Activities across Collier County

Here is our current calendar of actitives for Collier County. To be included in the calendar the week prior to the event, send time, date, place and phone number to: Naples Daily News, Neapolitan Section, 1100 Immokalee Road, Naples, FL 34110; e-mail to features@naplesnews.com; or fax: 403-6138. Deadline for Upcoming Activities is noon Tuesday. No phone calls, please. Items in this list are printed on a space-available basis.

GROUPS

Catholic Young Adults of Naples, 19-39, 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N., Claussen Center youth room, Naples; 287-2424.

Gay Social Network, 7 p.m. third Saturday. Call for location; 434-1612 or www.gaysocialnetwork.com.

Marco Island Newcomers Club, 11:30 a.m. second Wednesday, Marco Island Yacht Club, Marco Island; 642-4528 or 389-0990.

Mensa, 6 p.m. Fridays, 10202 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples; 992-2120 or 591-4565.

MOMS Clubs, for stay-at-home moms and preschool-age children:

* Naples Gulf, 9:30 a.m. first Tuesday at Fleischmann Park, 1300 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples; 430-9171.

* Central Naples, 10 a.m. fourth Tuesday at Vineyards Community Center, 6231 Arbor Blvd., Naples; 598-9775.

* North Naples, 10 a.m., fourth Monday, Estates Branch Library, 1266 Golden Gate Blvd. W., Naples, 455-1096 or Darchihenning@gmail.com.

* Naples South Coast, meeting, 10 a.m., third Tuesday and play dates Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fleischmann Park Community Center, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples; 455-8458.

MOPS, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Wednesday through May, North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Road N., Naples; 593-7600 or www.mops.org.

Mothers of Marco, play group 10 a.m. Mondays, story time 10 a.m. Fridays at Mackle Park, Marco Island, for infants to 5 years old. Business meeting 6 p.m. second Monday. 394-9453.

Naples Area Moms of Multiples, 7 p.m. second Thursday, North Collier Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Conference Room 1, Naples; 947-6175.

Naples Laughter Club, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays; 821-1073 or NaplesLaughterClub@yahoo.com.

Naples Newcomers Club, prospective member coffee, 10 a.m. first Thursday. Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. second Thursday; 298-4083 or naplesnewcomers.com.

Naples PEO Group, luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooringline Drive, Naples; 649-4381.

Naples Orchestra and Chorus, rehearsals, chorus, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; orchestra, 9 a.m. Saturdays, Golden Gate High School, 2925 Magnolia Pond Drive, Naples; 775-8460.

Neighborhood Watch of Naples/Collier County, 7 p.m. first Thursday, Sheriff’s Training Quarters, Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology, 3702 Estey Ave., Building 6, Room 109, Naples; 262-4144.

Optimist Club of Naples, meeting, 6:15 p.m. first and third Thursday, International House of Pancakes, 1921 Davis Blvd., Naples; 598-1992 or 594-7442.

Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus, rehearsals 7 p.m. Thursdays, First Baptist Church, 3000 Orange Blossom Drive, Chapel, Naples; 352-6366.

Soroptimist International of Naples, 6 p.m. last Thursday, Red Lobster Restaurant, 2355 U.S. 41 N., Naples; 821-5562 or 598-5474.

Tides Club, 11:30 a.m. third Thursday, Country Club of Naples, 185 Burning Tree Drive, Naples; 263-3464.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 93, boating education and vessel examinations, first Wednesday, 1099 Ninth St. South, Naples; 592-0678.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 96, Wiggins Pass, boating skills, boat safety checks and safety patrols; 594-8009.

University of Okoboji Alumnus Club, 9 a.m. Mondays, IHOP, Restaurant, 1921 Davis Blvd., Naples; 434-8261.

HERITAGE

Daughters of the American Revolution, Marco Island Chapter, 10:30 a.m. third Thursday; 642-0711.

Genealogical Society of Collier County, 7:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Moorings Presbyterian Church, Moss Hall, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples; 262-5708.

German-American Club Gemuetlichkeit, 7 p.m. third Tuesday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; 774-1582.

German American Club Harmonie, 7:30 p.m. first Monday, St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 7100 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples.

Italian American Society of Marco Island, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island.

Italian American Society of SW Florida, dinner socials, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; 254-1340 or iasfl@aol.com.

Marco Island Historical Society, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island.

Naples Italian American Club, 7035 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples, mah jong and cards, noon Tuesdays; 597-5210.

Swiss-American Club of S.W. Florida, first Thursday; 353-9451 or infor@swissamericanclub.com.

Sons of the American Revolution, Naples Chapter, 11:30 a.m. first Thursday through May, Country Club of Naples, 187 Burning Tree Drive, Naples; 642-6545.

Sons of Norway, Scandia Lodge 3-617, lunch, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, Country Club of Naples, 186 Burning Tree Drive, Naples; 498-6442.

HOBBIES/SPORTS

Abate Florida, Gator Alley Chapter, 11 a.m. fourth Sunday, 800 Neff’s Way, Naples; 825-6618.

Amateur Radio Association of Southwest Florida, 7 p.m. fourth Tuesday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples. Weekly net, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 146.64 Mhz.; 992-4708, 355-7330 or www.araswf.org.

Antique Automobile Club of America, Naples/Marco Island Chapter, 7:30 p.m. second Thursday, St. William Church, 750 Seagate Drive, Naples; 352-7504 or www.naplesmarcoaaca.org.

Backcountry Fly Fishers, 6:30 p.m. second Monday, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples; 261-9129 or www.flyfishingnaples.com

Bridge Deck Club of Naples, duplicate bridge, open games, 1 p.m. Monday-Fridays, St. Peter the Apostle, 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Parish hall, Naples; 262-5334 or 417-1128 and 353-6776, partners. Partners: 353-6776.

Button Brigade Club, 11 a.m. first Saturday, Restoration Church, 1459 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 455-0258.

Canasta Club of Marco Island, 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island; 793-8901.

Chess Club, 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Books-a-Million, Mercato, 9002 Mercato Drive, Naples; 898-0458 or swflchess@yahoo.com

Collier County Senior Softball, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Veterans Park, 1900 Immokalee Road, Naples; 434-6933.

Collier County Stamp Club, 7:30 p.m. third Wednesday, Fifth-Third Bank, 900 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples; 591-4388.

Collier Sportsmen and Conservation Club, 7:30 p.m. third Thursday, Vineyards Community Center, 6231 Arbor Blvd., Naples; 455-8109.

Cool Cruisers of Southwest Florida, 6 p.m. Saturdays; 455-2175.

Corvettes of Marco Island, 8 p.m. Thursdays, CVS parking lot, Bald Eagle Drive and Collier Boulevard, Marco Island; www.marcoislandcorvettes.com.

Corvettes of Naples, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday, Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd., Naples; 948-3550.

Embroiderers’ Guild of America, 9:30 a.m. third Wednesday, Moorings Park, 120 Moorings Park Drive, Grill Room, Naples; 354-8174.

Everglades Astronomical Society, 7 p.m. fourth Thursday, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples; 566-7283. or http://gator.naples.net/club/eas.

Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 1067, 7 p.m. first Wednesday, Pilots Lounge, Naples Airport; www.eaa1067org.

Fibre Arts Club, 9 a.m. Mondays, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; 353-0752.

Greater Naples Dog Club, 7:30 p.m. third Tuesday; 597-0352.

Gulf Breeze Button Club, 1 p.m. first Tuesday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; 793-6409.

Gulf Coast Sailing Club, 6:30 p.m. second Wednesday, Hamilton Yacht Club, 7065 Hamilton Ave., Naples; 248-4735 or www.gulfcoastsailingclub.org.

Harley-Davidson of Naples, Paradise Chapter H.O.G., 10 a.m. the third Sunday, Naples Harley-Davidson, 3645 Gateway Lane, Naples. 594-5504 and follow prompts to HOG hot line.

Kayak Fishing Club, 6 p.m. first Thursday, 11369 U.S. 41 E., Naples; 298-0810.

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing, meeting, first Saturday; llgf@comcast.net.

Lionel Train Enthusiasts, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Naples Depot, 1051 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 262-1776.

Marco Island Divers, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, SCUBAdventures, 1141 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island; 389-7889.

Marco Island/Naples Area Rug Hookers, 10 a.m. Mondays at Mayflower Congregational Church, County Barn Road, Naples; 774-3393 or 774-7908.

Marco Island Model Yacht Club, 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island; 642-0082.

Marco Island Shell Club, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 S. Barfield Drvie, Marco Island.

Marco Sportfishing Club, 7 p.m. first Thursday, Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island; 394-8038.

Mercedes Benz Club, SW Florida Section, 8:30 a.m. fourth Saturday, Crissy’s Wild Side Cafe, Carillon Shopping Center, 5026 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples; 597-8282 or 272-1328.

Naples Anime Club, 2:30 p.m. second Saturday, Golden Gate Estates Branch Library, 1266 Golden Gate Blvd. W., Naples; 455-0595.

Naples Artcrafters, 7:30 p.m. last Monday, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples; 793-3362.

Naples Bridge Center, 5865 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, duplicate, 1 p.m. daily and 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 299er games, 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; 455-4445.

Naples Bridge Club, 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, River Park Community Center, 301 11th St. N., Naples; 213-3037.

Naples Camera Club, 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday, Airport Authority Building, Second floor, Naples Airport, 160 Aviation Drive N., Naples; 417-3550.

Naples Canasta Club, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays; 793-8901.

Naples Computer Club, PCBUG, 5 p.m. third Thursday, Naples Branch Library, 650 Central Ave., Naples; 435-1841.

Naples Digital Photography and Imaging Club, 7 p.m. second Thursday, Edison College Conference Center, 7007 Lely Cultural Parkway, Building J, Naples; http://dpi-sig.org.

Naples Doll Club, noon third Wednesday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive, Naples; 566-1299.

Naples Fishing Club, 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday, VFW Post 7721, 800 Neff’s Way, Naples.

Naples Garden Club, 1 p.m. first Monday, except Monday, Nov. 9, Mooring Presbyterian Church, 790 Harbor Drive, Naples.

Naples Knitters and Crocheters, 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Books-a-Million, Mercato, 9100 Strada Place, Naples; knitting-1307@meetup.com

Naples Macintosh Users Group, noon, Wednesdays, Naples Branch Library, 650 Central Ave., Naples; www.naplesmug.com.

Naples Orchid Society, 7:30 p.m. first Thursday, Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Naples; 403-7155.

Naples Park Bridge Club, 1 p.m. Mondays, 654 104th Ave. N.; 566-7262 or 566-8792.

Naples Park Pinochle Club, 3 p.m. Thursdays, Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples; 213-3010.

Naples Personal Computer Users Group, 5 p.m. third Thursday, Naples Branch Library, 640 Central Ave., Naples; 566-7680.

Naples Quilters Guild, 7 p.m. third Thursday, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive, Naples; 566-9313.

Naples Rug Hookers, 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Naples Park Area Association, 654 104th Ave. N., Naples; 262-5170.

Naples Sail and Power Squadron, basic boating course, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 297 Airport-Pulling Road N., Mercantile Plaza, Naples; 643-2702 or www.boatingsafely.org.

Naples Scrabble Club, 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Wendy’s, Green Tree Shopping Center, 10951 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples, 592-0888; 304-5444.

Naples Ski Club, 6 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Bellasera, 221 U.S. 41 N., Naples; www.naplesskiclub.com.

Naples Walking Club, 5K walk, 7 a.m. Saturdays, Perkins Family Restaurant, 4255 U.S. 41 N., Kmart Plaza, Naples; www.napleswalkingclub.org.

Options Investment Club, 9 a.m. first and third Friday, Fifth Third Bank, 2470 Immokalee Road, Naples; 430-0698.

Paradise Coast Kayak Fishing Club, 7 p.m. first Thursday, Sunshine Ace Hardware, 4929 Rattlesnake Hammock Road, Naples; www.paradisecoastpaddlers.com.

Paradise Coast Paddlers Club, 6:30 p.m. second Thursday, North Collier Regional Park, Exhibition Hall, 15000 Livingston Road, Naples; www.paradisecoastpaddlers.com.

Pontiac Club, Everglades Chapter, 8 p.m. Fridays in Naples; 877-6136.

Purple Martin Society of Collier County, 11:45 a.m. third Monday, Foxfire Country Club Clubhouse, 1030 Kings Way, Naples; 455-0201.

Sailing Association of Marco Island, 6 p.m. third Thursday, St. Mark’s Church, 1101 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island; 389-5508.

Sci-Fi Fan Club, 4 p.m. Saturdays, Calistoga Bakery Cafe, 7945 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples.

Scuba Marco Club, Aquarius, 6 p.m. first Thursday, SCUBAdventures, 1141 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island; 389-7889.

Scuba Squad, Naples Dive Center, 6 p.m. first Saturday, Pelican Larry’s, 2700 Immokalee Road, Naples; 597-7930.

Six Irons Golf Club, 8:30 a.m. second and third Saturday; 357-6716.

Southwest Florida Ship Modelers Guild, 9:30 a.m. second and fourth Saturdays; 594-0868.

Star Touring and Riding Motor Cycle Association, 9 a.m. first and third Sunday, Florida Power Sports, Naples Blvd., Naples; www.star308.com.

Weekly Writing Group, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Vanderbilt Beach Branch Library, 788 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 597-8444.

West Coast Muscle Car Club, 7 p.m. first Tuesday, Knotts Plastering, 1996 Seward Ave., Naples; 253-3702 or www.westcoastmusclecarclub.com.

Woodturners of Southwest Florida, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesday, Riverside Community Center, 3061 East Riverside Drive, Fort Myers; (239) 731-6592.

World War II Historical Society, 7 p.m. second Wednesday, First United Methodist Church of Naples, 388 First Ave. S., Naples; 594-8030 or 293-7520.

PROFESSIONALS

American Association of University Women, Greater Naples, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, Unitarian Universalist Church of Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way, Naples; 597-0712.

Area Beautification Advisory Committees, Immokalee, 5 p.m. third Wednesday, Immokalee Community Park, 321 First St. N., Naples; Bayshore, 4:30 p.m., first Thursday, Building W, Government Complex, Naples; Golden Gate, 4 p.m., second Tuesday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; Lely Golf Estates, 4 p.m. second Friday, Building W, Government Complex, Naples; 774-8494.

Civil Air Patrol, Hayes Hangar, 360 Aviation Drive, Naples; Naples Cadet Squadron, 6:30 p.m. Mondays; 353-7980 or 643-0980; Naples Senior Squadron, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 649-1080.

Civil Air Patrol, Marco Cadet Squadron, 6:30 Tuesdays; 774-3859 or 389-9498. Senior Squadron, 7 p.m. first and third Mondays; 394-8211 or 530-0786. Both at CAP Hanger, Marco Island Airport, end of Mainsail Drive, Marco Island.

Collier County Democratic Club, 6 p.m. third Monday, Norris Center, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples; 434-7754 or www.collierdemocrats.org.

Collier County TeenAge Republicans, (ages 13-19), 7 p.m. first Tuesday; colliartars@gmail.com.

Collier Republican Club, 6-8 p.m. second Monday, Bellasera Hotel, 221 U.S. 41, Naples; 298-0512 or CollierRepublicanClub@aol.com.

Democratic Women’s Club of Collier County, 10 a.m. third Saturday, Best Western Naples Plaza, Palms room, Third floor, 6400 Dudley Drive, Naples; 354-0100.

Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary, last Thursday, alternating months between the Fort Myers/Naples FHP stations; (239) 354-2377.

Florida Writers’ Association, Naples Palm Group, 2 p.m. first Saturday, Naples Branch Library, 650 Central Ave., Naples, Mackworth Rees meeting room; 393-2000.

Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship International, 7 a.m. first Saturday, IHOP, 1921 Davis Blvd., Naples; 732-6344.

Golden Gate Civic Association, 7 p.m. second Monday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples.

Gordon River School Digital Arts, 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday, Collier Athletic Club, 710 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples; 263-2566 or JMS@GordonRiverSchool.org.

International Men’s Club of America, Naples, 11:30 a.m. third Monday, Vasari Country Club, 1102 Corsia Trieste Way, Bonita Springs; 592-6137.

Marine Industries of Collier County, 6 p.m. third Tuesday, Elk’s Club, 3950 Radio Road, Naples; 261-0882 or director@miacc.org.

NAACP, 7 p.m. second Monday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; 455-2886.

Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services (N.A.P.L.E.S.), 7 a.m. first and third Thursday, Naple Bay Resort, Cypress Room at the Club, 1800 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 825-7711 or timtillapaugh@gmail.com

Naples Area Young Republicans, 6 p.m. third Wednesday, Republican Party Headquarters, 194 U.S. 41, Naples; Naplesyoungreps@yahoo.com.

Naples Writers’ Association, 2 p.m. first Saturday, Naples Branch Library, 650 Central Ave., Naples; 597-5555.

Public Relations Society of America, Gulf Coast Chapter, 11:30 a.m. fourth Tuesday, Hilton Naples & Towers, 5111 U.S. 41 N., Naples; Cyndee@pbscontractors.com.

Quarter Century Wireless Association, Royal Palm Chapter 152, second Thursday, 353-1299 or 261-8537.

Republican Men’s Club of Collier County, 7:45 a.m. first Friday, Pelican Marsh Golf Club,1810 Persimmon Drive, Naples; 593-2965 or jfoster@porterwright.com

Risk and Insurance Society, Southwest Florida Chapter, noon third Friday, Tiburon Golf Club, 2620 Tiburon Drive, Naples; 656-2384.

Southwest Florida Federated Republican Women, 11:30 a.m. first Monday, Arbor Trace, 15661 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples; 254-9979.

Southwest Florida Young Republicans, 7 p.m. fourth Monday, Collier County Republican Headquarters, 194 U.S. 41, Naples; 821-2691 or SWFLYoungRepublicanClub@gmail.com

Teenage Republicans, 6 p.m. first Tuesday of the month, Republican Headquarters, 194 U.S. 41 N., Naples; CollierTARS@acs.com or www.colliergop.org.

Toastmasters

n Collier Communique, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Collection at Vanderbilt, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 126, Naples; 252-8967 or lindavalentine@colliergov.net.

n Naples Speakeasy Advanced Club, 6 p.m. second Monday, North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive, Conference room, Naples; 513-9764 or ruth@WebPuzzleMaster.com.

n Naples Sunrise Bay, 7:45 a.m. first and third Tuesday, Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive, Moss Hall, Naples; 777-3642 or paintedperfectioninc@comcast.net

n Naples Toastmasters Club, 7 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Naples General Aviation, 200 Aviation Drive, Second floor conference room, Naples; 430-2450 or info@NaplesToastmasters.org

n Toast of the Coast, noon second and fourth Friday, Wilson Miller, 3200 Bailey Lane, Naples; 331-1099 or pat.a.baier@gmail.com.

Women’s Network of Collier County, 11:30 a.m. second Tuesday, Collier Athletic Club, 710 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples; Jacqueline_curty@cable.comcast.com. Women’s Republican Club of Naples Federated, 11:30 a.m. second Friday, Country Club of Naples, 185 Burning Tree Drive, Naples; 530-1766.

SENIORS/RETIREES

AARP, Chapter 3753, noon first Thursday, Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples.

Dupont Retirees of Southwest Florida, 11 a.m. second Monday, Gulf Coast Village, Naples; (239) 542-3486 or (239) 590-0141.

Gulf Coast Retired Firefighters Association, retired New York City firefighters and other paid departments, 7 p.m. third Tuesday, VFW Post 7721, 800 Neff’s Way, Naples; 860-0696.

National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, noon second Thursday; 793-4841 or 348-3394.

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