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9 Things to Do in & Around the Bonita Springs Area this July 2017

We've compiled 10 fun things that are happening through the end of July 2017 for our readers to explore.

Beyond the Plate: local event series of good food for a good cause

You can gather your clients, friends or business associates to enjoy great conversation and learn from the area’s finest chef’s right in our YMCA.

Back to the Roots: DIY backyard farming, California firm’s grassroots push

California-based Back to the Roots today sells herb, veggie and sunflower kits, all edible, easily grown in a back patio and part of the urban/sustainable farming movement.

Kids in the Kitchen: Cookonomics at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, taste of the world

Cookonomics—with different themes—is a year-round kids program introducing them to something more exotic than cookies, such as preparing and tasting cultural dishes.

Street Smarts: Historic Anna Maria Island’s Pine Avenue Bustles, Savvy Builders with Green Dreams

Pine Avenue has been called a lot of things. But the one thing you can’t call it: underutilized.

Little Blue Heron in its White Phase is Often Confused with Other Herons & Egrets

The little blue heron (Egretta caerulea) is listed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) as a Species of Special Concern.

Living the Free-range Dream: Southwest Florida Couple Runs One-of-a-Kind Circle C Ranch

Happy Hens is home to 1,500 free-range hens and recently expanded to provide more pasture space.

We Are What We Eat, Drink, Breathe: In the Fields & Kitchen with Chef Kristina San Filippo of the Purple Spoon

If you have purchased from the Purple Spoon: a Culinary Hub in Bonita Springs, you know Chef Kristina San Filippo’s philosophy on local foods.

Bonita & Estero: July/August 2017 Issue

The July/August issue of Bonita & Estero Magazine focuses on health and wellness, such as the healing properties of certain foods, as well as local initiatives for mindfulness.

Gulf Title Guaranty Agency's Owner Talks New Location & Future Goals

We were able to get in touch with owner Sharon M. Green to learn more about how the move went and the goals for the agency in the future.


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


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


  • Mondays with Marie

    02/26/2018
    09:00AM — 02:00PM

    Local artist, Marie Dyer, teaches a variety of workshops including landscape and silk painting fo...


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


  • There's nothing better than a day of discovery on the ocean. Come get your feet wet with us as we...


  • Open Painting at The Paint Escape

    02/27/2018
    10:00AM — 06:00PM

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


  • Surfside Sunset Market

    02/27/2018
    01:00PM — 06:00PM

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


  • Wicked Dolphin Distillery Tour

    02/27/2018
    03:00PM — 04:00PM

    We will take you through the steps of how we source our ingredients, cook, ferment, distill, in o...


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


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