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Opera Naples Announces 2017-2018 Season

By Mandy Carter, Jul 26, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

The new season brings international opera stars and an expanded Opera Naples Renata Scotto Academy.

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix's Festival Introduces Inaugural Fan Fest

By Kevin, Jul 21, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

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: Life+Leisure

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.

Cape Coral, Fort Myers Among Locations Given Nearly $3 Million in Water-Quality Restoration Grants

By Melanie Heisinger, Jul 11, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

Grants assist Florida communities with water-quality improvements.

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

By Kevin, Jul 08, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

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.

The Melting Ice: in both our world and our hearts

By Kevin, Jun 26, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

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

Slipping a Disc: Shuffleboard regaining its charm, a game for the ages

By Kevin, Jun 26, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

Unseen by those of us outside the sport, shuffleboard is booming in Florida, with thousands of men and women playing.

Waterside Shops' Sip & Shop Series Generates $15,000 for Local Charity

By Melanie Heisinger, Jun 14, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure, Local Living

Anne Fleming, General Manager of Waterside Shops, tells us all about the recent successful fundraising event, and more.

2017 Health & Wellness Guide for RSW Living

By Melanie Heisinger, Jun 06, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure, Health+Beauty, Shop+Dine

From taking the 5210 Pledge to shopping at Healthy Living Organic and Natural Market, read on to find out what's happening in the area in our 2017 Health & Wellness Guide.

Amazing Animals Get Lots of Likes on Facebook

By Kevin, May 22, 2017, Categories: Life+Leisure

Social media sensations know how to wow! While many connect to their friends, family and colleagues, others connect to four-legged superstars who have their own pages and followers.

  • Right Bed, Wrong Husband

    07/28/2017
    12:00AM

    In order to increase his allowance, young bachelor Ted writes his tight-fisted uncle to tell him ...


  • Mary Poppins

    07/28/2017
    12:00AM

    Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorst...


  • Family Beach Walk

    07/28/2017
    09:00AM — 10:00AM

    The FREE one-hour program convenes at Gulfside City Park to explore the Refuge’s gulf-front Perry...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    07/28/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    07/28/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Kids Free Fridays

    07/28/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Back by popular demand, Kids Free Fridays are returning to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning...


  • Summer 2017 Film Festival

    07/28/2017
    01:00PM — 04:30PM

    Join us for this special event series, which will provide intrigue and insight into the world of ...


  • Ladies' Night at The Paint Escape

    07/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

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


  • The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman

    07/28/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Harper, Jones and Kurzman are dedicated and prolific artists in their work. Harper pushes her pai...


  • Everybody’s favorite flow is back. Anna will lead an all-levels flow designed to inspire while C...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    07/28/2017
    07:00PM

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


  • Frankie Valli Tribute & More

    07/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:30PM

    WILLIAM CINTRON is an extraordinaire talent and is best known for his superb vocals of FRANKIE VA...


  • In the tradition of comedians who have made the transition from the stage to the screen, such as ...


  • Right Bed, Wrong Husband

    07/29/2017
    12:00AM

    In order to increase his allowance, young bachelor Ted writes his tight-fisted uncle to tell him ...


  • Mary Poppins

    07/29/2017
    12:00AM

    Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorst...


  • North Fort Myers Farmers Market

    07/29/2017
    07:00AM — 12:00PM

    Every Saturday 7am-12pm West Parking Lot - Spots rent for $10


  • Local produce, Gulf seafood (including Pine Island clams), fresh breads/pastries, pickles/olive m...


  • Powered catamaran cruise to the barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva, dolphins and shell pristi...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    07/29/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Science Saturdays: Sea-beans

    07/29/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Science Saturdays provide an opportunity for families to spend the day at the Environmental Learn...


  • Explore your creative side with award winning art and yoga teacher Helen Garcia-Valdez. Each team...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    07/29/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Explore the Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, listed on the National Register of Histo...


  • Fig Leaf Boutique Sidewalk Sale

    07/29/2017
    10:00AM — 02:00PM

    Almost everything on sale! 25¢, 50¢, $1 women's, men's and children's clothing 50% off paintings ...


  • River District History Tour

    07/29/2017
    10:30AM

    90-minute walking tour of downtown Fort Myers with stories of history and information about the c...


  • LIFT the VILLAS

    07/29/2017
    11:00AM — 02:00PM

    Join us on July 29th for a super fun FREE event with your neighbors from the Villas Community! Co...


  • Yoga in Action Studio Open House

    07/29/2017
    01:00PM — 04:00PM

    We would love to spend some time with you at our studio open house where you can participate in o...


  • Free Yoga 101 Workshop

    07/29/2017
    01:00PM — 03:00PM

    Want to learn or review the basics of yoga in a fun, friendly format? Yoga 101 is a great place t...


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


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM

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


  • Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM — 10:00PM

    Real Life Comedy When You Need to Laugh! Comedian Darren Knight aka Southern Momma is a social me...


  • Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour 2017

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM — 09:30PM

    Bang Productions presents Darren Knight's Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour 2017 produced by John ...


  • Chicago Tribute Show

    07/29/2017
    07:00PM — 09:30PM

    CHICAGO was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. During their career, they racked...


  • Haunted History Tour

    07/29/2017
    08:00PM

    90-minute walk through downtown Fort Myers reveals a darker side, including stories of both resid...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    07/31/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    07/31/2017
    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...


  • The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman

    07/31/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Harper, Jones and Kurzman are dedicated and prolific artists in their work. Harper pushes her pai...


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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    07/31/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    07/31/2017
    07:00PM

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


  • Mary Poppins

    08/03/2017
    12:00AM

    Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorst...


  • Powered catamaran cruise to the barrier islands of Sanibel and Captiva, dolphins and shell pristi...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    08/03/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

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


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    08/03/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Indigo Trail Walk

    08/03/2017
    10:00AM — 11:00AM

    Join Refuge naturalists as they lead a FREE one-hour tour to the Wildlife Education Board to iden...


  • River District History Tour

    08/03/2017
    10:30AM

    90-minute walking tour of downtown Fort Myers with stories of history and information about the c...


  • The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman

    08/03/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    Harper, Jones and Kurzman are dedicated and prolific artists in their work. Harper pushes her pai...


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


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