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Things to do in Hillsborough County

Feminist Film Screening and Discussion: Celebrate Women's History Month Friday at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. with a free screening of the film Feminist: Stories from Women's Liberation: 1963-1970. This documentary tells the story of the women's liberation movement, explores the details of the feminist revolution and debates the controversy surrounding these events. This film has interviews with Robin Morgan, Eleanor Smeal, Frances Beal and Betty Friedan.

Arts in the Park Festival: Arts in the Park is a free two-day, outdoor art festival taking place in the oak-shaded park behind the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Rd. The event kicks off Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. and will include local artists, live entertainment, food vendors and hand-on activities for children.

St. Patrick's Day Giveaway: It's your lucky day! Wear green to the bakery department at Whole Foods Market, 3802 Northdale Blvd., on St. Patrick's Day, and you'll be treated to a free nonalcoholic Irish creme coffee and a St. Patrick's Day cookie. While supplies last.

Government Leadership University series: Want the inside scoop on how government really works? Hillsborough County residents can sign up for a series of action-packed opportunities during the 2014 Government Leadership University. The program welcomes residents and students, grade 9 and up (with parent and school approval) to attend the free series, starting with an orientation at 9 a.m. Tuesday at County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. The series is open to all Hillsborough County residents and will cover a wide variety of county departments and functions over a series of 10, three-hour sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 noon each through the month of May. In its ninth year, Hillsborough County Neighborhood Relations offers its annual program to strengthen communities by creating more informed residents and neighborhood leaders. Participants will experience a mock board meeting, hurricane evacuation planning and visits to agencies such as Code Enforcement, Fire Rescue, Emergency Management and Public Utilities. Sign up for the program by Monday; online registration is available at HillsboroughCounty.org/GLU. For more information on Government Leadership University, contact Neighborhood Relations in the Office of Community Affairs at 813-307-3564 or by visiting www.HillsboroughCounty.org/ONR.

Spring Clean Your Body Anytime: Detoxing, clean eating and juicing are all new nutritional buzzwords that seem to be popping up everywhere. Join Tampa General Hospital's community health educator, Suzan Mekler, at 10 a.m., Wednesday, at 740 S Village Circle. Many holistic, nutritional and medical authorities are recommending a variety of these techniques to improve one's health. However, just as many questions are also being asked by the public, including: what are the benefits of these programs? Are they safe? Which ones work best? How often should I be doing this?

Things to do in Hillsborough County 03/12/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:45pm]
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