Rallies & Resources

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

*November is Transgender Awerness Month* 
*November 20th is Trans Day Of Awerness* click here for more information. 

Thursday, November 15:

Friday, November 16:

  • Award-winning musician and animal rights activist Moby visits Utah to talk about animal rights as part of the Animal Liberation Western Convergence. He'll speak at 3:00 p.m. at the Columbus Community Center, 2531 S. 400 E., South Salt Lake.
  • Signa's Art Jam, 6:00 p.m. Mestizo Coffee House, 631 W North Temple Ste 700, Salt Lake City, Come and work on your chosen craft, Writing, Drawing, 3D Modeling, Whatever you so choose to do. Come share tips and techniques with other artists! Newbies absolutely welcome and encouraged! lets all watch each other grow!
  • Libations at The Leonardo: Beaujolais, 6:00 p.m. The Leonardo, 209 E 500 S, Salt Lake City, At this libations, you will be served FIVE delicious food courses made by Chef Matt with six wine pairings. Jim Santangelo of Wine Academy of Utahwill be your host and guide for evening. Bring your friends, a date, or come solo!
  • Mesoamerican Conference, 1:00 p.m. Carolyn and Klem Gardner Commons, 260 South Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, Take a deep dive into the exciting research happening now on Maya Civilization including the recently revealed vast network of ancient cities discovered using laser technology. 

Saturday, Nov. 17-20:

  • Animal Liberation Western Convergence, at various locations around Salt Lake City. Join hundreds of activists in converging on the largest factory farms in the nation to bring compassion to places of violence. Animal rights activists are facing decades in prison in Utah for rescuing dying animals from factory farms. The convergence will include trainings to become empowered, effective activists, socials to build connections in the animal rights movement, and actions to show the industry and the government that animal rights activists are not afraid.The full conference schedule can be seen in the ALWC program available at dxe.io/alwcprogram.

Saturday, November 17:

Sunday, November 18:

  • 12 Minutes Max, 2:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 12 Minutes Max is a year-round monthly performance series featuring short works by local artists in many disciplines. One Sunday a month, we present three original pieces in a varied mix, chosen from music, dance, film, writing, theater, performance art, and the like — each 12 minutes or less. The whole event is short and sweet, taking about an hour.
  • Picture Your Pet With SantaThe Humane Society of Utah, 4242 S Commerce Dr, Murray, The Photo Box Photography will be at the Humane Society of Utah again this holiday season for our annual portrait fundraiser! A variety of backdrops will be available. Portrait sessions can be scheduled with or without pets, kids, family, or Santa.
  • Sidewalk Talk Salt Lake City - Free Listening at the Main Library, 1:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City, Mission: To nurture human connection by teaching and practicing heart-centered listening in public spaces. In a world so divided there is no greater form of activism than to stand for connection rather than disconnection. Come down to the Main Library Sunday at 1 pm, take a seat and share what’s on your heart. No tickets required. Free listening in a public place. You talk, we listen. 
  • Pay It Forward, 12:00 p.m. Fit To Recover, 789 West 1390 South, Salt Lake City, Join us in spreading random acts of kindness throughout our city! We will be meeting at the Fit To Recover gym at noon, and than spreading the love thoughout the city. The idea behind this event is to start a chain reaction of acts of kindness in our city. So come out, and be part of this amazing event this holiday season. 
  • Navigating the Holidays Nutrition Workshop, 5:30 p.m.  Fit To Recover, 789 West 1390 South, Salt Lake City, Join us to discuss holiday challenges around food and nutrition and learn simple strategies from our registered dietitians to help you be more mindful, enjoy and not deprive, and make healthy recipes! 
  • Women's 8 Week Dunun Series, 10:00 a.m. SLC ARTS HUB, 663 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, Mabiba Baegne will be teaching a Women's Series of traditional Mandingo rhythms of the Kenkeni, Sangban, and Dununba. This series will focus on all of the harvest rhythms and then move into all of the initiation rhythms.
  • Bomba Open Practice/ Practica Abierta de Bomba, 7:00 p.m. Performing Dance Center, 3310 S 2700 E, Salt Lake City, Join Bomba Marilé for one hour of open practice time on Sundays from 7-8pm at Performing Dance Center in Milkcreek. We will meet in the main floor dance studio. 

Monday, November 19:

  • Warm The Homeless #SLC, 5:00 p.m. Rico Brand, 545 W 700 S, Salt Lake City, Our GOALS are to first ; 
    COLLECT winter supplies ;Blankets , Coats, Socks, and other items needed for survival for the upcoming cold weather ( NOW thru NOV19) -Second we aim to DELIVER these supplies directly to homeless living on the street in areas of Downtown SLC , Liberty Park , Fairmont Park , Library Square , BeckStreet and 9th & 9th areas. As well as The Road Home and the Rio Grande area. (NOV 19) -Last and most important to us , we aim to INTERACT with the homeless community . We believe strongly in the power of face to face interaction and human connection. 
  • Transgiving 2018, 2:00 p.m. The Beehive666 S. State St., Salt Lake City, The second annual Transgiving sponsored by SLUG Mag featuring performance and visual art from the trans community for trans youth and trans supporters. All are welcome (all ages). 

  • Shop Small Saturday, 9a-6p. Each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, shoppers, business owners, and organizations come together to Shop Small and share the places they love with the people they love. 

Tuesday, November 20:

  • TDOR - Transgender Day of Remembrance, 5:30 p.m. The Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake, 120 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, 
  • Mindfulness at the UMFA, 3:00 p.m. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Marcia & John Price Museum Building, 410 Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, Join instructor Charlotte Bell and explore the reimagined galleries of the UMFA as we seek to find stillness within ourselves. Practice slow and mindful looking at artwork as well as traditional, guided meditation. This free meditation practice is perfect for beginners—everyone is welcome.
  • Women of Color Support Group, 5:30 p.m. Rape Recovery Center, 2035 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Through this support group, we aim to build connections between individuals who have been impacted by sexual violence, and to provide a space where we can support each other as we navigate (re)traumatization from our current political environment, as well as invalidating and oppressive environments. Group members are invited to explore elements that hinder and motivate their healing.
  • The Colorado - SLC Free Film Screening, 7:00 p.m. Utah Film CenterThe five-million-year story of the Colorado River region set to music from leading composers and narrated by actor Mark Rylance. A FREE screening of The Colorado in Salt Lake City, featuring a post-film discussion with Eric Balkin, Executive Director of the Glen Canyon Institute and other panelists TBA,
  • ACT Study Sessions at Glendale, 4:30 p.m. Glendale Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 1375 S Concord St, Salt Lake City, Practice different concepts and test-taking strategies for the ACT. We will cover one portion of the exam per week, with practice questions and analysis of the trickier questions. Colin Young, Chemical Engineering PhD, will be volunteering his time to assist with the math and science portions of the exam.

Wednesday, November 21:

  • Hip Hop Decolonizing Thanksgiving and ICE, 7:00 p.m. South City Campus, Salt Lake Community College, Room: 1-010, What are your thoughts on alternatives of the incarceration of none citizens’ children? How do you think we can educate the general public on the current violence onto Native and Indigenous people? How do you think we can educate the general public on the current violence onto Native and Indigenous people? What actions do you believe should be taken to address the emotions experienced by families of those interacting with ICE? (Immigration & Customs Enforcement) What are take away actions that the audience can do to support communities affected by ICE and Colonization?
  • Full Moon Meditation, 7:30 p.m. Glendale Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 1375 S Concord St, Salt Lake City, Leave the stresses of the day behind with 30 minutes of guided meditation under the moon. In this class, you'll learn how lunar energy affects your body and mind, work on being conscious of the moon phases, and set an intention for the month. This class is designed for beginning and experienced meditators.
  • SoulGiving w/ A Hundred Drums -Gift Based Dance, 6:00 p.m. Ecstatic Dance Salt Lake City, 965 East 3370 South, Salt Lake City, The day before thanksgiving you are invited to join us for a SoulGiving Celebration with Special Guest DJ/Music Producer from California “A Hundred Drums.” This is a (Gift Based) celebration where you are invited to pay or offer whatever your heart calls. 
  • Yoga and Beer at The Gateway, 6:00 p.m. The Gateway, 18 N Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, The Gateway, Salt Lake Power YogaWasatch Brewery and Yelp Salt Lake City bring YOGA & BEER, a weekly event to clear your mind. The talented instructors at Salt Lake Power Yoga will lead this series with a power flow yoga, integrating optional beer drinking postures. 
  • Daniel Everett: Security Questions, 11:00 a.m. Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, 20 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Daniel Everett’s Security Questions addresses a divide between the complexity of a person, or a situation, or nature itself, and the inadequacy of the systems we use to organize and assess them. Asking how can an individual be understood by an indifferent system – what is left of an individual within an algorithm.
  • WHOOP DEE DOO, 11:00 a.m.  Whoop Dee Doo is a traveling, artist-led project that organizes elaborate site-specific installations and themed live performances as a process for creating meaningful art with communities around the world. Co-directors Matt Roche and Jaimie Warren engage youth groups and local performers in researching, developing and staging theatrical experiences envisioned as variety TV shows. Using unpretentious materials, participants transform ordinary spaces into surreal and memorable environments.

Thursday, November 22:

  • Holiday Homes for Pups,  The Humane Society of Utah, 4242 S Commerce Dr, Murray, Foster parents are a valuable part of the Humane Society of Utah (HSU). During the holidays, fostering becomes a critical component for finding the maximum number of animals homes during our busiest season. The Humane Society of Utah is holding our first-ever "Holiday Homes for Pups" this year to save more lives. Our goal is to transfer 60-80 dogs in need. 
  • ASL Classes!, 5:00 p.m. Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, USDB, 1655 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City,  Learn sign language. No classes 9/27, 10/18 or Nov 8 & 22. If you are a member of a USDB family or USDB staff, the class is free. If you are a member of the public, and not affiliated with USDB, the course is $25.
  • Thanksgiving Workout, 8:30 p.m. RFT Coaching Salt Lake City, 3694 S 500 W Ste C, South Salt Lake, This will be our 3rd annual Thanksgiving workout. Come join us for a great workout and earn all that food! This is a free workout so invite your friends and family and join us for what is always a great time and a great workout!

Friday, November 23:

  • Dungeons & Dragons Club, 3:00 p.m. Glendale Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 1375 S Concord St, Salt Lake City, You meet in a Library... Every other Friday, players of any level can form a party at the Glendale Branch and experience the excitement and imagination of Dungeons & Dragons. Whether you're an experienced RPG-er or just starting out, roll the dice and see what adventure awaits you!

Saturday, November 24:

  • Resist! A fight for trans rights!, 7:00 p.m. Club Area 51, 451 South 400 west, Salt Lake City, DRAG, BURLESQUE, MUSIC, DANCING AND MORE!!! A fundraiser for Onyx Dysart to keep custody of her children. Others want to see her children taken as she is a transgender person. We will RESIST! Fight for all your trans friends and their rights! 100% of proceeds to go to her legal fees to keep her children! 21 and over only!

Tuesday, November 27:

  • Love Utah Give Tuesday, a global day of giving that takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The event marks the start of the charitable season and is already leveraged by many nonprofits to bring in donations. CLICK HERE to support KRCL on #LUGT.

Thursday, November 29:

Friday, November 30:

  • Public Comment Deadline: The public comment period for the Draft Resource Management Plans and Environmental Impact Statement for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Kanab-Escalante Planning Area (lands excluded from the National Monument) opened on Friday, August 17, 2018. To correct an error, the BLM modified the draft plans and EIS published in the Federal Register on August 17, 2018, for the lands within the former boundary of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument.  The Draft RMPs/EIS do not identify any public lands as available for potential disposal under FLPMA.  The original public comment period will be extended by 15 days in order to give the public time to review the draft plans/EIS. Comments must be submitted on or before November 30, 2018 or 15 days after the last public meeting is held, whichever is later. Comments may be submitted in the following ways:
    • To submit a comment through this website, please click on "Documents & Reports" at left, scroll down to the very bottom of the page, then click on the "Comment on Document" button next to Volume I GSENM-KEPA RMPs-EIS. A new window will open that will guide you through the commenting process. 
    • Comments may also be mailed to: 669 S Hwy 89A Kanab, UT 84741, Attn: Resource Management Planning Team


Saturday, December 1-2:

  • Nonviolent Direct Action Training, 2:00 p.m. Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, Join organizers from Wasatch Rising Tide for a two-day workshop on the theory and practice of nonviolent direct action. We will apply what we discuss to issues in Salt Lake, Utah, and the broader Southwest. 

Saturday, December 8:

  • Human Rights Day Celebration, 6:00-8:30 p.m. at Glendale Middle School - Salt Lake City, 1430 W. Andrew Ave., SLC. Hosted by the Mayor's Office of Human Rights to celebrate International Human Rights Day, this year they are honoring members of the Salt Lake community who have proven to stand up for Human Rights and who represent #StandUp4SLC. There will be Free food, Music and Local Performers. FREE and open to the public

Saturday Dececmber 15-16:

  • Made in Utah Winter Fest, 12:00 p.m. The Gateway, 18 N Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, Utah Stories presents its first Made in Utah Winter Fest! This a community-driven, free to public, and family-friendly event that showcases some of Utah’s top artists, musicians, artisans, product makers including breweries and distilleries, and other local businesses in Utah, while boosting our local economy.

Saturday, January 19:

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