St. Paul's United Methodist Church will hold a yard and apple sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow. On Saturday, the yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the apple sale will end at 4 p.m. Heavener Hall, 10401 Armory Ave., Kensington. Free. 301-933-7933.

Rockville United Church will host an "Around the World Bazaar" from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 355 Linthicum St., Rockville. 301-424-6733 or

Faith United Methodist Church will hold its fall festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. It will feature yard and bake sales, a crafts boutique, games for children and a blessing of the animals. Breakfast and lunch will be served. 6810 Montrose Rd., Rockville. Free. 301-881-1881.

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville will host a "Bizarre Bazaar" from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The bazaar will include a book sale, crafts and silent and live auctions. 100 Welsh Park Dr., Rockville. 301-762-7666.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will host a crafts bazaar from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. 6701 Muncaster Mill Rd., Derwood. Free. 301-840-1407.

Temple Shalom will present an inaugural festival of new Jewish liturgical music. The Shalshelet Festival will present 32 new compositions at 8 p.m. Saturday. The works are by composers from the United States, Chile and Uganda. Workshops will be from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 8401 Grubb Rd., Chevy Chase. $15-$30; free, 16 and younger. 301-588-7768 or

Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church will present "The Future of Punishment in the Criminal Justice System: Voices from Philosophy, Religion and Hip Hop," a lecture by Paul Butler, a professor of law at George Washington University, at 2 p.m. Saturday. 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda. 301-493-8300 or

Bethesda United Methodist Church will host "Frosty's Fair Christmas Bazaar" from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 8300 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. Free. 301-652-2990.

North Bethesda United Methodist Church will hold a holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will benefit African orphans suffering from AIDS. 10100 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. Free. 301-530-4342.

Concord-St. Andrews Methodist Church's monthly breakfast lecture will feature Wes Pippert, director of the University of Missouri School of Journalism's Washington program, at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. $5. 301-229-3850.

Grace Episcopal Church will hold a crafts boutique from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. 9115 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. 301-585-3515.

A symposium, "Are the Wounds Healing?," sponsored by affiliates of Voice of the Faithful, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday. It will assess the Catholic Church's progress since sexual abuse claims became public. National 4-H Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase. $10. 301-963-8165.

The Washington Hebrew Congregation will host a holiday boutique from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Proceeds will support local, national and international charities. Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, 11810 Falls Rd., Potomac. Free. 301-983-4801.

Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church will hold a "Czechoslovak Christmas Bazaar" from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 6601 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda. Free. 301-229-4064.

The Magen David Sephardic Congregation will present "Farhud -- The Forgotten Holocaust Pogrom," a lecture and book signing with Edwin Black, at 7 p.m. Sunday. $5. 11215 Woodglen Dr., Rockville. For reservations, call 301-770-6818.

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church's annual Saint Mark Lecture will feature pop singer Emily Saliers and her father, Don Saliers, a minister and professor of theology and worship at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 301-530-1735.

Shepherd's Table will host "Afternoon to Nourish Your Body and Spirit" at 3 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will benefit services for the homeless. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. $30. 301-585-6463.

The Board of Jewish Education will present "The Book of Job," a lecture by Rabbi Samuel Scolnic, at 12:30 p.m. Monday. Ring House Auditorium, 1801 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. Free. 301-816-5009.

-- Compiled by MARK JONES

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