Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Grace Family Church, 5101 Van Dyke Road, will host water baptisms in the courtyard Saturday and Sunday. A New Believers Class meets at 5 p.m. Saturdays. Call (813) 265-4151.

Faith Theological Seminary/Christian College, 7607 Sheldon Road, Tampa, is offering Hebrew classes from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays through June 4. The cost is $95. For more information or to receive an enrollment form, call (813) 886-8492.

The Tampa Jewish Community Center & Federation, 13009 Community Campus Drive, offers a senior adult current events discussion group on alternate Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon. For more information on the schedule, call (813) 264-9000. A registration form is available online at jewishtampa.com under "Upcoming Events."

Incarnation Catholic Church, 5124 Gateway Drive, Tampa, holds a traditional Latin Mass every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (813) 885-7861.

Tampa Trifecta: Tampa Jewish Family Services will present the fifth annual Tampa Trifecta: An Evening of Food, Wine and Auction event from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The event features 16 area restaurant and wine establishments. Proceeds will benefit TJFS core programs including a community food bank, counseling and financial assistance programs. The event is presented by Gary and Phyllis Gould and the Gould Family Philanthropic Fund and will be held at Congregation Schaarai Zedek, 3303 W Swann Ave. Tickets cost $125 for the 5 p.m. Patron Cocktail Party and main event or $50 for the 6 p.m. event alone. Tickets may be purchased online at tjfs.org or by calling (813) 960-1848.

Van Dyke Church, 17030 Lakeshore Road, will host a Cinco De Awesome event for teens from noon to 1 p.m. May 5. Also, the church offers an Aikido martial arts class for youth and adults from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Call (813) 968-3983.

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