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By Staff | Oct 8, 2019


Coffee, Tea and Trivia

Coffee, Tea and Trivia at 7 p.m. in the Carpenter’s Caf & Bookstore at the Sanibel Community Church, at 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Family-friendly fun for all ages. Caf opens at 6:30 p.m.; all cafe proceeds go to missions. For information, call Beth Burns at 239-896-0058.


Experience Virtual Reality

Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Open to ages 10 and older, the 5-10 minute HTC Vive VR experience features the “Coral Reef, Whale Encounter and Deep Sea” experience. One user per session; first come, first served. No registration required. For information, call 239-472-2483.


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.


Bagging for Mammograms

Pink Out Sanibel & Captiva volunteers will bag groceries for tips from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bailey’s General Store, at 2477 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The proceeds will benefit uninsured individuals in need of mammograms and F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva to help with the community’s cancer-related needs. The annual Pink Out Picnic Lunch will take place on Oct. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sanibel Fire Station 171, at 2351 Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel. For information, contact 239-839-3633 or PinkOutSanibel@gmail.com.


Monday Current Events

Normally held at BIG ARTS, Monday Current Events will take place at 10 a.m. at The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Enjoy lively discussion of the biggest headlines. For information, contact Malcolm Martini at 239-395-1362 or mlmartini@icloud.com.

Shell Crafters

Shell Crafting Class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Make flower figures or animals. Limited class size; first come first served. Children must be accompanied by an adult due to the complexity/dexterity required. For information, call 239-472-2155 or visit sanibelcommunityhouse.net.