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Club News: Sept. 12

By Staff | Sep 12, 2012

Fraternal Order Of Eagles

The Fraternal Order Of Eagles #3957 will have its “Half-Way to St. Pattys Day” celebration on Saturday between 2 and 6 p.m.. Come on down wearing your green for a delicious corned beef and cabbage dinner (only $8/or a sandwich for $5). Bud Smith will keep your feet tapping for the occasion. Also for entertainment this week: The Real Deal on Wednesday, Hub Cap on Thursday and Jerry Ward on Friday. We have brought back Monday night Bingo at 6, as well as Wednesday at 1. Breakfast is served on the weekends, Lunch: Tuesday through Friday and Dinner: Wednesday through Saturday. New chefs,Walter and Karen O’Rourke, have a great new menu with something to please everyone. Also, football is finally back! Come on in and cheer on your favorite team. For more information on these events, call at 549-8477.

Bonsai Society

A bonsai workshop will be the feature of The Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida’s monthly meeting on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Support Personnel Association of Lee County (SPALC) Building at 6281 Metro Plantation Road, Fort Myers, at 9 a.m.

Mike Cartrett, a popular Florida bonsai artist, will provide a demonstration and hold a workshop using dwarf clusia.

The public is invited to attend the meeting. There is no charge for attending and parking is free.

Bonsai is a horticultural art of growing trees in pots. It had its origins in China and Japan. Information about bonsai and the association will be available at the meeting.

Additional information about the event and membership may be obtained by calling Jim Bremer at 239-482-7543.

New Resident Club

The New Resident Club is a social organization for both couples and singles. Full time and part-time residents are welcome. If you’ve lived in Cape Coral for less than three years then now is the time to join! If you’ve resided here longer than three years then you can join the club in September when we have open enrollment.

The club offers monthly activities and network opportunities. Monthly events consists of cocktails on the cape, dinner/dance, ladies luncheon, coffee social, game night, bowling, golfing, book club, potlucks and so much more. Whether you are a full time or part time resident, single or married September is the month that you don’t have to be a “new” to join.

The social club was founded in 1967 with over 500 current members formed to help people meet new friends and learn about the community. Members receive an offer of a free one month subscription to The Breeze, our local newspaper. During the general meeting, dinner dances and at the ladies luncheon special raffles are held. Generous donations are given by local businesses to welcome our members and become acquainted with their services.

Cost of membership is $35 for two years.

For more information visit our website at www.capecoralnewresident.com or request our brochure at info@CapeCoralNewResident.com.

For further information please e-mail us at info@capecoralnewresident.com

Fraternal Order of Eagles

The Fraternal Order of Eagles wants to remind members that dues are to be paid by Aug. 31. Red key cards will not work after that date so please don’t risk being dropped from our membership list. Entertainment this week will include Jerry Ward tonight, The Real Deal on Thursday and J.R. Bradford on Friday. Lunch is served weekdays and dinner is available on Thursday and Friday from 5 – 8 p.m. Breakfast is available Saturday mornings followed by Show Me The Eagle at 2. We are now playing Bingo once a week (Wednesday at 1). Also on Wednesday a Chili Bar is offered between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.. For more information call at 549-8477.

American Merchant

Marine Veterans

The American Merchant Marine Veterans holds a luncheon meeting the third Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral. The luncheon is $13.

For more information call 239-728-3169 or 239-543-4072.

Italian American Club

The Italian American Club holds its “Pasta Night” Dinner from 5 – 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Pasta Night features a variety of Italian sauces over pasta or choose from a selection of sandwich specials w/side salad or fries. All dinners are $9.

Live entertainment; casual attire.

Fridays feature a Dinner/Dance from 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. with live entertainment for your listening & dancing pleasure in the Elegante Room. Reservations required. Dinner includes salad, featured pasta, choice of our main entree specials w/side dish, dessert and coffee or tea.

Members: $16 Non-members: $19 Reservations required – Call 542-6515

Special Event, Saturday – Sept. 29, Dinner Show & Dance

Enjoy a special evening with family and friends featuring the musical duo of “Cahlua & Cream.” Cocktails 5 p.m. Dinner served 6 p.m. Showtunes at 6:30 p.m. Dinner menu: chicken florentine; fettucini alfredo; broccoli aglia e olio, cranberry-walnut spring-green salad w/raspberry vinaigrette; tiramisu, coffee or tea. Reservations and advanced tickets required. Tickets available in office or at Razzle-Dazzle.

Members $25 – Non-members $29 (includes tax & gratuity.

The Cape Coral Italian American Club, 4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral has a beautiful ballroom used weekly for fine dining and dancing at reasonable prices. It is also available for parties, receptions, and banquets fit for any occasion. They are always open to the public!

Cape Coral 912

Cape Coral 912, a community-based organization, presenting and teaching the Constitution and constitutional principles to school-age children, holds its monthly meeting on the second Saturday of each month at Rodino’s Pizzeria at 11 a.m. The address is 2110 Santa Barbara.

Participation is open to everyone, no membership dues. “If you want to help to save our Constitution and elevate our constitutional rights to primacy, join us and add your hearts to our endeavors,” organizers said. For more information visit www.cape912.com

Tiger Bay Club

of Southwest Florida

The Tiger Bay Club of Southwest Florida has announced that political consultant and commentator James Carville will headline the club’s annual dinner event, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 17 , at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs. Registration and networking will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner and program at 7.

Tickets are available to the general public

Carville is nationally recognized as a political consultant, analyst, pundit, media personality and author of best-selling books on a broad range of topics. The former co-host of CNN’s “Crossfire” gained prominence as a political mastermind for his work on Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign. Carville, nicknamed “The Ragin’ Cajun,” is a recurring guest on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” and often debates political topics with his wife, Republican strategist Mary Matalin.

Carville’s presentation will provide insight into the post-convention political scene and what he expects for the November elections. The no-holds-barred summary will include analysis of both parties’ efforts to win the White House, U.S. Senate and House seats, and much more.

Individual tickets are available to club members and the general public for $200, which includes dinner.

Sponsorships are also available by contacting Steve Kushner at SKushner@Becker-Poliakoff.com.

Visit www.swfltigerbay.org for more information and to register for the Sept. 17 event.

Cape Coral Lions Club

The Cape Coral Lions Club meets at the Perkins on Cape Coral Parkway/Del Prado at 6 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month. They are always looking for interested people who want to help those in need in our community. Lions are the greatest service organization in the world. To reach the membership chairman, call Lion Diana M. Pinto at 239-405-8124 or email her at dmp234@comcast.net.

Korean War Veterans

Korean War Veterans luncheon is held every Tuesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Invest in America’s Veteran’s Foundation Headquarters at 3100 S. Del Prado Blvd., Building 3, Unit 6. All other veterans are welcome to come. The luncheon is free; donations are greatly appreciated.. Call 239-541-8704.

Cape Republican Club

The Cape Coral Republican Club meets the last Tuesday of each month at the Palmetto Pines Country Club, 1940 S.W. 9th Court. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. Call 540-7725.

Email capecoralrepublicanclub.com

Cape Coral Sailing Club

The Cape Coral Sailing Club welcomes all boaters, both sail and power to their monthly meetings at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway.

Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. except for November when it is the fifth Wednesday and December when there is no meeting. For more information visit: capecoralsailingclub.org

U.S. Submarine Veterans

The monthly meetings of U.S. Submarine Veterans (BarbBase) are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cape Coral Elks Lodge on S.E. 46th Lane, corner of S.E. 10th Place (Club Square), at 7 p.m. For more information, call 542-3038 or 458-1136.

Friends of the NW

Regional Library

The Friends of the NW Regional Library hold meetings on the first Tuesday of every month.

Annual membership is $10 for individuals, $15 for families. Contact friendsnwlibrary@yahoo.com for more information on how you can support your local library and its ongoing programs and events.

Kiwanis Club

of Cape Coral

The Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral meets every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Kiwanis Hall, 360 Santa Barbara Blvd. For more information, call 471-9956 or 471-7572.


AARP Cape Coral Chapter 188 meets 1 p.m. the third Friday at Lake Kennedy Senior Center, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Call 458-0834 or 574-2463.

Democratic Club

The Democratic club of Cape Coral meets the third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at 814 S.E. 46th Lane.

For more info call 823-6258; www.capecoraldemocrats.com.

Southwest Florida

10-13 Club

The Southwest Florida 10-13 Club, Inc. is an association of retired New York City police officers. The club also welcomes other retired police officers of other cities and state to join. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Elks Cape Coral Lodge, 4431 S.E. 10th Place (Club Square). For additional info call Neil O’Connor, president 239-540-7232.

Harney Point fish fry

Harney Point VFW Post 8463 located at 4709 S.E. 11th Place, Cape Coral, will hold a Friday night fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m Cost $7 per plate. The public is invited to dine in the hall, carry out available.

For additional information, please contact Gina for reservations, 239-839-3831.

Dulcimer Club

Southwest Florida Dulcimer Club meet every Tuesday night (year round) at 7 p.m. at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd.

For additional information email: vicdonmagg@aol.com or call 652-4214.


ABWA Cape Coral Caloosa Chapter meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Gulf Coast Village at 6 p.m for networking.

Calling all professional business women who wants to get involved in the community. For dinner reservations call, 239-549-1199.


The Calusa chapter of the Military Officers Association of America normally meets the second Saturday of each month from September through May at the Wine and Roses restaurant at 1404 Cape Coral Parkway in Cape Coral.

The meetings will start at 9 a.m. with a buffet breakfast followed by an entertaining presentation, usually a noted speaker. A short business meeting then will follow.

Please call Dixie Buick at 239-945-5030 for reservations. For additional information about the organization, contact Timothy Cook, the Membership Chair, at 239-945-9155. The MOAA exists to enhance and protect the rights and benefits of all military officers and their families.