March 24, 2010 RSS feed / Other News

Gala to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs

The fourth annual “It’s Twilight Time” event to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lee County will take place on Sunday March 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Sun Splash now open for the 2010 season

Extended spring break hours offered April 1-11 ring A

Sun Splash Family Waterpark More...

Caloosahatchee oxbow and river lore cruises return

Take the Caloosahatchee Oxbow and Riverlore Cruise on Sunday, April 11, and learn about the historic Caloosahatchee River. This guided monthly cruise explores the meanders of the historic upriver Caloosahatchee. More...

Wiener dogs still being accepted for race

Race entrants are still being accepted for the inaugural running of the Florida Wiener Dog Derby to be held at The Shell Factory in North Fort Myers on Sunday March 28. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 8 P.M. This Old House Hour More...

Spring dog show set for May

For more than 35 years, volunteers of the Greater Fort Myers Dog Club have worked tirelessly behind the scenes to promote the sport of showing purebred dogs. More...

Estates takes Wild Wizards on the road

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates has been awarded a grant from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation to implement the Estates Wild Wizards Outreach Program in Southwest Florida. More...

SWFAS celebrates 30th anniversary

Community leaders, board members and supporters will celebrate the joy of recovery from substance abuse and the 30th anniversary of Southwest Florida Addiction Services Thursday, April 1, at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre from 11:30 a.m. More...

Roofing scams target Lee residents

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents, particularly those in mobile home parks, to beware of con artists preying on homeowners with a “warranty” roofing scam. More...

Exhibit focuses on Florida’s rural lifestyle history

Away from the tourists and crowds and tucked away in forgotten rural landscapes, are Floridians hanging on to vanishing lifestyles and livelihoods. They continue in ways of life that are disappearing. More...

SW Florida AIDS Walk April 3

The Island Coast Aids Network fifth annual Southwest Florida AIDS Walk is Saturday, April 3, at Cambier Park in downtown Naples. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk/run schedule to start at 10 a.m. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Fishing line dryers now an expensive rarity

Did you know Abercrombie & Fitch made line dryers for fishing lines? Did you know there was even a need to dry your fishing line? More...

FGCU, volunteers begin reef construction April 3

Florida Gulf Coast University scientists and local volunteers begin reef construction and restoration in Estero Bay Saturday, April 3. More...

The circle of life: A baby eagle’s life and loss

There’s nothing like a baby to bring out the best in people. They coo, they admire, they eagerly watch for signs of progress and take photos till their memory cards wear thin. More...

March 31 deadline for environmental studies scholarship applications

Tarpon Bay Explorers Scholarship for Environmental Studies, for the fifth consecutive year, will award $1,000 to each of one or more local high school seniors or college students in April. More...

New Mastermind groups now forming

LifeSuccess coach, speaker and hypnotist Jasse Matasse has studied the mind for more than 30 years. More...

United Way surpasses goal

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades has concluded its 2009-2010 campaign by raising more than $8 million, exceeding the campaign goal. The campaign had been scheduled to conclude on Feb. 28. More...