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

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


“Just One More Day,” a photograph by Laura Schumpert of Cape Girardeau, Mo., is among 76 images chosen for the Naples Art Association’s “Camera USA 2017” exhibition. The exhibit remains at NAA headquarters through Aug. 4. 585 Park St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. See story on page C10. “Just One More Day,” a photograph by Laura Schumpert of Cape Girardeau, Mo., is among 76 images chosen for the Naples Art Association’s “Camera USA 2017” exhibition. The exhibit remains at NAA headquarters through Aug. 4. 585 Park St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. See story on page C10. THEATER

Aladdin Jr. – By students in Gulfshore Playhouse’s STAR Academy summer camp at 7 p.m. June 23 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

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

Whatever Happened To Baby Jane: A Parody of the Horror – By Laboratory Theater of Florida through July 15. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.

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

Clue: The Musical – By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278- 4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

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

Mary Poppins – By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre June 29-Aug. 12. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.

Moon Over Buffalo – By CFABS Players July 19-23 at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs’ Hinman Auditorium. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.


Support local rescue organizations and paint a portrait of your own furry friend with help from the staff at Vino’s Picasso in a class from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 30. www.vinospicasso.com Support local rescue organizations and paint a portrait of your own furry friend with help from the staff at Vino’s Picasso in a class from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 30. www.vinospicasso.com The Cocktail Hour – By The Studio Players July 21-Aug. 6 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 398-9192 or www.thestudioplayers.com.

Into the Woods – By students in Gulfshore Playhouse’s STAR Academy summer camp at 4 and 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

Women in Jeopardy – By Theatre Conspiracy Aug. 11-26 at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www.artinlee.org.


Randall Kenneth Jones and Rob Green star as sisters Jane and Blanche in “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane: A Parody of the Horror,” by Laboratory Theater of Florida. Performances are on select dates through July 15 at 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218- 0481 or www.LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com. Randall Kenneth Jones and Rob Green star as sisters Jane and Blanche in “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane: A Parody of the Horror,” by Laboratory Theater of Florida. Performances are on select dates through July 15 at 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218- 0481 or www.LaboratoryTheaterFlorida.com. THURSDAY6.22

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. Reservations required by calling the park office at 597-6196.

Art Talk – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a talk about Florence’s use of Biblical hero David as the symbol of the city from 10-11:30 a.m. at Bentley Village. $20 for members, $25 for others. 850 Retreat Drive. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

Plant Art – Riptide Brewing Company hosts a succulent and sand art workshop from 7-9 p.m. $55. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 987 Third Ave. N. www.plantnite.com

FRIDAY6.23

Free Stuff for Kids – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers free admission and themed programming to kids ages 12 and younger from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Friday through summer. This week’s theme: Manatees. 300 Tower Road. 530-5977 or www.rookerybay.org.

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.

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To Market, To Market – Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.com.

Under the Hoods – The Revs Institute opens or removes the hoods from 40 of its rare and historic automobiles to give visitors an up-close look through Saturday, July 8. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Admission is by reservation only. 2500 S. Horseshoe Drive. 687- 7387 or www.revsinstitute.org.

Bike Rodeo – Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Habitat for Humanity hosts a free safety fair and bike rodeo where kids will learn to use their equipment and can take road tests from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants must wear helmets and bring their own bicycles. 11145 Tamiami Trail E. 774-4434 or www.colliersheriff.org.

Sword Play – The Naples Players hold a stage combat class focused on sword fighting from 1-3 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. $30 for members, $55 for others. Must be at least 18 years old. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Youth Opera – The Opera Naples Summer Youth Program presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Patience” at 7:30 p.m. tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $15 for adults, $7 for students. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.

A Beautiful Thing – Best known as Ashy Larry and Beautiful on “Chappelle’s Show,” Donnell Rawlings takes the stage tonight and Sunday, June 25, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

SUNDAY6.25

Yoga in the Park – Bend and breathe your way into the day with yoga from 9-10 a.m. at Koreshan State Historic Site. $10. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org/koreshan.

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.

Mission from God – Silverspot Cinema screens “The Blues Brothers” (1980) at 1:45 and 7 p.m. Straight out of prison, Jake Blues joins his brother Elwood to save the Catholic orphanage where they were raised. $9.50-$16.50. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net.

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Films for Film Lovers – Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “I Wish” (Japan, 2011) at 7 p.m. Twelveyear old Kochi hears a rumor that two new bullet trains have wish-granting capabilities when they pass each other at top speed. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players welcomes singer/songwriter Mitch Peters with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

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Pup Patrol – Naples Botanical Garden welcomes friendly, leashed dogs to accompany their owners from 8-11 a.m. Free for member dogs, regular admission plus $9.95 for non-members and their pooches. Dog-walking hours are also from 3-5 p.m. Thursday and 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Mission Control – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about the untold details of the Apollo 13 mission with an MIT engineer who worked on the program for 10 years from 10 a.m. to noon at Brooks Commons Club in Bonita Springs. $20 for members, $25 for others. 9930 Coconut Road. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

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Say Ahhhhhh – Stretch and bend with an instructor from Greenmonkey Yoga at 9 a.m. on the beach at Delnor- Wiggins Pass State Park. $5 plus regular park entry fee. Reserve your place by calling 598-1938 or visiting www.greenmonkey.com.

Garden Tour – Naples Botanical Gardens’ conservation team takes guests on a tour of the garden’s natural areas in the Smith Preserve Uplands from 9-10 a.m. every Wednesday through Sept. 13. Free with regular admission. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Garden Crafts – Naples Botanical Garden hosts a garden craft workshop from 1-3 p.m. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org.

Turtle Time – Learn about Southwest Florida’s sea turtles at 3 p.m. at Naples Regional Library. 650 Central Ave. 262- 4130 or www.colllierlibrary.org.

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

Hey, Ladies – The Center Bar at Promenade at Bonita Bay hosts Ladies’ Night from 4 p.m. to close with $5 house wine and margaritas and $3.50 well drinks. 26795 S. Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. www.promenadeshops.com.

Art After Hours – The Baker Museum at Artis—Naples offers free, afterhours admission from 6-9 p.m. 597-1900 or ww.artisnaples.org.

Jig Is Up – Traditional Irish musicians take the stage and kick up their heels at 7 p.m. at Riptide Brewing Company. 987 Third Ave. N. 228-6533 or www.riptidebrewingcompany.com.

Crystal Clear – The Gypsy Sea Witch holds a crystal bowl meditation at 7 p.m. at Koreshan State Historic Site. $15-$20, must pre-register at website. 754- 444- 9779 or www.thegypsyseawitch.com.

COMING UP

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

Love That Dress – Ideal Image hosts a Love That Dress! dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 29. 596-2005 or www.lovethatdress.org.

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. Thursday, June 29. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.

Author event – The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida welcomes author and genocide lecturer Jack Frank Sigman from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, June 29. Mr. Sigman will discuss his new book, “Israel Committed Genocide! Really? The Accusations and Why They are Wrong.” Admission is free, but reservations are required because space is limited. Call 263-9200 or email info@holocaustmuseumswfl.org.

One Amigo – Carlos Mencia (“Mind of Mencia” “The Bernie Mac Show”) performs Thursday through Sunday, June 29-July 2, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389- 6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com.

Art, Drink and Be Merry – Naples Art Association invites guests to enjoy wine while instructors help them complete an acrylic painting from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 29. $50. 585 Park St. 262- 6517 or www.naplesart.org.

Twinkle Toes – FGCU’s Renaissance Academy features the films of Ginger Rodgers and Fred Astaire during its summer classic film festival with screenings on select Fridays June 30-Aug. 18 at the university’s Naples campus. Up first is “The Gay Divorcee” at 2 p.m. Friday, June 30. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.

Paint Your Pet – Vino’s Picasso invites animal lovers to paint a portrait their pet using a pre-sketch made by staff to raise money for local rescue organizations at 7 p.m. Friday, June 30. $50, reservations required. 2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-8750 or www.vinospicasso.com.

Independence Party – Everglades City celebrates Independence Day with a parade, arts and crafts, family activities, fireworks and more starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, at McLeod Park. 695-3781 or www.evergladeshistorical.org.

Awaiting Heroes – Iron Man and Captain America greet fans at Naples Zoo Sunday through Tuesday, July 2-4. 262-5409 or www.napleszoo.org.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players hosts a performance by Rita Youngman followed by a reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, July 3. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Patriotic Concert – Gulfshore Opera presents soprano Steffanie Pearce and others in concert at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, at the music salon of William Noll. $65, with proceeds benefitting the organization’s Harmony Choir and social engagement activities. 688 Trail Blvd. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org.

Join the Parade – The Naples Independence Day parade steps off at Broad Avenue South and proceeds down Fifth Avenue South at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 4. 213-1000 or www.naplesgov.com.

Light It Up – The city of Naples hosts its annual Fourth of July fireworks show off the Naples pier starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. 213-1000 or www.naplesgov.com.

Death Becomes Us – Collier County Library and VITAS invites the public to join the national conversation about death and dying with a screening of the FRONTLINE documentary, “Being Mortal,” and a panel discussion starting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at Naples Regional Library. 650 Central Ave. 262- 4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Dog Daze – People and their pups enjoy pet-friendly specials and entertainment from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.

Free Concert – The Ben Allen Band performs from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, July 6, on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.

Foreign Film – South Regional Library screens “The Sea Inside” (Spain, 2004) at 2 p.m. Friday, July 7. The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Nature Film – The Conservancy of Southwest Florida screens Disneynature’s “Oceans” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8. 1495 Smith Preserve Way. 262-0304 or www.conservancy.org.

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

SummerJazz on the Gulf – Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club hosts a beachside performance by Pocket Change from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8. Free. 261-2222 or www.naplesbeachhotel.com.

Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players host a performance by Roy Schneider followed by a reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, July 10. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.

Art Reception – Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, “The Story behind the Art” from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 11. Free, but donations welcome. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394- 4221 or www.marcoislandarts.com.

Nature Talk – The Conservancy of Southwest Florida presents a lecture about smart growth with Nicole Johnson, the organization’s policy director, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 11. Free for members, $10 for others. 1495 Smith Preserve Way. 403-4207 or sophian@conservancy.org.

Cat Scratch Fever – American rocker Ted Nugent performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 11-12, at the Southwest Florida Event Center. $64-$84. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245- 9910 or www.swflpac.com.

Travel Talk – Preferred Travel of Naples hosts representatives from Tauck to discuss the company’s luxury travel options from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 12. 801 Laurel Oak Drive. (800) 523- 3716 or www.preferrednaples.com.

Steamy Night – Mark Pettey & The Steampunk Stompers perform a concert titled “A Midsummer’s Night Steam” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Sugden Community Theater. $15-$50. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.

Free Film – Naples Regional Library screens “Loving” (2016) at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 13. The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court’s historic 1967 decision. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.

Love That Dress! – La Piel Spa hosts a Love That Dress! dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 13. 352-5554 or www.lovethatdress.org.

Double Time – Lindsay Garritson and Milana Strezeva perform a fourhands piano concert at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Clive Daniel Home. Cocktails precede the performance at 5:30 p.m. $60. 646-734-8179 or www.grandpianoseries.com.

Love that Dress! – Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour hosts a dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. Guests who bring new or gently used dresses will enjoy a wine and cheese reception and shopping discounts, with 20 percent of the evening’s proceeds going to PACE. 900 Neapolitan Way. 434-9700 or www.oohlalanaples.com. ¦

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