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Island Calendar

November 19, 2019
Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

F.I.S.H. Workshop

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva will offer "Medicare 1:1 Counseling Sessions: Review Your Medicare Coverage" from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sanibel Congregational Church, at 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Meet with a SHINE counselor from the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest, who will review specific coverage and discuss how to save on Part D costs. Participants should bring a list of prescription medications, with dosage and their Medicare card. Counselors will provide free, unbiased and confidential counseling to Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and those soon to be eligible for Medicare. For information, call Kathy Y. Monroe or Anthony Morales at 239-472-4775.

Family Storytime

A program for preschoolers and their caregivers will be held from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. It helps develop pre-reading skills through songs and stories. For information, call Deanna Evans at 239-472-2483 or visit sanlib.org.

Ethics in Film Series

BIG ARTS will screen the film "Amazing Grace" (2018) at 12:30 p.m. at the Island Cinema, at 535 Tarpon Bay Road, Sanibel. Moderated by Ronald Michael Green, there will be a discussion following the screening about an ethical question posed by the film. Green is professor emeritus of religion and the eunice and Julian Cohen Professor Emeritus for the ethics and human values at Dartmouth College. For information or tickets, visit bigarts.org/film or call 239-395-0900.

Spoken Word Open Mic

Spoken Word Open Mic will take place at 7 p.m. at the BIG ARTS Strauss Theater, at 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Island and Southwest Florida poets and writers will perform their latest works, and members of the audience are invited to join them on stage by reading original works or a favorite poem or prose passage. To participate, come early and sign the reader list. Admission is $5; cash only. For information, contact Joe Pacheco at 239-472-1280.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

Making the Land Work

A walking tour of the Bailey Homestead Preserve from 10 to 11 a.m. that blends the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's work on the historic property, history of the land and stories about the Bailey family, which farmed it for three generations. Program includes a look at the demonstration gardens at the Native Landscapes & Garden Center, windmill, pavilion, Devitt Pond overlook and entrance to the Bailey family home. Suggested donation of $5; walking shoes recommended. Meet at the Conservation Gateway Kiosk at the head of Shipley Trail, at 1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. For information, call 239-472-1932 or visit www.sccf.org.

Family Storytime

A program for preschoolers and their caregivers will be held from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. It helps develop pre-reading skills through songs and stories. For information, call Deanna Evans at 239-472-2483 or visit sanlib.org.

After-school Crew

Favorite books, new books and never-knew-existed books, plus puzzles, games, crafts and more from 3 to 3:50 p.m. at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Geared toward kindergarten to fifth grade. Snack provided. For information, call Deanna Evans at 239-472-2483.

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

ThinkTank

The ThinkTank will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the east end of the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Come play on the interactive floor as the MagixBox projects from the ceiling to the floor. Squish mosquitoes, splat eggs or make a trail of stars in some of the ever-changing activities. For information, call Deanna Evans at 239-472-2483 or visit sanlib.org.

MONDAY, NOV. 25

Monday Night Film

BIG ARTS will hold its Monday Night Film at 7 p.m. at the Strauss Theater, at 2200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The film is "The Guilty" (2019). For information and tickets, call 239-395-0900 or visit www.bigarts.org.

 
 

 

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