Good Samaritan Church offers Celtic healing
Good Samaritan Church, 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, invites everyone to "Soup for the Soul: Celtic Service of Deep Peace," Dec. 2, at 5 p.m. After soup, bread, and carols, all will gather for a Celtic healing service of Scripture, music, silence and centering prayer. The service concludes with open Communion and optional anointing with oil. For information, call (727)544-8558 or visit goodsam-church.org.
Church offers free Thanksgiving dinner
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 6801 38th Ave. N, will celebrate Thanksgiving Day with its fifth annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner. There is no charge for the meal, which will be served at 2 p.m. Volunteers and cash and food donations are welcome. For information, call (727) 345-8863.
AARP seeks volunteers for free tax preparation
AARP Tax-Aide seeks volunteers to offer free tax preparation help to low- to middle-income taxpayers. Special attention is given to those who are 60 and older. Volunteers receive IRS-certified training and reimbursement for expenses. Computer knowledge is necessary. A minimum commitment of four hours a week during February, March and early April is required. For details, e-mail taxaide firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Pete Beach
Students to perform at St. Alban's Episcopal
Students from Pinellas County high schools and the Marcia Hoffman Institute at Ruth Eckerd Hall will perform selections of Broadway, classical and operatic music at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 330 85th Ave., St. Pete Beach. Suggested donation is $5.
SPCA needs donations to help with animals
The SPCA Tampa Bay, 9099 130th Ave. N, seeks donations of chicken or beef flavored Science Diet for dogs or cats, spray window cleaner, paper towels, dog beds, baby blankets, cloth towels and stainless-steel feeding bowls. Donations are received 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call (727) 586-3591 or visit SPCATampaBay.org.