The St. James House of Prayer Episcopal Church's outreach ministry program Cornerstone Kids Inc. is sponsoring the 23rd annual Lincoln-Douglass Ball on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Tampa — USF, 3705 Spectrum Blvd., Tampa. The formal event is a masquerade ball, and guests are invited to dress in costume or wear masks. The event includes cocktails, dinner and dancing. Tickets are $65 per person, or $650 for a table of 10. Proceeds benefit Cornerstone Kids. For more information, call (813) 293-1284.
The Franciscan Center, 3010 N Perry Ave., Tampa, will host Islam 101 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The class will provide basic information to promote better understanding about Muslims and the Islamic faith. The cost is $15. For more information, call (813) 229-2695.
Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 6100 Memorial Highway, Tampa, presents A Night at the Popera at 5 p.m. on Feb. 10 in Fellowship Hall/Family Life Center. The concert features the trio Klassika performing a combination of pop music and opera. The event includes dinner. Tickets are $15 per person. Child care is available by reservation. Proceeds benefit the church's sanctuary renovation and youth summer camp fund. For more information or to reserve tickets, call (813) 886-2536.
Tampa Zen Center, 8509 N 29th St., Tampa, offers traditional Soto Zen meditation and instruction every Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Zen teachers from across the country give talks on Zen practice during the morning classes. For more information, visit tampazencenter.org.
Without Walls International Church, 3860 W Columbus Drive, Tampa, offers midweek services on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m., and services in Spanish on Saturdays from 7 to 9 p.m., in addition to Sunday services at 9 and 11 a.m. For more information, call the church at (813) 879-4673.