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By TIMES STAFF
Published June 25, 2007
Hyde Park Village Live Music Series: Hyde Park Village and the Hyde Park Rotary Club hosts a live music series featuring Sweet Spot. All proceeds benefit Seniors in Service. 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday; Hyde Park Village, 742 S. Village Circle, Tampa; open and free to the public. Contact Laura Corridon at 813 251-3500.
Art Lovers Tea: The Tampa Museum of Art hosts Art Lovers Tea, a seated gallery discussion in the Purvis Young Gallery. A docent will lead an interactive talk about the artists and their work. Tea and refreshments will be provided. 2 p.m., Thursday; Tampa Museum of Art, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa; free for members and $5 for nonmembers. Call Dawn Johnson at (813) 274-8698.
Animal Advisory Committee: The Hillsborough County Animal Advisory Committee, which includes local veterinarians and residents, will meet to discuss the welfare of animals in the county. There will be a scheduled time for public comments. 6:30 p.m., Wednesday; County Center, 18th floor, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa; open and free to the public. Call Animal Services at (813) 744-5660.
Hurricane Preparation: Hillsborough County will present a Hurricane Preparedness Forum to discuss how to prepare for events that may occur before and after a storm. Preparedness items will be given to all households that attend. 6:30 p.m., Tuesday; West Tampa Neighborhood Service Center, 2103 N. Rome Ave., Tampa; open, free to the public. To RSVP call (813) 272-5074.
New Moms Support Group: Baby Bungalow, a child resource center for parents and caregivers of children under 5, hosts a support group for new and expectant mothers. Mothers can discuss any issues or questions about parenting. 11 a.m., Thursday; Baby Bungalow, 3106 W. Azeele St., Tampa; open and free to the public. Call Patricia at (813) 356-1293 ext. 245.
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