DAY OF TEACHING
"The Franciscan Family Album: Meet the Friars!," an event featuring workshops and video presentations, will begin at 10 a.m. today at Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City. Admission is $35. 410-531-2800.
An event celebrating Dassera Navaratri Puja featuring Viswaguru Sri Viswayogi Viswamji will begin at 10 a.m. today at Rajdhani Mandir, 4525 Pleasant Valley Rd., Chantilly. 703-378-8401.
A free discussion of H.P. Blavatsky's "The Secret Doctrine" will begin at 1 p.m. today at Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Dr., Rockville. 301-656-3566.
"Women of the Bible," a theatrical performance performed by Anita Gutschick, will begin at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, 4606 16th St. NW. Admission is $15, $5 for children 12 and under. 202-829-2773.
A free fall fair featuring children's activities will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 600 M St. SW. 202-554-3222
"Constitutional Iraq," a free discussion featuring Rend Al-Rahim, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1545 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-3346.
RELIGION IN FOREIGN POLICY
"Religion: Instrument of Peace or Violence?," a free discussion sponsored by Washington Theological Union featuring John Danforth, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Jones Day law offices, 51 Louisiana Ave. NW. Reservations required. 202-541-5245.
"Natural Law and the Problem of Public Reason," a free lecture featuring V. Bradley Lewis, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at Life Cycle Institute, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5259.
-- Timothy Wilson
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