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Computer boot camp: Craigslist and eBay: Get a hands-on guide to two of the most popular sites on the Internet, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills recommended. Limit 12 participants. Call (813) 273-3652.

Real estate resource: The Suncoast Real Estate Investor's Association meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramada Tampa Westshore Inn, 1200 N West Shore Blvd. Networking, informational sessions and vendors from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with program at 7:30. Free for members, $20 for guests. Call (813) 287-1515.

Rosalynde Vas Dias: The 2012 Robert Dana-Anhinga Poetry Prize winner will speak as part of the Writers at the University series, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Board of Trustees Room at the Vaughn Center, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Open to the public. Call (813) 257-3116.

Honors symposia: Kendra Frorup, assistant professor of art, will talk on "Not All Who Wander Are Lost: Exploring and Exhibiting in Andorra, Africa and Haiti," 4 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Call (813) 257-3545.

English-Spanish conversations: Improve your language skills with basic conversations in English and Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Tony Garcia Jr. Community Room at the West Tampa Branch Library, 2312 W Union St. Call (813) 257-3545.

Hearing screenings: St. Joseph's Children's Advocacy Center will conduct hearing screenings for children ages 2 to 18 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Children's Board Family Resource Center — Town 'N Country, 7520 W Waters Ave., No. 8.

Breast cancer support group: A free monthly support group for breast cancer patients, family members and significant others, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Medical Arts Building Auditorium, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call (813) 443-3078 to register.

Obstacle course: Compete on a 5-kilometer course of natural and man-made obstacles during "Camp Run Amuck'' from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 10 and Nov. 11 at In The Breeze horse ranch, 7514 Gardner Road. Cost is $50 a person to participate. Spectators are admitted free. More vendors are needed. In The Breeze is also a children's camp that has been in Tampa for more than 20 years; the mud run benefits the children. For more information, call Samantha at (813) 735-5089 or the office at (813) 264-1919.

Women's club: The GFWC Lutz-Land O'Lakes Women's Club hosts a fellowship and meeting at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at Land O'Lakes Community Center, 5401 Land O'Lakes Blvd. Buy unique items handmade by members at the Holiday Craft Boutique. The public is welcome. Membership is open to women 18 years and older. For more information, call Cathy at (813) 961-7038.

Bone marrow awareness: Moffitt Cancer Center and three community groups — Bible-Based Fellowship Church of Temple Terrace, Faith Hope and Determination and New Millennium Community Church — offer a free, faith-based event to educate people on the need for bone marrow registrations and awareness, and share personal stories of survival and advocacy. Speakers from Moffitt's blood and marrow transplant department, Moffitt chaplain the Rev. Roosevelt Hanna and Ethel Grimsley, founder of Faith Hope and Determination Inc., will speak at the program, which takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at Bible-Based Fellowship Church of Temple Terrace, 8718 N 46th St. Register at 8:45 a.m. RSVP to (813) 745-4306 or email venessa.rivera@moffitt.org.

Neighborhood events 11/03/12 [Last modified: Friday, November 2, 2012 7:39pm]
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