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Talking Points to conclude with NYT cooking app editor

Join Sam Sifton, founding editor of the New York Times Cooking app, to hear about the joys and frustrations of home cooking during COVID. For the last year, he has been working — and cooking — at home, and that is where Sifton will speak from virtually on March 11 at 4 p.m. for the final ...

Annual Feed My Starving Children event to go virtual

The 3rd annual Sanibel Feed My Starving Children MobilePack cannot happen this year due to COVID-19 concerns. Instead, there will be a virtual fundraiser for the month of March. Organizers reported that through this year's online initiative, event supporters can continue to help provide for ...

Sanibel Captiva Motor Club to hold monthly cruise-in

The Sanibel Captiva Motor Club will host its monthly Cruise-in, Cars and Coffee on March 6 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Periwinkle Place Shops, at 2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. Club members gather to admire, show off and enjoy each other's special vehicles and fellowship. Marking its fifth season, ...

Registration open for ‘Back to Our Roots’ workshop

Coastal Watch will host another “Back to Our Roots” workshop on March 6 at 10 a.m. The goal of the initiative is to spread awareness in the community about the importance of mangroves on the islands — trees that are important, yet vulnerable to coastal development. The public participates ...

Sanibel library hosts exhibit and WWII programs

Since the early 1980s March is designated as Women’s History Month, a time to recognize, celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields. Celebrate the month ...

Sanibel FlyFishers to hold meeting

The Sanibel FlyFishers will hold a meeting on March 11 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The featured speaker is local guide and tarpon legend Josh Greer, with West Wall Outfitters. The Southwest Florida regional representative for the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, he will share his experience fishing for ...

Virtual Friendly Faces Luncheon held

F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva, with George & Wendy’s Seafood Grill, hosted its community-wide Friendly Faces Luncheon virtually on Feb. 16. The event featured delicious food coupled with a Mardi Gras celebration. Participants made Mason jar lanterns, played a group critical thinking game ...

Trust company to offer program on Florida domicile

The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company will hold a Webinar on Florida domicile and how new residents can obtain it on March 9 and again on April 6 from 3 to 4 p.m. Robin L. Cook and Jeffrey A. Muddell, with wealth services for the company, and David M. Platt, with SanCap Law, will present on the ...

Center registering for Spring Break Camp

The Sanibel Recreation Center will host a week of athletics, games and crafts for Spring Break. The Spring Break Camp will be held March 15-19 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Enrollment is open for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Participants need to bring a bag lunch and water ...

Do not let wedelia go wild

Last week was National Invasive Species Awareness Week. What better time to take a look at one of our worst invasive plants? An invasive plant is a plant one that is not endemic to a particular region or ecosystem and is able to outcompete native vegetation and cause disruption to local ...