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North Tampa events, Dec. 27 and ahead

Women networking: Join the ladies of Women-N-Charge from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 3 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. This meeting includes lunch and extra time to network. Participants share talents and resources and build relationships with other women in business. The cost is $15 for members if paid by Tuesday before the meeting, and $18 for all guests and members paying Wednesday and after. Please register at For more information, please contact Judy at (813) 600-9848 or [email protected]

Child seats: Learn how to properly install a car seat and make necessary corrections for your child from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Jan. 3 and again at the same time on Jan. 17 at North Tampa Specialty Clinic, 15045 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Please be aware that this is not an installation service. Bring the owner's manual and the car seat instructions with you. Each car seat that needs inspection must have an appointment. The child does not have to be present, but it is helpful if he or she is onsite. Please allow 30 to 45 minutes for this appointment. Cost is $15. To register, call (855) 269-4777.

Book discussion: Author David Quammen discusses his book Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Austin Davis Public Library, 17808 Wayne Road in Odessa. Quammen discusses animal infections that sicken humans and provides information on being prepared.

For more information about this and other free programs at the library, call (813) 273-3652 or visit

Mongolian art: The work of three Mongolian female artists, all of whom are national award winners in Mongolia, will be on display from Jan. 7 through Feb. 2 at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road.

The exhibition, "The Daughters of Genghis Khan: Winged Horses and Shamanic Skies," marries the disciplines of their ancient Silk Road culture with the contemporary international artistic environment. Form and color bring to life the splendor of the world created by the great empire builder, with its commitment to style and perfection of technique, and presented within an ambience informed by modern urbanism.

Nurmaa Tuvdendorj is the 2006 winner of Mongolia's prestigious "Female Artist of the Year" award. Soyolmaa Davaakhuu received the same award in 2007. Bolor Tsevelsuren is the winner of Mongolia's 2005 "Golden Brush Award."

For more information, call (813) 269-1310 or go to www.

For inquiries about art sales and the Mongol Fund, please email Michele Miley, director of Tampa Bay Art Promotions, at [email protected]

North Tampa events, Dec. 27 and ahead 12/24/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 1:01pm]
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