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By Times Staff Writer
Published September 3, 2007
Ballroom dance night: The Barksdale Senior Center hosts Ballroom Dance Night for seniors 50 and older. Shades of Blue, a 16-piece big-band orchestra, will give a live performance. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday; The Barksdale Senior Center, 1801 N Lincoln Ave., Tampa; $4 per person. For more information, call 813 348-1180.
Tai Chi lessons: The International Taoist Tai Chi Society offers introductory Tai Chi lessons. After the lessons, an optional dinner follows at the Old World Cheese Shop. 7:30 p.m., Wednesday; Horizon Line Gallery, 11005 N 56th Street, Tampa; open and free to the public. For more information, call (813) 988-3424.
Wine tasting: The Grape hosts Grape Crush Hours, a time to sample wines. Guests can sample preselected white and red wines and enjoy complimentary appetizers. 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday; The Grape, 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Suite B217, Tampa; $10 for white wine and $12 for red wine. For more information, call (813) 354-9463.
Tampa Writers Alliance: The Tampa Writers Alliance will meet to discuss various ways to get published. Guest speaker Molli Nickell, will give a lecture titled Get Published Now. 7 p.m., Wednesday; John F. Germany Library, 900 N Ashley Drive, Tampa; open to the public. For more information, call (813) 737-1688.
Public transportation: Hillsborough County's Public Transportation Committee will meet to discuss public transportation. The group regulates the operation of taxicabs, limousines, vans, handicabs, wreckers and basic life support ambulances in Hillsborough County. 9 a.m., Wednesday; The County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd., 2nd floor, Tampa; open to the public. For more information, call (813) 272-5814.
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