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Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-12 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-12 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-12 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Family Library event

02-12 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime beginning at 11 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. Call 461-3188. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

02-12 The Kiwanis meet at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha at 7:30 a.m. featuring a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. All meetings end by 9 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-12 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Kiwanis meeting

02-12 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will meet at Bert's Bar and Grill for breakfast at 7:30 A.m. followed by a meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Flamingo Bay Bingo

02-12 A sociable game of bingo is playes with two smoke breaks and a half time break of free cookies, coffee and iced tea. The progressive jackpot is always $250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a cup for coffee and a non-perishable food items for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Library adult program - chess

02-12 Play or learn the game of chess at the Pine Island Public Library beginning at 3 p.m. Chess sets will be provided or bring your own if preferred. more »»

AA Meetings

02-12 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-12 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-12 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pirate Fest activities begin at Bert’s

02-12 Ahoy mattes! The original Bert’s Bar & Seafood Grill has announced the 6th Annual Island Pirate Fest & Pirates Ball will be held Friday, Feb. 12, to benefit P.A.W.S of Lee County , a not-for-profit, low-cost spay/neuter clinic founded and directed by Theresa Ink. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-12 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

02-12 Meets every Friday morning at Bert’s Bar and Grill. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 8 a.m. President: Carlyn Herring, 282-5610. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-12 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-12 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Free tax help available at Beacon of H.O.P.E.

02-12 Free tax preparation by IRS Certified AARP volunteers is available again on Pine Island. Volunteers will prepare Federal Tax Returns at the Beacon of H.O.P.E. offices at 5090 Doug Taylor Circle from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Fridays starting Feb. 5 and ending on April 15. more »»

‘Music in the Mangroves’ kayak nature tour

02-12 Join Kip Lawrence (formerly of the Yard Dogs) and GAEA Guides for guided kayak nature tours for a unique "Music in the Mangroves" kayak tour Friday, Feb. 12, from 1-5 p.m. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

02-12 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

02-12 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-13 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

BeatleBeat, Jim Croce tribute concerts

02-13 The St. James City Civic Association will be featuring monthly concerts for the season. The first two concerts are set for Jan. 10 and Feb. 13, both at 6 p.m.The concerts will be at the St. James City Civic Center, located on the corners of 4th Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-13 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

AA Meetings

02-13 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library children/teen program

02-13 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes spent reading good toward library fines. This program is for patrons age 18 and under onl. more »»

Library child/teen program

02-13 Children and teens can read down fines from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Free meal

02-13 A free meal will be offered to any and all island residents at the Jesus Chris Ministries located at 5100 Doug Taylor Circle in the industrial park. Dinners will be served beginning at 6 p.m. For information or transportation, call Sister Diana at 896-0270, Debbie at 292-6556 or Lynne at 282-2226. more »»

Syncronized swim class

02-13 A synronized swim class will be held at the Pine Island Community Pool from 9 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to join anytime. For more information, call coach Wendy Stafford at 233-3813 or e-mail to sunshinesynchrosplash2gmail. more »»

Little League T-Ball

02-13 Greater Pine Island Little League Mud Cats and Sand Gnats T-ball games are played at 9 a.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Pirate Fest activities begin at Bert’s

02-13 Ahoy mattes! The original Bert’s Bar & Seafood Grill has announced the 6th Annual Island Pirate Fest & Pirates Ball will be held Friday, Feb. 12, to benefit P.A.W.S of Lee County , a not-for-profit, low-cost spay/neuter clinic founded and directed by Theresa Ink. more »»

Rhythm and Rummage Sale to benefit MOTI at SJCCA

02-13 A Rhythm and Rummage Sale to benefit the Museum of the Islands will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the St. James City Civic Association. more »»

Rhythm and Rummage Sale

02-13 A Rhythm and Rummage Sale to benefit the Museum of the Islands will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the St. James City Civic Association. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-13 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

CLT work party at Ed Chapin Preserve

02-13 The Calusa Land Trust's monthly work party will be held this Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Ed Chapin Preserve from 9 a.m. until noon. The Chapin Preserve is located at the end of Royal Okley Lane — take Stringfellow Road to Harbor Drive to Mannheim Road extending to Royal Okle. more »»

Fishers of Men Lutheran Church Arts and Crafts Sale

02-13 The Fishers of Men Lutheran Church Arts and Crafts Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Feb 13, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the church, located at 10360 Stringfellow Road.Items such as jewelry, sewn goods, T-shirts, shell art,and other unique items will be for sal. more »»

Pine Island Potters Guild Show

02-13 The timing couldn't be better! The Pine Island Potters Guild's February show will be Saturday, Feb. 13 — the day before Valentines Day — at Koucky Studios, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make the Potters' Guild Show part your day of sharing the love of the island life. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-13 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Valentine’s Day dinner at Legion

02-13 The American Legion Post 136 will have a Valentine's Day dinner Saturday, Feb. 13. from 5-7 p.m. Last Resort will perform from 7-10 p.m.The dinner will feature prime rib and lobster tail. Tickets are available at the lounge — $30 per person. more »»

NA Meetings

02-13 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-14 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-14 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-14 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

M/PIFCD pancake breakfast, car seat event and blood drive

02-14 The Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District will be holding a car seat event with the Local Union 1826 holding a pancake benefiting the Beacon of H.O.P.E. The Matlacha Hookers will also be on hand with a blood drive with the Big Red Bus. This triple event will begin at 9 a.. more »»

“Farm to Table” cooking classes at the St. James City Community Center

02-14 Every Sunday in February — 7, 14, 21 and 28, “Farm to Table” cooking classes will be held. Classes will run from 1-4:30 p.m. with a break, and then dinner will be served to each student and their invited guest. Dinner will consist of fresh local ingredients, served in 4-5 course. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

02-14 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Alateen

02-14 The Pine Island Alateen Family group meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Pine Island United Methodist Church youth building. Students in middle and high school are welcome to attend. Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinkin. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-15 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Yoga, meditation

02-15 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

AA Meetings

02-15 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Flamingo Bay bingo

02-15 Bingo will be played at the Flamingo Bay Clubhouse in Flamingo Bay, St. James City beginning at 5 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-15 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 6 to 8 p.. more »»

Boy Scout meeting

02-15 Boy Scout Troop 20 will meet at the Pine Island United Methodist Chruch at 7 p.m. For more information, call Mike Taylor at 898-0657. more »»

Little League Minors

02-15 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to cheer on the players. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-15 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-15 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Writers

02-15 The Pine Island Writers meet at 7 p.m. at teh St. John's Episcopal Church on Stringfellow Road in St. James City. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Lynne at 282-1464 or visit pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-15 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-15 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

St. James City Civic Association meeting

02-15 The St. James City Civic Association's next monthly meeting is Monday, Feb. 15. The potluck is at 5:50 p.m., the membership meeting at 6:45 p.m., and the guest speaker, Capt. George Grosselfinger, a professional snook and striped bass charter captain and fishing guide, will speak at 7 p.m. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-15 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-15 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

02-15 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-15 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous

02-15 Meets every Monday at 11:30 a.m., in the formation building at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, located at 1922 SW 20th Avenue in Cape Coral. For information and directions call 239-898-5549. more »»

Pine Island Writers

02-15 If you enjoy writing, please join us every Monday at 7 p.m. (except holidays). We meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7771 Stringfellow Rd., St. James City. For information, contact Gail Berreitter at 239-940-0809 or email us at writers-4pi@gmail.com. Visit our website at pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4353

02-15 8150 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, 283-2277 VFW meets first Monday each month at 7 p.m.; Ladies’ Auxiliary second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Joint membership meeting the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.. more »»

Outdoor Sketchers

02-16 The Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers will meet:Feb. 2 - Growing Grounds, 13-36 Ficus Tree Lane. Bokeelia (one street North of Pine Island Fruitscapes.)Feb. 9 - Sandy Hook Restaurant.   4875 Pine Island Rd. MatlachaFeb 16 - Pineland Post Office, 7450 Pineland Rd. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-16 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Matlacha Civic Association

02-16 The members of the Matlacha Civic Association will meet at the Community Center in the Matlacha Community Park beginning at 6 p.. more »»

American Legion Post 136

02-16 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-16 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

02-16 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

02-16 All are welome to paint at the St. James Civic Center located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, call Honey at 283-3092 or Melissa at 283-5203. more »»

Crochet and knit classes

02-16 Learn to crochet or knit at the in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Supplies needed are G or H crochet hook or a size 8 set of knitting needles and a ball of cotton yarn. For more information, call Yvonne Dewey at 283-4476. more »»

Little League Majors

02-16 Greater Pine Island Little League Majors teams Reds and Marlins will face off at 6 p.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

02-16 Novice and accomplished artists are welcome to a supportive and fun place to enjoy painting. Just bring your brushes and your favorite medium beginning at 10 a.m. We will meet at the St. James City Civic Center located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City. more »»

Tai Chi classes

02-16 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Exercise class

02-16 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Peace Meditations

02-16 Meditations in peace are held at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited and welcome. For more information, call Sheilana Massey at 282-3595. more »»

AA Meetings

02-16 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-16 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-16 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers

02-16 The Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers (formerly the Peter Quigley Outdoor Sketchers) meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at various sites on Pine Island. Everyone, regardless of experience, is invited to attend. Just bring a chair and your drawing/painting equipment. No charge. more »»

Exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island

02-16 Ladies, do you want to feel better, move more? Exercise can help you to be more flexible, increase your metabolism and help you feel more alert.Island women are invited to exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-16 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

‘Painting on Different Surfaces’

02-16 A three-hour workshop by contemporary artist Barbara Albin will be hosted by the Order of the Golden Brush at the St. James City Civic Association Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 1-4 p.m. more »»

Peace Meditations

02-16 Meditations centered in peace are held at 3 p.m., every Tuesday. Explore personal and spiritual essence to heal blocks to individual peace locally and worldwide. Everyone is welcome. Call Sheilana Massey, DD, at 282-3595 for details. more »»

Tai Chi Club

02-16 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

American Legion Post 136

02-16 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Matlacha Civic Association

02-16 Meets at Art Association Building in Matlacha Park on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Mail correspondence to P.O. Box 521, Matlacha, FL 33993. more »»

From Our Hearts

02-16 From Our Hearts is an organization that raises funds to provide breast cancer screening and treatment for eligible persons in the Greater Pine Island/Matlacha area. In partnership with Partners for Breast Cancer Care Inc. & Regional Cancer Center, Lee Memorial Health System. more »»

Pine Island Moose Lodge #1954

02-16 8903 Stringfellow Road; 282-0438-OfficeThe Moose Men meet every third Tuesday at 7 p.m. Officers meet at 6 p.m. Women have a chapter meeting at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday and the business meeting is held the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. Lunch: Monday - Saturday - 11 a.m. to 2 p.. more »»

NA Meetings

02-16 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

02-17 Children and teens can read down fines fromn 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Library children/teen program

02-17 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading. This program is for patrons 18 and under only. more »»

AA Meetings

02-17 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

St. James Bingo

02-17 Bingo will take place at the St. James City Civic Center at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Little League T-ball

02-17 Greater Pine Island Little League T-ball Sand Gnats and Mud Cats games are played at 6 p.m. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Cub Scout meeting

02-17 Cub Scout Pack 20 meets at the Pine Island United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. for information, call Mark Haffner at 282-2221. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-17 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-17 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-17 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

American Legion Post 136

02-17 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Yoga, meditation

02-17 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

Pine Island Scouting Troops

02-17 Cub Scouts, Pack 20. Den meeting every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Pine Island United Methodist Church (grades 1 through 5). Call Cubmaster, Jerry Bush, 282-9284 for further information.Boy Scouts, Troop 20. Meeting every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at PIUMC (grades 6 through 12). more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-17 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-17 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-17 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-17 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-17 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Earth Friends

02-17 A community discussion group, which focuses on environmental issues, meets on the third Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. every month, but location varies. For information contact Diane Maher at 239-246-3930. more »»

YogaFit classes at Matlacha Community Center

02-17 YogaFit classes have started at the Matlacha Community Center. YogaFit blends balance, strength, flexibility and is easy for anyone, regardless of their fitness level. You don’t need to know all those traditional yoga poses and names. YogaFit is very user friendly. more »»

Matlacha Civic Association meeting

02-17 The Matlacha Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Matlacha Com-munity Art Building at 6 p.m. At the conclusion of the business meeting, the community is invited to partake in a pot luck dinner. Members are asked to bring a covered dish to share. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

02-17 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-18 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-18 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

02-18 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-18 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Litttle League Minors

02-18 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Coffee Break - Women's Bible Study

02-18 The First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across the street from Pine Island Elementary School will host a women's bible study from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 283-1737 or visit fbcopi. more »»

Exercise class

02-18 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Tai Chi classes

02-18 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Guided Bridge bidding and play

02-18 Beginning at noon, beginner bridge players are invited to improve their skills during a guded bridge bidding and play at the St. James City Civic Center in St. James City. This instruction is free to members of the St. James City Civic Association, the cost for non-members is $2 per session. more »»

Family Storytime

02-18 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. To register, call 533-4350. more »»

Al-anon

02-18 The Al-anon family group will meet at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church beginning at 8 p.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-18 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-18 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Alden Pines Ladies League

02-18 The Alden Pines Ladies League is seeking new members. The league plays on Thursday with a 7:45 a.m. shot-gun start. Players are expected to be ready to play at 7:30 a.m. A GHIN handicap is required to compete for prizes. The league competes for NET prizes only. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

02-18 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-18 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Garden Club

02-18 Monthly Garden Club meetings are held on the third Thursday every month at the Fishers of Men Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10360 Stringfellow Road, and begin at 9 a.m. with coffee and refreshments followed by our guest speaker’s presentation and finishing up with a brief member’s business meeting. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-18 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island

02-18 Ladies, do you want to feel better, move more? Exercise can help you to be more flexible, increase your metabolism and help you feel more alert.Island women are invited to exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. more »»

LOTE benefit luncheon

02-18 The Ladies of the Elks will hold a benefit luncheon Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781, located at the four-way-stop at The Center.The event will feature the LOTE Players performing an original play. This is a new experience in performance art. more »»

Tai Chi Club

02-18 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Pine Island Chamber of Commerce

02-18 2nd Tuesday – 6 p.m., Board of Directors meeting, at Chamber building. Guests welcome 3rd Thursday – 6 p.m. Business After-Hours at member business (to be announced in press release the week prior) 4th Tuesday – 7:30 a.m. Chamber Breakfast at Island Grill in Winn-Dixie Shopping Cente. more »»

Alanon

02-18 Meets at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, 10380 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, Thursday at 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-19 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Kiwanis meeting

02-19 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will meet at Bert's Bar and Grill for breakfast at 7:30 A.m. followed by a meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Masonic Club meeting

02-19 The Pine Island Masonic Club will meet at the Raymary Grill in Bokeelia beginning at 10:30 a.m. All Masons, Ladies and Guests are welcome. more »»

Library adult program - chess

02-19 Play or learn the game of chess at the Pine Island Public Library beginning at 3 p.m. Chess sets will be provided or bring your own if preferred. more »»

Flamingo Bay Bingo

02-19 A sociable game of bingo is playes with two smoke breaks and a half time break of free cookies, coffee and iced tea. The progressive jackpot is always $250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a cup for coffee and a non-perishable food items for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-19 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-19 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-19 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

02-19 The Kiwanis meet at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha at 7:30 a.m. featuring a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. All meetings end by 9 a.m. more »»

Family Library event

02-19 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime beginning at 11 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. Call 461-3188. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-19 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-19 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-19 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-19 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

02-19 Meets every Friday morning at Bert’s Bar and Grill. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 8 a.m. President: Carlyn Herring, 282-5610. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-19 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-19 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Free tax help available at Beacon of H.O.P.E.

02-19 Free tax preparation by IRS Certified AARP volunteers is available again on Pine Island. Volunteers will prepare Federal Tax Returns at the Beacon of H.O.P.E. offices at 5090 Doug Taylor Circle from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Fridays starting Feb. 5 and ending on April 15. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

02-19 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

02-19 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-20 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-20 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Syncronized swim class

02-20 A synronized swim class will be held at the Pine Island Community Pool from 9 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to join anytime. For more information, call coach Wendy Stafford at 233-3813 or e-mail to sunshinesynchrosplash2gmail. more »»

Free meal

02-20 A free meal will be offered to any and all island residents at the Jesus Chris Ministries located at 5100 Doug Taylor Circle in the industrial park. Dinners will be served beginning at 6 p.m. For information or transportation, call Sister Diana at 896-0270, Debbie at 292-6556 or Lynne at 282-2226. more »»

Little League T-Ball

02-20 Greater Pine Island Little League Mud Cats and Sand Gnats T-ball games are played at 9 a.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

AA Meetings

02-20 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

02-20 Children and teens can read down fines from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Library children/teen program

02-20 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes spent reading good toward library fines. This program is for patrons age 18 and under onl. more »»

"Business Expo For Homeowners" at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church

02-20  The Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce invites all chamber members to participate in its “Business Expo For Homeowners,” scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20  The event will be held at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church located on Stringfellow Road at Pine Island Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-20 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

15th Annual Garden Gala at Phillips Park

02-20 The Pine Island Garden Club’s 15th Annual Garden Gala will be in full bloom Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Phillips Park, located on Stringfellow Road, one block north of Pine Island Center. Parking and admission are FREE. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-20 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Friends of the Pine Island Library book sale at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church

02-20 Books, books and more books will be available at the Friends of the Pine Island Library annual Book Sale and Raffle at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, 10360 Stringfellow Road, Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Five raffle baskets will be on display at the library starting Feb. 12. more »»

Pine Island Lions 6th annual raffle/auction

02-20 The Lions Club annual raffle / auction will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at the St. James City Civic Association at 3300 4th Ave and Lemon Street. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. more »»

NA Meetings

02-20 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-21 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-21 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-21 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

“Farm to Table” cooking classes at the St. James City Community Center

02-21 Every Sunday in February — 7, 14, 21 and 28, “Farm to Table” cooking classes will be held. Classes will run from 1-4:30 p.m. with a break, and then dinner will be served to each student and their invited guest. Dinner will consist of fresh local ingredients, served in 4-5 course. more »»

4th Annual Wine Tasting ‘Roaring ‘20s - Great Gatsby’ event

02-21 Mark your calendars now for this year's 4th Annual Wine Tasting Event hosted by the Matlacha Hookers to benefit the Beacon of H.O.P.E.'s Senior Programs on Pine Island. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

02-21 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Alateen

02-21 The Pine Island Alateen Family group meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Pine Island United Methodist Church youth building. Students in middle and high school are welcome to attend. Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinkin. more »»

Yoga, meditation

02-22 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-22 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

AA Meetings

02-22 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Flamingo Bay bingo

02-22 Bingo will be played at the Flamingo Bay Clubhouse in Flamingo Bay, St. James City beginning at 5 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-22 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 6 to 8 p.. more »»

Boy Scout meeting

02-22 Boy Scout Troop 20 will meet at the Pine Island United Methodist Chruch at 7 p.m. For more information, call Mike Taylor at 898-0657. more »»

Little League Minors

02-22 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to cheer on the players. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-22 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-22 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Pine Island Writers

02-22 The Pine Island Writers meet at 7 p.m. at teh St. John's Episcopal Church on Stringfellow Road in St. James City. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Lynne at 282-1464 or visit pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-22 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-22 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-22 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-22 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

02-22 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-22 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous

02-22 Meets every Monday at 11:30 a.m., in the formation building at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, located at 1922 SW 20th Avenue in Cape Coral. For information and directions call 239-898-5549. more »»

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4353

02-22 8150 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, 283-2277 VFW meets first Monday each month at 7 p.m.; Ladies’ Auxiliary second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Joint membership meeting the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.. more »»

Pine Island Writers

02-22 If you enjoy writing, please join us every Monday at 7 p.m. (except holidays). We meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7771 Stringfellow Rd., St. James City. For information, contact Gail Berreitter at 239-940-0809 or email us at writers-4pi@gmail.com. Visit our website at pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Pine Island Writers to present a ‘cozy mystery’ night with author Moran

02-22 Get out of “the whatever weather” and enjoy a “cozy mystery” night with the nationally well-known and best-selling author Terrie Farley Moran. She will be speaking and answering questions during the next in the series: “Authors ask Burning Questions” event. more »»

Outdoor Sketchers

02-23 The Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers will meet:Feb. 2 - Growing Grounds, 13-36 Ficus Tree Lane. Bokeelia (one street North of Pine Island Fruitscapes.)Feb. 9 - Sandy Hook Restaurant.   4875 Pine Island Rd. MatlachaFeb 16 - Pineland Post Office, 7450 Pineland Rd. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-23 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-23 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

American Legion Post 136

02-23 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

02-23 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

02-23 All are welome to paint at the St. James Civic Center located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, call Honey at 283-3092 or Melissa at 283-5203. more »»

Crochet and knit classes

02-23 Learn to crochet or knit at the in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Supplies needed are G or H crochet hook or a size 8 set of knitting needles and a ball of cotton yarn. For more information, call Yvonne Dewey at 283-4476. more »»

Little League Majors

02-23 Greater Pine Island Little League Majors teams Reds and Marlins will face off at 6 p.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

02-23 Novice and accomplished artists are welcome to a supportive and fun place to enjoy painting. Just bring your brushes and your favorite medium beginning at 10 a.m. We will meet at the St. James City Civic Center located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City. more »»

Tai Chi classes

02-23 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Exercise class

02-23 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Peace Meditations

02-23 Meditations in peace are held at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited and welcome. For more information, call Sheilana Massey at 282-3595. more »»

AA Meetings

02-23 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-23 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Chamber of Commerce

02-23 2nd Tuesday – 6 p.m., Board of Directors meeting, at Chamber building. Guests welcome 3rd Thursday – 6 p.m. Business After-Hours at member business (to be announced in press release the week prior) 4th Tuesday – 7:30 a.m. Chamber Breakfast at Island Grill in Winn-Dixie Shopping Cente. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-23 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers

02-23 The Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers (formerly the Peter Quigley Outdoor Sketchers) meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at various sites on Pine Island. Everyone, regardless of experience, is invited to attend. Just bring a chair and your drawing/painting equipment. No charge. more »»

Exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island

02-23 Ladies, do you want to feel better, move more? Exercise can help you to be more flexible, increase your metabolism and help you feel more alert.Island women are invited to exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-23 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Peace Meditations

02-23 Meditations centered in peace are held at 3 p.m., every Tuesday. Explore personal and spiritual essence to heal blocks to individual peace locally and worldwide. Everyone is welcome. Call Sheilana Massey, DD, at 282-3595 for details. more »»

Tai Chi Club

02-23 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

American Legion Post 136

02-23 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

02-23 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

NA Meetings

02-23 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

02-24 Children and teens can read down fines fromn 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

AA Meetings

02-24 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library children/teen program

02-24 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading. This program is for patrons 18 and under only. more »»

St. James Bingo

02-24 Bingo will take place at the St. James City Civic Center at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Little League T-ball

02-24 Greater Pine Island Little League T-ball Sand Gnats and Mud Cats games are played at 6 p.m. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Cub Scout meeting

02-24 Cub Scout Pack 20 meets at the Pine Island United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. for information, call Mark Haffner at 282-2221. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-24 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-24 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-24 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

American Legion Post 136

02-24 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Yoga, meditation

02-24 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

Pine Island Scouting Troops

02-24 Cub Scouts, Pack 20. Den meeting every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Pine Island United Methodist Church (grades 1 through 5). Call Cubmaster, Jerry Bush, 282-9284 for further information.Boy Scouts, Troop 20. Meeting every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at PIUMC (grades 6 through 12). more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-24 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-24 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-24 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-24 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-24 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

YogaFit classes at Matlacha Community Center

02-24 YogaFit classes have started at the Matlacha Community Center. YogaFit blends balance, strength, flexibility and is easy for anyone, regardless of their fitness level. You don’t need to know all those traditional yoga poses and names. YogaFit is very user friendly. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

02-24 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-25 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-25 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

02-25 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-25 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Litttle League Minors

02-25 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Coffee Break - Women's Bible Study

02-25 The First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across the street from Pine Island Elementary School will host a women's bible study from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 283-1737 or visit fbcopi. more »»

Friends of the Library meeting

02-25 The Friends of the Pine Island Public Library will meet in the library meeting room at 3:15 p.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Exercise class

02-25 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Tai Chi classes

02-25 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Guided Bridge bidding and play

02-25 Beginning at noon, beginner bridge players are invited to improve their skills during a guded bridge bidding and play at the St. James City Civic Center in St. James City. This instruction is free to members of the St. James City Civic Association, the cost for non-members is $2 per session. more »»

Family Storytime

02-25 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. To register, call 533-4350. more »»

Al-anon

02-25 The Al-anon family group will meet at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church beginning at 8 p.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-25 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-25 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Alden Pines Ladies League

02-25 The Alden Pines Ladies League is seeking new members. The league plays on Thursday with a 7:45 a.m. shot-gun start. Players are expected to be ready to play at 7:30 a.m. A GHIN handicap is required to compete for prizes. The league competes for NET prizes only. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

02-25 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-25 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-25 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island

02-25 Ladies, do you want to feel better, move more? Exercise can help you to be more flexible, increase your metabolism and help you feel more alert.Island women are invited to exercise classes at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 11 a.m. more »»

Tai Chi Club

02-25 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Alanon

02-25 Meets at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, 10380 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, Thursday at 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-26 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Flamingo Bay Bingo

02-26 A sociable game of bingo is playes with two smoke breaks and a half time break of free cookies, coffee and iced tea. The progressive jackpot is always $250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a cup for coffee and a non-perishable food items for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Library adult program - chess

02-26 Play or learn the game of chess at the Pine Island Public Library beginning at 3 p.m. Chess sets will be provided or bring your own if preferred. more »»

Kiwanis meeting

02-26 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will meet at Bert's Bar and Grill for breakfast at 7:30 A.m. followed by a meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-26 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-26 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-26 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Family Library event

02-26 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime beginning at 11 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. Call 461-3188. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

02-26 The Kiwanis meet at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha at 7:30 a.m. featuring a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. All meetings end by 9 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-26 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-26 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-26 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Eighth Annual Art Expo at SJCCA

02-26 The Eighth Annual Art Expo will be held Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27, at the St. James City Civic Association. Friday is show set-up and an “Evening with the Artists” art preview for patrons and invited guests. The show opens to the public Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-26 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

02-26 Meets every Friday morning at Bert’s Bar and Grill. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 8 a.m. President: Carlyn Herring, 282-5610. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-26 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-26 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Free tax help available at Beacon of H.O.P.E.

02-26 Free tax preparation by IRS Certified AARP volunteers is available again on Pine Island. Volunteers will prepare Federal Tax Returns at the Beacon of H.O.P.E. offices at 5090 Doug Taylor Circle from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Fridays starting Feb. 5 and ending on April 15. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

02-26 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

02-26 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Kiwanis 'Taste of Pine Island'

02-27 The rescheduled "Taste of Pine Island" will take place the weekend of Feb. 27 and 28.The event will be at Phillips Park, at 5675 Sesame Drive, behind the fire station in Bokeelia. Saturday's hours are from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday's hours are from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. more »»

Eighth Annual Art Expo at SJCCA

02-27 The Eighth Annual Art Expo will be held Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27, at the St. James City Civic Association. Friday is show set-up and an “Evening with the Artists” art preview for patrons and invited guests. The show opens to the public Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-27 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

02-27 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Free meal

02-27 A free meal will be offered to any and all island residents at the Jesus Chris Ministries located at 5100 Doug Taylor Circle in the industrial park. Dinners will be served beginning at 6 p.m. For information or transportation, call Sister Diana at 896-0270, Debbie at 292-6556 or Lynne at 282-2226. more »»

Syncronized swim class

02-27 A synronized swim class will be held at the Pine Island Community Pool from 9 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to join anytime. For more information, call coach Wendy Stafford at 233-3813 or e-mail to sunshinesynchrosplash2gmail. more »»

Little League T-Ball

02-27 Greater Pine Island Little League Mud Cats and Sand Gnats T-ball games are played at 9 a.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

AA Meetings

02-27 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library children/teen program

02-27 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes spent reading good toward library fines. This program is for patrons age 18 and under onl. more »»

Library child/teen program

02-27 Children and teens can read down fines from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-27 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

One Hole Over the Pond contest

02-27 The ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 136, Pine Island, will hold its annual golf outing, also known as the Hole in One Contest, Saturday, Feb. 27. This successful event has proven in previous years to be a wonderful way of raising money to help veterans on Pine Island. more »»

Museum of the Islands

02-27 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

NA Meetings

02-27 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

02-28 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-28 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Kiwanis 'Taste of Pine Island'

02-28 The rescheduled "Taste of Pine Island" will take place the weekend of Feb. 27 and 28.The event will be at Phillips Park, at 5675 Sesame Drive, behind the fire station in Bokeelia. Saturday's hours are from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday's hours are from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-28 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Mickey Basil and Wayne Taylor to perform at Pine Island Community Church

02-28 Celebrated gospel duo, Mickey Basil and Wayne Taylor, will perform the Feb. 28 at the Sunday service at Pine Island Community Church starting at 10 a.m. All are welcome and there is no charge to attend. The church is located at 5320 Doug Taylor Circle, St. James City. more »»

“Farm to Table” cooking classes at the St. James City Community Center

02-28 Every Sunday in February — 7, 14, 21 and 28, “Farm to Table” cooking classes will be held. Classes will run from 1-4:30 p.m. with a break, and then dinner will be served to each student and their invited guest. Dinner will consist of fresh local ingredients, served in 4-5 course. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

02-28 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Alateen

02-28 The Pine Island Alateen Family group meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Pine Island United Methodist Church youth building. Students in middle and high school are welcome to attend. Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinkin. more »»

Pine Island Pool

02-29 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Yoga, meditation

02-29 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

AA Meetings

02-29 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Flamingo Bay bingo

02-29 Bingo will be played at the Flamingo Bay Clubhouse in Flamingo Bay, St. James City beginning at 5 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

02-29 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 6 to 8 p.. more »»

Boy Scout meeting

02-29 Boy Scout Troop 20 will meet at the Pine Island United Methodist Chruch at 7 p.m. For more information, call Mike Taylor at 898-0657. more »»

Little League Minors

02-29 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to cheer on the players. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-29 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

02-29 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Writers

02-29 The Pine Island Writers meet at 7 p.m. at teh St. John's Episcopal Church on Stringfellow Road in St. James City. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Lynne at 282-1464 or visit pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-29 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

02-29 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

02-29 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

02-29 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

02-29 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

02-29 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous

02-29 Meets every Monday at 11:30 a.m., in the formation building at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, located at 1922 SW 20th Avenue in Cape Coral. For information and directions call 239-898-5549. more »»

Pine Island Writers

02-29 If you enjoy writing, please join us every Monday at 7 p.m. (except holidays). We meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7771 Stringfellow Rd., St. James City. For information, contact Gail Berreitter at 239-940-0809 or email us at writers-4pi@gmail.com. Visit our website at pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4353

02-29 8150 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, 283-2277 VFW meets first Monday each month at 7 p.m.; Ladies’ Auxiliary second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Joint membership meeting the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.. more »»

 
 
 
 

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