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Brandon Gift Of Hope Seeks To Offer Aid To 800 Families In Need During The Holidays

Brandon Gift Of Hope Seeks To Offer Aid To 800 Families In Need During The Holidays

  By Kathy L. Collins For one in six area residents who suffer from food insecurity in Eastern Hillsborough County, the holidays are often not very joyous. Food insecurity is defined as not knowing from where an individual’s next meal will come. In an effort to help end some of this suffering, the Emergency Care […]

The Brandon Ballet To Perform Dracula In October

The Brandon Ballet To Perform Dracula In October

  By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon Ballet’s Artistic Director, Octavio Martin, invites the public to come see the ageless classic Dracula, on Sunday, October 19 at 5 p.m. at Centro Asturiano de Tampa located at 1913 N. Nebraska Ave. in Tampa (Ybor City). This spooktacular is great for families but it is not recommended […]

ARTWORKS 2014 Awards 71-Year-Old Woman First Place

ARTWORKS 2014 Awards 71-Year-Old Woman First Place

  By Kathy L. Collins Last month the Brandon League of Fine Arts announced the winners of ARTWORKS 2014 at Center Place in Brandon. ARTWORKS is open to the entire Tampa Bay community each year. It is a highly anticipated juried art show. This year’s show featured 50 works of art. Sue Allen, Chairperson of […]

Annual Halloween Horribles Parade Provides Family Friendly Trick-Or-Treating

Annual Halloween Horribles Parade Provides Family Friendly Trick-Or-Treating

  By Kathy L. Collins Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association (Center Place) has issued a call to all goblins, witches, ghosts, princesses and superheroes in the greater Brandon area to attend the 17th Annual Halloween Horribles Parade. This family friendly event is set to take place on Sunday, October 26 from 3-5 p.m. […]

Susan Overbo’s Photographs Of Florida On Display At The Bruton Memorial Library

Susan Overbo’s Photographs Of Florida On Display At The Bruton Memorial Library

  By Kathy L. Collins The September art exhibit at the Bruton Memorial Library in historic downtown Plant City is a collection of photographs taken and framed by Susan Overbo. There are 21 photographs in the exhibit. Four are black and white, 13 are of animals and eight are nature shots. Overbo is able to […]

Sculpture Exhibit Celebrated With Photo Contest, Reception

Sculpture Exhibit Celebrated With Photo Contest, Reception

  By Kathy L. Collins Residents who have had the opportunity to visit downtown Plant City lately will have noticed the very distinctive sculptures placed at various spots throughout downtown. The exhibit is a part of the Man on the Street collection created by J. Seward Johnson and on loan from the Sculpture Foundation. The […]

Third Annual Pink Your Pony Trail Ride To Benefit Local Outreach Clinic

Third Annual Pink Your Pony Trail Ride To Benefit Local Outreach Clinic

    By Kathy L. Collins Join breast cancer survivor Dawn Galia and others at the third annual Pink Your Pony Trail Ride. This unique fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 11 with a 10 a.m. trail ride at Bay Lake Stables, owned by Gary and Cindy Timbles. The stable is located at 4617 […]

Third Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze Offers Activities For Whole Family

Third Annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze Offers Activities For Whole Family

  By Kathy L. Collins Fall in Florida is a great time for outdoor activities, including the Futch Family’s Fox Squirrel Corn Maze in Plant City. The third annual fall festival event at the Single R Ranch, located at 3002 Charlie Taylor Rd. in Plant City, will take place from Friday, October 3 through Sunday, […]

SouthShore Regional Library Showcases Artwork Of Over 14 Area Instructors Through October

SouthShore Regional Library Showcases Artwork Of Over 14 Area Instructors Through October

  By Kathy L. Collins The SouthShore Regional Library in Ruskin will present its Annual Art Instructors’ Show during the months of September and October. The artwork of over 14 area artists who volunteer time and talents with the community will be on display in the John Crawford Gallery at the library located at 15816 […]

International Day Of Drawing Celebrated With Annual Ruskin Big Draw Event

International Day Of Drawing Celebrated With Annual Ruskin Big Draw Event

  By Kathy L. Collins It’s Our World is the theme for this year’s seventh annual Big Draw which is a celebration of art and drawing. The event will be held on Saturday, October 4 from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Firehouse Cultural Center located at 101 1st Ave. NE in Ruskin. The event is free […]