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Classes and other events in North of Tampa, July 19 and ahead

Recycling lesson: Kids from kindergarten to fifth grade are invited to learn the importance of recycling at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Austin Davis Public Library, 17808 Wayne Road, in Odessa. Cesar Domico will teach the lesson through the use of magic tricks and comedy. For information about this and other programs in the library system, call (813) 273-3652 or visit hcplc.org.

Health class: Sign up for "Recipes for a Healthy Life" class starting at noon Aug. 1 and running each Thursday thereafter through Sept. 26 at Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard. This class will help participants maintain a healthy balance in life, mentally and physically. Each week the class will explore a different topic, ranging from nutrition to relaxation, including maintaining a healthy diet, menu planning, sharing recipes, losing and maintaining a healthy weight, incorporating physical activity into lifestyle and eating sensibly. Classes are open to adults of all ages, and the cost is $4 per class. Class size is limited. To register, or for more information about this or other classes offered by the Life Enrichment Center, call (813) 932-0241 or visit LECtampa.org. Like us on facebook.com/lectampa.

Creative writing: Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard, invites adults of all ages to join its creative writing group, which meets from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday. The class will encourage the creative side of students, whether they are writing fiction, nonfiction, poetry or short stories. This class is open to all levels, from aspiring writers to published authors. Cost is $10 per class for nonmembers, $7 class for members. To register or for more information, call (813) 932-0241 or visit LECtampa.org.

Women networking: Barbara J. Dandro will speak about time strategies and the formula for success at the Women-N-Charge meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. The meeting includes lunch, a feature speaker and time to network. Women share talents and resources and build relationships with other women in business. Cost is $15 for members, if paid by the Tuesday before the meeting, and $18 for all guests. Register at women-n-charge.com. Contact Judy at (813) 600-9848 or info@women-n-charge.com.

Classes and other events in North of Tampa, July 19 and ahead 07/18/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 1:13pm]
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