Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Harbor Happening in Punta Gorda, Nov. 17, 2012

Nov. 17, 2012: A Harbor Happening

Nov. 17, 2012: A Harbor Happening

Come celebrate decades of aquatic fun and be part of history with the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association’s Historic 50th Anniversary Event, Nov. 17, 2012, in Charlotte Harbor. Continue reading

The Dogs Are Out! Punta Gorda Hosting United States Police Canine Association 2012 National K-9 Trials

United States Police Canine Association 2012 National K-9 Trials, Oct. 15 - 18, 2012

United States Police Canine Association 2012 National K-9 Trials, Oct. 15 – 18, 2012

Cats are probably hiding out this week because Punta Gorda is hosting the 42nd United States Police Canine Association National Field Trials (Oct. 15 – 18, 2012). About 140 canine teams from across the country are anticipated to participate in the national competition. Continue reading

Join the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center Nov. 3 & 4, 2012

Searching for Sea Life During a CHEC Wading Program in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.

Searching for Sea Life During a CHEC Wading Program in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.

We’re not sure whether cake will be served but we do know there will be lots of celebrating Nov. 3 & 4, 2012, when the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center marks 25 years of providing environmental education in Charlotte County. Expect family-friendly fun with local food and bands during these free events.

CHEC provides more than 20 different educational programs (including free wading trips), manages eight environmentally sensitive lands and provides a total of over 8 miles of hiking trails and other recreational opportunities to the community. Continue reading

Spook-tacular Events Abound in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands for Halloween 2012

Spook-tacular Halloween Events Await in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

Spook-tacular Halloween Events Await in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

October is a boo-tiful time to visit Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, specifically around Halloween. From Englewood to Punta Gorda, thrills and chills await children of all ages. Following is a sampling of some of the treats awaiting our visitors… Continue reading