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Tampa area event listings for Sept. 14 to 20

Health fair: Senior Advantage at Memorial Hospital will offer an interactive health fair with educational activities, snacks, booths and door prizes, 9 to 11 a.m. today at 2901 Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 342-1483.

Introduction to blogging: Learn how to use a blog to share hobbies, life experiences and photos with family and friends, 2 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Limit 12 participants. Call (813) 273-3652.

Insomnia treatment: The University of South Florida's Health Management Group will offer a five-week Insomnia Treatment Program, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Psychological Services Center, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave. The first program will end at 8 p.m. The cost is $75. To register, call (813) 974-2496.

Ovacome support group: St. Joseph's Hospital offers the monthly support group for ovarian and gynecologic cancer patients, survivors and family members, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Medical Arts Building Auditorium, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Free. Call (813) 443-3078.

Bingo and barbecue: Play bingo, enjoy a barbecue lunch and hear from an Alzheimer's specialist, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 2901 Swann Ave. A $5 donation benefits the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer's Association. There will be bingo at 10 a.m., lunch at noon and the talk at 12:45 p.m. Call (813) 342-1313.

Honors symposia series: J.C. Andersen, associate professor of health sciences and human performance, will discuss "Revolutions in Understanding Pain — It Really Is All in Your Head," 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Library AV2, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Call (813) 257-3545.

Pastoral care volunteers needed: St. Joseph's Hospitals are looking for compassionate and caring listeners to become pastoral care volunteers. Prior experience not necessary. The next five-week training session begins Oct. 4. Application deadline is Thursday. Call (813) 554-8402.

Cheese class: Learn the basics of cheese and sample some paired wines to bring out the flavors, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Whole Foods Market, 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway. Free. Register by store exit lobby or by emailing maria.gumina@wholefoods.com.

Jaycees reunion: The Tampa Jaycees from 1960 to 1975 will be holding a reunion, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Floridan Palace Hotel, 905 N Florida Ave. The luncheon buffet is $35. To RSVP, call (813) 985-3601.

Tampa area event listings for Sept. 14 to 20 09/13/12 [Last modified: Thursday, September 13, 2012 4:30am]
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