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Boat ramp closed due to regattas

Boat ramp closed due to regattas

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The Harney Boat Ramp,  at 7115 N. U.S. Highway 301 N. in Tampa, will be closed during several time in March and April due to regattas.

The Harney Boat Ramp will be closed on the following Saturdays.

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. 

Tai Chi at the library

Tai Chi at the library

Tampa, Florida -- If you are in search of a little rest and relaxation, consider heading to the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library to learn Tai Chi.

The class for adults will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 1:30 p.m. -2:30 p.m., in the Community Room.

Tai Chi is said to reduce stress while increasing stamina.

WOB and Westchase Runners Club!

WOB and Westchase Runners Club!

Tampa, Florida -- Combine your love of running with your favorite beer and make new friends!

The Westchase Runners Club meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the World of Beer Westchase.

The run starts at 6:30 p.m. and is open to all levels of runners. At the end, you are rewarded with 1/2 off beer at WOB, complimentary pasta and great conversation with other runners.

Click: WOB Westchase Running Club

New program at FRTC

New program at FRTC

FishHawk, Florida -- Time to get out and exercise, meet your neighbors and get in a clinic or league at the FishHawk Ranch Tennis Club!

There's a new program being offered by Tennis Connection for juniors: Kids ages 3-16 years from beginning to advanced levels are welcomed during week and weekend classes.  

But that's not all! Private classes are available featuring USPTA certified tennis professionals and adult tennis programs are available also. 

Don't miss the fun at FishHawk Ranch Tennis Club, located at 15921 Courtside View Drive.

Sign up now for 16th Annual Road Race

Sign up now for 16th Annual Road Race

FishHawk, Florida -- The 16th Annual Road Race at Park Square comes to FishHawk Ranch on Saturday, March 9.

Schedule:

  • Kids Race Starts: 5 p.m.
  • 5K Starts: 5:30 p.m.

Registration Fees:

  • 5K: $25 early, $30 day-of-race
  • Kids Race: $15
  • Race shirts guaranteed for first 500 adults and 100 kids.
  • Race Packets available for pickup Friday, March 8, from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Hit The Trails (13433 FishHawk Blvd).

Awards:

Boy Scouts of America FishHawk Troop

Boy Scouts of America FishHawk Troop

FishHawk, Florida -- Are you a middle or high school youth interested in camping, hiking, and fishing? How about making friends, learning new skills, developing leadership abilities, or just having fun? If the answer is yes, Boy Scout Troop 628 is for you!

BSA is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. It offers opportunities for young people to build character, encourage active citizenship, and grow in a healthy, rewarding environment. Scout leaders combine educational activities and lifelong values with fun.