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Mound House Tours

Experience old Florida at the Mound House where Estero Island's oldest standing structure sits on an ancient Calusa Indian Mound. Through archaeology and history 2,000 years of island life are revealed. Tours are available TU, WE and SA. Summer tour hours are 9am-noon, last tour at 11:30am. Meet at the picnic tables. Volunteers are needed. If you can help, call 239-765-0865.   Edit   Delete

Waterfront Tours

The Marine Science Center offers weekly Working Waterfront Tours from 9am-12noon. Get a close up look at our local shrimping industry with this 3-hour guided tour. Learn about Florida’s "Pink Gold” and the oldest and largest shrimp fleet in Florida. Includes a 90 min. guided visit to the Museum and a 90 min. visit to the commercial fishing industry. Cost $15/adult; $10 for children over 6. 239-765-8101.   Edit   Delete

Kiwanis Bogo Books

KIWANIS Buy One Get One Dining Books are now available offering dining deals at 59 Lee County restaurants. Most coupons valid April 15-Nov 15, 2015. Proceed benefit local children and community charities. Books are available at FMB Chamber office, Kiwanis Thrift Store and Gavin’s Ace Hardware.    Edit   Delete

Summer Art Show

Summer Art Show through October 13. New Fall Member Show opens on October 15 and continues through November 12. Summer hours continue through October 14: Wednesday & Thursday 9am-noon. Winter hours begin October 15: Monday-Saturday 10am-3pm; Sunday 12-3pm. For full schedule of classes call 239.463.3909 or visit   Edit   Delete

Estuary Wading Trips

The Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve has announced their Fall Wading Trips. Dates at WE Sept 23 from 10am-noon; TU Oct 20 from 9-11am; TH Nov 12 from 9-11am and TH Dec 3 from 9-11am. Participants will take a refreshing journey into the bay, wading into mudflats and seagrass beds at low tide to find many of the plants and animals that call this estuary home. Free but registration is required. Call Jackie at 239-463-3240 to register. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes that can get wet and a swimsuit or shorts.    Edit   Delete

Funament Radio Talk

Reel Talk Radio host Capt. Rob Modys will welcome George Poveromo for the Mako Funament edition of the show this SA, Sept 26. Poveromo is the television host of George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing and the Editor-At-Large for Salt Water Sportsman Magazine. He joins Rob each year to discuss the upcoming Funament, held at Fish-Tale Marina, Fort Myers Beach on Oct. 15-17, as well as inshore and offshore tips for fishing the waters of southwest Florida. Reel Talk Radio also includes reports of local captains during the 3 hour live call-in show with fishing tips, reports, how-to's and where to find the fish. Reel Talk is broadcast from 7-10am every SA on 99.3 ESPN and on the ESPN Radio App.    Edit   Delete

Yoga On The Beach

Join Becky Lang for Yoga on the Beach Oct 3 & 17 at 8:30am just north of the pier. Level one flow. No pre-registration necessary. Bring yoga mat, sunscreen and water. Suggested donation $10.    Edit   Delete

Boating Classes

The San Carlos Bay Sail & Power Squadron offers several boating classes at their classroom at 16048 San Carlos Blvd. For more information on classes, times and registration, call 239-466-4040 or visit Upcoming classes include: -America's Boating Class-Oct 3 & 10    Edit   Delete

Pirate Fest

Grab yer eyepatch and all your hooligan friends and head to the 10thannual Pirate Fest, brought to you by Salty Sam’s. Pub Quest FR Oct 9 6-8:30pm, with full days of fun SA, Oct 10 and SU Oct 11 along Old San Carlos Blvd. Live, interactive entertainment on two stages all day long, a raucous sea battle, pirate cruises and loads of fun for the whole family! Entry donation $5 for adults, optional donation for children under 12. A portion of proceeds benefits the Guardian ad Litem Foundation. FMB    Edit   Delete

Salt Warriors

Join Salt Warriors on SU, Oct 11 at 9am at Lovers Key State Park for a Dodgeball for Down Syndrome event to benefit Gigi’s Playhouse, a local non-profit working to build a place where children with Down Syndrome can come together to play, encourage and inspire. This dodgeball tournament is limited to 32 teams vying for greatness as they dive, duck, dodge and dip on the beach at Lovers Key State Park. To register or for more information go to or    Edit   Delete