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5 Things to Know in Gulfport: Senior Center Celebration, Swing Dance, Toastmasters

Older Americans Month Celebration, Swing Dance and Lessons at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, Hurricane Seminar and more in "5 Things to Know in Gulfport."

Party at the Senior Center: The Gulfport Senior Center is hosting a celebration today at 1:30 p.m. in the Senior Center Dining Hall. Come out to celebrate Older Americans Month with a variety show, refreshments, door prizes and drawings. For more information call (727) 893-2237.

Swing Lessons and Dance: Join Swing Time at the beautiful Gulfport Casino Ballroom, for its weekly Swing Night dancing extravaganza. Enjoy a selection of classic swing, Big Band, and jazz tunes as you jump and jive all over the dance floor. Enjoy a lesson in Shim-Sham and other line/group ances at 6pm, then an East-Coast Swing Dance lesson at 7pm. The music for dancing kicks off at 8pm. Lessons are $7 per person.

Toastmasters: Join the new Gulfport Toastmasters Club and stop by the meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Gulfport Meeting Center. You'll be able to practice public speaking and polish your communication skills. Everyone is invited! For more information email Don at don@rsri.net or call (727) 328-2921.

Hurricane Seminar: The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins Friday, June 1. Are you ready? Be sure to stop by the free City of Gulfport Hurricane Seminar at the Catherine Hickman Theater on Thursday, May 24. Daniel Noah, Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service (NWS) will be the main speaker. The seminar begins at 7 p.m. with several hurricane related vendors, including Gulfport Patch, at the theater beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, check out the City of Gufport website.

Wednesday Forecast: We have a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 p.m. After that, it should clear up! It'll be mostly sunny with a high near 89. Tonight, a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 p.m. Otherwise, it'll be partly cloudy with a low around 77.

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