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2023 Holiday Wish List

SWFL Gifts for Sports Lovers

Athletic types love immersive classes and experiences. Throw in locally sourced gear to round out the best gift ever.

17 Must-Do Events for SWFL Kids this December

Create new or embrace old seasonal traditions in Southwest Florida with symphonic Nutcracker performances, holiday festivals and illuminated boat tours and parades.
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15 Must-Do Events for SWFL Kids in November

Races, Día de los Muertos, camps and other celebrations offer lots of chances to spend time with your little ones this fall.
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Social Register / The Highlights

Dr. May Makes Naples a Brighter Place for Families

The vet volunteers her time to help local animals and has fostered more than a dozen dogs.
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The Latest

12 Must-Do Events for SWFL Kids in September

Outdoor festivals, theater workshops and environmental activities fill your September calendars.

12 Must-Do Events For SWFL Kids In August

End-of-summer soirées, campfire songs and family movie nights welcome you and your kids into back-to-school season.
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Top 13 Events for SWFL Kids in July

Fireworks, days at the zoo and timeless musicals create summer days and nights to remember.
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The Magical World of Diving in SWFL

From artificial reefs to historic shipwrecks, the Gulf offers divers a serene underwater experience.
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Editors' Pick

One of Naples Best, Quick Facials

FACE FOUNDRIÉ relaxes and rejuvenates with quality, time-efficient facials.
Goldfish Swim School Bonita Springs
MINI / Mindful Parenting / Safety

Local swim school teaches kids as young as 4 months life-saving swim skills, breath control and competitive strokes

Bonita Springs’ Goldfish Swim School co-owner Bridget Davis equips SWFL families with the life-saving water safety practices she taught her children.
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Here is how NCEF empowers Collier County’s children

Three families illustrate the power of Naples Winter Wine Festival’s donors’ generosity and how the foundation meets kids where they are for...
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Healthy Life

Juice Society Juicery expands to a brick and mortar location in Coconut Point

Estero-based Kallie and Matt Isadore's juices toast to good health with locally sourced, organic superfood drinks.
Kyler Achenbach Central Fitness
Healthy Life

Hit Central Fitness in Naples for a Heart-Healthy Workout

At his new gym in the Naples Design Destrict, personal trainer Kyler Achenbach prioritizes cardio-centric workouts, incorporating TRX and machines.

Fitness Boutiques Prioritize Recovery Routines Through Strength and Mobility Training

The national trend toward intentional movement is healthily represented locally through the growth in assisted stretching facilities and mindful workouts.

What to do with the Kids for Christmas in Southwest Florida

The holiday season comes to the Sunshine State with faux-snow forecasts, tree-lighting ceremonies and meet-and-greets with Santa.
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Things to do With Kids for Thanksgiving in Southwest Florida

Exercise gratitude this season by hitting the track, exploring historical exhibits or just by enjoying the time off with your mini me’s.
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Caloosa Sound Amphitheater Banks on Fort Myers’ Riverfront Views

Resort life gets an upgrade with more options for exploring, outdoor events and multigenerational family fun.
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Editors' Pick

Vibe Yoga’s Mission For Veterans

Fort Myers resident Lindsay Smith of Vibe Yoga goes above and beyond for those who have or are serving their community and...

Big-Name Authors Come to Town

Five New York Times bestselling authors will appear at Friends of the Library (Collier County) luncheons
Arts + Culture

A-List Comics Come To Town

Chelsea Handler, Kevin Hart and others descend on Southwest Florida
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