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

  • Lower Alabama and Florida Panhandle YSA: Wild West Outlaw dance, Aug. 8, 7 p.m., Dothan Stake Center, 3199 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan
  • Huntsville YSA: Canoe trip, Aug. 15

ARIZONA

  • Mesa Red Mountain institute: YSA fireside, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.
  • Tempe institute: Summer session ends, Aug. 6; Welcome Week at ASU, Aug. 17-21
  • Tucson institute: YSA activity, Aug. 7
  • Phoenix single adult group: Dance, Aug. 1, 8:30 p.m., 1415 E.

Southern Ave., Mesa; Kimball East Stake break the fast, Aug. 2, 5:30

p.m., 1249 S. 48th St., Mesa; Westwood break the fast potluck, Aug. 2,

5:30 p.m., 848 N. Westwood, Mesa;Eastside buffet, forum and dance,

Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m., 315 N. Beverly, Mesa;Westwood dance, Aug. 8, 8:30

p.m., 848 N. Westwood, Mesa; Gilbert combined stakes fireside, Aug. 9,

7:30 p.m. 230 N. Val Vista Drive, Gilbert

  • CALIFORNIABakersfield institute: All California Summer YSA Conference \"No More Strangers,\" Aug. 8-9 (see www.californiaYSA.org

for registration and more information) 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 on the fifth Friday it's at Santa

Cruz, 10 p.m. (call 408-867-1750 for information)

COLORADO

  • Colorado Springs and Air Force Academy institute: Summer

fireside, President Kevin Woodward, Aug. 23, 2 p.m., Jamboree building

Fort Collins institute: Ice cream social, Aug. 20, 7 p.m.; bishopric's

barbecue, Aug. 22 Denver metro institute: Fall classes start, Aug. 19;

Friday forums start, Aug. 21, 2:30 p.mGreeley institute: Multistake ultimate Frisbee, Aug. 8, 4 p.m.; fall classes start, Aug. 24

Arvada Stake: 50-year Jubilee celebration, Aug. 1-9 (see www.arvadajubilee.com)

DELAWARE

  • Wilmington Stake: \"A Family History Event,\" Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 500 W. Chestnut Hill Road, Newark

FLORIDA

  • Panama City Stake: YSA Mystery Dance, Aug. 20, Bristol building
  • Tampa institute: Fall semester begins, Aug. 24

GEORGIA

  • South Georgia YSA: Summer conference, July 31-Aug. 2, Valdosta State University (e-mail: sgaysa@gmail.com)

IDAHO

  • BYU-Idaho (Rexburg): Education Week, Day 3, Aug. 1;

devotional, Kimball Galbraith, Aug. 4, 2 p.m., Hart auditorium;

international folk festival gala performance, Aug. 7-8, 7-9:30 p.m.,

Hart auditorium; devotional, Dan Moore, Aug. 11, 2 p.m., Hart

auditorium; movie night, Aug. 12, 9 p.m., Spori building; devotional,

Lynn Perkes, Aug. 18, 2 p.m., Hart auditoriumBoise institute: Fall classes begin Aug. 24

Pocatello institute: Registration week, Aug. 24-28; opening social, Aug. 28, 7:30 p.m.; welcome back fireside, Aug. 30, 6 p.m.; classes begin Aug. 31

Idaho Falls institute: Institute activity, hike, Aug. 8; fall classes begin Aug. 24; opening social, Sept. 10 after class

Twin Falls institute: Opening fireside, Aug. 23, 6 p.m.; classes begin Aug. 24; lunch and activity, Aug. 28, noon; opening social, Aug. 28, TBA

Moscow institute: Student stake summer musical, \"Parables,\"

Aug. 1, 7 p.m., student stake center; Weekly Friday forum begins Aug.

28; fall classes begin Aug. 31

ILLINOIS

  • Nauvoo: \"The Nauvoo Pageant: A Tribute to the Prophet Joseph

Smith,\" through Aug. 1 (performances Tuesday through Saturday nights),

Nauvoo, pre-show activities begin at 7 p.m. and the pageant begins at

8:45 p.m. (see www.historicnauvoo.net);

The Healing Power of Jesus Christ art exhibit, through Oct. 1, Historic

Nauvoo Visitors' Center; Vocal Point, August 4-15, 8:30 p.m., Nauvoo

Outdoor StagePeoria institute: End of summer activity, Aug. 8, 6 p.m., Riries' home;Tristake opening social, Aug. 29, Mahomet Lake of the Woods

Chicago Mid-Singles: Conference, Aug. 28-30 (see www.chicagomidsingles.com)

IOWA

  • Kanesville: \"Come Home to Kanesville\" musical, July 25 and

July 28-Aug. 1, performances start at 7 p.m., additional show at 4 p.m.

on Saturdays, Historic Kanesville Tabernacle, Council Bluffs, (see kanesville.org)

LOUISIANA

  • Baton Rouge institute: Fall classes start, Aug. 25

MAINE

  • Augusta Stake: Fireside \"I am a Child of God,\" Aug. 2, Yarmouth chapel

MARYLAND

  • Washington, D.C., temple visitors center (9900 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington): Heavenly Majesty — Images of Creation: exhibit of Hubble telescope high-resolution photographs, ongoing through Aug. 16

MONTANA

  • Bozeman institute: Disney/pirate dance, Aug. 24, 8 p.m.;

Family home evenings, Mondays, 7 p.m.; ultimate Frisbee, Wednesdays, 7

p.m., MSU soccer fields; summer classes, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. through Aug.

11Billings institute: Summer classes, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. through Aug. 11

NEVADA

  • Reno Nevada Stake region: Clothing fair, Aug. 7-8, begins at 6 p.m. Friday and resumes at 8 a.m. Saturday
  • Las Vegas institute: Fall classes begin Aug. 24
  • Henderson institute: Summer classes, Thursdays, 7 p.m.

NEW YORK

  • Bronx and Westchester institute: Regional YSA sports day, Aug. 1, Central Park

NORTH CAROLINA

  • Carolina YSA: Regional activity, water activities, Aug. 15, 1 p.m, followed by Kenneth Cope fireside, 7 p.m., 288 Greenbay Road, Mooresville
  • Greater Charlotte YSA: Party, \"Night of Mayhem,\" Aug. 14, 7 p.m., Hillard Ward building

OHIO

  • Columbus YSA: Quadstake YSA Hocking Hills adventure, Aug. 7-8
  • Dayton YSA: Canoe trip and dinner, Aug. 15, 12:30 p.m., Little Miami Canoe Rental (see www.cindayysa.com to RSVP)

OKLAHOMA

  • Norman institute: Multistake YSA conference, \"Decisions Determine Destiny,\" Aug 1, Stillwater Fall classes start, Aug. 26

OREGON

  • Corvallis Institute: Bishop's fireside, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.
  • Ontario Institute: Street bash and barbecue, Aug. 15, 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Fruitland, Idaho, chapel

SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Columbia institute: YSA activity, Aug. 22, 11 a.m., Fort Discovery
  • Greenville YSA: Dance, Aug. 14, 9 p.m., stake center; multistake activity, Aug. 22, Augusta

TEXAS

  • Houston YSAs: Luau, Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m., Klein Stake Center; fireside, hurricane preparedness, Aug. 16, 7 p.m., Klein Stake Center
  • Houston area single adult group: North Metro dance, Aug. 1, 8

p.m., Louetta Building; South Stake breakfast, Aug. 2, 5 p.m. Maplewood

building South metro dance, Aug. 14, 8 p.m., Maplewood building; north

metro fireside, Aug. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Hafer Road chapelKilleen and Waco institute: Epic YSA sporting activity, Aug.

8, 6-9 p.m., Temple chapel; fireside, Aug. 16, 7 p.m., Temple chapel;

swim and game night, Aug. 25, 7 p.m., McMurtrey home Edinburg YSA: Blood drive and movie night, Aug. 20, 3:30-8 p.m

LDS Friends and Family Night: Houston Astros v. Milwaukee Brewers, Aug. 8, 6 p.m., Minute Maid Park (see houston.astros.mlb.com/hou/ticketing/group_lds.jsp )

VIRGINIA

  • Buena Vista institute: Orientation Welcome dinner, Aug. 28, 5 p.m.
  • Williamsburg institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.

WASHINGTON

  • Cheney and Spokane institutes: YSA regional boating and camping activity, Aug. 7-8 (see www.boatactivity.com); YSA regional dance, Aug. 14, 9 p.m., Spokane East Stake Center; YSA fireside, Aug. 16, East Valley Stake Center
  • Pasco institute: Old Country Fair, Aug. 7, 5:30 p.m.;

fireside, \"Valiant in the Cause of Christ,\" Aug. 9, 7 p.m.; boating and

barbecue, Aug. 15, 10 a.m., Columbia Point; Star Search, Aug. 21, 7

p.m. at the instituteBellvue institute: Newcastle beach barbecue, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m.; opening social, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m., Bellvue South Stake Center

WISCONSIN

  • Wausau Stevens Point institute: YSA multistake campout, Aug. 7-8; YSA fireside and dinner, Aug. 9, 5 p.m., Pres. Pleshek's home

WYOMING

  • Laramie institute: Summer institute class, Thursdays, 5:15 p.m.; fall classes begin Aug. 26
  • Rock Springs institute: Summer institute class, Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., through Aug. 20; fall classes begin Aug. 31

CANADA, ALBERTA

  • Edmonton institute: Dance, Aug. 7, 9-11 p.m., Whyte Avenue Chapel; Wizard Lake activity, Aug. 22, 2-10 p.m.
  • Lethbridge institute: YSA dance, Aug. 7, 9 p.m., Lethbridge East Stake Center; YSA activity, Aug. 14, 7 p.m., South Institute

ONTARIO

  • Toronto institute: Multistake leadership conference, July 31-Aug. 3, at the University of Guelph (see www.ysaconf.com)

All listed times are local time unless otherwise noted.


The Mormon Times calendar events list for Utah is published Thursdays in Mormon Times, and other events in the United States and Canada are published on Saturdays. To submit an event, please e-mail it to mormontimes@desnews.com and include a contact name and phone number.