Bowlers to knock down pins for charity
Somebody Cares Tampa Bay, Splitsville, Channelside Bay Plaza, Brighthouse and 1040 A team up for Supper Bowl II, "Rolling in the Dough," for local charities. Twenty-four teams will bowl nonstop for the fundraising event beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at Splitsville, 615 Channelside Drive. Honorary guests and celebrities will attend. Auction and raffle items are available online and the day of the event. For information, call (727) 536-2273 or visit www.sctb.org to participate or donate.
NFL fans, take a tour of Raymond James
NFL Experience, presented by Bank of America, hosts an exclusive tour of Raymond James Stadium to NFL fans Saturday and Sunday at 4201 N Dale Mabry. Tickets include all games and attractions; $18.50 for adults and $12.50 for children younger than 12. Call (866) 849-4635 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Baby shower event for pregnant mothers
The MOM Squad teams up with the Alpha House of Tampa for a baby shower fundraiser to raise money and provide necessities for pregnant mothers in crisis from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Dr. Blaise Alfano Conference and Banquet Center, 11606 N McKinley Drive. For information, call Cathi at (813) 875-2024, ext. 1020, or Angela at (310) 422-6674.
Suspense novelist will speak at luncheon
Inkwood Books and the Tampa-Hillsborough Friends of the Library host Stephen Cannell as the speaker for January's Four Seasons luncheon at noon Thursday at the University Club, 38th floor, Tampa City Center, 201 N Franklin St. Cannell will discuss and sign his new suspense novel, On the Grind. The event is open to the public. The cost is $25. Reservations required. Call (813) 273-3616. For information, call (813) 253-2638.
Entries sought for design competition
The Planning Commission is accepting entries for the 27th annual Community Design Awards Program for building and development projects throughout Hillsborough County. Projects completed in 2008 are encouraged for submission. The deadline for entries is Feb. 18. For a list of project categories and submission information, visit the Web site theplanning commission.org.
Film festival seeks satirical, funny work
The seventh annual HCC-Ybor Festival of the Moving Image invites filmmakers from around the world to present authentic, innovative and meaningful work to be considered for screening at the festival. The theme is humor and satire. The deadline is Feb. 28. There is a $10 entry fee. For information, visit yborfilmfestival.com.