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The Franciscan Center, 3010 N Perry Ave., Tampa, will hold the Lenten Day of Recollection "Forgiveness as a Choice of the Heart" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. The day will include presentations about forgiveness as essential to healing from life's hurt, prayer, faith sharing, and the opportunity to participate in Eucharistic Liturgy and the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The cost is $25 and includes lunch. For more information, call (813) 229-2695.

Tampa Jewish Family Services is holding a parenting workshop on how to cope with stress from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Parents will learn the difference between healthy and unhealthy stress and how it impacts children. The workshop will be held at Congregation Rodeph Sholom, 2713 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. To register, contact Tampa Jewish Family Services at [email protected] or (813) 960-1848.

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.

Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, 509 E Twiggs St., Tampa, holds Alcoholics Anonymous meetings twice a week, on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. and Fridays from 7 to 8 a.m. For more information, call the church at (813) 221-2035.

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