5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, April 29, 2014

TAMPA - Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

(1) Water pipelines replacement meeting

The Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department is holding a public meeting in south Brandon on Tuesday.

The $592,000 Linsley-Moon Avenue Water Main Replacement project will replace more than 2,500 feet of existing pipeline and water main with nearly 2,000 feet of new pipe.

The pipes will be installed on Robertson Drive between Parsons Avenue and Linsley Avenue, on Linsley Avenue, and on Moon Avenue from north and south of Robertson Drive.

Construction is expected to begin in May and be completed within six months.

The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Brandon Regional Service Center at 311 Pauls Drive in Brandon.

For more information on the project, visit www.HillsboroughCounty.org/CountyProjects .

(2) Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Open House

The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections is hosting an open house on Tuesday. The event will allow anyone to learn more about voting and elections in Hillsborough County.

"I want to make sure the citizens of Hillsborough County have confidence in our elections process, that everyone who is eligible to vote is properly registered, and that people feel a connection to what we're doing so that they'll be motivated to vote when it's time," said Craig Latimer, Supervisor of Elections.

People interested in volunteering can learn details how to become a poll worker. Hillsborough County's next elections are the Primary Election on August 26,

The open house will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center at 2514 North Falkenburg Road in Tampa.

For more information, call (813) 744-5900 or visit www.VoteHillsborough.org .

(3) Carlos Santana in concert

Grammy Award winning guitarist Carlos Santana will perform a concert with his band in Clearwater on Tuesday night.

The 66-year-old musician first became famous in the late 1960 and 1970s by pioneering a fusion of rock and Latin American music with his band.

The band played blues-based guitar lines against percussions inspired by Latin and African rhythms.

Santana experienced a resurgence of popularity with the release of the single Smooth, featuring Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas.

Rolling Stone magazine listed Santana the 20th greatest guitarist of all time in 2003. With

No tickets to tonight's 8:00 p.m. concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall are available online. You are asked to call the ticket office at (727) 791-7400 to check on ticket availability.

To learn more about Carlos Santana, visit his official website at www.santana.com .

(4) Boz Scaggs in concert

Grammy Award-winning musician Boz Scaggs will perform in concert in Clearwater on Tuesday night.

The rock legend is touring in support of his latest studio album, Memphis.

Scabbs first developed a following in Sweden, releasing his first album there in 1965. He joined the Steve Miller Band for a few years before releasing his second album, the self-titled Boz Scaggs in 1969.

His 1976 album Silk Degrees reached number 2 on the Billboard Music Top 200 chart.

A limited number of tickets are still available for tonight's concert at the Capitol Theatre. The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call (727) 791-7400 or visit www.RuthEckerdHall.com .

To learn more about Boz Scaggs, visit his official website at www.bozscaggs.com .

(5) Doodle 4 Google voting begins

Public voting in Google's annual Doodle 4 Google contest starts on Tuesday.

The 2014 contest asked students in K to 12 to make a Google Doodle using the them "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place..."

Google announced the 50 state winners of the contest today. Florida's winner is from Kristyn Ardrey who is from Plant City. Her Doodle is titled "Eco-Bot: Nature's Caretaker."

Ardrey writes "Solar-powered robots that protect nature from harm would be my ideal invention to make this world a better place. With all the pollution affecting our world, robots would serve as caretakers and defenders of the earth, protecting our planet from environmental dangers."

The public will now choose among the 50 state winners to decide the national winner.

One national winner will get his or her doodle posted on the U.S. Google.com homepage on June 9. They will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship, a Google Chromebook, an Android tablet and a t-shirt with their Google Doodle.

Four other national finalists will receive a $5,000 college scholarship.

You can cast your vote through May 9 by going to www.google.com/doodle4google/ .

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