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By Staff | Dec 3, 2019

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

Ethics in Film Series

BIG ARTS will screen the film “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story” (2017) 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.

THURSDAY, DEC. 5

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.

F.I.S.H. Workshop

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva will offer “Scams, Safety and Identity Theft: Don’t Be the Next Victim” from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church is at 2304 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Led by Lee County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Specialist Peggy Lince and Sanibel Police Lt. Grace Towler, the seminar will educate attendees about scams and identity theft crimes and others that may disrupt their lives. For information or to RSVP, call Kathy Y. Monroe or Anthony Morales at 239-472-4775.

FRIDAY, DEC. 6

Nature Connection Through Movement

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation will host Nature Connection Through Movement from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Bailey Homestead Preserve, at 1300 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Open to individuals of all ages and physical conditions, participants will be led through a movement meditation. Loose-fitting comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes suggested; bring water and a yoga mat, if you have one. Limited to 15 participants. Suggested donation of $10. For information, call 239-472-1932.

Sanibel Luminary Holiday Stroll

Hosted by the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, the 35th annual Luminary Holiday Stroll will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m. along Periwinkle Way on Sanibel. “Stroll the trail” and look for places to stop and enjoy. There will be Santa visits, photos with Santa, a live nativity scene, music and activities. For information, visit www.sanibel-captiva.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

Annual SCCF Tennis Tournament

The 28th Annual SCCF Tennis Tournament will take place from 9 a.m. to dusk at the Beachview Tennis Club, at 1101 Par View Drive, Sanibel. Spectators are invited to come out and enjoy the community gathering and competition. For information, call 239-472-2329 or visit www.sccf.org.

Captiva Luminary Holiday Stroll

Hosted by the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, the 35th annual Luminary Holiday Stroll will take place from 5:30 to 9 p.m. along Captiva Drive and Andy Rosse Lane on Captiva. “Stroll the trail” and look for places to stop and enjoy. There will be Santa visits, photos with Santa, a live nativity scene, music and activities. For information, visit www.sanibel-captiva.org.

SUNDAY, DEC. 8

Annual SCCF Tennis Tournament

The 28th Annual SCCF Tennis Tournament will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beachview Tennis Club, at 1101 Par View Drive, Sanibel. Spectators are invited to come out and enjoy the community gathering and competition. For information, call 239-472-2329 or visit www.sccf.org.

MONDAY, DEC. 9

Making the Land Work

A walking tour of the Bailey Homestead Preserve from 2 to 3 p.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.

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 “Woman at War” (2019). For information and tickets, call 239-395-0900 or visit www.bigarts.org.

TUESDAY, DEC. 10

Friendly Faces Luncheon

In partnership with George & Wendy’s Seafood Grille, F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva will host its monthly Friendly Faces Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the restaurant, at 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Open to the public, it is an opportunity to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones. For $8 per person, the price fixed lunch includes an entre, side, non-alcoholic drink and dessert; cash is the preferred method of payment. For information, contact Kathy Y. Monroe or Anthony Morales at 239-472-4775.

BIG ARTS Holiday Concert

The BIG ARTS Chorus will host its annual Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. at the Sanibel Community Church, at 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. For information and tickets, call 239-395-0900 or visit www.bigarts.org.