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Attend National Day of Prayer event

The 15th annual Lake Oswego Celebration of the National Day of Prayer will be held at noon May 5 by the flagpole at City Hall, 380 A Ave., in Lake Oswego. Worship music will be sung by students of Our Lady of the Lake School and opening prayer will be delivered by Andrew Palau with Luis Palau Ministry. All are welcome to attend.

Artisans gather for Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

More than 80 artisans will convene at the 41st anniversary of the Northwest Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit on April 30 and May 1 at Marylhurst University inside Clark Commons and Wiegand Recital Hall. On display will be a myriad of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, mandolins, banjos, ukes, percussion and other ancient instruments. Local musicians will perform, and craftsmen will exhibit the makings of an authentic instrument. For more information, visit nwmusicalinstrumentshow.org.

Wellness Happy Hour to debunk detox

The National College of Natural Medicine will present Debunking Detox as its monthly community lecture. The event will be held 6-8 p.m. April 29 at the clinic, located at 3025 S.W. Corbett Ave. in Portland. Come and learn how to incorporate small changes in your daily routine and understand what a detox truly is.

Complimentary refreshments are included, including Humm Kombucha and options of cider, beer or wine. RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 503-552-1540 and leave a message starting with your first and last name, phone number and total number of guests.

Ladies Who Brunch includes raffles with great prizes

Ladies Who Brunch, a fundraiser of Women of Meridian Park, which supports programs for women and children through Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, will be held May 1 beginning at 9 a.m. at Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar in Bridgeport Village in Tualatin. Cost of the brunch is $50 and tickets are available by calling 503-413-6413. Besides a fashion show featuring fashions from Bridgeport retailers, the event includes a raffle with a total value of more than $10,000. Raffle items include a private book reading of former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts' autobiography "Up the Capitol Steps: A Woman's March to the Governorship"; a makeover package worth $1,800; two VIP passes to Portland Fashion week and a kid-friendly birthday party for up to 10 people at Beaverton Bricks and Minifigs.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

See 'Blue Gold: World Water Wars' May 1

Films on 43, Documentaries and Discussions series continues May 1 at Emanuel Presbyterian Church, 19200 Willamette Drive in West Linn, with a screening of "Blue Gold: World Water Wars" at 7 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public. Wars of the future will be fought over water, as they are over oil today, as the source of human survival enters the global marketplace and political arena. The screening is a joint program of Emanuel Presbyterian and West Linn Lutheran Churches.

Community of Faith to meet at The Corner

Beginning May 1, Community of Faith Church will meet at The Corner, 1889 Willamette Falls Drive in West Linn. Pastor David Sorensen invites everyone to attend either the 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Fellowship and coffee are available at 10 a.m.

For more information, visit cofaith.net.

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