City of Marco Island
All meetings at City Hall 1st Conference Room, 51 Bald Eagle Dr., unless noted.
City Council Meeting – 5:30pm.
Code Enforcement Magistrate Hearing – 11:30am-3:30pm.
Hideaway Beach Tax Advisory Board Meeting – 2-5pm.
Audit Advisory Committee Meeting – 9-11am.
Planning Board Meeting – 9am-12pm.
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-anon.org.
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.
AAUW Marco Island Branch – 9am. Oct-April. 3rd Mon. American Association of University Women’s Mission: Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. United Church of Marco Island, 320 N Barfield Dr. Durell Buzzini 207-745-4679.
Tennis Clinics with Howie Burnett – 10-11am. Intermediate stroke improvement. Marco Island Racquet Center, 1275 San Marco Rd. 239-394-5454.
ACBL Sanctioned Bridge -1-4pm. Call Wayne Goodrich at 239-417-1128 for details and reservations. $8/participant. The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr.
Knitting and Crochet Help Class – 2-4pm. Every Mon. $10. Bring in your problem project, and we will do our best to help. Talk to our fiber experts to solve your problem. Castle Creek Fiber Studio, 3804 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 239-793-8141. www.CastleCreekStudio.com.
Artist Tara O’Neill at Blue Mangrove – 2-4pm. Tara be waiting at her easel at the Blue Mangrove Gallery, 1089 N Collier Blvd #417.
Bingo at JCMI – 5:30pm doors open, first game at 7pm. Every Mon. Oct-April. Bingo with free coffee, tea and food. 10/10 thru 5/1. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Dr. 239-642-0800.
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 – 9-11am. Oct 31-Feb 27. 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. www.marcoshellclub.com.
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.
YMCA Bingo – Doors open at 12:15. 1st call at 1pm. Jan- March 27. 239-394-9622. Marco Island YMCA, 101 Sandhill Street.
Master Gardeners Walk-in Clinic – 12:30-3:30pm. Master Gardeners can provide you info on pruning, fertilizing, soil & water testing, pesticides and other subjects related to home gardening and landscaping. Look for us in the Lowe’s Garden Center, 12730 Tamiami Trail E, Naples.
ACBL Sanctioned Bridge – 1pm. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive. Jean or Abe Brown, 239-394-4272 for more info.
Marco island Civitan Club – 6pm. 2nd Tues. Civitans help wherever the need arises–from collecting food for a homeless shelter, to volunteering at their local retirement home, to building a playground for children with disabilities. Mario’s Restaurant, 845 Bald Eagle Dr. Nery Kircher 239 774-2623. Civitan.org.
Ladies Bible Study – 6:30pm. Every Tues. Led by Jo-ann Garvin, topic is “When God Does Not Fix It.” Marco Island Presbyterian Church, 875 W Elkcam Cir. 239-394-8186.
Democratic Women’s Club of Marco Island – 5-6:30pm. 2nd Tues. Provides a forum for discussion on public policy matters, to support qualified candidates for public office, and to encourage qualified Democrats to seek elected office. Rose Hall at the Marco Island library, 210 S Heathwood Dr. Feb speaker David Holden, FL District 19 Candidate for Congress 2018.
Marco American Legion Post 404 – 11am. Third Tue. For war veterans or current Legion members. 3rd Tues. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd. Bill Horton 239-642-8928, Bill Irvine 239-595-4172.
Lighthouse of Collier’s Brown Bag Lunch Series – 11:30am. Features a different speaker 3rd Tues each month. Sue 239-430-3934. LighthouseofCollier.org.
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.
Marco island Sail and Power Squadron – 5pm. 4th Tues of the month. We welcome those who want to learn more about boating to join us. www.marcoislandpowerandsailsquadron.org. CJ’s at the Esplanade, 740 N Collier Blvd #105.
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. Non Denominational 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. naplesskiclub.com.
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. conservancy.org/evenings.
Marco VFW Post 6370 – 7pm. 2nd Tues. Male & female veterans who served are needed. Mutual of Omaha Bank located at the corner of San Marco Rd. and Barfield Rd.Call 239-642-0410 0r 239-389-1101 for info.
United Church of Marco Island’s Men’s Group – 9am. 3rd Wed. Discuss the economy & other world affairs. ucmarco.org/events/categories/home-page-list/fellowship/
Knit and Nibble – 10am-12pm. Free. This in not a class, but a time to connect and enjoy in the fun of knitting. Bring your project, and see other projects in process. Nibbles Provided. Castle Creek Fiber Studio, 3804 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 239-793-8141. www.CastleCreekStudio.com.
Chair Yoga and Meditation – 10:30-11:45am. $15. In addition to gentle stretching, several forms of centering, stress reduction and meditation are offered at each class. Fleischmann Community Center,1600 Fleischmann Blvd, Naples. 413-230-1518 or email@example.com.
Just for Friends Luncheon – 11:30am. 2nd Wed. United Church of Marco at 320 N Barfield. To become a member, you must have been a member in good standing of the Marco Island Newcomers for at least three years. President Sharon Cook. Membership info Janet at 682-1010 or Candy at 970-0727 Luncheon info Lisa at 293-9077 or Donna at 642-1985.
Newcomers Club of Marco Island – 11:30am. Lunch 2nd Wed. Social club for women from Marco, Isles of Capri & Goodland. Hideaway Beach Club, 333 Hideaway Cir. Kecia Chronowski 920-265-3544 or Kathie Richel 352-634-2547. Marconewcomers.org.
Marco Island Women’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 Priscilla Penn 239-642-3046 marcowomansclub.com.
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 & 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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 239-394-5856.
Marco Island Lions Club – 6:30pm. 1st Wed. Perkins Restaurant, 4335 Tamiami Trail, Naples. President David Gardner, 239-284-5862.
Italian American Society of Marco Island – 7pm. 1st Wed. Nov-April. This energetic group of men/women with Italian heritage are dedicated to remembering their roots while having as much fun as possible. For information call Carol Marrella Lindstrom 630 450-4092 or Gene D’Onofrio 239 642-3940. Rose History Auditorium, 180 S Heathwood Dr.
Kiwanis Club of Marco Island – 7-8:30am. Regular meeting and buffet breakfast. $14. Guests welcome. Stonewall’s, 551 S. Collier Blvd.
The Bloodmobile – 8:30am-4:30pm. 1st Thurs. Next to the Health Care Center. 239-394-8780.
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 one 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. www.marcomensclub.com.
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 – 10:30-11:30am. 1st and 3rd Thurs. Network with those who have been diagnosed with cancer, their loved ones, cancer survivors and friends. NCH Marco Healthcare Center, first floor, 40 Heathwood, Dr. Janet Whitebook 239-394-8536.
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. Every Thurs. Lunch and meeting at Davinci’s. Contact Gwyn Steiner, 952-484-1058 for Rotary information.
Cancer Support Group for Patients and Families – 12-1:30pm. 2nd & 4th Thurs. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-0332.
Duplicate Bridge – 12:30-4pm. Reservations are required. Call Gwen at 394-0675 for available. The Family Church, 1450 Winterberry Dr.
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.
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. www.meditationonmarco.org. Contact Patty 415-405-6350.
Barbershop Chapter of the Everglades Meetings – 7pm. 7721, 800 Neff’s Way, Naples. 434-6445.
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. www.dpi-sig.org.
Knights of Columbus Bingo – 7pm. Every Thur. Club sponsors Bingo, Spaghetti, Fish Fry Dinners & other events. Funds raised for various charities. John 239-389-5633. www.marcoknights.com
Gentle Chair Yoga Class – 10:30-11:15am. $7. Fridays Jan 12-March 30. 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 email@example.com.
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.
Caregiver Support Group – 1-2pm. 3rd Friday of the month. 5/3 Bank Conference Room, 650 E. Elkcam Circle.
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. Marcoislandcorvettes.com.
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. Often chess tournaments with cash & trophy awards are held for students, funded by chess enthusiasts donations. Chess for students enhances their Patience, Focus & Concentration. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier.
Swamp Meditation Class – 9-11am. $20/per person. $10/Friends of Corkscrew members. Discover peace and serenity under the canopy of Corkscrew’s ancient forest. First Saturday of the month. 375 Sanctuary Road, Naples. 239-348-9151.
Tennis Clinics with Howie Burnett – 10-11:30am. Advanced Doubles Drills. Marco Island Racquet Center, 1275 San Marco Rd. 239-394-5454.
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. www.naplesart.org. 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. fbcmarco.com/ministries/benevolence-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.
MIMYC Laser Model Sailing – 2-4pm. Come enjoy free model sailing. For more information Call Rocky Cale at 239-642-1825.
IMPORTANT LOCAL NUMBERS
Marco Island City Hall 239-389-5000
Naples City Hall 239-213-1000
Collier County Clerk of Courts 239-252-2646
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, South Region 561-625-5122
Police and Fire:
Collier County Sheriff’s Office 239-774-4434
Marco Island Police Department 239-389-5050
Marco Island Fire Department 239-389-5040
Garbage Collection & Recycling:
Collier County Solid Waste 239-252-2380
Naples: 2640 Corporate Flight Drive 239-643-3099
Marco Island: 990 Chalmer Drive 239-252-5153
Everglades City School 239-377-9800
Lely High School 239-377-2000
Marco Island Academy 239-393-5133
Marco Island Charter Middle School 239-377-3200
Manatee Elementary School 239-377-7600
Manatee Middle School 239-377-4400
Tommie Barfield Elementary School 239-377-8500
East Naples Civic Association 239-434-1967
East Naples Merchants Association 727-424-0785
Everglades Chamber of Commerce 239-695-3941
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce 239-262-6376
Marco Island Chamber of Commerce 239-394-7549
Collier County Tax Collector:
Naples, Main Branch 239-252-8171
Marco Island Branch 239-394-6986
Department of Motor Vehicles:
Marco Island: 1040 Winterberry Drive, 239-394-6986
725 Airport Road S., 239-434-4600
735 Eighth St. S., 239-434-5687
12668 E. Tamiami Trail, 239-417-3036
Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E., 239-252-8476
Marco Island Center For the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Drive, 239-394-4221
Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S. Heathwood Dr., 239-642-1440
Museum of the Everglades, 105 West Broadway Everglades City, 239-695-0008
Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave S, 239-262-6525
Collier County Public Libraries:
East Naples: 8787 Tamiami Trail East, 239-775-5592
Everglades City: 102 Copeland Ave., N. 239-695-2511
Marco Branch: 210 S. Heathwood Dr. 239-394-3272
South Regional, Naples: 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy 239-252-7542
Marco Island Executive Airport 239-394-3355
Naples Municipal Airport 239-643-0733
Southwest Florida International Airport 239-590-4800
Nature Preserves and Parks:
Big Cypress National Preserve 239-695-2000
Collier-Seminole State Park 239-394-3397
Everglades National Park 305-242-7700
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park 239-695-4593
Florida Panther National Refuge 239-657-8001
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 239-530-5940
To add your club or event in the Coastal Breeze News, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call 239-393-4991 or fax 239-393-4992.
American Airlines Kiwi Club Southwest Florida Chapter – Barbara email@example.com
American Legion Post 404 – 239-642-8928 or 239-564-9894
City of Marco Island – cityofmarcoisland.com
Everglades Astronomical Society – 239-410-8192. gator.naples.net/clubs/eas
Everglades Mullet Rapper – www.evergladesmulletrapper.com
Friends of Fakahatchee, Inc – www.orchidswamp.org
Friends of the Museum of the Everglades – www.evergladesmuseum.org
Friends of Tigertail – www.Friendsoftigertail.com
City Parks & Recreation Calendar – 239-642-0575. www.cityofmarcoisland.com
Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation – 239-394-9285 www.MarcoEagleSanctuaryFoundation.org
Marco Island Chamber of Commerce – 239-394-7549. marcoislandchamber.org
Marco Island Community Sailing Center – Rocky Cale 239-642-1825.
Marco Island Community TV – www.MarcoIslandCommunityTV.com
Marco Island Foundation for the Arts – 239-642-0015. marcoarts.org
Marco Island Library – 239-394-3272. marcoislandlibrary.com
Marco Island Property Owners – 239-970-0727 MarcoIslandPropertyOwners.com.
Marco Island Sail & Power Squadron – 239-393-0150. marcosailandpowersquadron.org
Marco Island VFW – Commander David Gardner 239-642-4410.
Marco Players Theater Group – 239-642-7270. Themarcoplayers.com
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. conservancy.org
NCH Marco Healthcare Center Auxiliary Volunteer Program – 239-393-4058 nchmd.org/volunteer
Pet Loss Support Group – Arleen Harris 239-394-5576 firstname.lastname@example.org
Reel Kind Fishing – 239-249-9878. reelkindfishing.com
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve – 239-417-6310. rookerybay.org
Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) – Robin Singer 419-376-1387, Mary Lee Cale, 239-642-1825. samisailor.org.
The Marco Island Historical Society – 239-389-6447. themihs.org
TWA Clipped Wings Club SW Florida Chapter – Cheryl Molinarozc@Hotmail.com
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Classes – Pre-registration required 239-642-8406.
YMCA – 101 Sandhill St. 239-394-3144. marcoislandymca.org