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By TIMES STAFF
Published May 31, 2007
Art exhibit: An art exhibit opens this week. Twenty-three artists will have their work on display. Opens Friday and continues through July 20. Kotler Art Gallery at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive, Tampa; free. For information go to www.northtampaarts.com.
Bike Fest: Thousands of motorcycles on display Saturday at Plant City Bike Fest. There will be food, games and more than 70 vendors. 5 to 9 p.m., 102 N Palmer St.; open and free to the public. For information, call 813 754-3707 or go to www.plantcity.org.
Open auditions: The Tampa Bay Children's Choir Singers holds auditions for children in grades three to 12. 2 p.m., Sunday, Patel Conservatory at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, 1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. For information call (813) 977-5558 ext. 1, or go to www.TBCChorus.org.
Beat the heat: During June, any spay surgery for a female cat prior to her first heat cycle will be $20. Any cat, from any county is welcome. Animal Coalition of Tampa Spay Neuter Clinic, 1719 W Lemon St., Tampa. For information call (813) 250-3900 or go to www.actampa.org.
Training session: LifePath Hospice seeks volunteers to assist patients and their families. Prospective volunteers must attend three free training sessions. Medical experience is not required. Sessions are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 9 and June 16, and 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 18; LifePath Hospice Temple Terrace Community Resource Center, 11150 N 53rd St., Temple Terrace; registration is required. For information or to register, call (813) 984-2299 or e-mail email@example.com.
Adult writing class: Registration is open for a writing class to help adults collect and compile their life stories. Writer Paula Stahel, a personal historian, teaches from 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday, June 13 to Aug. 8 in South Tampa. Fee is $135 for eight weeks; sign up with a friend and each pays $125. To register or for information about location, call (813) 932-0241 or go to www.lifeenrichment tampa.org.
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