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By Times Staff Writer
Published March 8, 2008
Fitness Walk: Join Mayor Pam Iorio today in a Fitness Walk. Health and wellness organizations will offer free health screenings. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 7:30 a.m. Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave., Tampa.
Glass fusing: Michele Palenik of Purple Cloud Studio offers a beginners glass fusing class. No previous glass working experience is required, and materials will be provided. Students must be 18 or older. Preregistration is required. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday; Jacey Gallery, 4802 Gunn Highway, Suite 114, Tampa; The cost is $40 per student. To register, call 813 731-3825.
Dinner/Auction: Florida Voices For Animals hosts its annual fundraiser with a vegan buffet and silent auction. Jeff Novick will discuss "The Facts of Fat" and author of The World Peace Diet, Will Tuttle, will provide a preview of an upcoming speech. 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday; Trang Viet Cuisine, 1524 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $15 for students and children. For information, call (727) 656-8368.
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