Archive for May, 2017

Sanibel Celebrates World Oceans Day

As residents of Southwest Florida, we love our beautiful beaches and are proud to share them with visitors from around the world. Known to have some of the best shelling beaches in the world, we are committed to keeping our Gulf coast waters and beaches clean and healthy. On Wednesday, June 8 from 7 to 9 a.m., the Bailey-Matthews National Shell... Read More »

Free Summer Programs at ‘Ding’ Darling

One of the most spectacular places on Sanibel Island is the J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge. Its summer programs – offered this year from June 7 through August 5 – includes weekly guided walks, Wildlife Wonders talks and nature crafts. WEDNESDAY: Reading in the Refuge 10 – 10:45 a.m. Visitor & Education Center classroom Wildlife-related reading and craft session THURSDAY:... Read More »

24th Annual Sam Bailey’s Islands Night

On Wednesday, May 17, one of the most popular celebrations for Sanibel residents returns: Sam Bailey’s Islands Night at Hammons Stadium. The family-fun event begins with a parade followed by a baseball game hosted by hometown team, the Fort Myers Miracle. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the parade begins at 5:50 p.m. The Miracle team takes the field at... Read More »