This week’s theater
¦ Auditions for young people - Creative Theater Workshop holds auditions for “Jungle Book” (ages 5-13) and “High School Musical” (ages 13-18) at 10 a.m. Aug. 7 at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. firstname.lastname@example.org. Full Story
Thursday, Aug. 5
¦ Wood Crafters - The Peace River Woodturners meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, Community Room, 2280 Aaron St. 743- 5140 or www.peaceriverwoodturners.org.
¦ Guitar Jam - Guitar Army has a jam session at Gilchrist Park at sunset. Bring a lawn chair. Full Story
Friday, Aug. 6
¦ Sweet Event - The Punta Gorda Historical Society at the Woman’s Club building, 118 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, holds a Pineapple Dessert event from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy samples of desserts from the new cookbook, “Pineapple, Pineapple & Pineapple.” The topic was chosen to recognize this fruit that once gave the community the title Pineapple Center. Full Story
Saturday, Aug. 7
¦ Lotta Bull - SSBR Team Championship Bull Riding starts at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds, 2333 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. (863) 990- 2391 or www.ssbrnow.com.
¦ Pet Event - Homeward Bound Greyhounds holds a pet adoption from 1-3 p.m. in front of Salty Paws at Fishermen’s Village. Full Story
Sunday, Aug. 8
¦ Sunday Dinner - The Cultural Center of Charlotte County has a $10 dinner buffet every Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 625-4175. Full Story
Monday, Aug. 9
¦ Open Mic - The Peace River Center for Writers presents an open mic night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 9 Center Stage at Fishermen’s Village. Read, sing, listen and enjoy. 637-3514. Full Story
Tuesday, Aug. 10
¦ Wood Art - The Charlotte County Woodcarvers Club meets from 8 a.m.- noon at the Punta Gorda Boat Club, 802 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda. 505- 4246 or 639-1947. Full Story
¦ Camera Group - The Photo Adventures Camera Club meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Vizcaya Lakes Activity Center, 4052 Hollis Ave. 627-3832.
¦ Singer/Songwriter - Michael Hirst performs from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 13 Center Stage at Fishermen’s Village. 637-3514. Full Story
¦ Cruise-In - Muscle Car City holds a free monthly Cruise-In for show-car owners and spectators on the third Saturday of each month from 4-7 p.m. Next event: Aug. 21. Full Story