Camp for tween girls is taking registration
The GFWC Brandon Junior Woman's Club is now registering girls grades six through eight for its Teen Forum summer camp July 25 to 29 at Nativity Catholic Church. The half-day camp includes cooking classes, craft times, snacks and group activities. The cost is $70. Sign up now at thebjwc.com. For more information, call (813) 244-4758.
Senior lecture series guest at the Bridges
Author Brenda Stockdale will speak Saturday as part of a senior lecture series at the Bridges Retirement Community, 11350 Bloomingdale Ave. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 9 a.m. The cost is $10. To reserve a seat, call Total Health Consulting at (813) 425-4488.
Sunday barbecue dinner to benefit ECHO
A barbecue dinner fundraiser to benefit ECHO, the Emergency Care Help Organization, is from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Cross Creek Ranch, 12950 E Dover Road. The cost is $50. Visit echofl.org.
Flag ceremony, music is May 27 at the Farm
A special flag ceremony will kick off a night of music at 7 p.m. May 27 at the Farm, 7818 Lithia Pinecrest Road. Hamburgers and hot dogs hit the grill at 6:30 p.m. Bring your banjo or guitar to join in the fun. Call (813) 967-3046.
Spring into fun at community festival
The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce presents its annual community festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Winthrop Theater & Pole Barn, 11349 Bloomingdale Ave. The event includes a bounce house and bungee run, live music, food, and face painting. Admission is free. For more information, visit riverviewchamber.com or call (813) 234-5944.
Community Business Expo is Saturday
The Seffner Chamber of Commerce presents its annual community business expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the North Brandon Family YMCA, 3097 S Kingsway Road. Free admission. Call (813) 685-5402.
Sun City Center
Fresh market set at Kings Point Clubhouse
Join Minto Communities for a fresh market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday outside the Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive. Admission is free. Pets welcome. For more information, call toll-free 1-877-954-4446.
Seminar will offer tips for hurricane season
"Riding the Storm," a hurricane preparedness seminar, is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 7 at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. Call (813) 634-5111.
Coast Guard Auxiliary offers safety checks
Every Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 75, provides free, no-obligation vessel safety inspections for recreational boaters. Inspections take about 15 minutes and are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Simmons Park in Ruskin the first and third Saturdays of the month, and at Williams Park in Gibsonton the second and fourth Saturdays.