Spider class: Learn all about spiders in classes held at 10 a.m. and again at noon May 18 and 19 at Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 E Fletcher Ave. It's part of a program conducted by Hillsborough County park rangers. Cost is $5 per child and one adult; park entry fee is $2 per vehicle for up to eight people per car. Open to all ages. Large groups, such as homeschools, Scouts and birthday parties should preregister. Children must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian. Adults without children may join for $5. Only cash payments are accepted. For more information or to register, e-mail Diana Kyle with date, time and names of those attending, or call Lettuce Lake Park at (813) 987-6204.
Art en Blanc: Wear all white and dine alfresco from 7 to 11 p.m. May 17 at Woodmont Park, 407 Woodmont Ave., Temple Terrace, for the inaugural Art en Blanc gala, a fundraising event for the Temple Terrace Arts Council. It is an outdoor evening of food, music and dancing for adults. The idea is based on a dining event that originated in Paris more than 25 years ago. Friends dress up in white and gather to eat, drink and be merry. All tables, chairs and white linens will be provided. You provide your own food and adult beverage. Several local restaurants are putting together Art en Blanc prepaid and prepackaged dinners, and the Dennis Pupello Jazz Ensemble will perform. Admission is $25 per person, $160 for a table of eight. Order tickets by calling (813) 988-2787 or by emailing [email protected]
Women Networking: Join the ladies of Women-N-Charge from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. Build relationships and share talents and resources with other women in business. Cost is $15 for members if paid by Tuesday before the meeting, and $18 for all guests and members paying Wednesday and after. Register at women-n-charge.com. For more information, contact Judy at (813) 600-9848 or [email protected] This meeting's guest speaker is Dulcee Moehn, who is a motivational speaker and author. She will talk about strategic public relations and marketing solutions.