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Free skin cancer screening: Tampa General Hospital is hosting a free skin cancer screening at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, School of Dermatology, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., from 8 a.m. to noon today. Registration is required and appointments are limited. To register, call toll-free 1-800-822-3627 or visit

Take the pledge at teen safe driving event: Teens and parents interested in learning more about responsible driving can head to Reeves Import Motorcars, 109 E Fowler Ave., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for their "Take the Pledge" event. Safe driving experts will be on hand with tips, rollover crash simulators and impaired driving goggles. There also will be food trucks and a DJ. Visit

Caesarean birth class: From 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, St. Joseph's Hospital is offering a class for expectant mothers who know in advance they are having a C-section and who do not need to attend a comprehensive prepared childbirth class. The class takes place at St. Joseph's Women's Hospital Pavilion, fourth-floor classrooms, 3030 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and will cover preadmission testing appointments, surgery day, what happens in the operating room and more. The instructor also covers pain management, breast-feeding after a C-section and newborn care. A hospital tour is included. The fee is $30 per couple. Call (813) 443-3078 to register.

Lego block party: An interactive afternoon of creativity awaits children from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday at the West Tampa Branch Library, 2312 W Union St., Tony Garcia Jr. Community Room. This week's theme is Towering Terrors. Legos will be provided for children in grades 1 to 5. Groups must register in advance. Call (813) 273-3652.

Computer tutor: Adults looking for assistance with Internet searches, email, Google or Facebook can attend a free computer tutoring session from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Dr. Walter Lee Smith Community Room at the Robert W. Saunders Sr. Public Library, 1505 N Nebraska Ave. In addition to computer topics, the session also provides assistance with filling out online government forms such as Access Florida, unemployment compensation and online job searches.

Tampa neighborhood events 08/07/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 4:33pm]
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