Rallies & Resources
A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioACTive team. Featured events do not imply endorsement. Information adapted from public listings posted by organizers. All times Mountain unless otherwise indicated. 

 

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Wednesday, May 18:

Friday, May 20:

  • National Bike to Work Day!

  • AANHPI Heritage Month Celebration Rally, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Washington Square, 451 S. State St., SLC. Event by AACA: "We are thrilled to invite you to the 2nd annual Utah Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month Celebration Rally to commemorate the contributions that generations of AANHPI have made to Utah history, society, and culture. Government officials, local speakers, youth advocates, and performing artists will join the program. Food trucks will also be present. Our Celebration Rally will run along side with the Living Traditions Festival. The stage will be on the West Side steps of the Salt Lake City and County Building in Washington Square. You are encouraged to bring signs with messages such as, “Proud AANHPI of Utah”, “Happy AANHPI Heritage Month”, “Celebrate AANHPI Joy”, “Support AANHPI Communities”, etc. Personalized signs, banners, and attire is also encouraged to represent your organization or profession. Feel free to bring your own chair."

  • Waived-Fee Adoption Day, 10a-6p at Animal Care of Davis County, 1422 E. 600 N., Fruit Heights. FREE. "As part of this special, the Animal Care of Davis County will waive all animals’ adoption fees on May 20th, only. To qualify for the waived adoption fee, interested adopters must show up at Animal Care of Davis County located at 1422 E 600 N in Fruit Heights, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m on the 20th of May. All adoptions are pending approval through the regular adoption process."

Fri-Thurs, May 20-26: 

  • Masima Film Tour, various times at the Salt Lake Film Society's Broadway Centre Cinemas, SLC. "These are in-person screenings that will be held at the Salt Lake Film Society's Broadway Centre Cinemas. We hope you will be able to make it down to the theater throughout the week to support Pacific Island Filmmakers! These are our stories, let's continue to uplift the storytellers who were brave enough to step behind the camera and make them a reality. If you have any questions or concerns about Māsima contact UPIFS Director at Lauren@pik2ar.org. We'll see you at the movies! Feel free to browse the full lineup with descriptions at slfs.org/masima."

  • Autism Soutions Academy Art Show and Fundraiser, 6p.m.-8p.m. at Autism Solutions Academy, Sunset Campus, 2649 N. Main St., Sunset. $5-$15. "Autism Solutions Academy is having a fundraiser! We are fundraising for classroom materials for our Sunset campus. We will have a gallery of beautiful masterpieces created by our students, dinner, face painting, an incredible balloon artist, cotton candy, and a silent auction with lots of amazing items you won't want to miss!" 

Saturday, May 21:

  • Walk/Bike Salt Lake City, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at various locations. Event by Sweet Streets SLC and Blue Gene's: "Sweet Streets is partnering up with local groups to co-host bike tours and walking tours in different parts of the city. All bike rides will be low-stress and open to all — ages, and abilities, everyone is welcome. This is a welcoming group. After the walks/rides, meet us at 5:00 p.m. at Blue Gene’s (239 S. 500 E., SLC, and 21+) to drink, be merry, and connect with the people that want sweeter streets in SLC."

  • Coming Out Gayla - Maggie's Gurls Foundation Launch, 6:00-10:00 p.m. at The Clubhouse on South Temple, 850 E. South Temple, SLC. "'Come "Out' and celebrate with Maggie's Gurls Foundation for our debut and have a Gayla of a time. Come dressed in your favorite 1950s outfit .....if you dare!! At Maggie’s Gurls, we are all about suicide awareness and outreach. We’ve made it our mission to more adequately address the mental health needs of the LGBTQ+ Community, bringing hope, community support, and understanding to those who need it most. So be ready to pledge and donate to a great cause!" Click here for tickets.

  • Family Bee Conservation Event- Build a Native Bee Box!, 10a.m.-1p.m. at the The Kinlands, 11887 S. 4000 W., Riverton. FREE. Event by Hollow Tree Honey Foundation. "Build and keep a native bee box (easy for all ages), learn about native bees and honeybees, and how to plant seeds in your yard for these amazing pollinators. Native bee boxes, reeds, and seeds will be provided at this free event. We'll have games and activities for kids, so be sure to bring them along!"

Thursday, May 26:

Saturday, May 28:

  • SLC Public Library Book Donation Drive, 9a-2p at Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Event by The Friends of the Salt Lake City Public Library: "We want your books! Declutter your home and help The City Library with this semi-annual book donation drive. Volunteers from The Friends of The City Library will be accepting donations curbside at the Main Library. You can drop off gently-used books, CDs, DVDs, BluRays, and vinyl records. Proceeds from sales of these items help fund library programs throughout the year. Your donated items can take on a new life and spark joy for someone else! Donations will be accepted curbside at the Main Library, on 200 East."

Sunday, May 29:

  • Memorial Weekend Rally for Repro Rights, 1:00 p.m. at the Utah state Capitol, 350 N. State St., SLC. Event by Pro Choice People of Utah: "We will gather at the capitol steps at 1 pm to rally for reproductive rights. At 2pm, we will March from the capitol to Washington square park. We still need volunteers for this event!!! Please fill out the volunteer form if you are interested!"

May 29-June 5:

  • Utah Pride Week. Event by Utah Pride Center: "PRIDE is back and bigger than ever! More events, more festival space, more food vendors and a longer parade route. It has been 3 years since we last celebrated a typical PRIDE (Festival & Parade in 2019). We are making up for lost time with 14 events/activities during the 2022 PRIDE WEEK. This year’s PRIDE WEEK is being led by a Steering Committee of eleven (11) talented individuals, who are a combination of staff, board and community members."

Friday, June 3:

  • Better Days Dedication of Suffrage Marker, 3:00 p.m. at Neighborhood House, 1050 W. 500 S., SLC. Honoring suffragist, kindergarten founder, and philanthropist Emma McVicker, who served as Utah's first female Superintendent of Schools. 

Saturday, June 4:

Saturday, June 11:

Fri-Sun, June 17-19: 

Saturday, June 18:

Monday, June 27:

  • Richmond Park Mural Unveiling, 6:00 p.m. at 444 E. 600 S., SLC. Brooke Smart's mural features 4 Black women who lived and worked in this Central City neighborhood. The mural is supported by the Division of State History, Utah Division of Arts & Museums, and Salt Lake City Arts Council. Project supported by Sema Hadithi Foundation, Wasatch Community Gardens and Better Days.

Thursday, June 30:

  • Last day of the Golden Spike Chinese Art Show, Union Station Museum, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. The exhibit celebrates the important contributions of Chinese railroad workers to the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, now in its 153rd anniversary, as well as recognizes Chinese American contributions to the social and economic development of the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries.  The works will include original drawings made by Chinese descendants from 7 to 17 years old during the Covid-19 pandemic, which are published in “One Hundred Years Immigration History of Chinese in North America: A Hand-Drawn Picture Book,” by the Maple Press.  The art show will also include Chinese calligraphy artworks created by Utah members of the Salt Lake Eastern Art Club by Chinese descendants from 10 to 72 years old.   

Saturday, July 9:

  • 45th Annual Utah Asian Festival, 11a-8p at Utah State Fairpark, Grand Building, 155 N. 1000 W., SLC. FREE. "Come and celebrate all the different Asian cultures in Utah at this FREE event! Communities come together to share music live performances, food and so much more."

Wednesday, July 13:

Wed-Sat, July 27-30:

  • Sunstone Symposium, hybrid digital and in-person at Mountain American Expo Center in Sandy. 


Thursday, July 28:

Thursday, August 4:

Saturday, September 24:

Friday, November 11:

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