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5 Things to Know in Gulfport: City Council Workshop

Several issues including a domestic partnership registry, lengthening terms of elected officials and the city's political sign ordinance are on the agenda for tonight's City Council Workshop at 5:30 at Gulfport City Hall.

Domestic Partnership Registry: Gulfport leaders will discuss whether to adopt a domestic registry ordinance that will grant some rights to unmarried couples that have been exclusive to married couples at tonight's City Council Workshop at 5:30 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall. Check out our complete story including leaders with city leaders and Equality Florida in "Gulfport Considers Domestic Partnership Registry."

City Council Workshop: Tonight's City Council Workshop is at 5:30 p.m. instead of 3:30 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall. Come out to share your thoughts, concerns and opinions with your city leaders. Included on the agenda: clam bayou signage, domestic partnership registry, terms of elected officials and political sign ordinance.

Relay for Life: The annual Relay for Life of Gulfport event raised more than $9,000 for the American Cancer Society this past weekend. If you missed the event, don't worry, you can check out the Relay for Life of Gulfport website and "like" them on Facebook. Did you see our video from this year's event?

Plays and Shows: There's plenty of live entertainment in Gulfport tonight! Swing by the for the series of short plays, " . . . on my mind" at 7 and 9 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $15 and can be researved by calling (727) 656-8053. Also, tonight is the opening night of "Breaking Legs" by Tom Dulack, presented by the Gulfport Community Players. The show is at the Catherine Hickman Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the following locations:

  • The Gulfport Casino – 5500 Shore Blvd. S.
  • Eileen’s Resale Boutique – 5401 Gulfport Blvd. S.
  • Gulfport Beach Bazaar – 3115 Beach Blvd. S.
  • Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce – 4926 Gulfport Blvd. S.
  • Reserve by calling 727-322-0316

Thursday Forecast: We'll have a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Otherwise, it'll be mostly sunny with a high near 82. Tonight, it'll be partly cloudy with a low around 69.

Jane McGehee April 19, 2012 at 02:52 PM
Yesterday, April 18, 2012, Gulfport posted No Smoking signs at the Chase Park dog parks. The City's regulations, legal or illegal, state a No Smoking ban at the children's playground at Chase Park......there are no children in the dog parks. I hope the City will get a grip and rescind this excess.
Cherlene Willis April 19, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Attention readers! We seem to be having problems with comments appearing on Gulfport Patch. Thanks everyone for being patient as we work to fix the problem. - Cherlene

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