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Musical performance to benefit Food Bank

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will host a musical fundraiser called “Around the World in Eighty Eight Keys” on Friday. The performance will benefit the Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank.

Local professional and amateur musicians are scheduled to perform. The program includes pianists Karlyn Frost Brett, Kendall Feeney, Greg Presley, Debra O’Dell and Mary Simpson. Also performing are soprano Darnelle Preston, the Angus Scott Pipe Band and a community choir directed by composer David Asplin. The Loftus brothers will provide fiddle music.

The performance begins at 7 p.m. Friday at the church, 4521 N. Arden Road. A dessert reception will follow. Admission at the door is $10, or $5 for students. Food donations will also be accepted.

Call 926-7133 for more information.

Kickoff time

The Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, 20th Avenue and Sullivan Road, will host its annual Super Bowl party beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday. The game will be shown on a big-screen HD television. Refreshments will be provided. The party is open to adults and teens who are interested in watching the game. The event is free, but donations will be accepted.

Souper Bowl

The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection will participate in the Souper Bowl of Caring on Sunday. The program is a national effort on Super Bowl Sunday to collect cash donations in a soup pot that are given to local nonprofit organizations. The proceeds from the Church of the Resurrection will benefit the Interfaith Hospitality Network.

Donations will be collected following the 8, 9 and 10 a.m. services on Sunday. The church is at 15319 E. Eighth.

Religion Notebook appears every Saturday in the Valley Voice. If you have news about activities or events at your church, please let us know so we can help spread the word. Write or send a bulletin to Religion Notebook, Valley Voice, 13208 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley WA 99216. Call Nina Culver at 927-2158. Fax: 927-2175. E-mail:

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