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


Multistate YSA Conference 2012: May 18-20, Springdale and Fayetteville, Arkansas (register at ozarkysa.com )


Oakland: Behold Dance Collective: "Tapestry, Weaving the Community of Dance," May 19, 7-9 p.m., Oakland Interstake Center

San Francisco Bay Area Genesis Group: The LDS Sisters Soul Food Activity and Cookbook, May 26, 4-5:50 p.m., Relief Society room, Oakland Interstake Center; "A Special Destiny," June 16, 6 p.m. Oakland Interstake Center auditorium


Erie: Adoption Awareness 5K run/walk, May 19 (see coloradofsa.blogspot.com/2012/04/adoption-awareness-5k-walkrun.html for information)

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)


Tampa: "Choose to be Great," Regional YSA Conference, June 22-24 (see ysaconference.org or contact Jane French 813-928-4465) for registration information


BYU-Hawaii: 2012 Women's Conference, June 15-16 (see outreach.byuh.edu, call 808-675-3780 or email outreach@byuh.edu)


BYU— Idaho (Rexburg): Josh Wright, May 11; Mirari Brass Quintet, May 15; "An Evening with Bill Cosby," June 7 and 8, Hart Auditorium; 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)


Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center: BYU-Hawaii Alumni Chapter, May 12, 7 p.m.; Lyons Sister, May 13, 7 p.m.; Why I Believe: Olga Campora, May 20, 7 p.m. (see www.mormon.org/dc)


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)


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)

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)

Provo City Center Temple: Groundbreaking, May 12, 9 a.m. (tickets required and available from church leaders in the new temple district)

Provo: Celebrate Adoption Walk, May 12 (see provofsa.blogspot.com/2012/04/celebrate-adoption-walk.html for information)

Salt Lake City Single Adults: Conference, May 19-20, Salt Lake Institute at the University of Utah (tickets required, see www.slc-sa.org)

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)

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)

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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)

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.