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LifePath seeks volunteers: LifePath Hospice will offer a 90-minute orientation for potential volunteers at 6:30 p.m. Monday at its South Tampa Resource Center, 3010 W Azeele St. No prior experience necessary. All volunteers must preregister. For information or to register, contact Vickie McDonald at (813) 984-2299 or mcdonaldv@chaptershealth.org.

Real estate resource: The Suncoast Real Estate Investors Association will present Thomas R. Stanley II and the program, "Think Big — The Path to Apartment Complex Investing," 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 the program at 7:30. Free for members, $20 for guests. For information, call (813) 287-1515.

Cancer exercise program: A certified cancer exercise trainer will oversee low-impact cardiovascular training, strength, balance, coordination and flexibility exercises for all levels of fitness. From 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Medical Arts Building, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The program is designed for cancer survivors and/or their family, but anyone with chronic illness may participate. Call (813) 443-3078 to register.

Distinguished poet: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham, described by the U.S. Poetry Foundation as "perhaps the most celebrated poet of the American postwar generation,'' gives a reading at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the Patel Center for Global Solutions on the University of South Florida campus. Graham, the Boylston Professor of Poetry at Harvard, also will present awards to the winners of the Humanities Institute's "Florida 2013" poetry competition, in which high school and USF poets will be recognized. A wine-and-cheese reception and book signing will follow. Graham speaks again at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Marshall Student Center, Room 2708, discussing "Why Poetry Matters.'' A reception will follow. Both events are free. For more information and parking details, call Liz Kicak at (813)-974-3657, or e-mail her at ekicak@usf.edu.

Impressionist painting demo: Watch Henry Stinson demonstration Russian impressionistic painting, 7 p.m. Thursday at Old Hyde Park Art Center, 705 Swann Ave. Free. Call (813) 251-8201.

Concussions and athletes: Attend a seminar on the dangers of head injuries and concussions from 2 to 4 p.m. April 6 at the All People's Life Center, 6105 E Sligh Ave. Dr. Barbara Morris from the University of South Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine will conduct the seminar. Parents, young athletes and coaches of youth sports are urged to attend the free seminar. Please RSVP at tampaconcussionseminar@gmail.com. For more information, call (813) 612-7934.

Historic home tour: The 15th annual Seminole Heights Historic Home Tour will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 7. Tour features original homes that have been carefully restored and modernized, while also showcasing the historic neighborhood. Tour is self-guided and begins at the Garden Center at 5800 N Central Ave. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 on the day of the tour and can be purchased online at oldseminoleheights.org or at Cleanse Apothecary, 5127 N Florida Ave., and Nickos Diner, 4603 N Florida Ave. For more information, call (813) 361-8307.

Woman's club: The Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club meets for crafts and fellowship at 9:30 a.m. April 11 at the Lutz Community Center. The club also will have a general business meeting at 9:30 a.m. April 25 at the community center. The service organization welcomes new members 18 years old and older. For information, call Cathy at (813) 961-7038 or go to gfwclutzlandolakeswomensclub.org.

Things to do in north Tampa area 03/30/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 29, 2013 2:45pm]
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