Art at the Marco Players Theater

By Greg Bello, President  Goodland Civic Association The sparkling multi-media art of Betty Newman will be featured during the performances of “The Cemetery Club”- the first play of the season at the Marco Players Theater. Nine of Betty’s abstracts will fill the theater gallery hallway. Betty Newman has been living and painting on Marco Island since 1993. She is the […]

Goodland Holiday Bazaar Returns!

Submitted The 2015-2016 season was a busy one for Goodland with more people visiting our unique fishing village. In an effort to keep the ball rolling from one great season into the next, the Goodland Civic Association is actively planning the 7th Annual Holiday Bazaar. This one-day event will be held at Margood Harbor Park located at 321 Pear Tree […]

Books & Brews: Marco Gives a Hoot

Submitted The Friends of the Marco Island Library are sponsoring an exciting morning with our charming burrowing owls. Join us at 10AM on Saturday, November 12th, at the Marco Island Branch Library, located at 210 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island, to learn about the fascinating creatures. Jean Hall, project leader for the Audubon of the Western Everglades Owl Watch Program, will share […]

Marriott Party to Kickoff Relay Season

By Maureen Chodaba The Marco Island office of the American Cancer Society invites you to attend the 2017 Relay For Life Kickoff Party, Monday, November 7 from 5-7 PM at the Marco Island Marriott. The Relay For Life is a global movement in the fight against cancer. It began in 1985 when Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran around a […]

Autumn Celebrated at First Friday Art Walk

Submitted It may still feel like summer but it was definitely autumn at the Local Color Art Gallery’s recent First Friday Art Walk. Ladies were treated to complementary flowery hair clips that were handcrafted by Malenda Trick. The buffet table was a cornucopia of pumpkin and apple inspired dishes, with a centerpiece that boasted of the abundance of a fall […]

Author Randy Wayne White Exposes His Secret to Success at Marco Appearance

By Scott Shook  Randy Wayne White’s famous Doc Ford series has catapulted him to the top of the New York Times bestseller list on numerous occasions. But Randy Wayne White didn’t hesitate to give credit where credit is due when addressing a standing room only crowd at Sunshine Booksellers on Friday, October 21st. “I couldn’t give away my early books,” […]

MI Sail and Power Squadron Awards Fernandes

Submitted How does it feel to be the very best at something across the entire United States? Very few of us will ever know that feeling, but our local neighbor Linda Fernandes does. Linda is a member of the Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron, and part of her duties for the past year were to create what is known […]

Treasures in the Trunk

Submitted  On Saturday, November 12, 2016, the San Marco Columbiettes will host a Treasures in the Trunk Sale Fundraiser in the parking lot of the San Marco Parish Center from 8:00AM to noon. Vendors must be set up by 7:30AM. Don’t miss this opportunity to sell your new, used or antique treasures from the trunk of your vehicle.The cost will […]

Kids Fishing Event

Submitted Marco Island’s newest fishing club is making waves. The Ten Thousand Islands Kids Fishing Team (10KIK) will hold their first annual fishing event with the Freedom Waters Foundation (FWF). Freedom Waters provides opportunities for children and adults whose health and quality of life may be improved through boating and fishing. Several local charter captains have donated their services in […]

Business Networking With ENMA

Submitted The October East Naples Merchants Association (ENMA) business networking meeting was hosted by the Lely High School business INCubator class, in their state-of-the-art lab classroom. Class instructor Adam Peterson briefed the ENMA business owner members on the business INCubator program, and thanked them for their support of the program. Business owners were given a short introduction to each of […]