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    • The Gabber Newspaper, September 16, Gulfport, FL


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.

      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.

      Remembering Larry Enlow, Clam Bayou + Ann Landers

       

      Copyright © 2021 The Gabber Newspaper, All rights reserved.

      Our mailing address is:

      The Gabber Newspaper

      2908 Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport, Fl 33707


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    • Fishermen’s Village October Calendar of Events/Entertainment, Charlotte Harbor, Punta Gorda, FL


      Fisherman's Village Marina and Resort, Punta Gorda, FL

      There is always plenty to do around Charlotte Harbor, especially during the Summer and Fall. While berthed at Fishermen’s Village Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, you are certain to enjoy visiting Western Florida’s beautiful Charlotte Harbor/Peace River.

       

      Fishermen’s Village October Calendar of Events and Entertainment

        

      Kathy Burnam
      Marketing/Events Manager

      941.639.8721
      941.258.1327

      kburnam@fishermensvillage.com

      www.fishermensvillage.com

       

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    • Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter from the City of Gulfport, Fl, September 13, 2021, Boca Ciega Bay


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.

      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.

      Arial view picture of Downtown Gulfport. Gulfport Casino and water.
      Weekly news & updates
      September 13, 2021 | City of Gulfport, FL – Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter
      Gulfport Gateway to the Gulf Logo
      Upcoming Events

      See what’s happening this month.

      City Manager Report

      Read the current community news.

      Senior Center E-news

      Click here to see what’s happening next.

      Library Calendar of Events

      Upcoming activities at the Gulfport Library.

      Michael J. Yakes Recreation Center

      Click here to see all classes and activities.

      Covid-19 updates and information
      Get your family, organization or business in on the fun and sign-up NOW for the Veterans Day Parade !
      This Weeks Events & Meetings
      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Senior Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

      Tuesday, September 14th | 8 a.m. | (AGENDA)

      Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/senior-citizens-advisory-committee-on-aging-agendas/

      Get Fresh every Tuesday. Gulfport Fresh Market. Picture of fish and produce.
      Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, September 14th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Join us weekly at our open-air fresh market for the region’s freshest produce, arts & crafts from local creators and a fresh array of locally sourced botanicals along the shops and restaurants of scenic Beach Boulevard. 

      MORE INFO
      Carol Baker and Paul dancing
      Ballroom Dance Lessons w/ Carol Baker

      Tuesday, September 14th | Noon – 3 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-798-3660

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
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      Argentine Tango Dance & Lesson

      w/ Kathleen & Steve Prucher

      Tuesday, September 14th | 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-742-3368

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      City of Gulfport Police patch. Picture of a sun with a gateway.
      Virtual Neighborhood Watch Meeting

      Every Wednesday | 1:30 p.m.

      Broadcasting “on Facebook” Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Check on updates for your area and learn about recent incidents related to vehicle, residential burglaries, BOLO’s and stolen vehicles.

       

      For more information, please contact Mr. Jim Wright Volunteer Coordinator at 727-893-1022 or jwright@mygulfport.us.

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      www.swingtime.info

      Events@SwingTime.info

      Swing Dance & Lesson w/ Swing Time

      Wednesday, September 15th

      Lesson 7 – 8 p.m. | Dancing 8 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Mobile Food Pantry Flyer. Picture of groceries.
      Mobile Food Pantry

      Thursday, September 16th | 3 – 5 p.m.

      Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S.

      FREE pre-packaged box of groceries while supplies last.

       

      For more information, please call 727-443-4031 ext. 506 or

      email info@hopevillagesofamerica.org.

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      Latin Night at the Gulfport Casino

      Thursday, September 16th | 6:30 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-254-6563

      www.salsarivera.com

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Friday Movie Night. Popcorn
      Florida Summer Cinema Series

      Friday, September 17th | 8 p.m.

      Gulfport History Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S.

      Pack a picnic, bring chairs, and join us for the screening on the back lawn. This event is free and open to the public.

      For this months movie information, please visit https://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org.

      Indie Faire flyer. Picture of artwork and someone singing.
      MORE INFO
      Third Saturday Indie Faire

      Saturday, September 18th | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Welcome to Third Saturday Indie Faire! The Indie Faire features high quality local art and contemporary crafts from across a wide range of mediums, as well as jewelry and locally sourced botanicals in an outdoor and socially distanced manner along scenic Beach Boulevard in downtown Gulfport. 

      Upcoming Events & Meetings
      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      City Council Meeting (In Person & Zoom)

      Final Millage Rate/Budget Hearings & Regular

      Monday, September 20th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/councilmeetings/

      Seniors food pantry flyer. Picture of people smiling.
      It’s a Seniors Food Pantry

      Tuesday, September 21st | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

      Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S.

      Come get your complimentary food before supplies run out!

      For questions or more information, please contact 727-776-5053 or 727-900-4285.

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Ask a City Councilor Event at the

      Third Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, September 21st | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      Gulfport Welcome Center, 3101 Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport City Council will be hosting an opportunity, every third Tuesday of the month, for residents to get to know their Councilmember, ask questions, and provide comment.

      For more information, please call City of Gulfport Vice Mayor, Ward 1 Representative, April Thanos at (727) 826-7138.

      Feeding Tampa Bay flyer. Picture of produce.
      Gulfport Lions Club – Feeding Tampa Bay

      Fourth Thursday Mobile Food Program

      Thursday, September 23rd | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

      Gulfport Lions Club

      4630 Tifton Drive S.

      For more information on Feeding Tampa Bay and how you can help, please visit https://www.feedingtampabay.org/.

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      Fourth Saturday Fresh Market

      Saturday, September 25th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Gulfport Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come see all of your favorite vendors from the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market and catch all the fresh faces this 4th Saturday!

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      Picture of two women

      727-536-7076

      https://sagestheater.org

      SAGES Theater Presents a Live Performance of Denying Gravity

      Saturday, September 25th | 2 p.m.

      Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S.

      This hour-long show, performed by talented senior actors, addresses the importance of preventing falls to save lives.

      Goody bags for the audience and chance to win a gift card drawing after the show. Special appearance by your Fire Rescue Heroes.

      These shows are brought to the community FREE by SAGES Theater, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue, Pinellas Regional 911, the City of Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center, and Gulfport Fire Rescue.

      First Friday Art Walk flyer. Picture of art.
      MORE INFO
      First Friday Art Walk

      Friday, October 1st | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come join us with free live music up and down the street. Follow the flags for artist clusters, displaying paintings, jewelry, glass, mixed media sculpture and more. First Friday Art Walk is a juried event that welcomes emerging and professional artists in all media to engage in our arts loving community.

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      First Friday Pop-up Dance Party

      Friday, October 1st | 7 – 10 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Head to the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom for live music and cold drinks every first Friday of the month.

      Junk Drop Flyer. Picture of truck with pumpkins and fall leaves.
      What to Bring
      City of Gulfport Junk Drop

      Saturday, October 9th | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      49th Street Neighborhood Center

      1617 49th St. S.

      We ask that residents please stay in your vehicle and that all items are placed in an easily accessible location; the backseat, trunk, truck bed, or trailer.

      For questions or more information, please contact 727-893-1089.

      Mobile Food Pantry Flyer. Picture of groceries.
      Mobile Food Pantry

      Thursday, October 21st | 3 – 5 p.m.

      Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S.

      FREE pre-packaged box of groceries while supplies last.

       

      For more information, please call 727-443-4031 ext. 506 or email info@hopevillagesofamerica.org.

      Gulfport's Art in the Yard. Community Art Sale. Picture of house on street.
      Gulfport’s Art in the Yard – Community Art Sale

      Saturday, November 6th | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

      It’s time to showcase original art created by you in Gulfport’s Art in the Yard Sale, Saturday, November 6 (rain date, Sunday, November 7). You can have your art sale at your Gulfport residence.

      For more information or to sign-up, please visit https://mygulfport.us/gulfport-art-in-the-yard/.

      VetSports logo. Picture of eagle.
      Printable sign-up form
      2021 Heroes Weekend

      Sunday, November 7th | 11 a.m. – Parade

      Downtown Waterfront District | Beach Blvd. | Gulfport Beach

      Whether you served in the military or serve on the volleyball court, join in the City of Gulfport and VetSports Heroes Weekend on Saturday & Sunday, November 6 – 7. It’s a great way for the community to participate in Veteran’s Day while giving back to local Veterans. 

      To sign up to participate in the parade or for more information, please visit https://mygulfport.us/heroesweekend/.

      Gulfport Permit Free City Wide Yard Sale. Saturday November 20 2021. Rain date Sunday November 21. Picture of fence in yard with flowers grass, bees, bird and yard sign.
      MORE INFO
      Gulfport Permit FREE City-Wide Yard Sale

      Saturday, November 20th | Dawn – Dusk

      City of Gulfport, FL, Residents Only

      It’s time to clear out the clutter and sign up for permit free City of Gulfport City-Wide Yard Sale. Do not miss this tremendous opportunity to have your Gulfport address on the brochure and google maps for added visibility. 

      Community Outreach
      ALERTPinellas

      Sign up for emergency notification services here.

      Pinellas County Emergency Management

      Prepare yourself and your family here.

      Latest Beach Water Quality Sampling Data

      See the latest report here.

      Public Cameras

      Check out our live streaming cameras here, to see what you are missing.

      Gulfport Charter & Code of Ordinances

      Online access is provided at the following link.

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      HURRICANE CENTER

      COVID-19 Shots

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      205 Dr. M.L.K. Jr St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

      (727) 824-6900

      DOH-Pinellas Vaccine Info
      Business Clinic Request Form

      To make getting the COVID-19 vaccine more convenient, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) has scheduled a vaccination clinic at the City of Gulfport Historic Casino on Saturday, September 18 from 9am-12pm.

      Vaccines remain the single most effective protection against the virus and vaccines are provided at no cost. Those vaccinated at the Casino will receive a food voucher, good at any grocery store. Anyone 12 and older can receive the Pfizer vaccine. The event is open to the public without appointments required. This is a walk up clinic, no appointment is necessary. The DOH-Pinellas Public Information Office reminds everyone, that if they can’t make the event at the Casino, residents can go to any commercial pharmacy to get the vaccine at their convenience.

      If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, search vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.

      If your business would like to set up a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at your location, complete the request and DOH-Pinellas staff will contact you.

      https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PinellasVaccineEvent

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      City of Gulfport

      Utilities Customer Service Department:

      utilitiesinfo@mygulfport.us

      727-893-1016

      2401 53rd Street South

      Gulfport, FL 33707

      Mon. – Fri.

      8 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

      Online Billing Login

      Effective October 1, 2021, City of Gulfport utility customers will no longer be charged a convenience fee of $3.25 when paying their utility bill online or in person at Gulfport City Hall with a Debit/Credit card. Credit/Debit card payments may be made in person, by phone, or online (Please note, a $3.25 convenience fee applies for paying with a Credit/Debit card over the phone).

      The easy-to-use payment portal provides customers with quick access to their account to view bills, check their balance, make payments and enroll in paperless billing. Need help navigating the online utility bill payment system? Click on the Video below.

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      Rental assistance program expands eligibility, streamlines application processing

      Federal funds are available to help residents avoid evictions, pay utility bills

      View press release here
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      The New Horizons Band of Gulfport wants you! We will begin our fall session on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at Chase Park, 5313 27th Avenue S, Gulfport, FL 33707. This session concludes in December with a holiday concert at the Catherine Hickman Theater. The charge for the session is $25

      View press release here
      Call 2 recycle. Leading the charge in recycling.

      The Gulfport Public Works Department located at the 49th Street Neighborhood Center (1617 49th St. S.) is an official collection site for rechargeable batteries!

      For more information, please call 727-893-1089 or visit https://mygulfport.us/public-works-department/.

      Wood Ibis Park Bird Sign.

      Wood Ibis Park is a 4-acre park located along 58th St. S. at approximately 28th Ave. S. The most distinguishing feature of the park is the lake. With native aquatic plantings and a fountain to keep the water aerated, the park has become a favorite location for small bunnies, wading birds and a variety of ducks.

      LEARN MORE
      Reassurance Telephone Program flyer. Picture of person on phone.

      The City of Gulfport Senior Center’s Telephone Reassurance Program is a free service for Gulfport Residents 50 years of age or older. Volunteers provide daily phone calls to registered members and provide comfort, security, and peace of mind to members and families.

       

      Registration is simple and free. If you or someone you know could benefit from this service during this difficult time, please call (727) 893-2237 and register today.

      Catch a ride with GEMS. Picture of van.

      GEMS door-to-door transportation has provided independence & freedom to elderly and disabled residents of Gulfport for over 40 years.

       

      Any Gulfport residents 55 & older or residents with a disability can take advantage of GEMS door to door service for a yearly membership of $70 plus $2 per ride. For more information, call 893-2242.

      Gulfport Library Open to the Public. Regular hours with limited service. Hands with books.

      The Gulfport Public Library (5501 28th Ave. S.) is open with limited service. Check out all the virtual events they have to offer on their Facebook page at, www.facebook.com/GulfportLibraryFL.

      For more information, please call 727-893-1074.

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      The City App for iOS and Android mobile devices, allows residents to connect more conveniently with City government to report issues and request non-emergency services. For more information, please email info@mygulfport.us or call 727-893-1118. 

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      Click Here To View the Cruisers Net Western Florida Marina Directory Listing For Gulfport Municipal Marina

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      Click Here To View the Western Florida Cruisers Net Anchorage Directory Listing For Gulfport Anchorage/Mooring Field

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    • Key Lime and Tropical Festival, Sept 25, Fishermen’s Village, Punta Gorda, FL


      Fisherman's Village Marina and Resort, Punta Gorda, FL

      There is always plenty to do around Charlotte Harbor, especially during the Fall. While berthed at Fishermen’s Village Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, you are certain to enjoy visiting Western Florida’s beautiful Charlotte Harbor/Peace River.

       

      Punta Gorda, FL—Fishermen’s Village 8th annual Key Lime & Tropical Fest will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021, 12 noon-4 pm. Shops, Restaurants and Specialty Vendors will be showcasing Key Lime, Tropical and other delights!  Family friendly activities scheduled at various times throughout the day will include:
      • Caribbean Vibes by Nostaljah Band (Center Court)
      • Live music featuring performers Rich McGuire and Bill Crowley (first and third section)
      • Meet and Greet with Misty the Pony from Endless Trails (Harborwalk)
      • Jeff the Juggler Magic Show 1 pm (first section)
      • Star Valle Festival Glitter & Matte Tattoos (near center court)
      • Meet wildlife from Peace River Wildlife Center
       
      Key Lime Specialties available at Village restaurants, in stores and on the promenade to include:

      Good ‘Ole Days Coffee and Ice Cream – Key lime pie ice cream, key lime pie shakes, key lime cookies

      • Simply Sweet – Key Lime Fudge, Key Lime Pie, Key Lime Pie on a stick
      • Turtle Bay and The Pier FV – Key Lime Shooters, drink table with key lime specialty drinks out of fresh pineapples!
      • Asian Professionals Association – Key Lime Inspired chicken and pork
      • Kristi’s Key Lime Cookies
      • Home Performance Alliance – Key Lime Slushie samples
      • Caribbean American Cultural Connections – Key lime dessert
      • Village Fish Market – Key Lime Beer, Cocktails and Pie!
      • Village Brewhouse – dessert, craft beers
      • Captain’s Table and Harpoon Harry’s – cocktails, desserts, chef’s specialties

       

        

      Kathy Burnam
      Marketing/Events Manager

      941.639.8721
      941.258.1327

      kburnam@fishermensvillage.com

      www.fishermensvillage.com

       

      Click Here To View the Western Florida Cruisers Net Marina Directory Listing For Fishermen’s Village

      Click Here To Open A Chart View Window, Zoomed To the Location of Fishermen’s Village

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    • Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter from the City of Gulfport, Fl, September 6, 2021, Boca Ciega Bay


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.
      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.
      Arial view picture of Downtown Gulfport. Gulfport Casino and water.
      Weekly news & updates
      September 6, 2021 | City of Gulfport, FL – Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter
      Gulfport Gateway to the Gulf Logo
      Upcoming Events

      See what’s happening this month.

      City Manager Report

      Read the current community news.

      Senior Center E-news

      Click here to see what’s happening next.

      Library Calendar of Events

      Upcoming activities at the Gulfport Library.

      Michael J. Yakes Recreation Center

      Click here to see all classes and activities.

      Covid-19 updates and information
      Mayor Henderson’s COVID-19 Public Service Announcement…..

      See video here

      This Weeks Events & Meetings
      Happy Labor Day
      City Hall & Facilities Closed

      Monday, September 6th

      Gulfport City Hall and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation schedule will not be affected.

      Get Fresh every Tuesday. Gulfport Fresh Market. Picture of fish and produce.
      Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, September 7th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Join us weekly at our open-air fresh market for the region’s freshest produce, arts & crafts from local creators and a fresh array of locally sourced botanicals along the shops and restaurants of scenic Beach Boulevard. 

      MORE INFO
      Carol Baker and Paul dancing
      Ballroom Dance Lessons w/ Carol Baker

      Tuesday, September 7th | Noon – 3 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-798-3660

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Auditor Selection Committee Meeting (AGENDA)

      Tuesday, September 7th | 3 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/asc/

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      City Council Meeting (In Person & Zoom)

      Millage Rate/Budget Hearings & Regular

      Tuesday, September 7th | 6 p.m.

      PUBLIC NOTICE | AGENDA

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/councilmeetings/

      sketch of two tango dancers
      Argentine Tango Dance & Lesson

      w/ Kathleen & Steve Prucher

      Tuesday, September 7th | 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-742-3368

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      City of Gulfport Police patch. Picture of a sun with a gateway.
      Virtual Neighborhood Watch Meeting

      Every Wednesday | 1:30 p.m.

      Broadcasting “on Facebook” Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Check on updates for your area and learn about recent incidents related to vehicle, residential burglaries, BOLO’s and stolen vehicles.

       

      For more information, please contact Mr. Jim Wright Volunteer Coordinator at 727-893-1022 or jwright@mygulfport.us.

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Board of Adjustment Meeting (AGENDA)

      Wednesday, September 8th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/board-of-adjustment-agendas/

      Swing Night flyer
      www.swingtime.info

      Events@SwingTime.info

      Swing Dance & Lesson w/ Swing Time

      Wednesday, September 8th

      Lesson 7 – 8 p.m. | Dancing 8 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Salsa Rivera presents Latin Night. Picture of people dancing. Sunset and palm trees.
      Latin Night at the Gulfport Casino

      Thursday, September 9th | 6:30 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-254-6563

      www.salsarivera.com

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Picture of American flag near a memorial stone
      City of Gulfport 9/11 Commemoration

      Saturday, September 11th | 8:30 a.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom (Outside pad)

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      For questions, please call 727-893-1118.

      Upcoming Events & Meetings
      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Senior Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

      Tuesday, September 14th | 8 a.m.

      Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/senior-citizens-advisory-committee-on-aging-agendas/

      Mobile Food Pantry Flyer. Picture of groceries.
      Mobile Food Pantry

      Thursday, September 16th | 3 – 5 p.m.

      Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S.

      FREE pre-packaged box of groceries while supplies last.

       

      For more information, please call 727-443-4031 ext. 506 or

      email info@hopevillagesofamerica.org.

      Friday Movie Night. Popcorn
      Florida Summer Cinema Series

      Friday, September 17th | 8 p.m.

      Gulfport History Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S.

      Pack a picnic, bring chairs, and join us for the screening on the back lawn. This event is free and open to the public.

      For this months movie information, please visit https://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org.

      Indie Faire flyer. Picture of artwork and someone singing.
      MORE INFO
      Third Saturday Indie Faire

      Saturday, September 18th | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Welcome to Third Saturday Indie Faire! The Indie Faire features high quality local art and contemporary crafts from across a wide range of mediums, as well as jewelry and locally sourced botanicals in an outdoor and socially distanced manner along scenic Beach Boulevard in downtown Gulfport. 

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Ask a City Councilor Event at the

      Third Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, September 21st | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      Gulfport Welcome Center, 3101 Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport City Council will be hosting an opportunity, every third Tuesday of the month, for residents to get to know their Councilmember, ask questions, and provide comment.

      For more information, please call City of Gulfport Vice Mayor, Ward 1 Representative, April Thanos at (727) 826-7138.

      Feeding Tampa Bay flyer. Picture of produce.
      Gulfport Lions Club – Feeding Tampa Bay

      Fourth Thursday Mobile Food Program

      Thursday, September 23rd | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

      Gulfport Lions Club

      4630 Tifton Drive S.

      For more information on Feeding Tampa Bay and how you can help, please visit https://www.feedingtampabay.org/.

      Picture of tomatoes cucumber and carrots.
      Fourth Saturday Fresh Market

      Saturday, September 25th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Gulfport Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come see all of your favorite vendors from the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market and catch all the fresh faces this 4th Saturday!

      First Friday Art Walk flyer. Picture of art.
      MORE INFO
      First Friday Art Walk

      Friday, October 1st | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come join us with free live music up and down the street. Follow the flags for artist clusters, displaying paintings, jewelry, glass, mixed media sculpture and more. First Friday Art Walk is a juried event that welcomes emerging and professional artists in all media to engage in our arts loving community.

      Words that say Gulfport Historical Society Get Caught up. Picture of fish.
      First Friday Pop-up Dance Party

      Friday, October 1st | 7 – 10 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Head to the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom for live music and cold drinks every first Friday of the month.

      Junk Drop Flyer. Picture of truck with pumpkins and fall leaves.
      What to Bring
      City of Gulfport Junk Drop

      Saturday, October 9th | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      49th Street Neighborhood Center

      1617 49th St. S.

      We ask that residents please stay in your vehicle and that all items are placed in an easily accessible location; the backseat, trunk, truck bed, or trailer.

      For questions or more information, please contact 727-893-1089.

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      Printable sign-up form
      2021 Heroes Weekend

      Sunday, November 7th | 11 a.m. – Parade

      Downtown Waterfront District | Beach Blvd. | Gulfport Beach

      Whether you served in the military or serve on the volleyball court, join in the City of Gulfport and VetSports Heroes Weekend on Saturday & Sunday, November 6 – 7. It’s a great way for the community to participate in Veteran’s Day while giving back to local Veterans. 

      To sign up to participate in the parade or for more information, please visit https://mygulfport.us/heroesweekend/.

      Gulfport's Art in the Yard. Community Art Sale. Picture of house on street.
      Gulfport’s Art in the Yard – Community Art Sale

      Saturday, November 6th | 10 a.m.

      It’s time to showcase original art created by you in Gulfport’s Art in the Yard Sale, Saturday, November 6 (rain date, Sunday, November 7). You can have your art sale at your Gulfport residence.

      For more information or to sign-up, please visit https://mygulfport.us/gulfport-art-in-the-yard/.

      Community Outreach
      ALERTPinellas

      Sign up for emergency notification services here.

      Pinellas County Emergency Management

      Prepare yourself and your family here.

      Latest Beach Water Quality Sampling Data

      See the latest report here.

      Public Cameras

      Check out our live streaming cameras here, to see what you are missing.

      Gulfport Charter & Code of Ordinances

      Online access is provided at the following link.

      Pinellas County Hurricane Preparedness Guide. Picture of hurricane.
      HURRICANE CENTER
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      City of Gulfport

      Utilities Customer Service Department:

      utilitiesinfo@mygulfport.us

      727-893-1016

      2401 53rd Street South

      Gulfport, FL 33707

      Mon. – Fri.

      8 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

      Online Billing Login

      Effective October 1, 2021, City of Gulfport utility customers will no longer be charged a convenience fee of $3.25 when paying their utility bill online or in person at Gulfport City Hall with a Debit/Credit card. Credit/Debit card payments may be made in person, by phone, or online (Please note, a $3.25 convenience fee applies for paying with a Credit/Debit card over the phone).

      The easy-to-use payment portal provides customers with quick access to their account to view bills, check their balance, make payments and enroll in paperless billing. Need help navigating the online utility bill payment system? Click on the Video below.

      Call 2 recycle. Leading the charge in recycling.

      The Gulfport Public Works Department located at the 49th Street Neighborhood Center (1617 49th St. S.) is an official collection site for rechargeable batteries!

      For more information, please call 727-893-1089 or visit https://mygulfport.us/public-works-department/.

      Wood Ibis Park Bird Sign.

      Wood Ibis Park is a 4-acre park located along 58th St. S. at approximately 28th Ave. S. The most distinguishing feature of the park is the lake. With native aquatic plantings and a fountain to keep the water aerated, the park has become a favorite location for small bunnies, wading birds and a variety of ducks.

      LEARN MORE
      Reassurance Telephone Program flyer. Picture of person on phone.

      The City of Gulfport Senior Center’s Telephone Reassurance Program is a free service for Gulfport Residents 50 years of age or older. Volunteers provide daily phone calls to registered members and provide comfort, security, and peace of mind to members and families.

       

      Registration is simple and free. If you or someone you know could benefit from this service during this difficult time, please call (727) 893-2237 and register today.

      Catch a ride with GEMS. Picture of van.

      GEMS door-to-door transportation has provided independence & freedom to elderly and disabled residents of Gulfport for over 40 years.

       

      Any Gulfport residents 55 & older or residents with a disability can take advantage of GEMS door to door service for a yearly membership of $70 plus $2 per ride. For more information, call 893-2242.

      Gulfport Library Open to the Public. Regular hours with limited service. Hands with books.

      The Gulfport Public Library (5501 28th Ave. S.) is open with limited service. Check out all the virtual events they have to offer on their Facebook page at, www.facebook.com/GulfportLibraryFL.

      For more information, please call 727-893-1074.

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      The City App for iOS and Android mobile devices, allows residents to connect more conveniently with City government to report issues and request non-emergency services. For more information, please email info@mygulfport.us or call 727-893-1118. 

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    • River District Connections Calendar September 2021, Caloosahatchee River/Okeechobee Waterway MM 135


      239 461-0775 Legacy Harbour Marina entrance is located on the Okeechobee Waterway East of Marker #49 on the Caloosahatchee River. The Marina is situated two blocks from historic downtown Fort Myers and three blocks from the historic Edison-Ford Winter Estates. The Marina's 131-Slips range in size from 40 feet to 80 feet and can accommodate Transient Boats of 100 feet plus. The large Fairways make our slips easily accessible. Our slips are surrounded by one of the largest 'floating breakwaters' on the Gulf of Mexico. The floating docks are state-of-the-art. Legacy Harbour Marina is a full-featured facility with all the modern conveniences of home including pump-out station, heated pool, fitness center, full electric metered at the slip, cable TV, laundry, air-conditioned showers and wireless Internet connections available. The Boaters' Lounge is available for relaxing after a cruise or for private parties. The view from the lounge is spectacular! Our grounds are beautifully manicured and provide great strolling along the river with benches, Chickee Hut, and excellent access to all of historic Fort Myers. Please take a few moments to browse our website and see for yourself what our beautiful boating facility can offer you the next time you are cruising in Southwest Florida.
      Gulf Harbour Marina ICW Marker 73, 4.5 miles from Gulf of Mexico 14490 Vista River Dr., Fort Myers, FL 33908 239-437-0881 gulfharbourmarina@comcast.net

      The river is Caloosahatchee and the CRUISERS NET SPONSORS are Legacy Harbour Marina and Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club. Legacy Harbor Marina entrance is located on the Okeechobee Waterway East of Marker #49 and Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club is on the south side of the Caloosahatchee River opposite Cape Coral.

       

      September 2021_Updated

       

      The Connections Calendar of Events is a courtesy provided by Cella Molnar & Associates, Inc. and Lit n More.

      Melissa Moore
      Web/Graphics Technician
      1631 Hendry Street
      Fort Myers, Florida 33901
      T: 239.337.1071 – F: 239-337.1076
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    • COVID 19 Updates and Information, Gulfport, FL


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.
      The City of Gulfport, home to Gulfport City Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, always has a full slate of services for the public. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.
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      A no-cost, no-appointment testing site opened at the Center for Health Equity at 2333 34th St. S. in St. Petersburg. This testing location is open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., seven days a week and no appointment is necessary.

      To find a COVID-19 Vaccine site near you, search vaccines.gov, text your ZIP code to 438829, or call 1-800-232-0233.

      If you have difficulty reaching a vaccination site, you may be able to get an in-home vaccination. DeliveRxd Pharmacy is offering in-home vaccinations in Pinellas & Hillsborough for those who can’t or prefer to not leave home. Those who would like to be vaccinated at home should call 813-932-6266.

      On Monday, August 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to the first COVID19 vaccine produced by Pfizer-BioNTech for individuals 16 and older. The vaccine continues to be available under an emergency use authorization for those 12-15 years old and for a third dose in certain immunocompromised individuals. The approval is the result of extensive clinical trials followed by analysis of more than 200 million doses given to date in the USA.

      The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County partners with local employers, houses of worship and community groups to offer DOH vaccine outreach clinics. To host a vaccination event near you, please complete the form so staff can contact you at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PinellasVaccineEvent.

      A new monoclonal antibody treatment site has opened in Pinellas County. This treatment site will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Saturday, and has the capacity to serve more than 300 patients per day. The Pinellas County monoclonal antibody treatment site is located at, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 409 South Old Coachman Road, Clearwater, FL 33765.

      Please be safe and remember COVID-19 vaccinations are your best defense from the virus and its variants. With precautions such as using face masks, getting vaccinated, staying socially distanced, and practicing good hand hygiene, you can protect yourself, your loved ones, and the community.

      Find a COVID-19 vaccine near you
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    • Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter from the City of Gulfport, Fl, August 30, 2021, Boca Ciega Bay


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.

      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.

      Arial view picture of Downtown Gulfport. Gulfport Casino and water.
      Weekly news & updates
      August 30, 2021 | City of Gulfport, FL – Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter
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      Upcoming Events

      See what’s happening this month.

      City Manager Report

      Read the current community news.

      Senior Center E-news

      Click here to see what’s happening next.

      Library Calendar of Events

      Upcoming activities at the Gulfport Library.

      Michael J. Yakes Recreation Center

      Click here to see all classes and activities.

      Covid-19 updates and information

      The City of Gulfport Eliminates Online and In-person Utility Bill Payment Convenience Fee…..

      Read more

      This Weeks Events & Meetings
      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Auditor Selection Committee Meeting (AGENDA)

      Monday, August 30th | 3 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/asc/

      Get Fresh every Tuesday. Gulfport Fresh Market. Picture of fish and produce.
      Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, August 31st | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Join us weekly at our open-air fresh market for the region’s freshest produce, arts & crafts from local creators and a fresh array of locally sourced botanicals along the shops and restaurants of scenic Beach Boulevard. 

      MORE INFO
      Carol Baker and Paul dancing
      Ballroom Dance Lessons w/ Carol Baker

      Tuesday, August 31st | Noon – 3 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-798-3660

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
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      Argentine Tango Dance & Lesson

      w/ Kathleen & Steve Prucher

      Tuesday, August 31st | 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-742-3368

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      City of Gulfport Police patch. Picture of a sun with a gateway.
      Virtual Neighborhood Watch Meeting

      Every Wednesday | 1:30 p.m.

      Broadcasting “on Facebook” Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Check on updates for your area and learn about recent incidents related to vehicle, residential burglaries, BOLO’s and stolen vehicles.

       

      For more information, please contact Mr. Jim Wright Volunteer Coordinator at 727-893-1022 or jwright@mygulfport.us.

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      Events@SwingTime.info

      Swing Dance & Lesson w/ Swing Time

      Wednesday, September 1st

      Lesson 7 – 8 p.m. | Dancing 8 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Salsa Rivera presents Latin Night. Picture of people dancing. Sunset and palm trees.
      Latin Night at the Gulfport Casino

      Thursday, September 2nd | 6:30 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-254-6563

      www.salsarivera.com

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      First Friday Art Walk flyer. Picture of art.
      MORE INFO
      First Friday Art Walk

      Friday, September 3rd | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come join us with free live music up and down the street. Follow the flags for artist clusters, displaying paintings, jewelry, glass, mixed media sculpture and more. First Friday Art Walk is a juried event that welcomes emerging and professional artists in all media to engage in our arts loving community.

      Denise Keegan Artwork
      Opening Art Reception & Exhibit

      Friday, September 3rd | 6 – 8 p.m.

      Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Ave. S.

      Everyone is invited to a free Opening Art Reception & Exhibit featuring the works of Denise Keegan. The exhibit will remain on display through the month of September.

      Words that say Gulfport Historical Society Get Caught up. Picture of fish.
      First Friday Pop-up Dance Party

      Friday, September 3rd | 7 – 10 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Head to the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom for live music and cold drinks every first Friday of the month.

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      Map of the City of Gulfport's Beach Blvd.
      20th Annual Gecko Fest | Website

      Saturday, September 4th | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport invites you to the 20th Annual Gecko Fest, celebrating the end of summer with its largest festival of the year, honoring this waterfront village’s unofficial mascot and favorite reptile, the Gecko!

       

      Parking and admission to Gecko Fest is complimentary and the event is pet and family-friendly.

      The City’s Special Event Trolley will be looping the offsite parking locations during Gecko Fest at 12 p.m. 

      Beach Boulevard from 28th Avenue South to Shore Boulevard will close at 5 a.m. on Saturday, September 4th and remain closed for the duration of the event. Beach Boulevard will reopen after the conclusion of the event Saturday evening. 

      The City of Gulfport Casino Dock will be temporarily closed on Saturday, September 4th at 7 a.m. for a City sponsored fireworks display. Read full press release here.

      The Williams Pier will be closed on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 9 a.m. and remain closed until the Casino dock opens. The Casino dock will reopen on Sunday, September 5th, 2021 at 7 a.m.

      Upcoming Events & Meetings
      Happy Labor Day
      City Hall & Facilities Closed

      Monday, September 6th

      Gulfport City Hall and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation schedule will not be affected.

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Auditor Selection Committee Meeting

      Tuesday, September 7th | 3 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/asc/

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      City Council Meeting (In Person & Zoom)

      Millage Rate/Budget Hearings & Regular

      Tuesday, September 7th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/councilmeetings/

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Board of Adjustment Meeting

      Wednesday, September 8th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/board-of-adjustment-agendas/

      Picture of American flag near a memorial stone
      City of Gulfport 9/11 Commemoration

      Saturday, September 11th | 9 a.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom (Outside pad)

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      For questions, please call 727-893-1118.

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Senior Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

      Tuesday, September 14th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/senior-citizens-advisory-committee-on-aging-agendas/

      Mobile Food Pantry Flyer. Picture of groceries.
      Mobile Food Pantry

      Thursday, September 16th | 3 – 5 p.m.

      Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S.

      FREE pre-packaged box of groceries while supplies last.

       

      For more information, please call 727-443-4031 ext. 506 or

      email info@hopevillagesofamerica.org.

      Friday Movie Night. Popcorn
      Florida Summer Cinema Series

      Friday, September 17th | 8 p.m.

      Gulfport History Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S.

      Pack a picnic, bring chairs, and join us for the screening on the back lawn. This event is free and open to the public.

      For this months movie information, please visit https://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org.

      Indie Faire flyer. Picture of artwork and someone singing.
      MORE INFO
      Third Saturday Indie Faire

      Saturday, September 18th | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Welcome to Third Saturday Indie Faire! The Indie Faire features high quality local art and contemporary crafts from across a wide range of mediums, as well as jewelry and locally sourced botanicals in an outdoor and socially distanced manner along scenic Beach Boulevard in downtown Gulfport. 

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Ask a City Councilor Event at the

      Third Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, September 21st | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      Gulfport Welcome Center, 3101 Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport City Council will be hosting an opportunity, every third Tuesday of the month, for residents to get to know their Councilmember, ask questions, and provide comment.

      For more information, please call City of Gulfport Vice Mayor, Ward 1 Representative, April Thanos at (727) 826-7138.

      Feeding Tampa Bay flyer. Picture of produce.
      Gulfport Lions Club – Feeding Tampa Bay

      Fourth Thursday Mobile Food Program

      Thursday, September 23rd | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

      Gulfport Lions Club

      4630 Tifton Drive S.

      For more information on Feeding Tampa Bay and how you can help, please visit https://www.feedingtampabay.org/.

      Picture of tomatoes cucumber and carrots.
      Fourth Saturday Fresh Market

      Saturday, September 25th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Gulfport Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come see all of your favorite vendors from the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market and catch all the fresh faces this 4th Saturday!

      Junk Drop Flyer. Picture of truck with pumpkins and fall leaves.
      What to Bring
      City of Gulfport Junk Drop

      Saturday, October 9th | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      49th Street Neighborhood Center

      1617 49th St. S.

      We ask that residents please stay in your vehicle and that all items are placed in an easily accessible location; the backseat, trunk, truck bed, or trailer.

      For questions or more information, please contact 727-893-1089.

      Community Outreach
      ALERTPinellas

      Sign up for emergency notification services here.

      Pinellas County Emergency Management

      Prepare yourself and your family here.

      Latest Beach Water Quality Sampling Data

      See the latest report here.

      Public Cameras

      Check out our live streaming cameras here, to see what you are missing.

      Gulfport Charter & Code of Ordinances

      Online access is provided at the following link.

      Pinellas County Hurricane Preparedness Guide. Picture of hurricane.
      HURRICANE CENTER
      Call 2 recycle. Leading the charge in recycling.

      The Gulfport Public Works Department located at the 49th Street Neighborhood Center (1617 49th St. S.) is an official collection site for rechargeable batteries!

      For more information, please call 727-893-1089 or visit https://mygulfport.us/public-works-department/.

      Wood Ibis Park Bird Sign.

      Wood Ibis Park is a 4-acre park located along 58th St. S. at approximately 28th Ave. S. The most distinguishing feature of the park is the lake. With native aquatic plantings and a fountain to keep the water aerated, the park has become a favorite location for small bunnies, wading birds and a variety of ducks.

      LEARN MORE
      It's Free VPK. Gulfport Recreation Center flyer. Cartoon picture of kids.

      Pre-registrations are currently being accepted for the 2021-2022 VPK Program. VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply with the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas, Inc. and receive a Certificate of Eligibility to attend the program.

       

      For more information, please call 893-1068.

      VPK REGISTRATION
      Reassurance Telephone Program flyer. Picture of person on phone.

      The City of Gulfport Senior Center’s Telephone Reassurance Program is a free service for Gulfport Residents 50 years of age or older. Volunteers provide daily phone calls to registered members and provide comfort, security, and peace of mind to members and families.

       

      Registration is simple and free. If you or someone you know could benefit from this service during this difficult time, please call (727) 893-2237 and register today.

      Catch a ride with GEMS. Picture of van.

      GEMS door-to-door transportation has provided independence & freedom to elderly and disabled residents of Gulfport for over 40 years.

       

      Any Gulfport residents 55 & older or residents with a disability can take advantage of GEMS door to door service for a yearly membership of $70 plus $2 per ride. For more information, call 893-2242.

      Gulfport Library Open to the Public. Regular hours with limited service. Hands with books.

      The Gulfport Public Library (5501 28th Ave. S.) is open with limited service. Check out all the virtual events they have to offer on their Facebook page at, www.facebook.com/GulfportLibraryFL.

      For more information, please call 727-893-1074.

      Gulfport on the go. City App Slide. Picture of hand with phone. Casino Ballroom with water and dock.

      The City App for iOS and Android mobile devices, allows residents to connect more conveniently with City government to report issues and request non-emergency services. For more information, please email info@mygulfport.us or call 727-893-1118. 

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      Click Here To View the Cruisers Net Western Florida Marina Directory Listing For Gulfport Municipal Marina

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    • LNM: Big Marco Pass Shoaling Reported, Marco Island, FL


      This shoaling is just north of Big Marco Pass inlet in the vicinity of Isles of Capri.

       

      FLORIDA – LOSTMANS RIVER TO WIGGINS PASS – BIG MARCO PASS – GORDON PASS: Shoaling and Aids To
      Navigation Changes.

      Shoaling has been discovered in Big Marco-Gordon Pass in the vicinity of Daybeacon 3A. Big Marco Pass- Gordan Pass Daybeacon 3A (LLNR 17167) has been converted to “Danger Shoal” due to shoaling on the west side of the channel. A temporary unlighted Buoy labelled “3A” has been established in approximate position: 25-58-47.564N / 81-44-19.065W (25°58.7927N / 081°44.3177W, 25.979879 / -81.738629) .

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    • The Resort at Longboat Key Club Voted in Top 30 Resorts in Florida, GIWW Statute Mile 77.5, Sarasota Bay, FL


       Step off deck at Longboat Key Club Moorings and come ashore to our Four-Diamond beachfront resort offering a private white-sand beach, 45 holes of challenging golf, the Island House Spa, six on-site restaurants, the award-winning Tennis Gardens and so much more.

      Dock at one of the most accommodating marinas, CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, Long Boat Key Club Moorings, and get off the boat for a few days to enjoy Longboat Key Club’s recently renovated rooms and resort special areas. It will renew your inner-most appreciation of Florida’s West Coast.

       

      5-Star Sarasota Resort Enjoy Spacious Suites, Outdoor Dining, Full-Service Spa, Award-Winning Golf, and More.

       

      The Resort at Longboat Key Club Voted in Top 30 Resorts in Florida

       

      Click Here To View the Western Florida Cruisers Net Marina Directory Listing For Longboat Key Club Moorings

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    • Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter from the City of Gulfport, Fl, August 23, 2021, Boca Ciega Bay


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.

      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.

      Arial view picture of Downtown Gulfport. Gulfport Casino and water.
      Weekly news & updates
      August 23, 2021 | City of Gulfport, FL – Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter
      Gulfport Gateway to the Gulf Logo
      Upcoming Events

      See what’s happening this month.

      City Manager Report

      Read the current community news.

      Senior Center E-news

      Click here to see what’s happening next.

      Library Calendar of Events

      Upcoming activities at the Gulfport Library.

      Michael J. Yakes Recreation Center

      Click here to see all classes and activities.

      Covid-19 updates and information

      Gecko Ball Postponed –

      But only until October 23rd, 2021…. Read more

      This Weeks Events & Meetings
      Get Fresh every Tuesday. Gulfport Fresh Market. Picture of fish and produce.
      Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, August 24th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Join us weekly at our open-air fresh market for the region’s freshest produce, arts & crafts from local creators and a fresh array of locally sourced botanicals along the shops and restaurants of scenic Beach Boulevard. 

      MORE INFO
      Carol Baker and Paul dancing
      Ballroom Dance Lessons w/ Carol Baker

      Tuesday, August 24th | Noon – 3 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-798-3660

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Saving Claire flyer
      The Saving Claire Falls Prevention Project

      “An Innovative and Effective Way to Reduce Falls”

      Tuesday, August 24th | 2 p.m.

      Senior Center (Dining room)

      5501 27th Ave. S.

      To learn more, watch the trailer for the Saving Claire documentary at https://vimeo.com/378831060 or visit www.savingclaire.com.

      sketch of two tango dancers
      Argentine Tango Dance & Lesson

      w/ Kathleen & Steve Prucher

      Tuesday, August 24th | 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-742-3368

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      City of Gulfport Police patch. Picture of a sun with a gateway.
      Virtual Neighborhood Watch Meeting

      Every Wednesday | 1:30 p.m.

      Broadcasting “on Facebook” Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Check on updates for your area and learn about recent incidents related to vehicle, residential burglaries, BOLO’s and stolen vehicles.

       

      For more information, please contact Mr. Jim Wright Volunteer Coordinator at 727-893-1022 or jwright@mygulfport.us.

      Swing Night flyer
      www.swingtime.info

      Events@SwingTime.info

      Swing Dance & Lesson w/ Swing Time

      Wednesday, August 25th

      Lesson 7 – 8 p.m. | Dancing 8 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      Feeding Tampa Bay flyer. Picture of produce.
      Gulfport Lions Club – Feeding Tampa Bay

      Fourth Thursday Mobile Food Program

      Thursday, August 26th | 4:30 – 6 p.m.

      Gulfport Lions Club

      4630 Tifton Drive S.

      For more information on Feeding Tampa Bay and how you can help, please visit https://www.feedingtampabay.org/.

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      Fourth Saturday Fresh Market

      Saturday, August 28th | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

      Gulfport Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come see all of your favorite vendors from the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market and catch all the fresh faces this 4th Saturday!

      Upcoming Events & Meetings
      Salsa Rivera presents Latin Night. Picture of people dancing. Sunset and palm trees.
      Latin Night at the Gulfport Casino

      Thursday, September 2nd | 6:30 – 11 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom

      5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Call 727-254-6563

      www.salsarivera.com

      WEEKLY DANCE INFO
      First Friday Art Walk flyer. Picture of art.
      MORE INFO
      First Friday Art Walk

      Friday, September 3rd | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Come join us with free live music up and down the street. Follow the flags for artist clusters, displaying paintings, jewelry, glass, mixed media sculpture and more. First Friday Art Walk is a juried event that welcomes emerging and professional artists in all media to engage in our arts loving community.

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      First Friday Pop-up Dance Party

      Friday, September 3rd | 7 – 10 p.m.

      Gulfport Casino Ballroom, 5500 Shore Blvd. S.

      $10 admission

      Head to the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom for live music and cold drinks every first Friday of the month.

      Words Gecko Fest 2021. Picture of a gecko and Gulfport Casino Ballroom.
      MORE INFO
      20th Annual Gecko Fest

      Saturday, September 4th | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport invites you to the 20th Annual Gecko Fest, celebrating the end of summer with its largest festival of the year, honoring this waterfront village’s unofficial mascot and favorite reptile, the Gecko!

       

      Parking and admission to Gecko Fest is complimentary and the event is pet and family-friendly.

      Happy Labor Day
      City Hall & Facilities Closed

      Monday, September 6th

      Gulfport City Hall and facilities will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation schedule will not be affected.

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Auditor Selection Committee Meeting

      Tuesday, September 7th | 3 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/asc/

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      City Council Meeting (In Person & Zoom)

      Millage Rate/Budget Hearings & Regular

      Tuesday, September 7th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/councilmeetings/

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Board of Adjustment Meeting

      Wednesday, September 8th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/board-of-adjustment-agendas/

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      City of Gulfport 9/11 Commemoration

      Saturday, September 11th | 9 a.m.

      Williams Pier, 5400 Shore Blvd. S.

      For questions, please call 727-893-1118.

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Senior Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting

      Tuesday, September 14th | 6 p.m.

      City Hall, 2401 53rd St. S. | 727-893-1012

      https://mygulfport.us/senior-citizens-advisory-committee-on-aging-agendas/

      Mobile Food Pantry Flyer
      Mobile Food Pantry

      Thursday, September 16th | 3 – 5 p.m.

      Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S.

      FREE pre-packaged box of groceries while supplies last.

       

      For more information, please call 727-443-4031 ext. 506 or

      email info@hopevillagesofamerica.org.

      Friday Movie Night. Popcorn
      Florida Summer Cinema Series

      Friday, September 17th | 8 p.m.

      Gulfport History Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S.

      Pack a picnic, bring chairs, and join us for the screening on the back lawn. This event is free and open to the public.

      For this months movie information, please visit https://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org.

      Indie Faire flyer. Picture of artwork and someone singing.
      MORE INFO
      Third Saturday Indie Faire

      Saturday, September 18th | 5 – 9 p.m.

      Downtown Waterfront District

      Beach Blvd. S.

      Welcome to Third Saturday Indie Faire! The Indie Faire features high quality local art and contemporary crafts from across a wide range of mediums, as well as jewelry and locally sourced botanicals in an outdoor and socially distanced manner along scenic Beach Boulevard in downtown Gulfport. 

      Gateway to the Gulf. City Seal
      Ask a City Councilor Event at the

      Third Tuesday Fresh Market

      Tuesday, September 21st | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      Gulfport Welcome Center, 3101 Beach Blvd. S.

      Gulfport City Council will be hosting an opportunity, every third Tuesday of the month, for residents to get to know their Councilmember, ask questions, and provide comment.

      For more information, please call City of Gulfport Vice Mayor, Ward 1 Representative, April Thanos at (727) 826-7138.

      Community Outreach
      storm season 2021
      ALERTPinellas

      Sign up for emergency notification services here.

      Pinellas County Emergency Management

      Prepare yourself and your family here.

      Latest Beach Water Quality Sampling Data

      See the latest report here.

      Public Cameras

      Check out our live streaming cameras here, to see what you are missing.

      Pinellas County Hurricane Preparedness Guide. Picture of hurricane.
      HURRICANE CENTER
      Call 2 recycle. Leading the charge in recycling.

      The Gulfport Public Works Department located at the 49th Street Neighborhood Center (1617 49th St. S.) is an official collection site for rechargeable batteries!

      For more information, please call 727-893-1089 or visit https://mygulfport.us/public-works-department/.

      Wood Ibis Park Bird Sign.

      Wood Ibis Park is a 4-acre park located along 58th St. S. at approximately 28th Ave. S. The most distinguishing feature of the park is the lake. With native aquatic plantings and a fountain to keep the water aerated, the park has become a favorite location for small bunnies, wading birds and a variety of ducks.

      LEARN MORE
      It's Free VPK. Gulfport Recreation Center flyer. Cartoon picture of kids.

      Pre-registrations are currently being accepted for the 2021-2022 VPK Program. VPK is FREE for children who live in Florida and who turn 4 years of age by September 1st. Parents must apply with the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas, Inc. and receive a Certificate of Eligibility to attend the program.

       

      For more information, please call 893-1068.

      VPK REGISTRATION
      Reassurance Telephone Program flyer. Picture of person on phone.

      The City of Gulfport Senior Center’s Telephone Reassurance Program is a free service for Gulfport Residents 50 years of age or older. Volunteers provide daily phone calls to registered members and provide comfort, security, and peace of mind to members and families.

       

      Registration is simple and free. If you or someone you know could benefit from this service during this difficult time, please call (727) 893-2237 and register today.

      Catch a ride with GEMS. Picture of van.

      GEMS door-to-door transportation has provided independence & freedom to elderly and disabled residents of Gulfport for over 40 years.

       

      Any Gulfport residents 55 & older or residents with a disability can take advantage of GEMS door to door service for a yearly membership of $70 plus $2 per ride. For more information, call 893-2242.

      Gulfport Library Open to the Public. Regular hours with limited service. Hands with books.

      The Gulfport Public Library (5501 28th Ave. S.) is open with limited service. Check out all the virtual events they have to offer on their Facebook page at, www.facebook.com/GulfportLibraryFL.

      For more information, please call 727-893-1074.

      Gulfport on the go. City App Slide. Picture of hand with phone. Casino Ballroom with water and dock.

      The City App for iOS and Android mobile devices, allows residents to connect more conveniently with City government to report issues and request non-emergency services. For more information, please email info@mygulfport.us or call 727-893-1118. 

      LEARN MORE
      Municode Logo. Gulfport Charter and Code of Ordinances.
      Online access to the City of Gulfport Municipal Code is provided at the following link:

      Gulfport, Florida – Code of Ordinances

      City of Gulfport, Florida | https://mygulfport.us/
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    • Fishermen’s Village September Calendar of Events/Entertainment, Charlotte Harbor, Punta Gorda, FL


      There is always plenty to do around Charlotte Harbor, especially during the Summer and Fall. While berthed at Fishermen’s Village Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, you are certain to enjoy visiting Western Florida’s beautiful Charlotte Harbor/Peace River.

       

       

      Fishermen’s Village September Calendar of Events and Entertainment

       

        

      Kathy Burnam
      Marketing/Events Manager

      941.639.8721
      941.258.1327

      kburnam@fishermensvillage.com

      www.fishermensvillage.com

       

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    • Aug 21 Theatre Production Cancelled, Gulfport, FL


      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.

      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.

       

      Due to unforeseen circumstances, this weekend’s performance of “Hooked on a Bad Spirit” has been cancelled. At this moment no makeup date has been scheduled. For questions and refunds, please call Tron at 754-367-1492.

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    • Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter from the City of Gulfport, Fl, August 9, 2021, Boca Ciega Bay

      Gulfport Marina includes dry boat storage, ship store, bathroom, public boat ramp, parking, fueling stations, lighted range markers and guest docking facility.

      Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR, and the City of Gulfport always have a full calendar of events for all ages. The marina and harbor, found on the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, are easily accessible from the Western Florida ICW, just north of Tampa Bay.

      GECKO BALL POSTPONED

       
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      Gateway to the Gulf Newsletter
       
       
      Week of August 9, 2021
      Picture of Downton Gulfport Waterfront with Casino and boats
       
       
       
      This Weeks Events/Meetings
      Get fresh every Tuesday. Gulfport Fresh Market logo.
      Gulfport Fresh Market
      Tuesday, August 10th
      9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
       
      Join us weekly at our open-air fresh market for the region’s freshest produce, arts & crafts from local creators and a fresh array of locally sourced botanicals along the shops and restaurants of scenic Beach Boulevard.
       
      For more information or to register to become a vendor, please visit http://visitgulfportflorida.com/gulfport-tuesday-market/
       
      Carol Parker
       
      Ballroom Dance Lessons
      Tuesday, August 10th
      12 pm – 3 pm
       
      with Carol Baker
      Gulfport Casino Ballroom
       
      $10.00 admission
       
      Call 727-798-3660  
       
      For additional information on the Gulfport Casino Ballroom weekly dances, please visit https://mygulfport.us/recreation/casino/weekly-dances/
       
      sketch of guy and girl dancing
       
      Argentine Tango Dance & Lesson
      Tuesday, August 10th
      6:30 pm – 11 pm
       
      with Kathleen & Steve Prucher
      Gulfport Casino Ballroom
       
      $10.00 admission
       
      Call 727-742-3368
       
      For additional information on the Gulfport Casino Ballroom weekly dances, please visit https://mygulfport.us/recreation/casino/weekly-dances/
       
      Gulfport Police Department Patch
       
      Virtual Neighborhood Watch Meeting
      Wednesday’s at 1:30 p.m.
       
      Broadcasting “on Facebook” Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Check on updates for your area and learn about recent incidents related to vehicle, residential burglaries, BOLO’s and stolen vehicles.
       
      For more information, please contact Mr. Jim Wright Volunteer Coordinator at 727-893-1022 or jwright@mygulfport.us.
       
       
      City of Gulfport Gateway to the Gulfport Seal
       
      Board of Adjustment Meeting
      Wednesday, August 11th at 6 p.m.
       
      City Hall
      Contact: 727-893-1012
       
       
      Gulfport Casino Swing Night flyer. Every Wednesday. www.SwingTime.info. 813-840-3715. Tampa Bay, FL
       
      Swing Dance & Lesson
      Wednesday, August 11th
       
      w/ Swing Time
      Gulfport Casino Ballroom
       
      Lesson 7 – 8 p.m. | Dancing 8 – 11 p.m.
      $10.00 admission
       
       
      For additional information on the Gulfport Casino Ballroom weekly dances, please visit https://mygulfport.us/recreation/casino/weekly-dances/
       
      Salsa Rivera Presents Latin Night flyer
       
      CANCELLED
       
      Latin Night at the Gulfport Casino
      Thursday, August 12th
      6:30 – 11 p.m.
       
      w/ Carol Rivera
      Gulfport Casino Ballroom
       
      $10.00 admission
       
      Call 727-254-6563
       
       
      For additional information on the Gulfport Casino Ballroom w