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


CES fireside: Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve, Sept. 12


Huntsville YSA: Multistake activity, Aug. 14, 11 a.m., Oak Mountain State Park; fireside, Aug. 15, 7 p.m.


Anchorage institute: Soup and the Spirit, Fridays, noon

Fairbanks institute: Family home evening, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.

Juneau institute: Volleyball, Thursdays, 8 p.m., Juneau Stake Center


Mesa institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 23

Tucson institute: Registration, Aug. 23-24; pizza for freshmen and new students, Aug. 24, noon; classes begin, Aug. 25

Phoenix single adult 31+ group: Dance, Aug. 14, 8:30 p.m., 848 N. Westwood, Mesa; fireside, Aug. 15, 5 p.m., 525 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa; dance and games night, Aug. 20, 8 p.m., 6265 N. 82nd, Scottsdale; game night/potluck/pool party, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m., 5939 W. Harrison, Chandler; mid-singles dance, Aug. 21, 8 p.m., 1050 W. Grove Parkway, Tempe; dance, Aug. 21, 8:30 p.m., 611 N. Stewart, Mesa; fireside, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m., 825 S. 32nd, Mesa


Fayetteville institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 23


Bakersfield institute: Back to school dance, Aug. 27, 9 p.m.

Berkeley institute: Fall semester kick-off mixer, Aug. 23, 7 p.m.

Fresno Van Ness institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 16

Fullerton institute: Fall classes begin Aug. 23

Northridge institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 30

Rocklin institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 30

San Luis Obispo institute: Aloha beach party, Aug. 21

Stockton institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 23

Temple Hill Visitors' Center: Genesis group annual picnic, Aug. 28, 11 a.m., Marina Park, 13802 Monarch Bay Drive, San Leandro

LDS Night: Oakland A's, Aug. 19, 5:30 p.m., Oakland Coliseum; fireside, Vance Law and Andrew Law, Aug. 20, 7 p.m., Oakland Interstake Center


Denver YSA: Summer fling and dance, Aug. 14, 5 p.m., Apex Center and Arvada chapel (see www.denverysa.org)

Colorado Springs institute: Summer institute dinner and fireside, Aug. 22, 2 p.m., Jamboree building, 8295 Jamboree Circle

Fort Collins institute: "School Bells are Ringing," service project, Aug. 14; ice cream social, Aug. 19, 7 p.m.; bishop's barbecue, Aug. 21, 6 p.m.; welcome back celebration, Aug. 23; fall classes start, Aug. 25; comedy night and dinner, Aug. 27, 6 p.m.

Greeley institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 23


Hartford institute: Opening social, Sept. 17, Brother Weber's home

New Haven institute: Fall classes being, Sept. 7; opening social, Sept. 17


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

Miami Lakes institute: Family home evening, Mondays

Tallahassee institute: YSA T-Town Get Down, Sept. 11, games, 2-5 p.m., dinner and dance, 7 p.m.

Tampa institute: Classes begin, Aug. 23


BYU-Hawaii: FA Art Show, Aug. 16-21, Fine Arts auditorium lobby; Devotional, President Finau Hafoka, Laie Hawaii North Stake, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.; fireside, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m., CAC; summer Olympics, Aug. 23-28; devotional, David Bybee, Aug. 24, 11 a.m.; "Dancing with Stars," Aug. 25, 6 p.m., ACB; BYUHSA ball, Aug. 27, 7 p.m.


Idaho Falls Temple Visitors Center: "Heavenly Majesty: Images of Creation," through Sept. 6, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily

BYU-Idaho (Rexburg): Devotional, Dixie Nordfelt, Aug. 17, 2 p.m., Taylor chapel; blood drive, Aug. 18-20, 9 a.m., Taylor cultural hall; devotional, Lynda Hawkes, Aug. 24, 2 p.m., Taylor chapel; Acoustic Cafe, Aug. 26, 8 p.m., Manwaring Center; devotional, D. Joshua Holt, Aug. 31, 2 p.m., Taylor chapel

Boise institute: Wednesday institute nights, through Aug. 18, 7 p.m.

Burley institute: Fall classes start, Sept. 1

Coeur d'Alene institute: Regional YSA Hawaiian luau dance, Aug. 20, 9 p.m.; regional YSA fireside, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., East Stake Center

Moscow institute: LDS classic movie night, Aug. 24, 7 p.m.; lunch and devotional start, Aug. 27, 12:30 p.m.

Idaho Falls institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 23

Pocatello institute: Registration week, Aug. 23-27; opening social, Aug. 27; fireside, Elder Alan J. Webb, Area Seventy, Aug. 28, 6 p.m.; fall classes begin, Aug. 30


Nauvoo: BYU's International Folk Dance Ensemble, Aug. 14, 8:30 p.m., Historic Nauvoo Outdoor Theater

Peoria institute: Tristake institute opening social, Aug. 28, 3 p.m.; fall class starts, Sept. 2


West Lafayette institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 23


Alexandria institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 18

Baton Rouge institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 24

Ruston institute: Fall classes begin, Sept. 8

Shreveport institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 24


Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center: Bronze exhibit, "The Healing Power of Jesus Christ," through Oct. 31; "Why I Believe" fireside, President Mark and Sister Karyn Albright, Aug. 15, 7 p.m.; parenting fireside, Richard and Linda Eyre, Sept. 5, 7 p.m.


Columbia institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 24


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

Bozeman institute: YSA ward family home evening, Mondays, 7 p.m.; kickball Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m., MSU south fields; Service project, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.; fall classes start, Aug. 30

Kalispell institute: Fall classes start, Aug. 31


Historic Winter Quarters: "Reflections of Christ," through Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Mormon Trail Center, Florence


Elko institute: Rock climbing, Aug. 14, 8 a.m.; Ultimate spoons, Aug. 20; end of summer bash, Aug. 21, 4 p.m.; barbecue, Aug. 23, 7 p.m.; pool party, Aug. 27, 4 p.m.; fireside, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., West Stake Center; volleyball, Aug. 30; fall classes start, Aug. 31

Las Vegas institute: Fall opening barbecue, Aug. 27

Las Vegas West Charleston institute: Summer classes, Thursdays, 7 p.m.; fall classes begin, Aug. 31

Reno institute: Tubing down American River, Aug. 14; Mid-singles Shakespeare at Lake Tahoe, Aug. 21, 5:30 p.m.; new student orientation and dance, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m.; fall classes begin, Aug. 23; bishop's fireside, Aug. 29, 7 p.m.; service activity, Aug. 30


Albuquerque institute: Registration kickoff, Aug. 16

Farmington institute: Fall classes begin, Aug. 25; fall opening social, Sept. 4, Trimble Hot Springs


Carolina YSA: Regional water activity, Aug. 14, 288 Greenbay Road, Mooresville; dance, Aug. 20, 9:30 p.m., Hilliard building; home evening, Mondays, 7:30 p.m., 3020 Hilliard, Charlotte

Durham institute: Opening social, Aug. 26, 7 p.m.


Dakota YSA: Regional YSA conference, Sept. 10-12, Bismark Stake Center (see dakotaysa.com)


Akron institute: Water activity, Aug. 14; quadstake activity, Aug. 21, John Johnson Farm

Columbus YSA: Last day of summer classes, Aug. 18; Beach party, Aug. 28, Alum Creek

Dayton YSA: Roaring '20s dance, Aug. 20, 8 p.m., Fairborn Ward building


Edmond institute: LDSSA car wash, Aug. 28, 9 a.m.; opening social, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m.; institute social, Sept. 4

Norman institute: University temple night, Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Tulsa institute: Classes begin, Aug. 24


Ashland institute: Friday Forum, Fridays, noon

Clackamas institute: Fall classes begin, Sept. 30

Eugene YSA: Multistake activity, Aug. 13-14, 5 p.m., Hoodoo Lodge

Gresham institute: Mission prep classes, Tuesdays, 7 p.m.; class and activities, Wednesdays, 7 p.m.

Medford YSA: Pear harvest, Aug. 14, 21, 28, Klamath Falls

Portland West YSA: Summer activity, Aug. 14; four ward YSA barbecue, Aug. 16, 6:30 p.m., Tigard Building rec field; temple baptisms, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Portland Temple; four-ward YSA barbecue, Aug. 30


Harrisburg institute: Summer beach trip, Aug. 14


South Carolina YSA group: Summer Beach Blowout, Aug. 28, Huntington Beach State Park, Murrells Inlet


Nashville institute: YSA regional game day, Aug. 21, 10 a.m., Barfield Park, Murfreesboro


Arlington institute: Fall opening social, Aug. 27, 6 p.m.

Austin institute: Fall classes start, Aug. 25; welcome back activity, Sept. 10

College Station institute: Fall opening social, Sept. 3, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas/Fort Worth YSA: Regional conference, Sept. 10-12, Denton (see dfwysa.net)

Denton institute: Registration daze, Aug. 26-27

Gilmer institute: Classes start, Sept. 1

Houston YSA: Luau, Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m., Kleinwood Stake Center, Spring

Killeen YSA: Fireside, Aug. 15, 7 p.m.

Oak Hill Stake single adults: Pizza and dance, Aug. 21, 7 p.m., Parker Lane chapel, 2111 Parker Lane, Austin; tristake single adult conference, Sept. 17 (7 p.m. dance), Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (7 p.m. dance), Parker Lane chapel, 2111 Parker Lane, Austin

Tyler institute: Classes start, Aug. 31, 7 p.m., Shiloh building Relief Society room


Buena Vista institute: Fall opening social dinner, Aug. 27, 5 p.m.; fireside, Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.; fall classes begin, Aug. 30; Friday Food and Fun, Sept. 3, 5 p.m.

Central Virginia YSA: Bake at the Lake, Aug. 14, noon, Lake Anna, 4834 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania

Southern Virginia University, Buena Vista: Water fight night, Aug. 14, 2 p.m., Chandler Field; Convocation, Sept. 3, 11 a.m.

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


Bellevue institute: Forum, Fridays, 11 a.m.; volleyball, Thursdays, 8 p.m.

Bellingham institute: Fall quarter starts, Sept. 22

Cheney institute: Dance, Aug. 20; fireside, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., East Stake Center

Ellensburg institute: Volleyball, Thursdays, 8 p.m.; luau on the River, Aug. 14, 4 p.m., Howard Amon Park, Richland

Marysville YSA: Survivor competition, Aug. 21, 1 p.m., Cascade Park

Pasco institute: Luau, Aug. 14, 4 p.m., Howard Amon Park; fireside, Aug. 15, 7 p.m.; boating and barbecue, Aug. 21, 10 a.m., Columbia Point; fireside, Aug. 22; softball/kickball, Aug. 27, 7 p.m., Pasco Stake Center; fireside, Aug. 29

Pullman institute: Movie night, Thursdays, 7 p.m.; Friday Forum, Fridays, 12:10 p.m.; Institute Women's Association meetings, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.; Swim party, Aug. 19, 8 p.m., Hamilton Lowe Aquatic Center

Seattle institute: Friday Friendship Feast, Fridays, 11:30 a.m., $2.25; Volleyball, Wednesdays, 9 p.m., Seattle North Stake Center

Seattle South YSA: Outdoor movie night, Aug. 20

Spokane institute: Luau, Aug. 20, 9 p.m., East Stake Center; regional YSA fireside, Aug. 22, 7 p.m., East Stake Center

Tacoma institute: Friday Forum, Fridays at noon

Vancouver YSA: Survivor activity, Aug. 14


Milwaukee YSA: YSA campout, Sept. 10-11


Laramie institute: Welcome week, Aug. 22-29: fireside, Aug. 22, 5:30 p.m.; campus tours, Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m.; registration, Aug. 23; welcome back FHE, Aug. 23, 7 p.m.; pizza at the Tute, Aug. 24, noon; games at Washington Park, Aug. 24, 6 p.m.; barbecue and concert, Aug. 25, 5 p.m., Prexy's Pasture; games, Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m.; married student fireside, Aug. 29, 7 p.m.

Rock Springs institute: Opening social barbecue, Aug. 26, 8 p.m.; institute classes begin, Aug. 30


Edmonton institute: YSA salsa dance class, Fridays, 7 p.m., swing dance classes, Fridays, 8:30 p.m.; waffles, Wednesdays, 11 a.m.; forum, Fridays, noon; park activity, Aug. 20, 7 p.m.

Lethbridge institute: YSA dance, Aug. 27, 9 p.m., Lethbridge West Stake Center; bishop's barbecue, Sept. 8, Lethbridge South Institute; Slip 'N Slide, Sept. 9, Sugar Bowl; dance, Sept. 10, 9 p.m., Lethbridge West Stake Center; pancake breakfast, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m. Lethbridge West Institute; institute classes begin, Sept. 13

Red Deer institute: Welcome week activities, Sept. 10-12


Brampton Ontario Stake: One World, One Family Family History Conference, Aug. 21, 9 a.m., Brampton Stake Centre (register at www.oneworldonefamily-theevent.com)

Toronto Ontario Stake: Saviour of the World, Aug. 14, Toronto Stake Centre (see www.saviouroftheworld.ca for tickets and information); Jubilee Conference meeting, Aug. 15, 10 a.m., Toronto Stake Centre; 50th Anniversary Jubilee Reunion, Sept. 11, 2 p.m., Ossington Chapel

Toronto institute: Regional YSA temple night, Aug. 20, 7 p.m.; international food night, Aug. 27, 8 p.m.; barn dance, Sept. 3


Montreal Quebec Mount Royal Stake: Youth conference, Aug. 12-14, Mount Royal Stake Center, 7110 Boulevard Newman, LaSalle

Montreal and Quebec City institutes: YSA Conference, Aug. 20-22, Longueuil Stake Centre, 1420 Boulevard Marie-Victorin, Longueuil

Montreal institute: Fall classes begin, Sept. 3; Mont Saint-Hilaire Hike, Sept. 11

All listed times are local time unless otherwise noted.

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