Tuesday, January 16, 2018
News Roundup

South Tampa events, April 12 and upcoming

Parkinson's class: Learn about how physical therapy can help you at home as part of Parkinson's University, a series of classes throughout April. Noon to 1 p.m. today at Memorial Hospital, 2901 W Swann Ave. Free. A light lunch will be served. Call (813) 342-1313.

Learn to draw class: The workshop will emphasize the basics of drawing techniques during creative practice exercises in your sketchbook, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Hyde Park Art Center, 705 Swann Ave. $50 for members; $65 for guests. Bring your lunch. Call (813) 251-8201.

Book fair: Champions for Children will celebrate 35 years with classes and events throughout Hillsborough County, including a book fair sponsored by Florida Medical Clinic volunteers. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Layla's House, 1506 E Eskimo Ave. Visit championsforchildrentampabay.org.

Computer boot camp, Microsoft Access: Learn the basics of relational databases, create tables to store data, link records from different tables with relationships, and make simple queries to easily retrieve and filter data. 1 p.m. Sunday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. For adults. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Cancer lecture: Harold L. Moses, M.D., will give Moffitt Cancer Center's 15th Annual Ted Couch Cancer Research Lecture, "Cancer Research to Cancer Prevention and Treatment." 4 p.m. Wednesday at Moffitt's Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive. Free. A cocktail reception will follow the presentation. To RSVP, call toll-free 1-888-663-3488.

Boards need members: Hillsborough County commissioners seek residents to serve on several volunteer advisory boards and councils. Applications are due April 25 and can be picked up at the County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. Call (813) 272-5826.

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