Leadership Seminar aims to help girls
The first Tampa Bay Young Women's Leadership Symposium is from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 18 at the Columbia Restaurant, 2117 E Seventh Ave. The event will host about 100 high school girls from the Tampa Bay area who will have the opportunity to interact with organization community leaders. The forum will focus on college and career planning, leadership, diversity and advocating for girls, with keynote speaker Tammy Levent, who has been an entrepreneur since age 17.
Art exhibit displays works by children with disabilities
Hillsborough Hand n' Hand art exhibition is from 4 to 6 p.m. April 22 at Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. The event will feature art by students with disabilities from Sheehy, Pizzo, Hammond, Dover, Corr and Ballast Point elementary schools and the Mendez Center. Free. Call Marilyn Farber at (813) 558-1144.
High school students may qualify for free HCC classes
High school students with a 3.0 unweighted GPA and who tested at college level on SAT, CPT or ACT are eligible to earn college credit over the summer at Hillsborough Community College. Tuition and books are free. Classes run June 8 to Aug. 13. Dual enrollment courses transfer to any college or state university. The deadline for registration is April 24. Call (813) 253-7121.
Golf tournament to benefit Tampa Catholic High sports
Interested in helping Tampa Catholic High School athletics? Sign up for the Crusader Classic golf tournament at www.tampacatholic.org. The event is at 11 a.m. on May 4 at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club, 5801 Tampa Palms Blvd. The cost is $150 per player and it includes a greens fee, cart, hat, goodie bag, lunch, food and beverages on the course and prizes. Register by April 20. For more information, call the school at (813) 870-0860, ext. 228.
Learn about kindergarten and register your child
Dale Mabry Elementary School invites parents and children to a kindergarten roundup at 8:30 a.m. April 21 in the school's cafeteria, 4201 W Estrella St. The event will feature a campus tour, a presentation of a typical kindergarten school day and a question-and-answer session. Parents and students can meet teachers and enjoy breakfast. Parents can register their children by bringing the child's birth certificate, Social Security number, proof of residence and up-to-date immunization and health records. To RSVP, send an e-mail to Jennifer John at [email protected] by Wednesday.