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Tampa area event listings, Aug. 3-9

Cleanup volunteers needed: Join Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful for an East Tampa Community Action Event at 8 a.m. today, Al Barnes Park, 2902 N 32nd St. Volunteers will step into the streets of the East Tampa and Jackson Heights communities to help with efforts to reduce litter. Call (813) 221-8733.

Back to school: Ice Cold Air Discount Auto Repair will hold a Back to School event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 410 S Dale Mabry Highway. The event includes food, entertainment, face painting and a balloon artist. Free. Those in need of a backpack and supplies can call (813) 879-0600. Visit icecoldair.com/news.

Real estate resource: The Suncoast Real Estate Investor's Association will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramada Tampa Westshore Inn, 1200 N West Shore Blvd. Networking, informational sessions and vendors from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The program is at 7:30 p.m. Free for members, $20 for guests. For information, call (813) 287-1515.

Meet the candidates: Tampa Bay Business and Professional Women will host a candidate forum and luncheon, from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Doubletree Westshore, 4500 W Cypress St. $25 for members; $30 for candidates and guests. Reservations required. Call (813) 263-6521.

Diabetes support group: Meet in the auditorium for a light lunch and to discuss challenges of diabetes, share success stories and learn from doctors and others living with the disease. 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 2901 W Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 342-1313.

Art demo: Tampa Bay Regional Artists will hold an acrylic demonstration with John Henne, at 7 p.m. Thursday at Old Hyde Park Art Center, 705 Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 251-3780.

Attention playwrights: Stageworks Theatre is accepting submissions of original, previous unproduced and unpublished full-length plays for consideration for a staged reading during the upcoming season. Two plays will be selected. Guidelines include one submission per playwright; comedies and dramas; minimal set; cast maximum of eight. Submission deadline is Aug. 15. No fees. Mail to: 120 Adriatic Ave., Tampa, FL 33606. Call (813) 251-8984.

Neighborhood grants available: Neighborhood associations in unincorporated Hillsborough County can apply for minigrants up to $2,500 to fund community improvements and civic involvement. Application deadline is Aug. 17. Applications available at hillsboroughcounty.org/onr/ minigrant. Call (813) 272-5860.

History Center needs volunteers: The Tampa Bay History Center needs docents to lead tours for groups of children and adults. No experience is required. Must be available one weekday morning per week. All training is provided. Call (813) 675-8981.

Tampa area event listings, Aug. 3-9 08/02/12 [Last modified: Thursday, August 2, 2012 4:30am]
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