Out & About Expo offered fun for all ages

Children had plenty of options to have a good time at the Out & About Summer Expo, presented by The Laker/Lutz News, and sponsored by Kids R Kids Learning Academy in Land O’ Lakes. Kids posed for photos with the Easter Bunny and Queen Elsa, petted a horse and baby goats, searched for eggs and took home beach balls, balloons and other giveaways from exhibitors. But, the fun wasn’t … [Read more...]

Easter events offer religious observances and family fun

Whether they want to celebrate their faith, take the kids for an egg hunt, or just enjoy some fellowship with church friends — there are plenty of seasonal options throughout The Laker/Lutz News coverage area. Check out the listings below. LUTZ What: While We Wait Where: Keystone Community Church, 21010 State Road 54, Lutz When: April 19 at 7 p.m. Cost: Free Details: The musical and … [Read more...]

‘Out & About 2019’ offers fun for the whole family

The Out & About 2019 Expo invites families to find out more about what’s happening locally, and give kids a chance to have some Easter fun. The event, presented by The Laker/Lutz News, is set for April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Plantation Palms Golf Club, 23253 Plantation Palms Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. “The No. 1 reason why people read The Laker/Lutz News is because they’re looking … [Read more...]

Plantation Palms Golf Club is in the swing of things

Golf is teeing off again at Plantation Palms Golf Club. After two years of uncertainty over the fate of the golf course and adjoining restaurant, owners of Ace Golf are ready to reopen the four-star Golf Digest golf course to club members on Nov. 30, and to the public on Dec. 5. The on-site restaurant, Mulligans Irish Pub, opened to the public in October, according to a news release from … [Read more...]

Plantation Palms resolves water overpumping claim

Plantation Palms Golf Club pumped a lot more water than it was permitted to in 2011, but a proposed $13,000 penalty issued by the Southwest Florida Water Management District last September is no more. Instead, MJS Golf Group LLC will be penalized a little over $2,000 not for violating its permit, but instead not informing the agency — more commonly known as Swiftmud — that its reclaimed water … [Read more...]