A list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioActive team:
Tuesday, May 22:
- FTR Guest Chef - Flourish Bakery, 5:30 p.m. Fit To Recover, 789 West 1390 South, Salt Lake City, Flourish Bakery is a social enterprise aimed at teaching people in recovery how to bake and run their own business. FTR has the joy of welcoming them into the Food to Recover kitchen to show off their skills and enjoy some delicious baked goods!
- Tree Planting and Garden Work Party, 6:00 p.m. Day-Riverside Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 1575 W 1000 N, Salt Lake City, TreeUtah will be planting willows and cottonwood trees along the Jordan river, along with watering, weeding, mulching, composting, & maintaining the guilds of our beautiful EcoGarden
- SLCBC Tuesday Rides, 6:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, 2312 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Meet on Tuesdays at 6:00 PM in front of the Collective and roll out at 6:15 PM. All cyclists are welcome! We do our best to avoid hills and ride roughly 10-18 miles (depends on the group and how we're all feeling). We go as fast as the slowest rider and we LOVE it. It gives us the opportunity to chat and to get to know each other a little better on each ride.
- NTAS Citizenship Fair, 5:00 p.m. 3007 S West Temple, Ste H, Salt Lake City, NTAS (National Tongan American Society), Its that time of the year again...NTAS is having our quarterly Free Citizen Fair May 22nd at the NTAS office for all Pacific Islanders. Dont sleep on it..Join us and share with your family and friends.
Wednesday, May 23:
- Fireflies in Utah? Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 S Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, See firefly specimens from the museum’s collection. Get up to date on Utah firefly research. Check out the museum’s newly installed exhibit on fireflies. And, learn how you can participate in a state-wide citizen-science project that will increase our scientific knowledge about these amazing insects.
Be Heard: Sierra Club LTE writing Circle, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Utah Chapter Sierra Club, 423 W. 800 S. #A103, SLC. Keeping critical conservation issues in the press is one of the most important things you can do to make sure that elected officials and regulators make good decisions for our planet. Learn more about how to write an impactful letter to the editor, who to target, and what critical issues currently face Utah by attending the club's brand spanking new writers forum.
WTF Night + Group Ride, 5:30 p.m. The Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective holds Women Trans Femme (WTF) Night in the shop every Wednesday from 5:30 - 8:00 PM. This program offers a safe and supportive learning environment for those who identify to fix their own bikes, buy bikes, and/or volunteer in the shop
Thursday, May 24:
- 10th Annual Sorenson Community Fair, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, The Community Fair is a free event open to the public. There will be food, bounce houses, creamies, live entertainment, a photo booth, a bike rodeo, and many more family fun activities!
- Salt Lake City Neighborhood "Light Swap", 5:30 p.m. Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, If you live in 84104 or 84116, come to our upcoming Neighborhood "Light Swap" event at Sorenson Unity Center! If you bring in 5 old light bulbs, we will give you 5 FREE LEDs, which can save you $80 a year compared to conventional bulbs.
- Ecology and Historical Archaeology of Great Salt Lake, Great Salt Lake Institute, 1840 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Since the shorelines of Lake Bonneville receded, Great Salt Lake has featured prominently in the natural and cultural history of North America and beyond. Millions of birds rely on the productive environment for breeding, nesting, and refueling during migration, feasting on the ample food supplies in and around the lake.
Friday, May 25:
- Connecting the West – Wildlife Corridors & Mountain Lions, 7:00 p.m. Patagonia Outlet, 2292 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, Denise Peterson of the Mountain Lion Foundation speaks on the importance of wildlife corridors and highway crossing structures.
- Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Action CAMP, 25 May to 28 May, Great Basin National Park, Baker, NV 89311, United States, You are invited to join us for the seventh annual Sacred Water, Sacred Forests Action Camp, May 25th - 28th, 2018 - A Gathering for Celebration, Community, Movement Building, Ecology, and Land Defense!
Saturday, May 26:
- Deadline to register to vote as a Republican in the GOP primary election.
- Native Youth Conference, 7:00 p.m. The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake, 120 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake invites American Indian/Alaska Native Youth ages 14-24 to learn the skills to develop healthy dating relationships and resources available for positive communication, conflict resolution, and skills to manage a more holistic view of self.
- Jordan River SLC Neighborhood Naturalists, 10:00 to 13:00, 1500 S Riverside Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84104, United States. SLC Neighborhood Naturalists engages citizen science volunteers—like you—to find and identify the wild plants and animals living in Salt Lake City's open spaces. The data we gather will be used to help city staff guide their management and restoration efforts.
- SLC Animal Liberation March, 11:00 a.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Speaking up for animals in the streets of Salt Lake City on May 26th! *March Directions* Starting at the capitol building, we will walk down State St, take a right on Broadway, and back up to the capitol on Main St.
- Barbara Gray Comedy Album Recording, 6:00 p.m. Urban Lounge, 241 S 500 E, Salt Lake City, Barbara Gray returns home to Salt Lake City to record her debut comedy album with A Special Thing Records! Featuring her co-host of the Lady to Lady Podcast, Brandie Posey and Tess Barker, as well as the hilarious Natashia Mower!
Monday, May 28:
- Poor People's Campaign Rally, 5:00 p.m. City of Ogden Town Hall, 2549 Washington Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84401, Fifty years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King called for a Poor People’s Campaign to begin a “revolution of values” in America. We are reigniting these efforts to unite the poor, disenfranchised, and marginalized to transform our nation’s political, economic and moral structures of our society.
- Volunteer For Project Rainbow!, Project Rainbow needs YOU to make, stake, and take down flags! Volunteers on May 5, May 28, and June 4. Come for one day or all three.
- Memorial Day Party, Hosted by Salt Lake City Mission, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pioneer Park, 375 South 400 West Pioneer Park, We will be having a party for the homeless in Pioneer Park (350 S 300 W) on Memorial Day, May 28 2018. We will be serving food, clothing, hygiene kits, and much more. Please join us as we serve the less fortunate this summer season.
- Salt City Slam Featuring Devin Devine, 8:00 p.m. Even Stevens (Downtown SLC, UT), 200 South 414 East, Salt Lake City,
Tuesday, May 29:
- Another Sign making event for Pride, Genny would like another sign making event. Genny is in charge of the LGBTQ committee. We want to make a ton of signs for Pride.
- Senate Republican Debate, 6:00 p.m. KBYU Eleven, 600 E University Pkwy, Provo, The Senate Republican Debate will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in the KBYU Studios at Brigham Young University. The debate will be between Mike Kennedy and Mitt Romney.
- Liberty Park Market 2018 Pre-Season Kickoff Fundraiser, 6:00 p.m. Tradition, Salt Lake City, Join the Liberty Park Market on Tuesday, May 29th at Tradition as we celebrate our second annual farmers market! Tradition will serve delicious food and there will be have locally sourced drinks. There will also be music and a silent auction from local businesses.
- HD24 Democratic Primary Debate, 6:30 p.m. As part of their ongoing commitment to increasing civic engagement in Utah politics, the ABU Education Fund and the University of Utah's John R. Park Debate Society proudly present our 2018 Debate Series.
Wednesday, May 30:
- Temple Grandin: Calling All Minds, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. Join Temple Grandin for a reading and signing of her new book, Calling All Minds: How To Think Like an Inventor. Presented by The City Library and The King's English Book Shop.
- Spring Panel: The Slippery Slope of Sexual Harassment, 6:00 p.m. Tanner Humanities Center, 215 S Central Campus Drive, Room 110, Salt Lake City, Kim Fischer from ABC4 News will moderate expert panelists from our community on the history and current status of sexual harassment in our communities, in the media, and in policy work.
Thursday, May 31:
- Downtown Farmers Market Kick-off Party 2018, 5:30 p.m. Squatters Craft Beer, 147 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, The Market Kick-off Fundraiser Party is coming right up! Join us on May 31st as we preview the upcoming season of the 2018 Downtown Farmers Market.
- Topaz: Our Stories, 6:30 p.m. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia & John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Dr, Join Kimi Kodani Hill, granddaughter of Chiura Obata, and other descendants of Japanese American internees, as they share their families’ experiences at the Topaz War Relocation Center near Delta, Utah.
- Utah Pride Interfaith Service, A Utah Pride Event. 7:00 p.m. Zion Lutheran, 1070 S Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1355, United States, For a list of Pride events click here. https://utahpridecenter.org/festival/pride-week-events/
- Genderbending Crossdressing Transgender Awareness Party, 8:00 p.m. Urban Lounge, 241 S 500 E, Salt Lake City, Join us in this Pride kick-off genderbending party to unite in solidarity with your transgender peers to bring about transgender visibility and awareness. All genders are welcome and encouraged to sport them sexy selves in a genderbending crossdressing transition of greatness. And there was much rejoicing.
Friday, June 1:
- HUM Launch Event, 8:00-11:00 p.m. at Diabolical Records, 238 S. Edison St., SLC. This is the first of 2 nights celebrating the launch of HUM — the free, local music digital-streaming service — with two nights of shows at Diabolical. Afterward, find other great local artists at hum.slcpl.org.
- Ogden Music Festival 2018, June 1 to June 3, Fort Buenaventura Park, 2450 A Avenue, Ogden, Celebrating 11 years, the Ogden Music Festival has grown into just the kind of thing you're looking for to start your summer off on a high note, whether its high, lonesome bluegrass or some hot licks on the fiddle.
- 2nd Annual Ogden Film Festival, 6:00 p.m. Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden, The Ogden Film Festival is back with even more short films and a special feature-length movie to share with you, our wonderful audience.
- The Utah Pride Spectacular, 6:00 p.m. The Union Event Center, 235 N 500 W, Salt Lake City, Not only is the Pride Spectacular a fun event full of Utah’s most supportive LGBTQ+ community members and allies, it’s a party with a purpose. 100% of the proceeds from Pride Spectacular underwrite the life-saving programs of the Utah Pride Center.
Saturday, June 2:
- Utah Pride Week - March & Rally, 1:00 p.m. Utah State Capitol, 350 N State St, Salt Lake City, Honoring the traditions of peaceful protest, visibility, and activism on which the Pride movement was founded, it's time to gather once again to exercise our right to free speech and to practice patriotism in the form of dissent.
- Utah Podcast Summit 2018, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Miller Business Resource Center, 9690 South 300 West, Sandy, Have you always wanted to start a podcast? Are you podcasting and want to quit your day job? Do you want to build a community?
- Community Weed Pluck w/The Nature Conservancy, 8:30 a.m. Urban Habitat, 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, This weed pluck will be held in Red Butte Canyon and we will be controlling Dyer's Woad.
- Big Fat Gay Family Picnic, 1:00 p.m. Liberty Park, 600 E 900 South, Salt Lake City, Meet at the Northeast corner of Liberty Park. Bring all your friends and a picnic lunch and let's celebrate Pride weekend together. Super kid friendly, let's see all those babies! We'll have a bunch of outside games to play, but feel free to bring your own! Don't forget a blanket or chairs to sit on.
- 4th Annual QUEER POETS SLAM at The Utah Pride Festival!, Utah Pride Festival, The Utah Pride Festival and the Wasatch Wordsmiths present the 4th annual Queer Poets Slam! A Regional poetry slam competition consisting of scene’s best queer poets! This tournament will take place at the Utah Pride Festival in Library square.
Saturday, June 9:
- Bike Prom 2018, 5:00-10:30 p.m. Hosted by Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, which is celebrating its 6th birthday at Bike Prom this year. Don your fanciest prom duds, grab a date (or group or come solo!) and join a thousand friendly riders on a slow ride around SLC streets. The ride starts at Pioneer Park and will end at the Gallivan Plaza where you'll dance the night away! CLICK HERE for tickets.
Saturday, June 23:
Youth Leadership and Activism Conference, 8:30a-4:30p, FREE, at The University of Utah College of Social Work, 395 S. 1500 E., SLC. Come learn practical activism skills, from getting your voice heard to getting involved in grassroots organizing. Everyone is invited, but they particularly encourage students of color, LGBTQI+, low-income, undocumented, and other marginalized students to attend. Sorry, no adults! *exceptions for supervisors/chaperones of formal programs. For people from 14-19. Open to students from all over the state. CLICK HERE to register.
Tuesday, June 26:
- Primary Elections in Utah
Tuesday, November 6:
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