BENEFIT CONCERT

A performance by the Norfolk State University Concert Choir begins at 3 p.m. today at Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian, 1423 Girard St. NE. Admission is $20, with proceeds benefiting the Presbyterian Men of Redeemer Scholarship Fund. 202-832-0095.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HUMANISM

"Science, Humanism and the Black Community," a lecture by Norm Allen, executive director of African Americans for Humanism, begins at noon tomorrow and 7 p.m. Monday at the Center For Inquiry, 621 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Admission is $6; free for CFI members. 202-546-2330 or http://www.cfidc.org.

'ON MA JOURNEY NOW'

"On Ma Journey Now," a lecture-recital performance by Carol J. Gibson and Caroline G. Gibson, begins at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, 5301 North Capitol St. NE. Admission is $15. 202-635-1957.

YIDDISH CONCERT

"Yiddish Lives! Songs From a Vibrant Musical Heritage," a concert featuring local cantors and Zalmen Mlotek, executive director of the National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene in New York, begins at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Tikvat Israel, 2200 Baltimore Rd., Rockville. Admission is $30. 301-762-7338.

B. CHARLES CHORALE

A free concert featuring Michael White and True Praise and celebrating the 35th anniversary of the B. Charles Chorale begins at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Union Temple Baptist Church, 1225 W St. SE. 202-678-8822.

'THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS'

A film screening and discussion of Martin Doblmeier's "The Power of Forgiveness" begins at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church, 201 Fourth St. SE. Donations accepted. 202-547-8676 or http://www.capitolhillpreschurch.org.

LECTURE ON FAITH

"Questioning the Faith," a five-part lecture by Michael Manson, professor of literature and film at American University, begins at 7 p.m. Monday at Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. 202-333-7212 or http://www.dumbartonumc.org.

FOCUSING ON FAMILY

"Focusing on the Family: Hospitality, Worship, Nurture and Economics," a free lecture by Margaret Kim Peterson, associate professor of theology at Eastern College, begins at 7 p.m. Monday at the Center for Christian Study, 128 Chancellor St., Charlottesville. 434-817-1050 or http://www.studycenter.net.

JAZZ AND POETRY

A performance featuring guitarist Pedro Machado-Luces, singer Jay Wasserman and poets Cliff Bernier and M. Lee Alexander begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Suggested donation is $5. 202-333-7100 or http://www.gracedc.org.

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