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Sanibel library adds new game set and memoirs

Sanibel Public Library patrons can enjoy games and puzzles, including Bananagrams, Clue, Apples to Apples and a new Mah Jongg set. There are more than 50 board games to borrow or play on site. New on the library's shelves are many bestseller biographies, including memoirs by Matthew ...

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 - May 6: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body at 1 p.m. Join the Alzheimer's Association for a virtual seminar to learn about ...

‘Tween Waters to host weekend music celebration for resort guests

'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa on Captiva will host its third annual Captivaville Songwriters Weekend on June 18-20, featuring singer-songwriters from Florida and Nashville, Tennessee. Free and open to resort guests, the event can be enjoyed through specially-priced weekend packages ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: CURRENT EVENTS Current Events will be held on May 5 from 10 a.m. to noon. PAINTING WITH FRIENDS Painting with Friends will be held on May 5 from 1 to 4 p.m. Bring you own supplies to paint. No instruction ...

Monthly exhibit at Sanibel library

During the months of May and June, local artist Peter Zell will display his work at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. Hosted by the library and Sanibel-Captiva Art League, the exhibit features 30 plein air paintings of landscapes. For more information, visit ...

Virtual tasting to highlight California selections

Bailey's General Store will offer a virtual wine tasting on May 12, featuring two California certified sustainable wines and food pairings by Chef Karl Hamme, with the Sanibel Catering Company. Anthony Riboli, a fourth-generation winemaker, will join Bailey's wine steward Calli Johnson to talk ...

Sanibel resident among winners in national songwriting contest

Henry Crater, of Sanibel, is one of 12 winners of the 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the American Theatre Wing. Through mentorships with professional musical theater artists, leading to the recording and ...

Green Readers picks next book selection

The Green Readers, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's nature-inspired book club, announced that April's book selection is “Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss” by Craig Pittman and Matthew Wait. With the recent changes that allow the ...

Artist-in-Residence community mural on display

The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife and “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge reported that 2021 Artist-in-Residence Rachel Pierce recently completed her plein-air, pop-up demos schedule by working on a community mural with members of the public on April 15, which ...