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Of Special Note (6/15/16)

June 15, 2016
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Artist of Month named

Ron Nolan is the Artist of the Month for June at the Arts of the Inland Gallery in the cafe at Lehigh Regional Medical Center, at 1500 Lee Blvd.

Stop in and view her artwork Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For details, contact (239) 303-5849 or artsinland@gmail.com.

Kiwanis lists speakers

The Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club hosts a breakfast meeting each week at 7 a.m. in the Community Room at Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way.

Future speakers include:

- Today, June 15: Dr. Jane Kuckel, former Lee County School Board member, will speak on "The New School Board Expansion and Redistricting Plan"

- June 22: Diane Zigrossi, president of the Lehigh Acres Economic Development Board, will speak on "Lehigh Acres: A Look at the Past, A Vision of our Future"

Public is invited to attend.

Edible Gardening Exchange to meet

Edible Gardening Exchange will meet on June 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the North Fort Myers Community Center, at 2000 N. Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers; informal chat at 5:30 p.m.

The speaker is Dr. Martin Price, the founding executive director of ECHO. He will introduce interesting Southwest Florida vegetables.

Membership from April to September is $10, plus a $10 Lee Parks and Recreation membership.

Bring a cup for free coffee and tea; also consider bringing something to share with the group.

For information, contact Karen Harty at (610)?530-8883 or email GrowAGardener@gmail.com.

Pool offering classes

The Lehigh Acres Community Pool, at 1400 W. Fifth St., is heated and open year-round.

A wide range of swim lesson skill levels are offered, including adult beginners; all taught by American Red Cross Certified instructors.

Eight classes for $50.

Commit to get fit with aqua aerobics. Choose from a fast-paced workout at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday or the ultra-low impact class at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. Classes are 45 minutes long in chest deep water.

There are lifeguards-on-duty. Lap swimmers welcome.

For hours and rates, call (239) 369-8277 or visit the website at:?www.leeparks.org.

Boot camps focus on fitness, nutrition

Healthy Harvest Community Farms, at 607 Mirror Lakes Drive, hosts the following boot camps:

- Mondays and Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. at Williams Park

- Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Veterans Park

- Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m and Saturdays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Healthy Harvest Community Farms

The classes are free; donations are welcome. At least 10 people must be signed up for a class.

Visit: healthyharvest farms.org.

Farmer markets open

Farmers markets will be held:

- Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at JetBlue Park at Fenway South, at 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers

- Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lakes Regional Park, at 7300 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers.

Plant, tree sale set

A plant sale will be held on the last Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon at Lakes Regional Park, at 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers.

The selection includes succulents, small trees, native plants, herbs, annuals, bromeliads, rose bushes and more.

Master Gardeners will be available to answer any questions.

There is a $1 per hour parking fee, with a maximum of $5.

Choir rehearsing

The Lehigh Children's Choir rehearses from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Cayuga Music Studio, at 1100 Homestead Road.

For information, contact (239) 368-2488.

Lehigh Concert Band practicing

The Lehigh Concert Band rehearses at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the annex at Faith Lutheran Church, at 705 Leeland Blvd.

The group is always looking for musicians who want to perform.

For information, visit online: www.lehighconcertband.org or www.facebook.com/lehighconcertband.

Accepting members

The Lee County Community Band rehearses Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Michael Lutheran School, at 3595 Broadway, Fort Myers.

Contact (239) 995-2097 or visit: www.leecountyband.org.

 
 

 

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