BLOCK PARTY, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Columbia Christian Church, 907 N.W. 99th St. Free hot dogs and chips, live music, children’s bounce house and a clothes closet with all sizes of clothes. * 360-574-4393.
FREE CONCERT at 7 p.m. Sunday, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 8701 N.E. 119th St. The Lutheran Choral Association will celebrate its 75th season beginning with the free concert. The 150-voice choir has members from more than 60 churches and several denominations in the Vancouver/Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir. * http://www.lutheranchoral.org.
40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 3500 N.W. 129th St., will celebrate 40 years of ministry on the second Sunday of the month through December. Guest pastor Al Solmonson will preach at 8:30 and 11 a.m. * 360-573-5031.
GIRL TALK, straight talk about marriage and intimacy, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, First Church of God, 3300 N.E. 78th St. Sheila Gregoire, author of “The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex” will speak. Tickets are $7, available at the door. * 360-574-1611.