3 To Do: Residents' Beach cleanup, more

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File: A family of burrowing owls make their nest at the edge of Residents' Beach.

1. Residents' Beach cleanup

From 8 until 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at Residents' Beach; sponsored by the Marco Island Civic Association.

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MICA provides gloves, bags and water. The Marco Chamber provides "trash grabbers" and buckets.

2. Indie Author Day

1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the new Bonita Springs Library, 10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs. Indie Author Day brings local, independent authors together with readers each October. The annual event promotes authors whose work is not printed by a traditional publishing company. About 30 local authors writing for adults, teens and children will be available to talk about their work and sell and autograph copies of their books.

3. Second Tuesday: ‘Opposites attract’ exhibit

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the main gallery exhibition “Opposites Attract.”

The exhibition runs started Monday and runs 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.

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.

There will be an 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.