Let’s play ball
The East Bay Youth Athletics Organization will host an opening ceremony for the Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Baseball and Softball League at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Baseball/Softball Complex at Vance Vogel Park, 13012 Bullfrog Creek Road, Gibsonton.
Based on current registration and historical data, the event should draw approximately 1,500 participants. More than 800 children are registered.
This is a special time for the organization. It’s the first year the organization is part of the Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Baseball and Softball League. In addition, Hillsborough County conducted extensive modernization of the facility, which will be showcased at this event.
Have any hardcovers?
The SouthShore Regional Library is in need of hardcover fiction books for its Friends of the Library book room. Proceeds from all sales go to support free programs at the library. Donations can be dropped off during normal library hours. There is also a donation receptacle located immediately outside the book room if it is closed.
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