Five things to know for Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Published: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 5:19 p.m.


1. The Tech Toybox, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting tech entrepreneurs, hosts a grand opening open house with tours and demonstrations, 6-8 p.m., GTEC, 2153 SE Hawthorne Road.

2. "Tribes", Nina Raine's drama about the deaf son in a Jewish family who becomes involved with the hearing daughter of deaf parents, take the stage tonight at 7:30, Black Box Theatre, Nadine McGuire Pavilion, UF campus. Tickets: $13-$17.

3. A benefit today for Project Nepal and the Foundation for Language Education and Development features performances by the Much Ado About Doris improvisational troupe, opening set of music by guitarist Rob Dunlap, food, drinks, a raffle, and speakers Ed Kellerman and Maria Coady, 6-8 p.m., The Brew Spot, 1000 NE 16th Ave. Cost: $10 donation that benefits Project Nepal, which supports the education of orphaned children in rural areas of Nepal, and LEAD (Language Education and Development), which conducts literacy activities for immigrant children and adults in Alachua and Levy counties.

4. The guest lecture series “Opening Doors to Asia “ features speaker Dr. George Semsel discussing “China’s Films as Pilgrimage: The Search for the Soul,” 5-6:30 p.m. today, Room WA-104, Santa Fe College, 3000 NW 83rd St. (395-5083)

5. A free primary care consultations and treatment available today via a mobile outreach clinic, sponsored by the UF College of Medicine, today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Alachua County Headquarters Library downtown, 401 E. University Ave.

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