Monday, December 11, 2017
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Neighborhood events

Cat fancy: Come see the leopard look-alike Bengal cat or help find homes for shelter-bound cats at the TICA Allbreed Cat Show & Rescue Expo that concludes today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sun City Community Center Hall, 1900 S Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center. Cat experts are available for evaluations and vendors are on site with feline gifts, toys and supplies. Admission is $6 adult, $3 child, under 6 free. Contact Theresa Kempton for more information at (727) 289-1989.

Spider class: Learn about spiders from a park ranger at 10 a.m. and noon today at Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 E Fletcher Ave. (Meet inside the visitor center.) Cost is $5 per child and one adult; $2 per vehicle up to eight people per car park entry fee. Participation is open to all ages. Large groups, such as homeschools, Scouts and birthday parties, should preregister. To get information or register, email Diana Kyle at [email protected] with date, time and names of those attending, or call Lettuce Lake Park at (813) 987-6204.

Save a life: Learn how to perform lifesaving CPR and choking rescue techniques at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital Pavilion, fourth-floor classrooms, today from 2 to 5 p.m. Participants ages 9 and up can register for the American Heart Association-approved class. Cost is $30 per person, $55 per couple. Call (813) 443-3078 to register.

Job search support group: Adults interested in polishing their job search skills are invited to attend this free career assistance support group at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Town 'N Country Regional Public Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120. Help with topics such as resumes, writing cover letters and interviewing skills will be addressed. Call (813) 273-3652 for more information.

Monthly beer tasting: Ever wonder what type of beer to select for your antipasti? Head over to Whole Foods Market, 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday during its monthly beer-tasting event. With a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation, participants will learn how to best pair different beers with food while sampling a variety of beers and light appetizers. The tasting will be held in the store cafe. Register by the exit lobby or email [email protected]

Gettysburg battle: Check out a diorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the Civil War, from June 1 to July 1 at Nuance Galleries, 804 S Dale Mabry Highway. History enthusiasts will discuss the battle, which began 150 years ago July 1, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. June 1 and continuing each of the following four Saturdays at the same time. The battlefield is 13 feet by 5 feet, and the miniature painted figures are 15 millimeters. Admission is free. For more information, call Robert Rowen at (813) 875-0511 or email [email protected] Exhibition hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Women networking: Join the ladies of Women-N-Charge from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. The meeting includes lunch, a featured speaker and time to network. Participants build relationships and share talents and resources with other women in business. Cost is $15 for members if paid Tuesday before the meeting and $18 for all guests and members paying Wednesday and after. Guest speaker Dulcee Moehn will talk about strategic public relations and marketing solutions. For more information, call Judy at (813) 600-9848.

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