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South Tampa neighborhood news calendar

Holiday market: A free shopping event with gift items, prepared foods, plants and garden art, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd. Free parking available. Bring your knives and garden tools, as a sharpening truck will be on site. Call (813) 251-5059.

D-Day film: Visit sites of major actions in the film The Americans on D-Day and hear from veterans who were there, 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Computer boot camp: Craigslist and eBay: Get a hands-on guide to two of the most popular sites on the Internet, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills recommended. Limit 12 participants. Call (813) 273-3652.

Real estate resource: The Suncoast Real Estate Investor's Association meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramada Tampa Westshore Inn, 1200 N West Shore Blvd. Networking, informational sessions and vendors from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with program at 7:30. Free for members, $20 for guests. Call (813) 287-1515.

Rosalynde Vas Dias: The 2012 Robert Dana-Anhinga Poetry Prize winner will speak as part of the Writers at the University series, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Board of Trustees Room at the Vaughn Center, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Open to the public. Call (813) 257-3116.

Honors symposia: Kendra Frorup, assistant professor of art, will talk on "Not All Who Wander Are Lost: Exploring and Exhibiting in Andorra, Africa and Haiti," 4 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Call (813) 257-3545.

English-Spanish conversations: Improve your language skills with basic conversations in English and Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Tony Garcia Jr. Community Room at the West Tampa Branch Library, 2312 W Union St. Call (813) 257-3545.

Breast cancer support group: A free monthly support group for breast cancer patients, family members and significant others, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Medical Arts Building Auditorium, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call (813) 443-3078 to register.

South Tampa neighborhood news calendar 11/01/12 [Last modified: Thursday, November 1, 2012 4:30am]
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  1. Photo gallery: Calvary Christian rolls to state title

    Blogs

    View a gallery of images from Calvary Christian's defeat of Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers for the Class 4A title.

    Calvary Christian players circle up on the field before the FHSAA class 4A baseball championship against Pensacola Catholic on Friday May 27, 2017 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. Calvary scored 6 runs in the first inning, and had 7 hits.
  2. Two girls found safe after being reported missing in New Port Richey

    UPDATE: Both girls were found safe Saturday night, police said.

  3. IT failure blamed for British Airways cancellations (w/video)

    Airlines

    LONDON — British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.

    Passengers wait at a British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure Saturday at London''s Gatwick Airport. [Associated Press]
  4. Calvary Christian routs Pensacola Catholic to win state baseball title

    Baseballpreps

    FORT MYERS — Calvary Christian left no doubt as to which baseball team in Class 4A was the best in Florida this season. The Warriors defeated Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium to claim the school's first state championship in any team sport. It also solidified a 30-0 season. …

    Matheu Nelson celebrates after scoring on a wild pitch during the first inning, when Calvary Christian took a 6-0 lead.
  5. Mayor: Men stabbed after anti-Muslin rant died as 'heroes' (w/video)

    Nation

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

    A sign of thanks rests against a traffic light pole at a memorial outside the transit center on Saturday in Portland, Ore. [Associated Press]