Birmingham YSA: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.
Huntsville: "Away in a Manger" Christmas Festival, Dec. 12 and 13, 4:30-8:30 p.m., 1804 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville
Huntsville YSA: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.
South Alabama-Florida Panhandle YSA: Multistake temple trip to Birmingham, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.
Anchorage institute: Soup and the Spirit, Fridays, noon
Tempe: "The Forgotten Carols," Dec. 23, 7:30 p.m., ASU's Gammage Auditorium (see deseretbook.com/forgottencarols)
Phoenix single adult group: Dance, Dec. 12, 8:30 p.m., 848 N. Westwood, Mesa; fireside, Dec. 13, 6 p.m., 525 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa; Gilbert combined stakes fireside, 7 p.m., Mesa Temple Grounds; Winter Wonderland dance, Dec. 18, 8 p.m., 6265 N. 82nd, Scottsdale; midsingles dance, Dec. 19, 8 p.m., 1050 W. Grove Parkway, Tempe; country-western dance, Dec. 19, 8:30 p.m., 611 N. Stewart, Mesa; midsingles fireside, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. 1000 S. McAllister, Tempe
Mesa Temple Visitors Center: Garden Christmas light display and nativity, through Dec. 31, 7 p.m., concerts nightly (see www.mesa christmaslights.com)
Monterey institute: Multistake YSA dances on Fridays, first Friday in the Camanche building in San Jose, the second Friday at Pleasanton, the third Friday at Saratoga, the fourth Friday at Fremont and fifth Friday at Santa Cruz, 10 p.m. (call 408-867-1750 for information) Palo Alto institute: Heritage of Christmas concert, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Menlo Park Valparaiso Stake Center; institute Christmas concert, Dec. 14, 6 p.m., Memorial Church, Stanford campus
Temple Hill Visitors Center (Oakland): Temple Hill lights, through Dec. 31, nightly concerts; live Nativity, Dec. 11-13, 18-22, 7 p.m., Dec. 23, 6 p.m. (see www.templehillevents.com) Oakland Regional Family History Center: Sources and citations, Dec. 12, 1:30 p.m. (see oaklandfhc.org)
Santa Margarita Stake: Living Nativity and Crèche, through Dec. 18, 6-9 p.m., performances every half-hour; international crèche exhibit, Dec. 11-13, 4:30-9:30 p.m., 29411 Altisima Road, Rancho Santa (see www.thelivingnativity.org) Chula Vista Stake: "Waiting for Christmas" concert, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., 1590 East H St., Chula Vista
Alamosa institute: Caroling, Dec. 21
Greeley institute: Winter activity, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m.; YSA New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.
Denver YSA: New Year's Eve dance "New Year's celebration in Narnia," Dec. 31, 8 p.m., 610 Coors St., Lakewood
Denver single adults: New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, Denver Stake Center, 2170 S. Monaco Parkway, Denver
Fort Lauderdale institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.
Miami Lakes institute: Family home evening, Mondays
Panama City, Tallahassee YSA: Multistake temple trip to Birmingham, Dec. 12, 10 a.m.
Sugar Hill LDS Choir: Christmas concert, with Gainesville First United Methodist Adult Handbell Choir, Dec. 12 and 13, 7 p.m., 4833 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee
BYU-Idaho (Rexburg): Stadium singing, Sundays, 8:45 p.m. (Spanish) and 9:30 p.m. (English);Concert, Christmas in the Snow, Dec. 12, 6-8 p.m. and 8:30-10 p.m., Snow Barrus Concert Hall; Messiah sing-along, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Kirkham Auditorium; REMIX dance, Dec. 16, 7-10 p.m., Hart Auditorium 250; fall commencement, Elder Richard G. Scott, Dec. 19, 9 a.m., Hart Auditorium
Boise institute: Unison Christmas concert, Dec. 20, 5:15 and 7:30 p.m., Borah High School; stake New Year's party, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., the Sub
Pocatello institute: Institute select choir Christmas program, Dec. 13, 6 p.m.
Nampa institute: Multi-stake YSA fireside, Dec. 20, 7 p.m.
Nauvoo: Christmas storytelling at historic homes, Dec. 12 and 19, 4-5:30 p.m.; Sunday Sociable, "Joyful Noise Bell Ringers," Dec. 20, 7 p.m., Nauvoo Visitors Center; caroling, Dec. 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Nauvoo Temple front steps
Kanesville Tabernacle: Gingerbread houses holiday display, through Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. except Christmas, closes 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 222 E. Broadway, Council Bluffs
Bowling Green institute: Celestial Ball, Dec. 12, Haywood Lane building
Cedar Rapids YSA: New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., 4150 Blue Jay Drive, Cedar Rapids
Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center: Annual Festival of Lights, through Jan. 1, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., concerts nightly (see dctemplelights.lds.org)
Bozeman institute: Family home evenings, Mondays, 7 p.m.
Billings institute: YSA family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m
Historic Mormon Trail Center: Gingerbread houses holiday display, through Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. except Christmas, closes 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 3215 State St., Omaha (Historic Florence)
Las Vegas: "The Forgotten Carols," Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., Cashman Center (see deseretbook.com/forgottencarols)
Las Vegas institute: Forum and lunch, Fridays, noon
Reno institute: Soccer, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., field across from Shadow Building in Sparks; tri-ward Winter Ball, Dec. 12, Kings Row; stake Christmas sing-along, Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Golconda building; tri-ward FHE, Dec. 14, 7 p.m.; tri-ward New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
Las Cruces institute: White elephant party, Dec. 18 Albuquerque institute: Closing social, Dec. 13, 6 p.m., 6401 Pojoaque Drive NW
Carolina YSA: Dance, Dec. 18, 9:30 p.m., 3020 Hilliard, Charlotte; New Year's Eve luau, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., 5815 Carmel Road, Charlotte
Dayton YSA: Christmas party, Dec. 12; New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., 5505 Bosworth Place, Norwood
Edmond institute: Service project (gift wrapping), Dec. 12, 9 a.m.
Corvallis institute: Stake choral fireside, Dec. 13, 7 p.m.
South Oregon YSA: Bowling Tournament, Dec. 12, 7 p.m
Portland East YSA: New Year's Eve bash, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
Columbia YSA: Christmas formal dinner and dance, Dec. 12, 7 p.m., 7449 Broad River Road, Irmo (RSVP to [email protected] or 803-467-6308
Clarksville institute: Celestial Ball, Dec. 12, Haywood Lane building; closing social Dec. 17, 7 p.m.
Nashville institute: "Christmas Story" play, Dec. 15
Nashville Mormon Chorus: Handel's "Messiah," Dec. 13, 7 p.m., Franklin Stake Center
Houston single adults: Fireside, President Bradshaw, Houston Texas Temple president, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., Hafer building, 16331 Hafer Road, Houston; New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., Maplewood building, 5531 Beechnut St.
Houston YSA: Fireside, James Olson, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., Klein building; light up the night, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., Kleinwood Stake Center, 16535 Kleinwood Drive, Spring
Dallas/Ft. Worth YSA: Angel tree service, Dec. 19, 11 a.m.; Angel Tree service, Dec. 19, 11:30 a.m., 9216 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas; New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., Hurst Stake Center
Austin YSA: New Year's Eve party, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., Rutherford chapel, 1000 E. Rutherford, Austin
Killeen and Waco institute: Fireside, David and Loni Lunt, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., Temple chapel
Beaumont institute: Hayride and bonfire, Dec. 12, 5 p.m., Hatton home; tri-stake YSA conference, Dec. 18, Nacogdoches; Christmas Eve service, Dec. 24, 7 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Hospitality Center, 3959 Gulfway Drive, Port Arthur; Enchanted Rock campout, Dec. 31-Jan. 2
"Miracle of Christmas — Live at the Zoo" (pageant, Nativity): Dec. 21, 22 and 23, 7, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m., Metro Richmond Zoo, 8300 Beaver Bridge Road, Moseley NOVA Choir concerts, "Christmas in the Aire": Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Stake Center; Dec. 16, 7 and 8 p.m., Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center
Williamsburg institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m
Pasco institute: Fireside, Brother and Sister Arthur, "The Meaning of Christmas Symbols," Dec. 13, 7 p.m.; institute Christmas dinner, Dec. 15, 6 p.m., Union Building; Murder mystery, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Gage Building; fireside, Dec. 20, 7 p.m.; fireside, Dec. 20, 7 p.m.; New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
Spokane institute: YSA regional fireside, Dec 20, 7 p.m., Francis building; YSA Regional New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., Spokane Stake Center
Seattle institute: Emerald City regional YSA New Year's dance, Dec 31, 9 p.m., Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
Concert: "Comfort and Joy," Portland Mormon Choir and Orchestra, Dec. 19, 2 p.m., 8 p.m., Skyview High School, 1300 NW 139th St., Vancouver (tickets required; see portlandmormon.org)
Milwaukee YSAs: New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, South Stake Center
Calgary institute: New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.
Calgary multistake: Nativity pageant, Dec. 20-24, every 20 minutes from 7-9 p.m., Heritage Park (see www.calgarynativity.org)
Edmonton institute: New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
Lethbridge institute: New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., Lethbridge West Stake Center; Swimming party, Jan. 8, 8:30 p.m., University of Lethbridge pool
Victoria institute: Caroling, Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Quadra chapel; bistake New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, Quadra chapel
Toronto metro institute: Regional YSA dance, Dec. 31
Kitchener Ontario Stake: Come to Bethlehem, Dec 20, 7 p.m., Kitchener Stake Centre
Montreal institute: Dance, Dec. 18, 8 p.m.; fireside, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., Montreal Stake Center; New Year's Eve dance, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.; temple night, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m.
All listed times are local time unless otherwise noted.
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