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JUNE

Breakfast with the Birds: Amazing Lives of Beach Nesting Birds

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. Learn about birds at this summer lecture series. Doors open at 9 a.m. Enjoy pastries, coffee and juice. $15. 239-530-5940.

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Israel Scouts 2018 Friendship Caravan

7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 19 through 20. On Tuesday: Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road, Naples. On Wednesday: New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd., Naples. The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, Temple Shalom & New Hope Ministries present The Israel Scouts singers, dancers and entertainers. Free.   

Collier County Sheriff K-9 Demonstration

From 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at The Colllier County Library – Estates, 1266 Golden Gate Blvd. W., Naples. Children will be able to meet an actual working dog and see how K-9s impact our community and assist the sheriff's office. Preferred ages 11 to 17. Free.

Miromar Outlets Summer Giveaway Series

6:30 p.m. Fridays, June 22, at Naples Flatbread Kitchen and Wine Bar, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Suite 520, Estero. Shoppers compete for concert tickets and a $100 Miromar Outlets Gift Card. Miromaroutlets.com.

Naples Hurricane Awareness Picnic in the Park

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Sugden Regional Park, 4284 Avalon Drive, Naples. Event includes free hurricane supply kits, guest speakers, swimming, horseshoes, fishing and volleyball. Bring blankets or chairs to sit on and a covered dish to share. Napleswingsofhope.org.

Naples YMCA Daddy/Daughter Dance

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Greater Naples YMCA, 5450 YMCA Road, Naples. The Greater Naples YMCA will host a daddy (male role model)/daughter dance. This special event will feature a night of music, dancing, snacks and refreshments. $20 per father/daughter pair. 239-963-3771. Greaternaplesymca.org/dance.html.

Meals of Hope Happy Hour

Marco Island Meals of Hope’s June “Happy Hour for Hope” will be from 5 until 7 p.m., Monday, June 25, at Mango’s Dockside Bistro at the Esplanade, 760 N. Collier Blvd., # 109, Marco Island. Happy Hours for Hope are fundraisers for Marco Island’s Meals of Hope. The $20 admission fee helps the organization buy food for its packaging event in November. A 50/50 drawing is always offered. Information: www.mohmi.org. 

Urban Lake and Pond Management Workshop

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. This half-day course will provide landscape professionals with knowledge and skills related to lakes and ponds management. Rookerybay.org/calendar. 239-530-5940.
 

Everglades City Parade

10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, at City Hall, 102 Copeland Ave., Everglades City. Opening ceremony at 10 a.m., dedication of the restored firehouse at 10:30 a.m., parade at 10:45 a.m., grand finale musical fireworks display at 9 p.m.  Booths open at 11 a.m. in McLeod Park and include hotdogs and sodas, bake sales, face painting, arts and crafts vendors, kiddies’ best dressed contest and playground games. Evergladeshistorical.org.

ONGOING

Marco Presbyterian VBS

Taking reservations now. Marco Presbyterian Church’s vacation Bible school is 6 until 8 p.m., July 30 through Aug. 3. Dinner is served at 5:30. Special guests: Sports World Ministries, retired NFL players Steve Grant (Indianapolis Colts & Tampa Bay Buccaneers) and Jimmy Bell (New York Giants, San Diego Chargers). Reservations at marcochurch.com, visiting the church at 875 W. Elkcam Circle, Marco Island or by contacting Dena Hatt, children’s director, at 239-394-8186 or dena@marcochurch.com.

Sea Life at Center for Arts

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to “Sea Life” an eye opening all mediums judged exhibition of unique artwork. The judge for this exhibition is Jack O’Brien, curator at the Naples Art Association. The winning works and artists are: First, “Smile” by Vera Ripley; second, “Mother Manatee” by Marie Senechal; and third, “Sandbar Solutions” by Tara O’Neill; with honorable mentions to “Sea Pod” by Cheryl Costley and “Tropical Fantasy” by Margo Kostecka. The exhibition will be on display from through June 26 and the center is open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. In the La Petite Galerie, Naples Artist Peter Sottong displays his award winning cold casted sculptures of egrets, ibis, snook and local fauna. Information: marcoislandart.org.

Interactive exhibit I Remember Marco’

The Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) announces a new interactive exhibit, “I Remember Marco,” at the Marco Island Historical Museum. The exhibit is open to the public until Oct. 4, and admission is free. Visitors are invited to share stories and recollections about Marco Island and its history by participating in photo opportunities to share via social media, interactive question stations, and recording responses to the exhibit’s memory-inspiring Marco Island artifacts and images. Prizes will be awarded to selected participants.  The Marco Island Historical Museum is located at 180 S. Heathwood Drive, and is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and the site is handicapped accessible. For general information visit www.themihs.org or call 239-389-6447.

‘Eat, Laugh and Dine’

Through June 23, at Parmesan Pete’s, 7935 Airport Road, Naples. Parmesan Pete’s offers a three-course pre-fixe menu for $38 a person. $3 of each meal purchased will be donated to a local family affected by cancer. Parmesanpetes.com. 239-992-3663.

Free Kids Summer Movies Series

10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, through Aug. 9, at Paragon Pavilion, 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples. Paragontheaters.com/promotions.

‘Chicago’

Through July 29, in Blackburn Hall at Sugden Theater, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. $20 general admission, $10 students and educators. Naplesplayers.org. 239-263-7990.

Heritage and Harvest

Through June 24 in the Canizaro Exhibit Gallery at Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria. “Heritage and Harvest” depicts the natural resources that attracted and helped sustain early Native Americans and 19th century settlers and the architecture of that time, including early homes, stores and schools, and particularly the waterfronts. The exhibit ranges geographically from the Everglades to Naples to Boca Grande and Pine Island Sound and inland to Immokalee, LaBelle and the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. Info: 239-348-4710.

Camp Mackle

The City of Marco Island Parks and Recreation Department is taking registration currently, for Camp Mackle 2018. Camp Mackle is a summer camp program for children entering first grade through fifth grade. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Camp Mackle is underway now and ends on Aug. 14. Camp Stellar is the summer camp for youth 6th through 8th grades. 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Environmental Summer Camps

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekly, now through Aug. 3, at the Conservancy, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples. The Conservancy offers three types of camps throughout the summer for children completing kindergarten through sixth grade, and a separate Junior Naturalist program for students finishing grades seven through nine. $255-$285 per week for Conservancy Members, $305-$335 for non-members. Info: conservancy.org/summer camp or 239-262-0304 ext. 266.
 

PADI Seal Team camp

Join Scuba Marco and the Greater Marco Family YMCA for an underwater adventure Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until noon. The PADI Seal Team is for 8- to 10-year olds looking for action-packed fun while completing exciting aqua missions. There are two different sessions, June 11-15 and July 9-13.  This week-long summer camp is a great way to introduce young divers to the world of scuba diving. Cost: $299 includes everything needed to begin your adventure. Maximum six campers. Information:  Scuba Marco at 239-389-7889.

Parallel Harmonies: Art and Nature

This collection of work by Cesar Aguilera, Paul Arsenault, Juan Diaz, and Katia Miranda celebrates the relationship between the artist and the natural world that inspires him or her. Through Oct. 31 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. Closing reception: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26.

Ten Thousand Island Waverunner Guided Excursions

Daily Tours at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Marco Island Watersports, with three locations, JW Marriott Marco Island, Hilton Marco Island and Marriott’s Crystal Shores Marco Island. 90-minute tours. Experience the native wildlife that resides in the mangrove forests while expert tour guides teach about the nature and geography of the region. $225 plus tax, singles or doubles. Please check in a half-hour before departure. 239-642-2359.

Kid’s dolphin watch sightseeing cruise

10 a.m. Saturdays, Pure Florida Naples at Tin City, 1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. The 1.5-hour children’s cruise provides an entertaining environment for young ones to learn about the Southwest Florida environment and to observe the variety of wildlife present on the waters, such as dolphins, pelicans, eagles and many other animals. While registration for the children’s cruise is free for youth 12-years-old and younger, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult tickets are $35 per person. 239-494-5595.

Free Kids Cruise

10 a.m. Saturdays during the summer from Pure Florida in Tin City, 1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples. Kids cruise free when accompanied by a full-fare paid adult. Each Pure Florida summer cruise option gives children and their families the opportunity to enjoy a one-and-a-half-hour cruise where children can learn about the ecology in Southwest Florida and observe the variety of wildlife present on the waters. The captain will alert passengers to dolphins, eagles, manatee, native birds and more. $39 for adults, $19.50 for additional children. RSVP. 239-263-4949 or purefl.com.  

Mackle Park mah jongg

Mah Jongg is held from m 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at Mackle Park Community Center, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. There is a $10 yearly fee. Information: 239-642-0575 or cityofmarcoisland.com

Canasta

Canasta is held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Mackle Park Community Center, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. There is a $10 yearly fee. Information: 239-642-0575 or cityofmarcoisland.com

Island Knitters

A group of knitters meets from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Mackle Park Community Center, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. There is a $10 yearly fee. Information: 239-642-0575 or cityofmarcoisland.com

Duplicate bridge

Bridge is held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Fridays at Mackle Park Community Center, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. There is a $10 yearly fee. Call Gwen at 394-0675 for available spaces.     

Round Robin Tennis

Round Robin Tennis is available at various times and days for men and women at the Greater Marco Family YMCA, 101 Sand Hill Street, Marco Island. Eight clay courts are available. Round Robins are free to Marco YMCA members and $15 for community participants. Players must register to play in Round Robins. Registration or information: 239-394-3144, ext. 224.

Lupus support

The Marco/Naples lupus support group meets the third Saturday of each month at Physicians Regional Medical Center, 8300 Collier Blvd, Naples. Meetings are held from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the Palm Dining Room.  Open to all patients, families and interested parties. Learn to live and cope with Lupus, get current information. Contact Marilyn, 239-398-4800 or Jan, 239-389-2749

JULY

Clean Beaches Week BOGO

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 5, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. In celebration of Clean Beaches Week, the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers “buy one, get one free admission.” Higher price prevails. Cannot be combined with other offers. Must pay at door. Rookerybay.org/calendar. 239-530-5940.

‘Boating Skills & Seamanship’

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is holding a summer session of our safe boating course ‘Boating Skills & Seamanship’ beginning on July 9. The session is a four-week course which is held on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7 until 9:30 p.m. Participants get educated on many boating topics and get a 400-page boating text. The sessions include navigation, rules of the road, weather, handling your Boat, etc. Information: Joe Riccio, cgauxcourses@gmail.com or 239-384-7416.

Essentials of Digital Photography Workshop

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, July 9, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. This class covers the essentials of digital cameras. Learn how to use a camera's shutter, aperture, ISO control and the drive modes to create images with impact and creativity. No previous camera or photography experience is necessary. Rookerybay.org/calendar. 239-530-5940.

Kids Free Fridays: Mammals

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 15, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. In celebration of the Reserve’s 40th anniversary, this summer education program provides free admission with programming geared towards children ages 12 and younger who are accompanied by an adult. 239-530-5940.

Breakfast with the Birds: Save Our Seabirds

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. Learn about birds at this summer lecture series. Doors open at 9 a.m. Enjoy pastries, coffee and juice. $15. 239-530-5940.
 

Kids Free Fridays: Birds

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 20, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. In celebration of the Reserve’s 40th anniversary, this summer education program provides free admission with programming geared towards children ages 12 and younger who are accompanied by an adult. 239-530-5940.

Kids Free Fridays: Reptiles

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. In celebration of the Reserve’s 40th anniversary, this summer education program provides free admission with programming geared towards children ages 12 and younger who are accompanied by an adult. 239-530-5940.

AUGUST

Kids Free Fridays: Fish

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. In celebration of the Reserve’s 40th anniversary, this summer education program provides free admission with programming geared towards children ages 12 and younger who are accompanied by an adult. 239-530-5940.

Essentials of Digital Photography Workshop

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Road, Naples. This class covers the essentials of digital cameras. Learn how to use a camera's shutter, aperture, ISO control and the drive modes to create images with impact and creativity. No previous camera or photography experience is necessary. Rookerybay.org/calendar. 239-530-5940.

SEPTEMBER

Advanced Planning – Getting Your Affairs in Order

1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples. Experts from the legal, medical, financial, and real estate professions will help attendees get a better perspective on advanced panning. Free. 239-687-3156.

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