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Calendar

Schedule of events happening in Englewood, East Englewood, Rotonda, Cape Haze, Placida, Grove City, Gulf Cove, South Gulf Cove and El Jobean.

This week

Mon­day, June 20

Men’s Fel­low­ship Prayer Break­fast, 7 to 8 a.m. Every Mon­day, Engle­wood United Methodist Church Fel­low­ship Hall, 700 E. Dear­born St., for men of all denom­i­na­tions. Good food and infor­ma­tive pro­grams. $2 dona­tion. 474‑5588.

But­ter­fly Habi­tat Main­te­nance, 8 to 10 a.m., 3120 Gas­par­illa Pines Blvd. Join LBC vol­un­teers as they main­tain and improve the but­ter­fly habi­tat at Wild­flower Pre­serve.  Learn about but­ter­fly host and nec­tar plants.  Vol­un­teers meet at the Wild­flower Pre­serve park­ing lot.

Wild­flower Pre­serve Vol­un­teer Projects, 8 to 10 a.m., 3120 Gas­par­illa Pines Blvd. Join LBC vol­un­teers as they main­tain the trails at Wild­flower Pre­serve, plant native trees and shrubs, expand the but­ter­fly habi­tat, and improve the bird obser­va­tion area.

Myakka River Wood­carvers, 8 to 11 a.m. Mon­days, Encore RV Park, 3737 El Jobean Road, El Jobean. All are wel­come. 697‑7933

Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 180 Langsner St. Foursquare Gospel Church and St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church sup­ply the only Engle­wood food pantry that is open five days a week. The pantry needs canned meats and fruits, instant pota­toes, pasta prod­ucts, rice, beans of any kind, peanut but­ter and jelly. Dona­tions can be dropped off at Foursquare or St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. 941−276−6720.

St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 485 S. Indi­ana Ave. St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop pro­vides cloth­ing and sundry items at afford­able prices.  The first week of the month and every Sat­ur­day are yellow-tag sale days (half price).  941−474−1047

Al-Anon, 10 a.m., St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. Mon­day Morn­ing Sun­shine Group for rel­a­tives and friends of per­sons with prob­lems of alco­holism or addiction.

Adult Skate, 10 a.m. to noon Mon­days, Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter Unit 4, 3460 S. McCall Road. $2. 681‑3742

Forty Car­rots Part­ners in Play, 10:15 to 11 a.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Join Forty Car­rots for a time of shar­ing and mean­ing­ful play. Designed for chil­dren up to age 5 and their parent/caregiver, this class is a chance to be a part­ner in your child’s play. Your child can prac­tice social skills includ­ing shar­ing with other chil­dren. Forty Car­rots’ learn­ing mate­ri­als give your child a chance to use his motor skills, while you chat with trained par­ent­ing edu­ca­tors. Use this oppor­tu­nity to ask ques­tions about sleep, dis­ci­pline, or other child devel­op­ment top­ics. The mean­ing­ful play time wraps up with a lively cir­cle time of songs, dance and fin­ger play. Class is lim­ited to 12 fam­i­lies. Come to the youth ser­vices desk to sign up the day of the ses­sion. 941−861−1212.

Bingo, 10:30 a.m., St. Fran­cis Church Hall, 5265 Placida Road, Grove City. Free cof­fee and dough­nuts at inter­mis­sion. Through May 15. 697‑4899, 697‑4525

Forty Car­rots Part­ners in Play, 11:15 to noon, Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Join Forty Car­rots for a time of shar­ing and mean­ing­ful play. Designed for chil­dren up to age 5 and their parent/caregiver, this class is a chance to be a part­ner in your child’s play. Your child can prac­tice social skills includ­ing shar­ing with other chil­dren. Forty Car­rots’ learn­ing mate­ri­als give your child a chance to use his motor skills, while you chat with trained par­ent­ing edu­ca­tors. Use this oppor­tu­nity to ask ques­tions about sleep, dis­ci­pline, or other child devel­op­ment top­ics. The mean­ing­ful play time wraps up with a lively cir­cle time of songs, dance and fin­ger play. Class is lim­ited to 12 fam­i­lies. Come to the youth ser­vices desk to sign up the day of the ses­sion. 941−861−1212.

Baby Doll Bal­let, 4 to 4:45 p.m., Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. Ages 3 to 6 years. $30 per month. Instruc­tor Susanna Mazzar.

Baby Doll Bal­let, 4:45 to 5:30 p.m., Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. Ages 7 to 12 years. $30 per month. Instruc­tor Susanna Mazzar.

All You Can Eat Spaghetti, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West. $7.50. Open to the pub­lic. Entertainment.

Mon­day Night Movies, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Adults. Free movies on a big screen. Con­tact the library for movie titles.  941−861−1209

Adult Bal­let, 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. Adults who have pre­vi­ously danced. $30 per month. Instruc­tor Susanna Mazzar.

Yoga with Linda Davi­son, 7 to 8 p.m. Mon­days, Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter Unit 2, Rooms A&B, 3460 S. McCall Road. $12/4 weeks. 681‑3742

 Tues­day, June 21

TOPS, 7:30 a.m., 401 S. Broad­way Road. Visit a meet­ing at St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church for free. Dis­cover car­ing, sup­port­ive friends to help you take off and keep off pounds sensibly.

Beach yoga, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tues­days, Engle­wood Beach. All Wel­come. Bring an extra-large towel or blan­ket. Dona­tion. 473‑0135

Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 180 Langsner St. Foursquare Gospel Church and St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church sup­ply the only Engle­wood food pantry that is open five days a week. The pantry needs canned meats and fruits, instant pota­toes, pasta prod­ucts, rice, beans of any kind, peanut but­ter and jelly. Dona­tions can be dropped off at Foursquare or St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. 941−276−6720..

Hawai­ian Hula for Begin­ners, 9 to 10 a.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 6970 Mine­ola and May­port Roads. Learn favorites includ­ing “Tiny Bub­bles” and “Pearly Shells.” $6/class. 474‑6412

St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 485 S. Indi­ana Ave. St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop pro­vides cloth­ing and sundry items at afford­able prices.  The first week of the month and every Sat­ur­day are yellow-tag sale days (half price).  941−474−1047.

Men’s Gar­den Club of Engle­wood, 10 a.m. to noon, Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St.  Free. Want to learn more about Florida-Friendly gar­dens, com­post­ing, or cit­rus trees? Need a plant or insect iden­ti­fied? Home­own­ers can receive research-based lawn, land­scape and pest man­age­ment help from the Uni­ver­sity of Florida. These ses­sions are made pos­si­ble through a part­ner­ship with UF/IFAS Exten­sion Sara­sota County.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St.. For ages 5 to 11. Ele­phant and Piggy Party. Lis­ten to some funny sto­ries by Mo Willems, and then enjoy a vari­ety of activ­i­ties and crafts.

Faith and Fel­low­ship, 10:30 a.m. to noon, St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. A group of men and women read and dis­cuss a book with a spir­i­tual mes­sage in an infor­mal set­ting. There is no home­work and no expense for par­tic­i­pants. New mem­bers are welcome.

Engle­wood Rotary Club lunch and meet­ing, noon to 1 p.m., Sun­coast Audi­to­rium, 700 Med­ical Blvd. $9 per per­son for mem­bers and their guests. 474‑0987

Knit­ting and Cro­chet­ing Group, 1 to 3 p.m., Engle­wood Char­lotte Pub­lic Library, 3450 N. Access Road. All expe­ri­ence lev­els. Bring your own mate­ri­als. 941−681−3736

Friend to Friend, 1 to 3 p.m., Gulf Cove United Methodist Church Room 109/110), 1100 S. McCall Road, Gulf Cove. This social gath­er­ing pro­vides a place where adults of all ages can meet for fel­low­ship and develop new friend­ships. Expect fun, laugh­ter, a relaxed atmos­phere, and more fun! If you wish to attend, all you need to bring is a non-alcoholic bev­er­age for your­self, a wide-open heart, and a wel­come spirit. 941−697−1747; e-mail gulfcoveumc@centurylink.net.

Indoor Pick­le­ball, 1 to 3 p.m., Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road. $2 per per­son. Drop-in pro­gram. All skill lev­els wel­come. Loaner equip­ment available.

Table Top Trivia, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Howard’s Restau­rant, 70 N. Indi­ana Ave. Music, prizes, food. www.TableTopTrivia.com

Chess Club, 4 to 6 p.m. Engle­wood Char­lotte Pub­lic Library, 3450 N. Access Road. All ages and expe­ri­ence lev­els are invited to drop in for a game of chess. No expe­ri­ence nec­es­sary. 941−681−3736.

Teen Scene, 5 to 7 p.m. Tues­days, Jen­ner­a­tions Well­ness Fit­ness Cen­ter, 2828 S. McCall Road No. 7. Kids ages 10 to 17 are wel­come to work out in a safe and mon­i­tored envi­ron­ment. Stop in for a free trial. This pro­gram is designed to put exer­cise back into our children’s lives while cre­at­ing a healthy habit of well­ness. 460‑8177

Dual Diag­no­sis Recov­ery Anony­mous, 5 to 6 p.m., St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. 12-step pro­gram for those suf­fer­ing a men­tal ill­ness and an addiction.

Texas Hold-‘em Poker, 5 to 10 p.m., Bay City Grille, 115 W. Dear­born St. Non-gambling event. 941−240−2675

Adult Bal­let, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. Adults with no expe­ri­ence. $30 per month. Instruc­tor Susanna Mazzar.

Zumba, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tues­days, Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter Unit 1, 3460 S. McCall Road. $7. 681‑3742

Body in Motion, 6 to 6:45 p.m., Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. $30 a month. Put your body in motion, Breath-Flex-Health-Fitness with instruc­tor Susanna Mazzar.

Fun Cho­rus, 6:30 p.m., St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. The group does not hold to a tight musi­cal expec­ta­tion and enjoys singing for retire­ment cen­ters, assisted liv­ing res­i­dences, and senior cit­i­zen com­mu­ni­ties in addi­tion to per­form­ing a spring con­cert. Con­tact R. Wei­land, 474‑1510.

 Wednes­day, June 22

UMW Cre­ative Work­shop, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Engle­wood United Methodist Church Fel­low­ship Hall, 700 E. Dear­born St. Drop in to make quilts, pil­lows, Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions, children’s and other novel items that raise money for local char­i­ties. 475‑0602

Wild­flower Pre­serve Vol­un­teer Projects, 8 to 10 a.m., 3120 Gas­par­illa Pines Blvd. Join LBC vol­un­teers as they main­tain the trails at Wild­flower Pre­serve, plant native trees and shrubs, expand the but­ter­fly habi­tat, and improve the bird obser­va­tion area.

Engle-Walkers Club, 9 to 10 a.m., Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road. Indi­vid­u­al­ized, progress track­ing of dis­tances and/or time walked. Uti­lize a vari­ety of walk­ing paths; rotate between out­door, marked trails and indoor laps in gym­na­sium. 861‑1980

Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 180 Langsner St. Foursquare Gospel Church and St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church sup­ply the only Engle­wood food pantry that is open five days a week. The pantry needs canned meats and fruits, instant pota­toes, pasta prod­ucts, rice, beans of any kind, peanut but­ter and jelly. Dona­tions can be dropped off at Foursquare or St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. 941−276−6720.

Yoga, 9 to 10 a.m., Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road. $4 per class, pen to all lev­els. Instruc­tor: Denise Man­guse. 475‑1180

Line Danc­ing with Eve, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednes­days, Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West. First hour easy dances. Pub­lic wel­come. $4. 697‑8733

St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 485 S. Indi­ana Ave. St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop pro­vides cloth­ing and sundry items at afford­able prices.  The first week of the month and every Sat­ur­day are yellow-tag sale days (half price).  941−474−1047

Par­ent and Tot Play­group, 10 a.m. to noon, Tringali Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. Free. Ages 5 and under with parents

Knit­ting Basics, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Ages 8 and up. Learn the basics of knit­ting with adult vol­un­teers. Par­tic­i­pants must pro­vide their own knit­ting nee­dles (#8 or #9) and a skein of worsted yarn. Reg­is­tra­tion is required and lim­ited to 10 chil­dren.  941−861−1212

Noon Day Eucharist, noon, St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. Mid-day casual Holy Com­mu­nion and Reflection.

Knit­ters for Appalachia, 1 to 3 p.m., St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way.  474‑3140

Indoor Pick­le­ball, 1 to 3 p.m., Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road. $2 per per­son. Drop-in pro­gram. All skill lev­els wel­come. Loaner equip­ment available.

Cafe Philo, 3 to 5 p.m., Engle­wood Char­lotte Pub­lic Library, 3450 North Access Road. Stim­u­lat­ing dia­log about the larger ques­tions of life in an infor­mal set­ting. For peo­ple who are seek­ers, wish­ing to share and learn from and with oth­ers. This is a part­ner­ship pro­gram with the Arts and Human­i­ties Coun­cil of Char­lotte County.

Minecraft After­school, 3:45 to 5 p.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Ages 7 and up. Unleash your imag­i­na­tion as you play Minecraft on the Xbox (360 Edi­tion). Explore, build and con­quer. A tuto­r­ial mode is avail­able for begin­ners Reg­is­tra­tion is not required.

Food for the Soul, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, 1100 McCall Road, Gulf Cove. The Rev. Bill con­ducts Pastor’s Bible Study, based on next Sunday’s ser­mon. From 5:30 to 6 p.m., an optional, light din­ner is served; if you finan­cially able, the requested dona­tion is $4 per per­son ($2.50 for a child under 10) with a $12 fam­ily max­i­mum. At 6 p.m., there are var­i­ous activ­i­ties for all ages. A nurs­ery is avail­able for the very young through pre-K; “Jesus Rocks” is offered for grades K-5; youth in grades 6–12 are invited to join ECHO (Ener­gized Chris­tians Help­ing Oth­ers); and adult ses­sions are also offered. All ses­sions end at 7:30. 941−697−1747; email gulfcoveumc@centurylink.net, or visit on the web. gulfcovechurch.com.

Neigh­bor­hood Grant Work­shop, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Some­times a lit­tle change makes a big dif­fer­ence. If your neigh­bor­hood has a small project in mind, con­sider apply­ing for a neigh­bor­hood grant. This work­shop will present an overview of Sara­sota County’s Neigh­bor­hood Ini­tia­tive Grant Pro­gram (NIGP) process and appli­ca­tion. Through the NIGP, neigh­bor­hoods may seek up to $10,000 in match­ing funds from Sara­sota County, to apply toward neigh­bor­hood improve­ment projects. Atten­dance at this work­shop sat­is­fies the manda­tory work­shop require­ment for grant appli­cants. An RSVP for this work­shop is required at least 24 hours in advance. RSVP to: Miranda Lans­dale, 941−861−5000, or mlansdale@scgov.net.

Crib­bage, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednes­days, Rotonda Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 3754 Cape Haze Drive. Seven games against dif­fer­ent oppo­nents. $5 per per­son, all goes to prize pot. ACC rules, no mug­gins. A new deck of cards will be given to any­one who scores 24, 28, 29 or grand slam hand on the last play day of the month. Boston Bob, 276‑1511.

St. David’s Youth Group Meet­ings, 6 p.m., St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way Road. Weekly meet­ing to pre­pare a meal together, tend the gar­den, plan activ­i­ties, have fun. All com­mu­nity youth are wel­come. Con­tact Robin, 941−475−7848

Hawai­ian Hula Danc­ing, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednes­days, Sun­coast Audi­to­rium, 700 Med­ical Blvd. Part of the H2U pro­gram at Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal. 474‑6412

­­­­Thurs­day, June 23

TOPS 512, 7:30 a.m., Cham­ber of Com­merce, 601 S. Indi­ana Ave. Take off pounds sen­si­bly. Vis­i­tors wel­come. 475‑8744

Beach yoga, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thurs­days, Engle­wood Beach. All Wel­come. Bring an extra-large towel or blan­ket. Dona­tion. 473‑0135

All Com­ers Bas­ket­ball, 9 to 11 a.m., Tringali Cen­ter, 3460 N. Access Road. Pick-up basketball.

Par­ents Time Out, 9 a.m., Engle­wood United Methodist Church. FREE drop-in child care for chil­dren ages 1 to 5. Fun filled morn­ing with games, sto­ries and crafts. For more details, call 941−681−3169 or visit the website.

Quilt­ing group, 9 a.m. to noon, St. David’s Parish Hall, 401 S. Broad­way Road. All quil­ters are wel­come. Quilts are made for Appalachia, Head Start and other char­i­ta­ble groups. Quil­ters also may work on their own projects. Con­tact Joan Plock, 941−698−1384; layneplock@embarqmail.com

Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 180 Langsner St. Foursquare Gospel Church and St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church sup­ply the only Engle­wood food pantry that is open five days a week. The pantry needs canned meats and fruits, instant pota­toes, pasta prod­ucts, rice, beans of any kind, peanut but­ter and jelly. Dona­tions can be dropped off at Foursquare or St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. 941−276−6720.

Crafty Ladies of Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Gulf Cove United Methodist Church Oak’s Cove, (behind church), 1100 S. McCall Road, Gulf Cove. You do not need to wait for the Fall Bazaar or the Jan­u­ary Arts & Crafts Show to pur­chase hand-crafted items. They are avail­able every Thurs­day morn­ing (except hol­i­days) from 9 to 11:30 a.m. gulfcovechurch.com. 941−697−5533; e-mail gulfcoveumc@centurylink.net.

A Quiet Time with God, 9 to 10 a.m. Thurs­days, St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. Come any­time dur­ing the hour and stay for as long as you wish to pray or med­i­tate. We will pray for each other if any­one has a request, oth­er­wise pri­vate, indi­vid­ual time in our chapel area. All are wel­come. 474‑3140

Line Danc­ing Club, 9:30 a.m. Thurs­days, Christ Lutheran Church, 701 N. Indi­ana Ave. Engle­wood Coun­try Lin­ers 423‑1898; 697‑3100

St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 485 S. Indi­ana Ave. St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop pro­vides cloth­ing and sundry items at afford­able prices. The first week of the month and every Sat­ur­day are yellow-tag sale days (half price). 941−474−1047

Hawai­ian Hula for Begin­ners, 10 to 11 a.m. Thurs­days, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 6970 Mine­ola and May­port Roads.

Exer­cise Class for Parkinson’s and Neu­ro­log­i­cal Dis­or­ders, 10 to 11 a.m. Char­lotte County Parks & Recre­ation, Oys­ter Creek Cen­ter (room near pool), 6791 San Casa Drive. An exer­cise pro­gram by Deb Koy to increase flex­i­bil­ity, strength and coor­di­na­tion. Improve com­mu­ni­ca­tion, voice power and speech clar­ity. $8 per class. Monthly dis­counts. 941−681−3743

Mas­ter Gar­den­ers, 10 a.m. to noon, Engle­wood Char­lotte Library, 3450 N. Access Road. Mas­ter Gar­den­ers are avail­able to answer ques­tions on gar­den­ing, tree and shrub care, lawn care and pests. 941−681−3736.

Fun to be Fit, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Ages 0–5. Get mov­ing with Adri­anne Pezzella as she presents an ener­getic pro­gram for young chil­dren that will com­bine music, move­ment, instru­ments, and exercise.

Adult Sum­mer Read­ing Dis­cus­sion Group, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Join us for a dis­cus­sion of the book “The Year of Mag­i­cal Think­ing” by Joan Did­ion. An auto­bi­o­graph­i­cal por­trait of mar­riage and moth­er­hood by the acclaimed author details the crit­i­cal ill­ness of her daugh­ter, Quin­tana Roo, fol­lowed by the fatal coro­nary of her hus­band, John Gre­gory Dunne, and her daughter’s sec­ond bout with a life-threatening ail­ment, and her strug­gle to come to terms with life and death, ill­ness, san­ity, per­sonal upheaval, and grief. 941−861−1207

Engle­wood Bridge Club, noon to 4 p.m. Rotonda Golf & Coun­try Club, 100 Rotonda Cir­cle. $2. 698‑7945

Indoor Pick­le­ball, 1 to 3 p.m., Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road. $2 per per­son. Drop-in pro­gram. All skill lev­els wel­come. Loaner equip­ment available.

Women’s Resource Cen­ter Peer Coun­sel­ing, 1 to 4 p.m., Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St. Make an indi­vid­ual appoint­ment with a trained, car­ing, non-judgmental vol­un­teer who lis­tens, pro­vides sup­port and makes refer­rals. Call The Women’s Resource Cen­ter of Sarasota’s Venice office to sched­ule a con­fi­den­tial appoint­ment. $5. 941−485−9724 www.theWomensResourceCenter.org.

Pick­le­ball, 1 to 4 p.m., Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 460 N. Access Road. Pick­le­ball pad­dles and balls will be avail­able. All lev­els. 941−681−3742

Angel Food Min­istries, 4 p.m., St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. Get qual­ity food at a low cost from Angel Food Min­istries. Order at St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church office from 4 to 5 p.m. Thurs­day. Deliv­ery at St. David’s parish hall the last Sat­ur­day of each month. Cash, Debit/Credit, SNAP. Order on-line at www.angelfoodministries.com with debit or credit cards. There are no qual­i­fi­ca­tions, min­i­mums, income restric­tions or appli­ca­tions. Every­one is encour­aged to par­tic­i­pate. Con­tact M L Mat­teo 475‑1334.

Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram – Pool and Beach Safety, 5 to 5:45 p.m., Engle­wood Char­lotte Library, 3450 N. Access Road. Pool and beach safety infor­ma­tion from Life­guard Austin. Ages 7 to 12. Reg­is­ter by click­ing here or call 941−681−3736.

Zumba, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Tringali Rec Cen­ter, 3450 N. Access Road. 941−681−3742

Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram, 5 to 5:45 p.m., Engle­wood Char­lotte Library, 3460 N. Access Road. Ages 7 to 12. Yoga with Lata. Wear loose cloth­ing and bring a mat if you have one. Fol­low­ing the sum­mer read­ing theme of Get Active, READ!, the library will share fun sto­ries, crafts, and activ­i­ties all sum­mer long.

Kiwa­nis Club of Englewood/Cape Haze, 6 to 7 p.m. Engle­wood CRA Build­ing Suite D, 370 W. Dear­born St. Net­work­ing begins at 5:30. Every­one is wel­come to attend. 445‑0751

Engle­wood Toast­mas­ters, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Thurs­days, Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St. Toast­mas­ters Inter­na­tional is a non-profit orga­ni­za­tion that gives its mem­bers the oppor­tu­nity to develop and improve their pub­lic speak­ing abil­i­ties through local club meet­ings, train­ing sem­i­nars and speech con­tests. 697‑1352

Fri­day, June 24

Gar­den­ing, 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Fri­days, Lemon Bay Gar­den Club, 480 Yale St. Learn about Florida plants, prun­ing, and prop­a­ga­tion while work­ing with us in our club­house gar­dens. 475‑3192

Engle-Walkers Club, 9 to 10 a.m., Engle­wood Sports Com­plex, 1300 River Road. Indi­vid­u­al­ized, progress track­ing of dis­tances and/or time walked. Uti­lize a vari­ety of walk­ing paths; rotate between out­door, marked trails and indoor laps in gym­na­sium. 861‑1980

Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 180 Langsner St. Foursquare Gospel Church and St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church sup­ply the only Engle­wood food pantry that is open five days a week. The pantry needs canned meats and fruits, instant pota­toes, pasta prod­ucts, rice, beans of any kind, peanut but­ter and jelly. Dona­tions can be dropped off at Foursquare or St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church, 401 S. Broad­way. 941−276−6720.

Line Danc­ing with Eve, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fri­days, Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West. First hour easy dances. Pub­lic wel­come. $4. 697‑8733.

Rub­ber Stamp­ing, 10 a.m. to noon, Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter Unit 2, Rooms A&B, 3460 S. McCall Road. $6. Take home three to four crafted items each time. 681‑3742.

Com­fort Con­nec­tion, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fri­days, Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St. Super­vised care and social­iza­tion for home-bound adults, regard­less of dis­abil­ity, to allow care­givers per­sonal time. Facil­i­tated by a reg­is­tered nurse and staffed by vol­un­teers from five local churches. $20 for five hours or $5 an hour for less time, includes snack and lunch. Frees reduced or waived for finan­cial need. Reg­is­tra­tion on site. 255‑9192; 474‑5588.

Drop In Story Time, 11 a.m., Engle­wood Char­lotte Library, 3450 N. Access Road. All ages. Chil­dren must be accom­pa­nied by an adult.

Teen Apples to Apples, 1 to 4 p.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. ages 11–18. Come play this excit­ing game of com­par­isons with other teens. 941−861−1213

Amer­i­can Legion All-You-Can-Eat Din­ner, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West. $10. Open to the public.

Free Poker Games, 5 p.m. Armadillo’s Bil­liard & Brew, 622 N. Indi­ana Ave. Play until close. 941−474−2356

Engle­wood Elks Bingo, 5:45 p.m., Engle­wood Elks Lodge, 401 N. Indi­ana Ave. Open to the public.

Fri­day Night Skate, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fri­days, Tringali Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 S. McCall Road. For grades K to 5. Music, con­ces­sions. You pro­vide the skates. $3 per child. 473‑1018

Sin­gles Soci­ety, 7 to 9 p.m., Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St. Fel­low­ship, food, and fun for 50’s to mid-70’s senior sin­gles. Weekly, except on or around hol­i­days, in Lampp Office Build­ing Mary Martha Suite. See www.englewoodumc.net for sched­ule. 474‑5588

Sat­ur­day, June 25

Beach yoga, 9 to 10 a.m. Sat­ur­days, Engle­wood Beach. All Wel­come. Bring an extra-large towel or blan­ket. Dona­tion. 473‑0135.

St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop, 9:30 a.m. to noon, 485 S. Indi­ana Ave. St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church Thrift Shop pro­vides cloth­ing and sundry items at afford­able prices.  The first week of the month and every Sat­ur­day are yellow-tag sale days (half price).  941−474−1047.

Ten­nis clin­ics, 10 a.m. to noon Sat­ur­days, Rotonda Park & Pre­serve Ten­nis Courts, 100 Rotonda Blvd. East, Rotonda West. Clin­ics cover all aspects of the game. $30 per clinic. 681‑3742

Knit­ting Basics, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Ages 8 and up. Learn the basics of knit­ting with adult vol­un­teers. Par­tic­i­pants must pro­vide their own knit­ting nee­dles (#8 or #9) and a skein of worsted yarn. Reg­is­tra­tion is required and lim­ited to 10 chil­dren.  941−861−1212

Lis­ten ‘N Learn Span­ish Story Time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Elsie Quirk Library, 100 W. Dear­born St. Join vol­un­teer Lour­des Fuller for a fun time with bilin­gual sto­ries, songs and activ­i­ties. Every­one welcome

 Sun­day, June 26

Moose Lodge Break­fast, 9 a.m. to noon Sun­days, Engle­wood Moose Lodge, 55 W. Dear­born St. Order all you’d like for $5. Com­plete break­fast with table ser­vice and all made to order. Enjoy break­fast and help local Moose char­i­ties. Din­ing entrance and park­ing is in rear of build­ing (on Green Street). For menu, go to the web­site. 473‑2670

Church ser­vice, 9 a.m., Hol­i­day Travel Park, 1475 Flamingo Drive. Non-sectarian ser­vices in the club­house with the Rev. Bob Trim­ble. 810−845−5257

Signed Wor­ship Ser­vice, 9:30 a.m., Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, 1100 McCall Road, Gulf Cove. Con­tem­po­rary wor­ship ser­vice dur­ing which the ser­mon is sup­ple­mented by sign lan­guage for the hear­ing impaired. 941−697−1747; gulfcoveumc@centurylink.net; gulfcovechurch.com

Coming soon…

Mon­day, July 11

Reg­is­tra­tion Dead­line: Music with Drama Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25–29, Engle­wood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dear­born St. Camp for ris­ing 4th through 12th graders. $25 reg­is­tra­tion fee, due by July 11, includes daily lunches and a tee shirt. “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.

 Sun­day, July 25

Lemon Bay Play­house Audi­tions, 7 p.m., 96 W. Dear­born St.. The Play­house will hold audi­tions for the com­edy “Exit Laugh­ing,” directed by Peter Ivanov. The script calls for four women and one man. Pro­duc­tion will run Sept. 7–25. Scripts are avail­able for perusal at the box office between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. week­days.  (941) 475‑6756; www.lemonbayplayhouse.com

Mon­day, July 26

Lemon Bay Play­house Audi­tions, 7 p.m., 96 W. Dear­born St.. The Play­house will hold audi­tions for the com­edy “Exit Laugh­ing,” directed by Peter Ivanov. The script calls for four women and one man. Pro­duc­tion will run Sept. 7–25. Scripts are avail­able for perusal at the box office between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. week­days.  (941) 475‑6756; www.lemonbayplayhouse.com