Rotary to serve free Thanksgiving dinner
Do not forget the Lehigh Acres Rotary Club's free Thanksgiving Dinner. Everyone is welcome and it is free to all.
The dinner will be held at the parish hall at St. Raphael's Church on Lee Boulevard. Servings begins at 11 a.m. and continues to 2 p.m.
Those who want to volunteer to help should show up early.
About 28 turkeys and all the trimmings will be prepared for a crowd of 500 or more.
Water control district to install officers
The public is invited to attend the next meeting of the East County Water Control District, when the oath of office and installation program will take place.
It will be held Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m. on East County Lane in the large conference room.
Those to be installed, who recently won election to their seats, are Michael J. Welch, Seat 1; Kenneth Thompson, Seat 3; and J. Nathan Stout, Seat 5. They join David Deetscreek and Mike Bonacolta.
There will be light refreshments and the regularly monthly meeting will follow the swearing in.
The ECWCD asked that you RSVP by today, Nov. 21, by 4 p.m. so they can make plans. You can also call Carla Ulakovic, events chairperson, at 368-0044.
Fossil Club of Lee presents annual show
The Fossil Club of Lee County presents its Annual Fossil Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Calusa Nature Center, at 3450 Ortiz Ave. in Fort Myers.
Admission is $3 per person, and free for children 12 and under who are acompanied by an adult.
Family-oriented fun featuring Kid's Dig for fossils, fossil spin games, silent auctions, door prizes, raffles and exihibits of fossils found in Florida. Fossil gift for all children.
The show also features several well-known Florida vendors offering a wide variety of fossil specimens, gems, rocks and minerals, Indian artifacts, old bottles and books, themed shirts and hats, fossil sea shells and fossil jewelry.
Dr. Charles O'Connor will give a talk at 11 a.m. on fossils of extinct animals of Florida and a talk at 2:30 p.m. about prehistoric sharks and fossil shark teeth.
Mark Renz, a local author of fossil books, will be on hand to chat and sign books.
The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will exhibit sea shells.
For more information, contact 834-0694 or: www.fcolc.com.
Archers registering new participants
The Lee County Archers are registering new participants. The following events take place at the Nalle Grade County Park Range in North Fort Myers:
- Dec. 1: 900 Round at 9 a.m.
For information, contact Ben Brown at 369-6212 or at P.O. Box 1437, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33970.
Church bazaar set
A church bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at St. Anselm Episcopal Church, located at Sixth Street and Joel Boulevard. There will also be a flea market. All proceeds will go toward out reach programs at the church.
Annual Golf Outing to benefit LCS
Lehigh Community Services will hold its Annual Golf Outing on Dec. 1 at Westminster Golf Club on Leonard Avenue, with a shotgun tee-off at 8 a.m.
Entry fee is $60 and includes continental breakfast, greens fee, golf cart, luncheon and prizes. Sponsorships in the range of $100 to $500 are available, a hole sign is only $50.
LCS is accepting reservations for foursomes, individuals and sponsors. Call the office at 369-5818 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee County Community Band to perform
The Lee County Community Band will perform Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10 and April 7 at Cape Coral High School, at 2300 Santa Barbara Blvd. The events are free of charge, though donations are accepted.
Band members are musicians from all walks of life - career musicians, amateurs and folks renewing skills from years past - who reside in Lee, Collier, and Charlotte counties. The band rehearses from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at St. Michael's Lutheran School in Fort Myers; new members are welcome.
For more information, visit: www.leecountyband.org or contact Norman Jones at 995-2097.