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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
  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    12/12/2017
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Painting as Sculpture

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Paintings need not always be smooth and two‐dimensional. Creating a painting with various materia...


  • Painting as Sculpture

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 02:30PM

    Paintings need not always be smooth and two‐dimensional. Creating a painting with various materia...


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    12/12/2017
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

    The Surfside Sunset Market is located at The Shops at Surfside. From November through April, the ...


  • After-school Clique, 3rd-5th grades

    12/12/2017
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    avorite books, new books, never-knew-existed books plus puzzles, games, crafts and more! Geared s...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/12/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Fishing Club Holiday Party

    12/12/2017
    06:00PM — 08:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Fishing Club meets monthly through the season and sponsors several group fishi...


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


  • The music from the classic A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Steinway Artist Jim Martinez and h...


  • Sanibel Island Farmer's Market

    12/17/2017
    08:00AM — 01:00PM

    The Sanibel Island Farmers Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    12/17/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

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


  • Miracle on 34th Street

    12/17/2017
    02:00PM

    Holiday tradition. Based on the movie of the same name, Miracle On 34th Street features a book an...


  • FOODIES & YOGIS: Basil & Back Care

    12/17/2017
    04:00PM — 06:00PM

    Calling all soul seeking, health conscious, cuisine curious peeps! Most bodies & minds need assi...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/17/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/17/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • The environmental center is open to the public Monday-Saturday, from 8am-4pm, unless there is a p...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    12/18/2017
    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...


  • Edison & Ford Holiday Nights

    12/18/2017
    05:30PM

    The winter homes, gardens, and historic buildings of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are decorated w...


  • Night Lights in the Garden

    12/18/2017
    06:00PM — 09:00PM

    More lights on more nights are planned for the annual Night Lights in the Garden at the Naples Bo...


  • The second annual fundraiser for the Estero High School Culinary Program will be held on Monday a...


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


  • Ballroom Dancing

    12/18/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

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


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