The Compassion Games, held Sept. 11-21, begin with the Opening Ceremony, a lively and inspiring event featuring compelling stories of compassion, live music, interfaith prayers and group participation. Featured speakers include Kris Christensen from West Central Episcopal Mission and Omy K, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide who is now working to support Rwandan orphans and street kids. Music by Pamela Benton. Resource fair with volunteer opportunities following the ceremony. Free; bring food donations for NW Harvest.