Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Neighborhood events calendar

Tampa area neighborhood events: art gallery reception and more

Sleep disorder program: People experiencing sleep issues such as insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and narcolepsy can attend Stop Snoring & Get Some Sleep, a free sleep disorder program offered by Tampa General Hospital, at 10 a.m. today at 740 S Village Circle. Robby Beauchamp, sleep disorders program coordinator, will answer questions and discuss treatment options. To register, call toll-free 1-800-822-3627 or go to

Art gallery reception: Art lovers of all ages are invited to attend a reception celebrating Viva Florida 500, a statewide initiative led by the Florida Department of State to highlight the 500 years of historic people, places and events in Florida since the arrival of Juan Ponce de León in 1513. The Kotler Art Gallery reception will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. The free event is part of American Artist Appreciation Month and will feature art from painters and watercolorists Keith Grayson, Jane Palmer, Diane Simon and Delia Senior and photographer Joseph Spoto. The exhibit runs until Sept. 30. Groups must register in advance. Call (813) 273-3652.

Childbirth refresher course: Expectant parents looking to refresh their birthing skills can take a review course from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital Pavilion, fourth floor, 3030 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Class topics include labor and delivery, relaxation and breathing techniques and pain management options. Prior childbirth or a Lamaze course is required for this one-session class. A tour of the facility is included. Please bring two pillows and a blanket or throw. The cost is $30.

Surf & Astro-Turf cooking class: Looking to improve your game in the kitchen in time for football season? Stop by the cafe at Whole Foods Market, 3802 Northdale Blvd., from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and learn how to create game-worthy recipes with Justin, the market's chef. Registration is required. The cost is $5.

Learn how to meditate and reduce stress: Hillsborough County residents 50 and older who are interested in learning how to reduce stress can attend a presentation at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Florida Community of Mindfulness, Seffner Senior Dining Center, 1209 S Kingsway Road, Seffner. Meditation facilitator Diane Powell will share tips on relaxation techniques and how to train the mind. Call Aging Services at (813) 272-6956 for more information.

Tampa area neighborhood events: art gallery reception and more 08/21/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 3:34pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski


    WASHINGTON — Well before he went to the White House in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski. That Carter immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus.

    Foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski died Friday.
  2. One year after deaths, Sunset Music Festival kicks off with emphasis on water and security

    Public Safety

    TAMPA — Before the beat drops, or even builds, you hear Steve-O.

    "If you don't get water you're lame!"

    "Hey! Free water! Come on!"

    Steve "Steve-O" Raymond motions to guests making the line to grab free water bottle at the entrance of the Sunset Music Festival on the grounds of the Raymond James Stadium parking lot in Tampa. ( LUIS SANTANA   |   Times)
  3. Twins eventually cash in as Rays lose, fall back to .500 (w/video)

    The Heater

    MINNEAPOLIS — The Rays could only battle their way out of trouble for so long Saturday afternoon before succumbing in a 5-2 loss to the Twins.

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 27: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins celebrates hitting a two-run home run as Derek Norris #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays looks on during the eighth inning of the game on May 27, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Rays 5-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) 700010973
  4. Rays Tales: The stories behind Corey Dickerson's ascension

    The Heater

    The 25 pounds DH/LF Corey Dickerson lost during the winter through diet and exercise are considered the primary reason for his ascension to one of the American League's most productive hitters, going into the weekend leading in hits, multi-hit games and total bases, and ranked in the top five in average, runs and …

    Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Corey Dickerson (10) connects for a sac fly, scores Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Steve Pearce (28) in the fourth inning of the game between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
  5. Fans in Florida and beyond won't forget Gregg Allman

    Music & Concerts

    The end can come quickly for those who live fast and live hard, who create worlds with their talent and sometimes come close to throwing them away.

    This Oct. 13, 2011 file photo shows Gregg Allman performs at the Americana Music Association awards show in Nashville, Tenn. On Saturday, May 27, 2017, a publicist said the musician, the singer for The Allman Brothers Band, has died. (AP Photo/Joe Howell, File)