you become a member on jungutah.com)

One complimentary CE

About the speaker: Robert Waggoner

Robert Waggoner is the President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams and often speaks at conferences, colleges and other venues on lucid dreaming. His passion for lucid dreaming can also be found at www.dreaminglucid.com where he co-edits the quarterly e-zine. The Lucid Dream Exchange, and his book’s website www.lucidadvice.com has links to his blog and feedback from happy readers and reviewers.

Oct
3
Sat
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: George Zornick @ Salt Lake City Public Library
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: George Zornick @ Salt Lake City Public Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

George Zornick is The Nation’s Washington Editor. He grew up in Buffalo, NY and holds a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to joining The Nation Magazine, George was Senior Reporter/Blogger for ThinkProgress.org. He worked as a researcher for Michael Moore’s Sicko and as an Associate Producer on The Media Project on the Independent Film Channel. His work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Media Matters, and The Buffalo News. Follow him on Twitter @gzornick.

Oct
4
Sun
The Electric Edge of Academe: The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College: Friends of the Library Lecture by L. Jackson Newell @ Marriott Library
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Electric Edge of Academe: The Saga of Lucien L. Nunn and Deep Springs College: Friends of the Library Lecture by L. Jackson Newell @ Marriott Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

The Electric Edge of Academe is a book by L. Jackson Newell about the saga of Lucien L. Nunn.

“Pushing against both social convention and technological boundaries, L.L. Nunn left enduring marks on economic and social history, labor development, and, educational reform. The Electric Edge of Academe is a bold portrayal of this progressive-era hydroelectric power magnate who, driven by a dynamic conscience, also became a force for social change and educational experimentation.”

Oct
5
Mon
Celebrating Dr. Peggy Battin’s Digital Archive and print volume “The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources,” a cooperative venture between the J. Willard Marriott Library and Oxford University Press @ Marriott Library
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Celebrating Dr. Peggy Battin's Digital Archive and print volume "The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources," a cooperative venture between the J. Willard Marriott Library and Oxford University Press @ Marriott Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Margaret Pabst Battin, M.F.A., PhD., is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Medical Ethics at the University of Utah. She has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited some twenty books, including Drugs and Justice and The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease. She has published two collections of essays on end-of-life issues, The Least Worst Death and Ending Life; a comprehensive digital archive and print volume, “The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources,” is being presented at this event. Her new projects include a book on large-scale reproductive problems of the globe and work on challenging assumptions in urban design.

Oct
8
Thu
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Mychal Denzel Smith @ Salt Lake City Public Library
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Mychal Denzel Smith @ Salt Lake City Public Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Topic: Race & Policing

Mychal Denzel Smith is a contributing writer for The Nation. His work on race, politics, social justice, pop culture, hip hop, mental health, feminism, and black male identity has appeared in various publications, including The Guardian, Ebony, TheGrio, The Root, The Huffington Post, Feministing.com, and GOOD. Follow him on Twitter @mychalsmith.

Oct
10
Sat
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Katha Pollitt @ Salt Lake City Public Library
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Katha Pollitt @ Salt Lake City Public Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

TOPIC: Reproductive Rights

Katha Pollitt is well known for her wit and her keen sense of both the ridiculous and the sublime. Her award-winning “Subject to Debate” column appears every other week in The Nation Magazine. The Washington Post called her column “the best place to go for original thinking on the left,” and the column is frequently reprinted in newspapers across the country. Pollitt has also written essays and book reviews for New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, Glamour, Mother Jones, and The New York Times. In her most recent book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, she takes on personhood, reaffirms women’s life and health, and discusses why abortion can be good for society. Follow her on Twitter @KathaPollitt.

Oct
13
Tue
GIVE Salt Lake @ David Eccles School of Business
Oct 13 – Oct 14 all-day
GIVE Salt Lake @ David Eccles School of Business  | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

GIVE Salt Lake is an annual event where nonprofits, for-profits, and donors come together to accelerate positive change in the world. Its mission is to increase effective giving, optimize measurable impact, build the capacity of effective nonprofits
, facilitate open collaboration, increase employee engagement and promote sustainable giving. These goals are achieved through connecting change-makers with businesses and philanthropists.

Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico: Friends of the Library Lecture @ J. Willard Marriott Library
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico: Friends of the Library Lecture @ J. Willard Marriott Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Friends Sunday Afternoon Lecture – Sarita Gaytan on her book, Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico

Oct
17
Sat
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Ari Berman @ Salt Lake City Public Library
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: Ari Berman @ Salt Lake City Public Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

TOPIC: Voting Rights

Ari Berman, a contributing writer for The Nation Magazine, has written extensively about American politics, foreign policy, and the intersection of money and politics. His stories have also appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The Guardian, and he is a frequent guest and political commentator on msnbc, C-SPAN, and NPR. His first book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics, was published in October 2010 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. In August 2015, he released Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. He graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism and political science. Follow him on Twitter @AriBerman.

Oct
23
Fri
World Leaders Lecture Forum: Anders Fogh Rasmussen @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
World Leaders Lecture Forum: Anders Fogh Rasmussen @ Utah Museum of Fine Arts | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Anders Fogh Rasmussen former Secretary General of NATO former Prime Minister of Denmark.
Unlimited Partnership: Unlimited Partnership: The European Union and the United States
W, 23 SEPT 2015, 11 AM
@UMFA – DUMKE AUDITORIUM

During his tenure as Secretary General of NATO, Rasmussen was key to the most important international relationship in the world—the partnership of the United States and Europe. His presentations explore how this unique, transatlantic partnership can help create a better quality of life for the world’s citizens and create a globalized market in which businesses can thrive. Rasmussen explores abounding growth opportunities with an intense focus on the intersection between multinational business, security/stability, economic growth, innovation and governance.

Oct
24
Sat
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: John Nichols @ Salt Lake City Public Library
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm
The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: John Nichols @ Salt Lake City Public Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

TOPIC: Money in Politics

John Nichols writes about politics for The Nation Magazine as its Washington correspondent. He is a contributing writer for The Progressive Magazine and In These Times and is the associate editor of The Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and dozens of other newspapers. John is the author of many books, including, most recently, Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex Is Destroying America (co-authored with Robert W. McChesney). He is a frequent guest on radio and television programs as a commentator on politics and media issues. Follow him on Twitter @NicholsUprising.

Dec
6
Sun
“Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth”: Friends of the Library Lecture @ J Willard Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium, Lvl 1
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
"Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth": Friends of the Library Lecture @ J Willard Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium, Lvl 1 | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

The author, Dr. Jim Steenburgh, is a professor of meteorology at the University of Utah, with meteorology degrees from Penn State and the University of Washington. He will be discussing his book here at the Gould.