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Tampa area event listings, July 20 to 26

Kindle apps and eBooks: Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read on the Kindle or any device using the free Kindle application and OverDrive, 2 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Call to artists: Tampa Regional Artists is collecting submissions for its "Landscape and Seascape Show" in July. Pictures of all types of topography accepted; must be ready to hang. Framed art over 40 inches counts as two entries; 3-D art accepted. Member entries are $7 or three for $20. Nonmember entries are $12 each or three for $35. Drop off Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at Old Hyde Park Arts Center, 705 Swann Ave. Call (813) 220-5800.

Disability expo and forum: Discover the latest technology, ideas and apps for people living with disabilities during the Hillsborough County Disability Expo and Public Forum, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. The expo theme is ADA: Innovations and Access and includes food, prizes, exhibits and demonstrations. The public forum is from 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Call (813) 276-2742.

Astronomy misconceptions: Astronomy enthusiast Craig MacDougal will debunk six astronomy misconceptions followed by a discussion on moons, planets and stars. 7 p.m. Wednesday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. For adults. Call (813) 273-3652.

Make recycled crafts: Learn how to create cool wallets and bags using everyday items like newspaper and tape, 2 p.m. Thursday at C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Also at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Immunization discussion: Join an informative discussion on childhood vaccines, the diseases they prevent and their safety, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Tampa General Hospital Community Health Education Center, 740 S Village Circle. Free. Call toll-free 1-800-822-3627.

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

Children singers needed: The Tampa Bay Children's Chorus needs singers for the 2012-2013 season. Auditions are being held throughout July and the beginning of August. For an appointment, call (813) 977-5558 or visit

Awesome Tampa Bay deadline: Have ideas to help make Tampa Bay awesome? Submit your ideas for the $1,000 microgrant and help keep Tampa cool. The deadline is Aug. 1. Visit

Clean-up volunteers needed: Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful currently is recruiting volunteers for an East Tampa Community Action Event, 8 a.m. Aug. 3 at Al Barnes Park, 2902 N 32nd St. Volunteers will step into the streets of the East Tampa and Jackson Heights communities to assist with litter abatement efforts. To preregister, call (813) 221-8733.

Tampa area event listings, July 20 to 26 07/19/12 [Last modified: Thursday, July 19, 2012 4:30am]
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