pool to close earlyThe South County Regional Park pool, 670 Cooper St., Punta Gorda, will be closing at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday for a swim meet. The pool will resume regular operations Thursday.
Garden Club saleThe Lemon Garden Club has weekly sales from 9-11 a.m. each Friday at their historic clubhouse, 480 Yale St., Englewood. The club had to cancel its annual November garden tour due to the pandemic, but the members work each Friday propagating plans — their specialty is broeliads — and making interesting crafts and unique cards for sale. The club follows safe practices and asks that anyone coming to the clubhouse wear a mask, or get one there. For more information, please call 941-474-9068
Raffle at Art CenterThe North Port Art Center, 5950 Sam Shapos Way, invites the public to to visit the art center to enter to win a one-of-a-kind work of art now through Oct. 31. The artworks were donated by local artists and are on display for viewing. Raffle tickets are $1 or six for $5. The winner will be announced 6 p.m. Nov. 2 on Facebook Live and will be contacted by phone or email. The art center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Visit www.northportartcenter.org for information.