Coming Events

Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ in Arlington will present a free performance by storyteller Noa Baum at 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at the church.

The performance will focus on the experiences of Israeli and Palestinian women. It is the first in a series of presentations sponsored by the church's peace and justice committee. The church is at 5010 Little Falls Rd. For more information, call 703-538-4886 or visit www.rockspringcongucc.org.

The Peace Lutheran Church in Alexandria will present an instrumental concert by alumni of the Brass of Peace Scholarship brass ensemble for high school students. The concert is at 4 p.m. Saturday at the church, 6362 Lincolnia Rd. Cost is $10. For more information, call 703-256-2956 or e-mail eclipsecho@aol.com.

Cherrydale United Methodist Church in Arlington will present a bluegrass gospel concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10. Cost is $20. Proceeds will benefit the church's outreach ministries. The church is at 3701 Lorcom Lane. For more information, call 703-527-2621 or visit www.cherrydaleumc.org.

-- Miya Wiseman

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