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Council on aging meets next week in downtown Tampa

Council on aging meets next week in downtown Tampa

Tampa, Florida--Issues affecting the elderly will be the main topic of discussion next week as the Hillsborough Council of Aging hosts a public meeting.

It's set for 10 a.m. next Tuesday, August 27  in the County Center in Conference room 250E-A. It should last through 12 p.m.

The County Center is located at 601 East Kennedy Blvd. in Downtown Tampa.

For more information you can contact Mary Ellen Guszkiewicz, Aging Services, at 813-307-3665.

Committee on Status of Women to meet next week

Committee on Status of Women to meet next week

Tampa, Florida--If you are interested in women's issues in Hillsborough County you might want to go to the Commission on the status of women meeting next week.

The Commission, which serves in an advisory capacity on issues affecting women for the board of County Commissioners, will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday August 27 on the 26 floor of County Center in Conference Room B.

The County Center is located at 601 East Kennedy Blvd. in Downtown Tampa.

Thonotosassa Branch Library to temporarily close July 31

Thonotosassa Branch Library to temporarily close July 31

Thonotosassa, Florida -- The Thonotosassa Branch Library will be closed Wednesday, July 31. 

The library, located at 10715 Main Street, is closed because repairs are being maid to the air conditioning system. The library is expected to reopen on Thursday, August 1. 

Tampa skateboarders, all parks are free today!

Tampa skateboarders, all parks are free today!

Tampa, Florida-- Attention all skateboarders in the Tampa Bay area! In honor of "Go Skateboarding Day", City of Tampa officials say admission to all Tampa skateparks will be free!

Head to the skatepark nearest you and get your "grind" on- A list of parks found on the City of Tampa's website is below:

Free Baby Time event being held in Riverview

Free Baby Time event being held in Riverview

Riverview, Florida - Parents and guardians are encouraged to bring their children ages 0-18 months to the Riverview Branch Library on Thursday April, 25 so they can be introduced to early literacy skills as part of a "Baby Time" program.

The children are invited to learn in a bouncy and bond-building 20-minute program. Baby Time's stories, rhymes and songs being offered are intended to encourage language development.

Meeting: Sun City Mobile Home Park water pipeline construction

Meeting: Sun City Mobile Home Park water pipeline construction

Ruskin, Florida -- The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department has scheduled a public meeting on Tuesday, April 23, to discuss a project that connects the Sun City Utilities Water System (Sun City Mobile Home Park) to Hillsborough County's water distribution system.

The mobile home community is located in Ruskin, east of U.S. Highway 41 and south of the Little Manatee River.

Affected residents are currently Hillsborough County water customers and are provided drinking water from two wells, which are showing signs of possible saltwater intrusion.

Learn about zentangle drawing in Ruskin

Learn about zentangle drawing in Ruskin

Ruskin, Florida - Adults and teens are invited to join art instructor Patsy Monk for an interesting evening learning about pattern and repetition in drawing.

Monk is teaching the zentangle course on Monday, April 15 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library which is located at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin.

Registration is required at either the SouthShore Regional Library Information Desk or by calling (813) 273-3652. 

The class is limited to 22 participants.