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March 25, 2023

Around The Town

Alzheimer’s in Faith
Fellowship Church and the Alzheimer’s Association invite you to join them to learn about Alzheimer’s and other dementia in a three-week program, “Alz in Faith”, on Fridays, March 24, 31, and April 7 from 8:30am to 10am at Fellowship Church, 140 Rotonda Blvd. West. Friday, March 24: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Friday, March 31: Know the Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease. Friday, April 7: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body. Fellowship Church will provide a light continental breakfast at 8:30am prior to the program that starts at 9am. The program is free. To register or for more information, contact Bill Specht at 503•508•4314.

Great American Beach Cleanup
Calling adults, families, and teens – your help is needed during the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, March 25, 9 to 10am, at Englewood Beach, 2100 N. Beach Road. Hosted by Englewood Community Coalition, the beach cleanup is looking for 100 volunteers for only one hour. There will be prizes, T-shirts, and freebies for volunteers. To sign up or for more information, call/text 941•681•0091.

Library Staff Appreciation Week
All staff and volunteers will be recognized during a Staff Appreciation Week by the Friends of the Englewood Charlotte Library, from March 20th through March 25th. Treats and small surprises will be distributed to these dedicated individuals for their tireless efforts through the year. Patrons are encouraged and welcome to drop by the library, located at 3450 N. Access Road in Tringali Park, to give a personal thanks as well.

Health Fair & Cookout Event
County Libraries & History will be hosting a health fair and cookout event for the homeless, low-income, and financially at-risk residents of Charlotte County on Saturday, March 25 from 10am to 3pm at the Port Charlotte Public Library located at 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. “The health fair and cookout event will help numerous people overcome the barriers that they face daily. Each community partner participating in this health fair event shares the mission of decreasing these barriers. Attendees can expect to be connected to various services and resources to combat day-to-day obstacles, including access to health care, food, shelter, and transportation, among others,” said Kevin Payen, Library Technician at the Port Charlotte Public Library. For information, contact Kevin Payen at [email protected] or 941•764•5562.

EUMC Easter Events
Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn Street, invites the community to attend all its Easter and Holy Week events. On Sunday, March 26, “The Passion and the Promise” Easter Cantata will be performed at 9am and 11am in the church sanctuary. The EUMC choir will perform with talented musicians and vocalists led by Daniel Trzeciak, Director of Music Ministries/Organist. Palm (Passion) Sunday worship on Sunday, April 2 will include a procession of the palms at the traditional service held at 8am and 11am or contemporary service at 9:30am. On Maundy Thursday, April 6, there will be a depiction of Da Vinci’s Last Supper, “Living Last Supper”, at 6:30pm. There will be a Good Friday Service at 6:30pm on Friday, April 7. The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 8 at 10am. Register online at www.englewoodumc.net/events/ or call 941•474•5588, ext. 258. Easter Sunday Resurrection Worship Services on Sunday, April 9 will be at 8am and 11am (traditional) or 9:30am (contemporary). For more information, call the office at 941•474•5588.

Craft Sale & Quilt Show
Alameda Isles Craft Sale and Quilt Show will be held Sunday, March 26 from 1 to 3pm. Come browse the beautiful handmade quilts or purchase a unique piece of artwork handcrafted by the artists of the park. There will be a silent auction of several pieces of art that you can bid on and a beautiful handmade quilt will be raffled off. Please come and enjoy the day at Alameda Isles located off SR 776 in north Englewood.

CPR Refresher Course
The Rescue Team from the Englewood Fire Department will present a free refresher course on how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on Monday, March 27, 10am to noon, at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce, 601 S. Indiana Avenue. The team will also talk about how to recognize a stroke or heart attack and what to do while waiting for help to arrive. This is a non-partisan event sponsored by the Englewood Democratic Club. All are welcome, regardless of political affiliation. Registration is not required. Contact Joan Riswold at [email protected] or 310•948•6769 if you need more information.

Prescribed Fire in Florida’s Ecosystems
There will be a free presentation about “Prescribed Fire in Florida’s Ecosystems” on Monday, March 27 at 10am at Cedar Point Environmental Park, 2300 Placida Road. Jason Thompson, Senior Land Manager with Charlotte County, will discuss how the factors of geography and sub-tropical climate make all of Florida’s plant communities “fire adapted”, meaning that most plant species require periodic fire to promote growth and seed dispersal. For registration, please email [email protected] or call 941•475•0769.

Crafting in the Creation Station
Come explore the Cricut Maker at Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dearborn Street, on Tuesday, March 28, 10:30 to 11:30am. There will be a demonstration of how it works and the types of projects it can be used for, along with the opportunity to make a fun paper craft. Registration is required and limited to ten participants. Register online at www.scgov.net/government/departments/libraries or call 941•861•1225.

Hurricane Recovery Conference
Residential property owners, along with commercial business owners, are invited to attend the Hurricane Ian Six Month Anniversary Recovery Conference on Tuesday, March 28, 11am to 2pm, at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce, 601 S. Indiana Avenue. Legal and insurance experts will be discussing how to get the most from your insurance policy, even if you have already been compensated, and learn about policies that cover future events. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session. Registration is recommended at www.hurricaneconferenceregistration.com. More information can be found at buyflorida.weebly.com/hurricane.html.

Email Basics Workshop
Elsie Quirk Library is holding a workshop for those who are new to using email or want to build more confidence with using email on Tuesday, March 28, 2 to 3pm. You will be using Gmail, one of the most common email platforms, in this session and learn to create a free Gmail account, perform basic functions, and how to recognize and handle SPAM messages. Registration is required and limited to eight participants. Register online at www.scgov.net/government/departments/libraries or call 941•861•1225. Elsie Quirk Library is located at 100 W. Dearborn Street.

Closing Up Your Florida Home
Learn how to prepare your home – inside and out – to bear up to Florida’s rough environment, before leaving for a long time. Unoccupied homes are prime targets for mildew growth, storm damage, pests, and a host of other issues. UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County is offering a free webinar on Tuesday, March 28, 11am to noon. To register, go to ufsarasotaext.eventbrite.com.

Bond Income
Englewood Bank & Trust presents a free seminar, “Maximize Bond Income with Low Risk,” on Wednesday, March 29, 10am, at the Venice branch, 207 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice. Bonds can be riskier than stocks, so learning how best to build your bond reserve with quality choices is imperative. Presented by Portfolio Manager Chris Eckstrom, MBA. To register, visit www.englewoodbank.com or contact Kerry Hunter at 941•473•3629.

Vietnam Veterans Day
Clyde E. Lassen V.F.W. Post 10178 will be honoring veterans on Vietnam Veterans Day, Wednesday, March 29, at the Post, 550 N. McCall Road. There will be a ceremony at 2:30pm followed by dinner and bar poker 3 to 5pm. Veterans receive a complimentary dinner and there is a $5 donation for all others. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 941•474•7516.

Movement is Key to Health
Awesomeover60 continues the spring series, “Stretching Your Mind, Body and Spirit”, with three presenters on Wednesday, March 29, 2 to 4pm, at Woodmere Park conference room C, 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Women & men of all ages are welcome. The program’s focus is “Movement: Strategies to Enhance One’s Enjoyment of Life”. Miguel Florez will demonstrate the art of hapkido, a martial art. Tatiana Thompson discusses “Moving Together Toward Healthy & Sustainable Living”. Mary Riley will speak on “Meditative Walking”. Dress comfortably. The fee is $20 at the door. Please register by email to [email protected].

On the Table SWFL
The Englewood Chamber of Commerce is hosting a community meeting, “On the Table SWFL,” to discuss what’s on your mind and your hopes for the community – more sustainable, safer, stronger, and more vibrant. Your voice matters and once ideas and opinions are expressed, challenges can be solved. The session takes place Thursday, March 30, 8:30 to 9:30am, at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce, 601 S. Indiana Avenue. Anyone can host their own “On the Table SWFL” session. For more information and/or to sign up, go to www.onthetableswfl.com or call 941•474•5511.

Hurricane Rebuild Workshop
Charlotte County Attorney’s Office will be hosting a hurricane recovery and rebuild workshop at 9am, Thursday, March 30 in Room 119 of the Charlotte County Administration Center, 18500 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte. The public is invited to attend, hear from the experts, and ask questions of the County Building Department official representatives; local attorneys regarding landlord/tenant issues, construction, and insurance laws; and representatives from the Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center, and Florida Rural Legal Services. For information, contact Ceres Austria at [email protected] or 941•743•1327.

Legend of a Pirate
Charlotte County Libraries and History presents “Gasparilla: Legend of a Pirate” at 2pm, Thursday, March 30 at the Punta Gorda Charlotte Library, 401 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda. Crystal Diff, Executive Director for the Boca Grande Historical Society, explores the legend of the infamous pirate Gasparilla and the lasting impact it’s made on the Southwest Florida coast. This program is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, contact Bill MacDonald at 941•764•5562.

Lecture on Mabel Ringling
Learn about Mabel Ringling when Sue Chapman recounts Ringling’s intriguing life – she was a woman of mystery, a socialite, and a noted philanthropist who was one of Sarasota’s glamorous settlers in the 1920s. There will be two presentations, 11am and 12:15pm, on Thursday, March 30, at the Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Please register at www.scgovlibrary.librarymarket.com/event.

Closed for Updates
Cedar Point Environmental Park visitor center will be closed from Monday, March 20 through Friday, March 31 for the installation of new interactive displays. The new displays will be museum-style featuring the animals and habitat found in the mangroves and upland of Cedar Point Environmental Park located at 2300 Placida Road. The trails will remain open from dawn to dusk, as per usual.

Spring Carnival
Bring the family to the Spring Carnival on Saturday, April 1, 10:30am to 12:30pm, at the Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 S. River Road. There will be carnival games & prizes, arts & crafts, photo with the Easter Bunny, and a gift basket for every registered child. The event is free and geared for children ages 12 and under. To register your child, call 941•861•1980 or visit www.scgov.net/parks. Presented by Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources.

Caring for Young Citrus
UF/IFAS Extension Charlotte County has added an additional class on “Planting and Caring for Your Young Citrus” on Saturday, April 1 from 10-11am at Centennial Park Recreation Center, 1120 Centennial Blvd., Port Charlotte. Registered attendees will receive a ‘Sugar Belle’ citrus tree and an individual protective cover (IPC). Registration is $40. Registration is open at www.eventbrite.com. For information, contact Holly Bates at 941•764•4340 or [email protected].

Cruisin’ on Dearborn
With construction on West Dearborn Street completed, “Cruisin’ on Dearborn” is even better, as it continues the first Saturday of the month from 2 to 8pm. Anyone with a classic car or a love of cars is invited to this free event. Saturday, April 1 is the next Cruise In. Enjoy music to cruise by and music trivia sponsored by the Old Englewood Village Association. Don’t forget to visit the businesses that are open for your shopping pleasure and stop by the broadcast booth and get your raffle tickets for prizes.

Rummage Sale
St. Vincent DePaul is holding a Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 1 from 9am to noon. You can find household items, furniture, linens, clothing, shoes, purses, jewelry, books, and toys. All proceeds go directly to help those in need within the community. St. Vincent DePaul is located at 25200 Airport Road and Taylor Road, Punta Gorda. No pets, please! Rain date is Saturday, April 8.

Holy Week at Gulf Cove UMC
Gulf Cove United Methodist Church wishes everybody a spiritual and healthy Easter Season and invites you to worship services during Holy Week. The Maundy Thursday service will be held on April 6 at 5:15pm; please bring a simple potluck meal to share, but if you cannot, come anyway. The Good Friday Service will be held on April 7 at 6pm; in this ancient service, darkness will be increased by gradually extinguishing candles, to symbolize the coming darkness of Jesus’ death. The Sunday Easter services will be held on April 9; a Sunrise meditative service will start at 6:45am (please bring a chair and bug spray); the Easter message can be heard at 8am and 11am with traditional music, or at 9:30am with contemporary music. The church is located at 1100 South McCall Road, in the Gulf Cove area of Port Charlotte. Most worship services can also be viewed online by going to the church’s homepage, www.gulfcovechurch.com. The church can be reached at 941•697•1747.

Easter at Community Presbyterian Church
Community Presbyterian Church, 405 S. McCall Road, invites you to worship with them during their Easter week services, April 2 through 9. On Palm Sunday, April 2, the 10am service will include a palm branch procession, communion, and music by the handbells and chancel choir. The Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 6 at 7pm will have special music by the chancel choir and communion. The Good Friday service on Friday, April 7 at noon will include special music by a cellist. Easter Sunday service with music by the chancel choir and trumpets is Sunday, April 9 at 10am. You are also welcome to attend regular Sunday worship services at 10am which include a message by Pastor Scott Andrews, organ, hymns, choir, handbells, children’s message and communion on the first Sunday of the month. Services are also available online at www.cpcenglewood.com. For more information, call 941•474•9579 or email [email protected]. Follow on Facebook – www.facebook.communitypresbyterianenglewood.com.

Estate Planning Basics
Englewood Bank & Trust is offering a complimentary seminar on basic estate planning, including last will and testament, power of attorney, and health care directives, on Thursday, April 6 at 10am. It will also include planning tools for non-married couples and couples who have remarried, plus ways to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your assets. Presented by Lori Wellbaum Emery, of Wellbaum & Emery, P.A., at the Englewood Chamber of Commerce, 601 S. Indiana Avenue. Please register at www.englewoodbank.com or contact Kerry Hunter at 941•473•3629 or [email protected].

Albee’s Legacy Revisited
Learn about some of Venice’s compelling and unique history when speaker Tom Bowers dives deep into the lives of the illustrious Albee family of Venice on Thursday, April 6, noon, at the Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice. Please register at www.scgov.net/library and click on library events. This program is free. For questions, call 941•861•1110.

Mid-Century Architecture Lecture
The City of Venice Historic & Architectural Preservation Board is pleased to announce its first educational outreach program, “Mid-Century Modern Architecture” lecture on Thursday, April 6, 5pm, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 401 W. Venice Avenue, Venice. Christopher Wilson will give the presentation on the architectural styles that make Venice famous. The program is free and open to the public.

Easter Sunrise Service
Sonrise Baptist Church invites the community to their annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 9 at 7:30am, followed by breakfast. Sonrise Baptist Church is located at 11050 Willmington Blvd. For more information, call 941•475•5363.

Bible Readathon
The 14th annual Venice Bible Readathon starts on Tuesday, April 11 at 7pm. You are invited to praise and worship together at Centennial Park gazebo, 200 W. Venice Avenue, Venice. Reading of the Bible in its entirety begins at 8pm and continues for 90 hours until Saturday, April 15. To sign up to volunteer to read, go to www.venice.biblereadathon.org or call Sandy Black at 941•702•2000.

Insect Photography
The Mangrove Chapter of the FL Native Plant Society will host “Insect Photography”, an educational program presented by Florida Master Naturalist Captain Josh Olive, on Tuesday, April 11, 1 to 3pm, at Lemon Bay Park & Environmental Center, 570 Bay Park Blvd. Plants attract insects with many different lifestyles - including pollinators, sap suckers, leaf eaters, and predators. All of these insects are fascinating and even beautiful in an alien way. Josh will discuss methods for approaching, photographing, and identifying these wonderful creatures. Meet at the Environmental Center. For information email [email protected].

Maximizing Bond Income
Kerry Hunter, Trust Development Officer at Englewood Bank & Trust, and Portfolio Manager Chris Eckstrom, MBA, are offering a complimentary seminar, “Maximize Bond Income with Low Risk”, on Tuesday, April 11, 10am, at Englewood Bank & Trust Gulf Cove (near Home Depot), 12651 S. McCall Road. Bonds can be riskier than stocks, so learning how best to build your bond reserve with quality choices is imperative. Learn how to prudently select and value how much you should place in bonds to protect your income needs during bear markets. To register, visit www.englewoodbank.com or contact Hunter at 941•473•3629 or [email protected].

Coffee with a Cop
Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office invites you to have Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday, April 11 from 8 to 10am at the Metro Diner, 1720 Tamiami Trail, Suite 100, Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941•639•2101.

Boating Skills Course
The Englewood Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a Boating Skills and Seamanship course Monday-Thursday, April 17 - 20 from 5:45pm until approximately 8pm, on-line via Zoom. The cost of this course is $45. This course qualifies the U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Certifications, is nationally recognized in all 50 states by NASBLA and is designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. Anyone interested should go to www.coastguardenglewood.com, click on Boating Safety Classes, and click the Registration link.

Craft Beer Fest
Fishermen’s Village invites you to a Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, April 22, noon to 4pm. Enjoy samplings from over 30 breweries. Presented by the Charlotte Chapter of Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association. Tickets available online via www.Eventbrite.com. Proceeds help support local ProStart/Culinary High School scholarships. Fishermen’s Village is located at 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. Website: www.fishermensvillage.com.

Build a Wall of Resilience
The 2023 Leadership Englewood class is having a sculpture created to highlight the resilience shown by the Englewood community in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The class is asking local businesses and community members to donate a brick for the sculpture’s base. These bricks will be called “The Wall of Resilience” and will be located around the sculpture at Chadwick Park on Englewood Beach. This is an excellent way to showcase your business, create a memorial or celebrate your resilient Englewood family. The brick options will be a 4x8 and include three lines of text with 20 characters per line, including spaces for a $250 donation, or an 8x8 with your logo or text with 20 characters per line, including spaces, for a $1,500 donation. Sales are open through Monday, May 1 at www.englewoodchamber.com or call the Englewood Chamber of Commerce at 941•474•5511.

Gardening Questions Answered
Have a gardening question? Master Gardeners are available to answer questions on gardening, tree and shrub care, lawn care and household pests every Tuesday, 10am to noon, at the Englewood Charlotte Library, 3450 N. Access Road.

Englewood Farmers Markets
What does Thursday mean in Englewood? It’s Farmers Market Day on West Dearborn Street. The Englewood Farmers Markets offer everything from fresh produce to bakery goods, seafood, live plants, jewelry, handmade goods, and treats for the dog. There is also live music for your enjoyment. The outdoor markets are open every Thursday (October thru May) from 9am to 1pm in the 300 block of West Dearborn Street.

Quirky Knitters
Bring your projects, patterns, and questions and join the Quirky Knitters for an afternoon of knitting and crocheting every Thursday from 1 to 3pm. The Quirky Knitters meet at the Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dearborn Street. All skill levels welcome and supplies are available for beginners.

No Plastic Bags for Yard Waste
Sarasota County has announced that yard waste in plastic bags will not be collected after May 1. Residents should place yard waste material in paper bags, reusable containers, or bundles. Any yard waste material in plastic bags will be tagged and left at the curb. Visit www.scgov.net/leafitout for more information.

Englewood Fire App
Englewood Area Fire Control District announces that the new “Englewood Fire” app is now available for download in the App Store and Google Play Store. Subscribe to the Notifications feature to be notified of public safety concerns, including weather. Content will continue to be loaded.

Project Hope Community Support
Project Hope is a neighbor-to-neighbor Crisis Counseling Assistance Program funded by FEMA and SAMHSA through Charlotte Behavioral Health Care. The mission is to assist individuals and communities in recovering from the after-effects of natural and human-caused disasters through community-based outreach and educational resources. Trained crisis professionals deliver services directly in the homes of those that need assistance and provide an array of services free of charge, including individual & group crisis counseling, basic support and education, and assessment, referral, and resource information. All services are anonymous, and no records are kept. To receive assistance from Project Hope, call 941•347•6422 in Charlotte County. Learn more at www.cbhcfl.org.


Meals on Wheels Needs Volunteers
Looking for a place to volunteer? Englewood Meals on Wheels is in need of office help and substitute delivery teams as snowbirds head north for the summer. The commitment will be one time weekly, but not every week. Training is provided. Please call 941•474•4445 for more information and to sign up.

Chair-ity Auction & Fundraiser
Take a seat for Kids Needs of Englewood. Everyone is welcome to participate and show their creative talents as they repurpose chairs into a unique piece of art that will be auctioned off to benefit Kids Needs. For this event, the chairs will be received Saturday, April 15 at the Englewood Art Center, 350 S. McCall Road, where they will be on display from April 18th to the 28th. Each chair will have a silent auction sheet on it. There will also be online bidding at www.KidsNeedsenglewood.org. On Friday, April 28, 6 to 9pm, come join the Chair-ity Celebration in the courtyard of the Old Florida Outdoor Center, 463 W. Dearborn Street, with the opportunity to place last bids. Enjoy live music, food, drinks, and fun. For more information, call 941•445•0819 or email [email protected].

OneBlood Blood Drives
The following OneBlood “Big Red Bus” blood drives have been scheduled in the Englewood area during the month of April. Please note that blood drives are subject to change at any time. Donors are requested to visit the OneBlood website, www.oneblood.org, to schedule an appointment. Sunday, April 2, 9am to 1pm: Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn Street. Tuesday, April 4, 10am to 4pm: Bealls, 1500 Placida Road. Friday, April 7, 10am to 3pm: Walmart, 2931 S. McCall Road. Sunday, April 9, 9am to 2pm: Publix-Merchants Crossing, 1500 Placida Road. Monday, April 10, 10am to 3pm: Bealls Outlet, 425 S. Indiana Avenue. Thursday, April 13, 8am to 2pm: Oyster Creek Community, 6651 Oriole Blvd. Tuesday, April 18, 10am to 3pm: Centennial Bank, 1450 Placida Road. Thursday, April 20, 7:30am to 1:30pm: Lemon Bay High School, 2201 Placida Road. Sunday, April 23, 10am to 4pm: Walmart, 2931 S. McCall Road. Friday, April 28, 11am to 5pm: Publix-Merchants Crossing, 1500 Placida Road.

Student with Brain Cancer Needs Help
On March 1st, Alexis Martincek (a 13-year-old middle school student at L.A. Ainger) told her mom that she was having complications with her vision. Diagnostic testing confirmed that Lexi had a large tumor on the left side of her brain. Doctors acted quickly, and although they removed the entire mass, pathology confirmed their worst nightmares. Lexi was diagnosed with an aggressive form of stage 4 brain cancer. Lexi is embarking on the fight of her life. Briana, Lexi’s Mom, will most likely need to take a work leave of absence during the six or more weeks of treatment. Lexi’s League needs your help to fight this brain cancer. If you would like to discuss a donation with a member of Lexi’s League, please email [email protected]. Go-Fund-Page is https://gofund.me/df43f773.


Run for the Turtles
Mote Marine Laboratory’s 37th Annual Run for the Turtles will be held on Saturday, April 1 on Siesta Key Beach, 948 Beach Road, Sarasota. The One Mile Fun Run starts at 7:30am with the 5K Run at 8am. The Run is the major fundraiser for the Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Program at Mote Marine. Cost is $40 for both the Fun Run and the 5K. Virtual race is also an option. This event is family friendly, and spectators are welcome. Sign up at www.runsignup.com.

Fairway to Heaven Golf Fundraiser
The Rotary Club of Englewood Sunset is hosting a golf tournament on April 28-29 at Long Marsh Golf Course, 20 White Marsh Road, in memory of Kale Dailey. Enjoy a gala dinner on Friday, April 28 at 6pm and tee off at the golf tournament on Saturday, April 29 at 10am. All money raised will go towards benefiting the Englewood community. Tickets start at $150. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.daileyproject.org.

The items appearing in this column are as accurate as possible. Please call the listed numbers for confirmation and further information. If you have an upcoming event you would like to have considered for “Around the Town” please send info and/or photo to The Englewood REVIEW, 370 W Dearborn St, Suite B, Englewood, FL 34223, or email: [email protected]

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