Island Events


OCT 2018

24th – “Christmas in October Floral Workshop” at The Community House from 3 to 5 p.m.

25th – “Turtle Tracks”, SCCF Nature Center Auditorium at 10 a.m.

25th – Cooking Demonstration at The Community House at 4 p.m.

26th – “Baking Class (French Baker)” at The Community House from 10 a.m. until noon. Advance registration required.

26th – Island Paw’s “14th Annual Howl-O-Ween Bash” at Over Easy Café Patio from 5 to 7 p.m., pet costume contest & fundraiser to benefit Captains for Clean Water.

27th – 10th Annual 10K Race 4 FISH beginning at The Community House.

30th – “Pumpkin Carving & Halloween Decorating” at The Community House from 4 to 6 p.m.

31st – “Halloween Fall Festival Candy & Costume Carnival” at The Community House from 5 to 7 p.m.

NOV 2018

3rd – Flip Flop Family Scavenger Hunt” hosted by & to benefit Sanibel Sea School, begins at 10:30 a.m. & ends at Sanibel Congregational Church, call 239-472-8585 to register.

5th – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

11th – “37th CROW Taste of the Islands” at Sanibel Community Park from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

11th – Parent/Child (5-9 year- olds) Cooking Class at The Community House

17th – “The Launch” hosted by Coastal Keepers at The Sanibel Community House from 6 to 10 p.m. to benefit local conservation initiatives. Tickets at www.sancapcoastalkeepers.org/the-launch

27th – Happy Hour Holiday Shopping at “Ding” Darling.

29th – James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour at Il Cielo at 6:30 p.m. More info at www.ilcielosanibel.com

DEC 2018

3rd – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

7th – Sanibel Luminary

8th – Captiva Luminary

8th – BIG ARTS Concert Band Performance at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall at 7 p.m.

12th – BIG ARTS Community Chorus Holiday Concert at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall at 7 p.m.

13th – Parent/Child (5-9 year- olds) Cooking Class at The Community House

JAN 2019

5th – “Beginnings, the Premier “Chicago” Experience”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

6th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

7th – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

10th – “Pacifica Quartet with Sharon Isbin”, BIG ARTS at 7:30 p.m.

12th – “DuPue Brothers Band”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

13th – “Oboe Fusion”, BIG ARTS at 3:30 p.m.

17th – “Bumper Jacksons”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

19th – “Jonathan Biss”, BIG ARTS at 7:30 p.m.

20th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

23rd – Woodring Homestead 100th Anniversary Exhibit Unveiling, “Ding” Darling at 9 a.m. in the Visitor & Education Center Auditorium

25th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Debbie Miller, “Artic Wings: Birds of the Artic National Wildlife Refuge”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

25th – “A Night to Remember”, 1927-themed gala, hosted by The Sanibel Community Association at Sanibel Community House.

25th to April 19th – Friday Lecture Series J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge.

27th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

30th – “Twilight Talks: Be Our Guest: The History of Lodging on Sanibel & Captiva”, at Sanibel Community House in partnership between the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village & the Captiva Island Historical Society.

30th – “i luminate”, BIG ARTS at 7 p.m.

31st – Sanibel Library Author Series: “Hampton Sides”, ticket requests accepted for 24 hours beginning Wed Jan 2 at 9 a.m. at www.sanlib.org.

31st – “Dover Quartet with Peter Serkin”, BIG ARTS at 7:30 p.m.

FEB 2019

1st – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Richard Crossley, “The Crossley ID Guides: Waterfowl”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

2nd – “m-pact”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

3rd – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

4th – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

6th – Southwest Florida Symphony at BIG ARTS at 7:30 p.m.

9th – “Hot Club of San Francisco”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

10th – “Alfredo Muro with Natasha Farny”, BIG ARTS at 3:30 p.m.

12th – Sanibel Library Author Series: “Lily King”, ticket requests accepted for 24 hours beginning Sat Jan 12 at 9 a.m. at www.sanlib.org.

13th – “Go Wild For Ding” Fundraiser, “Ding” Darling.

14th – “New Shanghai Circus”, BIG ARTS at 7 p.m.

15th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Paul Bannick, “Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

17th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

22nd – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Anurag Agrawal: “Monarchs & Milkweek: A Migrating Butterfly, A Poisonous Plant, & Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

22nd – “Judy Collins”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

24th – “Parker Quartet”, BIG ARTS at 3:30 p.m.

MAR 2019

1st – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Warner Shedd, “Owls Aren’t Wise & Bats Aren’t Blind: A Naturalist Debunks Our Favorite Fallacies About Wildlife”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

1st – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

1st – “Sister Strikes Again! Late Nite Catechism 2”, BIG ARTS at 7:30 p.m.

3rd – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

5th – Sanibel Library Author Series: “Lisa Scottoline”, ticket requests accepted for 24 hours beginning Tues Feb 5 at 9 a.m. at www.sanlib.org.

7th, 8th, & 9th – 2019 Sanibel Shell Show at Sanibel Community House.

8th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Yve Morell, “The Big Year: A First For Women”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis.

8th – “Every Brilliant Thing”, BIG ARTS at 7:30 p.m.

9th – BIG ARTS Concert Band Performance at 7 p.m.

10th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

13th – “Twilight Talks: Sanibel History Quiz”, a Jeopardy-like game at the Sanibel Community House by the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village.

15th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Jeremy Conrad, “The Biological State of The Refuge”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis.

16th – “Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel”, BIG ARTS at 8 p.m.

17th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

22nd – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Dusty “Wildman” Crum & SWFMD’s Mike Kirkland, “Pythons: The Hunters, The Science”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis.

24th – Island Jazz in Boler Garden at BIG ARTS from 3 to 5 p.m. (bring your lawn chair)

29th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: “Lauren Blickley, “Drastic Plastic – Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis.

APR 2019

1st – “Kids Cooking” at The Community House from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Advance registration required.

5th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Jerry Lorenz, “Flamingos & Spoonbills: Pink Canaries in a Coal Mine”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

12th – “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friday Lecture Series: Denege Patterson, “Five Islands Never Flooded”, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., seating on 1st-come basis. Book signing to follow.

10th – “Twilight Talks: The History of Periwinkle Park”, at the Sanibel Community House by the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village.

MAY 2019

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.

JUN 2019

15th – Free admission day at the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village.

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NOTES:

big arts logoBIG ARTS = Barrier Island Group for the Arts, www.bigarts.org

chr-logo_main

 

CHR = Sanibel Community Housing Resources, www.sanibelchr.org

crow-logo

 

CROW   =  Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, www.crowclinic.org

Ding Darling Society logo

 

“Ding” Darling = J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge, www.dingdarlingsociety.org

Fish

 

FISH  = “Friends in Service Here” of Sanibel, www.fishofsanibel.com

 

Lsanibel-library-logoIBRARY = Sanibel Library, www.SanLib.org

Museum Logo

 

MUSEUM = Sanibel Historical Museum & Village

Community House logo

 

SCA = Sanibel Community Association at Sanibel Community House, www.sanibelcommunityhouse.net

SCCF logo

 

SCCF = Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, www.sccf.org

bailey-mathews shell museum sign

 

SHELL = The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, www.shellmuseum.org

6 thoughts on “Island Events

  1. Pingback: On Sanibel Island Luminary Night 2013 | SanibelSusan's Blog

  2. Could you add:
    Arts & Crafts Fair at the Center 4 Life (Library Way, off Palm Ridge) on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m.

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