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Co-Ed Softball League

The summer Co-Ed Softball League has the following games scheduled on June 9 at the Sanibel Ball Fields at the Sanibel Recreation Center, at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel: - Sanibel Carts vs. Doc Ford's Sea Dogs at 6:30 p.m. - Doc Ford's Sea Dogs vs. Whitney's at 7:35 p.m. The scores ...

American Legion

The American Legion Post 123, at 4929 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel, presents the following: - June 13: Barbecue ribs and chicken from noon to 8 p.m. - June 14: Flag burning ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Food is served from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with steak sandwiches on Fridays and tacos on Tuesdays. ...

Education Notes

FOUNDATION RECOGNIZES PROGRAM GRADUATES On May 21, The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools recognized 34 high school seniors graduating from the Take Stock in Children Program. They will receive a four-year, college tuition scholarship with a total value of approximately $550,000. The ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: SENIOR AEROBIC EXERCISE Senior Aerobic Exercise will be held on June 9 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Cost is $5. LIVING LIFE CURRENTLY Living Life Currently will meet June 10 at 1 ...

CROW Calendar of Events

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife's AWC Visitor Education Center, at 3883 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel, will present the following: - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9 Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises at 12:30 p.m. The life of a gopher tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises ...

Mosquito control set for Sanibel

The Lee County Mosquito Control District has scheduled spray truck activity for Sanibel. The district reported that the following areas will be treated for adult mosquitoes from between sunset today and 2 a.m. June 8 by Ultra Low Volume spray trucks: - East end from Sanibel Lighthouse west to ...

Estimated taxable property valuations up for islands

Early preliminary property tax valuations for Sanibel and Captiva have increased over 2020. The Lee County Property Appraiser's Office released its estimated tax roll values on June 3, which indicate a 2.57 percent increase for the city of Sanibel and a 6.30 percent increase for Captiva as ...

Recreation center registering for youth summer camp

The Sanibel Recreation Department's Summer Day Camp will be held from June 21 through July 30 — no camp on July 5 — from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday at the Sanibel Recreation Center. The program is available to children entering kindergarten through eighth grade. Refer to the ...

Sanibel fire responds to electrical lines incident

At approximately 11:12 a.m. on June 2, a tree trimmer was shocked while trimming tree limbs in close proximity to primary voltage electrical lines at 2840 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel. The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District and Lee County EMS responded to the scene and administered advanced life ...

Army Corps adjusts Lake Okeechobee releases

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reported that it would reduce Lake Okeechobee releases at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) from the current weekly average of 1,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 1,000 cfs beginning on May 29. As of May 28, the St. Lucie Lock and ...