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Charity luncheon: The GFWC Tampa Lakes Woman's Club hosts its annual charity luncheon and card party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 29 at University Village, 12401 N 22nd St. Participants can play Scrabble, bridge, mahjongg or other card games and could win a $100 Universal Visa Card. Also featured are door prizes, a money tree, silent auction, jewelry and accessories boutique and entertainment. Proceeds benefit the Children's Home. A shuttle service from the parking lot south of University Village will be provided. Admission is $25. Call (813) 961-6096 for tickets.

Sign up for T-ball: Register for Egypt Lake Recreation Center's T-ball League from 12:30 to 7 p.m. weekdays through March 31 at the center, 3126 Lambright St. The league is open to boys and girls ages 3 to 6. Practice begins in April and games begin in May. Coaches, players, team parents and volunteers are all needed. The cost to participate in the league is $50 per child. The fee includes a T-shirt and trophy. Parents must provide mouthpieces and gloves.

A parent/coach meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 5. For additional information, contact the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department at (813) 975-2103.

Learn to paint: Classes in painting with acrylics and oils will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from March 30 through May 4 at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. The cost for the six-week course is $75 for members of the Life Enrichment Center or $90 for nonmembers. Annual membership to the center starts at $30. The course will be taught by artist and instructor Tim Gibbons, who has been teaching art classes for more than 30 years.

Class size is limited and advance registration is required. To register or for more information about this or other Life Enrichment Center classes, call (813) 932-0241 or go to

Fundraising deals: Yoga classes for a $15 or larger donation, free gardening lessons, raffle prizes and a chance to meet landscape designer David Hetrick are being offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 27 for a fundraising day at the Lotus Pond, 6201 Lynn Road. Call (813) 961-3160 for more information.

North Tampa neighborhood briefs 03/17/11 [Last modified: Thursday, March 17, 2011 4:30am]
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