Rallies & Resources

This page features a list of upcoming rallies and grassroots resources curated by KRCL’s RadioACTive team. Featured events ≠ endorsement. Information adapted and abridged from public listings posted by organizers. All times Mountain unless otherwise indicated. Check with the organizer for the latest info on rallies and resources in this list. *******Many events are held by organizations seeking donations or raising funds for their causes. KRCL neither vets nor endorses them, so follow best practices when evaluating such requests, consult your advisors, and proceed at your own risk.*******


Friday, July 12:

  • Salt Lake Speaks: Heart & Sol, 7:00-9:30 p.m. at Grand Lobby of Eccles Theater, 127 S. Main St., SLC. Event by Eccles Theater and Salt Lake County Arts & Culture: "A multi-lingual, free-to-attend evening of poetry and spoken word, celebrating radical self-love, body positivity, and the power of embracing your true self. Performing in nine languages, 16 local poets will immerse you in an extra-sensory experience where the vibrations and rhythms of their art transcend language and offer profound connections, whether the words are familiar or new to you. They will be accompanied by local guitarist Gonzalo Sepúlveda." FREE

Saturday, July 13:

  • Fish for Garbage Jordan River Cleanup, 9a-1p at 1580 W. North Star Dr. (300 North), SLC. Event by Fish for Garbage: "Remove garbage from the waterway to restore a healthy riparian ecosystem, enjoy the outdoors, make some friends, and win prizes. Safely collect garbage in bags and redeem them for a free BBQ ticket and prize drawing ticket(s). Accumulate more tickets to increase your chances of winning great prizes from our sponsors. We will provide garbage bags, gloves, and water-filling stations. To reduce waste in general, please bring your own water bottle. Registration and signed waiver required to participate."

Wed-Sun, July 17-21:

  • Sundance Local Lens, various locations, dates and times. Free for Utahns, but you need to reserve a ticket. Festival favorites. Join Sundance Local Lens July 17–21 for nine free indoor and outdoor screenings of favorites from previous Sundance Film Festivals. Don’t miss these exciting five days in Utah, including an event for local artists, film intros and Q&As from artists in attendance, partner screenings, and more." To reserve your free tickets and check out the lineup, click here

Saturday, July 20:

  • 11th Annual Celebrating the People Powwow, Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 State St., Sandy. Event by Native American Events: "Every year it seems to be getting hotter and hotter so to make it more enjoyable for our attendees, we're moving the powwow INDOORS! Since we are going into an A/C-controlled building, we will be charging $3 for admission to help cover the costs (65+ and 6 & under are free). More information to come! We are accepting Vendor applications (Arts & Crafts, info/health booths only) please email Nativeamericanevents801@gmail.com to get an application. If you would like to volunteer, be a sponsor, or make a donation to the committee, you can email the above email address or reach out to Mitchell, Dave or Chelsea." 

Sunday, July 21:

  • It's National Ice Cream Day! Tag @krclradio on your socials with your favorite flavor. According to Olivia Jaramillo's RadioACTive Pop! Poll, Chocolate, Chocolate Mint and Strawberry reign supreme.

    • Chocolate (55%) vs. Vanilla (45%)

    • Chocolate Chip (44%) vs. Chocolate Mint (56%)

    • Strawberry (60%) vs. Coconut Sticky Rice (40%)

  • The Cookout, 12:00-7:00 p.m. at Fairmont Park, 1040 E. Sugarmont Dr., SLC. Event by Our Sundays SLC: "We're back for the 3rd annual, The Cookout! Get ready to attend your favorite summer gathering at Fairmont Park with the WHOLE family! Whether you're a double-dutch champ or dominoes player, come fellowship with us. This is your chance to relax, unwind, or dance like this ain't Texas (shout out to B). Mark your calendars and get ready to savor the flavor of summer at The Cookout! Shea butter, shorts, and good vibes are strongly advised." FREE, but you need to RSVP and reserve a spot.

Tuesday, July 23:

Fri-Sun, Aug. 9-11:


Friday, August 16:

  • UDAF application deadline at 5:00 p.m. today for agricultural conservation easement fund: "The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) announces applications are now open for the LeRay McAllister Working Farm and Ranch Fund, with $1,000,000 in new funding available for agricultural conservation easements in Utah. This significant financial opportunity aims to support the preservation and protection of working farms and ranches across the state, ensuring that these vital lands remain productive and accessible for future generations in perpetuity. Applications are open through August 16, 2024, at 5:00 pm. For information on eligibility criteria and to apply, visit https://ag.utah.gov/leray-mcallister-working-farm-and-ranch-fund/. For additional information, contact Jeremy Christensen, UDAF Land Conservation Program Manager, at (385)441-4106 or jeremyc@utah.gov."

Sat-Thurs, Aug. 24-29:

  • 38th National Veterans Golden Age Games, Salt Lake City. "The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and National Veterans Golden Age Games are looking for nearly 2,000 volunteers to give back to our Veterans as they go for the gold in Salt Lake this summer. Nearly 1,100 Veterans from across the country will descend on Salt Lake from August 24-29 for the 38th National Veterans Golden Age Games. The Golden Age Games serve Veterans 55 and older who receive care at VA medical centers. We are looking for volunteers of all ages. The only restrictions are ages 5-13 must be accompanied by a parent and 14-17 must have parental permission." To register to volunteer, click here.    

Fri-Sat, Sept. 27-28:

  • SAVE THE DATE: 7th Annual PANDOS Defend the Sacred Powwow, Dow James Park, 438 W. 400 N., Tooele. Grand Entry Friday at 6:30 p.m.; 12:00 & 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Miss PANDOS Pageant Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Questions? Email Dave John, davejohn64@hotmail.com.

Sat-Sun, Sept. 14-15:

  • Festa Italiana SLC | 2024,  The Gateway, 18 N. Rio Grande St., SLC. Event by Festa Italiana SLC: "Salt Lake City's famous Italian Festival, Festa Italiana SLC, returns for its 9th year on September 14th and 15th at The Gateway! Come enjoy live Italian entertainment and the culinary diversity of Italy. This year's festival will be held at The Gateway along the street from 100 S to the Fountain and Piazza at the North end. Admission is FREE. Hours are Saturday 12:00-10:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00-7:00 p.m. During the two-day festival, highlights include live Italian entertainment, food booths highlighting the regions of Italian cuisine, an Italian beer and wine garden, arts & crafts, historical displays, a bocce tournament, live raffles, exotic Italian cars, and much more. Proceeds from the festival will support local and national non-profit charitable organizations supported by the Italian-American Civic League of Utah."


True tales of the agrihood with Little Gay Garden, WCG Plant Sale

Homegrown music from Fur Foxen. Plus, a Bridges Over Barriers refresh and Skywatcher Leo T.


Local Film Festival, Masima Pacific Islands Film Tour

RadioACTive the Talanoa Way, with Stephanie Mahina. Tune in as she talks story and dives deep into Utah's Pasifika community as we check in with Lauren To'omalati and Claudia Benitez Duarte sharing about the Māsima: Pacific Islands Film Tour. Then we talk football with Ethan Wright, Head Coach and Devin Mahina, offensive coordinator for the new local, Utah Islanders Football team.


Unafraid of Death and Dying

A very special RadioACTive with Holly Carlin, a woman facing a terminal diagnosis who wants to share her journey. Helping us navigate will be Dr. Jude Higgins, a death doula. Plus, 25 years of Kilby Court Block Party, This Must Be the Place at music venues, and Queer Food Feastival.


Holocaust Remembrance, Gaza Reflections, Student Protests

UoU Professors Amos Guiora and Kendall Gerdes talk with RadioACTive on the 7-month anniversary of Hamas' Oct. 7 attack and while student protests roil across college campuses, including here in Utah. Plus, Art Access' annual 300 Plates fundraiser to support programming for artists with disabilities.