Oct 16, 2019

Newsletter | October 2019

Roosevelt and Tarpon on dock

FALL HISTORY CLASSES Want a Small Taste of our Local History? Join Us for the First in Our 1-Hour Local History Series "Tails from the Harbor: History of our Fishing Industry (by the Numbers)" Wednesday, October 16th 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Free Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association 2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda Then Get the Full Story Sign Up for These 2 Popular History Classes Only 9 spots left for October Join us as we present the history of the area as told through the murals throughout our beautiful City.  Visit all 30 murals from the comfort of your Air Conditioned seat while we present 450+ years of history using the murals as a guide.  Hear about the Mural Society and get a sneak peek of upcoming projects. Presented in 2 Parts: Tuesday, October 22 - 10am - Noon: Part 1 – “The Early Years” - from pre-Spanish Exploration to pre-WWI Thursday, October 24 - 10am - Noon: Part 2 – “Post World War I” - continuing the story of our local history from WWI to modern day Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association (PGICA) 2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda Cost:  $18/Class  or  $30 for both Classes Class Size is limited ~ Register at PGICA Office or call 941-637-1655 More Classes are available in January, February & March Check the schedule at CLASSES 25 Years of PAINTING THE TOWN Celebration Preparations continue for our January celebration of our BIG Anniversary. As mentioned last month, we will be publishing a 25th Anniversary Book to be launched in February. We are also partnering with the Visual Arts Center (VAC) on a joint fundraiser that you will not want to miss: Our "25 Years of PAINTING THE TOWN Gala" During the

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