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Helmets: For all ages, at all times

Bicycling has become an important means of transportation for adults and children in Lee County. Helmets are an essential part of being on a bicycle — or any kind of wheels, such as skates, skateboards and scooters; it has been documented that wearing a helmet can save a life. But, you say, ...

Lion’s paw found on Sanibel

Cathy Zimmer Bass, of Sarasota, found a lion’s paw on March 27 while digging through a shell pile near Access #2 along West Gulf Drive on Sanibel. She was visiting her parents, Fred and Diane Zimmer, of Sanibel. Diane Zimmer reported that it is her daughter’s first lion’s paw.

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: CURRENT EVENTS Current Events will be held on April 7 from 10 a.m. to noon. SENIOR AEROBICS Senior Aerobics will be held on April 7 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Bring your own weights ...

DOH-Lee rescinds red tide health alert

Today, the Florida Department of Health in Lee County rescinded a health alert for the red tide bloom near the South Seas Plantation Beach on Captiva. According to the DOH-Lee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Website reported that red tide is not present or at background ...

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.

Alphabet cone found on Sanibel

Rya Marie Henry, 5, of Denver, Colorado, found an alphabet cone on March 25 near Access #1 on Sanibel. Her grandmother reported that the girl was watching the sunrise with her father, Matt, and grandfather when she found the shell. Rya was so excited, her grandmother added. The girl and her ...

Island Calendar

ETHICS IN FILM SERIES BIG ARTS will hold its Ethics in Film Series on March 31 at 12:30 p.m. in Christensen Hall, at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. The film is “Arrival” (2016). Following the screening, there will be a moderated discussion about an ethical question posed by the film. For ...

The Community House

The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: CURRENT EVENTS Current Events will be held on March 31 from 10 a.m. to noon. SENIOR AEROBICS Senior Aerobics will be held on March 31 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Mahnaz Bassiri. Bring your own ...