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Golfing for a Dream Tournament

Golfing for a Dream Tournament

Valrico, FL -- Now's the time to register for the Golfing for a Dream Tournament. It will be held next month at Bloomingdale Golfers Club in Valrico. Paralympic Sport Tampa Bay is hosting the annual golf tournament as a fundraiser.


Registration fee for this four-person scramble tournament is $75 per person and includes greens fee, cart, range balls, golfer gift pack, tournament banquet and awards. Registration is limited to 100 golfers.


Trophies will be presented to the top three teams. Awards will be given to the following categories: Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, Putting Contest, Hole-In-One Contest.

Protect your identity

Protect your identity

Plant City, FL -- Millions of Americans have their identity stolen each year.


It's a growing problem but there are things you can do to make sure it doesn't happen to you.


Regions Bank is sponsoring How to Protect Your Identity an identity theft seminar on Tuesday, March 1.

Special days and discounts at Strawberry Festival!

Special days and discounts at Strawberry Festival!

Plant City, FL -- Special days and discounts will give patrons a great opportunity to taste the many flavors of fun at the 2011 Florida Strawberry Festival. From Senior Citizens' Days to Ride-A-Thons, there are ways for everyone to enjoy this year's Festival.

Advance discount tickets are on sale for $2 off the regular adult (13 and up) gate admission price of $10 and $1 off the youth (ages 6-12) gate admission price at participating Sweetbay Supermarkets. Children 5 and under are admitted free with a paid adult. 

Through March 13, consumers can save on their Florida Strawberry Festival gate admission by getting their tickets at participating Sweetbay Supermarkets in Alachua, Charlotte, Citrus, Desoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota and Sumter counties.

Through March 2, advance discount gate admission tickets can also be purchased through the festival ticket office, Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., at 2209 W. Oak Ave in Plant City. 

Strawberry Festival Announces Lady Antebellum Concert Sellout

Strawberry Festival Announces Lady Antebellum Concert Sellout

Plant City, FL -- The Florida Strawberry Festival is proud to announce that the Lady Antebellum concert has officially sold out.


The Grammy Award Winning Artist, Lady Antebellum concert is scheduled for Sunday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. on the Wish Farm Soundstage. While all tickets for the concert have been sold, there are a limited number of FREE seats, with paid admission, available in the Direct Auto Insurance Free Grandstands


The Festival will have 24 headline entertainers appearing on the Wish Farm Soundstage during all eleven days of the 2011 Strawberry Festival. Tickets are still available for all other concerts.

Local artists featured at Artapalooza

Local artists featured at Artapalooza

Tampa, FL -- North Tampa Art League artists John Henne, Steve Sperry and Lloyd Johnson invite you to Artapalooza, an art show featuring their work for the entire month of March.

Bamboozle will host a reception for the artists at the Café on Tuesday, March 1 from 6:00 p.m. until closing.

The public is invited. Bamboozle Café is located at 516 N. Tampa St.

Come in and meet the artists, enjoy their art and try the unique oriental cuisine.

For more information call Lloyd Johnson at (813)973-0329.

Downtown Tampa gets ready for Gasparilla Arts Festival

Downtown Tampa gets ready for Gasparilla Arts Festival

Tampa, FL -- One of Tampa's largest art festivals starts the first weekend in March at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Downtown Tampa.

The Gasparilla Festival of the Arts will feature hundreds of Painters, Artisans, Photographers, Sculptors and Jewelers from around the world displaying  their work March 5 and 6.

The first show began in 1971 and featured 130 artists. In 2005, with 300 Exhibitors, the festival attracted more than 300,000 Art Enthusiasts, making it one of the largest Art Shows in the Southeast.

Senior art class

Senior art class

Valrico, Florida -- A youth art class at the local YMCA was so successful that it recently created significant interest from the Silver Sneakers program for senior Y members.

Classes will be taught by Minnette Webster, who also leads the youth instruction, beginning Thursday, March 17, 2011, from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The class will then meet the second and third Friday of the month, covering a variety of art genres.

The Cambo Family YMCA is located at 3414 Culbreath Rd in Valrico.