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North Tampa neighborhood events calendar

Exchange students need lodging: Host houses are needed for 20 American Field Service international exchange students coming into the Tampa Bay area for the All Florida Orientation Jan. 17 to 19. AFS is a nonprofit international exchange program operating in more than 50 countries. Students need lodging for that Saturday and Sunday night. They will arrive at the Citrus Park mall at noon Jan. 17 and are to be dropped back off at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 19. Interested in volunteering? Call (813) 294-2999.

Learning center open house: Find out about the 70 classes the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute center offers during the winter term at the North Tampa open house at 9:30 a.m. today at the Alfano Conference Center, 11606 McKinley Drive. The winter term starts Jan. 20. Call (813) 974-8036.

Rotary Club breakfast: Sue Levitt, vice president of the Hillsborough County Crisis Center, will talk at 7 a.m. today at the New Tampa Rotary Club breakfast meeting at Tampa Palms golf and Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. Cost is $12. Call (813) 972-9235 or visit

Children's Home tour: Tour the campus and learn about the Children's Home at the Visitor Inspiration Program at 10 a.m. Saturday at 10909 Memorial Highway. Call (813) 864-1536 or visit

Yogo for kids: A free introduction to yoga for kids class is at 1 p.m. Sunday at Palm Yoga, 13911 N Dale Mabry Highway. Children ages 5 to 9 can learn from a certified instructor. Call (813) 951-3450.

Marketing talk: Earl Meyer, business coach and published author, will talk about "Marketing Effectively to Existing Clients" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the North Tampa Chamber of Commerce meeting at Perkins Restaurant, 12650 N Dale Mabry Highway. Cost is $18 for members and $22.50 for nonmembers. Call (813) 961-2420 or visit

Coffee meeting: The Carrollwood Area Business Association coffee meeting is 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bank Atlantic, 12951 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 968-3090.

Tampa Bay Grads meeting: The Tampa Bay Grads meeting is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club, 200 Inverness Ave. Call (813) 961-4129.

Chamber meeting: Build relationships with business neighbors at the North Tampa Chamber of Commerce meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at J. Christopher's Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, 14366 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 968-3090, ext. 7000.

Lessons at the track: Learn about wagering at the Newcomers of Northwest Hillsborough meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tampa Bay Downs, 11225 Race Track Road. The track veterinarian will talk about feeding and care of racehorses. Carpooling is available. Call (813) 412-4716 to RSVP. For more information, visit

Arbor Greene meeting: The Board of Supervisors of the Arbor Greene Community Development District will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the administration center of the Arbor Greene Community Center, 18000 Arbor Greene Drive. Call (954) 753-5841.

Budget seminar: Learn how to prepare budgets and estimate quotes at the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund seminar at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Corporate Square, 7402 N 56th St., building 400, Suite 425. Call (813) 980-2765 or visit

Tax volunteers sought: Volunteers are needed for the AARP Tax-Aide Program to help low- and moderate-income payers with tax returns. Call, toll-free, 1-888-687-2277 or visit

50 Going Gold to meet: The TNC 50 Going Gold committee meets at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 at the Town 'N Country Recreation Center, 6039 Hanley Road. A community party is planned for Sept. 19 at Jackson Springs Park. Visit

North Tampa neighborhood events calendar 01/08/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 8, 2009 11:41am]
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