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WEEKLY RECURRING EVENTS


MONDAYS:

7:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. CLUB INFORMATION AND MORE with Jeanne Wadlin. 5 minute reports of news and information about Sun City Center's many clubs. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:15 a.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - THE MORNING SHOW WITH NOREEN RICKETS - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Top 40 oldies from the 50s to the 90s. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - KINGS POINT QUILTERS in Fiber Arts Rooms 1 & 2 Kings Point Clubhouse. Work on charity quilts for both veterans and hospitalized children. Work on items to be sold the profits of which help defray the cost of the charity quilt supplies. Personal projects also done at this time. Guest speakers and workshops planned throughout the year. New members always welcome. Unwanted sewing related items gladly accepted. Contact Sandy Nunn, President (813)642-8961.


9:30 - 10:00 a.m. TRIMNASTICS CLUB meet Monday, Tuesday, Thursday at the Dance Studio, SCC Atrium Bldg. All SCC and KP members are welcome to join. Low impact exercise (stretching / bending).


9:30 a.m. - Active Seniors Gym Walk: Choose your pace in a gymnasium (Appropriate footwear) Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


10:00 a.m. - MONDAY "FOR TODAY" MEETING OF OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS at the Sun City Chamber of Commerce, 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL. The meeting room (private entrance to meeting is on the left side of the building). The only requirement for attending is a desire to change your eating behaviors and stop compulsively eating. OA is an international 12-step organization/program which addresses the emotional, spiritual (not religious) and physical needs of those desiring to stop compulsive food behaviors and stop compulsively eating. No scales, dues or fees. This meeting is open only to those who have a problem with their weight or eating patterns. Please join us any Monday morning. You can learn more about OA online at http://www.oa.org/newcomers/is-oa-for-you or call Jan at 813/633-3932


10:30 a.m. – 50-plus Basketball Pick-up games: Low-impact basketball in the gymnasium, Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


1:15 p.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


3:30 p.m. - Qi Gong CLUB MEETS - in Dance Studio 2 located at 1203 N Pebble Beach Blvd, next to Samaritans. There is no charge for the Qi Gong class just wear loose, comfortable clothing. This is a handicap friendly class open to all levels of practice.


4:30 p.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Someone You Should Know. Join host Peg Goodenow as she introduces you to someone who lives or works in the Sun City Center area whom we think you might like to meet. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com

TUESDAYS:


7:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. CLUB INFORMATION AND MORE with Jeanne Wadlin. 5 minute reports of news and information about Sun City Center's many clubs. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:15 a.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:30 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! - Tune in each week for encore broadcast of Saturday morning's Sensible Investing for Retirees. It's your money; hosts Dave Phillips and Eric Snyder want to help you keep it that way with sound, easy-to-understand tips and strategies. Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - THE MORNING SHOW WITH JOE KERSKA - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW!. Great music hits from the 70s and 80s. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:30 - 10:00 a.m. TRIMNASTICS CLUB meet Monday, Tuesday, Thursday at the Dance Studio, SCC Atrium Bldg. All SCC and KP members are welcome to join. Low impact exercise (stretching / bending).


9:30 - 10:30 a.m. LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE! at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Do you like to dance but are worried about falling? Join our new FREE line dancing class lead by trained therapists. This weekly class will improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling. We can boot, scoot and boogie safely together and make exercise fun! For more information, call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


10:00 a.m. HEALTHY LIFESTYLES MeetUp - Kings Point Sun City Center at South Clubhouse. Our Optional Walking Meetups: Your choice: walk 2 or 4 miles. Some walk faster; some walk slower. Everyone is welcome; Joanie, Suzanne and Caroline will walk with you. 


10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. MARY PETRO PROGRAM FOR FOOD AND MEDICINE at the South Shore United Church of Christ, 1501 LaJolla Ave. The Mary Petro Program is funded by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and provides financial assistance to residents for food and medicine. To qualify, residents must be full time residents of Sun City Center or Kings Point, must fill out an application and meet income guidelines, must present income verification documents and either a SCC or KP identification card. For more information, please visit our office or call 813-634-8306. If you are a new or current client of the Mary Petro Program in Sun City Center or Kings Point and have a pet cat and you are in need of cat food for your pet, please visit our Pet Pantry for assistance. The Cat Lovers Club of Sun City Center donates cat food each month to the Mary Petro Program to assist our clients.


10:30 - 11:30 a.m. UKULELE JAM SESSION! in the South Social Room in Kings Point. New players and singers are welcome. For information please call or email Paul pottstownpaul@msn.com phone: 765-277-0606


1:00 - 3:00 p.m. LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


1:00 p.m. - Bingo (No charge) Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


1:00 - 2:30 p.m. The SCC Pickleball Club would love to introduce you to the fun and exciting game of pickleball. The lessons are free to all SCC Community Assoc members.  Classes are held Tuesday and Friday 1:00-2:30 PM at the pickleball courts located behind Community Hall on South Pebble Beach and run for 5-weeks. Our trainers are SCC Pickleball Club volunteers who love the game. Our goal is to teach the basics of pickleball, have lots of fun and get some great exercise. Paddles and balls are supplied.  Please wear tennis (court) shoes, weather-appropriate clothing (shorts, hat, sunscreen) and bring something to drink. In addition, once you’ve learned the basics of the game and join the club, the club offers a great way to improve your skills by offering intermediate – level lessons weekly on Thursdays 4-5:30 PM. Our lessons will run each week through mid-June 2019. 


1:00 - 3:30 p.m. SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL PRESENTS "LIVING HEALTHY PROGRAM" at 4016 Sun City Center Blvd. Sun City Center, FL 33573.  Discover new skills for living better with chronic diseases like: Arthritis, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Cancer, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Asthma, Epilepsy. You’ll also learn to: Work with your healthcare team, Manage symptoms, Use your medication effectively, Exercise safely and easily, Communicate better about your health with family and friends. Participants receive a FREE book and other goodies! Class Size is Limited. Registration Required! Call Chela Sipes at (813) 634-0447. 


1:15 p.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


3:30 p.m. - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW WITH BILL HODGES No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


4:30 p.m. - CLUB INTERVIEW - HOSTS PAELA VARKONY, BARBARA VAN EYCKEN AND PETER SWARTZ ON 96.3 FM as they introduce you to one of the many club leaders in this community. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com

WEDNESDAYS:

7:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. CLUB INFORMATION AND MORE with Jeanne Wadlin. 5 minute reports of news and information about Sun City Center's many clubs. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:15 a.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! - The Morning Show with Tony Ford. Great oldies from the 50s to the 90s. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. – 50-plus Basketball Pick-up games: Low-impact basketball in the gymnasium, Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon - LEARN TO WEAVE in the Weaving Studio in the North campus each Monday and Wednesday for 8 weeks starting 10/17 The art of weaving is taught. $75.00 cost includes lessons, yarns for a sampler and one project, membership in the club for a year and equipment fee. This is a great opportunity to try something new and get out of the heat. Sign up in the studio or call 813 642-8239


9:30 - 10:30 a.m. - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Our therapists have advanced training in therapeutic Tai Chi for Seniors and will provide guidance in this healthy exercise. Tai Chi has been proven to increase strength and balance! This class will be offered EVERY Wednesday due to increased demand. For more information, contact Debbie Caneen at 813-634-3347


10:00 a.m. - Ruskin Gardening Club (Call for details) Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


11:30 a.m. – ANDY’S KITCHEN FREE WEEKLY HOT LUNCH OFFERED BY METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES OF TAMPA AND ST. ANDREW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West, Sun City Center, FL 33573. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, is partnering with Metropolitan Ministries of Tampa to help feed the hungry in our area. Are You Hungry? Come for a free hot lunch, served each Wednesday in "Andy's Kitchen". MM will prepare the meals and they will be served to all comers, no questions asked, in the church Fellowship Hall. If you would like to help with this effort, please contact Sally McLeish thru the church office P: (813) 634-1252


11:30 a.m. - SUN CITY CENTER SHRINE CLUB monthly luncheon on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Cost is $14.00 per person and is catered by Banquet Masters. Reservations are required and the first lunch is on us. However, It’s usual and customary that first time visitors come with a member and a member will be available if contact is made thru our website, or with a current member directly. We will have either entertainment or other enlightening program that wwill be of interest to the group. If someone really doesn’t know anyone they can call our club person that handles the reservations, Noble Barry Meyers tel# 813-260-3136 before the Friday before the event date. For more info visit: www.sccshrineclub.com


1:15 p.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


2:00 - 4:00 p.m. - FRONT PORCH PICKERS - LIVE MUSIC! Rollins Theatre, 970 Cherry Hills Drive. Country, bluegrass, traditional and gospel music on acoustic guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, ukulele, dobro and bass fiddle. Free program. Call (813) 633-6739.


4:00 – 5:00 p.m. RECORDING STUDIO – OPEN ORIENTATION at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Hive. Interested in using the Recording Studio or discovering what we have to offer? Come to our Recording Studio Orientation to get an overview of the devices and software available for use and learn how you can reserve time in the studio. Funded in part by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


4:30 p.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Someone You Should Know. Join host Peg Goodenow as she introduces you to someone who lives or works in the Sun City Center area whom we think you might like to meet. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


6:00 – 8:00 p.m. SOUTHSHORE NEEDLE PEOPLE at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 2. Join other needle people to share techniques, tips, and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric arts. Bring a project and ask questions. Beginners welcome! Questions? Call: (813) 273-3652.


6:00 – 8:00 p.m. MAH JONGG CLUB at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Enjoy an evening of the popular table game, Mah Jongg. Beginners are welcome. Free instruction will be provided. Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg card. Questions? Call: (813) 273-3652.

THURSDAYS:

7:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. CLUB INFORMATION AND MORE with Jeanne Wadlin. 5 minute reports of news and information about Sun City Center's many clubs. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:15 a.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:30 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Tune in each week for Golf Car Talk and Tips, hosted by Stuart Anderson of West Coast Golf Cars in Sun City Center. Get your golf car questions answered for FREE on the air. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - TOPS FL 0845 - "Take Off Pounds Sensibly” in Kings Point at the South Clubhouse. The meeting room is in the right corridor of the building. The only requirement for attending is a desire to stop compulsively eating. TOPS is an international organization which has helped millions lose weight since 1948.  It’s weight-loss support that’s affordable and works. No fad diets or foods to buy. Eat what you love and lose weight with portion control and healthy weight loss tips. You weigh in, so you can track your progress. This meeting is open to all who have a problem with their weight control.  Please join us any Thursday morning. First meeting is free.  Contact Barb F. at 813-938-1046 for meeting details. You can learn more about TOPS online at www.tops.org


9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! The Morning Show with Lysa and Vern. Movie reviews, garage sale reports, community happenings and the music that defined a generation. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - "FOR TODAY" MEETING OF OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS at the Sun City Chamber of Commerce, 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center, FL. The meeting room (private entrance to meeting is on the left side of the building). The only requirement for attending is a desire to stop compulsively eating. OA is an international 12-step organization/program which addresses the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of those desiring to stop compulsively eating and compulsive food behaviors. No scales, dues or fees. This meeting is open only to those who have a problem with their weight or eating patterns. Please join us any Thursday morning. Contact Peg S. at 516/578-5285 for meeting details. You can learn more about OA online at http://www.oa.org/newcomers/is-oa-for-you


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - KINGS POINT QUILTERS in Fiber Arts Rooms 1 & 2 Kings Point Clubhouse. Work on charity quilts for both veterans and hospitalized children. Work on items to be sold the profits of which help defray the cost of the charity quilt supplies. Personal projects also done at this time. Guest speakers and workshops planned throughout the year. New members always welcome. Unwanted sewing related items gladly accepted. Contact Sandy Nunn, President (813)642-8961.


9:30 - 10:00 a.m. TRIMNASTICS CLUB meet Monday, Tuesday, Thursday at the Dance Studio, SCC Atrium Bldg. All SCC and KP members are welcome to join. Low impact exercise (stretching / bending).


9:30 a.m. - LIBRARY CYBERMOBILE: Rolling library with books, videos, computer training, etc. Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. MARY PETRO PROGRAM FOR FOOD AND MEDICINE at the South Shore United Church of Christ, 1501 LaJolla Ave. The Mary Petro Program is funded by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and provides financial assistance to residents for food and medicine. To qualify, residents must be full time residents of Sun City Center or Kings Point, must fill out an application and meet income guidelines, must present income verification documents and either a SCC or KP identification card. For more information, please visit our office or call 813-634-8306. If you are a new or current client of the Mary Petro Program in Sun City Center or Kings Point and have a pet cat and you are in need of cat food for your pet, please visit our Pet Pantry for assistance. The Cat Lovers Club of Sun City Center donates cat food each month to the Mary Petro Program to assist our clients.


10:00 a.m. - The Emmaus Road Study Group meets in the conference room of SouthShore church of Christ. Our subjects are in accord with Progressive Christianity. We will soon begin discussing Honest to God,a book by John t. Robinson. All open minded people are invited to join us.


11:00 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! "About the Town" Dana Schroeder, CEO of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce talks with members of the professional community about topics relevant to the South County area. Every week is a different guest and topic. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


1:00 p.m. - Bingo (No charge) Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


1:00 - 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. (Two classes) - "LET'S PUNCH OUT PARKINSON'S" ROCK STEADY BOXING MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SUN CITY CENTER at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL. Introducing “Rock Steady Boxing” where the mission is to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to fight back. "Of all the pills I’ve taken, Rock Steady Boxing is the finest and most effective." states Pete Stewart, RSB participant. Recent studies, most notably at Cleveland Clinic, focus on the concept of intense “forced” exercise, and have begun to suggest that certain kinds of exercise may be neuro-protective, i.e., actually slowing disease progression. Eric Allen, M.A. and certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach is our weekly instructor. Eric is a personal trainer and geriatric exercise expert certified by the IFPA, with over 17 years of experience. His company, EA FITNESS, LLC promotes  the company’s motto “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from what you can do.” If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to register for this weekly session by contacting Eric Allen at 813-321-8755 or Eric@eafitness.org  COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT TOWERS ENTRANCE. For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


1:00 p.m. - Singles Group at the United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd, Sun CIty Center, room 11. All singles are welcome. We develop a calendar of events and review what people like to attend. This also gives singles an opportunity to meet other singles to exchange contact info and make plans to attend these events.  There is no requirement to be a member of the church,  We  have a lot of fun things  planned so interested  people can come  and  meet with us and we will be happy to provide you with this information.  Hope to see you soon. Gary - for info you can call me  813-938-5943


1:00 - 4:00 p.m. SINGLE DECK PINOCHLE CLUB meets in the Sandpiper Room North Campus. Come early for a partner. E-Mail vfahy79@gmail.com for more information or questions.


1:15 p.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


3:30 p.m. - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW WITH BILL HODGES No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


4:30 p.m. - CLUB INTERVIEW - HOSTS PAELA VARKONY, BARBARA VAN EYCKEN AND PETER SWARTZ ON 96.3 FM as they introduce you to one of the many club leaders in this community. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


6:30 - 9:00 p.m. 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. SCC Hand and Foot Club meets every Thursday of every month in the Caper Room, SCC Atrium Bldg. Come join us and learn an easy and fast card game that is lots of fun!  Beginners are welcome, come alone or bring your friends and have fun!  Hand and Foot is a variant of Canasta and is very easy to learn.  Open to all CA and KP members. For more information email scarb2rita@hotmail.com or call (207)749-1124 


6:45 - 9:45 p.m. THURSDAY NIGHT PARTNERS' BRIDGE CLUB meets weekly to play progressive bridge on Thursday evenings in the Horizon Room at the Atrium. Bring a partner and 50 cents. Open to all bridge players in Sun City Center and King's Point. For further information, contact President Anita Farney ta 813-633-4368.

FRIDAYS:

7:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. CLUB INFORMATION AND MORE with Jeanne Wadlin. 5 minute reports of news and information about Sun City Center's many clubs. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


8:15 a.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! The Morning Show with Peter and Bob. Oldies from the 50s and early 60s peppered with their unique sense of humor. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - KINGS POINT QUILTERS in Fiber Arts Rooms 1 & 2 Kings Point Clubhouse. Work on charity quilts for both veterans and hospitalized children. Work on items to be sold the profits of which help defray the cost of the charity quilt supplies. Personal projects also done at this time. Guest speakers and workshops planned throughout the year. New members always welcome. Unwanted sewing related items gladly accepted. Contact Sandy Nunn, President (813)642-8961.


1:00 p.m. - Chess Club (All levels welcome) Ruskin Senior Center - 905 6th Street SE in Ruskin; (813) 672-1107


1:00 - 2:30 p.m. The SCC Pickleball Club would love to introduce you to the fun and exciting game of pickleball. The lessons are free to all SCC Community Assoc members.  Classes are held Tuesday and Friday 1:00-2:30 PM at the pickleball courts located behind Community Hall on South Pebble Beach and run for 5-weeks. Our trainers are SCC Pickleball Club volunteers who love the game. Our goal is to teach the basics of pickleball, have lots of fun and get some great exercise. Paddles and balls are supplied.  Please wear tennis (court) shoes, weather-appropriate clothing (shorts, hat, sunscreen) and bring something to drink. In addition, once you’ve learned the basics of the game and join the club, the club offers a great way to improve your skills by offering intermediate – level lessons weekly on Thursdays 4-5:30 PM. Our lessons will run each week through mid-June 2019. 


1:15 p.m. - EVENTS NEWS ON SUN RADIO! - with Brenda Vavrina. 5 minute reports of things happening in and around Sun City Center. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


1:30 - 2:30 p.m. SCC Nia (Non Impact Aerobics) Club - SCC Main Campus, Dance Room 2 , 1203N. Pebble Beach Blvd. Nia ( Non Impact Aerobics) is a mind/body cardiovascular movement practice created in 1983 based on the science of the body. We do not jump or jar joints ! First class is always free. Join us for the "Joy of Movement". Questions? Call Gail, Certified Nia Black Belt Instructor @ (480) 220-1430


4:30 p.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Someone You Should Know. Join host Peg Goodenow as she introduces you to someone who lives or works in the Sun City Center area whom we think you might like to meet. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


5:00 - 8:00 p.m. COASTAL REMEDY PLAYING AT BUNKERS until Dec 15th. This is a musical duo that performs light rock, country, Motown, oldies and current tunes, and specializes in dance music! Smoking is limited to outside on the patio. (No indoor smoking). Come with your dance shoes, ready to cut a rug!


7:00 p.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Old Time Radio Classics. Each week we bring you drama, comedy, mystery, or another great program from radio yesteryear. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com

SATURDAYS:

7:30 - 11:30 a.m. ARE YOU IN NEED OF FOOD? If yes, please feel welcome to come to Our Lady's Pantry for a box of groceries. We serve people in Sun City Center, Wimauma, and Balm. Everyone is treated with dignity and respect without regard to race or religion. You can find us at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Mission, which is immediately south of Sun City Center Blvd., on U.S. Highway 301, in Wimauma. We are in back of the classroom building on the far right-hand side of the campus. Hunger happens even among our neighbors. If you find yourself short of groceries, please remember that Our Lady’s Pantry can provide at least some relief for your hunger. We try to share some cereal, fruits and vegetables (including some beans and tomatoes); soup, pasta, and sauce; rice, meat, and bread — and more whenever we can. “Please don’t hesitate to come,” says Anita Bullaro, co-director of the Pantry with her husband Tom. “We look forward to meeting you one day.”


8:00 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Tune in for the weekly program "Ask an Attorney" with Joe Pippen. Get your legal questions answered for FREE on the air. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


9:00 a.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Sensible Investing for Retirees. It's your money; hosts Dave Phillips and Eric Snyder want to help you keep it that way with sound, easy-to-understand tips and strategies


9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the Atrium Dance Studio. Jazzmatazz Dance Club instructor and choreographer, Diane LeFrancois is teaching beginning jazz classes. No previous experience is required. Classes are $5.00 per session.


10:00 a.m. - PAYANT WEALTH MANAGEMENT GROUP RADIO SHOW on Sun Radio 96.3 FM in Sun City Center. You may also listen by internet at WSCQFM.COM. 


10:00 a.m.- DREAM CIRCLE at 1606 Chevy Chase Dr. Tell your dream or help us with ours. A dream is told and we each own it. We say what it means if we had that dream. It helps solve life's decisions, life's problems, health and others. For more info call Carol Oschmann at 813-909-3233.


4:30 p.m. - CLUB INTERVIEW - HOSTS PAELA VARKONY, BARBARA VAN EYCKEN AND PETER SWARTZ ON 96.3 FM as they introduce you to one of the many club leaders in this community. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


5:00 p.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Saturday Folk Festival. Two hours of some of the best folk music with artists like Joan Baez, Bob Dylan and Arlo Guthrie. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


7:00 p.m. - 96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOW! Saturday Night Swing. Two hours of vintage music from the 40s featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and more. No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com

SUNDAYS:

96.3 FM. SUN RADIO SHOWS!


7:45 a.m. - Daybreak with Dr. Jerry Crabb. 15 minutes of Bible Study and reflection.


8:00 a.m. - Church Service from the First Apostolic Church


9:00 a.m. - Truth for the World. Fifteen minutes of in-depth bible study


11:00 a.m. - Church Service from the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center


1:00 - 4:00 p.m. SINGLE DECK PINOCHLE CLUB meets in the Sandpiper Room North Campus. Come early for a partner. E-Mail vfahy79@gmail.com for more information or questions.


5:00 p.m. - Ask an Attorney, Encore Edition. A rebroadcast of the previous day's program.


No radio? Listen on your computer by visiting: http://wscqfm.com


EVENT CALENDAR:


MON. JAN 14 - FRIENDS OF HISTORY GROUP
9:30 - 11:30 a.m at the King's Point North Club in the South Social Room (Visitors welcome. State at the K.P. gate the event you're here for.) The scientists, artists, philosophers, and the political organization of ancient Greece have deeply shaped the modern world. Free talk entitled "The World the Greeks Made" presented by Philip Coates, a history and civics teacher and frequent lecturer. Learn about the impact of Plato and Aristotle, Greece as the source of democracy, the first historians and dramatists and much more.  Question period afterward. RSVP appreciated to Ron Browning --friendsofhistorygroup27@gmail.com. Friends of History hosts monthly second Monday talks by speakers knowledgeable in history.  


MON. JAN 14 - IRISH CONNECTION MOVIE NIGHT
6:30 p.m. at the Rollins. Feature:   Second Hand Lions - Staring:  Michael Caine, Robert Duval, Haley Joel Osment. A comedy/drama that's more a coming of age story about a shy, young boy who is sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his eccentric uncles on a ranch in Texas. It proves to be not boring. SCC & KP members welcome. Sub titles are available


TUE. JAN 15 – TUNING YOUR PC WORKSHOP
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $20 Members   $25 Non-Members. Is your PC or laptop running slow, long boot times, do you wait forever for web pages to come up? This workshop will teach you how to remove spyware, viruses, browser add-ons, bad registry entries, junk files, and other problems that slow down your system. You will work on your own computer and be able to see the results immediately.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. JAN 15 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE EVERY TUESDAY!
9:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center. Do you like to dance but are worried about falling? Join our FREE line dancing class lead by trained therapists. This weekly class will improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling. We can boot scoot and boogie safely together and make exercise fun! 


TUE. JAN 15 - THE SUN CITY CENTER CHAPTER OF THE HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION MEETING
10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center. the Sun City Center chapter of the Hearing Loss Association will have a DVD movie that will be displayed with captions on its large projection screen. It will all be done with a focus of living better with hearing loss. The title of the captioned DVD will be “Learning to Live Better With Hearing Loss”. It will cover the Basics of hearing loss, Causes and Preventions, Symptoms and Diagnosis, Treatment Options and Hearing Devices Available. Spouses and family members trying to learn how to better support a loved one with a loss will benefit from this wealth of information. For more information or support, contact:  Ray Jobin at rayjjobin@yahoo.com. 


TUE. JAN 15 - SOUTH BAY GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEETING 
10:30 a.m. with a round table discussion, followed by a sit-down luncheon at noon, and then a presentation by our guest speaker at 1:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in the Life Enrichment Center (LEC), 1210 W Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center.  This month’s speaker will be Drew Smith.  He will be speaking on “Finding Cousins and Ancestors Using Ancestry DNA.”  These test results provide information to identify your relatives and your family background.  You will learn to interpret the results and then make successful contact with matches.  The cost is $15.00 per person for lunch.  For reservations and information, call Dotty Love at 813-634-2749. Mail check to SBGS P.O. Box 5202, Sun City Center, Fl. 33571. Your check must be received by January 3, 2019.   


TUE. JAN 15 - IRS REFUND FRAUD - IRS IMPERSONATION FRAUD PRESENETED BY HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 
11:00 a.m. Freedom Auditorium, Freedom Plaza, 1010 American Eagle Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573. (Reoccurs the third Tuesday of each Month). The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is committed to serving, protecting, and defending the community and is continuing to do so by offering a monthly open forum on Economic Fraud and its growing trend with the advancement of technology. The presentations will include strategies for preventing fraud and resources available to victims. If you have any questions or comments please contact Sun City Center Community Resource Deputy Jeff Merry at 813-242-5515.


TUE. JAN 15 - HEARING LOSS & THE AGING BRAIN
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC.  Come hear Dr. Lisa Tanner, Doctor of Audiology, who will explain the relationship between various aging diseases (Dementia and Alzheimers, as well as just aging in general) and how they are related to hearing. Lunch will be provided.   For more information or to register, call the church office at 813-634-1292 by Jan 11th. 


TUE. JAN 15 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center.  your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Your facilitator will be Cheryl Lewis, an effective psychotherapist. No appointment is necessary. 


TUE. JAN 15 - ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Communityi, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center for this  Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group. Bring your loved one for a well-deserved break. Facilitated by Aging Care Advocates. You will receive information while your loved one is cared for in our Secured Memory Care. Please RSVP no less than 3 days prior to 813-677-1400.


TUE. JAN 15 - COLITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING PRESENTS: JANUARY EDUCATIONAL FORUM “HUMAN TRAFFICKING”
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. 
* LEARN ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING 
* THE EFFECTS ON THE YOUNG AND ELDERLY
* LEARN SIGNS & HOW TO REPORT SUSPECTED HUMAN     TRAFFICKING  
* LEARN ABOUT AGENCIES INVOLVED IN STOPPING HUMAN TRAFFICKING
www.sccblueheart.org - Campaign Against Human Trafficking-Southshore. For information about the Coalition, please call 813-419-4902 or visit: https://mentalhealthandaging.org/


TUE. JAN 15, 22, 29 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Swing - 5:30 PM
Intermediate Swing - 6:45 PM
Beginning West Coast Swing (Recommended to have a good knowledge of the East Coast Swing) - 8:00 PM
Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.


TUE. JAN 15 - NON-FICTION WRITING, A TIME FOR TRUTH AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL 33570. The truth can be stranger than fiction, and the writing of that truth often makes the best reading. Whether the ground-breaking work of early environmentalist Rachel Carson predicting a Silent Spring, or Truman Capote’s spellbinding account of murder, In Cold Blood, or the heart pounding tale of heroic survival in World War II, Unbroken, America’s non-fiction authors and journalists/writers have provided us with a view of the world that brings the beauty and the horror of reality to our living rooms. A Time for Truth will encompass the history of the non-fiction genre in American literature as well as the importance of such other fact-based writing styles such as essays, editorials and short stories. The evening will conclude with audience participation and reading recommendations.
Lecturer Bio: Pamela Varkony is a non-fiction writer and a former columnist for Tribune Publishing. Her work appears in newspapers, magazines and in PBS and NPR on-air commentaries. Her poetry has been published in the New York Times. Recognized by the Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association with an “Excellence in Journalism” award, Pamela often uses her communication skills to advocate for human rights and empowerment both at home and abroad. She has twice traveled to Afghanistan on a fact-finding mission and as an embedded journalist. Pamela was named the 2017 Pearl S. Buck International Woman of Influence for her body of work. She is a member of the Pearl S. Buck Writing Center faculty. FREE Space is limited! Reservations Suggested!


WED. JAN 16 - SHARING THE HOPE OF JESUS
9:30 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC.  The women's organization of Redeemer Lutheran Church  will meet  beginning with refreshments at 9:30 a.m.  The program, starting at 10:00 a.m., will be on  "Sharing the Hope of Jesus" and be presented by Yvette Moy, a current ELCA seminary student who has been very involved in Lutheran outreach in the Washington DC area. She has a passion for sharing the love of Christ and describes one of her greatest joys as equipping  individuals to share the Gospel.  All are welcome to come hear her inspiring message of faith.  For more information, call the church office at 813-634-1292. 


WED. JAN 16 - THERAPUTIC TAI CHI FOR HEALTH!
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. Our therapists have advanced training in therapeutic Tai Chi for Seniors and will provide guidance in this healthy exercise. Tai Chi has been proven to increase strength and balance!


WED. JAN 16 - IRS REFUND FRAUD - IRS IMPERSONATION FRAUD PRESENETED BY HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 
10:00 a.m. The Caper Room, Sun City Center Community Association Atrium, 945 N. Course Lane, Sun City Center, FL 33573. (Reoccurs the second Tuesday of each Month)The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is committed to serving, protecting, and defending the community and is continuing to do so by offering a monthly open forum on Economic Fraud and its growing trend with the advancement of technology. The presentations will include strategies for preventing fraud and resources available to victims. If you have any questions or comments please contact Sun City Center Community Resource Deputy Jeff Merry at 813-242-5515.


WED. JAN 16 -  METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION 
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium's Heritage Room, Central Campus "Detecting Aura's and what the Aura Colors mean." Carol Ann Liaros, professional psychic with over 50 years working the Edgar Cayce Institute, The FBI and various other law agencies to help solve cases will enlighten us with the Aura Colors and their meaning. Metaphysical Society Fund Raiser.  Entry fee $1.00 with additional love offering to benefit our society bringing you our programming.


WED. JAN 16 - COLONEL GEORGE MERCER BROOKE CHAPTER DAR MEETING
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. for light refreshments and hospitality in the Florida Room of the Atrium. Rear Admiral Lawrence Cleveland Chambers, US Navy, Retired, will speak at this meeting of the Colonel George Mercer Brooke Chapter DAR. Admiral Chambers’ program “The Fall of Saigon” is open to chapter members and interested residents of Sun City Center and Kings Point. 


WED. JAN 16, 23, 30 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot - 12:45 PM
Intermediate Cha Cha - 2:00 PM
Beginning Silver Waltz (Must have a good knowledge of the Bronze Waltz) - 3:15 PM
Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome.$5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205 


WED. JAN 16 - LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP - SPONSORED BY THE SUN CITY CENTER MEN'S CLUB 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Do you wonder how others with Low Vision advance through their day? Do they receive care from outside sources? What adaptive vision devices successfully assist them? Each need is different but if we gather to share our resources, we all benefit! Attend this support group where challenges are met with resources and where members inspire others with their successes. Samantha Miller, RCSWI Social Worker for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1940. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. FREE VALET PARKING for Cars and Golf Carts. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. JAN 17 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Coalition office at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakkes Drive, Sun City Center, Suite 254.  Did you know a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! Maintaining good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


THU. JAN 17 - MOWW MONTHLY MEETING
11:30 am.  at the Freedom Plaza Club. Col. Steven J. Pecinovsky will be the featured speaker at the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) luncheon. Colonel Pecinovsky is the Chief of Staff for the Tampa District.  The District encompasses most of the state of Florida with the exception of the four counties in close proximity to Miami.  There are five Field Offices and five Application Support Centers in the District throughout the state of Florida.  He has served as the acting District Director for District 10 on numerous occasions.  Colonel Pecinovsky graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame in 1977.  After graduating from Ohio State College of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 1980, Colonel Pecinovsky began his career with the U.S. Air Force as a Judge Advocate.  He served on active duty for 22 years and retired in 2003 as a Colonel and an appellate judge on the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals.  Colonel Pecinovsky was awarded the Legion of Merit by the Air Force upon his retirement.  Following his retirement, Colonel Pecinovsky joined the Department of Justice as the Deputy Chief of Employment Litigation in the Civil Rights Division.  In 2003, as the Department of Homeland Security stood up, he served as Senior Litigation Counsel.  From 2004-2008, he served as a senior advisor to the DHS Secretary as the Director of the GAO/OIG Liaison Office.  In 2008, he transferred to USCIS where he serves as the Chief of Staff for the Tampa District .  He has also served the Tampa District and SER as the acting District Director, acting FDNS Chief, and Special Assistant to the Regional Director.  Reservations can be made by calling Darlene Craig at 633-2722.


THU. JAN 17 - YOU ARE INVITED - ART CENTER MANATEE OPEN AQUEOUS SHOW RECEPTION
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Art Center Manatee, 209 9th Street W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Show dates January 15th through February 22nd. Please join us, meet our artists and view their beautiful paintings. 
Light refreshments will be provided.  Cash awards & ribbons will be presented at the reception along with an opportunity to vote for a “People’s Choice” award.
JUROR INFORMATION:  Vladislav Yeliseyev, founder of Renaissance School of Art in Sarasota and is an artist, art educator and architectural illustrator.  Mr. Yeliseyev has achieved a master’s degree from The Moscow Institute of Architecture.  He has a passion for sharing his expertise with the community and for raising the artistic skills of young and amateur artists in order to build their confidence in a higher level of self-expression.  Mr. Yeliseyev has garnered dozens of awards and honors for his work, most recently the first-place award at the Laguna Plein Air Painters National Juried Art Show in May, 2018.  His work is featured in the February 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist magazine where he is also chosen as a cover artist.  


THU. JAN 17- SCC HAND AND FOOT 
6:30 p.m. every Thursday evening in the Caper Room at the Atrium. Come join us and learn an easy and fast card game that is lots of fun! Beginners are welcome, bring your friends, or come alone, and join us! For more information email scarb2rita@hotmail.com  -  Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents


FRI. JAN 18 - SAT. JAN 19 - FELINE FOLKS GARAGE SALE TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY CATS!
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at 1305 New Bedford Drive in Sun City Center. Stop by and see see cat accessories as well as wonderful, previously loved treasures.  Your support goes to the care and feeding of the cats. Feline Folks is a 501©3, totally not for profit operating on donations and through the kindness of volunteers.  Currently there is a need for help feeding the community cats.  Contact us at Info@FelineFolks.us 


FRI. JAN 18 - SOUTHSHORE SLOW SPEED NETWORKING!
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st St. S.E., Ruskin, FL.  Join us and build your network of professional resources during our FREE weekly meeting! Rather than making one sales call and then moving on to the next, why not meet with approximately 20 other professionals and share what you do or how your product might benefit others. Reap rewards from sharing your message! If you would like to get the word out about an event or have an employment opportunity you would like to share, please join us! Make connections in South Hillsborough County today! For more information, call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


FRI. JAN 18 – Move your Pictures from your Android Device to your Computer
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab $5 Members  $10 Non-Members. This mini-class will demonstrate two ways to move the pictures on your Android Smartphone or Tablet to your computer.  First, by using the “Wi-Fi File Transfer” App.  And second by using a cloud storage service.  First we will get the Apps from the Play Store and then we will use them to move the pictures.  Student should be familiar with the process of getting Apps from the Play Store and installing them on their device.  Available to CA and KP members only.


FRI. JAN 18 - "LADIES CHOICE" COMEDY AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL 33570. “Ladies Choice” Comedy Night on Friday Night with Headliner Rene Bray, whose diverse comedy allows her to relate to any audience with grace. She has appeared on Geraldo, Montel Williams, Jenny Jones, and ABC’s 20/20. Rene explains her life with biting wit, and can roar like a lion or purr like a cat (sometimes both at once). Featuring Comic Cure‘s Funniest Female 2018 Sheena Reagan. With Special Guest Susan Sussman. Plus Michael Murillo as Emcee!  Firehouse Pub seating is communal, which means you may have other guests at your table. As a courtesy to the artists we recommend arriving no later than 30 minutes before show time. Cash bar & refreshments available. No outside food or beverages allowed. Online booking is available up to 2 hours before showtime. After that, tickets may be purchased at the Firehouse, 813-645-7651. Reservations are made when tickets are purchased. 


SAT. JAN 19 - LITTLE MANATEE RIVER STATE PARK FUND RAISER POKER-HIKE-RIDE-PADDLE EVENT!
9:00 a.m. first entry out with last at 11:00 a.m. The event starts at the event field, just west of the Little Manatee River State Park entrance, located just off Hwy 301 on Lightfoot Road (215 Lightfoot Road, Wimauma, FL 33598) 5 miles south of CR 674/Sun City. Winner receives $100. from ACE Hardware on Big Bend or Sun City Center stores. All players in by 1:30 p.m. Entry fee $25. day of and $20. advance by PayPal. Delicious lunch & drink included with each entry, extra lunches $7.00. Draw a joker and get to spin" The Wheel of Luck" for extra prizes. All profit goes to projects in the park. Sponsored by The Friends Of Little Manatee River State Park a 501c3 organization. RSVP to jneveridge@gmail.com or call 813-634-8716 so we can plan food & volunteers. Need a horse? Call Born To Ride 941-812-1980 & Canoe Out Post for discounted boat rental 813-634-2228. Specials needs call park office at 813-671-5005. More info call 813-677-9291  visit www.FriendsOfTheLittleManatee.org


SAT. JAN 19 - "LATE NITE CATECHISM" BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE SECURITY PATROL!
Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with show at 2:00 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center. Tickets $25 for general admission. "Teacher's Pet" front row seating $35.00. Ticket sales in SCC Atrium Kiosk Monday and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.


SAT. JAN 19 - BLUES, ROCK & JAZZ AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. At The Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL 33570. Jimmy Griswold properly pays homage to any artist he covers, whether it be the warm tones of T-bone Walker & B.B. King, or the screaming sounds of Roy Buchanan, Jeff Beck and Steve Ray Vaughan, all the while staying true to his highly original style. TICKETS:  advanced: $23- $18. Day of the Show: $28-23  Call Now! 813-645-7651 or go to www.firehouseculturalcenter.org - About the Firehouse. The Firehouse Cultural Center, a non-profit visual and performing cultural center, serving the south region of Hillsborough County, provides quality programming in arts and education for all ages. FCC programs encourage participation, engagement, discovery and learning while offering connections to our unique history, culture and natural environment. 


SUN. JAN 20 - 4 HOUR SALE!!!  EVERYTHING GOES TODAY!!!
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. only. Call for directions 813-938-3053. Tools (power and hand tools)-  furniture(2 chests and bookcases)- cabinets - bar stools- small shop vacuum/blower- ottermon/with 2 thick cushions- large plastic containers-  small custom tables,long new 4 drawer workbench with sturdy vice, etc,etc. - GIVE-AWAY PRICES !!!


SUN. JAN 20 - THE OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE CLUB
6:15 p.m. doors open for members and 6:30p.m. for guests. The band will be playing 7:00- 10:00 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd.  The cost is free for members and $6.00 per person for guests. No advance ticket is needed. pay at door.  Residents of Kings Point, Renaissance as well as Sun City Center are welcome.  Members and Guests are reminded of the request not to arrive at the Hall before 6pm as earlier arrivals interrupt the set up in the lobby to allow people in on time. The Oldies but Goodies Dance Club will be dancing and enjoying the music of Flashback.   Put on your dancing shoes and come join us.  BYOB and snacks, the club will provide ice, water, cups and napkins on each table.  Any questions contact Joanne at 813-728-1147 or email  jjlatenite@aol.com  You may also check out our website : sccoldiesbutgoodiesdanceclub.com or join us on Face Book Https://facebook.com/OldiesButGoodiesDanceClub.


MON. JAN 21 - CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING - SOUTHSHORE (CAHT)
There will be a social time starting at 12:30 p.m. in the Florida Room at Sun City Center’s central campus off of N. Pebble Beach Drive with movie snacks available for purchase, and a 50/50 raffle to raise needed funds for CAHT’s programs in helping support human trafficking victims and education programs at our local schools, churches and other organizations. This year’s showing is “Trade,” staring Academy Award winning actor, Kevin Kline.  Kline portrays Sam, a Texas cop turned investigator, who is searching for his missing daughter. Along the way Sam encounters Jorge, a 17 year old Mexican boy. Jorge is desperately trying to rescue his abducted younger sister who was kidnapped by human traffickers and forced into prostitution. Jorge sneaks into United States when he discovers that she has been transported into the United States by an international network of sex traffickers. Sam and Jorge form an alliance in this thrilling story of courage and a depiction of one of the world’s most heinous crimes, human trafficking slavery. The movie is based on the book, “The Girls Next Door” by Peter Landsman. In 2004, “Trade” was featured on the cover of The New York Times. For more information contact Debbie Petrocelli at 813-922-4580.


MON. JAN 21 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Presenter: Heather Smith, RPT. Supervisor of Rehabilitative Services, South Bay Hospital - Topic: Train Big – Exercise for Motor Performance.  Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. With the influx of many newly diagnosed group members, the request for seasoned members to assist is needed and appreciated! If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share! If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group! COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT ENTRANCE For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990 


TUE. JAN 22 – BUYING AND USING A CHROMEBOOK
9:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab   $5 Members $10 Non-Members. A Chromebook is a laptop that uses Google’s Chrome operating system instead of Windows 10.  Chromebooks can do anything on the web that you can do on a PC browser. You can get your email, visit websites, create documents, print, play games, do your banking, keep your calendar, watch movies and do all this in on a secure computer with a simpler and more straightforward interface than Windows 10. Chromebooks are generally less expensive than PCs.  For many seniors, a Chromebook might be all that is needed.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. JAN 22 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE EVERY TUESDAY!
9:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center. Do you like to dance but are worried about falling? Join our FREE line dancing class lead by trained therapists. This weekly class will improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling. We can boot scoot and boogie safely together and make exercise fun! 


TUE. JAN 22 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center.  your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Your facilitator will be Cheryl Lewis, an effective psychotherapist. No appointment is necessary. 


TUE. JAN 22 - THE SCC APPLE USER GROUP MONTHLY MEETING
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the Caper Room of the Atrium Bldg; 954 North Course Lane, Sun City Center, FL. Apple User Group Club members and members of the Sun City Center Community Association and Kings Point are welcome to attend. The feature prevention is titled “What’s that button for?” Apple continues to offer updated iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks and to update iOS and macOS software. With each update there are subtle changes affecting how users interact with their devices. This presentation takes a look at recent changes and provides an overview of both physical and software controls and settings for iOS and macOS devices. Titled “What’s that button for”, the presentation is intended for people with new iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, or for existing users that need a refresher in how to operate their devices. 
Agenda for the meeting: Current News items - Club Business -Tips - Feature Presentation, “What’s that button for”. 
Come join us for a stimulating session of "all-things-Apple”. For further information about the SCC Apple User Group you are invited to visit our web page at http://sccaug.org. Any questions can be directed to Dunham Swift at 633-7262 or by email at dswift1@mac.com


TUE. JAN 22, 29 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Swing - 5:30 PM
Intermediate Swing - 6:45 PM
Beginning West Coast Swing (Recommended to have a good knowledge of the East Coast Swing) - 8:00 PM
Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.


TUE. JAN 22 - EVENING OF FUN WITH THE SUN CITY CENTER LIONS CLUB! PAINT AND SIP SESSION!
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce banquet room. Price of the ticket is $20.00.  For that $20.00, the Lions Club will supply the wine glass to paint, the paint, all supplies needed, plus instructions by local artist, Anne Walker.  Refreshments will be available -- wine and cheese. You say you can't paint?  No need to know how -- just come, enjoy yourself, and paint your own wine glass.  You will be surprised how easy it is. For tickets, please contact Gloria Rodzielowicz: 813-419-4187 or grodzielowicz@aol.com, or Mary Ann Eberle:  609-694-8235 or maryanne.eberle@gmail.com. Looking forward to seeing you on January 22.


WED. JAN 23 - THERAPUTIC TAI CHI FOR HEALTH!
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. Our therapists have advanced training in therapeutic Tai Chi for Seniors and will provide guidance in this healthy exercise. Tai Chi has been proven to increase strength and balance!


WED. JAN 23 -  METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION 
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium's Heritage Room, Central Campus "Universal Laws" brought to us today by Ed Foote, a student of Edgar Cayce Institute for over 30 years, A Course in Miracles instructor all over the country, and former minister will examine how following these principles may bring joy and prosperity into our life. Metaphysical Society Fund Raiser.  Entry fee $1.00 with additional love offering to benefit our society bringing you our programming.


WED. JAN 23, 30 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot - 12:45 PM
Intermediate Cha Cha - 2:00 PM
Beginning Silver Waltz (Must have a good knowledge of the Bronze Waltz) - 3:15 PM
Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome.$5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205 


THU. JAN 24 - THU. MAR 14 - MATTER OF BALANCE! IF YOU HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT FALLING, THIS FREE PROGRAM IS FOR YOU!
9:30 -11:30 a.m. Sun Towers Retirement, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL - Every Thursday. Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.
This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.
YOU WILL LEARN TO:
View falls as controllable
Set goals for increasing activity
Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
Exercise to increase strength and balance
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone concerned about falls
Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
Anyone who has fallen in the past
Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns
RSVP a MUST - Call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls - This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model - Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780). 


THU. JAN 24 - CCW BINGO LUNCHEON
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. in the Conesa Center at Prince of Peace (across from KingsPoint entrance).  Lunch served at 12 with games to follow. Bring your friends and enjoy a light lunch and 10 bingo games.  Great prizes and camaraderie -   $15 per person.  Tables of 8 can be purchased and reserved when paid in full. 


THU. JAN 24 - PIZZA - ALL YOU CAN EAT & A MOVIE
5:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church,1239 Del Webb Blvd. W Sun City Center, Fl. 33573. You are invited to all the pizza you can eat, cake, and an assortment of soft drinks plus a great movie all for $7.00. We will begin serving the pizza at 5:00 p.m. followed by the movie. The movie is Mission Impossible: Fallout Ethan Hunt and his IMF team are blamed for a mission that goes wrong.  They try to outrun a ruthless CIA agent who is trying to take them out.  Hunt tries to fend off threats and realizes allies within IMF might have other motives. A must see movie with tickets on sale now at the church office only. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  The church office is open Mon. through Fri. 9:00am to 4:00pm closed 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. (813)634-1252


THU. JAN 24 - MOONGLOW ANNUAL DINNER DANCE ~ Annual Dinner Dance
5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center. Banquet Masters Catering will serve a delicious dinner with an Entree Choice of Chicken or Salmon. BYOB and Appetizers.  Live Dance Music by "Mario DeLeon" 7:00-9:30 p.m.  Attire: Ladies: Dressy,  Men: Jacket & Tie. Couples & Singles Welcome. Cost $18. pp for Members and $28. pp for Guests/Visitors.  Paid Reservations, CHECK ONLY (no cash) payable to Moonglow Dance Club, by Jan. 19 to Gail Bouverat, 1114 Villeroy Dr. Sun City Center, FL 33573. Information: 813-633-1297 OR 813-633-2755, or email <gail3357@gmail.com>  Current and Prospective Members may include 2019 Dues of $25. pp for 12  Dances to a variety of Live Music, one Thursday evening monthly year round.


THU. JAN  24- SCC HAND AND FOOT 
6:30 p.m. every Thursday evening in the Caper Room at the Atrium. Come join us and learn an easy and fast card game that is lots of fun! Beginners are welcome, bring your friends, or come alone, and join us! For more information email scarb2rita@hotmail.com  -  Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents


FRI. JAN 25 - SOUTHSHORE SLOW SPEED NETWORKING!
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st St. S.E., Ruskin, FL.  Join us and build your network of professional resources during our FREE weekly meeting! Rather than making one sales call and then moving on to the next, why not meet with approximately 20 other professionals and share what you do or how your product might benefit others. Reap rewards from sharing your message! If you would like to get the word out about an event or have an employment opportunity you would like to share, please join us! Make connections in South Hillsborough County today! For more information, call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


FRI. JAN 25 – INTRODUCTION TO FILE EXPLORER
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. Windows File Explorer is the Windows application that displays the contents of hard drives and folders. You use it to navigate all the Folder and Files on your computer. In this class you will learn how to find, save, move, copy, delete and rename Files and Folders on your hard drive or memory device.  Available to CA and KP members only.


FRI. JAN 25 - VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT, A PROGRAM OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by appointment only at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. The Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Red Cross in partnership with the Veterans History Project, a program of the Library of Congress, is seeking Veterans to participate in this project.  The program captures through a video interview, firsthand account of Veterans who served in any branch of the US military in any capacity, from World War I through the present, and are no longer serving are eligible to participate.  Civilians who served in support of a US war effort in a professional capacity are also welcome to participate.  As Teresa Fazio, an Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran stated, “It is important to get every veterans’ story so future generations can learn about military life from first-hand accounts.  Our individual experiences may have been different, but when compiled they form a powerful snapshot of history.”  If you are a Veteran or know Veterans that would like to share their stories, please call Sun Towers to schedule your interview time at 813-634-3347. 


FRI. JAN 25 - SAMARITAN SERVICES FUNDRAISER DANCE!
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Community Hall. Entertainment: Ken Brady original member of the Casinos with special guest Rich Wilson “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”. $10 per ticket  B.Y.O. Snacks & Drinks. Tickets — Samaritan Services Office: 1207 N. Pebble Beach Blvd. 813-634-9283


MON. JAN 28 - CHRONIC PAIN, ARTHRITIS AND NEUROPATHY GROUP Sponsored by the Men’s Club of Sun City Center 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. SCC. This month we are fortunate to have speaker, Tina Patch, owner of MJ Natural Resources which is a mission company dedicated to the goal of providing natural remedies from hemp instead of toxic pharmaceuticals. Tina is also the co-founder of the CATE Foundation. She will be discussing CBD derived from hemp and how it may improve the quality of life for those in pain. CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol which is one of the major cannabinoids found in the cannabis/hemp plant. Samples will also be provided. Morgan Clemens, COTA/L, Sun Terrace/Towers Rehabilitation Therapy Program Manager facilitates this group with open discussion encouraged by all. Morgan graduated from Neosho County Community College as President of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She has received numerous specialty training and certifications that focus on pain, neuropathy and arthritis such as Dolphin MPS, aquatics, and many other pain management modalities. Morgan has been practicing in the geriatric setting for 4 years with experience with orthopedics and neuro rehabilitation. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc that may have worked for them for all members to benefit. If you have had success with any treatment, please come to share and learn. Supported by Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today. FREE valet parking at Towers entrance. Session located in the theater Questions? Call 813-892-2990 


TUE. JAN 29 and THU. JAN 31 - WINDOWS 10 WORKSHOP
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. This workshop is designed to familiarize you with Windows 10.  In class we will customize the start screen and play with some of the preinstalled apps.  Among other subjects, we’ll cover antivirus, just type, privacy, Microsoft accounts, Cortana, Edge, Store, keyboard shortcuts, Control Panel vs. Settings, and snap & shake.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. JAN 29 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE EVERY TUESDAY!
9:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center. Do you like to dance but are worried about falling? Join our FREE line dancing class lead by trained therapists. This weekly class will improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling. We can boot scoot and boogie safely together and make exercise fun! 


TUE. JAN 29 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center.  your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Your facilitator will be Cheryl Lewis, an effective psychotherapist. No appointment is necessary. 


TUE. JAN 29 – SCC POLISH HERITAGE CLUB MEETING
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the Florida Room, Atrium Building. The SCC Polish Heritage Club is holding their monthly membership meeting. Refreshments are provided and admission is free. They are welcoming their new board. Tickets will be on sale for their upcoming March 2nd Paczki Ball, which features a live band! Get yours tonight as they go fast! The Club warmly welcomes all SCCCA, KingsPoint, and Freedom Plaza residents who are interested in learning about the traditional Polish Cultural events that the Club offers. Join in the fun and fellowship! Annual Dues are $5.00 per person. For info, please call: Lorraine at 813 677-0026 or Wanda at 813 633-0016.


WED. JAN 30 –  Tips & Tricks for Creating Documents Workshop
9:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab $5 Members   $10 Non-Members. Useful ideas that will enable you to easily create, edit, and save Word documents, emails and more. using your keyboard or voice typing.  Create mailing lists for greeting cards and other correspondence.  Available to CA and KP members only.


WED. JAN 30 - THERAPUTIC TAI CHI FOR HEALTH!
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. Our therapists have advanced training in therapeutic Tai Chi for Seniors and will provide guidance in this healthy exercise. Tai Chi has been proven to increase strength and balance!


WED. JAN 30 -  METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION 
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium's Heritage Room, Central Campus "Life's Greatest Lesson" presented by Carl Franklin, Coptic Minister, Radio Host, and Spiritual guide comes to enlighten us with information about the highest aspect of any human, the Soul.  In merging with the soul we become Christ conscious and achieve the greatest lesson on earth. Metaphysical Society Fund Raiser.  Entry fee $1.00 with additional love offering to benefit our society bringing you our programming.


WED. JAN 30 - GOLF CART MOBILITY TOWN HALL MEETING
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center, FL The purpose of the meeting is for Hillsborough County Public Works and their consultant to gather additional information for the Golf Cart Mobility Study, phase 2. It is imperative that you attend.  The County will draw their conclusions about the importance of golf cart transportation for our area based on how they perceive golf cart transportation's importance to us.  If the audience is sparse, they could leave with the opinion that golf carts are really not that integral to our lifestyle; therefore, they wouldn't have to allocate funds to improve our golf cart paths or give us additional paths. 


THU. JAN 31 - KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ITALIAN DINNER
Doors opening at 5:00 p.m. of the Conesa Center, 702 Valley Forge Blvd, SCC. The Knights of Columbus Council 7282 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church are sponsoring an Italian Dinner. The menu offers a choice of Spaghetti & Meatballs in Marinara sauce (red sauce) OR Spaghetti Alfredo with chicken (white sauce). Also included will be home-made bruschetta, toss salad, and home-made desserts. Tickets are $12 each, and tables of 8 are available. Last year’s event was a complete sellout. Don’t wait! Don’t miss out! Tickets will be on sale in the Conesa Lobby every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:30-11 a.m. starting Wednesday, January 2, 2019 until all tickets are sold. No tickets will be sold at the door. For questions, call either Fred Kunkel at 317-409-6543 or Mike Lane at 207-797-7776.


FRI. FEB 1 - SOUTHSHORE SLOW SPEED NETWORKING!
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st St. S.E., Ruskin, FL.  Join us and build your network of professional resources during our FREE weekly meeting! Rather than making one sales call and then moving on to the next, why not meet with approximately 20 other professionals and share what you do or how your product might benefit others. Reap rewards from sharing your message! If you would like to get the word out about an event or have an employment opportunity you would like to share, please join us! Make connections in South Hillsborough County today! For more information, call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


MON, FEB 1, 8, 15, 22 – INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Computer Lab $20 Members   $25 Non-Members. This four session beginner’s class will cover hardware, software and operating system basics.  Some basic word processing will be introduced. Internet searching using web browsers and search engines will also be covered. Storage devices, both permanent & temporary will be discussed.  Available to CA and KP members only.


FRI. FEB 1 - THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF SUN CITY CENTER: "The Role of Mass Media in Addressing Issues of Education and Social Development in the Middle East and North Africa."
9:30 - 11-30 a.m.  All residents of SCC, Kings Point, Freedom Plaza and their guests are welcome.  In the Florida Room in the Atrium Bldg. of Sun City Center’s main campus on North Pebble Beach Blvd. The SCC International Forum welcomes Dennis Wiens of the Middle Eastern Broadcaster SAT-7 and SAT-7 Academy and Beverly Hill Gaussiran, Freedom Plaza resident, SAT-7 Board Member and President of Hill Associates a provider of educational programs and management training services.  Both speakers have a rich and extensive international background from living and working in the Middle East and Africa. Dennis Wiens will discuss three main areas of need in the Middle East and North Africa:  Education, Social Development and Health.  These are issues that have long plagued society.  The current refugee crisis has only magnified and brought to the surface many pre-existing problems that can no longer be ignored.  Beverly Hill Gaussiran, now retired, will present "Abandoned"-  which will take you on a journey to better understand those who are struggling in the Middle East and North Africa.   


SAT. FEB 2 - THE ACADEMY OF BALLROOM DANCE CLUB HOSTS ANNUAL DINNER DANCE
5:00 p.m. cocktails and dancing (BYOB), followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. (formal attire please). Dinner choices are Chicken Marsala and Salmon with Almond Sauce, each with vegetables, rice pilaf and a dessert. A professional photographer will provide a portrait photo included with admission. The cost for this once a year event is $25 for members, and $30 for non-members. The doors will re-open at 7:15pm for our normal dance from 7:30 to 9:30pm (free for members, $6 for guests). If you are interested, please contact Donna Armstrong at 615-934-7293 or George Hawn at 330-770-0442.


MON. FEB 4 - WIDOWER'S GROUP - Now monthly!
9:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. SCC. Meeting for WIDOWERS ONLY, women are into groups, men are NOT. We're taught early on that when adversity hits: "suck it up--get on with it!". However history has consistently proven regardless of what we think, YOU can benefit greatly from the experience of others. We invite YOU to attend a meeting, coffee and donuts on us. You'll sit and listen as others share their experiences in dealing with the different stages of the tragic loss of losing your spouse. For more information call Tom Harding 813-634-1236


MON. FEB 4 – FACEBOOK 101
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. This is a beginner’s class.  In this class we will: 1) Personalize your profile & timeline; 2) Find and add friends and set up Security; 3) Explain secure messaging and chatting, find out what family and friends are up to; 4) Add friends and create groups; 5) Add photos and tag the photos, view and share videos, explore news feeds, and update family and friends; 6) Discuss what to post and what not to post.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. FEB 5 – BUYING AND USING A CHROMEBOOK
9:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab   $5 Members $10 Non-Members. A Chromebook is a laptop that uses Google’s Chrome operating system instead of Windows 10.  Chromebooks can do anything on the web that you can do on a PC browser. You can get your email, visit websites, create documents, print, play games, do your banking, keep your calendar, watch movies and do all this in on a secure computer with a simpler and more straightforward interface than Windows 10. Chromebooks are generally less expensive than PCs.  For many seniors, a Chromebook might be all that is needed.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. FEB 5 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE EVERY TUESDAY!
9:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center. Do you like to dance but are worried about falling? Join our FREE line dancing class lead by trained therapists. This weekly class will improve your balance and reduce your risk of falling. We can boot scoot and boogie safely together and make exercise fun! 


TUE. FEB 5 - BETH ISRAEL SISTERHOOD PRESENTS A MEETING ON ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIPS
1:00 pm.  The Temple is located at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. East in Sun City Center.  Sheri Rosedale will be the featured speaker at the Beth Israel Sisterhood meeting. “At one of my darkest hours I reached out to my clergy person.  The depths of my pain and suffering caused me to believe my spouse was destroying my soul, my essence.  I was inconsolable, desperate, and exhausted emotionally and physically.” These words written by author Sheri Rosedale speak to why she began to write her book, Symphony of Her Heart.  Originally written as a self-help project, Sheri decided to use this as a tool for other women who find themselves in toxic relationships.  The meeting is open to all in the community and we encourage those who find themselves in an abusive relationship or those who want more information to join us for what should be a very special afternoon. There is no cost for this program.  Sheri will have copies of her book for sale (cash or checks only).  Refreshments will be served. 


TUE. FEB 5 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Sun City Center.  your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Your facilitator will be Cheryl Lewis, an effective psychotherapist. No appointment is necessary. 


TUE. FEB 5, 12, 19, 26 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES
Beginning - Waltz - 5:30 PM
Intermediate - Tango - 6:45 PM
Intermediate West Coast Swing - 8:00 PM. 
(Must have had Beginning West Coast Swing) Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.


WED. FEB 6 –  IPAD/IPHONE FOR SENIORS
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. The iPad and the iPhone function the same, in most cases. This course will show how to check your e-mail, carry your books and music around with you, have fun playing games and even adjust the size of the readable text on the screen.  Available to CA and KP members only.


WED. FEB 6 - THERAPUTIC TAI CHI FOR HEALTH!
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. Our therapists have advanced training in therapeutic Tai Chi for Seniors and will provide guidance in this healthy exercise. Tai Chi has been proven to increase strength and balance!


WED. FEB 6 - THE COMPUTER CLUB MONTHLY MEETING
7:00 p.m. in the Florida Room, in the Atrium.  “An Hour with Matt”.  Matt is always on the lookout for new software or tips that will make your computing faster, safer and more fun.  Matt plans to talk about blocking ads when using Chrome, setting your PC for higher performance, getting a preview of what’s in your mail before it arrives, an easy way to make labels, an easy and free program to improve your photos and several other worthwhile computer tips. Available to CA and KP members only.


THU. FEB 7 - CCW MEMBERSHIP BREAKFAST MEETING
Following 8:00 a.m. mass in the Conesa Center at Prince of Peace enjoy a continental breakfast and our two guest speakers.  Judy Mohl, president of the St. Vincent DePaul Society will share the many ways in which  they help the broader community in times of need.  Barb Caleca, member and chair of the health ministry at POP will describe the many services provided to parishioners including monthly blood pressure screening and educational programs.  Guests welcome.


THU. FEB 7 – Cloud Computing 
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab $5 Members   $10 Non-Members. This mini-course will demonstrate and discuss cloud computing, client-server technology, and the Internet.  Many cloud storage services will be highlighted and one in particular, OneDrive, will be demonstrated.  This course will demystify the term “Cloud Computing”.  Available to CA and KP members only.


THU. FEB 7 - MONTHLY MEOW MIXER!
4:30 p.m. in the Kings Point 2020 building’s Culinary Room.  This is  a fun way to learn about the group’s important mission of feeding and spay/neutering the community cats in Kings Point and the surrounding areas.  Light snacks and great conversation are available at this monthly event.  If you miss this event, join them on March 7. The Meow Mixer is a wonderful way to learn about volunteer opportunities.  No pressure, just information.  The cats are fed everyday with a special mixture of cat food.  This is provided by the group as is training and support.  Learn about some of their upcoming events and activities, such as making cat toys.  People who sew are always encouraged to help. Feline Folks is a 501©3, totally not for profit operating on donations and through the kindness of volunteers.  Currently there is a need for help feeding the community cats.  Contact us at Info@FelineFolks.us or better yet, stop by the Meow Mixer.  Starting at 3:30 is the Board Meeting which is open to everyone.  Join them at 3:30 p.m. in the culinary room to hear more about the group. Feline Folks is a not-for-profit all volunteer job that feeds and cares for the community cats.  For information email info@felinefolks.us


SAT. FEB 9 - THE SUN CITY CENTER DANCE CLUB HOLDS DANCE
7:00 - 9:30 p.m. in the South Community Hall, 1910 So. Pebble Beach Blvd., SCC, 33573. They invite Sun City Center and Kings Point residents to warm up for Valentine's Day with a turn on the dance floor.  Dance to an exclusive playlist spun by Gerardo.   There will be a complimentary dessert table and decaf coffee.  Dressy casual attire. NO shorts!  BYOB.  Bring your friends, or come and make new friends. Open seating. Singles tables available!  Members free, visitors/guests $6pp at the door. For additional information call: 813-634-9074. Mark your calendar for the next dance on March 23rd, which will be a dinner dance 


TUE. FEB 12 – Painfree Backup for Your Computer
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. This 3-hour Windows 10 workshop will show you how to backup your documents and pictures using a free program called FreeFileSync.  It will also show you how to take an image of your system for easy recovery in case  you lose your system software and data, using a free program called TodoBackup.  Bring your computer and an external drive.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. FEB 12 - SIX WEEK LECTURE SERIES WITH PSYCHIC, CAROL ANN LIAROS
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon at Community Church College 1501 La Jolla Ave. - Sun City Center, FL 33573 - Six Week Lecture Series with Psychic, Carol Ann Liaros – Feb. 12th - March 19, 2019. 
Week #1 Predicting the Future Week #2. Journeys-Out-of-the Body Week #3. Connecting the Auras Week #4. Imagination or Psychic Experience? Week #5. Why Doesn’t Healing Work All the Time? 
Week #6. (Psychometry (psychic “Tuning in”) with demonstration. $35 for all 6 classes or $7 each (813) 634-8607 Register on-line: www.4lifelearning.org 


TUE. FEB 12, 19, 26 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES
Beginning - Waltz - 5:30 PM
Intermediate - Tango - 6:45 PM
Intermediate West Coast Swing - 8:00 PM. 
(Must have had Beginning West Coast Swing) Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.


WED. FEB 13 - VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR "YOUR WINDOW INTO THEIR WORLD"
10:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Person Living with Dementia. Created by P.K. Beville, a specialist in geriatrics, this experience is designed to instill hope in professional and family caregivers, providing them with a tool to move from sympathy to empathy and to better understand the behaviors and needs of their loved ones and patients. Tours provided by Senior Helpers. FREE event but RSVP is required to 813-634-3347


WED. FEB 13, 20, 27 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES
Beginning - Slow Dance - 12:45 PM
Intermediate - Fox Trot - 2:00 PM, Intermediate - Silver Waltz (Must have had the Beginning Silver Waltz) 3:15 PM
Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome.$5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.


WED. FEB 13 - DIABETES EDUCATION SUPPORT GROUP  
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Sponsored by the Men’s Club of SCC. Have you been given the diagnosis of Diabetes? Are you unsure of your dietary and physical future? Discover options and learn information that will prepare you for a healthy future with Diabetes!  Our facilitator: Shirley Sullivan, Nutritionist and Founder of Southshore Wellness, LLC. integrates her love of education and health through personalized nutritional workshops and programs.  


THU. FEB 14 - MONTHLY CARD/GAMES/DESSERT SOCIAL
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. in the Conesa Center at Prince of Peace Catholic Church (across from KingsPoint entrance) with games beginning at 12:00 noon and concluding at 3:00 p.m.  Serving homemade desserts, drinks, and door and table prizes.  Bring friends and play your favorite table game for $3.


MON. FEB 18 - VETERANS INVITED FOR A PRESIDENTS DAY TOUR OF PATROIT PLAZA AND SARASOTA NATIONAL CEMETERY
9:00 a.m. Bus departs from Freedom Plaza. The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay invites veterans for a Presidents Day tour of Patriot Plaza and Sarasota National Cemetery. Complimentary transportation and lunch at Der Dutchman Restaurant provided. Space is limited RSVP at 813.609.4868


MON. FEB 18 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. This month our speaker will be Crista Ellis, Community Program Manager, Parkinson’s Foundation, serving the state of Florida.  Her primary responsibility is to bring education programs to various locations throughout our beautiful state. She has extensive experience within the Parkinson’s community, including planning Parkinson’s programs, organizing large events, and coordinating clinical research trials. Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. With the influx of many newly diagnosed group members, the request for seasoned members to assist is needed and appreciated! If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share! If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group! COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT ENTRANCE For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990 


TUE. FEB 19 – TUNING YOUR PC WORKSHOP
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $20 Members   $25 Non-Members. Is your PC or laptop running slow, long boot times, do you wait forever for web pages to come up? This workshop will teach you how to remove spyware, viruses, browser add-ons, bad registry entries, junk files, and other problems that slow down your system. You will work on your own computer and be able to see the results immediately.  Available to CA and KP members only.


TUE. FEB 19 - SOUTH BAY GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEETING 
10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in the Life Enrichment Center (LEC), 1210 W Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center.  with a lecture, followed by a sit-down luncheon at noon, and then a second presentation by our guest speaker at 1:00 pm.  This month’s speaker will be Joanne Ryder.  She will be speaking on “Beyond Vital Records” and then “Problem Solving in German Research.”  Both presentations will be provided at the luncheon for the same low price.  Vendors will also be there, selling their genealogy related items.  The cost is $15.00 per person for lunch.  For reservations and information, call Dotty Love at 813-634-2749. Mail check to SBGS P.O. Box 5202, Sun City Center, Fl. 33571. Your check must be received by February 7, 2019.   


TUE. FEB 19 - ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
2:00 - 3:30 pm at Sun Towers Retirement Communityi, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center for this  Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group. Bring your loved one for a well-deserved break. Facilitated by Aging Care Advocates. You will receive information while your loved one is cared for in our Secured Memory Care. Please RSVP no less than 3 days prior to 813-677-1400.


WED. FEB 20, 27 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASSES
Beginning - Slow Dance - 12:45 PM
Intermediate - Fox Trot - 2:00 PM, Intermediate - Silver Waltz (Must have had the Beginning Silver Waltz) 3:15 PM
Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome.$5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.


WED. FEB 20 - LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP - SPONSORED BY THE SUN CITY CENTER MEN'S CLUB 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Do you wonder how others with Low Vision advance through their day? Do they receive care from outside sources? What adaptive vision devices successfully assist them? Each need is different but if we gather to share our resources, we all benefit! Attend this support group where challenges are met with resources and where members inspire others with their successes. Samantha Miller, RCSWI Social Worker for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1940. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. FREE VALET PARKING for Cars and Golf Carts. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. FEB 21 – Cut the Cord?
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab $5 Members   $10 Non-Members. This mini-course will review cable TV and phone service alternatives.  Possible alternatives like broadcast TV and Streaming devices like Roku and Amazon Fire will be described, so you can make your own “cut the cord” decision.  Available to CA and KP members only.


THU. FEB 21 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Coalition office at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakkes Drive, Sun City Center, Suite 254.  Did you know a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! Maintaining good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


FRI. FEB 22 - VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT, A PROGRAM OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by appointment only at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. The Tampa Bay Chapter of the American Red Cross in partnership with the Veterans History Project, a program of the Library of Congress, is seeking Veterans to participate in this project.  The program captures through a video interview, firsthand account of Veterans who served in any branch of the US military in any capacity, from World War I through the present, and are no longer serving are eligible to participate.  Civilians who served in support of a US war effort in a professional capacity are also welcome to participate.  As Teresa Fazio, an Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran stated, “It is important to get every veterans’ story so future generations can learn about military life from first-hand accounts.  Our individual experiences may have been different, but when compiled they form a powerful snapshot of history.”  If you are a Veteran or know Veterans that would like to share their stories, please call Sun Towers to schedule your interview time at 813-634-3347. 


MON. FEB 25 - CHRONIC PAIN, ARTHRITIS AND NEUROPATHY GROUP Sponsored by the Men’s Club of Sun City Center 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. SCC. This month we are fortunate to have speaker, Tina Patch, owner of MJ Natural Resources which is a mission company dedicated to the goal of providing natural remedies from hemp instead of toxic pharmaceuticals. Tina is also the co-founder of the CATE Foundation. She will be discussing CBD derived from hemp and how it may improve the quality of life for those in pain. CBD is an acronym for cannabidiol which is one of the major cannabinoids found in the cannabis/hemp plant. Samples will also be provided. Morgan Clemens, COTA/L, Sun Terrace/Towers Rehabilitation Therapy Program Manager facilitates this group with open discussion encouraged by all. Morgan graduated from Neosho County Community College as President of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She has received numerous specialty training and certifications that focus on pain, neuropathy and arthritis such as Dolphin MPS, aquatics, and many other pain management modalities. Morgan has been practicing in the geriatric setting for 4 years with experience with orthopedics and neuro rehabilitation. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc that may have worked for them for all members to benefit. If you have had success with any treatment, please come to share and learn. Supported by Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today. FREE valet parking at Towers entrance. Session located in the theater Questions? Call 813-892-2990 


MON. FEB 25 - THE SINGLES MINGLES OF KINGS POINT DANCE
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Kings Point Veterans Theater of the north clubhouse. The admission is $5.00. The dance is BYOB. Come listen to the music of DJ Bobalu's DJ Sounds. If you live outside Kings Point, please call Dottie Beyer at 813-812-6972 (home) to have your name added to the gate list.


THU. FEB 28 - MOONGLOW BALLROOM DANCE CLUB
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd.  Members FREE; Visitors $5.00 per person at the door.  Live Music by "Daniel Fugazzotto".  As a Special Treat, Daniel and his National Championship Amateur Ballroom Dance Partner, Janis Merluzzo, will perform a Dance Exhibition at Intermission. Dressy Casual. BYOB & snacks, and we provide the Ice, water, cups & napkins. Singles Table(s) Available. 2019 Membership details and Scheduled Entertainers for 12 monthly dances to Live Music on request.   813-633-1297 OR 813-633-2755. Email gail3357@gmail.com,


MON. MAR 18 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. This month our speaker will be Glenna Tanner who will discuss the best methods for traveling so you might enjoy your vacation despite a diagnosis!  Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. With the influx of many newly diagnosed group members, the request for seasoned members to assist is needed and appreciated! If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share! If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group! COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT ENTRANCE For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990 


SAT. MAR 23 - CAMP BAYOU'S 20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT!
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Camp Bayou, located 3 miles south of SR 674 at the south end of 24th St SE in Ruskin.  The event is Free. A brief ceremony at noon will acknowledge all who have helped Camp Bayou along the way, with lunch provided. Registered families will visit several nature stations where they will learn something about frogs, fossils, forests or other natural topics. We hope your organization will join us! We provide a table and chair; you provide a fun educational activity. A fundraiser raffle will be ongoing throughout the morning with winners announced during lunch.  If you have an item for the raffle, we would greatly appreciate your donation. If you are interested and available to participate, please email back with the following info:
Name of Organization:
Person staffing on March 23:
Contact (phone or email) for this person if possible:
Will you need more than 1 table?:
Will you be able to provide a raffle item?
If yes, what is it? 
Please feel free to extend this invitation to other area environmental groups that might be interested. If you respond by March 1, you will be included in press releases, social media posts and flyer.  That's it! If participating, the gates will be open by 7:30 am and we would like your table to be ready by 8:30 am.

TICKETS, CLASSES AND VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES 


AUDITIONS: 
THURSAYS, JAN 17, 24, & 31, 2019  GALS & GUYS PRODUCTIONS HOLDING AUDITIONS.  The Gals & Guys Productions is looking for soloists, trios, harmony vocalists, solo or group dancers, actors and musicians to audition for our first 2019 Showcase “Four Musical Acts”. The Club is open to all Sun City Center, Kings Point & Freedom Plaza Residents.  Please stop by the Rollins Theater, 970 Cherry Hills Dr, on any Thursday in January, 2019 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM.  The “Four Musical Acts” performance will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Community Hall at 6:30 PM. The 2 hour showcase will include music and possibly a bit of dialogue from the following:  “Mamma Mia”;  “On Your Feet”;  “The Greatest Showman”; and “The Sound Of Music”.  Contact Salvina Tannenholz, President & Director, sccgngprods@aol.com or 813-633-5924.  


FRI. JAN 25 - SAMARITAN SERVICES FUNDRAISER DANCE!
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Community Hall. Entertainment: Ken Brady original member of the Casinos with special guest Rich Wilson “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”. $10 per ticket  B.Y.O. Snacks & Drinks. Tickets — Samaritan Services Office: 1207 N. Pebble Beach Blvd. 813-634-9283


Sunday Feb. 24  Ken Block at SCCCA Rollins Theatre
The Sun City Center Community Association presents "Ken Block - Comic Impressionist" on Sunday Feb 24th at 2:30 PM at the Rollins Theatre, 970 Cherry Hills Drive. Tickets are $8, and available at the SCC Atrium Kiosk M-W-F 10 AM - Noon, off N. Course Drive.  Doors open at 2 PM. 


MON, WED & FRI 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - GALS & GUYS PRODUCTIONS CLUB OFFERING FREE MEMBERSHIP FOR 2019  In 2019 the Gals & Guys Productions have decided that membership to join the club will be ABSOLUTELY FREE, That’s right FREE!  You may sign up for FREE at the Atrium Ticket Kiosk Desk for Clubs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM starting in January.  Please bring your Association ID card to sign up... Remember it’s FREE and the club is open to all Sun City Center, Kings Point and Freedom Plaza residents.  Tickets will go on Sale for our first 2019 show, “Four Musical Acts” on April 27, 2019 in Community Hall at 6:30 PM, starting in January, for $5 each per person on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the same time and same location.  Cash or check payable to Gals & Guys Productions.   We are also looking for volunteers to help with computer work, production crew members, publicity writer, volunteer coordinator, music coordinator, etc...  Contact information; Salvina Tannenholz, President & Director, sccgngprods@aol.com or 813-633-5924. 


FREE LECTURE SERIES - Music Discoveries Series with Dr. Lauren Murray at the Firehouse Cultural Center!
1ST Ave. NE at Shell Point Road, Ruskin, FL. The Firehouse Cultural Center is proud to be celebrating five (5) years as a Straz Center, Arts Education Partner. We welcome you, and trust that your participation in this outstanding program will enhance your love for music and life-long learning.  Our FREE Music Discovery Series is designed for all levels of music lovers to explore the inner workings of the musical world. 
TUE. JAN 15 – Beginning to Bach: How did we get here?
TUE. FEB 12 – Mozart & Beethoven: Can I clap now?
TUE. MAR 12 – Brahms, Berlioz, Wagner & Webern: Music & the planet explode
TUE. APR 9 – Out of the 20th Century & into the 21st: Creating a new canon
TUE. MAY 14 – Music of the World & its influence on the West
Register NOW: www.firehouseculturalcenter.org or Call 813.645.7651 


Firehouse Cultural Center Up Coming Classes
Spring 2019:
• Reduction Printmaking in partnership with the Tampa Museum of Art.
• Large-Scale Printmaking in partnership with the Tampa Museum of Art.
• Painting Studio Session 1
• Painting Studio Session 2
• Painting with Watercolors Session 1
• Painting with Watercolors Session 2
• Spray Painting and Mural Planning in partnership with the Tampa Museum of Art.
• Special Needs Expressive Arts Workshop in partnership with Arts4All Florida.
• Non-Fiction Writing Class – ‘The Power of Truth in Storytelling’
• Poetry Workshop
Information/Reservation visit: http://firehouseculturalcenter.org/workshops-classes/


CLASSES - CRT Offers customized individual training for the following software:  Windows 10, Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher, and QuickBooks.  Classes are $20 for an hour of instruction.  Call CRT at 645-4278 to setup a time to meet with our trainer or email the trainer at suzane_qualls@crtservicesinc.com.


CLASSES - COMPUTER CLUB
12:30 - 5:00 p.m. — Tuition is payable upon registration. Sign up for your choice of class in the Computer Lab, (Atrium Building) Monday through Saturday. For additional information send email to: Mary Boyes, Education Director: mbinscc@gmail.com


Registration Continues at Community Church College
Our registration is still open and there is still time to get in on the fun.  http://www.4lifelearning.org/classes.html 
Come by our office at 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center, FL (9 to noon, Monday to Thursday) and get a catalog or call 813-634-8607 for information. There are seats available on most trips. Check our trips on our website http://www.4lifelearning.org/trips2.html or learn more about venues on the below Website or Facebook pages 
2-4-2019=111 Years of Broadway-https://www.rutheckerdhall.com/event/111-years-broadway
2-21-2019-Vienna Boys Choir-No updated website see our catalog http://www.4lifelearning.org/trips2.html


THE SUN CITY CENTER LIONS CLUB MEMBERS, FRIENDS AND FAMILY SAILING THE BEAUTIFUL ALLURE OF THE SEAS - FEB. 24 - MAR. 3, 2019
We will be sailing away from Miami to St. Maarten, San Juan, and Labadee; the Allure of the Seas is our destination, and the ports of call are an added plus. Prices for the cruise start at $899.46 inside cabin; $1,099.46 ocean view stateroom; $1,059.46 Central Park balcony; and $1,159.46 ocean view balcony.  Transportation to the port of Miami will be provided at an additional cost. We are excited about this cruise and hope you and your friends will choose to join the Lions, who are a fun group of people.  It's not too late to get on board! For more information, please contact Hilda Simmons, SCC Travelworld at 634-3318 or Lion Ellen McGovern at 633-4202. Please join us.  We are looking forward to seeing you on board. 

FYI 
WEB SITES and EMAILS

Art Club's web site: www.artclubofscc.org
Bill and Phyllis Hodges – what’s happening in our community videos: http://www.hodgesvideos.com/
Camp Bayou Buzzzzz: http://campbayou.org/
ClubLink - Golf , Clubhouse & Recreation Memberships: http://www.clublink.ca or call 813-633-1015 x115
Community Association’s Monthly Newspaper online: http://www.suncitycenter.org/
Compare Hospitals: http://hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/GFWC SCC Woman’s Club: http://www.sccwomansclub.org/
Elks Club 813.645.2089
John Bowker’s web site: http://www.mysuncitycenter.org/
Kings Point Chorus: http://www.kpchorus.org
Kings Point Monthly Newspaper online: http://www.newsofkingspoint.com/ 
Minibus Travel club Events.  For Schedule, Sold Out, or Cancelled: http://www.sccminibus.org/
Project Lifesaver Call 211 
RADIO STATION FM 96.3 - Sun City Center's own radio show live online! http://wscqfm.com and click on Listen Live! Old Time Radio Classics featuring old radio programs from the 30s to the 60s.
Recycling Hillsborough County: www.HillsboroughCounty.org/Recycling 
SCC FREE Ads and Events online: http://www.suncitycenteradsandevents.com/ or Email: sccfreeads@tampabay.rr.com to submit all items for Ads and Events
SCC Campaign against Human Trafficking  www.SCCBlueHeart.Org
Seniors vs. Crime Project of Attorney General in SCC. Report scams, etc. Call 813.634.8666
South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging: http://www.mentalhealthandaging.org/ Resource Guide: https://issuu.com/timescreative/docs/southshore_com_resource?e=10555583/42988429 
SouthShore Library: http://www.southshorefriends.com/ 
Sun City Center Charitable Foundation: www.charitablefoundationscc.org 
Sun City Center’s Facebook page of events: Friends of Sun City Center https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Sun-City-Center-Florida-207242151604/ 
Sun City Center Emergency Squad: http://sccems.com 
Sun City Center Hearing Loss Association Chapter: www.hla-scc.com
Sun City Center's Men's Club: http://www.sccmensclub.org
Sun Towers Retirement Community: www.suntowersretirement.com or call 813-634-3347
The Hope Fund’s website: www.the-hope-fund.org.
The Irish Connection Club: www.sccirishconnection.com
United Community Church College, SCC Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/4LIFELEARNING?ref=hl
United Community Church and Church College to benefit, please click the “Amazon Smile” symbol at the bottom of the Church’s webpage www.uccsuncitycenter.org. or go directly to http://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-1161580. 
VA HOSPTIAL FREE VAN TRIPS: Call 642-0302
Collecting for Homeless Veterans moving into apartments provided by the Veterans Administration - Usable furniture and household items, hygiene items, linens, etc. Also taking donated cars which we give to Veterans in need of transportation. Dave Weber, Chapter 787 Vietnam Veterans of America. 813-215-2486 we are a 501 Tax deductible charity 
Veterans Legal Service Assistance: For Vets who cannot afford legal services, contact Haley VA Legal Services Clinic at 813-318-7010 
CMSgt (USAF Ret) Milton Bell’s Links for Military\Retirees\Veterans website at www.hostmtb.org
Military retirees may join the TRICARE For Life mailing list at http://www.hostmtb.org/tfl.html
Military retirees\veterans may join the Retiree-Veterans mailing list at http://www.hostmtb.org/retvet.html
Military retiree\veterans events schedule at http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html

SUN CITY CENTER CONNECTS

For email updates with new opportunities to connect near you, visit: https://www.volunteermatch.org/ and select your areas of interest. It's easy! Have an opening for participants? Post your opening! 


VOLUNTEER TUTORS URGENTLY NEEDED AT RUSKIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Ruskin Elementary School needs volunteers who are willing to spend an hour or more each week helping young children develop reading and/or math skills.  Prior teaching experience is not necessary.   If you are interested in volunteering and want more information, contact either: Maureen Long 813-767-5416 - melongieee@gmail.com. Barbara Silver 301-509-8032 - codie0408@msn.com 


Bi-lingual English-Creole volunteer needed for Wimauma Senior Center. We are looking for volunteer that will come 2x a week to help translate for one of our new clients. For more information and eligibility requirements please email brewingtona@HCFLGOV.net  or apply online at: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1583617405 


Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College, specializes in the design, facilitation and documentation of highly interactive and dynamic strategic planning sessions that can be completed in only six hours! Serving private companies, non-profits, associations, governmental and regional entities, the engaging process enables maximum participation to identify areas of consensus on a shared strategic vision and priorities. Our unique approach incorporates interactive technology, strength-based techniques, and real-time documentation to develop an actionable plan that produces tangible results. We carefully analyze each client’s needs and goals, then synthesize our findings into a custom solution that ensures consensus, team building and accountability.   Call Laurie Hill at 727-424-3429 to schedule a VIP Tour and receive a free ½ day rental of our Beach Lab!  


ECHO in need of volunteers
The Emergency Care Help Organization in Brandon is opening a new facility in Riverview in September to improve their service to South County families in need of assistance. They are in need of volunteers to assist in providing food, clothing, and other supplies to families that have experienced a sudden life-altering event. If you have 3 or 5 hours, or an entire day or two that you might enjoy helping, please call (813)685-0935


Volunteers Needed at South Bay Hospital - Sun City Center, Florida - - (August 17, 2018)—South Bay Hospital is seeking volunteers for several highly visible patient experience positions throughout the hospital. If you have the desire to help others, the ability to provide exceptional service and can offer courteous communication skills, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Volunteers are needed on weekdays and hours are flexible. Customer experience is a plus. Patient experience training, background screening and orientation will be provided. If you are interested in volunteering at South Bay Hospital, please call 813-634-0187. For more information about South Bay Hospital, please call 813-634-0496 or visit SouthBayHospital.com. 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE FLORIDA AQUARIUM’S STINGRAY TOUCH POOL AT MANATEE VIEWING CENTER ONGOING RECRUITMENT, SEPTEMBER THROUGH JANUARY


The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. The Florida Aquarium is recruiting volunteers to assist guests at the Cownose Cove touch pool at the Manatee Viewing Center. These volunteers will receive excellent training about customer service, as well as the natural history of the animals who live in the habitat. We are hosting several information sessions about our Cownose Cove Volunteer Program at the main Aquarium in downtown Tampa, now through the month of September (Sept 4 at 6:00 p.m.; Sept 8 at 4:00 p.m.; Sept 18 at 6:00 p.m.). For more information, please contact Rebecca Hughes, rhughes@flaquarium.org, 813-367-4075.
HOW ABOUT A PAID VOLUNTEER...?
Are you 55+? You can be a part-time paid volunteer. South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging needs your help in the Sun City Center and Ruskin areas. Call Darlene at 813-419-4902 to get details of this AARP program available to you. 


The Sun City Center Woman's Club, Inc. meets the 3rd Thursday from September thru May at Sun City Center Community Hall, 1009 South Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center.  The social hour starts at 11:00 a.m. with a meeting, catered lunch and program to follow. The Sun City Center Woman's Club, Inc. Arts and Crafts Committee led by Sally-Anne Barclay made 537 heart pillows for the patients at South Bay Hospital, Sun Towers, Lifepath Hospice House, and a local Cardiology center. Last year they created over 1,500 pillows bringing comfort and a smile to those who received them.For further information about the Sun City Center Woman's Club, Inc., contact Membership Chair Linda Raymond at sumrluv21@aol.com or call 813-331-3108.


Looking for ways to support young people that don’t pose transportation or scheduling hassles? We’ve got you covered. Here are 10 ways to volunteer virtually while using your experience and wisdom to help kids thrive. 
1.Help aspiring college students through the entire college admissions and financial aid application process. To become a Strive for College volunteer, you simply need to create a profile on Strive’s site, complete a background check ($40) and do a one-hour training before being connected with students interested in your support. Over 90 percent of students with Strive mentors go to a four-year institution, many being the first in their family to attend college, usually with little or no debt. Read Karen’s story. 
2.Become an online volunteer for the United Nations and use your skills for global good. They have a great online portal that allows you to search for opportunities by area (research, teaching, writing, outreach and advocacy, etc.) and join the more than 12,000 online volunteers that support them each year. Search current opportunities and see if anything sparks your interest — many of the posts listed touch on issues impacting children and youth. 
3.Provide support via text to young people in crisis by becoming a volunteer with Crisis Text Line. Volunteers commit to 200 total hours, serving a recommended 4 hours/week, and undergo a six-week, 34-hour training program to ensure they feel fully prepared to deal with issues such as self-harm, suicide, depression, bullying, and gender/sexual identity. If you’ve personally overcome mental health challenges in your own life, this virtual volunteer opportunity could be the perfect way to pass it on. Read Rainy’s story. 
4.E-mentor a high-school student from a low-income community and help close the opportunity gap with iCouldBe. Students select their mentors based on the mentor’s professional experience and what the student is interested in learning more about. The mentors go through a training and then begin supporting their student through iCouldBe’s online platform for one hour per week. The focus can be on academic success strategies, career exploration, and post-secondary educational exploration and planning. 
5.Volunteer with the American Red Cross remotely in a variety of ways. You can become a digital advocate, following Red Cross on social media, engaging in conversations and helping to spread their messages to your friends, followers and community. You can start an online fundraising campaign or use your communications skills to assist the fundraising team as they research, write and execute grants. You can also work with individuals, groups and companies to recruit blood donors and promote blood drives. Learn more here. 
6.Fight childhood hunger with Feed the Children by becoming a policy advocate, using your voice to ensure policy makers hear what’s needed to defeat hunger. Stay informed on key legislative issues and get the tools you need to effectively contact your legislators here. And if you have a unique way you’d like to use your experience to be of help, email volunteer@feedthechildren.org and explain your idea. 
7.Ease an international student’s transition to America and help them improve their conversational English through weekly mentoring via video chat with Table Wisdom. This St. Louis-based social enterprise has already matched more than 90 mature adults with young people born abroad (recent immigrants and international students) and they’re currently getting ready to make many more matches beginning in the fall of 2018. It’s a great opportunity to learn about a different culture and make a new friend. Read Rey’s story. 
8.Answer phones for a suicide prevention hotline by contacting your local crisis center (scroll down to search by zip code) or learn more about how you can help someone in your life who might be in crisis by using these #BeThe1To5 action steps. You can also spread awareness of mental health issues every September, which is National Suicide Prevention Month, and encourage those in your community to donate to mental health causes. 
9.Generate additional income as an online tutor with Tutor.com. If you have a background as a teacher, professor, adjunct, PhD student, or industry professional and want to use your areas of expertise to help students learn, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Every tutor is vetted through a rigorous screening process with subject exams, mock tutoring sessions, mentor review and third-party background check. Students range from kindergarten through college to adult learners. 
10.Provide positive encouragement to children and support their natural curiosity by joining the Granny Cloud, an online learning environment that helps children living below the poverty line in India to learn basic English and make the most of their access to the internet. While based on the ‘grandmother approach’ to emphasizes the warm, encouraging nature of the interaction, men are also welcome to join and “The Grannies” include volunteers from all walks of life. Many have retired and are passionate about working with children.


Feline Folks is a 501©3, totally not for profit operating on donations and through the kindness of volunteers.  Currently there is a need for help feeding the community cats.  Contact us at Info@FelineFolks.us or better yet, stop by the Meow Mixer.


The Mary Petro Fund provides financial assistance and referral information to many of our low income senior residents in Sun City Center who need assistance with purchasing food and medicine or have other related quality of life needs.  We are located at 1501 LaJolla Ave in the SouthShore United Church of Christ building on the corner of LaJolla and North Pebble Beach.  If you can spare four hours per month we would love to have your help.  We are open every Tuesday and Thursday between 10am and 2pm and our team of two volunteers meet, greet and assist your neighbors in need.  You can set your own schedule.  Why not visit us and see how we help others?  Please call 813-634-8306 for more information.


AARP SEEKING VOLUNTEERS - RESPONSIBILITIES: Actively organize, promote and conduct AARP Smart Driver classrooms. Conduct at least 3 classroom courses annually . Experience teaching, facilitating and public speaking. Training provided for more info go to www.aarp.org/volunteernow


Volunteers are needed at the Nearly New Shop in the Sun City Center Plaza. This time of year with Sno-Birds leaving and vacations more frequent the Nearly New Shop becomes understaffed. Needed are willing workers who can put in 3 hours or more a week helping with the necessary chores and duties that make the Nearly New a successful endeavor. Interested parties can call 813-642-9099 or go to the shop which is in the rear of the Sun City Center Plaza behind the Bon Worth store. The Nearly New Shop is a project of the Sun City Center Interfaith Social Action Council and raises funds through the sale of donated goods. The shop is open for sales from 8AM - Noon on Saturdays during the summer months. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8AM - 3PM for donations.   


Volunteers are needed to assist us with the operation of our van that transports local Veterans to and from the James Haley VA Medical Center.  We need volunteers with basic telephone and computer skills to receive and process requests for rides from Veterans in the Sun City Center/Ruskin area.  The work would be carried out in your home using our telephone but your computer.  Dispatchers complete basic Excel forms and place them in the van for use by our drivers.    For more detailed information, please contact Stu Swayze, Transportation Coordinator, DAV, Chapter 110, Sun City Center. Tel: 813-642-0302. 


Volunteer tutors are needed to assist kindergarten and 1st grade students with reading at Ruskin and Wimauma Elementary Schools! PCAT Literacy Ministries, is a non-profit after-school literacy program. Our students are recommended into our programs by their teachers, as they are at risk of school failure. Without additional assistance, they might not be promoted to the next grade. Children who are not reading properly by third grade, experience poor grades and tend to drop out of High School, a situation that is magnified by poverty.  Please consider joining our after-school literacy programs at either Ruskin or Wimauma Elementary Schools.  Schedule:  Mondays-Thursdays, either from 3;00 - 4:00 or 4:00 - 5:00.  All we ask is one hour a week of your time! Contact:  Christene Worley, christene.pcat@gmail.com or 813 598-2103


NEEDED: Want to help prevent Human Trafficking of children?  ARTREACH is a program for Middle School students (those at highest risk of being trafficked) to learn about all forms of human trafficking; then collaborate to create artistic messages to teach others.  Volunteers are needed to work together with students for five 2-hour sessions, discussing what they learned and how to express it in art, writings, or skits for students to share with their peers.  Art will be displayed at school and in public places.  Call June Wallace 813-419-4053.


Community heroes needed!!! Many Floridians find the Medicare system to be daunting and there are millions of individuals who need guidance to understand their options. By volunteering for the Florida Department of Elder Affairs' SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program, you'll gain the ability to change lives for the better by empowering older adults and individuals with disabilities to be confident and in control of their health care choices. In addition to serving members in your community, the invaluable knowledge and experience you gain with SHINE can be beneficial for you, your friends and loved ones. To find out more, please visit www.floridashine.org or call 813-740-3888 and ask to speak with Kyrie-Leigh Chambliss, the SHINE Liaison. 


Reaching Out to Long-Term Care Residents - Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in the Hillsborough and Manatee areas. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult-family care homes to ensure they are treated with dignity and respect. Training and certification are provided and volunteers participate in council meetings, administrative assessments and complaint resolution in facilities. If you would like to become an ombudsman and make a difference in your community, visit ombudsman.myflorida.com, search for us on Facebook or call 1-888-831-0404. 


Have time & talent to spare? Volunteers needed at Firehouse Cultural Center! Donate your time & talent for Events or Office Support. Call the Firehouse Cultural Center and ask for Frances 813-645-7651 


Opportunity! Receive the reward of helping your neighbor with as little as 5 hours per week. Need something rewarding to occupy your time? Visit the Sun City Center Emergency Squad today. Learn about the different ways you can contribute! Medical background is not a requirement. Like to cook? Enjoy puttering around the house with projects? Knowledgeable about vehicle maintenance? Want to wash an Emergency Vehicle or greet new faces as a Receptionist? Have computer knowledge that you would like to share? These are all opportunities for you to contribute to “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”.  For more info, call 813-633-1411 today and ask for Marilyn Navaro or email MarilynN@SCC-EMS.us 


VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR HELP WITH SPECIAL EVENTS AT MARY & MARTHA HOUSE. Calling all year-round and seasonal residents. Looking for a place to volunteer your skills and talents?  Come help us out right here in Ruskin at Mary and Martha House. We are especially looking for volunteers with Event Planning experience to help the agency with its fund-raising efforts.   If you have experience with non-profit organizations as a Team Leader, Fund-raiser or Event Planner please consider joining our volunteers.  Mary & Martha House provides emergency and transitional housing and support services to homeless women, victims of domestic violence and their dependent children and serves all of  Hillsborough County. We encourage and help them to realize that their life is not over, it has just begun. The need is great and we cannot do this without the help of the community.  Please consider donating your time to help support our mission. For more information on volunteering call 645-7874 or visit our website at www.marymarthahouse.org.


Volunteer Opportunity: Recording Secretary for the Charitable Foundation - Want to be a SCC volunteer with minimal time commitment?  Here is a “ground floor” opportunity to have a positive impact for the residents of  SCC — for the following prestigious, not-for-profit SCC organization; meets locally, once a month, third Monday at Sun Towers Retirement Community from  2-3:30; responsible for taking minutes of monthly Board meeting;  Call Paul Wheat at 813-634-7777 to learn more and to apply. 


We are looking for volunteers who have a penchant for mental health/brain issues and are interested in: participating in the South Shore or Tampa NAMI advisory board which meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. in the Royal room of the atrium in Sun City Center. Legislative advocacy on mental health/brain issues. Being trained to answer our Resource and Referral line, being trained to be a member of our Speakers Bureau to talk about NAMI and mental health issues to houses of worship and other community groups, helping to develop our County Walk/Strut for this coming October, office help. Our training for the Speakers bureau and the Resource and Referral line will be monthly. If you have any interest please call 914-469-2323 or 813-634-6747 Karen. 


Love the outdoors? Love interacting with kids? Love spreading knowledge and skills to others? Then you might just love volunteering at Camp Bayou! Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center is currently seeking additional instructors for our K-12 Nature Programs. Training provided. Volunteers are mainly needed Thursday and Friday, from 10 to noon, throughout the year. Call 813-641-8545 or email campbayou@gmail.com for more information. A volunteer form can be downloaded from www.campbayou.org.


Volunteers needed to assist the South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging. If you possess clerical skills and want to contribute to a great organization, please contact Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


Our Lady’s Pantry - Can you help feed our neighbors? By sharing your time? “It requires a considerable effort to run Our Lady's Pantry," says Anita Bullaro, co-director of Our Lady’s Pantry, along with her husband Tom. "We could never do this work without our many helpers. Volunteers come when they can, and leave whenever they wish. No formal commitment is required. If you would like some more information about helping out, just stop in some Tuesday, Friday, or Saturday morning.” You can find us immediately south of Sun City Center Blvd., on U.S. Highway 301, in Wimauma. We are in back of the classroom building on the far right-hand corner of the Mission Center. We welcome donations of unexpired, non-perishable, nutritious food. Kindly bring your donations to the Pantry whenever it is open. "Every little bit helps," says Anita. We purchase most of our food for $.18 a pound at Feeding America, a regional food bank in Tampa Bay. Feeding America, however, supports more than 100 other food pantries in Central Florida. Sometimes there's not enough food to go around. On those occasions, we must purchase food at current market prices, considerably draining our resources. If you can help, kindly send a check to Our Lady’s Pantry — Food, c/o Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Migrant Mission, 16650 U.S. Highway South; Wimauma, Fl. 33598. Thank you for your help. 

EMPLOYMENT AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Seeking an individual with the following to fill a position within an independent insurance agency sales office located in Sun City Center
Great sense of humor, Hardworking, Honest, Energetic, Resourceful, Great work ethic, Sales experience a plus.
We have an 8 step hiring process. Please forward resume or call to the below contact information. Lucy Rodriguez, Senior Agent,  West Bay Insurance Agency. Office: 813-434-4933 Ext. 401 www.westbayinsurance.com


FirstLight Home Care is a non-medical, private duty home health care agency that is licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration and is accredited by The Joint Commission. 
We are growing and have immediate shifts with our amazing clients throughout our service areas for CNA's & HHA’s.
Exceptional caregiving for extraordinary caregivers.
AtFirstLight® HomeCare, we believe in taking really good care of the people who take care of our clients. Our caregivers are the heart and soul of our company and we do what it takes to make sure they know it. Discover what it’s like to be part of our caring and supportive team: 
The opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others! 
Flexible schedules 
Double time for certain holidays 
Referral bonuses 
Quarterly employee appreciation team builders
Employee recognition for outstanding service 
Apply now at www.sohillsborough.firstlighthomecare.com
Call with any questions 813-677-2047


Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center offers open positions for:
Assisted Living Caregivers and Home Health Aides, LPNs- Days/ Nights, Dietary Servers, Full Time Floor Tech and Housekeeper.
Please apply at the front desk if you enjoy working with seniors and are committed to providing great customer service.


Part Time help wanted: RN for Case Management for Developmentally Delayed Female with Cerebral Palsy in my Riverview (Summerfield) home.  Flexible hours/days can work a minimum of 2 to 10 hours per week. Supervising CNAs, Creating Plan of Care, doctors orders, teaching, oversee medical treatment monitor equipment, etc.  Must have active Florida License and be able to pass Background Check through APD and AHCA.  Perfect for retiree who wants to keep her hand in medical field or as a second job.  Call Tina at 813 965 1146


Part Time teacher/Activities person wanted to work with Developmentally Delayed Female with Cerebral Palsy in my Riverview (Summerfield) home.  Flexible days 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM 2 to 3 days per week.  Would like Arts/Crafts, Reading, ADLs, even light baking projects.  Perfect for Retiree or part time workers.  Must be able to pass Background check through APD and AHCA.  Call Tina 813-965-1146


Red Bus Pickup, we are looking for a driver, safe  and reliable to drive a 14 passenger van in the Riverview area only. 30 hrs or less a week. $10 per hr. for more info please call 813 650 6988 


BECOME A CNA TODAY! There’s a shortage of Certified Nursing Assistants!
Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Nurse’s Aide Training September 18, 2018 – November 13, 2018 Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Course Location: Sun Towers 101 Trinity Lakes Dr, Sun City Center, FL 33573
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), also known as Certified Nurse’s Aides, work in a variety of healthcare settings providing basic healthcare services to patients at nursing homes/rehab facilities. CNAs can also be employed by hospitals. This Florida Board of Nursing approved training program is conducted online, in the classroom and 40 hours in the clinical setting. Upon completion of the course, students are eligible to take the CNA state licensing exam or immediately work as a Home Health Aide. Registration Fee: $1095.00 - Includes everything but the state CNA licensing exam ($155.00) Need help with transportation or access to a computer? HCC may be able to help! Email Lthomas55@hccfl.edu for more information!
 
DOG WALKERS NEEDED
Well established company.  Morning and afternoon/evening hours. Must be animal lover and live in the South Shore area.  Mature adults.  Must have automobile and be able to drive. Apply via email to: allpawsjustj@yahoo.com 


RESIDENT COMMUNITY RESOURCES (All About People)



2019 HIKING SPREE
Get up, get out, and discover Hillsborough County's wild side during the Hiking Spree! Take a solo trip or hike with friends. Each trail is a unique, fun way to explore outdoor Florida. How it works:
Complete a minimum of eight designated trails between Nov. 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. Participants may hike on their own, with a group, or through one of our guided park staff hikes. Some sites have entrance and parking fees. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hillsborough-county-2019-hiking-spree-tickets-51473669130


CATE FOUNDATION - Conquering Addiction Through Education. A NEW DAY BRINGS NEW STRENGTHS AND NEW THOUGHTS
We are CATE. We know that recovery is complicated. We share our strength to encourage confidence and elevate expectations of a rewarding life. Community connections build trust. Our judgment-free space provides a safe place to socialize and/or explore our services. We educate by providing paths to educational opportunities, classes, and information to those in recovery and the community. You are not alone. We offer self-care meetings for those in recovery and their loved ones, as well as referrals for special services and job-placement assistance. CONTACT US (813) 773-7175, 5942 Frond Way, Apollo Beach FL 33572 - www.2CATE.org - Twitter: @2CATEorg - Facebook: CATE Foundation 


Harold and Bonnie live in Sun City Center and are regulars with the Pickers group.   They will be the featured entertainment at the Ruskin Unity Church Fair on December 15.  To reach them for your organization call Harold at 330.770.7493


STAYING HYDRATED CAN HELP YOU AVOID A FALL!
It’s almost summertime when the heat and humidity really zap the energy out of us. It’s very important to stay hydrated for many reasons when it gets hot, but one important reason is that it can reduce your risk of falling. It becomes even more important as we age because our sense of thirst diminishes as we get older. We no longer sense how thirsty we are until we are at a critical point.  It’s an unfortunate part of aging that some of our senses diminish or decrease as we age. We probably notice our vision getting worse, especially if we get our eyes checked regularly. It generally becomes obvious, at least to those who love us, that our hearing isn’t what it used to be.  But there isn’t much that tells us that our “thirst meter” isn’t functioning as well as it should. Let me explain why this is important. Water makes up a large percentage of our body. It’s necessary to keep our “engine” running smoothly. If you think of your body as you would your car – the food you eat is the fuel – the gasoline. But the water you drink is like the oil that’s necessary to make all the parts of the engine work smoothly without friction. All of the organs in your body need water to fully function as they should.  But also remember this – your blood volume is primarily determined by the amount of fluid you drink. And when you don’t drink enough water, you blood volume can become too low and your blood pressure may also drop, which leads to dizziness – which frequently leads to a fall.  I think many people understand that water retention can increase blood pressure, especially those who have heart failure. Their doctors may put them on a prescription diuretic or restricted fluid intake diet. If this is the case for you, then make sure you get all the fluids you are allowed, but stay within those restrictions. And tell your doctor of any dizziness you feel, especially upon standing. This is often a sign that you may be dehydrated.  Robin Watt, EMT, Sun City Emergency Squad, Sun City Center Fall Prevention Coalition.


WANT A $$$DISCOUNT WHEN MOVING TO INDEPENDENT OR ASSISTED LIVING?
You may be causing yourself to lose out on a potential incentive! Did you know website services such as "A Place for Mom", "Caring.com", "Senior Advisor" or services such as "Care Patrol" charge the facility what is equal to the first month’s rent? Searching online for reviews locks your information in as their lead once you enter your contact information. How likely do you think the facility will be to offer you a potential discount if they must pay for the website referral too? Not likely I'm afraid. The solution is simple! Just email or call each community you are considering and ask for a brochure to be mailed to you. NOW go online and search for reviews. You will still receive the valuable information you seek and possibly save on a future incentive toward your new retirement home. Questions? Call 813-892-2990


Host a DONATION BOX for THE SALVATION ARMY
If you want to join the fight against the national opioid crisis and help people who have been damaged by substance problems, take action by hosting an outside donation box at your business or church location. With the unwanted clothing and small items that are donated, The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center is able to fund and operates its long-term, residential, faith-based, 12-step, rehabilitation program for people who want to become healthy and productive members of society. While receiving the support and education needed, these beneficiaries do not have any out-of-pocket costs. The donation Box is approximately 6’5” tall and 4’8” wide. For details, please call Richard Hodder at 813-972-0471 x59079 or email Richard.Hodder@uss.salvationarmy.org. Let’s work together to help repair broken lives who have lost all hope because of drugs and alcohol.


HONOR FLIGHT: First Hand Account by Sun City Center Resident, Bob Black: http://www.tampabay.com/news/military/veterans/Sun-City-Center-veteran-finds-honor-in-remembrance_168539486 


LOCAL SUN CITY CENTER DRIVERS TO AIRPORT AND NEARBY COMMUNITY - Below list is not an endorsement of any driver - your due diligence in confirming insurance coverage is required
Driver Bernard Katz, 410-693-0683. Town car, able to handle chairs, light personal scooters that fold; at no additional charge. Resident of Kings Point available almost any time except Friday nights. Grocery pickup, local transport etc. Also to medical facilities including waiting for outpatient surgery
Vinny's Transportation (813) 500-7007
Execucar Reservations: (800) 410-4444
Kings Point limo serves the greater area. Bill Swift card says” Serving all of Florida” 813-634-1357 - cell is 813-817-7696. Veteran owned and AAA Recommended
Rhonda Menendez, anytime or holidays, Cell 813-624-2513 - Rhonda33569@verizob.net
Larry Tennant - 813-938-5369 - email  larrytennant@live.com
Red Bus Phone: (727) 743-9020   Facebook: @Redbuspickup  Website: redbuspickup.com


PEACE OF MIND HOME WATCH  Shan Henderson (813) 724-4949  Have peace of mind knowing your home will be regularly inspected, inside & out, while you are away.  Many extra services available for absentee home owners.  INSURED, REGISTERED & BBB ACCREDITED


SHINE Medicare Counseling- Free, unbiased help IS available!
Turning 65 and getting ready for Medicare? Be prepared! Being uninformed of your Medicare benefits and options can result in delays in your coverage, financial penalties, and higher health care costs. To learn more, speak with a local Medicare counselor provided to you by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs’ SHINE Program. The SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) Program provides free, unbiased, and personalized Medicare counseling assistance. For more information, contact the Florida Elder Helpline at 1-800-963-5337, or visit www.floridashine.org.


SUN CITY CENTER WOMAN'S CLUB NEW MEMBERS
Looking for a fun club that loves to support projects in our community and surrounding areas? The Sun City Woman's Club, Inc. meets on the third Thursday from Sept. thru May at the SCC Community Hall on South Pebble Beach Blvd.  We have a social hour, meeting, catered lunch and program. Some of our activities are Arts and Crafts, Conservation, Education, International Outreach, Public Issues, Meals on Wheels, Book Club, Bonco, and Birthday Lunches. For more information, email Linda Raymond Membership Chair at sumrluv21@aol.com or call 813-331-3108  


THE SOUTH SHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING CREATING SUPPORT NETWORK FOR GROUP LEADERS in the South Shore Area. If you run a support group and would like to be listed at no cost under the support group section in our annual community resource guide, please send your information to Office@MentalHealthAndAging.org. In your email, please include the information you would like listed in the resource guide (example: Name of Organization, meeting day and time, email, phone number, location and brief description of the support group).


COMMUNITY CHURCH COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENT
There will be no open Registration Day for the Fall 2018 Semester.  The college will have a new registration process this fall for Classes and Trips. Trips and Limited classes (Classes indicated by an *after class name) will be sold on a first come basis by date ordered.  We cannot guarantee additional buses for Trips or class sizes based on the Instructor’s requirements.  Depending on waiting list numbers, we will attempt to make every effort not to disappoint anyone.  If you are placed on a waiting list, you will be notified and your money will be refunded if your order cannot be processed.  Registration process will begin when trips/classes are announced via the college email blasts, catalog or local media: 
Mail Order Forms will be available on the website. http://www.4lifelearning.org/mail-order-forms.html - Forms are available at the college office and in a clear plastic container outside the college office. Catalogs will be available approximately 9-1-2018. There will be a mail order form in the back of catalog. If possible, please make a copy of your receipt prior to mailing or returning your form. Website: You can order classes and trips using a credit card. For credit card orders, you will receive a receipt from PayPal. Due to limited staff at the college, we request using the above process.  College Staff are always available to answer your questions and assist you with forms. Questions can be answered and email can be provided on http://www.4lifelearning.org/contact.html or calling 813-634-8607 


PHOTOS FROM GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S VISIT HONORING OUR VETERANS
To view photos, just copy this link and paste into your browser: https://flgov.smugmug.com/GovernorRickScott/January-2018/1-23-2018-Sun-City-Veterans-Medal-Ceremony 


Important Request:
Are you a senior resident of South County and want your voice to be heard? Hillsborough County’s Department of Aging Services is mobilizing committed and involved persons to discuss older adult specific concerns. Have a say in issues which impact older adults in South County by joining this active, grassroots group which would meet quarterly at various locations in South County. Attend meetings with guest speakers from the County or other agencies; attend and or present at quarterly Aging Council meetings; and be a liaison to the Aging Council who are appointed by the County Commissioners. Use this platform to influence change and create awareness of the challenges faced by older adults in South County. Interested?  Contact, Kimberley Trusty-Doughty, General Manager, Aging Services at 813-744-5867 or doughtyk@hillsboroughcounty.org


St. Andrew Presbyterian Church invites you to our church services scheduled as follows: Joy and Praise Service 9:00 a.m. - Traditional Service 10:20 a.m. 


SUPPORT THE EMERGENCY SQUAD!
SUN CITY CENTER EMERGENCY SQUAD MEMBERS RECIPE BOOK! Sun City Center Emergency Squad 300 Recipe Cookbook. Recipes submitted by Squad Members ON SALE NOW!!! Come by the Squad at 720 Ray Watson Drive. Get Free Blood Pressure Readings or even borrow a wheelchair at no cost - BUY one or more Cookbooks!!!! $10 each or 6 books for $50 Suggested Donation.  Great Wedding Shower Gift or Christmas Present! 


FASTER VA CLAIMS DECISIONS!
Since you last filed a VA disability claim, VA has improved the claim process by launching the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) Program.
When you file a DRC, you can get a decision on your claim in 30 days or less by working with an accredited Veterans Service Organization (VSO). Your VSO will help you gather and submit all relevant and required evidence so your claim is ready for VA to make a decision when you submit it.
You can now file a DRC for the following claim types:
•        Direct Service Connection Claims
•        Presumptive Service Connection Claims
•        Secondary Service Connection Claims
•        Increased Disability Claims
•        Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) Claims
•        Pre-Discharge Claims
Don’t miss out on this important opportunity to get a faster claim decision. Learn more about the DRC Program, including eligibility requirements, what medical evidence you need to submit, and how to find an accredited VSO at https://www.benefits.va.gov/compensation/drc.asp. 


NEW WHEELCHAIR VAN FOR THE SQUAD! Interfaith Council Provides Grant for Purchase of New Wheelchair Van for the Emergency Squad. Since 1971, The Interfaith Council of Sun City Center has assisted the people of Sun City Center.  In order to achieve their plan to raise funds, they established the Nearly New Shop.  As the community grew, they relocated the Shop from Wimauma to Sun City Center.  All houses of worship are eligible to join the Interfaith Council which has grown to nine churches through 2015. The Emergency Squad is most appreciative of the Interfaith Council in their assistance with a $10,000 grant toward the purchase of a 2017 Ford Transit Van equipped as a wheelchair van that enables the squad to transport wheel-chair bound residents of Sun City Center to their medical appointments at no cost to the resident.  A resident only needs to telephone the squad to arrange an appointment for this service. 


If you are a military veteran, dependent, or survivor and want to know more about the wide range of benefits and programs that are available to you, Hillsborough County Consumer & Veterans Services can help and there is never a fee. For information, go to HCFLGov.net/Veterans, or call (813) 635-8316. Disabled Veterans can reach our local DAV at 633-0346.


Golf carts are to never to drive on SR 674 or 301 except to cross over to the other side.  Designated Crossing allowed at Kings Blvd/Valley Forge, Winn Dixie/Plaza, N/S Pebble Beach Blvd., El Rancho Dr./Stonham Dr., and crossover 301 to Walmart off E. Del Webb. Golf carts should use the same roadway and lanes used by other motorized vehicles.  Sensors in the roadway will be activated by the weight of the cart and driver and cause the traffic signal to change.


Caring for those who care – VA Caregiver Support Program values your commitment 
Caregivers play an important role in the health and well-being of Veterans, and caring for a wounded, ill, or injured Veteran is not easy work. Without family caregivers, many of these Veterans could not remain close to family and in their communities.
VA knows that family caregivers who care for Veterans in their own homes have been putting Veterans first since the founding of our nation. That’s why VA’s Caregiver Support Program provides training and education to enhance the caregiver’s role. The program focus is to improve the care-giver’s understanding of the impact their work has on the health and well-being of the Veteran they care for and their families as well as how their work affects them, too.
Caregivers who participate in VA’s Caregiver Support Program tell us that the program has helped them feel more confident in their role, that it has made them even more proficient in supporting the Veteran they care for in treatment and rehabilitation.
To learn more about the VA Caregiver Support Program, visit the Caregiver Website or call the Caregiver Support Line at 1-855-260-3274. You can also contact your local Caregiver Support Coordinator located at every VA medi-cal center across the United States.


Please pass on this important information about hepatitis C with Veterans you interface with on a daily basis. We have the latest treatment options available for Veterans that essentially cure the disease. Your help with sharing this information would be greatly appreciated. For additional information, please contact me. 
To read a Bay Pines Veteran's success story with hepatitis treatment, visit: https://www.baypines.va.gov/BAYPINES/features/20161012.asp 
JASON W. DANGEL
PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER (00PA), U.S. ARMY VETERAN
BAY PINES VA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (516)
(O) (727) 398-6661, EXT. 15031 | (M) (727) 798-1531 | (F) (727) 398-9442
WWW.BAYPINES.VA.GOV | WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/VABAYPINES | WWW.TWITTER.COM/VABAYPINES


The Sun City Center Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at the Sandpiper Grille, 1702 South Pebble Beach Boulevard.  Meeting begins at 11:00 a.m.  For more information please contact President Gloria Rodzielowicz - 419-4187 or the McGovern's - 633-4202.
The Lions get questions as to where someone may drop off used eyeglasses.  Here is an up-to-date list of where used eyeglasses may be dropped off in the Sun City Center area.  Eyeglasses are sorted, cleaned, refurbished, and distributed to those in need, after a proper eye exam.
Angel's Attic -- 1424 East College Avenue, Ruskin, FL
Aston Gardens at Sun City Center -- 2421 Emerald Lakes Drive, Sun City Center
Aston Gardens at Courtyards -- 1311 Aston Gardens Court, Sun City Center
Boggs Jewelers -- 4852 Sun City Center Boulevard (King's Crossing Shopping Center), Sun City Center
Coastal Eye Institute -- 1515 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center
Elks Lodge -- 1630 South US Highway 41, Ruskin
Eye Associates of SCC -- 3884 Sun City Center Boulevard (next to Burger King, Sun City Center
Freedom Plaza -- 813 Freedom Plaza Circle, Sun City Center
Kauffman Eye Institute - Just Specs -- 4002 Sun City Center Boulevard, Suite 103, Sun City Center
Optimart -- 3830 Sun City Center Boulevard, #E1, Sun City Center
Plaza Barber Shop -- 908 North Pebble Beach Boulevard, Sun City Center
Publix, 4854 Sun City Center Boulevard, Sun City Center
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Drive, Sun City Center
Sam's Club, 10385 Big Bend Road, Riverview, FL
SCC Cataract & Eye Center, 1701 Rickenbacker Drive, #102, Sun City Center 
SCC Chamber of Commerce, 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center
SCC Emergency Squad, 720 Ray Watson Drive, Sun City Center
SCC Library, 916 North Pebble Beach Boulevard, Sun City Center
SCC Security Patrol, 1225 North Pebble Beach Boulevard, Sun City Center
Sunhill Optical, 1647 Sun City Center Plaza, Suite 103, Sun City Center
Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center
Walmart, 4928 Route 674, Wimauma, FL
Winn-Dixie, 4445 Sun City Center Boulevard, Sun City Center


SHINE provides free, unbiased and confidential counseling through a dedicated network of volunteers, empowering Florida seniors to make informed decisions.  We help older adults and individuals with disabilities, including their caregivers and loved ones, with Medicare through education, counseling, and assistance.  The SHINE Program is operated locally through the Senior Connection Center, the local Aging and Disability Resource Center in our community. Call 1-800-96-ELDER or visit www.floridashine.org for more information.


The Caregiver Symposium for Brain Health, sponsored by Sun Towers Retirement Community has now been uploaded to the Caregiver Collaberation Channel for you to view. Use this link to youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSVQ1vPPk_mTW5gZCXYnv0A 


The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center Updates Times of Services:
9:00 AM Traditional Service, Sanctuary
10:00 AM Contemporary Service, Life Enrichment Center
11:00 AM Traditional Service, Sanctuary
4:00 PM Hispanic Service, Life Enrichment Center
4:00 PM Saturday Traditional Service
*FREE Nursery Available for all services…


SCC Lamplighters: There is a new group in town and I couldn’t be happier to wish them success in a project that epitomizes the spirit of the Sun City Center lifestyle. They call themselves the SCC Lamplighters and their goal is to make Sun City Center a safer and brighter place to live. If your street lamp at the foot of your driveway is burned out, they will come and replace it!  There is no charge for their labor; if the homeowner can pay for a replacement bulb, they will ask you to do so, but if you cannot pay for it, they will supply it at no cost. How wonderful it would be to look down a street in Sun City Center and see those quiet lights at every driveway.  Sound good?  Call 813-505-5927 and they will make an appointment to come to your home to replace the bulb.  


From John Bowker and worthy of sharing: There is a club in town I have never helped publicize.  Back some 5 years ago a group of people who love to fish found each other and organized a monthly schedule of meetings.  They often have guest speakers, fish fries twice a year (yes, their own fish!), along with trips out into the salt water and to the Skyway Fishing Pier and more. More information at:  castawayanglersFL@gmail.com   Their webpage is www.castawayanglersclubfl.org   or you can call Bob Preston at 813-404-5507. 


NEED A LICENSED CONTRACTOR?
Permit Reports: https://webapps.hillsboroughcounty.org/pgm/resources/onlineservices/permits/
Contractor Licensing - Hillsborough County: https://webapps.hillsboroughcounty.org/pgm/resources/onlineservices/contractors/
Contractor Licensing: https://www.myfloridalicense.com/wl11.asp
Proof of Coverage: https://apps8.fldfs.com/proofofcoverage/Search.aspx


The Disabled American Veterans, DAV Chapter 110 of Sun City Center has two main services or programs.  
One is to provide no cost transportation to ambulatory veterans who have medical appointments at the James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa.  Transportation is provided up to five days a week depending upon the veterans’ needs.  The other service is to provide veterans or their spouses/families with information on services and benefits that they may be eligible for.  That service includes the filing or assistance with filing the various VA claim forms, as well as helping them navigate the VA system.  The Chapter Service Officers are available from 10AM to 2PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  To make an appointment, call 813-331-3871.  Walk-ins are welcome.  We are located at 1002 Cherry Hills Drive.  If you need a ride to the James A. Haley VA Hospital, please call 813-642-0302 a week before you need a ride to ensure a seat on the van.  The van starts its pick-up service about 6:45AM and usually returns to Sun City Center between 11:30-12:30.  When scheduling your appointments at the hospital let your scheduler know that you are riding the DAV van and they will try to schedule your appointment so that you may avail yourself of the van service. DAV van (drivers and dispatchers) and Chapter Service Officers staff are all volunteers with no charges to the veterans.  Monetary donations and volunteer help are always welcome and greatly appreciated.  Everything received goes 100% to support the two DAV programs mentioned above in Sun City Center.  


Hillsborough County residents can receive free one-on-one financial guidance on basic personal finance topics from Florida Master Money Mentors. Mentors can meet with you here in town at a convenient time for you to provide guidance on how to develop a spending and savings plan, manage debt, build a good credit history, and achieve financial goals. The mentor will provide continued guidance for as long as you need to learn the basics of financial management.  Any Hillsborough County resident interested in meeting with a Florida Master Money Mentor can call Lisa Leslie at (813) 744-5519, ext. 54143. 


SENIORS vs CRIME
The Community Association is providing space for the SENIORS vs CRIME Organization as they are losing their present location. They will be relocating to 940-D Cherry Hills Drive. (Pelican Room - former Photo Club Room) in the Old Town Hall Building. SENIORS vs CRIME is an advocate organization supported by the Florida Attorney General to protect seniors. They work closely work with our Resource Deputy and the HCSO. They provide a tremendous service to our community.


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM For Those in Need of Financial Assistance
Did you know that the St. Vincent de Paul Society offers assistance to those in our community who have fallen on difficult times? Every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, members of the St. Vincent de Paul Society are on hand to help those who are in need of financial assistance. All information is kept confidential. For more information, please call (813) 385-6110. Prince of Peace Catholic Church is located at 702 Valley Forge Boulevard in Sun City Center. For more information on our parish community, please visit: www.popcc.org


PICKLEBALL - easy to play, quick to learn, and lots of fun for all ages. Sun City Center Pickleball Club welcomes everyone interested in playing. Courts are located behind the Community Hall in the Sun City Center Sports Complex off of South Pebble Beach Blvd. Those interested in learning can check the court bulletin boards for who to contact about lessons. You must be a current member of the Community Association to play on the courts. However, becoming a member in the SCC Pickleball Club provides you with full benefits including many fun-filled social events, lively tournament play, and members-only court time. Learn more about SCC Pickleball Club through our website SCC Pickleball Club Home Page


Have you been paying premiums for long term care coverage and are not sure if you qualify for benefits based on the verbiage in your policy? Would you like it translated?  If you have a copy of your policy and would like to have a skilled Attorney review it on your behalf, don’t wait… Contact:  Steven M. Dunn, P.A. 1135 Kane Concourse, 5th Floor. Miami, Florida 33154. (O) 305-868-1400 - (F) 305-868-1409 - (Toll Free) 1-888-576-9076


Need resources in South Shore? Visit The South Shore Coalition For Mental Health and Aging's Community Resource Guide at: https://issuu.com/timescreative/docs/2016_southshore


AMAZON Funding for the South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging! Just visit http://smile.amazon.com/ Once there, chose: South Shore Coalition For Mental Health & Aging Inc, Location: Sun City Ctr, FL and this organization will receive a .05% of the sale from your purchase! Thank you for your help! 


Have You Heard? SouthShore has its own radio station! WPHX 101.9 "The Phoenix" The Firehouse Cultural Center is excited to announce a brand new project that promises to bring an innovative sound to SouthShore-WPHX 101.9 FM radio! We’ve completed installation of our antennae that broadcasts a signal throughout the community, and can even be heard as far as the Skyway Bridge. WPHX is in the formative stages of becoming one of the only local, listener-supported radio stations in the country that is connected to a cultural center. The Phoenix will provide a variety of arts, music, education and information programming to connect our community. We need your input and ideas! You can also follow our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/wphx1019 or sign up to receive station updates at www.wphx1019.org. Tune in to 101.9 FM and hear the sounds of SouthShore! Firehouse Cultural Center | 813-645-7651 info@firehouseculturalcenter.org | www.firehouseculturalcenter.org 


Community Church College Email Notifications - The Community Church College (www.4lifelearning.org), 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center, Florida, has begun a new service for our community.  In our efforts to make everyone aware of the college activities, class schedules and trips, we have started a college email lists. The email list is only used for college purposes. All emails will have the recipients email in the blind copy address, so no one sees anyone else’s email address.  To be added, send your email to communitychurchcollege@gmail.com. Any time you wish to unsubscribe to our mailings there will be an unsubscribe link in the emails.


HAVE YOU BEEN SCAMMED? HAVE FAULTY HOME REPAIRS? BEEN TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF?
If so, contact Seniors VS Crimes at 813-634-8666. Seniors VS Crimes is a special project of the Florida Attorney General’s Office. There is NO COST to use this service. Staffed by volunteers. Call for more information or to make an appointment.


FURRY COMPANION COMMUNITY RESOURCES (All About Pets)


Ensure a Continued Safe and Loving Environment for Your Pet When You Are Gone!  Pets play an important role in our daily lives, keeping us company and giving us unconditional love. But, as we age, many of us believe that there always is a tomorrow - that we will be able to care for ourselves and our beloved pets. We assume that neighbors, family or friends will step up to the plate to care for our pets should we be unable to do so. However, in the confusion that accompanies a person’s unexpected illness, accident or death, pets may be overlooked.  The best way to assure that your wishes regarding the future care of your pets are fulfilled is to draw up a formal written arrangement, such as a will, trust or bequest, that specifically states the individual care needed for each animal. Seek out the advice and help of a professional who can assist in the preparation of legal documents.  Cat Depot has made a commitment to assist responsible pet owners with a plan that will honor their cats for life. Bequests have been made to Cat Depot, and relinquished cats have been adopted into alternate loving environments. Pet owners can feel confident knowing that the felines they love will be taken care of well after they are gone.  For more information about the Lifetime Care Program, please call (941) 366-2404. 8/13/18


Cat Lovers Club of SCC needs help to Fill the Tuna Chest. Please help fill the hearts of struggling seniors, disabled and low-income pet owners with a donation of wet & dry cat food, kitty treats and kitty litter. Cat Lovers Club donations are accepted at the following locations: Boggs Jewelers, and Sun City Center Security Patrol. If you prefer, you can make a cash donation directly to “Feed the Tuna Chest”. Please send your donation to Cat Lovers Club, PO Box 5772, Sun City Center, FL 33571-5772 and mark your donation “Feed the Tuna Chest” fund or go to our website www.CatLoversClub.org for more information. As always thank you for your donation and for thinking of the cats.  1/25/18


Feline Folks is a group of caring volunteers having taken on the charge of the community cats of Kings Point, the Towers and other locations around Sun City Center. Daily, the group feeds the cats, assures they are spayed/neutered, and receive proper medical treatments. These efforts requires volunteers to: Feeders, training, food and support are provided free of charge. Transporters to drive the cats to Tampa for medical care. To learn more about this, contact info@felinefolks.us, visit our web site www.felinefolks.us.  1/25/18


FUR-EVER HOMES NEEDED – if you are thinking of adding a fur member to your family, please consider adopting one of the precious dogs/cats from CARE. The shelter is open Tues – Sat from 10am – 3pm. Thank you for your support. The shelter is located minutes from our community at 1528 27th St. S.E.., Ruskin, FL 33570. (813) 645-2273 - 3/30/17


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT C.A.R.E.S. ~ C.A.R.E. our local animal rescue in Ruskin is looking for volunteers and donations. C.A.R.E. is a no-kill, volunteer run, animal shelter for neglected, abused and unwanted cats and dogs in Ruskin. Volunteers are always needed at the shelter - the hours are (mornings) 7:00 am - 11:30 am or (afternoons) 11:30 am - 3:30 pm and any combination of hours in-between. Our "animal volunteers" perform a multitude of tasks throughout their day to help with finding all of our animals a forever home. Volunteers are needed seven days per week rain or shine all year long. If you have any availability, please visit the CARE website at http://www.careshelter.org/Volunteers to learn more about how to submit your volunteer application - 3/30/17


REAL ESTATE FOR SALE OR RENT OR WANT TO RENT


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PRIME OFFICE SPACE ON THE GOLF CART TRAIL 
2,000 sq ft with 6 working exam rooms, each with running water and wash basin - dark room, lab, employee break room, private office, reception and lobby, 2 storage/file - 2 restrooms - 813-260-3647 - $5,616.00 includes lawn care - ready April 1st - triple net lease


Completely remodeled home fully furnished is waiting for you! 2 bed/ 2 bath 1613 sq ft with new  kitchen, granite counters, island and SS Appliances. Updated bathrooms, luxury vinyl planking floors, paint, custom trim, popcorn ceilings removed, new plumbing, beautiful open concept and so much more.  Water views in rear. Quiet street.  Come take a look you'll fall in love!  Call to make  an appointment.   Stacy Carter 207-754-5660 or email at stacy@designsbystacy.com -  Price 249,900  - 227 Linger Lane, SCC


212 N. Brockfield Drive has 2 Master suites, HUGE eat in Kitchen with large pantry, built in desk, and a large Dining Room!  Living Room has a dramatic vaulted ceiling, plus a large Family Room.  There is a screened in patio, and back yard has room for a pool.  This is a very friendly, quiet community, with no thru traffic - there is just one way in, and one way out.  It is very safe, and it even includes a 24 hour security patrol.  St. Andrews Estates enjoys one of the lowest HOA fees in the area, at just $35.00 per year!  And, our HOA is very friendly!  We love dogs here, too … yes, even the BIG ones!  All of this can be yours, for just $214,900.00!  WOW!  To see, call Craig Allen at (805) 485-8350 or (813) 812-6074.  Authority Realty Inc. 


Want to rent: House or condo for the month of February 2019 in either Kings Point or Del Webb. Husband and Wife - Non smokers have rented in Del Webb SSC for many years. References can be provided. 630 584 1263 or patandbudk@aol.com


For Rent studio apt. fully furnished with frig., microwave and WIFI.  700/mo.  No smoking or pets.  Call 810 658 4811


Buying a Newly Constructed Home?  Get a REBATE of $500.00, up to $25,000.00! For complete details, go to www.NewHomeRebatesFlorida.com 


Large Banquet room available for your next event in Sun City Center! Having a family reunion? 50th Wedding Anniversary? This 3800 sq ft, air conditioned space with a full-size catering kitchen and bath is located in the heart of Sun City Center at the Sun City Center Area Chamber of Commerce. Schedule your event today! Contact the Chamber at 813-634-5111 for available dates and pricing. 3/23/17


FOR SALE ADS
MORE ITEMS TO BUY & SELL:



Oil filters for Dodge/Chrysler 2.7L, 3.2L, 3.5L V6 engines among other engines - 5 Advance AutoParts Totalgrip Oil Filters  AA16 - SAME AS BELOW OIL FILTERS - Oil Purolator L14670, PH13, FRAM PH16, K&N HP-2004, PS-2004, CarQuest #85085 - ACDelco PF13, Motorcraft FL-300 among others - 5 oil filters for $12.00 total


FOR SALE - NEW 4 DRAWER WORKBENCH/COUNTERTOP BLOND REAL WOOD WITH REMOVABLE VICE AND LOWER SHELF-  ORIGINAL COST WAS $169. MUST SELL NOW FOR $75.OO. ( no room ) to see in SCC CALL  Jean at 813-938-3053 (12 noon to 10 pm),   


Working Functional Laptop - Compaq EVO N180 Laptop with Windows XP Pro Service Pack 3. with battery that holds a charge for awhile for operating laptop and a power supply and 110 volt cordHas 2 USB ports, Parallel and serial ports,  a PCMCIA port for a WIRE WIFI card included I use the Ethernet Cable only for Internet use   317-409-6543    $50


Villeroy & Boch Premium Quality stainless tableware service for 8. Never used; in original box. Just in time to set beautiful holiday table. Would make a splendid wedding gift. Orig. $150 now $75. 813-642-0647


Club Car Golf Cart, excellent condition fitted for street legal but needs astm4 window for road use present plastic. Window is fine but doesn’t meet code. have weight certificate, horn, seatbelts<correct lightsand signals, lighted tag bracket. New batteries last year runs perfect and has full side and back screens and golfbag straps fast and runs beautifully sharp ss wheels  $2,600.00  call 813-938-4713


$50.00 EACH OR $90.00 BOTH-Two foldaway extra guest cots single size mattresses with carrier/storage. Only used once. Call: 847-275-0886       


GE Range, white with black radiant glass top. 4 burners, large oven, controls in back. Works like new. No cosmetic flaws. $150  -  GE over the range space saver XL microwave, white. Works like new. $65.  Amana white refrigerator with bottom freezer. 36wx33xdeepx69high.  Works great. $100  Anne 813 399 1036


VCR tapes (sets) 1)Wings of Glory (7) Air Force Story 1914-1945 2) War Birds of WWII (l)  3) D-Day (3)  4) Air Power (4) Unforgotten Stories - WWII  5) Victory at Sea (4) Make offer  813-634-7961


Men's suit coats (5)  Size 42/44   red, green, navy, black, mauve. Good condition $20 each   813-634-7981


Black tuxedo - coat 42/44, pants 42-45 - 2 shirts, white and aqua, vest, cummerbund, white suspenders, 2 black bow ties, cuff links, tie-tacs - good condition  $50   813-634-7981


Whirlpool Refrigerator, double door, good condition, approx. 4 years old. $100. Call Joy Flint at 813-760-3899.  


Black leather sofa with left side chaise, 107” $300. Perfect for living room or family room. Dining table with 6 black fabric chairs, glass top 72” x 42”, table base in marble/grey shades $200., matching server in black with top in marble/grey shades $100. Elegant in a dining area or dining room. Excellent condition.  Contact 813-419-4754 for info and/or viewing.   


ON SALE NOW! SUN CITY CENTER EMERGENCY SQUAD MEMBERS RECIPE BOOK!
Sun City Center Emergency Squad 300 Recipe Cookbook. Recipes submitted by Squad Members ON SALE NOW!!! Come by the Squad at 720 Ray Watson Drive. Get Free Blood Pressure Readings or even borrow a wheelchair at no cost - BUY one or more Cookbooks!!!! $10 each or 6 books for $50 Suggested Donation.  Great Wedding Shower Gift or Christmas Present! 


Offering SCC Clubs and Associations event flyers
To all Club and Association heads, I am offering SCC clubs and Associations who need event flyers designed, created and printed, for posting on bulletin boards. I work from home, have many years experience and offer reasonable prices.  Contact:  Salvina,  Event Grafic Designer,   syloettecreation@aol.com, 813-633-5924. SYLOETTE CREATIONS


WANTED - LOST - FOUND


Need a running golf cart - My cart died and I'm trying to locate an angel  to provide me with one. I have batteries that can be used (48volt). Anything that you have for me will be appreciated. It doesn't have to be pretty. This is embarrassing, I'm usually the one that gives things away, but I've come on rough times and need help myself. I could tell you my hard luck story and it's a beaut. I need the cart to get my handy person business back up and running. I am still healing and want to be ready when the Drs. all release me. It's been almost 3 years and it's time to restart my life! By the way...contact me if you need any work done. I do it all or I'll refer you to people that can!  Thanks for reading this. Contact me at 239-910-7486, or thedeanmenier@gmail.com with any questions. Enjoy the Holidays! Be Well and Be Blessed!     


SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE
The Community Church College has provided enlightened educational topics to the South Shore region for over 41 years.  Our service as an adult education outreach program provides individuals the intellectual stimulation they desire.   Our community looks forward to our classes and we are always looking for additional interesting courses to offer.  Our student base is looking to learn New Languages, Culinary Skills, Crafts, Music, the Arts, Technology, etc.  Consider joining our instructor team and pay it forward by sharing your experiences, interests and knowledge. Please contact the college and speak with our Dean, Anne Ginevan at 813-634-8607.


DON’T TRASH THAT PHONE
Recycle your old Cells or Smartphones and keep the landfills green.  SouthShore United Church of Christ continues to collect old phones. The church works directly with a firm that takes the phones and finds homes for them and/or disposes of them to produce useful recycling materials. Drop Off Any Type of Wireless Phone.  We are also accepting old Android and/or iPads to recycle. Equipment may be dropped off at the Church office or College at 1501 La Jolla Ave, Sun City Center, FL.


I will buy your car today.  I'll come to you with cash.  Fair market price paid.  Quick, safe, worry free.  Trusted over 20 years.  "Before You Sell, Give Me a Yell" Call Today 813-477-1513.


Familiar with Foundation Construction Software? Can I hire you to teach me? If so, please call Charlotte at 813-633-0866


Wanted-- Small World musical wall clock. Call Jim (813) 634-6387


Vietnam Veterans of America are collecting hygiene items for our veterans and household furniture to be used in setting up apartments for homeless veterans. I will pick up the items if you wish. Need used cars in reasonable good condition to give to needy qualified veterans. Our chapter 787 Vietnam Veterans of America checks the cars for safety and insures the recipient is a qualified veteran. Tax deductible and a help to men and women who need a car to get to work. Also need old cell phones for veterans. Dave Weber, 1714 Flamingo Lane, SCC. - 813.215.2486 - 1/16/18


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