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What's happening? Mormon Times national calendar

Published: Thursday, Sept. 3 2015 1:35 p.m. MDT

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

CHURCHWIDE

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)

CALIFORNIA

San Francisco Bay Area Genesis Group: "A Special Destiny," June 16, 6 p.m. Oakland Interstake Center auditorium

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.): "Joseph: a Nashville Tribute to the Prophet," by G.E.M. (Gospel Enlightened Music), June 9, 7 p.m.; "One Accord" (an a cappella group), June 24, 7:30 p.m.; "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.

COLORADO

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): 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/tickets or by calling 208-496-3170)

ILLINOIS

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

MARYLAND

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center: "We Follow Jesus Christ" exhibit, daily through Aug. 31; MorningStar Music Center Concert, June 9, 7 p.m.; Mormon Orchestra's Children's Concert: "Music Around the World," June 10, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Night of Music and Inspiration, June 12, 7:30 p.m.; Concert: Alex Boye and the Mormon Choir of Washington, D.C., June 16, 7 p.m.; Why I Believe: Alex Boye, June 17, 7 p.m. (tickets are free but required for both events with Alex Boye; they are available from the visitor's center starting 90 minutes before each performance); (see www.mormon.org/dc )

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 )

NEW YORK

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 )

UTAH

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)

BYU Management Society — Salt Lake City chapter: Luncheon, Judge Ted Stewart, chief judge of the District of Utah, June 14, noon-1:30 p.m., Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Empire Room (advance registration required at https://marriottschool.byu.edu/mgtsoc/members/event_registration.cfm?event_id=4067 ); 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

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

Concert in the Park: One Voice, June 12; "Mama's Boys" by the Shumway Family Band, June 15; Dallyn Vail Bayles and friends, June 19; Miles to Go, June 22; Ailine's Touch of Polynesia, June 26; Salt Lake City Letter Carrier Band, June 29; 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)

LDS Church History Museum: Evenings at the Museum, Elder Marlin K. Jensen, June 21, 7 p.m. (free tickets required, call 801-240-9573)

Men and Women of Faith lecture series: "The Untold Story of Mormon Pioneers with Disabilities," June 14, 7 p.m., Church Office Building main auditorium, 50 E. North Temple

Mormon Miracle Pageant: June 21-23, 26-30; gates open at 6 p.m., pageant starts at 9:30 p.m., South Temple Hill, Manti (see www.mormonmiracle.org)

Murray Region: Murray Family History Fair, June 9, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 S. State St. (see www.MurrayFamilyHistoryFair.com for class list and registration)

Riverton FamilySearch Library: Elder Dennis C. Brimhall, June 12, 7 p.m. 740 West Market Center Drive (13175 South), Riverton

St. George: Joseph Knight Sr. and Polly Peck Knight family reunion, June 8-9, St. George area (see www.josephknightfamily.org/news/news.html for the events schedule)

Salt Lake City: Utah Families Supporting Adoption Conference (for adoptive and birth families), Aug. 10-11, Salt Lake Institute at the University of Utah, 1780 E. South Campus Drive (see laytonfsa.blogspot.com/2012/03/2012-fsa-statewide-conference-utah.html for information)

Temple Square: Organ recitals, daily Monday-Saturday, noon, Tabernacle, and 2 p.m, Confernce Center, Sundays, 2 p.m., Conference Center; Maplewood Bassoon Quartet, June 9, 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall; Aspen Winds, a woodwind quintet, June 16, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall; One Voice Children's Choir, June 23, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall; Sopranos Chris Harmon and Rachelle Harmon Hrncirik, a mother and daughter singing duo, June 30, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall

Thanksgiving Point: "Follow His Light" art exhibit by Inspirational Artists Association, through June 16, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Saturday (ticket admission required; see thanksgivingpoint.org for prices and information)

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 )

CANADA, ALBERTA

Calgary Alberta Temple: Open house, Sept. 29-Oct. 20, closed Sundays and Oct. 6 (tickets required, see www.calgarymormontemple.org ); cultural celebration, Oct. 27; dedication, Oct. 28 (tickets from a bishop or branch president required)

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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