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Tampa area event listings, June 1-7

Tuberculosis outreach event: Learn about tuberculosis and its prevention, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 2902 E Lake Ave. Free TB testing for the first 50 people, plus free HIV and syphilis testing. Call (813) 307-8015.

Hurricane expo: The city of Tampa and Hillsborough County will present an expo to inform and educate on the importance of making plans for an emergency, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave. Free. Call (813) 987-6000.

Free ballet classes: Patel Conservatory will offer three free ballet classes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 1010 N MacInnes Place. Preschool and kindergartners get an introduction to ballet, from 9 to 9:45 a.m.; first- to eighth-graders can take "Beginning Ballet," from 10 to 11 a.m.; fourth- to 12th-graders can take elementary/intermediate ballet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Call (813) 222-1263.

Kid's club: Whole Foods Market will launch its first kid's club event, with Radio Disney, interactive games and prizes, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway. Kids will get a membership badge for future in-store surprises. Free. Call (813) 874-9435.

Addiction recovery: A weekly self-help program for people with addictive behaviors including drinking, gambling, drugs and compulsive eating, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Tampa Crossroads, 3813 N Nebraska Ave. Meeting also available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays . Call (813) 238-8557, ext. 202.

Real estate resource: Learn how to sell houses fast in today's economy at the Suncoast Real Estate Investors Association meeting 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. Call (813) 287-1515.

Garden tour: Tour several Davis Islands gardens in honor of National Garden Week, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at 81 Columbia Drive. Free. Call (813) 250-3875.

Grief support: New Beginnings, an eight-week adult grief support group, begins from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at LifePath Hospice South Tampa Resource Center, 3010 W Azeele St. Free. To register, call (813) 357-5609.

Arthritis seminar: Meet with arthritis experts who can answer questions and provide information on treatment options and self-management, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at John F. Germany Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free, Registration recommended. Call toll-free 1-847-430-5054.

Medicare workshop: Baby boomers can attend the education workshop, "Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to know About Medicare and Long-Term Care," 7 p.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. Free. Limited seating. Call (813) 884-6648.

Donations for homeless: The Homeless Coalition is collecting donations for a health fair. Items needed include one-day bus passes, socks, rain ponchos, sun screen, bug repellent and hygiene kits with items like razors, shaving cream, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine products and mouthwash. Donation deadline is Thursday. Call (813) 223-6115.

Boards need people: Hillsborough County commissioners seek residents to serve on several volunteer citizen advisory boards and councils. Applications are due June 14 and can be picked up on the second floor of the County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. Call (813) 272-5826.

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