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Free puppet show in Riverview

Free puppet show in Riverview

Riverview, Florida -- A free puppet show is being held in Riverview on Wednesday, July 6 titled "The Rabbit and the Moon".

Organizers say Rabbit has a dream to ride the moon in the night sky, but is having some difficulty getting there.

The Native American Cree tale teaches the value of friendship and following one's dreams, through puppets, masks and dance.

The show is for children from ages 3 and up and is being held in the Community Room at 3:30 p.m. at the Riverview Branch Library which is located at 10509 Riverview Drive in Riverview.

Rob K Band performs at Park Square

Rob K Band performs at Park Square

Fish Hawk, FL -- Friday, July 1, Rob K. Band will perform at Park Square as part of FishHawk Ranch's Summer Concert for a Cause series.

The Summer Concerts for a Cause is a great way to connect with neighbors and friends while hanging out on the grassy area in front of the stage. 

Bring your coolers, blankets, and lawn chairs to jam out to Rob K. Band's energetic and fun Party Rock. The band covers music from the 70s, 80s, 90s and even current hits.

Also, don't forget to bring your non-perishable food items to donate to Feeding America Tampa Bay!

 

Flash mob breaks out at Busch Gardens in Tampa

Tampa, FL -- After a girl spills her tray of food on the Zagora Café patio, some dancing custodial workers show up and dance to parodies of many different hit songs.

You never know when or where a flash mob will break out at Busch Gardens.

All summer they'll be performed in the park, providing unexpected experiences for guests.

Video shot by Anthony Armenia.

Deadline approaching to enter ULTIMATE Opening Act contest

Deadline approaching to enter ULTIMATE Opening Act contest

Tampa, FL -- The deadline to enter The Ritz Ybor's 2nd Annual ULTIMATE Opening Act contest is fast approaching.

Musicians have until July 1 to enter.

The contest's grand prize winner will get to open for a national act, studio recording time plus $500.

Anyone interested should email bands@theritzybor.com.

Super 8: The IMAX Experience

Super 8: The IMAX Experience

Tampa, FL -- Get ready for the sci-fi coming of age thriller of the summer when the highly-anticipated Super 8 opens at MOSI's IMAX Dome Theatre June 25.

In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a Super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident.

Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.

Super 8 is an Amblin Entertainment/Bad Robot production, directed by Abrams from his original script and produced by Steven Spielberg, Abrams and Bryan Burk.

Wacky wizardry planned at Ruskin library

Wacky wizardry planned at Ruskin library

Ruskin, Florida -- A wacky kitchen wizardry event is planned for kids on Monday, June 27 at the SouthShore Regional Library at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin at 7 p.m.

The event is free and is for children who are in kindergarten up to the 5th grade.

Organizers say a goofy professor will create a variety of magic concoctions with items commonly found in the kitchen. Kids will be entertained while being introduced to science as things bubble, fizz and bounce.

Everclear performs at Hard Rock Cafe

Everclear performs at Hard Rock Cafe

Tampa, FL -- Everclear frontman Art Alexakis took the stage amidst crowd applause as he belted out a string of the band’s infectious melodies and chart-topping hits during a concert at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa on June 23, 2011.

The concert was held in conjunction with the iconic brand’s “40 Days That Rock” celebration.

What did you think of the concert? Tell us below.