Events

The Village Players Present Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Nile

The Village Players Present Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Nile

  By Kathy L. Collins The Village Players present Agatha Christie’s Murder On the Nile at the historic James McCabe Theatre located at 506 5th St. in Valrico. The show will premiere with a dinner theatre on Friday, June 13. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include dinner courtesy of Willie’s Seafood(…)

Sunset Grill At Little Harbor Hosts Weekly Drum Circle

Sunset Grill At Little Harbor Hosts Weekly Drum Circle

  By Sharon Still The steady rhythm of drum beats echoes through the air as the sun sets every Sunday night at Little Harbor. More than 200 people gather while a group of about 25 area residents bring drums of all shapes and sizes and keep the beat going. It all starts around 7 p.m.,(…)

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

  By Kathy L. Collins The recently formed Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation held a Grand Opening Celebration on Friday, May 16 of its office located at 2709 E. Hanna Ave. in Tampa. The celebration was held locally at The Regent in Riverview. Ronnie Rivera, Public Relations Officer with the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue and(…)

Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Guest Speakers

Valrico/FishHawk Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Guest Speakers

  By Michelle Caceres The Valrico/FishHawk Chamber of Commerce hosted two community insight speakers at its monthly general assembly breakfast at River Hills Country Club recently. Todd E. Cross, PhD, son of recently deceased FishHawk Ranch visionary developer Glen Cross, shared narratives regarding the challenges his father faced and overcame during the development of FishHawk(…)

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library Celebrates $2.1M  Expansion

Bloomingdale Regional Public Library Celebrates $2.1M  Expansion

  By Tamas Mondovics Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System representatives, along with members of the Friends of the Library and dozens of library patrons, gathered last month at the Bloomingdale Regional Public Library to celebrate the recent completion of the facility’s expansion. “This is a special day for all of us,” said Joe Stines, Director(…)

FishHawk Ranch Dedicates New Park In Honor Of Community’s Founder

FishHawk Ranch Dedicates New Park In Honor Of Community’s Founder

  By Tamas Mondovics FishHawk Ranch development officials and CDD II representatives were joined by residents last month during a ribbon cutting ceremony of the official opening of a new green space park in the heart of the community. The long-awaited park, which consists of a fenced grass gazebo, drinking fountains, benches, and about a(…)

Brandon League Of Fine Arts Members Work Currently On Display At Center Place

Brandon League Of Fine Arts Members Work Currently On Display At Center Place

   By Kathy L. Collins During the month of May, works of art from the talented members of the Brandon League of Fine Arts (BLFA) can be viewed in the Mook Gallery at Center Place in Brandon. Chairman Christopher Klein, a resident of Lithia, said, “All of the works in the show are high quality.(…)

Area Schools Gear Up for Graduation, Highlight Top Students

Area Schools Gear Up for Graduation, Highlight Top Students

  By Tamas Mondovics The traditional valedictorian and salutatorian speeches delivered by exemplary high school students will once again take center stage during the 2013-2014 season graduation ceremonies held around the country. The bittersweet event is a time to say goodbye as students, teachers and parents reflect on memories, some of which will be cherished(…)

Tampa Bay Readies For 2014 Hurricane Season With Expo

Tampa Bay Readies For 2014 Hurricane Season With Expo

  By Tamas Mondovics Are You Ready Tampa Bay? It is a question that is quite familiar to most Hillsborough County residents and it is also the theme of the 2014 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). The question will ultimately be answered in the case of a major(…)

Two Vie To Benefit Charities In Honorary Mayor Campaign

Two Vie To Benefit Charities In Honorary Mayor Campaign

    By Nicole Heubusch It’s the time of year again for the start of the Honorary Mayor Campaign. It begins on Sunday, June 1, and will run through the morning of Friday, July 4. To participate, candidates pick a local charity, and during the race they hold fundraisers. People in the community support the(…)