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Hillsborough elementary school students to compete in Science Olympics

Hillsborough elementary school students to compete in Science Olympics

Tampa, FL-- Let's wish Hillsborough County's's science smarties 'good luck' as they compete in the Elementary Science Olympics semi-finals at MOSI today.

Students from more than 140 schools competed in school-level competitions to determine their grade level representatives, and those winners have since been entered into today's semi-finals. 

The events include kindergarten towers, first grade aqua foil boats, second grade paper airplanes, third grade balloon racers, fourth grade marshmallow flyers, and fifth grade marble coasters.  

Veterans Day Event at Park Square

Veterans Day Event at Park Square

Lithia, FL-- On Saturday, Nov. 10, FishHawk residents are invited to attend a FREE Veteran's Day Event in Park Square.

It's scheduled to take place from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and will feature New Directions Orchestra and Chorus, as well as guest speakers from past wars: WW II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War and current conflicts.

Residents will also have the opportunity to sign a memorial banner listing names of Veterans who have served.

Fall Festival at R&R Ranch

Fall Festival at R&R Ranch

Lithia, Florida -- Fall Festival is fun for all ages.  Enjoy pony rides, petting zoo, hay rides, pony/donkey drawn cart rides and bounce houses for just $10/child, $2/adults who wish to join in the fun.

There will also be a pumpkin decorating, face painting, and conecssions.  Part of the proceeds will be donated to the R&R Ranch Scholarship fund.

All the fun takes place on October 27, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

R&R Ranch is located at 9805 Bryant Rd.

Go "Shopping for a Cause" at Bobbie Rose Boutique

Go "Shopping for a Cause" at Bobbie Rose Boutique

Tampa, FL-- The Bobbie Rose Boutique in New Tampa invites you to go "Shopping for a Cause" in support of Domestic Violence Month.

They ask you to "Show support and buy purple", and 100% goes to The Spring. You may also make a donation. There will be purple decorated cupcakes & drinks for enjoyment during the event. 

The event begins Saturday, october 27 at noon, and will last through 6 p.m.

The Bobbie Rose Boutique is located at 1836 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., right acorss from The Shoppes at Wiregrass in Wesley Chapel.

Flapjack Festival Pageant and Miss Central Pasco Pageant

Flapjack Festival Pageant and Miss Central Pasco Pageant

Pasco County, FL-- This coming Saturday, October 20, 2012, the Center for the Arts at Wesley Chapel will host two Pasco County pageants, the Flapjack Festival Pageant, and the Miss Central Pasco Pageant. 

The Flapjack Festival Pageant, which involves kids ages six months through 12 years, kicks off at noon. There is a  $50 registration fee for participants. Those wishing to attend an purchase tickets for $7 beforehand, or for $10 at the door. 

Nominations open: 2013 Hillsborough County Women’s Hall of Fame

Nominations open: 2013 Hillsborough County Women’s Hall of Fame

Tampa, FL-- Know of a Hillsborough Country woman worthy of being inducted into a Hall of Fame? Well now is your chance to submit your nomination.

The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women will select up to three outstanding women to induct into the 2013 Class of the Hillsborough County Women’s Hall of Fame, and they are accepting nominations now through November 16.

Old Fashioned Charity Pancake Breakfast

Old Fashioned Charity Pancake Breakfast

Lithia, Florida -- Before the Fishhawk Ranch Pumpkin Festival, stop by the Pancake Charity Breakfast, on October 20, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Proceeds will go to Feeding America Tampa Bay & Friends of Fishhawk. 

There will be an adult and child sized portion offered.