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Beginning tai chi: On the hunt for a new exercise regimen? How about beginning tai chi? Head on over to the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard, every Monday at 9 a.m. Call (813) 932-0241 for more information.

Veg-Giving holiday tasting: Looking for some delicious items that are vegan and vegetarian friendly for the holidays? Visit Whole Foods Market, 3802 Northdale Blvd., in Carrollwood, on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Demo specialist Tim (and resident vegan) will share ideas about meatless Thanksgiving favorites, sides and desserts. Free.

Master gardener: Join a master gardener for a free presentation at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday about ways to grow five herbs that cats might like, herbal culinary uses and how to handle the bugs, and diseases that attack these herbs. Charles J. Fendig Public Library, 3909 W Neptune St., Community Room.

St. James lectures: We may never know what exactly was found in a ninth century Galician tomb, or why this was first said (and soon widely believed) to be the resting place of St. James. But we know that this claim at a distant site in Spain launched one of the most popular saints' cults of the Middle Ages; this legacy still draws thousands of pilgrims and tourists to walk hundreds of miles along the Way of St. James to Compostela. James D'Emilio, professor of humanities at the University of South Florida, discusses "Making and Marketing a Cult: St. James at Compostela," at 6:30 p.m. Monday in CWY 109 — at C.W. Bill Young Hall on the University of South Florida campus. On Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Grace Allen Room of the campus library, he talks about "John the Baptist's Two Heads and Other Oddities: Dueling Shrines in the Age of Pilgrimage." A panel discussion, "From Pilgrimage to Crusade: St. James 'Moorslayer' and Holy War,'' will take place Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in CWY 109. "The Romanesque Cathedral of Compostela: The Art of Pilgrimage" is the topic for 6:30 p.m. Thursday in CWY 109. The lectures are free and open to the public. Contact Liz Kicak (ekicak@usf.edu; 813 974 3657) for more information or disability accommodations, and visit The Humanities Institute website at humanities-institute.usf.edu.

Tampa area events 11/14/13 [Last modified: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:58pm]
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