A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team
- Interested in becoming a lifeguard this summer? Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation and Sorenson Multicultural Center & Unity Fitness Center are looking to hire strong swimmers to help keep pools safe across Salt Lake County. Attend a tryout date and if you pass, they will pay for your certification/training. Tryout test requirements:
- Swim 100 yards freestyle of breaststroke (50 yards head above water, 50 yards with rescue tube)
- Retrieve a 10 pound brick from 12 feet deep using a feet first surface dive
- Demonstrate the ability to tread water for 1 minute using your legs only, no hands
Monday, March 18:
- Save Our Canyons Pints for a Purpose, 6:00 p.m. RoHa Brewing Project, 30 E Kensington Ave. (1500 S), Salt Lake City, Join Pints for Purpose benefiting Save Our Canyons. Come enjoy a pint, get updated on the current status of Governor Herbert's Roadless Rule petition, and take action to protect roadless areas.
- Sports and Sexual Assault, 12:00 p.m. Hinckley Institute of Politics, 260 S. Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, Moderated by Robert Payne, University of Utah Office of General Counsel with panelists: Brian Burton, Dean of Students Office, University of Utah; Brian Nicholls, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, University of Utah; Jessica Miller, Legal Affairs Reporter, The Salt Lake Tribune; and Nona Richardson, Senior Associate Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator; University of Utah.
- Voices Heard: Unlucky, 7:00 p.m. Sugar Space Arts Warehouse, 132 S 800 W SLC,Picture yourself on a Monday night, sitting back and listening to six writers share their stories with you. On the evening of March 18th, six writers will take an assigned topic (this time: Unlucky) and write about events from their lives, stories that will leave you aching with truth, laughing your guts out, and feeling inspired.
- Community Bicycle Class - Tubeless Tire Repair, 6:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, 2312 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Join the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective (SLCBC) for a community bicycle class to learn more about bikes and how to maintain them! Classes at the SLCBC are free of charge. No registration necessary. You may attend any class, in any order. Also, no need to bring your bike to the class. We will use our bikes and parts in-house as examples.
- Family Art Night: Yarn Landscapes, 6:30 p.m. Bountiful Davis Art Center, This project is inspired by our Plein Air Competition. Each participant will be given a poster-board base to build their own landscape on using yarn. This activity is free and all ages are welcome!
- 26th Annual Birdhouse Competition and Exhibit, 9:00 a.m. Ogden Nature Center, 966 W 12th St, Ogden, Now in its 26th year, the Ogden Nature Center announces the 2019 Birdhouse Competition and Exhibit.
Tuesday, March 19:
- Meet & Greet with Congressman McAdams, 15:15 p.m. Feldman's Deli, 2005 E 2700 S, Salt Lake City.
- Getting ready for Medicaid expansion with Make Hunger Visible, 5:30 p.m. Crossroads Urban Center, 347 S 400 E, Salt Lake City, Medicaid expansion begins on April 1st in Utah and we want our friends and neighbors to know about it. At Make Hunger Visible's meeting for March we will be talking about how food pantry clients and volunteers can help spread more information about the healthcare benefits Utahns in poverty will soon be able to receive.
- The Burrito Project, 5:30 p.m. 545 S 200 W, Salt Lake City, Come join Salt Lake Oasis to feed the homeless with The Burrito Project. Meet at the side door of Frida's Bistro (545 W. 700 S.) at 5:30 pm to roll burritos and then distribute them to the homeless.
- Opinion Journalism in the Age of Fake News, 6:00 p.m. the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts Westminster College, Westminster College is pleased to host the 2018–19 Kim T. Adamson Lecture in International Studies “Opinion journalism in the age of fake news” with James Dao, op-ed editor at The New York Times. We live in a time when public officials, including the president, routinely accuse publishers of running "fake news" on their news pages. But then how should readers think about opinion journalism, which is in some ways similar to straight-news reporting, yet varies at the same time? This lecture will shed some light on that question by explaining how The Times goes about opinion journalism. James Dao—the Op-Ed editor of The New York Times for the past three years—draws on his experience as both a news reporter and editor.
- 100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die, 2nd Edition, 7:00 p.m. Ken Sanders Rare Books, 268 S 200 E, Salt Lake City, Jeremy Pugh will be at the shop on Tuesday, March 19, to introduce the updated edition of his book "100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die." Stop in and round out your SLC bucket list!
- Workshop: Empoderamiento Creativo | Creative Empowerment, 6:00 p.m. Consulado de México en Salt Lake City, 660 S 200 E Ste. 300 Salt Lake City, Esta serie de talleres utilizará la expresión creativa, las artes y las diversas culturas para explorar la identidad e inculcar el empoderamiento y la conexión dentro de cada mujer en el grupo.
Wednesday, March 20:
- 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up: Taxes, Housing and More!, 6:00 p.m. Church & State, 370 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, Join the Emerging Leaders Initiative of Utah (ELI) for an overview of what happened during session, what didn’t happen, and what it all means for young Utahns under the age of 35.
- Rise Against Oil and Gas: Action Training, 6:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, Confrence Room A, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, The BLM is leasing 217,576 acres of public land in the Uintah Basin, near Bears Ears and Hovenweep National Monuments, and on wild landscapes to private oil & gas companies on March 25. Will you help us end this sale?
- Documenting Hate in Utah, 7:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, A panel discussion about Utah's hotly debated hate crime law and The Salt Lake Tribune's new effort to bridge the information gap in hate crimes data.
- Slam Poetry with poet RJ Walker, 6:00 p.m. SLCC Community Writing Center, 210 E 400 S, Ste 8, Salt Lake City, Join us as experienced local poet RJ Walker leads a workshop on slam poetry. Learn how to compose poetry with its spoken performance in mind as well as get tips on performing in public. RJ was the winner of the CWC’s 2018 Ultra Iron Pen writing competition, leads poetry workshops around the valley, and has won competitive poetry slams across the country. This workshop will give you the tools to get more involved in Salt Lake’s slam poetry scene.
- $5 After 5 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 S Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah on Wednesdays after 5 p.m. and pay just $5 for admission. Regardless of age, you can enjoy the entire Museum for just $5!
- Jeremy Pugh | 100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die, 7:00 p.m. Jeremy Pugh | 100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die, 7:00 pm. The King's English Bookshop, 1511 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, Jeremy Pugh will read from and sign his new book, 100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die.
- Seeds of Success Information Meeting, 5:30 p.m. Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, Wasatch Community Gardens is looking to connect with single mothers who are in need of additional education to advance their career. Our newest program, Seeds for Success, in partnership with Climb Wyoming will provide single mothers with free CNA training and assistance with job placement within the community.
Thursday, March 21:
Queering the Blank Slate with Vox's Carlos Maza, host of Vox’s Strikethrough. Maza will deliver his unique brand of timely, research-based media criticism blended with comedy and pop culture at Westminster College for its Bastian Foundation Diversity Lecture Series. Click here to reserve a free ticket.
- Alcanzando Comunidades - Marmalade Branch, 6:00 p.m. Marmalade Branch, 280 West 500 North, Salt Lake City, In recognition of the 2019 International Year for the Celebration of Indigenous Languages, Artes de México en Utah presents -Alcanzando Comunidades – Our class series that utilize art to teach the history of Mexico and its cultural connections with the world.
- The 10th Annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit, 7:00 a.m. Weber State University Shepherd Union, The Intermountain Sustainability Summit is an annual benchmark event where sustainability professionals from business, non-profits, government, and education come together, along with the next generation of leaders, to learn, share, network and build momentum as we work to improve our communities, environment and economy.
- Climate Change: The Reality, The Solutions, 3:15 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, A talk by Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, Union of Concerned Scientists. An internationally celebrated senior climate scientist, Dr. Ekwurzel educates the public on the present crisis while presenting achievable solutions for climate change.
- AFP Lunch & Learn: Advancing Your Career in Fundraising, 12:00 p.m. Westminster College, 1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Interested in moving from annual giving to major gift fundraising? Want to move from alumni relations to working with a portfolio of donors?
- Board Governance - SLC, 9:00 a.m. Utah Nonprofits Association, 4900 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, This course is one of nine Nonprofit Organizational Credential offerings. Each is designed to move your organization to the next level in adopting and following best practices -- resulting in a vibrant, sustainable nonprofit. We encourage you to invite staff, volunteers, and board members to accompany you. Expanded participation broadens perspective, builds cooperation, and lightens the workload.
Friday, March 22:
- Utah - Honoring Utah's Women Veterans, 6:00 p.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, The State of Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs in conjunction with The Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Veterans Benefits Administration and other great partners invites you to join us in celebrating Utah’s Women Veterans and those women who have served in the Armed Forces.
Saturday, March 23:
- Rise Against Oil and Gas: Art Build, 6:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, Confrence Room A, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, The BLM is leasing 217,576 acres of public land in the Uintah Basin, near Bears Ears and Hovenweep National Monuments, and on wild landscapes to private oil & gas companies on March 25. Will you help us end this sale?
Wednesday, March 27:
- Legislative Recap Breakfast, 8:00-9:30 a.m. at YWCA Utah, 322 E. 300 S., SLC. Join YWCA Utah’s Director of Public Policy for breakfast, a recap of the 2019 Utah legislative session, and a discussion of the Y's priorities moving forward. General Registration: $15. YWCA Utah members receive free registration. Click here to reserve a seat.
- Women in Business Day at the Capitol, 9:30 a.m. Utah State Capitol Building, Join the Sandy Area Chamber's Women in Business Network as we spend the afternoon at the Capitol and get the inside scoop on what's happening during the legislative session. Visit with your Sandy legislatures and women in the legislature, learn from local politicians, and grab lunch with old and new faces.
Thursday, April 4:
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