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The Little Red Wagon

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

Mom’s the Best!

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

Art to Save the Sea

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

Soak Up the Sun!

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

Preserving Island History

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!

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

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