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Summer classes, seminars and camps among activities

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Speed reading classes for adults and children

University of South Florida Continuing Education is offering reading skills and speed reading classes for children and adults. Classes begin June 11 on the campus and at Apostles Lutheran Church, 200 Kingsway Road in Brandon. A speed reading class for adults, college students and rising high school seniors is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays June 15 through July 13 at Apostles Lutheran. To register, call toll-free, 1-800-979-9151.

Beat the heat at indoor tennis camp

An indoor tennis camp sponsored by Tampa Bay HEAT for children ages 7 and older is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13-16 at East Point Assembly of God, 5337 Garden Lane in Tampa. For more information, call Teresa at (813) 658-0559.

BALM

Meeting on possible post office closure

The Balm Civic Association will hold a special meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Balm Civic Center, 14747 Balm Wimauma Road. The association will discuss the potential closure of the Balm post office with a representative from the office of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. For more information, call (813) 633-5200.

Brandon

Center Place offers art classes for kids

A four-week painting class for children ages 7 to 13 is from 5 to 6 p.m. and a drawing class is from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at Center Place, 619 Vonderburg Drive. The cost is $40 for members or $50 for nonmembers. Painting supplies included. Bring a sketch pad and a No. 2 pencil for drawing. For more information, call (813) 685-8888.

Camp for tween girls is taking registration

The GFWC Brandon Junior Woman's Club is now registering girls grades six through eight for its Teen Forum summer camp July 25 to 29 at Nativity Catholic Church. The half-day camp includes cooking classes, craft times, snacks and group activities. The cost is $70. Sign up at thebjwc.com. For more information, call (813) 244-4758.

Legal seminar on how to handle evictions

The Brandon Bar Association presents a free legal seminar on residential evictions, how to proceed and how to defend, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Brandon Regional Library, 619 Vonderburg Ave. For more information, visit brandon bar.org.

Dollar summer movies for children offered

Chick-fil-A at Lake Brandon Village presents dollar summer movies at Regency 20, 2496 W Brandon Blvd., beginning with a showing of Despicable Me at 10 a.m. June 14. Proceeds go to benefit ECHO. For movie dates and titles, call (813) 685-3396.

Unlimited bowling with Brandon Ballet

Join the Brandon Ballet for unlimited bowling from 1:30 to 4 p.m. June 26 at the Alley at Southshore, 10221 Big Bend Road. The cost is $15 for adults or $10 for students. Compete for special prizes and giveaways. Reservations required. For more information, (813) 684-4282.

SEfFNER

Open house is set at extension office

The Hillsborough County Extension is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 11 at 5339 County Road 579. View presentations on topics including canning, harvesting and Florida-friendly landscaping. Call (813) 744-5519.

Sun City Center

Ceremony to remember D-Day, honor veterans

As part of Sun City Center's 50th anniversary celebration, a ceremony honoring World War II veterans and remembering D-Day will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at Community Hall in Sun City Center. For more information, call (813) 641-0816.

Seminar will offer tips for hurricane season

"Riding the Storm," a hurricane preparedness seminar, is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (813) 634-5111.

Ruskin

Coast Guard Auxiliary offers safety checks

Every Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 75, provides free, no-obligation vessel safety inspections for recreational boaters. Inspections take about 15 minutes and are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simmons Park in Ruskin the first and third Saturdays of the month, and at Williams Park in Gibsonton the second and fourth Saturdays.

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