“Passages.” Vienna Presbyterian Church invites those struggling with separation or divorce to its 14-week healing program that starts on Feb. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. The program is free; materials cost $20, scholarships available. Register at Passages@ViennaPres.org. 703-938-9050 or www.viennapres.org.
Saturday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.: All-you-can-eat monthly community pancake breakfast. Features hoecakes made with cornmeal and regular pancakes. Proceeds go to St. Paul’s Educational Awards Fund and St. Paul’s hunger ministry. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 10401 Armory Ave., Kensington. $6.50; $2 for ages 11 and younger; $18 family maximum. 301-933-7933.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Workshop on mindfulness. No prior experience is necessary. Vajrayogini Buddhist Center, 1787 Columbia Rd. NW. $25. 202-986-2257 or meditation-dc.org/art-mindfulness.
Saturday, 12:30 p.m.: Weekly carillon recital. Edward M. Nassor will perform Preludio No. 5 in D minor by the Flemish composer Mathias van den Gheyn. Washington National Cathedral, Bishop’s Garden area, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.
Saturday, 1:30 to 5 p.m.: Davies Community Chili Chow, blues jam and open mike. Con carne or vegetarian chili, sides and choice of beverages. Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, 7400 Temple Hill Rd., Camp Springs. Suggested donation, $10. Music and open mike, donations welcome. 301-449-4308 or dmuuc.org/connecting/programs/community-fish-fry-open-mic.
Saturday, 7 p.m.: Quiz night to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center. Brats, beverages, munchies and trivia in the parish hall. Bring a nonperishable food donation. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1132 North Ivanhoe St., Arlington. $10. 703-241-2474 or www.stmichaelsarlington.org.
Saturday, 7 p.m.: The Duke Ellington Society will host a program of music by Ellington and play recordings of his band’s performances. Grace Lutheran Church, 4300 16th St. NW. Free. Luvenia George at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 202-723-4408.
Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m.: Steve Kaufman will lead a jazz concert by the Big Band Tradition and vocalist Renee Georges. Casual dress is suggested. Refreshments. A free-will offering will go to fund a youth summer mission trip. Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-585-8010.
Saturday, 8 p.m.: PostClassical Ensemble and pianist Mykola Suk will perform an all-Beethoven program that includes the “Moonlight Sonata.” Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton St. NW. $35; students and ages 65 and older, $30. 202-965-2000 or www.dumbartonconcerts.org.
Sunday, 8 and 10 a.m.: Scout Sunday. The congregation will recognize all Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and their leaders for their participation in scouting programs and their work in the community. Scouts are encouraged to come in uniform with their sashes and badges. Christ Church, 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. email@example.com, 703-549-1450 or www.historicchristchurch.org.
Sundays, 8:45 a.m., and Wednesdays, 6 p.m.: Bible study. Calvary Episcopal Church, 509 I St. NE. Free. 202-546-8011.
Sundays through Feb. 15, 9 a.m.: Intergenerational biblical study of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail.” Youths in the sixth grade and higher will read King’s famous letter and discuss race, racism and justice in the light of Hebrew and Christian scriptures. Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Cir., Bethesda. Free. 301-229-7766. www.westmorelanducc.org.
Sunday, 9:15 to 11:15 a.m.: A Hebrew school open house will be held for prospective parents and students in pre-K through fifth grade. Tifereth Israel Congregation, 7701 16th St. NW. Free. 202-882-1605 or tinyurl.com/TIOpenHouseFeb8.
Sunday, 10 a.m.: Meet the Martha’s Table team and discover how easy it can be to feed the city’s homeless men, women and families through its McKenna’s Wagon soup kitchen. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-6200. www.nationalcathedral.org.
Sunday, 10 a.m.: Coffee talk with educational consultant Cori Dykman. At a bagel brunch, Dykman will talk about what you can do to prepare your child to thrive as a student and grow as an individual. Congregation Kneseth Israel, 1125 Spa Rd., Annapolis. $5. Register at www.knesethisrael.org or firstname.lastname@example.org. 410-693-4468.
Sunday, 10 a.m.: Karl Weissenbach, director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, will speak. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766 or www.stjohns-dc.org.
Sundays through Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.: Advice for Life and Prayers for World Peace. Advice will be given from a Buddhist perspective to give you peace in your life. Class includes teaching, prayers and guided meditation suitable for beginners and those with experience. Vajrayogini Buddhist Center, 1787 Columbia Rd. NW. $6. 202-986-2257.
Sunday, 12:45 to 2 p.m.: Congregation potluck luncheon. Bring a dish that will feed at least three times the number of people in your group and appropriate serving utensils and share great conversation with the cathedral congregation after the coffee hour. The kitchen will not be available for heating or refrigerating dishes or washing them. If you do not wish to prepare a dish, consider bringing something prepared at a grocery store or restaurant. Surnames from A to C should bring a dessert; D to L, a main dish; M to Z, salads and veggies. If your dish includes possible allergens, label them as tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soy or dairy. Water, coffee, tea, plates, cups and silverware will be provided. Volunteers welcome. Washington National Cathedral, Perry Auditorium, seventh floor, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.
Sunday, 4 p.m.: The Washington Saxophone Quartet will perform works by J.S. Bach, Debussy, Duke Ellington and others. A wine and cheese reception follows. St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church. Suggested donation, $15. 703-200-7489. www.odeonchambermusicseries.org.
Sunday, 4:30 p.m.: The Ben Redwine Jazz Band will perform. Reception with food, drink and a chance to meet the musicians will follow. St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 25100 Ridge Rd., Damascus. Free-will offering. email@example.com, 301 253-2130 or www.stannesdamascus.org.
Sunday, 5 p.m.: Organist Jonathan Ortloff will provide accompaniment for two silent films at this family-friendly evening. Child care will be available. Popcorn will be served. Reception will follow. Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Dr., Bethesda. Free-will offering. 301-229-3770. www.redeemerbethesda.org.
Mondays, 9 a.m.: Wellness fitness class. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Guback Center, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-765-6555 or aldersgate.net.
Most weekdays, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.: Behind-the-scenes cathedral tour for ages 11 and older. See gargoyles and stained-glass windows and climb a lot of stairs to view the city from above. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $25; children, seniors, students and military, $21. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.
Mondays, noon: “Brown Bag and Bible.” The Rev. Janice Mynchenberg leads a weekly study of the Gospel of Mark with the help of a commentary by N.T. Wright. Bring your lunch. Georgetown Lutheran Church, 1556 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-337-9070 or www.byfaithhopelove.com/GTL.
Mondays, 7 p.m.: Senior strength and stretch class. Participants must bring a completed “assumption of risk and waiver of liability” to the first class. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. Free. Reservations: Judy, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 703-765-6555, ext. 626. www.aldersgate.net.
Mondays, 7 p.m.: Yoga class. Bring a mat. Pilgrim Church United Church of Christ, 2206 Briggs Rd., Wheaton. Suggested donation, $5 to $10. 301-942-7188.
Mondays, 7 p.m.: Monday night worship services will feature a less formal atmosphere in a somewhat smaller setting at a more convenient or comfortable day and time. Celebration of Holy Communion, with refreshments following the worship. Child care available. Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. email@example.com, 301-384-4394 or www.mystandrew.org.
Mondays, 7 p.m.: Sally Jones leads “A Course in Miracles.” Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church, 7400 Temple Hills Rd., Camp Springs. Free. 301-449-4308. www.dmuuc.org.
Mondays, 7 p.m.: Kirsten Norris leads yoga sessions. Bring a mat. Pilgrim Church United Church of Christ, Social Hall, 2206 Briggs Rd., Silver Spring. Suggested donation, $5 to $10. The Rev. Jessie Lowry, firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-792-8479.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15 a.m.: Senior Fit, an exercise class for ages 55 and older to build strength, fitness and cardiovascular health. Required physician-consent form is available at the information center or by visiting the Web site. Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Free. Call Marilee at 301-384-4394 or go to www.mystandrew.org.
Tuesdays, 10:45 a.m.: “Spiritual Reflections” tour. A one-hour docent-led tour explores stories of faithful action and devotion highlighted in glass and stone. Tours include stories, silence, poetry, prayer and reflective invitations, including one to attend Eucharist at noon. Participants will receive a pilgrimage medallion. Tours do not take place on holidays or during special events. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $15. Questions: Pilgrimages@cathedral.org, 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.
Tuesday, 12:10 p.m.: Classical pianist Deborah Lee will perform works by Mozart and Chopin and Schumann’s cycle Kreisleriana, Op. 16. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. Suggested donation, $10. 202-347-2635, ext. 20.
Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.: Cathedral tour and tea. A docent will lead a tour of the cathedral, explaining its history, architecture and art — plus a traditional English tea and a scenic view of the city from the cathedral tower. Washington National Cathedral, Docent Station at the Rear Nave, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. $30; reservations required. 202-537-8993. www.allhallowsguild.org or email@example.com.
Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Homework Helpers invites parents or guardians to bring children in grades 3 through 8 for free after-school tutoring, advice and homework help. The program is certified by the Episcopal Diocese of Washington under its mandatory Safeguarding God’s Children training. St. John’s Church, Broadcreek, Bayne Hall, 9801 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. Free. Registration: Ruth LaBelle, program director, at 240-461-5330 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m., and Wednesdays, 6 p.m.: Zumba classes. $6 per class, or get a punch card that charges $5 per visit. Christ Church Chaptico, Parish Hall, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd., Chaptico, Md. Lisa Martoni, email@example.com or 240-925-4153.
Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Rabbi Susan Grossman will speak about “Parting of the Ways: How Judaism and Christianity Became Two.” Beth Shalom Congregation, 8070 Harriet Tubman Lane, Columbia. $20. 410-531-5115. www.beth-shalom.net.
Wednesdays, 1:45 to 4:15 p.m.: After-school program for local elementary school students who attend schools with early release on Wednesdays. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to take part in the Backyard, a program with a Christian curriculum that offers games, crafts and Bible stories. Program continues through June and follows the academic calendar. Church of the Covenant, 2666 N. Military Rd., Arlington. Free; registration required. Emma Horn, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 703-524-4115.
Wednesdays, 2 p.m.: Tai chi classes. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek, 201 Allison St. NW. Free. 202-726-2080.
Wednesdays, 7 p.m.: Tai chi classes, advanced and intermediate level. Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church 7400 Temple Hills Rd., Camp Springs. Suggested donation, $5. 301-449-4308. www.dmuuc.org.
Wednesdays, 7:15 p.m.: Flaunt Fitness, a 45-minute program led by Lisa Martoni for woman of all shapes and sizes. Combines Pilates and dance. Christ Church Parish Hall, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd., Chaptico. $6 per class, or $30 for six classes. 301-884-3451.
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.: Walk the labyrinth from 6 to 7:30 p.m., then attend a Taize prayer service, with sung prayer and periods of peaceful silence. St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St. Arlington. Free. 703-525-8286 or e-mail email@example.com.
Thursdays, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Bible study. A reading and discussion of the Bible readings for the upcoming Sunday, according to the Revised Common Lectionary. Open to the public. Sponsored by St. Nicholas Episcopal Church. IHOP, 20009 Century Blvd., Germantown. firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-631-2800.
Thursdays, 9 a.m.: Yoga class. Christ Church Chaptico, Parish Hall, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd., Chaptico. For details, call 301-301-884-3451.
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.: Kirsten Norris leads weekly yoga sessions. Bring a mat. Pilgrim Church United Church of Christ, Social Hall, 2206 Briggs Rd., Silver Spring. Suggested donation, $5 to $10. The Rev. Jessie Lowry, email@example.com. 877-792-8479.
Thursdays and Fridays, 9:30 to 11:45 a.m.: Music and movement classes are offered for ages 5 and younger with a parent or adult caregiver. Sponsored by Music Together Montgomery. Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, 6201 Dunrobbin Dr., Bethesda. Free. 301-229-3770.
Thursdays, 11 a.m.: Gentle yoga. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Rd., Alexandria. Free. 703-765-6555. aldersgate.net.
Thursdays, noon: Yoga classes. Bring a mat. Pilgrim Church United Church of Christ, 2206 Briggs Rd., Wheaton. Suggested donation, $5 to $10. 301-942-7188.
Thursday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Vintage Hymn Sing and Dessert Social, a gathering for ages 57 and older. Bring a friend or two. The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Worship Center, 6201 Dunrobbin Dr., Bethesda. Free; reservations requested. 301-229-3770.
Friday, 12:15 to 1 p.m.: Classical pipe organist James D. Hicks will perform works by Erland von Koch, Fredrik Sixten and Nils Lindberg. National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Cir. NW. Free; donations welcome. 202-797-0103.
Friday, 8 p.m.: The Left Bank Quartet will perform Luigi Boccherini’s Quartet in G Major, Op. 44, No. 4; Brahms’s Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1;, and Beethoven’s Quartet in A minor, Op. 132. Christ Lutheran Church, 5101 16th St. NW. $20; students, free. 202-237-8485. www.leftbankconcertsociety.org.
Feb. 14, 3 p.m.: Presbyterian Men and Women of Redeemer are sponsoring a concert by the Norfolk State University Concert Choir. Proceeds will go to an annual scholarship. Church of the Redeemer, 1423 Girard St. NE. A goodwill offering will be taken. 202-832-0095.
Feb. 14, 7 p.m.: Contemporary folk singer-songwriter, guitarist and claw hammer banjo player Joe Crookston will perform with singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist Andrea Pais. Church of St. Clement, 1701 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria. $18; in advance, $15. Herb Cooper-Levy, venue host, 703-380-3151. www.focusmusic.org/venue_alexandria.php.
Feb. 14, 7 to 11 p.m.: A Valentines dinner and dance will benefit Hyacinth’s Place, a transitional residence for homeless women diagnosed with mental illness. Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 4915 St. Barnabas Rd., Temple Hills. $30. 202-618-3344 or 301-894-3556.
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