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Shell museum planning for $6M upgrade

March 22, 2018 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum has big plans for the future, like live aquariums. more »»

Stories for Grownups to wrap up for season

March 22, 2018 Dr. Sidney B. Simon will host the season's final First Friday Stories for Grownups on April 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. at The Community House on Sanibel. more »»

Book signing called a success

March 22, 2018 A full house gathered on March 21 at the Carpenter’s Café and Bookstore on the campus of Sanibel Community Church for the release of Dr. Daryl . more »»

Sanibel fire district plans open house

March 21, 2018 The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District is hosting its annual open house and everyone is invited. Station 171 will be open to residents and visitors on March 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Group to host first fundraiser as rebranded Coastal Keepers

March 21, 2018 An island organization that rebranded itself last year in an effort to have more of an immediate impact on the local community and environment is set to host its first fundraiser, once called Cracke... more »»

Author to speak on history of nonnatives on Captiva, Sanibel

March 21, 2018 Author Charles Sobczak will discuss how escaped and introduced species have impacted Florida's indigenous flora, fauna and sea life at a presentation put on by the Captiva Memorial Library. more »»

'STRAWS' documentary advocates for elimination of plastic straws

March 20, 2018 “STRAWS” wraps up the sixth annual free “Ding” Darling Wednesday Film Series on April 4 at 1 p.m. in the Visitor & Education Center auditorium at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling lecture goes to the beach

March 20, 2018 Professional naturalists and Florida natives Blair and Dawn Witherington have authored five books on natural history topics. more »»

Hirdie Girdie to highlight work of Risher, Tuttle

March 20, 2018 The Hirdie Girdie Art Gallery on Sanibel is featuring the work of Jeanne Risher and Anne Tuttle. more »»

Monthly photo contest winner

March 20, 2018 The winner of R.S. Walsh Landscaping’s March photo contest is Patricia Disbrow, who submitted a photo from underneath the causeway. more »»

Piano duet recital at St. Michael & All Angels

March 20, 2018 St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church will present a duet piano recital on April 4 at 6 p.m. more »»

'Ding' Darling hosting bird photography exhibit, reception

March 20, 2018 Bird photographer David Jeffrey is exhibiting 30 bird images now through April 30 in the Visitor & Education Center auditorium at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel. more »»

Captiva Memorial Library presents activities for April

March 20, 2018 The Captiva Memorial Library, at 11560 Chapin Lane, is offering the following free programs for adults and children during the month of April: Adult programs - Coloring for Grown-ups April 3-28 The... more »»

BIG ARTS Chorus bids farewell to season with spring concerts

March 20, 2018 BIG ARTS Community Chorus will bid farewell to the winter season with its popular Spring Concerts on April 4-5 under the direction of Ellen Whitten, who is finishing her first season as director. more »»

Last call for tickets for Beer in the Bushes this weekend

March 20, 2018 It’s last call to buy tickets for the 7th Annual Beer in the Bushes. SCCF’s end-of-season event is set for March 31 from 6 to 10 p.m. more »»

Audubon Society to host Saturday bird walk

March 15, 2018 (Editor's Note: The information published in the March 14, 2018, issue under Island Calendar is incorrect. The following information on the upcoming bird walk is correct. more »»

Lions Club's Arts and Crafts Fair is last big art festival for season

March 14, 2018 Residents and visitors will have one last opportunity to get their artistic fill — on a large scale — before the season ends with the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club's 35th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. more »»

Expert to discuss primates at library program

March 14, 2018 A great apes expert will host a primates program on March 16 at the Captiva Memorial Library. At 1 p.. more »»

European fishing journalist team to return for ‘Ding’ tarpon tournament

March 13, 2018 Four journalists from Scotland, England and Denmark will return to fish and cover the seventh annual “Ding” Darling & Doc Ford’s Tarpon Tournament on May 11. more »»

Museum displays antique clocks to mark of daylight saving time

March 13, 2018 Inspired by the recent change with daylight saving time, clocks from the early 1900s are on display at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling lecture hails generous Americans who preserved wilderness

March 12, 2018 In the oversized, richly illustrated coffee table compendium “Wildlands Philosophy: The Great American Tradition,” author Tom Butler tells the stories of dozens of generous conservation-minded... more »»



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