TAMPA - Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
(1) Food Truck Fiesta
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn's Food Truck Fiesta returns for to downtown Tampa on Wednesday.
Three new food trucks join the Fiesta this month: Ain't No Thang, Lizzie Cakes and Yogurtology.
Returning trucks include Renny's Oki Doki, Cajun in a Truck, Jimmy's Meatballs, Holy Hog, Michelle Faedo and Maggie on the Move.
The Food Truck Fiesta takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Lykes Gaslight Square Park on Franklin Street between Madison Street and Kennedy Boulevard.
For additional information, visit www.tampagov.net/foodtruck .
(2) ALDI hiring event
ALDI is holding the first of seven hiring events across the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday.
The supermarket is looking to fill Store Associate, Shift Manager and Manager Trainee positions. Part-time staff working at least 20 hours a week is eligible to receive full health insurance, dental coverage and 401k.
To apply you must be 18 year or older and have a high school diploma or GED. There will be a drug screening and background check.
Today's hiring event will occur from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott Bradenton at 100 Riverfront Drive in Bradenton.
Future events are as follows:
- Tampa • Thursday, June 5: Embassy Suites at 10220 Palm River Road from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, June 26: Holiday Inn Express at 13294 Telecom Drive from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Pinellas Park • Tuesday, June 10: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson at 8050 US 19 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Clearwater • Thursday, June 19: Holiday Inn Express at 2580 Gulf to Bay Boulevard from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Sebring • Thursday, June 19: Holiday Inn Express at 4400 US Hwy 27 North from 7:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.
- Winter Haven • Tuesday, June 24: Winter Haven Suites & Conference Center at 1150 3rd Street S.W. from 7:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.
For more information, visit aldiuscareers.com .
(3) Miami Marlins vs. Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays will look to end an eight-game losing streak when they host the Miami Marlins at Tropicana Field on Wednesday night. The streak is their longest in five years.
The Rays begin the eight-game homestand by continuing their four-game home-and-home series against the Marlins tonight. Miami won 3-1 and 1-0 in the first two games of the series.
David Price is the scheduled starting pitcher for the Rays tonight. He has struggled recently, giving up 13 runs in his last 21 2/3 innings. Miami sends Tom Koehler to the mound tonight.
After the Marlins, the Rays will host the Seattle Mariners from June 6 to 9 and the St. Louis Cardinals on June 10 and 11.
Tonight's game begins at 7:10 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit raysbaseball.com .
(4) Last day of school in four counties
Summer break officially begins for many Bay Area public school students on Wednesday. It is the last day of classes for students in Hardee, Hernando, Highlands and Pinellas Counties
Some students are already on summer break. The school year ended in Citrus and DeSoto Counties on May 23; in Sarasota County on Monday; and in Pasco County on Tuesday.
Classes will end in the remaining three Bay Area counties by Monday.
Polk County students' final day of school is June 5 while kids in Hillsborough County will get out on June 6. Manatee County is final local county to end the school year. The final day there is Monday, June 9.
(5) Tampa YMCA New Gymnastics Center groundbreaking
The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA will hold a private groundbreaking ceremony for its new gymnastics center at the Bob Sierra Youth & Family Center in Carrollwood at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
When completed, the $1.7 million, 11,500-square-foot facility will expand the opportunities for children in the community to get active.
YMCA officials say the new center will allow nearly double the number of kids to take advantage of the Y's services at that location.
The gymnastics center will be located at 4015 Ragg Road, directly behind Gaither High School.