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THEATER

Rock of Ages – At Broadway Palm Theatre though June 25. Dinner and a show option. Matinees Thursday and Saturday. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 239-278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

The Birds – By The Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates through July 2. Show times vary. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 239-218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.

The Savannah Sipping Society – By Lemon Bay Playhouse through June 26. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $23, $18 students. 96 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. 941-474-9610 or www.lemonbayplayhouse.com.

ART

Art Wanted – Call to Artists for the Members Showcase Exhibit: The Visual Arts Center is asking for members’ art for a show from June 18-Aug. 25. All 2D and 3D art will be accepted. Artists may bring 3-12 pieces. New individual memberships are $80. www.visualartcenter.org.

“White Midnight Tango” is part of the exhibit “Florida’s Best” at the Visual Arts Center, open through Tuesday in the Goff Gallery. COURTESY PHOTOS

“White Midnight Tango” is part of the exhibit “Florida’s Best” at the Visual Arts Center, open through Tuesday in the Goff Gallery. COURTESY PHOTOS

Special Exhibit – The Military Heritage Museum hosts “The Art of War” exhibition by Sgt. Phillip Scott Moore. This traveling exhibition of 18 pastel paintings is on display through June 30. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 900 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. www.militaryheritagemuseum.org or 941-575- 9002.

On Display – “The Artistry of Dance” exhibit is on display through Monday in Rebecca Hall at the Visual Arts Center. Photographers on display are Larry McNiff, Sorcha Augustine, Mark Schermeister, Angel Tisdale and Chase Rossman. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

New Exhibit – The exhibit “Water, Water Everywhere” is open at the Visual Arts Center through Monday. The judged and juried exhibit of 2D and 3D art features everything to do with water from boating, fishing, shells, beaches and sun. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. 941-639-8810 or www.visualartcenter.org.

New Exhibition – North Port Art Center and Wellen Park host award-winning artists Kathy Wilke, Sharon Eng and Cara Guagilardo through the month of June at the Wellen Park Welcome Center. The art on display may be purchased. 12275 Mercado Drive, Venice. www.northportartcenter.org or 941-423-6460.

On Display – The exhibit “Florida’s Best” is open at the Visual Arts Center through Tuesday in the Goff Gallery at the Visual Arts Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. 941-639-8810 or www.visualartcenter.org.

Artists Highlighted – The Sea Grape Gallery’s June’s 3D Artist of the Month is silver jewelry artist Nancy VanTassell and the 2D Artist of the Month is water-media artist Jim Beech. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 113 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-575-1718 or www.seagrapegallery.com.

Art & Music – North Port Art Center’s “Art & Music” exhibits challenge artists to draw inspiration from the meaning and emotions of songs or incorporate subjects from the lyrics and title of songs. For the June exhibit, on display through June 24, artists used “Garden Party” by Ricky Nelson as inspiration. For July, the song for inspiration is “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” The deadline to submit art is June 25. A reception will be held July 8, and the exhibit will be on display through July 29. 5950 Sam Shapos Way, North Port. www.northportartcenter.org or 941-423-6460.

On Display – The North Port Art Center presents the exhibition “Art in Public Places” at Schmidt Real Estate-Century 21. View more than 50 paintings by local artists available for purchase. The exhibit is on display until July 31. 100 W. Venice Ave., Venice. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 941-423-6460.

THURSDAY 6.9

New Class – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association offers a Ladies Dance for all levels from 11 a.m.-noon on Thursdays. Get introduced to steps from salsa, rumba, Charleston, swing, blues, tango and paso doble; no partner needed. Instructor: Nathalie Lemoine. Registration required: lemoineswfl@gmail.com, 941-830-3151 or www.pgica.org. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda.

Fishermen’s Village – Paul Roush performs from 4-8 p.m. in at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Live Music – Doreen & Bobby perform hits from the ’50s to the ’80s from 5-8 p.m. at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. Minimum purchase of two drinks and one food item per person required. Reservations recommended. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833- 8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Music at Charley’s – Gary & Kerri perform from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Smarty Pants – Trivia Night begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in June at Coastal Expressions & Wine. $6 for bingo cards. 1133 Bal Harbor, Suite 1135, Punta Gorda. www.coastal-expressions.com/events.

Tunes at Dean’s – Three Hour Tour performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Live Music – The Celtic Ray presents Packrat’s Smokehouse from 7-9 p.m. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

Laugh Time – Comedian John Carfi takes the stage at Visani through Saturday. A veteran of the Comedy Store in California, Mr. Carfi was once a writer for Joan Rivers. Tickets start at $10. The 9:30 show on Saturday is R-rated. The two-item minimum policy is in effect. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net.

FRIDAY 6. 10

One-Man Show – Yard Dog Charlie performs at 2 p.m. at the Riviera Bar and Grill. 5500 Deltona Drive, Punta Gorda. 239-639-2633 or www.rivierabarandgrillpuntagorda.com.

Dance Fusion – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association presents a Dance Fusion Class from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Fridays and Tuesdays. $12 per class. No class Tuesday. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. zumbawithcarla@gmail.com or www.PGICA.org.

All-Day Tunes – Dean’s South of the Border hosts music from open to close. Charles Cook performs from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Chuck Cantasano perform from 2:30-6:30 p.m.; and Radio Ghost performs from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575- 6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Woodworkers Welcome – The Lemon Bay Woodcarvers meet from noon-2:30 p.m. every Friday at Community Presbyterian Church in Kastner Hall. All levels of carvers are welcome including beginners interested in learning the art of woodcarving. Instructions provided. A $1 donation is requested. 405 S. McCall Road, Englewood. 410- 320-1489 or mazz102@yahoo.com.

Music at Charley’s – David Henry performs from 1-5 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. Falling Iguanas performs from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Fishermen’s Village – Austin James performs from 5-9 p.m. in Center Court and Steen Drum featuring Dave Lapio performs 4-8 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Karaoke – Jimmy St. Onge hosts karaoke from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday through May on the Patio at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Live Music – Bill Fredericks performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grille at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Bingo Night – Wine-O Bingo is offered from 6-8 p.m. Fridays at Coastal Expressions & Wine. $6 for bingo cards. 1133 Bal Harbor, Suite 1135, Punta Gorda. www.coastal-expressions.com/events.

Singalong – Karaoke with Leng Sommers takes place from 7-10 p.m. at the Gilded Grape Wine Bar. 3796 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-235-9463 or www.gildedgrape.com.

At The Celtic Ray – Jah Movement performs from 9 p.m. to midnight at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay. net.

SATURDAY 6.11

Downtown Market – The Saturday Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the corner of Taylor and Olympia in downtown Punta Gorda. Vendors offer produce, nuts, baked goods, homemade pasta, kitchenware, beef and fresh seafood, citrus, jewelry, candles and soaps, crafts, cheese and live music. www.facebook.com/ PuntaGordaFarmersMarket or www.puntagordachamber.com/punta-gorda-farmers-market.

Tunes at Dean’s – Souky performs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; J&B Acoustics performs from 2:30-6:30 p.m.; and Storm Warning perform from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575- 6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Fishermen’s Village – Music Box performs from noon-4 p.m. and Jason Brownie performs from 5-9 p.m. in Center Court. Dan Meadows performs from 4-8 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Music at Charley’s – Johnny Puma performs from 1-5 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. The Steve Amato Duo performs from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

At The Celtic Ray – Jimmy Farrell performs from 4-7 p.m. and The Freecoasters performs from 9 p.m. to midnight at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

Bingo Saturdays – Bootsey-Licious Bingo returns to Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. Seatings begin at 5 p.m. on Saturdays, today, June 25, July 9 and 23, Aug. 13 and 27. Games begin at 6 p.m. $20 cash at the door. Minimum purchase of two drinks and one food item per person required. Reservations required at 941-833-8912.

Live Music – Mickey Basil Solo performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grille at 1951. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Sing It – Karaoke with Jeannie Smyth takes place from 7-10 p.m. at the Gilded Grape Wine Bar. 3796 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. 941-235-9463 or www.gildedgrape.com.

SUNDAY 6.12

Kayak Group – The Port Charlotte Kayakers meet for kayak trips from 9-11 a.m. on Sundays. Bring your own kayak and safety equipment. The group meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays for dinner and to determine the next kayaking destination. For location and details: 407-935- 1949.

Farmers Market – The Punta Gorda Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays in History Park through June 26. 501 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. 941-380-6814.

Tunes at Dean’s – Luke Perring performs from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. and Picking Crew performs from 2:30-6:30 p.m., then Latitude 26 takes the stage from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Fishermen’s Village – Paul Roush performs in Center Court from noon-4 p.m. and Rick Rourke performs from 4-8 p.m. at the Sunset Beach Tiki Bar. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941- 639-8721 or www.fishermensvillage.com.

Music at Charley’s – Danny Beach performs from 1-5 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Total Body – Yoga 101: From the Ground Up, a course for all body types, is offered from noon-3 p.m. at the Yoga Sanctuary. $50. A three-hour course designed to give you the confidence to practice yoga’s foundational standing postures. 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642; www.theyogasanctuary.biz.

Fossil Group – The Southwest Florida Fossil Society meets from 2-4 p.m. at the PG Boat Club, 802 Retta Esplanade (past Fishermen’s Village). Meetings include guest speakers, show and tell, ID of finds, raffles, and kids corners. Field trips are open to members. 941-993-6694 or email sue.coller@yahoo.com.

At The Celtic Ray – Clover’s Revenge performs from 4-7 p.m. at The Celtic Ray. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

Drummers Wanted – The Punta Gorda YMCA hosts a Sunset Drum Circle from 7-8:30 p.m. Sundays at the Bayfront Center YMCA along the waterfront. This is a celebration for rhythmic instruments of all kinds. 750 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. Dancers welcomed. Free. www.ymcaswfl.org.

MONDAY 6.13

Painting Class – Oil Painting in a Day the Bob Ross Way with Jan is offered from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association. Students paint and complete the same painting in one day. Janice Britland teaches. $60, includes supplies. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Registration is required at www. PGICA.org or 941-637-1655.

Free Class – The Charlotte County Genealogical Society hosts a free Zoom genealogy class from 10:30 a.m.-noon. on Mondays. This week, Dottie Baugh teaches the class “Ancestry – Oh Those Family Surprises.” CCGSI members receive the link by email; non-members can email dharris122@yahoo.com for the link. www.ccgsi.org or 941-380-2898.

Music at Charley’s – Paul Roush performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Music Bingo – Belgian Monk hosts Monk-A-Delic Music Bingo from 7-9 p.m. Mondays. 318 Tamiami Trail #111, Punta Gorda. 833-843-6665 or www.thebelgianmonkpg.com.

Tunes at Dean’s – Dukes of Brinkley perform from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

TUESDAY 6.14

Film Study – Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association continues its Foreign Language Film Series at 1 p.m. Tuesdays in June. Today’s film is “Compartment 6” (Finland/Russia, 2021). Award-winning journalist and local author Naomi Pringle hosts this popular classic and contemporary film series. Pre-commentary and a post-screening group discussion are included. English captions are provided. Four films for $30 or $8 at the door. 2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda. Register at www.PGICA.org or 941-637-1655.

Green Market – The Tuesday Harbour Heights Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays year-round at its new location at 27000 S. Dunnybrook Road, Punta Gorda. Some produce and food vendors stay late until 2:30 p.m. Email teddyehmann@earthlink.net.

Historic Presentation – A presentation about Corrie ten Boom is set for 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary at Burnt Store Presbyterian Church. Learn her story, told in her book “The Hiding Place,” in this actor-portrayal by Karla Chandler. Ms. ten Boom saved more than 800 Jews during World War II, was imprisoned in a concentration camp and began a worldwide evangelistic campaign following the war. Love offerings welcome. 11330 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda. 941-639-0001.

A.M. Yoga – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association offers Mellow Morning Yoga with instructor Linda Haverlock from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays. The class is a safe and playful alignment-based yoga practice that incorporates both mind and body. $10 per class. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Info: lmhaverlock@gmail.com. Registration is required at www.PGICA.org.

Painting Class – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association presents a Landscape Painting in Oils Section 2 with instructor Mary Taglieri from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursdays. $175 for four sessions. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Call 941-979-0901 for a supply list. Registration is required at www.PGICA.org.

Music at Charley’s – Luke Perring performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Live Music – The Grille at 1951 presents the Tony Boffa Quartet from 6-9 p.m. 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Tunes at Dean’s – Pirate Radio performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Laugh Contest – Visani presents First Comic Standing: A Comedy Competition Round 2 at 7:30 p.m. Ten standup comedians compete for a paid feature spot, opening for a nationally touring comedian at Visani and The Comedy Zone. Free admission but two-item minimum per person. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net.

WEDNESDAY 6.15

Bad B Movies! – The Mid-County Regional Library is hosting a screening of the film “Robot Monster” at 5 p.m. The film is part of the Incredibly Bad B Movie Series, a free series of films that are so bad they’re fun to watch. Free pizza while supplies last. 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte. 941-613- 3192 or www.midcountyfriends.com.

Karaoke – Jimmy St. Onge hosts karaoke from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Friday on the Patio at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. 941-833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Music at Charley’s – John Patti performs from 6-10 p.m. at Hurricane Charley’s. 300 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-639-9695 or www.hurricanecharleys.com.

Live Tunes – Time Goodman Jazz Jam performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Grille at 1951, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. www.thegrillat1951.com or 941-255-0994.

Music at Dean’s – 3-Way Split performs from 7-11 p.m. at Dean’s South of the Border. 130 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. 941-575-6100 or www.deanssouthoftheborder.com.

Pub Trivia – The Celtic Ray hosts Pub Trivia from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. 145 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 941-916-9115 or www.CelticRay.net.

Don’t Miss – Visani presents Dale Jones at 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m. June 15-17 and 6 and 9:30 p.m. June 18. Father’s Day show at 6 p.m. June 19. Tickets start at $10. 2400 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. 941-629-9191 or www.visani.net.

UPCOMING

Craft Class – The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association presents the class “Card Making with Patti” from 10 a.m.- noon June 16. Participants create four cards using pre-cut designs while learning new techniques. Instructor provides all supplies. Register in advance at www.PGICA.org, 941-875-5850 or patti_boese@comcast.net. 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda.

Funny Guy – Comics and Cannoli with host Adam Marko begins at 6:30 p.m. June 16 at Nino’s Bakery & Restaurant. 3078 Cooper St. (Extension), Punta Gorda. Reservations recommended. 941- 833-8912 or www.ninosbakery.us.

Comedy Show – The Library Comedy Club presents headliner Jeff Gerbino at 7:30 p.m. June 17-18. The club is located inside Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside. $15 reserved seating. 33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. Full bar and menu. 305-343-2930 or degame@att.net

Help Kids – A “Bags & Brews Adult Charity Cornhole Tournament” is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 18 at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds. The event is hosted by Camelot Community Care to benefit kids in foster care services and programs in Charlotte County. The indoor tournament is registering teams and sponsors now. 2333 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. www.camelot4kids.com.

Summer Celebration – “Divine Feminine Dance” to celebrate the Summer Solstice runs from noon-1:30 p.m. June 18 at the Yoga Sanctuary. Take time to celebrate the nourishing light of the sun and honor the light within. The program is led by Jennifer Loftus Divine Feminine Dance practice. (www.musicmovesthesoul.com/divine-feminine dance); $40. 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642 or www.theyogasanctuary.biz.

ONGOING

Call for Singers – Rehearsals are held from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays for Bion Cantorum, a nonprofit vocal ensemble, at First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda. The group is seeking singers at all levels for the July 3 patriotic concert. Sign up with Jean Finks at 941-626-1070, Joan Byron at 941-661-1553 or Denny Ausman at 941-204-2900. 25250 Airport Road, Punta Gorda.

Shopping Tours – Mystery Resale Shopping Bus Tour resumes its resale shopping bus tours every other Thursday, with pickup points from Venice to Naples. Organizers don’t disclose the location until shoppers are on the bus. Tickets include a catered lunch, door prizes, discounts, contests and more. Choose from 17 different cities. Email happythriftertours@gmail.com or www.thehappythriftershopper.com or 941-786-4847.

Art Workshops – The Portrait Open Studio workshops meet from 9:30 a.m.- noon on Thursdays at Visual Arts Center. Develop your portrait skills in any media with a live model. Easels available for use during session. 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. Register in advance online at www.visualartcenter.org or 941-639-8810.

Fourth Friday – Punta Gorda Boat Club Sunset Social meets from 5-7 p.m. the fourth Friday of the month at the clubhouse. Bring an appetizer to share and BYO beverage of choice. Next meeting: June 24. 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 941-743-2472 or www.puntagordaboatclub.org.

Second Saturday – The Second Saturday Dance Lesson and Party takes place from 2-5 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the Punta Gorda Woman’s Club. Refreshments available. $15 USA Dance members, $25 member couple; $17 non-members, $30 non-member couple. 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. Reservations requested at 330-501-2366.

Last Saturday – The Yoga Sanctuary offers a Spring Sensory Awareness Practice Series from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. the last Saturday of the month in June. Each session has theme. $45 for single session; $120 for all three sessions. Next session: June 25. 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. 941-505-9642 or www.theyogasanctuary.biz.

Second Sunday – The Southwest Florida Fossil Society meets the second Sunday of every month from 2-4 at the PG Boat Club, 802 Retta Esplanade (past Fishermen’s Village). Meetings include guest speakers, show and tell, ID of finds, raffles, and kid’s corners. Field trips are open to members. 941-993-6694 or email sue.coller@yahoo.com.

Fourth Sunday – A Social Dance Party takes place from 2-5 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month, at the Punta Gorda Woman’s Club. Dance lessons are also offered. $15 USA Dance members, $20 member couples, $17 non-members, $30 non-member couples. 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. Next dance: June 26. 330-501-2366.

Last Sunday – The Heartland-Southwest Bluegrass Bash is held the last Sunday of the month at Craig’s RV Resort. This bluegrass jam and concert is free for members of the Heartland Bluegrass Association and the Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association, $7 donation for non-members. BYO chairs. A family membership is $25 per year. Campsites are available at $25 per night. Dry camping is $10. Food concession on Saturday. 7895 N.E. Cubitis Ave., Arcadia. Next event: June 25 with Jam Band, Gator Ridge Ramblers and Bear Hill Bluegrass. 941-467-2051 or www.heartlandbluegrass.org

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