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CECI to host beach cleanup for fundraiser

The Children's Education Center of the Islands is putting a COVID-conscious spin on its annual Spring Festival. This year, it will host a Spring Beach Cleanup on March 27 from 7 to 11 a.m., beginning at the center, at 350 Casa Ybel Road, Sanibel. The fundraiser will help support the island ...

Bike or Hike Sanibel brochures, maps available

The city is distributing educational Bike or Hike Sanibel brochures to educate cyclists, pedestrians and motorists of state and city laws when biking, hiking or driving on island. The development and printing of the map and brochure, which includes a map of Sanibel's Shared Use Path System, are ...

Boating and power lines do not mix

As boaters hit the beautiful waterways of Southwest Florida, it is imperative to keep the following safety measures in mind. Boats coming into contact with power lines not only poses a risk of power interruptions, it could mean serious injuries and even death. - Always be aware of power lines ...

DMGA announces championship results

The Dunes Men's Golf Association held its annual Club Championship over three days in February at the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club on Sanibel. The flight this year was stroke play over three 18-hole rounds and was won by Kevin Steel. Determined by three rounds of match play, the flight winners ...

CECI alumnus gives back

Set to celebrate its 47th year of service in June, the Children’s Education Center of the Islands has been making strides and efforts this year to offer “place-based” educational experiences. The playground was in much need of repairs and updating, and the teachers wanted to provide the ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: CURRENT EVENTS Current Events will be held on March 10 from 10 a.m. to noon. SENIOR AEROBICS Senior Aerobics will be held on March 10 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Bring your own ...

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, ...

Bailey Tract parking lot paving

The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge reported that now through April 2, the main Bailey Tract parking lot located off of Tarpon Bay Road will be closed to all access, including vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians. Parking is still available for visitors at Smith Pond, off of ...

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 ...

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 ...