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Published May 1, 2013

National Day of Prayer: The City of Tampa will celebrate the National Day of Prayer at 7 tonight at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Join pastors and leaders from throughout Tampa Bay in prayer at this event. Christian evangelist and missionary Reinhard Bonnke is the featured guest speaker. Admission and parking are free. Visit

The Franciscan Center, 3010 N Perry Ave., will offer a mothers and daughters day retreat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Also, an evening retreat, As a Tree by Streams of Water, inspired by the short story The Man Who Planted Trees, will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $20. For more information on these and other programs at the center, call (813) 229-2695 or visit

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 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.

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

Love2Laugh comedy tour: The Love2Laugh Mother's Day tour, featuring family friendly comedians Rod Z, Steffon Vann and Crystal P., will be held at the College Hill Conference Center at 4 p.m. May 12. Tickets are available for a donation of $15 in advance or $20 at the door and are available online at For more information, call (813) 451-5667 or UGE, planning producer for the tour, at (813) 325-2539.