3 To Do: ‘Opposites attract’ exhibit

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"Ajaia Ajaja" by Diane Shagott

1. Starts Monday: ‘Opposites attract’ exhibit

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the main gallery exhibition “Opposites Attract.” The exhibition runs from Oct. 7 through Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island.

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Second Tuesday: The opening reception is from 5:30 until 7 p.m., Oct. 8. No reservations are required. There is a suggested $10 donation for non-members.

Artist Talk: At 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, there is a free talk featuring artists from the current exhibition.

In the Rush Gallery: The Marco Island Charter Middle School under the direction of art teacher Gigi Garraty has created art in celebration of Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. You may see a few skulls just hanging around.

Information: marcoislandart.org.

2. Sunday: Left Bank Art Fest

First show of the season, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Marco Island YMCA, outdoors in the grassy lot on the corner of San Marco Road and Sandhill Street.

Juried artists include photographers, jewelry, paintings, pottery, glass, metal and more. Free admission and parking.

Information: 239-290-7927.

3. Saturday: Dick Shanahan Memorial Golf Tournament

The Marco Police Foundation will host its annual Dick Shanahan Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5. 

The “four-player scramble” event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. and a “shotgun” start at 8:30. Golfers will gather after the competition for lunch and prizes around 1 p.m.

This year’s tournament again takes place at the Island Country Country Club on Marco Island. Those wishing to play in the tournament ($150 per player) or purchase hole sponsorships ($100) can contact Joe Granda at 389-2823, Curt Koon at 389-4511, or e-mail CofCJs@PalsPlaces.com.

The Marco Island Police Foundation is a community-base, nonpolitical, civic-minded, charitable organization that work closely with Marco Island Police Department.