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Hirdie Girdie announces guest artist

The Hirdie Girdie Gallery will feature contemporary acrylic artist Anita Putnam as its April guest artist. For more information, call 239-395-0027 or visit www.hirdiegirdiegallery.com. The Hirdie Girdie Gallery is at 2490 Library Way, Sanibel.

County library system providing 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 - April 9: Evidence Analysis in Genealogical Research at 10 a.m. The purpose of genealogy is to reach accurate conclusions about one's ...

Sanibel Captiva Motor Club to hold monthly cruise-in

The Sanibel Captiva Motor Club will host its monthly Cruise-in, Cars and Coffee on April 3 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, ...

Sanibel FlyFishers to hold meeting

The Sanibel FlyFishers will hold a meeting on April 8 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The featured speaker is Ray Schmidt, owner of Double SS Outfitters in Bear Lake, Michigan. He grew up in northern Michigan, and he has been a guide, fly tier and innovator. Schmidt and his wife, Kate, have hosted fly ...

Main Bailey Tract lot reopens

On March 25, the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge reported that the re-shelling of the main parking lot at Bailey Tract has been completed, and it has reopened to public use on Tarpon Bay Road. The lot had closed for a few weeks for the improvements.

Sanibel Sea School hosts STEM spring break camp

The Sanibel Sea School recently partnered with the Lee County School District and Florida Gulf Coast University to offer a week-long STEM — science, technology, engineering, mathematics — spring break camp for girls. Funded by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, it was targeted to ...

Refuge celebrates volunteers with drive-thru awards event

Once again, COVID-19 precautions meant a new way of appreciating volunteers at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Traditionally, staff presents awards at a luncheon hosted by the refuge and “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge. Last year, they made ...

CROW unveils new logo at membership meeting

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel revealed a newly designed logo to its members on March 31 during its 2020 Membership Meeting, which was held via Zoom. The logo features large block letters with the silhouettes of several animal species that CROW treats each year. Three ...

Lions club donates food for holiday baskets

In response to F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva’s request for food for its holiday baskets, the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club delivered 240 cans of vegetables and 120 boxes of pasta to assist in providing for meals for F.I.S.H.’s clients. The club thanked Bailey’s General Store for allowing it to ...