Public Life

Women's Health Day
Saturday, Aug. 25
noon to 4 p.m.

The African People's Education and Defense Fund hosts this day of free seminars on topics including breast and cervical cancer, obesity and diabetes, breastfeeding and natural childbirth, menopause and food additives. All People's TyRon Lewis Community Gym and Healthy Groceries, Etc., 1327 Ninth St. S., St. Pete. Call 727-821-2437.

Walk of the Ages
Saturday, Sept. 8
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rocky Creek Village is the place to be, at least if you're wanting to attend this fundraiser for SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and the Tampa Bay Senior Games. Choose from a 1-, 2- or 3-mile Fun Walk, then stick around for the noon crowning of Most Mature Grandparent. Rocky Creek Village, 8606 Boulder Court, off Waters Avenue. Call 813-863-1988.

Manatee Awareness Coalition
Tuesday, Sept. 11
4 p.m.

The MAC daddies at the Tampa Bay Estuary Program discuss manatee-related issues at the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, 9455 Koger Blvd., Suite 219, Conference Room B, St. Pete. Call 727-893-2765.

Applications for Citizens Boards
Deadline: Sept. 13
The Hillsborough County Commishes seek volunteers to serve on a variety of boards and councils, including the Consumer Protection Board, Health Care Advisory Board, Planning Commission, Sign Appeals Board and Historic Resources Review Board. Two boards that really should merge: Backflow and Back-Siphonage Control Board and the Gas Board of Adjustment. Or maybe it's just me. No pay, just the satisfaction of being a participatory citizen. Applications available on the second floor of the County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, or call 813-272-5632.

Anti-Corporate Media Revolt
The fine young rebels at independent/pirate radio 87X need '60s music, and they're willing to pick up the donated vinyl, tapes and/or CDs themselves. Seeking blues, jazz, rock, soul and country. Get in touch via, or call 813-232-2627.

Pinellas Habitat for Humanity
Pinellas Habitat for Humanity uses gifts of land from cities, churches and corporations to provide affordable homes for the financially disadvantaged. Volunteer workers build homes in Clearwater and St. Petersburg every Wednesday and Saturday. Call 727-321-4512.

—Compiled by Dave Jasper

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