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Of Special Note (1/1/14)

December 31, 2013
Lehigh Acres Citizen

LCDAS announces Microchip Clinics

Lee County Domestic Animal Services will host a series of clinics to encourage microchipping of pets to help increase the return of stray animals and protect owners if their pet is lost or stolen.

Microchip Clinics will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on the first Friday of each month, with the exception of July. The dates are:

- Jan. 3

- Feb. 7

- March 7

- April 4

- May 2

- June 6

- Aug. 1

- Sept. 5

- Oct. 3

- Nov. 7

- Dec. 5.

The cost is $15 per pet; no appointment is necessary. Lee County pet-licensing fees are reduced if a pet is sterilized and microchipped.

Visit: to view pets for adoption or for more information.

Lehigh Singers to start rehearsals

The first rehearsal for The Lehigh Singers' 2014 season will be held Jan. 7 at 7:15 p.m. at the Cayuga Music Studio.

Members are asked to attend every Tuesday rehearsal until the concert in early April.

The will perform two selections at the Arts of the Inland meeting Jan. 14 at 9:45 a.m. at Keiser University, at 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway, Fort Myers.

The Lehigh Singers have also been invited to perform at the 3rd Annual Inland Arts & Music Festival on Feb. 1 at Barron Park in LaBelle. The event will feature live music from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

They are looking for tenors and basses. If you have not been in the group in the past, call (239) 822-1890 for an audition.

Free monthly art demos

Instructor June De Vincent will give a free demonstration of a different art medium on the third Wednesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. at the Veterans Park Recreation Center, at 55 Homestead Road S.

For ages 14 and older.

The schedule is as follows:

- Jan. 15: Rice paper

- Feb. 19: Optical illusion art

For information, call (239) 369-1521 or visit:

Lehigh Children's Choir holding auditions

The Lehigh Children's Choir is holding auditions until Jan. 20.

The spring concert will be in late March, with additional performances from February through April.

For an audition time, call (239) 368-2488.

Rehearsals will begin Jan. 7 and continue Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m.

The rehearsals include extensive ear training and theory. Directors Julian and Candace Sundby have music degrees and are certified to teach all music disciplines.

Pickin' In The Park scheduled

Musicians come together to perform during Pickin' In The Park from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the lodge by the lake at the rear of Veterans Park.

The public is welcome to join in playing or just enjoy the music. There is no charge.

For information, call (239) 369-1521.

Calling all musicians

The Lehigh Concert Band has open spots for any concert band musician who can play at a high school or college level or above.

The season runs from November to April, and the band rehearses from 7 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church, at 705 Leeland Blvd.

Performances are held as the full band or in small groups at least once a month at festivals, churches and retirement homes in Lehigh Acres and Southwest Florida.

Those interested in joining are invited to stop by a Tuesday rehearsal or any performance.

For information, visit online at:

Pool offers fall swim lessons, aerobics

The Lehigh Acres Community Pool, at 1400 W. Fifth St., is hosting fall swim lessons.

A range of skill levels are offered for all ages by American Red Cross-certified instructors.

Eight classes are $50.

Commit to get fit with aqua aerobics. Choose the fast-paced workout at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, or the low-impact National Arthritis Foundation-sponsored class at 1:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.

Classes are in chest-deep water, 45 minutes in length and do not heavily impact joints.

There are lifeguards on-duty; lap swimmers are welcome.

Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for ages 17 and under, and $2 for seniors.

For details, call (239) 369-8277 or visit:



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