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Silk scarf painting class offered at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

Edison and Ford Winter Estates is offering a silk scarf painting class on Saturday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m. Marie Dyer, a local artist teaches this class and other painting classes at the estates. Participants will paint a 14-inch x 72-inch silk scarf that can be worn or hung as a piece of ...

‘The Lifespan of Fact’ at Players Circle Theatre

“Fake news” is on the minds of many Americans these days. “The Lifespan of a Fact” is being presented Oct. 27 to Nov. 14 at the Players Circle Theatre at the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers. The play is a tru-ish story, showing the importance of truth in journalism in the age of ...

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 23

On Oct. 23, Lee County residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s — the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. On Walk day, participants honor those ...

Junior League of Fort Myers Hosts ‘She Is…. A Women’s Conference’

On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Junior League of Fort Myers will host “She Is....,” its first women’s conference focused on celebrating women who have persevered, triumphed and navigated adversity in life. Four motivating speakers will share tools women can use to tackle their personal ...

Galloway and Klein join Community Cooperative’s board of directors

Robert Galloway and Julie Klein have joined the board of directors of Community Cooperative, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating hunger and homelessness in Lee County. Galloway is the vice president of Galloway Automotive and general manager of Sam Galloway Ford-Lincoln, where the ...

Our Mother’s Home appoints new board members

Our Mother’s Home, an organization that helps teen mothers and their children transition from foster care to stable, productive lives, has recently appointed four new board members. The addition of new members comes at a pivotal time for OMH, as the organization begins rebranding and ...

Celebrate hot styles, hot drinks at ‘Fashion to a Tea’ on Oct. 27

The Guardian ad Litem Foundation, 20th Judicial Circuit, will host its third annual Fashion to a Tea luncheon and fashion show on Oct. 27 to generate awareness and support for Charlotte County children living in foster homes or temporary shelters. Fashion to a Tea includes an elegant high tea ...

Appalachian Road Show Performing at Edison and Ford Winter Estates

On Friday, Oct. 29, Edison and Ford Winter Estates will host the acoustic ensemble, Appalachian Road Show, for the first Rhythm on the River performance of the season. The group performs bluegrass and folk music, as well as original songs. The event will take place on the Ford lawn, along ...

Marching band performance assessment Saturday

The community is invited to watch 15 bands compete during the Florida Band Masters Association District 18 Marching Performance Assessment Saturday at Lehigh Senior High School. "Each band has been working on a halftime show since July," Lehigh Senior High School Band Director Jay Parales ...

Best Buddies Champion of the Year Gala Oct. 22

Best Buddies International, a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental ...