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TCH to hold monthly Arts and Crafts Fair

The Community House will host a free Arts and Crafts Fair on April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Celebrating spring and life on the islands, it will fulfill attendees' yearnings for handmade arts, crafts and treasures of all kinds. Talented vendors have been specially selected to participate. On ...

Florida Junior Duck Stamp judging

The “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge reported that the Junior Duck Stamp Contest judging for Florida takes place every year at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. The program was born on the islands, thanks to the creativity of art teacher Jaye Boswell ...

Sanibel library staffer receives monthly award

The Sanibel Public Library recently reported that Reference Librarian Beth Jarrell is the monthly recipient of the statewide Exemplary Reference “Ask A Librarian” Award for Detailed Chat. Ask a Librarian helps those seeking assistance with library and research-related questions from ...

County library system providing virtual programs

The Lee County Library System, which includes the Captiva Memorial Library, is offering the following free virtual programming for all ages: ADULT PROGRAMS - April 8: Medicare 101 at noon Join SHINE for a Lunch & Learn series about Medicare basics and the importance of enrollment ...

‘Poems from Sanibel and Beyond’ released

Jim Weyant recently published his first book of poetry, “Poems from Sanibel and Beyond,” at the age of 81. With a home on Sanibel since 1978, he and his wife became residents in 2001 after Weyant retired from the New York Stock Exchange as a system analyst. He always loved the island's ...

‘Emmanuel: Satisfying the Thirsty Soul’ released

Kharis Publishing recently announced the release of “Emmanuel: Satisfying the Thirsty Soul” by Andrea Rose Miller, whose parents live on Sanibel. It is an uplifting educational book to help readers understand the complexities of the Bible and apply them to their daily life. It is organized ...

CHR’s Manatee Madness auction kicks off

Community Housing and Resources’ Manatee Madness auction is in full swing on Sanibel and already Manatee Mer, adorned in thousands of Sanibel shells by artist Ginny Dickinson, has been sold. Officials reported that there are 15 other manatee sculptures, however, waiting for owners. From ...

Brook to headline first ‘Tweenies Weekend Concert

‘Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa recently announced its first ‘Tweenies Weekend Concert Series of the year, featuring local native and NBC “The Voice” contestant Sheena Brook. Open to resort guests and the public, the event will take place on May 15 at 7:30 p.m. on the resort’s ...

Island Calendar

ETHICS IN FILM SERIES BIG ARTS will hold its Ethics in Film Series on April 7 at 12:30 p.m. in Christensen Hall, at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. The film is “Seymour: An Introduction” (2014). Following the screening, there will be a moderated discussion about an ethical question posed by the ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: CURRENT EVENTS Current Events will be held on April 7 from 10 a.m. to noon. SENIOR AEROBICS Senior Aerobics will be held on April 7 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Bring your own weights ...