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North Tampa events calendar

Water rules: A public meeting at 10 a.m. today will discuss proposed changes to the rules that will govern the second phase of environmental recovery for areas within the Northern Tampa Bay Water Use Caution Area affected by withdrawals from the Tampa Bay Water wellfields. The meeting takes place in the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center Auditorium, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (352) 796-7211, ext. 4702 or 1-800-423-1476, ext. 4702.

Upper Tampa Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce: Small and medium-size business owners can find out about payroll and human resources issues at the Business Education Seminar from 9 a.m. to noon today at the Holiday Inn Express, 3990 Tampa Road, Oldsmar. Call (813) 855-4233 or visit

Mothers & More: The Wesley Chapel chapter of Mothers & More Career Fresh Start is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at LA Fitness, 6411 E County Line Road. The event features mother-owned businesses, carnival games, arts and crafts, and more. Cost is $5 and an item for donation to Sunrise of Pasco County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center. Call (813) 849-3534.

Alzheimer's Association: The memory walk starts at 8 a.m. Saturday at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave. Visit flgulfcoast.

Carrollwood Area Business Association Fall Expo: The Fall Expo is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 W Fletcher Ave. The event features 65 local businesses, door prizes and free samples. Call (813) 574-7846 or visit

Free yoga: Relieve stress from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Mondays at the Lotus Pond, 6201 Lynn Road. Call (813) 961-3160 or visit yogalotusroom.

Geopolitics: The Osher Lifelong Learning Geopolitics Today class is from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through Nov. 17 at the Tampa Woman's Club, 2901 Bayshore Blvd. Call (813) 974-5166.

Flu shots: Register now for flu shots. Immunizations will be given from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. Call (813) 932-0241 or visit

North Tampa Chamber of Commerce: Try some speed networking with a twist, the power networking luncheon is at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at J. Christopher's Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch, 14366 N Dale Mabry Highway. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Call (813) 961-2420 or visit

New Tampa Evening Rotary: Bill Wade of the Tampa Fire Department will discuss October being National Fire Prevention month at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Hunter's Green Country Club, 18101 Longwater Run Drive. Call (813) 892-9782.

Newcomers of Northwest Hillsborough: Dale Smrekar will discuss "Treasure you may have in your home — the value of antiques in an Internet world" at 11 a.m. Thursday at TPC Tampa Bay, 5300 W Lutz Lake Fern Road. Call (813) 968-9235 or visit

Volunteers needed: CatCall Inc. a nonprofit, all-volunteer no kill cat rescue group is seeking volunteers to foster, and help with kenneling and adoptions at Petsmarts in New Tampa and Wesley Chapel. E-mail or stop by either Petsmart and fill out a volunteer form.

Cell phones for soldiers: Collection boxes for old or unused cell phones are set up across the county for Cell Phones for Soldiers, a nonprofit group that provides military members with calling cards. Here are some of the locations:

• Town 'N Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive

• New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd.

• Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road

Call (813) 272-9515.

Call for crafters: Vendors and artists are needed for the Villagefest in Carrollwood Village. The event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at the soccer fields, 13420 S Village Drive. Call (813) 842-7066 or visit

North Tampa events calendar 10/08/09 [Last modified: Thursday, October 8, 2009 4:30am]
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