Faith in action: Muslim and Mormon films, fundraisers and more
Published: January 31, 2014 09:38AM
Updated: January 31, 2014 05:20PM

Knights of Columbus Council 50th Anniversary

The Knights of Columbus Council 5502 will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Catholic Bishop John C. Wester will preside, dinner to follow. Tickets will be available after Masses at the church.

When • Saturday, 5:30 p.m.

Where • St. Olaf Catholic School, 1793 S. Orchard Drive, Bountiful

Tickets • $20

Robert Burns Supper Fundraiser

The Utah Scottish Association will hold a Robert Burns supper to raise funds for charities. Visit utahscots.org/#/burns-slc/4558709624 for information or contact info@utahscots.org.

When • Saturday, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Japanese Church of Christ, 268 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $28; $25 for members; tickets available in advance only; visit bit.ly/JpYnYu

Valentine Dinner Dance

Christ United Methodist Church and the Wesley Bell Ringers announce the annual Valentine Dinner Dance. The event includes dinner, musical entertainment and the opportunity to bid on items.

When • Saturday through Monday, Feb. 1-3, 9 a.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20; deadline to purchase tickets is Feb. 3; call Susan Griffing at 801-944-1617.

Family History Library Free Class in Spanish

The LDS Family History Library will offer a course for those who speak Spanish titled “Como Empezar Tu Historia Familiar.” To register, send an email to FHLClassReg@familysearch.org, or call 801-240-4950.

When • Saturday, 1-2:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Chili Bowl Fundraiser

Christ United Methodist Church will stage a Chili Bowl Fundraiser. All proceeds support the summer youth mission trips.

When • Sunday, Feb. 2, 11 a.m.

Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10; Children 3 and under are free

Muslim Films

The Utah Humanities Council and the Utah Cultural Celebration Center present a series of films and discussions exploring Muslim themes. The films are accompanied by glass sculpture and artwork by artist/scholar Andrew Kosorok, interpreting the “99 Names of God” in Islam.

When • Monday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

To Be a Jew in the Free World

The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute will present “To Be a Jew in the Free World: Jewish Identity Through the Lens of Modern History.” Rabbi Benny Zippel of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah will conduct the six-course session that runs through March 10. Call 801-467-7777, visit www.myJLI.com or email rabbi@jewishutah.com for registration.

When • Monday, Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.

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

Rumi Poetry Club — The Enlightened Heart

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

When • Tuesday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

LDS Film Festival

The SCERA Center for the Arts will stage the annual LDS Film Festival. Visit ldsfilmfestival.org/index.php?page=14_schedule for information. Tickets will be available at the main office of the SCERA Center for the Arts or by calling 801 225-ARTS.

When • Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, noon-10:30 p.m.

Where • SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State St., Orem

Tickets • $5-$50; visit www.scera.org

A Night of Rumi’s Poetry — Coleman Barks and David Darling

The poetry of 13th century Persian mystic Rumi will be performed by acclaimed translator, Coleman Barks, with Grammy award-winning cellist, David Darling. Visit rumislc.brownpapertickets.com for tickets or call 800-838-3006.

When • Friday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m.

Where • Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $20, $35 and $100. The $100 ticket includes a reception with the artists, visit www.rumislc.brownpapertickets.com