FIRST LEGO League teams will battle it out at the Brandon campus of Hillsborough Community College.
Challenged to seek solutions to problems facing senior citizens, children ages 9 to 14 will gather at the Brandon campus of Hillsborough Community College Saturday, Dec. 8 for the Suncoast FIRST LEGO League Tournament. The tournament will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference center at HCC, 10414 Columbus Dr., Tampa. The theme of this year's tournament is "Senior Solutions." The competition requires teams to partner with a senior citizen over the age of 60 and research innovative solutions to obstacles that keep seniors from having quality and engaging lifestyles in their communities. Sixteen teams from throughout Tampa Bay also will compete in a 2 ½-minute robot challenge, seeking to earn as many points as possible. Team robots are …
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- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- D'Ann White
Saturday, May 21, 2011
1. Dress in your best Hollywood glam outfit and attend the Evening With the Stars Gala, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The event will take place tonight at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview, starting at 6:30 p.m. with a champagne reception. The night, with a Hollywood glamour theme, will include dinner catered by Fred's Southern Gourmet of Plant City, jazz music by the jazz band from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, a silent auction and casino games. Tickets are $100. Call Dean Snyder at 813-752-0346. 2. Newsome and Riverview high schools will present the school edition of "Les Miserables" May 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Riverview High School, 11311 Boyette Road, Riverview. Tickets are $10. For information, call 813-671-5011, …