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Rain’s Impact on Nature, Culture

Cynthia Barnett

Cynthia Barnett

Rain, book jacket

‘Ding’ lecture looks at rain’s impact on nature, culture

Cynthia Barnett’s book “Rain: A Natural & Cultural History” begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the oceans, and builds to the storms of climate change. The author will present two programs beginning at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in the free “Ding” Darling Visitor &  » Read more

Bird Talks

Bird and Wildlife Viewing 1

Bird and Wildlife Viewing 2

It’s all about the birds every Thursday night now through February at The Community House. Join local birders and enjoy eight dynamic presentations sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society including “Bird and Wildlife Viewing at Lee County Conservation 20/20 Preserves” on January 14 at 7:30 p.m. We recommend you arrive early as this program series is a Sanibel bird-lover’s favorite!

Upcoming programs and descriptions:

January 14,  » Read more

Back Swinging!

Ciskowski sisters

The Ciskowski sisters are back swinging at Sanibel’s The Dunes Golf & Tennis
Club. They, their parents and younger sister are part of the Ocean’s Reach
owner family and just celebrated their Christmas vacation with us. Big sis
Heather, a member of the University of Minnesota golf team and Nicole, a
high school freshman and top ranked junior golfer, enjoyed walking and
playing nine holes on the Audubon Society sanctioned golf course.  » Read more

Twinsters

twin sisters

Twins get a lot of double takes at Ocean’s Reach and these sisters enjoy sharing the attention! Living thousands of miles away from each other, they look forward to their “together” time on Sanibel and dressing up in matching outfits. Brother and condo owner, Paul, couldn’t be prouder!  » Read more

Girlfriends Forever

girlfriends-forever

Our two friends, Fay and Penny, are giddy with excitement as they shop
for Christmas gifts at Sanibel’s 32nd Luminary Holiday Stroll. The popular
event celebrates the advent of the holiday season with candlelit luminaries
guiding strollers along the pathways on Periwinkle Way.

There’s much to enjoy during the evening including complimentary food and
drink, special activities, music and art, but the best part for these two is
sharing the special occasion with their best friend.  » Read more

A Soldier’s Child

the soldier and the boy

the soldier and the boy

Wondering what to do with the dozens of murex shells you’ve collected through the years?

Perhaps you’ll find inspiration from this heartwarming story recently published by our friends at the Island Reporter:

A Soldier’s Child Foundation stands by the patriots who have fallen by honoring those they left behind

By BRIAN WIERIMA

“What does it matter?  » Read more

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