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Senior expo: Attend this free event today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Temple Terrace Family Recreation Complex, 6610 Whiteway Drive. The popular event offers seniors and their families a chance to meet one-on-one with representatives of area businesses and agencies that cater to their needs. Among those participating are the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging; Elder Justice Center; Lifepath Hospice; AARP Foundation for Senior Employment; and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Seniors can also dispose of old, unwanted medicines through Operation Medicine Cabinet. Just bring any expired, unused or unwanted medicines and prescription drugs to the event between 9 a.m. and noon. Police officers will take them to a hazardous waste collection site for disposal. For more information about the event, contact Kelly Ahern at (813) 506-6630.

Ice Cream: Learn how to make homemade ice cream at 10 a.m. and noon Sunday at Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 Fletcher Ave., as part of the park ranger-led nature educational programs at the park. All ages are welcome; cost is $5 per child with one accompanying adult and $2 per vehicle (up to eight people per car). Meet in the visitor center. For more information, call (813) 987-6204 or register by emailing date, time and ages of those attending to Walk-ups are also welcome.

Lunch, fashion: Guests are welcome as the GFWC Tampa Lakes Woman's Club hosts its annual charity luncheon and fashion show by Blissfullyours and card party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 25 at University Village retirement community, 12401 N 22nd St. The event includes card games, Scrabble and mah-jong (bring games you like to play). Tickets are $25 with proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels, which desperately needs funds to continue services. A shuttle service will be available from the parking lot south of University Village. For tickets, call Dotti at (813) 961-5097.

North Tampa events 03/04/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:12pm]
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