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Back 2 School Supply Drive

The Boys and Girls Club is working with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to get kids what they need to achieve their best this school year. Deputy Jeff Merry says: “We are assisting the children who attend the Wimauma Boys and Girls Club prepare...

Imagine Showcases Creativity

Imagine Showcases Creativity By Kai Rambow   Some of the work on display is simply stunning. Others will boggle your mind: how did someone create that?  Glass sculpture is an American movement, and Imagine showcases the recent history. Even though Imagine...

Sen. Rubio Mobile Office — July 26

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Sun City Center on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Sen. Rubio's staff will be at Sun City Center Old Town Hall from 1 – 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for constituents in the immediate...

Concert Pianist to Give Benefit Recital

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, welcomes concert pianist Haig Yaghoobian for a 3 p.m. classical piano recital Sunday, August 26, 2018, to benefit the new organ fund drive at the church. Mr. Yaghoobian is a native...

Newsies Coming to Manatee PAC

Manatee Performing Arts Center Announces Manatee Players’ Production of the Musical Newsies   Manatee Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce Manatee Players’ production of the musical Newsies, August 9–26, in Stone Hall. The production is being...

Rebel Heart to Perform at Van Wezel Friday Fest

Bursting with energy, Sarasota’s own Rebel Heart continues the Friday Fest fun on August 17! Rebel Heart’s five-piece band shares their love for performing on the Bayside Lawn for a night of powerful and melodic country rock, in addition to a selection of...

Samaritans Alzheimer’s Auxiliary

The GFWC Sun City Center Woman's Club gave a check for $1,000 to Dolores Berens (center) as a donation to the Samaritans Alzheimer's Auxiliary. Pat Bacon (left) and Monica McPhillips (right) represented the Woman's Club. This donation will help Sun City...

Punching out Parkinsons

Punching out Parkinsons

By Diane M. Loeffler   Perhaps the most upbeat and invigorating place to be at 1 p.m. on Thursdays is the theater room in Sun Towers. As you walk in the room for this once a week class, instructor Eric Allen, assistant instructor Sandra Riano and volunteer...

SCC Cafe Goes Exotic… and People Love it!

SCC Cafe Goes Exotic… and People Love it!

Café Goes Exotic and People Love It By Kai Rambow “You are going to have some of this great food, aren’t you,” queried one enthusiastic diner at a recent café event. The event?  An Indian buffet complete with dessert. Residents were so delighted with the...

Finding Harmony

Finding Harmony

Finding Harmony By E. Adam Porter Editor in Chief, News of Sun City Center   If all goes according to plan, by the time you read this, I will be down island, lounging with my toes in the sand and a cool drink in my hand, enjoying the first day of our annual family...

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Storms and Stories

Storms and Stories

Storms and Stories By E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief   As a writer, you tend to collect stories. As I’ve grown older, I’ve found those stories can take on a life of their own. They expand and shift in memory, some details blur, while others sharpen with time. Groups...

Milestones and Memorials

Milestones and Memorials

  Milestones and Memorials By E. Adam Porter, Editor in Chief   Here we are in the merry month of May. Can you believe it? The calendar says we’re approaching the heart of spring, even though many of our friends in cooler climes just retired the snow shovel. Outside...

Imagine Showcases Creativity

Imagine Showcases Creativity

Imagine Showcases Creativity By Kai Rambow   Some of the work on display is simply stunning. Others will boggle your mind: how did someone create that?  Glass sculpture is an American movement, and Imagine showcases the recent history. Even though Imagine...

Gorgeous Orchid Show at Selby Gardens

Gorgeous Orchid Show at Selby Gardens

By Kai Rambow   An explosion of color from over 25 varieties awaits you at The Orchid Show at Selby Gardens.  Created around the theme of the four elements of nature: earth, air, fire and water, Selby Gardens once again showcases orchids in an intriguing...