March 5: Hear about happenings with TEAM Punta Gorda on the Ken Lovejoy show, first Tuesday of every month. AM 1580. Ken interviews CEO Nancy Prafke and other TEAM leaders.
March 9: Here Come the Mummies! Annual FunkFest. Advance tickets on sale at Tiki’s on W. Marion Avenue.
March 10: Bike for the Birds to benefit the Peace River Center for Wildlife. Departs from the Tiki Hut by the Sheraton at 9 a.m. Donations requested and accepted for this worthy cause. Party back at Laishley Park. For information firstname.lastname@example.org
March 12: Friends of the Library fundraiser featuring NY Times Number One International Best-selling Author, Steve Berry. Isles Yacht Club. $35 per person. Program and luncheon start at 11 a.m. Tickets may be purchased from Jan Roemler, 505-7454 or Jane Fitzpatrick, 505-4224.
March 16: St. Patrick’s Eve Celebration at Fishermen’s Village starting at 11 a.m. Parade, live music, bagpipes and restaurant food specials. Runs until 8 p.m.
March 29: Replicas of the Nina and Pinta Ships will dock at Fishermen’s Village Marina through April 2. Daily tours for a nominal fee. 639-8721 for more information.
March 30: TEAM Punta Gorda Annual Golf Tournament at St. Andrews South Golf Club, 1901 Deborah Drive. $80 per player includes greens fees/golf cart, breakfast and lunch. Raffles, prizes and fun! Benefits TPG’s all-volunteer organization’s operations throughout the year. www.teampuntagorda.org for registration