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Square dancing: Learn to dance and meet people at the Temple Twirlers Square Dance Club from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. Saturdays at 19012 First St. SW in Lutz. The first night is free. The cost is $4.

Line dancing:The Northdale OWLS (Older, Wiser, Lively Seniors) line dancing season has begun at Northdale Park, 15500 Spring Pine Drive. Beginner classes are 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and intermediate classes are 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Thursdays. Cost is $4. Call (813) 259-1704.

Ballet: Register for ballet class for ages 3 to adult at Center for the Arts Ballet School at Scottish Rite Center, 5500 Memorial Highway. There are openings for 10-to-teen pointe class. Call (813) 887-1979.

Speed walking: Get into jogging condition. An eight-week program to improve aerobic capacity is at 8 a.m. Thursdays at Lake Park, 17302 N Dale Mabry Highway. Learn form, conditioning techniques and build speed and distance. Call (813) 961-9347.

Fun run: Help support the Wishes for Wharton Foundation by entering the Wharton High School Wildcats 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run. The event starts at 7 a.m. Feb. 16 at Live Oak Preserve, 20150 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. The cost for the 5K is $10 for students and $20 day of race, fun run cost is $5. Call (813) 631-4710, ext. 559 or visit

Walk Now for Autism: The Tampa Autism Speaks Walk Now for Autism starts at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave. Proceeds benefit research and raising awareness about autism. Call (813) 495-4777.

Spring sports:Registration is open for spring sports at the Bob Sierra Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd. Sign-up for soccer is for children ages 3 to 11, flag football is for ages 6 to 14, volleyball is for ages 8 to 15 and cheerleading is for ages 5 to 12. The eight-game season is from March 24 to May 24. Cost is $65 for facility members and $95 for community members. Call (813) 962-3220.

Football: Want to help develop boys and girls into caring, responsible leaders? The Pop Warner New Tampa Patriots are seeking youth football and cheerleading coaches. Call (813) 404-7937. Registration for the Pop Warner New Tampa Patriots football players and cheerleaders is from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the New Tampa Family YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive, Tampa Palms. Call (813) 493-8700.

Zumba: Senior Zumba gold exercise classes are at 9 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at Northdale Park, 15550 Spring Pine Drive. Cost is $4. Call (813) 777-2928.

Send sports announcements to or fax to (813) 269-5310.