By CONNIE DREW
© St. Petersburg Times, published February 20, 2001
Paint on location Thursday in Twin Lakes
The Brandon League of Fine Arts is having a paint-out Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The painting site will be 5005 Whispering Leaf Trail in the Twin Lakes subdivision, off Bloomingdale Avenue in Valrico. Park at the Sunrise Homes model center. Bring art equipment to paint, sketch, photograph or draw outdoors with other artists at this free event. For information, call (813) 685-1317.
Big band to perform at Senior Prom
SeniorCare will host its sixth annual Senior Prom from 7 to 10 p.m. at University Community Carrollwood Wellness Plaza Auditorium, 7171 N Dale Mabry Highway. This semiformal event for couples and singles will feature live music from the Sun City Center Big Band. Non-alcoholic beverages and hor d'oeuvres will be served. The cost is $10 per person. For information, call (813) 615-7300.
Sickles High to host fashion show
The Fashion Distributive Education Club of America Chapter of Sickles High School presents its third annual spring fashion show, "United Styles of America." The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the school's auditorium, 7950 Gunn Highway. The event will feature apparel and accessories from retailers from Citrus Park TownCenter and Citrus Park Plaza. Admission is $3 in advance and $5 at the door. For information, call (813) 631-4742.
Morehouse College Glee Club in concert
The Morehouse College Glee Club will appear in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Blake High School, 1701 N Boulevard. Donations are $20, and all proceeds will be used for scholarships to benefit Morehouse students. For information, call (813) 229-9300.
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Bridge tournament set this weekend
The Sun City Center Bridge Association is sponsoring the Sun City Center Sectional Duplicate Bridge Tournament at the Community Hall, 1910 S Pebble Beach Blvd. The tournament, under the auspices of the American Contract Bridge League, will be held Friday through Sunday. For information and game times, call (813) 633-3622.
Group to discuss international affairs
The General Federation of Women's Clubs International Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club will hold a meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Lutz Community Center, 100 NW First St., off Lutz-Lake Fern Road. The public is invited. There will be a presentation on the club's International Affairs program. Refreshments will be served. For information, call (813) 949-5326.
Speak out on drainage improvements
Hillsborough County staff members will hold a public meeting to discuss drainage improvements along River Hills Drive and Moffat Avenue. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria at Lewis Elementary School, 6700 Whiteway Drive. For information, call (813) 272-5275.
-- Information about meetings and events can be sent to Connie Drew, the St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618, or faxed to 226-3352. The deadline is two weeks before the event.
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