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Yoga workshop: A restorative yoga workshop is set for 1 to 4 p.m. May 28 at the Lotus Pond, 6201 Lynn Road. Blankets, bolsters, blocks and walls will be used to lend the necessary support. There will also be a Yoga Nidra meditation ending the class. The cost is $35. For more information or to register, call (813) 961-3160 or go to

Master class: Join masters of ethnic dance in this series of classes dedicated to continuing modern dance, at 10:30 a.m. today at the University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave. $12 per class or $30 for a three-class card. Call (813) 240-0577.

Foreclosure prevention: U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, hosts a foreclosure prevention assistance workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Jefferson High School, 4401 W Cypress St. Representatives from banks, nonprofits and other community groups will be on hand to answer questions, provide one-on-one counseling and share financial advice, including details about the Hardest Hit program. For more information, call (813) 871-2817 or visit

Home workshop: Learn to improve energy efficiency during a "Historic Home Workshop" from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Weichert Realty, Yates & Associates, 1046 W Busch Blvd. Free. Call (813) 248-5437.

Analyze handwriting: The Tampa Branch of the American Association of University Women will host guest speaker Martha Vaguener, who will demonstrate handwriting analysis, at 10 a.m. Saturday at Temple Terrace Country Club, 200 Inverness Ave. The cost is $18, payable to the Tampa Branch AAUW and mailed to Joyce Ellsworth, 11107 N 21st St. Call (813) 932-6902.

Grow carnivores: Learn to grow beautiful carnivorous plants in a workshop from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. The cost for the workshop is $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers.

Tanja Diederich, who volunteers as the curator for carnivorous plants at the USF Botanical Gardens, will conduct the workshop. Class size is limited and requires advance registration. There will be no refunds once the workshop begins. To register or for more information about this or other Life Enrichment Center classes, call (813) 932-0241 or visit

Write romance: Join romance authors Erica Ridley, Kathy Carmichael, Kimberley Llewellyn and Elissa Wilds at 5:30 p.m. Thursday as they share their inspiration, passion for writing, and tips and tricks on starting your own short story. This event, held at the Temple Terrace Public Library, 202 Bullard Parkway, kicks off the creative writing summer series. The event is free. For more information, call (813) 273-3652 or visit

What's happening in North Tampa 05/19/11 [Last modified: Thursday, May 19, 2011 4:30am]
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