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North Tampa school event notes

Didgeridoo Down Under: Learn about the heart of aboriginal Australia and the didgeridoo musical instrument from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave. Call (813) 273-3652.

Game Zone: Play games on the Wii gaming system from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library, 11211 Countryway Blvd.

Teen Advisory Board: Teens in middle and high school can earn community service hours and help create new service programs and events at 6 p.m. Monday at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd.

Surf's Up: Splash the summer away with beach stories, songs and games at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Town 'N Country Regional Public Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120.

Electronic gaming: Bring a friend for an afternoon of your favorite video games from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave.

Magia para todos: This free magic show is for everyone at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd.

The Shark Book Club: Meet sea monsters, pirates and mermaids in your favorite book from the Shark Book Club. The club meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lutz Branch Library, 101 W Lutz-Lake Fern Road.

Ocean of fun: Have some fishy fun through stories, games and rhymes at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library, 11211 Countryway Blvd.

Art and music on the Web: During this program, children in grades 3 to 5 can find out about some of the free art and music websites at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Town 'N Country Regional Public Library, 7606 Paula Drive, Suite 120.

"Catch a wave to the '70s": Enjoy some groovy movies, music, dancing and games from the age of Star Wars, disco and bell-bottoms during this free event at 2 p.m. Thursday at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Drive. Be sure to wear your finest '70s threads.

Circus at the library: See juggling and other circus activities at the "Fritzy Brothers One-Man Circus" event from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday at the North Tampa Branch Library, 8916 N Boulevard. Free.

Eclipse extravaganza: Play the Twilight Scene-It game and discuss favorite parts of the books and movies with other fans from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Temple Terrace Public Library, 202 Bullard Parkway.

Got Brains: Dress in your most ghoulish gear for zombie games, trivia, crafts and more at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave.

CABA scholarship: Kyle Geist of Hillsborough High School won $1,500 and Rachel Mentkow, of Blake High School won $1,000 through the Carrollwood Area Business Association scholarship.

Summer camps: Weeklong History Adventure camps are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Monday at the Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Water St. Cost is $135 for members and $150 for nonmembers. Call (813) 675-8960.

Essay contest: Students in kindergarten through sixth grade can enter the "Children's choice school bus driver of the year" essay contest by June 30. Mail entries to Children's Choice, HMH, 1435 W Morehead St., Suite 140, Charlotte, NC 28208. Visit thomasbus.com/contest.

Gaither High School: Students and staff collected nearly 5,000 books for the Miles Elementary media center. They will adopt Miles again next year in an effort to help with classroom and student needs. (813) 975-7340.

North Tampa school event notes 06/17/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 12:25pm]
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