Events

Bloomingdale Residents Gear Up For County Area Transportation Improvements Meeting

Bloomingdale Residents Gear Up For County Area Transportation Improvements Meeting

By Tamas Mondovics The Bloomingdale area Big Box and residential complex development, which has stirred the community since it first came to light a year ago in February, is again taking center stage within the community as well as in front of the Board of County Commission (BOCC). Today the drama, which has reached the(…)

Nashville Entertainment Comes To Sun City Center United Methodist Church

By Andria Barrios Though this area is not a center for musical talent and entertainment such as Nashville, Tennessee, the Sun City Center United Methodist Church will come close to that next month. By hosting a Nashville Hall of Fame Concert on Friday, February 21, this church seeks to share the joy of music with(…)

True Couponing Class & Tea Party To Benefit Good Samaritan Mission

True Couponing Class & Tea Party To Benefit Good Samaritan Mission

By Suzy Wiesenhart True Couponing Class at Good Samaritan Mission On Thursday, February 6, from 7- 9:15 p.m., the public is invited to attend classes from the “True Couponing” team.   Classes will be offered at the basic level in both English and Spanish.  True couponing is a method for using consumer coupons for groceries, home(…)

ECHO Raises Hunger Awareness With 2nd Annual Empty Bowls

ECHO Raises Hunger Awareness With 2nd Annual Empty Bowls

By Kathy L. Collins For one in four area residents, hunger and not having enough to eat are every day problems. To help raise awareness of this pervasive issue and to raise funds to combat hunger, the Emergency Care Help Organization (ECHO) of Brandon is holding its 2nd Annual Empty Bowls event. The event will(…)

Sister Hazel, Uncle Kracker & More To Headline 110th Florida State Fair

Sister Hazel, Uncle Kracker & More To Headline 110th Florida State Fair

By Kathy L. Collins The 110th Florida State Fair is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds beginning on Thursday, February 6 and running through Monday, February 17. The Fairgrounds are located at 4800 U.S. Hwy 301 N. in Tampa. Parking is free. The 110th fair’s theme is “1st Place For Fun” which is meant to(…)

Rotary Clubs Come Together To Ride For Kids

Rotary Clubs Come Together To Ride For Kids

By Libby Hopkins Paul P. Harris had a vision back in 1905 when he formed the very first rotary club in Chicago. According to the rotary’s Website at www.rotary.org, Harris wanted rotaries to be “A place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships.” Harris also wanted rotary clubs to(…)

2014 LifePath Hospice Fashion Show Set For Saturday, February 8

2014 LifePath Hospice Fashion Show Set For Saturday, February 8

Staff Report Designer brand names will be front and center as models showcase clothing and accessories from Life’s Treasures thrift stores at the third annual LifePath Hospice Fashion Show and Boutique on Saturday, February 8 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 821 South Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. with(…)

Gordon Mote At Plant City Church Of God “All Things New” On Sunday, January 26 At 6 p.m.

Gordon Mote At Plant City Church Of God “All Things New” On Sunday, January 26 At 6 p.m.

By Cheryl Johnston Gordon Mote will perform at Plant City Church of God on Sunday, January 26 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to this exciting, free event at 2103 Mud Lake Rd. in Plant City. Voted “Top Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year” at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, the blind-since-birth(…)

A Call To Artists Is Issued For The 6th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

A Call To Artists Is Issued For The 6th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

By Kathy L. Collins The 6th Annual Winthrop Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, March 22 and Sunday, March 23 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Winthrop Town Center in Riverview. All artists who would like to participate are encouraged to submit an application for inclusion in this fine arts festival. Applications can be(…)

Crashing Cannons, Boisterous Buccaneers And More To Celebrate Gasparilla

Crashing Cannons, Boisterous Buccaneers And More To Celebrate Gasparilla

Staff Report Tampa Bay’s annual Gasparilla celebration, which is named for legendary pirate Jose Gaspar who terrorized the coastal waters of West Florida during the 18th and early 19th centuries, will kick off the celebrations in January with a full schedule of exciting events. On Saturday, January 18, younger swabs and their families enjoy their(…)