Slug News - Week 16 - Things for You to Do

Week 16 of 2022 - April 11 through April 17 - Things for you to do in Tampa, St. Pete, Ocala, Brooksville, Wesley Chapel, New Port Richey, Clearwater, and more. Covering the following counties in the State of Florida: Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sumter.

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Monday

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Citrus
Hernando
1.  Hernando County Fair 2022/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street/Brooksville. LINK    
Hillsborough
Lake
1.  The Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452/Eustis. LINK  
Marion
Pasco
1.   Gone Juicing/New Location/10:00 am - 3:00 pm/Delivery is also offered. LINK
2.   Summer Camp/Monday-Friday/Ages 5-13/Online Registration only. LINK
Pinellas
Sumter
1.   Monday Night Car Show/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Tesla Club of The Villages/5 pm to 8 pm. LINK
2.  The Rundown Band/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm.  LINK
3.  Billy Buchanan and His Rock N’ Soul Revue/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
4.  Latin Ambition/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
5.  Terry Fator/The Sharon/1051 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm and 8 pm. LINK 
 
Tuesday

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Citrus
Hernando
1.  Hernando County Fair 2022/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street/Brooksville. LINK      
Hillsborough
1.   Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park/Ages 3-7/10:45-11:15 am/Splash Pad. LINK
2.  Glazer Children's Museum/Team up with Tampa Bay Ray's/explore the fundamentals of baseball. LINK
Lake
1.  Toddlers of Lake County Easter Egg Hunt/Ferran Park/250 Ferran Park Drive/Eustis/8 am to 5 pm. LINK
2. The Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452/Eustis. LINK 
Marion
Pasco
1.   Caregiver Connections/1:30-2:30 pm/reducing members' feelings/resources needed. LINK
Pinellas
1.    Dance Class/7:00 pm-7:50 pm/Rumba-Cha-Cha-Swing Class/All levels welcome.  LINK
2.   Cooking Classes/Local Bar and Restaurant/ClassPop Chef/Learn how to cook Pasta/ LINK
3.   Ukulele Lessons/Safety Harbor Library/7-8:00 pm/Family Friendly program.  LINK
4.   Opera Company/5:30-6:00 pm/Music on the staircase.  LINK
Sumter
1.  Cece Teneal and Soul Kamotion/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
2.  Johnny Wild and The Delights/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
3.  Slickwood/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
4.  Improbable Ascent/The Sharon/1051 Main Street/The Villages/7 pm. LINK
5.  The B’s Knees/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard/The Villages/7 pm. LINK
 
Wednesday

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Citrus
Hernando
1.  Hernando County Fair 2022/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street/Brooksville. LINK      
Hillsborough
1.  Pepin's Hospitality Centre/ Job Fair/ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm/ Top Employers. LINK
2.  Florida State Fairgrounds/Learn about turn-of-the-century life.  LINK
Lake
1.  The Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452/Eustis. LINK    
Marion
Pasco
1.  Frankie's Raw Bar/5:30 pm - 7:30 pm/Meet Shannon Wittwer/Running for Pasco County Commissioner.  LINK
Pinellas
Sumter
1.   Steve Hogie Band/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
2.  John Dixon Band/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
3.  The Hooligans/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
4.  Little Anthony/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard/The Villages/7 pm. LINK 
    
Thursday

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Citrus
Hernando
1.   Hernando County Fair 2022/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street/Brooksville. LINK   
Hillsborough
1.   4H Chemistry/ Carrollwood Village Park/Ages 6-12/Explore the world of Chemistry. LINK
Lake
1.  The Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452/Eustis. LINK     
Marion
Pasco
Pinellas
Sumter
1.   Ampli-Fires/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
2.  MPIRE/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
3.  Spazmatics/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
4.  Illusionist Rick Thomas/The Sharon/1051 Main Street/The Villages/7 pm. LINK
5.  Little Anthony/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard/The Villages/7 pm. LINK  

Friday

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Citrus
1.   Nature Coast Mustangs Club Friday Night Cruise-in/Arby’s/490 North Suncoast Boulevard/Crystal River/6 pm to 8 pm/All cars welcome. LINK  
Hernando
1.  Brooksville Bites Night/13 South Brooksville Avenue/Brooksville/6 pm to 9pm. LINK
2.  Stage West Presents Four Old Broads/Stage West Playhouse/8390 Forest Oaks Boulevard/7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. LINK
3.  Hernando County Fair 2022/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street/Brooksville. LINK 
Hillsborough
1.   Skippers Smokehouse/Eric Lindell/8:00 pm/Blue and Roots-Rock. LINK
2.  Bon Jovi/Concert/Amalie Arena/8:00 pm.  LINK
Lake
1.   2022 Spring Fling and Car Show/Lake Eustis Christian Church/315 East Orange Avenue/Eustis/5pm to 8 pm. LINK
2.  The Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452/Eustis. LINK 
Marion
Pasco
1.  The 2022 Pasco Golf Marathon/Groves Golf and Country Club/7924 Melogold Circle/Land O’Lakes/7:30 am  LINK      
Pinellas
1.   Downtown Market/ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm/Open Air Fresh Market/ 60+ Vendors/Live music.  LINK
Sumter
1.  Friday Night Car Show/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages Mustang Club/5 pm to 8 pm. LINK
2.  Crossfire/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
3.  Blonde Ambition/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm.  LINK
4.  Anita Drink Band/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK 
5.  Evolution: Motown/The Savannah Center/1545 North Buena Vista Boulevard/The Villages on April 15/4 pm and 7 pm. LINK

Saturday

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Citrus
1.   A Free Kids’ Scavenger Hunt/The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum/1 Courthouse Square/Inverness/three hunts at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm/free event/pre-register by April 13/each team of four needs a smart phone or tablet. LINK
2.  Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church Community Easter Egg Hunt/ Seven Rivers Warrior Park/4878 West Southern/ Lecanto/10 am. LINK
3.  Connection Church of God Easter Eggstravaganza/Floral City Park/9051–9059 South Florida Avenue/Floral City/10 am. LINK
4.  First Baptist Church Homosassa Easter Egg Hunt/10540 West Yulee Drive/Homosassa/10 am to 12 pm. LINK
5.  Spring Egg-stravaganza at Wildlife Park/Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park/4150 South Suncoast Boulevard/Homosassa/8 am to 12 pm. LINK      
Hernando
1.  The Spring Hill Easter Egg/Crosspoint Church/2440 Anderson Snow Road/Spring Hill/9:30 am to 12 pm. LINK 
2.  Family Fun Fest/First Baptist Church Ridge Manor/34132 Ridge Manor Boulevard/Ridge Manor/11 am to 2 pm. LINK
3.  Great Life Church Kids Life Spring Fest/Great Life Church/14494 Cortez Boulevard/Spring Hill/10 am to 2 pm. LINK
4.  Stage West Presents Four Old Broads/Stage West Playhouse/8390 Forest Oaks Boulevard/2 pm to 4 pm. LINK
5.  Hernando County Fair 2022/Hernando County Fairgrounds/6436 Broad Street/Brooksville. LINK 
Hillsborough
1.   Eggstravaganza/ 10:00 am-1:00 pm/ Inflatables, escape room game, 1,000 eggs. LINK
2   Museum of Science and Industry/ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm/ Promote Economic Empowerment.  LINK
3.  Fun Family Activities/Easter Walk/2:00 pm - 4:00 pm/ Easter Walk, pictures, Snocones. LINK
Lake
1.  The Lake County Fair/Lake County Fairgrounds/2101 County Road 452/Eustis. LINK    
Marion
1.   Eighth Annual Brick City Beer and Wine Festival/Citizens’ Circle/151 Southeast Osceola Avenue/Ocala/2 pm to 8 pm. LINK
2.  The Spring Hot Cars and Cool Cats Car and Motorcycle Show/David and Sue Nassivera’s/2250 Northeast 70th Street/Ocala/10 am to 3 pm. LINK
3.  Ocala Farm Market/Ocala Downtown Market Restaurant/310 Southeast 3rd Street and Southeast 3rd  Avenue/Ocala/9 am to 2 pm. LINK
4.  First Annual Autism Awareness Car and Truck Show/World Equestrian Center Ocala/1390 Northwest 80th Avenue/Ocala/10 am to 2 pm. LINK 
Pasco
1.   Glow in the dark/ Egg Hunt/Safety Town/5:30-9:00 pm/ Food, Treats, Beer, Wine, Raffles.  LINK
2.  Main Street Market/Zephyrhills/9:00 am to 2:00 pm/ local vendors/Arts, Crafts, and food vendors.  LINK
Pinellas
1.   Bike Tour/9:00am-2:00pm/discover landmarks/learn about Dunedin History/watch for wildlife. LINK
Sumter
1.  The Farmer’s Market/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/9 am to 2 pm. LINK
2.  Paisley Craze/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
3.  Second Slice/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
4.  Scooter The DJ/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
5.  Arts and Crafts Show/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/10 am to 5 pm. LINK
6.  April 2022 Cruise In/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/4 pm to 9 pm. LINK 
 
Sunday

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Citrus
Hernando
1.  Stage West Presents Four Old Broads/Stage West Playhouse/8390 Forest Oaks Boulevard/2 pm to 4 pm. LINK     
Hillsborough
1.  New Tampa/Air Adventure Park/Blue Star Families/Adults purchase tickets if jumping.  LINK
Lake
Pasco
1.   Easter Brunch/Land O Lakes/11:00 am - 3:00 pm/Breakfast and Lunch/all-you-can-eat/ full liquor bar. LINK
Pinellas
Sumter
1.  Smokin Torpedoes/Spanish Springs Town Square/1120 Main Street/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
2.  Dance Express/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/1000 Lake Sumter Landing/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
3.  Earthbeat/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/5 pm to 9 pm. LINK
4.  Arts and Crafts Show/Brownwood Paddock Square/2705 West Torch Lake Drive/The Villages/10 am to 5 pm. LINK

Public Service Announcements

Citrus
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Hernando
  • Stage West Playhouse is offering three Theatrical Arts and one Vocal Scholarship/visit the Stage West website to download the application/applications must be submitted by April 15.  LINK
Hillsborough
  • Men in Kilts/Lutz/Exterior Cleaning/813-825-2025. LINK 
Pinellas
  • First Priority’s Annual Luncheon/Bayou Country Club/7979 Bayou Club Boulevard/Largo/April 28/11:30 am to 1:15 pm. LINK 

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