25th – “Shorebirds of Sanibel & Captiva”, SCCF at 2 p.m.
2nd & 3rd – 8th Annual “Ding” Darling & Doc Ford’s Tarpon Tournament.
6th – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.
11th – SCCF Caloosahatchee Oxbow & River-lore Cruise, 2.5 hour cruise departs from south side of river at W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam off SR 80 in Olga at 9 a.m., returning at 11:30 a.m., advance reservations required, on 41-passenger pontoon boat.
15th – Free admission day at the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village.
19th & 20th – “Ding” Darling Days with Conservation Art Day on Oct 19 & Family Fun Day on Oct 20.
26th – 10th Annual 10K Race for FISH at The Community House.
1st – “Ding” Darling 75th Anniversary Holiday Happy Hour Shopping
12th – 75th Anniversary “Go Wild for “Ding” Event
5, 6, & 7th – 83rd Annual Sanibel Shell Festival at The Community House.
1st – Official Ding Darling 75th Anniversary Celebration
BIG ARTS = Barrier Island Group for the Arts, www.bigarts.org
CHR = Sanibel Community Housing Resources, www.sanibelchr.org
CROW = Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, www.crowclinic.org
“Ding” Darling = J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge, www.dingdarlingsociety.org
FISH = “Friends in Service Here” of Sanibel, www.fishofsanibel.com
LIBRARY = Sanibel Library, www.SanLib.org
MUSEUM = Sanibel Historical Museum & Village
SCA = Sanibel Community Association at Sanibel Community House, www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net
SCCF = Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, www.sccf.org
SHELL = The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, www.shellmuseum.org