Friday, October 30, 2020

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JANUARY 5

JCMI Honors Nonagenarians – 8pm. The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island will honor at Shabbat service, 15 present nonagenarian members, as well as seven who will achieve that status in 2018, and one member turning 100 in April. The service will be led by Rabbi Mark Gross and Cantorial Soloist Hari Jacobsen. 991 Winterberry Drive. 239-642-0800.

Birding Basics – 8am-12pm. This fun and informative class with Randy McCormick is designed to help novice birders identify birds. Attendees will then practice skills and learn more during a field trip. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 239- 530-5940.

Local Color Art Gallery Open House – 5-7pm. Love art, see art, buy art! Theme is Happy New Year. 258 Royal Palm Dr. 615-292-9110. www.malendatrick.com.

Big Swamp Smoke Off – Thru Jan 6. Gates open 5pm/Friday. 10am/Sat. Free. The Collier County Fair is proud to announce its Sixth Annual Big Swamp Smoke-Off Bar-B-Que competition. Collier County Fairgrounds 751 39th Ave NE, Naples. www.bigswampsmokeoff.com. 239-455-1444.

The Marco Players Present: Flamingo Court – Wed-Sat, 8pm. Sun, 3pm. Thru Jan 21. This three part “slice of life” takes place in 3 different condos and has audiences laughing at the truth they see in what might be their own neighbors, only zanier! 239-642-7270. www.themarcoplayers.com.

Sites & Scenes: Collier County’s Historic Places – 9am-4pm. Thru Jan 27. Collier County is a vacation destination. But, if one takes the time to truly explore our county, they will find a treasure trove of history, from the 19th century

homes to a railroad depot from the Roaring 20s. Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave S, Naples. 239-262-6525.

Exhibit: “Coastal Trade, Bounty, Booty and Boats of the Gulf – 9am-4pm. Thru March 3. From the Glades to Naples and Key West, Paul Arsenault’s paintings represent the pioneer days of SWFL maritime trading networks. Marco Island Historical Society, 180 S.Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.

JANUARY 6

Beach Cleanup – 8-11am. Sponsored by San Marco Youth Group. Everyone is Welcome! South Beach Boardwalk.

Arts & Crafts Show – 10am-4pm. Thru Jan 7. Local, regional and national artists, craftspeople and vendors display their talent, art, and products for the general public. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239- 394-4221.

Naples New Year’s Art Show – 10am-5pm. Thru Jan 7. Shoppers will have the opportunity to mingle with 254 professional artists from around the country in mediums from original oils and acrylics on canvas to watercolors, 2D and 3D mixed media, limited edition prints, photography, digital art, sculpture, wood carvings, ceramics, handcrafted jewelry, leather works and more. 585 Park St, Naples. 239-262- 6517.

JANUARY 7

Winter Concert – 2-4pm. Free. The Naples New Horizons Band is a concert band for people 55 and up. Stop by Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, to hear them play! 239-642-0575.

Big Prints @ Big Cypress – 12pm. Join us for a Meet the Artist reception at the Big Cypress Welcome Center and the opening of the Big

Prints @ Big Cypress art exhibit featuring the stunning photography of Big Cypress National Preserve official volunteer photographer Joey Waves. 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee. 239-695-4758.

Koreshan Music Series – 1pm. Free. Join us for live music in the Historic Art Hall. Performance by Scott Ritter. Enjoy the excellent acoustics and the 1885 Steinway piano. Koreshan State Park, 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 239-992- 0311.

JANUARY 9

Koreshan Nature Program – 10am. Join a park naturalist in the Art Hall of the Koreshan State Historic Site for a talk on gopher tortoises. Tortoises are interesting creatures as well as being an ancient species. 3800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero. 239-992-0311.

Lunch & Learn: Marjorie Harris Carr Defender of Florida’s Environment – 12-1pm. $15 lunch included. Author Peggy Macdonald provides audiences with an inspirational message about how the power of a small group of committed citizens can defend FL’s environment. Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 239-530-5940.

Second Tuesday Opening Reception – 5:30- 7pm. Attendees have an opportunity to meet with the current artists and learn of their inspiration, techniques, and additional work. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239-394-4221.

Marco Island Historical Society Presents: History Comes Alive With Marco Island Pioneers – 7pm. $10. Take a trip back in time with the talented MIHS reenactors as they bring colorful characters from our island’s pioneer past to life on stage. 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-642-1440.

JANUARY 10

Marco Island Farmers Market – 7:30am-1pm. Come get your locally sourced fruits, veggies, herbs, fresh flowers, seafood, baked goods, honey and more! Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Ave.

Historic Places of Naples – 2-3pm. Lodge McKee is the president of South FL Heritage. A longtime Naples resident and local history aficionado, his tales of places and times gone by are sure to delight. Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave S, Naples. 239-262-6525.

JANUARY 11

ENMA Networking Event – 5:30-7pm. Heavy appetizers & beer/wine. County Commissioner Donna Fiala will give her annual update presentation on what is happening in East Naples. Fullers Funeral Home, 4735 Tamiami Trail E, Naples.

JANUARY 12

Naples Botanical Garden Upland Scrub Tour – 7:30-9am. $20. Observe one of FL’s rare and beautiful habitats at the Naples Botanical Garden. Learn about the diverse plants that make up the scrub and SWFL’s fascinating geologic history. 4820 Bayshore Dr, Naples. 239-643- 7275.

Festival of Birds BOGO – 9am-4pm. Thru Jan 14. This event invites you to explore the local environment through 40 guided field trips to 20 wildlife hotspots around SWFL and lectures at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 239-530-5940.

Landscaping Small Spaces – 1-2pm. Free. Chris Gilbert, Collier County Master Gardener, will present 8 simple concepts that every gardener can follow to create eye catching entryways, courtyards, pool decks, and lanais. Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. 239- 642-0575.

JANUARY 13

Breakfast and Birds – 8:30-10:30am. Meet other birders interested in learning how to identify wading birds and shorebirds that forage in the Tigertail Lagoon during the winter. Please bring your own breakfast and binoculars! 430 Hernando Dr.

Pineapple Festival – 11am-2pm. Explore Marco Island’s history of farming pineapples and shipping them as a nationwide supplier. Hear from Curator Austin Bell about the history of the pineapple on Marco Island, see pineapplecentric artwork, make a pineapple craft to take home, and meet local pineapple vendors! Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-642-1440.

Lunchbox Show – 12pm. The Marco Players presents “Joe Marino’s Rockin’ Piano and Mob Hits Show.” Hailed as SWFL’s premier 1950’s Rock and Roll band, Joe Marino is a tribute artist and vocal impressionist. 1089 N Collier Blvd. 239-642-7270 or info@TheMarcoPlayers.com.

– 4:30-9pm. Free. Performances by musicians Sarah Hadeka and Chain Reaction: Journey/Styx cover band. Bring your own lawn chairs. No coolers. Food/beverages will be available for purchase. Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Ave.

Gulfshore Playhouse Presents: The Price – Thru Feb 4. Arthur Miller’s popular 1968 drama about family dynamics and sacrifice still resonates today. www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org or 239-261-7529. 1010 5th Avenue South Suite 205, Naples.

JANUARY 14

Everglades Bike Ride – 9am. Free. This will be an on-road bike tour of historic Everglades City, Chokoloskee and Plantation Islands Participants will have the option of riding between 10- 15 miles. Remember to wear a helmet and bring water and snacks. Lunch after the ride. McLeod Park in Everglade City. 239-719-0020.

Left Bank Art Fest – 10am-4pm. Marco Island juried artists include photography, jewelry, oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, ceramics, wood, bronze, glass, and more Free admission and parking. 239-290-7927. The Esplanade 740 Collier Blvd.

Concert in Cambier Park – 2pm. Featuring internationally-recognized jazz trombonist, Harry Watters, and renowned musical comedy entertainer, Cindy Miller. 755 8th Avenue S, Naples. 239-263-9521.

MICMS 20th Anniversary – 5:30pm. Marco Island Charter Middle School celebrates its 20th Anniversary. Country/western theme. Island Country Club, 500 Nassau Rd. 239-377-3200.

JANUARY 15

Bob McConville Presents: Everglades Denizens – 7pm. During the winter months the water in the Everglades recedes causing birds, gators, and other animals to reduce their feeding grounds. Who are they, where are they, and why do they come here? Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-642- 1440.

JANUARY 16

Artist Talk and Trunk Show with Linda Osika – 5:30-7pm. Free. Linda Osika travels the world in search of unique high quality pearls, beads, and other elements to create her beautiful jewelry. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239-394-4221.

JANUARY 17

Marco Island Farmers Market – 7:30am-1pm.

Come get your locally sourced fruits, veggies, herbs, fresh flowers, seafood, baked goods, honey and more! Veterans Community Park, 901 Park Ave.

Emergency Pet Care Program

– 9am. Learn more about pet CPR and other emergency pet care options. There will be presentations, guest speakers, snacks and more! Mackle Park Canine Cove dog park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. For more information contact 239-642-0575

JANUARY 18

Naples Boat Show – 10am-5pm. Thru Jan 21. Boat Show features displays by marinas, boat dealers, and other marine related businesses. There will be a Kids Club with activities sponsored by Home Depot. 160 Aviation Dr N, Naples. 239-682-0900.

ARTini on Marco – 5:30-7pm. $50-55. Delectable snacks and decadent chocolate, music by the Kellogg Duo, and silent auction of Betty Newman’s martini-inspired artwork and hand painted martini glasses. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239-394- 4221.

JANUARY 19

Annual Naples Doll Club Show & Sale – 12- 5pm. Thru Jan 20. $8. There will be over 50 vendors of dolls and doll-related items! New Hope Event Center, 7675 Davis Blvd, Naples. 239-530-0010.

Very Verdi Concert – 7pm. $65 includes a conversation and reception with the artists after the concert. General Admission $45. Presented by the Gulf Shore Opera. Rose History Auditorium, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.

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.

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.

TUESDAY

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.

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. Second 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. All registered Democrats welcome. 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.

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 spaceavailable. 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.

WEDNESDAY

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.CastleCreek- Studio.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 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.

THURSDAY

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.

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 Jan 12-March 3. 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.

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.

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 Islandcityofmarcoisland.com

Everglades Astronomical Society – 239-410- 8192. gator.naples.net/clubs/eas

Everglades Mullet Rapperwww.evergladesmulletrapper.com

Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park www.friendsofcollierseminolestatepark.com

Friends of Fakahatchee, Incwww.orchidswamp.org

Friends of the Museum of the Evergladeswww.evergladesmuseum.org

Friends of Tigertailwww.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

Pet Loss Support Group – Arleen Harris 239- 394-5576 arleenperrotti@aol.com

NCH Marco Healthcare Center Auxiliary Volunteer Program – 239-393-4058 nchmd.org/ volunteer

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-regis-

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