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Patsy AgueroA few things recently seen and heard in the Gulfport area…

Gulfport artist Patsi Aguero is painting 60 paintings in 60 days for her “End of the Sixties Art Show” to be held at the Catherine Hickman Theater July 1. A new painting is posted daily to her Facebook page leading up to the exhibit … Gulfport Records and Music’s Tuesday evening jam is on hiatus until September…Hundreds of people attended the Gulfport Lights It Up fundraiser to benefit the four businesses affected by fire last month at the shopping plaza at the corner of 58th St. S. and 15th Ave. S … The Boca Bay Market will open soon, adjacent to the Boca Bay Grille. The market will feature an espresso bar, wine and cheese tastings, prepared takeout meals, spices and more…Fourth of July parade signups are now being taken online at the City of Gulfport website … Cooperative Kids Yoga at the Gulfport Public Library continues Thursday, May 26 … Over 30 volunteers helped clean up the beach at the Gulfport Neighbors Beach Cleanup on May 12 … The Gulfport Food Forest planted donated fruit trees in Clymer Park and have launched an irrigation campaign for donations from Food Forest lovers to keep the plantings healthy … Chef Phil Rivenbark of Isabelle’s Southern Cuisine at The Historic Peninsula Inn will speak about sustainable seafood from the Gulf of Mexico at the Gulfport Library on May 26 … Gulfport residents learned how to avoid scams from Gulfport Chief of Police Robert Vincent and Brandon Robinson from Stetson College of Law at the Marina District Neighborhood Watch meeting on May 12 … The popular Thursday Night Social at Boca Bay Grille is on hiatus for the month of June and will resume July 21 … The live musical entertainment at this year’s Gecko Ball at the Gulfport Casino will be Big Night Out, performing their fusion of Latin, Island and R&B stylings … Mermaid Bay Mercantile Company is featured in Gifts and Decorative Accessories magazine for their store design … Mangia Gourmet began their summer hours of operation which includes a Sunday brunch … Kudos to all the Gulfport restaurants, patrons and volunteer ambassadors who made this year’s Dining Out for Life on May 19 a big success…Seen on a t-shirt: I Love Big Mutts and I Cannot Lie.



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