Contact with Mary Dickson

Contact with Mary Dickson airs weeknights at 9:55 p.m. on KUED. The long-running community service series features interviews with non-profit and arts organizations. Filmed in the KUED studio, the interviews provide an important outlet for more than 300 non-profit groups each year to reach a broader community audience with information about their services and upcoming events.

Bulletproof Kids has a mission to educate gun owners about gun safety to prevent youth suicide and accidental injury. The organization has online resources to help with this cause.

The VU Symposium enters its second year hosting experimental, improvised and electronic music. They will offer an all day concert of electronic music on July 18 in Park City.

Bad Dog Arts will host summer camps through August 18 in Salt Lake City.

August is Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and on July 29 PIK2AR will host a kickoff event.

Intermezzo Concert Series brings classical chamber music to summer audiences. On July 10 the concert series presents a chamber version of Mahler's Fourth Symphony.

Voices for Utah Children works to make Utah a place where all children thrive. This organization, along with KUED and KUER will host a screening of "Second Chance Kids" a FRONTLINE episode that explores juvenile justice.

Mike Varanakis from Utah Community Action talks about the the Head Start Bloom Gala,  a fundraising dinner and auction dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our children and families living in poverty.

Caroline Ralston from the Living Planet Aquarium joins Mary to talk about the Scales and Tails Annual Fundraiser Gala in September.

Each year the Sugar House Chamber of Commerce hosts their fantastic 4th of July Fireworks and Arts Festival. Lori Gillespie is here to tell us more about this year's event.

The INN Between is celebrating their second anniversary and Kim Correa talks to Mary about what they have planned.

Patrick Hubley from the Utah Film Center joins Mary to talk about the 2017 Damn These Heels Film Festival at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Dr. John Librett from Cancer Wellness House talks about the upcoming "Survivors at the Summit" event at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort.

Neka Roundy from Davis County joins Mary to talk about the annual Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride at Antelope Island State Park.

Utah Community Action's Real Food Rising will host community lunches in the month of July at the Real Food Rising Farm. Will Bollwerk has more details.