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.

 

Jul
28
Thu
ARTLandish | Studio without Walls: Living Creatively Across Disciplines @ Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm
ARTLandish | Studio without Walls: Living Creatively Across Disciplines @ Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Creativity takes place across a broad spectrum of places, spaces, and art forms. Join us for this presentation and Q&A with Stephen Goldsmith—artist, University of Utah associate professor, director of the Center for the Living City, founder of Artspace Utah, and former planning director for Salt Lake City. His practice includes sculpture, idea art, landscape design, shaping public policy, and restoration and preservation of places we care about.

Jul
30
Sat
Pop Up! CHaRM (Collection of Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
Jul 30 all-day
Pop Up! CHaRM (Collection of Hard-to-Recycle Materials) @ Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Bring your hard-to-recycle materials to the Utah Recycling Alliance’s Pop Up! CHaRM on Saturday, July 30 in Salt Lake City. Residential recycling only. No business waste will be accepted. Items accepted for recycling include: Tires, prescription drugs, cell phones, skis, bikes and parts, paper shredding, gently used clothing, car seats, books, white block styrofoam, ink/toner cartridges, scrap metal, used cooking oil, batteries, AND MUCH MORE! Complete list of materials accepted available on our website at www.utahrecyclingalliance.org. Suggested donation of $3 to the Utah Recycling Alliance to cover recycling costs. Thank you to our co-hosts Salt Lake City Green and our Platinum sponsor Mark Miller Subaru!

4th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month Kick Off @ SORENSON UNITY CENTER
Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm
4th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month Kick Off @ SORENSON UNITY CENTER | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

The Kick Off of the 4th Annual Utah Pacific Island Heritage Month. Pacific Island Cultural Booths, Food, Entertainment, Free Youth Rugby Clinic, Childrens Area with The Children’s Curiosity Museum and much more. From 4p until dark, and then a movie on the lawn. Located at: Sorenson Unity Center 1300 South 900 West, SLC.

We need volunteers to help set up and break down, volunteers at the Information Booth, volunteers in the Childrens Area. We also are looking for volunteers on the organization committee ie graphic artist, marketing etc. Committee meets every week on the 1st & 4th Tuesday, and the 2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month. Meeting time is 6p at Sorenson Unity Center.

Aug
1
Mon
Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators @ Salt Lake City Main Librarhy
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm
Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators @ Salt Lake City Main Librarhy | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Free showing of the great documentary on the role of wolves and cougars in keeping nature in balance. Learn about the powerful force of predation in ecology and evolution. Presented by Utah Wants Wolves, working to return wolves to their native Utah.

Aug
2
Tue
Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program for Kids @ Art Access
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am
Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program for Kids @ Art Access | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Epilepsy Foundation of Utah and Art Access are excited to bring you the opportunity for your child to express his or her self through art. Your child will work with Jill Johnson (MAAT) and other children with epilepsy in a group setting to explore their creative expression. Strengthen your child’s voice through art therapy in an open, welcoming environment! An epilepsy nurse specialist and a licensed therapist, as well as other qualified adults, will be present for the duration of the camp.

Aug
6
Sat
LIFTOFF FESTIVAL At The Leonardo @ The Leonardo Museum
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
LIFTOFF FESTIVAL At The Leonardo @ The Leonardo Museum  | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Are your ready for liftoff? FLIGHT, our first completely original blockbuster exhibit, officially opens on Saturday August 6, 2016.  As part of the opening, we are hosting an all day (9am-5pm) Liftoff Festival on Library Square. This festival is FREE to the public and will be a great time for kids of all ages.

F-35 Flyovers
Parachute Jumpers
Hot Air Balloon
EAA Planes
The Airforce X-1 SuperCar
Flight Trainer
Drones
And so much more!

Bring the entire family and enjoy a free afternoon of great activities that everyone will love! Don’t worry about packing snacks or getting hungry while at the museum.

BLUE MOON ARTS FESTIVAL @ HOLIDAY CITY HALL PARK
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
BLUE MOON ARTS FESTIVAL @ HOLIDAY CITY HALL PARK | Holladay | Utah | United States

The Blue Moon Festival will be held Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 3-10 PM at the Holladay City Hall Park, 4580 South and 2300 East, Holladay, Utah, 84117.
This year’s event line-up includes: 44 Artisan Vendors, 9 Food Vendors, Free Children’s Art Tent, Free Concert, Snow Cones, Beer and Wine, with Fireworks at 10 PM after the concert. Featured concert groups are “Hot House West” from 6:30-8 PM; and “Joshy Soul & The Cool” from 8:30-10 PM. Bring your own chairs or blankets; both groups will perform in the gazebo area behind the City Hall. ATM on site.

Aug
20
Sat
Third Saturday for Families | Found Paper Books @ Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex
Aug 20 all-day
Third Saturday for Families | Found Paper Books @ Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Books can be made from almost any material. Examine the work of book artists who use found paper for inspiration to craft your own recycled paper book.

Utah Summer Dance Festival – Passport to Dance @ Viridian Events Center
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Utah Summer Dance Festival - Passport to Dance @ Viridian Events Center | West Jordan | Utah | United States

Desert Journey School of Dance, Salt City Studio, and Shahravar present:
“Summer Dance Festival: Passport to Dance”
Come celebrate dance with great music, food, and entertainment at the Viridian!
Desert Journey School of Dance and Salt City Studio will host the third annual Utah Summer Dance Festival at the Viridian Event Center (8030 S. 1825 W. West Jordan) on Saturday, August 20th, from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at noon. Show, food trucks, and vendors open at 11:30 AM.
Summer Dance Festival will take place at the beautiful Viridian Event Center and will feature some of Utah’s top professional belly dancers including Shahravar, Shah Sitara, Dragomi, Amina, as well as featured artists Aziz, who brought belly dance to Utah over thirty years ago, and dance and movement therapist Melissa Walker. Both Aziz and Walker will teach workshops the weekend of the Festival (see website for more info).
As the name of this year’s festival implies, we are working to make out show as international as possible, for this year and moving forward. All varieties of dance are welcome to perform in the show (see below for application information). Thus far, we have nearly two dozen nations represented, and featured artists will include Samba Fogo, Divya School of Dance, KUD Rastko, Grupo Folklorico Raices. Keep an eye on our website for a full listing of artists.
Live music will include Kairo By Night and Tabla Arabia. In addition to the many performances, this event will also feature mini classes and demos for kids and adults, an assortment of vendors including food trucks, dance and yoga wear, jewelry, and work by local artists.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT AND THE WORKSHOPS, VISIT: www.UtahSummerDanceFestival.com

Desert Journey School of Dance, under the direction of Fvorboda, is known for a high standard of dance instruction celebrating all forms of Middle Eastern dance and Fusion dance, providing a wide variety of classes teaching all about belly dancing movements, different styles, and the history of Middle Eastern dance. Desert Journey dancers perform at festivals and functions throughout the west, including Fusion Fest in Idaho, the Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive, and Utah’s very own Springfest. They are also the recipients of several awards, including People’s Choice three years in a row.
Shahravar has studied and performed Middle-Eastern dance styles since 1991. Her background includes Egyptian Cabaret, Turkish, American Tribal, Swords and veils. As an ACE certified group fitness instructor with a mind body certification, Shahravar is a sought after performer and Instructor who has taught workshops and performed in venues around the country. She and her husband have recently opened the Salt City Dance and Fitness Studio at 1321 East 3300 South. Salt City features Belly Dance, Yoga, Zumba, Hula, Pilates classes and much more, as well as a boutique filled with lots of dance and fitness goodies.

This event is made possible with the support of The Viridian Event Center, Utah Division of Arts & Museums, and SLUG Magazine.

End date: 08/21/2016

Aug
25
Thu
Huntsman Cancer Institute Community Open House @ Huntsman Cancer Institute
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Huntsman Cancer Institute Community Open House @ Huntsman Cancer Institute |  |  |

Huntsman Cancer Institute encourages all individuals to make healthy lifestyle choices to reduce their risk of developing cancer and to learn about tests that can help detect cancer early and possibly prevent it from developing.

It is an important part of our mission to you and your family.

HCI is opening our doors to the community and inviting you to experience the research, treatment, education, and prevention efforts that are happening at our world-class facility every single day.

ARTLandish | Erasing Landscapes: Looting and Destruction from Syria to Utah @ Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
ARTLandish | Erasing Landscapes: Looting and Destruction from Syria to Utah @ Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States

Many of the world’s cultural heritage sites—from the Middle East to our very own state—face increasing threats from vandalism, theft, and destruction. Join the UMFA for a panel discussion examining the issues.
Luke Kelly | UMFA curator of antiquities
Bradley Parker | University of Utah associate professor of History, Upper Tigris Archaeological Research Project director
Nate Thomas | State of Utah archaeologist

Aug
27
Sat
Stuff Backpacks at Stuff the Bus! @ Rio Tinto Stadium
Aug 27 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Stuff Backpacks at Stuff the Bus! @ Rio Tinto Stadium | Sandy | Utah | United States

Many children lack the supplies they need to enter the classroom ready to learn. This year, help United Way of Salt Lake Stuff the Bus with school supplies for more than 11,000 students. Join more than 300 volunteers to stuff backpacks with school supplies and assemble other kits. After volunteering, celebrate your hard work with free lunch, the chance to win prizes, the RSL mascot, and other festivities! All ages welcome, but anyone under 18 MUST volunteer with an adult. Please register at stuffthebus.uw.org. Volunteers are also welcome to donate new or gently-used soccer cleats at the event to go to UWSL Community Schools and Real Salt Lake international partners.

Author Event: James Quinlan Meservy, The Rai Saga @ Viridian Event Center
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm
Author Event: James Quinlan Meservy, The Rai Saga @ Viridian Event Center | West Jordan | Utah | United States

Young Adult Fantasy Novelist James Quinlan Meservy will read from and discuss his novel, “The Rai Saga, Realm of the Light Book 1: The United” book discussion and signing.

Free and open to the public. Tickets are NOT required.

Learn about more Salt Lake County Library author events: slcolibrary.org/authorevents

Aug
31
Wed
Head Start Free Preschool: Application Intake @ Hal J. Shultz Head Start
Aug 31 all-day
Head Start Free Preschool:  Application Intake @ Hal J. Shultz Head Start | Murray | Utah | United States

Head Start is a FREE PRESCHOOL program offering:
– 3 1/2 hour days
– Full Day Classes in limited service area for low cost
– Morning or Afternoon Sessions
– 2 meals/day
– 4 days/week
– 70 locations throughout Salt Lake and Tooele Counties

Head Start es un programa PRESCOLAR GRATUITO ofrece:
– 3 1/2 horas al día
– Clases de día completo – área de servicio limitada a bajo costo
– Sesiones de mañana o tarde
– 2 comidas/día
– 4 días/semana
– 70 localidades en los condados de Salt Lake y Tooele

How Do I Apply? ¿Como Se Aplica?
– Call 801-972-2337
– Llamar 801-972-2337
– Email erseateam@slcap.org

Sep
2
Fri
NSL Reads 3rd Annual Writing Competition @ North Salt Lake City Hall
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm
NSL Reads 3rd Annual Writing Competition @ North Salt Lake City Hall | North Salt Lake | Utah | United States

Not all superheroes wear capes. Write an essay celebrating someone who uses an everyday superpower to make the world a better place. The theme for this year’s NSL Reads Writing Competition is “Everyday Superheroes.” Submissions due Friday, September 2, 2016.