Sunday, February 25, 2018

Calendar

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

City of Marco Island

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

FEBRUARY 20

City Council Meeting – 5:30pm.

FEBRUARY 27

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

FEBRUARY 28

Hideaway Beach Tax Advisory Board Meeting – 2-5pm.

MARCH 1

Audit Advisory Committee Meeting – 9-11am.

MARCH 2

Planning Board Meeting – 9am-12pm.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Free English Class – 6:30-8:30pm. Jan 16-March 27. Marco Presbyterian Church, 875 W Elkcam Circle. For more info 239-394-8186 or office@marcochurch.com. Visit our website www.MarcoChurch.com.

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 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.

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 jean.erlbaum@verizon.net.

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, 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/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. 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.

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.

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

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 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. 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.

SUNDAY

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

Recycling:

Naples: 2640 Corporate Flight Drive 239-643-3099

Marco Island: 990 Chalmer Drive 239-252-5153

Public Schools:

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

Business Associations:

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

Naples:

725 Airport Road S., 239-434-4600

735 Eighth St. S., 239-434-5687

12668 E. Tamiami Trail, 239-417-3036

(For more locations visit www.flhsmv.gov/locations/collier)

Museums:

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

(For additional locations visit collierlibrary.org/locations)

Airports:

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 

GENERAL

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 Island cityofmarcoisland.com

Everglades Astronomical Society – 239-410-8192. 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 Evergladeswww.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 TVwww.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.

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