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NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS NEEDED FOR VOLUNTEEER EXPO AT KINGS POINT!
THU. SEP 27 - VOLUNTEER EXPO FOR ACTIVE AGING WEEK CELEBRATION
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Kings Point Banquet Room. Kings Point will be hosting a Volunteer Expo for our Active Aging Week Celebration, and we would love to have you join us to share the wonderful volunteer opportunities your organization has! Our Active Aging Week is a week full of fun and education, and we are always looking for ways to bring more valuable information to our residents. Many have reached out and said they are interested in more volunteer opportunities, but don’t know where to look. So we decided to host a fun expo to show off some of the wonderful non-profits and volunteer organizations in our surrounding area. This expo is free of cost. You will receive one 8-foot long table and two chairs. You will be responsible for table cloths and any table decorations. If you are interested in joining us please let me know, and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.  Chelsea Renfroe, Marketing & Special Events Coordinator - 813.359.0354


MON. AUG 13 – MICROSOFT OUTLOOK MORE TOPICS
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Learn how to organize and manage your email, add contacts, and create contact groups.  Call CRT and sign up for the Introduction to windows 10 training class.  For $20 a person you will learn about the start menue, privacy settings, connecting to a network, display settings, and a lot more.  Space is limited, call 645-4278 to reserve your spot.  Feel free to bring your computer with you.


MON. AUG 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. AUG 13 – CREATE GRAPHICS IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC 
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Discover how easy it is to build your artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC with simple vector shapes that you can reshape, combine, and color to make eye-catching illustrations. Limited to 12 participants. For teens and adults. Register now online! Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


TUE. AUG 14 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. AUG 14 – MICROSOFT POWERPOINT FORMAT
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at CRT Services, 1311 South Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach.  Do you know the basics of creating a PowerPoint presentation but would like to learn how to make it look great?  Call CRT and sign up for the Microsoft PowerPoint format class.  In this class, you will learn about themes, transitions, printing, indenting and spacing.  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. AUG 14 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


TUE. AUG 14 - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW, Host – Bill Hodges
3:30 p.m. after the sports - WSCQ FM 96.3   SUN RADIO, SUN CITY CENTER FL. Guest: Congressman Vern Buchannan will discuss veterans affairs from a congressional point of view and what’s in the pipeline for veterans.


TUE. AUG 14 - PAPERCRAFTING: SPARKLE AND SPRINKLE
6:30 – 8:00 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 now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


WED. AUG 15 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
9:30 - 10:30 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. AUG 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. Samantha Miller, RCSWI Social Worker for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1940. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. FREE VALET PARKING for Cars and Golf Carts. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. AUG 16 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Coalition office at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakkes Drive, Sun City Center, Suite 254.  Did you know a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! Maintaining good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


THU. AUG 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.


THU. AUG 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. 


THU. AUG 16 - SUMMER CINEMA AT SOUTHSHORE UCC
1:00 p.m. 1501 La Jolla Ave. Sun City Center. WONDER WHEEL - PG 13.  Jim Belushi, Juno, Temple, Justin Timberlake and Kate Winslet.  This is the story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island Amusement Park in the 1950s.   The movies are free but a basket will be available for donations.  Soda, popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.   All are invited and all are welcome.


THU. AUG 16 - "LET'S PUNCH OUT PARKINSON'S" ROCK STEADY BOXING MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SUN CITY CENTER 
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Every Thursday and Friday at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Drive, Sun City Center, FL. Introducing “Rock Steady Boxing” where the mission is to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to fight back. "Of all the pills I’ve taken, Rock Steady Boxing is the finest and most effective." states Pete Stewart, RSB participant. Recent studies, most notably at Cleveland Clinic, focus on the concept of intense “forced” exercise, and have begun to suggest that certain kinds of exercise may be neuro-protective, i.e., actually slowing disease progression. Eric Allen, M.A. and certified Rock Steady Boxing Coach is our weekly instructor. Eric is a personal trainer and geriatric exercise expert certified by the IFPA, with over 17 years of experience. His company, EA FITNESS, LLC promotes  the company’s motto “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from what you can do.” If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to register for this weekly session by contacting Eric Allen at 813-321-8755 or Eric@eafitness.org  COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT TOWERS ENTRANCE. For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. AUG 16 - SOUTHSHORE READERS BOOK DISCUSSION
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Join us to discuss The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey. “Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone - but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. But in this beautiful, violent place, things are rarely as they appear, and what they eventually learn about her will transform all of them.” Books are available to check out in the library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


THU. AUG 16 - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW, Host – Bill Hodges
3:30 p.m. after the sports - WSCQ FM 96.3   SUN RADIO, SUN CITY CENTER FL. Guest: Jim Fletcher is the Senior DAV Claims preparer for our Sun City Center Disabled American Veterans chapter. Jim shares some insights into the VA claims process reminding us that it is never too late to file a claim. Many service-related injuries like hearing do not show up for years. Listen in and see if they can help you with your claim or even just recover lost records.


THU. AUG 16 – HOW TO QUICK SKETCH / ONE LINE PORTRAIT
5:00 - 6:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Learn to sketch your ideas down quickly. We will practice with a few quick sketch exercises then finish with a one line portrait. Register now online! Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. AUG 16 - SCC HAND AND FOOT CLUB
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. SCC Hand and Foot Club meets every Thursday of every month in the Caper Room, SCC Atrium Bldg. Come join us and learn an easy and fast card game that is lots of fun!  Beginners are welcome, bring your friends and have fun!  Hand and Foot is a variant of Canasta, we also invite anyone who wishes to play Canasta to come on Thursday evenings.  You are welcome to come and play in the Caper Room until your club gets started. Bring your friends and Cards and join in the fun.  For more information email scarb2rita@hotmail.com or call (207)749-1124 


FRI. AUG 17  - WINDOWS 10 MORE TOPICS   
10:00 - 11:00 a.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.


FRI. AUG 17 - POPULAR GOSPEL VOCALIST JAMES MCDUFFY RETURNING TO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF SUN CITY CENTER
7:00 p.m. at The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, where we welcome back Gospel Music vocalist James McDuffy by popular demand. McDuffy has been delighting church audiences all over the country for 30 years, and churches around the world, as well. He has also sung at many other venues, including several times at the United Methodist state conference in Michigan. He has shared the stage with such notable other Gospel Music stars as Larry Ford, The Gaithers and The Blackwood Brothers. And basketball fans of the Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic have heard him belt out the National Anthem with his booming baritone voice. McDuffy is a recording star in his own right, having produced several CDs over his thirty year plus career (and counting).  McDuffy puts his money where his mouth is, often offering testimonies and life stories which he hopes will have a positive effect on those in his audience who have experienced, or are experiencing similar situations and difficulties. McDuffy will be accompanied by virtuoso pianist and organist John Davis. 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.  


SAT. AUG 18 - BLESSING OF THE PETS
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W Sun City Center, Fl. We invite you and your pet whether it has fur, feathers, wings, or scales to a Blessing of the Pets and Grand Opening of the Pet Memorial Garden. Each pet owner will receive a blessing certificate signed by Pastor Mark Salmon for those pets participating or pets being memorialized.  Guests will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from the animal shelter, the rescue/rehome, and TNR. There will be complimentary refreshments for you and treats for your pet.  Even though all are welcome, pets must be leashed or contained.  Remember your clean-up bags for your pet. Guests will have an opportunity to tour the Pet Memorial Garden.  This area offers a dignified, respectable resting place for the ashes of your pet.  Use of the garden will be available free of charge.  A meditation gazebo is provided on site for privacy and shelter along with benches for your comfort while the shade trees provide a tranquil area.  A memorial tree will be planted and dedicated to your beloved, deceased pets. For questions call the church (813) 634-1252 or email  Sheila.chenoweth@aol.com


MON. AUG 20 – 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.


MON. AUG 20 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Robin Devling, owner of Robins Nest Bodyworks will be our speaker this month. With Robin’s expanded knowledge of movement as a Reiki master, EMT, Fitness instructor, licensed massage therapist and even certified animal massage therapist, her topic of “To exercise or not to exercise?  Benefits of both” will be informing for all. Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. With the influx of many newly diagnosed group members, the request for seasoned members to assist is needed and appreciated! If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share! If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group! COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT ENTRANCE For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


TUE. AUG 21 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. AUG 21 – 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.


TUE. AUG 21 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church,  1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. Sun City Center FL 33573 Did you know that a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! MaintaIning good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


TUE. AUG 21 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


TUE. AUG 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


TUE. AUG 21 – eBOOKS WITH OVERDRIVE 
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Learn how to download e-books from the library onto your tablet or smartphone and discover the library's large selection of e-books available on OverDrive. Limited to 12 participants. Register now online! Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


TUE. AUG 21 - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW, Host – Bill Hodges
3:30 p.m. after the sports - WSCQ FM 96.3   SUN RADIO, SUN CITY CENTER FL. Guest: Dr. Cesar Ercole is a member of the James A Haley VA hospital staff and a surgeon specializing in Urology. In this program he discusses prostate problems, warning signs and treatment options. 


WED. AUG 22 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
9:30 - 10:30 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. AUG 22 - ELDER LAW
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. 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.  Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


WED. AUG 22 - RECORDING STUDIO ORIENTATION 
4:30 – 5:00 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. AUG 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.


THU. AUG 23 - SUMMER CINEMA AT SOUTHSHORE UCC
1:00 p.m. 1501 La Jolla Ave. Sun City Center. DARKEST HOUR - PG13.  Gary Olsman and Ben Mendelsohn.   As Hitler's forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill is elected as the Prime Minister.  With his party questioning his every move and King George VI skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead the nation and to protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen.  The movies are free but a basket will be available for donations.  Soda, popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.  All are invited and all are welcome.


THU. AUG 23 and THU. AUG 30 - THE GALS & GUYS PRODUCTIONS HOLDING AUDITIONS 
1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Rollins Theater, Cherry Hills Drive. Our production “Tribute to Legends” showcase is on November 8, 2018 and will be inspired by the many great Legends of Musical History.We are looking for vocalists, actors, musicians, dancers and anyone who can add a bright new component to our shows.For more information contact Director, Salvina 813-633-5924 or sccgngprods@aol.com.


THU. AUG 23 – HEALTH LITERACY 101
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. What does it mean to be health literate? This free one-hour class will help increase awareness of and educate the group about health literacy – what it is, how to improve interactions with medical providers, and how to better understand information about your health. Participating in your own health care means you need to understand the information your provider gives you. You will learn how to take health information and make appropriate decisions. Register now online! Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. AUG 23 - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW, Host – Bill Hodges
3:30 p.m. after the sports - WSCQ FM 96.3   SUN RADIO, SUN CITY CENTER FL. Guest: Jacqueline Bee is the Nurse Manager of Virtual Care for the James A Haley Veterans Hospital. Are you aware you can set up using your smart phone of tablet an appointment with your primary care doctor or even on of the doctors in the specialty clinics? Listen in to hear how to do it.


THU. AUG 23 – WHAT IS GOOGLE? INTRODUCTION TO GOOGLE AND GOOGLE SUITE 
3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Learn about how to get the most out of Google and the Google Suite. This class will show you how to efficiently keyword search. We will also learn about the Google Suite such as Gmail, Drive, Docs, Photos and Calendar. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. AUG 23 - PIZZA - ALL YOU CAN EAT & A MOVIE
5:00 p.m. pizza buffet starts at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church where we invite you to all the pizza you can eat, homemade cake, and an assortment of soft drinks plus a great movie starting at 6:00 p.m. all for $7.00. The movie, The Holiday is a funny romantic comedy starring Kate Winslet, Jude Law, and Jack Black.  Iris is in love with a man about to marry another woman.  Amanda, across the globe, realizes the man she lives with has been unfaithful.  The two ladies meet online and decide to switch homes for the holiday.  Both women find the last think they want is romance.  It is totally charming and funny as well as heartwarming.  Tickets can be purchased for $7.00 at the church office Mon. through Fri. 9:30am to 4:00pm closed 12:00 to 1:00.  The church is located at 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W Sun City Center, Fl. 33573. 


THU. AUG 23 - SCC HAND AND FOOT CLUB
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. SCC Hand and Foot Club meets every Thursday of every month in the Caper Room, SCC Atrium Bldg. Come join us and learn an easy and fast card game that is lots of fun!  Beginners are welcome, bring your friends and have fun!  Hand and Foot is a variant of Canasta, we also invite anyone who wishes to play Canasta to come on Thursday evenings.  You are welcome to come and play in the Caper Room until your club gets started. Bring your friends and Cards and join in the fun.  For more information email scarb2rita@hotmail.com or call (207)749-1124 


THU. AUG 23 - MOONGLOW BALLROOM DANCE CLUB
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center  Members FREE; Visitors $5.00 per person at the door.  Live Music by "Chuck and Rita". Dressy Casual. (No shorts or tank tops, please.) BYOB & snacks, and we provide the Ice, water, cups & napkins. Singles Table(s) Available.  We have a great 2018 Schedule of 12 monthly dances to Live Music!  Information: 813-633-1297 OR 813-634-8308  Email gail3357@gmail.com


FRI. AUG 24 - WINDOWS 10 ADVANCED TOPICS  
10:00 - 11:00 a.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.


FRI. AUG 24 – ONEBLOOD BLOOD DRIVE 
12:00 noon – 5:00 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 snacks. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


SUN. AUG 26 - NOTED CONCERT PIANIST TO GIVE BENEFIT RECITAL AT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN SUN CITY CENTER
3:00 p.m. The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, where we welcome concert pianist Haig Yaghoobian for a classical piano recital to benefit the new organ fund drive at the church. Mr. Yaghoobian is a native Rhode Islander, and recently relocated to Sun City Center. He is a musician by avocation and an accomplished concert pianist. He has been a regular performer at chamber music venues around the country for decades. In Boston, he has been heard in concert on WGBH FM’s “Performance” series, and at the Berklee Recital Hall. He has also performed at concert halls in New York, San Francisco and London. Yaghoobian has chosen selections by composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Frederic Chopin. They include Fantasia for Piano in C minor, K. 475 by Mozart and Nocturne in Eb major, Op 9, No 2 and Etude in E major, Op. 10, No.3 by Chopin, among others. The concert will also include a piano/organ duet played by Yaghhoobian and UMCSCC church organist, Keith Rasmussen.  A love offering will be taken at 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.


SUN. AUG 26 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Atrium Bldg., Florida Room. Live music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by Thor Stevens and his saxophone. Members $4.00; Guests $6.00. BYOB and snacks. Ice, water, cups and napkins provided.  Proper attire requested (please, no shorts or jeans). Info: Janet 813-633-3558.


MON. AUG 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. AUG 28 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. AUG 28 – MICROSOFT POWERPOINT ADVANCED
1:00 - 2:00 p.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.


TUE. AUG 28 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


TUE. AUG 28 - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW, Host – Bill Hodges
3:30 p.m. after the sports - WSCQ FM 96.3   SUN RADIO, SUN CITY CENTER FL. Guest: Kelly Kowell is a Gold Star Mother who lost her son to combat in Afghanistan in 2009. Since then she has worked diligently to honor his memory by establishing a wonderful retreat for veterans in Ruskin called My Warriors Place. I cannot encourage you enough to tune in and learn about this living memorial to her son and all the fallen. You will want to see it for yourself after listening to her on our show.


WED. AUG 29 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
9:30 - 10:30 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. AUG 29 - MICROSOFT PUBLISHER INTRO
10:00 - 11:00 a.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.


WED. AUG 29 – CREATIVE COSPLAY: SOLDERING AN ARC REACTOR 
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. intrigued by electronics projects, but scared of soldering? You won't be after this fun, hands-on intro. Learn the basics of safely using a soldering iron so you can lose the fear and start making. In this class, you will make your own Iron Man-inspired arc reactor. All materials will be provided. For ages 12 and up. A waiver must be signed before the class by parent or guardian for those under 18. Limited to 12 participants. Register now online! Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. AUG 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.


THU. AUG 30 - SUMMER CINEMA AT SOUTHSHORE UCC
1:00 p.m. 1501 La Jolla Ave. Sun City Center. JUST GETTING STARTED - PG 13. Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones and Rene Russo.  The freewheeling manager of a luxury resort makes life at the resort a non-stop party.  With a mysterious past, things get interesting when an ex-military charmer checks into the resort.   The movies are free but a basket will be available for donations.  Soda, popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.  All are invited and all are welcome. 


THU. AUG 30 – INTRODUCTION TO iPAD & iPHONE 
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. An introduction to the Apple iPad's basic hardware and software including basic settings, Safari internet browser, camera features, shortcuts and more! Limited to 12 participants. Register now online! Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. AUG 30 - VETERANS CORNER RADIO SHOW, Host – Bill Hodges
3:30 p.m. after the sports - WSCQ FM 96.3   SUN RADIO, SUN CITY CENTER FL. Guest: Clara Reynolds is the President & CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay. Learn what phone numbers to dial to get immediate help both as a veteran and for your family. Knowing and using 211 properly may save a life.


THU. AUG 30 - SCC HAND AND FOOT CLUB
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. SCC Hand and Foot Club meets every Thursday of every month in the Caper Room, SCC Atrium Bldg. Come join us and learn an easy and fast card game that is lots of fun!  Beginners are welcome, bring your friends and have fun!  Hand and Foot is a variant of Canasta, we also invite anyone who wishes to play Canasta to come on Thursday evenings.  You are welcome to come and play in the Caper Room until your club gets started. Bring your friends and Cards and join in the fun.  For more information email scarb2rita@hotmail.com or call (207)749-1124 


SAT. SEP 1 - THE ACADEMY OF BALLROOM DANCE CLUB HOSTS MONTHLY DANCE
6:30 p.m. Salsa dance lesson included with admission in the Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd, Sun City Center. This will be followed by regular dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is free for members, or $6 for guests at the door. Come and dance to a fabulous selection of tunes handpicked by our DJ Bernice DuBro. 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 and BYOB. The dress code is casual but neat (no shorts please). Mark your calendars for the following Academy dances -  October 6th, November 3rd, and December 1st. For more information, call George Hawn at 330-770-0442.


TUE. SEP 4 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 4 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


TUE. SEP 4 - WORD ART: BLACK OUT POETRY
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. A blackout poem is when a poet takes a marker (usually black marker) to already established text–like in a newspaper–and starts redacting words until a poem is formed. The key thing with a blackout poem is that the text and redacted text form create a visual poem. Unleash your creativity, break the rules and make something new.  Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


TUE. SEP 4, 11, 18, 25 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot 5:30 PM 
Intermediate Cha Cha 6:45 PM 
Adv. 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. SEP 5 – Backup! Backup!
8:30am – Noon in the Computer Lab  $10 Members  $15 Non-Members. This class teaches you how to backup your files using a program called Goodsync ($29 one time).  This program will back up all of your Documents, Pictures, Videos and Music and then let you quickly backup your file changes on a weekly basis.  Bring your computer to class with an external hard drive for backup.


WED. SEP 5 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 5, 12, 19, 26 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Waltz - 12:45 PM
Beginning/Intermediate Polka - 2:00 PM
Beginning Silver Bolero - 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. SEP 5 - MAH JONGG @ THE LIBRARY EVERY WEDNESDAY 
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. SEP 5 - NEEDLE PEOPLE EVERY WEDNESDAY 
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.  


THU. SEP 6, 13, 20, 27 – INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
9:00 – 11:00 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.


THU. SEP 6 - 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. SEP 6 – eBOOKS WITH OVERDRIVE 
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Learn how to download e-books from the library onto your tablet or smartphone and discover the library's large selection of e-books available on OverDrive. Limited to 12 participants. Register now online! Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. SEP 6 - MONTHLY MEOW MIXER
4:30 p.m. in the Kings Point 2020 building’s Culinary Room.  This is  a fun way to learn about the group’s important mission of feeding and spay/neutering the community cats in Kings Point and the surrounding areas.  Light snacks and great conversation are available at this monthly event.  If you miss this event, join them on October 4. The Meow Mixer is a wonderful way to learn about volunteer opportunities.  No pressure, just information.  The cats are fed everyday with a special mixture of cat food.  This is provided by the group as is training and support.  Learn about some of their upcoming events and activities, such as making cat toys.  People who sew are always encouraged to help. Mark your calendar for the annual Spay-getti – NoBalls dinner on Tuesday, November 13 in Kings Point Veterans Theatre from 4:30 to 6:30PM.  Everyone is invited.  A delicious meal of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and desert will be available for $10.  BYOB.  Tickets are available from any Feline Folks member, at the SCC Chamber of Commerce or the first and third Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm at the group’s information table in the Kings Point atrium. Be sure to save the date for this fun event.  It is the how Feline Folks gets its major financial resources to feed the cats for the entire year.  We need your help – have a great meal and a enjoyable evening.  This is a new location for the event. There will be plenty of room to sit and enjoy great conversation with your table mates.  As always, there will be tickets available for the gift raffle.  Take out will be available. Feline Folks is a 501©3, totally not for profit operating on donations and through the kindness of volunteers.  Currently there is a need for help feeding the community cats.  Contact us at Info@FelineFolks.us or better yet, stop by the Meow Mixer. Feline Folks is a not-for-profit all volunteer job that feeds and cares for the community cats.  For information email info@felinefolks.us 


FRI. SEP 7 –  WHY TYPE IT WHEN YOU CAN SAY IT?
9:00 – 11:00 in the Computer Lab $5 Members   $10 Non-Members. A Speech recognition program can translate your spoken words into a text document.  This class will demonstrate the free Google speech recognition program and also compare it to other available programs.


FRI. SEP 7 – ONLINE GENEALOGY RESOURCES
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Learn to use the library’s online genealogy databases, including Ancestry Library Edition and Fold3, as well as library digital resources and key websites. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


SAT. SEP 8 - RECORDING STUDIO ORIENTATION 
4:30 – 5:00 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. 


SAT. SEP 8 - OUR THIRD SUMMER DANCE PARTY!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m. in the South Community Hall, 1910 So. Pebble Beach Blvd., SCC, 33573. Celebrate the start of fall with a turn on the dance floor!  This fabulous dance is presented by the Sun City Center Dance Club. Hosted by Alan Silverman and Sue Hicks, dance to a revised, new playlist which is based on dancer requests for some of your old favorites and other suggestions. There will be a complimentary dessert table and decaf coffee.  Dressy casual attire. NO shorts!  BYOB.  Bring your friends, or come and make new friends. Open seating. Singles tables available!  Members free, visitors/guests $6pp at the door. Sun City Center and Kings Point members only are invited to attend. For additional information call: 813-633-6682.


SAT. SEP 8 - VICTORIA GINTY WITH LADYHAWKE AND FRIENDS AT THE FIREHOUSE
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Location: Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL 33570. Winners of the SBS Regional Blues Challenge. Last show sold out, get your seats early. Blues, Country and Rock this show will start our Pub season off Right.  Audiences love this show! Join us to celebrate Music of the Past! TICKETS:  advanced: $23- $18. Day of the Show: $28-$23 - Call Now! 813-645-7651 or go to www.firehouseculturalcenter.org - About the Firehouse. The Firehouse Cultural Center, a non-profit visual and performing cultural center, serving the south region of Hillsborough County, provides quality programming in arts and education for all ages. FCC programs encourage participation, engagement, discovery and learning while offering connections to our unique history, culture and natural environment.


SUN. SEP 9 - THE OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE CLUB
6:15 p.m. doors open for members and 6:30 .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 the Southshore Cruisers Band.   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. SEP 10 - FLOSS AND FRIENDS EVERY MONDAY EXCEPT SEP 3
12:30 – 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. SEP 10 - 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. SEP 10 – PROSTATE CANCERE: Recent Advancements during Men’s Call for Prostate Health Meeting
2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Registration and lunch at 1:30 p.m. at Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center, FL 33573. Join Tampa General hospital for a lecture on Prostate Cancer – Recent Advancements presented by: Alexander Engelman, MD Radiation Oncologist


MON. SEP 10 - CHURCHES OFFER ALPHA "IS THERE MORE TO LIFE THAN THIS"
6:15 p.m. at St. John the Divine Episcopal Churches— will present 15 video presentations one day per week over a period of 11 weeks on the primary reasons for answering “yes” to this question.  Alpha is a program of study into the question of “Is There More to Life Than This.” As a non-denominational program of investigation, each church—St. Andrew Presbyterian and St. John the Divine Episcopal Churches. The program starts at St. John’s on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 6:15 p.m.  Dinner will be provided for its guests. St. Andrew’s guests will begin meeting on Saturdays starting with a lunch at 11:30 a.m. on September 15, 2018. Both churches welcome all who would like to attend. There is no charge for the program or materials. Please call the church office of your choice of day you wish to register— either Mondays at St. John’s or Saturdays, at St. Andrew. Telephone numbers are: St. Andrew at 813-634-1252 and St. John at 813-633-3992. 


MON. SEP 10 - THE IRISH CONNECTION MOVIE NIGHT - God willing,  the Irish Connection Movie Night will commence again
6:30 p.m. in the Rollins Theater. Feature: BIG NIGHT. Starring:   Ian Holm, Tony Shalhoub, Minnie Driver and Stanley Tucci. A heartwarming tale of two Italian immigrants who open a NJ restaurant but struggle financially. Their one chance for success is to risk everything on one BIG NIGHT for a special gourmet feast when famous bandleader Louis Prima is invited and will likely determine their hopes for success. All in SCC welcome. Sub titles are available 


TUE. SEP 11 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 11 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


TUE. SEP 11 – LIVING WITH SPICES: TURMERIC
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Join Caroline Blesson for a cooking demonstration and tasting highlighting the many health benefits of Indian spices, especially turmeric. Learn how to infuse these aromatic spices into daily cooking.  Limited to 40 participants.  Register now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


TUE. SEP 11, 18, 25 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot 5:30 PM 
Intermediate Cha Cha 6:45 PM 
Adv. 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. SEP 11 - PAPERCRAFTING: SPARKLE AND SPRINKLE
6:30 – 8:00 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 now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


WED. SEP 12 – USING APPS ON AN IPAD
9:00 – 12:00 in the Computer Lab $10 Members   $15 Non-Members. In this class, we will explore the use of APPs from Apple and other sources.  We will explore iBooks, iMessage, iMail, Notebook, Albums (photos), iTunes, GasBuddy, Flixter, and Chrome.  This is not a class for beginners.


WED. SEP 12 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 12 - VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR "YOUR WINDOW INTO THEIR WORLD"
10:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Person Living with Dementia. Created by P.K. Beville, a specialist in geriatrics, this experience is designed to instill hope in professional and family caregivers, providing them with a tool to move from sympathy to empathy and to better understand the behaviors and needs of their loved ones and patients. Tours provided by Senior Helpers. FREE event but RSVP is required to 813-634-3347


WED. SEP 12, 19, 26 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Waltz - 12:45 PM
Beginning/Intermediate Polka - 2:00 PM
Beginning Silver Bolero - 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. SEP 12 – MOVIE MATINEE
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Join us for a movie screening of Victoria & Abdul. “When clerk Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. The two forge an unlikely and devoted friendship that her household and inner circle make a concerted effort to destroy.” Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


WED. SEP 12 - RECORDING STUDIO ORIENTATION 
4:30 – 5:00 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. SEP 12 - EMERGENCY SQUAD HOSTS VOLUNTEER INFORMATION PROGRAM
6:00 p.m. at the Training Building at 124 S. Pebble Beach. We invite interested residents to find out more about the Squad and the volunteer opportunities we have available.  The Squad is always looking for people who may be interested in helping on our ambulances and wheelchair vans. The positions include Emergency Medical Responders, Ambulance Drivers and Emergency Medical Technicians. Other volunteer positions the Squad has available include IT specialists, vehicle maintenance volunteers, and cooks.  You do not need to have prior medical experience. . . .  We will train you.  Nor do you need to be a resident of Sun City Center.  Each year the Squad provides Basic Life Support (BLS) services to the community. In 2017, the Squad made almost 5000 ambulance runs and approximately 2000 medical wheelchair van runs. All of the Squad’s services are free, including blood pressures that are offered daily at the office from 8AM to 5PM.  In addition, we also have wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community. Please consider visiting with us and learning more about how you can become a part of  “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.”  Coffee and cookies will be served.


WED. SEP 12 - PRINTMAKING 
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Learn to create a relief print using a carving tool, foam and acrylic paint. Register now online! Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652. 


THU. SEP 13 – EASY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: SCHOOL
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Learn the basics of American Sign Language with Jackie Haig! Your Deaf Instructor will voice and sign her Language to teach basic vocabulary and everyday words. Each participant must register separately. Register now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. SEP 13 – INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP CC
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Get an introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC, a popular program used for image editing and manipulation. This class will teach the basic tools and techniques you can use to make great images and graphics. Laptops and software will be provided for hands on instruction. Class is limited to 12 participants. Register now online! Questions? Call (813) 273-3652.


FRI. SEP 14 – 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.


FRI. SEP 14 - NIA: NON-IMPACT AEROBICS
10:30 a.m. – 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.


SAT. SEP 14 - 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 (home) to add your name to the gate list.


SAT. SEP 15 – ART HISTORY AT THE LIBRARY!
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Part of the Saturday ‘Art History at the Library!’ series.  Join us for an open art history lecture. Funded by a grant from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


MON. SEP 17 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. This month, our topic will be "Have the last word! Advanced Directives: Creating a Living Will" Presented by: Rev. Wayne Maberry, D.Min., Director of Pastoral Care and Clinical Pastoral Education, Tampa General Hospital. Join Tampa General Hospital for a lecture on advance directives. By planning ahead, you can create written instructions about your future medical care in the event you are unable to express your medical wishes. Attendees will come away with: Brief history of advance directives, Benefits of having an advance directive, Opportunity to complete an advance directive.  Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. With the influx of many newly diagnosed group members, the request for seasoned members to assist is needed and appreciated! If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share! If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group! COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT ENTRANCE For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990 


MON. SEP 17 – HANDS-ONLY CPR
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Join Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, in partnership with the American Heart Association, to learn the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR. Participants will receive hands on training that will empower them to act when help is needed. Register now online! Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


TUE. SEP 18 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 18 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church,  1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. Sun City Center FL 33573 Did you know that a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! MaintaIning good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


TUE. SEP 18 - STROKE & DIABETES - ARE YOU AT RISK? LUNNCH AND LEARN
12:30 – 3:00 p.m., Registration and Lunch at 12:30 p.m. Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center, FL 33573. The Emergency Squad recognizes that two ailments are becoming more visible in Sun City Center that lead to the most common cause of ambulance calls here.  In partnership with Tampa General Hospital and others, the Squad is hosting an in-depth presentation by experts on how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke and of diabetes.  Time is of the essence, so it is important to know what to look for.  You will begin to see more mention of this program during the next month but, for now, just circle that afternoon from 12:30 to 3:00, it’s all free and even includes lunch!  If you are reading this in Kings Point, the date for the presentation and lunch there will be the following week, Tuesday, September 25 in the Veterans’ Theater. 


TUE. SEP 18 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


TUE. SEP 18 - 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. SEP 18 – WALK-IN TECH HELP 
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Bring your technology questions to this open class. If you are having issues with your device or just want to know some general tips and tricks, this is the class for you. Questions? Call (813) 273-3652. 


TUE. SEP 18, 25 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Fox Trot 5:30 PM 
Intermediate Cha Cha 6:45 PM 
Adv. 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. SEP 19 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 19, 26 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS
Beginning Waltz - 12:45 PM
Beginning/Intermediate Polka - 2:00 PM
Beginning Silver Bolero - 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. SEP 19 - LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP - SPONSORED BY THE SUN CITY CENTER MEN'S CLUB 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Do you wonder how others with Low Vision advance through their day? Do they receive care from outside sources? What adaptive vision devices successfully assist them? Each need is different but if we gather to share our resources, we all benefit! Attend this support group where challenges are met with resources and where members inspire others with their successes. Samantha Miller, RCSWI Social Worker for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1940. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. FREE VALET PARKING for Cars and Golf Carts. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


WED. SEP 19 - ELDER LAW
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. 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.  Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. SEP 20 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Coalition office at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakkes Drive, Sun City Center, Suite 254.  Did you know a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! Maintaining good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


THU. SEP 20 - 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. SEP 20 - MOWW MONTHLY MEETING
11:00 a.m. for the luncheon held at the Freedom Plaza Club where Erich LaRoche will be the featured speaker at the Military Officers of the World Wars (MOWW) luncheon. .   Mr. LaRoche served honorably in the United States Air Force from 1990 until 1994.  He became a U.S. Customs Inspector in 1997 at the Trout River, New York (N.Y.) Port of Entry (POE) and worked in Passenger Operations. In 1999 he was assigned to Champlain, NY POE and worked in all three disciplines of Field Operations to include Passenger, Trade, and Tactical Operations. While working in Trade Operations he became well versed in Bonded Warehouse and Foreign Trade Zone operations, which assured the success of trade operations in the Champlain POE.   Mr. LaRoche was requested to instruct International Border Interdiction Training in Kosovo, Uzbekistan and Oman.  From 2011 through 2012, Mr. LaRoche served as a member of the Border Support Team 18 in Iraq where he was deployed as an Advisor to Senior Iraqi Officials representing CBP’s Office of International Affairs. Mr. LaRoche had a particular set of skills involving Large Scale Non-Intrusive Inspection equipment such as Gamma source Vehicle and Cargo Inspection Systems. These skills proved critical in conducting Port assessments and troubleshooting missions throughout the country of Iraq.  In 2013 Mr. LaRoche was assigned to the Highgate Springs POE as the Assistant Port Director for Passenger Operations.  In 2016 Mr. LaRoche was selected as a Watch Commander for the Orlando International Airport.  In 2017 he was selected as the Assistant Area Port Director for Trade Operations for the Area Port of Orlando.  As the APD for Trade Operations, Mr. LaRoche oversees commercial operations at nine Foreign Trade Zones and 36 Bonded Warehouses.  FY17 Imports for the Area Port totaled over $3 Billion.  Reservations can be made by calling Darlene Craig at 633-2722. 


THU. SEP 20 - SOUTHSHORE READERS BOOK DISCUSSION
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Join us to discuss Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. “When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home, long drives to explore the island, and quality time with the man she might one day marry. What she doesn't know is that Nick's family home happens to look like a palace, that she'll ride in more private planes than cars, and that with one of Asia's most eligible bachelors on her arm, Rachel might as well have a target on her back.” Books are available to check out in the library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.  


THU. SEP 20 – EASY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: DEAF HISTORY
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Learn the basics of American Sign Language with Jackie Haig! Your Deaf Instructor will voice and sign her Language to teach basic vocabulary and everyday words. Each participant must register separately. Register now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


FRI. SEP 21 – INTRODUCTION TO FILE EXPLORER
9:00 – 12:00 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.


FRI. SEP 21 – MASTER GARDENER: ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Presented by Master Gardener Bob Dickey. Learn the basics of growing your own vegetables. This talk covers types of vegetable gardening (including in-ground, raised beds and containers), planting seasons, pest and disease control, and varieties that thrive in Central Florida.             Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


FRI. SEP 21 - CLEAN COMEDY AT THE FIREHOUSE CULTURAL CENTER!
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Firehouse Cultural Center - Firehouse Pub. Juanita LolitaJuanita Lolita’s comedy career began when a coworker signed her up for an open mic night. Within one year she was performing for over 7000 women at a church conference in Atlanta and since then has performed throughout the country. Juanita was voted “Best of the Bay” with Creative Loafing Magazine, a finalist for “Florida’s Funniest Person” Rooftop comedy and recently, a finalist in “The World Series of Comedy” Las Vegas. She has been featured on NBC, ABC and the CTN. Her Latin flair and hillbilly background have quickly become a crowd favorite. Juanita takes pride in the fact that she can make you laugh hysterically without profanity. Her comedy focuses on observations from everyday life that we can all relate to and she closes out each show with her much anticipated ‘list of things she doesn’t understand’.  Bill "Bull" OhseBill “Bull” Ohse is a national touring comedian with a unique brand of comedy that always leaves the audience wanting more. Bull is an active member of H2O Comedy, dedicated to reaching people in need, and using comedy to share a positive message. BC MurphySpecial Guest BC Murphy will be performing his first set at the Firehouse! Book your tickets now! Space is limited. Reservations recommended. Become a FCC Member and SAVE! Firehouse Pub seating is communal, which means you may have other guests at your table. As a courtesy to the artists we recommend arriving no later than 30 minutes before show time. Cash bar & refreshments available. No outside food or beverages allowed. Online booking is available up to 2 hours before showtime. After that, tickets may be purchased at the Firehouse, 813-645-7651. Reservations are made when tickets are purchased. 


SAT. SEP 22 - O SOM DO JAZZ AUTHENTIC BOSSA NOVA, SAMBA AT THE FIREHOUSE CULTURAL CENTER
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Firehouse Cultural Center - Firehouse Pub. O Som Do Jazz recaptures the spirit of 1960-70s Brazilian Bossa Nova, samba and MPB. O Som Do Jazz has recorded two CDs and is delighted to present authentic bossa nova, samba, MPB & Brazilian regional music to audiences that appreciate this beautiful music. O Som Do Jazz is active performing in festivals, concerts and special events and their music has been placed in the HBO series “Looking”, “Grandfathered” on Fox and “The Replacement” on BBC One. Book your tickets now! Space is limited. Reservations recommended. Become a FCC Member and SAVE! Firehouse Pub seating is communal, which means you may have other guests at your table. As a courtesy to the artists we recommend arriving no later than 30 minutes before show time. Cash bar & refreshments available. No outside food or beverages allowed. Online booking is available up to 2 hours before showtime. After that, tickets may be purchased at the Firehouse, 813-645-7651. Reservations are made when tickets are purchased.


SUN. SEP 23 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Atrium Bldg., Florida Room, to dance to the wonderful live music of Thor Stevens and his saxophone.  Member $4.00; Guests $6.00. BYOB and snacks. Ice, water, cups and napkins provided.  Proper dress requested (please, no jeans/shorts).  Info: Janet 813-633-3558.


WED. SEP 24 – FACEBOOK 101
9:00 – 12:00 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. SEP 24 - 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. SEP 24 - 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. Speaker to be announced.  Morgan Clemens, COTA/L, Sun Terrace/Towers Rehabilitation Therapy Program Manager facilitates this group with open discussion encouraged by all. Morgan graduated from Neosho County Community College as President of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She has received numerous specialty training and certifications that focus on pain, neuropathy and arthritis such as Dolphin MPS, aquatics, and many other pain management modalities. Morgan has been practicing in the geriatric setting for 4 years with experience with orthopedics and neuro rehabilitation. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc that may have worked for them for all members to benefit. If you have had success with any treatment, please come to share and learn. Supported by Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today. FREE valet parking at Towers entrance. Session located in the theater. Questions? Call 813-892-2990 


MON. SEP 24 – SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE-UP
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Led by special effects make-up artist, Destiny Sanders, participants will learn methods to craft cuts, bruises, and more techniques that can be recreated at home. There will be some hands on demonstrations and optional audience participation. Register now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


TUE. SEP 25 – BUYING A COMPUTER 
9:00 – 11:00 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.


TUE. SEP 25 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 25 - STROKE & DIABETES - ARE YOU AT RISK? Join us for a LUNCH & LEARN PRESENTATION:
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. registration and lunch with presentation from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Kings Point Veterans Theater, 1900 Clubhouse Drive. Sun City Center, FL. During this presentation, experts will answer all your questions, explain the symptoms and risk factors for stroke and diabetes, and teach you how to manage your health.
1:00 p.m. Stroke is a leading cause of death in the U.S., with more than 800,000 cases each year, and causing more serious long-term disabilities than any other condition. Nearly three-quarters of all strokes occur in people over age 65, with the risk of stroke more than doubling each decade after age 55. Join us to learn the signs and symptoms of stroke, and how to act in time to save someone’s life. Presented by: Noella C. West, ARNP-C, MSN, CNL, SCRN, Stroke Program Nurse Practitioner, Tampa General Hospital Chair, Advanced Practice Council, Vascular Neurology, Comprehensive Stroke Center.
2:00 p.m. The number of U.S. adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than tripled over the last 20 years. An estimated 30.3 million U.S. adults have diabetes, but 1 in 4 of them are unaware of their condition. Join us to learn the risk factors for diabetes and healthy eating habits for diabetes prevention. Presented by: MORE HEALTH, Inc.
Sponsored by: Tampa General Hospital, The Men's Club of Sun City Center, Sun City Center Emergency Squad and Sun Towers Retirement Community. For questions or to register, visit www.tgh.org/healthed or call (813) 660-6101.


TUE. SEP 25 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


WED. SEP 26 –  IPAD/IPHONE FOR SENIORS
9:00 – 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. SEP 26 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 
9:30 - 10:30 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. SEP 26 – COOKING FOR TWO AT HOME - FAST, FRUGAL, AND FUN
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Rooms 1 & 2. Enjoy a presentation with Chef Warren Caterson, the author of Table for Two in which he shares time-saving kitchen tips, cooking hints and humorous anecdotes about the challenges and joys of cooking for two. The presentation culminates with a 10-minute cooking demonstration that any home cook can replicate. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


WED. SEP 26 - RECORDING STUDIO ORIENTATION 
4:30 – 5:00 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. SEP 26 – CREATIVE COSPLAY: GLOWING SPELL BOOK
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the John Crawford Art Education Studio. Every good mage knows you need an even better magic book. Make your very own spell book prop with a few simple supplies and learn how to add an amazing glow effect with a simple LED circuit. Now you'll be prepared to combat any nefarious evildoers à la Lewis from the book-turned-movie, "The House with a Clock in its Walls.” All materials will be provided. Register now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. SEP 27 - VOLUNTEER EXPO FOR ACTIVE AGING WEEK CELEBRATION
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Kings Point Banquet Room. Kings Point will be hosting a Volunteer Expo for our Active Aging Week Celebration, and we would love to have you join us to share the wonderful volunteer opportunities your organization has! Our Active Aging Week is a week full of fun and education, and we are always looking for ways to bring more valuable information to our residents. Many have reached out and said they are interested in more volunteer opportunities, but don’t know where to look. So we decided to host a fun expo to show off some of the wonderful non-profits and volunteer organizations in our surrounding area. This expo is free of cost. You will receive one 8-foot long table and two chairs. You will be responsible for table cloths and any table decorations. If you are interested in joining us please let me know, and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.  Chelsea Renfroe, Marketing & Special Events Coordinator - 813.359.0354


THU. SEP 27 – SEWING WORKSHOP: ZIPPER POUCHES
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in the Computer Lab. Learn how to sew zipper pouches! This class is recommended for beginners. All materials will be provided. Limited to 6 participants. Register now online! Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


THU. SEP 27 - MOONGLOW BALLROOM DANCE CLUB
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center. Live Music by "Mario DeLeon". Members FREE; Visitors $5.00 per person at the door. Dressy Casual. (No shorts or tank tops, please.) BYOB & snacks, and we provide the Ice, water, cups & napkins. Singles Table(s) Available.  We have a great 2018 Schedule of 12 monthly dances to Live Music!  Information: 813-633-1297 OR 813-634-8308. Email: gail3357@gmail.com


FRI. SEP 28 – BUYING AND USING A CHROMEBOOK
9:00 – 11:30 in the Computer Lab  No Charge  Members & Non-Members. A Chromebook is a laptop that uses Google’s Chrome operating system instead of Windows 10.  Chromebooks can do anything on the web that you can do on a PC browser. You can get your email, visit websites, create documents, print, play games, do your banking, keep your calendar, watch movies and do all this in on a secure computer with a simpler and more straightforward interface than Windows 10. Chromebooks are generally less expensive than PCs.  For many seniors, a Chromebook might be all that is needed.


FRI. SEP 28 – BEFORE YOU TEST: DNA BASICS YOU NEED TO KNOW
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library, 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin in Community Room 1. Avoid wasting time and money by learning how DNA is inherited, which type of DNA test to take, and exactly what you can expect to get as a result. Questions?  Call (813) 273-3652.


FRI. SEP 28 - GIRLS NIGHT OUT COMEDY AT THE FIREHOUSE CULTURAL CENTER! 
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Firehouse Cultural Center: Event type: Firehouse Pub. Girls Night Out is a fun evening of female comedians. We’ll be announcing the lineup soon. Our last Girls Night Out sold out, so make your plans now. Book your tickets now! Space is limited. Reservations recommended. Become a FCC Member and SAVE! Firehouse Pub seating is communal, which means you may have other guests at your table. As a courtesy to the artists we recommend arriving no later than 30 minutes before show time. Cash bar & refreshments available. No outside food or beverages allowed. Online booking is available up to 2 hours before showtime. After that, tickets may be purchased at the Firehouse, 813-645-7651. Reservations are made when tickets are purchased. 


SAT. SEP 29 - ELKS LODGE 2672 CRAFT SHOW! 
8:00 a.m. set up time for Vendors, Event from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at 1630 US Hwy 41S.  Ruskin, Fl  33570. Cost per Vendor:  $35.00 Each vendor will get an 8 foot table and two chairs.  If interested contact Harv Berman @813-938-4110 for details or leave a message


SUN. SEP 30 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Atrium Bldg., Florida Room. Live music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by Thor Stevens and his saxophone. Members $4.00; Guests $6.00. BYOB and snacks. Water, ice, cups and napkins provided. Proper attire requested (please, no shorts/jeans). Info: Janet 813-633-3558.


TUE. OCT 2 - LINE DANCING WITH A BALANCE
9:30 - 10:30 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 2 - LIFE CHALLENGES SUPPORT GROUP 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Live your life fully with zest and joy! Rid yourself of depression, anxiety, frustrations with family, children, friends, life changes, health problems, finances and more. Relief comes by sharing and receiving support and making a positive plan of action. All are welcome in complete confidence and free of charge. Cheryl Lewis facilitates this group and is an effective psychotherapist. We meet every Tuesday in the first floor lounge of Sun Towers. No appointment is necessary. Sponsored by the Coalition for Mental Health and Aging.


WED. OCT 3 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 
9:30 - 10:30 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


TUE. OCT 9 - CA MEMBERS DOCUMENT SHREDDING
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon  in the North Pebble Beach parking lot in front of the temporary CA office buildings.   CA Members must bring their CA ID Card to get their documents shredded.  A Maintenance Staff member will unload your documents and stay with them until they are shredded.


WED. OCT 10 - THERAPEUTIC TAI CHI OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! 
9:30 - 10:30 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 10 - VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR "YOUR WINDOW INTO THEIR WORLD"
10:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Person Living with Dementia. Created by P.K. Beville, a specialist in geriatrics, this experience is designed to instill hope in professional and family caregivers, providing them with a tool to move from sympathy to empathy and to better understand the behaviors and needs of their loved ones and patients. Tours provided by Senior Helpers. FREE event but RSVP is required to 813-634-3347


WED. OCT 10 - EMERGENCY SQUAD HOSTS VOLUNTEER INFORMATION PROGRAM
6:00 p.m. at the Training Building at 124 S. Pebble Beach. We invite interested residents to find out more about the Squad and the volunteer opportunities we have available.  The Squad is always looking for people who may be interested in helping on our ambulances and wheelchair vans. The positions include Emergency Medical Responders, Ambulance Drivers and Emergency Medical Technicians. Other volunteer positions the Squad has available include IT specialists, vehicle maintenance volunteers, and cooks.  You do not need to have prior medical experience. . . .  We will train you.  Nor do you need to be a resident of Sun City Center.  Each year the Squad provides Basic Life Support (BLS) services to the community. In 2017, the Squad made almost 5000 ambulance runs and approximately 2000 medical wheelchair van runs. All of the Squad’s services are free, including blood pressures that are offered daily at the office from 8AM to 5PM.  In addition, we also have wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community. Please consider visiting with us and learning more about how you can become a part of  “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.”  Coffee and cookies will be served.


MON. OCT 15 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. This month, Dr. Deborah Boland, DO, MSPT, Neurologist/Movement Disorder Neurologist, Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology will present: "The importance of mobility and movement in Parkinson's Disease". Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. 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. OCT 16 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church,  1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. Sun City Center FL 33573 Did you know that a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! MaintaIning good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


TUE. OCT 16 - 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. OCT 17 - LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP - SPONSORED BY THE SUN CITY CENTER MEN'S CLUB 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Do you wonder how others with Low Vision advance through their day? Do they receive care from outside sources? What adaptive vision devices successfully assist them? Each need is different but if we gather to share our resources, we all benefit! Attend this support group where challenges are met with resources and where members inspire others with their successes. Samantha Miller, RCSWI Social Worker for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1940. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. FREE VALET PARKING for Cars and Golf Carts. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


THU. OCT 18 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Coalition office at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakkes Drive, Sun City Center, Suite 254.  Did you know a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! Maintaining good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


FRI. OCT 19 - THE SAMARITANS ALZHEIMER'S AUXILIARY RESPITE GROUP FUND RAISER DANCE!
7:00 - 9:30 p.m. at SCC Community Hall 1910 S Pebble Beach Blvd. 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. Tables of 10 can be reserved. 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. Sun City Center, FL. Call 813-634-9283 for more information. 


MON. OCT 22 - 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. Speaker to be announced.  Morgan Clemens, COTA/L, Sun Terrace/Towers Rehabilitation Therapy Program Manager facilitates this group with open discussion encouraged by all. Morgan graduated from Neosho County Community College as President of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She has received numerous specialty training and certifications that focus on pain, neuropathy and arthritis such as Dolphin MPS, aquatics, and many other pain management modalities. Morgan has been practicing in the geriatric setting for 4 years with experience with orthopedics and neuro rehabilitation. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc that may have worked for them for all members to benefit. If you have had success with any treatment, please come to share and learn. Supported by Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today. FREE valet parking at Towers entrance. Session located in the theater. Questions? Call 813-892-2990 


SAT. OCT 27 - THE MILITARY ORDER OF THE WORLD WARS (MOWW) SPONSORED GOLF TOURNMAMENT
Registration & Continental breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., with tee-off at 8:30 a.m. Lunch & awards ceremony start about 12:00 noon.at Freedom Fairways, 3932 Upper Creek Rd. and is being held to help support the Veterans Memorial project.  It will be a 4 person scramble and  we are currently seeking teams of 4 that wish to enter the tournament.  The usual breakfast, lunch and prizes --- with a $15,000 hole-in-one prize ---  will be offered.  The cost for this event is only $60. This price includes en-try into all contests (except putting contest), 18 holes of golf, riding cart (if required), breakfast, lunch, raffle ticket, and awards. Mulligans available for purchase; 2 for $5. To help us properly plan for this event, please pre-register by calling (813) 260-3257 or email: charlierconover@gmail.com to register as foursome or in-dividual. There will be a ladies flight (need 4 teams) Golf attire is required; collared shirts, shorts (no cut-offs) or slacks. No steel spikes are allowed on the course. 


TUE. OCT 30 - 2018 COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR!
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center, FL Featuring Health Resources, Free Health Screenings, Giveaways and More! Sponsored by the Men's Club of Sun City Center, Tampa General Hosptial, South Bay Hospital, Sun Towers Retirement Community. General inquiries & Vendor interest contact: DCaneen@SunTowersRetirement.com 813-892-2990


WED. NOV 8 - VIRTUAL DEMENTIA TOUR "YOUR WINDOW INTO THEIR WORLD"
10:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Walk a Mile in the Shoes of a Person Living with Dementia. Created by P.K. Beville, a specialist in geriatrics, this experience is designed to instill hope in professional and family caregivers, providing them with a tool to move from sympathy to empathy and to better understand the behaviors and needs of their loved ones and patients. Tours provided by Senior Helpers. FREE event but RSVP is required to 813-634-3347


THU. NOV 15 - FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS PROVIDED BY SOUTHSHORE COALITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING AND FUNDED BY THE INTERFAITH COUNCIL IN PARNTERSHIP WITH USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER'S INSTITUTE AND A+ HEARING
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Coalition office at Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakkes Drive, Sun City Center, Suite 254.  Did you know a vitamin deficiency can exhibit the same symptom as dementia? With annual memory screenings, you will be able to identify a decline in memory in order to address it and hopefully reverse it altogether which is the goal of the Coalition! Maintaining good brain health begins with a simple screening to establish a baseline score. This score is then utilized annually to determine if a loss is present to trigger a medical visit before valuable memory is lost forever. In addition, a recent study found that treating hearing loss with hearing aids may reduce the incidence of cognitive decline. Make your appointment today to have your memory screened along with your hearing. By appointment only. To schedule, call the Coalition at 813-419-4902 Interested in learning more about Clinical? Receive information during the screening to learn more. 


MON. NOV 19 - PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP OF SUN CITY CENTER - MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROM THE MEN'S CLUB OF SCC
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Speaker to be announced. Jennipher Lenoir, COTA with Sun Towers Outpatient Therapy Department will facilitate. With the influx of many newly diagnosed group members, the request for seasoned members to assist is needed and appreciated! If you have had success with any treatment you have tried, please come to share! If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group! COMPLIMENTARY VALET PARKING AVAILABLE AT ENTRANCE For additional info, call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990 


TUE. NOV 20 - 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 21 - LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP - SPONSORED BY THE SUN CITY CENTER MEN'S CLUB 
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community 101 Trinity Lakes Drive. Do you wonder how others with Low Vision advance through their day? Do they receive care from outside sources? What adaptive vision devices successfully assist them? Each need is different but if we gather to share our resources, we all benefit! Attend this support group where challenges are met with resources and where members inspire others with their successes. Samantha Miller, RCSWI Social Worker for the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind will also be on hand. The Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind, serving people who are blind or visually impaired since 1940. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. Learn what assistance there may be for you if you have low vision in order to maintain your independence. FREE VALET PARKING for Cars and Golf Carts. If you have low vision, then this meeting is for you!  For more info call Debbie Caneen 813-892-2990


MON. NOV 26 - 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. Speaker to be announced.  Morgan Clemens, COTA/L, Sun Terrace/Towers Rehabilitation Therapy Program Manager facilitates this group with open discussion encouraged by all. Morgan graduated from Neosho County Community College as President of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She has received numerous specialty training and certifications that focus on pain, neuropathy and arthritis such as Dolphin MPS, aquatics, and many other pain management modalities. Morgan has been practicing in the geriatric setting for 4 years with experience with orthopedics and neuro rehabilitation. Members are asked to share treatments, exercises, nutrition, etc that may have worked for them for all members to benefit. If you have had success with any treatment, please come to share and learn. Supported by Sun Towers Retirement Community Outpatient Therapy. Learn what you can do to reduce your pain today. FREE valet parking at Towers entrance. Session located in the theater. Questions? Call 813-892-2990 


SAT. DEC 8 - ANNUAL ART & CRAFT FAIR AT ST. ANDREW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. Join our crafters and artists for this annual Art & Craft Fair. Over 35 artists and crafters will be there with birdhouses, wind chimes, blown glass objects, wreaths, knitted and sewn items, wood, pottery, Christmas items, pet things, wood, pottery, paintings done with oil, acrylic, and watercolor, handmade purses and more. Outside Jason from Fletcher Music Store will provide Christmas music on the organ as the children visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus.  There will be a candy buffet with the elves assisting the children as they select their favorite candies to fill their bags.  There will be pictures taken with Santa.  All this while the snow from the snow making machine is falling. 


MON. DEC 10 - A MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURE FOR BPH: PROSTATE ARTERY EMBOLIZATION DURIN MEN'S CALL FOR PROSTATE HEALTH
2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Registration and lunch at 1:30 p.m. at Sun City Center Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Sun City Center, FL 33573. Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) affects more than half of men over the age of 50. Join us to learn about a new FDA approved procedure, Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE), which offers a minimally invasive, outpatient treatment option. Best candidates are generally those whose prostates are larger than 80 grams, and havenot had prostate or bladder cancer. Presented by: Cliff Davis, ML, Assistant professor, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, associate Program Director, IR Residency and Fellowship


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