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North Tampa events: PestoFesto; parenting help; mother-daughter tea; tinnitus support

Organic fest: Spend an evening outdoors with farm-fresh food, locally crafted beer, live music, dancing, wine, an auction and raffle from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the 20th annual PestoFesto at Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave.

Pesto pasta, salad, bread and dessert will be provided by the Sweetwater staff and volunteers, as well as Rollin' Oats Market.

The cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door (free for children 12 and under). Tickets are available online at sweetwater-organic.org. For more information, email programs@sweetwater-organic.org or call (813) 887-4066.

Parenting help: Attend a workshop on overcoming the emotional challenges of parenting from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at First United Church of Christ, 7308 E Fowler Ave.

Tampa psychotherapist Loren Buckner, author of ParentWise: The Emotional Challenges of Family Life and How to Deal With Them, teaches participants to explore feelings and express them constructively to build healthier family relationships.

The cost is a $45 donation to the Bridge, an organization that promotes eco-centric living, social justice, personal development and creativity. Register online at thebridgetampa.org.

Tea event: Attend a mother-daughter tea, a Temple Terrace tradition, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Omar K. Lightfoot Recreation Center, 10901 N 56th St. Mothers, daughters and grandmothers will sip fine tea and enjoy other light refreshments. Arts and crafts projects are offered, too. Admission is $3 per guest. Guests can register at the door or in advance by calling (813) 506-6600.

Tinnitus meeting: Tinnitus sufferers are invited to attend the first meeting of the Tampa Tinnitus Support Group from 6 to 8 p.m. May 24 at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 4202 E Fowler Ave. The meeting will be in Room 1022, the Pauline B. Smith Conference Room, in the PCB Building.

The group will meet the fourth Thursday of every month. Dress is semicasual (no shorts). Bring a positive outlook, a willingness to share your story and learn from hearing others', and plan to take notes. For more information, email moderator Sal Gentile at sgentil1@tampabay.rr.com.

North Tampa events: PestoFesto; parenting help; mother-daughter tea; tinnitus support 05/03/12 [Last modified: Thursday, May 3, 2012 4:30am]
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