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Everblades Sign New Goaltending Coach, Additional Players, Will Keep NHL Veteran Jagr

Jul 25, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Estero-based, Carolina Hurricanes affiliate has had a busy summer after its runner-up ECHL South Division 2016-17 season.

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix's Festival Introduces Inaugural Fan Fest

Jul 21, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Fan Fest was free to the public and featured large, interactive displays from sponsors, a large tent where guests watched the boats launch and watched the races and live music.

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

Jul 21, 2017 ● By Kevin

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

Jul 21, 2017 ● By Kevin

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

Jul 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

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

Jul 20, 2017 ● By Kevin

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

Jul 17, 2017 ● By Kevin

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

Jul 17, 2017 ● By Kevin

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

5 Summer Reading Recommendations by Sarasota County Libraries

Jul 13, 2017 ● By Kevin

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.

Royal Scoop Hosts Contest, Awards Local Ice Cream Creation: 'Sticky Fingers'

Jul 13, 2017 ● By Kevin

2017 Flavor Creation winner Rylan will enjoy one year of free ice cream at Royal Scoop for his delicious creation: Sticky Fingers.



  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    12/12/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Painting as Sculpture

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Paintings need not always be smooth and two‐dimensional. Creating a painting with various materia...


  • Painting as Sculpture

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Paintings need not always be smooth and two‐dimensional. Creating a painting with various materia...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    12/12/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/12/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • Fishing Club Holiday Party

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Fishing Club meets monthly through the season and sponsors several group fishi...


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


  • The music from the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Steinway Artist Jim Martinez and h...


  • During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving weekend throughout the month of December, Captiva Is...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    12/17/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    12/17/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Echoes

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Tillie and Samira were born 175 years apart, but their parallel stories eerily mirror one another...


  • Miracle on 34th Street

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Holiday tradition. Based on the movie of the same name, Miracle On 34th Street features a book an...


  • FOODIES & YOGIS: Basil & Back Care

    12/17/2017
    04:00PM — 06:00PM

    Calling all soul seeking, health conscious, cuisine curious peeps! Most bodies & minds need assi...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/17/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/17/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/11/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/18/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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