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This week

Knitting/Crocheting Midweek Retreat - Join Sandy Krause and Sister Christiana Marie for a retreat on the spiritual component of our handwork. Knitters, crocheters or other handworkers are invited to join us as we explore the connection between our prayer life and what we create. Participants may bring a work in progress or participate in a knit-a-long to create a Trinity Prayer shawl. Register in advance by calling (509) 448-1224 or visiting www.ihrc.net. Today, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $185/per person, $100/for commuters.

Praise Concert - An evening of contemporary worship. Free and open to the public. Visit lakesidechurch.cc or call (509) 210-9779 for more information. Friday, 7 p.m., Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake.

Food Bazaar and Yard Sale - Proceeds go toward a mission to Haiti. Items for sale include clothing, household appliances, baby products and traditional Korean food. Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Korean Presbyterian Church, 1727 E. Pacific Ave. (509) 534-5298.

First Saturday Mass of Remembrance - Remember your loved ones at a Mass of Remembrance on the first Saturday of each month. For more information, visit www.cfcsspokane.org. Friday, 9 a.m., Holy Cross Cemetery & Funeral Center, 7200 N. Wall St. (509) 467-5496.

Plant Sale - Available for sale are a variety of annuals in 4-inch, pony and jumbo packs, 6-inch organic tomato plants, hanging baskets, an assortment of home-grown perennials and more. Proceeds support mission outreach. Saturday, noon-2:30 p.m., Moran United Methodist Church, 3601 E. 65th Ave. (509) 448-7102.

Service with Michael Petrocco - Petrocco, director of Lighthouse Baptist Press, will speak. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., first service begins at 11 a.m., and the afternoon service begins at 1:15 p.m. There will be a potluck at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Arden Faith Baptist Church, 673 Arden Hill Road, Colville. (509) 684-3983.

Upcoming

Mugs and Muffins - A chance for women to chat with friends and neighbors while eating breakfast. Bring your own mug. Each month features a guest speaker or a short project and time for table talk. Call Sherrilyn at (509) 891-5059 for more information. May 9, 9-10:30 a.m., Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road. (509) 926-4971.

Living an Open-Hearted Life - Local authors Dr. Russell Kolts, professor of psychology at Eastern Washington University and the Venerable Thubten Chodron of Sravasti Abbey present lectures, discussions and contemplations on how to develop open-hearted compassion for others in daily life. Through lectures, discussions and meditation learn simple tools to calm the mind and open the heart. The authors will work from the book “An Open Hearted Life.” Texts will be available as well during the day. May 9, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive. By donation. Bring a sack lunch. (509) 447-5549.

The Collingsworth Family - Southern gospel artists. May 9, 6 p.m., Turning Point Open Bible Church, 11911 N. Division St. $20-$25. (509) 467-5122.

Mother’s Day Service - To honor mothers, join us in the event center. Visit lakesidechurch.cc or call (509) 210-9779 for more information. May 10, 10 a.m., Lakeside Church, 23129 E. Mission Ave., Liberty Lake.

Feed Medical Lake - A free meal the second Monday of the month, 5-6 p.m. May 11, St. John Lutheran Church - Medical Lake, 223 S. Hallett St., Medical Lake. (509) 714-1150.

Spokane Inter-Faith Council - Meets second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. May 12, Center for Spiritual Living, 2825 E. 33rd Ave. (509) 534-1011.

Beginning Experience Weekend - Help with the heartache of finding yourself alone because of being separated, divorced or widowed. To register, contact Marlene Schuster at (509) 534-1797 or (509) 230-2091, visit www.beginningexperienceofspokane.us or email info@beginningexperienceofspokane.us. May 15-17, Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. $25 non-refundable deposit. (509) 448-1224.

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