Island Events


JAN 2018

until Feb 17th – “Noises Off”, at BIG ARTS Strauss Theater at 7:30 p.m.

17th – “Gator & Crocodile Tales”, SCCF Nature Center at 10 a.m.

18th – “Turtle Tracks”, SCCF Nature Center Auditorium at 10 a.m.

21st – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

21st – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by Jason L. Riley, Senior Fellow “Wall Street Journal”, “Violence in America” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

22nd – “Weeds & Seeds”, meet at Nature Center SCCF at 8:45 a.m. at base of porch & carpool to the site.

22nd – “Severe Weather: Hurricanes, Waterspouts & Lightning”, SCCF at 10 a.m.

22nd – “Workshop #1 – Love Your Home”, lunch by resident chef & design workshop by Decorating Den Interiors at Sanibel Community House, SCA, noon to 2 p.m. (reservations required by 1/19)

23rd – Talking Points Enrichment Lecture by James Rudin, “1943 – The Pivotal Year of World War II & America’s Emergency as a Superpower: A Seventy-Five Year Perspective”, at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 10 a.m.

23rd – “Make Your Own Solitary Bee Box at BHP”, SCCF Native Landscapes & Garden Center at the Bailey Homestead Preserve at 1300 Periwinkle Way at 10:30 a.m. RSVP at 239-472-1932.

25th – “Bobcat Tales”, SCCF auditorium at 10 a.m.

25th – “Frisson Ensemble Orchestra”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

27th – “Balsam Range”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

28th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

28th – “Hermitage Piano Trio”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery at 3:30 p.m.

29th – “Fire With a Purpose”, SCCF at 10 a.m.

30th – Talking Points Enrichment Lecture by Anthony Clark, “Monuments to Self: Presidential Libraries” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 10 a.m.

31st – “Otter Tales”, SCCF at 10 a.m.

31st – “Blind Pass: The Bridge That Connects”, joint presentation by Sanibel Historical Museum & Village with the Captiva Historical Society. At South Seas Resort at 5:30 p.m. Free but limited seating, reservations needed: by phone: 230-472-2323, email mail@captivaislandhistoricalsociety.org.

FEB 2018

1st – “New York Philharmonic String Quartet”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

1st to 17th – “Noises Off”, at BIG ARTS Strauss Theater at 7:30 p.m.

3rd – “The Modern Gentlemen”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

4th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

4th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

6th – “Native Plant Floral Design at BHP”, SCCF Native Landscapes & Garden Center at the Bailey Homestead Preserve at 1300 Periwinkle Way at 10:30 a.m. RSVP at 239-472-1932.

9th – “The Birdland All-Stars”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

10th – Mardi Gras 2018, annual fundraiser for Community Housing & Resources, at The Community House

11th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

11th – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by Michael Smerconish, CNN Radio/TV Host “Politics in 2018 and the Presidency” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

12th – “Weeds & Seeds”, meet at Nature Center SCCF at 8:45 a.m. at base of porch & carpool to the site.

12th – “Workshop #2 – Paradise Found – Coastal Elegance, Tropical Interiors, & Outdoor Living”, lunch by resident chef & design workshop by Decorating Den Interiors at Sanibel Community House, SCA, noon to 2 p.m. (reservations required by 2/6)

13th – Talking Points Enrichment Lecture by Ronald Petersen “How Early Can We Diagnose Alzheimer’s” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 10 a.m.

14th – 6th Annual “Go Wild for Ding” fundraiser by the Ding Darling Wildlife Society at The Community House

15th – “Miro Quartet with Jon Kimura Parker, Pianist”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

17th – “Hot Sardines”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

18th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

18th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

18th – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by William J. Burns, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, “U.S. Foreign Policy” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

19th – “Remembering Island Life In the 60’s”, Sanibel Historical Museum & Village gala fundraiser at The Community House at 6 p.m.

21st – “Pilobolus”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

23rd – “BIG ARTS Annual Benefit” with Darlene Love at Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

25th – “Fandango!”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery at 3:30 p.m.

26th – “Weeds & Seeds”, meet at Nature Center SCCF at 8:45 a.m. at base of porch & carpool to the site.

27th – Talking Points Enrichment Lecture by Ron Fournier “Love That Boy, Love That Beat: What 2 Presidents, 8 Road Trips, and My Son Taught Me About a Parent’s Expectations” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 10 a.m.

28th – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by Rachel Davis Mersey, Executive Director, Media Leadership Center, Northwestern University, “Journalism and Social Media” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

MAR 2018

1st, 2nd, 3rd – Shell Fair, Sanibel Community House

2nd – “Late Nite Catechism”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

3rd – “BIG ARTS Concert Band Spring Concert”, BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7 p.m.

4th – BIG ARTS Annual Pottery Sale in Boeler Garden 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

4th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

4th – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by Robert Danin, Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, “Israel” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

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

8th to Apr 7 – “Dames at Seas”, at BIG ARTS Strauss Theater at 7:30 p.m.

9th – “Shotgun Wedding”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

11th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

11th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

11th – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by Shanker Ramamurthy, IBM, “Artificial Intelligence” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

12th – “Weeds & Seeds”, meet at Nature Center SCCF at 8:45 a.m. at base of porch & carpool to the site.

12th – “Workshop #3 – Color Your Life”, lunch by resident chef & design workshop by Decorating Den Interiors at Sanibel Community House, SCA, noon to 2 p.m. (reservations required by 3/6)

13th – Talking Points Enrichment Lecture by Dr. Constantine Mantz and Dr. Syed Zafar “Cancer: Advances in Treatment and Diagnosis” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 10 a.m.

14th – Enrichment Lecture The Forum by Johan Norberg, Cato Institute, “Nationalism” at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

16th – “Recycled Percussion”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7:30 p.m.

18th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

20th – “Sanibel Restaurants of Yesteryear”, Twilight Talk by Sanibel Historical Village, held at The Community House at 7 p.m.  To reserve tickets, call 472-4648.

22nd – “Writers Read”, BIG ARTS Strauss Theater at 7:30 p.m.

23rd – “Hotel California”, Performing Arts at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 8 p.m.

25th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

25th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

26th – “Weeds & Seeds”, meet at Nature Center SCCF at 8:45 a.m. at base of porch & carpool to the site.

28th – Art Poems at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 7 p.m.

APR 2018

1st – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

1st to 7th – “Dames at Sea”, at BIG ARTS Strauss Theater at 7:30 p.m.

4th & 5th – BIG ARTS Community Chorus Spring Concerts at BIG ARTS Schein Performance Hall at 7 p.m.

8th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

9th – “Workshop #4 – Principles of Design – Design 101”, lunch by resident chef & design workshop by Decorating Den Interiors at Sanibel Community House, SCA, noon to 2 p.m. (reservations required by 4/3)

11th – “55 Years After The Causeway”, Twilight Talk by Sanibel Historical Village, held at The Community House at 7 p.m.  To reserve tickets, call 472-4648.

11th to 21st – “Grounded”, at BIG ARTS Strauss Theater at 7:30 p.m.

15th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

15th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

22nd – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

29th – “Island Jazz” at BIG ARTS Boeler Garden 3 to 5 p.m.

MAY 2018

11th – 7th Annual “Ding” Darling & Doc Ford’s Tarpon Tournament

13th – “Caloosahatchee Oxbow & Riverlore Cruise”, SCCF, 2.5-hour cruise, departs 1 p.m. from W.F. Franklin Lock & Dam Park off SR 80 in Olga. Space limited, must reserve in advance.

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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