Plant City’s Johni Broome to host second annual basketball camp; Plant City July 4th Celebration returning to Plant City Stadium; Plant City Fire Rescue to conduct Landing Zone Training this week; Lane closures continue in Plant City
Plant City’s Johni Broome to host second annual basketball camp
Plant City native Johni Broome, set to start his junior season at Auburn University after two seasons at Morehead State University, will be holding his second annual basketball camp this summer on July 23rd and July 24th at the Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 302 S. Maryland Ave.
Doors will open at 9 a.m. and the camp will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on both days, free for all kids to attend at no cost.
You can sign up for the camp at https://form.jotform.com/211881154953055.
Plant City July 4th Celebration returning to Plant City Stadium
Coordinated by the Plant City Recreation & Parks Department and the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce, the skies above Plant City will once again fill with fireworks this July 4th.
The celebration will take place on Monday, July 4 at Plant City Stadium, 1810 E. Park Rd. Parking lots will open at 5:30 p.m. and the gates will open at 6 p.m., with several activities available on the stadiums turf. Family-friendly activities offered will include inflatables, face painting, Corn Hole, tug-o-war and more, in addition to stadium concession stands and various venders inside the stadium and along the perimeter of the field. At 9:15 p.m., a spectacular 20-minute Zambelli fireworks display will begin.
Admission to the event is free with a parking cost of $5 per car. As it is a cash event, all are advised to bring cash for parking and vendors as no ATMs are available on-site.
Plant City’s July 4th Celebration is a family-oriented event, so please abide by Stadium and Parking Lot event policy. No alcohol is permitted on the property, per city ordinance, and bags and backpacks will be subject to search at the stadium entrance. No coolers nor any glass or open containers of any beverage are permitted into the stadium.
Should weather force the event to be postponed, the rain out date will be Tuesday, July 5 with gates opening at 8 p.m. and entertainment will be limited to the fireworks display only.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available! If interested or in need of more information, please email Special Events Coordinator Ivanna Ibarra at email@example.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 813-659-4255.
Plant City Fire Rescue to conduct Landing Zone Training this week
Plant City Fire Rescue will be conducting Landing Zone Training at Plant City Stadium June 17 and July 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Residents can expect to see helicopters flying in and out of the area during the trainings and Plant City Fire Rescue wants individuals to note that there is no emergency or anything to be concerned about if they see helicopters around Plant City Stadium during these periods.
Lane closures continue in Plant City
SR 60 (Brandon Boulevard) from Valrico Road to Turkey Creek Road:
Day lane closures: Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Night lane closures: Sunday, June 12 through Thursday, June 16 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
SR 574 (Reynolds Street) from Turkey Creek Road to Alexander Street:
Lane closures: Monday, June 13 through Friday, June 17 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.