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North of Tampa events: Tour the Children's Home campus


The Children's Home: Tour the campus during the Visitor Inspiration Program from 10 to 11 a.m. at 10909 Memorial Highway. Call (813) 864-1536.


Children's chess tournament: A beginner and low-rated player chess tournament for grades K through 12 is at 1 p.m. at the Tampa Chess Club, 10936 N 56th St., Temple Terrace. The event is sanctioned by the United States Chess Federation. The cost is $20, plus a $17 USCF membership fee. Call (813) 727-8852.

Carrollwood Cultural Center: Mary Ann Scialdo will dedicate the Shigeru Kawai concert grand piano with a recital at 3 p.m. at the center, 4537 Lowell Road. The cost is $50. Call (813) 269-1310.


The Children's Home: A foster and adoptive parent orientation is 6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 15520 N Boulevard. Call (813) 864 1434.


Signing session: Sabby Piscitelli, safety with the Buccaneers, will sign autographs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Bucs and Bulls Heaven, 14823 N Florida Ave. The cost is $15 for each autograph with a minimum $15 store purchase. Autograph fees support the Boys and Girls Club. Call (813) 908-2827 or (877) 377-4327.

Alzheimer's Association: Find out how to communicate and manage challenging behaviors at 10 a.m. at Weinberg Village Assisted Living Residences, 13005 Community Campus Drive. Call (813) 684-1296.

Tampa Palms Chess Club: All ages and skill levels are welcome to win prizes and trophies playing chess from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 16190 Bruce B Downs Blvd. Call (813) 727-8852.

Foresters: The Foresters Tampa Branch business meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at Piccadilly Restaurant, 11810 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 961-0117.


CABA After Five: Share small business experiences with small business owners from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Coulter, Jackson & Bobanic, 14452 Bruce B Downs Blvd. Call (813) 514-1729.


North Tampa Chamber of Commerce: Susan MacManus will talk about politics and its effect on area business at 11 a.m. at the Comfort Inn, 820 E Busch Blvd. The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call (813) 961-2420 or visit

North East Tampa Women in Business: Sydney Alexander, who owns a women's boutique, will talk about dressing for success at 6 p.m. at Hunter's Green Country Club, 18101 Longwater Run Drive. The cost is $25 for members and $28 for guests. Call (813) 451-8023.

Power Lunch: The Carrollwood Area Business Association Power Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. at the Original Honey's, 14360 N Dale Mabry Highway. The cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call (813) 264-1616.

GFWC Lutz/Land O'Lakes Woman's Club: The bridge craft meeting is at 9:30 a.m. at the Land O'Lakes Community Center, 54021 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Call (813) 949-1482.

Looking ahead

Gift shop volunteers: St. Joseph's Hospital is seeking volunteers for the gift shop. Call (813) 870-4188.

Northdale OWLS: The Northdale OWLS (Older, Wiser, Lively Seniors) Harvest Moon Hayride and Campfire is Sept. 13. Meet at 5 p.m. at Northdale Park, 15550 Spring Pine Drive. The cost is $52. Call (813) 961-5649.

Adult concert band: The Carrollwood Cultural Center seeks members for the adult concert band and chorus. Both groups will meet 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays starting Sept. 15. Call (813) 269-1310.

Newcomers of Northwest Hillsborough: Learn about tablescapes from Robyn Story Designs, 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Mise En Place, 442 W Kennedy Blvd. The cost is $20. Call (813) 412-4716 or (813) 920-1233 or visit

Coastal cleanup: Volunteers are needed Sept. 20 for the International Coastal Cleanup. Call (813) 960-5121. A list of locations is at

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North of Tampa events: Tour the Children's Home campus 09/04/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 3:45pm]
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