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Be a health-conscious meat-eater: Healthy eating specialist Curtis Whitwam will be at Whole Foods Market, 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway, today from 7 to 8 p.m. to discuss how to incorporate meat into a healthy diet. Participants will learn how to create lean and simple recipes based on Whole Foods Market's Animal Welfare Standard, a rating system created to inform consumers how animals were raised for the meat they purchase. Register for this free event by the exit lobby or email curtis.whitwam@wholefoods.com.

Sunday afternoon jazz and jam fair: The Ella building, a senior residence named for jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald, will host an event Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at 1210 E Ray Charles Blvd., featuring free music, food and health screenings. Hosted by Caregiver's Helping Hand Inc., this open house will have the Tampa Bay Black Nurses Association conducting memory tests, diabetes screenings and blood pressure readings. For more information, call (813) 431-1814.

Town Hall Series discussion: This event, co-sponsored by nonprofit agency For the Family Inc. and Pastors on Patrol, a coalition of 108 Hillsborough County churches, explores the more human side of budget cuts and the impact projected for parents, seniors and children. Reduction in health care funding, homeless services, children's programming and employment opportunities are some of the topics that will be discussed Monday. The series concludes on Tuesday at Bloomingdale Regional Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico. Contact Ward Cox at (813) 653-5239 or by email at alfolk@aol.com.

Recipe swap: If you love to cook and are looking for some new recipes to add to your menu, head over to the C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Share your favorite recipes and anecdotes with other home cooks. Visit hcplc.org for more information.

Free child care provider training: Hillsborough County Extension Service and the University of Florida are conducting free trainings for licensed child care providers in Hillsborough County. Attend Thursday's workshop, "Avoid Behavior Problems: Teach Self-Control," from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. and learn classroom ideas for teaching preschool children about self-control. Participants can receive continuing education units from the University of Florida. Hillsborough County Extension Office, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner. Call (813) 744-5519, ext. 54140, for more information.

Things to do in the Tampa area 05/23/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5:03pm]
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