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A Sketch of the Islands

December 30, 2011 Sanibel and Captiva islands offer serene beauty, unspoiled beaches, abundant nature and loads of activities – all of which bring thousands of visitors to this paradise location each year. more »»

For Your Reading Pleasure

December 30, 2011 The Sanibel-Captiva Review, Volume 5, has been published and is now available for purchase at locations throughout Sanibel and Captiv. more »»

Island Book Nook to host author presentation

December 30, 2011 Carol Lincoln has published a children’s picture book about the crocodile that died on Sanibel two years ago. more »»

Florida cartoonist to sign copies of his latest release

December 23, 2011 Florida cartoonist Dave Horton will be signing copies of his latest release, “Welcome to Florida,from 11 a.m. To 1 p.m. Dec. 26 at Macintosh Bookstore, 2407 Periwinkle Way. more »»

Rusty Brown returns in 'Painted Women' performance

December 23, 2011 On Jan. 19 Rusty Brown, local Fort Myers feminist historian, will tell the true but little-known stories of the female subjects in famous portraits. more »»

First Fridays at the library

December 23, 2011 The popular “First Friday Stories for Grown Ups” will open its season Jan. 6 at the Sanibel Public Library. more »»

The Secret is Out and So Is the Cat

December 3, 2011 Sanibel author Karen Kirk Richards sits outside Toys Ahoy with Bruce Kiel, illustrator for both of her children's books. more »»

MacIntosh book shop hosts Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day

December 3, 2011 In the age of iPads and Kindles, bookstores are often taken for granted. An actual store with printed reading material can seem as antique as last week's Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. more »»

A Shark's Tooth

December 3, 2011 Brothers Eric and Peter Howard, visiting Sanibel Island from Redmond, Wash., Found this shark's tooth at the Gulf Pines beach during low tide. more »»

Captiva Cruises to resume tour to Pineland

December 3, 2011 Captiva Cruises’ newest expedition in its “Discover Southwest Florida History” tours will focus on the fishing cultures in Pine Island Sound; a story of fascinating characters and traditions. more »»

Illuminating the Darkness

December 3, 2011 The Sanibel Sea School held its inaugural luminary at South Seas Island Resort the day before Thanksgiving. more »»

Edgy Films and Documentaries That Change the World

November 23, 2011 BIG ARTS Film Society brings back the ever-popular Not-for-Monday-Night Film Series in November with three U.S. documentaries and the 2011 Oscar-nominated “The Kids Are All Right. more »»

Sanibel author earns Silver award for children's book

November 23, 2011 Kyle L. Miller wrote a fictional children's book featuring a Snowy Plover shorebird, a maverick ghost crab and 14 other birds commonly seen on coastal beaches. more »»

Night Sky Astronomy Cruise is Back

November 15, 2011 Captiva Cruises will be offering its Night Sky Astronomy Cruise again this season. Linger out on the water, sail and cruise under the stars and enjoy an introduction to our night sky. more »»

Captiva Cruises resumes Pineland tour

November 15, 2011 Captiva Cruises’ newest expedition in its “Discover Southwest Florida History” tours will focus on the fishing cultures in Pine Island Sound; a story of fascinating characters and traditions. more »»

Local author to host first book signing at Island Book Store

October 28, 2011 Sanibel resident and author Karen Richards will host her very first book signing for her second children's book "There's a Secret on Sanibel, and Captiva too!" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. more »»

Lee County Sheriff reads to kids at Sanibel Recreation Center

October 28, 2011 By SHANNEN HAYES shayes@breezenewspapers. more »»

Sanibel Writers Conference to feature many big literary names

October 21, 2011 Big literary names such as Henry Rollins, John Sayles, Dan Bern and John K. Samson will be headlining the Sanibel Island Writers Conference scheduled to take place Nov. more »»

Sanibel author nominated as finalist for President’s Book Award

October 14, 2011 ooPHOTOSoo Sanibel author Charlie Sobczak has been chosen as a finalist for the President’s Book Award by the Florida Publishers Association. On Sept. 28, the FPA notified Indigo Press, L.L.C. more »»

Sanibel Island Writers Conference to feature Sayles, Rollins

October 13, 2011 Florida Gulf Coast University invites aspiring writers to attend the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, scheduled to take place Thursday, Nov. 3 through Sunday, Nov. more »»



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