3 To Do: Bingo, fruits, veggies and science

Marco Eagle

1. Special night: Bingo at JCMI

Due to the holiday, Bingo will be Wednesday night, Dec. 27, at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive.


Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bonanza is posted at 6:15 and the game is called at 7.

The Bingo Committee serves a complimentary supper of a kosher hot dog on a special roll, sauerkraut, relish, pickles, chips, fruit, coffee, tea, ice cream and pastries.

Gift certificates are available, perfect for all occasions. The game is open to the public.

Information: 239-642-0880.

2. Wednesday: Marco Island Farmers Market

Every Wednesday through April local southwest Florida vendors will be selling home-good items and crafts from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Avenue.

Items include: fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, salsa, sauces, fresh flowers, seafood, soaps, and much more.

3. Science Saturdays at Rookery Bay

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.

Kelly Jennings and her son Jarrett, 7, of Greeley, Colo. walk through the trails a part of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve on Friday, March 24, 2017.

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: 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.