AIDS DISCUSSION

"New Realities in HIV/AIDS Prevention: Men on the Down Low," a free public forum featuring Barney Graham of the National Institutes of Health, will begin at 8:30 a.m. today at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, 4606 16th St. NW. 202-829-2773.

LECTURE ON JESUS

"Experiencing Jesus the Word of God," a lecture by the Rev. Bart Karwacki, will begin at 9:30 a.m. today at Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City. Admission is $35. 410-531-2800.

WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP

Sister to Sister, One on One, Woman to Woman, a free support group for women, will meet at noon today at Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church, 610 Rhode Island Ave. NE. 202-529-4547.

ONE-ACT PLAYS

Performances of three one-act plays featuring the Metro Players will begin at 5 p.m. today and 2 p.m. tomorrow at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church, 3401 Nebraska Ave. NW. Admission is $10. 202-363-4900.

DANCE PERFORMANCE

A dance recital featuring the Disciples of Christ Dance Ministry will begin at 5:30 p.m. today at Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, 3000 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. An offering will be accepted. 202-581-1500.

JEWISH CONCERT

The 2004 Jewish Folk Arts Festival concert will begin at 8 tonight at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. Admission is $25, $18 for seniors, $10 for students. 301-309-2310.

LECTURE ON SAMARITANS

"The Modern Samaritans," a free lecture by Benyamin Tsedaka, director of the Institute of Samaritan Studies, will begin at 1:15 p.m. tomorrow at Luther Place Memorial Church, 1226 Vermont Ave. NW. 202-667-1377.

TENOR CONCERT

A performance by tenor Robert Brown will begin at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Lincoln Congregational Temple United Church of Christ, 1701 11th St. NW. An offering will be accepted. 202-332-2460.

'RETHINKING GOD AND RELIGION'

"Rethinking God and Religion: The Second Axial Age," a lecture by Jean Athey, will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Channing Memorial Church, 3230 Bethany Lane, Suite 4, Ellicott City. 410-203-0474.

VOCAL ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE

"Feast of Carols," a performance featuring vocal ensemble Camerata Cantores, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday at All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Rd., Manassas. Admission by donation. 703-393-2146.

-- Timothy Wilson

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