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Bonita & Estero: May/June 2017 Issue

May 22, 2017 09:55AM ● Published by Kevin

Home is truly where the heart is, so we've packed the May-June issue of Bonita & Estero Magazine with ideas that will inspire you to express yourself in your home, no matter where that happens to be. From the latest home decor trends to gardening and landscaping tips to creative ways of spending time as a family, this issue is guaranteed to make you feel good about where you live.

Read some of our top stories below.

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Lee VS language arts teacher Liz Kroll reviews writing expectations with high schoolers Photo courtesy of Lee Virtual School

Alt Ed - Lee Virtual School’s classroom-free education evolves and expands

Lee Virtual School’s original enrollment of 47 students stealthily rose to 328 full-time and 3,564 part-time students in kindergarten through 12th grade this year. Read More » 

 

William and Marie Selby left their Sarasota home and grounds

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Marc Chagall in bloom, historical exhibit runs through late July

Sarasota’s Marie Selby Botanical Gardens saw an opportunity to explore the Russian-French artist and his work in a way that had never been done. Read More » 

Kingfisher Genus fossils dating back 2 million years have been found in Alachua County Florida Photo courtesy of William R Cox

Belted Kingfisher - Common August through February on Sanibel

The belted kingfisher is the most widespread kingfisher in North America. Easily recognized by its repeated feeding dives, large head crest and rattling call. Read More » 

  

Crafting Spirits at List Distillery - A story behind every bottle at local distiller - May 27 2017 0922AM

Crafting Spirits at List Distillery - A story behind every bottle at local distiller

List Distillery opened its doors to the public last July and has been on a roll ever since. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of The A Cappella Group

Perfecting the Pitch - Elite Cypress Lake performers, popular before Hollywood hoopla

Since 2003, Cypress Lake High School in Fort Myers has been the home to TAG, or The A Cappella Group. Read More » 

 

Photo by Ann Marie OPhelan

Gardening With Our Little Sprouts - Your child’s outdoor nursery, valuing work, her field of greens

Gardening is a rich opportunity to share with your kids, instilling patience, self-reliance, the hard lessons of work and rewards. Read More » 

 

In Print 2017
  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/22/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/22/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Step Up to Art

    09/22/2017
    04:00PM — 05:30PM

    Come join fine artist Kathy Dunn in this new and exciting art series for your growing artists! Ch...


  • Sunset Celebration at Times Square

    09/22/2017
    05:00PM — 10:00PM

    Live Music, Food and Fun at Time Square on Fort Myers Beach


  • Craving Fashion 2017

    09/22/2017
    05:30PM — 08:00PM

    Join us on September 22nd from 5:30pm-8:00pm for our 5th annual Craving Fashion. This food and fa...


  • Ladies' Night at The Paint Escape

    09/22/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    Ceramic painting for children and adults, create a decorative item. Friday night offers ladie...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/22/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Sunday Farmers Market

    09/24/2017
    08:30AM — 01:00PM

    Meet in the Historic Settlement of Koreshan State Historic Site at our quaint market EVERY SUNDAY...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/24/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Explore the Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, listed on the National Register of Histo...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    09/24/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Drawing I & II

    09/24/2017
    02:00PM — 04:00PM

    This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I. We will also revis...


  • SPECIAL TIME!!! HAPPY HOUR and Doors OPEN at 4:45pm, GAME Starts at 5:30pm SPECIAL MILITARY RA...


  • "ALOHA" FAASWFL Hawaiian Night

    09/24/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    The Filipino American Association of SWFL proudly presents it' Annual ALOHA Hawaiian Night on Sep...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/25/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/28/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Race your way to a healthier you this fall and join us for the 2nd annual Inspiring Health 5k & 1...


  • Improv Tonight!

    10/07/2017
    08:00PM

    Join us the first Saturday of every month for some of Southwest Florida’s best improvisational co...


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