What's happening? Mormon Times national calendar

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)

Family History Library: Danish research series, July 14, 9 a.m.-noon, Family History Library, downtonwn Salt Lake City (see familysearch.org/locations/library_class_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; Assembly Hall; Sopranos Chris Harmon and Rachelle Harmon Hrncirik, a mother and daughter singing duo, June 30, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall; patriotic concert, Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, July 7, 7:30 p.m., Tabernacle; "Beauty and Laughter, Come What May and Love It," BYU-Idaho Dance Alliance, July, 14, 7:30 p.m., Conference Center Little Theater (tickets required, go to www.lds.org/events or 801-570-0080); Pioneer Day Concert, "The Joy of Song," Mormon Tabernacle Choir, July 20-21, 7:30 p.m., Conference Center (tickets already distributed; standby line will form by the North Gate on Temple Square); the All-American Boys Chorus, July 28, 7:30 p.m., Assembly Hall


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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