Events

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(…)

Bunco For Rescues Will Benefit Local Animal Agencies

Bunco For Rescues Will Benefit Local Animal Agencies

  By Michelle Colesanti “Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.” This phrase holds true for our four-legged friends too, which is why the Osprey Observer team has chosen to help three local non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations that help stray and surrendered animals to find new, loving homes. The Osprey Observer will host(…)

First Color “Your Egg” Run To Help Relieve Childhood Hunger

First Color “Your Egg” Run To Help Relieve Childhood Hunger

  By Michelle Colesanti Why color eggs when you can be the egg? Bring the family and enjoy a lot of fun while helping to raise money for charity. A 5K and Fun Run/Walk Family Fun EGGstravangza will take place on Saturday, April 19 beginning at 8 a.m. at Newsome High School, located at 16550(…)

BSAC Shows Strength During Battle Of The Clubs Tennis Tourney

BSAC Shows Strength During Battle Of The Clubs Tennis Tourney

  By Tamas Monodvics Members of the Brandon Sports and Aquatic Club adult tennis program enjoyed a day of competition and a measure of success during the Battle of the Clubs tennis tourney held earlier this month. The event, hosted by the FishHawk Ranch Tennis Club and organized by club director David Freiman, brought together(…)

Wild Game Night Provides ‘Guys Night Out’ For Fathers And Sons

Wild Game Night Provides ‘Guys Night Out’ For Fathers And Sons

  Staff Report Here’s a chance for guys to gather for a “wild” night of fun. The Brandon Rotary Club will host its 38th annual Wild Game Night Friday, April 25 starting at 6 p.m. at Lupton’s Boggy Bottom Ranch, a wooded outdoor venue located at 8407 Lupton Pl. off Keysville Rd. in Plant City.(…)

Seventh Annual Vine To Wine ‘With A Splash’ To Showcase Gourmet Food And Wines

Seventh Annual Vine To Wine ‘With A Splash’ To Showcase Gourmet Food And Wines

  By Kathy L. Collins The Trey Curry Foundation is proud to present the Seventh Annual Vine to Wine on Friday, May 2 at The Regent located at 6437 Watson Rd. in Riverview beginning at 7 p.m. Funds raised at the event directly benefit abused, abandoned and neglected children currently residing at A Kid’s Place.(…)