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Charlotte De Berry Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Ye Royal Krewe by Charlotte de Berry is an all-female Kru from the South Shore area. Krewe Life focuses on building community engagement by participating in parades and donating time, talent and fundraising to local charities. All proceeds from the golf tournament will benefit local high school students who plan to pursue careers and technology through community college or programs.

The golf tournament will be held on Saturday February 18th from 10:30am to 6:00pm at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club. Competitions include next pin, longest drive, putting and target hole. For registration and information send an email to

Ministry of Health event with spokesman for the Alzheimer’s Association

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center is hosting a Department of Health event on Haverford Ave. on Thursday, February 16 at 11:00 a.m.

Join the conference to learn more about research in diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. Tips on how to incorporate these into your health plan will be shared with you.

Call the church office to reserve your spot at 813-634-2539.

how much do you love your pet

Kittie Corral, a local animal charity, takes Valentine’s pet photos at the Pet Supermarket at 3848 Sun City Center Blvd. at the Sun City Center, on Sunday, February 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m

You can choose whether or not to be in the picture with your pet, bring costumes and props, or use those available from Kittie Corral. Each entrant will receive two free Allie Serrano Portraits professional photographs for a donation of between $20 and $50 and will automatically be entered into the contest to win an 11″ x 14″ enlargement.

For more details on this exciting event, call Kittie Corral at 813-731-6303.

Busch Gardens opens Springs Taproom

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay recently opened Springs Taproom, a new casual and relaxed lounge serving guests a selection of classic cocktails, frozen beverages, small bites and more. The new venue, located in the park’s Bird Garden area, features a serene pond and lush landscaping, providing guests with a relaxing environment to sit, drink and unwind.

The Springs Taproom replaces the Garden Gate Cafe, an evolution of the iconic Hospitality House. The new venue offers a mix of modern decoration and classic photos and takes guests on a journey into the past.

Courses offered at Tops Vacuum and Sewing

Tops Vacuum and Sewing, a specialty sewing, quilting and embroidery shop in Brandon, offers a wide range of classroom and online courses for all experience levels. Some classes are designed to complete a project, others are more casual social gatherings where ideas are exchanged, guidance is offered, and projects are completed. Sandy Feldman is the course instructor and has a wealth of knowledge that she is happy to share with you.

The courses offered, a description and registration can be found at You are welcome to use all standing devices; Contact Feldman at 813-689-5257 to reserve a machine.

Spring Vegetable Garden Seminar

It’s the best time of the year – no, not Christmas, it’s veggie season. It’s time to plant tomatoes, peppers, cabbage and more. Come to the greenhouse seminar at Kerby’s Nursery on Saturday, February 18th at 10am to learn about planting, watering, pest control and harvesting vegetables that can grow in our zone. Get inspired to start a garden that can produce a great backyard harvest.

Kerby’s Nursery is located at 2311 S. Parsons Ave. in Seffner. Visit for more information.

East Hillsborough Democratic Club Meeting

The East Hillsborough Democratic Club meets Tuesday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Brandon Crossroads Bowl, 609 Crater Ln. in Tampa. You can also participate via Zoom. Please go to the club calendar to register with Mobilize and check for updates.

For more information, visit or call 813-677-8300.

Flower decoration workshop for Valentine’s Day

Create and take home a beautiful Valentine’s Day themed bouquet at the Valentine’s Flower Arrangement Workshop. Local flower expert Jo will show you how to create a stunning floral arrangement and you don’t need to bring anything as all flowers, greenery, containers and tools are provided.

The workshop will be hosted by Kerby’s Nursery, 2311 S. Parsons Ave. in Seffner, on Saturday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m. To register for the class, search for “Valentine Flower Arrangement Workshop” on

blessing of animals

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, located on Haverford Ave. Located in Sun City Center in 1971, the community invites you to bring your pets to its campus for a special blessing of health and happiness in 2023. The event will take place in the fenced area behind the main sanctuary building on Saturday, February 11 from 10am to 12pm. All pets are welcome and security measures are in place. A complimentary light lunch will also be provided, each pet will receive a gift bag and their owners will receive a complimentary souvenir photo.

For more information on this and other Church events, visit

Tampa’s premier lacrosse club team is looking for players

Registration for Tampa’s first-ever club lacrosse team, which will run during the FHSAA high school regular season, is now open. It is open to all boys in grades 9 through 12 who want to try or play lacrosse but don’t have a team at school. No experience is required; Experienced coaches and experienced players will show you how to play. The team is organized by a 501(c)(3) club that believes everyone should have a chance to play regardless of their school choice. For more information, visit or email

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