Slug News - Week 18 - Things for You to Do

Week 18 of 2022 - April 25 through May 1 - 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
Hillsborough
 1. Tampa/USF Art Exhibition/10:00 am/USF Art Museum/LINK
Lake
Marion
Pasco
Pinellas
 1. St. Petersburg/Poetry Month/7:00 pm/Tombolo/LINK
Sumter
  1. The Villages/Billy Buchanan and His Rock N’ Soul Revue/5 pm to 9 pm/Spanish Springs Town Square/LINK
  2. The Villages/Uncle Bob’s Rock Shop/5 pm to 9 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
  3. The Villages/Chasing Amy/5 pm to 9 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK
  4. The Villages/Ballroom with a Twist/7 pm/The Sharon/LINK
  5. The Villages/The Rocketman Show/4 pm and 7 pm/The Savannah Center/LINK
Tuesday

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Citrus
Hernando
Hillsborough
Lake
Marion
  1. Ocala/Harlem Globetrotters/7 pm/West Port High School/LINK
Pasco
  1. Port Richey/Taco Tuesday/11:00 am/EliteCare Health Center/LINK                                                                             
Pinellas
Sumter
  1. The Villages/Slickwood/5 pm to 9 pm/Spanish Springs Town Square/LINK
  2. The Villages/Southbound/5 pm to 9 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
  3. The Villages/Blonde Ambition/5 pm to 9 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK
  4. The Villages/The Grass Roots/4 pm and 7 pm/The Savannah Center/LINK 
Wednesday

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Citrus
Hernando
Hillsborough
Lake
Marion
Pasco
  1. Dade City/Summer Camp/9:00 am/UF/IFAS Office/LINK
Pinellas
Sumter
  1. The Villages/Trip 19/5 pm to 9 pm/Spanish Springs Town Square/LINK
  2. The Villages/Bobby Blackmon and B3 Band/5 pm to 9 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
  3. The Villages/Second Slice/5 pm to 9 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK
  4. The Villages/Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits/4 pm and 7 pm/The Savannah Center/LINK
Thursday

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Citrus
Hernando
Hillsborough
  1. Tampa/Harry Potter Trivia/7:00 pm/Sommelier Hideaway/LINK
  2. Tampa/Soul Train/9:00 pm/Whiskey North/LINK
Marion
Pasco
1. Wesley Chapel/John Valby/8:30 pm/Side Splitters/LINK
Pinellas
Sumter
  1. The Villages/Paradise/5 pm to 9 pm/Spanish Springs Town Square/LINK 
  2. The Villages/Scooter The DJ/5 pm to 9 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
  3. The Villages/Justin Heet Band/5 pm to 9 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK 
 
Friday

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Citrus
Hernando
  1. Brooksville/Diamond Rio/5 pm/Whitehead Farms/LINK
Hillsborough
  1. Tampa/Vintage Market/10:00 am/Florida State Fairgrounds/LINK    
  2. Tampa/Paint Party/3:00 pm/Whisky North/LINK
  3. Tampa/Ladies Night Out/8:00 pm/Jerkhut/LINK
Lake
  1. Tavares/Fire and Ice Tournament/8 am/Big House Complex/LINK
Marion
  1. Ocala/Assisted Living The Musical/7:30 pm/The Reilly Arts Center/LINK
  2. Ocala/The Marion County Market Fridays/9 am to 2 pm/McPherson Field/LINK   
Pasco
Pinellas
Sumter
  1. The Villages/The Hooligan's/5 pm to 9 pm/Spanish Springs Town Square/LINK
  2. The Villages/Big Chief/5 pm to 9 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
  3. The Villages/Johnny Wild and The Delights/5 pm to 9 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK
  4. The Villages/Absolute Queen/4 pm and 7 pm/The Savannah Center/LINK
  5. The Villages/Friday Night Car Show/5 pm to 8 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
Saturday

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Citrus
  1. Crystal River/The Citrus County Cruiser's Cruise-In/5 pm to 7:30 pm/Wendy's/LINK
  2. Homosassa/The Dave Shepard Band/11 am to 4 pm/Crystal Harley Davidson/LINK
  3. Inglis/Autism Awareness Car and Truck Show/10 am to 4 pm/The Crossroads at Historic Lebanon Station/LINK
  4. Inverness/Willams and Ree Musical Comedy/6 pm to 7:30 pm/ Valerie Theater/LINK
  5. Inverness/The Second Annual Casa Brew Fest/4 pm to 8 pm/Nine State Brewery/LINK
Hernando
  1. Spring Hill/Farmtastic Blueberry Event/9 am to 5 pm/Green Acres Farm/LINK
  2. Brooksville/Yard Sale/10 am to 3 pm/The Brooksville Train Depot Museum/LINK
  3. Brooksville/Refuge Car Show/12 pm/Hillside Community Baptist Church/LINK
Hillsborough
  1. Seffner/House Plants/10:00 am/Kerby Nursery/LINK
  2. Citrus Park/Cooking Class/6:30 pm/Publix/LINK
  3. Tampa/Caribbean Carnival/12:00 pm/Downtown Tampa/LINK
  4. Temple Terrace/Craft Brew Fest/4:00 pm/Woodmont Park/LINK
  5. Odessa/Stand-Up Comedy/8:00 pm/Bru Growler Bar/LINK
Lake 
  1. Tavares/Fire and Ice Tournament/8 am/Big House Complex/LINK
  2. Clermont/Advent Health Clermont U-Run U-Pick Blueberry 5K/7 am/Southern Hill Farm/LINK
Marion
  1. Ocala/International Jazz Day Celebration/7:30 pm/Marion Theater/LINK
  2. Ocala/The Annual Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Festival/7:30 am to 1:30 pm/War Horse Harley Davidson/LINK
  3. Ocala/The Ocala Shrine Gun Show/9 am to 5 pm/Ocala Shrine Club/LINK
  4. Ocala/Pinwheels for Prevention Family Fun Drive-in Park and Play/10 am to 1 pm/College of Central Florida/LINK 
Pasco
  1. Trinity/Kids Grid League/10:00 am/Sports Clubhouse/LINK
  2. Lutz/Kids Day/12:00 pm/Full Life Chiropractic/LINK
  3. Zephyrhills/Dragon Head/8:00 am/Sky Dive City/LINK
  4. New Port Richey/Poker Run/9:00 am/Widow Fletcher/LINK
Pinellas
  1. Tarpon Spring/Frogs/10:30 am/Brooker Creek/LINK
St. Petersburg/Nature Hike/9:00 am/Weedon Island/LINK
Sumter
  1. The Villages/Steelhorse/5 pm to 9 pm/Spanish Springs Town Square/LINK
  2. The Villages/Rocky and The Rollers/5 pm to 9 pm/Lake Sumter Landing Market Square/LINK 
  3. The Villages/Crossfire/5 pm to 9 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK
  4. The Villages/Farmers Market/9 am to 2 pm/Brownwood Paddock Square/LINK  
Sunday

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Citrus
  1. Homosassa/JoJo and The Jenerators/11 am to 3 pm/Crystal Harley Davidson/LINK 
Hernando
  1. Spring Hill/Farmtastic Blueberry Event/9 am to 5 pm/Green Acres Farm/LINK
  2. Spring Hill/Earth Day Plant Sale and More Bazaar/10 am to 3 pm/LINK
Hillsborough
Lake
  1. Tavares/Fire and Ice Tournament/8 am/Big House Complex/LINK
  2. Clermont/Swiss Pro Slalom/7:30 am/Swiss Waterski Resort/LINK  
Marion
Pasco
Pinellas
Sumter

Online Events
 
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Tampa Bay WBC Virtual Networking
Wed Apr 27 2022 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Deep Connection Games Online - Come Make New Friends And Talk About Love
Friday, April 29, 2022
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT


Garage Sales - Obtained from various public websites
 
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Where: 9305 Woodland Ridge Dr, Temple Terrace, FL, 33637
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 - Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 2441 Crestview Rd, Wimauma, FL, 33598
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 - Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 3606 Oak Bark Ln, Brandon, FL, 33511
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Friday, May 6, 2022

Where: 11148 Bridgecreek Dr, Riverview, FL, 33569
When: Monday, Apr 25, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 15428 Lakeshore Villa St, Tampa, FL, 33613
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 21903 Shamu Dr, Land O Lakes, FL, 34639
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 12007 Old Lakeland Hwy, Dade City, FL, 33525
When: Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 Friday, Apr 29, 2022

Where: 12007 Old Lakeland Hwy, Dade City, FL, 33525
When: Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 Friday, Apr 29, 2022

Where: 615 Cummings St E, Lake Alfred, FL, 33850
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 1867 Vamo Dr, Sarasota, FL, 34231
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Sunday, May 1, 2022

Where: 1304 Dinsmore St, North Port, FL, 34288
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Sunday, May 1, 2022

Where: 1120 Highgate Blvd, Winter Garden, FL, 34787
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

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Where: 621 Tarpon Way, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: Northland Rd, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 13750 E Hwy 25, Ocklawaha, FL, 32179
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Sunday, May 1, 2022

Where: 2226 NE 140th St, Citra, FL, 32113
When: Sunday, Apr 24, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 13750 E Hwy 25, Ocklawaha, FL, 32179
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Sunday, May 1, 2022

Where: Northland Rd, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 29000 Shirley Shores Rd, Tavares, FL, 32778
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: Northland Rd, Mount Dora, FL, 32757
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 29000 Shirley Shores Rd, Tavares, FL, 32778
When: Friday, Apr 29, 2022 Saturday, Apr 30, 2022

Where: 12007 Old Lakeland Hwy, Dade City, FL, 33525
When: Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 Friday, Apr 29, 2022
  
Public Service Announcements

Centre Club - BUSINESS EXPO
Business Expo - April 28th 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for the Centre Club's annual Business Expo! Each year this event grows more and more successful. This is a complementary event where you'll get to network with vendors from a variety of industries. There will vendors, hors d'oeuvres and a raffle.

Watchfire Ministries Spiritual Warfare Bible Study And Discussion
Mon, Apr 25, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Coffee Speaks N Tea Talks
19651 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL

Empowerment Weekend/ Holy Spirit Weekend
Sat, Apr 30, 6 PM – Sun, May 1, 12 PM
Grace Harvest Church
2205 Arcadia Rd, Holiday, FL

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Foster Parent Info Session at Idlewild Church, Lutz, FL
Thu, Apr 28, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Idlewild Baptist Church
18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd, Lutz, FL

God's Dogs: Feeding those in Need
Tue, Apr 26, 2 PM
Redeemer City Church
1602 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL

GriefShare Grief Recovery Support Group
Tue, Apr 26, 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Celebration Church
16235 Lake Magdalene Blvd, Tampa, FL

7x7 Leadership Training
Sat, Apr 30, 9 AM – 2 PM
Grace Family Church
22920 FL-54, Lutz, FL

Ukraine Relief Community Yard Sale
Sat, Apr 30, 8 AM – 4 PM
Faith Family Worship Center
14514 Del Valle Rd, Tampa, FL

Texas Scramble
Sat, Apr 30, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Club Renaissance
2121 S Pebble Beach Blvd, Sun City Center, FL

Steel Magnolias
Fri, Apr 29, 7:30 – 9:30 PM
Firehouse Cultural Center
101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin, FL

Caffeine and Chrome
Sat, Apr 30, 9 AM – 12 PM
Gateway Classic Cars of Tampa
361 30th St NE, Ruskin, FL

$5 Fitness Class for Kids
Sat, Apr 30, 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Ruskin Park and Community Center
901 6th St SE, Ruskin, FL

Luna Blue at Latitudes Apollo
Fri, Apr 29, 8 PM – Sat, Apr 30, 12 AM
Latitudes Apollo
131 Harbor Village Ln, Apollo Beach, FL

Guest Speaking at Unity Southshore Spiritual Life Center
Sun, May 1, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Unity SouthShore
101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin, FL

Florida's Largest Home Show
Fri, Apr 29, 11 AM – 5 PM
Expo Hall
4800 US-301, Tampa, FL

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Co-Ed Basic Pistol Class
Sat, Apr 30, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Gun Craft Inc
2102 24th St SE (driving, Ruskin, FL

Flambé Cabaret: A Brunch Theater Experience
Sun, May 1, 12 – 4 PM
Sea Dog Cantina
2832 Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL

Dunnellon City Council Meeting
MAY Mon, 5:30 PM
Dunnellon
N Dunnellon, FL

Dunnellon City Council Workshop
MAY Wed, 5:30 PM
Dunnellon
U Dunnellon, FL

Dunnellon Planning and Zoning
MAY Commission (P & Z...
Wed, 9 PM
0 212 W Main St
Inverness, FL

City Council Meeting
April 25, 6 8 PM
Zephyrhills, FL

May 3rd
Board of County
Commissioners (BCC)
2 PM
37918 Meridian Ave
Dade City, FL

City of Clearwater Meetings
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting 04/26/2022 6:30 PM 7:30 PM
Municipal Code Enforcement Board 04/27/2022 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
Sister Cities Advisory Board 04/28/2022 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
City Council Work Session 05/02/2022 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
City Council Meeting 05/05/2022 6:00 PM 9:00 PM
City Council Work Session 05/16/2022 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
Special City Council Meeting: Strategic Budget 05/19/2022 8:00 AM 11:00 AM
City Council Meeting 05/19/2022 6:00 PM 9:00 PM
City Council Work Session 05/31/2022 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
City Council Meeting 06/02/2022 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

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City of Ocala Public Meetings

04/25/2022 9:00
Negotiation Meeting

04/25/2022 11:00
FMPA Board Officers Telephonic Meeting

04/25/2022 6:00
Ocala Housing Authority Board Meeting

Cancelled: Downtown Ocala Community.
04/26/2022 10:00
Redevelopment Area (CRA) Advisory Committee
Meeting

04/26/2022 12:00
Cancelled: Attorney-Client Session

Ocala Marion Transportation Planning Organization 04/26/2022 4:00
Meeting 
04/27/2022 9:00
Special Magistrate Meeting

Development Opportunity: Catalytic Opportunity. 04/27/2022 11:00
Sites 2021 Meeting 

Cancelled: East Ocala Community Redevelopment 04/27/2022 4:00
Area (CRA) Advisory Committee Meeting 

04/28/2022 10:00
Selection Committee Meeting

04/28/2022 11:30
Cancelled: 2035 Vision Leadership Group Meeting

04/28/2022 1:30
Airport Advisory Board Meeting

05/03/2022 3:00
Attorney-Client Session

05/03/2022 4:00
City Council Meeting

05/10/2022 12:00
Attorney-Client Session

05/12/2022 4:30
Cancelled: Recreation Commission Meeting

Development Opportunity: Catalytic Opportunity. 05/17/2022 10:00
Sites 2021 Meeting 

05/17/2022 4:00
City Council meeting


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Citrus
  1. Inverness/Joe Loves Good Times/new business/LINK
Hernando
  1. Spring Hill/Beginner's Acting Workshops/kids ages 8 to 16/Stage West Playhouse/LINK
  2. Spring Hill/Advanced Acting Camp/kids ages 12 to 18/Stage West Playhouse/LINK
  3. Brooksville and Spring Hill/Her Next Step Scholarship/women 24 years or older/Hernando County Republican Party State Committee Women/LINK 
Pinellas
  1. First Priority’s Annual Luncheon/Bayou Country Club/7979 Bayou Club Boulevard/Largo/April 28/11:30 am to 1:15 pm. LINK 
Sumter 

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