Buddhist meditation: Meditation teacher France Roy will present an introduction to meditation from the Kadampa Buddhist tradition. Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.; Angel Heart New Age Gifts, 3401 Henderson Blvd. #H, Tampa; suggested donation $9. Call (727) 797-9770 or visit www.meditationintampabay.org.
Enjoying imperfection: Carol Mitchell will discuss the acceptance and even enjoyment of imperfections within a culture that emphasizes perfect bodies, perfect children, and perfect homes. 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Franciscan Center, 3010 N Perry Ave. Deadline for registration is today. Cost is $25 and includes dinner. Call 229-2695.
Craft Fair: United Methodist Women of Lake Magdalene seeks crafters and vendors for its Fall Harvest Craft Fair and Bake Sale on Nov. 15 at the church, 2902 W Fletcher Ave. Call Cindy Sisco at 787-9999.
Bible study: Bible Study Fellowship of South Tampa meets 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at Palma Ceia United Methodist church, 3723 Bay to Bay Blvd. Call 253-5314.
Free HIV testing: Available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the third Sunday of each month and from 2:30 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa, 408 E Cayuga St. Call 239-1951.
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 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Wilcox building at the Tampa Bay Baptist Conference Center, 15601 Lake Magdalene Blvd. Call (813) 333-3750.
Hour of power: New Beginnings International Church, 13910 N Florida Ave., offers bible studies at 7:30 every Thursday. Call 506-2555.
Send information for the religion calendar to City Times, 1000 N Ashley Drive, Suite 700, Tampa, FL 33602; fax (813) 226-3381; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Information must be submitted at least two weeks before the event.