ISLAM SEMINAR: Rebecca Feaster, who has spent time in the Middle East and served in the military, will speak on "Islam 101: A Seminar" 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at the Franciscan Center, 3010 N. Perry Ave., Tampa. The fee is $20. For information, go to www.franciscancentertampa.org or call (813) 229-2696. GOSPEL JAZZ: Covenant Family Church, 6321 US Highway 301, Riverview, will sponsor a Gospel Jazz Night 8-10 p.m. Friday. Jazz musician Samson Reeves Jr., a saxophone player from Chicago, and vocalist Reba Haley will perform. For information, call (813) 394-9737. EARTH DAY EVENT: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 5103 N. Central Ave., Tampa, will sponsor an Earth Day celebration 11 a.m. service April 22. Wear casual clothes to church, and enjoy a potluck picnic under the trees after the service. Flower planting, weeding, fertilizing and painting projects will take place. For information, call (813) 238-5684. RUMMAGE SALE: Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 304 Druid Hills Road, Temple Terrace, will sponsor a rummage sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21. The sale will include furniture, clothing, books, household goods to baby items. For information, call (813) 988-4025.WOMEN'S RETREAT: Simmons Loop Baptist Church, 6610 Simmons Loop, Riverview, will host a Women's Retreat 6:30 -9:30 p.m. April 27 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28. The theme is "Reflection" with guest speaker Toni Smith from San Diego. Dinner will be served on Friday and lunch on Saturday. Cost is $20. For information, call (813) 443-6379. HEALING SERVICE: St. Paul Lutheran Church, 5103 N. Central Ave., Tampa, will host a healing service at 11 a.m. on April 29. These services are held on every fifth Sunday. For information, call (813) 239-3113. WOMEN'S LUNCHEON: New Tampa Women's Connection Luncheon is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Tampa Palms Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd., Tampa. A "Fashion for Less" fashion show featuring items from Life Treasures Hospice Thrift Store will be included, along with a presentation by speaker Vera Velk. For information, call (352) 588-0719 or (813) 961-2810.
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