Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Faith Theological Seminary/Christian College, 7607 Sheldon Road, Tampa, is offering Hebrew classes from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays from April 16 to 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.

The Palma Ceia United Methodist Women will hold its annual scholarship luncheon in Fellowship Hall, 3723 W Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa, on April 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature a fashion show sponsored by LaFrance Dejavu Garmenture, a historical presentation by the Tampa History Museum, and items by local artists for purchase. Tickets cost $15. Proceeds benefit scholarships for seminary students in the United Methodist Florida Conference. Tickets may be purchased in the church office until April 23. For more information, call (813) 837-1541.

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