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Concert to help tsunami effort

Sat., April 2, 2005

The Unity Center, 4123 E. Lincoln Road, is presenting a concert to benefit the Red Cross Tsunami Relief and Recover Effort today from 1 to 5:30 p.m.

Performers include local groups the Celtic Nots, Sidhe, the Gary Edighoffer Jazz Combo and more. Admission is by donation.

For information call Jim Templeton at 939-5791, the Unity Center at 489-6964 or visit

Musical worship service

Central Lutheran Church, 512 S. Bernard St., is presenting a worship service on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. that will be centered around the Spokane Melody Singers, a men’s chorus.

For information, call the church office at 624-9233 or e-mail

Choir room rededication

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave., is rededicating its choir room in honor of the church’s longtime organist and choir director, Doris and Byron “Bud” Swanson.

The room now will be known as the Swanson Music Room, and will feature a large oil painting of the couple.

To celebrate, there will be a special service on Sunday at 10:45 a.m., followed by a reception. For information, call the church office at 747-6677.

Gospel music workshop

The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 645 S. Richard Allen Court, is presenting a workshop on gospel music from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For information, call the church office at 536-0446.

Spring food bazaar

The Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St., is presenting its Spring Food Bazaar on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Teriyaki chicken boxed lunches will be available for $8.50 and there also will be a bake sale. For information, call the temple at 534-7954.

Pancake breakfast

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will host a spring pancake breakfast on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 302 E. Boone Ave.

Admission is $5 for adults and children over 10 years old, $3 for children aged 5 to 10 and free for ages 4 and under.

For information, call Mary Alice McGinn at 487-4707 or e-mail

Luncheon and cards

St. Charles Roman Catholic Church, 4515 N. Alberta St., is hosting its Spring Luncheon and Card Party today from noon to 3 p.m.

Tickets are $6. For information, call Rita at 328-7407.

Christian singles

Spokane Christian Singles, 11410 E. Sprague Ave., is offering two more opportunities for speed dating.

If you are a single 45 years or older you can meet others on Friday at 7 p.m. Singles in their 20s, 30s or 40s have an opportunity next Saturday at 7 p.m.

The cost of admission for either of these events is $10. For information, call 226-7674.


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