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School groundbreaking: Preschool children in hard hats and shovels will help break ground on construction of the Primrose School of South Tampa from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the school, 1700 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.

Students from the Primrose School of Tampa Palms will perform a musical tribute during the ceremony. City Council representatives Harry Cohen, Lisa Montelione, Frank Reddick and Mike Suarez and representatives from the Primrose School franchising company in Acworth, Ga., also will attend.

The new Primrose school will serve children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, and will offer after-school programs for students up to 10 years old. The school will open in August.

Wine tasting: Fine Wine & Spirits Warehouse will host a wine tasting to benefit the St. Peter Claver Catholic School in Tampa from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Mike Kwasin, 3613 S Beach Drive, Tampa. The event will feature appetizers and more than 40 wines from producers, including Faust, the Prisoner, Abstract, Silver Oak Napa '02 and Opus One '06. Suggested donations are $25 per person and $40 per couple.

For more information, call (813) 837-8941 or email Finewines@Mindspring.com.

Science lesson: Third-graders from Lockhart Elementary Magnet School Creative Science Centre participated in a hydroponics workshop last month presented by the school's community partner, Grace Hydroponics. Students learned about the history of hydroponics and how to plant a hydroponic garden. Grace Hydroponics donated plants to the Lockhart lab, and the students are responsible for maintaining the hydroponic gardens.

Tampa school news 12/01/12 [Last modified: Saturday, December 1, 2012 3:30am]

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