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First United Methodist Church of Brandon, 120 N Knights Ave., is registering children ages 3 to 5 for its preschool and kindergarten. Call Susan Pardue at (813) 689-9482.

Chabad of Brandon, 3005 Waylon Lane, will host its annual Purim Around the World at 1 p.m. Sunday. All are invited to attend. Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia. There is a $15 charge per person or $45 per family (up to 5 people). To RSVP or for more information, please call (813) 657-9393 or visit

United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd., presents A Big Band Variety Show featuring the Boulevard Jazz Orchestra at 7 p.m. March 25. Cost is $10 at the door. Call (813) 634-2539.

St. John the Divine Episcopal Church will host its annual golf outing March 26 at Club Renaissance in Sun City Center, 2121 S Pebble Beach Blvd. Cost, which includes lunch, is $70 for non Renaissance members or $50 for members. Lunch only is $25. Call (813) 633-6564.

Firm Foundation Christian Fellowship, 11962 Balm Riverview Road, will host a revival March 24, 25 and 27. Call (813) 784-5973.

St. Stephen Catholic School, 10424 St. Stephen Circle, invites Riverview residents to its Spring Jubilee, March 31 to April 3. Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. March 31, 4 to 11 p.m. April 1, noon to 11 p.m. April 2 and noon to 8 p.m. April 3. Armbands for rides cost $17 in advance, $20 per day or $50 for all days. Visit

Congregation Beth Shalom, 706 Bryan Road, will host a second night Seder at 6 p.m. April 19. Cost is $36 per adult and $18 per child. Children under 5 are free. RSVP by April 12. Call (813) 681-6547.

Holocaust Memorial Service: Members of Beth Israel Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center and St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, along with members of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Community of Joy, will conduct a communitywide Yom Hashoa service to remember the victims of the Holocaust April 11 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 1015 Del Webb Blvd.

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Brandon & South Shore religion notes 03/17/11 [Last modified: Thursday, March 17, 2011 4:30am]
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