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Corn hole Tournament benefits Wade Thorson and honor James David Birk

Wednesday, Aug 03, 2011 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events, Altruism Foundation
The Altruism Foundation which is based in Lutz hosted an event on July 23 at the Lutz Nature Park in honor of James David Birk, a longtime Lutz resident who would have celebrated his 23rd birthday on July 22. James celebrated Thanksgiving 2009 with his family by playing Cornhole, a favorite family pastime before leaving Hillsborough River State Park to watch football with a friend.

Lutz Parade and Fourth of July Celebration

Monday, Jul 04, 2011 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events
The annual Fourth of July Celebration took place on Monday, July 4, 2011, Beautiful downtown Lutz, Florida. The theme this year was "Lutz: Home Sweet Home". The Nehrboss sisters, Kelsie 15, Bobbi 16, McKenna 17, Halie 10 and Kaila 17 sell their specially bows from their family business Bows and Beyond at the Lutz Fourth of July Celebration. By Anthony V. Masella Jr. of

Graduation Day at Gaither High School

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2011 | On Target Page: Gaither High School
Class Valedictorian Ana Lilian Reyes, the daughter of proud Cuban immigrants, achieved an 8.3 GPA and plans to attend Harvard Medical School in the Fall.…Gaither High School conducted their commencement ceremonies on June 7, 2011 at the Florida State Fairgrounds with principal, Marie Whelan presiding over the awarding of diplomas

George Steinbrenner HS Graduation

Friday, Jun 03, 2011 | On Target Page: George Steinbrenner High School

Class Valedictorian Alexandra Milan at the first George Steinbrenner High School Graduation at the Florida State Fairgrounds.


Scraporium Scrapbook Store in Lutz is Expanding!

Thursday, Mar 31, 2011 | On Target Page: Lutz Community Events

Denise Hopkinson started her small scrap-booking store in 1998 when scrapbooking was just starting to take off.


Pepo's Spanish Market has a Fiesta on its Grand Opening Day

Sunday, Feb 27, 2011 | On Target Page: Lutz Community Events
Pepo's Spanish Market held its Grand Opening  Sunday Feb 27 and the Fiesta poured out the door and into the parking lot with DJ music and free Spanish food.

3rd Annual Christmas Balloon Glow by Hollie’s Farm & Garden

Saturday, Dec 18, 2010 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events

Hollie’s Farm & Garden hosted its third annual Christmas Balloon Glow at 20545 County Line Road in Lutz. The Balloon Glow offered spectators a breathtaking view of inflated balloons lighted by their burners. Spectators got an opportunity to get up close and walk around the balloons inflate in their launch position on the field, but do not ascend. As the pilots fire their burners, the balloons glow against the blackness of the night sky offering the unique beauty of the glow.

World Wide Candle Lighting Event for children that have died

Sunday, Dec 12, 2010 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events

Linda Adamo, the Lutz Little League, and the bereaved families of Hillsborough County in conjunction with the Worldwide Candle Lighting, held a vigil for local families on December 12, 2010 at Lutz Little League. Readings, special music, and the reading of children's names were done in a solemn and respectful manner on a blistering cold Sunday night. Families brought a picture or remembrance of their child that was put on a table. The Adamo’s donated the candles and holders and the lighters to start them.

Christmas house at the Old Lutz Schoolhouse in Lutz

Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events

Addison Hall 4, Lily Hall 2 and their cousin Anna Sussman 4 of Land O’Lakes admire the vast collection of little toy soldiers at Christmas house at the Old Lutz Schoolhouse.

Broadway Dancesations studio open house in Lutz

Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events

Broadway Dancesations studio held an open house to celebrate their new location at 1408 North Dale Mabry, Suite 106, in Lutz. Free giveaway drawings, a dance team fundraiser,   ribbon cutting and performances were held. For information, call (813) 960-3025 or visit

Lutz Cub Scouts Pack 12 assemble gift bags for the homeless

Saturday, Dec 11, 2010 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events

The Lutz Cub Scouts, Pack 12, worked with the Homeless Ministry of the First Baptist Church in Lutz, 18116 US North 41, to assemble gift bags for the homeless. They will then distribute approximately 70 gift bags to a homeless shelter downtown Tampa on the Thursday night before Christmas. The cub scouts will also make Christmas cards for the people on the street.  Information about this event is below.

Lutz Arts and Crafts Festival makes 50th appearance

Saturday, Dec 04, 2010 | On Target Page: Lutz, Lutz Community Events

Lutz Arts and Crafts Festival organizers are hoping for nicer weather and a larger turnout after a 2009 event where attendance was less than half its normal total. Jack Beverland of San Antonio was a vendor for the first time at the Lake Park Arts and Craft Festival last year.

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