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Family fun: Adults, families and kids of all ages are invited to Northdale Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Northdale Park, 15550 Spring Pine Dr. This annual free event will feature food trucks, music, vendors, bounce houses and face painting. For more information, call (813) 635-3549.

Fashion lunch: Tampa Palms Women's Club is hosting a social, fashion show and luncheon starting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at 16101 Compton Dr. to benefit Outreach Assisting Students in School (OASIS). The ticket price of $25 includes luncheon, fashion show, door prizes and donation to charities. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. The social starts at 10:30. The fashion show and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m. Contact for more information.

Book signing: Louis Anthony "Cousin Vinny'' Agnello, the former "stripper king'' of New York, who gained notoriety for sending a stripper to a high school party, is scheduled to sign copies of his spiritual book, "The Devil's Glove,'' from 7 to 9 p.m. April 10 at Inkwood Books, 216 South Armenia Ave. Agnello, a former male stripper and soap opera actor who in 2001 dispatched a stripper to the Horace Greeley High School football team party in Chappaqua, N.Y., the wealthy community famous as the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton, is a Sun City Center resident. The book, a baseball tale about the struggle between good and evil, was released by Christian publisher Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC.

Chili Cook-off: Stuff yourself at the "Taste of Keystone,'' an all-you-can-eat chili cook-off, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 at Keystone Park, 17928 Gunn Highway (just north of Van Dyke Road). Check out classic cars and motorcycles and listen to live music during the Keystone community's spring fund-raiser. Admission is free; a $5 ticket buys you all the chili you can eat. A raffle and silent auction are on tap. Proceeds support the Keystone community and charity funds and the 4H Foundation of Hillsborough County. If you want to enter your chili in the contest, e-mail For more information, call (813) 968-6866.

Free lecture: Author Sam Daley-Harris, founder of the anti-poverty citizens lobby RESULTS and coach to Citizens Climate Lobby, will give a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd. Daley-Harris will talk on "Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government." He is CEO of the Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation. For more information, e-mail

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