How to Post an Event

  1. Click on the 'Add An Event' button in the header.
  2. Fill in the required form fields on the online form.
    All events must have a:
  3. Any errors on the form will show up in red, to be corrected before the form will submit the event.
  4. When the form is completed, click the 'Submit' button. Remember to review the form carefully before submitting to ensure your information is correct.

If you entered an e-mail address under 'Contact Information' you will automatically receive an e-mail message letting you know when the event is posted. If the event was declined, you will receive no message.

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Posting the Same Event on Multiple Days

On the 'Add an Event' form under the 'Event Dates' section, you have the ability to enter mutliple dates and times for the event you are posting.

  1. Enter your start and end dates. These should be the same if the event is for one day only. Entering two different dates for the start and end dates means that the date runs for all days during that time period.
  2. Add your event start and end times. Leaving these blank will mean the event runs all day.
  3. Click the 'Add Date Information' button. This will add the enter dates to a list above the date boxes.
  4. Repeat the above steps for multiple dates.

Once date information has been entered into the date list, you can edit or delete the dates from the list by clicking the Edit and Delete links that are to the right of the date information in the list. When editing from the list, edit the information and then click the Update link to the right of the information to save your changes in the list.

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Selecting Mulitple Event Categories and Subcategories

To select multiple Event Categories on the 'Add an Event' form from the list provided:
  1. Click on the first Event Type that you would like to use.
  2. Hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard.
  3. Click the next Event Type that you would like to use.
  4. While holding the CTRL key down you can scroll through all of the event types and choose the ones that you feel are applicable.

After selecting your event categories, you can click on the 'Show Subcategories' button to show subcategories for all of the categories that you have selected. To select multiple subcategories hold down the CTRL key while selecting the subcategory type.

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Blank White Box in Search Pane

A blank, white rectangular box may appear in the search and navigation pane of the Community Events Calendar if you do not have a current plug-in for Macromedia's Flash Player installed.  The Flash player is required to search for events in the calendar by a specific date. To download the Flash player plug-in visit Macromedia's Web site.
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Search Tips
The Community Events Calendar has the capability for you to search for events by the event category, subcategory, venue, month, audience, keywords or date.

You can also search by multiple items at the same time. For example, if you select Community Events, all of the Community Events listings will be returned to you. But, if you then select a month, such as August, all the Community Events in August will be returned to you.

If you have searched by one item and wish to select a new search item without having our calendar search within the previous results, use the 'Reset' button on the search form to reset the form back for a new search.

Please note, that The Community Events Calendar does not display events for the prior month.

Events are added to this calendar on a voluntary basis, and therefore not all events may be included.

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