Around town

By Times Staff Writer
Published September 6, 2007


Literature Celebration: The Artists and Writers Group and Hillsborough Community College present Deep Carnivale: A Celebration of Words. More than 30 vendors will be present, along with art exhibitions, live music, readings and performances. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; Ybor City, Palm Avenue and 14th Street, Tampa; open and free to the public. For more information, call 813 253-7000, ext. 5179.

Fashion Show: Smarty Pants Kids' Boutique hosts a fashion show to raise funds for the 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. There will be manicures for children, balloon art, raffles, door prizes and refreshments. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Smarty Pants Kids' Boutique, 1548 S Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa; $20 donation accepted at the door. For more information, call (813) 259-4900.

Artist Reception: Look the Salon hosts a reception for local artist Marilyn Binder Silverman. There will be refreshments, appetizers and prizes. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday; Look the Salon, 209 N Armenia Ave., Tampa; open and free to the public. For information, call (813) 258-2558.

Boat Show: The 2007 Tampa Boat Show will feature more than 700 boats ranging in price from $1,000 to $3-million. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday; Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa; $9 for adults, $5 for juniors ages 13 to 15 and free for children under 12. For information, visit www.tampaboatshow.com.


Emergency planning meeting: The Emergency Medical Planning Subcommittee will hold a public hearing to discuss renewal applications from American Medical Response to provide advanced life support. 10 a.m. Friday; Emergency Operations Center, 2711 E Hanna Ave., Tampa; open to the public. Call (813) 272-6408.

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