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)


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 Kathryn@BeholdDance.org)

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


Pocatello institute: 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)


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.; flute concert: Megan Tholen and Rebecca Tate, Sept. 3, 7 p.m.; Mormon Choir of Washington, D.C,, 9/11 Commemoration Concert, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (tickets required); Night of Music and Inspiration, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Why I Believe: Brad and Mary Jane Bryan, Sept. 18, 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)


Screening: "Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold," 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/dance, Sept. 17, Charleston


Killeen YSA (18-30): Temple baptism session, Aug. 26, San Antonio Temple


Screening: "Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold," 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)

Seattle institute: 50th anniversary reunion, Sept. 23-25, institute building (to RSVP, send memories, stories or questions email Todd Knowles at knowlesta@ldschurch.org)

> 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.