St. Stephen’s karaoke to benefit food bank
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 5720 S. Perry St., is hosting a karaoke night for people college age and up on Oct. 22 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Admission is at least one can of food or a free-will offering for the food bank.
The evening is alcohol- and smoke-free, and there will be a wide variety of music.
For more information, call the church office at 448-2255.
Pipe organ dedication
Grace Lutheran Church, 1827 E. Pacific Ave., is celebrating the renovation and dedication of its pipe organ Sunday at 1 p.m.
After more than 80 years of use at church, built in 1922, the organ’s console finally needed replacing. A new one was brought to Spokane from California.
Local organist Phillip Larson completed the work and agreed to perform at the dedication ceremony.
Larson has performed in several churches in Spokane and in the Seattle area and owns Washington Pipe Organ Service, which cares for pipe organs in Washington, Idaho and Montana.
He also refurbished the organ at Lewis and Clark High School.
The concert will follow the church’s regular Sunday service at 10:30 a.m., after which everyone will be invited to a light lunch in the basement and the concert at 1 p.m.
For more information about the free event, call the church office at 534-2151.
2004 harp festival
The Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, 1115 W. Riverside Ave., is hosting a harp concert Oct. 24 at 4 p.m.
More than 40 harpists, including students and adults from the Inland Northwest, will perform at the cathedral.
For more information about th4 free event, call the church office at 358-4290.
Community Services luncheon
KHQ-TV’s weatherman, Brian Albrecht, will be the master of ceremonies at “Faces of Healing – Stories of Hope,” a benefit luncheon for Inland Northwest Lutheran Community Services, Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at Mukogawa Fort Wright Commons, 4000 W. Randolph Ave.
The afternoon begins with a wine-tasting and social hour, followed by lunch and a program featuring Julie Grover, a soloist with the St. Luke Children’s Choir.
Although the event is free, there will be opportunities to make donations to Lutheran Community Services.
To make a reservation or for more information, call Paul Olson at 343-5057.
Autumn Odyssey concert
Members of the Unity Church of Truth, 2900 S. Bernard St., are showing off their musical talents at an Autumn Odyssey concert Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Coffee and desserts will be served at the casual event.
Tickets are $5.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the church office at 838-6518.
• The Voice of the Faithful is sponsoring a candidates’ forum that will focus on child-protection legislation.
The event will be at 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 at O’Malley Hall at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 330 E. Boone Ave.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information call 624-4534.
• The Spokane City Forum is presenting state Rep. Cathy McMorris and Don Barbieri in a debate about issues that affect the 5th Congressional District on Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., at 11:45 a.m.
The cost is $8.50 and includes lunch.
Reservations must be made by Monday.
For more information or to register, call 777-1555.