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Tampa area event listings, Oct. 12-18

Poetry reading: J.D. Scott, the winner of the Peter Meinke Prize — named after the St. Petersburg poet — reads from his poetry collection Night Errands, 7 p.m. today at Cafe Hey, 1540 N Franklin St. $5 suggested donation. Call (813) 221-5150.

Nominating commission seeks input: The 13th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking comments from the public and members of the bench and bar about the qualifications of these applicants for one Hillsborough County Court judicial vacancy: Lawrence Anzalone, Robert A. Bauman, Christopher E. Brown, William J. Capito, Helene L. Daniel, Constance Daniels, Wendy DePaul, Gary S. Dolgin, David Galloway, David M. Gould, Jack Nathan Gutman, John A. Guyton III, Ingrid M. Hooglander, Clark Jordan-Holmes, Troy Matthew Lovell, Matthew C. Lucas, Daryl Maurice Manning, Dawn Myers, Barbara Jean Pittman, Ryan Christopher Rodems, Samuel J. Salario Jr., Michael W. Schmid, Michael J. Scionti, Kim Suzanne Seace, Rick Terrana, Kimberly D. Thresher, Wesley D. Tibbals, Barbara Twine-Thomas, Laura E. Ward. Comment deadline is today to Carter Andersen, chair, 13th Judicial Nominating Commission, 1801 N Highland Ave., Tampa, FL 33602. Call (813) 204-6405.

Book signing: Former Tampa City Council member and Hillsborough County Commissioner Joe Kotvas will discuss his book, Men of the Invisible War, The Third Invasion of North America. 6 p.m. Monday at Charles J. Fendig Public Library, 3909 W Neptune St. For adults. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Microsoft Access: Learn how to use Microsoft Access to make simple queries and easily retrieve and filter data from tables at 6:30 p.m. Monday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. For adults. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Diabetes support group: Discuss challenges, share success stories and gain resources, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 2901 W Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 342-1313.

Tampa Bay orchids: Mac Riverbark of Mac's Orchids will speak at this month's Tampa Bay Orchid Society meeting, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 821 S Dale Mabry Highway. There will be programs on orchid care, plus bloom table. Call (813) 876-8495.

Book talk: University of Tampa government professor Robert Kerstein will discuss his new book on Key West, Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic. 6:30 p.m. Thursdayat Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St. Free. Call (813) 228-0097.

Cheese class and tasting: Learn the basics of cheese and sample wines to pair with complementary flavors, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Whole Foods Market, 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway. Free. Register in store or by emailing maria.gumina@wholefoods.com.

Cleanup needs volunteers: Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful is recruiting volunteers to assist in removing litter and debris from the community during the 25th Annual Hillsborough River and Coastal Cleanup. The cleanup starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 20 at various sites along the Hillsborough River, Alafia River and other waterways. A Rollin' on the River Rally will follow the cleanup at Lowry Park. To preregister, visit keeptampabaybeautiful.org.

Tampa area event listings, Oct. 12-18 10/11/12 [Last modified: Thursday, October 11, 2012 4:30am]
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