Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Neighborhood news calendar

North Tampa events: adult basketball; networking women; sign language

Verizon winner: Verizon hosts an afternoon of food and family fun from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Carrollwood Verizon Plus store, 12400 N Dale Mabry Highway, as the company announces the winning family of its "Families on FiOS" video contest. The public can cheer on five local families who have been competing in the region-wide contest for a technology makeover valued at nearly $9,000. The event will feature free food; kids' activities, including a bounce house and balloon artists; and games, including bean bag toss.

Adult basketball: Register now for an adult basketball league (ages 16 and older) in the gym at University Area Community Park, 14015 N 22nd St. Games will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $30 per player. The league is open to the first 10 teams, and there is a limit of 10 players per team. For more information, contact Coach Wayne or Coach Kisha, University Area Community Park, at (813) 903-2200.

Sign language: Take American Sign Language classes from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at All People's Life Center, 6105 E Sligh Ave. Instructor Phyllis Gaines has a master's degree in leisure services administration from Gallaudet University, a world-leading university in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Cost is $10. For more information, call All People's Life Center at (813) 744-5978.

Networking women: Join Women-N-Charge for networking and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Dr. The cost is $15 online (www.women-n-charge.com) by Oct. 30, $18 after. Please RSVP. For more information, contact Judy at (813) 600-9848 or info@women-n-charge.com. This month's speaker is cancer survivor and author Sandra Mineria, who talks about taking charge of your health and your life.

North Tampa events: adult basketball; networking women; sign language 10/04/12 [Last modified: Thursday, October 4, 2012 4:30am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. This Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake is ready for breakfast, dessert or your next party

    Cooking

    This week, food critic Laura Reiley offers thoughts on the Bundt cake, and why it and other retro desserts are making a comeback. Read that story here.

    Lemon Blueberry Coconut Bundt Cake. Photo by Michelle Stark, Times food editor.
  2. Our president, our protests

    Blogs

    Our president has done more to foster national anthem protests than the protestors.

  3. Trump: Objection to NFL protests 'has nothing to do with race'

    National

    MORRISTOWN, New Jersey — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality "has nothing to do with race" but …

    President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his return to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Trump insisted Sunday that his opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality "has nothing to do with race" but has to do with "respect for our country and respect for our flag." [Associated PRss]
  4. World War II vet, 97, takes a knee in support of anthem protests

    Human Interest

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — On a day when NFL teams grabbed the nation's attention by coordinating demonstrations during the national anthem, a 97-year-old World War II veteran went viral with a solitary show of support for the protests.

    Brennan Gilmore posted a Twitter picture Sunday morning of his grandfather, John Middlemas, kneeling while wearing a veteran's cap. [Twitter]
  5. Florida education news: Shelter duty, charter schools, teacher pay and more

    Blogs

    ON THE JOB TRAINING: Michael Vasallo learns how to run an evacuation shelter on his 21st day as principal of Dunedin Highland Middle School.

    First year principal Michael Vasallo, right, got called into hurricane shelter duty one month into his job.