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.
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.
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.
The Summer Art Show will be on display through
October 17th at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association Gallery at Donora and
Shell Mound. Summer Gallery Hours are WE and TH 9am-noon. Free admission.
summer wading trips in Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve will allow participants to
discover the importance of estuaries as "cradles of the ocean.” Trips offered
May 6, June 4 and Aug 20. Wade into mudflats and seagrass beds at low tide to
view the many plants and animals that call the estuary home. Must wear closed
toe shoes that can get wet and shorts or a swimsuit. Free but space is limited.
Register by calling Jackie at 239-463-3240.
the date for the Lee County Spirit of ’45 Celebration to be held on SU, Aug 9
from 4:15-7:15pm at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort. The agenda will
include Dinner, Color Guard, Pledge, National Anthem, Guest Speakers, Guns
& Hoses Pipes and Drums, POW/MIA Service, Hanging of Wreath and Taps. Free
for WWII Veterans and their spouses. All others cost $25/person. Reservations
required by July 29. Contact Eryka at 800-527-5395, x 852
Save the Date! FR,
Jan 29, 2016! FMB Community Foundation announces its annual Beach Ball
Fundraiser at Diamondhead Beach Resort! This year’s theme is: "Class-ic
Reunion” – Come As You Were” Special
Guest DJ & Performer - Frank Torino.
Tickets go on sale in November! For more information, call 239-269-3282. The
FMB Community Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life on FMB
and surround communities, and looks forward to seeing you in January!