The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association

An anchor for a strong community.

Hundreds of volunteers work to improve, protect, and lead our beautiful community in a continuous endeavor to enrich the lives of all residents. Serving the Community for Over 50 Years.


Upcoming Events

March 20th - Tuesday

  • SANDWICH SEMINAR: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Joseph A. Hegleh, M.D., F.A.C.S., Ophthalmologist, will talk about recent Advances in Preserving your Eye Vision. RSVP is required for this free lunch provided by Bayfront Health. Call 941-637-1655 by Monday, March 19 to register.

    Sue Watts, a Charlotte County Master Gardener, will share her experience designing and building a pergola at the Master Gardener Plant Clinic. She designed, built and installed it herself! Come join us to learn more about this DIY project that will add beauty to your landscape, provide shade from the strong sun, and block out unwanted views.
    Following the program, get tips appropriate to growing conditions each month and answers to plant ID and pest questions. Bring your samples in a sealed plastic baggie along with some photos. Free of charge. 

  • VIETNAM REVISITED: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Jim Staley enlisted in the United States Army right out of college, graduated from Officer Candidate School and was sent to Vietnam for two years. He served on a 5-member mobile advisory team conducting combat operations with the local Vietnamese militia. Jim will talk about his Vietnam experience. He recalls it was not all good - and it was not all bad! He will speak about his travels from Hard Scrabble to Ham Tan. Free of charge.

Isles Girls & Guys - Upcoming Sale Date

  • March 23rd - 8:00 a.m. to Noon
  • March 24th - 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • Address: 1245 Partridge Dr.
  • Directions: Aqui Esta; Left on Bal Harbor; Left on Albatross; Right on Whippoorwill; Right on Partridge


  • PGICA is a major social network with more than 30 sanctioned groups with interests ranging from boating to knitting to community Service.
  • Social Events scheduled throughout the year (dances, wide-screen sports events, field trips, picnics, plays, concerts and much more).
  • Educational classes, lectures, town hall meetings, political forums.
  • Membership is open to all residents of Punta Gorda Isles (property owners, renters, year round and seasonal residents)

For membership benefit details and to join>>>

Shop Punta Gorda & Save
What is Shop Punta Gorda?

PGI Shops Punta Gorda is a program designed to increase patronage at local business while giving PGICA members a discount. A win-win plan! .

This Month's Featured Businesses are:

Island Life Yogurt
Curves with Zumba

For complete list of businesses participating>>

Educational Opportunties & Classes

PGICA offers many classes and events of interest during the year. Each month the Commentator and this website provides a overview listing of upcoming classes and events.

  • Art classes, crafting classes, ballroom dancing, exercise classes like yoga, zumba and tai chi meet weekly to name a few. Lectures on health topics, members' world travels, and town hall meetings and political forums also take place at the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association and are open to the general public. Also there are very active bridge clubs, other card game groups, a knitting group that you may find of interest.