HINDU RITUAL

A Subrahmanya Homam event featuring Sri Viswayogi Viswamji Maharaj will begin at 9 a.m. today at Sri Murugan Temple, 6300 Princess Garden Pkwy., Lanham. 301-552-4889.

FALL BAZAAR

A fall bazaar will begin at 9 a.m. today at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7720 Alaska Ave. NW. 202-829-5311.

ART AUCTION

An art auction will begin at 7 p.m. today at St. James' Episcopal Church, 222 Eighth St. NE. Admission is $20. 202-546-4587.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

A benefit performance featuring faculty members of the Washington Conservatory of Music will begin at 8 p.m. today at Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle, Bethesda. An offering will be accepted. 301-320-2770.

AIDING QUAKE VICTIMS

A food and clothing drive for earthquake victims left homeless in Pakistan will begin at 8 a.m. tomorrow at Seventh-day Adventist Soup Kitchen, 1611 Fourth St. NW. 202-797-9255.

PLANT SWAP, BOOK SALE

A plant swap and book sale will begin at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Universalist National Memorial Church, 1810 16th St. NW. 202-387-3411.

ST. ANTHONY WORKSHOP

"St. Anthony Teaches How to Live as Christians Today," a workshop featuring the Rev. Jude Winkler, will begin at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City. Admission is $20. 410-531-2800.

CONCERT BY BARITONE

A performance by baritone Michael Andre Houston will begin at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Lincoln Congregational Temple, 1701 11th St. NW. An offering will be accepted. 202-332-2640.

ORGAN RECITAL

An organ recital featuring Justus Parotta will begin at 6 p.m. tomorrow at Church of the Pilgrims, 2201 P St. NW. An offering will be accepted. 202-387-6612.

LECTURE ON PERFECTIONISM

"Perfecting Ourselves to Death," a free lecture by Richard Winter, will begin at 7 p.m. Monday at the Center for Christian Study, 128 Chancellor St., Charlottesville. 434-817-1050.

PAPAL PORTRAITURE

"Papi in Posa: 500 Years of Papal Portraiture," an exhibit of Italian artwork, will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd. NE. Admission by donation. 202-635-5400.

'COSMIC CHRIST' LECTURE

"Bonaventure, Teilhard and the Cosmic Christ," a free lecture by Ewert Cousins, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Theological Union, 6896 Laurel St. NW. 202-726-8800.

TALK ON COURT

"The Natural Law in the U.S. Supreme Court," a free lecture by Nelson Lund, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Life Cycle Institute, Catholic University, 620 Michigan Ave. NE. 202-319-5259.

-- Timothy Wilson

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