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Saturday, August 19, 2017

This Week

Citizen Scientists Needed

Don’t miss any of the fun on Fort Myers Beach! Check out these events and pick up your August copy of SAND LIFE Entertainment...

Spirit of ’45 Lives On

While the numbers are dwindling, the respect for World War II veterans remains strong as evidenced by last week’s Spirit of ’45 Celebration held...

Council Shares Summer Adventures

“What I Did for Summer Vacation” When we were kids, it was a standard assignment each school year to write an essay on what you...

Florida Milkweed

A rare plant demands Attention and excitement Intertwined with sweat   Dorothy Rodwell   Like every Thursday morning, I arrived at the Native Plant Society’s nursery at Koreshan...

Bay Oaks Hosts Eclipse Program

On Monday afternoon, August 21, The Great American Eclipse takes center stage across the United States, including Southwest Florida. To view this amazing celestial...

Locals Celebrate Community Day

Local residents gathered at Fish Tale Marina last Saturday to celebrate local Public Safety agencies that serve Fort Myers Beach. The day was filled with...

Friends of Bay Oaks

The most recent meeting of the Friends of Bay Oaks was held on Tuesday, August 15. This group of residents is committed to supporting...

Fire Board Discusses Dispatch Times

The Board of Commissioners of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District held a combined work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, August 15,...

Congressman Rooney Addresses Chamber Luncheon

United States House of Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL19) addressed an overflow crowd at the Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Charley’s...

Bay Oaks Campers, Budding Artists

A Work of Art! “Use a pinch of black paint and I mean a pinch! Now, water color tornadoes! Don’t worry if you are not...

LPA Approves Fish-Tale Restaurant Consumption on Premise

At their August 8th meeting the Local Planning Agency for the Town of Fort Myers Beach approved a Special Exception Request from Fish-Tale Marina...

Butterfly Milkweed

The lovely Monarch Shows citizen scientists How life intertwines Dorothy Rodwell   There are 25 milkweed species in the genus Asclepias that reside in Florida. Twenty-four are native, one,...

Garden Club Beautifies Bay Oaks

This past week some hard-working members of the Estero Island Garden Club spent some time in the summer heat, cleaning up and beautifying the...

School is In Session

Students returned to the classroom in Lee County Schools on Thursday, August 10th. But, before that, beach students and their families attended an Open...

Mobile Dental Unit Coming to Fort Myers Beach

A fully equipped mobile dental unit with two operating rooms is coming to Beach Baptist Church August 7-11, providing free dental care to low-income...

Bay Oaks Staff Builds Muscle and Moral

Fitness Challenge 2017 When Fort Myers Beach residents and visitors go to the Bay Oaks Recreation Center and Fort Myers Beach Community Pool to work...

Counting Turtle Nests on Fort Myers Beach

With Fort Myers Beach on the verge of having 100 turtle nests in one season for the first time in its monitoring history, Mother...

Beach Pool Closing for Routine Maintenance

In the next week or so, cozy up to that neighbor with the backyard pool or, better yet, plan a day on the beach,...

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