Rallies & Resources

A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team

Monday, July 16:

  • Voices Heard: Cowboy Up! 7:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, Picture yourself on a Monday night, sitting back and listening to three writers share their stories with you. On Monday, July 16, six writers will read you stories about their inner cowboys.

  • Family Nights @ Utah's Hogle Zoo, 5:00 p.m.  Utah's Hogle Zoo, 2600 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, Every Monday in July (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) It's $5 OFF admission after 5p! And the best part? The Zoo is staying open until 9p! The best time to see the Zoo is at sunset - it's cooler, the animals are more active and all the good stuff is still hoppin' - train, carousel and splash pad 

  • Bird Sketching & Journaling, 6:00 p.m. Tracy Aviary, 589 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, Register for an exciting and creative bird sketching and journaling class instructed by Elaine Hultgren, director of the Botanical Art and Illustration program held at Red Butte garden. You'll also have a Tracy Aviary aviculturist teach you awesome facts about each bird that's sketched each week!

  • Mondays In The Park, 7:00p.m. Liberty Park, 600 E, 900 S, Salt Lake City, Presented by the Salt Lake City Arts Council, the Division of Arts & Museums, and the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts. 

Tuesday, July 17:

Wednesday July 18:

  • Legislative Interim Lunch, 11:45a-1:30p, at the Utah State Capitol. Hosted by League of Women Voters of Utah. Join the Legislative Action Committee for discussion of legislative findings and action. Bring your own lunch and meet in the lunch area behind the Capitol Preservation Board Room on the first floor of the State Capitol. 

  • Church and State Film Screening / Q&A, 7:00 p.m. Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E Broadway, Salt Lake City, This movie is the improbable story of a brash, inexperienced gay activist and a tiny Salt Lake City law firm that joined forces to topple Utah’s gay marriage ban. The film’s ride on the bumpy road to equality in Utah offers a glimpse at the Mormon church’s influence in state politics and the squabbles inside the gay community that nearly derailed a chance to make history.
  • Interim Session Tour of the Capitol: Spotlight on Healthcare, 12 noon, Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Join Action Utah leaders and members at the "People's House" during Interim Session to learn about the legislative process, our state legislators and how YOU can make a difference in the state policy issues that impact you and your community. No experience necessary!

Thursday July 19:

  • Excellence Concerts Summer Series at the Gallivan Center, 7;30 p.m.  Salt Lake City and Gallivan Center Events, 239 S Main St, Salt Lake City, Osmond Chapman Orchestra: Big Band fronted by David Osmond
  • Documentaries at Marmalade, 6:30 p.m. Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W 500 N, Salt Lake City, An Inconvenient Sequel, A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought the climate crisis into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. 
  • Youth Finance Camp, 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Redwood Recreation, 3060 S Lester St, West Valley City, This fun-filled day will teach the participants about the basics of earning, spending, saving, borrowing and sharing. It will include a marketplace simulation, games, relays, and more to help them learn good money management skills. 
  • Bearfoot Music Festival, 3:30-8:30 p.m. at SLCC South City Campus, 1575 S. State St., SLC. Hosted by Resonance. FREE and open to the public.

  • Lummi Bear Totem Reception, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake, 120 W. 1300 S., SLC. The Lummi Nation is gifting a bear totem to the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition. Come join Tribal leaders and the Native community in welcoming the totem to Salt Lake City. All are welcome at this celebration. Tribal leaders will speak to the importance of unity and healing in our work to protect ancestral lands. Immediately following the leaders will sit down to a dinner with those in attendance. Please feel free to bring food to share at this pot luck style feed.

  • Chase Ironeyes; Dawnland Film Screening, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Fort Douglas Post Theater, SLC. Join the Green Party National Women's Caucus, Green Party Indigenous Caucus, Maine Green Women's Caucus, and Green Women Rising for this timely event which is free and open to the public. Chase Ironeyes, an American Indian activist, attorney, politician, and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, will be speaking to issues that face Indigenous people today. He is facing possible prison time for the charges waged against him for his actions at Standing Rock and he has refused a plea bargain. Following Chase Ironeyes there will be a screening of Dawnland.

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Friday, July 27:
  • Ancestral Day of Remembrance, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the University of Utah. Hosted by UTAH AAHGS. Join Utah Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society (Utah AAHGS) to remember and celebrate ancestors with a Libation Ceremony, music, talks, learning from history, healing. End the evening with a slice of celebratory cake. Are you having difficulty with family past or with history? This healing event will help you in going forward. Wanting to teach your children the importance of remembering ancestors? This event is perfect for children. FREE and open to the public.
  • Summer Late Nights: Conan the Barbarian, 11:00 p.m. Tower Theatre, 876 East 900 Street, Salt Lake City, Showtimes: 7/27 & 7/28 at 11 p.m. and 7/29 at noon as part of Summer Late Nights @ Tower.
  • Dungeons & Dragons Club, 3:00 p.m. Glendale Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 1375 S Concord St, Salt Lake City, 1950s: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party at the Glendale Branch and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons.
  • Chapman Centennial Friday Family Film Nights 6:30 p.m. Chapman Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 577 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, Re-live the last 100 years during Chapman Library's Centennial Friday Family Film nights. All screenings are at 6:30 pm. Free popcorn.
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Tuesday, November 6:

  • General Election

Civic Engagement Resources:



RadioActive: July 18, 2018

Quiet Heroes with Dr. Kristen Ries, Maggie Snyder and Peter Christie, plus Women's Retreat House in Ogden


RadioActive: July 17, 2018

Civil rights rollback in the age of Trump, #WyoSayNo, Bollywood, and Building Blocks.


RadioActive: July 16, 2018

PacifiCorp's Coal Fleet Status, Renewables Rising, Inland Port Special Session, Alton Coal and Bryce Canyon, Celestial Sightings with SkyWatcher Leo T


RadioActive: July 13, 2018

Live music from Guilty Scapegoat, #RoadToChange Town Hall, African Festival 2018, PuppyCam, Monarch Lady, SLC Veggie Swap, Bearfoot Festival at SLCC