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


CES Fireside: Broadcast, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. MDT (see institute.lds.org)


Oakland: Mormon Night, Oakland A's vs. Toronto Blue Jays, Aug. 20, pre-game tailgate, 4:30 p.m.; game, 6:05 p.m., Oakland Coliseum, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland (see alumni.byu.edu/oaklandAs2011 for ticket information)

Genesis group: Barbecue, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Marina Park, San Leandro

Los Angeles Temple Visitors' Center: Mike Ramsdell, author of "A Train to Potevka," Aug. 27, 7 p.m.

Temple Hill: "God's Plan for His Family," opened Aug. 6, Oakland Temple Visitors' Center; dance auditions (ages 14 and up) for "Behold the Gift: Celebrating the Life of Christ through Dance," Aug. 27, 4 p.m., Assembly Room, Oakland Interstake Center (for information call 925-354-2117 or email [email protected])

BYU Management Society — Silicon Valley Social media and the church, Barett Christensen, Aug. 30, 7-9 p.m., 5700 Comanche Drive, San Jose


Hawaii YSA and single adults:Regional YSA/SA conference, Aug. 18-21, Laie (see www.koolauloacalendar.org/register.html for registration, cost and schedules)


Pocatello institute: Registration week, Aug. 22-26; opening social/luau, Aug. 26; classes start, Aug. 29

Photography exhibit: "He Lives! Portraits of Christ," through Sept. 3, noon-9 p.m., 152 S. State St., Shelley (see www.portraitsofchrist.org)

Historic Chesterfield: Concert, Vince & Mindi, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., Amusement Hall at the Historic Townsite


Nauvoo: Sunday Sociable, Sundays, Aug. 28, 7 p.m., Historic Nauvoo Visitors' Center (see www.historicnauvoo.net)

Nauvoo area YSAs: YSA Conference, Sept. 16-18, Historic Nauvoo (for registration information, schedule and cost, go to nauvooysaconference2011.eventbrite.com)


Washington, D.C., Temple Visitors' Center: Humanitarian Exhibit, "Love Thy Neighbor," through October, open daily 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Why I Believe: Elder Stephen and Sister Laurie Sowby, Aug. 21, 7 p.m.


Sandstone Stake: Family History Jamboree, Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 221 S. Lorenzi, Las Vegas (register at fhcopenhouse.org)

Las Vegas institute: Open house for all young adults, Aug. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., 1095 University Road, Las Vegas


Screening: "Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold," Aug. 20, 1 p.m., Cameo Art House Theatre, 225 Hay St., Fayetteville; Aug. 22, 7 p.m., Goldsboro Premiere Theatre 12, 105 Tenth Place, Goldsboro; Aug. 23, 7 p.m., Galaxy Cinema, 770 Cary Towne Blvd., Cary; Aug. 24, 7 p.m., Carousel Cinemas, 1305 Battleground Ave., Greensboro; Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St., Charlotte (see www.josephmovie.com)


Screening: "Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold," Sept. 6, 7 p.m., Granada Theatre, 1311 Adams Ave., LaGrande; Sept. 7, Columbia Cinema, 2727 W. 7th St., The Dalles; Sept. 8, 7 p.m., Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St., Portland; Sept. 12, 7 p.m., Historic Grand Theatre, 191 High Street NE, Salem; Sept. 14, Bijou Art Cinema, 492 E. 13th Ave., Eugene (see www.josephmovie.com)


South Carolina YSA: Activity, Aug. 20, Columbia; activity/dance, Sept. 17, Charleston


Austin: Austin Institute of Religion reunion for 1970-71 alumni, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Austin Institute of Religion, 2020 San Antonio Street, Austin (for information, contact Houston Hill at [email protected])

Killeen single adults (31 and up): Fireside, Kristin Planinz, Aug. 21, Killeen High Council Room

Killeen YSA (18-30): Fireside, Sheryl Olson, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., institute room; temple baptism session, Aug. 26, San Antonio Temple


Screening: "17 Miracles," Aug. 22, 7 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 West Sprague Ave. (sponsored by the Spokane Chapter of the BYU Management Society; $5 per person or $20 for the whole family; for information see ms.byu.edu/spokane)

Screening: "Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold," Aug. 22, 7 p.m., Lincoln Theatre, 712 First St., Mount Vernon; Aug. 23, 7 p.m., Everett Historic Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; Aug. 24, 7 p.m., Lincoln Square Cinemas, 600 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue; Aug. 25, 7 p.m., Liberty Theatre, 116 West Main St., Puyallup; Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Media Works, Glenwood Square, 5110 Tieton Drive, Yakima; Aug. 31, 7 p.m., Fairchild Cinemas, 233 N Block St., Moses Lake; Sept. 1, 7 p.m. and Sept. 3, 2 p.m., Garland Theatre, 924 West Garland Ave., Spokane; Sept. 5, 7 p.m., Fairchild Cinemas, 5020 Convention Drive, Pasco (see www.josephmovie.com)

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 [email protected] and include a contact name and phone number. Events are due noon Wednesday for Saturday's calendar.