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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


Greeley institute: Classes start, Jan. 11

Denver YSA: Institute Recognition Night, Feb. 19


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

Miami Lakes institute: Family home evening, Mondays

Tampa institute: Classes begin, Jan. 11


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.


Manhattan institute: Classes start, Jan. 19


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


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

Joplin institute: Classes start, Jan. 20


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

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


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

Lincolin institute: Classes start, Jan. 11


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


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


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)


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

Durham institute: Classes begin, Jan. 11


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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

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


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


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


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.