2017-06-22 / What To Do, Where To Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents “Right Bed, Wrong Husband” through July 29. The 1999 farce was written by Neil Schaffner and Caroline Shaffner. Pictured from left: Lauren Tepper as Evelyn, Logan Wolfe as Claude, James Putnam as Ted and Michael Weaver as Martin. $35-$55. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents “Right Bed, Wrong Husband” through July 29. The 1999 farce was written by Neil Schaffner and Caroline Shaffner. Pictured from left: Lauren Tepper as Evelyn, Logan Wolfe as Claude, James Putnam as Ted and Michael Weaver as Martin. $35-$55. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. THEATER

Mary Poppins - At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre June 29-Aug. 12. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.

Clue the Musical - By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane: A Parody Of The Horror - By Laboratory Theater of Florida June 16-July 15. 1634 Woodford Ave. 218-0481 or LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com.

Rapunzel - By Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre through June 23. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Right Bed, Wrong Husband - By the Off Broadway Palm Theatre June 15-July 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Sister Act: The Musical - By The Naples Players June 29-July 30 at Sugden Community Theater’s Blackburn Hall. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

THURSDAY6.22

Craft Session - The Friends of the South County Regional Library present “Craft Time: Blackout Poetry” at 2 p.m. Participants take old books and turn them into beautiful works of art. No artistic ability needed. Wear clothes that can be embellished. 21100 Three Oaks Pkwy. Registration is required: 479-INFO (4636) or www.leelibrary.net.

Historical Preservation - The Estero Historic Preservation Citizens’ Committee meets at 20 a.m. at the Happehatchee Center. Guest speaker is John Yarbrough, retired director of Lee County Parks and Recreation and a member of the Village of Estero Planning and Zoning Board. He will discuss the future use and preservation of the Estero River. The public is invited. 8791 Corkscrew Road, Estero.

Cast Away - Learn the basics of cast netting for bait from a ranger at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park in a class at 9:30 a.m. Fun for all ages. Free with regular park entry fee. For reservations: 597-6196.

Concert Series - The Bell Tower Shops hosts live music from 5-7 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 31. www.thebelltowershops.com/.

Comedy Show - Comedian Danny Johnson performs tonight through Saturday at the Laugh In Comedy Café. Show times vary. $15. 8595 College Pkwy. 479-LAFF or www.laughincomedycafe.com.

Live Music - Manny T performs from 6-9 p.m. at The Center Bar at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. 26811 S. Bay Dr. Free. 949-1573 or www.promenadeshops.com.

Comedy Star - Comedian Donnell Rawlings performs tonight and Friday at the Off the Hook Comedy Club. Tickets start at $25. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

Comedy Show - Comedian Donnell Rawlings performs tonight through Sunday at the Off the Hook Comedy Club. Show times vary. Tickets start at $25. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

FRIDAY6.23

Ballad of Jane - Rockers L.A. Guns perform at 8 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Event Center. $25-$35. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Reiki Event - A Reiki Share, Healing the Healers event with Lenka Spiska is set for 2:30-4 p.m. at the Happehatchee Center. Donations benefit the center. 8731 Corkscrew Road, Estero. 992-5455, happehatchee@gmail.com or www.Happehatchee.org.

Laser Lights - A Classic Laser Light Show is set for 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The shows highlight music of rock ‘n’ roll legends Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, the Beatles, U2, B52s and genres of music such as ElectroPop, i-Pop, Hypnotica, Laser Magic Dance and more. $10. 3450 Ortiz Ave. www.calusanature.org/laser-shows.

Live Music - August and Candace perform from 7-10 p.m. at The Center Bar at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Free. 949-1573 or www.promenadeshops.com.

SATURDAY6.24

Sushi Class - Roy’s Restaurant holds a Sushi Class at 11:30 a.m. Participants learn to roll sushi and receive a sushi kit to take home. $55. 26831 S. Bay Dr., Ste. 100, Bonita Springs. 498-7697 or www.roysrestaurant.com/locations/fl/ bonita-springs.

ACMA Concert - The Americana Community Music Association presents Grammy Award-winning songwriter Randy Thomas and wife Lori Thomas at 7 p.m. at All Faiths Unitarian Church. Dr. and Dave open. Suggested donation $10-$15. 2756 McGregor Blvd. 691-4069 or www.americanacma.org.

Beach Yoga - Becky Lang teaches yoga from 8:30-9:30 a.m. every Saturday in June on Fort Myers Beach. The Level One Flow Yoga practice is suitable for most levels and is held on the sand just north of the pier. Bring a yoga mat, sunscreen and water. In the event of inclement weather, cancellation info is posted at beckylang.com. Suggested donation: $10. 791-6538 or beckylang@comcast.net.

Live Music - The Danny Morgan Band performs from 7-10 p.m. at The Center Bar at the Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Free. 949-1573 or www.promenadeshops.com.

Chess Group - The Southwest Florida Chess Club plays every Saturday at the Estero Recreation Center. The scholastic group meets from 10 a.m.-noon for chess instruction and games. The regular club meets from noon-4 p.m. 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Club membership is free to all ages and open to all skill levels. The only cost is a one-time $10 fee for an ERC membership. 218-2116 or swflchess@yahoo.com.

Karaoke Time - Flamingo Island Flea Market offers karaoke from noon-4 p.m. year-round at Bahama Momma’s Tiki Bar. 11902 Bonita Beach Road. 948- 7799 or www.flamingoisland.com.

Park Tours - A guided tour of the historic Koreshan Settlement starts at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays at Koreshan State Historic Site. Walk the grounds of the utopian community that helped establish Estero. $2 adults; $1 for under 6. Free with park admission. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.

SUNDAY6.25

Yoga Workshop - Yoga Bird presents Restorative Yoga and Healing Crystal Bowl Meditation with Linda from 4-6 p.m. Participants experience deep relaxation as they surrender into restorative poses. No yoga experience necessary. $25. 1400 Colonial Blvd. 936-6940 or http://yogabirdstudio.com.

Dog Day - The Calusa Nature Center hosts Dog Day Afternoons from noon-3 p.m. on Sundays. $5 per human; dogs must be leashed. 3450 Ortiz Ave. www.calusanature.org or 275-3435.

Music Event - The Americana Community Music Association hosts a Singer/ Songwriter Circle from 2-5 p.m. on Sundays at All Faiths Unitarian Congregation, 2756 McGregor Blvd. Join local singer/songwriters in an open, creative atmosphere. Free; donations welcome. 910-5657 or www.americanacma.org.

Blues Tunes - The Buckingham Blues Bar hosts an Open Stage Blues Jam from 3-6 p.m. on Sundays and from 8-11 p.m. Wednesdays. 5641 Buckingham Road. 693-7111.

Yoga Class - A traditional yoga class runs from 9-10 a.m. every Sunday at Koreshan State Historic Site. The class focuses on breathing, stretching and postures. Beginners are welcome. Some mats are provided. Bring a water bottle. $10 cash. Park admission is free. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.

Beach Combing - Scour the shoreline in search of treasures with a volunteer guide setting out at 9:30 a.m. at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park. Free with regular park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org/delnorwiggins.

Farmers Market - A Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays at Koreshan State Historic Site. Experience a unique farmers market in the historic settlement, featuring fresh and local goods including produce, seafood, crafts and more. Today’s market features free barbecue from Naples Smoked BBQ to honor civil service employees. Park admission is free; $1 park fee applies. 3800 Corkscrew Rd. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.

MONDAY6.26

Pottery Class - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents Raku & You from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Center for Visual Arts. Learn a centuries-old pottery glazing and firing process and create a bowl to take home while enjoying food and wine. $55. 26100 Old 41 Rd. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.

Film Series - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “I Wish” (Japan, 2011) at 7 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts Moe Auditorium & Film Center, Refreshments are available and a discussion follows. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

TUESDAY6.27

Play Scrabble - The Fort Myers Scrabble Club meets from 6-10 p.m. every Tuesday at Brookdale Senior Living. All ages and all levels are welcome, from beginner to expert. Suggested donation $2. 8351 College Pkwy.

WEDNESDAY 6.28

Meditation Event - A Crystal Bowl Meditation runs from 7-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Koreshan State Historic Site. The class helps participants to recharge energy, rebalance chakras, and to reconnect to a higher self. This is a pre-paid event. 3800 Corkscrew Road. Pre-register at TheGypsySeaWitch.com: (754) 444-9779.

Comedy Show - The Laugh In Comedy Club presents Laugh In Lineup #9 at 7:30 p.m. $10 admission. 8595 College Pkwy. 479-LAFF or www.laughincomedycafe.com.

UPCOMING

Sample Party - DeRomo’s Gourmet Market provides samples of wines, cheeses and gourmet treats at 10 food stations from 5-8 p.m. June 28. $20. 26811 South Bay Drive. 325-3583 or www.deromos.com

Tortoise Talk - Find out everything you ever wanted to know about gopher tortoises and how to protect them at 9:30 a.m. June 29 at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Free with regular park entry fee. Reservations recommended by calling the part office at 597-6196.

Art Opening - Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, “The Art of Harper, Jones and Kurzman,” from 6-8 p.m. June 29. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.

Improv Café - Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an afternoon of improvisational comedy at 4 p.m. July 8. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Space Cowboy - The Steve Miller Band performs with special guest Peter Frampton at 7:30 p.m. July 15 at Germain Arena. $40-$100. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Plant sale - The Happehatchee Center holds a plant sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The sale features unique perennial edibles, medicinal and native plants in the growing nursery. All proceeds benefit environmental education at the Happehatchee Center. 8791 Corkscrew Road, Estero. happehatchee@gmail.com, 992-5455 or www.happehatchee.org.

‘Hot’ Art - The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents the exhibit “The Heat of the Moment” through June 29 at the Center for Visual Arts. The exhibition is inspired by spontaneity, impulse, anger or passion. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Live Music - DeRomo’s Gourmet Market and Restaurant offers live music by Manny from 4:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday. 26811 South Bay Dr., Suite 140 & 148. 325-3583 or www.deromos.com.

Kayak or Canoe - Koreshan State Historic Site offers canoes and kayaks for rent. Rentals for canoes are $7 for the first hour and $5 each additional hour. Single kayak rentals are $10 for the first hour and $5 each additional hour. Tandem kayak rentals are $15 for the first hour and $10 each additional hour. Rent at the Ranger Station. No reservations. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.

Boot Camp - Boot Camp meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday near the Koreshan State Historic Site’s industrial area. Weights are provided. Bring water, yoga mat and towel. $15. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.

Native Plants - The Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society sells native plants at the Koreshan State Historic Site Farmers Market from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Sunday. Experts answer questions and teach shoppers about the benefits of adding native plants to their landscaping. 3800 Corkscrew Road. www.FNPSCoccoloba.org or 273-8945.

Historical Site - The Mound House is open to visitors, with Calusa Shell Mound Tours, guided beach walks at Newton Beach Park, a gardens of Mound House walking tour, shorebirds programs and guided museum tours regularly scheduled. Explore the newly restored historic home, see exhibitions and wander the scenic grounds. 451 Connecticut Street, Fort Myers Beach. www.moundhouse.org or 765-0865.

Kayaking Lessons - The College of Life Foundation, an American Canoe Association Paddle America Club, offers private, lessons on the Estero River. All equipment provided. $50 individual; $90 couple. For reservations: 992-2184 or www.collegeoflifefoundation.org.

Kayak Tours - Koreshan State Historic Site and the College of Life Foundation present Estero River ($45), Mound Key ($55) and Estero Bay ($45) kayak tours daily. Tours include all equipment. 3800 Corkscrew Road. For prices and reservations: 992-2184 or www.collegeoflifefoundation.org. ¦

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