What’s Happening

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – VT Clark – HAS CLOSED!  Owners of our historic small grocer and deli have decided to retire.  We wish Sue and Loren all the best and a huge THANK YOU for the years of service and great Cuban sandwiches.


CALL IT IN THE AIR, A NEW MUSICAL – Friday, August 18, 5:00 – 6:00 PM, Port Tampa City Library is hosting a preview performance in a concert presentation of a new rock musical headed to New York City. FREE ADMISSION!  Featuring songs, show insights, Q&A with writers, photos with cast.  All ages welcome.

CIVIC ASSOCIATION MEETING – Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 PM, 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.   Discussion topics:  TPD report, City Council approval of Lennar’s rezoning request and community issues.  All are welcome; if you want to qualify for voting privileges, annual dues are $12.00 per person.

CIVIC ASSOCIATION MEETING  –   Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 PM, City Council meeting  regarding Lennar Homes rezong request for planned development,  TPD report, and community issues.

CIVIC ASSOCIATION MEETING  –   Wednesday, June 28, Call to order by Vice President Travis Barnes; TPD report by Officer Ubinas; update on meetings by President Tom Vento and Travis Barnes with Lennar representatives regarding neighborhood concerns with the planned development in the south part of Port Tampa City and the July 20 rezoning hearing; and mosquito control.

CIVIC ASSOCIATION MEETING  –   Wednesday, May 24,   Lennar Homes representative responded to questions from attendees on the proposed development plan for homes in south Port Tampa City.    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.  Find us on Facebook as Civic Association of Port Tampa-CAPT  https://www.facebook.com/groups/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.

Nextdoor – Communities social media interaction  https://porttampacity.nextdoor.com.

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.

Saturday, May 13th  BOOKFAIR @ Barnes & Noble, 213 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.  Barnes & Noble donated a percentage of sales to the Friends of the Port Tampa City Library (FOL) for adult & children’s programs.

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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