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Barbecue, movies, holiday events planned in Brandon area

Brandon

Get barbecue at school

New Horizons Group Homes will hold a barbecue and silent auction from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Christian School, 402 E Windhorst Road, Brandon. New Horizons is a nonprofit that provides long-term living facilities for disabled adults. For more information, call (813) 571-2690.

Brandon/Ruskin

Holiday events planned

The Family Support & Resource Centers of Brandon and Ruskin have several Thanksgiving festivities scheduled for the next couple of weeks. In Brandon, the group will have Thanksgiving arts and crafts, and family story time from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday at 1277 Kings­way Road. The same location will have a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 23. The Ruskin center will host a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at 201 14th Ave. SE. For information, call (813) 233-2800.

Mango

Veterans Day fest Saturday

The Greater Seffner Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its second annual Veterans Day Seffner Fest from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday off Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, east of Broadway in Mango. There will be food, games and raffles, and a special presentation at noon. Proceeds will benefit charities supported by local veterans and the chamber. For more information, go to seffnerfest.com.

Riverview

Free movies set at center

Winthrop Town Centre invites the public to free movies during the next two months. November features include: The NeverEnding Story tonight, Back to the Future on Nov. 20 and Moonstruck on Nov. 27.

Next month, the shopping center will present Moulin Rouge on Dec. 4, Analyze This on Dec. 11 and Home Alone on Dec. 12. All movies are at 7 p.m. at Winthrop, which is at Providence Road and Bloomingdale Avenue in Riverview. Bring a chair or blanket.

Ruskin

Sharpe to meet with public

Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe will hold a community meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin. The District 7 commissioner will talk about transportation, economic and workforce development, education and quality of life. For more information, call Sharpe's office at (813) 272-5735.

Ruskin

Enter preserve photo contest

Entries can be submitted through Nov. 30 for Camp Bayou's 10th anniversary photo contest. Photos taken at the Ruskin preserve must be matted, unframed and 8 inches by 10 inches. Color or black and white copies are accepted.

Participants must be at least 18 and should include their name, address, phone number, and the location and date of the photo. Entries can be dropped off at Camp Bayou, 106 Janie St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. For more information, call (813) 633-9479.

Sun City Center

Comedy is tonight, Saturday

Community theater group Pelican Players presents Bermuda Avenue Triangle, at 7 tonight, and at 1:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday. The shows will be at Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive, Sun City Center. The comedy is about Irish and Jewish widows who move into a condo together in Las Vegas and have a man capture both of their hearts.

Tickets cost $10 and are available to Sun City Center residents on site before the shows. Nonresidents should call (813) 634-8747 for tickets.

Barbecue, movies, holiday events planned in Brandon area 11/12/09 [Last modified: Thursday, November 12, 2009 3:31am]
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