Events

Strawberry Crest High School To Perform Legally Blonde The Musical

Strawberry Crest High School To Perform Legally Blonde The Musical

By Kathy L. Collins Strawberry Crest High School’s Drama Department, under the direction of Hilary Gale, will perform Legally Blonde The Musical on Wednesday, April 9 through Friday, April 11. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. Producing Legally Blonde The Musical is a big deal for Strawberry Crest. Gale said, “We’re a(…)

Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show Displays Talented Locals

Strawberry Festival Fine Art Show Displays Talented Locals

  By Kathy L. Collins Plant City is synonymous with strawberries and each year this fruit, along with fine arts, are celebrated at the Annual Florida Strawberry Festival which showcases a Fine Art Show presented by the Eastern Hillsborough Art Guild (EHAG). Under the direction of Chairperson, Debra Bryant, the show continues to grow both(…)

Center Place Celebrates 30th Annual Patron Party With A Trip Down The Yellow Brick Road

Center Place Celebrates 30th Annual Patron Party With A Trip Down The Yellow Brick Road

  By Kathy L. Collins On Saturday, April 12, Center Place will hold its 30th Annual Patron Party. This year’s theme is “Follow The Yellow Brick Road To The Arts!” The annual event will take place at Center Place located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon beginning at 7 p.m. All attendees (adults only) can(…)

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Feed The Bay To Help Local Food Banks

Staff Report On Sunday, March 23, thousands of people from local churches will be challenged to leave their pews, shopping list in hand and shop at participating Publix supermarkets. 32 churches in the Tampa Bay area are gearing up to help collect 150,000 lbs. of food to restock the shelves of 15 local food banks.(…)

Westfield Brandon Mall Hosts Red Hat Day Bash

Westfield Brandon Mall Hosts Red Hat Day Bash

By Laura Nolen “I have done things as a Red Hatter that I would have never dreamt of doing,” said Christine Towers, Founding Queen Mother of the Red Hat Society’s Tampa Bay Area Queen’s Council during its recent interview regarding the first Red Hat Mall Bash in Brandon. In 1998, in Fullerton, California, the Red(…)

Wine Gala, Fun At Area Women’s Clubs

Wine Gala, Fun At Area Women’s Clubs

Riverview Woman’s Club Hosts Second Annual Wine Tasting Gala Riverview Woman’s Club is sponsoring its Second Annual Wine Tasting Gala ‘Carnival’ on Saturday, April 5, at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 4328 Garden Vista Dr. in Riverview. Last year, in its first year of existence, the Riverview Woman’s Club raised enough money to give(…)

Community Fights For Riverview Mom During Annual ALS Tampa Walk

Community Fights For Riverview Mom During Annual ALS Tampa Walk

More than 1,000 people have made a commitment and are scheduled to gather at the University of South Florida this month in order to join the fight to find a cure for the deadly illness, ALS. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 8. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the walk is to(…)

World’s Worst 5K Coming To Riverview

World’s Worst 5K Coming To Riverview

Staff Report On Saturday, March 8 the race coined the World’s Worst 5K will take place at 10940 McMullen Rd. in Riverview. This competitive race is more than just a mud run and will happen rain or shine. The cost to compete is $25 if pre-registered or $35 the day of the event. Check in starts(…)

Central Florida Joins Together To Bless Israel

Central Florida Joins Together To Bless Israel

On Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m., Bless Israel USA will host keynote speaker Jonathan Cahn, the author of the New York Times best seller “The Harbinger”, at Champions Church, 1801 Havendale Blvd. NW, in Winter Haven. For more information and tickets, visit www.BlessIsraelUSA.org. Also featured at the event are Promise Keepers’ leaders Coach Bill(…)

Family Salsa Festival Celebrates Salsa Foods, Flavors & Sounds

Family Salsa Festival Celebrates Salsa Foods, Flavors & Sounds

  The Good Samaritan Mission will hold a Family Salsa Festival on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The Festival is a celebration of the community and all things salsa. One may ask, “Is it a celebration of ‘salsa’ the dance or ‘salsa’ the condiment?” The answer is both. Maxima 92.5 will be on(…)