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Dig up family fun at March 12 Fossil Fest

Participate in hands-on digs and learn secrets of the past at Fossil Fest from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 12 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 13 at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Cost is $6 for adults. Children 12 and younger admitted free. For more information, call (813) 909-9358 or visit


Chamber will host annual health fair

The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Campo Family YMCA, 3414 Culbreath Road. Admission to the event and health screenings are free. For more information, call (813) 689-1221, ext. 8824.

Campo YMCA to celebrate a decade

The Campo YMCA, 3414 Culbreath Road, celebrates its 10th birthday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Bring the family for special activities. For more information, call (813) 684-1371.

Get your bid in at property auction

Harris Auctions will host a commercial property absolute auction March 19 for 2.2 acres of real estate at the southeast corner of SR 60 and Mulrennan Road. The auction begins at 10 a.m. at 3307 SR 60 in Brandon. For more information, visit

Brandon High plans 50-year class reunion

Brandon High School's Class of 1961 will have a reunion April 16. For more information, call Sandra Robertson at (813) 657-7687.


Plant show and sale just in time for spring

Hillsborough County Extension and the Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association invite plant lovers to the 37th Annual Youth Plant Show and Sale at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds in Plant City. Shop for Florida-friendly plants. For more information, call (813) 744-5519.


Chamber will host annual golf tourney

The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual golf tournament March 19 at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club, 13050 Summerfield Blvd. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Individuals play for $90 or $350 per foursome. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Register by March 11. For more information, call (813) 234-5944. Visit


Walk-A-Thon sign-up at Big Draw Studio

The Keller Williams Realty South Shore Market Center team's South Shore Cares organization will come together for a Walk-A-Thon Saturday. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Big Draw Studio at the Thriftway Shopping Plaza in Ruskin. A fun walk starts at 9.

To learn more about this event or to see a list of sponsors, call (813) 641-8300 or visit

Sun City Center

Dance into shape with Latin fitness club

The Sun City Center Latin dance fitness club meets at 1 p.m. Fridays at the Atrium Building dance studio. Annual membership is $5 plus an additional $1 per class, or $2 per class for nonmembers. All Sun City Center residents welcome. Call Judi Larson at (813) 634-3047.


Knitters gather to chat and stitch

The Stitching Witches meet every other Friday at Mystikal Scents, 9545 E Fowler Ave. Newcomers are invited to join the group. Learn to knit, crochet and work on other needle crafts in a social atmosphere. For more information, call (813) 986-3212.


Register for benefit golf tournament

Register now for a golf tournament to benefit Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. March 26 at Bloomingdale Golfers Club, 4113 Great Golfers Place. The cost to play is $75 per person. For more information, contact Andy Chasanoff at (813) 744-5307.

Art fair features work of Strawberry Ridge

The Strawberry Ridge Art Guild annual art fair is from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Strawberry Ridge Activities Center, 509 Strawberry Ridge Blvd. Paintings and other work are available for purchase. Call Wilma at (813) 689-8788.

Hillsborough news briefs 03/03/11 [Last modified: Thursday, March 3, 2011 3:31am]
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