Category Archives: Articles of Interest

Sea Turtle & Marine Life Mortality – All Time High

You may or may not have heard about the red tide/algal bloom chaos that is going on in Florida, chances are you have since it’s pretty hard to ignore at this point. Below are just a few things that would be useful for the community to know in regard to the bloom and tips on what you can do to... Read More »


Yoga the Easy Way

Are you one of those many people who like the idea of practicing yoga but just can’t get into it? Well, in our constant search for ways to help you in your quest for self-improvement we have found a way for you to gain the benefits of yoga without all the floor activity. It’s called Yoga! According to ancient yoga... Read More »


F.I.S.H. Food Drive

F.I.S.H. food drive is happening now until May 31st and is being held by the Sanibel & Captiva Island Association of Realtors Communication and P.R. Committee. For those of you who may or may not know F.I.S.H. is a human services organization located on Sanibel and they have been around for 30+ years with a focus on ‘neighbors helping neighbors’.... Read More »


Interested in making vegetarian or vegan foods?

Have you been wanting to cook up your own vegetarian or vegan cuisines but don’t know where to start? Look no further, Sanibel Community Association is having a hands on class to help you do just that! This class will take place Tuesday May 15th from 10am – 12pm but you must register by 12pm Wednesday May 9th if you... Read More »


Coral Reef Restoration Lecture

Have an interest in helping save coral reefs or would just like to learn more about the threats harming coral reefs? Check out the free program this Friday, April 6th with guest speaker and scientist Dr. Erin Muller. There will be two lectures, 10am and 1pm and will be held at “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Don’t miss out on... Read More »


Sanibel Island History

Sanibel Island –  Born of a Revolution Sanibel got its beginnings about 6,000 years ago as a spit of sand in the Gulf of Mexico. It grew with sand deposits from the Caloosahatchee River and ultimately became an island of 15 to 20 miles. It was discovered by Ponce de Leon of Spain in 1513. After several hundred years of... Read More »


2018 Shell Fair

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halloween on sanibel island

Trick or Treat the Sanibel Way

The fun and high jinks of Halloween is active and spine-tingling on these paradise islands. The city has made it official by suggesting that trick or treating start at 5 PM and run to 8:30 PM. And they have loaded city police cars with candy for any trick or treaters they meet along the way. So the islands are ready... Read More »


3 Ways To Feel Good On Sanibel Island

Get A Compliment From A Stranger This is a feel-good sort of activity that was launched last spring and seems to have caught fire. It’s supposed to be sweeping the country according to reports. It involves painted rocks – a line image painted on one side of the rock and un uplifting message on the other side. They are placed... Read More »


Captiva In The News

Captiva was recently mentioned in a great article about traveling to Florida. Instead of fighting the crowds in larger beach destinations, choose a low-key, laid-back island with friendly neighbors, family-friendly lifestyle and plenty of homes and condos for rent or sale. There is a reason why Sanibel Island and Captiva are always making the “Best of Lists” in travel news.... Read More »