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TODAY

Dinner Auction benefiting the parish nurse program at Deaconess Hospital; silent auction at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 and main auction at 7 at Memorial Hall, First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, 10 West Lockwood Avenue. Tickets: $20.

SUNDAY Evensong by the choir of Christ Church Cathedral, 5 p.m., at the cathedral, 1210 Locust Street. Followed by concert of organ music by Marianne Webb. Anniversary Mass for the former pastor, Rev. Edward Filipiak, who was killed by burglars in 1979; 11 a.m., Shrine of St. Joseph, 11th and Biddle streets. The Rev. Valentine Young, administrator, will be celebrant. "Sunday West," a new Sunday school program offered by Congregation Shaare Emeth at Parkway West Middle School, 2312 Baxter Road in Chesterfield, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for preschoolers up to sixth-graders. Curriculum includes art, music, dance and storytelling based on Jewish traditions and values. Information: 569-1273. Talk: "Indian Spiritual Tradition in the Perspective of World Religions" by Huston Smith, author, teacher and speaker on world religions; 2:30 p.m., St. Louis Art Museum auditorium, Forest Park. Free program includes devotional and folk dances. Panel Discussion: "Perspectives on Meeting Children's Needs" with Mark Harvey, coordinator of social services at Kingdom House; Kevin Drollinger, executive director of Epworth Children's Home, and Diane Johnson, executive director of Metro Ministry; 9:30 a.m., Kirkwood United Methodist Church, 201 West Adams Avenue. Part of Children's Sabbath observance. Bible Talk: "Reading and Interpreting the Creation Narratives" by Deborah Krause, professor of New Testament at Eden Theological Seminary; 9 a.m., First Congregational Church of St. Louis, 6501 Wydown Boulevard. TUESDAY Hedgerow Mass: First annual outdoor Mass commemorating the secretive services in 17th century Ireland, when the anti-Catholic penal laws forbade mininstering the sacraments; 7 p. …