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Vino, Java & Jazz: The Easter Seals present Vino, Java & Jazz to benefit the Suncoast for Kids Foundation. Enjoy the sounds of Les Sabler and Citiheat along with Stacey Knights. Guests will enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres from some of Tampa Bay's finest restaurants and can bid on silent auction items. 7 p.m., Saturday; the Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa; $50 online and $60 at the door. For more information call (813) 769-5915.

Back-to-School Block Party: The Palma Ceia Neighborhood Association hosts a Back-to-School Block Party. An entire block will be closed for the party. There will be food, drinks, a jump house and other activities for kids. 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday; 3503 W Tacon St., Tampa; open and free to the public. Call (813) 870-2838.

Locks of Love Day: Authentic Team Merchandise presents Locks of Love Day to celebrate the Bucs and Bulls pep rally. The Pirate Lady will host the event and a special fashion show featuring new team gear. Fans who donate a 10-inch ponytail will receive a T-shirt and goodie bag. Prizes will be given for the longest ponytail, youngest and oldest donor. The hair given at the event will benefit Locks of Love. Noon to 2 p.m., Saturday; Authentic Team Merchandise, 14823 N Florida Ave., Tampa; open and free to the public. For more information call (813) 908-2827.

After Hours Pediatrics Celebration: After Hours Pediatrics celebrates its 10-year anniversary in South Tampa. Festivities include bounce houses, face painting, snow cones, carnival games, an activity table, a DJ and tours of the facility. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday; South Town Center, 3838 W Neptune St., Suite D6, Tampa; open and free to the public. For more information call (813) 775-4003.


Tampa Republican Club: The Tampa Republican Club hosts its monthly dinner, with speaker state Rep. Trey Traviesa of District 56. Reservations are required. 6 p.m., Monday; Sam Seltzer's Steakhouse, 4744 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa; open to registered Republicans. For more information or to make a reservation visit

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