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Things to do in the Brandon area this weekend

Concerts continue: The Eastern Hillsborough Community Band, a 40-piece concert band, presents the second in its “A Spring in Our Step” concert series at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of First United Methodist Church of Brandon, 115 Knights Ave.

The program features popular selections from Les Misérables, Carmen and South Pacific. Admission is $5 at the door.

For information, call (813) 569-1771 or visit www.ehcb.org.

Pet lovers unite: Bring your pet to the Tampa Bay Pet Expo at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N.

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the free indoor expo will be packed with groomers, veterinarians, trainers, retailers and organizations geared toward pet owners. There will be low-cost vaccinations, an agility course, pet adoptions, training tips, pet costume contest and more.

Parking is $6. For details, call 1-800-977-3609 ext. 108 or go to www.tampapetexpo.com.

Crafts help underprivileged: Many Hands Inc., a local home and auto repair ministry, hosts a Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 213 Knights Ave. in Brandon. More than 50 crafters and vendors will be on hand along with live music, a bounce house and more. Proceeds help struggling families service their cars.

For details, call (813) 679-1365.

Cool classics: The High Rollers Car Club hosts “Goin' Hog Wild,” the fourth annual Rods on the River car show, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Uncle Mike's Smokehouse Grill, 9847 Adamo Drive. The show features live entertainment, awards, food specials and vendors. Proceeds will be donated to Shriner's Hospital for Children.

For information, go to www.hr-carclub.com.

This girl's on fire: Alicia Keys, winner of 14 Grammy Awards, brings her Girl on Fire Tour to the Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, at 7:30 p.m. Joining Keys on stage will be rising R&B star Miguel, who was recently nominated for five Grammys.

Tickets range from $45.25 to $100.25 plus service charges, and are available at the Forum box office, through Ticketmaster or online at www.tampabaytimesforum.com.

These listings are subject to change.

Send Things to Do submissions to Greg S. Carr at [email protected] Deadline is at least one week prior to publication date.

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