3 To Do: 'Scales and Tails,' more

Marco Eagle
Sen. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, represents Florida Senate District 28

1. An evening with Fla. Senator Kathleen Passidomo

From 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the Marco Island Library, Rose Hall, 210 South Heathwood, Marco Island. Senator Passidomo will speak on her legislative positions. Q&A session will follow. Contact dwcmarco@gmail.com.

2. Key Marco Cat 

The Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) celebrates its 25th Anniversary with the culmination of their quest to bring home the enigmatic Key Marco Cat and other rare 500 to 1,500-year-old Pre-Columbian Native American artifacts discovered on Marco Island in 1896. The artifacts return on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. They will be showcased in an exhibit at the Marco Island Historical Museum from now through April 2021. The Marco Island Historical Museum is located at 180 S. Heathwood Drive. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 239.389.6447 or visit www.theMIHS.org.

3. Scales and Tails

At 12:15 p.m. daily through Oct. 31, at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples. Learn about native and invasive reptiles and meet an animal ambassador that lives at the Conservancy Nature Center. Free with paid admission. Information: Conservancy.org.

Meet Sheldon, a yellow rat snake. Sheldon was brought to the Conservancy in June 2015.