Tuesday, October 20, 2020

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FEBRUARY 2

Local Color Art Gallery Open House – 5-7pm. Love Art, See Art, Buy Art at the Shops of Old Marco, 258 Royal Palm Dr.l 239-394-2787 or 615-292-9110 or email Clark@Malendatrick.com

World Wetlands Day – 5:30-9pm. Stroll through the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary world-renowned boardwalk. Volunteers will be stationed along the way to point out special sights/sounds. The moon will be big and just past full. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 239-348-9151.

Artist Series: The Authentics – 7:30pm. $20. High energy 50s/60s Sock Bop. High energy 50s/60s Sock Bop will bring you tributes to Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, Jerry Lee Lewis and more. Marco Lutheran, 525 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-5579.

Silk paintings by Beth Schroeder – 9am-7pm. Thru Feb 28. These works are intended to deepen the meditative experience by being worn or viewed. South branch of Collier Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy, Naples. www.facebook.com/BethSchroeder.

Naples Players Present: Charles Ives Take Me Home – Times vary. Thru Feb 11. A father’s love of music and a daughter’s passion for basketball are at odds; thankfully they have modernist composer Charles Ives playing referee. Dissonance, defense, and devotion are explored in this poignant play. Sugden Community Theatre, 701 5th Ave S, Naples. 239-263-7990.

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. FEBRUARY 3

10th Anniversary Women’s Health Forum – 8:30am-12:30pm. “Your Health, Your Future.” Educational talks from physicians, an exhibit hall with more than 20 vendors & complimentary refreshments. Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Rd, Naples. www.ccmsonline.org or 239-435-7727.

Souper Bowl 2018 – $15. 11am-3pm. Purchase a one-of-a-kind bowl handpainted by local students. Sample delicious soups from great local restaurants! Artist’s Bowls will also be available via silent auction. Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. 239-642-0575.

A Floribbean Night at the Museum – 6-9pm. $95/ person. Join the Friends of the Collier County Museums for an evening of food, drink, dancing & more! For tickets bill@bdwight.com or 239-315-2843. Collier Museum at Government Center 3331 Tamiami Trail E, Naples.

World Class Entertainment Series: Elton John- Tom Jones Tribute – 7pm. $35. Huge stage presence with charisma that draws the audience right in! Revist the ‘70s with this Las Vegas regular.

Rose History Auditorium, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.

FEBRUARY 4

Winter Concert – 2-4pm. Free. Performance by Bob Smith and Friends. Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. 239-642-0575.

FEBRUARY 5

J.Robert’s Florida Songwriters Showcase – 6:30-9:30pm. Suggested $10 donation. Performances by Gator Nate, Ray Cerbone, Rita Youngman and J.Robert. During the show, musicians will share personal stories about FL heritage and inspiration for their songwriting. Margood Harbor Theater, 325 Pear Tree Ave, Goodland.

FEBRUARY 6

Artflicks Film Screening – 10am. “Eames, the Architect and the Painter.” Film screenings benefit the Marco Island Center for the Arts. JoAnn at 239-404-9179 or email radiojoan@aol.com. Marco Movies, 599 S Collier Blvd, Ste 103.

Tea by Design II Fundraiser – 11:30am. $60. Presented by the Calusa Garden Club. Entertainment by award-winning floral designer Janice Hamlin, known for plant manipulation techniques such as braiding & weaving that add interest to her artistic flower designs. For tickets 239-394- 2737 or calusagardenclub@aol.com.

Sewing Lessons – 12-1:30pm. Hobby Lobby, 9955 Triangle Blvd, Naples. To reserve call Linda 239-304-9227.

Canadian Club Potluck Dinner – 5-7pm. $15. Speaker is Ted Popel from the Canadian Snowbird Association. Reservations required 239- 248-1776 or marcoislandcondoguy@gmail.com. Marco Island Center for the Arts,1010 Winterberry Dr.

Jean Hall & Karol Tenace Present: Burrowing Owls of Marco Island – 7pm. Jean Hall & Karol Tenace work for Owl Watch, a volunteer-run program that collects important data on Marco’s burrowing owls. Rose History Auditorium, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-389-6447.

FEBRUARY 7

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.

Shop for a Cause – 12-7pm. Meet Award-Winning Designer Denny Wong! 25% of every at purchase at Kathein Jewelers to benefit the American Cancer Society. For more info 239-259-8937.133 S Barfield Dr.

Author Presentation – 4pm. New York Times bestselling author, Charles Todd, will be at Sunshine Booksellers promoting his newest novel “The Gate Keeper.” Charles Todd will be available for autographs. 239-393-0353. 677 S Collier Blvd.

Presentation: Arts & Economic Prosperity- 5-6pm. Presentation by Laura Burns, Executive Director of the United Arts Council of Collier County. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010

Winterberry Dr. 239-394-4221.

FEBRUARY 8

“Marco Island” Presentation & Book Signing – 2-4pm. Marco Island Historical Society Curator of Collections Austin J. Bell assembled a fascinating look at Marco Island’s history through vintage photos and archival material from the MIHS collection. 239-389-6447. 180 S Heathwood Dr.

Gulfshore Opera Grand Opera Nights – 5:30- 7:30pm. Gulfshore Opera Grand Opera nights feature staged scenes from great works like Carmen, Merry Widow, and West Side Story with professional soloists in costume. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239- 394-4221.

FEBRUARY 9

Artist Talk with Paul Arsenault – 2-3:40pm. Paul will present the inspiration behind the creation of his maritime exhibit, “Coastal Trade: Bounty, Booty, and Boats of the Gulf and Glades from Naples to Key West.” Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239-642- 1440.

Everglades Seafood Festival – Thru Feb 11. Enjoy the 48th annual Seafood Festival featuring 3 days of live country music, carnival rides, arts/crafts and incredible food! Feast on fresh gulf shrimp, fish, stone crab claws, fried gator more. 102 Copeland Ave N, Everglades City. 239-695-3781.

FEBRUARY 10

Beach Cleanup – 8am. Sponsored by the friends and family of Bernardo Bezos. Everyone is welcome! South Beach boardwalk.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshop – 10am- 2pm. Complimentary workshop to help women take the next step, no matter where in the process of untying the knot. With guidance of trained professionals, deals with legal, financial, family & personal issues of divorce in a logical, compassionate way. Register at www.ameripriseadvisors.com/anthony.j.leopizzi/events/. FGCU, Cohen Center 162. 10501 FGCU Blvd S.

Marco Players Lunchbox Shows – 12-1pm. Dusty Storm Tongue-in-Cheek Country Music Comedy by Debi Guthery. The Marco Players, 1089 N Collier Blvd. 239-642-7270. www.The- MarcoPlayers.com.

ACS Imagination Ball – 6pm. Join the American Cancer as we Reach for the Stars to Find a Cure. Black-tie optional with cocktail reception, silent & live auctions, exquisite dining, and live entertainment. JW Marriott Marco Island, 400 S Collier Blvd. 239-642-6217 for more info.

FEBRUARY 11

Left Bank Art Fest – 10am-4pm. Juried artists include photography, jewelry, oil, acrylic/watercolor paintings, ceramics, wood, bronze, glass, and more! 239-290-7927. Esplanade, 740 Collier Blvd

Kids Putting Contest – 12-3pm. $25 admits 2 adults and up to 3 children up to age 12. Includes 18 holes, hot dog, chips, beverage, face painting, DJ, prizes for contest winners, and free t-shirts

for kids. Marco Golf & Garden, 971 Winterberry Dr. 239 394-9285.

Performance by Glenn Roth – 4pm. Guitarist Glenn Roth is not your typical commuter from Connecticut. Instead of a briefcase, he carries a gig bag. His workspace is the Grand Central Terminal or the tunnels and platforms of the NYC subway system. Marco Island Center for the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr. 239-394-4221.

FEBRUARY 12

Darwin Day BOGO – 9am-4pm. In celebration of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin’s birthday, the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers “buy one, get one free admission.” Higher price prevails. 300 Tower Rd, Naples. 239-530-5940.

T-Shirt Bag Class – 1-3pm. Come make a sturdy t-shirt bags with a bit of yarn to take to the Farmers’ Market. No sewing needed. Bring a t-shirt. Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. 239-642- 0575.

World Class Entertainment Series: Motown Songbook Tribute – 7pm. $35. Presented by Grammy nominated members of Schlock Stars. Rose History Auditorium, 180 S Heathwood Dr. 239- 389-6447.

FEBRUARY 13

Community Presentation: Palms, Trees & Storms – 2-4pm. Free. Concepts to minimize high wind damage, best trees and plants to use on Marco Island, and plant life after Hurricane Irma. Sponsored by the City of Marco Island Beautification Advisory Committee. 51 Bald Eagle Dr.

Identity Theft: How to prevent it from happening and how to correct it if it has – 2-3pm. Wendy Goodyear, VP, American Century will provide all the info needed to prevent identity theft and how to correct it if it has. Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 S Barfield Dr. RSVP @ 239-393- 2909.

FEBRUARY 14

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.

Winter Film Series – 10am. “Loving Vincent” is a biographical animated drama about the life of Vincent van Gogh using the artist’s oil paintings in an animated format. 239-389-1333 for tickets. Marco Movies, 599 S Collier Blvd.

FEBRUARY 15

Wet Paint LIVE – 9am-3pm. Local artists will paint “plein air” at locations all over Marco Island and Goodland. Completed work will be displayed and available for purchase via live auction that evening at Rose History Auditorium, 180 S Heathwood Dr. $35 per person. 239-394-7549.

Strawberry Festival – 10am-4pm. Thru Feb 16. Homemade strawberry pies to purchase, either whole pies or a piece (to eat or go), homemade strawberry shortcake, strawberry sundaes and ice cream! Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 South Barfield Dr. 239-394-3734.

Women’s Club Luncheon – 11:30am. $40. Cards & games and food! For reservations Carolyn Atkins 239-231-2133. Marco Island Yacht Club, 1400 N Collier Blvd.

NCH Marco Healthcare Auxiliary Fashion Show – 11am. $55. Support efforts in raising funds that will directly benefit the Marco Island Healthcare Center. 239-393-4058 Hope you can join us! Hideaway Beach Club, 250 S Beach Dr.

Our Daily Bread Lunch with Friends – 11am. Facilitated monthly by Our Daily Bread Food Pantry & Togetherhood Projects at the YMCA of Marco. After lunch/fellowship, shop in the Food Pantry. Adults over 60 in Marco Island, Goodland, Isles of Capri welcome. If you need a ride, call Nancy 706-56-8532. Family Church of Marco Island, 1450 Winterberry Dr.

PCBug Club Special Speaker – 5pm. Featured speaker Michael Ring, website marketing consultant and owner of Digitize Yourself, will speak on “Wordpress”, a free tool to create a website. Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. 843- 617-5365.

Artist Series: Amy Lee & Brandi Chapman – 7:30pm. Thru Feb 16. Two great performances in one night. Marco Lutheran, 525 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-5579

FEBRUARY 17

FEBRUARY 17

16th Annual Nammi Walk – 8am. Choose how you want to participate in this fun community event filled with food, games & entertainment for the family. Form or join a team, help us obtain walk sponsors, or volunteer at the event.239-260-7302 or Alex@namicollier.org

Magee-Womens Research Institute Symposium 10am-12pm. Free. The event will cover such topics as breast & ovarian cancer, heart disease prevention, and a highlight of the latest in the revolutionary 9-90™ research program. Register at 239-262-7131. Ritz Carlton in Naples.

San Marco Church Speaker/Luncheon – 10:30am. International speaker and author Marietta Jaeger Lane will present her compelling story “From Fury to Forgiveness.” Her book “The Lost Child” was the inspiration for the novel/movie “The Shack.” Admission and lunch are free. Registration required: wsgregory94@gmail.com or 203-893-5556.

Gulfshore Playhouse Presents: Scapino – Thru March 18. Times vary. Moliere’s funny farce was adapted by Gulfshore Playhouse’s Associate Artistic Director and Broadway veteran Jeffrey Binder. www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org or call 239-261-7529 for tickets. 755 8th Ave S, Naples.

MONDAY

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.

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.

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 gaby- 640fl@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.

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.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.

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. 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. DPISIG. 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

FRIDAY

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.

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.

Caregiver Support Group – 1-2pm. 3rd Friday of the month. 5/3 Bank Conference Room, 650 E. Elkcam Circle.

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.

SATURDAY

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-foodpantry.

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.

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