Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Calendar

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

City of Marco Island

All meetings at City Hall 1st Conference Room, 51 Bald Eagle Dr., unless noted.

NOVEMBER 23

Thanksgiving – City offices closed through Nov 24.

NOVEMBER 24

City Offices Closed.

NOVEMBER 28

Code Enforcement Magistrate Hearing – 11:30am-3:30pm.

DECEMBER 1

Planning Board Meeting – 9am.

DECEMBER 4

Regular City Council Meeting – 5:30pm.

DECEMBER 6

Beautification Advisory Committee – 3-5pm.

DECEMBER 7

Water-Sewer Options Ad-Hoc Committee – 9-11am.

Collier County

All meetings at Board of County Commissioners Chambers, 3rd floor, Collier County Government Center, 3299 Tamiami Trail E. Naples, unless noted.

NOVEMBER 24

Collier County Government Offices Closed.

NOVEMBER 27

Tourist Development Council – 9am-12pm.

Citizens Advisory Committee – 2pm. 2885 S Horseshoe Dr, Naples.

Black Affairs Advisory Board – 6pm.

NOVEMBER 30

Finance Committee – 10:30am.

Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Advisory Committee – 3pm. Lands Evaluation and Management Subcommittee. Golden Gate Community, Park 3300 Santa Barbara Blvd, Naples.

DECEMBER 4

South Projects Public Information Meeting – 5-7pm. South Regional Public Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples.

Local Clubs and Organizations

MONDAYS

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.

Chess Club – 9am-12pm. Casual chess. Free. Open to all players. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd. Wade Keller 389-2525. Chess7.net.

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.

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.

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.

TUESDAYS

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.

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. 2nd and 4th Tues. May-Sept. We welcome members and the interested to join us and to share our joy of boating and boating safety and education. You don’t need a boat to be involved, just an interest to learn about boating – come for the education, stay for the friendship. 239-393-0150 or marcoislandsailandpowersquadron.org. at CJ’s on the Bay, 740 N. Collier Blvd #105.

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. Second Tues. Rose Hall at the library, 210 S Heathwood Dr.

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. 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.

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 gaby640fl@gmail.com. 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 Cruise Club – 7pm. 4th Tues. Boating enthusiast membership meetings. Mutual of Omaha Bank. Marcocruiseclub.com Neil Blaauboer at 239-642-8493.

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.

WEDNESDAYS

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.

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 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 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 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.

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, enoyes5856@gmail.com, 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 and 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.

THURSDAYS

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. samisailor.org

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. orchidswamp.org.

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. Meetings held on the first and third Thursdays of each month through October. 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.

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

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. www.meditationonmarco.org. 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. www.marcosportfishingclub.com.

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

FRIDAYS

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 jean.erlbaum@verizon.net.

Chair Yoga Class – 11:30am-12:30pm. $10. Flowing with Grace Yoga & Meditation Studio, 6480 Sandalwood Ln N, Naples. 239-821-8400. flowingwithgrace@earthlink.net. wix.com/naplesfl/flowingwithgrace.

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.

SATURDAYS

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. Firstt Saturday of the month. 375 Sanctuary Road, Naples. 239-348-9151.

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.

SUNDAY

MIMYC Laser Model Sailing – 2-4pm. Come enjoy free model sailing. For more information Call Rocky Cale at 239-642-1825.

GENERAL

American Airlines Kiwi Club Southwest Florida Chapter – Barbara summerbid@comcast.net

American Legion Post 404 – 239-642-8928 or 239-564-9894

City of Marco Island cityofmarcoisland.com

Everglades Astronomical Society – 410-8192. gator.naples.net/clubs/eas

Everglades Mullet Rapper – www.evergladesmulletrapper.com

Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park – www.friendsofcollierseminolestatepark.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 Fire Rescue Foundation – Membership & Information PO Box 425, MI, 34146. Dianna Dohm 239-331-0908. mifiresecuefoundation@aol.com. marcofirefoundation.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 arleenperrotti@aol.com

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.

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

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

American Airlines Kiwi Club Southwest Florida Chapter – Barbara summerbid@comcast.net

American Legion Post 404 – 239-642-8928 or 239-564-9894

City of Marco Islandcityofmarcoisland.com

Everglades Astronomical Society – 410-8192. gator.naples.net/clubs/eas

Everglades Mullet Rapper – www.evergladesmulletrapper.com

Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park – www.friendsofcollierseminolestatepark.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 Center for the Arts – 239-394-4221. marcoislandart.com

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 Fire Rescue Foundation – Membership & Information PO Box 425, MI, 34146. Dianna Dohm 239-331-0908. mifiresecuefoundation@aol.com. marcofirefoundation.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 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.

Marco Players Theater Group – 239-642-7270. themarcoplayers.com

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 arleenperrotti@aol.com

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