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MONTHLY ACTIVITIES

 
 

October 2014

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Below is a list of the OWLS activities in date order for October 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:

October 7, 2014

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

11:00 AM

Event:

Monthly OWLS Meeting & Pot-Luck Luncheon

Where:

Northdale Park

Details:

Bring FOOD DISH to share
Entertainment: 
OWLS Generation music by Ron & The Classics

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Date:

October 12, 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:

Suite Surrender, a classic farce set in the 1940's.

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

October 14, 2014

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

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

Event:

Dine at Hooters and then enjoy TBL Hockey vs. NJ Devils

Cost:

$ 30 (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 Devils!
Fee covers transport, snacks, parking & admission.

Contact:

Don Clark (813) 985-4859

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Date:

October 15, 2014

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

10:30 AM at Northdale Park for carpooling (to include those who would rather not drive). 
All others can meet us at 11:30 AM at the restaurant

Event:

Lunch Bunch at Bahama Breeze Restaurant (Separate Checks)

Where:

Bahama Breeze Restaurant
3045 North Rocky Point Drive East
Tampa, Florida   33607

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Please sign up at meeting or call - Headcount is needed

Contact:

Marty Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

October 17, 2014

Day:

Friday

Time:

5:00 PM Bus departs Northdale Park (estimated return 11:00 PM)

Event:

3rd Friday Safety Harbor Music Series

Cost:

$ 22 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Let's get to know our little neighbor to the West - Safety Harbor.  Safety Harbor has a lot to offer visitors as well as the folks who live there.  The 3rd Friday music series is your opportunity to bring your family & friends out for an evening filled with shopping, dining & entertainment.  You will enjoy live music at the town's gazebo and throughout downtown, and browse the arts & crafts and food vendors.  The Jolly Trolley is the perfect way to enjoy sightseeing and shopping without the stress of finding your way around town.  The downtown businesses & restaurants are open late for your shopping & dining enjoyment.
Several of the Safety Harbor independent restaurants get top ratings for the areas dining spots, so do your Googling before you go.

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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Date:

October 20, 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:

October 24, 2014

Day:

Friday

Time:

6:00 PM Parade & Dog Costume Contest
7:00 PM Kids Costume Contest

Event:

Howl' O Ween at Northdale Park
Click <HERE> to view Flyer

Cost:

FREE

Details:

"Trunk or Treat" or just come watch the little ones on a fun Friday night!
Volunteers are needed!

Contact:

Ann Frisbie (813) 968-8460

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Date:

October 31, 2014

Day:

Friday

Time:

9:30 AM Bus departs Northdale Park for Forever Florida, St. Cloud, FL (estimated return 7:30 PM)

Event:

Forever Florida Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild w/Lunch Included

Cost:

$ 72 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Enjoy a fun-filled, wild Florida adventure on a picturesque 4700 acre Forever Florida wildlife conservation eco ranch!  Includes lunch of BBQ Pulled Pork or chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, cobbler & drink.  Then relax on the elevated 5' off the ground open-air safari coach for a fantastic view of everything, exploring 9 distinct ecosystems, home to an endless array of natural flora and fauna including alligators, black bears, white-tailed deer, nearly two hundred species of birds and endangered Florida panther.
En route home we stop at Cracker Barrel for Dutch dinner.
Happy Halloween everybody!
You will need to go up 6 steps to get onto the coach.

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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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.

 

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!  Please bring canned goods to our November Owls Meeting 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 2:30 PM)

Event:

OWLS TOUR HISTORICAL TAMPA THEATRE

Cost:

$ 8 (Click <HERE> for payment information)

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 departs Northdale Park (estimated return 3:30 PM)

Event:

Mixon Fruit Farm, Bradenton, FL Tour

Cost:

$ 40  $21 (Note Price Reduction!)
(Click
<HERE> for payment information)

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.

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.

 

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
Entertainment:
 Edith & Harvey Lyon - Holiday Music Extravaganza!
WE EXPECT TO BE IN NEW GYM...PLENTY OF ROOM!
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 Christmas Stroll at Henry Plant Museum

Cost:

$ 12  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

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 3 thru 6, 2014

Day:

Wednesday thru Saturday

Event:

FUN-FILLED MYSTERY TOUR

Cost:

Pay Travel Agency

Details:

Reserve your bus seat for this fun-filled holiday oriented Mystery Tour.  We won't know where we are going until we arrive.  Tour starts with driver picking you up at your home & delivering you to our bus.  No - He does not know where we are going!
No government secret has been as closely guarded as your destination!  No prying the surprise out of anyone, not even your coach driver.  While we head West (or is it East, North or South) be prepared for four days of good old-fashioned fun.
Invite friends & neighbors to travel with you on this mystery trip.  Cost for double is $599 (payable to travel agency) with insurance if desired at $60.  Price includes your home Pick Up & Return, full transportation costs, hotel stay, and 6 meals.
Travel with us to exciting locales featuring unique entertainment, delicious dining & some surprising twists & turns!
Contact Sylvia Katz for further information and details.

Contact:

Sylvia Katz (813) 961-5649

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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  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

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.
Limited to 50 guests

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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Date:

December 19, 2014

Day:

Friday

Event:

Holiday Social & Grand Opening Gym 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 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:

10:00 AM 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 15 - 17, 2015

Day:

Thursday - Saturday

Time:

Thursday: 2:00 - 6:00 PM Open Court Play, 6:00 - 8:30 PM Dance Party (Fun, fun!)
Friday: 9:00AM - Noon Ladies Doubles, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Men's Doubles
Saturday:  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mixed Doubles

Event:

1st Annual Holiday Pickleball Classic Indoor Tournament

Cost:

$ 35  (Click <HERE> for payment information)

Details:

Entry Fee covers dance, and one or more events, Tournament T-shirt, Player Awards & Light Refreshments at dance party.  Get your exercise while having fun!
Must Complete registration form by January 9th!

Contact:

Coach Russell (813) 264-8541 or
email:  Elefterion@hillsboroughcounty.org

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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 24, 2015

Day:

Saturday

Time:

9:00 AM until 2:00 PM

Event:

OWLS Line Dance Extravaganza at the Park

Cost:

$ 5 (Click <HERE> for payment information)
($10 Day of Event)

Where:

Northdale Park
15550 Spring Pine Drive
Tampa, Florida   33624

Map:

Click <HERE> to view map to location

Details:

Featuring JOHN H. ROBINSON, "Mr. Showcase" and other instructors.
Admission fee includes Line Dance Instruction at different levels throughout the event.
Light refreshments and plenty of laughs provided.  Food trucks available for lunch.
You can purchase favorite dance items from vendors!

Contact:

Coach Russell (813) 264-8541

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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. At 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)
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 DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

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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:

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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:

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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 treat lunch at Golden Corral in Orlando.
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 19

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

   
 

March 2015

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

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Date:

March 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 by
Mario Family - Bag Pipes, Irish Dancing & Such!

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Date:

March 4, 2015

Day:

Wednesday

Time:

9:30 AM County bus Departs 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

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 20, 2015

Day:

Friday

Time:

10:00 AM

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!
First Annual Homemade Apple Pie Baking Contest with one winner & 2 runner ups!
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 22, 2015

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:

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Details:

Looking, a comedy about middle ages singles!

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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April 2015

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

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Date:

April 4, 2015

Day:

Saturday

Event:

Easter Egg Hunt at the Park

Cost:

FREE

Details:

Save date - details being developed

Contact:

Ann Frisbie (813) 968-8460

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Date:

April 11 2015

Day:

Saturday

Event:

Family Fun Festival at the Park

Cost:

FREE

Details:

Save date - details being developed

Contact:

Ann Frisbie (813) 968-8460

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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 DOOR

Where:

Carrollwood Players Theatre
4333 Gunn Highway

Map:

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Details:

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

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:

TBD

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 Colonnade Restaurant, 3401 Bayshore Blvd.

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 19, 2015

Day:

Tuesday

Time:

10:00 AM Bus Departs Northdale Park 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 the original architectural highlights, thoughtful touches pay tribute to a rich and honored past.
Built in 1905, originally housed the United States Post Office.  In 19_ it became the Old Federal Courthouse.
Dutch lunch in the Bizou, formerly the Main Courtroom.

Contact:

Ruth Zeigler (813) 962-0397

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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 7, 2015

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:

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

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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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 12, 2015

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:

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Details:

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

Contact:

Nancy Stearns (813) 961-4438

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