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

CHURCHWIDE

CES fireside: Elder Neil L. Andersen, Jan. 10, 6 p.m. MST

ALABAMA

Birmingham YSA: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.

Huntsville YSA: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.

ALASKA

Anchorage institute: Soup and the Spirit Fridays, resuming Jan. 22, noon

ARIZONA

Glendale institute: Classes begin, Jan. 18

Phoenix single adult group: Game night, Jan. 9, 6 p.m., 61st Avenue and Dunlap, Glendale; fireside, Mark Mabry, Jan. 10, 7:30 p.m., 230 N. Val Vista, Gilbert

ARKANSAS

Fayetteville institute: Activity, Jan. 13; Winter Wonderland dance, Jan. 23

CALIFORNIA

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)

Temple Hill Visitors Center (Oakland): Embers of Christmas Fireside with Catholic Sincerity Girls Choir and the Oakland Mormon Youth String Ensemble, Jan. 2, 7 p.m., Oakland Temple Visitors Center (see www.templehillevents.com)

Stockton institute: Open house week, Jan. 3-7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

San Luis Obispo institute: Blood drive, Jan. 27, 3-7 p.m.

Irvine institute: Multi-institute fireside, Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., Irvine Stake Center, 23 Lake Road, Irvine

COLORADO

Greeley institute: Classes start, Jan. 11

Denver YSA: Institute Recognition Night, Feb. 19

FLORIDA

Fort Lauderdale institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.

Miami Lakes institute: Family home evening, Mondays

Tampa institute: Classes begin, Jan. 11

IDAHO

BYU-Idaho (Rexburg): Stadium singing, Sundays, 8:45 p.m. (Spanish) and 9:30 p.m. (English); multistake fireside, Elder Hammond, Jan. 3, 6 p.m., Hart Auditorium; devotional, Jan. 5, 2 p.m., Hart Auditorium; concert, Brooke White, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m., Hart Auditorium

Boise institute: Ice skating party, Jan. 8, 8 p.m., Ice World; devotional, Jan. 21, 11:40 a.m.; lunch, Jan. 22, 11:30 a.m.

Idaho Falls institute: Opening social, Jan. 21, 8 p.m., Idaho Falls North Stake center

Burley institute: Snake River bowling, Jan. 16, 9 p.m.

KANSAS

Manhattan institute: Classes start, Jan. 19

MARYLAND

Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center: Concert, Jenny Oaks Baker and the Winterland Ensemble, Jan. 2, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

MISSOURI

Springfield institute: Winter kickoff, Jan. 12, 6 p.m.

Joplin institute: Classes start, Jan. 20

MONTANA

Billings institute: YSA ward family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.

Bozeman institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.

NEBRASKA

Omaha institute: Spring quarter classes start, Jan. 11; free treat week, Jan. 11-15

Lincolin institute: Classes start, Jan. 11

NEVADA

Reno institute: Tri-ward family home evening, Jan. 11, 7 p.m.; institute movie night, Jan. 15, 7 p.m.; tri-ward sledding trip, Jan. 16; temple cleaning, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.

Las Vegas institute: Classes start, Jan. 11

Las Vegas north institute: Classes start, Jan. 19, Thom building and North Stake Center, Jan. 20, 7 p.m., Temple View Chapel

Las Vegas West Charleston institute: Classes start, Jan. 19-22

NEW MEXICO

Las Cruces institute: Dance, Jan. 15, 8 p.m.; \"Get to Know You,\" Jan. 29, 7 p.m.

Farmington institute: Opening social, progressive dinner and dance, Jan. 15, 6 p.m., Knudsen building

NEW YORK

Brooklyn & Staten Island institute: Classes start, Jan. 11; Conferencia de YSA, Feb. 12-13, 217 E. 87th St., Manhattan

New York City metro area: Institute classes start, Jan. 11 (see ldsces.org/nycmetro)

FebCon 2010: \"Don't Stop Believing,\" Feb. 12-14, Cornell University (see sites.google.com/site/febcon2010; registration deadline is Feb. 6)

NORTH CAROLINA

Carolina YSA: Temple trip, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.

Durham institute: Classes begin, Jan. 11

OHIO

Columbus YSA: Quad-stake college readiness workshop, Jan. 16, 4-6 p.m.; talent show, Jan. 16

Northeast Ohio YSA: YSA Sacrament and testimony meeting, Kirtland Temple, Jan. 17, 10 a.m., shuttle leaves the Kirtland Stake Center, 8751 Kirtland Road, at 9:15 a.m.

OKLAHOMA

Tulsa institute: Classes start in Tulsa, Jan. 20; classes start in Bartlesville, Jan. 21

OREGON

Ontario institute: Mr. Institute activity, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadephia institute: Dinner and fireside for married students and their spouses, Jan. 16, 6 p.m., Broomhall Chapel, 721 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomhall

TEXAS

Arlington institute: Classes start, Jan. 12, 7 p.m.

Houston single adults: Souper Saturday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m., 702 Rock Creek, Richmond

Lubbock institute: Classes start, Jan. 13; international dinner, Jan. 22, 7 p.m.

VIRGINIA

Northern Virginia East institute: Annandale NVCC classes begin, Jan. 12; George Mason classes begin, Jan. 20

Williamsburg institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m

WASHINGTON

Bellingham institute: CES Fireside and dessert after, Jan. 10, 5 p.m

Pullman institute: Movie night, Thursdays, 7 p.m.; ice skating activity, Jan. 23, 5 p.m. for married students, 6 p.m. for singles, Moscow ice skating rink

Seattle institute: Friday Friendship Feast, Fridays, 11:30 a.m.

Tacoma institute: Friday Forum, Fridays at noon

WYOMING

Laramie institute: Devotional and lunch, Tuesdays, 12:10 p.m.

Rock Springs institute: Devotional and lunch, Fridays, noon; classes start, Jan. 25

CANADA, ALBERTA

Calgary institute: Bowling, Jan 6., 9:30 p.m., Mountain View Bowling 11, 393 Richmond Road SW; BrrrBQ, Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m., North Institute; Beach \"Ball,\" Jan 8, 9:30 p.m., Modest beach attire, please

Edmonton institute: YSA Salsa dance class, every Friday, 7 p.m.

Lethbridge institute: Swimming party, Jan. 8, 8:30 p.m., University of Lethbridge pool; pancake breakfast, Jan 9, 9:30 a.m., South Institute; YSA Dance, Jan 15, 9 p.m., Lethbridge West Stake Center; YSA Dance, Jan 29, 9 p.m., Lethbridge West Stake Center

ONTARIO

Kitchener Stake:Finding Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, Jan. 31, 7 p.m., Kitchener Stake Centre

QUEBEC

Montreal institute: Temple night, Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m

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.