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The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: PAINTING WITH SISSI Painting with Sissi Janku will take place on Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members; includes canvas, acrylic paint, paint brushes and inspiration ...

BIG ARTS courses, workshops

BIG ARTS is offering the upcoming courses and workshops: - Adobe Photoshop, Intermediate/Advanced, with Denny Souers March 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. $80 for members and $100 for non-members - Figure Drawing from Photographic References (Virtual Learning) with Francesco ...

SCCF announces launch of refreshed look

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation recently unveiled a new refreshed look and logo. “The iconic SCCF logo served the organization well for 53 years,” Chief Executive Officer Ryan Orgera said. “Our new logo acknowledges how we have evolved from our founding focus on land to our ...

Green Readers picks next book selection

The Green Readers, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's nature-inspired book club, announced that February's book selection is “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen. He is a well-known novelist or columnist for the Miami Herald. As the book that partially inspired the Sanibel Sea School's ...

County library system provides virtual programming

The Lee County Library System, which includes the Captiva Memorial Library, is offering the following free virtual programming for all ages: ADULT PROGRAMS - Today, Feb. 17: Medicare Part B at noon Join SHINE for a Lunch & Learn series about how from paper to online impacts the Part B ...

SCAL to present Annual Art Fair

The Sanibel-Captiva Art League will host its Annual Art Fair — formerly known as the Clothesline Sale — on Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. A much-anticipated and popular exhibition, this year promises to be filled with energy and ...

CIHS presents film on life of Fort Myers resident

The Captiva Island Historical Society reported that an audience of some 85 people enjoyed a beautiful night on Feb. 8 in the open-air environment of McCarthy’s Marina to watch the acclaimed documentary “Queen of Swing,” by Florida filmmaker John Biffar. The second of its “Open Air ...

Talking Points to present artist and photographer Moroti

The BIG ARTS Talking Points series continues with former News-Press photographer Kinfay Moroti. He will expand on his exhibit “A Beautiful Struggle,” which is on display in the West Entrance gallery. Kinfay will also talk about his inspiring journey and issues of racial justice and ...

Island Calendar

PLEIN AIR ART Watch Artist “In Residence” Rachel Pierce paint live on Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wildlife Drive at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, at 1 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel. For information, visit dingdarlingsociety.org/articles/artist-in-residence. MONDAY ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: PAINTING WITH SISSI Painting with Sissi Janku will take place today, Feb. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $60 for members and $65 for non-members; includes canvas, acrylic paint, paint brushes and inspiration ...