What's happening? Mormon Times national calendar

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Published: Saturday, April 21 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT

A calendar of LDS-themed events from around the United States and Canada.

CHURCHWIDE

CES Fireside: Elder Marlin K. Jensen, May 6, 6 p.m. MDT (see cesfiresides.lds.org )

ARKANSAS

Multistate YSA Conference 2012: May 18-20, Springdale and Fayetteville, Arkansas (register at ozarkysa.com )

CALIFORNIA

Time Out for Women and Time Out for Girls: May 4-5, Long Beach Convention Center, theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach (see www.tofw.com and deseretbook.com/timeout/tofg for registration, cost, presenters and other information)

COLORADO

Erie: Adoption Awareness 5K run/walk, May 19 (see coloradofsa.blogspot.com/2012/04/adoption-awareness-5k-walkrun.html for information)

Denver: Central Region Families Supporting Adoption Conference (for adoptive and birth families), June 8-9 (see centralregionfsa.blogspot.com/2012/03/central-region-families-supporting.html for information)

FLORIDA

Tampa: "Choose to be Great," Regional YSA Conference, June 22-24 (see ysaconference.org or contact Jane French 813-928-4465) for registration information

HAWAII

BYU-Hawaii: 2012 Women's Conference, June 15-16 (see outreach.byuh.edu , call 808-675-3780 or email outreach@byuh.edu )

IDAHO

BYU— Idaho (Rexburg): Vocaldente, April 26-27, Barrus Concert Hall; Diamond Rio, May 4, Hart Auditorium; Josh Wright, May 11; Mirari Brass Quintet, May 15; "An Evening with Bill Cosby," June 8, Hart Auditorium; Alyson Cambridge, June 28; "Patriots and Pioneers," a tribute performed by university choirs and the Symphony Band, July 14, BYU-Idaho Center; Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Perry, July 26 (see www.byui.edu/ticketsor by calling 208-496-3170)

MARYLAND

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center: Textile exhibit, "Family Ties," daily, though April 30; Mormon Choir Easter Concert, April 14, 7 p.m.; Why I Believe: President and Sister Swinton, April 15, 7 p.m.; Fan-Ya Lin concert, April 21, 7 p.m.; Night of Inspiration and Music, April 22, 7 p.m.; "Artist, Interrupted," April 28, 7 p.m.; Northern Virginia Institute Choir, April 29, 7 p.m.; Utah Valley University Chamber Choir, May 6, 7 p.m.; Night of Music and Inspiration, May 8, 7:30 p.m.; BYU-Hawaii Alumni Chapter, May 12, 7 p.m.; Lyons Sister, May 13, 7 p.m.; Why I Believe: Olga Campora, May 20, 7 p.m. (see www.mormon.org/dc)

MISSOURI

Independence Visitors Center: "Witnesses of Christ," art exhibit by Liz Lemon Swindle, through April 30, Independence Visitors Center, 927 W. Walnut, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (call 816-836-3477 for information)

Kansas City Missouri Temple: Open house, through April 28, closed Sundays (tickets required, see kansascitymormontemple.org ); dedication, May 6 (tickets from a bishop or branch president required)

MONTANA

Time Out for Women: May 4-5, Long Beach Convention Center, theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach (see www.tofw.com for registration, cost, presenters and other information)

NEVADA

Las Vegas: Workshop: "Especially For Families" (for LDS adoptive families), April 28 (see nevadafsa.blogspot.com/2012/04/especially-for-families-workshop.html for information)

OREGON

Portland Ensign Choir and Orchestra: "Once Upon a Dream" concerts with Jenny Oaks Baker, June 15, 8 p.m., Salem (tickets required, see www.portlandensign.org )

PENNSYLVANIA

Time Out for Women: April 20-21, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, 2300 North Cameron St., Harrisburg (see www.tofw.com for registration, cost, presenters and other information)

TEXAS

Houston: Families Supporting Adoption Mini-Conference (for LDS adoptive families), April 21 (see houstonfsa.blogspot.com/2012/03/mini-conference-april-21.html for information)

TENNESSEE

Gallatin: Tennessee Families Supporting Adoption Conference, April 21 (see tennesseefsa.blogspot.com/2012/02/tennessee-chapter-fsa-adoption.html for information)

UTAH

Brigham Young University: Women's Conference, April 26-28 (tickets required; see womensconference.byu.edu or by call 801-422-8925)

South Jordan Utah Country Crossing Stake: "In Search of the One," April 25-27, 7 p.m., April 28, noon and 7 p.m.; Country Crossing Stake Center, 10860 S. 3200 West, South Jordan (free tickets required; see www.insearchoftheone.com or email stacistout@msn.com for information )

Salt Lake City Single Adults: Conference, May 19-20, Salt Lake Institute at the University of Utah (tickets required, see www.slc-sa.org )

Provo: Celebrate Adoption Walk, May 12 (see provofsa.blogspot.com/2012/04/celebrate-adoption-walk.html for information)

Church history: Men and Women of Faith lecture: "Joseph Smith, Man of Faith" by Ronald O. Barney, May 10, 7 p.m., Church Office Building Auditorium, 50 E. North Temple St., Salt Lake City (see history.lds.org/event/man-of-faith or call 801-240-2745)

WASHINGTON

Portland Ensign Choir and Orchestra: "Once Upon a Dream" concerts with Jenny Oaks Baker, June 16, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Vancouver (tickets required, see www.portlandensign.org )

Time Out for Women and Time Out for Girls: April 20-21, NB Performing Arts Center, auditorium, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane (see www.tofw.com and deseretbook.com/timeout/tofg for registration, cost, presenters and other information)

Covington: Workshop: "Bringing Baby Home," April 28 (see fsawa.blogspot.com/2012/03/bringing-baby-home-workshop-saturday.html for information)

All listed times are local time unless otherwise noted. The Mormon Times calendar list for events in the United States and Canada are published on Saturdays. To submit an event, please email it to mormontimes@desnews.com and include a contact name and phone number. Events are due noon Wednesday for Saturday's calendar.

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