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November 9 and 10th, 2019
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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org/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.
IMPORTANT LOCAL NUMBERS
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
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
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Park– www.friendsofcollierseminolestatepark.com
Friends of Fakahatchee, Inc – www.orchidswamp.org
Friends of the Museum of the Everglades– www.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 TV– www.MarcoIslandCommunityTV.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 email@example.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