1. Second Tuesday and on display now: ‘Adult Student Show’

The Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view artwork in all mediums produced by the Center’s very own adult students, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., now through April 18. The artwork is located in the Lauritzen and Rush Galleries.

The Second Tuesday opening reception is from 5:30 until 7 p.m., April 11. No reservations are required. There is a requested $10 donation for non-members.

The “Adult Student Show” was judged by artist, photographer and gallery manager Kelly Fisher. “The artists of every medium put forth a true showcase of talent, creativity and passion for the works they submitted,” she said.

In the La Petite Galerie the Marco Island Academy is displaying artwork from Mr. Rob Eder’s 4th block drawing class. The student’s group artwork illustrates quotes on a large frame format.

The highlighted writer of the month from the Marco Island Writers group is Michael Eckers. He will be signing his newest novel “Five For Freedom.”

2. Thursday: An evening of tango

The Marco Island Center for the Arts invites lovers of music, especially hot and exciting Tango music, to join them from 5:30 until 7 p.m., Thursday, April 13 to listen to the acclaimed new musical group, Tango, S.V.P.  Ticket s are $25 and seating is limited. To sign up for this musical interlude, call 239-394-4221 or visit

3. This weekend: Shred event

Iberia Bank will host a community shred event from 9 a.m. until noon, Saturday, April 15, at the Marco Island branch, 605 Bald Eagle Drive. Residents and small business owners are invited to dispose of outdated bank statements, checks, contracts, junk mail and other documents in a safe and secure manner. Shredding services will be conducted by Shred-It, a global leader in secure document destruction services. Limit 10 boxes per person.

A $3 box voluntary donation will be collected for Step Smart Collier. Step Smart Collier, Inc. is a nonprofit that was created to increase awareness of the fall risks that seniors face and how to mitigate those risks as falls are, by far, the leading cause of injury and death to Seniors in Florida, and in particular, Collier County.

Information: 239-393-2400.

Read or Share this story: