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Apollo Beach Woman's Club holds Thanksgiving bake sale Wednesday

Apollo Beach

Club to hold bake sale

The Apollo Beach Woman's Club will hold its annual Thanksgiving bake sale at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Apollo Meats, 226 Apollo Beach Blvd. Proceeds will go to the club's scholarship fund, which supports local high school students. Baked goods will include cookies, pies, breads and cakes. For more information, call (813) 746-1072.

Plant City

It's a tasty contest

Barbecue teams from around the country will compete at the annual Plant City Pig Jam State BBQ Championship this weekend. The contest will offer pork, chicken, ribs and beef brisket from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex, 1500 S Park Road, Plant City. There will be a children's play area and beer pavilion, where attendees can watch college football. Admission is free, but parking costs $5. For more information, call the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce at (813) 754-3707.

Apollo Beach

Car show is for toys

Two local car clubs are teaming up to put on a Toys for Tots car show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Sweetbay shopping center on U.S. 41 in Apollo Beach.

The Sun City Center Roamin' Oldies and the Braden Street Cruisers expect more than 100 collectible cars, trucks and street rods at the show. The fee to enter is $10 and a toy donation. Toys will also be accepted from spectators.

Brandon

Team seeks players

A new girls AAU basketball team is looking for players age 14 and under. The Brandon Bobcats will begin practice this weekend, but they need to fill out their roster before playing games. For more information, contact coach John Lombardi at (813) 391-8719 or [email protected]

Seffner/Riverview

Weekend for gardens

Attention gardening enthusiasts: there are two area events this weekend for plant lovers. The Tampa African Violet Society meets at 10 a.m. today at the Seffner-Mango Library, 410 N Kingsway Road, Seffner. A guest speaker from the county extension will give a presentation on ferns, and there will be a plant raffle.

For more information, call (813) 681-1910. On Saturday, the Riverview Garden Club will hold its fall plant sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Riverview Plaza, 9403 U.S. 301 S.

Southern Hillsborough county

West Nile advisory

Hillsborough County Health Department officials are urging residents in the southern part of the county to take extra precautions against mosquito bites as several area chicken flocks have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Officials recommend that you wear clothes that cover skin, use mosquito repellent and turn over containers of standing water so the bugs don't lay eggs. Other tips include cleaning out gutters, turning over empty pots and clearing tarps of water.

Valrico

Greyhounds to gather

Greyhound Rescue and Adoptions of Tampa Bay will hold Wagapalooza, a gathering of greyhounds and their adoptive owners from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Plaza Belle, 1032 Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico. For more information on the event, call (813) 681-8686.

For more on the organization, call (813) 971-4732 or go to great-greyhound.org.

Plant City

Edward Medard Park limits fishing

Boating and fishing is limited and will soon be suspended at Plant City's Edward Medard Park as officials repair the park's reservoir. Motorized boats are not allowed on the waterway, while canoes and kayaks can use it until Monday. Until then, bag and size limits for largemouth bass, bream and black crappie have been lifted. After Monday, the reservoir will be closed to all fishing and boating because of low water levels. Call toll-free, 1-800-423-1476.

Apollo Beach Woman's Club holds Thanksgiving bake sale Wednesday 11/19/09 [Last modified: Thursday, November 19, 2009 3:30am]
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