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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Fairfax Church of Christ plans an eight-week marriage seminar beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 24. Orientation is at 5 p.m. Sunday. Titled "Dynamic Marriage," the seminar consists of 2 1/2 -hour meetings designed to strengthen marriages. $155 a couple; registration required. 3901 Rugby Rd. 703-631-2100, http://www.fxcc.org .

Little River United Church of Christ has scheduled two seminars on aging led by Sharon Lynn, assistant director of the Fairfax Area Agency on Aging. The first, on care options for senior citizens, is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 24. The second, on maintaining family relationships while providing care, is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Oct. 15. 8410 Little River Tpk., Annandale. 703-978-3060, http://www.lrucc.org .

Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation offers a lecture series on the less-well-known Jewish holidays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 28 to Oct 19. NVHC members, $45; others, $55. 1441 Wiehle Ave., Reston. 703-437-7733, http://www.nvhcreston.org .

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church plans an open house with children's games, moon bounces, stories, a potluck barbecue (bring a side dish or dessert) and scavenger hunt from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday. During the event, help assemble international meal packages for Stop Hunger Now. The church is also collecting nonperishable food for Rising Hope United Methodist Church and stuffed animals for overseas orphans. 8617 Little River Tpk., Annandale. 703-978-3500, http://www.stmatthewsumc.org .

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church plans a choral workshop and hymn festival led by David Cherwein, music director of the National Lutheran Choir. Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; hymn festival, 4 p.m. Sunday. 432 Van Buren St., Herndon. 703-437-3790.

Greater Little Zion Baptist Church plans a gospel concert at 5 p.m. Saturday, featuring the Rev. Isaac Howard, the Combined Gospel Choir of Northern Virginia, the Greater Little Zion Workshop Choir, the Youth and Young Adult Choir of the Northwest Virginia Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America and other performers. 10185 Zion Dr., Fairfax. 703-764-9111.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church plans a craft fair and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 8009 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria. 703-768-7964.

-- Compiled by C. WOODROW IRVIN and JEAN MACK

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