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.

 

Apr
27
Sat
League of Utah Writers Spring Conference @ SLCC Student Center
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
League of Utah Writers Spring Conference @ SLCC Student Center |  |  |

The annual Spring Conference presented by League of Utah Writers is a full day of workshops and presentations focused on improving your skills as a writer. Tracks include fiction, nonfiction, poetry and screenwriting. Please join us!
2019 Special Guests:
Lisa Mangum – Shadow Mountain
Bryan Young – multi-media artist
Tracy & Laura Hickman – Eventide
Registration/Check-in begins at 9:00am the day of the event with programming from 10:30am until 6:00pm.

May
1
Wed
Panel Celebration of Ellen Meloy @ Weller Book Works
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Panel Celebration of Ellen Meloy @ Weller Book Works |  |  |

On Wednesday, May 1, at 7 PM, please join us at Weller Book Works for a special panel celebrating the life of author Ellen Meloy, and her newly released collection of radio essays from 1994-1998, Seasons: Desert Sketches.

Ellen Meloy, great naturalist and author, was tied to the land. She was at one with what the desert represented, gaining a connection she deemed vital. She dedicated her life to discovering her place in the deserts of the American West, and the importance of the connection between human beings and the wild expanses, pure and unadulterated.

Her writings were greatly acclaimed. Her first book, Raven’s Exile: A Season on the Green River, won the Spur Award for Best Nonfiction Contemporary Work in 1994. She won the Whiting Award in 1997. The Last Cheater’s Waltz was released to high praise in 1999. Her 2002 book, The Anthropology of Turquoise, won the Utah Book Award, Banff Mountain Book Festival awards, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her final book, Eating Stone, was completed 3 months before her death in Bluff, Utah in 2004.

Ellen Meloy wrote and recorded a series of audio essays for KUER, NPR Utah in the 1990s. Every few months, she would travel to their Salt Lake City studios from her red rock home of Bluff to read an essay or two. With understated humor and sharp insight, Meloy would illuminate facets of human connection to nature and challenge listeners to examine the world anew. Seasons: Desert Sketches is a compilation of these essays, transcribed from their original cassette tape recordings. Whether Meloy is pondering geese in Desolation Canyon or people at the local post office, readers will delight in her signature wit and charm—and feel the pull of the desert she loves and defends.

An illustrious panel will gather to reminisce about Ellen and the impact she had on them as writers and people. They will also be discussing Seasons: Desert Sketches. Joining us will be: Greer Chesher, author of Heart of the Desert Wild:Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument; Amy Irvine, author of Trespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised Land and Desert Cabal: A New Season of Wilderness; Stephen Trimble, editor of Red Rock Stories; and Elaine Clark, Producer of RadioWest on KUER. The discussion will be led by Kirsten Johanna Allen, publisher and Editorial Director for Torrey House Press. We’ll even hear from Ellen herself in previously recorded material.

Please join us for this remembrance of Ellen Meloy, her life, works, and impact.