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The International Chabad-Lubavitch organization is establishing a new Jewish institution, Chabad at Tysons, which will serve Vienna, McLean and Great Falls. Chabad welcomes all Jews regardless of background or affiliation, according to Rabbi Levi Deitsch, who will direct Chabad at Tysons. Activities will include holiday awareness programs, adult education, Shabbat and High Holiday services, and special children’s events. Call 703-356-3451 or 703-622-2953.
The Cal Jammers, a contemporary Christian music group, will perform at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8, at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, located at 7628 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, across Route 7 from Marshall High School. There will also be games and prizes for children, hamburgers and hot dogs, and an old-fashioned cake walk from 1-3 p.m. Call 703-207-9390, or visit www.stlukesva.org.
On Oct. 3, St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Vienna will begin the seventh year of Rainbows for All God’s Children, a support group for children who have lost a parent due to death, divorce, separation or abandonment. The program consists of 12 sessions with three to five children per group. The sessions are facilitated by adults from St. Mark’s who are chosen and trained by Rainbows. Free. Attend the Open House on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. or call the Community Growth Office at 703-938-1936.
Vienna Presbyterian Church invites area residents to join its members in a worship service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, to focus on remembrance and hope. This evening will feature motivational speakers Ellie Lofaro, a nationally recognized Christian author and speaker, and Ken Harvey, a former Washington Redskin. The church is located at 124 Park St., and child care is available by reservation at no cost. Call 703-938-9050.
Annual Rummage Sale will be held at The Emmaus United Church of Christ, located at 900 Maple Ave. E., Vienna, on Friday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 31, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 703-938-1555 or 703-938-4402.