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November 9 and 10th, 2019

Naples Yard and Garden Show 
Saturday 9-4pm
Sunday  10-3pm
$5 fee, kids under 12 Free !
UF/IFAS Extension Collier County
14700 Immokalee Road
Naples FL 34120


City of Marco Island

All meetings at City Hall 1st Conference Room, 51 Bald Eagle Dr., unless noted.


Mah-Jongg Lessons for Beginners – 10am. Six lessons for $60. July 16-Aug 1. Presented by the Naples Italian American Foundation. To reserve a seat call 239-597-5210, PRESS #4.

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. NaplesAl-Anon.org.

Alzheimer’s Support Group– 10:30am-12pm. 4th Mon. Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association. Catherine Cruikshank 239-405-7008. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N Collier Blvd.

Respite Senior Care– 10:30am-2:30pm. Every Mon & Wed. Presented by JFCS of SWFL. A care group for loved ones with Alzheimer’s & dementia. Rhonda Eisenberg 239-325-4444 for assessment/enrollment and Marna Barany 239-325-4444 for volunteering. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N Collier Blvd.

Chess Club – 9am-12pm. Casual chess. Free. Open to all players. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd. Wade Keller 239-389-2525.

Civil Air Patrol – 7pm-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 1st Lt Bob Boone. FL376.FLWG.US.

Literacy Volunteers of Collier County– 9am-4pm. Mon-Thur. LVCC assists speakers of other languages in gaining English language skills that will permit them to live more fulfilling lives. 8833 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. Sandra Barreto 239-262-4448 ext.301.

GYROS International Club of Naples– 11:30am. 1st & 3rd Mon. billwilliamsmkp@yahoo.com or naples.gyro.ws. Red Lobster, 2355 Tamiami Trail N, Naples.

Balance Booster Fitness– 1:30pm. Mon, Wed & Fri. Free exercise class, emphasis on stretching, strength & balance. Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 South Barfield Dr., Fellowship Hall. 239-357-6388.

Knitting and Crochet Help Class – 2-4pm. $10. Bring in a problem project for help from fiber experts. Castle Creek Fiber Studio, 3804 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 239-793-8141. www.CastleCreekStudio.com.


Marco Sunrise Rotary – 7-8:30am. $15. Stonewalls, 551 S Collier Blvd. www.marcoislandsunriserotary.org.

Arts Advisory Committee – 8am. 2nd Tues., City Hall.

Democratic Women’s Club of Marco– 5-6:30pm. 2nd Tues. Oct 9 meeting will be held at Mackle Community Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. Join the Blue Wave! Contact DWCMarco@gmail.com.

Marco American Legion Post 404 – 11am. 3rd Tues. For war veterans or current Legion members. Marco Lutheran Church, 525 N Collier Blvd. 239-642-8928 or 239-595-4172.

Lighthouse of Collier’s Brown Bag Lunch Series – 11:30am. 3rd Tues. Features a different speaker. 239-430-3934. LighthouseofCollier.org.

Canasta– 12:30-3:30pm. Free, social program. Enjoy the game of Canasta/make friends. Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. 239-642-0575.

GriefShare – 6-8pm. Non denominational Christian support group for grieving adults. $20/registration. Wesley United Methodist Church (Hensel Room), 350 S Barfield Dr. 239-642-7165.

Alpha Class – 6pm. Food, videos, discussions on big questions: Is this all there is?  What about God, Jesus? Does prayer work? And many more topics. Marco Lutheran Church Conference Room, 525 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-0332.

Southwest Florida Ski and Travel Club – 6:30pm. 1st Tues. No meeting/social gatherings in July & Aug. Social gatherings 3rd Tues./different locations. Parrot Room at Gulf Coast Inn, 2555 Tamiami Trail N, Naples. 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 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.

NAMI Connection– 12:30-2pm. For adults with mental illness. Sarah Ann Center, 6324 Trail Blvd., Naples. 239-431-6824.

NAMI Parent/Youth Support- 5:30-7:30pm. Alternating Tuesdays. For children 10+ with mental illness and their parents/caregivers. 6216 Trail Blvd., Bldg. C, Naples. Immokalee alternate Tuesdays. RSVP/Schedule 239-260-7300.

Al-Anon Family Groups – Troubled by someone’s drinking? Help & hope are a call away. 7:30pm. St Peter’s Ministry, Rm. 101, 5025 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples. For meeting schedule visit Southfloridaal-anon.org.


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. Bring your project, nibbles provided. Castle Creek Fiber Studio, 3804 Tamiami Trail E, Naples. 239-793-8141. www.CastleCreekStudio.com.

Al-Anon Family Groups – Troubled by someone’s drinking? Help & hope are a call away. 10:15 am. St. Peter’s Ministry, Rm. 101, 5025 Rattlesnake Hammock Rd, Naples. For meeting schedule visit Southfloridaal-anon.org.

Chair Yoga and Meditation– 10:30-11:45am. $15. Gentle stretching, centering, stress reduction & meditation. Jewish Federation, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Ste. 2201, Naples. 413-230-1518 or jean.erlbaum@verizon.net.

Just Friends Luncheon – 11:30am. 2nd Wed. at Marco Island Yacht Club. Must have 3 years in MI Newcomers to join. Membership info, Patty 239-653-9229 or Trisha 715-933-0883. Luncheon info: Sandi 239-642-3333. Mail luncheon checks ($40) to Just Friends, PO Box 1685, Marco Island, 34146.

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. 239-970-2007.

Marco Island Women’s Club -11:30am Lunch. 1st Wed of month. Awards scholarships to graduating students on Marco. Marco Island Yacht Club, 1400 N Collier Blvd. 856-906-4319 marcowomansclub.com.

Support Group for Blind & Visually Impaired – 12:30-2:30pm. Support group for people who share similar life challenge. 2685 Horseshoe Drive S., Ste. 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 Sail and Power Squadron– 5pm. 4th Wed. Learn more about boating. 239-393-0150. www.marcoislandpowerandsailsquadron.org. CJ’s on the Bay, 740 N Collier Blvd.

NAMI Family Members/Caregivers Support Group– 5:30-7pm. 2nd Wed.  Collier County’s NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, 6216 Trail Blvd., Bldg. C, Naples. 239-260-7300.

Marco Island Writers – 6:30-8:30pm-Meeting. 2nd Wed. All skill levels. Free. Burrowing Owl Room at Mackle Park Community Center, 1361 Andalusia Terr. Joanne.tailele@gmail.com.

Marco Island Lions Club– 6:30pm. 1st Wed. Perkins Restaurant, 4335 Tamiami Trail, Naples. President David Gardner, 239-284-5862.


K5MI Marco Island Amateur Radio Club – 11:30am. Group discussions on all amateur radio topics. Joey D’s, 701 bald Eagle Dr. Contact Jim K3AVR 239-595-6683 or Bob W1LZT 239-287-3272.

Avow Caregiver Support Group – 1-2pm. 3rd Thurs. St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-7242.

Avow Grief Support Group– 2:30-3:30pm. 3rd Thurs. St Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N Collier Blvd. 239-394-7242.

Marco Island Civitan Club– 6pm. 2nd Thurs. Civitans help where needed. CJ’s on the Bay, 740 N Collier Blvd. 239-774-2623. Civitan.org.

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. 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 Marco Men’s Club– 10am. 2nd Thurs. Men from Isles of Capri, Goodland & Marco welcome. United Church of Marco Island, 320 N Barfield Dr. 239-259-8054. 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.

Hearing Voices/Seeing Things– 10:30-11:30am. Support group for those who experience visual and/or auditory hallucinations. Sarah Ann Center, 6324 Trail Blvd., Naples. 239-260-7300.

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 cancer patients and survivors, loved ones & friends. NCH Marco Healthcare Center, 1st floor, 40 Heathwood Dr. 239-394-8536.

Marco Noontime Rotary Club – 11:30am. Every Thurs. Lunch and meeting at Davinci’s. Contact Gwyn Steiner, 952-484-1058 for Rotary information.

Chronic Illness 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.

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. 843-617-5365.

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. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 1101 N Collier Blvd. www.meditationonmarco.org. 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.

Al-Anon Family Groups – 12pm. Troubled by someone’s drinking? Help & hope are a call away. The United Church of Marco Island, 320 N. Barfield Dr. Alateen (for kids 13-19) – 7:30pm at the Habitat for Humanity Tudor House, 5250 Floridian Ave., Naples. For meeting schedule, call 239-263-5907 or online at NaplesAl-Anon.org.


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. San Marco Parish Catholic Church Office Bldg. Carolyn Katchmar, Lic. Clinical Therapist, 239-394-1784.

Caregiver Support Group– 1-2pm. 3rd Fri. 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.


Marco Island Road Runners – 6:30-7:30am. All running levels. Free. Mackle Park. 1361 Andalusia Terrace.

Swamp Meditation Class – 9-11am. 1st Sat. $20. ($10/Friends of Corkscrew). Discover peace & serenity under the canopy of Corkscrew’s ancient forest. 375 Sanctuary Rd, Naples. 239-348-9151.

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.


MIMYC Laser Model Sailing -2-4pm. Come enjoy free model sailing. For more information Call Rocky Cale at 239-642-1825.


Marco Island City Hall 239-389-5000

Naples City Hall 239-213-1000

Collier County Clerk of Courts 239-252-2646

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, South Region 561-625-5122

Police and Fire:

Collier County Sheriff’s Office 239-774-4434

Marco Island Police Department 239-389-5050

Marco Island Fire Department 239-389-5040

Garbage Collection & Recycling:

Collier County Solid Waste 239-252-2380


Naples: 2640 Corporate Flight Drive 239-643-3099

Marco Island: 990 Chalmer Drive 239-252-5153

Public Schools:

Everglades City School 239-377-9800

Lely High School 239-377-2000

Marco Island Academy 239-393-5133

Marco Island Charter Middle School 239-377-3200

Manatee Elementary School 239-377-7600

Manatee Middle School 239-377-4400

Tommie Barfield Elementary School 239-377-8500

Business Associations:

East Naples Civic Association 239-434-1967

East Naples Merchants Association 727-424-0785

Everglades Chamber of Commerce 239-695-3941

Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce 239-262-6376

Marco Island Chamber of Commerce 239-394-7549

Collier County Tax Collector:

Naples, Main Branch 239-252-8171

Marco Island Branch 239-394-6986

Department of Motor Vehicles:

Marco Island: 1040 Winterberry Drive, 239-394-6986


725 Airport Road S., 239-434-4600

735 Eighth St. S., 239-434-5687

12668 E. Tamiami Trail, 239-417-3036

(For more locations visit www.flhsmv.gov/locations/collier)


Collier Museum at Government Center, 3331 Tamiami Trail E, 239-252-8476

Marco Island Center For the Arts, 1010 Winterberry Dr, 239-394-4221

Marco Island Historical Museum, 180 S. Heathwood Dr, 239-642-1440

Museum of the Everglades, 105 West Broadway Everglades City, 239-695-0008

Naples Depot Museum, 1051 5th Ave S, 239-262-6525

Naples Train Museum, corner of 5th Ave South and 10th St South, Naples. 239-262-1776.

Collier County Public Libraries:

East Naples: 8787 Tamiami Trail East, 239-775-5592

Everglades City: 102 Copeland Ave., N. 239-695-2511

Marco Branch: 210 S. Heathwood Dr. 239-394-3272

South Regional, Naples: 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy 239-252-7542

(For additional locations visit www.collierlibrary.org/locations)


Marco Island Executive Airport 239-394-3355

Naples Municipal Airport 239-643-0733

Southwest Florida International Airport 239-590-4800

Nature Preserves and Parks:

Big Cypress National Preserve 239-695-2000

Collier-Seminole State Park 239-394-3397

Everglades National Park 305-242-7700

Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park 239-695-4593

Florida Panther National Refuge 239-657-8001

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve 239-530-5940


To add your club or event in the Coastal Breeze News, contact calendar@coastalbreezenews.com, call 239-393-4991 or fax 239-393-4992.

Al-Anon Family Groups – 239-263-5907, www.NaplesAl-Anon.org

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 Island cityofmarcoisland.com

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

Everglades Mullet Rapper www.evergladesmulletrapper.com

Friends of Collier-Seminole State Parkwww.friendsofcollierseminolestatepark.com

Friends of Fakahatchee, Inc www.orchidswamp.org

Friends of the Museum of the Evergladeswww.evergladesmuseum.org

Friends of Tigertail www.Friendsoftigertail.com

City Parks & Recreation Calendar – 239-642-0575. www.cityofmarcoisland.com

Jungle Jim’s Safari– 750 Palm Point Dr. 239-301-8913. www.junglejimsafari.com.

Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation– 239-394-9285 www.MarcoEagleSanctuaryFoundation.org

Marco Island Community Sailing Center – Rocky Cale 239-642-1825.

Marco Island Community TVwww.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 Property Owners– 239-970-0727 MarcoIslandPropertyOwners.com.

Marco Island Sail & Power Squadron – 239-393-0150. marcosailandpowersquadron.org

Marco Island War Veterans – 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

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

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

Reel Kind Fishing – 239-249-9878. reelkindfishing.com

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve– 239-530-5940 or rookerybay.org

Sailing Association of Marco Island (SAMI) Laura Kolpack at 608-385-8123. samisailor.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-registration required 239-642-8406.

YMCA– 101 Sandhill St. 239-394-3144. marcoislandymca.org