Sacred Ground Praise and Worship will hold its third anniversary banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Club at Andrews, Andrews Air Force Base, Allentown Road, Camp Springs. $50. For more information, call 301-324-3135.

Christian Outreach International Center of Deliverance will hold a three-night revival at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Aug. 26 at 3709 Hamilton St., Hyattsville. For more information, call 301-927-1684.

Hemingway Memorial AME Church is accepting registration for its 2007 cruise to Bermuda. The cruise will take place April 19-25, 2007, aboard the Carnival Legend. Deposits of $50 must be received at the church by Sept. 1. There will be an information session about the cruise at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, 6330 Gateway Blvd., District Heights. For more information, call 301-568-9127.

Calvary Alliance Church will offer an English as a Second Language class starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 6. The class spans seven weeks and will take place at Calvary Alliance Ministry Center, 12020 Old Gun Powder Rd., Beltsville. There is a materials fee of $35. Participants must register before the first session. For more information, call 301-595-4393.

Greater Mount Nebo AME Church is holding a "Back to School Mountaintop Revival" at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow at 1001 Old Mitchellville Rd., Bowie. Singers Kierra "Kiki" Sheard and Daniel Austin and the Rev. Bill Lee of Ebenezer AME Church of Fort Washington are among those scheduled to appear. Free. For more information, call 301-249-7545.

Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church will host author Chris Bell at noon Aug. 28 at 7400 Temple Hill Rd., Camp Springs. Bell will discuss "Lt. Williams on the Color Front," his new novel about a black serviceman who was assigned to become platoon leader to an all-white Army infantry regiment in Germany during the 1950s. Free. For more information, call 301-449-4308.

Union Bethel AME Church will host the Elsie I. Ford Women's Missionary Society's yard sale and carwash from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday at 6810 Floral Park Rd., Brandywine. There will be food for sale and vendors will be set up. For more information, call 301-372-6036.

-- Compiled by Y.B. THOMPSON

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