Events

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

Help Needed To Organize Fundraiser For Bloomingdale Library Attack Survivor

  Staff Report   Queena, the Bloomingdale Library Survivor, bravely survived a life-changing attack in 2008 that left her unable to see, talk or eat on her own. She and her family work hard every day to help her regain the life she once knew as a high school senior who looked forward to moving […]

Pro Tennis Tournament, Live Rockin’ Blues Concert Event Coming To Buckhorn Springs

Pro Tennis Tournament, Live Rockin’ Blues Concert Event Coming To Buckhorn Springs

  Staff Report A World-Class tennis tournament featuring One-on-One Doubles, known as the third game of tennis, endorsed by the USTA will take place at Buckhorn Springs Tennis and Swim Club in Valrico on Saturday, November 1. The $4,000 Pro Tournament and a rockin’ blues concert will start at 1 p.m. and the Live Rockin’ […]

Valrico Service League To Host Harvest Dinner And Auction

Valrico Service League To Host Harvest Dinner And Auction

  Staff Report The ladies of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (G.F.W.C.) Valrico Service League, Inc. are hosting its Harvest Auction and Dinner on Sunday, November 2 at Center Place, located at 650 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon. Tickets cost $25 and may be purchased from Center Place. The event includes dinner, drinks, and a […]

Newland’s Fall Concerts For A Cause And Fall Festival To Benefit Feeding America

Newland’s Fall Concerts For A Cause And Fall Festival To Benefit Feeding America

  By Michelle Colesanti Having great success with its Concerts for a Cause summer series over the years, Newland Communities has decided to continue the tradition this fall.   As in the summer, the concerts will generate support for Feeding America Tampa Bay, while providing live music to be enjoyed at both FishHawk Ranch in […]

SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Event

SeaWorld’s Spooktacular Event

Join SeaWorld Orlando weekends in October for silly and spooky fun at Halloween Spooktacular. During this daytime event, families will be immersed in an underwater “fantasea” filled with trick-or-treating, whimsical pumpkin fish, sea-themed arts and crafts as well and up-close animal encounters SeaWorld is known for. *SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular* takes place from 12 to 8 p.m. October: 4-5, 11-12, […]

Halloween Events, Fall Festivals And More

Halloween Events, Fall Festivals And More

  Adults Only There are many things to do in the area this time of year for those looking for a fright fest. Here are some of the “not so family friendly” options. Howl-O-Scream’s Cursed at Busch Gardens Busch Gardens is hosting the 14th annual Howl-O-Scream, and this year’s theme is Cursed. There will be […]

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 […]

Breast Cancer Survivor Opens Unique Jewelry Store

Breast Cancer Survivor Opens Unique Jewelry Store

  By Sandra Meyer Linda Fay is not only a breast cancer survivor; she is a breast cancer victor. Fay was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer in July of 2008 and went through accelerated chemotherapy for seven months at Moffitt Cancer Center. She bravely battled the cancer with chemo and the support of family […]

Big Green Egg Announces Rolling Pin Kitchen As Newest Gold Retailer

Big Green Egg Announces Rolling Pin Kitchen As Newest Gold Retailer

  Staff Report Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium has become the newest Big Green Egg (BGE) Gold Retailer. Gold Retailer status is awarded to retailers that stock a large percentage of BGE products and merchandise, provide “egg”ceptional service, as well as host cooking classes and special events. Rolling Pin announces a “hatching” of its new Big […]

Sheriff’s Office Dedicates 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial

Sheriff’s Office Dedicates 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial

  By Tamas Mondovics Joining a nationwide event that marked the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks against the United States, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) held its own memorial ceremony on September 11, 2014  at 8:25 a.m., which included the unveiling the 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial. Dozens of first responders, law enforcement officials, […]