THIRD ANNUAL GOSPEL FEST, 4 p.m. at Battle Ground United Methodist Church, 10300 N.E. 199th St., Battle Ground. Featuring Jim Fischer, a local pianist, composer, producer, recording artist and entertainer; Classic Gospel Sons, a southern gospel quartet; and the AME Zion Choir. Free, child care provided. A silent auction will raise money for charity. * Dave, 360-694-6356.
RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m. to noon at Mill Plain United Methodist Church, 15804 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Proceeds will help fund mission projects. * 360-892-2421.
MUSIC, POETRY AND DANCE, 7 to 9 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, 4505 E. 18th St. Fadin' by 9 and Circle Round will perform at theis family-friendly event. Donations and/or fingerfood accepted. * 360-750-4406.
CLASSIC GOSPEL SONS will perform at 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Church of the Nazarene, 2000 Lewis River Road, Woodland. A free-will offering will be taken. * 360-225-8662.
PERSONAL MANTRA WORKSHOP, an experiential class presented by the Rev. Roberta Winn and the Abundant Life Center to promote inner healing and spiritual development. 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Abundant Life Center, Quality Inn Conference Center, 7001 N.E. Highway 99, Vancouver. $15. * 360-695-0211 or Abundant Life Center.
FALL KICK OFF BBQ, 10 a.m. at CrossWay Church at Salmon Creek Elementary School, 1601 N.E. 129th St. Includes the new sermon series "Church: Why Bother?" Free activities for kids. * CrossWay Church or 360-828-1663.
CHRISTIANITY EXPLORED, 7 p.m. at CrossWay Church at Salmon Creek Elementary School, 1601 N.E. 129th St.. The seven-week course on who Jesus is and why it matters. Free. * CrossWay Church or 360-828-1663.
FALL RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Columbia Presbyterian Church, 805 Columbia Ridge Drive. Benefits mission projects.
CAMAS FRIENDS CHURCH 75TH ANNIVERSARY, 4 p.m. Oct. 6. at 1004 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. The free street fair-themed celebration with food and live music includes a morning worship celebration at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7. * 360-834-2446 or Camas Friends Church.
DISCOVER INDIA TRANSFORMED! 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at Christ Community Church, 11900 N.E. 95th St., Suite 440. Learn how people are being reached through the Gospel through Community Transformation Centers.