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Brandon performing arts academy seeks kids for 'Glee' groups


Academy seeks kids for 'Glee' groups

The Florida Academy of Performing Arts, 402 Oakfield Drive, seeks children and teens for its Glee song and dance groups. The groups perform at venues such as state fairs and Disney World. Visit for registration and information.

Junior Woman's Club collecting for troops

The Brandon Junior Woman's Club is collecting supplies for troops through Feb. 18 at four drop-off locations: Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, 3234 S Miller Road, Valrico; 1370 Oakfield Drive, Brandon; Berg & Wheeler law firm, 217 E Robertson St., Brandon; and Pottery Patch, 2551 State Road 60 E, Valrico.

For more information and a list of needed items, call Donna at (813) 244-4758.

Mommy & Me classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays

The Dance Center, 161 E Bloomingdale Ave., offers Mommy & Me classes from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tuition is $30 per month.

To register, call (813) 684-4282 or visit for more information.

Children invited to celebrate friendship

The Brandon Family Support and Resource Center, 1277 Kings­way Road, invites families to a free Friendship Celebration from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Children will participate in activities related to friendship, including making friendship bracelets. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (813) 740-4634.

Brandon Ballet seeks donations for sale

The Brandon Ballet needs donations of gently used clothing, household items, toys, games and other treasures for its garage sale scheduled for March 4. Drop small items off at the studio, 161 E Bloomingdale Ave. For pickup, call Victoria at (813) 651-3075.

Plant City

Tax collector offering driver's license help

The Plant City tax collector's office, 1834 Jim Redman Parkway, now offers driver's license services from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (813) 635-5200.


Photographers can apply to show work

Applications are now available for photographers interested in showing their work at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way. Visit the circulation desk to pick up an application. Call art coordinator Laurie Burhop at (813) 672-1155 for information.

The application deadline is March 19.

Benefit golf, fishing tournament in March

Mary and Martha House will host its first benefit tournament, the Hook and Sink Fishing and Golf Tournament, this March. Fishing will take place March 5 at Little Harbor. Golf will be March 6 at Club Renaissance in Sun City Center.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at all levels or sign up to fish or play golf. For more information, go to or call Laurie Herring at the Mary and Martha House at (813) 645-7874.

Sun City Center

Get grooving with musical 'Girls Nite Out'

Rollins Theater presents the musical Girls Nite Out at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, with additional performances March 3, 4 and 5. Tickets are $10. Buy tickets at the Sun City Center Atrium or by phone at (813) 642-0606.


Learn to write your life story in free class

A weekly Life Story Writing Workshop begins today at Bloomingdale Regional Library, 1906 Bloomingdale Ave.

The free class will meet from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Fridays through April 8.

For more information, call (813) 361-5186.

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