LIFEFEST

"LifeFest," a free community event sponsored by Washington Christian Life Center, will begin at 9 a.m. today at Hayloft Dinner Theatre, 10501 Balls Ford Rd., Manassas. 703-330-0881.

TRAINING THE MIND

"The Eight Verses for Training the Mind," a lecture by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche, will begin at 11:30 a.m. today at the Jewish Community Center, 8900 Little River Tpk., Fairfax. 202-841-2864.

COMMEMORATIVE MASS

A Mass commemorating the eighth annual pilgrimage to Our Lady of Good Health will begin at 3 p.m. today at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave. NE. 301-572-7317.

FALL FESTIVAL

A free fall festival will begin at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8011 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. 301-652-5160.

JAZZ BRUNCH

A performance featuring saxophonist Marshall Keys will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Admission is $5. 202-333-7100.

SLAVIC AMERICAN FESTIVAL

The 31st annual Slavic American festival featuring music and food will begin at noon tomorrow at Epiphany of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 3410 Woodburn Rd., Annandale. 703-573-3986.

BOOK DISCUSSION

A book discussion of Marc Lee Raphael's "Towards a 'National Shrine': A Centennial History of Washington Hebrew Congregation 1855-1955" will begin at noon Monday at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. Admission is $15. 202-789-0900.

MARIMBA CONCERT

A free performance featuring percussionist Andrew Kreysa will begin at 2 p.m. tomorrow at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 3655 Calvert St. NW. 202-333-4949.

GOSPEL SERVICE

A performance featuring gospel group Eternal Voices of Praise will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 901 Third St. NW. 202-842-3411.

'THE LESSONS I'VE LEARNED'

"The Lessons I've Learned," a performance featuring vocalist Jackie H. Lewis, will begin at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Alfred Street Baptist Church, 301 S. Alfred St., Alexandria. 703-780-7882.

CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

A candlelight Taize service will begin at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Oakton Church of the Brethren, 10025 Courthouse Rd., Vienna. 703-281-4411.

FALL CONCERT

A free performance featuring Harp 46, Al Petteway and Amy White will begin at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at The Church in Bethesda, 5033 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. 301-654-4159.

SYMPOSIUM AND DISCUSSION

"The Spirituality of the American Priest," a free symposium and book discussion featuring the authors of "Stewards of God's Mysteries: Priestly Spirituality in a Changing Church," will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Life Cycle Institute, Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5999.

C.S. LEWIS LECTURE

"Farther Up and Farther In: The Fiction of C.S. Lewis," a four-part lecture on the author, will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at the Center of Christian Study, 128 Chancellor St., Charlottesville, Va. Admission is $25, free for students and seniors. 434-817-1050.

HIGH HOLY DAYS LECTURE

"Who Will Live and Who Shall Die," a free two-part lecture on High Holy days, will begin at 8 p.m. Monday at Temple Sinai, 3100 Military Rd. NW. 202-363-6394.

POPE JOHN PAUL II EXHIBIT

"A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and the Jewish People," an exhibit featuring photographs, artifacts and videos, will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd. NE. Admission by donation. 202-635-5400.

LITURGICAL CONCERT

A performance by Marty Haugen featuring the St. Camillus Multicultural Choir will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Camillus Catholic Church, 1600 St. Camillus Dr., Silver Spring. Admission is $20. 202-726-8800.

ORGAN RECITAL

An organ recital featuring Theodore Guerrant will begin at 8 p.m. Friday at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1820 Connecticut Ave. NW. Admission is $20. 202-232-2995.

-- Timothy Wilson

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