Tuesdays. Beading Classes. You will learn basic jewelry making and design skills to create your own jewelry. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $35 Members, $45 Non-Members. Bead kit purchase required ($10-$35). Tampa JCCF, 13009 Community Campus Dr., in Citrus Park, 33625. (813) 769-2814.
Sundays. Hyde Park Village Market. Free. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fresh food and entertainment. Dogs on leashes welcome. Tampa, 33603. Call (516) 354 – 0022. Hydeparkvillage.com
7 The Band Remembers – Selections from Our Past, Brandon. 7 p.m, Chapel, New Hope United Methodist Church, 115 Knights Ave., Brandon, 33510. $5 suggested donation at the door. (813) 689 – 4161.
14 The Band Remembers – Selections From Our Past, Sun City Center. 7 p.m., United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd W., Sun City Center, 33573. $5 suggested donation at the door. Call (813) 569-1771.
16 2016 Interact Hillsborough County Diversity Festival. Food trucks, Special Olympics gymnastics, dancers & music. Free. 11 a.m. – 3p.m. Joe Chillura Park, Tampa, 33602. Call (813) 276-2640 for costs.
16 The Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents: The Best of Tampa Bay. Food, drinks & live music. 7 – 11 p.m. Tickets: call (813)229-7827 or go to StrazCenter.org
19 Sonic Sea. This hour-long documentary teaches about the human impact on whales. Narrated by Rachel McAdams. $11. 7:30 p.m. Tampa Theatre, Tampa, 33602. For more information, call (813) 274-8981.
20 Mental Health and Aging. Learn about mental health issues and local resources on how to get help. Free (lunch provided). 12-1 p.m. Auditorium of Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 33609. Call (813) 342-1483.
23 EcoFest – Earth Day for Tampa Bay. Live music, workshops, green living products and services and much more. Free parking & admission. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Lowry Park & Bandshell. 7525 N. Blvd., Tampa, 33604. learninggate.org/ecofest
24 Harbour Island Art Walk. Take a stroll down Tampa’s Riverwalk Waterfront where you’ll find live music, unique one-of-a-kind art, handcrafted gifts, jewelry, home & garden collectibles, specialty food and more. Enjoy shopping, eating and fun. Free. 12 – 5 p.m. 800 Post Harbour Dr., Tampa, 33602. Call (813) 451-7936.
26 – May 1. Carol Morsani Hall at The Straz Center for Performing Arts. Relive Carole King’s rise to fame with memorable songs like “I Feel the Earth Move” and many more. (Thursday the 28th at 7:30 p.m. will be sign language interpreted.) $55 and up. Please call (813) 229-7827.
27 Five in a Row (Bingo). Join us for bingo & potluck lunch. You bring a side dish, we’ll bring the fun! 10:30 a.m. Brandon Community Center, 502 E. Sadie St., Brandon, 33510. Call (813) 635-8179 for costs.
27 Residents sought for Centenarian Celebration. Do you know an extraordinary local senior ages 100 or over? The Centenarian Celebration Committee is looking for local centenarian residents to honor during their Centenarian Celebration. If you are 100 years old or older, or know someone special who is, call (813) 634 – 0172 and learn how to honor them at this great local event. The celebration begins at 2 p.m. at Sun City Center’s Community Association, 33573. For event details, call (813) 634-0496.
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