January 2011 TampaGov News

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Mayor's Book Talk Welcomes Author Burton Hersh, St. Petersburg Historian

On the January episode of "Mayor’s Book Talk", author Burton Hersh will join Mayor Iorio to discuss his book Edward Kennedy: An Intimate Biography. As a friend and former schoolmate of the late senator, Hersh gives an insider’s account of the private life of one of the country’s most public figures. More...

After School Programs

Tampa Parks and Recreation Department's After School Activity Program (ASAP) provides a safe, supportive environment for children 5-12 years of age. Participants receive homework help, participate in team sports, games and fitness activities, explore the arts, and develop lifetime friendships. The program is free, but space is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. More...

Florida Arbor Day Celebration

Florida Arbor Day is Friday, January 21 and the date coincides with the season that is most favorable to plant trees in the Sunshine State. At 10:30 a.m. dozens of native trees will be planted in Bobby Hicks Park, located at 4201 W. Mango Avenue.  More...

Schools, Colleges and Universities in Tampa

Educational opportunities abound in Tampa, whether you are earning a degree, learning a new language or expanding your skill set, the education related resources are all available on TampaGov.net.




Gasparilla2011 Gasparilla Invasion

Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla will be setting their sails to descend on the City of Tampa on Saturday, January 29. The activities begin at 11:30 a.m. as the world's only fully-rigged pirate ship, the Jose Gasparilla, sails into Seddon Channel and the Gasparillla Invasion begins. More...

The Children's Gasparilla Extravaganza takes place on Saturday, January 22 at 11 a.m. More...

Contact the City of Tampa

There is a "Contact Us" link in the left hand navigation menu and at the bottom of every page on the site. The City of Tampa "Contact Us" page has a comprehensive list of contact information for your convenience including:

  • Agency management name(s)
  • Phone numbers
  • Location address that links to a Google map
  • Link to the agency home page
  • Link to agency online customer services

David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

Located in downtown Tampa, the world-class David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts includes four theatres, a rehearsal hall, a banquet hall and in-house catering. More...



Tampa Police K-9 Unit

K-9 SearchThe Tampa Police Department "employs" 22 police K-9’s from six breeds trained in criminal captures, search and rescue, narcotic searches and bomb detection. The dogs go through an initial training program and are recertified each year through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. More...


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