07/29/2019 – Down Syndrome documentary

The Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St., will present a first-look screening of the new documentary, "Because of Sam," on July 29 at 7:30 p.m. The film, by Renee Warmack, takes an up-close journey with Sam Piazza, a Tampa native born with Down Syndrome, and his family, from his birth to winning Homecoming King at Gaither High School, to his rock-star status as a team member at PDQ. There will be a … [Read more...]

07/24/2019 – Library play date

The New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel, will host “Play Date at the Library” on July 24 at 11:30 a.m., for anyone that would like to bring their children to play, and to meet other parents in the community. For information, call (813) 788-6375. … [Read more...]

07/24/2019 – Democratic Club

The Trinity Democratic Club will meet on July 24 at the Fox Hollow Golf Club, 10050 Robert Trent Jones Parkway in Trinity. The guest speaker will be Florida State Rep. Jennifer Webb, District 69, on the topic of “Let’s Talk Tallahassee.” Doors open at 5 p.m., for dinner and happy hour (self-pay), with food and beverages available to purchase during the meeting, which starts at 6:30 p.m. For … [Read more...]

07/24/2019 – Reptile program

The Zephyrhills Public Library, 5347 Eighth St., will host a Lost World Reptiles program on July 24 a 10:30 a.m., as part of the Summer Reading Club, for kindergarten through fifth grade. This will be a live animal presentation. For information, call (813) 780-0064. … [Read more...]

07/24/2019 – Harry Potter birthday

The New River Library, 34043 State Road 54 in Wesley Chapel, will host a Teen Harry Potter Early Birthday party on July 24 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be cake, crafts and trivia. Guests can wear costumes. For information, call (813) 788-6375. … [Read more...]

07/24/2019 – Escape rooms

The Hugh Embry Library, 14215 Fourth St., in Dade City, will offer two Intergalactic Escape Room Reading Club activities. Preteens can take part on July 24 at 3:30 p.m., and teens can participate on July 25 at 3:30 p.m. For information, call (352) 567-3576. … [Read more...]

07/24/2019 – Practice English

The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will offer an ESOL chat on July 24 at 3 p.m., for anyone who already knows some English and would like to practice. Spots are limited by the number of library volunteers available for one-on-one chats. Register by calling (813) 929-1214, or by emailing *protected email*. … [Read more...]

Free kid movies

Cobb Grove 16 theatres, 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd., in Wesley Chapel, will host free summer kid movies on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Only same-day ticketing will be available. The movies on July 23, July 24 and July 25 will be “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” and “Minions.” For information, call (813) 948-5444. … [Read more...]

07/23/2019 – Slovakia program

The Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, will host Around the World: Passport to Slovakia on July 23 at 6:30 p.m., as part of a new monthly children’s program exploring the culture and traditions of different countries. For information, call (813) 929-1214. … [Read more...]

07/23/2019 – Orchid Club

The Tampa Orchid Club will meet July 23 at 10 a.m., at the Northdale Recreation Center, 15550 Spring Pine Drive. The guest speaker will be Tony Millet on the topic of methods for breeding cold-tolerate orchids. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. There also will be orchids for sale, a silent auction, and a Bloom Table for guests to ask questions. For information, call Barbara Barkhurst at (813) 226-7972, or … [Read more...]