Thursday, October 21, 2021



High School Art Scholarship & Merit Award Ceremony – 5:45-7pm. Marco Island Center for the Arts is pleased to continue the Art Scholarship and Merit Award program in 2017. Scholarships will be awarded to seniors and Merit Awards will be open to juniors residing in Collier County. 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239-394-4221.

Movie at the Park – 7pm. $4. The Collier County Parks and Recreation Division continues Movies at the Park with the final movie of the season, “Madagascar 3,” to be held on the soccer field at the North Collier Regional Park,15000 Livingston Rd. Naples.

Exhibit: “Life Along the Line” – Exhibit thru April. Historic B&W photographs by O. Winston Link. While in Virginia in 1955, O. Winston Link’s love of railroads focused on the nearby Norfolk and Western Railway. Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave. or 239- 262-6525.


44th Annual Eagle Open – 7:30am. The Eagle Open is Marco Island’s oldest running golf tournament. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Marco Island Sunrise & the Rotary Club of Marco Island Noontime. Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club, 1370 Borghese Ln, Naples.

Marco Yoga Fest – 8:30am-2pm. Variety of sessions including chair yoga, gentle, vinyasa, Kundalini, guided meditation, crystal bowls, belly dancing, hula hoop dancing, and more! Sign up at or call at 239-393-3400. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N. Collier Blvd.

Special Passport Application Day – 9am- 4pm. The Saturday Passport Day is an opportunity for those who can’t take time off during the workweek. North Collier Government Services Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Dr, Naples.

Coon Key Kids Clinic – 10:30am-1:30pm. Providing children with free lunch and fishing activities for the day; goal is to improve fishing skills of local children & give them an activity in a fun/safe environment. Walkers Coon Key Marina, 604 E Palm Ave, Goodland. 239-642-6764.

Friends of the Museum of the Everglades Birthday Party – 10am-1pm. Birthday cake, hot dogs, music, antique cars, a lecture, and talks by local old-timers. Promises to be a fun event. 105 West Broadway Avenue, Everglades City. 239-695-0008.

Arts Extravaganza! – 1-4pm. Thru April 30. Award-winning artist Tara O’Neill hosts her 14th annual art extravaganza at historic Little Bar Restaurant, 205 Harbor Place, Goodland. This year joined by guest artist Karen Swanker. 239-642-0528 or


Betsy Perdichizzi Presents: Extraordinary Times Take Extraordinary People – Marco Island Pioneers – 7pm. $10/nonmembers. Members/free. Re-enactors bring pioneer stories to life. Marco Island

Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.


Homeschool Day at Rookery Bay – 9:30am-1pm. Ages 7-14. What lives underneath the waves? How are microscopic plankton connected to sharks? Students use microscopes to identify and learn about different species of plankton. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd Naples. 239-530-5940.

Bob Zottola Jazz Cabaret – 5:30-7:30pm. $25. He has played with legends like Benny Goodman, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Barnet, Gerry Mulligan, Maynard Ferguson, Chick Corea & dozens of others. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr.

Exhibition: “Transportation in the Digital Age” Thru July 31. Features several works depicting transportation from around the world, including lively/colorful renditions of trains, automobiles, planes & other modes of transportation. Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave S, Naples.


Lunch with the Chief – 11:30am. $25. Presentation on the “History of DNA Testing.” Call Joe Granda at 239-389-2823 or Curt Koon at 239-389-4511. Hideaway Beach Club, 250 S Beach Dr.

CJ’s Live Music Thursday – 6-11pm. Jim Long performs outside from 6-9pm and DJ Sugar Cube performs inside from 8-11:30pm. 239-389-4511. 740 N. Collier Blvd, Ste. #105.


ENMA’s 6th Annual Golf Tournament – 8:30am. Portion of the proceeds will benefit Lely High School Incubator/Entrepreneurship Program. Hosted By Lely Flamingo Island Club 8004 Lely Resort Blvd, Naples.

11th Annual Talk Derby To Me Fundraiser – 4-7:30pm. Fundraiser for Marco Island Charter Middle School & Optimist Club of Marco Island. Tickets Available at school office or Allyson Richards, allysonrichards@ or Joan Pernice, Sunset Grille, 900 S Collier Blvd.


Left Bank Art Fest – 10am-4pm. Esplanade Shoppes, 760 N Collier Blvd. For information contact Tyler at 239-537-5921 or


Breakfast with the Birds: Beach Nesters – 9-10:30am. $15. Learn about birds at this new summer lecture series. Shorebird Stewardship Program Manager for Audubon Florida, Adam DiNuovo has worked with shorebirds & seabirds across the US and beyond for over 15 years. 300 Tower Rd Naples. 239-530-5940.

Second Tuesday: May Exhibition – 5:30-

7:30pm. Join the Marco Island Center for the Arts to celebrate the opening of the May Exhibition: “What’s Old is New” and Barbara Parisi. 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239- 394-4221.

MAY 10

Caxambas Republican Club: Kickoff Party for a Winning 2018. 5:30-7pm. Meet new board members & hear what’s in store for the future. Free pizza and refreshments. Space is limited, RSVP Pres. Dave Rice: United Church of Marco Island, 320 N. Barfield Dr.

Gallery Opening Reception – 5:30-7pm. Thru Sept 15. Friends of Rookery Bay present the Fine Art of Lee Hammond. Exhibit features a selection of her works in graphite, watercolor & acrylic, some of which are for sale. Reception with wine/light hors d’oeuvres. 300 Tower Rd Naples. 239-530- 5940.

J. Roberts Presents: Florida Fiddler Show – 7pm. $10/nonmembers. Members/free. He sings, plays guitar, fiddles, exotic steel pan with fun songs! Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.

MAY 11

CJ’s Live Music Thursday – 6-11pm. Jim Long performs outside from 6-9pm and DJ Sugar Cube performs inside from 8-11:30pm. 239-389-4511. 740 N. Collier Blvd, Ste. #105.

MAY 12

International Migratory Bird Day BOGO – 9am-4pm. In celebration of International Migratory Bird Day, Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers “buy one, get one free admission.” Higher price prevails. Cannot be combined with other offers. Must pay at door. 300 Tower Rd Naples. 239-530-5940.

Naples Blues Brews & BBQ Festival – 11am-9pm. Thru May 13. Enjoy craft beer, BBQ, blue crabs, kids activities, vendors & more. Tin City, 5th Avenue S. Naples. 239- 262-4200.

MAY 12

Beach Clean Up – 8am. Sponsored by Publix. Everyone is Welcome! South Beach Boardwalk.

Mad Hatter Mother/Daughter Tea Party – 10am-12pm. $20. Come elegantly dressed for this one-of-a-kind tea party for mothers & daughters. Games, arts & crafts, and morning tea & baked treats. The Family Church 1450 Winterberry (Auburndale Ave. entrance).


Al-Anon Family Groups – Troubled by someone’s drinking? Help & hope are a call away. Al-Anon Family Groups. 11am United Church of Marco Island. For meeting schedule call 239-263-5907. Southfloridaal

Calusa Garden Club – 12pm. 2nd Mon. Oct-April. Fellowship Hall, Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 S Barfield Dr. Jackie Purvis, 239-970- 6644, or website

Chess Club – 9am-12pm. Casual chess. Free. Open to all players. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd. Wade Keller 389-2525.

Memory Loss/Caregiver Support Group – 10:30am-12pm. 3rd Mon. in the months of: Nov, Dec, May. 4th Mon. other 9 months. For those with mild memory loss & caregivers. Alzheimer Association, St Mark’s Church, Willis Center, Marco Island. 239-394-8097.

Civil Air Patrol – 7am-8:30pm. 1st & 3rd Mon. MI Senior Squadron meets in CAP Hangar at Marco’s Executive Airport, end of Mainsail Dr. off Collier Blvd. Squadron Commander Major Bob Corriveau. www.FL376.FLWG.US.

YMCA Game Day – 12-3pm. Every Mon. Mah Jongg, Backgammon, Cribbage, Board & card games. Some instruction & Some games provided/bring your own. Y Membership not required.

ACBL Sanctioned Bridge – 1-4pm. Call Wayne Goodrich at 239-417-1128 for details and reservations. $8/participant. The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr.

Bingo at JCMI- 5:30pm doors open, first game at 7pm. Every Mon. Bingo with free coffee, tea and food. 10/10 thru 5/1. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Dr.


Marco Sunrise Rotary – 7:30am. Stonewalls, 551 S Collier Blvd. 239-642-9122.

Arts Advisory Committee – 8am. 2nd Tuesday, City Hall.

Marco Island Shell Club Workshop – 9:30-11am. Please join as we craft beautiful and intriguing items for our Craft Sales and our Annual Shell Show and Craft Sale in March. Proceeds benefit the Marco Island Shell Club Scholarship Fund for Marine Science students. or 239-963-4694.

Line Dancing – 9:30-11am. $8. Come down for some good old fashioned country line dancing. All levels are invited. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr. 239- 394-1646.

Registered Nurse Group – 10am. First Tues. Retired or active RNs. Explore ways to use professional skills & how faith impacts practice. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd. Gail 239-394-0332.

Lunch & Learn Lecture Series – Third Tues. In celebration of the recently-established partnership between Rookery Bay and Florida International University (FIU), this year’s series focuses on research underway by scientists at the university. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples.

JCMI Women’s Book Club – Third Tues. Attendees will find a congenial atmosphere, intellectual stimulation and a lively exchange of ideas. 991 Winterberry Dr. 239-642-0800.

Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron – 5pm. Fourth Tues. No need to own a boat or be a Captain, just have an interest in boating and enjoy the beautiful waters around Marco. Please introduce yourself to a mem

ber wearing a nametag. or call 239-393-0150 or

Democratic Women’s Club of Marco Island – 7pm. Second Tues. Call Kay at 617- 480-2051 for location/directions.

Marco American Legion Post 404 – 11am. For war veterans or current Legion members. 3rd Tues. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd. Bill Horton 239-642- 8928, Lee Rubenstein 239-564-9894.

Lighthouse of Collier’s Brown Bag Lunch Series – 11:30am. Features a different speaker 3rd Tues each month. Sue 239- 430-3934.

Canasta – 12:30-3:30pm. Free, social program where you can enjoy the game of Canasta and make new Island friends. The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr. 239- 394-1646.

Women’s Bible Study – 6:30-8:30pm. “Fear and Faith” Starts Jan. 10, New Life Community Church, 489 W Elkcam Circle, across from Veterans Park. 239-394-3469.

Wiggles & Giggles – 4:30pm. Movement class for 2-3 year olds. Island Dance Academy. 239-289-1698.

Bingo at Elks Lodge – 5:45pm doors open. Open to public. Bingo packets start at $15. Naples Elks Lodge #2010, 11250 Tamiami Trail E Naples. 239-643 0075 ext 103.

GriefShare – 6-8pm. Nondenominational Christian support group for adults grieving a loved one’s death. $20/registration includes workbook & unlimited visits. Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 S Barfield Dr. Ellen Morgenstern 642-7165.

Southwest Florida Ski and Travel Club – 6:30pm. First Tues. Join fellow skiers and snowboarders for ski trips to great locations. Parrot Room at Gulf Coast Inn, 2555 Tamiami Trail N, Naples. Social gatherings are the third Tue. at different locations. Gaby 239-839-3711 or

Evenings at the Conservancy – 6:30pm. 2nd Tues. Variety of presenters, eco-programs, panel members from the Conservancy, local & regional environmental experts. Seating space-available.

Marco Cruise Club – 7pm. 4th Tues. Boating enthusiast membership meetings. Mutual of Omaha Bank. Neil Blaauboer at 239-642-8493.

Marco VFW Post 6370 – 7pm. 2nd Tues. Mutual of Omaha Bank rear entrance of community room. Male & female Veterans who served are needed. Transfers accepted from other posts. Commander David Gardner 642-4410.

Knights of Columbus – 7:30pm. 1st Tues. Club sponsors Bingo, Spaghetti, Fish Fry Dinners & other events. Funds raised for various charities. John 239-642-9840.


La Mesa Española – 8:30-9:30am. Stonewalls for coffee & conversation in Spanish. All levels. Ted

United Church of Marco Island’s Men’s Group – 9am. 3rd Wed. Discuss the economy & other world affairs. events/categories/home-page-list/fellowship/

Just for Friends Luncheon – 11:30am. 2nd Wed. DaVinci’s Restaurant. To become a member, you must have been a member in good standing in Marco Island Newcomers for at least 3 years. For luncheon info Lisa at 239-293-9077 or Donna at 239-642- 1985 Mail luncheon checks for $24 to Just Friends, PO Box 1685, Marco Island.

Newcomers Club of Marco Island – 11:30am. Lunch 2nd Wed. Social club for women from Marco, Isles of Capri & Goodland. Marco Island Yacht Club, 1400 N Collier Blvd. Donna Dubey 239-682-0454, Kim Heinemann 612-387-4747.

Marco Island Woman’s Club – 11:30am Lunch. 1st Wed of month. Awards scholarships to graduating high school students on Marco Island. Marco Island Yacht Club, 1400 N Collier Blvd. President Jackie Pierce 239-293-3411.

Island Knitters – 12:30-3:30pm. All knitters are welcome, expert to novice. The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr. 239- 394-1646.

Support Group for Blind and Visually Impaired – 12:30-2:30pm. Every Wed. If you are new to vision loss, you may be feeling overwhelmed and in need of some additional support. Your adjustment to vision loss can be facilitated by participation in a support group that brings people together who share a similar life challenge. 2685 Horseshoe Drive South, Suite 211, Naples. 239-430- 3934.

Bridge – 1pm. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Dr. 239- 642-0800.

Tech Tutoring- 3:45-4:30pm. Free service provided by the MIA STEM Club. Techsavvy

students help community members with technology questions. Bring in your iPad, iPhone, laptop or other device for assistance. Marco Island Academy, 2255 San Marco Rd.

Wine Wednesdays – 3-5pm. Last Wed. Enjoy a glass of wine & food pairings by local chefs/restaurants. Marco Island Florist & Gifts.178 S Barfield Dr.

Marco Island Writers – 5:30pm-Meet & Greet. 6-8pm-Meeting. 2nd Wed. All skill levels welcome. Free. Marco Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. Pres. Elisabeth Noyes,, 239-394- 5856.

Marco Island Lions Club – 6:30pm. 1st Wed. Perkins Restaurant, 4335 Tamiami Trail, Naples. President Joe Bartucci, 239- 970-2039


Kiwanis Club of Marco Island – 7-8:30am. Regular meeting and buffet breakfast. $14. Guests welcome. Stonewall’s, 551 S. Collier Blvd.

Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) – 3rd Thurs. SAMI organizes cruises, hosts races, etc. Robin Singer 419- 376-1387.

The Bloodmobile – 8:30am-4:30pm. 1st Thurs. Next to the Health Care Center. 239-394-8780.

Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk Tour – 9am. The 2,300 ft. boardwalk sheltered by bald cypress. Headsets tell story of this natural wonder.

The Council of Catholic Women – 9:15am. 2nd Thurs. Parish Center. Cindy Hennings 239-642-3177.

GriefShare – 9:30-11:30am. Every Thurs. Begins Jan 5th. A Christ-centered support group, for those grieving the death of a loved on will be offered at Marco Lutheran Church.

The Marco Men’s Club – 10am. 2nd Thurs. Men from Isles of Capri, Goodland & Marco welcome. Speakers, socials & more.United Church of Marco Island, 320 N Barfield Dr. Randle Grossman 239-389- 6464 or 973-220-5523.

Women’s Bible Study – 10am-12pm. “Fear and Faith.” New Life Community Church, 489 W Elkcam Circle, across from Veterans Park. 239-394-3469.

Marco Island Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution – 10:30am. 3rd Thurs. Karen Lombardi 239-394-0028.

Cancer Support Group – 10:30am-12pm. 1st and 3rd Thurs. Urgent Care Conference Room, 40 Heathwood, Dr. Janet Whitebook


Mah Jongg at JCMI – 11am-3pm. Every Thurs. $3 to play. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive. 239- 389-7872.

Marco Noontime Rotary Club – 11:30am. Lunch & meeting at Davinci’s. Jennifer Tenney 239-304-6074 or Pat Rutledge 203- 736-3582.

Cancer Support Group for Patients and Families – 12-1:30pm. 2nd & 4th Thurs. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-0332.

United Church of Marco Island’s Women’s Group – 1pm. 1st Thurs. All welcome to join lively discussion and fun! for venue.

Duplicate Bridge – 12:30-4pm. Reservations are required. Call Gwen at 394-0675 for available. The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr.

Marco Island Foundation for the Arts – 4:30pm. 2nd Thurs. Board Meeting at Lutgert Insurance Office at the Esplanade.

PCBUG Computer and Technology Club – 5pm. 3rd Thurs. Learn about computers & mobile devices. Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave, Naples.

Handbell Choir – 5:15pm. All welcome. United Church of Marco, 320 N Barfield Dr.

Little Tykes T-Ball – 5-5:45pm. Ages 3-5. Thru Mar 26. Marco YMCA. 101 Sand Hill. 394-3144. ext. 200.

CJ’s Live Music Thursday – 6-11pm. Jim Long performs outside from 6-9pm and DJ Sugar Cube performs inside from 8-11:30pm. 239-389-4511. 740 N. Collier Blvd, Ste. #105.

Mindful Meditation – 6:30pm. Learn Mindfulness Meditation and improve your health and well-being. Based on Buddhist teachings, we practice the fine art of stilling the mind and living in the present moment. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N Collier Blvd. Contact Patty 415-405-6350.

Barbershop Chapter of the Everglades Meetings – 7pm. 7721, 800 Neff’s Way, Naples. 434-6445.

Marco Sportfishing Club – 6:30pm. 1st Thurs. Rose History Auditorium,180 S Heathwood Dr.

Naples Digital Photo Club – 7-9pm. 2nd Thurs. DPI-SIG. Discuss digital photography, guest lectures. Open to public. Edison State College-Collier Campus, Bldg J, Conference Center, 7007 Lely Cultural Pkwy.


Chair Yoga – 10:30-11:15am. $7. Fridays Thur March 31. All stretches are done on a chair or with the support of a chair, so it’s great for people who can’t get down on a yoga mat (or back up from one!). East Naples Library, 8787 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 413-230-1518 or

Chair Yoga Class – 11:30am-12:30pm. $10. Flowing with Grace Yoga & Meditation Studio, 6480 Sandalwood Ln N, Naples. 239-821-8400.

Grief Support Group – 1-2pm. Anyone who’s lost a loved one encouraged to attend. Learn coping skills, share experiences & get support. San Marco Parish Catholic Church Office Bldg. Carolyn Katchmar, Lic. Clinical Therapist, 239-394-1784.

Doctor’s Clinic – 1:30-4:30pm. Dr. Kirk Demartino sees patients in Everglades City, clinic behind Fire Station. Medicare & insurance accepted. 239-642-5552.

Resort/Business Open Gym Basketball Night – 6:30-8pm. Marco business and resort employees (adults) invited to play. Greater Marco Family YMCA Gym, 101 Sandhill Dr.

Corvette Club – 8pm. Corvettes & muscle cars welcome. Town Center parking lot across from Publix, by Susie’s Diner.

Olde Marco Inn – 8pm. Entertainment in the Lounge. 239-389-0981.


Marco Island Road Runners – 6:30- 7:30am. All running levels. Free. Mackle Park. 1361 Andalusia Terrace.

Chess K-12 – 9am-12pm. Students can improve academic ability by competing in chess. Wade Keller 239-389-2525 or WK@ Rose Hall, Marco Island Library, 210 S Heathwood Dr.

Art in the Park – 10am-4pm. First Sat. thru April. Art in the Park showcases paintings in oil and acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass art, jewelry, and woodworking created by members of the Naples Art Association. 239-262- 6517. Cambier Park, 755 8th Ave S, Naples.

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry – 10am- 12pm. Serving community 2nd and 4th Sat. & by appointment. Donations accepted. Volunteers needed, esp. Spanish speakers. 1450 Winterberry Dr. 239-394-1646 x 225. food-pantry.

Lupus Support Group – 10:30am-12pm. 3rd Sat. Learn to live & cope with Lupus, get current information. Marilyn 239-398- 4800, Jan 239-389-2749.

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Airlines Kiwi Club – 11:30am. Meeting & luncheon. Eileen 239-595-1761.

Local Color Art Gallery Artist Demonstrations – 1pm. Every Sat. Resident artists will be doing free demonstrations thru April. Located above Olde Shops of Marco.


American Airlines Kiwi Club Southwest Florida Chapter – Barbara American Legion Post 404 – 239-642- 8928 or 239-564-9894

City of Marco Island-

Everglades Astronomical Society – 410- 8192.

Everglades Mullet

Friends of Collier-Seminole State

Friends of Fakahatchee,

Friends of the Museum of the

Friends of

City Parks & Recreation Calendar – 239- 642-0575.

Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation – 239-394-9285

Marco Island Chamber of Commerce – 239-394-7549.

Marco Island Community Sailing Center – Rocky Cale 239-642-1825

Marco Island Community TV – www.MarcoIslandCommunityTV. com

Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation – Membership & Information PO Box 425, MI, 34146. Dianna Dohm 239-331-0908.

Marco Island Foundation for the Arts – 239-642-0015.

Marco Island Library – 239-394-3272.

Marco Island Property Owners – 239- 970-0727

Marco Island Sail & Power Squadron – 239-393-0150.

Marco Island VFW – Commander David Gardner 239-642-4410.

Marco Players Theater Group – 239-642- 7270.

Marco Island Yoga – Mon, Tues, Wed/5:30pm. Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun/8:30am. $10 suggested donation. Meet at South Beach, just south of the Apollo condominium & Sunset Grille. 201-214-1360 or 712- 210-3853.

Nature Conservancy – 239-262-0304.

NCH Marco Healthcare Center Auxiliary Volunteer Program – 239-393-4058

Pet Loss Support Group – Arleen Harris 239-394-5576

Reel Kind Fishing – 239-249-9878.

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve – 239-417-6310.

Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) – Robin Singer 419-376-1387, Mary Lee Cale, 239-642-1825.

Marco Island Center for the Arts – 239- 394-4221.

The Marco Island Historical Society -239- 389-6447.

TWA Clipped Wings Club SW Florida Chapter – Cheryl

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Classes – Preregistration required 239-642-8406

YMCA – 101 Sandhill St. 239-394-3144.

To add your club or event in the Coastal Breeze News, contact, call 239-393-4991 or fax 239-393-4992.

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