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Brunch with Easter Bunny, nature events at mall, Junior Woman's Club yard sale


Camp for grieving kids set for April 29-May 1

Camp Circle of Love, a camp for children who have experienced the death of a loved one, is accepting applications. Hillsborough County children ages 6 to 16 can apply to camp, which will be held April 29 to May 1 at the Lakewood Retreat Center in Brooksville. The cost depends upon household income. To register or for information on Camp Circle of Love, visit or call (813) 357-5609.

Donations needed for homeless services day

The Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County and its partners need donations for the 2011 Homeless Stand Down, a day of giving, on May 6 at Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 500 W Platt St. Drop off one-day bus passes, backpacks and hygiene items by May 4. Volunteers are also needed to help with the event. Visit

Benefit for leukemia and lymphoma group

A happy hour and silent auction to benefit the Suncoast Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hilton Garden Inn, 10309 Highland Manor Drive. A donation is requested. For more information, call (941) 928-0708.


Have brunch, activities with the Easter Bunny

A Bunny Brunch Extravaganza to benefit All Children's Hospital Guild is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at All Children's Speciality Care of Brandon, 885 S Parsons Ave.

The cost is $10 for all-you-can-eat brunch, activities, photos with the Easter Bunny and egg hunt. Children under 10 are free but must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are on sale at Osprey Observer offices, Chick-fil-A Brandon and All Children's Specialty Care of Brandon. Go to for information.

Party can make girls princess for the day

The Brandon Ballet ballerinas invite little girls to dress in princess attire and stop by a special party Saturday at 161 E Bloomingdale Ave. Party times are 10 to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m.

Girls will play games, learn dance steps and make crafts. The cost is $20 per child. For more information, call (813) 684-4282.

Shop for a variety of items at yard sale

The GFWC Brandon Junior Woman's Club will host a yard sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 129 N Moon Ave. All proceeds will go to the club for preservation of the historic clubhouse.

Shop for books, clothing, household items, crafts and furniture. Food, drinks and baked goods also available for purchase. Contact Jeanette Kjosa at

Nature-related events at Westfield Brandon

Stop by Westfield Brandon at 4 p.m. Thursday for the Great Outdoors, a family day featuring nature-related activities.

Children will learn about plants and flowers, meet Chick-fil-A's cow and enjoy a healthy snack.

The event is at the play area near Sears. For more information, call (813) 661-5100.


Women's wellness fair is Saturday at Regent

Brandon Regional Hospital and South Bay Hospital present Healthy Women Healthy Communities, a wellness fair for women from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Regent, 6437 Watson Road.

The cost to attend is $10 and includes lunch. For more information, call (813) 653-1065.


Volunteer to help clean Cockroach Bay

Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful need volunteers for the Great American Clean Up. Help out Saturday at Alafia Scrub Nature Preserve, 10212 Gibsonton Drive and the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve, 3709 Gulf City Road.

Register at, or on location the morning of the event. Water and snacks provided.

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'Odd Couple' on stage at the Borino Theatre

The Pelican Players present The Odd Couple at 7 p.m. today and at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Borino Theatre at Kings Point. For tickets, call (813) 387-3458.

Golf tournament to fund scholarships

The KSSM Foundation and the Krewe of the South Shore Marauders will host a golf tournament Saturday at the Renaissance Golf Club.

There is a $15,000 prize for a hole-in-one. Proceeds will go to provide college scholarships to local students.

For more information, contact Jody Ellis (860) 716-9768 or Visit and click on the tournament link.


Create paintings with spray-can technique

The Brandon League of Fine Arts will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Center Place, 619 Vonderburg Drive.

Artist Chris Gidden will demonstrate spray-can techniques. Participants will paint and take home their art. All are welcome. For more information, call (813) 685-5882.

Brunch with Easter Bunny, nature events at mall, Junior Woman's Club yard sale 04/14/11 [Last modified: Thursday, April 14, 2011 4:30am]
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