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Madrigal dinner, health seminar among community events


Newsome High chorus offers madrigal dinner

Newsome High School's chorus presents a musical feast in madrigal dinner style at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at First United Methodist Church, 121 N Knights Ave., Brandon. Chorus members will play the roles of servers and entertainers. Dinner is roasted chicken with sides and desserts. Each course will come with traditional Renaissance music performances. The cost is $22. Proceeds benefit the chorus. Reservations must be made by Jan. 15. For information, go to or contact Denise Godfrey at (813) 334-6023 or


Strawberry Crest High plans Choice Options session

Strawberry Crest High School will hold a Hillsborough Choice Options meeting from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 4691 Gallagher Road. Choice Options allows students to apply to magnet programs, career and technical programs and school choice. For information, call the Choice line at (813) 272-4692 or go to

Eastern Hillsborough

Register your child for flag football league

Registration is under way for the Tampa Bay Flag Football Association, a local chapter of the NFL Flag Football League, for kids ages 5 to 17. The eight-game season takes place at parks in Riverview, Dover and Plant City. The cost is $85, and the deadline to sign up is Jan. 16. To register, go to For information, call (813) 731-9106 or e-mail Practices start Jan. 28.


Free health screenings set for wellness seminar

Disciples of Christ Christian Fellowship will hold a health and wellness seminar from 10:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 16 at 7732-B Gibsonton Drive. Free screenings will be offered for blood pressure, blood sugar, height/weight — BMI assessment and waist measurement. Health experts will be on hand to discuss obesity, year-round health, nutrition and managing stress.

Plant city

Rock Southern style at volunteer jam Jan. 16

The Southern Rock Volunteer Jam is Jan. 16 at the Hillsborough County Cattlemen's Building, 6404 County Road 39 S, Plant City. Live music starts at 7 p.m. There will be food and raffles. The cost is $10, with proceeds benefitting Protect Children Inc. For information, go to


Garden club to discuss backyard fish ponds

Thinking of putting a fish pond in your back yard? That will be the discussion topic at the Riverview Garden Club's monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The club meets at the Riverview Civic Center, 11020 Park Drive. For information, call Marlene Kirst at (813) 653-1459.


Democrats to gather at SouthShore library

The SouthShore Democrats meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way. Sen. Bill Nelson's aide, Digna Alvarez, will be the speaker. Discussion topics will include: health care, global warming, the legislative process and national debt. The meeting is open to Democrats and Independents.

Sun city center

Theater group's potluck social is Monday

The Pelican Players community theater group will have a potluck social at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive. The event is open to those who might be interested in joining the group, which is open to all ages. Bring a dish to serve six to eight people. For membership information, call Barbara Brtva at (813) 633-9028.

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