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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 hillsboroughcounty.org/liaisons/ada. 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 visitnewtamparotary.org.

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 hillsboroughmpo.org.

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 hcplc.org.

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 kmccullers@iqidsales.com.

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 hillsboroughcounty.org/onr.

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 actampa.org.

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