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Google your way through genealogy search


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The Florida Genealogical Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the auditorium of the John F. Germany Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Speaker Debra S. Fleming will present "Google for Genealogists," covering main uses for Google by genealogists including book, blog, image, maps, scholar and patent searching. Free. Open to the public. Call (813) 205-3032.


Meet children's book author

The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library is celebrating Children's Book Week with a variety of programs including a visit by bestselling children's book author Todd Parr, 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave. Call (813) 273-3652.

North Tampa

Gay adoption among topics

The Tampa Chapter of the National Organization for Women will meet at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins Family Restaurant, 408 E Bearss Ave. Cathy James of Securing Our Children's Rights will speak on gay adoption and Jean Bartoni will discuss her work with the homeless. Prospective members are welcome. Members and guests will order individually. Call (813) 932-6902 or visit


Parkinson's group to meet

The Tampa area Parkinson's Support Group will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Church of the Nazarene, 5902 N Himes Ave. Anyone diagnosed with Parkinson's as well as caregivers and family members are welcome. Free. Call (813) 932-6902.

Parkland Estates

Free Alzheimer's seminar

Senior Information Resources will be offering the free community seminar "The ABC's of Alzheimer's — What You Must Know" and "Caring for the Caregiver," from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 2901 Swann Ave. Open to the public. Reservations suggested. Call (813) 785-3851.

Carver City

Code officer is speaker

Hillsborough County Code Enforcement officer David Cansler will be the guest speaker at the Real Estate Basic Meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel, 4500 W Cypress St. Free to Suncoast Real Estate Investors Association members; guest fee is $20. Call (813) 287-1515 or visit

Northeast MacFarlane

Seniors, it's time to zumba

The city of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department is offering zumba fitness classes from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Barksdale Senior Citizen Center, 1801 N Lincoln St. The cost is $4. Participants must be at least 50 years old. Call (813) 348-1180.


Agricultural program is set

Do you sell food or agricultural products and would like to find new markets for them? The Hillsborough County Agriculture Development Program is seeking businesses interested in a Minority Export Training program. The program provides export training to small and medium-sized, new-to-export, minority and female-owned agricultural growers and processors as well as teaches basic exporting techniques such as marketing, locating buyers, preparing contracts, financing and shipping. For a list of eligibility requirements and information, call (813) 272-5506 by.

League needs b-ball players

The South Tampa Cowboys seek players in grades 6 to 11 for a competitive summer basketball league. Call (813) 918-4071 or e-mail

Find summer fun for kids

Hillsborough County is offering various summer camps and activities for school-age children. Visit for detailed information about cost, locations and registration of programs. The Web site also contains links to summer programs for the Carrollwood Cultural Center and the Museum of Science and Industry.

Gandy/Sun Bay South

Boating skills course set

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 79 offers a Boating Skills and Seamanship Program from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 5108 W Gandy Blvd. The $60 cost includes a textbook, a certificate and a wallet card. Call (813) 835-4118 or visit

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