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Register by July 11 for Music with Drama Camp

Music with Drama at EUMC

Music with Drama at EUMC

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Music with Drama Camp planned for Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St. will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25–29. The camp is for ris­ing 4th through 12th–graders.

Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line has been extended to July 11.

The $25 reg­is­tra­tion fee, due by June 30, includes daily lunches and a T-shirt, as well as “Music in the Dark,” singing, play­ing hand chimes, pre­sent­ing drama and design­ing scenery.  Recre­ational activ­i­ties will round out each day. The fun con­cludes with a July 29 evening per­for­mance for the public.

Obtain reg­is­tra­tion forms week­days in the church office or reg­is­ter online at www.englewoodumc.net.  Call 474‑5588 dur­ing office hours for information.

Flotilla 87 offers ‘Suddenly in Command’ course June 11

Learn what to do if you find yourself in charge on a boat.

Learn what to do if you find your­self in charge on a boat.

Sub­mit­ted by Flotilla 87

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – “Sud­denly in Com­mand” is a safety course that pre­pares you for what you can do in the event that you were out on a boat with friends and the oper­a­tor of the boat becomes incapacitated.

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CHEC into Englewood summer camps for ages 8 to 13

Deadline for CHEC camp registration is June 3.

Dead­line for CHEC camp reg­is­tra­tion is June 3.

Sub­mit­ted by CHEC

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Char­lotte Har­bor Envi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter will con­duct week-long sum­mer camps for chil­dren ages 8 to 13 at Cedar Point Envi­ron­men­tal Park, 2300 Placida Road. Dead­line for reg­is­tra­tion is June 3.

The camps will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mon­day through Fri­day. The cost for each camp is $150 how­ever schol­ar­ships may be available.

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Register for Englewood indoor pickleball league

Summer Pickleball League: The cost is $30 per player and includes a T-shirt uniform. Participants must register with a partner.

Sum­mer Pick­le­ball League: The cost is $30 per player and includes a T-shirt uni­form. Par­tic­i­pants must reg­is­ter with a part­ner by June 1.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Parks & Rec

SARASOTA COUNTY – Reg­is­ter now for Sara­sota County Parks, Recre­ation and Nat­ural Resources’ sum­mer pick­le­ball league. The league is lim­ited to 16 teams, and the reg­is­tra­tion dead­line is June 1.

This indoor, mixed dou­bles pick­le­ball league takes place at the Engle­wood Sports Com­plex gym­na­sium, 1300 S. River Road, every Mon­day from June 16 through Aug. 8.

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Suncoast Humane sees influx of pets, needs your help

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Dogs of all sizes and breeds are hop­ing for their for­ever home at Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety facil­ity in Englewood.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety, an open admis­sions ani­mal care cen­ter, never turns away an ani­mal in need. Recently, your local humane soci­ety saw an increase in the num­ber of stray and sur­ren­dered ani­mals brought to the San Casa Drive loca­tion, an increase that nearly dou­bled the num­ber of home­less dogs and cats being housed at the facility.

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Music and drama on tap at EUMC weeklong summer camp

Kids will prepare a performance during the EUMC summer Music With Drama Camp in July.

Kids will pre­pare a per­for­mance dur­ing the EUMC sum­mer Music With Drama Camp in July.

Sub­mit­ted by EUMC

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Engle­wood United Methodist Church Music Min­istries pro­gram is pro­vid­ing a week-long Music with Drama Camp for any ris­ing 4th– through 12th–grader.

The camp ses­sions will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25–29 at the church, 700 E. Dear­born St.

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Masters Tennis clinics offered in Rotonda West



ROTONDA WEST, Fla. – A series of Mas­ters Ten­nis (MT) clin­ics has been added to the list of Sat­ur­day morn­ing activ­i­ties at the Rotonda Com­mu­nity Park ten­nis courts, 100 Blvd. East at Parade Cir­cle in Rotonda West.

The summer-long series started Sat­ur­day, May 7, and will run from 11 a.m. to noon every other Saturday.

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Charlotte Co. Sheriff plans Jr. Law Academy camp

A Charlotte summer camp will give kids a close-up look at how the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office works.

A Char­lotte sum­mer camp will give kids a close-up look at how the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office works.

Sub­mit­ted by CCSO

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – The Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office is kick­ing off its fourth Junior Law Acad­emy Sum­mer Law Camp for mid­dle school stu­dents ages 11 to 14.

The Sum­mer Law Camp is designed to give young peo­ple the oppor­tu­nity to learn about the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office and its oper­a­tions, and to demon­strate the ben­e­fits of law enforce­ment and com­mu­nity polic­ing in the county.

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