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Sanibel Captiva Motor Club to hold monthly cruise-in

The Sanibel Captiva Motor Club will host its monthly Cruise-in, Cars and Coffee on Dec. 5 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, ...

Healthy Lee to kick off Million Mile Movement

Can the Southwest Florida community collectively log 1 million miles in less than six weeks? That’s what Healthy Lee is asking as it gears up to launch another iteration of the Million Mile Movement. Healthy Lee — the collaboration made up of local businesses, government, school, health, ...

Luminary to feature deals and promote business for holidays

The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce is set to kick off Luminary this week. An annual holiday tradition for the islands, this year’s celebration will look a little different due to the pandemic. The two-day event has been extended to seven days, Dec. 4-11, and will still ...

CEPD updates site to allow for damage reports

On Nov. 23, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District reported that Tropical Storm Eta removed large amounts of beach and dune sand from Captiva. Photos of how the storm affected the island could help to prove the need to fund repairs. The more damage documented, the more funding the CEPD may ...

Tree trimming, removal project to start on San-Cap Road

Lee County Electric Cooperative and the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge will perform a joint tree trimming project along a 1-kilometer stretch in the area of 4249 Sanibel-Captiva Road, the city of Sanibel reported. The work will be performed starting today and will be ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: SENIOR AEROBIC EXERCISE Senior Aerobics will be held today, Dec. 2, at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Bring your own weights optional. A $5 donation is suggested. PAINTING WITH ...

Vegetation trimming, maintenance project under way

In a continued effort to focus on the reliability of the electric system, Lee County Electric Cooperative will mobilize contractors starting today, Nov. 30, to begin vegetation and maintenance trimming on Sanibel. Working hours will be Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and is ...

CIHS documents tales, artifacts at ‘Share Your Story’ event

In preparing for the Captiva Island Historical Society’s ninth documentary, “The History of Angling on Captiva,” Jensen’s Twin Palm Marina hosted the first CIHS “Share Your Story” event on Nov. 16. Believe them or not, the CIHS heard some big fish stories. Award-winning journalist ...

Bat Yam speaker talks about Inner City Educational Foundation

Former professional rugby player and coach Stuart Krohn spoke via Zoom to Bat Yam Temple of Islands members and others about how his sport has helped inner city children gain opportunities to further their development and obtain scholarships to some of the nation’s best colleges. Bat Yam ...

Snook seasonal closure for Gulf waters

The recreational harvest season for snook will close on Dec. 1 in Gulf state and federal waters and will remain closed through Feb. 28, reopening on March 1. Anglers may continue to catch and release snook during the closed season. Snook remains catch-and-release only in state waters from the ...