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Of Special Note (5/3/17)

May 3, 2017
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Democratic Club to meet

The Lehigh Democratic Club will meet on May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Veterans Park Recreation Center, at 55 S. Homestead Road.

Guest speaker Allison Lund, coordinator for Lee County, will talk about "Indivisible."

Open to the public.

For information, contact 239-369-3129.

Best Dressed Chihuahua Contest taking entries

The Best Dressed Chihuahua Contest will take place on May 6 at 2:30 pm. at the Fleamasters Fleamarket, at 413 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers.

There will be prizes, ribbons and giveaways.

A pet photo booth will be set up from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Cost is $10 per dog to register.

Proceeds will benefit the Gulf Coast Humane Society.

Register day of or online at:

Clerk of Court schedules events

The Lee County Clerk of Court will host a seminar, called "The Value of Searching Public Records and Online Services," on May 5 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Cape Coral Library, at 921 S.W. 39 Terrace, Cape Coral.

Reservations are not required; seating is first-come, first-seated.

The office will also host Special Passport Days at the Lee County Clerk of Court, Recording Office, 2115 Second St., Second Floor, Fort Myers, on:

- May 15-19 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

- May 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Required fees, documents and more can be found online.

Select the "Passports link" on the website or call 239-533-5007 to get things started.

LCSO to hold seminars

The Lee County Sheriff's Office will host a series of educational seminars at the United Healthcare Medicare Store, at 6900 Daniels Parkway, Unit 23-C, Fort Myers.

The following dates and topics are planned:

- May 30: Aviation - How criminals are found from the air

- June 6: Active Shooter for the Community - What should you do?

- June 27: Agriculture Unit - How do they protect the animals?

Each session will begin at 10 a.m. and last about an hour.

Seating is limited; reservations required at 239-561-9142.

General Woman's Club to award scholarships

The General Woman's Club of Lehigh Acres will hold its final meeting of the season on May 19 at noon in Sweatlock Hall at the Faith Lutheran Church, at 705 E. Leeland Heights Blvd.

The club will award six scholarships, as well as install the newly-elected officers for 2017-18.

There will also be a potluck.

For details or to attend, contact Nancy Bragg at 239-634-2572 or

For information, visit at:

Casino Night planned

The Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce will host Casino Night on June 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Seminole Casino & Hotel Immokalee, at 506 South First St., Immokalee.

Free with RSVP; without RSVP it is $10 at the door.

The Business Happy Hour will include appetizers, two free drinks and dessert.

There will be drawings for prizes donated by area businesses; bring your business card to be entered into the big raffle drawing.

Round-trip transportation available for $15 per person; leave the chamber at 5:15 p.m. and return to the chamber at 10 p.m. Deadline to register for round-trip transportation is June 22.

Attendees must be 21 years of age or older.

For information or to register, call 239-369-3322 or visit:

Community pool offers variety of classes

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

A 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.

Lifeguards-on-duty. Lap swimmers welcome.

For hours and rates, call 239-369-8277 or visit the website at:?

Youth choir rehearsing

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

For details, call 239-368-2488.

Concert band seeks members

The Lehigh Concert Band is always accepting new musicians who play at a senior high school, college level or above.

The band also offers a scholarship program to encourage young players to join.

For information, visit: or

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.

Farmers markets open countywide

Farmers markets will be held:

- Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Centennial Park, at 201 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers

- Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Florida SouthWestern, at 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers

- Mondays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at JetBlue Park at Fenway South, at 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers

- Saturdays from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cornog Plaza, at 2400-2438 First St., Fort Myers

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



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