Rays executives will help build playground
The Tampa Bay Rays will take part in a playground build with nonprofit KaBOOM and the YMCA on Dec. 4 at Camp Cristina. The project runs 9 a.m. until about 3 p.m. at the camp site, 9840 Balm Riverview Road. Among the 175 volunteers expected from the Rays are owner Stuart Sternberg, president Matt Silverman, executive vice president Andrew Friedman and mascot Raymond. More volunteers are welcome. If interested, call (813) 677-8400.
High school will host production of 'Annie'
Riverview High School will host the Florida Academy of Performing Arts as it performs the musical Annie. Show times are 7 p.m. Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 and 3 p.m. Dec. 6 in the school auditorium, 11311 Boyette Road, Riverview. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $10 for seniors, students and military at faopa.org or music showcaseonline.com.
Drop off a toy, pick up a taco and listen to music
S & S Tacos & Pizzas, a local Toys for Tots drop-off spot, will hold a Toys for Tunes Drive from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday at 10664 U.S. 301 S, Riverview. Local acoustic duo Zebron & James will perform, and unwrapped toys will be accepted. For more information, call (813) 677-9405.
Camp Bayou marks 10 years with holiday open house
Camp Bayou will celebrate its 10th anniversary at a holiday open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 5 at 4140 24th St. SE, Ruskin. The event will include several tours of the land, an aquatic exploration, a fossil dig, nature crafts, plants for sale and folktale readings. The Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is part of Hillsborough County's Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program, known as ELAPP. For more information, call (813) 641-8545.
Sun City Center
Kings Point Clubhouse hosts stroke support group
The Sun City Center Stroke Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive. The meeting is open to Sun City Center and Kings Point residents. For more information, call (813) 633-9366.
Sun City Center
Assorted nuts sought for Pelican Players comedy act
The Pelican Players community theater group seeks former class clowns and other comedians for its comedy troupe, the Mixed Nuts. Auditions are at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kings Point Clubhouse, 1900 Clubhouse Drive, Sun City Center. For more information, call Judy Branch at (813) 746-1222. The Pelican Players will hold a mystery dinner theater workshop from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W.
Sun City Center
Holiday Walk is Dec. 5 at Community Association
Sun City Center's 2009 Holiday Walk is 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 5 at the Community Association building, 1009 N Pebble Beach Blvd. Arts and crafts clubs will sell gifts, and there will be entertainment. Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to noon in the Florida Room. For more information, call (813) 642-2006.
Bloomingdale High baseball team garage sale is Dec. 5
Bloomingdale High School's baseball team will hold a garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 5 at the school, 1700 E Bloomingdale Ave., Valrico. Proceeds will go toward team expenses for the Bulls' upcoming season.