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On the Beach: Annual Octifest to raise funds for youth outreach, programming

February 21, 2018 The Sanibel Sea School is getting ready for its major fundraiser, which supports outreach programs for at-risk landlocked youth, a scholarship program and its newest addition — free camps on holidays. more »»

Super Slam is first sanctioned island tourney

February 21, 2018 Called the fastest-growing sport in America, pickleball is spreading like wildfire from community to community and islanders have an opportunity to check out an official tournament this weeken. more »»

San-Cap America’s Boating Club honored for civic service

February 21, 2018 A Sanibel-Captiva organization has been named as one of 10 recipients for a national award. more »»

Kiwanis Club to host 38th annual Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday

February 21, 2018 This weekend, the Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club will cook up and serve over 3,500 meatballs, more than 250 pounds of spaghetti and about 80 gallons of marinara sauce in a long-standing traditio. more »»

Fundraiser to feature tour of four island homes

February 16, 2018 An older remodel, and a new construction; within proximity of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, and across from the Gulf of Mexico. Four island homes — each one special. more »»

Fishing club, ‘Ding’ Darling partner up to combat Wildlife Drive overgrowth

February 16, 2018 Once a week for a few hours each morning, the Sanibel Island Fly Fishers have been volunteering their time to trim back overgrowth on Wildlife Drive at the J.N. more »»

Adult workshop series at Sanibel Sea School to spotlight rivers, connections

February 16, 2018 While the Sanibel Sea School designs most of its programs for youths, it is offering a continuing education workshop for adults in February focused on exploring rivers and their connections. more »»

San-Cap Rotary Club to host Annual Arts and Crafts Fair this weekend

February 16, 2018 Marking its 35th year, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club’s Annual Arts and Crafts Fair will bring more than 100 top-notch artists and crafters to the islands to exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind... more »»

Charter fishing for families during cooler months

February 16, 2018 While the winter months may not seem like the perfect time for fishing the Pine Island Sound to the east of Captiva Island, it may be the ideal situation for families looking for fun and relaxation. more »»

Mardi Gras: CHR to host 6th annual fundraiser

January 31, 2018 Get into the New Orleans spirit with games of chance, Louisiana-style entertainment and more — all on a “riverboat” — at Community Housing and Resources’ 6th Annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser. more »»

CROW rehabilitates, releases endangered snail kite

January 31, 2018 An injured snail kite taken in last month by the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife was released back into the wild on Jan. 22 at the Harns Marsh Preserve in Lehigh Acres. Dr. more »»

Annual Arts and Crafts Fair planned at Center 4 Life

January 31, 2018 Dozens of local artists, crafters and even authors will take part this weekend in an annual event. The Center 4 Life will host its annual Arts and Crafts Fair on Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Annual DDWS fundraiser to raise support for ‘Ding’ Darling

January 31, 2018 An upcoming fundraiser will provide attendees with an opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind artwork and exciting excursions, all while supporting the islands’ wildlife refuge. more »»

Chef Paganini, husband to host bourbon-inspired meal, tasting

January 31, 2018 Chef Loretta Paganini and her husband, Dr. Emil Paganini, are offering a culinary journey through Kentucky and Tennessee during a special dinner in February that will pair food and bourbon. more »»

‘101 Things to Do’ author to speak at Captiva Memorial Library

January 31, 2018 A recently published book on the dozens of known and not-so-known things to do on Captiva and Sanibel, as well as the surrounding areas, will be highlighted at the Captiva Memorial Library. more »»

Library closes as next phase of Your Library Reimagined set to kick off

January 26, 2018 The Sanibel Public Library closed earlier this week as staff and construction crews begin preparing for the second phase of the Your Library Reimagined project, which has a September completion dat. more »»

Learn about the ocean through paddling excursions

January 26, 2018 news@breezenewspapers.com The Sanibel Sea School is offering an opportunity for individuals to experience the ocean in an intimate way through paddling excursions. more »»

Polar bears, penguins topics of Sanibel Sea School winter camps

January 26, 2018 Youth learned about polar bears and penguins during the winter camps at the Sanibel Sea School, which involved many activities to further teach them about the animals. more »»

Lee Health reports continued increase in number of flu cases

January 24, 2018 For the fourth week in a row, Lee Health has seen significant increases in flu. Dr. more »»

UPDATE: 'Ding' Darling fully operational

January 23, 2018 UPDATE: Normal operations have resumed at the the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge following the three-day government shutdow. more »»

 
 

 

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