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Meet Myra Roberts - Outrage shapes social outlook, speaking to injustices, her Florida deco is fun

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

From her Sanibel home studio, Myra Roberts shows off her jolly jumble of paintbrushes and drawing pads. "Don't sweat the small stuff. Make your life full."

Children’s Education Center of the Islands - The arts on Sanibel

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Center has brought learning to the island’s preschool children for the past 43 years. Director, Cindy DeCosta has big dreams.

Belted Kingfisher - Common August through February on Sanibel

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

The belted kingfisher is the most widespread kingfisher in North America. Easily recognized by its repeated feeding dives, large head crest and rattling call.

Stop Bugging Me! - Plants to repel insects, natural remedies supplementing chemical sprays

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

Natural tools for easing the bug are available. Bug-repelling plants can be easily added to a landscape and the best thing is that many of these plants are hardy.

Taking It To The Bank - Wintering at a summer getaway

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

Consider visiting a popular summer destination...in the winter. The delightful Outer Banks is a thin chain of barrier islands running 130 miles around North Carolina’s eastern coast.

Times of the Islands: May/June 2017 Issue

May 19, 2017 ● By Kevin

The May/June issue of Times of the Islands Magazine is packed with inspiration from the latest home decor trends to creative ways of spending time as a family.

Our Darling ‘Ding’ - Cartoonist’s Contributions Highlighted in Documentary

Jan 02, 2016 ● By Cory Batelaan

Darling is Back: The Restoration of Lake Darling, a documentary film about the ongoing influence of Jay Norwood Darling, returns to the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel.

Sanibold - Small island’s national rise credited to Mayor Kevin Ruane

Jan 02, 2016 ● By Cory Batelaan

Sanibel is packing a big punch in statewide issues. Lee County’s most remote town is amending its foreign policy.

Having a Ball - Subtracting from the bucket list of sporting adventures in Southwest Florida

Jan 02, 2016 ● By Cory Batelaan

The explosion of niche activities like bubble soccer and pickleball may get you shimmying into an air suit to bounce off one another.

Berry Good - Plant City’s Strawberry Festival has celebrated spring harvest since 1930

Jan 02, 2016 ● By Cory Batelaan

A new queen, live concerts, a midway, and vendors selling strawberry-related goodies. It's the town’s bread and butter.

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  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Festival of Trees

    11/28/2017
    10:00AM

    The annual Festival of Trees is a five-day event in which beautiful and creatively decorated tree...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    11/28/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    11/28/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Preview Party & Breakthrough Awards

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Tree Preview attendees will see more than 20 artificial trees decorated by local businesses and v...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    11/28/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Wines One

    11/28/2017
    07:00PM — 09:00PM

    An introduction to the pleasures of wine. Food & wine parings. Taste over a dozen wines - many ma...


  • After-school Crew, Kindergarten-Grade 2

    11/23/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • November Wine & Food Tasting

    11/30/2017
    06:00PM

    Bailey’s is excited to host wines from J Vineyards for our November Wine & Food Tasting. This mon...


  • "Dollar-a-Bag" Book Sale

    12/02/2017
    09:00AM — 05:00PM

    Sanibel Public Library is having its "dollar-a-bag" book sale on used (and nearly new) books, sal...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    12/04/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


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