Around Town Tampa Bay Edition March 2016


2 – 9 20th Annual Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival. A celebration of the finest international films featuring Jewish themes, this unique festival offers opportunities for audience dialogue with expert panelists after the films. USF- C.W. Bill Young Hall #206. To view a complete film schedule, visit

3 – 13 Strawberry Festival. Enjoy all day entertainment at this classic Florida event with fun photo contests, great shopping and musical performances from your favorite stars. Don’t forget to enjoy a strawberry or two! 303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City 33563. For a complete entertainment schedule and to purchase tickets, go online to

8 Image Skincare Worldwide Launch Party. Celebrate the latest in top-quality skin care. Free. 7 – 9 p.m. Palma Golf Club and County Club, Tampa, 33629. Learn more about the new line at
Eating Healthy Every Day. A 14-week course will take you on a journey through new nutrition, giving you the knowledge and the steps to reach your wellness goals. 1 p.m. Free. Pre-registration is required. Brandon Senior Center. 612 N. Parsons Ave., Brandon 33510. (813) 635-8066.

11 – 27 Inherit The Wind. As rousing and relevant today as it was in 1955, this riveting legal drama revisits the age-old conflict of science vs. faith. With the entire nation as their audience, two lawyers face off in a small-town courtroom as a high school teacher is tried for teaching evolution. $25 at Stageworks Theatre in Tampa, 33602. Call (813) 374-2416 for times.

13 GlobalFest on the Road – Creole Carnival. Experience the exotic sounds of far-flung cultures with Rio’s innovative samba masters, Jamaica’s one-stringed guitar virtuoso, and the reigning queen of Haitian song. $35-$45. 8 p.m. Straz Center, Tampa, 33602. For tickets, call (813)222-1002.

19 Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group. After amazing success on TV’s “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” these two class-act comedians pair up to offer a night of unforgettable improv. Not for the faint of heart, the show is plenty interactive, calling countless audience members to the stage to participate in the fun. 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg, 33701. $37.50-$55.50. Call the Box Office at (727)892-5767.

19 Fight For Air Climb. Help make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by lung disease. Race to the top of the Bank of America building and raise awareness to work towards a world free of lung disease with this special event hosted by the American Lung Association in Florida. 8 – 10 a.m., 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602. Call (813) 712-2307.

19 Spring Carnival and Easter Egg Hunt. Enjoy games, music and prizes while celebrating Easter at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church. Enjoy the great outdoors, food trucks, an egg hunt and more. Free. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2707 W. Waters Ave., Tampa, 33614. For more information, call (813) 935-4471.

31 Color, Light and Motion by Vanessa Montenegro. This is the last day to see Vanessa’s solo art show featuring new work including pastel drawings and a small collection of miniature paintings. A native of Lima, Peru she studied art in Miami and enjoys creating images of nature, sports, animals and people. Don’t miss this chance to check out her work at the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Library at 11211 Countryway Blvd. in Tampa. 33626. To learn more about the exhibit, call the library at (813) 273-3652.

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