Yom HaShoah service: Today, Holocaust survivor Frank Dukes-Dobos will speak at the 7:30 p.m. Yom HaShoah service at Shoresh David Messianic Synagogue, 4320 Bay To Bay Blvd., Tampa. The service is in remembrance of the 6-million Jewish people killed during World War II. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 831-5673 or visit shoreshdavid.org.
Yard sale: St. Paul Lutheran Church will hold its Spring Yard Sale today and Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Neighbors and vendors are invited to bring merchandise or crafts and a table to set up on the lawn. Space fee is $5 and rental tables are $5. St. Paul is located at 5103 N Central Ave. in Tampa. Call 239-3113.
Rummage sale: Manhattan Avenue United Methodist Church will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday in the church's fellowship hall. The sale includes furniture, collectibles, books, plants and housewares. There will also be homemade baked goods and lunch for sale. The church is located at 4511 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Call 839-3361.
Festival: To celebrate Israel's 60th birthday, the Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation will host its annual Israel Independence Day Community Festival on Sunday. This year's festival, which features Israeli music, dancing, crafts and food, will be held at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave., Tampa. The free festival runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 264-9000.
Luncheon: The South Tampa Christian Women Club and Stonecroft Ministries will host a luncheon featuring music by vocalist Helen Jones and her two daughters, Victoria Hertenstein and Stephanie Farmer. Anne Ashton Garrison will be on hand to offer tips on etiquette while Patti Frank shares recipes and life stories. "Scones & Cream Tea Party" luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the South Tampa Fellowship Church at 5101 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. Reservations and cancellations are requested by Monday. Call Beth at (813) 832-3097 or Grace at (813) 839-3959.
Study the Bible at home: Victory Tabernacle, formerly Town & Country United Pentecostal, offers free, in-home Bible study. Call Pastor Collins at 368-0400.
Alcoholics for Christ: The Bible-based, 12-step program for alcoholics meets Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Wilcox building at the Tampa Bay Baptist Conference Center, 15601 Lake Magdalene Blvd. Call (813) 333-3750.
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