Sunday, April 14, 2013
We want to see your photos! We know we live in paradise and part of that is enjoying a beautiful sunset everyday. We want you to send in your sunset photos from around the area and every Sunday, we'll share it on Gulfport Patch.
Welcome to your Sunday Sunset, a weekly photo feature that reminds us to take a moment and appreciate what it means to live in Gulfport. Patch reader and photographer Hiromichi Shimoyama recently added this photo in our "Pics & Clips" neighborhood photo gallery! It looks like the sun is setting right behind the Gulfport Casino Ballroom! As always, thanks for sharing, Hiromichi. If you would like to submit a photo for our next "Sunday Sunset", email it to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or upload your photo in our "Pics & Clips" gallery. Sign up for the Gulfport Patch email newsletter to stay connected to your community.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Everyone is invited to the Gulfport Health & Wellness Expo on Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom.
The Gulfport Health & Wellness Expo will feature free health screenings, presentations, speakers and interactive demonstrations on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. The event is free and open to all ages. Check your health stats with multiple health screenings including balance, stroke, glucose, cholesterol and info on nutrition as well as general health and hospital information. QiGong and Yoga Demonstrations Experience the Virtual Dementia Tour! Guests can also buy fresh and health snack items and enter the raffle to win paintings by local senior artists and gift baskets donated by local businesses. The expo will help raise money for the Gulfport Senior Center Foundation. For more information call (…
Monday, January 7, 2013
The Gulfport Casino Ballroom is being tented for termites.
Swing Night at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom has been rescheduled, while other lessons are canceled, as the building is about to be tented for termites. The Gulfport Casino Ballroom will be closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 7 - 9. The last time the ballroom was tented for termites was in 2001, according to Public Works Director Don Sopak. Don Sopak says there has been evidence of active termites over the past two years and the building was spot-treated in different areas. This year, the city negotiated with a company to tent the entire building, because the spot treatments were not working. It's being done at no cost to the city because it is part of an ongoing contract, according to Sopak. The tent was up a short time Monday …
Friday, January 4, 2013
There will be free prostate cancer screenings today at a Mini Health, Nutrition & Fitness Fair at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom from 12 - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
How did you welcome 2013? Did you entertain family and friends with noisemakers and home-cooked goodies, or did you hit the town with funny hats, glasses and drinks-a-plenty! Upload your party photos and show everyone why Gulfport is one fun town!
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Ring in 2013 at the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom with dancing, food, drinks and live music! Hurry, reserve your tickets now!
Still deciding what to do on New Year's Eve? Spend the night dancing with loved ones and friends at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom at 5500 Shore Blvd. S. Tickets are just $25 and include snacks, a cash bar, party favors, prizes, live music and, of course, a Champaign toast at midnight. "Fabulous Five" will rock in the new year with music through the decades. Expect to hear classics from 1940 through today's hits. Doors open at 7:30, dance starts at 8 and the party goes on until 2013, technically - about 12:30 a.m.! Wondering what to expect? Check out our photo gallery from last year's celebration, "Gulfport Casino Rings in 2012 with Music, Style and Dancing." We've attached a few of the photos on this article. To reserve your ticket call …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Welcome to Gulfport! We've all seen the beautiful greeting on the Gulfport Casino Ballroom - pointed to all who visit us by boat! Today, we're highlighting a new photo from Philip Wilchynski!
Welcome to "Good Morning Gulfport!" We want to highlight YOU for uploading photos, videos, announcements and events on Gulfport Patch. Today, we're highlighting a new photo in our "Gulfport Pics & Clips" neighborhood gallery! Special thanks to Philip Wilchynski for uploading a batch of fun photos of Gulfport's waterfront, including this picture of the "Welcome to Gulfport" sign on the Gulfport Casino Ballroom. Another one of the Philip's photos was chosen as this week's "Photo of the Week" - check it out on this link! Thanks for sharing Philip! How to Share on Gulfport Patch: To post events to the site for free: navigate to the Events page and click “Add an Event” on the right side of the page. Tell us all the details about your upcoming …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Huge thanks to Rob Fowler for sharing some amazing photos of people trying their luck at the fundraiser "Casino Royale on the Bay!"
Gamblers didn't have to fly to Las Vegas to hear the chims of slot machines and rolling the dice among a cheering crowd! The Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom turned into a Vegas-style casino on Thursday, Nov 8 as part of a fundraiser for the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce and Gulfport Senior Center. Gulfport resident Rob Fowler stopped by the event, snapped some amazing action shots and uploaded them in our neighborhood photo gallery, "Gulfport Pics & Clips!" We . . . well, I am ever-so-excited to see the photos in the photo gallery! Huge thank you to Rob Fowler for sharing your experience and what you saw through your camera lens with all of us at Gulfport Patch! Want to share your photos of the event and/or the other benefits during…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
That's right! There will be Las Vegas style gambling at the Historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom tonight starting at 7:30 tonight.
On Thursday, November 8th, the Gulfport Casino Ballroom will turn into a high-stakes gambling casino with Vegas style games including poker, blackjack, roulette, craps, slot machines and Texas hold'em. Buy ins include $1000 each in "funny money" and can be increased. Enjoy auctions, hors d'oeuvres, a full cash bar and live music. The event begins at 7:30 with doors opening at 7 p.m. The price is $20, $35 a couple in advance and $25 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Small Business Mentor Program at the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center Foundation. Veterans with I.D. cards get an extra $500 in ‘play money’ at the door. There will also be a table shared by the American Legion/vets and the red …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Gulfport Teen Council meeting tonight, Musical begins at Boca Ciega High School, Rock 'n' Roll Swing Dance and more in "5 Things to Know in Gulfport."
Gulfport Teen Council: The Gulfport Teen Council monthly meeting is tonight at 4:45 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall. View the meeting agenda on the City of Gulfport's website. To learn more about the Gulfport Teen Council click on the Gulfport Rec Center's section of the City's website. Musical at Boca Ciega High School: The Boca Ciega High School Pirate Players will present the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee May 10-12 at 7:00pm in the main auditorium at Boca Ciega High School. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults (children under 5 are free). Rock it in 50's Attire: Mark your calendars for the Rock 'n' Roll dance at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom on Friday, May 11. The event with Swing Time begins at 8 p.m. with a …