‘Bel Canto’ by Ann Patchett


“If someone loves you for what you can do then it’s flattering, but why do you love them? If someone loves you for who you are then they have to know you, which means you have to know them.” I have a confession to make. There are 957 books on my “Want to Read” list on Goodreads. If I read […]

Great Cars are Great Art!

Marco Island Center for the Arts will present the 5th annual “Cars as Art” on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 10 AM – 4 PM, featuring pre- 1978 unmodified antique and classic automobiles. Cars will be judged by art professionals, with awards for Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice. Although the purpose of any car is to be functional, many of […]

Marco Island Woman’s Club: Just Having Fun!

With the highly successful Marco Island Woman’s Club fashion show and luncheon marked off the calendar, the ladies took a well-deserved break to just have fun at their annual Cards & Games Party at the Marco Island Yacht Club. Past Presidents Carolyn Atkins and Arleen Soldano, were the event Co- Chairs and hosted over seventy women. President Priscilla Penn welcomed […]

MIHS Spring Appraisal Faire

Would you like to know the value of some of your family art, antiques, jewels and other treasured items? Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS) announces the return of the MIHS Spring Appraisal Faire on Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 10 AM to 3 PM. The event takes place at the Mackle Park Community Center, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island. Nationally […]

Art Exhibit Features Jane Seymour and Son Sean Flynn

An impressive new collection of original artwork by Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress, Jane Seymour will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at the Road Show Pop-Up Gallery in Naples. Seymour’s talented son, Sean M. Flynn, an accomplished director and photographer, will also exhibit his works. Meet Jane Seymour in person during two artist appearances: Saturday, March 10, […]

Irish Music and Dancing Comes to Marco

Enjoy an early celebration of St. Patrick’s Day with Irish music and dancing at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. The Center for the Arts will present the Irish band West of Galway and dancers from the Celtic Spirit School of Irish Dance on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 5:30-7 PM in the Art Center’s Lauritzen and Rush galleries. […]

Brass Quintet In Pops at JCMI

The 24th season of the Saul I. Stern Cultural Series continues on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM with an evening of “Pops” music presented by the Naples Philharmonic Brass Quintet. This is the twelfth year of the quintet’s appearance at the JCMI Cultural Series. The Brass Quintet is made up of outstanding musicians from the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. […]

AAUW’s Time, Talent, & Treasures Boasts Record Attendance

Recently, the American Association of University Women (AAUW), celebrating their 40th year as a Marco Island branch, held their one and only annual fundraiser, the Time, Talent, & Treasures Luncheon and Auction at Hideaway Beach Club. One hundred forty-six women interested in helping improve the lives of girls and women attended the event. The ladies busily perused and bid on […]


ARIES (March 21-April 19): During the week ahead you may realize who has truly been your friend during the past few weeks. Just because someone only sits on the sidelines does not mean they are not trustworthy. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may want more than you get this week. Don’t be disappointed if a budding relationship doesn’t fulfill your […]

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