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Pick Your Own Blueberries

Pick Your Own Blueberries

Lithia, FL -- Pick your own fresh blueberries with your family.

Matt and Laurie Moody of Moody Blues Farm (404 Cloverleaf Dr., Lithia) say blueberry picking is underway at their seven-acre farm.

The Moody's grow six varieties of berries including Winsor, Emerald, Abundance and Jewel.

The farm is open this weekend, April 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Pick your own organic berries for $8/pound, or if you prefer to eat rather than pick, you can purchase berries for $9/pound.

New online library catalog means big changes!

New online library catalog means big changes!

Riverview, Florida  - After nearly a year of preparation, the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative will launch a new online library catalog, Polaris, on April 29.

Officials say the system will enhance the Cooperative's management of library resources, reduce costs, boost productivity, and is expected to improve customer satisfaction.

The migration to the new system begins today, April 8 and is expected to last through April 29.

Polaris will offer the following enhancements and tools for library customers:

Hit the Trails to offer summer running camp

Hit the Trails to offer summer running camp

Lithia, FL -- Keep your kids active and fit this summer with the Hit the Trails Summer Running Camp.

If your child likes to run, camp organizers say their program will help to improve running times and techniques.

Registration is now open for the following camp dates:

June 10 - July 19

  • Monday, Wednesday and Fridays
  • 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • $50 per week

August 5 - 9 and August 12 - 16

FishHawk Ranch Garage Sale

FishHawk Ranch Garage Sale

FishHawk, Florida -- Get ready to lose your unwanted belongings, and get new ones at the FishHawk Ranch Garage Sale.

The "Twilight" Pre-Sale, open to residents only, kicks off on Friday, April 19. It will last from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The full Garage Sale will take place the next day, Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to noon. This part of the sale is open to the public!

Registration began Monday, March 25 at the Osprey Club, but you can also register online at www.FishHawkConnect.com via PayPal.

Hillsborough County’s tap water rates best in the area

Hillsborough County’s tap water rates best in the area

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Fearful of the faucet? Well, there's no need to be if you hail from Hillsborough! 

According to a release sent from county officials today, water from a Hillsborough faucet is some of the finest!

It was tested against competitors in an annual water-tasting contest last Friday, and came out on top in it's region, which includes Citrus, Hernando Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter Counties. 

See all the details from the county below: 

Thorntons opening a store in Riverview

Thorntons opening a store in Riverview

Riverview, Florida - Thorntons is opening a convenience store in Riverview at 9979 Progress Boulevard. The store will open on Thursday, March 28th at 5 a.m.

"Thorntons is excited to continue the expansion in Tampa," Thorntons Chief Operating Officer Tony Harris said, "the community has been very welcoming to the stores that have opened to date and we are happy to offer additional locations to our loyal customers."

Wish Farms U-Pick

Wish Farms U-Pick

Plant City, Florida---Wish Farms is opening up to the public for an annual charity strawberry U-Pick Day to benefit the Redlands Christian Migrant Association.

The two-day event- where you can pick your own berries for just $5- will be held Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 from 9 a.m until 3 p.m.

The fee includes the donation and crate costs.

Food banks that supply their own containers will be allowed to pick for free.