News in brief from around the greater Englewood area.
ENGLEWOOD – Anyone who missed out on the regular Farmers Market that ran throughout the winter and ended in April – and those who simply miss shopping there – can
Take advantage of the Englewood Evening Market.
ENGLEWOOD –The Lemondrops Summer Theater Camp for children from ages 7 to 10 will be offered this summer at the Lemon Bay Playhouse, 96 West Dearborn Street.
The three-week camp, taught by Patty Tuff and Cheryl Hastings, will include activities such as improvisation, theater games, body movement, blocking, tongue twisters and puppetry.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Kids who are ready to climb the wall will get their chance Wednesday, May 15, at the Tringali Recreation Center.
Charlotte County Community Services has announced the official opening of the facility’s new rock climbing wall. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium at the Tringali Recreation Center, 3460 N. Access Road. Admission is free and open to the public.
GULF COVE – The Men’s Club and the Crafty Ladies of Gulf Cove United Methodist Church will hold their spring barn sale and hand-made crafts sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20.
Barn sale questions can be directed to 941−697−1414, and craft questions to 941−697−5533. GCUMC is located at 1100 McCall Road in Gulf Cove, just three-quarter mile south of the Myakka River.
ENGLEWOOD – Some heavy hitters from the arts world will assemble April 18–21 for the Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Greenfield Foundation’s Greenfield Prize Weekend, but, as often is the case, Englewood residents will have to travel to Sarasota to take part in the festivities.
ENGLEWOOD — Jack Mosely will present “An Evening of Original Inspirational Music” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Green Street Church, 416 W. Green St.
Tickets are $10. Contact Debra Mosley at 941−830−1896 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENGLEWOOD – Marcy Downey’s upcoming show at the Lemon Bay Playhouse is a tough ticket.
Playhouse Board of Trustees President Bob LaSalle said Saturday that “about five” tickets were left, and he expected them to go fast.
“Here’s To The Divas and Dames” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13.
VENICE – A free master class in music composition will be offered by composer David Brunner, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the Grace United Methodist Church sanctuary.