Events

Riverview Resident To Star In Production of Tarzan

Riverview Resident To Star In Production of Tarzan

  By Kathy L. Collins Riverview resident, Brian Kleinschmidt is starring in The Manatee Players’ production of Disney’s Tarzan. The show opens on Thursday, August 7 and runs through Sunday, August 24. All performances will be held at the Manatee Performing Arts Center located at 502 3rd Ave. W. in downtown Bradenton. Kleinschmidt is best […]

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

Brandon Ballet To Hold Auditions For 2014-2015 Season

  By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon Ballet, a professional ballet company, will hold its annual auditions looking for company dancers (both training and professional), and Nutcracker extras for the 2014-2015 performing season. For the Training Dancer Company Audition, the Brandon Ballet is looking for dancers from the Tampa Bay community ages 9 and older, […]

Commissioner Sandy Murman To Host South County Job Fair

Commissioner Sandy Murman To Host South County Job Fair

  Staff Report Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman, in association with CareerSource Tampa Bay and Hillsborough Community College, will be hosting a South County Job Fair on Friday, October 3, from 8:30 a.m.-12 Noon at the HCC SouthShore Campus located at 551 24th St., N.E. in Ruskin. Employers are encouraged to participate. Visit www.sandymurman.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/South-County-Job-Fair-Exhibitor-Forms_Oct-3-2014.pdf  to […]

Mathnasium Strengthens Math Muscles, Donates To Local Non-Profits

Mathnasium Strengthens Math Muscles, Donates To Local Non-Profits

  By Sandra Meyer The new school year will bring many challenges for children as they get  used to more difficult work in all their classes, and few subjects build on the prior year’s work as much as math. Many children simply aren’t ready to pick up where they left off. “Taking the summer off […]

Annual Buddy Cruise Conference Hosts Emmy Award Winning Writer

Annual Buddy Cruise Conference Hosts Emmy Award Winning Writer

  Staff Report Buddy Cruise Inc. announces the 2014 sailing of its annual conference, which will be its largest to date. This non-profit charity has been providing resources, promoting inclusion and awareness for individuals with special needs for seven years.  Founders Pamela and Jorge Arnoldson could not be prouder of this year’s participation. “Our mission […]

Judy’s Dance Academy Celebrates National Dance Day

Judy’s Dance Academy Celebrates National Dance Day

Staff Report   Judy’s Dance Academy will celebrate National Dance Day on Saturday, July 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with a variety of fun activities. JDA dancers have been rehearsing choreography in preparation to share with the community. Launched in 2010, National Dance Day is an annual celebration that encourages Americans to embrace dance as a […]

Village Players Present Canterbury Tales or Geoffrey Chaucer’s Flying Circus

Village Players Present Canterbury Tales or Geoffrey Chaucer’s Flying Circus

By Kathy L. Collins The Village Players will present Canterbury Tales or Geoffrey Chaucer’s Flying Circus beginning with Dinner and a Show on Friday, August 8 at 7 p.m. Dinner is sponsored by Paul and Tammy Holmberg, owners of the Chick-fil-A at Lake Brandon Village and the Westfield Brandon Mall location. Tickets for the Dinner […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Annual Convention At USF Sun Dome

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Annual Convention At USF Sun Dome

  By Tamas Mondovics While taking a break from her classes, 24-year-old USF student Kerri Snell was eager to be back on campus this summer, but this time for a much different reason. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Snell has been anxiously awaiting the first of four three-day English language conventions that was scheduled by […]

Calvary Lutheran Celebrating Christmas In July

Calvary Lutheran Celebrating Christmas In July

  Staff Report With summer heat at its peak, the Christmas spirit is alive at Calvary Lutheran Church, and the community is invited to join in the holiday festivities. 12 Days of Christmas in July, begins Monday, July 21 and runs through Friday, August 1.  For over 18 years, Calvary has held a Christmas dinner […]

 Florida Orchestra Concert Highlights of 2014/2015 Season

 Florida Orchestra Concert Highlights of 2014/2015 Season

  By Henry Adams The Florida Orchestra’s upcoming 2014/2015 season has lots of series to choose from to meet the needs of just about everyone’s musical tastes, budget and personal calendar, and with concerts in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater, live symphonic music is always nearby. Aside from great concerts, subscribers enjoy various benefits, including […]