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Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center offers Special Olympics clinic

BRANDON

Sports center offers Special Olympics clinic

The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center is holding a free weekly preparation clinic for the Special Olympics from now until April. Tennis for Fun is 4 to 5 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Fridays at 405 Beverly Blvd., Brandon. The clinic, which is working with Durant High School's Best Buddies Program, gives special-needs athletes a chance to socialize and teaches them basic tennis skills. The program also seeks volunteers. Call 685-3923.

Brandon

Dance Center offers classes for moms, tots

The Dance Center is offering classes for mothers and their 2-year-olds to teach toddlers several skills: listening, memorization, musicality and coordination. Mommy & Me classes begin Tuesday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at 161 E Bloomingdale Ave., Brandon. Classes include dancing, singing and music. To register, call 684-4282 or e-mail dance@brandonballet.org.

Brandon

Coast Guard Auxiliary seeks new volunteers

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Brandon Flotilla 74 seeks volunteer members. Auxiliary members assist the Coast Guard in various patrols on Tampa Bay waterways, help with Homeland Security duties, teach boater safety classes, conduct free vessel safety checks, and assist in public affairs and administration. Volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 17. Call 1-800-704-4216 or go to www.cgaux74.org.

Apollo beach

Car club cruise-in is Thursday at eatery

The Sun City Center Roamin' Oldies Car Club's first cruise-in of the year is Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cherry's Restaurant, 6186 U.S. 41 N, Apollo Beach. About 60 antique cars will be on display, and a disc jockey will play 1950s music. The show is free to entrants and spectators. Call 842-1511.

Lithia

Comedian to perform at FishHawk Ranch

John DeBoer, who has been featured on HBO and Comedy Central, is headlining the MOMS Club of Lithia/Bevis' Comedy Night on Thursday. The show is at 7 p.m. at the Palmetto Club in FishHawk Ranch, 17004 Dorman Road, Lithia. Tickets are $35 a person and $60 a couple. Proceeds will go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. Admission includes a barbecue dinner. There will be a cash bar and raffle. You must be 21 to attend. Call 843-9444 or visit www.fishhawkcomedynight.com.

Sun city center

Group helps food pantry feed 24,000

Knights of Columbus members in Sun City Center had a successful year in 2008, helping Our Lady of Guadalupe's food pantry in Wimauma provide food for more than 24,000 people. The food pantry also received help from Prince of Peace Church, local organizations, stores and individuals. To contribute, call 642-9490 or 741-2000.

Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center offers Special Olympics clinic 01/29/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:30am]
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