Atlanta faith calendar

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Atlanta faith calendar

Cue a concert: International Messianic recording artist Paul Wilbur will give performances at 3 and 7 p.m. July 24 at Congregation Beth Hallel. Free admission to all with one canned food item; love offerings will also be accepted. Information: 950 Pine Grove Road, Roswell. 770-641-3000, www.bethhallel.org.

Concert finale: The students and faculty of Franklin Pond Chamber Music, who are also players with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, will present a chamber music concert with post reception beginning at 7:30 p.m. July 26 at Peachtree Presbyterian Church. Free and open to the public. Information: 3434 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-842-5800, www.peachtreechurch.org.

5K color run: Join Georgia Cares to help free child victims of sex trafficking during the Color Me Free 5k beginning at 8 a.m. July 30 at Due West United Methodist Church. Special guest and Olympic medalist Dominique Blake will start the race, present awards and sign autographs during a post-race meet and greet. Participants should wear white so coloring will show on their clothing. Registration now through July 23 is $35; after, $45. Information: 3956 Due West Road, Marietta. 770-427-3835, www.duewest.org.

Summer fun day: The third annual Back-to-School Drive will feature games, contests, music, face painting, food and backpack giveaways from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Pentecostal Church of God. Free and open to all. Information: 110 Howard St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-371-1114.

Art exhibit: “Twelve Signatures,” a show from the Georgia Watercolor Society, is on display now through Aug. 12 at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church. Free and open to the public. Information: 805 Mount Vernon Highway N.W., Atlanta. 404-255-4023, www.holyinnocents.org.

Special message: The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., author of the New York Times best-seller “Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion” and founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries, will preside over Mass at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Following, he will speak in Mulhern Hall. Boyle created several programs, including an alternative school and a day care program for the gang-involved youths in Los Angeles. Today Homeboy Industries trains and employs former gang members in a range of social enterprises and provides critical services to over 10,000 people annually. Information: 636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-378-4588, www.stmgaparish.org.

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