By CONNIE DREW
© St. Petersburg Times, published December 31, 2000
Carrollwood Players offer 'Present Laughter'
The Carrollwood Players present the Noel Coward comedy Present Laughter at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, and 3 p.m. Sundays on Jan. 7, 14, 21. 4333 Gunn Highway, Tampa. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. (813) 265-4000.
Big Band music on tap at hall
Community Hall presents live music from the 20-piece Sun City Center Big Band from 7 to 10 p.m. on Jan. 13 at the hall, 1910 S Pebble Beach, Sun City. Gentlemen should wear dress jackets and ties. The event is BYOB, though ice and glasses will be provided. Tickets are $7, $8 at the door. Call (813) 633-3500.
Ybor City Museum Society presents an exhibit on the history of Ybor's streetcar system and its upcoming return to Ybor, in 2002, after 60 years. The exhibit runs Jan. 8-31. The museum is at 1818 E Ninth Ave. The museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Admission is $2 per person. Children younger than 6 are admitted free. Call (813) 247-1434.
West Coast Business Professionals (WCBP), an affiliate of the National Association for Female Executives, presents motivational speaker, author, and team builder Andrew Sanderbeck from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Doubletree Guest Suites, Rocky Point. Cost is $18 for WCBP members with RSVP, $22 general admission with RSVP, and $25 for non-RSVP. Call (813) 416-5151.
Tour a 65-foot, 105-ton, full-size replica of Theodore Tugboat, from the popular PBS preschool children's television show, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive. The tour is free with aquarium admission. Call (813) 273-4000.
Drainage topic of public meeting
Hillsborough County will hold a public meeting regarding Parsons Street and Elliot Drive drainage improvements at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 9 at the Town 'N Country Recreation Center, 6039 Hanley Road. Call (813) 272-5275.
- Information about meetings and events may be sent to Connie Drew, the St. Petersburg Times, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618, or faxed to 226-3352. Deadline is two weeks before the event.