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1. Wednesday: National Wildlife Day

National Wildlife Day is Wednesday, Sept. 4. Visitors to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center can celebrate National Wildlife Day with buy one get one free entrance.

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On National Wildlife Day, people are encouraged to take the opportunity to learn more about endangered species, preservation and conservation efforts around the world.

No registration necessary. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and is located at 300 Tower Road, Naples.

Information rookerybay.org or 239-530-5940.

2. Reminder: Beach cleanup

The Beach & Coastal Resources Advisory Committee City of Marco Island presents an evening beach cleanup from 6 until 7 p.m., Sept. 3, at South Beach.

Volunteers pick up “non-organic” material like straws, cigarette butts, plastic and paper. MICA provides gloves, bags and water.

The Marco Chamber provides “trash grabbers” and buckets. Repeat participants: wear your “Love Your Beach T-Shirt.”

New volunteers,  you get a t-shirt for helping.

3. Healthy Cooking with Chef Daniela

From 5:30 until 7:30 p.m,. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Neighborhood Organics, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Unit 131, Naples.

Chef Daniela will showcase a three-course testing menu and reveals techniques on how to prepare a healthy meal using Moringa. $50 per person. Limited seating available, so guests are encouraged to RSVP early.

Information: 239-919-0937, facebook.com/neighborhoodorganics.

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