2017-06-21 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents “Right Bed, Wrong Husband” through July 29. The 1999 farce was written by Neil Schaffner and Caroline Shaffner. Pictured from left: Lauren Tepper as Evelyn, Logan Wolfe as Claude, James Putnam as Ted and Michael Weaver as Martin. $35-$55. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents “Right Bed, Wrong Husband” through July 29. The 1999 farce was written by Neil Schaffner and Caroline Shaffner. Pictured from left: Lauren Tepper as Evelyn, Logan Wolfe as Claude, James Putnam as Ted and Michael Weaver as Martin. $35-$55. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. — Submit calendar listings and highresolution photos to events@floridaweekly.com. Email text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of fliers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Saturday.

THEATER

Mary Poppins - At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre June 29-Aug. 12. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.

Clue the Musical - By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.


A Classic Laser Light Show is set for 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. June 23-25 at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The shows highlight music of rock ‘n’ roll legends Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, the Beatles, U2, B52s and genres of music such as ElectroPop, i-Pop, Hypnotica, Laser Magic Dance and more. $10. 3450 Ortiz Ave. www.calusanature.org/laser-shows. A Classic Laser Light Show is set for 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. June 23-25 at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The shows highlight music of rock ‘n’ roll legends Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, the Beatles, U2, B52s and genres of music such as ElectroPop, i-Pop, Hypnotica, Laser Magic Dance and more. $10. 3450 Ortiz Ave. www.calusanature.org/laser-shows. Whatever Happened To Baby Jane: A Parody Of The Horror - By Laboratory Theater of Florida June 16-July 15. 1634 Woodford Ave. 218-0481 or LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com.

Rapunzel - By Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre through June 23. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Right Bed, Wrong Husband - By the Off Broadway Palm Theatre June 15-July 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Sister Act: The Musical - By The Naples Players June 29-July 30 at Sugden Community Theater’s Blackburn Hall. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

THURSDAY6.22

Craft Session - The Friends of the South County Regional Library present “Craft Time: Blackout Poetry” at 2 p.m. Participants take old books and turn them into beautiful works of art. No artistic ability needed. Wear clothes that can be embellished. 21100 Three Oaks Pkwy. Registration is required: 479-INFO (4636) or www.leelibrary.net.

Historical Preservation - The Estero Historic Preservation Citizens’ Committee meets at 10 a.m. at the Happehatchee Center. Guest speaker is John Yarbrough, retired director of Lee County Parks and Recreation and a member of the Village of Estero Planning and Zoning Board. He will discuss the future use and preservation of the Estero River. The public is invited. 8791 Corkscrew Road, Estero.

Concert Series - The Bell Tower Shops hosts live music from 5-7 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 31. www.thebelltowershops.com/.

Eco Cruise - Salty Sam’s Marina and Sight Sea-R Cruises offer an interactive eco tour cruise from 9 a.m.-noon every Thursday. Hosted by Capt. Phil, the tour includes an island visit, a touch tank and a chance to see marine life. $35 adults; $25 children; upgrades available. 765- 7272 or www.sightseaflorida.com.

Comedy Show - Comedian Donnell Rawlings performs tonight through Sunday at the Off the Hook Comedy Club. Show times vary. Tickets start at $25. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

Summer Market - The River District Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Thursday under the U.S. 41 bridge on the corner of Heitman Street and West First Street next to the Caloosahatchee River in Centennial Park. The market includes fresh flowers, local produce, dog treats, lunch options and more. David Anderson from Soni- Yoga offers a yoga class from 10-11 a.m. $10; cash only. http://buylocallee.com.

Comedy Show - Comedian Danny Johnson performs tonight through Saturday at the Laugh In Comedy Café. Show times vary. $15. 8595 College Pkwy. 479- LAFF or www.laughincomedycafe.com.

Live Music - Dan Miller and the Lew Del Gatto Quartet perform at 7 p.m. at The Barrel Room. 2210 Bay St. 333-2225 or www.barrelroomfortmyers.com.

Comedy Star - Comedian Donnell Rawlings performs tonight and Friday at the Off the Hook Comedy Club. Tickets start at $25. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

Paint Sessions - Vino’s Picasso hosts guided paint sessions themed “Canvas or Coconut” from 5-7:30 p.m. ($20) and “Wood n Wine” from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. ($35). Includes all art supplies. No experience needed. 15250 S. Tamiami Trl., #109. Register at VINOSpicasso.com or 288-6953.

Thursday Fun - Periwinkle Place offers live entertainment, complimentary refreshments, and special savings from participating stores from 4:30-7 p.m. every Thursday in June and July. Performers include Steve McDougal, Paul Dever, Bobby Blakely and Robby Hutto. 2075 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. http://periwinkleplace.com/events.

FRIDAY6.23

Ballad of Jane - Rockers L.A. Guns perform at 8 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Event Center. $25-$35. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Reiki Event - A Reiki Share, Healing the Healers event with Lenka Spiska is set for 2:30-4 p.m. at the Happehatchee Center. Donations benefit the center. 8731 Corkscrew Road., Estero. 992-5455, happehatchee@gmail.com or www.Happehatchee.org.

Blues Tunes - Ray Fuller & The Blues- Rockers perform from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at The Barrel Room. $5 cover. 2210 Bay St. 333- 2225 or www.barrelroomfortmyers.com.

Laser Lights - A Classic Laser Light Show is set for 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The shows highlight music of rock ‘n’ roll legends Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, the Beatles, U2, B52s and genres of music such as ElectroPop, i-Pop, Hypnotica, Laser Magic Dance and more. $10. 3450 Ortiz Ave. www.calusanature.org/laser-shows.

Summer Concert - The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center’s Sounds of Summer concert series features Rosaline and Kyle Anne Duggan at 8 p.m. $5. 2301 First St. 333-1933 or www.sbdac.com.

Paint Sessions - Vino’s Picasso hosts guided paint sessions themed “Fort Myers Beach” from 4-6 p.m. ($30) and “Lovegrove’s Soiree” (stencil) from 7-9 p.m. ($35). Includes instruction and materials. No experience needed. 15250 S. Tamiami Trl., #109. Register at VINOSpicasso.com or 288-6953.

SATURDAY6.24

Sushi Class - Roy’s Restaurant holds a Sushi Class at 11:30 a.m. Participants learn to roll sushi and receive a sushi kit to take home. $55. 26831 S. Bay Dr., Ste. 100, Bonita Springs. 498-7697 or www.roysrestaurant.com/locations/fl/ bonita-springs.

Golf Tourney - The United Way Golf Classic takes place at River Hall Country Club. The four-person scramble begins with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. $75 per player or $300 for a foursome; lunch is included. 3500 River Hall Pkwy., Alva. 433-2000, ext. 269, or https://www.unitedwaylee.org/events/2017-Golf-Classic.

Beach Yoga - Becky Lang teaches yoga from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Saturday in June on Fort Myers Beach. The Level One Flow Yoga practice is suitable for most levels and is held on the sand just north of the pier. Bring a yoga mat, sunscreen and water. In the event of inclement weather, cancellation info is posted at beckylang.com. Suggested donation: $10. 791-6538 or beckylang@comcast.net.

Yoga Workshop - Yoga Bird presents “Happy and Healthy: Hips and Knees” with Linda from 4-6 p.m. The gentle asana practice focuses on stretching and strengthening the hips to better support the knees in order to reduce pain, support movement and encourage overall health and well-being. The class closes with the song of crystal bowls during an extended savasana. $25. 1400 Colonial Blvd. 936- 6940 or http://yogabirdstudio.com.

ACMA Concert - The Americana Community Music Association presents Grammy Award-winning songwriter Randy Thomas and wife Lori Thomas at 7 p.m. at All Faiths Unitarian Church. Dr. and Dave open. Suggested donation $10-$15. 2756 McGregor Blvd. 691-4069 or www.americanacma.org.

Paint Sessions - Vino’s Picasso hosts guided painting sessions themed “Mimosa Morning” from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ($32); “Canvas or Coconut” from noon-2:30 p.m. ($20); and “The Blues” from 7-9 p.m. ($35). Includes instruction and materials. No experience needed. 15250 S. Tamiami Trl., #109. Register at VINOSpicasso.com or 288-6953.

Blues Tunes - Tommy Lee Cook & Friends perform from 3-6 p.m. at the Buckingham Blues Bar. Free admission; smoking allowed. 5641 Buckingham Road. 693-7111 or www.buckinghambar.com.

Blues Tunes - TC Carr & The Bolts of Blue perform from 9 p.m.-midnight at The Barrel Room. $5 cover. 2210 Bay St. 333-2225 or www.barrelroomfortmyers.com.

Farming Workshop - The Alliance for the Arts GreenMarket (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) hosts free backyard farming workshops at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday in June and July. This year’s series is titled “When the Shelves Go Bare.” Today’s topic is “Growing Medicinal Herbs” presented by Tatiana Logvinova. Free, but donations welcome. 10091 McGregor Blvd. 839-1239 or GreenMarket@artinlee.org.

SUNDAY6.25

Yoga Workshop - Yoga Bird presents Restorative Yoga and Healing Crystal Bowl Meditation with Linda from 4-6 p.m. Participants experience deep relaxation as they surrender into restorative poses. No yoga experience necessary. $25. 1400 Colonial Blvd. 936-6940 or http://yogabirdstudio.com.

Paint Sessions - Vino’s Picasso hosts Family Funday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ($25) and a guided paint session themed “Canvas or Coconut” from noon-2:30 p.m. ($20). Includes instruction and materials. No experience needed. 15250 S. Tamiami Trl., #109. Register at VINOSpicasso.com or 288-6953.

Dog Day - The Calusa Nature Center hosts Dog Day Afternoons from noon-3 p.m. on Sundays. $5 per human; dogs must be leashed. 3450 Ortiz Ave. www.calusanature.org or 275-3435.

Music Event - The Americana Community Music Association hosts a Singer/ Songwriter Circle from 2-5 p.m. on Sundays at All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd. Join local singer/songwriters in an open, creative atmosphere. Free; donations welcome. 910-5657 or www.americanacma.org.

Blues Tunes - The Buckingham Blues Bar hosts an Open Stage Blues Jam from 3-6 p.m. on Sundays and from 8-11 p.m. Wednesdays. 5641 Buckingham Road. 693-7111.

Jazz Brunch - Joe Delaney and Brandon Robertson perform from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. during Jazz Brunch at The Barrel Room. 2210 Bay St. 333-2225 or www.barrelroomfortmyers.com.

Farmers Market - A Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays at Koreshan State Historic Site. Experience a unique farmers market in the historic settlement, featuring fresh and local goods including produce, seafood, crafts and more. Today’s market features free barbecue from Naples Smoked BBQ to honor civil service employees. Park admission is free; $1 park fee applies. 3800 Corkscrew Rd. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.

MONDAY6.26

Movie Night - Fort Myers Regional Library hosts “A Movie Out” at 5 p.m. in Meeting Room AB. The show is a classic film that holds a significant place in cinema. 2450 First St. 479-INFO (4636) or www.leelibrary.net.

Pottery Class - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents Raku & You from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Center for Visual Arts. Learn a centuries-old pottery glazing and firing process and create a bowl to take home while enjoying food and wine. $55. 26100 Old 41 Rd. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.

Film Series - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “I Wish” (Japan, 2011) at 7 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts Moe Auditorium & Film Center, Refreshments are available and a discussion follows. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

TUESDAY6.27

Play Scrabble - The Fort Myers Scrabble Club meets from 6-10 p.m. every Tuesday at Brookdale Senior Living. All ages and all levels are welcome, from beginner to expert. Suggested donation $2. 8351 College Pkwy.

WEDNESDAY6.28

Meditation Event - A Crystal Bowl Meditation runs from 7-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Koreshan State Historic Site. The class helps participants to recharge energy, rebalance chakras, and to reconnect to a higher self. This is a pre-paid event. 3800 Corkscrew Road. Pre-register at TheGypsySeaWitch.com: (754) 444-9779.

Paint Sessions - Vino’s Picasso hosts guided paint sessions themed “Canvas or Coconut” from 5-7:30 p.m. ($20) and “Wine Wednesday” from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. ($25). Includes instruction and materials. No experience needed. 15250 S. Tamiami Trl., #109. Register at VINOSpicasso.com or 288-6953.

Comedy Show - The Laugh In Comedy Club presents Laugh In Lineup #9 at 7:30 p.m. $10 admission. 8595 College Pkwy. 479-LAFF or www.laughincomedycafe.com.

Blues Tunes - The Buckingham Blues Bar hosts an Open Stage Blues Jam from 8-11 p.m. Wednesdays. 5641 Buckingham. 693-7111.

UPCOMING

Art Opening - Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, “The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman,” from 6-8 p.m. June 29. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.

Improv Café - Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an afternoon of improvisational comedy at 4 p.m. July 8. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Space Cowboy - The Steve Miller Band performs with special guest Peter Frampton at 7:30 p.m. July 15 at Germain Arena. $40-$100. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Special Events - Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant hosts Karaoke from 9 p.m.-midnight on Sundays. In the Biz events with half prices in the bar are held from 9 p.m.-closing on Wednesdays (media and medial professionals) and 9 p.m. Thursdays (hospitality professionals). Fridays are Teacher Appreciation Day with half-price pizza. 7091 College Pkwy. 939-5344 or https://monalisafortmyers.com/.

Plant sale - The Happehatchee Center holds a plant sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The sale features unique perennial edibles, medicinal and native plants in the growing nursery. All proceeds benefit environmental education at the Happehatchee Center. 8791 Corkscrew Road, Estero. happehatchee@gmail.com, 992-5455 or www.happehatchee.org.

June Art - Harbour View Gallery features the work of 3D mixed media artist Tania Begg and acrylic painter Jacqueline Philip during June. Free admission. 5789 Cape Harbour Drive, Ste. 104, Cape Coral. 540-5789 or art@harbourviewgallery.com.

‘Hot’ Art - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents the exhibit “The Heat of the Moment” through June 29 at the Center for Visual Arts. The exhibition is inspired by spontaneity, impulse, anger or passion. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Art Collaboration - The Arts for ACT Gallery and DAAS CO-OP Art Gallery & Gifts present a collaborative exhibition until July 1 at the Arts for ACT Gallery. DAAS@ACT features the works of approximately 25 artists who are currently members of DAAS CO-OP. 2265 First St. 337-5050 or daascoop.com.

Juried Show - The ninth annual June Juried Art Exhibition with the theme “Positive/Negative” runs through June 23 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. The group show contains works from nearly 40 artists and culminates in a competition for Overall Best of Show, SBDAC’s Pick and People’s Choice Awards on June 23. 2301 First St. www.sbdac.com or 333-1933.

Florida Art - The Alliance for the Arts presents the June exhibition, “All Florida,” until June 30. The exhibit features pieces created by artists from all over Florida. 10091 McGregor Blvd. 939- 2787 or www.ArtInLee.org.

Collective Exhibit - The James Franco & Kalup Linzy: Collaborations exhibit is on display at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Florida South- Western State College through July 29. 489-9313 or www.RauschenbergGallery.com.

History Tours - True Tours offers River District History Tours at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays and at 10:30 a.m.-noon on Saturdays. Tours provide narratives of local history, and acquaint participants with the colorful personalities of the founders of the city. Tours leave from the Franklin Shops 2200 First St. $13. For reservations: 945-0405. www.Truetours.net.

Jazz Music - The Road. house Café offers live jazz Wednesday through Sunday. The Danny Sinoff Trio performs from 7-10 p.m. on Wednesdays. The Jazz-Matics, featuring Lynn Richardson, perform from 7-10 on Thursdays. Tony Boffa & Friends perform on Friday nights and Saturdays feature the Danny Sinoff Quartet from 7:30-10:30 p.m. A Sunday Jazz Jam runs from 7-10 p.m. 15660 San Carlos Blvd., Ste. 280. 415-4375 or www.Road. housecafefl.com.

Cool Cars - The Shell Factory & Nature Park hosts a Classic Cruise In from 4-7 p.m. every Thursday in the front parking lot adjacent to U.S. 41. Live entertainment and food specials are available during the show. 2787 Tamiami Trl. N. Fort Myers. 292-9360.

Public Exhibit - The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW presents a yearlong public exhibition of the artist’s iconic triptych, “Autobiography” (1968) in the Humanities Hall (Building L). Measuring more than 12 feet wide, the exhibit highlights seminal events from the artist’s life. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 489-9313 or www.RauschenbergGallery.com.

Butterfly House - The Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife offer hosted tours of the Tom Allen Memorial Butterfly House at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at Rotary Park, 5505 Rose Garden Road. , Cape Coral. Free admission. 549-4606 or www.CapeParks.com.

Historical Village - The Sanibel Historical Village has changed to summer hours of 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The museum will close Aug. 1-Oct. 16. 950 Dunlop Road. , Sanibel. $10 adults. 472-4648 or www.sanibelmuseum.org.

Model Train - Free tours of the 40-foot-by-40-foot miniature train display are offered from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at The Creativity Center on The Island at Shell Point. Spot hundreds of recognizable geographic landmarks representing notable sites throughout Florida during complimentary tours. 15000 Shell Point Blvd. Call 454-2290 for groups of 10 or more.

Haunted Tours - True Tours offers Haunted Tours through the historic Fort Myers River District at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tours offer glimpses into the unseen, with stories of reputed paranormal activity. Tours leave from the Franklin Shops 2200 First St. $14. For reservations: 945-0405. www.Truetours.net.

Dolphin Cruise - Banana Bay Tour Company hosts a 1½-hour Dolphin Nature Search on Sunday, Monday and Friday. $30 adults; $25 children. 5781 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral. 728-8687 or www.bananabaytourcompany.com.

Eco Tour - Banana Bay Tour Company hosts a three-hour half-day Ecological Dolphin & Lunch Cruise on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The outing includes a deli-style lunch while cruising San Carlos Bay. $56 adults; $51 children. 5781 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral. 728-8687 or www.bananabaytourcompany.com.

Sunset Cruise - Banana Bay Tour Company hosts a 1½-hour Dolphin & Sunset Cruise on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. $30 adults; $25 children. 5781 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral. 728-8687 or www.bananabaytourcompany.com.

Home Tour - Banana Bay Tour Company hosts a 1½-hour Homes & Harbour Tour on Sunday and Friday. View estates and yachts while cruising the waterways around Cape Coral. $30 adults; $25 children. 5781 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral. 728-8687 or www.bananabaytourcompany.com.

Native Plants - The Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society sells native plants at the Koreshan State Historic Site Farmers Market from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Sunday. Experts answer questions and teach shoppers about the benefits of adding native plants to their landscaping. 3800 Corkscrew Road. www.FNPSCoccoloba.org or 273-8945.

Historical Site - The Mound House is open to visitors, with Calusa Shell Mound Tours, guided beach walks at Newton Beach Park, a gardens of Mound House walking tour, shorebirds programs and guided museum tours regularly scheduled. Explore the newly restored historic home, see exhibitions and wander the scenic grounds. 451 Connecticut Street, Fort Myers Beach. www.moundhouse.org or 765-0865.

Flea Market - The Shell Factory and Nature Park holds flea markets at 7 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 2787 N. Tamiami Trl. shellfactory.com, 995-2141 or 243-7472.

Happehatchee Events - The Happehatchee Center offers Yoga in Nature several days a week; times and class descriptions vary. $10 drop-in. A free drum circle runs from 3-5:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month; a drum class with Debi Kumi is $10. A Reiki Healing Circle with Lenka Spiska is set for 2:30-4 p.m. on the fourth Friday of the month. $15 donation. 8731 Corkscrew Road. , Estero. 992-5455, happehatchee@gmail.com or www.Happehatchee.org. ¦

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