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Rare cars, bluegrass, carnival and sand sculpting headline this year's Fun Fest at the Community House

January 21, 2015 A vehicle exhibit with a few surprises, sand sculpting, food, fun and music, all are on tap at the second annual Fun Fest at the Sanibel Community House. The Jan. more »»

 
 
 
Committee of the Island 40th anniversary

January 21, 2015 The Committee of the Island (COTI) celebrated its 40th anniversary inside the Sanibel Community House Wednesday, Jan. 14, with a full house showing up, which included 300 RSPVs. more »»

Meet the Calendar Girls

January 21, 2015 Most anyone at an event in southwest Florida has come across the Calendar Girls, women in dazzling outfits dancing to entertain and raise cash for social causes. more »»

Garden Club auction a big success

January 21, 2015 An exciting day of fundraising was had by all at the annual Shell Islands Garden Club live and silent auction on Jan.13, held at the Sanibel Community House. more »»

South Seas Resort to add hotel units, angers some, others hold change inevitable

January 21, 2015 Captiva's largest resort development should gain in size sometime this year. more »»

Video will help market bike safety on the islands

January 21, 2015 Again, technology is making life a bit easier. And safer. A short film to assist bike riders and others using Sanibel’s shared paths and roadways should be released in Marc. more »»

Under the Sea’ will be biggest fundraiser for Shell Museum

January 21, 2015 The most important fundraiser for the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum will feature a golden oldie theme, called “Under the Sea” 1960’s Beach Party, Sunday, Jan. 25, from 5-10 p.m. more »»

Ding offers plenty to do, activities include lectures and tours that mostly free

January 14, 2015 Don’t fret, there’s plenty to do in the islands this week and in the coming months. A chief resource for entertainment and discovery is the popular J.N. more »»

Policing expert will discuss Ferguson, other issues at library event Jan. 15

January 14, 2015 By CRAIG GARRETT cgarrett@breezenewspapers.com Obama Administration appointee Dr. Ellen Scrivner on Jan. 15 will share her views in policing and community relations. more »»

Islander hopes celebrity will aid in shark research, bring awareness to the Gulf’s greatest game fish

January 14, 2015 He’s not rude. Get past the $200 sunglasses and the buff posturing, he’s quite soft-spoken, certainly intense, but very nice. You’d want your son to be like him. more »»

Islander peddles safer streets

January 14, 2015 By CRAIG GARRETT cgarrett@breezenewspapers.com Florida bicyclists and joggers safely enjoying a pathway or a bike lane on a local roadway, in some part, can thank Darla Letourneau. more »»

Local economy ends on strong note, expectations high for 2015

January 14, 2015 Southwest Florida’s economy last year ended with a bang, with Lee County reporting bed taxes in November jumping 17 percent over the same period in 2013. more »»

Wigley family honors island conservationist

January 14, 2015 The Bob Wigley Preserve, a 27-acre parcel owned by the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, is comprised of three tracts: the Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Tract, the John and Mary Jo Boler Family... more »»

San-Cap Audubon presents: ‘The New and Enhanced Nature Trails of Sanibel’

January 14, 2015 Whether you are an avid birder or just enjoy an occasional nature walk, Holly Milbrandt, environmental biologist for the city of Sanibel, will fill you in on “The New and Enhanced Nature Trails of... more »»

Getting fit in paradise

January 14, 2015 With New Year’s resolutions of improving one’s physical fitness quickly fading for many people, 22 individuals from around the nation will undergo a major jumpstart on their 2015 training Ja. more »»

Island survivor urges Heart Walk support

January 14, 2015 Islander Chuck Bergstrom says he would rather be lucky than anything else. And as luck would have it, just over ten years ago, he took himself to the doctor for what he thought was an ear infection. more »»

Zonta launches ‘Peek’ season with redesigned web site

January 14, 2015 The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva is already setting its sights on the 14th annual A Peek at the Unique, the popular fundraiser that has broken records every year since its inception and is set for... more »»

6th Annual Kids Wildlife Habitat Contest is approaching

January 14, 2015 The Florida Wildlife Federation will again award a commemorative plaque and an age-suitable gardening book to the Florida kid or group of kids 12 years old or under who have helped to establish and... more »»

Beer-tap handles on display at the library

January 14, 2015 Back by popular demand, a selection of more than 65 beer-tap handles is on display this month at the Sanibel Public Library. more »»

The Dunes pass through and speed analysis study results in lowered speed limit

January 8, 2015 Passer throughs and residents will each have to slow down when driving on Sand Castle and Albatross Roads, after the Sanibel City Council passed a motion 5-0 to lower the current speed limit of 30... more »»

Sanibel Antique Shows will bring vast diversity and unique items

January 7, 2015 The Sanibel Community House will be taken over by some of the most unique and diverse antiques in the area for three weekends in the months of January through March. more »»

 
 

 

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Don't Forget To Stretch!

October 3, 2011 Even the most diligent exercisers tend to forget one of the most important components of any exercise program –stretching. more »

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