Neighborhood events calendar

Published June 29, 2007


NetSmartz educational workshop: The Internet Safety Education Initiative featuring NetSmartz is an animated, interactive, age-appropriate software program. It is designed by the National Center For Missing and Exploited Children to protect children from unsolicited sexual material while online.

Adult educational workshops, sponsored by Hillsborough County and Verizon, are scheduled at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave., 1 p.m. today and John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive, 1 p.m. July 7. Call 813 273-3652.


Northdale OWLS: The Northdale Older, Wiser, Lively, Seniors will meet for a matinee at 2:30 p.m. The group will see the Carrollwood Players' musical Cabaret at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4333 Gunn Highway. The cost is $11. Call (813) 961-4438.


North Tampa Arts League: The league will present Under the Summer Sun featuring artworks by 20 established, local artists. There will be an opening party from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 7 at Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W Bearss Ave.

The Art Series will run from July 2 through Aug. 23.

The league meets on the fourth Wednesday each month at Compton Park in New Tampa. Call (813) 789-5582.


OWLS potluck luncheon: The Northdale Older, Wiser, Lively, Seniors will host its monthly potluck luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Bring a dish to share. In celebration of the Fourth of July, the singing group Screech Owls will provide entertainment. Maureen Patrick, director of Historic Guides, will appear as Betsy Ross. Meetings are at Northdale Park, 15550 Spring Pine Drive, off Northdale Boulevard. Call (813) 963-3539.

Carrollwood Business Networking Association: Locksmith Ron Taylor will speak at the next meeting. Weekly breakfast meetings are from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. on Tuesdays at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 11810 N Dale Mabry Highway. Business cards and leads are exchanged. Call (813) 908-1266.


North East Tampa Women In Business: Vicki Hutto of VIP Pest Control will be the speaker at the 6 p.m. monthly meeting on July 12. The topic will be "How To Take A Stand In Overcoming the Hidden Dangers In Your Mind and In Your Home." Meetings are on the second Thursday each month at Hunter's Green Country Club, 18101 Longwater Run Drive. The cost is $22 for members, $25 for guests by July 6; $25 for members, $28 for guests after that date. Register at www.netwib.org or mail a check to NETWIB, P.O. Box 47674, Tampa, FL 33646. Call (813) 451-8023.

Lutz Civic Association: The association invites nonprofit groups and organizations in Lutz to apply for funds being raised by the Guv'na race. All grant applications must be from secular groups in Lutz. Call (813) 727-7549.

2007 Moral Courage Award: The Hillsborough County Commission is accepting nominations for the annual award through 5 p.m. July 11. Anyone may submit a nomination; all Hillsborough County residents are eligible to receive the award.

The award honors exceptional ethical standards and moral courage by an individual or group-people who have questioned authority and rejected the status quo.

Applications are available at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/bocc, click on special awards, then on Moral Courage or call (813) 307-8383.

Please send information for the calendar to St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618; fax (813) 269-5310; call (813) 269-5316; or e-mail ntampa@sptimes.com The deadline is two weeks before the event.