Ministry of Hope is seeking eight beds to donate to families in need. If you have a bed in good condition and are willing to donate it, contact Janeen Long at (813) 685-5047 to set up a drop-off appointment.
River of Life Christian Center, 16110 U.S. 301, will host a Back to School Health Fest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in partnership with Wholesome Community Ministries. Children will receive school supplies, hair cuts, nutrition education and free health screenings. To donate items or for more information, call Carlos Irizarry at (813) 404-5984.
Plant City Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1904 N Frontage Road, presents a convention in sign language for the deaf beginning at 9:20 a.m. today and continuing through Sunday. Call (813) 752-6654.
United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., presents a showing of Seabiscuit at 1 p.m. Thursday and the The Bucket List at 1 p.m. Aug. 11. Remember to bring your family, friends and neighbors. Call Paula Lickfeldt at (813) 633-6739 or Karl Buffington at (813) 634-7062.
Brandon Christian Church, 910 Bryan Road, will hold vacation Bible school for children and adults from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 5. Call (813) 689-4021.
Resurrection Catholic Church, 6819 Krycul Ave., Riverview, is offering classes beginning in August for those who want to find out more about the Catholic Church. Call (813) 677-2175.
Congregation Beth Shalom of Brandon is seeking religious school teachers for the upcoming 2011-2012 school year. Sessions run from September to May and follow the Hillsborough County School District calendar. Groups meet Sundays from 9:15 a.m. to noon, and some classes meet again from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday evenings. Call Amy Weinstein at (813) 685-7064 for more information.
Riverstone Church, 12011 Eastbay Road in Gibsonton, has a food pantry open from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays for families living in Gibsonton and Riverview ZIP codes. Call Bill Hayes at (813) 415-2376 for details.
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