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Alligators: Dragons in Paradise Exhibit

Alligators: Dragons in Paradise Exhibit

Avon Park, Florida-- Alligators: Dragons in Paradise Exhibit is now on display at South Florida State College’s Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC).

Organizers say spectators can expect a fun day of fact and fantasy:

Created by the Museum of Florida History, Alligators: Dragons in Paradise is a potpourri of fact and fantasy that explores our enduring fascination with the alligator and the alligator’s symbolic and sociological role in Florida history.

Hillsborough County offers Benefits CheckUp for older adults

Hillsborough County offers Benefits CheckUp for older adults

Hillsborough County, Florida -- Are you a senior who is having trouble paying for medical care, property taxes, or food? If so, you should visit one of Hillsborough County’s Senior Centers for a free Benefits CheckUp to see if you qualify for assistance

Tampa Gymnastics & Dance Easter Egg Hunt

Tampa Gymnastics & Dance Easter Egg Hunt

Tampa, Florida-- The hunt for Easter eggs is set for Saturday, March 23rd, but remember to BYOB- That is, Bring your own baskets.

Tampa Gymnastics & Dance is holding the egg hunt at the Wayne Papy Center Gym, 6925 North Florida Ave.

The hunt begins at 10:15 a.m. for kids three and under. Then, at 11:00 a.m., kids four and five years old will get their shot.

Youngsters six and up get to go at noon.

Hollywood expectant moms' secret to staying slim

Hollywood expectant moms' secret to staying slim

Tampa, Florida-- Many Hollywood stars who are pregnant swear by The Bar Method to stay in Shape. Now moms-to-be can take similar, low impact classes right in South Tampa.

Jeanette DePuy, owner and instructor at The Bar Method Tampa studio says, "Women can bounce back to their pre-baby bodies quicker if they follow a simple, non-impact routine such as The Bar Method workout."

Staying fit while pregnant can prevent gestational diabetes, alleviate lower-back pain and even lessen the "baby blues."

Festa Italiana returns to Ybor

Festa Italiana returns to Ybor

Tampa, Florida -- Join Festa Italiana for food, entertainment, and fun. 

The festivities begin on Thursday, April 4 with Wines of Italy. Over 70 wines from different regions of Italy and will be presented by Carrabba's. Space is limited and tickets can be purchased at. http://www.festaitalianatampa.com.

Easter bunny arrival at WestShore

Easter bunny arrival at WestShore

Tampa, Florida -- WestShore Plaza will have the Easter Bunny has hopped into garden.  Visits and photos with the Bunny are offered through Saturday, March 30th.

“Visiting the Easter Bunny is fun family tradition,” says Kristy Genna, Marketing Director for WestShore Plaza. “WestShore Plaza’s Bunny visits with children and families in his live garden full of flowers, with an occasional egg to spot too.”

Arts in the Park in Carrollwood

Arts in the Park in Carrollwood

Carrollwood, Florida - The Carrollwood Cultural Center will host its annual "Arts in the Park" on March 16 and 17.

The event is a two-day outdoow art festival commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Center.

Entertainment inclues the Carrollwood Cultural Center's youth theatre troup, Broadway Bound, the Carrollwood Winds Concert Band and the Center's Community Chorus.

Food vendors, local artists and children's hands-on activities will be available.