44th Annual International Folk Fair

Uniting the country with food & performances from 36 cultural groups at St Petersburg’s Vinoy Park. A 44-year tradition has been revitalized. In an immigrant nation facing an identity crisis, we have a new purpose. This year, the St. Petersburg International Folk Fair Society (SPIFFS) Annual Folk Fair reminds us who we are: a fabric of cultures woven into a United States. SPIFFS 44th Annual International Folk Fair will be held from October 25 – 28, 2018 at Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg, FL. The 4-day festival showcases food and culture from 36+ member organizations, each representing immigrants from … Continue reading 44th Annual International Folk Fair

Charity Fashion Show

Save the date for the second annual Charity Fashion Show benefiting Gulfside Hospice coming this December. Last year, the event raised more than $40,000 to support hospice care and bereavement services for patients and families in Pasco County through Gulfside Hospice. The fashion show, featuring guest emcee Deiah Riley, morning anchor at ABC Action News, will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 at Heritage Springs Golf & Country Club in Trinity from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Fashions at the show will be presented by Dillard’s of The Shops at Wiregrass. Event co-chairs include Lorraine Hadley, long-time volunteer and friend of Gulfside, and … Continue reading Charity Fashion Show

St. Timothy Women’s Club Holiday Boutique

November 10, 2018, 9am to 3pm St. Timothy Catholic Church, Lutz 17512 Lakeshore Rd, Lutz, FL 33558 Over 150 vendors of beautiful hand-crafted and fine quality items. We will also have a bake sale, plant sale, food, music, raffles and more!!! Come with your friends and family. FREE Parking & admission. Only outside vendor spaces still available, contact Kathy at gutschk@hotmail.com for more info on becoming a vendor. Continue reading St. Timothy Women’s Club Holiday Boutique

Bromeliad Guild Monthly Meeting

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 Doors open 7:00pm; Meeting at 7:30pm Location: Christ the King Catholic Church Mary Martha Center, Room 201-202 821 S. Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL 33609 Bromeliads and Social Media: How plants and technology blend in the modern world Our speaker at the October meeting will be long-time member and bromeliad grower Ray Hernandez, whose talk is titled “Bromeliads and Social Media: How plants and technology blend today”. This program offers basic information on how to access and utilize various forms of social media to gain information about bromeliads: find out what that plant is, show pictures … Continue reading Bromeliad Guild Monthly Meeting

Boy Scout Council Event

WHAT: The Fleur de Lis Celebration: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, benefiting Greater Tampa Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America and featuring food, full open bar, auction items, entertainment. WHEN: 7pm Friday, Oct. 19 WHERE: Higgins Hall, 5225 N. Himes Ave. TICKETS: $75 advance, $100 at door. Tables for 10 starting at $700. INFORMATION: Call (813) 872-2691, Ext. 118 or https://tampabayscouting.org/auction Continue reading Boy Scout Council Event

Tampa Car Shows

Every Wednesday night from 6- 9pm is the car show at the PDQ Westchase at the SE corner of Linebaugh Ave and Sheldon Rd. in Tampa. Music, door prizes, 50/50, and meal discounts. Our Friday night gatherings will be from 6 – 9pm at the parking lot behind Chili’s off SR 54, on the west side of the Suncoast Pkwy, exit 19, near the McDonalds where the Target store used to be. It’s on the other side of the Suncoast Parkway from where the Northpoint show is. This is a temporary gathering location until we find a permanent Friday night … Continue reading Tampa Car Shows

Pediatric Place of Tampa

Now Offering Urgent Care Hours By Karen McBride Dr. Michele Johnson-Towson, Pediatric Place of Tampa, is a board-certified pediatrician with 27 years of experience in caring for children ages newborn to 21 years old. She wants to remind parents the 2018-2019 school year starts early in Hillsborough County. Students will head back to school August 10, 2018. Be sure to call Pediatric Place of Tampa now to schedule school and sports physicals. Once school starts, the cold and flu season is not far behind since kids share germs right along with academics and sports. The doctor is also encouraging patients … Continue reading Pediatric Place of Tampa

UCL October Events

Arthenia L. Joyner University Area Community Library 13619 N 22nd St. • Tampa, Florida 33613-5872 813-273-3652 • HCFLGov.net Beginner’s Yoga • Monday, October 8, 15, 22, 29 at 4pm Beginner yoga class incorporating calm breathing techniques, light stretching, mild workout, and short meditation. Get Moving! Zumba • Monday, October 15, 29 at 5:30pm A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Introduction to Proposal Writing • Monday, October 8 at 5:30pm New to grant proposal writing or want a quick … Continue reading UCL October Events

Local Author at Family Heritage Festival

The Tampa Public Library will present local author and history writer John Cinchett at the Family Heritage Festival on Saturday October 20th 2:30pm-3:30pm. Mr Cinchett will discuss the history of Tampa’s oldest churches featured in his latest book Historic Tampa Churches. The new book celebrates the heritage of the city’s most architecturally significant churches and their preservation efforts along with fascinating stories and over 200 historic photographs from churches of every denomination. The event will be held at the library auditorium 900 N. Ashley Drive, in Downtown Tampa. Admission is free. For further information, call 727-540-0320. Book website: https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Products/9781467128315 Continue reading Local Author at Family Heritage Festival

Bay Chapel Food Pantry

Food Donations can be made to the following address during the times detailed. Open every Saturday 9:30 – 11: 30am, Monday through – Friday 7am-6pm in front of Bay Chapel at Christian Brother Automotive. We accept all nonperishable food items including dried pasta, canned vegetables, and bottled waters. Address: 20303 Trout Creek Drive, Tampa, FL 33647. Continue reading Bay Chapel Food Pantry