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Take a walk on the wild side

Take a walk on the wild side

Tampa, Florida -- Join more than a thousand individuals as they walk in support of finding a cure for MS. 

March 7, the Mid Florida Chapter is inviting people to take a walk on the wild side and become an activist by joining the movement to help find a cure. 

There will be a hermit crab race, food trucks, music, entertainment, and an appearance from the Tampa Bay Storm cheerleaders with walk options for all skill-levels.

Registration is at 5:30 p.m.; the walk begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends around 8:30 p.m.

"You Are What You Eat" seminar set for March 26

"You Are What You Eat" seminar set for March 26

FishHawk, Florida -- Learn everything you need to know about Superfoods at the "You Are What You Eat" seminar later this month! Attendees will get realistic tips from nutritional expert and mom, Susan Alverio, who is a registered licensed dietitian of Brandon Hospital.

Event details are as follows:

  • Tuesday, March 26
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Osprey Club Theatre (limited seating)
  • Healthy refreshments will be served
  • Please call 657-6629 to R.S.V.P.

 

 

 

Mark your calendars now for Movie Nights in March

Mark your calendars now for Movie Nights in March

Tampa, Florida -- Four nights. Four hit movies. For a very good cause.

Coming this March The Shops at Wiregrass will transform into a movie experience like no other. The Center Court lawn will become the comfy seating for their very first Movies on the Lawn series which will be held every Thursday in March, benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Parent University coming to Hillsborough Schools

Parent University coming to Hillsborough Schools

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Parents with kids enrolled in Hillsborough County public schools have a chance to attend a course of their own this weekend. 

According to the public schools superintendent, parents are invited to attend a series of informational sessions designed to support the academic life of children, called Parent University. 

It's scheduled for this Saturday, March 2, from 8 a.m. to noon at Chamberlain High School, 9401 N. Boulevard, Tampa.

Here is more information from the superintendent:

Strawberry Festival begins Thursday, February 28!

Strawberry Festival begins Thursday, February 28!

Plant City, Florida--The 2013 Florida Strawberry Festival is about to kick off with some big names coming to town to entertain fans.

Opening day for the Strawberry Festival is Thursday, February 28, and taking the stage is none other than Chubby Checker. He will perform on the Wish Farms Soundstage at 3:30 p.m., and you can bet he will he will have fans twisting away for a fun afternoon!

Later, Foreigner will take the stage at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are still available for both shows, and organizers say there are also a number of acts performing for free.

Spring Break Mad Science Camp Enrichment Program

Spring Break Mad Science Camp Enrichment Program

Lithia, FL -- If you are looking to enroll your child in a campy for spring break this year, then look no further than the "world's fun science provider" at Fishhawk Ranch, where organizers say your child will have fun, and learn, all at the same time!

Spring Camp Program details are as follows:

McDonald’s engages kids in after school program "TiViTz Tuesdays"

McDonald’s engages kids in after school program "TiViTz Tuesdays"

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Today marks the first "TiViTz Tuesday", an educational event geared towards parents, teachers and kids to be held at local McDonald's restaurants through April.

SAS Games and TiViTz have partnered with owners and operators of Hillsborough County McDonald's restaurants to motivate kids to make the most of their abilities through playing TiViTz, a game based on mathematics and strategy.