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Neighborhood events notes

Family game day: Try out Nintendo Wii with your family at 2:30 p.m. today at the Temple Terrace Public Library, 202 Bullard Parkway. Call (813) 506-6770.

Nominations needed: The Hillsborough County Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities is seeking nominations for the Disability Advocacy Awards by today. Applications are available online at Completed forms can be faxed to (813) 974-4375.

New Tampa Rotary: Alissa Holcomb, area director of New Tampa Young Life, will talk about "Introducing New Tampa Young Life" at 7 a.m. today at the Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. Cost is $12. Call (813) 972-9235 or

Meet the author: John V. Cinchett, author of Vintage Tampa Signs and Scenes, will sign copies of the book from noon to 4 p.m. at the Tampa Bay History Center Museum Store, 801 Old Water St. The event will also feature an exhibit of 1950s Tampa memorabilia. Call (813) 228-0097.

June Florida conversation: Martin Dyckman, author of A Most Disorderly Court: Scandal and Reform in the Florida Judiciary, will talk about "What's all the fuss about an independent Florida judiciary?" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St. Call (813) 228-0097.

Transit talk: Find out the county's transportation future at either of these meetings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.:

• On Tuesday at the Lutz Community Center, 98 First Ave. NW

• On Wednesday at the University Area Community Center, 14013 N 22nd St.

Call (813) 272-5920 or visit

CABA After Five: Share small business experiences with other business owners at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Flooring America, 13145 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 908-6553.

Meet the author: Bestselling author Lisa Unger will talk about her latest book, Die for You, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 Bearss Ave. Call (813) 273-3652 or visit

Export-Import Symposium: Small to large companies looking to expand into the international marketplace can find out how at the Export-Import Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Marshall Center at USF, 4202 E Fowler Ave. Cost is $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Call (727) 919-2030.

Musicians wanted: Anyone who can read music is invited to join a new community concert band forming in eastern Hillsborough County. Practice is from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at various locations throughout Plant City. Players should bring their own stands and instruments. Call (813) 864-0287 or e-mail

Leadership university: Find out how local county government works by attending Government Leadership University in August. Sign up for the next session by 5 p.m. July 24. Call (813) 272-5860 or visit

Snip & Chip: Prepare for hurricane season with free microchips from the Animal Coalition of Tampa "Snip & Chip" promotion through June. Any dog or cat that is spayed or neutered will receive a free microchip at the time of surgery. Appointments required. Call (813) 250-3900 or visit

Neighborhood events notes 06/18/09 [Last modified: Thursday, June 18, 2009 4:30am]
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