Faith in action: Mormon symposium, gospel music, Scottish dance
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Nancy Lower Fundraiser Dinner

The Springville Senior Center will host a fundraiser dinner for Nancy Lower, who became a quadriplegic from a fall she suffered while working for the Peace Corps in Africa. Contact the Springville Community Presbyterian Church at 801-489-4390 or email scpcoffice@gmail.com for tickets.

When • Oct. 27, 6-9 p.m.

Where • Springville Senior Center, 65 E. 200 South, Springville

Tickets • $15.00

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

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. 27, 9 a.m.

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

Tickets • Free

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 will feature performances by organist Larry Blackburn and special guests from the American Leadership Academy Classes of Music, Dance and Theatre.

When • Oct. 27, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Meet the Candidates

Candidates for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House District 2 will participate in a Q&A forum.

When • Oct. 28, 10 a.m.

Where • Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 S. 1700 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Forum for Questioning Minds

The Forum for Questioning Minds will feature Jan Saeed, director of spiritual life at Westminster College, on the topic of "Spirituality in the 21st Century."

When • Oct. 28, 2-3:30 p.m.

Where • Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, 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., 11 a.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Catholic Community Services Holiday Food Drive

Catholic Community Services will collect and donate holiday food items, including turkeys, hams (of all sizes), canned yams and pumpkin, cranberry sauce, stuffing, potatoes, gravy and canned vegetables.

When • Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where • Catholic Community Services-Ogden, 2504 F Ave., Ogden

Tickets • Free

Day of the Dead Celebration and Altar

Una Mano Amiga and The Utah Cultural Celebration Center will 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. The Day of the Dead Celebration will be Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m.

When • Oct. 29-Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m., Nov. 3-4, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

The Kabbalah of You

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present "The Kabbalah of You: A Guide to Unlocking Your Hidden Potential," the institute's six-session fall 2012 course.

When • Oct. 29, 7:30-9 p.m.

Where • Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, 1760 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Visit www.myjli.com/index.html?task=locations_course&cid=1009

Harvest Party

Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City will sponsor a Harvest Party with games, candy, prizes, petting zoo, maze, pumpkin launching, puppet show and food. Call 801-264-9999 or www.CalvarySLC.org for information.

When • Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free