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Three Ideas for a Fun Valentine's Day on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Looking to mix things up with that special someone in your favorite, hometown city? We've got you covered with some recommendations.

5 Things to Do at Sanibel Community House This Month

Looking to spend some time with your fellow community members, or find a brand new hobby? We've put together a few ideas for you.

Valerie’s House Creates a Handmade Children’s Quilt to Commemorate Lost Loved Ones

The handmade quilt is going to be displayed on Capitol Hill and all across SW Florida.

It's a Southwest Florida Symphony 'Charlie Brown' Christmas Celebration, Coming This December

The Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra will perform a special Charlie Brown Christmas-themed concert series in the middle of December.

Offshore Sailing School Expanding to The Westin and Tarpon Point

Offshore Sailing School has graduated more than 140,000. The new locations will help canvas the Southwest Florida region, according to the school's president and CEO Doris Colgate.

Reasons for the Season: Feasts and festivals

Here's a list of things to do around Sanibel and Captiva Islands this holiday season.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation Establishes Fund for Hurricane Irma Victims

A relief fund has been established for victims of Hurricane Irma, where 100 percent of contributions will be disbursed to those in need.

Businesses Encouraged to Utilize Resources for Irma Recovery

According to the Small Business Association, there are several resources to help local businesses affected by Hurricane Irma to recover and reestablish.

Sensational Big Arts 2018 Season Announced

The 2018 Performing Arts Series of 16 major artists and 5 professional plays promises to be the most diverse and exciting in BIG ARTS history.

Valerie's House Founder Talks Hope, Grief & Healing Together

We had the opportunity to speak with Valerie’s House Founder and CEO Angela Melvin, who recently presented at the 2017 National Alliance for Grieving Children Symposium in Richmond, Va.
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  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


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


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