The Mormon Choir of Washington, D.C., celebrates its 25th season with a gala concert at 7 p.m. Saturday. Washington Temple Visitors Center, 9900 Stoneybrook Dr., Kensington. Free. 301-942-0103.

The Theosophical Society presents a lecture and meditation session hosted by society member Elaine Barber from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday. 4865-A Cordell Ave., Bethesda. Free. 202-885-3281.

Ohr Kodesh Congregation hosts Dan Blumenthal, an American Enterprise Institute resident fellow and former Defense Department official, who will speak about China's intimacy with Iran and Saudi Arabia. 8 p.m. Sunday. 8300 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase. Free. 301-920-2062.

Shaare Tefila Congregation hosts a gala concert and reception to honor Gershon E. Levin's 39 years of service as a cantor. 7 p.m. Sunday. Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Rd., Potomac. $36-$100. 301-593-3410.

Episcopal Church of the Redeemer hosts a discussion titled "Shelter in the Storm: A Safe Place to Discuss Gays and the Church." 5-7 p.m. Sunday. 6201 Dunrobbin Dr., Bethesda. Free. 301-320-1534 or

redeemer.edow.org/index.html.

-- Compiled by KATHRYN LYNCH

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