This week’s theater
¦ Players Audition - Auditions for the Park Players are set for June 4 and 5 for adults of all ages. Performers must available Oct. 18-Dec. 18 for the holiday spectacular. To schedule a time: 235-5013.
¦ boom - At Theatre Conspiracy through June 12. $22 or $10 for students. (239) 936-3239. Full Story
Thursday, June 3
¦ Art Reception – A reception is set for 3-5 p.m. for the 14 South Port Square artists exhibiting in the Goff Gallery at the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda. The exhibit runs through the month of June. Reception and exhibit are free. Call 639-8810 for information. Full Story
Friday, June 4
¦ Ballroom Dance - Dance Fusion of Port Charlotte, 1109 Tamiami Tr., #4, has a group class in ballroom dancing followed by a dance party from 7:30 to 10 p.m. every Friday. $10 per person. 623-9123.
¦ Live music - Singer/guitarist Michael Hirst performs from 5-9 p.m. Center Stage at Fishermen’s Village. Full Story
Saturday, June 5
¦ Anniversary Event - The Cultural Center 49th Anniversary Party and second annual Community Charity Challenge are set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Area nonprofits host games, auctions, raffles and more as they compete for donations. 625-4175, ext. 253. Full Story
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¦ Cajun Tunes - The Yard Dogs perform from 5-9 p.m. Center Stage at Fishermen’s Village. ¦ Line Dancing - The Sun Flea Market, 18505 Paulson Dr., Port Charlotte, has line-dancing classes every Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. $3 per class. 255-3532. Full Story
Sunday, June 7
¦ Song & Dance - Florida Dance Workshop presents its annual production of “Showtime” 7-9:30 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts and Education, 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda, with hundreds of Charlotte County’s young artists, featuring the Florida Dance Company and Ovations Competition Team. Tickets available at Florida Dance Workshop, 3109 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Full Story
Monday, June 7
¦ Painting Group - The VAC Plein Air Group meets from 9 a.m.-noon at Ponce de Leon Park, 3498 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. 627-2770, 639-8810 or www.vacpleinair.webs.com.
¦ Art Camp - Summer art camp starts today and runs through July 26, offering pottery, sculpture, weaving, drawing and more for kids of all ages at the Englewood Art Center. 474-5548. Full Story
Tuesday, June 8
¦ Fundraiser - A benefit for Amanda Dalton is set for 6-10 p.m. at The Tavern at River City. The long-time bartender has been diagnosed with cervical cancer and has no medical insurance. The benefit includes a door raffle and silent auction as well as food and drink specials. To donate: 639-9080. Full Story
Wednesday, June 9
¦ Cultural Lunch - A New Orleans luncheon is set for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, featuring food, fun and games. 625-4175. Full Story
Comedy Night - Women’s Council of Realtors holds a fundraiser for Night of Comedy at Visani Comedy Dinner Theater and Restaurant on June 10. Happy Hour is 4-6 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. 457-2069 Full Story