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Tampa area event listings for Sept. 7 to 13

Event planners: Please send details of your parties, galas, fashion shows and charity benefits, including the sponsoring organization, date, time, venue (with street address), admission price and publishable contact information for the Tampa Bay Times 2012-2013 Hillsborough County Social Calendar. Please send to ascherzer@tampabay.com (subject line: 2012-13 SOCIAL CALENDAR). Deadline for submissions is today.

Introduction to eBay: Learn how to browse, bid, buy and sell items on eBay, 2 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Basic mouse and keyboard skills recommended. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

iPhonography class: Instructor Jim Reiman will share his favorite apps and gadgets to enhance the possibilities of shooting with the iPhone, from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive. Attendees should bring iPhone and be prepared to visit the iTunes Apple Store. $35 for members, $55 for nonmembers. Visit fmopa.org.

English-Spanish conversation: English speakers can learn basic conversation in Spanish while Spanish speakers brush up on their English conversation, 3 p.m. Tuesday at West Tampa Branch Library, 2312 W Union St. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Diabetes support group: Dr. Benjamin Mena will facilitate the support group where guests can discuss challenges, share stories and gain education and resources, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at 2901 Swann Ave. The support group is for anyone newly diagnosed or those who have been living with the disease for years. To RSVP, call (813) 342-1313.

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

Honors symposia series: Peter Fischer, minister of economic affairs at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Gemany in Washington, D.C., will discuss "The Euro Crisis" at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Vaughn Center Crescent Club at University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Call (813) 257-3545.

Tampa area event listings for Sept. 7 to 13 09/06/12 [Last modified: Thursday, September 6, 2012 4:30am]
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