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Get a start on the spooky season next Saturday, October 12, at the 6th annual Halloween Festival at Koreshan State Park.

This family event is designed as a Trunk-or-Treat for the little ones with a number of local businesses and organizations participating.  Close to 2,000 families attend each year, where kids can also enjoy a hay ride, story time and an assortment of fun games.   » Read more

A Fun-Filled Fall


From local Leisure Lunchers outings to multi-day excursions across the state and beyond, Sanibel’s Island Seniors have announced a fall calendar filled with fun-filled activities.

According to Island Seniors board member Shirley Schulz, a lot of preparation goes into the line-up of activities planned for the group.

“We are a volunteer committee that work with the Center 4 Life staff to organize activities for our members,” said Schulz.  » Read more

Morning Meander at Lakes Park

Photo of Tricolor Heron at Lakes Park found on Pinterest


Whatcha doing Saturday morning at 8 a.m.?  Or for that matter, any morning that falls on the “First Saturday” of the month?

Make it a point to join the Bird Patrol for a delightful nature walk at nearby Lakes Regional Park, a county birding hot spot and crucial nesting area for many birds.  » Read more

Pink Out 2019


With a number of special Breast Cancer Awareness Month events coming up this month, organizers of Let’s Pink Out! Sanibel are reminding folks that they are holding weekly fundraisers, as well as the traditional picnic luncheon open to the community.

On four consecutive Saturdays, Let’s Pink Out! organizers and volunteers will be bagging groceries for tips at Bailey’s General Store, located at 2477 Periwinkle Way.  » Read more

A 5K Run on the Runway

A group of Florida International Air Show 5K runners in front of a DC3


Laura Collins has seen what Special Olympics Florida can do for a person with intellectual disabilities. “There’s not just an increase in physical fitness and good health,” said Collins, director of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Florida. “There’s an increase in self-esteem and self-worth. It helps you become a contributing member of society.”

The Florida International Air Show recognizes the impact Special Olympics Florida has had on the 54,000 who participate in the program and will again support the effort through its 5K run,  » Read more

Learning Floral Design


Learn floral design, just in time for the holidays!

For the second year in a row, Floral Artistry of Sanibel will host a floral design workshop by Dutch Master Florist Mark Frank.

Due to the popularity of last year’s event, he will teach two separate workshops this year – one using traditional design methods, and another with a modern approach to florals. Participants will create their own centerpieces from fresh flowers that they can take home.  » Read more

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