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Lee County Elections Affected by Hurricane Irma

Due to the unpredictability and severity of Hurricane Irma, elections that were initially scheduled for September 12, 2017 have been rescheduled.

Hurricane Irma Updates for Sanibel & Captiva Islands

A few useful resources so you can keep track of the storm, as well as some information from local businesses.

Fall Into the Subtropics: This Place Makes Your Senses Come Alive

Cayo Costa Island is a Florida state park accessible by charter or private boat, ferry or helicopter.

'Hortoons' Creator Reveals 9th Annual 10K Race 4 F.I.S.H. Logo

The 9th Annual 10K Race 4 F.I.S.H. logo depicts characters in a 'The Tortoise and the Hare' plot.

5 Events for Live Music Fans on Sanibel & Captiva in August 2017

Looking for some summertime live music? We've put together a few ideas for you.

The Galloway Captiva Triathlon will take place on Sunday, Sept. 10

The Galloway Captiva Triathlon is a day of fitness, family, fun and sun on Captiva island.

5 Things to do on Sanibel & Captiva Islands This Weekend - 7/28/17

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've put together a few ideas for you.

J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge hires teacher to help with refuge education staffing shortages

Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) was able to hire a full-time conservation educator to work with refuge staff for a period of at least one year thanks to an anonymous donor.

Cat Country 107.1 Holding Special Preview Party for Annual Songwriter Festival

The fourth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns to Captiva and Fort Myers starting this September, but a special kickoff will be held for select guests on Aug. 3.

Fun Things to Do on Captiva Island

From boating and shelling to fine dining and exploring, Captiva has plenty of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.
  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    02/18/2018
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair

    02/18/2018
    10:00AM

    What began as a humble pancake breakfast featuring a few local artists more than 30 years ago has...


  • Cape Coral Gartenfest

    02/18/2018
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    Sunday, February 18th, 2018 12pm-5pm The German American Social Club will be hosting their an...


  • Wisdom in Motion with Susi

    02/18/2018
    02:00PM — 03:30PM

    Dance exercise lifts the spirit, frees the mind, reduces stress and supports weight management an...


  • Experience deep relaxation body and soul as you surrender into restorative poses. Linda will shar...


  • Livingston Taylor

    02/18/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Join us at South Seas Island Resort for a performance by Singer/Songwriter, Livingston Taylor. Do...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • The environmental center is open to the public Monday-Saturday, from 8am-4pm, unless there is a p...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/19/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

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


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/19/2018
    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...


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Chemistry Day Camp

    02/20/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Ages 6-11 Children will have an exciting day with reactions and experiments (kids will be off ...


  • Chemistry Day Camp

    02/20/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Ages 6-11 Children will have an exciting day with reactions and experiments (kids will be off ...


  • Chemistry Day Camp

    02/20/2018
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Ages 6-11 Children will have an exciting day with reactions and experiments (kids will be off ...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    02/20/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    02/20/2018
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

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


  • Wicked Dolphin Distillery Tour

    02/20/2018
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    We will take you through the steps of how we source our ingredients, cook, ferment, distill, in o...


  • MLK Expansion Workshop

    02/20/2018
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    The City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency will host three public workshops in Februar...


  • MLK Expansion Workshop

    02/20/2018
    06:00PM — 07:30PM

    The City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency will host three public workshops in Februar...


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


  • Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair

    02/18/2018
    10:00AM

    What began as a humble pancake breakfast featuring a few local artists more than 30 years ago has...


  • Livingston Taylor

    02/18/2018
    08:00PM — 10:00PM

    Join us at South Seas Island Resort for a performance by Singer/Songwriter, Livingston Taylor. Do...


  • Songwriter Saturdays

    03/03/2018
    01:00PM — 05:00PM

    The hit sounds and hip artists of Nashville are coming to Captiva Island — as 'Tween Waters Islan...


  • Audubon Society Speaker

    03/07/2018
    06:30PM

    CROW is honored to have the Executive Director of the Florida Audubon society as a special guest ...


  • Community Beach Walk

    03/10/2018
    09:00AM

    Join us for a casual guided beach walk to explore what's washed ashore. Let's talk about some of ...


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