Queen’s Luncheon to feature the Rose Boutique
The November Queen’s Luncheon in the Ballroom at the Kings Point Clubhouse will feature new fall and holiday fashions from the Rose Boutique. Music will be provided by pianist Doris Karnes. It will take place Nov. 13 at noon.
Tickets for the event are $7.05 plus tax and available at the clubhouse. Call (813) 387-3447.
The Rose Boutique, 100 E. Shell Point Road, supports the Mary & Martha House shelter for women and children in crisis through sales of new and designer name-brand women’s clothing, accessories and gift items. It’s open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Local models are needed for the boutique’s upcoming season of fashion shows.
For additional information, call (813) 645-7874.
Library friends to host giant book sale
Thousands of books will be on sale from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the community room at the SouthShore Regional Library.
The sale will offer a huge selection of books sold in the popular Buck-A-Bag format. You can fill a bag with your choice of books for $1. All books in the Friends of the SouthShore Library book room will be available at half off. Come early for the best selection.
All proceeds from the sale help provide free literacy, art and environmental programs for children and adults at the library. For additional information on the sale or how to donate books, call Jim Duffy at (813) 634-1396.
Church to serve murder mystery dinner
“Murder on the High Cs” will be presented at the Sun City Center United Community Church on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23, at 6 p.m.
The event offers diners the challenge of solving a murder. The mystery’s high “Cs” are furnished by “opera stars” Renee Flamingo, Marilyn Hornblower, Placebo Domino, Luciano Provolone and Leontyne Priceless who are, in reality, a group of talented vocalists, The Bel Canto Singers.
It’s an entertaining farce containing a legitimate concert of song that comes from the pen of Peggy Burgess, creator of Freedom Frolics. She is also an instructor at Community Church College, an associate of Freedom Plaza and a weekly columnist for The Sun newspaper.
The Sun City Center United Community Church is presenting this mystery dinner event, billed as Comedy with a Touch of Class, to raise funds for its numerous charity programs in the area.
Tickets are $20. For reservations, call the church office at (813) 634-1304 or Paula Litckfeldt at (813) 633- 6793.
Organ/Keyboard Club looking for new students
Free classes are available for folks who want to learn what the keys on their keyboards do and why they are there. Classes are held every Friday in the Armstrong Room at the back of the Atrium building from 1 to 4 p.m.
Reservations are required. Call Kathy Katz at (813) 634-1663.
HCSO sets up box to take back drugs
The Hillsborough County Drug Take Back Initiative has installed a permanent drug take-back box at the Division IV Command Office, 503 33rd St. S.E., Ruskin.
The initiative, which includes three other county locations, is designed to ensure that unwanted prescription drugs are accounted for and disposed of safely and securely, 24/7. Educational materials related to the effects of prescription drug abuse and information regarding addictions services providers also are available at the command office.
The initiative is a collaborative effort of the Hillsborough County Strategic Planning/Criminal Justice Office, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Hillsborough Community Anti-Drug Alliance. The project is supported by a Federal Justice Assistance Grant.
This does not preclude the two annual Operation Medicine Cabinet take-backs held in Sun City Center.
For additional information, call the Criminal Justice Office at (813) 276-2033.
Art club names Artist of the Month
Robert Krowl has been named Artist of the Month for November by the SCC Art Club. He specializes in watercolor and pen-and-ink/watercolor. His works can be seen throughout November at the Sun City Center Library, SunTrust Bank, American Bank, A-1 Connection Realty, the SCC Welcome Center, 1002 Cherry Hills Drive, and in the showcase at the front of the Art Room, 954 Cherry Hills Drive.
Drop off a can
The Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce is a donation site for cat food donations for the South Shore Felines. If you cannot donate cat food, a cash donation for Feed the Tuna Chest – mailed to South Shore Felines, P.O. Box 5772, Sun City Center, FL 33571-5772 – would be appreciated.
All bags and cans of cat food donated to our food drives provide a temporary resource for struggling cat owners and caretakers in the area.
New officers selected
The Sun City Center/South Shore Chapter of the American Association of University Women recently installed its new slate of officers: Sandra Dillmuth, president; Kathy Vore, vice president, programs; Carolyn Wight, recording secretary; Mary C. Smith, director of finance; Sandra Zeligman, corresponding secretary; Lois Toeppe, acting treasurer; Edith Rice, director, public policy; and Diane Waronka, vice president, membership.
The association’s next event is Tea Time Trivia at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Florida Room at the Atrium. Tickets are $20. For event information, call Dillmuth at (813) 642-0425. For membership information, call Waronka at (813) 641-2722.
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