APPLE FESTIVAL

An apple festival featuring crafts, children's activities and baked apple goods will begin at 10 a.m. today at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 11416 Cedar Lane, Beltsville. 301-937-7114.

FALL BAZAAR

A fall bazaar, fashion show and afternoon tea begins at 10 a.m. today at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3655 Calvert St. NW. 202-333-4949.

BIBLE REFERENCE BOOKS

"How to Use Bible Reference Books," a free seminar sponsored by the Its God's Choice Christian Bookstore and featuring owner Thelma Lee, will begin at 2 p.m. today at the store, 1454 Addison Rd. South, Capitol Heights. 301-499-5799.

ACADEMY CHOIR

The United States Naval Academy Gospel Choir will perform at 2 p.m. today at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 400 D St. SE. An offering will be accepted. 202-544-1415.

MUSICAL ON JESUS

Kevin Holmes's theatrical musical "A.C. Newsworthy Chronicles: The Life and Times of Jesus, the Christ" will premiere at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at Walker Memorial Baptist Church, 2020 13th St. NW. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door; $5 and $7 for children ages 7 to 17; children younger than 6 will be admitted free. 202-232-1101.

CATHOLICS ON EASTERN SHORE

"History of the Catholic Church on the Eastern Shore of Maryland," a free lecture by the Rev. Thomas J. Peterman, will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Church of the Annunciation, 3810 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-362-3323.

WORSHIP AND PRAISE

A worship and praise service sponsored by Gaining Women for Christ Ministries featuring musical and dance performances will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 5119 Fourth St. NW. 301-567-4940.

FALL CONCERT

A fall concert featuring vocal and instrumental performances will begin at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 7607 Sandy Spring Rd., Laurel. An offering will be accepted. 301-725-1666.

MOVIE SCREENING

A free screening of the film "Dead Man Walking" will begin at 7 p.m. at St. Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. 301-530-0600.

ISLAMIC LECTURE

"Islamic Attitudes Toward Violence," a free lecture by Georgetown University professor Maysam al Faruqi, will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Palisades Community Church, 5200 Cathedral Ave. NW. 202-966-7929.

HARVEST CELEBRATION

A free harvest celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, 5400 Silver Hill Rd., Forestville. Costumes are optional; no witch, ghost, goblin or devil costumes permitted. 301-735-6111.

HALLOWEEN 'SAFE STOP'

The second annual Halloween "Safe Stop," a free event featuring pony rides, puppet shows and face painting, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday at Hollywood Church of the Nazarene, 24710 Sotterley Rd. 301-373-2130.

CATHOLIC LECTURE

"We Catholics Hold These Truths," a free lecture by the Rev. Peter Vaghi, will begin at 8 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's in the City Catholic Church, 619 10th St. NW. 202-347-2713.

TWO-DAY BAZAAR

A two-day holiday bazaar featuring books, crafts, CDs and household items will begin at 9 a.m. Friday at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW. 202-363-4900.

WAR AND PEACE

A free lecture on war and peace by Philip Wogaman will begin at noon Friday at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Ave. NW. 202-393-7300.

SOPRANO PERFORMANCE

Mezzo soprano Kimberly A. Edwards-Hall will give a free performance at 7 p.m. Friday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 901 Third St. NW. 202-842-4311.

FREE LECTURE

"Therese of Lisieux and Joan of Arc," a free lecture by Catholic Theological Union's Mary Frohlich, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Washington Theological Union, 6896 Laurel St. NW. 202-541-5233.

THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE

"Sermon on the Mount," a theatrical performance featuring Frank Runyeon, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 228 S. Pitt St., Alexandria. Admission is a canned food item. 703-549-3312.

CHOIR IN CONCERT

A free concert celebrating All Saints Day featuring the Holy Trinity Parish Choir will begin at 8:15 p.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Church, 3513 N St. NW. 202-337-2840.

-- Timothy Wilson

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