It’s Geckofest Time: The 13th annual end-of-summer bash in Gulfport takes place this weekend. Everyone is invited to this free family-friendly event from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday. Find out what you need to know before you go by checking out this article on Gulfport Patch.
Parking on Saturday: Beach Boulevard will be closed for the event. There will be free parking at the Gulfport Senior Center & Theater, Chase Park, Hoyt Field, Gulfport Recreation Center, Wood Ibis Park and the Little League Complex. The free Gulfport Trolley will be picking up and dropping off guests from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. This year, there will be service to the Gulfport Marina at 4 and 7 p.m. with a drop off at 9:45 p.m. For more details, check out the Trolley Map on this article on Gulfport Patch.
Gulfport Toastmasters: Congratulations Sam Stafford! She won the Gulfport Toastmasters most improved award. Special thanks to Bob Schlesinger for sharing photos and updates on Gulfport Patch!
No Lens: Now What?: That’s the question being asked by StPetePolls as city voters overwhelmingly showed their dislike for the proposed replacement for the old pier. Right now, the most popular move-forward option is rehabbing the old pier, according to St. Pete Patch. What do you think should happen?
Rain Chances Rise: Hopefully those umbrellas haven’t collected too much dust. The National Weather Service says rain chances go up as we head into the Labor Day weekend. The chance for Friday, Aug. 30 is set at 40 percent in the afternoon hours.