Community events in Carrollwood, Northwest
Today Knitting and crocheting: Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, 1-3 p.m. for six weeks, $36. Sandy Wehle conducts a knitting and crocheting class for beginning and experienced adults. Call (813) 932-0241 or go to www.LECtampa.org. Knifty Kneedlers: St. Clement's Episcopal Church, 706 W. 113th Ave., 12:30-3 p.m. The group knits and crochets items to donate to various agencies. (813) 264-1692. Senior bridge: Fountainview Estates, 8800 Sheldon Road, noon. Beginners to advanced bridge players are welcome. (813) 886-5318.Thursday G.I.F.T. fitness program: Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, noon-1 p.m., $4 per class. Participants learn how to incorporate good nutrition and physical activity into their lifestyle. Call (813) 932-0241 or go to www.LECtampa.org. Overeaters Anonymous: St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 13312 Cain Road, 7 p.m. The group meets weekly. (813) 920-0836. Nature appreciation: Horizon Bay Lutz, 414 E. Chapman Road, 10:30 a.m. Lutz area seniors and their families are invited to a weekly nature appreciation program. (813) 909-9679. First Place: A combined Bible study and weight control group meets in the Town 'N Country area. (813) 884-9669. Friday AM Leads Group: Aston Gardens at Tampa Bay, 12951 W. Linebaugh Ave., 7:30-9 a.m. The AM Leads Group meets; free continental breakfast. (813) 855-4233. Cruise night: Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, 8410 Citrus Park Drive, 6-9 p.m. Open to all classic cars and street rods. (813) 468-0277. Friday night dance: Zendah Grotto, 4450 W. Ohio Ave., 7:30-11:30 p.m.; $7 members, $9 for nonmembers. Bachelors and Belles hosts weekly dances. Everyone is welcome. (813) 935-2996. Saturday Greyhound rescue: Groovy Cats & Dogs, 2305 W. Linebaugh Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Greyhound Rescues and Adoptions of Tampa Bay hosts a meet-and-greet for prospective adoptive or foster owners. Go to www.great-greyhound.org or call (813) 971-4732. Antique Appraisal Fair: An antique appraisal fair will be held at Journey Church, 7708 Van Dyke Road, Odessa, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $5, you can bring up to two items — antiques, paintings, silver or a picture of a larger item — per person to be evaluated by a certified personal property appraiser and professional estate liquidator. No buying allowed. Consignments to national and international auctions accepted. (813) 244-4160. Monday TOPS support group: Town 'N Country Recreation Center, 6039 Hanley Road, 6:30 p.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Florida No. 290 meets. (813) 884-2288. Watercolor painting: Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N. Boulevard, 10 a.m.-noon for six weeks, $75. Susan McKay conducts a watercolor class. Call (813) 932-0241 or go to www.LECtampa.org. Tai Chi class: Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E. Fowler Ave., 6-7 p.m. for beginners and 7-8 p.m. for intermediate students; $60 for six weeks. Life Enrichment Center offers Yang-style Tai Chi classes conducted by Josef Tan. Call (813) 932-0241 or go to www.lifeenrichment tampa.org. Tampa Toastmasters: Village Inn, 8602 N. Dale Mabry Highway, 6:30 p.m. The group welcomes all visitors who would like to improve their speaking and leadership skills. (813) 728-3714. Tuesday Grief support: Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 W. Fletcher Ave., $20 for 13 weeks. GriefShare uses support video format. (813) 961-1254. Aerobics Lite Class: Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Drive, 9:30 a.m., $2. Seniors perform exercise dance and movement while having fun. (813) 417-6286. Suncoast Toastmasters: Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church, 2902 W. Fletcher Ave., 7-8:30 p.m. The group meets weekly. (813) 264-6859. Creative writing: Café Kili, 5731 E. Fowler Ave., 6-7:30 p.m., $10 per class. Details are available at www.racquelhenry.com under the Writer's Atelier tab. To sign up, call (407) 697-1261. Video production: TBCN Community Media Center, University Mall, 2200 E. Fowler Ave., Suite 30 (upper level), 6 p.m. The center offers a free Intro to Video Production class. (813) 977-5200. Painting Class: Work at your own pace, whether experienced or beginner, as you are guided with professional tips. Choose your favorite subjects in any medium, except oil-based paint. Cost is $3 per class, offered 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Town 'N Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive. (813) 873-6336. Drawing Class: Receive group and individual instruction, whether a beginner or experienced, at drawing using pencil, charcoal, pastel and/or colored pencil. Work and grow at your own pace. Cost is $3 per class Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Town 'N Country Senior Center, 7606 Paula Drive. (813) 873-6336. Upcoming Marriage Encounter: Overcoming the Roadblocks to Marriage Oneness will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 16 at Idlewild Baptist Church, 18333 Exciting Idewild Blvd., Lutz. $20 per couple or $15 for individuals per session. Call (336) 462-0330. Tour de Village: The10th annual Tour de Village 5K run and 1 mile fun walk will be Saturday, March 16, at the Carrollwood Village Millennium Garden on West Village Drive. Run or walk over the greens, through the woods and around large ponds, crossing through the heart of Carrollwood Village. Run starts at 8:30 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m. (813) 842-7066 or visit carrollwoodvillage.com. Ongoing Gallery Featured Artist: Lloyd Johnson has been designated January's featured artist at The Gallery at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. Johnson has a large exhibit on display both downstairs and upstairs. Most of Johnson's projects are conceived in sketches, refined using computer graphics, and assembled from handcrafted components. The gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon.
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