The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center would like to invite the community to their FREE April movie, won’t you be my neighbor. Join UMC of SCC on Friday, April 12, for popcorn and a great movie, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.” There will be two showings, a matinee at 3 PM and an evening showing at 6 PM. This is a free movie for the community. For more information, call the office at 813-634-2539. The church is located at 1210 Del Webb Blvd West in Sun City Center.

Charmingly soft-spoken and yet powerfully incisive expressing his profound ideals, Fred Rogers was a unique presence on television for generations. Through interviews of his family and colleagues, the life of this would-be pastor is explored as a man who found a more important calling to provide an oasis for children in a video sea of violent bombardment. That proved to be his landmark series, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood (1968), a show that could gently delve into important subjects no other children’s show would have dared for that time.

Rogers experienced a career where his sweet-tempered idealism charmed and influenced the world whether it be scores of children on TV or recalcitrant authorities in government. However, that beloved personality also hid Rogers’ deep self-doubts about himself and occasional misjudgments even as he proved a rock of understanding in times of tragedy for a world that did not always comprehend a man of such noble character.

 

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

South Bay Hospital Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day

Dozens of staff children attended National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at South Bay Hospital recently. This annual event is an educational program in the United States and Canada where parents take their children to work with them for one day....

The June 2019 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue… The new South Hillsborough Veterans Clinic welcomes patients, the 75th Anniversary of D-Day is commemorated in a very special way, and employees at South Bay Hospital bring their children to work for the day. Save the date for...

Senator Rubio Mobile Office in SCC on June 5

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Sun City Center on Wednesday, June 5, from 9:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m., in the Old Town Hall Ann Marie LeBlanc Room, 1002 Cherry Hills Drive. Meet your local staff and...

Florida Aquarium Returns Green Sea Turtles to The Ocean

The Florida Aquarium’s Animal Response Team recently returned four rehabilitated green sea turtles to the Atlantic Ocean at Wilbur-By-The-Sea in Volusia County. The release of these sea turtles was made possible through the Aquarium’s ongoing partnership...

Florida Aquarium Honors Our Military This Memorial Day

This Memorial Day Weekend and every day, The Florida Aquarium remembers the fallen and thanks all military members and veterans for protecting and serving our country. Join them Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 24 – Monday, May 27, 2019, with amazing...

Camp Bayou gets ready for summer!

Camp Bayou Gets Ready for Summer! By Dolly Cummings, Director Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center   There's lots of sun and fun this season as Camp Bayou gets ready for summer! Saturday, June 1 is National Trails Day. There will be cart tours,...