Carver City/ Lincoln Gardens
Get a free lesson in gluten-free cooking
Learn how to make gluten-free favorites like chicken nuggets, chicken and rice casserole, macaroni and cheese, and cookie ice cream sandwiches during a "Gluten-Free Home Style Favorite Cooking Class," from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Whole Foods Market, 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway. Free. Limited seating. Reservation required. E-mail [email protected]
Plaza Terrace Carver
Aid your recovery from cancer with yoga
St. Joseph's Hospital will offer a Restorative Yoga Cancer Program from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday in its Medical Arts Building, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The program helps lessen the psychological and physical side effects during and after cancer treatments. Free. To register, call (813) 443-3078.
Parkinson's group meeting is Tuesday
Friends and families with Parkinson's disease can attend this monthly support group that meets on the first Tuesday of each month, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grand Court Tampa, 4902 Bayshore Blvd. This month's speaker discusses acupuncture. Use off-site parking next to Kojak's BBQ at Gandy Boulevard and Elberon Street. Free. Call (813) 835-4475.
Interested in rowing? Learn how on Tuesday
Learn how to glide on the surface of the water during an adult rowing class over four-weeks, at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1111 N Boulevard. Participants must be able to swim. The cost is $300. Call Denny at (813) 205-4013.
Get more grants for your nonprofit group
Representatives from nonprofit organizations can attend this two-hour class focusing on print resources and online databases to help obtain grant money. 10 a.m. Wednesday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.
Lecture series opens with former justice
The 2010-11 Florida Conversations Lecture Series kicks off with Fred Karl, who at different points in his life served as a state Supreme Court Justice, state legislator, Hillsborough County administrator and Tampa city attorney. He discusses his recently published autobiography, The 57 Club: My Life in Florida Politics, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St. Free. Call (813) 228-0097.
Tallahassee attorney to read, sign book
Mark Mustian is an attorney and city commissioner in Tallahassee, but also an author of the novel The Gendarme, which he will read and sign, at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave. Free. Call (813) 253-2638.
Sierra Club meeting features arctic explorer
The next meeting for the Tampa Bay Sierra Club follows traveler and wildlife photographer Rudy Scheffer through an Arctic Adventure on a 50-passenger Russian icebreaker. He will share photographs and stories from his arctic adventure. 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn — Ybor, 1700 E Ninth Ave. Free. Call (727) 797-6261.
Hyde Park North
Artist to reveal secrets of making monoprints
Tim Gibbons demonstrates the art of making monoprints, a type of printmaking, after a networking session with the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Old Hyde Park Art Center, 705 Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 251-3780.
Chorus needs singers for 2010-11 season
The Tampa Oratorio Singers seeks singers for the 2010-11 season. Auditions are by appointment only at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, 3501 San Jose St. Choral or solo experience preferred. Singers need to have sight-reading skills and a short solo piece prepared. An accompanist will be provided. Auditions held through Sept. 13. Call Nancy Callahan at (813) 253-6047.
Motion Film Festival seeks submissions
The Motion Film Festival is looking for submissions for its November festival. Films must be less than 25 minutes long and considered a dramatic short, animated short or documentary short. The late submission deadline is Sept. 15. There is a $20 charge per submission, $15 for students. For information, visit withoutabox.com.