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Of Special Note (10/11/17)

By Staff | Oct 11, 2017

VegHeads giving seeds

The VegHeads 4-H youth club has vegetable seeds available at the Veterans Park Recreation Center, at 55 Homestead Road S.

The variety packs are free.

The seeds were donated by Rural King, of Bonita Springs.

For information, call 4-H leader Karen Harty at 610-530-8883.

‘Find Your Fido’ in October

During October, Lee County Domestic Animal Services joins the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on the Find Your Fido initiative.

The ASPCA #FindYourFido campaign is designed to expand the digital exposure for animals in shelters nationwide and raise awareness about the benefits of adopting a pet.

LCDAS will reduce its adoption fee for dogs (and cats) older than 6 months to just $30.

Visit: www.leelostpets.com to view adoptable pets.

The shelter is at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers. Adoption hours are 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Scouts plan yard sale

Cub Scout Pack 11 will host a yard sale Oct. 14 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Christ United Methodist Church, at 1430 Homestead Road N.

General Woman’s Club to hold meeting, quarter auction

The General Woman’s Club of Lehigh Acres will meet Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. in Sweatlock Hall at the Faith Lutheran Church, at 705 E. Leeland Heights Blvd.

The guest speaker is a representative for the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

For details or to attend, contact Nancy Bragg at 239-634-2572 or generalwomensclub@yahoo.com.

For information, visit online at: facebook.com/generalwomensclub.

The club will also hold a quarter auction Oct. 21 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the Sweatlock Hall at Faith Lutheran Church, at 705 Leeland Heights Blvd.

There will be door prizes and vendor sales, as well as snacks and beverages for purchase.

The proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship fund.

For information, call Karen Geckler at 239-491-4607.

Gulf Coast Writers Association announces guest speaker

The Gulf Coast Writers Association will meet Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Zion Lutheran Church, at 7401 Winkler Road, Fort Myers.

Maryann Cypressy, president of What’s Up SWFL, will speak.

Attendees are invited to dress up in Halloween costumes.

First-time guests are free.

For information, visit online at: gulfwriters.org/ or call 770-906-7885.

Public records seminars set

The Lee County Clerk of Courts will host the following seminars:

– Oct. 25: The Value of Searching Public Records & Online Services from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lakes Regional Library, at 15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

Learn what to do if you suspect fraud, waste or financial mismanagement involving court-appointed guardians over elderly, minor children and incapacitated individuals. Learn how to search public records for copies of deeds and mortgages; review court records of prospective tenants, employees, contractors and doctors; pay traffic tickets online; and request postponement or excusal from jury duty.

– Nov. 15: Foreclosure Process Workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Fort Myers Regional Library, at 2450 First St., Fort Myers

Educate yourself about the foreclosure process. Understand the role of the Clerk’s Office in the bidding process. This workshop covers the general flow of the foreclosure bidding process.

Reservations are not required, but seating is limited.

For information, contact Rita Miller at Rmiller@LeeClerk.org.

Lehigh Concert Band to present performance

The Lehigh Concert Band will perform Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. First Baptist Church of Lehigh Acres, at 200 Lee Blvd.

It will be a salute to U.S. veterans with the “Armed Forces Salute,” “Hymn of Freedom,” “Dam Busters March,” “The Blue and the Gray,” “America” from “West Side Story” and more.

The concert is free; donations will be accepted.

The band is always accepting new musicians who play at a senior high school level, college level or above. Rehearsals are held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

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

Pool offering 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.


Lap swimmers welcome.

For information, including pool hours and rates, call 239-369-8277 or visit: www.leeparks.org.

Lee County Community accepting members

The Lee County Community Band is comprised of professional and amateur musicians from Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties.

For details, call Norman Jones at 239-995-2097 or visit online at: www.leecountyband.org.

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.

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

Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions.

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.