Upcoming Events

Silkies Ruck of Tampa

Silkies Ruck of Tampa

Apr 29, 8:00am - Apr 29, 11:00pm

Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL  33601–33626, 33629–33631, 33633–33635, 33637, 33647, 33650–33651, 33655, 33660–33664, 33672–33675, 33677, 33679–33682, 33684–33690, 33694, 33697 Map

This is the third annual Tampa Silkies Ruck, the 22, with 22, for the 22 hike!!! The hike Is for veterans, reservists and active duty military ONLY, civilians please help and join us at stops if you do not fall under one of these.

Tampa Hike 2017 Time and Stops
Parking: Lots around Ferg's as well as a garage catty corner of the bar.
0830-0930 Breakfast Fergs Live
0830-0930 Welcome
0930-1000 Security Brief/Pledge
1040 Water stop @ BS/Rome
1145 Mediterranean grill
1325 Water stop @ Ship
1405 The Hub
1520 Bad Monkey
1640 Ferg's

ATTENTION ALL HIKERS, VOLUNTEERS AND CIVILIANS;
Silkies Safety Brief
** Please remember that the hike itself is for Veterans (a person who has served or is serving in the armed forces,) National Guard and Reserves**
1. It is imperative that we stay to the sidewalks when permitted, do not block traffic or jump in front of cars.
2. Open Liquor containers MUST be in a plastic cup on the hike (NO GLASS).
3. Pace your drinking!!! It will be hot and alcohol has a more powerful affect! Please be advised if you are visibly drunk we will put you in a vehicle for a few stops, we cannot have public intoxication!!
4. The hike is for veterans, reservists and enlisted ONLY, please help and join us at stops if you do not fall under one of these.
5. NO STROLLERS/CHILDREN on the hike.
6. Civilians DO NOT follow hikers. Meet at stops so we have no traffic issues.
7. Service Dogs are encouraged to stay home due to the heat.
8. Please be respectful of the bars, other patrons and the city so we are asked back in the future.

Remember to bring cash to buy your F4W shirt and tip at the bar. We will be providing snacks through out the day as well as dinner has been donated at the final stop, and drinks through out the day.

The mission of the Silkies Ruck Hike is to bring veterans together in a environment where they are able to bond with other veterans and create a support network in order to prevent veteran suicide.

Florida4Warriors; To provide support for all veterans, enlisted, guard and reservists of all branches in the state of Florida. We will provide that support through Comradery, laughter, and fellowship. Provide services to the community and assist the community in understanding and integrating Veterans into the civilian world. Provide support for Veterans whom are struggling with the numerous obstacles that life presents them every day. Support and guide Veterans to help each other through our events and socials, ultimately providing a network of Veterans. Create partnerships with veteran groups and the civilian support to support veterans in all areas of their lives along with their families ensuring that Veterans in our area continuing to live by the core values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment along with Pride!
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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

May 5, 6:00pm - May 5, 9:00pm

Tampa Fire Fighters Museum
720 E Zack St
Tampa, FL  33602 Map

Join us on Cinco de Mayo for our Fiesta Cook Off Presented by The Matthew T. Bunch Foundation. Teams will be competing to cook the best Mexican food and the prizes include: BBQ Tools, $100 Publix Gift Card and Grand Prize of Weber Grill ($500 Value). Donations will be accepted to benefit The Tampa Firefighters Museum and other Firefighter Charities. Activities will be provided for kids and this is a family friendly environment.... See MoreSee Less

Tap Takeover at The Bad Monkey w/ 3 Daughters Brewing

Tap Takeover at The Bad Monkey w/ 3 Daughters Brewing

May 18, 6:00pm - May 18, 8:00pm

The Bad Monkey
1717 E 7th Ave
Tampa, FL  33605 Map

The Bad Monkey invites you to join us on Thursday, May 18th from 6pm - 8 pm for our Monthly Tap Takeover.

This month we are featuring a 3 Daughters Brewing and will hand over control of our center island taps to them.

Come enjoy complimentary samples of four of their locally made craft beers.

Event Special - $5 "Buy a Pint & Keep the Glass"

The #BadMonkeyYbor is located at 1717 E 7th Ave, #YborCity (#Tampa) - www.badmonkeyybor.com - info@badmonkeyybor.com
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Memorial Day Social

Memorial Day Social

May 20, 4:00pm - May 20, 7:00pm

The Bad Monkey
1717 E 7th Ave
Tampa, FL  33605 Map

This event will bring both the Tampa Bay community and our local veterans together. There will be drink specials, raffles, and giveaways. We will also take a moment to remember our fallen brothers and sisters and then celebrate the amazing lives they all lived. We hope to see everyone there.... See MoreSee Less

Tap Takeover at The Bad Monkey - Guest Brewer TBA

Tap Takeover at The Bad Monkey - Guest Brewer TBA

Jun 15, 6:00pm - Jun 15, 8:00pm

The Bad Monkey
1717 E 7th Ave
Tampa, FL  33605 Map

The Bad Monkey invites you to join us on Thursday, June 15th from 6 pm - 8 pm for our Monthly Tap Takeover. Come enjoy complimentary samples from our Guest Brewer.

Guest Brewer TBA

Event Special - $5 "Buy a Pint & Keep the Glass"

The #BadMonkeyYbor is located at 1717 E 7th Ave, #YborCity (#Tampa) - www.badmonkeyybor.com - info@badmonkeyybor.com
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