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Tampa area event listings, May 18-24

Never too old to play: Memorial Hospital celebrates "Older Americans Month" with a day of activities including bingo, mind fitness and laughter yoga, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 2901 Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 342-1313.

First-time home buyer program: Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Services will hold a lender-partner workshop that will give an overview of the first-time home buyer program, discuss the income certification process and provide a forum for feedback and questions. 2 to 4 p.m. today at All People's Life Center, 6105 E Sligh Ave. Call (813) 246-3150.

Millionaire mind financial workshop: A three-day workshop on learning the techniques self-made millionaires used to change their financial mind-sets and create financial success, 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at Hyatt Regency Tampa, 211 N Tampa St. Registration is free but is first-come, first-served. Visit

Free primping for prom: Remington College-Tampa Campus will offer free 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.

Fundraiser luncheon: The Tampa Branch of the American Association of University Women will host Susan MacManus, University of South Florida professor, as a guest speaker during its scholarship fundraiser luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tampa Yacht and Country Club, 5320 Interbay Blvd. $45. Call (813) 932-6902.

Book signing: John Cinchett will discuss and sign his book, Vintage Tampa Storefronts, featuring more than 200 historic photographs, at 1 p.m. Saturday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave. Free. Call (813) 253-2638.

Movie maker: Learn how to turn photos and videos into polished movies including captions, sounds and special effects by using Windows Live Movie Maker at 2 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Limit 12 participants. Call (813) 273-3652.

Intro to Photoshop: Learn the basic functions of Adobe Photoshop's editing tools, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Cube 200. $35 for members; $55 for nonmembers. Bring a laptop loaded with Adobe Photoshop and digital images to edit. Call (813) 221-2222.

Macular degeneration: Dr. Ivan Suner will discuss new treatments and genetic testing and Dr. Marc Peden will talk on diabetic retinopathy from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 2901 Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 342-1313.

Economical vacation webinar: Hillsborough County Extension Service will offer the free webinar, "Maximum Vacation for Minimum Cost," from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday. To register, visit Call (813) 744-5519, ext. 54143.

Tampa area event listings, May 18-24 05/17/12 [Last modified: Thursday, May 17, 2012 4:30am]
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