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Loving Southwest Florida: A Collection of Photographs

Loving Southwest Florida: A Collection of Photographs

Where did our distinguished photographers find their most cherished visions? Of course in the beauty here, but also in family life and the drama and surprise that pop up around us.

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Archive »Best of the Gulfshore

10 Best New Restaurants

10 Best New Restaurants

The places you must explore if you're looking for fresh and creative dining experiences in Lee and Collier Counties

New Season HOT LIST

New Season HOT LIST

Our annual guide to the latest in dining, retail and culture

2014 Men & Women of the Year

2014 Men & Women of the Year

Honoring those who have served the community with such distinction

Jeb Bush: The Things I Really Love About Florida

Jeb Bush: The Things I Really Love About Florida

The man who governed this state for eight years takes us on a tour of its treasures.

How to Do Almost Anything

How to Do Almost Anything

Learn from the experts in this field guide to important Southwest Florida challenges.

Gulfshore Life's 2014 Model of the Year

Gulfshore Life's 2014 Model of the Year

Meet our winner, Samara Wignall, and two finalists, Amy Sanford and Kristine Gill.

25 Great Surprises

25 Great Surprises

Go beyond the ordinary to find your bliss.

The Gulfshore's Top Doctors

The Gulfshore's Top Doctors

We’re fortunate to live in a region that includes some of the best, most innovative physicians and surgeons of the times.

2014 Best of the Gulfshore Readers' Choice Awards

Presenting the 2014 winners of our annual readers' poll

2014 Five Star Home Professionals

2014 Five Star Home Professionals

Five Star Professional partnered with Gulfshore Life magazine to identify real estate, mortgage and insurance professionals in Southwest Florida who deliver outstanding service and client satisfaction.

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8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Village Green Market

Village Green Market – Every Sunday through May | 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Enjoy a green market by the bay every Sunday offering fresh produce, handmade and homemade...

Cost: Free

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
4200 Gulf Shore Blvd North
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: The Village on Venetian Bay
Telephone: 239-403-2202
Contact name: Carolina
Website »

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Fallen Heroes Poker Run at Six Bends

The Defenders Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club will host the 11th Annual Memorial Deputy Pat Healey Fallen Heroes Poker Run on April 19. The run is in honor of...

Cost: $15 per motorcycle driver, $5 per passenger and $5 per additional hand

Where?
Six Bends Harley-Davidson
9501 Thunder Road
Fort Myers, FL  33913
View map »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2015 Designer Luxury Home Tour

You're Invited !

2015 LUXURY HOME TOUR AT QUAIL WEST

Cost: $20.00 payable at the door

Where?
Quail West, Naples
6289 Burnham Road
(off Bonita Beach Rd.)
Naples, FL  34119
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: SWFL Symphony Society
Telephone: 239-288-7868
Contact name: Debra McCabe
Website »

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2015 Designer Luxury Home Tour

You're Invited !

2015 LUXURY HOME TOUR AT QUAIL WEST

Cost: $20.00 payable at the door

Where?
Quail West, Naples
6289 Burnham Road
(off Bonita Beach Rd.)
Naples, FL  34119
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: SWFL Symphony Society
Telephone: 239-288-7868
Contact name: Debra McCabe
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Deputy Pat Healey Motorcycle Run

Partnering with the Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club to honor Deputy Pat Healey, a motorcycle run and celebration of fallen heroes will take place on April 19. Kickstands will be...

Cost: $15 per driver $5 per passenger

Where?
Six Bends Harley-Davidson
9501 Thunder Rd
Fort Myers, FL  33913
View map »

11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Hats for Cats

The Naples Cat Alliance will host its annual “Hats for Cats” brunch to benefit the shelter and its TNRR mission (Trap, Neuter, Release and Rescue), Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Port...

Cost: $45

Where?
Port Royal Club
2900 Gordon Dr
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Naples Cat Alliance
Telephone: 508-361-9160
Contact name: Michele Woodman
Website »

11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Hats for Cats

The Naples Cat Alliance will host its annual “Hats for Cats” brunch to benefit the shelter and its TNRR mission (Trap, Neuter, Release and Rescue), Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Port...

Cost: $45

Where?
Port Royal Club
2900 Gordon Dr
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Naples Cat Alliance
Telephone: 508-361-9160
Contact name: Michele Woodman
Website »

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sundays at the Pit- Lemongrass

Wrap up the weekend with live music at Six Bends Harley-Davidson! Every Sunday afternoon you’re invited to relax with us during “Sundays at the Pit”. Entertainment and...

Cost: free

Where?
Six Bends Harley-Davidson
9501 Thunder Rd
Fort Myers, FL  33913
View map »

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gulf Coast Big Band at Cambier Park Bandshell

The Gulf Coast Big Band performs jazz and big band music.  Bring a lawn chair for seating in the park. Donations are accepted for the scholarship fund.

Cost: Free

Where?
Cambier Park Bandshell
580 8th Street South
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Gulf Coast Big Band
Telephone: 239-877-6090
Contact name: Tim Hains
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

Neapolitan Moods exhibit

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: Free

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
Naples , FL

For more information:
Website »

The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit

Opening: Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, through April 24

 

Florida Artists Group is a statewide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

Looking at Ourselves: The Human Experience exhibit

Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 2015, 6pm-8pm

Those who create figurative art are tied to a 40,000 year old tradition beginning with cave paintings, and carved human and animal...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

International Food Fest

Come take a culinary journey as Mercato's restaurants serve up some delicious samplings from around the world.

All proceeds...

Cost: Admission is FREE with most food items priced from $1 to $5

Where?
Mercato Shops
Naples, FL

Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

Celtic Woman

Global music sensation Celtic Woman brings their 10th Anniversary Celebration to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on April 19 at 3 p.m. The enchanting musical...

Cost: $44-76

Where?
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
Fort Myers, FL

Bruce T. Gora Sunset Concert featuring Gimi Jimi

Bring your coolers, blankets and chairs and enjoy live music on the outdoor amphitheater stage. Gates open at 4:00PM. Tickets are $20 at the gate. Alliance members pre-sale tickets are...

Cost: $20

Where?
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
Fort Myers, FL

Island Jazz

BIG Arts hosts the final Sunday afternoon concerts in season 10 of its series in Boler Garden.

395-0900. bigarts.org

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel, FL

“Neapolitan Moods” Fine Art Paintings by Julia Kostsova

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

“Born in the USA” – patriotic paintings by Giovanni De Cunto

Cost: Free to attend

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Feeding Our Communities

WHAT:            According to Feeding America, more than 949,910 South Florida residents have...

Cost: Not Applicable

Where?
All Fifth Third Banks
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank
Contact name: Jennifer Auray

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

12:00 PM -

Famous Author Lecture & Lunch with Deirdre Marie Capone

April 20- Famous Author Lecture & Lunch with Deirdre Marie Capone

Cost: Tickets $35

Where?
the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street
fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Contact name: Melissa
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit

Opening: Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, through April 24

 

Florida Artists Group is a statewide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

“Neapolitan Moods” Fine Art Paintings by Julia Kostsova

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Neapolitan Moods exhibit

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: Free

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
Naples , FL

For more information:
Website »

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

Feeding Our Communities

WHAT:            According to Feeding America, more than 949,910 South Florida residents have...

Cost: Not Applicable

Where?
All Fifth Third Banks
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank
Contact name: Jennifer Auray

“Born in the USA” – patriotic paintings by Giovanni De Cunto

Cost: Free to attend

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

Looking at Ourselves: The Human Experience exhibit

Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 2015, 6pm-8pm

Those who create figurative art are tied to a 40,000 year old tradition beginning with cave paintings, and carved human and animal...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

The Naples Networking Group

The Naples Networking Group

Cost: 1.00

Where?
American Momentum Bank Bldg
8625 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-424-9142
Contact name: Seth Schiller
Website »

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

High Points boat tour

Come along on this small boat cruise through back bays and winding creeks to visit one of the most unique areas of Rookery Bay Reserve. After disembarking, take a short...

Cost: $75 members/$85 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter 2015 Local Image Awards

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Florida Chapter is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2015 Local Image Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 21, from 6-8...

Cost: $45 for members, $50 for non-members and $25 for students

Where?
The Marina at Edison Ford
2360 West First Street
Fort Myers , FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-590-4504
Website »

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

"A Road Runs Through It" by Bob DeGross

In 1928 the opening of the Tamiami Trail (US 41) changed the face of South Florida for generations to come. The construction of the road was a feat likened to the construction of the Panama...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Drive
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

7:00 PM

Beginner Salsa Group Class

Dolce Vita Dance Co. Offers Beginner Salsa Classes every Tuesday at our Ft. Myers Location 7pm (12901 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers FL 33919) and Every Thursday at our Naples location 8pm (3285...

Cost: $20 walk in or see our website for discounts!

Where?
Naples and Fort Myers Locations
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Dolce Vita Dance Company
Telephone: 484-680-0693
Contact name: Christina tully
Website »

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Looking at Ourselves: The Human Experience exhibit

Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 2015, 6pm-8pm

Those who create figurative art are tied to a 40,000 year old tradition beginning with cave paintings, and carved human and animal...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Feeding Our Communities

WHAT:            According to Feeding America, more than 949,910 South Florida residents have...

Cost: Not Applicable

Where?
All Fifth Third Banks
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank
Contact name: Jennifer Auray

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
Website »

Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit

Opening: Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, through April 24

 

Florida Artists Group is a statewide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

“Neapolitan Moods” Fine Art Paintings by Julia Kostsova

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

Neapolitan Moods exhibit

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: Free

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
Naples , FL

For more information:
Website »

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers “buy one, get one free admission” and will be showing a selection of Earth Day films. Higher price...

Cost: buy one, get one free admission

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

9:30 AM

Learn More About Shell Point

Join Shell Point Retirement Community for an informative presentation about Shell Point's signature Lifestyle with Lifecare, followed by a narrated bus tour that...

Cost: FREE

Where?
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Shell Point Retirement Community
Telephone: 239-466-1131

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Treasure Island boat tour

The treasure on this interesting island isn't gold, silver or pirates' booty. It is the amazing ecological treasure of a rare tropical hardwood...

Cost: $80 members/$90 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Rd
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cooking Class "Southern Italy" with Chef Kristina San Filippo

Menu: Southern Style Risotto with Lemon & Arugula ~  Blue Crab Stuffed Calamari in Tomato Basil Sauce ~  Cassata alla Siciliana (Ricotta filled...

Cost: $65 per person includes the class and a three course dinner with beverage.

Where?
The Good Life of Naples
2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Suite 176
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-514-4663
Contact name: The Good Life
Website »

History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
Website »

"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

Looking at Ourselves: The Human Experience exhibit

Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 2015, 6pm-8pm

Those who create figurative art are tied to a 40,000 year old tradition beginning with cave paintings, and carved human and animal...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit

Opening: Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, through April 24

 

Florida Artists Group is a statewide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

Neapolitan Moods exhibit

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: Free

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
Naples , FL

For more information:
Website »

“Neapolitan Moods” Fine Art Paintings by Julia Kostsova

Award winning prodigy artist Julia Kostsova returns to Naples to capture the charm of our local streets and wild beauty of our nature.  In 15 new oils paintings Julia captures white sands...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

Feeding Our Communities

WHAT:            According to Feeding America, more than 949,910 South Florida residents have...

Cost: Not Applicable

Where?
All Fifth Third Banks
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank
Contact name: Jennifer Auray

Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Jewelry & Gemology at The French Press

Southwest Florida can look forward to an entertaining and tasty month in April, with Fathoms Restaurant & Bar and The French Press hosting dozens of events at the vibrant Cape Harbour...

Cost: The $15 fee includes handouts, coffee and the chef’s selection of pastries.

Where?
The French Press
5789 Cape Harbour Dr.
Cape Coral , FL  33914
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-542-0212

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Get Yourself Tested at Planned Parenthood of Collier County April 23

Planned Parenthood of Collier County understands that life is stressful for young people today, with responsibilities including work, school, relationships, and even parents and kids –...

Cost: Free with student IDs; $50 for others

Where?
Planned Parenthood of Collier County
1425 Creech Road
Naples, FL
View map »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Essence of the Estuary boat tour

Have you ever visited a place with the hope you might come away with a profound understanding of its essence rather than just a snapshot? This 2.5 hour small boat tour...

Cost: $75 members/$85 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

ULI Women’s Leadership presents ‘An Evening in the Garden’

WHAT:   

ULI Southwest Florida Women’s Leadership Initiative is hosting a networking and educational event at the Naples Botanical Garden. The evening includes...

Cost: $30 for ULI members; $45 for non-members

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
4820 Bayshore Drive
Naples, FL  34112
View map »

7:00 PM

Beginner Salsa Group Class

Dolce Vita Dance Co. Offers Beginner Salsa Classes every Tuesday at our Ft. Myers Location 7pm (12901 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers FL 33919) and Every Thursday at our Naples location 8pm (3285...

Cost: $20 walk in or see our website for discounts!

Where?
Naples and Fort Myers Locations
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Dolce Vita Dance Company
Telephone: 484-680-0693
Contact name: Christina tully
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Feeding Our Communities

WHAT:            According to Feeding America, more than 949,910 South Florida residents have...

Cost: Not Applicable

Where?
All Fifth Third Banks
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank
Contact name: Jennifer Auray

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
Website »

Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit

Opening: Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, through April 24

 

Florida Artists Group is a statewide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

"Songs of the Heart” abstract landscapes by Joanne Rafferty

Joann Rafferty’s splashes of vibrant color and quick line convey not just a lively style and pure technique, but her intense joy in her art and a deep appreciation for the forms found in...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth, Mercato
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Looking at Ourselves: The Human Experience exhibit

Opening Reception: Friday, April 3, 2015, 6pm-8pm

Those who create figurative art are tied to a 40,000 year old tradition beginning with cave paintings, and carved human and animal...

Cost: Free

Where?
Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-495-8989
Website »

7:45 AM - 9:15 AM

See the Keys Ride

April 24-26, Six Bends Harley-Davidson and Naples Harley-Davidson are collaborating on a trip to Leesburg Bike Fest. Leaving on April 24, departing at 9 a.m. from Naples...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Harley-Davidson
3645 Gateway Ln
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

FPRA Southwest Florida Chapter to present Be Good at Doing Good: Marketing Your Mission

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Florida Chapter will present its workshop, Be Good at Doing Good: Marketing Your Mission, on Tuesday, April...

Cost: $10

Where?
Embassy Suites
10450 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL
View map »

For more information:
Website »

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Yoga+ Art

Intuitive Art & Yoga offers a wholistic and integrated approach to mind & body wellness. Each class session begins with a one hour yoga session followed by a one hour intuitive art...

Cost: $30 drop-in

Where?
The von Liebig Art Center
585 Park St.
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Naples Art Association
Telephone: 239-262-6517
Contact name: Jessica Hesser
Website »

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sweet Liberty Sailing Adventures

A three-hour Naples Bay tour accompanied by Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteers. Includes one hour of shelling  and  swimming at Keewaydin Island. Schedule...

Cost: $40 per person. Conservancy members receive a 10% discount.

Where?
Crayton Cove
880 12th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-793-3525
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

City of Palms Relay for Life Event

JOIN US FOR THE CITY OF PALMS RELAY FOR LIFE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY EVENT IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015.

IT WILL BE HELD AT THE CITY...

Cost: FREE

Where?
CITY OF PALMS PARK STADIUM
2201 EDISON AVENUE
FORT MYERS, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Telephone: 239-533-1000
Contact name: SAMANTHA SYOEN
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cooking Class "BISON- The Healthful Red Meat" with Chef Kristina San Filippo

View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-514-4663
Contact name: The Good Life
Website »

6:45 PM - 9:45 PM

Sunset to Starlight Cruise

This naturalist-led small boat adventure takes place in the evening and is often (but not always) around the time of the full moon. Guests will visit a remote section...

Cost: $80 members/$90 non-members

Where?
Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-530-5972
Website »

7:00 PM -

Cypress String Quartet

Cypress String Quartet

April 24 • Sponsored by Rob & Ruth...

Cost: Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at door

Where?
The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street
fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Contact name: Melissa
Website »

The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
Website »

Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
Website »

The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
Website »

Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
Website »

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
Website »

Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit

Opening: Florida Artist Group—Area VII exhibit at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, through April 24

 

Florida Artists Group is a statewide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-333-1933
Website »

Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
Website »

Feeding Our Communities

WHAT:            According to Feeding America, more than 949,910 South Florida residents have...

Cost: Not Applicable

Where?
All Fifth Third Banks
, FL

For more information:
Sponsor: Fifth Third Bank
Contact name: Jennifer Auray

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
Website »

"Songs of the Heart” abstract landscapes by Joanne Rafferty

Joann Rafferty’s splashes of vibrant color and quick line convey not just a lively style and pure technique, but her intense joy in her art and a deep appreciation for the forms found in...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth, Mercato
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
View map »

"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
Website »

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
Website »

Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

7:45 AM - 9:15 AM

See the Keys Ride

April 24-26, Six Bends Harley-Davidson and Naples Harley-Davidson are collaborating on a trip to Leesburg Bike Fest. Leaving on April 24, departing at 9 a.m. from Naples...

Cost: free

Where?
Naples Harley-Davidson
3645 Gateway Ln
Naples, FL  34109
View map »

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Collier Harvest "Stamp Out Hunger" Letter Carrier's Food Drive

Collier Harvest announces the 2015 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, going on NOW through Saturday, May 9th. Collier Harvest, the non-profit agency that manages the "Stamp Out...

Cost: Free

Where?
Collier Harvest
4451 Mercantile Avenue
Naples, FL  34104
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Collier Harvest
Telephone: 239-455-3663
Contact name: Connie Preu
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Community Shred Day

Join Conte Wealth Advisors on April 25th at 8260 College Parkway, Fort Myers, FL from 9—11am for a FREE Community Shred Day sponsored by Conte Wealth Advisors and  C. Budde CPA,...

Cost: Free

Where?
Conte Wealth Advisors
8260 College Parkway, Ste 203
Fort Myers, FL  33919
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Conte Wealth Advisors and C. Budde CPA
Telephone: 239-288-4237
Contact name: MaryAnne Nguyen
Website »

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Free Clam Pass Walks

Free guided walk - Boardwalk, Bay, and Beach. Learn importance of mangrove trees, some Florida history, and meet fascinating creatures and plants that share this unique habitat. Meet your guide...

Cost: Free

Where?
Clam Pass Park
410 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL  34103
View map »

For more information:
Website »

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Discover Your Island: Matlacha Island

Meet Leoma Lovegrove, enjoy the True Tours Taste of Matlacha Island historical tour and shop the unique art galleries.  Join Pure Fort Myers for a quintessential southwest Florida...

Cost: 59

Where?
Pure Fort Myers
2360 W. 1st Street
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lee County Bar Association hosts annual Law in the Mall

The Lee County Bar Association (LCBA) invites the public to attend Law in the Mall, sponsored by John Webb Legal Group P.L., on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edison Mall in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Edison Mall
4125 S Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-334-7212
Contact name: Sharon Brotherton
Website »

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lee County Bar Association hosts annual Law in the Mall

The Lee County Bar Association (LCBA) invites the public to attend Law in the Mall, sponsored by John Webb Legal Group P.L., on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edison Mall in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Edison Mall
4125 S Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-334-7212
Contact name: Sharon Brotherton
Website »

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Good Fortune II Leisurely Lunch Cruise

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Operation Medicine Cabinet

THIS SERVICE IS OFFERED AT NO COST TO OUR COMMUNITY

Operation Medicine Cabinet helps keep harmful drugs from falling into the...

Cost: FREE

Where?
Collier County Sheriff's Office
3319 Tamiami Trail East
Naples , FL  34112
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Drug Free Collier
Telephone: 239-552-1356
Contact name: Katherine Gutierrez
Website »

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Walter Meigs mini feature

Like Jimmy Ernst, Walter Meigs was selected for inclusion in the ART USA NOW collection in 1962 of 100 of the most famous artists in America.  This later became part of the...

Cost: free

Where?
Harmon-Meek|modern
382 12th AVE S
Naples, FL  34102
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: Harmon-Meek|modern
Telephone: 239-262-2699
Contact name: Harmon-Meek|modern
Website »

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Little Planet Helpers-Earth Day Event

Let's Go Green and celebrate Earth Day with fun crafts and take your own flowerpot home and watch it grow! 
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-939-1933
Contact name: Susie Wentworth
Website »

11:45 AM -

7th Annual Swings Against Cancer Golf Tournament

21st Century C.A.R.E. foundation is hosting the 7th Annual Swings Against Cancer featuring golf contests and a silent auction with one-of-a-kind prizes. Guests can win a day with Fort...

Cost: $150 per player

Where?
Fiddlesticks Country Club
15391 Cannongate Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33912
View map »

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Good Fortune II Classic Sunset Adventure

Coast Guard-certified captains and trained Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer guides steer you through mangrove-lined channels of Rookery Bay, home to an amazing array of some of the...

Cost: Members: Adult $32, Under 12 $14; Others: Adult $42, Under 12: $19.

Where?
Rookery Bay
Shell Island Road
Naples, FL  34113
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-403-4236
Contact name: Jean Zeller
Website »

6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

City of Palms Relay for Life Event

JOIN US FOR THE CITY OF PALMS RELAY FOR LIFE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY EVENT IN DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015.

IT WILL BE HELD AT THE CITY...

Cost: FREE

Where?
CITY OF PALMS PARK STADIUM
2201 EDISON AVENUE
FORT MYERS, FL  33901
View map »

For more information:
Sponsor: AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Telephone: 239-533-1000
Contact name: SAMANTHA SYOEN
Website »

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Canterbury School 2015 Extravaganza 50th Blue & White Gala

Get ready to attend the biggest anniversary bash of the year!

2015 Extravaganza 50th Blue & White Gala honoring the founding of Canterbury School 50 years ago.

...

Cost: $150 per person or $100 for Canterbury Alumni

Where?
Canterbury School Murphy Sports Center
8141 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL  33919
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-481-4323
Contact name: Lou Ann Ozboyaci
Website »

6:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Third-annual “Breaking Par for Junior Achievement” auction gala and golf tournament

The third-annual “Breaking Par for Junior Achievement” auction gala and charity golf tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, at The Club at Grandezza in Estero....

Cost: $125 for both days; $50 for Saturday gala only

Where?
The Club at Grandezza
11481 Grande Oak Blvd.
Estero, FL  33928
View map »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Yappy Hour at Fathoms

Fathoms’ monthly Yappy Hour happens Saturday, April 25 from 6 to 8 p.m to...

Cost: N/A

Where?
Fathoms Restaurant & Bar
5785 Cape Harbour Drive #108
Cape Coral , FL   33914
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-542-0123
Website »

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fathoms Restaurant & Bar Yappy Hour

From 6 – 8 p.m., bring Fido along for Yappy Hour, held at Fathoms the last Saturday of the month for the entire year, in association with the Gulf Coast Humane...

Cost: N/A

Where?
Fathoms Restaurant & Bar
5785 Cape Harbour Drive #108
Cape Coral , FL  33914
View map »

For more information:
Telephone: 239-542-0123

"Songs of the Heart” abstract landscapes by Joanne Rafferty

Joann Rafferty’s splashes of vibrant color and quick line convey not just a lively style and pure technique, but her intense joy in her art and a deep appreciation for the forms found in...

Cost: $0

Where?
Gallery on Fifth, Mercato
9115 Strada Place, #5130
Naples, FL  34108
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The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse

Opening: The Liar by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, through April 26

 

From the comic genius who brought us Venus In Fur comes a new adaptation of...

Cost: $69

Where?
The Norris Center
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-261-7529
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Spring 2015 Senior Projects exhibit

Senior Project is the required capstone course for FGCU art majors. At the end of their studies, each art major develops and presents a coherent body of self-generated...

Cost: Free

Where?
FGCU Arts Complex
Estero, FL

Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden

Features 10 animatronic dinosaurs throughout the grounds. These life-sized replicas move and growl, incorporating key details from paleontological findings and research from around the world....

Cost: $14.95 per adult, $9.95 per child

Where?
Naples Botanical Garden
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-643-7275
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"History Comes to Life" The Collage Art of John M. Williams

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. Williams brings history to life in his...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
1051- 5th Avenue South
Naples, FL  34145
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For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
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Smithsonian's "The Way We Worked" Exhibition

“The Way We Worked,” explores how work has become a central element in American culture. It traces the many changes that have affected the workforce and work environments over the...

Cost: Free

Where?
Marco Island Historical Museum
180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL  34145
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For more information:
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Contact name: Lisa Marciano
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Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris at The Baker Museum

When it comes to art academies, there is possibly none more significant...

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 per full-time student with ID, free for children 17 and younge

Where?
The Baker Museum
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-597-1900
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The Odd Couple at Off Broadway Palm Theatre

The Tony-award winning comedic masterpiece by Neil Simon. Felix, a neat-freak news writer, moves in with his friend Oscar, a messy sportswriter, after being thrown out by his wife.

Cost: $31-51

Where?
Off Broadway Palm Theatre
Fort Myers , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
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Inflorescence and Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce exhibits

Visit the ideas of growth and flowering in work by Lyle Bowen and Cory Hunter in Inflorescence and view ceramic figures by Dennis Joyce in Making Faces: The Art of Dennis Joyce...

Cost: Free

Where?
BIG Arts
Sanibel Island, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-395-0900
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Lafayette: Apostle of Liberty exhibit at Collier County Museum

Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) played a major role in the birth of the United States.  At age 20, he booked passage from France to join the American...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples, FL

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers? Sounds quite the task. When oldest brother Adam finds himself a wife not only to marry him but also to take care of his large, live-in family, poor...

Cost: $37-60 per adult, $20-24 per child age 12 and younger

Where?
Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-278-4422
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The Diary of Anne Frank

Laboratory Theater of Florida takes on the inspirational true-story account of the 13-year-old. The story of occupied Amsterdam and a family and acquaintances hidden in the sealed-off upper...

Cost: $20 per adult, $18.50 per senior, $12 per student.

Where?
Laboratory Theater of Florida
Fort Myers, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-218-0481
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Village Green Market

Head to the south side of The Village on Venetian Bay for its second ever green market, to be held every Sunday through May from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The upscale market...

Where?
The Village on Venetian Bay
Naples, FL

For more information:
Telephone: 561-929-0237
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Sylvia at BIG Arts

A.R. Gurney’s popular and hilarious comedy explores how adopting a dog affects the life and marriage of a middle-aged professional couple. Greg returns home with a stray dog from the park,...

Cost: $20 per general admission, $5 per student or child

Where?
BIG Arts
Bonita Springs, FL

Dearest Pauline exhibit

Dearest Pauline – A World War II Healer Writes Home is a new original museum exhibit making its world premiere at the Holocaust...

Cost: $10 per person

Where?
Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida
Naples, FL

For more information:
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History Comes to Life—The Collage Art of John M. Williams exhibit

The Naples Depot Museum is pleased to present “History Comes to Life” The Collage Art of John M. Williams on display April 1- May 30, 2015. John Williams brings history to life in...

Cost: Free

Where?
Naples Depot Museum
Naples , FL

For more information:
Telephone: 239-262-6525
Website »

American Dream Seekers

Entrepreneurial Competition

Entrepreneurs, inventors, creators and innovators are invited to send in a submission to American Dream Seekers from February 1-June 30.

After 3...

Cost: $5-$25 for the public

Where?
Crowne Plaza
13051 Bell Tower Drive
Fort Myers, FL  33901
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For more information:
Sponsor: RJ Riley & Company Inc.
Telephone: www-Ame-ricanDreamSee
Contact name: Ron Riley

The Merry Wives of Windsor by the Marco Players

A comedy written by William Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor was first performed between 1600 and 1601.  The comedy is unique amongst William Shakespeare’s plays...

Cost: $25 per adult, $10 per student

Where?
The Marco Players
Marco Island, FL

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