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7 Family-Oriented Activities in Sanibel & Captiva in the 7th Month of the Year

Jul 11, 2017 ● By Kevin

We've compiled 7 fun things that are happening through the end of July 2017 for our readers to explore.

Captiva's New Wave Eco Charters Aims to Navigate Waters as 'Stewards of the Sea'

Jul 03, 2017 ● By Kevin

New Wave Eco Charters helps tourists and residents alike to unwind, unplug and unearth the yearning for the natural world for which they've been longing.

Two Interns Join the City of Sanibel for the Summer

Jun 30, 2017 ● By Kevin

We got the inside scoop on the new interns Dana Congress and Connor Tomlinson, who are interning with city manager Judie Zimomra.

Sanibel Public Library Tech, Periodicals and Calusa Meeting Room Prepared for Remodel

Jun 30, 2017 ● By Kevin

Sanibel's "Your Library Reimagined" project is well underway. Here's the latest.

What to Look Forward to This Year at Sanibel's 4th of July Celebration

Jun 27, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

The City of Sanibel will be hosting an exciting all-day event to celebrate this year's Independence Day!

The Healing Power of Food: Healthy Eating Shapes Physical, Emotional Well-Being

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

Think of any culture in the world, and chances are it revolves, in many ways, around food. All humans gather at the table to celebrate, to mourn, to negotiate and to relax.

Back to the Roots: DIY backyard farming, California firm’s grassroots push

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

California-based Back to the Roots today sells herb, veggie and sunflower kits, all edible, easily grown in a back patio and part of the urban/sustainable farming movement.

Red-cockaded Woodpecker: Once abundant, this woodpecker is now endangered in Florida

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

Of the 22 species of woodpeckers in North America and 217 worldwide, Florida is home to 11 species, including the dwindling population of the red-cockaded woodpecker.

Ready Or Not: Hurricane season is here, getting a plan in place

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website notes that 78 percent of tropical storm activity comes from mid-August to mid-October.

Head in the Clouds: Amazing Summers, Things Above & Below Our Feet

Jun 26, 2017 ● By Kevin

Afternoon summer clouds are stunning, dangerous, ever-changing and beautiful, a photographer’s dream and a boater’s nightmare, forming as heat rises over the Everglades.
  • 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...


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


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    12/19/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    12/19/2017
    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

    12/19/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

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


  • DeRomo's Winter Wine Showcase

    12/19/2017
    05:00PM — 08:00PM

    Join us to sample wines from around the world, sample fresh cheeses and gourmet treats spread out...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/19/2017
    05:30PM

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


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/19/2017
    06:00PM

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


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/19/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

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


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


  • 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...