RadioACTive 04.21.22

  • April 21, 2022
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Players of Utah Wild Ultimate, the first women's professional ultimate frisbee team in the Mountain West. Plus, Tree Utah, Teen Squad, More Than a Flag, and Meet the DJ: Jordy Clayton of KRCL's Backporch Blues Ramble.

Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Amy May of TreeUtah on Earth Day Eve. She needs some folks to help out on a tree planting tomorrow, rain or shine, and we’ll talk about our ongoing Radiothon partnership. Check out the following Earth Day events with Tree Utah and others:

  • April 22: Earth Day Tree Planting, 9a-12p rain or shine at Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 S., WVC. "Join us to plant trees sponsored by our partners at Ivory Homes through their Ivory Green initiatives." FREE, but please register online so we know you're coming. Check the weather forecast before coming so you are prepared for what the weather may bring. It definitely looks like we'll have some rain, but the trees will absolutely love it! Please wear closed-toe shoes, rain gear (plus a wide-brimmed hat that will keep rain off your face), warm layers, and clothing you don't mind getting wet/dirty. We'll have a water refill station (bring your own reusable water bottle, please), coffee, tea, fruit, and granola bars."

  • April 22: WVC SpringFest An Earth Day Celebration, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 S., WVC. "SpringFest is back! FREE Admission, family fun, kids activities, 25+ information tables, food, neighborhood building, skill development, live entertainment and vendors."

Call to Action: Emily Barnard, a junior at West High in SLC, is gathering new, unopened menstrual products in order to build up a stockpile at The City Library’s Day-Riverside Branch (1575 W. 1000 N.) in the Rose Park neighborhood of SLC. Teen Services Coordinator Stephanie Costa is mentoring Barnard on the project, donations for which are due at the branch library by April 30th.

  • April 25: The City Library opens applications for its summer season of the Teen Squad today. Gain hands-on work experience and have fun while helping out the Library. Teen volunteers are invited to work in person, learning about how the library functions behind the scenes, or virtually on a personal project that complements the library's mission.

More Than a Flag is your opportunity to redesign Utah's state flag. To find out how the Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement is encouraging folks to participate, RadioACTive spoke with Virgil Johnson, former Confederated Tribes of Goshute Chairman, and Hilary Robertson of More Than a Flag.

RadioACTive welcomed back players from Utah Wild Ultimate, the first women's professional ultimate frisbee team in the Mountain West. Guests: Erica Bindas, president of Utah Wild's board of directors, and players Gabby Aufderheide and Kellie Koester.

  • April 22-24: Wild Wild Weekend, Judge Memorial, SLC. Event by Utah Wild Ultimate: "Come watch the Wild at our 2022 home game weekend. With goals of providing opportunities for women and non-binary athletes in the Mountain West, we started in late 2019 before our inaugural season was cut before even beginning due to the pandemic. After two years of continued work the Wild played in the Western Ultimate League Winter Cup in December 2021 and took home 1st place! Now in the midst of the 2022 regular season, we are hosting 'Wild Wild Weekend' - a series of four games on April 22nd, 23rd, and 24th - which will be make-or-break for three of the four teams in attendance and determine who makes it to championship weekend in San Diego."

Schedule – all games at Judge Memorial, 650 S. 1100 E., SLC:

  • Friday, April 22, 6:00 p.m., Utah Wild vs. Oregon Onyx
  • Saturday, April 23, 1:30 p.m., San Diego Super Bloom vs. Oregon Onyx
  • Saturday, April 23, 4:00 p.m., Utah Wild vs. Seattle Tempest
  • Sunday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. Utah Wild vs. San Diego Super Bloom

Meet the DJ: KRCL is powered by more than 30 volunteer DJs, including Jordan Clayton, host of KRCL’s Backporch Blues Ramble, Sundays from 5:00-7:00 a.m. Take a listen as Jordy shares his early days at KRCL, taking on a show in a genre he didn't know much about but knew he liked (and still does), and why Jordy does when he's not behind the microphone.

  • LISTEN ON DEMAND: Not up at that early on a Sunday? You can listen to the last two weeks of Jordy's Backporch Blues Ramble on our website. Click here. Enjoy!

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's show was produced and hosted by Lara Jones.

 

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