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Florida Women Veterans Conference

Friday, April 17, 3 p.m. - Sunday, April 19, 12 p.m.

First ever weekend conference for women vets of all eras. Focusing on empowerment, development, learning and networking in a relaxed beachfront location. Motivational speakers and provider resources. Space is limited. Register now at www.flwvc.org

Location: SandCastle Resort at Lido Beach, Sarasota, FL 34236
Sponsored By: Florida Veterans for Common Sense Fund

Free Gardening Workshop

Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

East Lake Park will host a free gardening workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 18 at the East Lake Park Civic Center, 7217 Kingsbury Circle, Tampa 33610. Learn how to beautify your yard, conserve water with native plants, and attract butterflies and birds. Free drawings for plants, a rain barrel and more. For information, go to www.eastlakewatershed.org, or contact Hal Hart (813) 621-2925; hal.eastlake@gmail.com

Location: 7217 Kingsbury Circle, Tampa, FL
Sponsored By: East Lake Park Homeowners

"THE CASE AGAINST COMMON CORE"

Saturday, April 18, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

4/18/15 FREE EVENT, Dr. Duke Pesta will be presenting "THE CASE AGAINST COMMON CORE" at the Seminole Hts Library at 11:00AM and the Brandon Library at 3:00 pm. Dr. Pesta is a national speaker on the origins and dangers of CC and delivers an energetic and comprehensive case with perspective on the the best ways to push back against this ploy to manipulate the hearts and minds of our children. Dr. Pesta is a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin and the Academic Director of FreedomProject Education. RSVP to Eventbrite.com-Case Against Common Core

Location: Seminole Heights Library, Brandon, FL
Sponsored By: RAEgroup

Somebody Cares Tampa Bay Annual Banquet

Saturday, April 25, 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Join us on April 25th as we come together and help raise funds at the Somebody Cares Tampa Bay Annual Fundraising Gala. Come support an organization that has been helping poverty stricken families, elderly and the hungry for over 18 years in the Greater Tampa Bay area. This year we are honored to have as guest speaker Chief Operating Officer of Pure Flix, Steve Fedyski. Pure Flix Entertainment is a Christian film production company that produces, distributes, acquires and markets Christian and family-friendly films. Pure Flix released “God’s Not Dead” in 2014 and their most recent film, “Do You Believe?”, is set to launch on March 20, 2015. We believe we can do more together than we can apart! Be a part of helping those in need by supporting Somebody Cares Tampa Bay at this year’s fundraiser. Details Saturday, April 25th, 2015 Hilton Westshore Airport 225 N. Lois Avenue Tampa, FL 33607 6:30 Meet & Greet 7:00 p.m. Dinner Semi-Formal RSVP by FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH

Location: 225 N. Lois Avenue, Tampa, FL
Sponsored By: Somebody Cares Tampa Bay

Weeki Wachee's Bridal Showcase

Sunday, April 26, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

First Annual Weeki Wachee Bridal Showcase. If you are a bride-to-be, come enjoy the evening with your wedding party, family and friends. Register for gifts and prizes, attend a bridal fashion show, enjoy food and beverages, and have lots of fun. Wedding and Honeymoon suppliers will be offering their services and products. Weeki Wachee is now a State Park so come see all the wonderful improvements.

Location: 6131 Commercial Way (US 19), Spring Hill, Fl 34606
Sponsored By: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

SEMINOLE ELEMENTARY CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Saturday, May 2, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

We would love to have everyone who has been involved with this school to help us celebrate 100 years of excellence! Please join us on May 2 for a fun afternoon filled with food and entertainment. Visit our Facebook event page to learn more and share any photos you have of Seminole Elementary from the past. Seminole Elementary would like to offer you a chance to be a permanent part of our school. By donating a brick, you can help provide technology items to benefit our students and school. Bricks will be placed on campus in a prominent place to remind students, faculty and visitors of the history and continuing community support Seminole Elementary has enjoyed over the last 100 Years. Customize Your Brick Here

Location: 10950 74TH AVENUE NORTH, SEMINOLE, FLORIDA
Sponsored By: SEMINOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Running For All Children

Saturday, May 9, 7 - 10 a.m.

The 2nd Annual “Running for All Children” 5k, 10k and 1-mile fun run are set for Saturday, May 9, 2015 – the day before Mother’s Day. The race is designed to raise funds for the All Children’s Hospital and promote a healthy lifestyle for people in our community. The proceeds from the race will be turned over to the All Children’s Hospital Guild (www.allkids.org/foundation) which is a volunteer organization that donates their time and resources to the All Children’s Hospital. There will be something for everyone from kids doing a 100 yard dash, a 1 mile fun run for beginners or families, and even certified and chip timed 5K & 10K courses for serious runners. The 10K race starts at 7:00am and the 5K race starts at 7:15 am. The entry fee is $30 for the 5K and 10K races. The 1 mile fun run starts at 9:00am and the entry fee is $20. The free kids dash will be after all the other races finish. The races will take place in downtown Safety Harbor (110 Veterans Memorial Lane Safety Harbor, FL 34695). Anyone interested can register at: http://www.runforallchildren.com/

Location: Safety Harbor Marina 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor, FL
Sponsored By: BCH Mechanical Foundation/ The Mosaic Company