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Beginners Guide to Kayaking

Beginners Guide to Kayaking05-02 Learn basic paddle strokes from an experienced guide. This class is taught by GAEA Guides. Meeting location provided upon registration. Advance registration and payment is required. more »»

Yoga Essentials at Rotary Park

Yoga Essentials at Rotary Park05-02 Starting with some basic energy balancing techniques, adding in breath work and a combination of standing and floor poses. Class ends with a short meditation. Please bring a yoga mat, towel and water. No class May 30 & July 4, be sure to get an accurate schedule. Please register in advance. more »»

Art of the Samurai at Rotary Park

Art of the Samurai at Rotary Park05-02 Learn and practice the art of Japanese sword fencing. Due to the intensity of this style of fencing you will achieve a whole body work-out. Class is taught by Hilmar Fuchs. Advance registration and payment is require. more »»

FPRA Hosts PR of Emergency Management

05-03 The Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter (FPRA SWFL) hits the road again in May, headed to the Lee County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on Tuesday, May 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. more »»

Wild Edibles Walk at Rotary Park

Wild Edibles Walk at Rotary Park05-04 Learn how to identify edible plants in the wild and how you can incorporate them into your landscaping. Advance registration and payment is require. more »»

Dog obedience classes

05-05 The Gulf Coast Humane Society, 2010 Arcadia St., Fort Myers, has partnered with K-Nine Connections to begin Basic Obedience classes for adopted or rescued pets. The classes will be held at the Gulf Coast Humane Society on Thursday’s, at 6 p.m., continuously. more »»

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Miracle

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Miracle05-05 Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Fort Myers Miracle on Thursday, May 5 at 7:05 p.m.! Tickets start at $7.50 and the game will take place at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Ben C Pratt / 6 Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912. more »»

Bad News Miracle/Salute to '76 on May 6

Bad News Miracle/Salute to '76 on May 605-06 In a tribute to the 1976 smash hit film "The Bad News Bears," the Fort Myers Miracle will wear special Bad News Bears jerseys that will be auctioned off during the game on Friday, May 6 at 7:05 p.m., with a pre-game live music! Tickets start at $7. more »»

Vino’s Picasso at Rotary Park

Vino’s Picasso at Rotary Park05-06 Go to www.vinopicasso.com and choose “Studio Calendars” then “Off Site” to see the Rotary Park schedule, cost, and the painting du jour. No alcohol will be sold at these classes, they are strictly BYO. more »»

Messiah Lutheran Church 'Shred it for Christ' event

05-07 Messiah Lutheran Church, located at 2691 NE Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, will host a "Shred it for Christ" event Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 11 a.m.. Residents may bring any unneeded personal paperwork that needs to be shredded. more »»

Moms Splash Free at Sun Splash

Moms Splash Free at Sun Splash05-07 Sun Splash Family Waterpark is offering free admission to moms during Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8, with the purchase of a regular priced child or teen general admission ticket. more »»

Mother’s Day Cruises in Fort Myers

Mother’s Day Cruises in Fort Myers05-07 Seas the Day with Mom! Pure Florida is celebrating mothers May 7-8, offering free cruises for moms when accompanied by paid adult or child admission! The Mother’s Day weekend cruises will set sail from The Marina at Edison Ford, located at 2360 W. First St. in Fort Myers, at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. more »»

“Oh the Food You’ll Eat”

05-07 The Friends’ of the Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library's annual Spring Luncheon will be held Saturday, May 7, with a short meeting 11:30 a.m. at the House of Omelets; lunch will be served at noon. The restaurant is located at 4703 S.W. 16th Place, Cape Coral. more »»

Fort Myers Miracle Special Needs Camp

Fort Myers Miracle Special Needs Camp05-07 Fort Myers Miracle host the 11th Annual Special Needs Camp with Dave Clark Baseball on Saturday, May 7, at 6:05 p.m. The legends of 96 K-ROCK, Stan and Haney, are back at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Ben C. Pratt / 6 Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912. more »»

Wings for Life World Run

Wings for Life World Run05-08 The Wings for Life World Run, is returning to Sunrise for its third year on May 8, 2016. All profits from the registration fees will fund spinal cord injury research. more »»

Moms Splash Free at Sun Splash

Moms Splash Free at Sun Splash05-08 Sun Splash Family Waterpark is offering free admission to moms during Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8, with the purchase of a regular priced child or teen general admission ticket. more »»

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Meetings

Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Meetings05-10 Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife Meetings at Rotary Park The Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife meet the second Tuesday of the month at Rotary Park from 7:00pm – 9:00pm (No meeting June, July or August). more »»

Southwest Florida Workforce Summit

05-12 Jeanne Sweeney, founder and president of the Above Board Chamber of Florida, in cooperation with Title Sponsor Southwest Florida International Airport, will present the Southwest Florida Workforce Summit Thursday, May 12, at Harborside Event Center. The event will feature an open job fair from 10 a. more »»

Dog obedience classes

05-12 The Gulf Coast Humane Society, 2010 Arcadia St., Fort Myers, has partnered with K-Nine Connections to begin Basic Obedience classes for adopted or rescued pets. The classes will be held at the Gulf Coast Humane Society on Thursday’s, at 6 p.m., continuously. more »»

Miracle's Community Celebration, May 12

Miracle's Community Celebration, May 1205-12 Celebrate the Israeli Independence Day and Jewish Heritage with the Fort Myers Miracle on Thursday, May 12, at 7:05 pm.! Tickets start at $7.50 and the game will take place at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Ben. C Pratt / 6 Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912. more »»

Intro to Florida Friendly Landscaping

Intro to Florida Friendly Landscaping05-13 Intro to Florida Friendly Landscaping at Rotary Park This is a great class for longtime residents and new residents alike. Learn what plants to use and where, how to create a beautiful and eco friendly yard, be efficient with your use of water and more. more »»

Bird count at Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve - East

05-14 Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day by participating in a bird count from 8-11 a.m., Saturday, May 14, at the Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve - East, 10130 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers. The event is free and open to the public.Participants will begin anytime after 8 a.m. more »»

Summer Crops Class at Rotary Park

Summer Crops Class at Rotary Park05-14 Learn about the edible plants you can grow in our HOT and HUMID summers. We will also discuss what options home gardeners have for killing knot nematodes in our soil when the summer sun is at its hottest. Speaker, Karen Harty, is Executive Director of the not-for-profit Grow A Gardener Inc. more »»

Clerk of Courts to extend hours during Passport Week

05-16 During Passport Week, the Lee County Clerk of Court’s Recording Office will offer extended hours each weekday and four hours on Saturday.The office will be open Monday through Friday, May 16 – 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Cape Coral Canalwatch Seminar at Rotary

Cape Coral Canalwatch Seminar at Rotary05-17 Find out how you can become a Canalwatch volunteer and join Cape Coral’s long-running, volunteer based, water sampling program. New volunteers are always welcome. more »»

Clerk of Courts to extend hours during Passport Week

05-18 During Passport Week, the Lee County Clerk of Court’s Recording Office will offer extended hours each weekday and four hours on Saturday.The office will be open Monday through Friday, May 16 – 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Dog obedience classes

05-19 The Gulf Coast Humane Society, 2010 Arcadia St., Fort Myers, has partnered with K-Nine Connections to begin Basic Obedience classes for adopted or rescued pets. The classes will be held at the Gulf Coast Humane Society on Thursday’s, at 6 p.m., continuously. more »»

Clerk of Courts to extend hours during Passport Week

05-20 During Passport Week, the Lee County Clerk of Court’s Recording Office will offer extended hours each weekday and four hours on Saturday.The office will be open Monday through Friday, May 16 – 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Back Waters of Matlacha Pass Kayak Tour

Back Waters of Matlacha Pass Kayak Tour05-20 Back Waters of Matlacha Pass Kayak Tour with GAEA Guides Wander through some fascinating mangrove creeks, see many birds (white pelicans, may be here from the North), manatees and dolphin. Learn about the critters and the ecology of the estuary. more »»

Join the Miracle and Barry Williams

Join the Miracle and Barry Williams05-20 Join the Fort Myers Miracle in welcoming TV's Greg Brady, actor Barry Williams on Friday, May 20! "The Brady Bunch" star will sign autographs, pose for pictures and throw out the first pitch. Tickets start at $7.50 and the game will take place at 7:05 p.m. more »»

Clerk of Courts to extend hours during Passport Week

05-21 During Passport Week, the Lee County Clerk of Court’s Recording Office will offer extended hours each weekday and four hours on Saturday.The office will be open Monday through Friday, May 16 – 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Celebrate Memorial Day with the Miracle!

Celebrate Memorial Day with the Miracle!05-21 Celebrate Memorial Weekend with the Fort Myers Miracle on Saturday, May 21, for a top notch fireworks show after the game! Tickets start at $8.50 and the game will take place at 6:05 p.m. more »»

Join the Miracle for Education Day

Join the Miracle for Education Day05-23 Let’s play ball #SWFL. Join the Fort Myers Miracle for day devoted to baseball and education on Monday, May 23! Tickets start at $7.50 and the game will take place at 10:35 a.m. at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Ben C Pratt / 6 Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912. more »»

Florida’s Mammals Class at Rotary Park

Florida’s Mammals Class at Rotary Park05-24 Learn about all the mammals found in Southwest Florida, including prehistoric mammals that once roamed our lands. Please RSVP in advance. more »»

7th Annual SPADA-thon

05-24 SPADA Salon & Day Spa is pleased to announce SPADA-thon, an annual event to support PACE Center for Girls, Lee and the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, will take place from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, May 24. Join the party at SPADA, located at 13161 McGregor Blv. more »»

Karate for Self-Defense at Rotary Park

Karate for Self-Defense at Rotary Park05-25 All techniques are taught by Hilmar Fuchs in a fun, safe atmosphere. Participants do not need to be well coordinated or in top physical condition to participate. No classes June 15th thru July 20th, be sure to get an accurate schedule from the park office or instructor. more »»

Bat Kayak Tour with GAEA Guides

Bat Kayak Tour with GAEA Guides05-26 This tour departs from North Fort Myers with GAEA Guides - Guided Kayak Nature Tours. Meeting locations given upon registration. Visit a lovely creek in the wilderness of North Fort Myers. This is part of our estuary system, with many plants and animals. more »»

Dog obedience classes

05-26 The Gulf Coast Humane Society, 2010 Arcadia St., Fort Myers, has partnered with K-Nine Connections to begin Basic Obedience classes for adopted or rescued pets. The classes will be held at the Gulf Coast Humane Society on Thursday’s, at 6 p.m., continuously. more »»

Dog Daze of Summer/Irish Heritage Night

Dog Daze of Summer/Irish Heritage Night05-26 Bring your pooch to the park on Thursday, May 26. at 7:05 p.m., for the Dog Daze of Summer! Tickets start at $7.50 and the game will take place at 10:35 am at Hammond Stadium at the CenturyLink Sports Complex, 14400 Ben C Pratt / 6 Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912. more »»

Memorial Day weekend cruises in Ft Myers

Memorial Day weekend cruises in Ft Myers05-27 Pure Florida is honoring members of the U.S. military throughout Memorial Day weekend, offering free cruises May 27-30 for veterans and active duty service members when accompanied by paid adult or child admission. Cruises will set sail from The Marina at Edison Ford, located at 2360 W. First St. more »»

 
 
 
 
 

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