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MONTHLY ACTIVITIES

 
 

November 2014

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for November 2014. 

You can scroll down to view each activity or click on the date in the calendar to view the activity for that date.

Click <HERE> to view this month's newsletter and Calendar of events.

 

Date:

November 4, 2014

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share
Entertainment:
 Doo Wop Music from Cyndi Burger, The One Girl Band!
METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES FOOD DRIVE TODAY!  Please bring canned goods to feed the less fortunate at Thanksgiving.
Collection Barrels at Park;  PLEASE, NO GLASS JARS.  MUCH NEEDED FOODS:  CANNED FRUIT, CRANBERRIES, CEREAL, YAMS AND TURKEY STUFFING.
Cash or Check contribution to Metropolitan Ministries is always welcomed.

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 340-9436

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Date:

November 5, 2014

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

9:30 AM County bus departs Northdale Park
(estimated return time 2:30 PM)

Event:

OWLS TOUR HISTORICAL TAMPA THEATRE

Cost:

$ 8 - SOLD OUT EVENT

Details:

9:30 AM County bus leaves Northdale Park for a Balcony-to-Backstage Tour of the beautiful, historical Tampa Theatre.
This
Tampa treasure has quite a few stories that you should know - about her Design, her Construction, her near Destruction with some first-person experiences and a few ghost stories thrown in.  Tour guide is OWLS member Gail Wise, who has always been telling anyone who wants to listen all about the theatre's past.  There are stairs to the  balcony (for ghost stories) & stairs down into the backstage area; but if you don't do stairs, tour can still be enjoyed.  Being a designated Historic site, there's no elevator.
Dutch lunch following tour at the
Columbia Cafe, in the Tampa Bay History Center.
Fee covers transport & tour fee.

Contact:

Gail Wise (813) 935-3344

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Date:

November 8, 2014

Day:

Saturday

Event:

Northdale 5K Pumpkin Run & 1 Mile Family Walk

Cost:

$ 25 for 5K ($30 day of race), $15 for 1 Mile Walk ($20 day of race).
(Click
<HERE> for payment information)

Details:

8:00 AM Races Start and end at Bob Sierra YMCA, 4015 Ragg Road facility.
For medical needs visit Platinum Race Sponsor
FLORIDA MEDICAL CLINIC!
Entry fee covers:  Registration
(timing chip), Event Shirt & Pancake Breakfast.
$25 for 5K ($30 day of race), $15 for 1 Mile Walk ($20 day of race).
Organized by Northdale Civic Association in partnership with Bob Sierra YMCA.
Be fit and enjoy a Saturday morning with friends!  Register now at www.Northdale.org
Business Sponsorships are available!

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 340-9436

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Date:

November 9, 2014

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Doubt, gripping story of suspicion, powerful drama.

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

November 13, 2014

Day:

Thursday

Time:

9:00 AM Bus & Van depart Northdale Park
(estimated return 3:30 PM)

Event:

Mixon Fruit Farm, Bradenton, FL Tour

Cost:

$21 - SOLD OUT EVENT

Details:

We will tour packing house, tram trip thru the groves, see & learn about injured birds & animals and enjoy a great lunch.  Have you had four potato salad?  We will learn history of farm while enjoying ice cream & wine tasting.  We will have time for shopping, shopping & more shopping.  Fee includes transportation, admission and lunch.
SOLD OUT - pay now to get on WAIT LIST!

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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Date:

November 17, 2014

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

November 19, 2014

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at Circles Bistro

Event:

Lunch Bunch at Circles Bistro (Separate Checks)

Where:

Circles Bistro
13002 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, Florida   33618
(Southwest corner of Dale Mabry & Fletcher Ave.)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Wonderful Selection with Good Prices
Please sign up at meeting or call - Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

November 20, 2014

Day:

Thursday

Time:

8:45 AM Depart Northdale Park for Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg (estimated return 2:45 PM)

Event:

Enjoy Coffee, Orchestra Concert & Lunch

Cost:

$ 61 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

The Florida Orchestra takes the live concert experience to new levels of comfort, intimacy and fun with concerts filled with audience favorites, delightful commentary from Tony Award winning Principal Guest Conductor Stuart Malina, and complimentary coffee and doughnuts before the performance.
Featuring percussionists from the
National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba as part of ongoing cultural exchange; a program showcasing brass, winds & percussion.
After concert we go to
The Hangar Restaurant & Flight Lounge for a prepaid lunch including beverage, tax & gratuity.  Alcohol available for purchase.
Please call Ruth with your menu choice: 1) Hangar Chopped Salad; 2) Grilled Ham & Cheese; 3) Grilled Burger on a Kaiser Roll;
4
) Flying Chicken Sandwich.
Payment deadline is October 15th

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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Date:

November 29, 2014

Day:

Saturday

Time:

2:00 PM Bus departs Northdale Park (estimated return 11:00 PM)

Event:

"Light Up The Night" in Mt. Dora

Cost:

$ 23 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Come visit Mt. Dora for its annual Christmas tree lighting event where the shops & restaurants will be open late for your evening's enjoyment.
Visit Donnelly Park, the heart of Mt. Dora, for the beautiful Christmas lit park trees.  Enjoy the singing of the local carolers at the park.  Have Dutch dinner in one of the towns excellent restaurants.  Shop many unique boutiques open for your shopping pleasures.
A great way to start the holiday season!

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

November 30, 2014

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Babes In Toyland, a magical toymaker musical.

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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December 2014

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for December 2014. 

You can scroll down to view each activity or click on the date in the calendar to view the activity for that date.

Click <HERE> to view this month's newsletter and Calendar of events.

 

Date:

December 2, 2014

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share
TODAY'S ENTERTAINMENT:  Edith & Harvey Lyon & Friends, Holiday Extravaganza!
METROPOLITAN MINISTRIES TOY DRIVE!! 
If each OWL member brings an unwrapped toy for a child we can help make the Holidays memorable.  Gifts for infants & teens are always in short supply, but all toys are appreciated.  Collection barrels stationed in hall.
CASH CONTRIBUTION ALWAYS APPRECIATED.  THANKS!

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 340-9436

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Date:

December 3, 2014

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

Note Time Change: 3:30 PM County Bus departs to Colonnade Restaurant (estimated return 9:00 PM)

Event:

Victorian Stroll at Henry Plant Museum

Cost:

$ 12 - SOLD OUT EVENT

Details:

Note Time Change: 3:30 PM County Bus departs to Colonnade Restaurant.
Then to
Henry Plant Museum: a history museum and cultural art attraction where the extravagant and grandeur of Tampa's Victorian Christmas Stroll, takes place.  Henry Plant Museum is the former 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel gracing 14 magnificent rooms adorned with authentic Victorian-style decorations, elaborately trimmed trees, lush greenery, antique toys and imaginative ornaments.  Spiced cider and cookies served on the veranda.  Sing-a-long with the carolers singing songs for our merriment.
Fee covers transportation, admission to Victorian Stroll and a
$10 refund for dining.
A GREAT DEAL, WITH REFUND THIS TRIP COSTS $2 !!!

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 340-9436

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Date:

December 10, 2014

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

8:30 AM County bus departs Northdale Park for Orlando, FL
(estimated return 4:30 PM)

Event:

ClearOne Sports Pickleball Social - Orlando

Cost:

$ 7  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Spend day with old & new friends playing pickleball & learning about badminton.  Fee covers transportation, admission & free lunch for dues-paying Owls members.
Limited to 30, payment is your reservation -
Maybe we start Northdale Badminton!

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 340-9436 or Coach Russell (813) 264-8541

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Date:

December 12, 2014

Day:

Friday

Time:

5:30 PM Bus departs Northdale Park for Hudson, FL
(estimated return 11:00 PM)

Event:

Show Palace Christmas Event

Cost:

$ 68  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

The ever popular Show Palace Dinner Theater will present the most famous Christmas classic of all time, Dickens's "A Christmas Carol".  Not your usual "Carol" though.  It is a smash Broadway musical version and is not to be missed.
Dinner will be a wonderful selection of meats, fish, pastas, assorted vegetables and salads plus a tasty assortment of desserts.  Plus you may go back for seconds in case you missed the bread pudding with sauce.
Your check is your reservation and covers round trip transportation, driver's gratuities, your
beautiful buffet dinner (all you can eat), all restaurant tips, and the fabulous musical show "A Christmas Carol".  Alcoholic beverage costs & tips are additional.
Purchase tickets early.
 Deadline is November 10th, 2014.

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

December 16, 2014

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at Milk 'N Honey Tea Room (ends at 2:00 PM)

Event:

OWLS' Holiday Luncheon Tea

Cost:

$ 20  - SOLD OUT EVENT

Where:

Milk 'N Honey Tea Room
2092 West Busch Blvd.
Tampa, FL   33612

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Menu:  Waldorf Chicken Salad, quiche, soup and special holiday desserts along with beverage of your choice.  Relax, reflect & recharge in a truly unique setting.
SOLD OUT - pay now to get on WAIT LIST!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

December 19, 2014

Day:

Friday

Event:

Holiday Social & Grand Opening Celebration Party

Cost:

$ 22  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

5:30 PM Doors open with full Holiday Dinner supplied by Tony & Jana Regas, Boston's Restaurant & Sports Grill followed by Suzanne Reno singing with husband, D J Angelo.
Menu:  Holiday Salad (Greens, Pecans, Cranberries & Feta Cheese), Turkey (carved at Park), Gravy, Ham, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potato Casserole & Pumpkin Pie.
Wear Christmas outfits & dance, socialize and have fun as we celebrate our new GYM!
PAY FIRST, EAT FIRST
!

Contact:

Alice Bustelo (813) 963-6971

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January 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for January 2015. 

You can scroll down to view each activity or click on the date in the calendar to view the activity for that date.

 

Date:

January 6, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share
Entertainment:
 Gene Cannon: Sax, Strings & Sings!

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Date:

January 9, 2015

Day:

Friday

Time:

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Event:

6th Annual Seniors Crime Prevention & Safety Fair

Cost:

FREE

Details:

Free admission, free food, drinks, raffle prizes & more!
There will be a variety of presentations, displays and other information pertaining to Crime Prevention & Personal Safety for Seniors.  Drop Box on site for unneeded or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal by the Sheriff's Department
Bring your personal information for safe document shredding and disposal.
Take time to learn what to do, & what not to do, regarding your personal safety!

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 963-3539, or Deputy Chris DePolis (813) 247-0947

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Date:

January 11, 2015

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT THE DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

On Golden Pond, a light drama love story.

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

January 15, 2015

Day:

Thursday

Time:

9:30 AM  til noon -- Meet your friends at Painting With A Twist

Event:

Explore Your Artistic Talents at PAINTING WITH A TWIST

Cost:

$ 35  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Painting With A Twist
12926 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL   33618
(SW corner Dale Mabry & South Village Drive)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

This hands-on, stroke-by-stroke art venue that combines camaraderie and creativity, allowing you to create your masterpiece with step-by-step instruction with an experienced local artist.  You will have fun and leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent.  Canvas, paint , brushes & aprons provided.  This is an easy-going, fun-loving approach to painting.
Dutch lunch following at
Circles Bistro, Carrollwood Village Shoppes.
Learn you are a fabulous artist while laughing!

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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Date:

January 19, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

January 21, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at Red Lobster

Event:

Lunch Bunch at Red Lobster (Separate Checks)

Where:

Red Lobster
11601 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, Florida   33618

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Go to their website & fill out membership form & receive a Free Appetizer or Dessert!!
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

January 23, 2015

Day:

Friday

Time:

10:00 AM Bus departs Northdale Park (estimated return 3:00 PM)

Event:

DALI'/PICASSO - PICASSO/DALI'

Cost:

$ 40 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Get on the comfortable MARTZ BUS & over to St. Petersburg DALI MUSEUM to see this rare event before it travels to Barcelona.  Spain's GREATEST 20TH CENTURY SURREALISTS are featured side by side for comparisons.  We will follow the museum docent to learn about surrealism & the artists, or you may choose to go it alone using the museum's free headsets.
We will enjoy Dutch
lunch at the newly appointed Sundial.  Still in renovation process, it is already a delight to those who love new places, new faces, new shops & restaurants.

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

January 28, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

9:00 AM County Bus departs Northdale Park
(estimated return 3:30 PM)

Event:

Visit Snowbird Extravaganza in Lakeland, FL

Cost:

$ 24 $11 (Another $ deal)
(Click
<HERE> for payment information)

Details:

See the largest Extravaganza in our area.  It covers the entire Lakeland Center.  You will see Snowbird information booths, free entertainment, samples, and freebees.
Dutch
lunch at Buddy Freddy's in Plant City and YOU get $10 refund for lunch money!!.

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

   
 

February 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for February 2015. 

You can scroll down to view each activity or click on the date in the calendar to view the activity for that date.

 

Date:

February 3, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share
Entertainment: 
Clint Giesler singing Owls Style Songs!

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Date:

February 12, 2015

Day:

Thursday

Time:

5:00 PM Depart Northdale Park for Thursday evening "supper" & hockey (estimated return 10:30 PM)

Event:

Dine at Hooters and then enjoy TBL Hockey vs. St Louis Blues

Cost:

$ 35 (Good deal)
(Click
<HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Pre-game Dutch dining at Hooter's Channelside location (will put us in the hockey mood) located east of the "Ice Palace" (or you can dine at arena).
Root for home team as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Blues!
Fee covers transport, parking & game ticket.

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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Date:

February 13, 2015

Day:

Friday

Time:

6:30 PM Doors Open (program ends at 8:30 PM) - Sunday dress & enjoy indoor concert!
7:00 PM Cello & Piano Duo Concert:
Theresa Villani, cello & Anne Marie Scotto, piano.

Event:

"American Songbook, The Golden Age of Melody" Indoor Concert at Park

Cost:

FREE

Where:

Northdale Park
15550 Spring Pine Drive
Tampa, Florida   33624

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

This is a very special treat that you do not want to miss...Bring a friend and enjoy!
Sponsored by the Northdale Civic Association for enjoyment by all!
Light refreshments & coffee available at intermission.

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

February 15, 2015

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT THE DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Jersey Lily, Oscar Wilde brings Lily Langtry to Baker Street.

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

February 16, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

February 18, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at Michael's Grill

Event:

Lunch Bunch at Michael's Grill (Separate Checks)

Where:

Michael's Grill
11702 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, Florida   33618

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Everyone loved the huge selection available on past visits!
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

February 19, 2015

Day:

Thursday

Time:

10:00 AM Bus Departs Northdale Park for Orlando
(estimated return 6:00 PM)

Event:

CSI: The Experience - Can You Solve The Crime?

Cost:

$ 42 (Good deal)
(Click
<HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Dutch lunch at Golden Corral.
CSI: The Experience -
Play the role of a crime investigator at the blockbuster new interactive challenge.  Based on the hit TV CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.  You will be the latest recruit to the world of forensic science.  Guided by videos featuring CSI cast members and real-life forensic scientists, you'll examine bullet casings, match DNA to potential suspects, and identify the source of a single strand of hair as you complete the investigation process; 15 forensic labs,
3 autopsy stations and a reporting station.
This hands-on experience will plunge exhibit-goers deep into the heart of the action.
Dazzling special effects! - Payment deadline January 19th

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

   
 

March 2015

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29 30 31        

Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for March 2015. 

You can scroll down to view each activity or click on the date in the calendar to view the activity for that date.

 

Date:

March 3, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting with Corned Beef & Cabbage Lunch

Cost:

$ 4  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Entertainment by Mario Family - Bag Pipes, Irish Dancing & Such!
DO NOT
BRING FOOD DISH THIS MONTH!  Tom & Bette Murray and John Erb are cooking!  Get in the Irish mood "Life is like a cup of tea, it's all in how you make it!"
Prepay $4 for your Irish meal ticket or stand in line and pay at the door for "meal deal":  Roll with Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potato & Carrots, a cookie & a bottle of water!
If you do not like Corned Beef & Cabbage, bring your own bagged lunch.
WEAR SOMETHING GREEN!

Contact:

Bill Castens (813) 340-9436

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Date:

March 4, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

9:30 AM County bus leaves Northdale Park
(estimated return 2:00 PM)

Event:

OWLS TOUR OAKLAWN CEMETERY

Cost:

$ 9  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Tour of Tampa's first public graveyard hosted by Miss Prudence Fipwhistle, (1850 - 1900) a/k/a Maureen Patrick.
An affable ghost, Prudence knows where the bodies are buried, and how they got there - former Mayors, the wealthy, the ne'er do well, slaves and their masters, pirates, preachers, and many more.  You will also learn about
Victorian grave art during tour.
Dutch lunch at
Carmine's in Ybor City.  Miss Prudence may join us!
Fee covers transport & tour guide fee.

Contact:

Gail Wise (813) 935-3344

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Date:

March 16, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

March 18, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at Brio Tuscan Restaurant, International Mall

Event:

Lunch Bunch at Brio Tuscan Restaurant (Separate Checks)

Where:

Brio Tuscan Restaurant
International Mall
(just East of Cheese Cake Factory)

Details:

Brio Tuscan Restaurant is rated as one of the best ten restaurants in Tampa!
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

March 19, 2015

Day:

Thursday

Time:

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Deliver pies to Park for JUDGING.

Event:

First Annual Northdale Owls Homemade Apple Pie Baking Contest

Details:

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Deliver pies to Park for JUDGING.  Men and Women:  Brush up on pie baking skills and enter our First Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest.  Pies will be served at the Old Fashioned Picnic on Friday, March 20th.  We're going to need lots of pies!
Contest Rules: 
Two crust, using any apple variety or combination of apples.  Crust and filling must be made from scratch.  No help!  This is your entry.  Bring your pie in a 9 inch disposable pie pan.  Pies will be judged on flavor, filling, crust, overall appearance and creativity.  
A full list of ingredients with your name and telephone number must accompany entry.  Winners:  First place grand prize winner & two runners-up for second place prizes.  See complete list of contest rules on Marty's table.
Call Ruth to register no later than March 3rd.

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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Date:

March 20, 2015

Day:

Friday

Time:

10:00 AM - Meet in picnic area at Northdale Park

Event:

"Old Fashioned Picnic In The Park"

Cost:

$ 7  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

10:00 AM - Meet in picnic area at Northdale Park

Details:

Catered by John Erb
Fun, Games and camaraderie!
We will eat
Pulled Pork, Grilled Chicken, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Root Beer Floats & Water at noon.  Homemade apple pie & coffee for dessert!
See how many of the Northdale Owls and other trivia questions you can answer!
Bring Lawn Chairs, yard games, board games and cards, we'll have the B-I-N-G-O!...
Bring your musical instrument and entertain us!...Enjoy singing?  Get up a group and give us a short performance.
 Let's have fun and also eat some of John Erb's cooking!
Need volunteers to help set up, serve and clean up.

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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Date:

March 21, 2015

Day:

Saturday

Time:

9:30 AM Bus leaves Northdale Park  for Winter Park
(estimated return 6:30 PM)

Event:

WINTER PARK ART FESTIVAL

Cost:

$ 25  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

THIS INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ART FESTIVAL IS SECOND TO NONE & NOT TO BE MISSED.  WE WILL TAKE A COMFORTABLE MARTZ COACH.
YOU WILL HAVE APPROXIMATELY FIVE HOURS FOR ART, LUNCH ON YOUR OWN (GREAT INDIE RESTAURANTS IN
W. P.) AND SHOPPING.

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

March 22, 2015

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT THE DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Looking, a comedy about middle aged singles!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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April 2015

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You can scroll down to view each activity or click on the date in the calendar to view the activity for that date.

 

Date:

April 4, 2015

Day:

Saturday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Easter Egg Hunt at Northdale Park

Cost:

FREE

Details:

Bring grandchildren (bring basket), or just come to watch the fun!
Don't be late --- once the hunts begin, they are over quickly!
Volunteers needed - Call or see Martha if available.

Contact:

Martha Hughes (813) 477-0924

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Date:

April 7, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share
Entertainment TBD

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Date:

April 11, 2015

Day:

Saturday

Time:

10:00 AM View Parade into Park including Gaither High's Marching Band.

Event:

Enjoy Family Fun Festival  at Northdale Park

Cost:

FREE

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

3500+ people attend.
Free Parking - Free Food & Free Entertainment!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED & APPRECIATED!

Contact:

Ann Frisbie (813) 968-8460

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Date:

April 15, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at TBD

Event:

Lunch Bunch at TBD (Separate Checks)

Details:

DESTINATION BEING DETERMINED BUT SAVE THE DATE
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

April 17, 2015

Day:

Friday

Time:

9:45 AM County bus departs for Orlando
(estimated return 4:00 PM)

Event:

Medieval Times

Cost:

$ 37  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Save date - details being developed.
Limited to first 30

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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Date:

April 19, 2015

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT THE DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Breaking Legs, a comedy of murder & menace Italian Style!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

April 20, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

April 23, 2015

Day:

Thursday

Time:

9:30 AM Bus departs Northdale Park (estimated return 2:30 PM)

Event:

Tour Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center

Cost:

$ 23  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Interesting & Educational
HCEOC is the central coordination facility for all disasters.  Fire Rescue, Police, Hurricanes, Mobile Command Vehicles, Customized Motor & Trailer Units, Mobile Medical Vehicles, 9-1-1 Dispatch, and more.
Dutch lunch following tour at Spaghetti Warehouse.

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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May 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for May 2015. 

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Date:

May 5, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share

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Date:

May 18, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

May 19, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

10:00 AM Bus Departs for Boutique Hotel, The Le Meridien Tampa (estimated return 2:00 PM)

Event:

Tour Federal Courthouse, Artfully Transformed into Le Meridien Hotel

Cost:

$ 21  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Throughout the hotel, contemporary style complements rich, historic elements.  From the elegant Library with its floor-to-ceiling rare Terrazzo Italian marble walls to guest rooms and suites that remain adorned with original architectural highlights, thoughtful touches pay tribute to a rich and honored past.  Built in 1905, originally housed the United States Post Office before it became the Old Federal Courthouse.
Dutch lunch on site in the Bizou, formerly the Main Courtroom.

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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Date:

May 20, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at TBD

Event:

Lunch Bunch at TBD (Separate Checks)

Details:

DESTINATION BEING DETERMINED BUT SAVE THE DATE
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

May 27, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:45 AM County Bus departs Northdale Park
(estimated return 7:00 PM)

Event:

Rays vs. Seattle Mariners

Cost:

$ 27 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Fee covers admission & bus.
Take me to the ballgame while enjoying the HOOT on every Rays Home Run!
Dutch dine at Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill after game -
Come have fun with OWLS!
(Good deal:  No Parking Fee, Good Seats & Good Company!)

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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June 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for June 2015. 

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Date:

June 2, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share

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Date:

June 7, 2015

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT THE DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, a comedy for mature audiences!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

June 15, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

June 17, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at TBD

Event:

Lunch Bunch at TBD (Separate Checks)

Details:

DESTINATION BEING DETERMINED BUT SAVE THE DATE
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

June 24, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

10:45 AM County Bus departs Northdale Park
(estimated return 6:30 PM)

Event:

Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Cost:

$ 27 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Fee covers admission & bus.
Take me to the ballgame while enjoying the HOOT on every Rays Home Run!
Dutch dine at Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill after game -
Come have fun with OWLS!
(Good deal:  No Parking Fee, Good Seats & Good Company!)

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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July 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for July 2015. 

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Date:

July 7, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share

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Date:

July 12, 2015

Day:

Sunday Matinee

Time:

2:30 PM Meet at Theatre

Event:

Owls take in Carrollwood Players

Cost:

PAY AT THE DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, a farce poking fun at "show biz"!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

July 15, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at TBD

Event:

Lunch Bunch at TBD (Separate Checks)

Details:

DESTINATION BEING DETERMINED BUT SAVE THE DATE
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

July 20, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

July 29, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

10:45 AM County Bus departs Northdale Park
(estimated return 6:30 PM)

Event:

Rays vs. Detroit Tigers

Cost:

$ 27 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Fee covers admission & bus.
Take me to the ballgame while enjoying the HOOT on every Rays Home Run!
Dutch dine at Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill after game -
Come have fun with OWLS!
(Good deal:  No Parking Fee, Good Seats & Good Company!)

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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August 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for August 2015. 

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Date:

August 4, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Event:

REMINDER:  NO MONTHLY OWLS MEETING IN AUGUST

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Date:

August 17, 2015

Day:

Monday

Time:

10:00 AM

Event:

Bunco at Brunchies

Cost:

$ 16  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Where:

Brunchies
14366 North Dale Mabry Highway
(near Starbuck's Coffee)

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Limited to 32 Players --- Hurry, this event always sells fast!
Fee covers cost of
lunch and prizes
Games start at 10:00 AM SHARP
A Hooting Fun Way to Make New Friends and enjoy a good time!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

August 19, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

11:30 AM Meet at TBD

Event:

Lunch Bunch at TBD (Separate Checks)

Details:

DESTINATION BEING DETERMINED BUT SAVE THE DATE
Please sign up at meeting or call -
Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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December 2015

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for December 2015. 

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Date:

December 4, 2015

Day:

Friday

Event:

Show Palace

Details:

Details being developed... Save the date.

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

December 10, 2015

Day:

Thursday

Event:

Owls To Gaylord Palms, Kissimmee, FL

Cost:

$ 45  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Details TBD --- SAVE DATE!

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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