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Of Special Note (10/25/17)

By Staff | Oct 25, 2017

Growing tomatoes presentation planned

Hosted by Lee County 4-H, a presentation on growing tomatoes will be held Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Park Recreation Center, at 55 Homestead Road S.

Taught by Master Gardener Karen Harty, it will include tomato varieties, planting, disease, sprays, insects, and fertilizing.

Cost is $10; free for those who attend with a child ages 8-18.

For details, call 610-530-8883.

Seminar on foreclosure

The Lee County Clerk of Courts will host a Foreclosure Process Workshop on Nov. 15 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 and 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 every Tuesday at 7 p.m.

For details, visit 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 details, 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 information, call Norman Jones at 239-995-2097 or visit 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.

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

Lehigh Children’s 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.