Events

MOSI and PNC Bank to give away 10,000 free piggy banks to raise money to send 400 kids to Summer Science Camp

MOSI and PNC Bank to give away 10,000 free piggy banks to raise money to send 400 kids to Summer Science Camp

Youth philanthropy effort culminates on May 3 with the Children’s Gala, featuring Sid the Science Kid, dinner served dessert first, and explosive science experiments. Tampa, Fla., March 31, 2014 – The Museum of Science & Industry is giving away 10,000 free piggy banks, generously provided by PNC Bank, as part of its Give Change to(…)

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Holds Men’s Fashion Show

Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club Holds Men’s Fashion Show

  By Nicole Heubusch On March 14, the Valencia Lakes West Women’s Club held its very first annual Men’s Fashion Show to raise money for its scholarship program. It had clothes provided to them by Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and Destination XL. “We had 12 of our most handsome male residents strutting down the lighted(…)

The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival A Success With Over 5,000 Attendees

The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival A Success With Over 5,000 Attendees

  By Kathy L. Collins The Annual Winthrop Arts Festival has become the greater Brandon area’s premiere fine arts festival. The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival was held over the weekend of Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23. Over 5,000 people enjoyed the fabulous Florida weather and attended this year’s event. Each year the(…)

The Blue Angels

Senior Chief Bill Rhodes, a 20 year Navy veteran is currently assigned to the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, and works as an Aviation Electronics Technicians (AT) troubleshooting and repairing digital computers; fiber optics; infrared detection; radar systems; electricity generation systems; laser electronics; navigation systems; communications equipment; electrical power distribution; pressure indication systems; electric(…)

Library History Roadshow will Gather Bloomingdale Regional Public Library History on April 12

Library History Roadshow will Gather Bloomingdale Regional Public Library History on April 12

On Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Library History Roadshow will feature the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library at 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. in Valrico. Library patrons are encouraged to bring their library memories, photographs and memorabilia to share. Dedicated on Feb. 10, 2005, the library was built to serve communities in east Hillsborough County.  With(…)

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour Stops In Tampa

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour Stops In Tampa

  By Mary Lou Janson The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil announced that Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour will perform in Tampa on Tuesday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 21 at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Since its world premiere in Montreal in October 2011, this production has thrilled audiences across(…)

Benny Goodman, Video Game Music & A Water Concerto

Benny Goodman, Video Game Music & A Water Concerto

  By Henry Adams Concertgoers can enjoy complimentary coffee and doughnuts at The Florida Orchestra’s next morning Coffee Concerts in a program titled “Theme and Variations,” which showcases this musical approach in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3, Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite and Charles Ives’ Variations on “America,” among other works. Stuart Malina conducts these concerts on Wednesday,(…)

Local Easter Events Around Town Offer Memorable Time For Families

Local Easter Events Around Town Offer Memorable Time For Families

  Compiled by Michelle Colesanti There are many ways to celebrate the Easter season throughout the community. Here are a few places to visit where you can enjoy some fun time with the family.   Family Fun Event At The Learning Experience The Learning Experience, located at 16232 Bayberry Glen Dr., just off FishHawk Blvd.,(…)

Spring Events Hosted By FishHawk Ranch

Spring Events Hosted By FishHawk Ranch

  By Nicole Schoen Market Day FishHawk Ranch will once again be hosting its popular community-wide Market Day. On Sunday, April 6, over 30 vendors will assemble in FishHawk Ranch at Park Square from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. for this family-friendly event.  This free event draws out residents from FishHawk Ranch and surrounding communities to(…)

Large Prize Payout & Tennis Greats To Be Featured At Local Tennis Tournament

Large Prize Payout & Tennis Greats To Be Featured At Local Tennis Tournament

By Alicia Martin On Saturday, May 3 from 1-7 p.m. the One-On-One Doubles Grand Prix Circuit Tournament, held at the Buckhorn Springs Tennis & Swim Club located at 2721 S. Miller Rd. in Valrico, will occur. On Friday, May 2 will be the qualifying tournament from 5-7 p.m. at the same location. The winner will earn(…)