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Friends of Barefoot Beach Preserve: Volunteers Supporting the Preservation of the Coastal Environment Since 1990

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: Bonita & Estero

The Friends of Barefoot Beach Preserve was born in 1990 and has been a growing team ever since—joined by many who are also concerned with preservation of the coastal environment.

Owner of Red Headed Witches Talks Costumes, Local Partnerships & Their Second Hogwarts Event

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: Cape Coral

Guests of the event can learn a spell from a Harry Potter cosplayer, take the potions class, enjoy a butter beer (non-alcoholic), and play the local version of quidditch.

Our Guide to the Perfect Cape Coral Staycation

By Kevin, Jul 19, 2017, Categories: Cape Coral

From parks and beaches to fine dining and plenty of local events, Cape Coral has tons of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.

Fun Things to Do on Captiva Island

By Kevin, Jul 20, 2017, Categories: Times of the Islands

From boating and shelling to fine dining and exploring, Captiva has plenty of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.

Visitor Center to be Built at Lovers Key After Legislators Approve Nearly $4M in Funding

By Kevin, Jul 17, 2017, Categories: Gulf & Main

A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits, and bald eagles.

Lee County Schools on the Rise in Florida After New Preliminary District Grades are Released

By Kevin, Jul 17, 2017, Categories: Gulf & Main

Superintendent credits Vision 2020 program for recent successes throughout Lee County schools.

5 Summer Reading Recommendations by Sarasota County Libraries

By Kevin, Jul 13, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

Whether it's for an easy day at the beach, summer learning programs, a long car ride, or a rainy day at home, the Sarasota County libraries have you covered.




  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    07/24/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    07/24/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    07/24/2017
    10:00AM

    Guided exploration of the mangrove wilderness on part of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail....


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    07/24/2017
    03:30PM

    Paddle Matlacha Pass meandering through mangrove shrouded trails. Guides are ACA Certified Kayak ...


  • Raku & You

    07/24/2017
    05:30PM

    Raku is a centuries old pottery glazing and firing process. The technique produces a lustrous, of...


  • The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman

    07/24/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Harper, Jones and Kurzman are dedicated and prolific artists in their work. Harper pushes her pai...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    07/24/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    07/24/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Right Bed, Wrong Husband

    07/29/2017
    12:00AM

    In order to increase his allowance, young bachelor Ted writes his tight-fisted uncle to tell him ...


  • Mary Poppins

    07/29/2017
    12:00AM

    Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorst...


  • North Fort Myers Farmers Market

    07/29/2017
    07:00AM — 12:00PM

    Every Saturday 7am-12pm West Parking Lot - Spots rent for $10


  • Early Bird Eco-Tour

    07/29/2017
    07:30AM

    Witness Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve and share information about coastal and wetland birds and ...


  • Voted best small market in Florida and 15th in the nation, fruits and vegetables to fresh homemad...


  • Local produce, Gulf seafood (including Pine Island clams), fresh breads/pastries, pickles/olive m...


  • Powered catamaran cruise to the barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva, dolphins and shell pristi...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    07/29/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Science Saturdays: Sea-beans

    07/29/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Science Saturdays provide an opportunity for families to spend the day at the Environmental Learn...


  • Explore your creative side with award winning art and yoga teacher Helen Garcia-Valdez. Each team...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    07/29/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Explore the Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, listed on the National Register of Histo...


  • Fig Leaf Boutique Sidewalk Sale

    07/29/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Almost everything on sale! 25¢, 50¢, $1 women's, men's and children's clothing 50% off paintings ...


  • River District History Tour

    07/29/2017
    10:30AM

    90-minute walking tour of downtown Fort Myers with stories of history and information about the c...


  • LIFT the VILLAS

    07/29/2017
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us on July 29th for a super fun FREE event with your neighbors from the Villas Community! Co...


  • Yoga in Action Studio Open House

    07/29/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    We would love to spend some time with you at our studio open house where you can participate in o...


  • Free Yoga 101 Workshop

    07/29/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Want to learn or review the basics of yoga in a fun, friendly format? Yoga 101 is a great place t...


  • In this AWARD WINNING SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL PREMIERE, tenacious and flamboyant 14 year-old Leonar...


  • The Blue Eyed Bettys

    07/29/2017
    02:00PM

    With Daniel Emond on banjo, Sarah Hund on fiddle, and Ben Mackel on guitar, The Blue Eyed Bettys ...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM — 10:00PM

    Real Life Comedy When You Need to Laugh! Comedian Darren Knight aka Southern Momma is a social me...


  • Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour 2017

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM — 09:30PM

    Bang Productions presents Darren Knight's Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour 2017 produced by John ...


  • Chicago Tribute Show

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM — 09:30PM

    CHICAGO was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. During their career, they racked...


  • Haunted History Tour

    07/29/2017
    08:00PM

    90-minute walk through downtown Fort Myers reveals a darker side, including stories of both resid...


  • Indigo Trail Walk

    07/27/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Join Refuge naturalists as they lead a FREE one-hour tour to the Wildlife Education Board to iden...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    07/31/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Indigo Trail Walk

    08/03/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Join Refuge naturalists as they lead a FREE one-hour tour to the Wildlife Education Board to iden...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    08/07/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Indigo Trail Walk

    08/10/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Join Refuge naturalists as they lead a FREE one-hour tour to the Wildlife Education Board to iden...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    08/14/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...