Thursday, April 19, 2018
News Roundup

Tampa area event listings

Library history road show: Patrons are encouraged to bring their Seminole Heights Branch Library memories, photographs and other items to share from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

'Answers' conference: The conference, which continues today and Monday, is free to the public. It features the teachings of Christian apologist Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum in Kentucky, and biologist Dr. Gary Parker.

A session on "The Relevance of Genesis" will be offered during worship services at 9:30 and 11:45 a.m. today at Grace Family Church, 5101 Van Dyke Road, Lutz. Two additional sessions take place this evening — "One Race, One Blood" at 6 and "From Evolution to Creation" at 7:30. "Communicating the Christian Message in the Secular World" is at 6 p.m. Monday, before the final conference session, "Geology and Genesis," at 7:30. For more information, visit answers outreach.org/Lutz02010 or call the church at (813) 265-4151.

Diabetes support group: Discuss challenges, share success stories and gain resources during this monthly support group, from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, 2901 Swann Ave., Classroom 109-B. Free. Light lunch included. For reservations, call (813) 342-1313.

Conversations and cocktails: Ekhos, a group of professional female leaders, will present the discussion on political correctness "To be (PC) or not to be (PC)? How Strong Is Your Verbal Filter?" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Heights Riverfront, 1910 N Ola Ave. $10 in advance, $15 at the door; includes one glass of wine and hors d'oeuvres. For more information, visit ekhos.org.

Stroke fair: Get free health screenings, refreshments and information on educational and rehabilitation services, plus hear from professors and stroke survivors from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Tampa General Hospital Community Health Education Center, 740 S Village Circle. Free parking. Call toll-free 1-800-822-3627.

Tinnitus meeting: Tinnitus sufferers are invited to attend the first meeting of the Tampa Tinnitus Support Group from 6 to 8 p.m. May 24 at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 4202 E Fowler Ave. The meeting will be in Room 1022, the Pauline B. Smith Conference Room, in the PCB Building.

The group will meet the fourth Thursday of every month. Dress is semicasual (no shorts). Bring a positive outlook, a willingness to share your story and learn from hearing others', and plan to take notes. For more information, email moderator Sal Gentile at [email protected]

Charles Greacen is an artist working in Hyde Park. To reach him, go to www.towntiles.com.

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