Saturday, 10 a.m.: Shiloh Baptist Church will hold its Community Health Festival, with free health tests and screenings offered by Howard University Hospital medical professionals. Children may take a pony ride, play in a Moon Bounce or take part in a video game competition. Adults are invited to test their skills at chess or checkers or compete in the “Shaw’s Got Talent” program. Food and drinks served. Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 Ninth St. NW. Free. 202-232-4288 or www.shilohbaptist.org.
Saturday, 11 a.m.: Washington District Christian Education Ministry will lead a back-to-school prayer rally. Prayers will be offered for students, parents and educators. Also food, live music and more. Union Wesley AME Zion Church, 1860 Michigan Ave. NE. Free. 202-526-1244.
Saturday, 7 p.m.: A showing of “The Way,” an inspirational film starring Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez. Child care with a child-appropriate film will be available. Snacks will be served. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 3022 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church. Free. 703-532-6617 or www.htluther.org.
Saturday-Sunday, 8 p.m.: The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade performs Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” on the church lawn. Bring a blanket and a picnic. Grace Episcopal Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-546-4141 or
Sunday, 8:30-11:15 a.m.: Martha’s Table ministry helps feed area homeless men, women and families via McKenna’s Wagon, a soup kitchen. Volunteers can drop off sandwiches and fruit at Washington National Cathedral, Hearst Circle, adjacent to the Wisconsin Avenue parking garage entrance, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. Free. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org or
Sunday, 10 a.m.: The Rev. Jeanette Salley, a United Church of Christ minister and recent missionary in Haiti, will preach at the worship service and then make a PowerPoint presentation about her time in Haiti. United Christian Parish, 11508 North Shore Dr., Reston. 703-620-3065.
Sunday, 2 p.m., and Thursday, 6:30 p.m.: Cathedral gargoyle tour. A docent shows slides of the building’s whimsical stone gargoyles and grotesques, followed by an outdoor tour. Bring binoculars and a camera. Meet at the Welcome Desk, adjacent to the underground parking elevators, Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $10; age 12 and younger, $5. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.