3 To Do: Art and nature

Marco Eagle

1. Thursday: Reception for Florida Artists Group juried exhibition

The Marco Island Historical Museum presents “Florida Artists Group, Inc. Juried Exhibition.”

"Cellular Skyline" by Patricia Turner.

The exhibition will be on display from now until Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 South Heathwood Drive, Marco Island.

“Florida Artists Group, Inc. Juried Exhibition” features Southwest Florida artists whose work has attained national or state-wide recognition. The works included in this show range from acrylic paintings, etchings, mixed media to sculptures.

A reception will be held from 4 until 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, and is open to the public. Information: 239-642-1440 or colliermuseums.com.

2. Wednesday: Homeschool Day at Rookery Bay 

Homeschool Day at Rookery Bay is 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Homeschool students will use microscopes to view and identify different types of plankton and will learn about the key roles they play at the base of our estuarine ecosystems.

Learn more and register for tours and events at rookerybay.org/calendar.

3. Wednesday: Post-IRMA conditions on Marco waterways

At 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGAux), Flotilla 95, Marco Island, will conduct a seminar on “Post-IRMA Conditions on the Marco Waterways.” The seminar will be held at the Rose Hall, Marco Island Public Library, 210 South Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. The seminar lasts approximately 90 minutes.

File: An aerial view of Marco Island.

Learn first-hand how the destructive winds and tidal surge of Hurricane Irma affected and altered the waters and which Aids to Navigation (AToNs) in and around Marco Island were damaged or destroyed on that memorable day. Obtain valuable local knowledge of the current conditions before you head out for your next boating experience. No pre-registration is required and all are welcome to attend. Information: 239-394-5911 or USCGAuxMarco.org.