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Lee County Black History Society offers Movie in the Park

In celebration of Emancipation Day in Florida May 20, the Lee County Black History Society is offering free screenings of “Invisible History: Middle Florida’s Hidden Roots.” The movie will be shown at Roberto Clemente Park and Dunbar Community School. Today, May 13, at 7 p.m., the movie ...

Sailing Camp for children to be offered on Fort Myers Beach

For the 15th year, The Mound House, in conjunction with Edison Sailing Center, will offer a one week Sailing Camp for children. The program is available to ages 8 - 11 years old and will be offer at the Mound House 451 Connecticut Street Fort Myers Beach. Camp will be offered June 13 - 17 ...

Sun Splash to offer Mother’s Day special

With temps rising and the weather getting quite warm in Southwest Florida, Sun Splash Family Waterpark is the perfect cool spot for a day of fun, and this weekend, you can treat mom. The region’s largest water park in its first year under privatized management is once again offering ...

‘Through Our Eyes’ exhibit open at the Cape Coral Museum of History

A one-of-a-kind exhibit is now open at the Cape Coral Museum of History where works from some of the city’s many talented artists are on display and for sale. For the second consecutive year, the museum plays host to the pop art exhibit, “Through Our Eyes,” which features artwork ...

Animal Refuge Center to open Sharon Bodenhafer Critter Clinic

The Animal Refuge Center will hold a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the Sharon Bodenhafer Critter Clinic on Saturday, May 14. The Critter Clinic is a state-of-the-art medical center that will benefit all the dogs and cats ARC takes in, who through no fault of their own, find ...

Hundreds attend Pioneer Picnic of ’22

They remember when Fort Myers ended at Colonial Boulevard when it was a dirt road. They remember when the downtown area was the mecca of social life, with three or four theaters. They remember each other and what a different place Lee County was when it had a small-town feel and everybody ...

Tickets on sale for Bohanon Playmakers Tailgate Party

The Tommy Bohanon Foundation is looking for playmakers to help it accomplish its goals for this year. And it all starts at the foundation’s biggest fundraising event of the year, the fourth-annual Playmakers Tailgate Party, which will be held on Saturday, June 11, at the Collaboratory, 2031 ...

Shriners Circus returns to Lee Civic Center

The Araba Shriners Circus no longer has elephants, lions or tigers, but there were certainly many thrills and laughs to be had as the Lee Civic Center played host to three shows Friday, put on the Circus Hollywood. There were still animals, including performing pigs, goats and poodles. But ...

Community Cooperative’s ‘souper’ satisfying Empty Bowls raises $24,000

Community Cooperative raised over $24,000 on April 9 at the return of Empty Bowls, an event that had not been held in Lee County since 2017. Empty Bowls included a soup competition and community entertainment to benefit Community Cooperative’s emergency food programs, which include Sam’s ...