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Tempe Police Take Threat Against Tabernacle Seriously
Residents near the Shalimar Country Club in Tempe, Arizona were surprised to see leaflets circulated in their neighborhood Monday that claimed "the Mormon Tabernacle is about to come down!!!" Two residents called the Temple Police Department after receiving the threatening fliers, and police say they have to take the threat seriously.

Nauvoo Monastery Purchased by LDS Church will be Torn Down
Officials from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints say they have little use for the former St. Mary Monastery and have decided to tear it down. The structure is located literally in the shadow of the new Nauvoo Temple.

Snowflake Arizona Temple
The public is invited to tour the newly completed Snowflake Arizona Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The First Presidency of the Church has announced that an open house will begin on Saturday, 2 February 2002, and will continue through Saturday, 16 February 2002. No tours will be offered on Sunday, 3 February, and Sunday, 10 February.

Mary Ellen W. Smoot at CES fireside Feb. 3
Mary Ellen W. Smoot, Relief Society General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a Church Educational System (CES) Fireside Sunday (Feb. 3) at 6 p.m. in the Marriott Center at Brigham Young University.

Elder Dallin H. Oaks at Jan. 29 devotional
Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a Brigham Young University devotional Tuesday (Jan. 29) at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

Clayton Huber at BYU devotional Feb. 5
Clayton Huber, former dean of the College of Biology and Agriculture at Brigham Young University, will be the speaker at a university devotional on Tuesday (Feb. 5) at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

African American Family History Conference at DC Temple Visitors' Center
On Saturday, February 2, 2002, The Washington, DC Temple Visitors' Center will host an African American Family History and Genealogy Conference from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with at two-hour noontime break This conference is being hosted in conjunction with the unveiling of the Mark E. Mitchell Collection of African American History at the Visitors' Center as well as an exhibit of African American artifacts pertaining to early black members of our Church.

An Evening With Darius Gray and the Genesis Group and A History of African Americans In the Church, from 1832-2002
On Saturday, February 2, 2002 at 7:00 p.m., The Washington, DC Temple Visitors' Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a fireside--an evening of music and the spoken word--with Darius Gray, who is the President of the Genesis Branch, the official organization of African American members of the Church--and their friends.

Utah's Chief Justice at Lee Library exhibit opening Jan. 30
An opening reception for the Harold B. Lee Library exhibit, "Religion and the Founding of the American Republic," on Wednesday (Jan. 30) will include remarks by Richard C. Howe, Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Lee Library Auditorium at Brigham Young University. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

New School of Computing
Students who returned to BYU-Hawaii for winter semester of 2002 face the option of joining a whole new school. The School of Computing has logged in to the university's course offerings to help train students to prepare students to advance technology in a variety of political, cultural, and economic circumstances throughout the world.

Tickets for BYU Passover Services go on sale Feb. 11
Tickets for the annual Passover Seder Services at Brigham Young University go on sale Monday (Feb. 11) in 271 Joseph Smith Building (JSB) on the BYU campus.

Robert Marshall to discuss value of art in Jan. 31 lecture
A lecture- presentation titled "What Good Is It Anyway?" by artist-professor Robert Marshall will be Thursday (Jan. 31) at 11 a.m. in the Pardoe Theatre at the Harris Fine Arts Center at Brigham Young University.

Literacy in ancient Israel topic of Jan. 30 lecture at BYU
A professor from Bar-Ilan University in Israel will be featured at Brigham Young University's International Lecture Series Wednesday (Jan. 30) at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

'Religion at War' topic of Feb. 13 Lee Library lecture
Milton V. Backman, emeritus faculty member in Religious Education at Brigham Young University, will deliver a lecture, "Religion at War in Support of the American Revolution," on Wednesday (Feb. 13) at 7 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium.

'An Evening With Frederick & Anna Douglass' at DC Temple Visitors' Center
Just a little additional information regarding our program on Friday evening, February 1st at the Washington, DC Temple Visitors' Center, entitled, "A Walk Through the Pages of History with Frederick and Anna Douglass," which features Frederick Douglass, IV, and his wife, B.J. Douglass--

Volunteers needed to assist Canadian Olympic team
As part of a Student Alumni service project, the BYU Alumni Association is seeking hundreds of volunteers to assist the Canadian Olympic team during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Eighty-eight volunteers are needed each day from Wednesday (Jan. 30) through Monday (Feb. 25). Volunteers will assist the Canadian Olympic team at the Canada Olympic Lodge located at 242 S. Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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