OREGON MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA debuts in Vancouver, 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St. Special guest Evan Marshall is a master innovator of duo-style technique. The orchestra, led by Brian Oberlin, will play classics by Strauss, Bach, Faure and Lavry, perform solos, duos and trios, plus swing and American fiddle tunes. $15 general admission, $10 for seniors, at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. 503-277-2087, www.oregonmandolinorchestra.org.
SOUP AND BREAD DISCUSSIONS 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Camas Friends Church, 1004 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas. Meetings will begin with a simple meal and fellowship, followed by a time of focused teaching and discussion in the church community room. Discussion topics will come from the workbook, "Healthy Children, Healthy Planet," assembled by the Northwest Earth Institute. The free series continues through Nov. 13. 360-834-2446.
ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER, a traditional Thanksgiving meal,will be from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Parish Hall at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 324 N.E. Oak St., Camas. Dinner prices are $5.50 to $9 and $30 for a family in the same household. The dinner is provided by Knights of Columbus and the St. Elizabeth Aposolate. * 360-834-2126.MEMORIAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2700 E. 28th St., Vancouver, will celebrate its 70 years of worship and service with an organ concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Timothy and Nancy LeRoi-Nickel, who have preformed at Carnegie Hall, will be guest organists. An offering will be taken. The church will have a 70 Years of Blessings worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in honor of the anniversary. A brunch and program will follow the service. 360-695-7501.
NORTH CREEK CHURCH will host Michael Robert in an all-ages Christian concert at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 5. General admission tickets, $10; VIP tickets, $20, include a meet and greet at 5:45 p.m.; and VIP Plus, $25, front row seats plus a CD. The church is at 10311 N.E. Highway 99. www.itickets.com/events/313722/vancouver_wa/revived_tour.html or 360-977-6471.