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On Friday, August 28, enjoy an evening of dancing, friends and fabulous
entertainment at the Cahlua and Cream Super Seventies Show at
Lake Kennedy Center. Come dressed to impress in your “little red dress” or
“bold black” attire. Appetizers and beverages will be served. BYOB. Doors open at
Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is pre-
ferred by calling 574-0575.
Lake Kennedy Center is located at 400 Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral.
On Saturday morning, Alliance for the Arts offers free yoga sessions beneath the
shade trees during its weekly GreenMarket. The one-hour sessions begin at 9:30 a.m.
and are suitable for all kill levels, including beginners.
The Alliance holds its GreenMarket every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Located on a 10-acre campus, it is a great place to find an exclusive selection of
locally grown, caught and cultivated foods, and other products available to sample and
purchase. There is live entertainment by local musicians and fun activities for kids,
gardening classes and live cooking by local chefs. The GreenMarket hosts neighbors
and small growers who bring seasonal, very limited crops to market. Do you have fruit
from a few backyard trees, a good tomato crop from the kitchen garden, or some ber-
ries gathered in an outing? If so, the Alliance will help you bring it to the community.
Bartering is encouraged; trade your small crop for market items you may need.
From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., the Alliance features free yoga sessions. Reservations
are not required.
Led by registered yoga teacher Anna Withrow, the free yoga sessions are held
beneath the shade trees during GreenMarket. They are suitable for all levels and begin-
ners are welcome. Supervised children are also encouraged to join in. Bring a yoga
mat, sunscreen and water.
Alliance for the Arts is located at 10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, near the
Colonial intersection. For more information, call 939-2787 or go to www.artinlee.org.
Also on Saturday, August 29, join Southwest Florida artist Marie Dyer and create
your own hand-painted silk scarf at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. The work-
shop runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Known for her vivid floral and landscape paintings, Dyer has been a featured artist
at Edison Ford. She has taught Scarf Art workshops at locations throughout the New
England area. Dyer will teach a variety of techniques to inspire painters of all levels to
create their own one-of-a-kind scarf. The scarves can be worn or used as art pieces for
The cost for the workshop is $75 for Edison Ford members and $80 for non-mem-
bers. Cost includes materials and scarf. Scarf Art classes will be held in the historic
Edison Caretaker’s House. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch or drop by the
Banyan Café or The Marina at Edison Ford.
The Edison & Ford Winter Estates is located at 2350 McGregor Boulevard, Fort
Myers. To register for the Scarf Art Workshop with Marie Dyer, call Leeanne Criswell
at 334-7419 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Wednesdays, the Ostego Bay Foundation’s Marine Science Center offers
tours of San Carlos Island’s commercial fishing fleet. The three-hour guided tour starts
at 9 a.m.
It includes a one-and-a-half hour guided visit at the museum which contains a touch
tank, a hands-on beach area and several aquariums and exhibits. The tour continues
with a visit to the commercial fishing industry, including Erickson & Jensen Supply
House, Trico Shrimp loading dock and Beach Seafood. See how the boats are unload-
ed, the trawl doors are built, the shrimp nets are hand-sewn, the seafood is processed,
and other important factors used in this unique million dollar industry; a memorable
The cost for the tour is $15 per adult and $10 for children seven years of age and
older. Reservations are required.
The Ostego Bay Foundation Marine Science Center located at 718 Fishermans
Wharf on San Carlos Island in Fort Myers Beach. Call 765-8101 or go to www.
Ostego Bay offers fascinating tours of the area’s million dollar shrimp industry
Warm up with Yoga Bird this Saturday at the Alliance for the Arts. The free yoga session
begins at 9:30 a.m. during GreenMarket, which runs until 1 p.m.
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for seniors and students.
September 8 – Art Talk Tuesday
Meet the artist(s) and join us for a walk
and talk about the current exhibition,
learn about different media and see what
inspires and evokes the artist to create.
Engage with the artists and celebrate their
creativity. Tickets are $5 each, free for
Art Center members
September 10 – Connect Networking
Positive and informative networking
event, with uplifting topics, guest speak-
ers, raffle prizes and appetizers. Expand
your business and personal relationships.
Get to know each other and Connect in
your community. Connect Networking
is held the seconnd Thursday of every
month. All are welcome.
Event runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
General admission is $10, a business pro-
motional table is $30.
September 24 – Art & Poetry
Come and enjoy an evening of local
art, poetry and much more. Artists will
have the opportunity to showcase their
work and share it with the local com-
munity. This is a chance for anyone and
everyone to come and meet upcoming
artists and poets in the area. Event begins
at 8 p.m. and admission is $10.
For more information, visit www.
sbdac.com or call 333-1933.
TGIM Film Screening
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