Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Religion calendar

Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 500 W Platt St.: The church will present its holiday concert, "The Christmas Journey: A Musical Celebration," at 7 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Sunday. For tickets, visit hydeparkumc.org. Also, the church invites you to explore the story of the birth of Jesus during its Advent worship series, "The Journey," beginning Sunday. The four-week worship series is based on Adam Hamilton's book, The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem. Topics include Mary of Nazareth, Joseph of Bethlehem, Mary's visit to Elizabeth and the journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Small group studies using the book are also available. For more information, visit hydeparkumc.org.

Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2713 Bayshore Blvd.: The sisterhood will host its annual Holiday Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday with more than 50 vendors. Admission is free. Call (813) 837-1911.

Tampa Zen Center: Join the group for traditional morning mindfulness meditation at 9 a.m. Sundays at the Lotus Room, 1101 W Kennedy Blvd. Instruction for newcomers begins at 8:30. Visit tampazencenter.org.

Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, 3501 San Jose St.: A tai chi class meets at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. Line dancing is at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays. A walking group meets at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. Call (813) 253-6047.

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