Press Releases

5 Feb 2018

Contact: Greg Stemm, 727-542-6958, Gstemm@aol.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA — The LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport Public Library announces the formation of a new LGBTQ book club. The first organizational meeting is scheduled for Monday February 5 at 6 p.m. at the Library (5501 28th Avenue South). Those interested are encouraged to bring their favorite books […]

8 Feb 2018

Contact: Gulfport Public Library; (727) 893-1074 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, February 8th with a cowboy love story which has become a modern-day classic of LGBTQ stories on film. The Film Series is a free gathering to watch a […]

23 Feb 2018

Contact: Susan Gore; (214) 673-4673; flsnowfrog@gmail.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA: An evening of “Songs of Hope, Love and Courage” will be performed by the husband-and-husband team of Jon Arterton and James Mack at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at Catherine Hickman Theater in Gulfport (5501 27th Avenue South). Jon Arterton and James Mack have been singing […]

16 Jan 2018

Contact: Susan Blankenship – freshmarket@gulfportma.com The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market, located along Beach Blvd. in Gulfport’s Historic Waterfront Arts District, is open year-round, from 9am – 3pm. With a roster of over 70 vendors, you will find a wide variety of products, including but not limited to, ready-to-eat and take-home foods, fresh produce, plants, herbs, […]

30 Jan 2018

Contact: Susan Gore; (214) 673-4673; flsnowfrog@gmail.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Dr. Jane Fleishman will offer a presentation on the topic of the sexual lives of older LGBTQ community members on Tuesday, January 30 from 12 noon until 1 p.m. at Gulfport Public Library, 5501 28th Avenue South in Gulfport, Florida. The event is free and open to […]

18 Feb 2018

Contact: Alison Solomon; (727) 492-0021; ReadOut2018@gmail.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Elizabeth Sims, Contributing Editor for Writer’s Digest magazine and author of You’ve Got a Book in You: A Stress-Free Guide to Writing the Book of Your Dreams, will lead a “Fearless Writing” workshop on Sunday, February 18 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the Gulfport Public Library, […]

27 Jan 2018

Contact: Susan Gore; (214) 673-4673; flsnowfrog@gmail.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Poppy Champlin brings her Provincetown brew of stand-up comedy, improvisation and serious vocal talent to Gulfport on January 27 for a SATURDAY AFTERNOON DELIGHT you won’t forget! Poppy has been featured on Oprah, the Showtime Special Pride, One-Night Stand-up (LOGO), Entertainment Tonight and the Chicago Gay Games, […]

11 Jan 2018

Contact: Gulfport Public Library; (727) 893-1074 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, January 11th with a warm and comedic “lesbian road movie.” The Film Series is a free gathering to watch a film in the company of friends and neighbors […]

Contact: Alison Solomon; (727) 492-0021; ReadOut2018@gmail.com GULFPORT, FLORIDA: A new literary event featuring 15 lesbian authors will debut in Gulfport, Florida on the weekend of February 16 through 18. “ReadOut: Books For Lesbians” will include a Friday night reception; author readings, book sales and signings, and keynote address by award-winning author Elizabeth Sims on Saturday; […]

12 Dec 2017

GULFPORT, FL: Gulfport’s next free clothing swap will take place at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on Tuesday, December 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The popular event is regularly scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month. The swap takes place in the courtyard adjacent to the historic Peninsula Inn at 2937 Beach […]

5 Dec 2017

Location – 3101 Beach Blvd S., Gulfport, FL 33707 Date/Time: December 5, 2017 (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM) Contact: Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market, Susan Blankenship, FreshMarket@gulfportma.com Gulfport, FL: The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is the perfect way to shop small and support local business, especially during the holidays! You can easily fill all your shopping […]

1 Dec 2017

Gulfport, FL: Visit Gulfport Florida on December 1 and 16, for the Gulfport Art & Gallery Walk. Find your Gulfport shopping and dining maps at VisitGulfportFlorida.com and chart your course to the downtown waterfront! Gulfport’s Historical Waterfront Arts District spans 6 city blocks that includes more than 35 unique and locally owned shops, businesses, boutiques, […]

14 Dec 2017

Contact: Gulfport Public Library; (727) 893-1074 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, December 14th with an Oscar-nominated documentary about the fight for AIDS research and treatment. The Film Series is a free gathering to watch a film in the company […]

2 Dec 2017

Contact: Brenda McMahon; brendamcmahonceramics@gmail.com; (518) 692-7742 GULFPORT, FLORIDA: Gulfport, Florida’s professional artist community is getting ready to satisfy your ArtJones. Do you want art, make art, gotta have art, love art? Then this inaugural event is for you. On Saturday and Sunday, December 2nd and 3rd, ArtJones, an Open Studio Tour of Gulfport Artists makes […]

14 Nov 2017

OneBlood will have the Big Red Bus in Gulfport on Tuesday November 14, during the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market. OneBlood encourages all eligible blood donors to make blood donation a regular part of their lives.

5 Dec 2017

Returning for a third year, the Bay Voices men’s choral group will perform another popular holiday concert at the Gulfport Public Library on Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00 p.m. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Complimentary wine, soft beverages and cheese will be offered.

25 Aug 2017

Organizers of Gulfport’s annual Gecko Ball have announced the results of public voting for the theme of the 2018 Gecko Ball: “Gecko Con!” The Tenth Annual Gecko Ball will be held next year on Saturday, August 25th at the historic Gulfport Casino Ballroom.

30 Nov 2017

To help commemorate World AIDS Day 2017 (December 1st), local AIDS treatment pioneer Dr. Bob Wallace, MD will be the featured speaker on Thursday, November 30th at the Gulfport Public Library (5501 28th Avenue South, Gulfport, Florida) at 7pm.

9 Nov 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, November 9th with a classic comic Australian “drag show road movie.” The Film Series is a free gathering to watch a film in the company of friends and neighbors on the second Thursday of each month.

9 Dec 2017

The 9th Annual Holiday Hoopla is a celebration of arts, crafts, foods, holiday music and roving holiday characters

25 Aug 2018

Organizers of Gulfport’s annual Gecko Ball are encouraging the public to vote now on the theme of next year’s event. Saturday, August 25, 2018 will be the date of the Tenth Annual Gecko Ball, building on the tradition of this ever-popular event.

31 Dec 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 New Year’s Eve Gala, a party that in recent years has become Gulfport’s go-to celebration of the New Year.

17 Feb 2018

Gulfport Public Library’s LGBTQ Resource Center announces the first annual ReadOut event, a weekend of lesbian literature, headlined by Keynote Speaker Elizabeth Sims.

Calling all Artisans and Craftsmen! Several premium spots are now available during Gulfport Art & Gallery Walks. Applications for all handmade categories are currently being accepted.

17 Feb 2018

The third annual Gulfport Fine Arts Festival is open to the public on February 17-18, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with complimentary admission and parking conveniently located within walking distance.

The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is busily preparing for the upcoming Fall/Winter season. The appearance of autumn on the calendar brings the return of many of our seasonal vendors, and once again, Beach Blvd.

12 Oct 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, October 12th with OTHER PEOPLE, an independent comedy about a gay son returning home to care for his dying mother.

Due to the circumstances created by the storm, we are canceling the screening of CLOUDBURST that was scheduled for this Thursday.

14 Sep 2017

The LGBTQ Resource Center at Gulfport Public Library is proud to continue its monthly LGBTQ Film Series on Thursday, September 14th with a “road movie” about an elderly lesbian couple making their way to Canada.

2 Sep 2017

Calling all flower children, hippies and tree huggers! Flock to Gulfport’s waterfront and bring your buds for a day of peace, art and music! Gulfport invites you to the 17th Annual Geckofest…

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