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Published November 1, 2013 3:14 pm
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Diwali Festival of Lights

This festival in India is a Thanksgiving and New Year's celebration rolled into one. Lots of food, merriment and a gala fireworks show to celebrate the harvest. Visit www.facebook.com/krishnatemple/events for information.

When • Saturday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m.

Where • Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, 965 E. 3370 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $3

Day of the Dead Celebration

Una Mano Amiga and the Utah Cultural Celebration Center present the annual Day of the Dead altar display and community gathering, a folk art exhibit and event recognizing this significant and expressive Mexican holiday.

When • Display can been seen Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Day of the Dead Celebration will be Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m.

Where • Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City

Tickets • Free

Rummage Sale

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will hold two rummage sales and charity food drives for the Utah Food Bank. Furniture, antiques, refrigerators, wall ovens, jewelry, designer clothing and children's clothing will be sold.

When • Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where • Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 12723 Park Ave., Riverton

Tickets • Free

The Story of Scripture

Walk through the story of Scripture from Adam and Eve to the heavens and earth in this class taught by Jonathan Stoddard, an assistant pastor at Jordan Presbyterian Church.

When • Saturday, Nov. 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where • Sandy Library, 10100 S. Petunia Way (1405 East), Sandy

Tickets • Free

Judge Memorial Gala and Auction

Judge Memorial Catholic High School will hold "A Night to Remember — Believe — Celebrate" gala and fundraiser.

When • Saturday, Nov. 2, cocktails and silent auction at 5:30 p.m., dinner, live auction and dancing at 8 p.m.

Where • Marriott Hotel Downtown, 75 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $125; www.judgememorial.com/gala13

Sounds Choir

The Sounds Choir from Idaho Falls, Idaho will share a varied program. This 75-voice community choir will share religious anthems, Broadway tunes, and popular music including a medley from Les Miserables.

When • Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.

Where • LDS Assembly Hall, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Skaggs Catholic Center Open House

Campus tours and activities spotlight pre-K-12 academic programs, clubs, activities, sports, arts and more. Meet coaches, teachers and staff of Guardian Angel Daycare, St. John the Baptist Elementary and Middle schools and Juan Diego Catholic High School.

When • Sunday, Nov. 3, 12:30-3 p.m.

Where • Skaggs Catholic Center, 11800 S. 300 East, Draper

Tickets • Free; www.skaggscatholiccenter.org or call 801-984-7661

Eccles Organ Festival

The Eccles Organ Festival will feature Isabelle Demers.

When • Sunday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m.

Where • Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Rumi Poetry Club

This club espouses spiritual poetry for everyday and as a form of meditation to nourish the soul and mind.

When • Thursday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Anderson-Foothill Branch Library, 1135 S. 2100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Life in Stills

The Jewish Arts Festival will feature "Life in Stills," winner of the Israeli Oscar for best documentary film. As part of the JCC's Jewish Arts Festival, there will be a screening the film along with its accompanying photo exhibit. The Utah Premiere will be Nov. 9, 6-10 p.m. that includes drinks, dinner, the screening and a Q&A with Ben Peter. Visit slcjcc.org/community-events/jewish-arts-festival for information. For scheduling information and reservations, contact Rita Skolnick, 801-581-0098 ext 119, or rskolnick@slcjcc.org.

When • Saturday, Nov. 9, 6-10 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m.

Where • IJ and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 N. Medical Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • The premiere costs $25. The other viewings are $7.50

Dancing with the Saint John the Baptist Stars

The Saint John the Baptist Ladies Association, in partnership with DF Dance Studio, will sponsor the "Dancing with the Saint John the Baptist Stars" fundraiser. All proceeds will be donated to provide hope for the injured, shelter for the displaced, care for the afflicted. Tickets will be available through Nov. 3. For information contact Karin Hurley, 801-809-4089 or visit sjb-parish.org/ladiesluncheon.html.

When • Sunday, Nov. 10, 1-5 p.m.

Where • The Gateway, 18 N. Rio Grande St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $45; $55 for VIP

American Indian Research Series

The LDS Family History Library will offer classes on American Indian research. The classes will be: "American Indian Research and FamilySearch Wiki" and "American Indian Case Study." Visit familysearch.org/locations/library_class_schedule for information. To register, contact FHLClassReg@familysearch.org or call 1-801-240-4950.

When • Saturday, Nov. 9, 9:15-11:30 a.m.

Where • LDS Family History Library, 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free




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