Camp Extravaganza coming to PC YMCA
Saturday, April 19 at the Plant City Family YMCA looks to be a fun one for the kids.
The Y will host its Camp Extravaganza in conjunction with Healthy Kids Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids and parents are welcome to stop by to learn all about the Y’s summer camp offerings and check out the games music and other fun activities on deck. The event is free.
10 a.m.: Pool relays
10:30 a.m.: Mini Camp on the sports field
11 a.m.: Family Zumba on the pool deck
11:30 a.m.: Sports Activities on the sports field
12 p.m.: Hot dogs and chips served (must pick up food ticket by 10:40 a.m.)
First service at First Call
First Call at Sydney Baptist Church, a new house of worship geared toward first responders and their families, is set to officially launch this weekend.
The church’s inaugural service begins at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday and is led by Chaplain Dan Middlebrooks. A “blessed brunch” will follow the service at 10:45 a.m.
First Call is located at 1510 Cre Road, Dover. For more information call 813-767-2082 or visit firstcallsbc.com.
Durant drama program to perform spring musical
“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is due up for a three-night performance at the Durant High School auditorium next week.
The musical, a 2005 Tony Award winner, is about a middle school’s spelling bee as told through one woman’s flashback. It has been performed on Broadway and around the world since 2005 and generally includes segments where audience members are invited to join the “spelling bee” competition onstage.
Durant students will perform at 7 p.m. on April 11, 12 and 13. There will also be a 2 p.m. show on April 13. Adult tickets cost $12 per person, student tickets cost $6 per person and children age 5 and under get in for free.
Register for youth summer program
The Plant City Recreation and Parks Department’s annual Youth Summer Program starts June 10 and runs for eight weeks through August 2. Local kids age 5 through 15 can learn about the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) field with arts and crafts, games, sports, “discovery” activities, outdoor adventures, field trips and more.
The program costs $375 for eight weeks of activities and trips, adult supervision, shirts, transportation and more. The cost comes out to less than $10 per day per child. The total fee must be paid in full by June 7. Payment plans are available.
The program is based out of the Planteen Recreation Center, 301 Dort St. Youth must have at least completed kindergarten to be able to participate in the camp.
Registration forms and more information are available on the program web page at plantcitygov.com/parksrec/page/summer-offerings or by e-mail at email@example.com or by telephone at 813-659-4256.