Category Archives: Island Goings On

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 »


Getting Involved On Sanibel

Living on Sanibel is more than just owning property and enjoying the many island pleasures. It is a quiet, caring bustling residential community that has a point-of-view –  one that has thoughtfully managed the development of the island and preserved its natural beauty with a commitment that is widely admired. Sanibel is a frame of mind – an idea that... 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 »


SCCF MARINE LAB CONSTRUCTION

The $1.6 million dollar SCCF marine laboratory’s construction is well underway. The first week of June should see the first level floor being installed and framing should start around July 4th. The anticipated completion date is December. The new building includes an outdoor experimentation area with tanks and running sea water which will allow staff to conduct on site research. Read More »


Cooking Classes on Sanibel

The Culinary Education Center is now offering cooking classes at the Community House. These classes accommodate up to 20 people and are hands-on. Children’s classes are offered once weekly. Everyone is welcome! Visit www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net for a full listing of classes and demonstrations scheduled. Read More »


Sanibel Farmers Market Is Back

Every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall parking area. The market sells produce and artisan products that are grown or made locally. It’s been operating for a number of years now and has had a wonderful consumer response. This year there is a second vendor of fresh produce. The Community Church has collaborated with Worden Farms... Read More »


Go To The Movies At Ding Darling

The fifth annual Ding Darling Wednesday Film series is continuing through April, 2017. The films are shown bi-weekly at the Visitor and Education Center starting at 1 p.m. There are a full range of topics covered in the films. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis, so get there early. A full description of the schedule and the films... Read More »