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Brandon area events calendar

Brandon

Regional Economic Development Luncheon: The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce will host a 2012 Regional Economic Development Update luncheon at noon June 20 at Embassy Suites, 10220 Palm River Road. In addition to questions from those in attendance, topics of discussion will include the Tampa Bay Partnership's Regional Plan and what the plan outlines for eastern Hillsborough County. Confirmed speakers include Tampa Bay Partnership president and CEO Stuart Rogel and Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. president and CEO Rick Homans. Registration is $18 for chamber members and $23 for prospective chamber members. For more information or to register visit brandonchamber.com.

People Named Anthony Eat Free: In honor of St. Anthony's Day, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza will give away a free order of Anthony's Meatballs with Ricotta Cheese on Wednesday to anyone with the first or last name of Anthony at all 34 locations, including 1912 W Brandon Blvd. For more information, visit anthonyscoalfiredpizza.com.

Healthy cooking class: The American Cancer Society will present a Healthy Eating Cooking Class on Tuesday at the Delaney Creek Lodge, 320 S Lakewood Drive. The event begins at 6 p.m. with appetizers and drinks, then the class on how to cook healthy and delicious meals will begin. The cost to attend is $25. For more information or to register, call (813) 655-8858.

Iorio comes to Barnacles: Pam Iorio, former two-term mayor of Tampa and author of Straightforward: Ways to Live and Lead, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the East Hillsborough County Democratic Club on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Barnacles, 926 Providence Road. She will discuss the importance of compromise and how the middle ground is being lost in today's political discourse.

Boy Scout fundraiser: Boy Scout Troop 665 is raising money to buy camping equipment. Stop by Barnacles, 926 Providence Road, for dinner between 5 and 10 p.m. Monday and a portion of your bill will go to the Boy Scouts. Just mention the troop when paying. For information about the restaurant, call (813) 653-0959.

RIVERVIEW

'Beauty and the Beast' on stage: Foundation Christian Academy and the Florida Academy of Performing Arts will present the Showcase Players in the musical Beauty and the Beast at Winthrop Barn, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave. Show dates and times are 7 p.m. June 15 and 16, and 2 and 7 p.m. today, June 14 and 17. Tickets can be purchased at faopa.org. Advance ticket pricing is $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under, seniors and military.

SEFFNER

African Violet Society: The Tampa African Violet Society will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at the Seffner-Mango Library, 410 N Kingsway Road. Award-winning grower Barbara Matthews will speak on "The Perils & Pleasantries of Growing African Violets in Natural Light." Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Jim Boyer at (727) 871-2014,

SUN CITY CENTER

Musical theater auditions: The Performing Arts Company, a professional theater company that produces original musicals, will hold auditions for its fall musical at 6:30 p.m. June 26 and 27 at the Rollins Theater in Sun City Center. All chosen actors will receive a stipend for their work. The company is seeking 20-something adult males and females. Actors will need to sing an up-tempo song and a ballad with an accompaniment track, perform a one-minute monologue and do a cold reading. For more information or to make an audition appointment, call Ellen Kleinschmidt at (813) 789-8271.

Grief support group: An eight-week session of the grief support group, New Beginnings, begins June 20 and will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Homewood Residences, 3910 Galen Court. Trained bereavement professionals will lead the group. There is no fee to attend but registration is requested. For more information or to register, contact Diane Schnelly at (813) 357-5609.

HILLSBOROUGH

Diabetes education classes: The Hillsborough County Health Department will offer Manage Your Diabetes, a free education program open to adults, at various locations throughout the county. The schedule includes: Monday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Ruskin Branch Library, 26 SE Dickman St.; Wednesday, 4 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sun City Center Community Association; and June 15, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Bloomingdale Regional Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave. To get information or to register, call the Hillsborough County Health Department at (813) 307-8071, ext. 7107.

Brandon area events calendar 06/09/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 9, 2012 4:31am]
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