St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West, plays host to tenor Daniel Rodriguez, the famed "singing cop," on Jan. 6 at 3 p.m. as part of its ongoing concert series. Rodriguez rose to fame after performing God Bless America at Yankee Stadium after the Sept. 11, 2001 tragedy. Tickets are $10 and are available at the church office or at the door on the day of the performance. For additional information call (813) 643-1252 or Judy Voorhees at (813) 642-8125
St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 1015 Del Webb Blvd., invites you to register now for the church's Inquirers class, for those interested in learning more about the church or the Christian faith, on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 7. Call (813) 633-3970.
Congregation Beth Shalom, 706 Bryan Road, will hold Movie Night on Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the temple. The Jewish Community Center is providing the Israeli film Noodle free of charge. This movie is a heartwarming drama about a young Chinese boy who is left behind in the home of an Israeli woman, and the struggles they encounter as they search for his family. Contact Janice Perelman, chairwoman Adult Education Committee, at (813) 571-2029 for more information.
Brandon Christian Women's Connection: Celebrate the new year at a Black and White Luncheon hosted by the Brandon Christian Women's Connection from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Bell Shoals Special Events Center, 2101 Bell Shoals Road. Learn how to accessorize that little black dress and enjoy entertainment by Ella Chadwell. Reservations are required by Jan. 7. The cost is $14. Contact Lille at (813) 740-0098 or [email protected] All women are welcome. No membership is required.
Islamic Society of Tampa Bay, 7326 E Sligh Ave., offers classes on the Koran from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the weekends. Call (813) 628-0007.