Reasons for the Season: Ice hockey, short films, art and other fun
Oct 25, 2017 07:29PM
● Published by Mandy Carter
Holiday in the Park is an annual magical event for all ages in Bonita Springs. Photo courtesy of Naples Daily News.
CHEER ON THE EVERBLADES
Take the family to Germain Arena to cheer on the Florida
Everblades ice hockey team during its 217-2018 season. The home schedule is comprised of nine Wednesday
games, 13 Friday night games, and 14 Saturday games. To find out more, go to
Take in an Everblades games at Germain Arena. Photo courtesy of the Florida Everblades.
The 4th Bonita Springs Annual Short Film Fest Competition
takes place this year on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. at Prado Stadium 12
Theaters. This year, the
organizers have asked filmmakers to go back in time and create their magic
around the topic “Historic Bonita Springs.” Get tickets at
ART IN THE PARK
Palmira Golf Club and lifestyle community hold its Art in the
Park arts and crafts show annually at the Renaissance Center Club in Bonita
Springs. This year, the event will be take place on Friday, Nov. 10, from 10
a.m. to 1 p.m. Come see what the residents of Palmira have created, including
items such as hand-knitted wraps, wine bottle candles, hand-painted glass jewelry
and so much more! Call (239) 444-1185 for details.
SHOP ’TIL YOU DROP
Get all your holiday
shopping finished by checking out the more than 140 top designer and brand-name
outlet shops at Miromar Outlets mall in Estero. Savings can be as high as 70%
off retail prices. Shops are listed on the website: miromaroutlets.com/.
Miromar Outlets is where you’ll find gifts for everyone on your list. Photo courtesy of Miromar Outlets.
HOLIDAY IN THE PARK
City of Bonita Springs
officials remind families that a “blizzard in the park marks a sunny December
day each year in Bonita!” At press time, this year’s date had not been set;
it’s always in the first week in December. Organizers note the “magical event
includes a blizzard, a giant slow slide, snowfall area for kids, live holiday
music, free holiday train and horse-drawn carriage rides, apple cider, cookies
and more. All children ages 14 and younger receive a toy and a chance to meet
Mr. and Mrs. Claus!” For info, call 239-949-6262.
Mandy Carter is a local
mom with a passion for family travel, a popular travel blogger including her
own family blog at Acupful.com and the Digital Content & Engagement Editor
for TOTI Media.
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