Events And Fun Facts

  • 12Jun2006

    Can you Name this Creature?

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    Every now and then nature surprises us with an opportunity to learn. This time I was given a "lesson in lizards" by my eight year old son John. Before last week, I thought a lizard was a lizard. Not so! Our yard provided my son with the perfect class on anoles. I was his only student but nevertheless his enthusiasm was full throttle.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 1Jun2006
    Sanibel Causeway Constuction Schedule Update

    Sanibel Causeway Constuction Schedule Update

    The Sanibel Causeway bridge construction is proceeding at a steady pace. The following is the latest update on the projected schedule.

    Bridge A is scheduled to be open for traffic September 2006. Bridge B will be open for traffic first in July 2006, and Bridge C will be completed last and open for traffic January 2007.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 11Feb2006

    Sanibel Youth Flag Football

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    Sanibel and Captiva Youth Flag Football wrapped up its third season Friday February 10th, 2006. The league was started by Eric Pfeifer in 2003 and continues to be a favorite winter sport with many island children. Games are played on Friday nights under the lights at the Sanibel School. Many parents are involved helping coach, and referee. If you know of anyone interested in the 2006-2007 youth Flag Football League, contact Eric Pfeifer.

    Pictured: Darby Pfeifer, Eric Pfeifer & John Pfeifer with the flag football league trophies.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 14Jan2006
    Sanibel Island Youth Basketball

    Sanibel Island Youth Basketball

    Basketball Season is in full swing on Sanibel Island. Saturday mornings find many young families up early and in the Gymnasium at the Sanibel Rec. Center. Players as young as Kindergartners enjoy learning the skills needed to play as a team. At this young age, the focus is not on the score or the final outcome, but instead on learning to have fun and play as a team.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 25Dec2005
    Christmas Day on Sanibel Island

    Christmas Day on Sanibel Island

    When I took my family down to the beach on Donax Street, we were greeted by a beautiful Christmas Tree decorated with flowers for ornaments. In the sand next to the tree a shell message greeted all beach goers wishing them a Merry Christmas.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 1Nov2005
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh "GIFT FROM THE SEA" 50th Aniversary Festival:

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh "GIFT FROM THE SEA" 50th Aniversary Festival:

    Fifty years of wisdom, insight and inspiration will be celebrated during the week-long “Gift from the Sea” 50th Anniversary Festival on Captiva Island, Nov. 12-18, 2005. The festival will celebrate the 50th anniversary of author-aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s best-selling book, “Gift from the Sea,” which was inspired by visits the author made to Captiva Island in the early 1950s. The festival’s theme is “Celebrating 50 years of Wisdom, Insight and Inspiration: 1955-2005.”

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 6Oct2005

    DING DARLING DAYS ARE HERE!

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    J.N. “Ding” Darling Days are just around the corner! With Sanibel land donated from the Federal Government and Sanibel lands acquired by friends of “Ding” and other concerned citizens the Refuge was formed. The 1962 formation of the J.N. “Ding” Darling Conservation Foundation has continued his vision of wildlife education & conservation. The non-profit Ding Darling Wildlife Society along with the J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge continue to provide educational material to promote preservation and conservation.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 17Sep2005

    Sanibel Kids Care

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    In response to the disaster that Hurricane Katrina left in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, a Sanibel and Captiva Island Wide Rummage Sale will be held from 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Saturday September 17th. All the proceeds from this one day sale will benefit the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Efforts. All unsold items will be donated to the Salvation Army to be given directly to hurricane victims.

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer