Events

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(…)

Good Eats At Upcoming NoshFest & More

Good Eats At Upcoming NoshFest & More

  Nosh Your Way Through Traditional Favorites At Second Annual NoshFest On Sunday, March 30 from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., the second annual NoshFest Brandon will take place at Congregation Beth Shalom, located at 706 Bryan Rd. in Brandon. This year, the event expands to include even more tasty food, creative crafts, music, entertainment and all(…)

Walk To Aid Local Pro-Life Pregnancy Center

Walk To Aid Local Pro-Life Pregnancy Center

By Karen Brooks LifeCare’s mission is to lead those they serve to the unconditional love of Christ as it protects and preserves the sanctity of human life, promote Biblical sexuality and proclaim God’s plan for marriage and the family. LifeCare is a non-profit outreach ministry serving the greater Brandon community since 1987 and the SouthShore(…)

Get Set For A Weekend Of Fun At The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

Get Set For A Weekend Of Fun At The Sixth Annual Winthrop Arts Festival

  The Sixth 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 Centre located at the intersection of Providence Rd. and Bloomingdale in Riverview. The festival will be held in Founders’ Park behind the Egg & I. The annual fine arts(…)

Food Trucks, Chili & Market Coming To FishHawk

Food Trucks, Chili & Market Coming To FishHawk

  Market Day On Sunday, March 2 over 30 vendors will assemble in FishHawk Ranch at Park Square from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Market Day. This free event draws out residents from FishHawk Ranch and surrounding communities to come check out local artisans and meet and greet their neighbors. Vendors vary from month(…)