* An essay contest through Monday to win a complete bedroom set.
* A bedroom-furnishing workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. today.
* A pajama party for children 12 and younger in the Smaland Play
Area from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.
For more information, call 841-8060.
Church celebrates 50th anniversary
HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Daniel Smith-Christopher, professor of Old
Testament studies at Loyola Marymount University, will start the St.
Francis Xavier Church 50th anniversary speaker series tonight.
Smith-Christopher's topic, "Peace in Violent Times," will focus on
the Gospel mandates of peacemaking for contemporary Christians.
The program begins at 7 tonight in Cabrini Hall at St. Francis
Xavier Church, 3801 Scott Road.
The speaker series is free and open to the public.