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By TIMES STAFF
Published July 19, 2007
WINE TASTING: Charlie's Wine Cellar and Wine Bar hosts Aussie Shrimp on the Barbie. Attendees will taste six wines from Australia and New Zealand and eat grilled shrimp and wild rice. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday; Charlie's Wine Cellar and Wine Bar, 533 S Howard Ave., Tampa; $18.50 in advance, $23.50 at door. 813 250-1967.
TEEN AND ADULT DANCE: The University of Tampa's department of speech, theatre and dance offers ballroom/dance sport classes and a dance party for teens and adults. 8 to 10 p.m. Friday; Edison Building, 214 N Boulevard, Tampa; $5 per person. Call (813) 814-4314.
SkyWatch: See the universe up-close and personal through the telescopes at the Museum of Science and Industry. View craters on the Moon, see stellar nurseries where stars are being formed and star clusters. 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday; MOSI, 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa; free to the public. Call (813) 987-6100.
FLORIDA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY: The group will hold its monthly meeting, with speakers Noreta Wells and Sarah "Sally" Miller, who will present "An Overview of the DAR and a Discussion of the Contents of the DAR Library in Washington, D.C." 10 a.m. Saturday; John F. Germany Library, 900 N Ashley Drive, Tampa; free to the public. Call (813) 273-3652.
LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP: University Community Hospital hosts the Tampa Lupus Support Group. Psychologist Patty Burkett will discuss emotional issues in chronic illnesses. 2 p.m. Sunday; UCH, 3100 E Fletcher Ave., Tampa; free to the public. Call (813) 960-3992.
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