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

Play Rummy and Bridge

Play cards at the Woman’s Club, 175 Sterling St. Men and women are invited to play Liverpool Rummy on Tuesdays at 10 am. On Friday, Progressive Party Bridge is offered at 9:30am. To play bridge, you need to call by Weds. 463-3755.   Edit   Delete

Bingo

Shrine Club bingo returns FR Oct 4 with early bird bingo at 6:30pm and regular bingo at 7pm. Three jackpots up to $250 each!  Free coffee served all evening, with free donuts at intermission. Snack bar opens at 5:30pm.   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

Zumba

It’s fun, it’s fitness, it’s ZUMBA!  A new class session at Beach Elementary will begin Jan 21 on TU and TH from 3:30-4:30pm. Taught by Gil Gonzalez, this class uses fun dance moves in a group exercise format. Only $25 for Jan 21-Apr 24 session.  Register at wellness.leeschools.net.   Call 337-8360 for more info.    Edit   Delete

Car Show

The Caribbean Cruise-In Car Show at Parrot Key will be held on MO Feb 3 from 5-8pm. The show includes hot rods, custom trucks and classic cars. Free and open to the public. Show is held the first Monday of the month through April. 239-463-3257.    Edit   Delete

Play Rummy & Bridge

Play cards at the Woman’s Club, 175 Sterling St. Men and women are invited to play Liverpool Rummy on Tuesdays at 10 am. On Friday, Progressive Party Bridge is offered at 9:30am. To play bridge, you need to call by Weds. 463-3755.    Edit   Delete

Guided Kayak Tours

The Mound House hosts kayak tours every other Saturday, departing from the Mound House and winding through the back bay with a visit to Dog Key and a Calusa shell mound. All equipment provided. Must register 1 week in advance. Tours on May 3, 17 & 31 from 9am-1pm. Cost $30/person. 239-765-0865    Edit   Delete

Library Children's Programs

Preschool story time is offered every WE at 10:30am. This 45 min session focuses on younger children. Old favorites and the best of new books will be read. A crafts activity is included in each session.  Dog Days are offered once a month for ages 5-12. The next dates are April 10 and May 8 at 3pm. Children read books and stories to a dog while a dog and dog handler offer support. Preregistration is necessary for Dog Days.    Edit   Delete

Low Tide Loafing

Join a naturalist guide to explore the mud flats of Bunche Beach on TH, Apr 15 and 29 from 6:30-7:30pm. See what mysteries the low tide uncovers while enjoying a beautiful sunset. Bunche Beach offers an amazing opportunity to view shorebirds, shells and possibly a manatee or dolphin. Bring camera, shoes that can get wet, bug spray and drinking water.  Bunche Beach, 18201 John Morris Rd. Meet at the picnic tables, Free with paid parking. Leeparks.org for more info.    Edit   Delete
 

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