What's happening? Mormon Times national calendar

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Published: Saturday, June 30 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT

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


Broadcast: "Golden Days: A Celebration of Life," the 85th birthday celebration of President Thomas S. Monson, Aug. 18, 8 p.m., Conference Center (register at www.lds.org/events starting June 16 for the ticket lottery)


Southwest Riverside County Hispanic Conference: Cultural Celebration, Sept. 1, 6 p.m.; Family History Expo and fireside, Sept. 2, 5 p.m LDS chapel, 18220 Dexter Ave., Lake Elsinore; Service Project, Sept. 3, 9 a.m. (For information, see www.facebook.com/events/218307228282686/ or email wmjsacriste@hotmail.com )

Los Angeles California Temple Visitor's Center (10777 Santa Monica Blvd.): "Celebrate America," by Tapestry (women chorus), June 30, 7:30 p.m.; "A Salute to Our Nation," Palos Verdes Regional Symphony Orchestra, July 7, 7:30 p.m.; "A Special Destiny," a reader's theater by Nathleen Albright, July 14, 7:30 p.m.; "Tribute fo Our Pioneer Heritage," David Blasucci and Friends, July 21, 2 p.m.

Orange County Singles Conference (31 and up): "Pursue Your Path to Happiness," Aug. 2-6 (see ocbcconference.com for registration and schedule)


BYU— Idaho (Rexburg): "Patriots and Pioneers," a tribute performed by Alex Boye, the university choirs and the Symphony Band, July 14, BYU-Idaho Center; Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Perry, July 26 (see www.byui.edu/tickets or by calling 208-496-3170)


Nauvoo Pageant: July 10–31, Aug. 1–4, 2012 (excluding Sundays and Mondays), Mulholland and Main, Nauvoo (see www.nauvoopageant.org )


Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center: "We Follow Jesus Christ" exhibit, daily through Aug. 31; trumpet ensemble, July 1, 7 p.m.; Night of Music and Inspiration, July 10, 7:30 p.m.; Why I Believe fireside, July 15, 7 p.m.; heritage celebration, July 22; harp/piano concert, July 28, 7 p.m.(see www.mormon.org/dc )


Hill Cumorah Pageant: July 13–14, 17–21; starts at about 9:15 p.m., 603 State Route 21, Palmyra (see www.hillcumorah.org/Pageant )


Brigham City Utah Temple: Open house, Aug. 18-Sept. 15, closed Sundays and Sept. 8 (tickets required, see BrighamCityMormonTemple.org for tickets starting July 30); dedication, Sept. 23 (tickets from a bishop or branch president required)

Brigham Young University: Family History and Genealogy Confernce, July 31-Aug. 3 (see familyhistoryconferences.byu.edu )

BYU Management Society — Salt Lake City chapter: Luncheon, Deborah Bayle, chief executive officer of United Way Utah, Sept. 13; Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament, Sept. 21, shotgun start 8 a.m., Thanksgiving Point (register for both at marriottschool.byu.edu )

Castle Valley Pageant: Aug. 2-4, 7-11, 4785 North Desbee Dove Road, Castle Dale

Concert in the Park: Synergy, July 3; singer Aaron James Karr, July 6; singer Sam Payne, July 10; vocal trio SunShade'nRain, July 13; jazz band New Hot 5, July 17; Salt Lake Scots Pipe Band, July 27; Randy and Julia, July 31; all at 8 p.m. at Brigham Young Historic Park, southeast corner of State Street and Second Avenue / North Temple Street

Clearfield: Swen Johan and Maren Andreasen Nielson family reunion, June 29-30, city park and nearby LDS Church parking lot (dinner 1 p.m. on June 30)

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