Sunday, May 20, 2018
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North Tampa events

Nutritious choices: Check out a talk on "Raw Fusion: The Art of Delicious Nutrition,'' by Dr. L. J. Rose from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Austin Davis Public Library, 17808 Wayne Road, Odessa. Rose will explain raw fusion living and how to create healthy alternatives to favorite dishes. Participants can sample some delicious recipes. Free. Groups must register in advance. Call (813) 273-3652.

Women's network: Build relationships and share talents and resources with other women in business at the Women-N-Charge meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at Pebble Creek Country Club, 10550 Regents Park Drive. Guest speaker Alishia Willardson, creator of the Money Making Success Formula, will address the group. Lunch and time for networking will be included. The 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]

Heart checks: The first step to a healthy heart is getting to know your overall health. To celebrate Heart Month, the BayCare wellness buses are on the road offering free Healthy Heart Screenings, which include measuring blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and blood sugar. This snapshot of overall health can help identify steps toward living a healthier life. The wellness crew will be on hand from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 14 at BayCare Outpatient Center, 12780 Race Track Road; and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 at St. Joseph's Hospital North Garden Classroom A, 4211 Van Dyke Road. Call (855) 269-4777 to register.

Child CPR: Learn how to perform CPR and choking rescue techniques on infants and children from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25 at St. Joseph's Hospital North Garden Classroom A, 4211 Van Dyke Road. Cost is $35 per person for the training, which follows American Heart Association guidelines. There is also a $10 fee if a completion card is required. If registering online, call the Customer Service Center at (877) 692-2922 to pay the additional fee for the completion card. Call (855) 269-4777 to register.

Weight management: The University of South Florida's Health Management Group will offer a 10-week weight management program beginning Feb. 11 and continuing on successive Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. "Healthy Habits for Life'' will focus on lifestyle changes that promote weight loss by reducing calorie intake and increasing physical activity. Each session is designed to teach psychological skills to help modify behavior that undermines weight loss. Additionally, the program will focus on developing cognitive skills to help you think differently about food, physical activity and weight loss, and stay motivated. Cost for program is $150, which is due at the first meeting. The workshop fee includes 10 two-hour sessions, a notebook, pedometer and weight management manual that will be used throughout the program. To register, or for more information, contact the USF Psychological Services Center at (813) 974-2496 by Jan. 28. Space is limited.

The 29th annual Florida RV SuperShow continues this weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds. The event features 16 acres of recreational vehicles from towables to motor homes, all open for inspection, and educational seminars, booths with accessories and information about campgrounds and resorts, and free entertainment including clowns, unicycle riders, barbershop quartets and bagpipe bands. The Camping World Store will include displays of camping accessories and supplies. The theme of this year's show is "It's Your Turn," encouraging people who have put off buying their first RV or upgrading what they have to learn more about buying an RV or trading in theirs. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults for two days, free for children under 16. "Mild-tempered dogs" are welcome on a leash. There are door prizes and grand prizes. The show is hosted by the Florida RV Trade Association. For information, contact frvta.org or (813) 741-0488.

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