Madrigal dinner is for Newsome High chorus
Newsome High School plays host to a madrigal dinner Dec. 2 and 3 at First United Methodist Church, 121 N Knights Ave. Cost is $22 for dinner. Proceeds go to benefit the Newsome High chorus. Tickets on sale through Nov. 19. For more information, call Denise Godfrey at (813) 334-6023.
Harley owners group sets benefit poker run
The Old Town Chapter of the Harley Owners Group will host a Paws for Patriots Poker Run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 20 at Harley Davidson, 9841 Adamo Drive. Bring your motorcycle and bring the family for food, entertainment and vendors. Donations appreciated. For more information, call Sam Closkey at (813) 651-5155.
Cadillac dealer hosting food drive for needy
Ed Morse Cadillac will host a food drive to benefit Feeding America Tampa Bay from Saturday through Nov. 21. Bring nonperishable food items including canned and boxed goods to the dealership, 11020 Causeway Blvd. For more information, visit edmorse.com.
Poker run to help fund Vietnam memorial
Rolling Thunder Florida Chapter 11 plays host to a poker run Sunday to raise money to build a Vietnam Memorial at Veterans Park on U.S. 301. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $15 per rider and $10 per passenger. For more information, visit rollingthunderfl11.com.
Quilters' patriotic works on display at fundraiser
The Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Brandon presents Patriotism and Patchwork, a showcase of more than 100 quilts, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 20 at 6915 Riverview Drive. Admission is $5. Proceeds will benefit Athena House. Shop for handmade treasures and snack on treats from local food vendors. For more information, call (813) 675-3590 or visit brandonquiltguild.com.
Restore pantry seeks food and donations
Restore Food Pantry in Riverview is accepting donations toward its Grocery Gift Certificate Christmas Dinner. For more information, call (813) 741-2222 or (813) 677-2647, or drop by the pantry, 8002 U.S. 301. Food items accepted. New or nearly new toys are also needed.
Teens invited to night of viewing the stars
Clear Sky Adventures astronomers will stop by the Seffner-Mango Branch Library, 410 N Kingsway Road, at 6:30 p.m. Monday for a teens-only event. Participants will stargaze using state-of-the-art telescopes. For more information, call (813) 273-3652.
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You, too, can become a Pelican Player
The Pelican Players will host a membership meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the banquet room at the Kings Point North Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive. Anyone interested in becoming a member may attend. Light refreshments will be served.
Event showcases local artisans' creative flair
Bay area artists will showcase their works at an Artisan's Fair from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Cork & Olive, 3468 Lithia-Pinecrest Road. The event is free. For more information, call Karen Lameier at (813) 309-5299.