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Friday night is movie night at the
Alliance for the Arts this Friday,
January 20 at 6:30 p.m .
The Outdoor Family Movie
Nights series begins on the
Alliance campus with Alvin and the
Chipmunks: The Road Chip. Families
are encouraged to bring lawn chairs,
coolers and blankets. Admission is free,
but a suggested $10 family donation
helps the Alliance continue offering
affordable family programming.
The Outdoor Family Movie Night
series continues on Friday, February
17 w i t h Ice Age: Collision Course and
concludes on March 10 with How To
Train Your Dragon 2. Movies begin at
Support for this event is provided
by DinoLingo.com Language Learning
Programs for Kids, Pediatric Densit y of
Fort Myers, GreenMedinfo, Riverside
Realty Group, LLC and Staging
For more information, visit w ww.
ArtInLee.org or call 939-2787
The McGregor Baptist Church in
Fort Myers plays host to multi-Grammy
Award-winner Bill Gaither, who will
host a spectacular evening of music,
laughter and encouragement featuring
the talent of the prestigious Gaither
Vocal Band this Friday, January 20.
The Gaither Vocal Band – with
the all-star lineup of David Phelps, Wes
Hampton, Adam Crabb, Todd Suttles
and Bill Gaither – will share timeless
gospel classics as well as refreshing,
inspiring new favorites embraced by
audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Few events have the ability unite
individuals from all walks of life the way
Gaither concerts do.
Joining The Gaither Vocal Band
for this special evening will be talented
female vocalist Charlotte Ritchie and
powerful male vocalist Gene McDonald,
as well as guitarist and comedian Kevin
This Gaither Vocal Band concert at
the McGregor Baptist Church in Fort
Myers will begin at 7 p.m. Complete
information, including ticket pricing,
is available by calling 936-1754 or
by visiting www.gaither.com or www.
premierproductions.com. To charge
tickets by phone, call 855-484-
1991. Group tickets are available
by calling 855-484-1991. Tickets
are also available online at w ww.
If you are heading to Fort Myers
Beach, check out the 7th annual
Putt & Pub Crawl in the island
downtown district this Saturday,
Cost per team is $225 for a team
of four golfers and includes specials at
each of the (watering) holes as well as
raffles, dinner and more. The nine-hole
creative course has stops at Matanzas
on the Bay, Smokin Oyster Brewery,
Yucatan Beach Stand, Pierside Grill and
Famous Blowfish Bar, Pete’s Time Out,
La Ola, The Salty Crab Bar & Grill,
The Cottage at Gulfshore Grill and The
Course opens at 10 a.m . All nine
holes in no particular order must be
completed by 5 p.m . Each bar sponsor
will supply each team member’s club
and ball. The 10th hole (after party) is
from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m .
This year’s fundraiser benefits the
Beach PTO and Beach Soccer. Prizes
will be awarded.
The field is almost full. If interested
in signing up, contact Sarah Poppins at
Lahaina Realty at firstname.lastname@example.org or
463-0000 ext. 11.
If you would rather dance on the
Beach, at tend the 6th annual Do
Wop Festival this Saturday, January
21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Santini
Marina Plaza, located at 7225 Estero
Boulevard on Fort Myers Beach.
DJ Larry will be spinning some
favorite tunes from the 1960s and
1970s throughout the festival, which
will feature a fresh produce market,
more than 30 artists and crafters,
dancers and more. Santini Plaza
restaurants will be offering their
specialties as well as Skye’s Mexican
restaurant offering margaritas and
A dance contest will begin at
noon. Dancers may register onsite on
Saturday at the DJ tent from 11 to
11:30 a.m. and request a tune.
For more information or to pre-
register for the dance contest, call
Bonnie Roberts at 443-8810.
Friends of Lakes Regional Library
will hold a book sale this Saturday,
January 21 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at
The sale features a large selection of
books, including fiction, non-fiction and
audio books as well as CDs and DVDs,
all at affordable prices.
Lakes Regional Library is located at
15290 Bass Road in Fort Myers.
The Mound House, Fort Myers
Beach’s oldest standing structure that
has recently been restored to its 1921
grandeur, is open as a cultural and
environmental learning center with
This Saturday, January 21, visit the
451 Connecticut site for a Mound Key
boat tour or a guided kayak eco-
tour from 9 a.m . to noon. Call 765-
0865 for information and reservations.
On Tuesday, January 24, visit
Newton Beach Park for a guided
Beach Walk. The free excursion will
teach you about all things found along
the beachfront. Newton Beach Park is
located at 4650 Estero Boulevard.
For more information and
availability, visit w ww.moundhouse.org
or call 765-0865.
Take a boat tour from the Mound House to Mound Key on Saturday
photo courtesy www.moundhouse.org
THE RIVER - JANUARY 20, 2017
Sunday, January 29th, 2:30 PM
First Church of Christ, Scientist
2390 West First Street
Fort Myers, Florida 33901
(Next to the Edison-Ford Estates)
Preview lecture on
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Explore the how-to of Scientific
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Prima Luce Joins ArtFest Fort Myers
ArtFest Fort Myers,
premier fine art
festival, is proud to announce
that Prima Luce is joining
them as a Supporting
“We are delighted to
be supported by Robert
MacFarlane, whose projects
Riviera, Beau Rivage and St.
Tropez have transformed the
cityscape,” explained Sharon
McAllister, ArtFest Fort
Myers executive director.
creation, Prima Luce,
a two-tower, 22-story
panoramic views of the
river and superb amenities,
and provides residents with
a lifestyle that embraces
Southwest Florida’s natural
ArtFest Fort Myers,
the annual juried fine art
festival, takes place on
February 3, 4 and 5 in the
Fort Myers River District.
Join the experience with 200 professional artists from across the county and
around the world, the largest high school art exhibit and competition in south
Florida, and free interactive art experiences for children of all ages.
For more information, visit w ww.ArtFestFortMyers.com.
Attendees at last year’s ArtFest Fort Myers photo provided
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