DIY Watch Battery Replacement: Pros & Cons


Pros: 1) Saves a little bit of money. 2) A learning experience. 3) The joy and satisfaction of completing the task by yourself. 4) Even if you fail miserably, the watch will be correct twice a day. Cons: 1) If you have no clue as to what you are doing (most folks don’t), you will most certainly destroy the watch, […]

Marco Players Wrap Up Season With Comedy

The Marco Players wrap up this season with “Four One-Act Comedies” by Bruce Kane. A producer and writer and known for light entertainment, Bruce Kane was an executive producer at ABC TV for more than ten years and was the driving force behind some of Australia’s most iconic and successful programs. Directed by Annie Rosemond, talented and experienced in all […]

Cuban Tenor Heats up the Art Center!

The Marco Island Center for the Arts is proud to bring back the popular Cuban born tenor Anibal Cruz on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 5:30 – 7 PM This remarkable singer with perfect pitch and an easy smile will perform salsa-flavored songs, Latin favorites and even Frank Sinatra selections. Concert pianist and outstanding musician Jorge Emilio Pis-Rodriguez will be […]

Revisiting a Classic: ‘Lord of the Flies’


“This is our island. It’s a good island. Until the grownups come to fetch us we’ll have fun.” Once every three months I like to revisit classics from those good ‘ole school days, just to see if they are anything like I remember. Case in point: I read “The Great Gatsby” last year and wondered how I ever considered that […]

ACS Fundraiser Helps Shoot Down Kids Cancer

The annual “Shoot Down Kids Cancer” fundraiser once again generated a significant donation for the American Cancer Society – Marco Island. Held on St. Patrick’s Day at Gulf Coast Clays in Port of the Islands, 87 shooters took part in the clay target shooting contest, raising $40,000 to support pediatric cancer research. The proceeds came from entry fees, sponsorships, donations, […]

Eirinn Abu Raises Funds For Relay For Life

The Relay For Life (RFL) is a signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This community-based global movement is a team event that has been leading the fight against cancer since 1985 by celebrating survivors, remembering loved ones lost, and vowing to stay on track until a cure is found. In 2017, the Relay For Life of Marco Island placed […]

Friendly Competition at Sea Breeze South’s Shuffleboard Tournament

Recently, on a cool, very breezy morning, the residents of Sea Breeze South got together to kick-off their 16th Annual Shuffleboard Tournament. No one could anticipate the ending; it’s a process of elimination as the teams played their first, second and third rounds. At that point, it was decided to break for a much-anticipated hamburger luncheon with burgers, potato salad […]

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Opera Talent to Perform at Art Center

The Marco Island Center for the Arts is proud to present an evening of established and emerging opera talent performing with Steffanie Pearce, the General Director and founder of Gulfshore Opera. You will hear Teddy Collins, tenor; D’Ariel Barnard, soprano; and Giana Di Pietro, soprano, perform favorite musical theater songs and famous arias. Steffanie Pearce is a producer, director, performer […]

15th Annual Arts Extravaganza!

Tara O’Neill, award-winning artist, community activist, and devout Floridian, is hosting her 15th annual home-grown art extravaganza, Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, from 1-4 PM, at Little Bar Restaurant, 205 Harbor Place, in the historic fishing village of Goodland. This year O’Neill will be joined by nationally-recognized guest artist Popo Flanigan. The two artists’ combined coastal interpretations explore […]

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