Good Shepherd Episcopal Church will host its spring open house at the Fig Tree, a church-sponsored consignment craft shop in a trailer adjacent to the church, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The church is at 818 University Blvd. W., Silver Spring. Free. For more information, call 301-593-3161.

Potomac United Methodist Church will host its 14th annual Strawberry Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The church is at 9908 S. Glen Rd. Free. For more information, call 301-963-3430.

Kunzang Palyul Choling Temple will host a ceremony featuring the blessing of animals by Buddhist nuns and monks from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Rain date is May 29. The temple is at 18400 River Rd., Poolesville. $25, suggested donation. For more information, call 301-428-8116.

St. Mark Presbyterian Church will host a concert by Across the Sky, a Christian folk and rock band from Nashville, at 7 p.m. Saturday. $12; $8, students. The church will host a free organ recital featuring organist Jeff Doenges at 4 p.m. Sunday. The church is at 10701 Old Georgetown Rd., Rockville. For more information, call 301-330-5278.

St. Jane de Chantal Church presents a chamber and choral concert featuring the International Piano Trio at 2 p.m. Sunday. Free, but an offering will be accepted. The church is at 9701 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. For more information, call 301-530-1550.

Congregation Har Shalom will conduct its annual Shavout Tikkum Leil study session featuring the program "Lesser-Known Torah Studies" at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The synagogue is at 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac. Free. For more information, call 301-299-7087.

-- Compiled by MARK JONES

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