The Easter Bunny Express

Hop on over to beautiful Lakes Park in Fort Myers for an egg-cellent family time aboard the Easter Bunny Express!

The small train travels through holiday-inspired villages created by members of the Railroad Museum of South Florida and Lakes Regional Park.

The Easter Bunny Express Train will be decorated for Easter and will run each day from March 25 – April 1, 2018.  » Read more

Tick Tock

Inspired by the recent change to daylight savings time, clocks from the early 1900s are on display at the Sanibel Historical Village.

“The display crew at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village has dusted off some vintage clocks and put them on display in each of the buildings,” explained Deb Gleason, chair of the village’s Display Committee and chair of the city’s Historical Preservation Committee.  » Read more

Beer in the Bushes

The 7th Annual Beer in the Bushes will take place March 31 from 6 to 10 p.m. on the grounds of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s Nature Center. This self-described “funky fundraiser” will feature tastings from nine local microbreweries, a live concert and more.

“There’s nothing else like this event on this island and that’s what’s unique about it,” Jeff Siwicke, organizer of the fundraiser with his wife,  » Read more

No Ocean, No Life, No Us

The Emmy award-winning documentary Mission Blue will be playing on Weds, March 21, at 1 p.m. in the “Ding” Darling Visitor & Education Center auditorium.

The documentary features legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist, and National Geographic explorer-in-residence, Dr. Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.

She has been studying the ocean for more than 60 years.  » Read more

Pedal Power

Longtime guest Harold B. from Hartford, IL sent this charming photo of he and Loretta enjoying a surrey ride on their recent visit to Ocean’s Reach. These shaded four-wheeled bicycles (think pedal-powered golf carts) provide a great way to explore some off-the-beaten paths you can find on Sanibel!  » Read more

Kiwanis Books are Here!

The ever-popular Diner’s Delight coupon booklets — better known as the “Kiwanis Books” — are here!

A key fundraising vehicle for an assortment of Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club scholarship programs, the Diner’s Delight coupon books feature promotional offers for more than two dozen favorite island eateries, valid May 1 – December 20, 2018.

This year’s participants include:

1. Blue Giraffe
2. The Bubble Room
3.  » Read more

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