The Bahai of Fauquier County will celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, founder of the faith, 6 p.m. tomorrow, John Barton Payne Community Hall, 2 Courthouse Sq., Warrenton. The observance will include a potluck dinner and a program. 540-341-0029.

North Fork Baptist Church will host the musical group Divine Intervention, 7 p.m., Sunday. Refreshments will be served. Free. 38130 N. Fork Rd., Purcellville. 540-338-4643.

Unitarian Universalists of Sterling host the Rev. Roberta Finkelstein, who will give a series of readings and commentary on aspects of "autumn spirituality" Sunday. The choir will sing an anthem in honor of Veterans Day.

The Unitarian Universalists of Sterling meet at 10:30 a.m. Sundays at the Sterling Oaks Commerce Center, 21355 Davis Dr. 703-406-3068 or visit

Beth Chaverim Congregation is holding a gala art auction 7 p.m. Nov. 20 to raise money for its own building. The congregation met for several years in Crossroads Methodist Church's social hall but recently moved Friday evening services to the Cascades Senior Center. A preview of the art and reception will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the auction at 8 p.m. $12.50 a person. Seating is limited. Potomac Club at Lansdowne, 43459 Riverpoint Dr.. Checks payable to Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation should be sent to PO Box 1485, Ashburn. Va., 20146. 703-726-0048, 703-327-7789 or 703-729-4629.

Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church will hold a Christmas bazaar, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 21, Potomac Falls High School, 46400 Algonkian Pkwy., Sterling. Vendors, crafters, religious goods, sacred art. Free admission. 703-430-5702.

Purcellville area churches and businesses will put on a free traditional Thanksgiving meal for the Purcellville community 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at Bethany United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 100 W. Main St. Volunteers will serve or deliver a meal to anyone who is homebound, alone or on -the -job, or just wants to share in the joy of coming together. Reservations are requested by Nov. 19 for both dine-in or home delivery by calling 540-338-7648, 8-11 a.m. weekdays or e-mailing

Warrenton Presbyterian Church sponsors a men's breakfast group with guest speakers, open to men and women, 8-9:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month at the church, 91 Main St. A $4 charge covers food. 540-364-4141.

Delaplane Zen Group meets from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Route 17 and Interstate 66 (Exit 23), Delaplane. 540-592-3701 or

-- Compiled by LESLIE SHEPHERD

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