BBQ Chicken, Brisket and Rib Dinner, 11 a.m. today, Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 2340 Burns. Cost $7-$8, family packs $25. Call 316-832-1371.

Monterrey Dinner, 5 p.m. today, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 925 N. Waco. Proceeds benefit the English for Speakers of Other Languages program. Donation. Call 316-263-0810.

Rummage Sale, 7 a.m. Thursday-Oct. 2, Reformation Lutheran Church, 7601 E. 13th St. Food and drinks. Proceeds go to Reformation youth ministries. Call 316-634-0586.

Indian Tacos, 11 a.m. Oct. 2, Wichita Indian United Methodist Church, 1111 N. Meridian. Cost $5. Delivery available on orders of five or more. Call 316-351-7515.

Recovery classes

Celebrate Recovery, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, West Side Christian Church, 1819 W. Douglas. Call 316-648-8842.

Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Central Community Church, 6100 W. Maple. Call 316-943-1800.

Celebrate Recovery, 7 p.m. Friday, Derby Friends Church, 1034 N. Woodlawn Blvd., Derby. Call 316-788-1751.

Seminars and workshops

"How to Raise Godly Children," 6:30 p.m. today, Mulvane Brethren Church, 310 S. Central, Mulvane. Featured speaker will be author Jack Wellman. Snacks, drinks and child care provided. Free. Call 316-777-4882.

Meditations for Relaxation, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 721 W. 13th St. Breathing meditations that help to relax the mind, reduce stress and increase happiness. Cost $7. Information, 316-263-1533 or

Anger Solves Nothing, 7 p.m. Thursday, Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 721 W. 13th St. Teaching new ways of relating to frustrating and disappointing situations that lead to a happier and more meaningful life. Cost $10. Information, 316-263-1533 or

"The Spiritual Landscape of America's Nature Writers," with Dr. Gary Blaine, 6 p.m. optional dinner, 6:30 p.m. class, Oct. 6, University Congregational Church, 9209 E. 29th St. North. Dinner $7, class free. Call 316-634-0430.

Introduction to Zen Meditation, with Don Riley, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Southwind Sangha, 7202 E. 21st St. Free. Call 316-612-0826.

Special events

Live Well Women's Fair, 9 a.m. today, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 7901 W. 21st St. Speakers Kathy Bond and Karen Robu, vendors, workshops, concessions and lunch. Cost $5. Call 316-722-8504.

Gospel Chuckwagon Dinner with Riders for the Cross, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Prairie Rose, 15231 S.W. Parallel Road, Benton. Gates open 5 p.m., dinner/show 6:30 p.m. Train rides, wagon rides and movies offered after the show. Tickets $30, $10 for ages 6-12, $5 for ages 3-5, ages 2 and under free. Discounts available. Reservations required. Call 316-778-2121.

VeggieTales Live, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Central Christian Church, 2900 N. Rock Road. Tickets available at or Perfect Peace Christian Lifestyle Stores, 604 N. Tyler Road or 2020 N. Woodlawn. Cost $15, $12 for groups of 10 or more, $25 Gold Circle. Call 316-688-4400.

"I Am" Movie Preview, 7 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Oct. 2, Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 1958 N. Webb Road. Free. Information, 316-634-0337 or

Free Clothing Give-Away, 8 a.m. Oct. 2, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 2799 S. Meridian. Gently used clothing and donations welcome. Call 316-941-4744.

Craft Fair and Fall Festival, 9 a.m. Oct. 2, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 11215 W. 13th St. Indoors and outdoors, bounce house, games, prizes, food and crafts. Free. Call 316-722-5473.

Hymn Fest and Dessert Reception, to honor Dr. Harrison "Bud" Boughton on his retirement, 2 p.m. Oct. 3, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 600 N. Greenwich Road. Free. Call 316-684-5201.

A Conversation With Cal Thomas, 7 p.m. Oct. 4, Central Christian Church, 2900 N. Rock Road. Free. Call 316-688-4400.

Plymouth Congregational Church 125th Anniversary, 6 p.m. Oct. 9, Wichita Marriott, 9700 Corporate Hills Drive. Live music, reception and dinner. Featured speaker Wichita State University President Don Beggs. Cost $25. Call 316-684-0221.