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John Legend lecture, other special events planned during USF Week

John Legend lecture, other special events planned during USF Week

Tampa, Florida-- The University of South Florida will hold a series of events to rally Bull pride during USF Week, starting Monday, April 8 through Saturday, April 13.  Included is a lecture by nine-time Grammy Award winner John Legend, as well as the assembly of a USF time capsule.

USF dean chosen for key marine sciences leadership position

USF dean chosen for key marine sciences leadership position

Tampa, Florida -- The University of South Florida and one of its leaders in environmental sciences are ensured to have a voice internationally in shaping the future of ocean research, technology, and educational programs for years to come.

Tickets still available for Hillsborough Women's Hall of Fame luncheon

Tickets still available for Hillsborough Women's Hall of Fame luncheon

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony is set to take place on Thursday, March 28, and organizers say tickets for the exciting event are still available for purchase. 

The luncheon, which will honor three remarkable women, will be held at the Tampa Convention Center, 333 S. Franklin St. in Tampa from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New Sculpture welcomes visitors to Tampa

New Sculpture welcomes visitors to Tampa

At the intersection of Kennedy and Memorial Highway, the city of Tampa, in cooperation with Westshore Alliance, have erected a new sculpture named, "Kinetic Ring." 

Local artist Catherine Woods designed the 24 foot sculpture to reflect the flavor of Westshore: colorful, lively and active. Westshore's "on-the-move" vibe was captured in the sculpture through the dynamic 'pinwheel' framework which holds four c-shaped panels of laminated and tempered colored glass.

Apollo Beach senior citizen trip to see manatees

Apollo Beach senior citizen trip to see manatees

Apollo Beach, Florida -- Hillsborough County is offering a variety of programs for seniors with the of keeping them active, healthy, social and engaged in their community.

As a part of this initiative, the Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department is holding a monthly field trip for seniors.

February's field trip takes place on Wednesday, February 20 at the Manatee viewing Center in Apollo Beach. 

Celebrity chef dinner Feb. 15

Celebrity chef dinner Feb. 15

Plant City, Florida -- Follow your nose to Plant City on Feb. 15 where some of the best chef's will be cooking up a storm at the annual United Food Bank of Plant City fundraiser.