Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Tampa area event listings, May 11-17

m Free salon services for prom: Remington College-Tampa Campus will offer free student salon services for local high school students headed to prom, 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and until 2 p.m. Saturday at 6302 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 400. Services include updos, manicures, pedicures and makeup for girls and haircuts for guys. Appointments are recommended. Call (813) 316-4470.

Antique evaluation: Bring your treasures to local appraisers at the Henry B. Plant Museum's antique evaluation, 10 a.m. Saturday at University of Tampa, Plant Hall, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. $5 per item, four-item limit, tickets are given on a first-come basis. Call (813) 254-1891.

Mailbox food drive: The U.S. Postal Service will hold a national food drive Saturday. Residents can leave nonperishable foods next to their mailbox before their regular mail pickup time. Learn more at helpstampouthunger.com.

Drawing workshop: Tampa Regional Artists will offer a "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" workshop with Dee Lobo from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Hyde Park Arts Center, 705 Swann Ave. $50 for members, $65 for nonmembers. Call (813) 251-8201.

Genealogy discussion: The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Tampa will hold its annual genealogy workshop at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Seminole Tribe storyteller Herbert R. Jim will discuss "Preserving Our Lineage through History." Free. Call (813) 404-5439.

Huntington's Disease support: Learn about Huntington's Disease in the community, cognitive and behavioral challenges and what patients need to know, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at University of South Florida Morsani Center, Conference Room 1013 A & B, 13330 USF Laurel Drive. Free. Limited seating. For reservations, call (812) 974-6022.

Free health clinic: St. John Missionary Baptist Church will offer a free health clinic with workshops, a scavenger hunt, food and screenings including blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol checks, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 2504 E Chipco Ave. Call (813) 247-2345.

HAE educational event: A Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) expert and patient advocate will speak about the rare genetic condition during an educational event for patients and doctors from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Capital Grille, 2223 N West Shore Blvd. Free. Visit haehope.com.

Library fundraiser: Support the Seminole Heights Library with an evening of drinks, jazz and an auction, 7 to 10 p.m. Monday at Ella's Folk Art Cafe, 5119 N Nebraska Ave. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call (813) 237-6021.

Landlord-tenant rights: The West Tampa Branch Library will present "Ask-A-Lawyer: Landlord-Tenant Rights," followed by a question-and-answer session, at 3 p.m. Tuesday at 2312 W Union St. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Veteran seminar: Speaker Frank Strom will discuss what services veterans are entitled to receive and common traps to avoid when applying for veterans benefits, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hilton Garden Inn, 10309 Highland Manor Drive. Free. Call (813) 661-5297.

Orchid society speaker: The Tampa Bay Orchid Society will present speaker Tom Aron in the talk "Using and Creating Micro-Climates" at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd. There will be a bloom table where experts discuss care for a variety of orchids at 6 p.m. Free. Call (813) 876-8495.

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