Events

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, […]

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. […]

Seventh Annual Plaza Bella Goes Pink To Fund Local Organizations

Seventh Annual Plaza Bella Goes Pink To Fund Local Organizations

  By Kathy L. Collins Plaza Bella will hold its Seventh Annual Plaza Bella Goes Pink on Saturday, October 18. Participants can choose either the Diva Strut which runs from Plaza Bella to the Bloomingdale Library and back, or the 5k Challenge Walk which goes from Plaza Bella to Nature’s Way and back. Both walks […]

MOSI offers discounted admission to the community with its $5 Day to celebrate National Museum Day

MOSI offers discounted admission to the community with its $5 Day to celebrate National Museum Day

WHAT:             $5 day, National Museum Day and Safety Saturday WHEN:             Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. WHERE:           MOSI, Museum of Science & Industry 4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 813-987-6000; MOSI.org   DETAILS:  This $5 Day will celebrate National Museum Day and Safety Saturday.  Families can experience a unique performance on a 3D printed violin, […]

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 […]