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East Hillsborough community events


Legislators wrap it up

Have questions for local politicians? State Sen. Ronda Storms, R-Valrico, and state Reps. Rachel Burgin, R-Brandon, and Rich Glorioso, R-Plant City, will be at the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce's annual Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon at noon Wednesday at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 10221 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa.

The legislators will discuss the recent legislative session, as well as other issues ranging from the economy to public transportation. The cost is $18 for chamber members and $23 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact Crystal Colegrove at (813) 689-1221, ext. 8824, or [email protected] or visit brandon


Kickball for adults

Adults looking for some noncompetitive recreation can take part in a new kickball group, "Over 35-year-old Kickballers," on Wednesday nights in Brandon. Games are from 7 to 8 p.m. on the softball fields at the Bloomingdale West Recreation Center, 3940 Canoga Park Drive. The group will take a break after next week's games and will resume in June.

There is no cost to participate. To register, visit For information, call Belinda Missen at (941) 448-6133.


Soccer tryouts in June

The FishHawk Soccer Club will hold tryouts for select under-9 to under-14 teams the first week in June at the FishHawk Sports Complex, 16120 FishHawk Blvd., Lithia.

Tryouts are for boys and girls teams for the 2010-11 season. For more information, visit


Seminar for veterans

The Bridges Retirement Community will hold a seminar on aid and attendance benefits for wartime veterans and/or their surviving spouses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 11350 Bloomingdale Ave., Riverview. For information or to reserve a spot, call (813) 341-8900.


'Secret Garden' coming

Riverview Little Theatre presents a spring musical, The Secret Garden, next week at Riverview High School, 11311 Boyette Road. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28 and May 29 and 2 p.m. May 29.

Tickets are $10; $7 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at and at the door.


Time to fix feral cats

Feline Folks, a nonprofit based in Sun City Center, is offering spay and neuter services for feral cats Saturday at the CARE animal shelter, 1528 27th St. SE, Ruskin. A $10 donation is requested. Appointments should be made ahead of time. For information or to schedule an appointment, call (813) 944-7651.


Discuss health care

The South Shore Democratic Club will hold a public forum, "Fact vs. Fiction," about the recent health care reform law at 1 p.m. Thursday at the South Shore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin. A manager from AARP Florida will be there to answer questions. For information, call (813) 634-6013 or visit southshoredemocratic


Car wash for charity

A car wash to benefit the Sirens of the Golden Sabre, a Hillsborough County-based nonprofit, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Stor-N-More Self Storage, 1501 U.S. 301 S, Tampa.

There also will be hot dogs, snow cones, baked goods and games. Sirens of the Golden Sabre is a group of women who raise money for charity. For more information, call (813) 712-4155.

East Hillsborough community events 05/20/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 1:16pm]
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