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Museum in need of shell donations to feed School Kits program

March 2, 2018 In order to continue fulfilling its educational mission, the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is seeking shell donations – currently two kinds of shells in particular – for its School Kits... more »»

81st Annual Sanibel Shell Festival to feature all things shell

March 2, 2018 With the beaches of Sanibel and Captiva well-known for their seashells — and the collection of them — it is no surprise that the community hosts the country's oldest-running event spotlighting th. more »»

Few spots still remain to sign up for boating class set for Captiva

March 2, 2018 There are only a handful of seats left in an upcoming America's Boating Course on Captiv. more »»

Septic systems, fertilizer use top water quality concerns at workshop

February 28, 2018 The impact of overburdened septic tanks, use of fertilizer and lack of local mangrove mitigation were some of the concerns discussed today at the Captiva Community Panel's second public worksho. more »»

Sanibel Planning Commission backs code changes on elevated pools, floodplain management

February 27, 2018 The Sanibel Planning Commission unanimously supported two ordinances to amend the city codes relating to elevated swimming pools and floodplain management during its recent meeting. more »»

Sanibel Uncorked back on the table as planned

February 26, 2018 After reporting on Feb. 23 that the Sanibel Uncorked Food and Wine Festival was postponed, the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club announced today that the event is back on the table as-was. more »»

On the Beach: Annual Octifest to raise funds for youth outreach, programming

February 21, 2018 The Sanibel Sea School is getting ready for its major fundraiser, which supports outreach programs for at-risk landlocked youth, a scholarship program and its newest addition — free camps on holidays. more »»

Super Slam is first sanctioned island tourney

February 21, 2018 Called the fastest-growing sport in America, pickleball is spreading like wildfire from community to community and islanders have an opportunity to check out an official tournament this weeken. more »»

San-Cap America’s Boating Club honored for civic service

February 21, 2018 A Sanibel-Captiva organization has been named as one of 10 recipients for a national award. more »»

Kiwanis Club to host 38th annual Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday

February 21, 2018 This weekend, the Sanibel-Captiva Kiwanis Club will cook up and serve over 3,500 meatballs, more than 250 pounds of spaghetti and about 80 gallons of marinara sauce in a long-standing traditio. more »»

Fundraiser to feature tour of four island homes

February 16, 2018 An older remodel, and a new construction; within proximity of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, and across from the Gulf of Mexico. Four island homes — each one special. more »»

Several submit applications for open seat on Sanibel Planning Commission

February 16, 2018 Nine people have filed applications to fill the vacancy on the Sanibel Planning Commission. more »»

Panel reviews draft survey for community as part of Captiva Code update

February 16, 2018 After announcing that the county had approved the new Captiva Community Plan, the Captiva Community Panel reviewed a proposed survey that will be used to help update the existing codes. At the Feb. more »»

Variety of beach concerns raised at first public workshop

February 16, 2018 Beach furniture left out overnight, plastic straws discarded on the sand and shark fishing scaring away tourism were just some issues brought up at the Captiva Community Panel's first public workshop. more »»

City to allow BIG ARTS, possibly others to sell alcohol

February 16, 2018 The Sanibel City Council voted to approve an ordinance that allows performing arts centers and live performance theaters to sell alcohol without also being required to sell food. more »»

Sanibel Charter Review Committee suggests keeping charter as is

February 16, 2018 Concluding its review of the four remaining articles on Feb. 7, the Sanibel Charter Review Committee voted to not make any recommendations to the city council for changes to the existing charter. more »»

Fishing club, ‘Ding’ Darling partner up to combat Wildlife Drive overgrowth

February 16, 2018 Once a week for a few hours each morning, the Sanibel Island Fly Fishers have been volunteering their time to trim back overgrowth on Wildlife Drive at the J.N. more »»

Adult workshop series at Sanibel Sea School to spotlight rivers, connections

February 16, 2018 While the Sanibel Sea School designs most of its programs for youths, it is offering a continuing education workshop for adults in February focused on exploring rivers and their connections. more »»

San-Cap Rotary Club to host Annual Arts and Crafts Fair this weekend

February 16, 2018 Marking its 35th year, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club’s Annual Arts and Crafts Fair will bring more than 100 top-notch artists and crafters to the islands to exhibit and sell their one-of-a-kind... more »»

Charter fishing for families during cooler months

February 16, 2018 While the winter months may not seem like the perfect time for fishing the Pine Island Sound to the east of Captiva Island, it may be the ideal situation for families looking for fun and relaxation. more »»

 
 

 

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