Faith in action: Karma, Scots, Book of Mormon conference
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Book of Mormon Lands Conference

The Book of Mormon Archaeological Forum will convene its Book of Mormon Lands Conference. The keynote speaker will be John L. Lund, motivational speaker, author, tour guide, scholar and consultant. His topic is "Joseph Smith and Book of Mormon geography: Challenging the Heartlanders." Register at www.bmaf.org.

When • Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m.

Where • Sheraton City Center, 150 W. 500 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $60

Wales Research

The LDS Family History Library will offer an all-day series of classes on Wales research. To register, email FHLClassReg@familysearch.org or call 801-240-4950. Visit familysearch.org/locations/library_class_schedule for a class schedule.

When • Oct. 20, 9 a.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Karma: The Law of Compassion

The Salt Lake City Theosophical Study Center will present Nelda Samarel, a retired professor of nursing, who will discuss "Karma: The Law of Compassion."

When • Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m.

Where • Sprague Library, 2131 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

The Cross and the Switchblade

The Cross and the Switchblade tells the true story of David Wilkerson's first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youths, encouraging them to turn away from drugs and gang violence, and Nicky Cruz, a gang member. Tickets available in the Calvary Chapel Bookstore.

When • Oct. 20-22, 7 p.m.

Where • Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray

Tickets • $7.50

Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

Elder Gary J. Coleman, emeritus general authority of LDS Church, will be the keynote speaker at Brigham Young University's 41st Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium on the Scriptures. For a schedule of events, visit religion.byu.edu.

When • Oct. 26, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 27, 9 a.m.

Where • Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 15 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Hispanic Research

The LDS Family History Library will offer an all-day series of classes on Hispanic research. To register, send an email to FHLClassReg@familysearch.org or call 801-240-4950. Visit familysearch.org/locations/library_class_schedule for a list of classes.

When • Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

Tickets • Freefamilysearch.org/locations/library_class_schedule

Heaven Sent Gospel Group

The Heaven Sent Gospel Group will perform gospel and contemporary music.

When • Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

Where • Central Church of the Nazarene, 1076 W. Indiana Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; donations are welcome

Scottish Highland Dance Competition

The Utah Scottish Association will host the Scottish Highland Dance Competition.

When • Oct. 27, noon to 4 p.m.

Where • First Presbyterian Church, 12 C St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

A Night of Haunted Music

A Night of Haunted Music at First Presbyterian Church will feature performances by organist Larry Blackburn and special guests from the American Leadership Academy Classes of Music, Dance and Theatre. Come in or out of costume to enjoy haunted classic, contemporary film and Broadway music favorites.

When • Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

Where • First Presbyterian Church, 12 C St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Kirkin' O' Th' Tartan

Representatives from 40 Scottish clans, wearing kilts and bearing their tartans, will gather for the Blessing of the Clans. The Salt Lake Scots Pipe Band will perform.

When • Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Where • First Presbyterian Church, 12 C St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free