Golf Tournament, Alzheimer’s Association, Flower Arranging & More
Annual Charlotte De Berry Scholarship Golf Tournament
Ye Royal Krewe of Charlotte de Berry is an all-female krewe based in the SouthShore area. Krewe Life focuses on building community involvement by participating in parades and dedicating time, talent and fundraising to benefit local charities. All proceeds from the golf tournament will benefit local high school female students who plan to enter career and technical fields through community college or programs.
The golf tournament will take place on Saturday, February 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Summerfield Crossings Golf Club. Contests include closest to the pin, longest drive, putting, and target hole. To register and get notified, email [email protected]
Ministry of Health event with a speaker from the Alzheimer’s Association
Sun City Center United Methodist Church is hosting a Department of Health event at 1971 Haverford Ave. at Sun City Center on Thursday, February 16 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Lisa Walts, MSW, CDP, a community educator from the Alzheimer’s Association.
Attend the meeting to learn about research in the areas of food and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Tips to help you incorporate them into your health plan will be shared with you.
Call the church office to reserve your spot at 813-634-2539.
How much do you love your pet?
Kittie Corral, a local animal charity, takes Valentine’s Day pet photos at the Pet Supermarket, located at 3848 Sun City Center Blvd. at the Sun City Center, Sunday February 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
You can choose to be in the photo with your pet or not, bring costumes and props, or use those available from Kittie Corral. Each entrant will receive two free professional photos by Allie Serrano Portraits for a $20-$50 donation and will automatically be entered into the contest to win an 11″ x 14″ enlargement.
For more details on this exciting event, call Kittie Corral at 813-731-6303.
Busch Gardens opens the Springs Taproom
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay recently opened Springs Taproom, a new casual and casual lounge that serves customers a variety of classic cocktails, frozen drinks, small bites and more. The new venue, located in the Bird Gardens area of the park, features a calm pond and exuberant landscaping that provide a relaxing setting for guests to sit back, sip and relax.
The Springs Taproom replaces the Garden Gate Cafe, an evolution of what was the iconic Hospitality House. The new venue combines modern decor with classic photos, taking guests on a trip down memory lane.
Classes offered at Tops Aspirateur et couture
Tops Vacuum and Sewing, a specialty sewing, quilting and embroidery boutique in Brandon, offers a wide range of in-person and online classes for all levels of experience. Some classes are designed to complete a project, and others are more casual social gatherings where ideas are shared, advice is offered, and projects are completed. Sandy Feldman is the class instructor and has a wealth of knowledge that she is more than happy to share with you.
To see the courses offered, a description and to register, visit www.topsvacuumandsewing.com. You are welcome to use any of the ground machine models; contact Feldman at 813-689-5257 to reserve a machine.
Spring Seminar on Vegetable Gardening
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — no, not Christmas, it’s vegetable season. It’s time to plant tomatoes, peppers, cabbage and more. Come to the Seminar in the Greenhouse, Kerby Nursery on Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m. to learn about planting, watering, pest control, and harvesting vegetables that can grow in our zone. Be inspired to plant a garden that can provide an excellent harvest in your garden.
The Kerby Nursery is located at 2311 S. Parsons Ave. to Seffner. Additional information can be found on its website at www.kerbysnursery.com.
East Hillsborough Democratic Club Meeting
The East Hillsborough Democratic Club will meet on Tuesday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Brandon Crossroads Bowl, located at 609 Crater Ln. in Tampa. You can also participate via Zoom. Please visit the club calendar to register on Mobilize and check for updates.
Additional information can be found on its website at www.easthillsboroughdems.org or by calling 813-677-8300.
Valentine’s Day Flower Arrangement Workshop
Create and take home a beautiful Valentine’s Day-themed bouquet at the Valentine’s Day Flower Arrangement Workshop. Local flower expert Jo will show you how to create a stunning floral arrangement, and you don’t need to bring anything, as all the flowers, greenery, containers and tools will be provided.
The workshop will take place at Kerby’s Nursery, located at 2311 S. Parsons Ave. in Seffner, Saturday, February 11 at 10 a.m. To register for the course, search for “Valentine Flower Arrangement Workshop” on www.eventbrite.com.
Sun City Center United Methodist Church, located at 1971 Haverford Ave. at Sun City Center, invites the community to bring their pets to its campus for a special blessing for health and happiness in 2023. The event will take place in the fenced area behind the main sanctuary building on Saturday, February 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All pets are welcome and security measures will be put in place. In addition, a free light lunch will be provided, each animal will receive a goody bag, and their owners will receive a free commemorative photo.
For more information on this and other events at the church, visit www.sccumc.com.
Tampa Lacrosse Club first team is looking for players
Registration is now open for the first-ever Tampa Lacrosse Club team that will run during the FHSAA regular school season. It is open to all boys in grades 9-12 who want to try or play lacrosse but don’t have a school team. No experience is necessary; expert coaches and veteran players will show you how to play. The team is organized by a 501(c)(3) club that believes everyone should have the opportunity to play regardless of school choice. For more information, https://project813lax.com or email [email protected]