Events listed below are free or accept an unspecified donation unless otherwise noted.
Bringing Forth the Natural Peacefulness of Body, Speech and Mind, a meditation retreat led by Acharya Arawana Hayashi, with instruction in meditation, personal interview, contemplative walking, movement and art exercises, sponsored by Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center; today through Thursday; St. Anthony's Retreat Center; $300 for all days, $125 for weekend days, $50 for one day, room and board extra. 254-3633.
"United Under God's Tent," World Day of Prayer service with a talk by Ruth Chang, sponsored by Church Women United, 3 p.m. today, St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church.
Youth Concert, instrumental solos, hula, singing and steel drum ensemble, 4 p.m. today, Lutheran Church of Honolulu. 941-2566.
Erev Purim, with a performance of "The Megillah Goes to Woodstock," 7 p.m. today, Temple Emanu-El.
Faith and Healing, seminar by Norvel Hayes with special prayers for healing and other needs, 7:30 p.m. today, 9:15 a.m. tomorrow, New Life Bible Church, Centennial Building, 224 Queen Emma Square, third floor. 226-9600.
"Prophecy and the Jew," talk by Arnold Fruchtenbaum, director of Ariel Ministries who believes in the messiahship of Jesus, 10:45 a.m. tomorrow, Waipio Grace Brethren church. 623-5313.
Purim in Africa, annual party in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Purim with a reading of the Megillah (Scroll of Esther), kosher buffet of African cuisine, music and drumming (participants are encouraged to come in African attire or Purim costume), 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Ala Moana hotel; $20 per person with discounts for families, sponsored by Chabad of Hawaii. 735-8161.
Concordia Choir, performance of sacred music, gospels and spiritual by students from Concordia University, 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. tomorrow, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 'Aiea, and 7 p.m. tomorrow, Chinese Lutheran Church of Honolulu; 247-4565. Also, 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Kane'ohe; 7 p.m. Thursday, Trinity Lutheran Church, Wahiawa.
Organ Recital and Choral Evensong, organ music of Franck, Liebermann and Boellmann, choral music of Ippolitov-Ivanov, Atkins and Wesley, 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, St. Andrew's Cathedral. 524-2822, ext. 223.
"Exploring Buddhism: Got Questions?" religious leaders, including Joanne Tachibana and Rev. Yoshiaki Fujitani, respond to inquiries and discuss issues of the Buddhist faith as it relates to modern society, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Pacific Buddhist Academy, Honpa Hongwanji Mission Betsuin. 263-8567.
The Power of Meditation, learn to create a clear and peaceful future, sponsored by Know Thyself As Soul Foundation, 6 p.m. Thursday, UH-Manoa Heminway room 215; also, 6 p.m. Friday, 2065 S. King St., suite 304. 949-8876.
"Family Life Seminar — With Answers," session with Art Bushnell, 11 a.m. March 10, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Hau'ula. 227-6413.
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