Calendar 2/14 – 2/20

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The events calendar is published on Tuesday. Please send event information to at least two days before the calendar prints. Items will be printed as space allows. For events go to 411.byu.edu.

Tuesday

Elder Patrick Kearon of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be speaking at the Marriott Center at 11:05 a.m. The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byub.org. Rebroadcast and archive information will be available at byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu.

The School of Music at Brigham Young University will present the New York Piano Trio in a free piano recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Wednesday
The BYU Wind Symphony will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall in the Harris Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $9 for alumni and seniors and $6 for students. Purchase tickets at byuarts.com or by calling the Fine Arts Ticket Office at 801-422-4322.

BYU School of Music faculty member Neil Thornock will give an organ performance at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

BYU’s Got Talent is a variety show featuring the hidden talents of students. There is one preliminary show a month until the finale in April. The show will be at 7 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre. Send an email to  if you are interested in performing or have any questions about the show. Admission is free.

Tickets go on sale today for BYU’s Passover Seder Services scheduled for March 23 and 29 and April 7, 13 and 20 in 3228 Wilkinson Student Center.  The Passover meal begins at 6:30 pm and typically lasts until 10 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the public and $17 for current BYU students, faculty and staff and can be purchased at 271 Joseph Smith Building on the south end of the BYU campus. Call the Passover tipline at 801-422-8325 or Patty Smith at 801-422-3611 for further information.

The David M. Kennedy Center will host its Korea Seminar at noon in 238 HRCB. The lecture topic is “The Enemy of My Enemy is My Ally: Historical Legacies and Korea-Japan Relations” and will feature four speakers whose careers deal in Korean affairs.

Roger B. Porter, IBM Professor of Business and Government at Harvard University, will present a Wheatley Forum at 7 p.m., in the HBLL auditorium. His presentation is hosted by the Wheatley Institution and the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies and his lecture is titled “What Great Leaders Do.” Admission is free and open to the public.

Thursday

Women’s Services and Resources Center presents its annual dating conference, The Dating and Healthy Relationships Conference, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 3380 WSC. They will cover topics from “Breaking Up Without Going to Pieces,” and “Four Seasons and a Road Trip: Getting to know One Another”. Speakers begin at 10 a.m. and a new speaker and topic will be introduced every hour until 3 p.m. Come and learn how to improve your love life!

The Professional Etiquette Dinner is presented by BYU Student Alumni for All BYU students at 6 p.m. in the Hinckley Center. A specialist in business etiquette will provide tips throughout the evening on how to behave in professional settings. In addition, there will be alumni hosts at each table to answer questions and share insights from their careers, education and life experiences. This is a great opportunity for students to develop skills to be used as they graduate from BYU and enter the professional world.

Multicultural Student Services presents Black History Month: Perspectives from 7 to 9 p.m. in 3328 WSC. This program provides an opportunity for students to share through music, dance and art the richness and diversity that exist among the various black cultures, be they African-American, African-Latino, African-Caribbean, or one of the many cultures of the African continent.

Friday

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies will sponsor a symposium on the San Juan Mission, and it will be held in the BYU Conference Center at 7 p.m. LaMont J. Crabtree, an expert on the trail, will talk about the route. David S. Carpenter, a historian and author of “Jens Nielson, Bishop of Bluff,” will explain the first LDS settlement in San Juan County.  The program will also explore the Hole-in-the-Rock story. The public is invited to meet the presenters at 6:30 p.m. Further information and registration is available at reddcenter.byu.edu.

Tutor Certification Conference: This conference, from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and 8 to noon on Saturday,will assist students who want to become certified tutors but are unable to take the Student Development 132 class offered at 5 p.m. Wednesday nights. The required training is provided during this weekend conference once a year. Contact  for more information. Meals will be provided.

Religious Education will host its annual student research symposium with sessions at 9 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in 3220-3228 WSC. Students will make a 15-minute presentations on varied topics.

The BYU School of Music will present the BYU Singers in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $9 for alumni and seniors and $6 for students. Tickets can be purchased online at BYUarts.com/tickets, or they can be purchased through the Fine Arts Ticket Office 801-422-4322.

BYU’s Theatre Ballet Company will perform The Snow Queen, an original full-length ballet based on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous story. Theatre Ballet also cordially invites all to attend their Prince and Princess Party pre-show in the lobby at 7 p.m., where the young and young-at-heart can dress as princesses and princes, meet the ballet company and take pictures right before this family-friendly performance. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center in Provo.

Saturday
Bring a date to the Bean Museum for an exciting adaptation of the classic game “Family Feud.” For only $16, couples can enjoy dinner and a magical, fun-filled evening. Space is limited. Register online at mlbean.byu.edu/Events/DateNight.aspx.  Call 801-422-5051 for more information.

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Kory Katseanes, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for the public, $9 for alumni and senior citizens and $6 for students. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, 801- 422-4322byuarts.com/tickets.

The BYU School of Music presents the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Kory Katseanes, for a special family music performance, “The Orchestra Spins a Tale” at 11 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children are on sale now at the Harris Fine Arts Center Ticket Office,801 422-4322 or online at BYUarts.com.

Monday
There is no school on President’s Day.

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