Calusa Garden Club

By Coastal Breeze News Staff On Monday, January 14, the Calusa Garden Club held its monthly meeting at 1:00 PM in Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church. An optional pre-meeting workshop,”All About Vines,” was conducted at 11 AM by Sue Oldershaw and Donna Kay. Donna listed a variety of vines, including pictures, that can be used in Southwest Florida. […]

Assisted Living: The Musical

Submitted Story Assisted Living: The Musical® comes to Marco Island when it is performed by its authors Compton & Bennett at Rose History Auditorium. It runs Friday, Saturday, February 8 and 9 at 7:30, and Sunday, February 10 in a 2:30 matinee show. The show, billed as “A Vaudeville…in the Varicose Vein,” delivers laughs from the opening scene in which […]

Re/Max Affinity Plus Franchise Bridges Tradition and Innovation

By Danielle Dodder “Did you know that when you sell a house, you trigger a minimum of 18 other commercial transactions?” Debra Meredith-Peters is passionate about bringing home the point that her profession is a stronger engine for growth than it’s often given credit for in a post-real estate crash world. Peters is the broker/owner, who along with her partner, […]

Power Up Your Boating Skills This Season

By Danielle Dodder As part of the Ten Thousand Islands, the National Park Service aptly refers to this area as “a labyrinth of water and mangroves.” Add approximately 5,000 area boats out at any given time to enjoy this natural beauty, and it’s not a big surprise that Collier is one of the top ten counties in Florida for boating […]

Book Signings at Sunshine Booksellers

Sunshine Booksellers of Marco Island is pleased to announce book signings by two big names in novel writing coming this February. The independently owned bookstore is known for bringing in top-selling authors to its warm and welcoming location at 677 South Collier Boulevard. Thursday, February 7, brings James Sheehan to Sunshine Booksellers. A successful trial attorney for 30 years, Sheehan […]

Renowned Photographer speaks on Mother Theresa

By Coastal Breeze News Staff “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa. On Wednesday, February 6th at 6:30 PM, award winning photojournalist Linda Schaefer, will give an inspiring presentation, “Come and See” – A Photojournalist’s Journey into the World of Mother Teresa. Linda is recognized […]

LIKE Watching Paint Dry

Celebrated artists of Southwest Florida will lend new meaning to the old expression, “like watching paint dry” on February 6, during 2013’s Wet Paint Live event. Presented by the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce, this annual day of charity gives 21 artists six hours to turn a blank canvas into their own “Marco masterpiece.” Beginning at 9 AM, artists will […]

Clyde Butcher on TEDx

Spend 12 minutes with Clyde Butcher on YouTube tonight and discover what inspires the man behind the famous black and white photos of Big Cypress. On December 12, 2012 Butcher took part in a one-day lecture series entitled “Creativity Matters.” Held at the Ringling Museum Campus, the TEDx Sarasota event was filmed and has been uploaded for all the world […]

Laugh out Loud with Knights of Columbus

By Natalie Strom On Saturday, February 9, The Knights of Columbus will have you laughing all night long as they host an evening of entertainment featuring comedian Tim Walkoe. Sign up for this one-day event and chuckle in the name of children’s charities supported by The Knights of Columbus. If you haven’t heard of Tim Walkoe, you may as […]

Saul I. Stern Cultural Series Second Event Jerusalem

Submitted The Saul I. Stern Cultural Series, opens the 2nd event of its 19th season, with a presentation about “Jerusalem”, Wednesday, February 6th, 2012, at 7:30 pm, at the Marco Island Jewish Congregation, located at 991 Winterberry Drive. The speaker, Chaim Silberstein, a native of Jerusalem, is a lifetime scholar of Jerusalem. He will present the city with a visual […]