04/26/2017 – Carrollwood Toastmasters

The Carrollwood Toastmasters will meet April 26, and every Wednesday, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library, 2902 W. Bearss Ave., in Tampa. For information, visit Carrollwood.toastmastersclubs.org. … [Read more...]

04/26/2017 – CookBook Book Club

The Zephyrhills Public Library, 5347 Eighth St., will host the CookBook Book Club April 26 at 11:30 a.m. Those interested can browse through this month’s selected cookbook at the library, choose a recipe to make at home, pick up a review form to complete, bring your review and recipe samples (optional) to the meeting, and enjoy a taste-testing discussion. For information, call (813) 780-0064. … [Read more...]

04/26/2017 – Poetry contest & reading

The Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., in Dade City, will host a Poetry Contest & Open-Mic Poetry Reading April 26 at 3 p.m. The winners of the contest will be announced during the poetry reading. For information, call (352) 567-3576 … [Read more...]

04/25/2017 – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay will have an orientation April 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Wesley Chapel Honda, 27750 Wesley Chapel Blvd., for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer/mentor. For information, contact Deb Kristol-Irwin at (813) 997-6881 or DebK@bbbstampabay.org. … [Read more...]

04/25/2017 – Tampa Orchid Club

The Tampa Orchid Club will meet April 25 at 9:30 a.m., at the Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Drive in Tampa. The meeting will feature a hands-on workshop on mounting an orchid. All supplies will be provided. There will be a potluck lunch after the 10 a.m. meeting, a plant sale, a bloom table, and a silent auction. Members who renewed their annual membership can take home the … [Read more...]

04/25/2017 – Teen art contest

The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will host its ninth annual Teen Art Contest April 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., for ages 12 to 18. Entries will be accepted until 5 p.m., April 24. There will be cash prizes awarded in three categories: 2D, 3D and computer/photographs. Each entry must include full name, grade, school (if any) and phone number. Participants can submit up to five entries. … [Read more...]

04/25/2017 – Art in the afternoon

The Zephyrhills Public Library, 5347 Eighth St., will host “Art in the Afternoon” April 25 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., for teens to seniors. Bring your own supplies or borrow a few. The group is open to all levels of art enthusiasts. For information, call (813) 780-0064. … [Read more...]

04/25/2017 – Teen finances

The Lutz Branch Library, 101 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road, will present “Raising a Financially Independent Teen” April 25 at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Lori Nadglowski, a certified financial planner, on the topics of strategies for savings, identifying what financial skills a teen should know, and how to approach the three most important decisions about money. Younger children also can attend. … [Read more...]

04/24/2017 – Book club

The CCC Book Club will meet April 24 at 7 p.m., at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa. The group will discuss “The Escape” by David Baldacci. For information, visit CarrollwoodCenter.org, or email David Brayshaw at david8463@verizon.net. … [Read more...]

04/24/2017 – Republican Club

The Republican Club of Central Pasco will meet April 24 at 6:30 p.m., at Copperstone Executive Suites, 3631 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The guest speaker will be Corporal Alan Wilkett on the subject of human trafficking in the Tampa Bay area. For information, call (813) 996-3011 … [Read more...]