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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mormon Conference Will Bring Crowds To Salt Lake City This Weekend

The semi-annual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be held Saturday and Sunday in the Temple Square area in downtown Salt Lake City. The conference attracts people from around the world and the downtown area will be crowded.

Most activities will be held in the Conference Center adjacent to Temple Square. People on Temple Square will be able to hear and watch some of the proceedings.

Visitors are welcome to a participate in most events. Meetings will be held in the Conference Center, and free tickets are required to enter. Tickets go fast and are difficult to obtain at this date. Overflow crowds will watch from the Tabernacle on Temple Square. Audio from the conference can be heard all around the Temple Square grounds.

Temple Square offers extensive gardens and several fountains. If the weather is nice, many people will listen while touring the gardens or sitting quietly one one of the benches.

Sessions will begin at 10 am and 2 pm on Saturday and Sunday, and at 6 pm on Saturday.

People attending the conference are encouraged to take TRAX into the downtown area to reduce traffic congestion. Restaurants in the downtown area will be busy after sessions.

See the church website for more information about the conference.


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