“Green is the prime color of the world,
and that from which its loveliness arises.”
– Pedro Calderon de la Barca
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Thanks to our friends at “The River Weekly News” for this great story!
Since opening the doors of the new building in May 2017, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has served as a beacon of quality health care for children in Southwest Florida. Its opening – and the capital campaign that helped make the hospital possible – inspired many in the community to support its mission through their time, » Read more
Affectionately known as “Mom” by many of us at Ocean’s Reach, Beverly P. from Bangor ME is out shelling every day from November to the end of April.
She’s quick to make a friend, and has many far and wide, as she’s ever happy sharing her shelling experiences with those who have a similar passion for our “gifts from the sea.”
We’re delighted to have her with us each year. » Read more
Found this on eBay and had to buy it!
Didn’t realize that the Sanibel Stoop was once called the Sanibel Bend.
Can’t wait until April when we’ll be back at Ocean’s Reach!
— Amy C. from Waynesboro, PA
On exhibit for the first time in Southwest Florida, Naples Zoo presents “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea” through April 21, 2019. Made entirely of plastic debris collected from beaches, the colorful and dramatic sculptures of marine animals represent the more than 315 billion pounds of plastic in oceans today and underscore the need for wildlife conservation.
Naples Zoo will showcase eleven larger-than-life sculptures of marine life. » Read more
Photo by guest William Cameron
If you’re starting to tire of the shorter days and the evenings that start so early, head to Sanibel Island this winter to extend your daylight hours!
As guests of Ocean’s Reach know, we get well over an hour more daylight than our northern friends, being closer in proximity to the equator.
So what are you waiting for? » Read more
What a wonderful little note we received from guests Jean and Wally M. from McDonough, GA:
This Christmas I decided to make little angels for my granddaughters from the shells I collected on the Ocean’s Reach beach.
I love it at Ocean’s Reach! The beach and the facilities are first rate. » Read more
Historic photographs by Charlie McCullough chronicle the Woodring home and family on Sanibel Island. Credit: www.charliemcculloughphotography.com.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Woodring home, now encompassed within J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge boundaries, come visit the special two-month-long, free Woodring 100th Anniversary Exhibition.
The exhibition’s free public unveiling will take place at 9 a.m. » Read more
Bursting at the seams with some of the richest threads of old America, Bumper Jacksons bring you into the center of a party where everyone’s invited and the dance floor never sleeps.
Bumper Jacksons are hot and sweet, painting America’s story from the streets of New Orleans to Appalachian hollers. The Bumper Jacksons’ elegantly balance sound pays homage to the traditions while fashioning their own unique, » Read more