Events

Heart Of Nashville Live Comes To Riverview This Fall

Heart Of Nashville Live Comes To Riverview This Fall

By Kathy L. Collins This fall, beginning on September 12, the community will have the opportunity to attend three great concerts featuring three up-and-coming Nashville singer/songwriter sensations: Jesse Keith Whitley, Jaida Dreyer and Chad Warrix. You can hear the stories behind the songs and messages from the heart when they take the stage at the(…)

New Cancer Foundation Looks To The Community For Help

New Cancer Foundation Looks To The Community For Help

By Libby Hopkins The Ciani family is a big, loving family. It’s very rare to see just one member of the family by themselves. They are also there for one another in their time of need. Suzanne Ciani was the matriarch of the Ciani family and her husband, John, her sons Chris, Nick, Johnny, and(…)

Valencia Lakes Presents 3rd Annual Free Arts And Crafts Festival

Valencia Lakes Presents 3rd Annual Free Arts And Crafts Festival

By Kathy L. Collins Valencia Lakes, an active adult community located at 16003 Valencia Club Dr. (North of Wal-Mart) in Wimauma, is hosting its 3rd Annual Free Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year, the festival will take place both inside the beautiful clubhouse and outside.(…)

Rocker’s Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow For Guitarist Cory Simmons

Rocker’s Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow For Guitarist Cory Simmons

By Michelle Caceres Cory Simmons’ long healthy tresses make him hard to miss in a crowd. Not for much longer. A hairstylist will cut his hair on October 12 at the River’s Edge Bar, located on the Alafia River east of Hwy. 41 at 6226 Ohio Ave. in Gibsonton. From 2–6 p.m., Simmons will be(…)

Three Candidates Raise Funds For Charity In Honorary Mayor’s Race

Three Candidates Raise Funds For Charity In Honorary Mayor’s Race

By Suzy Wiesenhart The 2014 Honorary Mayor’s Race in Riverview is off to a rollicking start.  The candidates who threw their hats in the race are: Christian Beiter, Preservation 1st Financial Group, LLC, whose charity is YMCA Camp Cristina; Cliff Kennedy, Alley Cat Pest Control, whose charities are Rotary Club of FishHawk-Riverview Foundation and Honor(…)

Santa’s Crop for the Kids Benefits Children’s Holiday Party

Santa’s Crop for the Kids Benefits Children’s Holiday Party

Staff Report Scrapbookers and craft lovers unite. The GFWC Brandon Junior Woman’s Club will be hosting its Seventh Annual Santa’s Crop for the Kids event on Saturday, September 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, located at 2913 John Moore Road, in Brandon. The Brandon Junior Woman’s Club (BJWC) holds this(…)

Disney World Fall Events Include Food Festival, Not-So-Scary & Night Of Joy

Disney World Fall Events Include Food Festival, Not-So-Scary & Night Of Joy

Staff Report Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom From September 10-November 1, the after-hours special ticket event will immerse guests in the Halloween spirit. The bewitching “Happy HalloWishes” fireworks spectacular will illuminate the sky in bursts of orange and green fireworks. New features this year include the debut of Jack Skellington and Sally (from(…)

The King Has Returned: A Sketch And Sip Special Event

The King Has Returned: A Sketch And Sip Special Event

By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, September 28 beginning at 7 p.m. Elvis will be in the house at Sketch and Sip located at 11242 Winthrop Main Street in Riverview. So gather up all of your peanut butter and nana sandwich-loving friends and enjoy an evening of art and rock and roll. This is an(…)

BSAC to Host Second Annual Dash and Splash Aquathon

BSAC to Host Second Annual Dash and Splash Aquathon

                    By Tamas Mondovics As students adjust to their school routine this fall, so does the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center, gearing up for another busy season with a full list of programs including the center’s second annual Dash and Splash Aquathon. Scheduled for Saturday, September(…)

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

Pick Your Favorite Concerts with a Compose-Your-Own Series

By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra has ten different concert series to choose from ranging from three-concert packages up to a 14-concert package, and depending on your musical tastes, you can choose to attend the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks, Duke Energy Morning Masterworks, Raymond James Pops, Rock Concerts or Morning Coffee Concerts. Thousands of the(…)