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Tampa program, events and activities


Mayor Youth Corps: Tampa teenagers can get involved in government by joining the Mayor's Youth Corps Class of 2009. Today is the last day for students in grades 9-11 to apply. Applications are available in high school guidance offices. The group learns team building, leadership development and community service, has open forums with the mayor, and produces a monthly youth-focused television show. (813) 274-5909.

New Tampa Rotary: Steve Barger, member of the New Tampa Rotary Club, will talk about "2008 Beijing Olympics — A Personal Look" at 7 a.m. at the Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, 5811 Tampa Palms Blvd. The cost is $12. Visit or call (813) 972-9235.


Temporary library closure: Town 'N Country Regional Library will be closed Sunday through Dec. 2. The library will reopen Dec. 3 at 7606 Paula Drive. In the meantime, patrons are invited to visit other branches, including the Egypt Lake branch, 3403 W Lambright St.; the Jimmie B. Keel branch, 2902 W. Bearss Ave. or the Upper Tampa Bay branch, 11211 Countryway Blvd.


AARP driver safety program: Learn the effects of age on driving and tips to adjust them at the AARP driver safety class from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Tuesday at the Forest Hills Recreation Center, 724 W 109 Ave. The cost is $10. Call (813) 931-3458.


Business expo: Network at the fall business Roundup Expo and Halloween party from 2 to 8 p.m. at 13918 W Hillsborough Ave. The Halloween party starts after the expo. Call (813) 961-2420.

Northdale OWLS: The Northdale OWLS (Older, Wiser, Lively Seniors) will take a guided tour of downtown Tampa's Riverwalk. The bus leaves at 9:30 a.m. from Northdale Park, 15550 Spring Pine Drive. The cost is $16. (813) 985-4859.


CABA and java: The Carrollwood Area Business Association Coffee meeting is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Don Pan International Bakery, 15403 N Dale Mabry. Call (813) 854-4040.


Senior flu shots: Seniors with Medicare B, HMO or other insurance can move to the head of the line for flu shots from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lutz Senior Center, 112 First Ave NW. The cost is $25 without insurance. Call (813) 264-3803.

AARP driver safety program: Learn the effects of age on driving and tips to adjust them at the AARP driver safety class from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Friday in the banquet room at University Community Hospital, 3100 E Fletcher Ave. The cost is $10. Call (813) 615-7300.

Looking ahead

Relay for Life garage sale: The American Cancer Society Relay For Life Temple Terrace 2009 Committee Garage Sale is at 8 a.m. Nov. 1 at the southeast corner of 56th and Busch Blvd. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Call (813) 254-3630 ext. 5932 or (813) 985-3533.

Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce health fair: The second annual Operation Medicine Cabinet Health Fair is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 9715 N 56 St., Temple Terrace. The event will feature blood pressure checks, flu shots and cholesterol and glucose screenings. (813) 989-7004.

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Tampa program, events and activities 10/23/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 4:48pm]
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