LDS Events Calendar: June 2014

Deseret Book Lunch and Learn Events

All DB Lunch and Learn events happen every Friday at the downtown Deseret Book store in Salt Lake from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

June 6: Jeffrey Hein

Jeffery Hein is local artist who has been painting professionally and teaching painting and drawing since 2002. In 2007, he opened the Hein Academy of Art and has become in high demand. His art has earned him invitations to international art shows, and he's been written about in several newspapers and national magazines. 

June 13: Mike Call

Mike studied painting at Rick's College, and interned under Edward J. Fraughton, one of the finest western sculptors in the U.S. Under Fraughton's tutelage, Mike helped in the production of the award-winning monument in downtown Omaha. He has also completed a series of sculptures celebrating the history of the Boy Scouts. in 2006, he was awarded the First Place Walker Hancock Prize from the National Sculpture Society. 

June 20: Shirley McKay Britsch

Shirley always had an interest in art, but it wasn't until her children grew up and left home that she went back to school and pursued graphic design and illustration. She has been influenced by travels in Asia and has studied with Asian instructors. She now creates art with watercolor, acrylics, casein, collage, and even Chinese inks on rice paper--sometimes all on the same work!

June 27: Travis Wood

Travis has studied art his whole life, dabbling in many different mediums before setting his focus on oils. He received a Bachelors of Arts in 2010 from Brigham Young University Idaho, and has studied under Greg Thorkelson, Leon Parson, Josh Clair, Sally Ellis, and Mike Malm. He continues to pursue excellence in art, exploring projects in color and light while maintaining an old-masters-like style. 

Bells on Temple Square

"Ring for Joy" Spring Concert

June 13, 2014--The Bells on Temple Square will present "Ring for Joy," its annual spring concert, on Friday, June 13, 2014, at 7:30p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. The program will showcase a broad variety of hand bell repertoire ranging from African American spirituals to ragtime jazz to marches as well as religious anthems. 

Washington, D.C. Temple Visitors' Center Events

All events happen at 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington, Maryland. Call 301-587-0144 for more info.

"Ties That Bind"

Sunday, June 1, 7:00p.m. The Visitors' Center is pleased to present a joyful event celebrating the "Ties that Bind" us together: gospel, family, friends, and music. John Bailey (pianist), LoiAnne Eyring (violinist), Joyce Bennett (flutist), and Seiko Shimada (vocalist) will share someo f the most beautiful and inspirational music ever written.

University of Saint Thomas Singers

Saturday, June 7, 7:00p.m. This world-class group from the Philippines has exhibited outstanding musicality through its performances and achievements around the globe.

Night of Music and Inspiration: Lift Up Your Heart and Rejoice!

Sunday, June 8, 7:00p.m. It is always a blessing to have the missioanries of the D.C. North mission share their musical talents and faith-promoting testimonies in this inspiring meeting.

Mormon Choir of D.C.

Saturday, June 14, 7:00p.m. In this summer concert, we will be treated to favorite pop, patriotic, and Disney selections from this popular group. They often perform at the Visitors' Center and other locatiosn in the Metropolitan area.

"Why I Believe" by Charity Tillemann-Dick

Sunday, June 15, 7:00p.m. Charity is a recipient of two double lung transplants. She has performed world-wide and has studied at several prestigious institutions as well as appearing on the CBS Morning Show, CNN, and BBC.

Washington D.C. Orchestra

Saturday, June 21, 7:00p.m. This summer concert features Broadway hits.

Raul Sunico

Sunday, June 22, 7:00p.m. Philippine concert pianist.

Lindsey Sterling, Violinist/Dancer

Wednesday, June 25 Tickets required, available only online at

Representative Chris Stewart

Sunday, June 29, 7:00p.m. Join us for a patriotic fireside

"Witnesses of Christ" Liz Lemon Swindle Fine Art Exhibit

Ends mid-June!

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