Feline fanatics: David Dosa, the author of Making Rounds with Oscar, will be at the Barnes and Noble at 213 N Dale Mabry tonight at 7 to discuss his book about a cat who can predict when patients are about to die. Dosa will be on hand for a talk, book signing and a question-and-answer session. For information, call (813) 871-2228.
Support groups: Are you dealing with the loss of a loved one? Join others in grieving at LifePath Hospice's grief support groups. On Tuesday, the eight-week support group New Beginnings starts at 6 p.m. in Temple Terrace. On Wednesday, an ongoing support group will meet at 6 p.m. in North Tampa. For locations and to register, call (813) 357-5609 or visit lifepath-hospice.org.
Alzheimer's disease: Individuals caring for a family member or friend with Alzheimer's disease are invited to a free community program sponsored by the University of South Florida's Alzheimer's Center and Gulfside Hospice on Wednesday. The program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bentley Commons of Zephyrhills at 38130 Pretty Pond Road will include discussions on understanding, treating and managing Alzheimer's disease. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For information, call (813) 974-4355.
Puppet show: Enjoy an old-fashioned marionette production of Little Red Riding Hood filled with sing-along songs at the SouthShore Regional Library at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin on Wednesday. The show starts at 2 p.m. Stick around afterward to learn how to make your own puppet to take home. For information, call (813) 273-3652 or visit hcplc.org.
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