to hold health fair
A Community Health Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bayshore Baptist Church, 3111 W Morrison Ave. Adults and children without health care or insurance are welcome as free medical tests and screenings will be provided. For more information, contact Laura Strange at 253-3411 or via e-mail at laura@bay
Business symposium promises discussion
The 2008 Small and Minority Business Symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor Campus, 2001 14th St. The free event, which aims to increase networking, will feature a panel discussion with business professionals, a solution-based workshop, a trade show and a courtesy luncheon. The event is open to the public. Contact Carla Jackson at 274-8152 or via e-mail at carla.jackson.tampa
MLK fundraiser will take place at Hilton
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Gala will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Tampa Airport Hilton Hotel, 2225 N Lois Ave. A total of $20,000 will be awarded to 20 high school seniors who plan to attend college. University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft will be the guest speaker. The reception will be followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and the money will go to the scholarship fund. To buy tickets, call Joyce Russell at 276-2637.
Muslim group to hold annual charity event
The Tampa Bay Muslim Alliance will host its 11th Annual Charity Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Riverfront Park, 1000 N Boulevard. The event will address the needs of the homeless and the underprivileged by providing free medical tests and by donating bicycles, clothing, toys, and food. All are welcome. Call 661-6161 or 654-4466.
Crime watch group set to meet Tuesday
The Capaz Area Crime Watch Association will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Scientology Community Center, 3024 N Habana Ave. A representative from the political committee "Take Back Hillsborough County" will discuss the proposed establishment of the office of a county mayor. Call Mary Gegunde at 877-6410.
Buy Seminole Heights documentary for $12
Miss last week's screening of Seminole Heights: An Intimate Look at the Early Years? You can buy the documentary about the neighborhood's history for $12 at Tampa Antiquarian Books, 6116 N Central Ave., or Sherri's Yesterdaze, 5207 N Florida Ave.
Hair fashion show to benefit Alpha House
A spring Hair Fashion Show and Art Exhibit takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday at Hello Beautiful Salon and Spa, 4532-34 S Dale Mabry Highway. The show will feature entertainment, music, and a demonstration on hair techniques. Tickets are available at the salon for $15 and will benefit the Alpha House of Tampa, a local organization that assists pregnant teens and single mothers. Call 837-8200.
Old West Tampa
Open house promotes home ownership
The Center for Affordable Homeownership hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 1803 N Howard Ave. The event will feature giveaways and free food. The not-for-profit agency educates first-time home buyers on topics such as financial literacy and foreclosure prevention. For more information, call Natalia Alcantara at 253-0551, ext. 211.