Our Community Calendar is a volunteer-run resource offered 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.
The Community Calendar also has a physical home. Following the criteria listed below, mail or bring professional materials (no handwritten signs please) promoting your event to the KCPW studios at 210 East 400 South, Suite 10, Salt Lake City, UT 84111. 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.
We 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. 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.
NOTE: approved events are typically posted to the Community Calendar within seven days of your submission.
Please submit requests at least 14 days before your event – listings read on-air are chosen at random, the week of the event.
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A Wallace Stegner Center Event:
Effectively measuring water use is essential for water supply planning and water conservation efforts. Gallons Per Capita Per Day (GPCD) is a common metric for measuring water sue but under the surface there are some shortcomings that if not understood can lead to bad comparisons and even worse decisions. Find out some of the strengths and weaknesses of using GPCD and best practices on using it to compare multiple agencies.
Free lunch for attendees who RSVP for in-person attendance.
Youth Art Workshop Celebrating Basquiat
In honor of Black History month we celebrate the historical figures, ancestors and legendary creators of our joined history.
Of the greats in art you cannot forget the iconic crowns of Jean Michel Basquait, the self portraits and the colors that charge your mind with wonder. In this family workshop we ask you to think who in your life needs to be reminded of their crown? All of us!
So in this workshop you will work as a family to create a scene of crowns for each family member.
Take your family portrait on site, print it out and create those images using the language of Basquait. Is your dad your superhero? Is your dog your favorite creature? How can you incorporate the artistic expressions of Basquait in your family portrait? Decide together who and what you want to honor and create.
When you’re all done look at how you’ve come together to create a piece expressing what unity and creativity can produce.
It’s time again for our favorite party of the year in support of the Utah Arts Festival! Dust off your cocktail attire, find your favorite mask and let’s get this party started. From dancing and dining to casino-style games, contests, and live entertainment, the Masquerade Party promises to be an evening of fun and festivities all in support of the Utah Arts Festival. Attendance will be limited so don’t delay in making your ticket purchase.
This year, there will be all new party vibes including new music, face painting, cheese and wine tastings, and brand new merch.
Britt Wray is a Human and Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Her research focuses on the mental health impacts of climate change on young people and frontline community members. Dr. Wray has a PhD in Science Communication from the University of Copenhagen and is a journalist, speaker, and author of two books: Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in the Climate Crisis and Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics and Risks of De-Extinction.
Launched in Fall 2020, the Author Meets Readers series connects humanities scholars or writers and their research with lifelong readers and learners. Individual sessions run for one hour, are facilitated by the Tanner Humanities Center Director or campus and community experts, and feature insights into the research and writing process, the impact of humanities scholarship on culture and society, and an audience discussion.
The 501c3 Utah Wildlife Federation announces the Celebrate Utah Wildlife Contest, for Utahns ages 4 and up, to enter Utah-wildlife inspired art, writing, photography, video, digital art, digital storytelling and music/sound. $10,500 in cash prizes including 21 $250 first place prizes for kids, teens, and adults in each media category. Five entries per person, Deadline May 10th, 2023. More info and enter the contest @ www.celebrateutahwildlife.org
Utah Arts Alliance invites you to the 23rd annual SLC WHITE PARTY! (21+ only event; valid ID required)
This year’s theme: Candy Rococo! We’re partying in pastels and all things boujee and baroque! Grab your cotton candy wigs, and sharpen those sweet tooths for an 18th Century sugary-sweet shindig you won’t want to miss.
WHAT IS A WHITE PARTY?
White Parties are themed parties at which the standard clothing is all or almost all white and were started in the 1970’s as large dance events closely associated with LGBTQIA+ culture.
The SLC WHITE PARTY is the longest running WHITE PARTY in SLC and inclusive to all who wish to experience a magical night of art, music, performance, dance and joy. The SLC WHITE PARTY is welcoming to all regardless of race, gender, sexuality, or ability.
ATTIRE: A WHITE PARTY is a themed costume party with a special dress code that asks all guests attending to wear white outfits. You can wear colorful accents to a white party in the form of accessories. But generally speaking, except for accessories and accents, your outfit is encouraged to be head-to-toe white!
The SLC White Party is a fundraiser for the Utah Arts Alliance, a Utah 501(c)3 organization.
Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed 2312, Shaman, and New York 2140. His book The Ministry for the Future explores the effects of climate change and the crisis we will face in the near future. He traveled in Antarctica twice, courtesy of the US National Science Foundation. In 2008, he was named a “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine, and he works with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute. He recently published The High Sierra: A Love Story.
Ticket registration coming soon
Free and open to the public
Birds and Brew: Lights Out
Spring Migration is right around the corner, and light pollution can draw migrating birds into cities which can cause them to collide with buildings.
Enjoy food and drinks while learning about our community science program that investigates bird-building collisions and how you can help our feathered friends fly safely through our area.
This event is co-hosted by Audubon Rockies.
$20 w/ 1 Drink Ticket
Additional drink tickets are available for purchase at the event. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Members: to receive your member discount, make sure you sign–in or register if you have not yet done so! The sign-in and register buttons can be found on the upper right-hand side of this page.
***Guests must be at least 21 years old to attend this event. Please bring your ID.***
Max Malmquist – National Audubon Society
Saline Lakes Engagement Manager
Max fell in love with birds while performing various bird surveys for a consulting firm after college. He is the Engagement Manager for the National Audubon Society’s Saline Lakes Program, focused on protecting saline lakes and their associated wetlands, like the Great Salt Lake, for future generations of birds and people. Max is an avid birder and wildlife photographer who enjoys sharing his passion for birds with others. During the event, Max will cover “The Marvel and Mystery of Migration” and touch on how our understanding of migration has changed, the excitement that comes with the changes of seasons, and the return of our migratory feathered friends with a focus on Utah birds.
Rodolfo Probst – University of Utah College of Science
Postdoc at the Science Research Initiative (SRI)
During the event, Rodolfo will discuss how light pollution has affected the insect population.
Are you a fan of The Beatles? Do your toes start tapping at the thought of “Let it be”, “Hey Jude”, “Yellow Submarine” or “I want to hold your hand”? On April 17th, Salt Lake’s own BeatALS will bring their songs back to fight against ALS. Listen to live Beatles music performed by BeatALS and support families that are dealing with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Bring your friends, grab your family, and load up the kids for a fun evening to support a good cause and hear the most iconic band come back to life.
The Salt Lake City Corp Program and amazing partner organizations are thrilled to invite you to join the Jordan River Cleanup on April 22nd, launching at 8AM from Jordan park. The city will provide breakfast for volunteers. The Mayor and other guest speakers will share remarks before the projects start at 9AM.
The volunteer sign up page is live and open to individuals, local businesses, and community organizations that are interested in volunteering. Everyone is welcome to join our projects, which include trail maintenance and trash removal, canoe in-river trash cleanup, art projects, and more. We have opportunities to volunteer for both English and Spanish speaking projects. Everyone is welcome, and we encourage you to bring friends and family too.
Rain, snow, or shine we will be there, and we hope to see you there too! Registration is required. For more information and to sign up follow the link here. https://www.slc.gov/events/2023/02/08/earthday/
Celebrate EARTH DAY with us as we kick off our Nights Under Lights season with a Party for the Planet!
This Nights Under Lights includes a special performance by Trash Pandas, food trucks, education activities and animal encounters, and an EECO light show under the stars.
*This event does not include access to the Aquarium.
Join us for our popular quarterly Water Trivia at Squatters Brewing! This event combines water-themed education with fun, friendly competition for a watershed cause. Teams test their Wasatch water knowledge in ten trivia questions and a final wager on topics ranging from global water systems to local hydrology.
If you plan to play, please register prior to the event and arrive early to get settled. Trivia will begin at 7P. Registration is not required if you do not plan to play. Everyone is welcome! A signature cocktail and brews will be available for purchase courtesy of Squatters. All participants will be entered into an opportunity drawing to win awesome prizes!
The Wesley Bell Ringers Tour Fundraiser
Spring Rummage Sale
Christ United Methodist Church
2375 East 3300 South
Fri, May 5 | 8a – 7p
Sat, May 6 | 8a – 2p
Useful items and rare finds! Furniture, home decor, kitchen, housewares, garden, electronics, camping, sports, tools, office, scrapbooking, seasonal, books, games, puzzles, toys, jewelry, collectibles and so much more! Don’t miss our bake sale and plant sale too!
Fill a brown paper grocery bag on Saturday for just $5. *Excludes plants, jewelry, collectibles, and bake sale items.
Payment options preferred: venmo, cash, or credit card.
All proceeds support the Wesley Bell Ringers music program. For more information, visit http://www.thewesleybellringers.com.
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