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Sanibel Public Library to reopen on Aug. 1

July 30, 2018 The Sanibel Public Library will reopen to the public on Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. more »»

Sanibel Sea School hosts Calusa Week for campers

July 30, 2018 Calusa Week, a week in celebration of the Native Americans who were the earliest known inhabitants of Florida’s southwest coast, is a favorite among Sanibel Sea School campers each summer. more »»

Rec enter to offer swim training for triathlon participants

July 30, 2018 SWAT swim coach and former triathlete Curt McIntyre will run a six-week swim program at the Sanibel Recreation Center for anyone training for an upcoming triathlon. more »»

CROW releases two species of sea turtles on Naples beach

July 27, 2018 Two sea turtles treated by the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife were released today. The releases took place on Vanderbilt Beach in Naples, according to officials. more »»

CCP reviews Wastewater Alternative Study report

July 27, 2018 Presented with the final report on the Captiva Island Wastewater Alternative Study, the Captiva Community Panel discussed the findings and came up with follow-up questions at its July meeting. more »»

Whale shark exposed to red tide, but cause of death still unknown

July 27, 2018 Tissue samples from the body of a whale shark that recently washed ashore on Sanibel indicate the animal had been exposed to a red tide bloom, but it was not necessarily the cause of its death. more »»

Registration open for Youth Fall Basketball League

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center will host a Youth Fall Basketball League for both boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade, with an additional Tiny Tots division for 3- and 4-year-olds. more »»

BOCC approves test project for algae cleanup

July 27, 2018 The Lee Board of County Commissioners today approved a test project for algae cleanup and directed staff to apply for funds from the Florida Harmful Algal Bloom Management Grant Program through the... more »»

Sanibel Captiva Lions Club installs 2018-2019 officers

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club elected Bob Kern as president for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Kern has been an active member of the club for the past 12 years. more »»

Recreational harvest opens for greater amberjack, gray triggerfish

July 27, 2018 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported that the recreational harvest of greater amberjack and gray triggerfish reopens in Gulf state and federal waters on Aug. 1. more »»

Sanibel Rec Center to hold barre fitness classes

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center is offering the following barre fitness sessions: - Aug. 9, Aug. 16, Aug. 23, Aug. 30, Sept. 6 and Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. - Aug. 10, Aug. 17, Aug. 24, Aug. 31, Sept. more »»

Forum planned on health, toxic algae

July 27, 2018 A town-hall forum on health and toxic algae will be held on Aug. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Broadway Palm Theater, at 1380 Colonial Blvd, in Fort Myers. The speakers will include physician Dr. more »»

Library program relocated to The Community House

July 27, 2018 The Sanibel Public Library has relocated a youth program planned for July 31 to a new venue. Showtime for Kids was scheduled to take place from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library. more »»

Season-ending basketball tourney around the corner

July 25, 2018 The city of Sanibel's 3-on-3 adult basketball league will wrap up its season this week with an annual tournament, and the community is invited to come out and root on the teams. more »»

Available tickets running out for Islander Wine Dinner fundraiser

July 25, 2018 Only a limited numbers of tickets are still available for a special six-course dinner with wine pairings, where the proceeds will benefit a beloved community venue on Sanibel. more »»

Captiva fire district emphasizes importance of home access

July 25, 2018 When responding to an emergency, one of the common obstacles faced by the Captiva Island Fire Control District is the simple act of gaining access to a property or residence using its trucks. more »»

SCCF observes spike in sea turtle strandings due to red tide

July 25, 2018 Since the beginning of the current red tide bloom in October, 91 sea turtles have been found stranded on the beaches or in waters surrounding Sanibel and Captiva, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation... more »»

League of Women Voters cancels Candidates' Forum

July 25, 2018 The League of Women Voters of Lee County reported that the Candidates' Forum on July 26 for the race for State Representative, District 78, has been canceled. more »»

City shows support for Fort Myers officer shot while on duty

July 25, 2018 In support of critically injured Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller, the Sanibel Police Department is displaying the Thin Blue Line flag at City Hall, where the department is headquartered. more »»

Local business giving back to CHR

July 25, 2018 Every other Wednesday from May through July, Community Housing & Resources will host a Give Back Wednesday at one of its supporter’s locations. Each location will donate a percentage of its sales. more »»



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