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Zonta’s online auction features iconic artists

During the last half of the 20th Century, Sanibel’s reputation as an artist colony grew. Artists such as Ikki Matsumoto, Katie Gardenia and Charles McCullough became household names, inspired by the island’s ambience to develop their talent and build a community. Other artists followed, ...

CROW presents next weekly Virtual Speaker Series program

Presented by LCEC, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife’s weekly Virtual Speaker Series will continue on March 9 at 4 p.m. with “The Story of Ospreys” with Claudia Burns, volunteer for The International Osprey Foundation. Ospreys are large brown and white raptors who breed in ...

Noted refuge lecturer to spotlight gray owl

Award-winning author and wildlife photographer Paul Bannick will present a program featuring stunning imagery from his books about owls at a lecture, titled “Gray Owl: A Visual Natural History,” on March 12 at 10 a.m. at The Community House for the “Ding” Darling Lecture Series. Based ...

Final Evenings at the Homestead program changed

The final presentation for the season of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's Evenings at the Homestead has been changed from the topic of fire to the biology of swallow-tailed kites. On March 9 at 7 p.m., it will host a presentation on the conservation biology of swallow-tail kites. ...

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 ...

Art sale benefit for TCH

The Sanibel-Captiva Art League will hold a special benefit for The Community House starting today, March 3. With the theme of “Shells & Beaches,” award-winning artists have donated works in a variety of mediums to be displayed at the venue and sold, with 100 percent of proceeds going to ...

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 - March 5: Basic ESOL & Digital Literacy at 6 p.m. Learn English and digital literacy skills in a free virtual learning series. ...

Lee Health seeking blood donations

Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish supply levels. As home to the regions only trauma center, it is vital that the system’s blood supply remains at healthy levels in order to quickly care for patients needing an urgent transfusion. Blood and blood products are not only ...