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10 Events to Look Forward to In & Around Sarasota Through September 2017

By Kevin, Aug 15, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

We've compiled 10 fun things that are happening through September 2017 to explore.

'Love That Dress!' Annual Shopping Spree Returns to Benefit PACE Center for Girls, Lee County

By Kevin, Aug 15, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

Approximately 600 women (and guys!) will shop more than 4,000 new and gently loved dresses, shoes, handbags and jewelry on Aug. 23.

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix's Festival Introduces Inaugural Fan Fest

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

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.

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.

Local High School Students Honored for Town Hall Scholarships

By Kevin, Jul 08, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

More than 140 seniors from public and private schools in Sarasota and Manatee counties attended the lectures and winners received scholarships as a result of an essay contest.

Study Shows Impact of the Arts on Jobs, Government and More in Fort Myers & Surrounding Areas

By Kevin, Jul 08, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

A nonprofit organization recently released a 542-page report revealing the findings of a study on the national/local impact of the arts. Fort Myers and area counties were included.

'Into the Woods' Cast Brings Energy, Passion This September to Sarasota

By Kevin, Jul 01, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

With a cast of 47, Rise Above Performing Arts looks to present 'Into the Woods' in a way that has never been seen before.

U.S. Census: Bonita Springs, Fort Myers in the Top 15 Fastest Growing Cities Nationwide

By Kevin, Jun 28, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

The population numbers were released by the U.S. Census Bureau in May, revealing Fort Myers and Bonita Springs to be the only two Florida cities on the list.

Kids Free Fridays Kicks Off the Summer at Rookery Bay, Plus More Family-fun Events to Come

By Kevin, Jun 28, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

The weekly free event for kids and their parents has followed the same structure every year due to consistent positive feedback.

The Melting Ice: in both our world and our hearts

By Kevin, Jun 26, 2017, Categories: RSW Living

Shamanism is an ancient healing tradition connecting the physical and spiritual worlds. Among many indigenous cultures, shamans are the spiritual and ceremonial leaders.

  • Woody Brubaker

    08/25/2017
    12:00AM

    Woody Brubaker has spent an astounding and productive fifty-seven years in the music business. An...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    08/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Stress Less Friday with Heather and Anna

    08/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Give yourself one whole day to focus on slowing down and being mindful, grateful, and full of opt...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    08/25/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Mangrove Maze Eco-Tour

    08/25/2017
    10:00AM

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


  • Surrealist Summer Exhibit

    08/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    August 4 - 25, 2017 What is real? What is imaginary? This exhibition aims to merge the two. Su...


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    08/25/2017
    03:30PM

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


  • Sunset Celebration at Times Square

    08/25/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Live Music, Food and Fun at Time Square on Fort Myers Beach


  • Jah Movement Reggae Band

    08/25/2017
    05:00PM

    Jah Movement Reggae Band return our FREE outdoor concert series Friday Fest bringing their infect...


  • Ladies' Night at The Paint Escape

    08/25/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

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


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    08/25/2017
    07:00PM

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


  • Summer Singer Songwriter Competition

    08/25/2017
    07:30PM — 10:30PM

    The Singer Songwriter Competition is the last date in the Sounds of Summer Concert Series by Isla...


  • Three Crooked Steps

    08/25/2017
    08:30PM — 11:30PM

    Three Crooked Steps is a SWF three piece versatile band playing music you simply cannot mistake f...


  • Triathlon Swim Program

    08/28/2017
    07:00AM — 08:30AM

    Calling all Sanibel Triathletes! Are you training for an upcoming triathlon and would like to imp...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    08/28/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    08/28/2017
    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

    08/28/2017
    10:00AM

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


  • Sunset Kayak Eco-Tour

    08/28/2017
    03:30PM

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


  • Raku & You

    08/28/2017
    05:30PM

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


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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    08/28/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    08/28/2017
    07:00PM

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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    08/28/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/04/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/11/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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