Tea Dances WILL RESUME IN OCTOBER
Held the First and Third Wednesday October through May. Rates are $7 for dance and $10 for dance and instruction.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Dance instructions by Carol Baker, professional instructor (please call to confirm)
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. Taped music
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Live music by various bands.
COME DANCE WITH US! OCTOBER 1
The USA Dance Treasure Coast Ballroom Dance Chapter will be celebrating National Ballroom Dance Week at the Coliseum. Please join us and share in the joy and art of ballroom dancing on Oct 1st 12:30-3:00pm. The event will include a live band performing and a ballroom dance showcase during intermission.
National Ballroom Dance Week promotes a healthy lifestyle for all ages and also provides information regarding other locations that offer ballroom dancing in the area.
Halfway There Beer Fest, Saturday, 5pm VIP, 6pm General Admission, $50 general admission / $75 VIP tampabaybeerweek.com
Remember, Honor, Support Patriot Day Memorial Breakfast, Thursday, 6:30am to 9am, Tickets: rememberhonorsupport.org
Friday September 12
WMNF 35th Birthday Bash/Dance, Tickets $30 advance, $35 door wmnf.org/events 813-238-8001
New Groove City with Gumbi Ortiz
Gumbi Ortiz is known around the world for his exciting conga performance
and his knowledge of rhythm and percussion. For the last 20 years Gumbi
has been an integral part of superstar guitarist Al DiMeolas band. He
is also a teacher, a session player and leader of Florida based The
Latino Projekt - which now has officially became New Groove City. His
current seven-piece band is his tightest ever ensemble, a super hot
dance band. Folks can't help moving their feet to the insistent beats,
and taken with the exotic but earthy sound of the band. If the
polyrhythms don't get ya, the group's high spirits most definitely will.
WMNF history: Gumbi was the original Latin Jazz and Salsa programmer
The Black Honkeys
We asked some local music experts what is the best dance band, the band
who fills dance floors best in Tampa Bay. The consensus is The Black
Honkeys. Eight-piece Soul, R & B, and Funk - with horns. Their
style is throwback, their sound is timeless and hip.
Lots of fun activities including: Birthday cake, Ballloon drop, WMNF history alcove, Listener Awards (first ever), Meet the Programmers, Silent Auction (contact Miss Julie to donate items)
Best of the Bay, Wednesday, 6pm-10pm, $10 advance / $20 at the door. A Celebration of Tampa Bay’s best restaurants, businesses, and people. cltampa.com/botb
Tampa Bay Job Fair, Monday, 10am to 3pm, Free. Over 80 employers on site, interviews, testing and more.
Cyber Bullying Awareness Week Concert Celebration, Friday, 6pm – 10pm, Free entry, food and entertainment. Sponsored by GulfCoast Giving
SOUPS ON, Thursday, 10:45am – 1:15pm,Bringing awareness about local hunger. Presentation: Saving Grace Project. Reservations: 727.821.1200 x 114
Freedom Fund Banquet, Saturday, 6pm, $50. For more information call 727.235.4513.
Tampa Bay Bridal Show, Sunday, noon to 4pm, $5. Bridal showcase featuring the latest in bridal fashions and an opportunity to meet area bridal experts.
Tampa Bay Senior Expo, Tuesday, 10am to 3pm, Free. A day of seminars, screenings, investments, travel opportunities, health, recreation and more!
October 17 - 19
Sunshine City Antiques & Collectibles Show, Friday 5pm to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm, $7. Exhibitors of antique furniture, art, pottery, jewelry, silver, toys and glass. Also a two-day Antiques Appraisal Fair Saturday and Sunday 11a-2p, $5 per item.
Ghoulwill Bash, Friday, 7pm, $75. A benefit for Goodwill Suncoast. Tickets: www.goodwill-suncoast.org
“The Magic of Community” Studio @ 620 Honors Ceremony, Saturday, 6:20pm. 727.895.6620
New Life Solutions Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction, Saturday, 6:30pm. “Hope for the Future” benefit dinner and auction. For information call 727.216.1410 x 402
November 15 - 16
Holiday Extravaganza and Gift Market, Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 5pm, Free. Clothing, jewelry, handbags, food, art, home décor, children’s items, more.
YMCA Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, Tuesday, 7-9am, Speaker: Mayor Rick Kriseman 727.895.9622 x221
November 28 - 30
Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show, Friday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm, $5 good all 3 days. Outstanding variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals, and beads.
Gibbs Class of 68 Holiday Party, Saturday, 8pm to 1am, Semi-formal, BYOB, DJ. Tickets call 727.866.9690
Swingin’ the New Year, Wednesday, 8pm. Cash bar. Grand Celebration. All ages. www.tampabayswing.com
January 9 - 11
Sunshine City Antiques & Collectibles Show See details under October
Gem, Jewelry&Bead Show, Friday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm, $5 good all 3 days. Outstanding variety of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals, and beads.
MLK, Jr. Breakfast, Monday, 7am. 727.896.6556.
Tampa Bay Senior Expo, Wednesday, 10am to 3pm, Free. A day of seminars, screenings, investments, travel opportunities, health, recreation and more!