American Association of University Women meeting

The Marco Island Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be meeting on  November 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Rose Auditorium of the Marco Island Library.  The meeting will feature a program honoring World War II women at home and in the service. Guests are welcome to attend. AAUW is a leading national voice promoting education […]

After School Art Class at the Y

Exercise your creativity, join your friends at the Y as we offer this multimedia class working with watercolor, clay, collage, pastels and drawing What: This 4 week program will meet every Wednesday starting November 2 to 23 Who: Children Grades K-8 Where: Greater Marco Family YMCA Port. B Time: 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Program Instructor: Kim Burke Fee: Y […]

Big Jim Bass Lake

District 5 Commissioner Jim Coletta, Vice Chair, is pleased to announce that the 90-acre Big Jim Bass Lake, located in his district east of Immokalee Road and north of Oil Well Road, is that much closer to being accessible to public fishing thanks to a gift to Collier County of an adjacent canal this month. “Big Jim Lake offers a […]

Congratulations To MIAAR Member Ileana Bogaert, Prudential Florida Realty

The Marco Island Area Association of Realtors is pleased to inform you that Ileana Bogaert, Chairperson, International Council has been appointed 2012 National Association of REALTORS® President’s Liaison to Federacion Columbiana de Lonjas de Propiedad Raiz in Columbia. President’s Liaisons play a dynamic role in maintaining NAR’s partnerships with 78 national real estate associations in 59 countries. This past year, […]

Family Fun Event

On Saturday, October 22, the Family Fun Event and Second Annual Stroller Derby was held at Edison State College at the NCEF Early Childhood Development Center. Proceeds to benefit families who need financial assistance with tuition for their children who attend the center’s child care programs. One of the highlights of the day was the Azteca Danza Guadalupe Group, a non-profit Mexican […]

Florida’s Paradise Coast Lands Five Resorts on Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Best in the World List of Top 150 U.S. Mainland Resorts

Florida’s Paradise Coast region that includes Naples, Marco Island and the Gulf Coast portion of the Everglades earned five spots on the annual “Best In the World” list of Top 150 U.S. Mainland Resorts compiled by luxury travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler, with four resorts in the top fifty. La Playa Beach & Golf Resort in Naples ranked the highest on the Top 150 list at […]

Lacrosse Month Set to Faceoff in Collier County

STX Paradise Shootout Attracts Nation’s Top High School Club Boys Teams and College Coaches; Girls Return for the deBeer President’s Cup  North Collier Regional Park will serve as the host of two of the nation’s top high school club lacrosse tournaments in November. November has been proclaimed as Lacrosse Month in Collier County and gets started with the inaugural STX Paradise Shootout when […]

Openings on the MICMS’ School Board

On the eight-member Board, there currently are four openings. Community members at large as well as parents are welcome to apply for this three year term. Unlike a School Advisory Committee (SAC), which is prevalent in other public schools, the MICMS School Board is a governing, not an advisory body and is charged with providing for the financial security and […]

Marco Island History Museum Events

Friday, November 11th   Field Trip to Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum.We leave the museum at 8:30 for the 10am tour which includes a video presentation, tour of the museum, outdoor tour of the boardwalk featuring activities of Seminoles and then lunch at Swap Water Café. Costs is $20 pp and please contact Jerry Masters at 394-3917 for further info. Tuesday, November 15th, 7PM – Rose History Auditorium […]

New! Family After Dark Tours

For the first time, Naples Zoo is offering Night Cubs Family Tours, an evening experience for children as young as 8 years old. On the Family Tour, you’ll discover fun wildlife encounters and animal artifacts on a walking tour of the Zoo. Along the way, you’ll be able to see the crested porcupines, Red river hogs, antelope, zebras, and lions […]