Concerned Action InCHRIST is sponsoring its 17th annual Santa's Surprise. The center is accepting money, food, clothes and toys for needy families in the area. All donations go to the families, and the center takes nothing. Mail donations to CAI, P.O. Box 444, Valrico, FL 33595, or call 689-9552.
Torah Study: There will be a Bible & Bagels Torah Study at 10 a.m. Saturday at Congregation Beth Shalom, 706 Bryan Road, Brandon. Call 681-6547.
Christmas Cantata: St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 3315 Bryan Road, hosts a Christmas Cantata at their 8:30 a.m. and 11:10 a.m. Sunday services. Call 689-6849.
Concert: Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center, presents A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, an afternoon of Christmas and holiday music, at 3 p.m. Sunday. There is no admission fee. Call 634-2328.
Projections Class: Learn how to project your wishes so they will manifest themselves in 2007, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tree of Light Metaphysical Awareness and Worship Center, 209 Elrod Drive, Brandon. Call 689-1751.
Please send information for the religion calendar to St. Petersburg Times, 426 W Brandon Blvd., Tampa, FL 33618; fax (813) 661-2427; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.