If your club would like to post announcements, email them to Associate Editor Amber Jurgensen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
+ Hillsborough Community College
Hillsborough Community College’s Plant City campus will host a job fair from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the John R. Trinkle Center, 1206 N. Park Road.
The event is free and open to the public. Bring a résumé and wear business attire.
For more information, email the HCC Career Center, Plant City Campus, email@example.com.
+ Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce
Business After Hours will take place from 5:15 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Holiday Inn Express Plant City, 2102 N. Park Road.
To RSVP, call the chamber, (813) 754-3707.
+ Plant City Garden Club
The Plant City Garden Club will sponsor a series of six floral design classes beginning Oct. 5.
The hands-on series will cover topics such as the principle and elements of design. Each class covers a different topic by a certified Florida Federation of Garden Club Inc. instructor.
Cost for the series is $80. Classes take place from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5, 12, and 19, and Nov. 2, 9 and 16.
For more information, call (813) 716-6691.
+ Plant City Woman’s Club
The Plant City Woman’s Club will be holding its annual BBQ Chicken Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 17.
The dinner includes barbecue chicken, beans, slaw, roll and a brownie Pick-up is from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Train Depot.
Cost is $10; advanced sales only. Proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship fund.
Tickets are available at Beverly’s Consignment, James Irrigation, Southside Farm and Pet Supply and Tip to Toe Day Spa or through Peggy, (813) 752-7905, or Judy, (813) 754-3777.
+ Plant City Christmas Parade
The Plant City Christmas Parade theme has been announced as “Celebrate the Season.”
The parade will be take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 6, in Historic Downtown Plant City. Anyone interested in being a parade sponsor should call either Sharon Moody, (813) 453-7134, or Henry Falcon, (863) 255-3914.
Parade applications are available at the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce, 106 N. Evers St., Plant City.
For more information, contact Tom Daramus, board chairman, (813) 967-1626, or Moody, (813) 453-7134.
+ Dare to Rescue
The local dachshund adoption and rescue, Dare to Rescue, is hosting its eighth annual Dox-A-Palooza fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Sun-N-Fun Pavillion, 4175 Medulla Road, in Lakeland.
The event will feature food and drinks, calendars, apparel, costume contests for pets, raffles, silent and live auctions, carnival games, a mobile pet studio, agility course and more.
For more information, visit DareToRescue.com.
+ Plant City Lions Club
The Plant City Lions Club’s annual Golf Tournament will take place Friday, Oct. 4, at at Walden Lake Golf & Country Club, 2001 Clubhouse Drive, Plant City.
Registration begins at 11 a.m.; shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Golfers can compete for a chance to win the hole-in-one prize, a golf cart donated by I-4 Power. The title sponsor this year are the Plant City Times & Observer and the Tampa Bay Times.
For more information, contact Dave Davenport, firstname.lastname@example.org or (813) 478-9665.