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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

This Week

Lovers Key to Build Visitor Center

Construction Set for Spring 2018 While roughly 200 people celebrated the 20th anniversary of Lovers Key State Park on Friday evening, November 17, a great...

Public Hearings Dominate Long Meeting

Council Runs Another Marathon For the third time in November, the Town of Fort Myers Beach Council conducted a marathon session, with four Public Hearings...

Free Seasonal Nature Walks Begin

Lee County Parks & Recreation invites Fort Myers Beach residents and visitors to explore the barrier island, shorelines, and conservation areas through a series...

Rattlesnakemaster

Rattlesnakemaster, Eryngium aquaticum, is an herbaceous perennial wetland plant with a strange name. Rattlesnakemaster got the name because it was used by Indian tribes...

Art Walk

The Shark Bar held its first Art Walk of the season last Saturday morning, November 18 from 9am- noon, featuring local artists displaying their...

Sand Sculpting Solo Winners Span The Globe

Thousands of Southwest Floridians and visitors from all across the country and world flock to Fort Myers Beach this Thanksgiving holiday weekend for the...

Lovers Key State Park Turns 20!

As the sun set over the magnificent wide beach of Lovers Key State Park, with music wafting in the background, several hundred people toasted...

Dickens Play at Chapel by the Sea

A Christmas Carol Are you exasperated with the commercialism of Christmas? Looking for an authentic holiday experience? Join friends, family and your fellow islanders on...

Turkey Testicle Festival

The 14th Annual Turkey Testicle Festival was held last Saturday, November 18 at The Surf Club in honor of Bruce Cermak, founder of the...

Christmas Lights on the Water, Boat Parade December 2nd

The 29th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade will launch on Saturday, December 2 at 6pm from Salty Sam’s Marina. Celebrating three decades...

New Chamber Members

The Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomed five new members to their ranks this month at their monthly membership luncheon held at...

One-Lane Traffic Ahead

The reFRESH Estero Boulevard Projects returns to alternating one-lane traffic with flaggers from Bay Road (Beach Library) to the Red Coconut RV Park for...

Snowbirds Take to Bikes to Help Support Wounded Warriors

Members of the species, ‘Yellow-Shirted Senior Snowbirds’ have been spotted on the bike paths of Iona-McGregor already this season. Last Friday, November 17th, the...

Coastal Plants Workshop Answers Questions

Can I trim my mangroves? Do I need a permit? How do I best construct a beach dune? Five professionals discussed these and more...

Books, Books, Books

The Beach Library and the Friends of the Beach Library held a Book Sale last Saturday, November 18 in their parking garage. Book browsers,...

Beach School Gives Thanks

Beach Elementary School celebrated their traditional family Thanksgiving meal with staff, students, family and community members last week. Photo by Bobbi Kemp.

Holiday Spirits Ahead

Spirit of the Holidays is sponsored by the Beach Kids Foundation, which organizes a holiday toy drive to benefit local children in need. They...

Veterans Day Car Show and Cookout

The Knights of Columbus hosted a Veterans Day Car Show and Cookout last Saturday at the Church of the Ascension. There were many Veterans...

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