3 To Do: Spooks, science and over 60
1. This weekend: The return of ‘Science Saturdays’
Science Saturdays provide an opportunity for families to spend the day at the Environmental Learning Center enjoying programs, labs and activities centered on a different science theme. From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., the last Saturday of each month at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples.
Registration is not required. Regular admission fees are $5 for adults, $3 for kids 6 to 12 and free for Friends of Rookery Bay members and children under age 6. A food truck will be on site.
Monthly themes for 2017 are as follows, Oct. 28: Manatees; Nov. 25: Plankton; Dec. 30: Marine Debris. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center’s new, year-round hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. To learn more about our upcoming kids and family events, visit rookerybay.org/calendar.
2. Saturday: Halloween Spooktacular at Mackle Park
Parks & Recreation Department presents the annual Halloween Spooktacular, from 4 until 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28 at Mackle Park. There will be crafts, food and games. For ages 10 and younger, there will be a costume contest at 5:30 p.m.
3: The Marco Players presents a saucy, senior scandal
The Marco Players’ production of “Sex Please We’re Sixty” is an American farce of charming and funny explorations into the secret desires of men and women of a certain age who are determined to find what they seem to have lost – their libidos.
“Sex Please We’re Sixty” is on stage now through Nov. 12 at The Marco Players Theater, Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. Shows are 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and 3 p.m., Sundays. Attend the first week of the show and automatically be entered in a drawing to win a dinner cruise for two on The Marco Island Princess.
Tickets are on sale at TheMarcoPlayers.com or by calling the box office at 239-642-7270.