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  • The American Business Women’s Association Celebrates Women’s History Month March 20 at the Sanibel Public Library
    Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:40 PM

    The community is invited to join the American Business Women’s Association of Sanibel and Captiva celebrating 40 years on the islands and Women’s History Month at the Sanibel Public Library March 5:30-7:30pm. Chapter history will be showcased while enjoying beverages, light appetizers and the newly renovated library. RSVP at or register at Donation is $5.

  • Sanibel Resident To Speak About Holocaust At FSW
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:04 PM

    Irene Skolnick, a member of Bat Yam – Temple of the Islands on Sanibel, will speak about her personal experiences surviving the Holocaust at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 27 at Florida South Western State College, Building U Room 102, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. There will also be a round table luncheon at 12:30 p.m. so that the students are able to meet and speak to Holocaust survivors including Skolnick.

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:00 PM

    Every week there's something new to learn at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ. The next Theological Studies course, to be co-taught by the Rev. Dr. John H. Danner and Dr. Thomas Cooley, will be "Ghosts and Gender." The classes are at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, March 27 and April 3 in Fellowship Hall at the church, 2050 Periwinkle Way.

  • Historical Village Recognizes Volunteers’ Meaningful Contributions
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:46 PM

    There are approximately 120 volunteers currently working at the Sanibel Historical Village. Their duties run the gamut, from greeting guests at the door, to working in the museum store, to giving tours, and to farming the pioneer garden.

  • Go F.I.S.H. Provides Giving Opportunities For Critical Programs
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:31 PM

    The recent Go F.I.S.H. fundraising event highlighted the needs of our community members and provided giving opportunities for critical programs. F.I.S.H. experienced a 46 percent increase in individuals served from 2017 to 2018 – answering a total of 18,713 requests for 5,786 individuals last year.

  • FISH of SANCAP Lunch and Learn Addresses Balance Reactions
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5:26 PM

    F.I.S.H. OF SANCAP, in partnership with Rachel Tritaik of Island Therapy Center, is offering an encore community lunch and learn on environmental, situational and individual factors contributing to falls. “A Balancing Act: I Might Wobble, But I Won’t Fall Down” will provide tips to mitigate each factor and ways to improve balance reactions.

  • Trust Company Continues Support of SanCap Cares As Presenting Sponsor For ‘Island Celebration’
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:53 PM

    SanCap Cares is pleased to announce that The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company has agreed to partner with them, once again, as Presenting Sponsor of the 19th Annual Island Celebration to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The gala event begins at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 7 at The Sanctuary Golf Club. Corporate Sponsorships are still available or to become an island donor, contact SanCap Cares at 239-984-0381 for more information.

  • Sanibel Historical Village To Present History Of Periwinkle Park
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:43 PM

    The Sanibel Historical Village is preparing its next Twilight Talk at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at The Community House. The topic will be The History of Periwinkle Park as told by the Muench family. Tickets cost $10 per person.

  • Sanibel Shell Festival Is Almost Here; Opens March 7
    Thursday, March 07, 2019 10:52 AM
    After months of careful preparations, the 82nd Sanibel Shell Festival, the most prestigious competitive shell show in the county, is almost here. It will be held from from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 7-8 and until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way.
  • Zonta Club Salutes Major 'Peek' Contributors
    Thursday, March 07, 2019 10:46 AM
  • She Sells Sea Shells Collects Donations With Reusable Bags
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019 8:32 PM
    She Sells Sea Shells raised more than $500 during the 2018 holiday season – from Thanksgiving to New Year. In supported of the environment, She Sells Sea Shells donated $1 for every reusable shopping bag sold during that time to the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation. The campaign will continue through the end of the year. 
  • Sanibel Captiva Lions Arts & Crafts Fair Returns For 36th Year
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019 7:56 PM
    The Sanibel Captiva Lions Arts & Crafts Fair returns to the Sanibel Community House for its 36th year. This indelible community event continues to attract more than 100 talented artists and crafts people from across the country. It also features silent auction and raffle items donated by generous island businesses. 
  • SanCap Lions Hear Of Important Work At Lighthouse Of SWFL
    Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:45 PM
    Sight is undoubtedly one of the Lions Club defining causes. Lighthouse of Southwest Florida is one of the sight-based organizations supported by the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club, which hosted Sandy Burke and Amy Turner as guest speakers. 
  • Aging Is Focus At SCUCC Lunch And Learn Program
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 8:02 AM
    The Health Ministry at Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ will host a dynamic lunch-and-learn program by Dr. Marcel Saghir at 12:45 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at the church, 2050 Periwinkle Way. In his talk, “We Are Older, Now What,” he will speak about aging and associated major mental health disabilities with an emphasis on dementia and depression. 
  • Sell Out Crowd Enjoys ‘Be Our Guest’ Movie Presentation
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:20 AM
    Sanibel Historical Museum & Village and the Captiva Island Historical Society recently partnered to co-produce a full-length documentary “Be Our Guest: The History of Lodging on Sanibel & Captiva.” The approximately 45-minute film was presented to a sell-out crowd at The Sanibel Community House. 
  • Historical Village Expands, Improves Packing House
    Monday, February 18, 2019 3:02 PM
    The Sanibel Historical Village recently completed a renovation of its Packing House, the building that houses the artifacts that are not currently on display. 
  • Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner Is Saturday At Community House
    Monday, February 18, 2019 2:55 PM

    The Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club’s Spaghetti Dinner will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. It’s an annual event that attracts regulars and first-timers for its unique experience.

  • Don’t Delay for Zonta’s “Peek” tickets
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:12 AM
    The Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva wants to make sure no-one misses out:  tickets are selling briskly for the 18th annual “A Peek at the Unique,” the signature home tour.      
  • Night to Shine Brings Prom Night Experience For Those With Special Needs
    Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:13 AM

    More than 100 teens and adults with special needs experienced prom night thanks to the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine. It’s an event that takes place in more than a dozen countries on the same day, Feb. 8, and hosted for the first time locally at Sanibel Community Church.

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