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Community news: children's photo camp, MacDill lecture

MacDill Air Force Base

MacDill lecture addresses role of religion in conflict

James F. Rinehart will present the lecture, "The Intervening Function of Religion in International Conflict," as part of the MacDill Lunch and Learn, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today in the Surf's Edge Club, 7315 Bayshore Blvd. Lunch is $12. Call (813) 835-6220.


University Women meet for business, potluck

The Tampa Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the home of Lee Schmoll followed by a potluck luncheon. Annual dues are $74. Call (813) 932-6902.


Genealogical group to hear tips about templates

The Florida Genealogical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Pam Treme and Pattie Schultz will present the program, "Taming Templates," with an emphasis on templates used for family history. The meeting is free. Call (813) 205-3032.

Understanding photos of 'Inflicted Landscape'

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts will present a panel discussion on the social, military and psychological ramifications addressed in artist Shai Kremer's exhibition "Infected Landscape," from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 200 N Tampa St. Free for museum members and $4 for nonmembers. Call (813) 221-2222.

New Tampa

Krewes Kare 'Hurricane Bowl' to help oil cleanup

Bowl for a cause during Tampa Bay's Krewes Kare fundraising event, "Krewes Kare Hurricane Bowl," from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at AMF University Bowl, 13109 N 56th St. The cost is $25 for bowling, buffet and raffle prices. Nonbowlers pay $15. A portion of proceeds will aid oil spill cleanup organizations. Registration required. Visit or call (813) 767-7607.

Forest Hills

Everyday Spanish class offered for eight weeks

The Life Enrichment Center will offer the eight-week course "Everyday Spanish" with Ish Gonzales, from 10 a.m. to noon, starting Monday and continuing through Aug. 2 at 9704 N Boulevard. The cost is $80, plus $21.50 for the book. The class is for adult intermediate speakers with a basic knowledge of Spanish. Registration is required. Call (813) 932-0241.


Summer parenting class teaches STEP method

Parents can now register for a summer class that is part of a national program called STEP, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, from 6:20 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays through June 22 at Chamberlain High School, 9401 N Boulevard. Registration is $36 plus $14.90 for the book. Call (813) 273-3652.

Northeast MacFarlane

InSight Studio holds camp for shutterbugs

InSight Studio will offer a Fine Art Photo Summer Camp for kids on a weekly basis Monday through Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Tampa Center for the Arts, 1906 N Armenia Ave., Studio 305. Kids will learn about lighting, composition and have critiques and field trips. The camp has two groups, ages 9 to 12 and 13 to 17. Class size is six per week. The $165 weekly fee includes all supplies. Call (813) 390-3422.

Learn floral design or jewelry making at center

The Tampa Parks and Recreation Department offers the nine-week course on floral design from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays beginning next week at the Barksdale Senior Citizen Center, 1801 N Lincoln St. The course is $22.50. Participants should bring flowers, vases, ribbon, wire, cardholders and cards. Call (813) 348-1180.

Beginning next week, the center will offer a nine-week jewelry-making class from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. The course is $22.50. Call (813) 348-1180.

Ballast Point

Two health concerns are subjects of meetings

Grand Court Tampa will host a Better Breathers Club support group from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at 4902 Bayshore Blvd. The support group is for anyone with chronic pulmonary disease. Friends and family welcome. Light lunch served. Reservations preferred. Use off-site parking at Kojak's BBQ, 2508 W Gandy Blvd. Call (813) 835-4475.

On Thursday, Susan Steen will discuss "What's New and True in Alzheimer's Disease," with a focus on nutrition, at 6:15 p.m. at 4902 Bayshore Blvd. Refreshments will be served. Call (813) 835-4475.

Hyde Park North

Centre for Women offers divorce law workshop

The Centre for Women will host a Florida divorce law workshop with Tampa attorney Mary Quinn discussing separation, divorce, child support, custody and property rights, 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at 305 S Hyde Park Ave. Reservations required. Call (813) 251-8437 between 1 and 4:30 p.m.

Parkland Estates

Hospice offers volunteer training sessions

LifePath Hospice will offer three-part volunteer training beginning with orientation at 6:30 p.m. June 14 at South Tampa Resource Center, 3010 W Azeele St. Volunteers must register and attend training sessions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 and June 26. Call Judie at (813) 984-2299.

Community news: children's photo camp, MacDill lecture 06/03/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 5:21pm]
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