What’s Happening

Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 PM,  CAPT – Civic Association Meeting  –   Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce Street, 2nd floor Yeats meeting room.  Please plan to arrive early as the meeting needs to start promptly at 6:30 PM and end by 7:30 PM.  For more information on the neighborhood association, please click on the  Home tab and select from the drop-down menu CAPT and the Membership Application or leave a comment on this site.   Email: president@porttampa.org and find us on Facebook as Civic Association of Port Tampa-CAPT.   Meeting Dates – We look forward to seeing you at our 4th Wednesday of the month, 6:30 PM, meetings.  2017 meeting dates: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, and Oct. 25, 2017.

Thursday, April 27, 4:00 – 7:00 PM, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Board Meeting – Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce Street.  Open to the public. Beginning of the meeting (4:00 PM) will be open to public comment.  T-HCPL Board advises the Library staff and the Board of County Commissioners regarding planning for new and existing libraries, programs, budget, etc.  For more information: http://www.hcplc.org/hcplc/thpl/board/ , email LibraryBoard@hillsboroughcounty.org, phone 813.273.3660 Andrew Breidenbaugh, Director of Library Services, and Aracelis Chapman, Library Board Coordinator.

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Thursday, April 27, 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Port Tampa City Community Center, 4702 W. McCoy Street – City of Tampa Rezoning Petition (RZ-1738).  Rezoning application by Lennar Homes, LLC,  for a planned development of single family homes on approximately 26 acres of vacant property in  the Port Tampa City area identified only as north of MacDill AFB and west of Wall Street.

Saturday, April 29 –  Raising Financially Independent Children and Grandchildren – Learn what conversations to have with children about money and when. Join Lori Nadglowski, a Certified Financial Planner™ professional with Laurel Wealth Management as she discusses age-appropriate milestones related to saving money and planning for the future with children of all ages. Following a brief presentation, she will be happy to answer questions about building your family’s financial legacy.  Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce Street, James G.Yeats Meeting Room, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 PM, CAPT – Civic Association Meeting – Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce Street, 2nd floor Yeats meeting room.

Book Store –  Great Bargains!   Fiction, kids’ books, large print books, romance & paranormal romance, paperbacks, children’s picture books & more! Proceeds fund children, adult and community programs.  Second floor Book Store, Port Tampa City Library, 4902 W. Commerce St.,  813.204.2670, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Wednesdays noon – 8:00 PM, closed Sundays, Mondays and national holidays.

Picnic Island Cleanup – CAPT, in partnership with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, participated in the Great American Clean-up on April 22, 2017.  For  pictures and information: www.keeptampabaybeautiful.org.

Spanish-American War Memorial Park Playground Dedication was held on May 9, 2015. Thanks to the perseverance of the  Port Tampa City Woman’s Club, irrigation improvements have been made, landscaping, and additional playground equipment has been installed.  The Club has plans for seating and shade in the new portion on Prescott Street.

Gazebo –  A shout-out to all the organizations that stepped up to the plate, donated materials and money, provided skilled laborers, and gave their time and resources to replace the 70-something Spanish-American War Memorial Park gazebo. Special thanks to the Rough Riders organization for taking charge of this project and to the Port Tampa City Woman’s Club for their perseverance in getting us a beautiful gazebo that was dedicated on December 14, 2013.



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