'CANTICLE' LECTURE

"Canticle of the Creatures: Day of Recollection," a lecture by the Rev. Bart A. Karwacki, will begin at 9 a.m. today at Sanctuary of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City. Admission is $40. 410-531-2800.

MUSIC AND A LECTURE

"An Afternoon of Tea and Music," featuring musical performances and a lecture by Joseph McLellan, will begin at 2 p.m. today at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Admission is $10. 202-347-9620.

'SPRING FLING'

"Spring Fling," featuring music and food and sponsored by St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Sykesville, Md., will begin at 7 tonight at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 915 Liberty Rd., Eldersburg, Md. Admission is $20. 410-795-0767.

VOCAL PERFORMANCE

A performance by bass-baritone Max Wittges will begin at 7:30 tonight at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2430 K St. NW. Admission is $15, $10 for seniors and students. 202-337-2020.

HOW WE SHAPE THE FUTURE

"Our Response to Today Is Tomorrow's History," a lecture sponsored by Fredericksburg Baptist Church and featuring Tony Campolo, will begin at 7:30 tonight at George Washington Hall, Mary Washington College, 1301 College Ave. in Fredericksburg. An offering will be accepted. 540-373-4402.

SPIRITUAL STRENGTH WORKSHOP

"Becoming Your Own Protector," a workshop on developing spiritual strength, will begin at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Vajrayogini Buddhist Center, 1426 21st St. NW, Suite 9. Admission is $30, $20 for seniors and students. 202-294-8156.

BUDDHIST LECTURE

A lecture by Khentul Gyangkhan Rinpoche will begin at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kunzang Palyul Choling Buddhist Temple, 18400 River Rd., Poolesville. Admission is $20. 301-428-8116.

YOUTH WORSHIP

"Disciples on the Move for Christ," a youth event featuring the Rev. Valerie Eley, will begin at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at East Washington Heights Baptist Church, 2220 Branch Ave. SE. 202-582-4811.

BENEFIT CONCERT

A benefit concert featuring Bobby Felder and the Capital All-Stars Big Band Jazz Ensemble will begin at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ, 4704 13th St. NW. Admission is $35. 202-829-5511.

HARP PERFORMANCE

A performance by harpist Sharon Strange will begin at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Lincoln Congregational Temple United Church of Christ, 1701 11th St. NW. An offering will be accepted. 202-332-2640.

CHOIR CONCERT

A performance by Our Lady Queen of Peace Gospel Choir will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 3800 Ely Place SE. Admission is $10, free for children younger than 12. 202-582-8600.

'LAW AND FAITH' CONFERENCE

"Law and Faith," a two-day conference sponsored by American University's Washington College of Law and Wesley Theological Seminary, will begin at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Registration is $250. 202-274-4079.

ORGAN RECITAL

A free recital by organist Mark Cole will begin at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle NW. 202-232-0323.

-- Timothy Wilson

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