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MON. OCT 16 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. OCT 16 – Gmail: Attachments and Groups
9:00 – 10:30 in the Computer Lab $5 Members  $10 Non-Members. This mini-class is for students who have an existing Gmail account.  In this class you will learn about Attachments and how use them, as well as how to create, change and delete Groups.


MON. OCT 16 - MICROSOFT EXCEL BUILT-IN FUNCTIONS
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Learn more about functions built into Excel such as the Sum, Average, Date, Time, and Financial Funstions to name a few.  Cost of Class:  $20 a person.  Space is limited, call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you


MON. OCT 16 - CAHT OCTOBER MEETING FEATURES CHLOE VEGA FROM SELAH FREEDOM
1:00 p.m. at The United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W., Sun City Center.  The general meeting of the, Campaign Against Human Trafficking – SouthShore features Chloe Vega from Selah Freedom.  Ms. Vega is a trafficking survivor who now uses her experience as a Teen Prevention Program Coordinator at Selah Freedom. Selah Freedom is a national organization providing education and training throughout the country, as well as teen prevention outreach, and safe housing in the Midwest and Southeast regions of the United States.  Founded in 2010, Selah Freedom is already considered the nation’s leading anti trafficking organization.  The organization actively confronts the issue of trafficking and is being upheld as the model for how to effectively bring solutions to survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation.  Selah Freedom is headquartered in Sarasota. In addition, Tanya Hollins, Director of PACE Center for Girls, will also be available to tell us about a new program at PACE, an alternative secondary school.  PACE has garnered recognition nationally as one of the most effective programs in the country for keeping girls from entering the juvenile justice system. There is never a charge for attending CAHT’s informative meetings. For further information:  813-603-3100 or www.SCCBlueHeart.Org. 


MON. OCT 16 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - SPONSORED BY THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC - MADE POSSIBLE BY A GRANT FROM NATIONAL PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. We are fortunate to have as our speaker this month: Lydia Herron, a Community Engagement Officer from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Lydia will discuss Parkinson’s disease basics, how the Foundation runs, and provide exciting research and therapy updates.  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 813-892-299


TUE. OCT 17 - SUN CITY CENTER CHAPTER OF THE HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION (HLAASCC) CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY!
9:15 a.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 West Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center, Florida 33573. You are cordially invited to receive your Certificate of Appreciation for your outstanding support of our HLAA SCC Chapter. We hope to deserve your attendance. Our chapter shall be deeply honored with your presence at its 10th Anniversary Celebration event.
Learn About:
All the benefits of HLAA Membership – valuable information, support and major discounts
HLAA training programs - N-CHATT and HLSSST – which are open to members
HLAA-Florida’s mission and support of chapters and how you can get involved
How the Chapter’s education, advocacy and support programs can meet your individual needs
And help us tocelebrate the chapter’s 10th Anniversary
Speaker: Tanya Williams, State Chapter Coordinator, HLAA-FL State Association. For more information on monthly meetings, the Expo the chapter’s free services or support between meetings, contact, Richard Herring, HLAA Chapter President at: Richard@hlaascc.com - Visit our website for more details on our services: www.hlaascc.com


TUE. OCT 17 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.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


TUE. OCT 17 - WED. OCT 19 - USF BYRD ALZHEIMER'S MEMORY RESEARCH SUITE AT SUN TOWERS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center. Want to learn about Clinical trials for Memory Loss? Jill Smith, MA, CCRC, Assistant Director for Clinical Research at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute will be on site to answer your questions. Learn about Community-Based Prevention Research detailing treatment options for older adults at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. The Memory Research Suite features a reception area, patient exam room, two testing rooms, an Americans with Disability Act compliant restroom, a phlebotomy area for blood draws as well as central air conditioning and wireless Internet access and wheelchair lift. The 400-square-foot research space is staffed by clinical experts from the Byrd Institute who evaluate study participants and administer investigational medications at pre-selected study sites. To maintain patient privacy and safety, all clinical research staff hold certifications in patient-oriented research training and HIPAA compliance as well as training on study conduct and drug inventory and accountability.  To schedule an appointment or to learn more about clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease, call (813) 974-1294


TUE. OCT 17 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS AND HEARING SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd W, Sun City Center, FL.  Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. A study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline. The purpose of the study carried out by Piers Dawes et al was to test whether the use of hearing aids was associated with better cognitive performance and if this relationship was mediated via social isolation and/or depression. The study found that hearing aid use was associated with better cognition, independent of social isolation and depression. 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 Trials? Call the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Mobile Clinical Trial Unit (813) 455-2512


TUE. OCT 17 – MICROSOFT WORD MORE TOPICS
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Do you want to add headers or footers to a document or use columns and tables to make your document stand out?  Call CRT and sign up for the Microsoft Word More Topics Class.  In this class, you will learn how to create headers, foots, columns, tables, and collaborate with others on a document.  Cost of the class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


TUE. OCT 17 - HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE MONLTHY OPEN FORUM ON COMMINITY ISSUES ON SAFETY AND SECURITY - Credit and Debit Card Fraud


11:00 a.m. Freedom Auditorium, Freedom Plaza, 1010 American Eagle Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573. (Reoccurs the third Tuesday of each Month) This month, The Florida Senior Legal Helpline will be discussing their services 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 Community Issues on safety and security. 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. OCT 17 - SOUTH BAY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
12:00 noon at United Methodist Church in the Life Enrichment Center (LEC), 1210 W Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center. The guest speaker will be Drew Smith presenting “Your Ancestors FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls”. The cost is $18.75 per person for lunch, which includes tax and tip. For Reservations and information, call Dotty Love at 813-634-2749. Mail check by Oct. 5 to SBGS P.O. Box 5202 Sun City Center, Fl. 33571 


TUE. OCT 17   - WINDOWS 10 MORE TOPICS   
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Learn more about Windows 10 including the new file explorer and using Apps on your computer.  Cost of Class:  $20 a person.  Space is limited, call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


TUE. OCT 17 - WHAT MEDICARE PLAN IS BEST FOR YOU?
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church ( next to Southbay Hospital) The SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) program provides health insurance information and free, unbiased, and confidential counseling assistance to all current and prospective Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers. Through a network of specially trained volunteers, SHINE works to empower individuals to make the best decisions for their individual needs. Topics Include: Enrollment and coverage questions, Medicare Parts A, B, and D, Supplement and Advantage Plans, Plan comparisons, Medicare claims, Medicare billing issues, Complaints and appeals, Financial assistance programs to lower Medicare costs, Anything Medicare-related. Free, educational presentations can also be provided to groups of current or soon-to-be Medicare beneficiaries, care givers and professionals.  Simply call 1-800-963-5337 to schedule a counseling session or an educational event. 


TUE. OCT 17 - ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. 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. For additional information, contact Debbie Caneen at 813-634-3347


TUE. OCT 17  - "PARTY IN A CHAIR” FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. bring the joy of movement, imagination and playfulness back into your life! Christie Dyer, Certified Ageless Grace Educator facilitates. This party will exercise your brain and you will receive the benefit of joint flexibility, memory recall, creativity, imagination, laughter, breathing, balance & more! Every session is different and done seated. All are welcome to join in! For more info call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


TUE. OCT 17 - FREE EDUCATION-ONLY EVENT - A,B,C...AND D'S OF MEDICARE - ANSWERS YOU MUST HAVE TO MAKE CORRECT CHOICES
4:00 or 6:00 p.m. seating at Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. Call 813-661-5297 or email Info@Hemnesslaw.com 


TUE. OCT 17, 24, 31 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot - 5:30 PM
Intermediate Tango - 6:45 PM
Intermediate West 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.


WED. OCT 18 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI FOR BALANCE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 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


WED. OCT 18 – METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus “ Theta Healing", LouAnn Saphos will teach us techniques on how to change our thoughts and emotions to create optimum health for ourselves and others.
SCC Open Fund Raiser. Admission $1 with Love offering requested to benefit our society. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky 813 398-7033


WED. OCT 18, 25  - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Rumba - 12:45 PM
Intermediate  Waltz - 2:00 PM
Intermediate Silver Fox Trot - 3:15 PM (Must have had the Beginning Silver Fox Trot)
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. OCT 18 - QUICKBOOKS PRO MORE TOPICS
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.   Learn how to keep track of purchases, see report, reconcile with bank statements, and create general journal entries.  Cost of class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.


WED. OCT 18 - 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. Rebecca Radford, Case Manager for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind is celebrating 75 years of serving people who are blind or visually impaired. Additionally supported by Bayada Home Care. 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 at Terrace Entrance by Blue Awning. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


TUE. OCT 18 - HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE MONLTHY OPEN FORUM ON COMMINITY ISSUES ON SAFETY AND SECURITY - Credit and Debit Card Fraud


11:00 a.m. American Momentum Bank, 131 S. Pebble Beach Blvd, Sun City Center, FL 33573This month, The Florida Senior Legal Helpline will be discussing their services 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 Community Issues on safety and security. 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. OCT 18 - CLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATION
3:30 p.m. Kings Point main clubhouse, RIPPLE ROOM (across hall from South Social Room.)  Free.  All lovers of classical music are invited.  Information:  Arthur C. Joy, 813-633-9783,   acjjr@tampabay.rr.com


THR. OCT 19 – INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. This is a class for beginners who are interested in spreadsheet development, from design to implementation.  This class covers spreadsheet definitions, layouts, data entry, number formats, mathematical operators and formulas, functions, cell alignments and worksheet management.


THU. OCT 19 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS AND HEARING SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, Suite #254. Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. A study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline. The purpose of the study carried out by Piers Dawes et al was to test whether the use of hearing aids was associated with better cognitive performance and if this relationship was mediated via social isolation and/or depression. The study found that hearing aid use was associated with better cognition, independent of social isolation and depression. 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 Trials? Call the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Mobile Clinical Trail Unit (813) 455-2512


THU. OCT 19  – MICROSOFT OUTLOOK ADVANCED TOPICS 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.   Learn how to use the Calendar functions within Outlook to schedule meetings and appointments as well as create Data files for email.  Cost of class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.


THU. OCT 19 - GFWC SUN CITY WOMAN'S CLUB MEETING
11:00 a.m. for check-in time and social hour with meeting at 11:30 a.m. at 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center. The program is Stress Management by Debbie C. Sheneman (NP-CLLC). Advance reservation required, call Chloe Odom at 813-938-1682 or email suncitywomansclub@gmail.com by Oct. 13th, 2:00 p.m., cost is $15.00. Optional dress theme, a Halloween costume or wear orange and black for fun. For questions about membership call our membership secretary, Linda Raymond at 813-331-3108. Virginia Kimball 3rd Vice president Publicity - 636-248-1887 or email vk480912@aol.com 


THU. OCT 19 - MICROSOFT PUBLISHER INTRO
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.   Do you need to create a flyer and do not know where to start?  Cal CRT and sign up for the Introduction to Microsoft Publisher class.  You will learn the basics of page layout, working with Text, Shapes, and Pictures.  Cost of class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.


FRI. OCT 20 and SAT. OCT 21 - FALL FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC CHURCH
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20th and 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21st at place at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Boulevard in Sun City Center. There will be a large variety of handmade items for sale that have been created by more than 45 artists and crafts people. You will have the opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping with gifts for everyone including your furry friends.  The Council of Catholic Women will have an assortment of breakfast and lunch items available for sale both days and in addition to that will be hosting a bake sale. For more information, call Lynn at 941.723.8431.


FRI. OCT 20 – WINDOWS 10 WORKSHOP
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 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.


FRI. OCT 20 - VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT, A PROGRAM OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by registration only at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr SCC. 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.  We recently conducted our first interview with a Vietnam Veterans, and are very excited to capture his personal account and add it to the Library of Congress Collection for all to see.  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. This recording of history will take place on the 3rd Friday of each month.


FRI. OCT 20 – MICROSOFT POWERPOINT GRAPHICS
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Do you need to add graphics to a presentation to make your data more understandable?  Call CRT and sign up for the Microsoft PowerPoint Graphics class.  In this class, you will learn how to add pictures, screen shots, shapes, animations, and videos to your presentation.  Cost of the class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


FRI. OCT 20 - KINGS POINT 50's MUSIC CLUB PARTY
6:00 p.m. at KPCH, Waterside room. This club is open to KP/SCC residents who enjoy the music of the 1950's & 60's era. Guest performers are always invited to entertain. BYOB & Snacks is permitted. $5 payable at door. The club is also selling tickets for their Nov 17 Legends Show.Tickets are $20, payable in advance.This will be held at the KP Veterans theater. There will be tributes to Elvis, Roy Orbison, Engelbert and Connie Francis..Contact  Jim for tickets, jaroo160@aol.com. or (813)773-7377


FRI. OCT 20 - THE SAMARITANS ALZHEMER'S AUXILIARY RESPITE GROUP HOSTS FUNDRAISER DANCE
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at SCC Community Hall 1910 S Pebble Beach Blvd.SCC where the Samaritans Alzheimer’s Auxiliary Respite Group will have a fund raiser dance featuring the music of Kevin Brooks. The cost is $10.00 per person. Respite is temporary relief when caregiving can be overwhelming. When the caregiver is given some time release they can renew and build other relationships. Everyone wins – the caregivers, the family and the volunteers. Respite is REnewal, SPIritual and TEmporal. Respite provides a break, a relief that volunteers give to a caregiver who is providing constant 24-hour-a-day care for someone. Tickets for the fund raiser can be picked up at the Samaritan Services office 1207 N Pebble Beach Blvd., or call 634-9283.


FRI. OCT 20 - UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SUN CITY CENTER’S PRAISE TEAM TO PRESENT BENEFIT CONCERT
7:00 p.m. at The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, where we are pleased to announce that its own Praise Team will host a benefit concert. The Praise Team is teaming up with Kiwanis of South Shore to help provide college scholarship funds for deserving local high school seniors. The latest edition of the UMCSCC Praise Team includes vocalists Amanda Jordan and Maria Leasure, Chris Altman on lead guitar,  Heather Smith on rhythm guitar, Linda Whitt on keyboard, Garrett Franzen on bass and Danny Chavez on drums. The band is led by Jeff Jordan (vocals/acoustic/piano) and the tech crew is headed by Amarin Cannon. Having led contemporary worship together at the church for more than two years, this ensemble is musically tight and has, as its goal, bringing God’s people closer to Him. Musical selections for this event will include praise and worship songs by All Sons & Daughters, BarlowGirl, Francesca Battistelli, Bethel Music, Hillsong & Hillsong United, Jesus Culture, John Mark McMillan and Rend Collective, as well as a couple pop songs. Please consider joining them for an evening of contemporary Christian and pop music to raise scholarship money for deserving local high school seniors.  A free will offering will be taken during the concert. For additional information about this and other concerts and recitals at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, please contact Kevin Goodenow, Concert Series Coordinator, at 813-362-0956.  


FRI. OCT 20 - COMEDY NIGHT AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:30 p.m. at 101 1st Avenue NE,  Ruskin, Florida 33570. Comedians Steve Arkin and Bryan Hamilton will present an entertaining evening with lots of laughs.. Members Special BUY 1 GET 1 - You Must Call - Ticket Prices: Advanced $15 Members $18 Non- Members. Day of Show $20 Members $25 Non- Members. More Information / BuyTickets - 813-645-7651


SAT. OCT 21  – MICROSOFT OUTLOOK ADVANCED TOPICS 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.   Learn how to use the Calendar functions within Outlook to schedule meetings and appointments as well as create Data files for email.  Cost of class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.


SAT. OCT 21 - DREAM CIRCLE
10:00 a.m. at 1606 Chevy Chase Dr in Sun City. Ever wonder what your dreams are all about? Join us, we take each dream seperately and treat it like it was our own. If it was my dream it might mean -------. Only you the dreamer will know the truth when it is hit. Call Carol for info at 813-909-3233.


SAT. OCT 21 - THE MARKET AT LITTLE HARBOR RESORT
3:00 - 8:00 p.m. at 611 Destiny Drive, Ruskin, FL 33570 along the cobblestone walk by Harborside Suites Hotel and the marina.  Plenty of free parking! Pet friendly too!  Frank Hewlett will be our live music.  Visit our website for all of our season dates - we've got a great line up of fun! Critter Mama Rescue is our non-profit we are supporting in October. We will have pumpkin decorating for the kids and craft beer for the adults.Donations accepted for both - tasting tickets and ID check required for tastings. 


SAT. OCT 21 - VALERIE GILLESPIR JAZZ ENSEMBLE AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at The Firehouse, Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL 33570. Valerie has been fortunate enough to have played with many of the great entertainers of our time, including; Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Rosemary Clooney, George Burns, Ben Vereen, Joan Rivers, Ray Charles, Jon Faddis, Steve Allen, Anthony Newley. And, she has traveled extensively with the Xavier Cugat Orchestra in the U.S. and Japan. Locally, you may have seen Valerie playing with Dan McMillion, Theo Valentin, JoAnn Samson, Belinda Womack and many other very talented musicians from the Tampa Bay. TICKETS:  advanced: $18- $23. Day of the Show: $23-28  Call Now! 813-645-7651 or go to www.firehouseculturalcenter.org 


SUN. OCT 22 - WHO KILLED THE DEPARTMENT STORE SANTA AT LACEY’S?
5:30 p.m. cocktails-cash bar, 6:00 p.m. buffet dinner at Cypress Creek Golf Club. Enjoy pasta with meatballs, rot roast, chicken marsala, roasted potatoes, steam vegetables, vegetarian on request, salad. Rolls, coffee, tea, assorted pastries. $35.00 per person include dinner, tax, gratuity, and show. Cash bar available all evening, 50/50 raffle and prizes. Reservation deadline; October 1, 2017. Checks payable to Peter Zeban and handed into: Main office Miller Homes, Gaviota Drive, Ruskin, FL. Benefit for World Wide marriage encounter. Inquiries: Peter Zeban--813-642-9575


SUN. OCT 22 - THE OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE CLUB
6:15 p.m. doors open for members and 6:30 p.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 needed pay at door.  Residents of Kings Point, Renaissance as well as Sun City Center are welcome.  The Oldies but Goodies Dance Club will be dancing and enjoying the music of Good Stuff.   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. OCT 23 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. OCT 23 – Backup! Backup!
8:45 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab  $10 Members  $15 Non-Members. This class combines a free program called EaseUS Todo Backup and a program called Goodsync ($25). These programs will let you backup your entire computer and then quickly add your file changes to the backup files. The result is a secure backup that protects your personal files as well as the computer system files.


MON. OCT 23 - MICROSOFT EXCEL MORE TOPICS
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach. Learn about using Conditional IF statements in calculates, how to setup a Pivot Table and create data tables. Cost of Class: $20 a person. Space is limited, call 645-4278 to reserve your spot. Feel free to bring your computer with you.


TUE. OCT 24 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.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


TUE. OCT 24 – MICROSOFT WORD ADVANCED
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.   Do you need to create letterhead or perform a mail merge but don’t know where to start?  Call CRT and sign up for the Microsoft Word Advanced Topics class.  In this class, you will learn how to create a letter head with your own logo, create cover and title pages, and perform a mail merge.  Cost of the class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


TUE. OCT 24 - WINDOWS 10 ADVANCED TOPICS  
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Learn more about Windows 10 including Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Defender, Cortana, and backup/recovery of your computer.  Cost of Class:  $20 a person.  Space is limited, call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


TUE. OCT 24  - "PARTY IN A CHAIR” FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. bring the joy of movement, imagination and playfulness back into your life! Christie Dyer, Certified Ageless Grace Educator facilitates. This party will exercise your brain and you will receive the benefit of joint flexibility, memory recall, creativity, imagination, laughter, breathing, balance & more! Every session is different and done seated. All are welcome to join in! For more info call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


TUE. OCT 24 - THE SCC APPLE USER GROUP MONTHLY MEETING
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the Caper Room of the Atrium Bldg. The Main presentation is titled: Computer & Life Integration  (or How I learned to stop worrying and embrace the cloud) iPhones, iPads, iPods, MacBooks, iMacs, Augmented Reality, Goggles, Autonomous drive cars, Online purchasing and banking, etc., etc. Computers are becoming a larger and larger part of our lives. A part of our lives that can no longer be avoided. How does one integrate computers into their life style? What does it mean to spend more and more time using computers? Come to the meeting for the answers. As usual there will be opportunity for questions and answers as well as a discussion of the latest news regarding products and articles of interest. Come join us for a stimulating session of "all-things-Apple". SCC and Kings Point residents interested in learning more about the Macintosh and Apple products are invited to attend. 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. OCT 24, 31 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot - 5:30 PM
Intermediate Tango - 6:45 PM
Intermediate West 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. OCT 24 - "INSIDE JOURNALISM SERIES" AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:00 p.m. 101 1st Avenue NE, Ruskin, Florida 33570. Brenda Knowles ' Inside Journalism Series' "PolitiFact: Fact Checking" Guest Speakers: Ernest Hooper & Joshua Gillin, Tampa Bay Times, Rob Lorei, WEDU - FREE EVENT - Space Limited, Sign Up Now! Phone : 813-645-7651


WED. OCT 25 –  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.


WED. OCT 25 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI FOR BALANCE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 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


WED. OCT 25 – METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus, "Psychic Detectives", Carol Ann Liaros, Internationally known Psychic, will share her 50 years of experiences. SCC Open Fund Raiser, Admission $1 with Love offering requested to benefit our society. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky 813 398-7033


WED. OCT 25 - QUICKBOOKS PRO ADVANCED TOPICS 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.   Learn how to Restore a company from a backup, export data, and use QuickBooks to generate letters.  Cost of class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.


WED. OCT 25 - SCANDINAVIAN CLUB MEETING
2:00 p.m. 2pm in the Florida Room. The first meeting of the season for the Scandinavian Club will be opening with a comedy/drama movie “A Man called OVE” which is adapted from Frederick Backman’s Swedish best seller. The film tells a familiar story of the curmudgeonly old man whose grumpy life is brightened by forces beyond his control.  Ove represents a Scandinavian everyman who saunters on no matter what is thrown at him.  Rolf Lassgard as Ove gives us a rich, complex performance that is funny and moving. Refreshments will be served.  Movie is 116 minutes in length. Member:  Free---Guests:  $3 


THU. OCT 26 - SUN. OCT 29 - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT VIETNAM TRAVELING MEMORIAL WAR EVENT 
at the Tampa Veterans Memorial Park. Volunteers will: Greet visitors, Help visitors find names of the deceased on the panels of the Wall, Distribute 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War commemorative items. All organizations that participate will have be listed on a banner at the Command Tent, the visitor entrance. If you have any questions, please contact me at 813-642-0691 Jan Bassett


THU. OCT 26 – 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.  


THU. OCT 26 - SUN. OCT 29 - THE VIETNAM TRAVELING MEMORIAL WALL
11:00 a.m. for opening ceremony with Readjustment Counseling Services provided to all Veterans by the Mobile Vet Center at Veterans Memorial Park & Museum, 3602 U.S. Highway 301 N. in Tampa - Further information to follow soon, courtesy of the Colonel George Mercer Brooke Chapter  of the DAR, Sun City Center


THU. OCT 26 - SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES PRETTY IN PINK EVENT TO CELEBRATE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. for luncheon at the United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. Sun City Center, FL 33573 followed by a tour of the hospital’s new Outpatient Imaging Center from 1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Expert presenters will provide information about breast cancer prevention, treatment and surgery.  According to the American Cancer Society, one out eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. On October 26th, South Bay Hospital is taking some time to revisit the facts about breast cancer with their annual Pretty in Pink luncheon and seminar event to help women make the healthiest decision for them. This year’s presenters will include, Angela Watt, MD, Radiologist, Kimberly Giffard, MD, General Surgery and Jenna Kazil, MD, General and Vascular Surgery.  Registration is required. To register, call (888) 685-1595 


THU. OCT 26 - THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SUN CITY CENTER REPUBLICAN CLUB
Social Time at 1:30 p.m. with meeting begin at 2:00 p.m. The program will be the Judicial Candidates Michael Isaak and Jack Gutman for County Court Judge in Group 8 and Adam Bantner and Gregory Green in Group 2. All Republicans and like-minded voters are invited to attend.  Come and bring a friend. 


THU. OCT 26 - OUT OF THE BLUE - NAMI SARASOTA COUNTY OUT OF THE BLUE FUNDRAISER
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sarasota Architectural Salvage, 1093 Central Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236. A unique experience at Sarasota Architectural Company. Fabulous food provided by premier caterer Simply Gourmet. Beer and wine and great musical entertainment. Beer, wine and soft drinks are all you can drink with you VIP pass! You don't want to miss this event benefitting the Mental Health Community in Sarasota County. Come Out of the Blue for a good time! Dress is casual or just come from work as you are and relax to the great tunes of Rallo Pucci and the humor of McCurdy's Comedy Theatre Owner, Pam McCurdy. Tickets: $25 – $5,000 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nami-sarasota-county-out-of-the-blue-fundraiser-tickets-35476879301


THU. OCT 26 - MOONGLOW BALLROOM DANCE CLUB
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center. Members FREE; Visitors $5.00 per person at the door.  Live Music by "The Mellotones" from Sarasota. Dressy Casual.  BYOB & snacks, and we provide the Ice, water, cups & napkins. Singles Table(s) Available.  We have a great 2017 Schedule of 12 monthly dances to Live Music!  Our 2018 Schedule is now available by request and at our Dances. Information: 813-633-1297 OR 813-633-2755  Email gail3357@gmail.com


FRI. OCT 27 - BUYING A COMPUTER 
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the Computer Lab $5 Members   $10 Non-Members  This mini-class covers the decision of whether or not you need a new PC, the minimum hardware you should buy, the pros and cons of various hardware choices, and information on PC components. 


FRI. OCT 27 – MICROSOFT POWERPOINT ADVANCED
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.  at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Learn how to add tables and charts to a presentation as well as modify themes, and creating action buttons.  Cost of the class is $20 a person.  Space is limited; call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


FRI. OCT 27 - 3RD ANNUAL SPAY-GHETTI AND NO BALLS DINNER
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce at 1651 Sun City Center Plaza. Dine in the “Meow Ristorante” and enjoy music and a silent auction or pick up with our speedy curb-side service! Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, crusty parmesan-garlic bread, mixed greens salad, dessert and ice tea.  This delicious meal is only $10 per person, payable by cash or check. Please call or visit the Chamber to purchase tickets or schedule your take-out pick up.  Call 813-634-5111 more information. This special event benefits the spay/neuter programs of Feline Folks, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that cares for the community cats in Sun City Center and Kings Point. 


SAT. OCT 28 - SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at SouthShore Regional Library is located at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin. . Enjoy the extensive collection of items offered.  Fill a bag with books for only $1!  And, everything in the Book Sale Room is marked half-priced!  All proceeds go to support the wonderful adult and youth programs at the Library.


SAT. OCT 28 - DREAM CIRCLE
10:00 a.m. at 1606 Chevy Chase Dr in Sun City. Ever wonder what your dreams are all about? Join us, we take each dream seperately and treat it like it was our own. If it was my dream it might mean -------. Only you the dreamer will know the truth when it is hit. Call Carol for info at 813-909-3233.


SAT. OCT 28 - SUN CITY CENTER DANCE CLUB HALLOWEEN BALL!
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the South Community Hall, 1910 So. Pebble Beach Blvd., SCC, 33573.  Fall is here and we are having a Halloween Ball ! Come join the first dance of the new dance season. Bring your Honey!  Don't miss out!  This fabulous dance is presented by the Sun City Center Dance Club. Eat, Drink and be Merry. Dance to our Widely Acclaimed and Exclusive Playlist spun by Gerardo. Enjoy our Complimentary Dessert Table and Coffee. Wear as spooky costume (there will be a contest) or dressy casual attire. NO shorts!  BYOB.  Bring your friends, or come and make new friends. Open seating.  Members Free, Guests $6pp at the door. Our next dances for this year are Nov. 18th and Dec. 9th.


SAT. OCT 28 - LA LUCHA TRIO WITH WHITNEY JAMES AT THE FIREHOUSE!
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at The Firehouse, Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave, Ruskin, FL.  Whitney James & La Lucha have been working together for over 10 years and love playing together. They will be featuring modern tunes and standards presented with their unique sound. TICKETS:  advanced: $18- $23. Day of the Show: $23-28  Call Now! 813-645-7651 or go to www.firehouseculturalcenter.org 


SUN. OCT 29, 2017 – SOUTH SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PERFORM “TRICKS AND TREATS” CONCERT 
2:00 p.m. at SouthShore United Church of Christ, 1501 La Jolla Ave (corner of Pebble Beach & La Jolla Ave), Sun City Center. Individual & Group Tickets available(Mon – Thurs 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) (813.634.1304). Tickets Available Online: www.southshoresymphonyorchestra.org Join us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SSSOTampaBay


MON. OCT 30 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. OCT 30 – TUNING YOUR PC WORKSHOP
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 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.


MON. OCT 30 - MICROSOFT EXCEL ADVANCED TOPICS 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach. Learn about referencing data in other worksheets, the Lookup function, creating a business invoice, and web integration. Cost of Class: $20 a person. Space is limited, call 645-4278 to reserve your spot. Feel free to bring your computer.


TUE. OCT 31 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.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


TUE. OCT 31  - "PARTY IN A CHAIR” FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. bring the joy of movement, imagination and playfulness back into your life! Christie Dyer, Certified Ageless Grace Educator facilitates. This party will exercise your brain and you will receive the benefit of joint flexibility, memory recall, creativity, imagination, laughter, breathing, balance & more! Every session is different and done seated. All are welcome to join in! For more info call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


TUE. OCT 31 - SCC POLISH HERITAGE CLUB MEETING
7:00 - 8:30 p.m., in the Florida Room, Atrium Building. Club members are encouraged to attend in costume or mask to celebrate Halloween! The Club also welcomes guests interested in learning about the traditional Polish Cultural events that the Club offers. Join us for fun and fellowship! Annual Dues are $5.00 per person. For info, please call: Carmela at 813 938-1723 or Wanda at 813 633-0016.


WED. NOV 1 – GMAIL: ATTACHMENTS AND GROUPS
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. in the Computer Lab $5 Members  $10 Non-Members. This mini-class is for students who have an existing Gmail account.  In this class you will learn about Attachments and how use them, as well as how to create, change and delete Groups.


WED, NOV 1 - METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus " Life is What You Make It". Zahid and Bunny Hossain, popular speakers, will return with a powerful message about the 3 levels of mind, setting immediate goals, the soul's journey, and manifesting anything you want. SCC Open Fund Raiser. Admission $1 with Love offering requested to benefit our society. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky at 813 398-7033


WED. NOV 1 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI FOR BALANCE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. 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


WED. NOV 1 - MOAA MONTHLY MEETING
11:00 a.m. in the Florida Room at the North Side Atrium Building.  Debbie Caneen,  will be the featured speaker at the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) luncheon.  Debbie publishes the Ads and Events column weekly in the Community Association newsletter; works with the Red Cross to create the Veterans History Project; is on the Board of the Samaritan Alzheimer Association; the South Shore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging; and the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as the immediate Past Chairperson.  She was awarded the Military Order of the World Wars Bronze Patrick Henry Award for her many years of exceptional volunteer patriotic achievements and community services. That award is the highest award MOWW can bestow on a nonmember.  Debbie is also establishing a community of small, affordable homes for people in the SouthShore area who cannot afford currently available housing. This project will be the first of its kind in the area.  She volunteers for many other projects as well, which unfortunately cannot be noted here due to a lack of space.  Suffice it to say, they are numerous and time consuming. Debbie will speak on “Mental Health for Seniors.   The luncheon cost is $15.00 and reservations must be made prior to Sunday,  Oct 29th, at 6:00 pm.  For additional information contact Frank Kepley at 642-0801. 


WED. NOV 1, 8, 15, 29 & WED. DEC 6 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS 
Beginning Swing - 12:45 PM
Intermediate Swing - 2:00 PM
Advanced Silver Fox Trot - 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. NOV 1 - THE ART CLUB IN SUN CITY CENTER FINE ARTS GALLERY
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in Sun City Center November’s Fine Arts Gallery will feature a One Woman Exhibit by acrylic artist, Anne Walker.  The exhibit celebrates Anne’s 75th birthday and honors her achievements as an award winning artist.  Her paintings tell a story and color delivers the message. The event is free and open to members of the community and their guests.  Snacks and beverages will be served.  The Art Club is located on Cherry Hills Drive in Sun City Center.


WED. NOV 1 - SAMARITAN'S ALZHEIMER'S AUXILIARY MEETING
2:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church 701 Valley Forge Blvd. The speaker will be Attorney Kyle Belz in partnership with Comfort Keepers and Aston Gardens at the Courtyards


WED. NOV 1 - RECORDING STUDIO ORIENTATION 
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Recording Studio. 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. 


WED. NOV 1 - NEEDLE PEOPLE EVERY WEDNESDAY EXCEPT NOV 22
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1.  Join other needle people to share techniques, tips, and experiences about knitting and other fiber and fabric arts. Bring a project and ask questions. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


WED. NOV 1 - MAH JONGG @ THE LIBRARY EVERY WEDNESDAY EXCEPT NOV 22
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 2.  Learn and play this popular table game using the American rules. Participants are asked to bring their own Mah Jongg card. Funded in part by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


WED. NOV 1 - ADULT/TEEN MIXED MEDIA
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Join art instructor Nicole Lamothe and experiment with various materials and techniques to create a work of art.  Limit 22.  Must be 16 years and older. Register online at https://tinyurl.com/ybyhm3st Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


WED. NOV 1 - THE COMPUTER CLUB MONTHLY MEETING
7:00 p.m. in the Florida Room, in the Atrium. 12 Technology Skills Every Computer User Should Know No matter how savvy we are, there are certain things every one of us has to deal with when using a computer – and we don’t always deal with them in the most efficient way. This presentation features 12 skills everyone can (and should) learn to keep their computer fast, safe and easy-to-use.  Come join us and learn!! 


THU. NOV 2 - THE COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Following 8:00 a.m. mass in the Conessa Center at Prince of Peace.  Continental breakfast will be followed by a business meeting.  Elegant Gardeners will bring materials for attendees to make and take home a beautiful fall flower arrangement.  Please bring $5 to cover the cost of materials.  Also, tickets will go on sale for the Christmas luncheon that will take place December 7.  Cost is $20.  Plans are also underway for our annual Giving Tree.  


THU. NOV 2 - RUG HOOKING CLUB
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Study Room 2. Join other rug hookers to share techniques, tips, and experiences about rug hooking.  Bring a project and ask questions. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652. 


THU. NOV 2 - DEM CLUB NOVEMBER MEETING 
1:00 p.m. for Meet ‘n Mingle with refreshments. General Meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the (golf cart friendly) Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce, 1651 Sun City Center Plaza, Sun City Center on the 1st Thursday of the month. Join us on November 2nd “Meet the Candidates”. Bring your questions for the current Democratic Candidates for Hillsborough Co Commissioners, District 5/County Wide. All Democrats and like-minded individuals are invited and encouraged to attend this free event. Learn how to get involved. Please visit and Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SSDEMCLUB or website: www.SouthShoreDemocrats.org for more information.


THU. NOV 2 - LEARN ABOUT CARING FOR COMMUNITY CATS AT FELINE FOLKS MEOW MIXER
4:30 p.m.  in the Kings Point 2020 building Culinary Room. Feline Folks is a group of caring volunteers who have taken on the charge of caring for 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. 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 or even better, visit the group at their monthly Meow Mixer. The Meow Mixer is the first Thursday of every month.  Everyone is also welcome to attend the club’s board meeting which is at 3:30 p.m., immediately before the Mixer. 
 
FRI. NOV 3 – ANNUAL FALL JEWELRY SALE
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Sun City Center Lapidary Store, 915 E Cherry Hills Drive, Arts & Crafts Building, Sun City Center.  Everything is 10% off!  Credit cards are now accepted.  Unique and beautiful designs—do your Christmas shopping early!


FRI. NOV 3 - INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF SUN CITY CENTER PRESENTS PROGRAM ON ISLAM IN AMERICA
9:30 - 11:30 p.m. in the Florida Room in the Atrium Bldg. of Sun City Center's main campus on North Pebble Beach Blvd. The presenters will be Dr. Chighaf Bakour, MD, PhD and Dr. Wiley Mangum, PhD. Muslims have been part of America for centuries, starting as early as the 14th century. There are currently about 3.5 Million Muslims in the United States with very diverse ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  Some people claim that Islam is not compatible with American values, and “has no place in the United States”.  This presentation attempts to respond to these claims by shedding light on Muslims in the United States, who they are, what beliefs; goals; and views they possess, and whether they share the same values with other American citizens.  It also addresses some common misconceptions about Islam and Muslims, including sharia law, inequalities, oppression of women, and violence.  Using facts and statistics, this presentation seeks to dispel myths, calm fears, and promote constructive dialogue. Residents of Sun City Center, Kings Points and their guests are welcome.


FRI. NOV 3 - NIA: NON-IMPACT AEROBICS
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. This stimulating 60-minute movement practice will engage your body in healthy ways without jumping or jarring the joints.  NIA takes you through a combination of dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts done to inspiring music. Taught by certified NIA instructor Gail Mongiello.  Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


FRI. NOV 3 - PATRIOTIC SHOW FEATURING ENERTAINER, MARK RALSTON!
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 1311 Aston Gardens Court, Sun City Center, FL 33573. One man, one mouth, one thousand voices! In honor of Veteran’s Day, join Aston Gardens At Sun City Center in our Grande Ballroom, for a patriotic performance by Mark Ralston. Mark is a well-known
entertainer, impressionist and singer recognized by many for his dazzling celebrity impressions. Indulge in chef-prepared hors d’oeuvres and take a tour of our award-winning senior-living community. Reserve your seat today! RSVP BY NOVEMBER 1ST  - 813.773.3948


FRI. NOV 3 - THE MONTGOMERY FAMILY GOSPEL TRIO COMING TO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
7:00 p.m. at The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, where we welcome The Montgomery Family for a concert. This Gospel family group, originally from Monroe, North Carolina, has been sharing the redeeming news of the Gospel from Canada to Florida for two generations. The two daughters of a Gospel couple have carried on the family tradition of their parents, started in the early 1970s. They’ve recorded multiple projects and served on several mission trips to Canada during concert tour breaks. The Montgomery Family believes that while music ministry is, and perhaps has been the most vital part of their ministry,  it is important for each member of the family to be actively involved in their local churches. Come be a part of this energetic and exciting Gospel concert event as this successful North Carolina Gospel Music family brings their talent and enthusiasm for the Gospel to Sun City Center! A donation of just $10 is requested at the door on the night of the concert. For additional information about this and other concerts and recitals at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, please contact Kevin Goodenow, Concert Series Coordinator, at 813-362-0956.  To learn more about the United Methodist Church of Sun City center, please visit our website at www.sccumc.com


SAT. NOV 4 - NAMI HILLSBOROUGH "MAKING STRIDES FOR MENTAL HEALTH" 3K WALK/RUN
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. regisration and refreshments at YMCA Camp Cristina, 98450 Balm Riverview Rd., Riverview, FL. Festivities and 3K 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Lots of Kid Fun. We hope you will support the 3K Walk/Run! HERE’S HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED ...Register to participate or Donate to show support. You can do either at www.firstgiving.com/NAMIhillsborough/2017NAMIHills Your 100% tax deductible donation will be greatly appreciated. VOLUNTEER! Interested in helping on the day of the event? Please email NAMIhillsborough.2017walkrun@gmail.com for information. Rain or Shine ...Let’s raise awareness together!


SAT. NOV 4 - CAMPAIGN AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING SOUTHSHORE 
8:30 a.m. for tee time where we are having its annual GOLF OUTING at the Renaissance Golf Course.  This is the major annual fundraiser for the Campaign and is a very popular event so consider registering early.  There will be 18 holes of golf followed by a lunch at the Club and plenty of prizes!  If you wish to participate as a golfer or as a sponsor, please contact Barbara Gaines at 813-523-1755 or Doug Garr at douggarr@c21be.com.


SAT. NOV 4, 11, 18 & DEC. 2 - EVER WANT TO PRODUCE YOUR OWN RADIO SHOW? LEARN HOW AT THE FIREHOUSE!
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Saturdays at 101 1st Avenue NE,  Ruskin, Florida 33570. Ever wanted to produce your own radio program? Learn all the technical aspects of producing a pre-recorded radio program using a computer. Create high quality programs, including voiceovers and music, on their own computers. Microphones and recording interfaces will be provided. Students with their own laptops are encouraged to bring them. Tuition: $140 non-members / $120 members Instrucor Bio: Jeff Knauff is a recording engineer, music producer and award-winning songwriter. Limited Space, Sign Up Now - 813-645-7651 


SAT. NOV 4 - ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL AT RIVERSIDE CLUB GOLF & BOATING RESORT
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Landings Clubhouse, 1 Pier Drive, Ruskin, FL. Door Prizes - Food - Music. FREE admission. Call for details 813-645-7791 or emcurry@tampabay.rr.com or jets1956@yahoo.com 


SAT. NOV 4 - DREAM CIRCLE
10:00 a.m. at 1606 Chevy Chase Dr in Sun City. Ever wonder what your dreams are all about? Join us, we take each dream seperately and treat it like it was our own. If it was my dream it might mean -------. Only you the dreamer will know the truth when it is hit. Call Carol for info at 813-909-3233.


SAT. NOV 4 - BRANDON’S ORIGINAL SEAFOOD FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 24th ANNIVERSARY 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. where the event will be held at Rotary’s Camp Florida, 1915 Camp Florida Rd., Brandon, FL. The Brandon Seafood Festival will feature all you can eat southern fried fish, shrimp, hush puppies, coleslaw, hamburgers and hotdogs. In addition to the all you can eat buffet, families can enjoy pie eating contest, music, human foosball and more. “The Rotary Club of Brandon ’86 is working hard to make this a great event filled with fun and great food,” says Marlene Adkinson, this year’s chairperson of the Brandon Seafood Festival. “This is our signature fundraising event to support charities in our community.” Cost of admission is $20 per adult before the event and $25 at the door, $10 per child ages 12-17 years old, and $1 or a canned food donation for ages 12 and under. The price includes all you can eat and beer tent at the event. Vendor booths and sponsorships are also available.  All of the proceeds from the event benefit local and international charities including Brandon Outreach Clinic, ECHO, Everyday Blessings, and Rotary’s Camp Florida. 


SAT. NOV 4 - THE ART CLUB IN SUN CITY CENTER PAINT-AROUND FUNDRAISER
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m. hosted by the Art Club in Sun City Center at Community Hall, 1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd. where we will feature award winning artists. Admission $5   Five watercolorists and five acrylic will work on one another’s paintings for a limited time. The program includes a painting raffle, gift baskets, and homemade boxed cookies.  Proceeds will benefit local art programs. Ticket sales begin in October.  Contact Nancy Derby, Program Chair 813-419-4754.


SAT. NOV 4 - ACADEMY OF BALLROOM DANCE CLUB
6:30 p.m. where Bernice DuBro and George Hawn will be teaching a Samba lesson followed by regular dancing from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd, Sun City Center. Admission is free for members, or $6 for guests at the door. Come and dance to a fabulous selection of tunes handpicked by Bernice DuBro (our DJ for the evening). Enjoy the complimentary coffee and cookies. Try your luck with the 50/50 drawing. Open seating and singles tables are always available. Everyone is welcome; bring your friends. BYOB. As usual, dress at all dances is casual but neat (no shorts please). Mark your calendars for the final 2017 Academy dance on 12/2.  For more information, call George Hawn at 330-770-0442.


SUN. NOV 5 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Atrium Building, Florida Room.  Dance to live music by Thor Stevens and his saxophone.  Members $3.00; non-members $6.00.  BYOB and snacks.  Ice, water, cups and napkins provided.  Proper dress requested.  Membership forms for 2018 will be available.  The cost is $15.00. New members need to show a CA or KP badge. Info: Janet 633-3558.


MON. NOV 6 – 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.


MON. NOV 6 - FLOSS AND FRIENDS EVERY MONDAY
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Study Room 2. Join our needlework group to share techniques, tips, and experiences about fiber and fabric arts. Bring a project and ask questions. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


MON. NOV 6 - 2ND ANNUAL SIP AND PAINT SESSION WITH SUN CITY CENTER LIONS CLUB
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Sun City Center Chamber of commerce. TICKET PRICE: $20.00/person. The Lions Club will supply the wine glass to paint, the paint, all supplies needed, plus wine, crackers, and cheese. ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS COME, ENJOY YOURSELF, AND PAINT YOUR OWN WINE GLASS. (You don’t need to know how to paint!) SIMPLE AS THAT! For tickets, please contact Gloria Rodzielowicz: 813-419-4187or grodzielowicz@aol.com or MaryAnn Eberle: 609-694-8235 or maryanne.eberle@gmail.com 


MON. NOV 6 - CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP 
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Belvedere Commons Assisted Living, 758 Cortaro Drive, SCC. “You are not alone in this!” Join others to share your feelings, joys, challenges, etc. Mediated by Cheryl Lamb, LCSW. Questions and RSVP to 813-642-8400.


MON. NOV 6 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. NOV 6 - 2ND ANNUAL SIP AND PAINT SESSION WITH THE LIONS CLUB!
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the SCC Chamber of Commerce. The Lions Club will supply the wine glass to paint, the paint, all supplies needed, plus wine, crackers and cheese. All you need to do is come, enjoy yourself and paint your own wine glass. (You don't need to know how to paint) Simple as that! For tickets, please contact Gloria Rodzielowicz 813-419-4187 or Mary Ann Eberle 609-694-8235


TUE. NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 – 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.


TUE. NOV 7 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.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


TUE. NOV 7  - "PARTY IN A CHAIR” FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. bring the joy of movement, imagination and playfulness back into your life! Christie Dyer, Certified Ageless Grace Educator facilitates. This party will exercise your brain and you will receive the benefit of joint flexibility, memory recall, creativity, imagination, laughter, breathing, balance & more! Every session is different and done seated. All are welcome to join in! For more info call Debbie Caneen at 813-892-2990


TUE. NOV 7, 14, 28 & TUE. DEC 5 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Waltz- 5:30 PM
Intermediate Waltz - 6:45 PM
Advanced Tango - 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.


WED. NOV 8 - ONEBLOOD BLOOD DRIVE
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin. OneBlood will be hosting a blood donation drive right here at SouthShore in their Big Red Bus.  Donors will be provided with juice and cookies. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


WED, NOV 8 – METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus “ The Wisdom of the Dolphin Collective". Molly Friedenfeld, dynamic presenter in the Florida area, presents how to find peace, healing and happiness in each present moment. Molly shares how the dolphins brought wisdom to her being and all you can learn from them. SCC Open Fund Raiser. Admission $1 with Love offering requested to benefit our society. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky at 813 398-7033


WED. NOV 8, 15, 29 & WED. DEC 6 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS 
Beginning Swing - 12:45 PM
Intermediate Swing - 2:00 PM
Advanced Silver Fox Trot - 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. NOV 8 - COOKING WITH INCREDIBLE SPICES: HEALTH BENEFITS OF GARAM MASALA
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. This cooking demonstration with Caroline Blesson will highlight the many health benefits of garam masala.   Limited to 40 participants.  Register online at https://tinyurl.com/y95osl7h Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652. 


WED. NOV 8 - DIABETES EDUCATION SUPPORT GROUP SPONSORED BY THE MEN'S CLUB OF SUN CITY CENTER
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Have you been given the diagnosis of Diabetes? Are you unsure of your dietary future? Discover options that will assist you! Join Lynne Howes, RN from Bayada Home Health Care as she facilitates this support group. For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. NOV 9 - THE COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN OF PRINCE OF PEACE INVITE YOU!
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m. at The Prince Of Peace Catholic Church, Sun City Center, FL. The Council of Catholic Women of Prince of Peace Catholic Church invites all who enjoy playing cards and games to attend our monthly social. A selection of homemade cakes and refreshments will be served.  Cards, pencils and tallies are furnished.  A donation of $3 per person is accepted.  


THU. NOV 9 - THE NEARLY NEW FASHION SHOW!
1:00 p.m. at the Nearly New Shop in the Hospitality Hall of SouthShore Churst of Christ, 1501 La Jolla. Come see the possiblitys of fashion!


THU. NOV 9 - CHRONIC PAIN, ARTHRITIS AND NEUROPATHY GROUP Sponsored by the Men’s Club of Sun City Center - "A life without neuropathy. A group members journey to pain relief"
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. SCC. We are happy to announce that Dr. Reyna Bragg, NCCAOM and Florida State Board Certified Diplomat Physician of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine will be a permanent facilitator to our group with open discussion encouraged by all. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc. that may have worked for them in order for all members to benefit with Dr. Bragg’s guidance. With 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!  Dr. Bragg utilizes a holistic approach integrating the Eastern & Western medical philosophy in order to best complement and address your health care needs. Sun Towers Facilitator: "Tari” Williams, MPT (Masters of Physical Therapy) with Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. FREE Valet service provided at Terrace Entrance (blue awning). For more info 813-892-2990 Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today! FREE VALET PARKING AT TERRACE ENTRANCE


THU. NOV 9 - GALS & GUYS PRODUCTIONS HONORS AND ACKNOWLEDGES OUR U.S. VETERANS IN USO SHOWCASE
6:00 p.m. doors open with show at 6:30 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach, Sun City Center. Gals and Guys Productions will be presenting a "Tribute to Veterans" where the variety show will be honoring our resident Veterans in the style of the Bob Hope USO shows. The club is open to all residents of Sun City Center, Kings Point, Renaissance and Freedom Plaza with a valid CA ID card. Club dues are $6.00 for this show, which include refreshments post show.  We invite all Resident Veterans to be honored and acknowledged for their service, by joining the club, to be a part of this spectacular showcase of song, dance and comedy in a similar Bob Hope style of years gone by. For further information contact Director, Salvina at 813-633-5924. To request a copy of the membership form, email sccgngprods@aol.com.


FRI. NOV 10 - COMMUNITY CHURCH COLLEGE TRIP UPDATE: SOUTHERN BELLES TEA ROOM
Time not given - As most of us know, Plant City suffered a little more damage than other communities and the owners of the Tea Room were forced to reschedule.  Due to the rescheduling they added some additional features.  A mini seminar on “How to brew a perfect pot of loose leaf tea” and “The History of Afternoon Tea” for the inconvenience of having to change the date.  Also, there will be a drawing of a gift for a lucky guest. Singing Christmas Tree has been so popular a second bus was acquired and we still have availability on Christmas Tree and other trips, except Marina Jacks (there is a wait list). Come pick up a catalog at the church or purchase at  http://www.4lifelearning.org/college-trips--fall-2017-.html. Any questions contact the college office at 813-634-8607. 


FRI. NOV 10 - VETERAN'S DAY CONCERT BY SOUTHSHORE BRASS
3:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd.  The popular brass quintet from Sun City Center will be performing this program which will highlight patriotic, hymns and Americana music including U.S. Field Artillery March and American Patrol marches as well as Military Might, a new arrangement which honors all five branches of service.  This local brass group is comprised of Armand Olevano, Ken Easton, Annette Stanton, Harry Stanton and David Brown.  Following the concert, refreshments will be served.  There will be a free-will offering. Please bring a non-perishable food item to the concert for donation to the food pantry.


SAT. NOV 11 – Backup! Backup!
8:45 a.m. – Noon in the Computer Lab  $10 Members  $15 Non-Members. This class combines a free program called EaseUS Todo Backup and a program called Goodsync ($25). These programs will let you backup your entire computer and then quickly add your file changes to the backup files. The result is a secure backup that protects your personal files as well as the computer system files.


SAT. NOV 11 - DREAM CIRCLE
10:00 a.m. at 1606 Chevy Chase Dr in Sun City. Ever wonder what your dreams are all about? Join us, we take each dream seperately and treat it like it was our own. If it was my dream it might mean -------. Only you the dreamer will know the truth when it is hit. Call Carol for info at 813-909-3233.


SAT. NOV 11 - MOWW MILITARY BALL
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. The Sun City Center Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW), will once again be hosting the Annual Formal Military Ball. The Ball will start with a Social Hour at 5:00 pm, at the Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Free photographs will be taken starting at 4:30 pm. This has been a very popular event for the past 6 years and it is anticipated that this 7th year will be no different. This is an advance notice so that tickets can be reserved for another outstanding event. Awards will be presented and there will be a cake cutting ceremony marking the 242nd birthday of the Marine Corps. The Ball will feature a Patriotic Program, hors-de-oeuvres before a served dinner, entertainment, and dancing. It will be limited to 40 tables of eight, so reserve your tickets now by emailing John Glynn at moww.militaryball@yahoo.com or call 813-260-3910. Formal dress is encouraged (military, black tie, dark business suit)—wearing  military decorations is encouraged. This is a BYOB event. Cost is $60.00 per person. Check should be made payable to MOWW. Attendance is open to all—prior military service is not a requirement. Individual tickets, for singles or couples are available. A self-appointed table captain can reserve a table of eight (8) for $120.00 deposit. Again, see or email John Glynn at moww.militaryball@yahoo.com or call 813-260-3910 for additional information and reservations.


SAT. NOV 11 - 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 and BYOB. Come listen to the music of DJ Ken Miller. If you live outside Kings Point, please call Dottie Beyer at 813-812-6972 to add your name to the gate list. 


MON. NOV 13 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. NOV 13 & THU, NOV 16 – WINDOWS 10 WORKSHOP
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 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.


MON. NOV 13 - CREATIVE WRITERS GROUP
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Connect with fellow writers to inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas about the writing process. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If you've ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


MON. NOV 13 - "MALE CALL FOR PROSTATE HEALTH"
2:00 p.m. at Room 3 of Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd, Sun City Center 33573. We invite Past, Present and the newly diagnosed Prostate Cancer Patients to come and share their experiences with each other. Some of the best information is gained by discussing these issues with others that have had or are having treatments. As Prostate Cancer is frequently a couple’s disease, it is suggested that spouses and /or partners attend as well as physicians. Refreshments will be served. For Questions contact Bob Sullivan (813) 215-7050


MON. NOV 13 - THE MUSIC OF STAR WARS: A CELEBRATION OF JOHN WILLIAMS’ FILM SCORES
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Enjoy an in-depth listen to the music of Star Wars with music scholar Aaron Krerowicz. Discover how composer John Williams' iconic music helped make Star Wars a pop culture phenomenon in this multimedia presentation showcasing music from all seven films. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


MON. NOV 13 - IRISH CONNECTION MOVIE NIGHT
6:30 p.m. in the Rollins Theater. Feature: RANDOM HARVEST Starring:  Ronald Colman and Greer Garson. Wounded in the battlefield during WW I (shell shock) a soldier has lost all memory of life before the war; who he is and where he originated. After the war, he meets a showgirl and is happily married. Then, on a trip out of town, he is hit by a taxi and his memory reverses and the plot turns upside down. Nominated for 7 Oscars. An all time  Classic British Movie. All in SCC invited - Sub Titles available


MON. NOV 13 - SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY CLUB MEETING
7:30 p.m. in the Caper Room, Atrium Building, 954 North Course Lane. There is no cost for guests; any resident of CA or Kings Point interested in science and technology is invited. Medical Marijuana - Because of marijuana’s recreational use and connection to criminal activity, it has historically been difficult to acquire by those who have conditions that it alleviates.  Strict laws also constrain those who are trying to research the uses of cannabis-based medical products.  After Florida passed Amendment 2 in 2016, better access for researchers and customers is now becoming available.  Nevertheless, there are many myths and much confusion about the various ingredients derived from medical marijuana, how they are used, and who may benefit.  Our speaker, Dr. Greg Gerdeman, contributor to "The Pot Book: a Complete Guide to Cannabis," will describe the current Florida dispensing rules and the future of this controversial product.  He has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles on the pharmacology and biological actions of cannabis and is currently Chief Scientific Officer of 3 Boys Farm, a newly licensed cannabis cultivator located in Ruskin.


TUE. NOV 14 - ARTS EDUCATION STRAZ CENTER AT THE FIREHOUSE CULTURAL CENTER - MUSICAL DISCOVERY LECTURE SERIES
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Avenue NE, Ruskin, FL 33570. This series for adults will explore music written for the symphony orchestra; music from cultures around the world; and popular music genres developed in the U.S. from the early 20th century. running through May 8, 2018 once a month, 2nd Tuesday of the month. Lectures are free, but guests should register in advance. Space is limited! 


TUE. NOV 14 - BETH ISRAEL SISTERHOOD CELEBRATES MEMBERS
12:00 noon Beth Israel Sisterhood will hold it’s annual Paid-up Members Luncheon.  All Sisterhood members who have paid their dues for the current year are invited to join us at no cost for lunch and a movie.  Lunch will be served at noon.  Reservations for this event must be made by Sunday, November 5th. For more information about this event or Beth Israel Sisterhood please contact Rochelle Lafer at sisterhood@jcscc.org   


TUE. NOV 14, 28 & TUE. DEC 5 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Waltz- 5:30 PM
Intermediate Waltz - 6:45 PM
Advanced Tango - 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. NOV 14 - PAPERCRAFTING: SPARKLE AND SPRINKLE
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Create a beautiful card or scrapbook page with Sparkle N Sprinkle. All materials will be provided. Limited to 25 participants. Register online at https://tinyurl.com/y7pp2gu6 Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


WED. NOV 15 - WOMEN OF THE ELCA MEETING AT REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH
9:30 a.m. refreshments, 10:00 a.m. presentation on Hospice, a Medicare benefit that provides support and compassionate care to those with life limiting illnesses.  Besides cancer, hospice also cares for people suffering from heart and lung disease, dementia, and other progressive ailments. Everyone is invited to attend.  Redeemer Lutheran Church, 701 Valley Forge Blvd., SCC.  For more information, call the church office at 813-634-1292.


WED. NOV 15 – METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus “ Native American Indigenous Peoples, Meso America". Bud Hoshaw from Red Hawk Ranch offers knowledge of the Native American Indigenous Peoples and Meso America. He will connect modern metaphysical native beliefs and scientific studies. SCC Open Fund Raiser. Admission $1 with Love offering requested to benefit our society. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky 813 398-7033


WED. NOV 15, 29 & WED. DEC 6 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS 
Beginning Swing - 12:45 PM
Intermediate Swing - 2:00 PM
Advanced Silver Fox Trot - 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. NOV 15 - 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. Rebecca Radford, Case Manager for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind is celebrating 75 years of serving people who are blind or visually impaired. Additionally supported by Bayada Home Care. 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 at Terrace Entrance by Blue Awning. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


WED. NOV 15 - ELDER LAW
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 2. This program will provide information and education regarding legal issues for seniors including planning for incapacities and long-term care with emphasis on public benefits.  Registration not required. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


WED. NOV 15 - RECORDING STUDIO ORIENTATION 
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Recording Studio. 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. 


THU. NOV 16 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS AND HEARING SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, Suite #254. Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. A study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline. The purpose of the study carried out by Piers Dawes et al was to test whether the use of hearing aids was associated with better cognitive performance and if this relationship was mediated via social isolation and/or depression. The study found that hearing aid use was associated with better cognition, independent of social isolation and depression. 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 Trials? Call the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Mobile Clinical Trail Unit (813) 455-2512


THU. NOV 16 - RUG HOOKING CLUB
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Study Room 2. Join other rug hookers to share techniques, tips, and experiences about rug hooking.  Bring a project and ask questions. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652. 


FRI. NOV 17 - VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT, A PROGRAM OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by registration only at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr SCC. 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.  We recently conducted our first interview with a Vietnam Veterans, and are very excited to capture his personal account and add it to the Library of Congress Collection for all to see.  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. This recording of history will take place on the 3rd Friday of each month.


FRI. NOV 17 - MASTER GARDENER: SAFETY IN THE GARDEN: SNAKES, BUGS AND GARDEN GLOVES 
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 2. With Master Gardener Gerri Almand. Learn ways we can get hurt while working in our yards. There are plants and animals that bite, sting, poke, cut, carry disease and trigger allergic reactions. More commonly though we hurt ourselves through our own carelessness. This fast-paced content laden program is designed to increase safety awareness in the garden. Registration not required. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652. 


FRI. NOV 17 - OLDIES CONCERT AT NORTH CLUBHOUSE, KINGS POINT
6:00 p.m. at Kings Point. If you loved Elvis, then join us for one of the greatest Elvis Tribute Performers, Gino Monopoli. There will also be Tributes of Roy orbison, Connie Francis and Engelbert H. Open to the Tampa Community Area. Tickets are only $20. Contact Jim. jaroo160@aol.com


SAT. NOV 18 - THE WOMEN OF ST. JOHN DIVINE EPISCOPAL CHURCH HOST "FALL FESTIVAL"
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at 1015 E Del Webb Blvd., Sun City Center. We are looking for crafters and vendors to join us this year bringing their own special skill and talent. Outside spaces are still available. If you would like to join us please contact Cher Cerebe at (813)284-6187 or ccerebe@verizon.net for application and additional information. Please submit your application no later than October 9th. 


SAT. NOV 18 - DREAM CIRCLE
10:00 a.m. at 1606 Chevy Chase Dr in Sun City. Ever wonder what your dreams are all about? Join us, we take each dream seperately and treat it like it was our own. If it was my dream it might mean -------. Only you the dreamer will know the truth when it is hit. Call Carol for info at 813-909-3233.


SAT. NOV 18 - SKYWAY: THE TRUE STORY OF TAMPA BAY’S SIGNATURE BRIDGE
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Join local author Bill DeYoung as he discusses his book Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay's Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought it Down. Learn about the events that caused a 600-foot freighter to knock down the Sunshine Skyway Bridge during a sudden, violent storm in 1980. Through video and narration, Mr. DeYoung will piece together the harrowing moments of the collision including first-person accounts of witnesses and survivors. Registration not required. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652. 


SAT. NOV 18 - SUN CITY CENTER DANCE CLUB - DANCE OFF THOSE THANKSGIVING CALORIES!
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the South Community Hall, 1910 So. Pebble Beach Blvd., SCC, 33573.  , Dance off those Thanksgiving calories that you are about to enjoy!  Bring your Honey!  Don't miss out!  This fabulous dance is presented by the Sun City Center Dance Club. Eat, Drink and be Merry. Dance to our Widely Acclaimed and Exclusive Playlist spun by Gerardo. Enjoy our Complimentary Dessert Table and Coffee. Dressy casual attire. NO shorts!  BYOB.  Bring your friends, or come and make new friends. Open seating.  Members Free, Guests $6pp at the door. Our last dance for this calendar year is Dec. 9th. See you there!


SUN. NOV 19 - THE OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE CLUB
6:15 p.m. doors open for members and 6:30 p.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 needed pay at door.  Residents of Kings Point, Renaissance as well as Sun City Center are welcome.  The Oldies but Goodies Dance Club will be dancing and enjoying the music of Latitudes.   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. NOV 20 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. NOV 20 – INTRODUCTION TO FILE EXPLORER
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 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.


MON. NOV 20 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - SPONSORED BY THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC - MADE POSSIBLE BY A GRANT FROM NATIONAL PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. This month, our speaker will be Susan Jane Steen, M.D. Her topic: "Parkinson's disease More than Motor Symptoms". This is a presentation on Parkinson's disease psychosis, and a new treatment option available to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with this disease. If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share!  Facilitator: Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient therapy. 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. NOV 21 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS AND HEARING SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd W, Sun City Center, FL.  Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. A study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline. The purpose of the study carried out by Piers Dawes et al was to test whether the use of hearing aids was associated with better cognitive performance and if this relationship was mediated via social isolation and/or depression. The study found that hearing aid use was associated with better cognition, independent of social isolation and depression. 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 Trials? Call the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Mobile Clinical Trial Unit (813) 455-2512


TUE. NOV 21 - HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA SUN CITY CENTER CHAPTER
10:00 a.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Web Blvd, Sun City Center. What is Realtime Captioning? Learn how: Captioners type and project conversations at meetings so fast and accurate so you don’t miss a word. Who is required to provide you with this service. How you can request this service for all sorts of meetings and situations. Speaker: Tess Crowder, Professional Development Trainer, Dynamic Communication Strategies 


TUE. NOV 21 - SOUTH BAY GENEALOGY SOCIETY MEETING 
12:00 noon at United Methodist Church in the Life Enrichment Center (LEC), 1210 W Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center. The guest speaker will be Donna Moughty, presenting “Finding the Women in your Family Tree”. The cost is $18.75 per person for lunch, which includes tax and tip. For Reservations and information, call Dotty Love at 813-634-2749. Mail check by Nov. 9 to SBGS P.O. Box 5202 Sun City Center, Fl. 33571


TUE. NOV 21 - ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. 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. For additional information, contact Debbie Caneen at 813-634-3347


WED. NOV 22 –  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.


WED. NOV 22 – METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus “ Open Metaphysical Share of Information". Near Death Experiences, UFO sightings or any other unexplained phenomena come share with others in this informal setting. Bring a birth chart if you have it and we may review it if time permits. Readers will be available offering popular mini-readings SCC Open Fund Raiser. Admission $1. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky 813 398-7033


SUN. NOV 26 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Atrium Building, Florida Room.  Dance to live music by Thor Stevens and his saxophone.  Members $3.00; non-members $6.00. BYOB and snacks.  Ice, water, cups and napkins provided.  Proper dress requested.  Membership forms for 2018 will be available.  The cost is $15.00.  New members need to show a CA or KP badge.  Info: Janet 633-3558. 


MON. NOV 27 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


MON. NOV 27 – 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.  


MON. NOV 27 - CREATIVE WRITERS GROUP
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Connect with fellow writers to inspire, encourage, and exchange ideas about the writing process. Opportunities to share your writings and receive feedback will be available. If you've ever wanted to be a writer, this is the group for you! All levels of writers are welcome. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


TUE. NOV 28 - FRIENDS OF THE SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY MEETING
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Study Room 2. Join the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library as they plan events, programs and bookstore activities to be held at the SouthShore Regional Library. The public is welcome to participate in this meeting. Questions?  Call: (813) 273-3652.


TUE. NOV 28 & TUE. DEC 5 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Waltz- 5:30 PM
Intermediate Waltz - 6:45 PM
Advanced Tango - 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. NOV 28 - 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, in the Florida Room, Atrium Building. They are welcoming back their snowbirds and making plans for next month’s Wigilia Christmas Celebration Dinner. Refreshments include Kielbasa sandwiches. Admission is free. The Club warmly welcomes guests 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: Carmela at 813 938-1723 or Wanda at 813 633-0016.


WED. NOV 29 & FRI. DEC 1 – WINDOWS 10 WORKSHOP
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon 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.


WED. NOV 29 – METAPHYSICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION
10:00 a.m. in the Atrium’s Heritage Room, Central Campus "Health Benefits from the Life System". Mary Anna Elias, licensed Life System practitioner will cover some of the many thousands of programs to help you stay healthier with a power point presentation and question and answer session. The Life System is used by many medical professionals and is available here now in Sun City Center. SCC Open Fund Raiser. Admission $1 with Love offering requested to benefit our society. Bring your community ID to show. Info call Vicky 813 398-7033


WED. NOV 29 & WED. DEC 6 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS 
Beginning Swing - 12:45 PM
Intermediate Swing - 2:00 PM
Advanced Silver Fox Trot - 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. NOV 29 - ADULT/TEEN INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Join art instructor Cory Wright and explore a variety of painting techniques using watercolor paint. Participants will be able to take home their artwork at the end of the program. Limit 22. Must be 16 years and older. Register online at https://tinyurl.com/y7y2dfkl   Funding for this program provided by a grant from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. NOV 30 – INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. This is a class for beginners who are interested in spreadsheet development, from design to implementation.  This class covers spreadsheet definitions, layouts, data entry, number formats, mathematical operators and formulas, functions, cell alignments and worksheet management.


SAT. DEC 2 - SUN. DEC 3 - 3RD ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN INTERTRIBAL CULTURAL FESTIVALAT REDHAWK RANCH!
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at 4110 C.R. 579 S. Wimauma, FL - More info: RedhawkAcres@aol.com or visit website www.TheNativeWayShop.com - Ph# 813-997-9639 or 813-638-5347


MON. DEC 4 - WIDOWER'S GROUP
8:30 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 contact Jim Clarke 813-625-5665 or jfclarke32@gmail.com. 


WED. DEC 6 - SAMARITAN'S ALZHEIMER'S AUXILIARY MEETING
2:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church 701 Valley Forge Blvd. Our presentation with be to experience a "Virtual Dementia Tour" with Senior Helpers and Sun Towers Retirement Community. 


SAT. DEC 9 – CALLING ALL CRAFTERS & ARTISTS
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center. The display categories will include books, paintings, wood crafts, ceramics, stained glass, jewelry, etc. Crafters are invited to register before December 4 by contacting Nancy Metcalf at 813-633-1538 or at nmetcalf1@tampabay.rr.com


SUN. DEC 10 - MORE THAN OPERA
2:30 p.m. doors open with show at 3:00 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave North, Pinellas Park. More than opera - we perform a show tune or two, a popular song or two and of course, selected arias from well known operas. Our December 10th show will focus on the Holiday Season. We will have a special act, La Dee Da Character Choir, performing in fantasy costumes. As always, it is Pay-What-You-Can and we provide free snacks at intermission. Raffles, door prizes, exhibitors, an air conditioned, very accessible theater and plenty of free parking. We are Family Friendly and children are encouraged. A perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. We are the resident opera company of Pinellas Park and perform at the Performing Arts Center. Directed by Maestro Mario Laurenti. Accompanist: Rena Massey  www.MatineeOperaPlayers.org  Phone: 727 204 4163


WED. DEC 13 - DIABETES EDUCATION SUPPORT GROUP SPONSORED BY THE MEN'S CLUB OF SUN CITY CENTER
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Have you been given the diagnosis of Diabetes? Are you unsure of your dietary future? Discover options that will assist you! Join Lynne Howes, RN from Bayada Home Health Care as she facilitates this support group. For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. DEC 14 - 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. We are happy to announce that Dr. Reyna Bragg, NCCAOM and Florida State Board Certified Diplomat Physician of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine will be a permanent facilitator to our group with open discussion encouraged by all. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc. that may have worked for them in order for all members to benefit with Dr. Bragg’s guidance. With 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!  Dr. Bragg utilizes a holistic approach integrating the Eastern & Western medical philosophy in order to best complement and address your health care needs. Sun Towers Facilitator: "Tari” Williams, MPT (Masters of Physical Therapy) with Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. FREE Valet service provided at Terrace Entrance (blue awning). For more info 813-892-2990 Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today! FREE VALET PARKING AT TERRACE ENTRANCE


THU. DEC 14 - THE SUN CITY CENTER MEN'S CHORUS HOLIDAY CONCERT
6:30 p.m. Belvedere Commons Assisted Living, 758 Cortaro Drive, SCC - 813-642-8400


FRI. DEC 15 - VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT, A PROGRAM OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. by registration only at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr SCC. 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.  We recently conducted our first interview with a Vietnam Veterans, and are very excited to capture his personal account and add it to the Library of Congress Collection for all to see.  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. This recording of history will take place on the 3rd Friday of each month.


MON. DEC 18 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - SPONSORED BY THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC - MADE POSSIBLE BY A GRANT FROM NATIONAL PARKINSON'S FOUNDATION
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. This month, we will be asking members of our group to name treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc. that may have worked for them in order for group members to share with each other. 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!  Facilitator: Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient therapy. 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. DEC 19 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS AND HEARING SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd W, Sun City Center, FL.  Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. A study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline. The purpose of the study carried out by Piers Dawes et al was to test whether the use of hearing aids was associated with better cognitive performance and if this relationship was mediated via social isolation and/or depression. The study found that hearing aid use was associated with better cognition, independent of social isolation and depression. 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 Trials? Call the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Mobile Clinical Trial Unit (813) 455-2512


TUE. DEC 19 - HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA SUN CITY CENTER CHAPTER
10:00 a.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Web Blvd, Sun City Center. Hearing Assistive Listening Technology (HAT) When Hearing Aids Are Not Enough. Learn why Johns Hopkins considers HATs so essential for most hearing aid wearers. How T-coils, Loops and Hearing Systems can make a difference for you at so many community event. How other Hearing Assistive Technologies can improve your hearing and understanding of speech. Speaker: David Croxton


TUE. DEC 19 - ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. 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. For additional information, contact Debbie Caneen at 813-634-3347


WED. DEC 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. Rebecca Radford, Case Manager for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind is celebrating 75 years of serving people who are blind or visually impaired. Additionally supported by Bayada Home Care. 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 at Terrace Entrance by Blue Awning. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


TUE. DEC 21 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS AND HEARING SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, Suite #254. Hearing loss is associated with poor cognitive performance and incident dementia and may contribute to cognitive decline. A study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may ameliorate cognitive decline. The purpose of the study carried out by Piers Dawes et al was to test whether the use of hearing aids was associated with better cognitive performance and if this relationship was mediated via social isolation and/or depression. The study found that hearing aid use was associated with better cognition, independent of social isolation and depression. 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 Trials? Call the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Mobile Clinical Trail Unit (813) 455-2512


WED. JAN 3 - SAMARITAN'S ALZHEIMER'S AUXILIARY MEETING
2:00 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church 701 Valley Forge Blvd. The speaker will be David Fidler, RNPC, ARNP, MSN in partnershuip with Right at Home.


FRI. JAN 12 - THE K.E.G.G. SHOW, FEATURING KELLY EMERSON AND GARY GARBELMAN
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 2018 in Community Hall 


TUE. JAN 16 - HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA SUN CITY CENTER CHAPTER
10:00 a.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Web Blvd, Sun City Center. A Rap Session to Address Your Hearing Issues and Concerns. This open meeting is the best opportunity to raise your personal hearing loss questions and needs. Get solutions based on the experience of the moderator, chapter leaders and other chapter members. Share what you have learned to help others facing the same issue you did. Moderator: Tess Crowder, Professional Development Trainer, Dynamic Communication Strategies 


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