Sunday, June 24, 2018
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North Tampa events

Networking women: Join the ladies of Women-N-Charge for networking and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. Lisa Demmi of Cake-Sweet Promotional Concepts will share some social media tips. Cost is $15 online at women-n-charge.com if purchased by Tuesday ; $18 Wednesday and after. Please RSVP. For more information, contact Judy at (813) 600-9848 or [email protected]

Buddy Baseball: Online registration for players, buddies and coaches for Buddy Baseball — a noncompetitive recreational league for boys and girls with special needs in the Tampa Bay area — is open until Jan. 4 . In this game, a buddy is paired with each player. Buddy and coach training is set for Jan. 26 at Temple Terrace Family Recreation Complex Softball Fields, 6700 E. Whiteway, Temple Terrace. A meet and greet is scheduled for Feb. 2, and the season runs on Saturdays from Feb. 9 through March 30. Games are played at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m. 12:30 p.m. or 1:45 p.m. Players should be between ages 8 and 22; buddies should be 10 to 18 years old. Cost is $30 per player with special needs and $15 for buddies. There is no charge for coaches. For more information, call Russ Oberbroeckling, Buddy Baseball commissioner, at (813) 416-5742; e-mail [email protected]; or go to buddybaseball.org

Dog swimming: Dogs get to paddle around the pool during "Soggy Doggy Day'' on Jan. 12 at the Temple Terrace Family Recreation Complex, 6610 Whiteway Drive. From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., dogs will have the swimming pool all to themselves. Entry is $5 per dog (owners are free). No people will be allowed in the pool. There will be vendors, refreshments, competitions and contests, including an owner-dog look-alike contest; fastest swimmer; best swimsuit; and fastest retriever. There's no size or weight limit, and no registration is necessary. Vendors and sponsors are invited to participate. Contact Scott Andrews at (813) 506-6600 or e-mail [email protected] For more information, call (813) 506-6600.

Family outing: If you've got some days off, make the drive downtown today and take in some of the sights and sounds. Young early risers can paint alongside a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey elephant outside the Glazer Children's Museum at Curtis Hixon Park. The event takes place at 10:30 a.m. Up to 50 kids can participate in this unique opportunity. Or you can you just visit the children's museum or Tampa Museum of Art, currently exhibiting the photography of Henri Cartier-Bresson.

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