SPIRITUAL AND STRESS-FREE
The Second Church of Christ Scientist will hold a one-hour "spiritual
meeting without stress" for businessmen, students, moms, dads and
grandparents from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at 3100 Pacific View Drive,
Corona del Mar. (949) 644-2617.
BLESS THE ANIMALS
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church will hold its annual
Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. Oct. 7 at 3233 Pacific View Drive,
Corona del Mar. Free. (949) 644-0463.
The Jewish Federation of Orange County will host a community sukkah to
celebrate Sukkot at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Jewish Federation Campus, 250 E.
Baker St., Costa Mesa. Sukkot means booths and commemorates the tents in
which Jews lived during the 40 years they wandered through the desert.
Refreshments will be served. Free. (714) 755-5555.
BAT YAHM SERVICES
Temple Bat Yahm will hold a congregational picnic in the sukkah at 1
p.m. Oct. 7 before High Holy Days concludes Oct. 10 with a 7 p.m.
performance of the Ellis Island Klezmer Band and a 7:30 p.m. service.
Temple Bat Yahm is at 1011 Camelback Drive, Newport Beach. (949)
LUNCH FOR ALL FAITHS
The Newport-Mesa Irvine Interfaith Council luncheon will be held from
noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church,
3233 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar. $7.50 with reservations or $10
at the door. Reservations will be taken until Oct. 9. (949) 660-8665.
The Child Centered Church will meet at Bonita Creek Park Center at 10
a.m. Oct. 14, with Mark Wood and his daughter Lacey appearing as special
guest musicians. The park is at University Drive and La Vida Street in
Newport Beach. Free. (949) 640-7343.
Father Tom Hand will give a nonresidential meditation retreat Oct.
12-14 at Our Lady Queen of Angels, 2046 Mar Vista Drive, Newport Beach.
Call for times. $20. (949) 219-1408.
The Rev. Bill Flanagan will hold a divorce recovery workshop on six
consecutive Thursday evenings. The workshop is for any divorced or