November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Shopping shuttle follows Bonita/Estero retail route

Naples Transportation, Tours & Event Planning has launched its new shopping shuttle service in Bonita Springs and Estero. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Holiday bazaar happens Saturday

Holiday bazaar happens   The United Methodist Women’s Group of North Naples United Methodist Church holds its holiday bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14.   More...

‘Kids Rock the Park’

Kids Rock the Park activities take place from 1:30-3 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month at the Naples Park Area Association building on the 104th Avenue North. More...

Marine Corps League poker run

The Marine Corps League of Collier County will hold its first-ever poker run to benefit the 2009 Toys for Tots campaign on Saturday Dec. 5. The run will start at 8:30 a.m. More...

Festive boats will ply new route for 20th annual holiday parade

The 20th annual Naples Bay Christmas Boat Parade is set to launch along a new route at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. More...

Parkinson’s Association doctor will give free presentation

“Movement in the Elderly: How to Keep Your Muscles Young” is the topic of a program from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbor Drive. Health care professionals and the public are welcome to attend. More...

The Naples Botanical Garden comes to life, literally

In celebration of the grand opening of the Naples Botanical Garden, The Living Garden has been performing throughout the area. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

whole lotta sound

It’s a given: Every new generation of composers borrows from and builds upon what’s come before.   Some pioneers of rock borrowed the energetic beats of jump and jive; others adopted the syncopation of western swing.   More...

Get in the act behind the scenes at TheaterZone

“Pay no attention to the man behind that curtain,” booms the Wizard of Oz, in an effort to keep his clandestine actions from Dorothy and her friends.   More...

No egos, just writers learning and laughing at Sanibel conference

The annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference has developed a reputation for being a writers conference without an ego. More...

Press club brings experts together for human trafficking panel

Nola Theiss is especially fond of an African proverb she overheard recently at a conference on human trafficking.   The proverb promises that when spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. Ms. More...

Education Foundation seeking Men of Distinction for 2010

The Education Foundation of Collier County is seeking nominations for its ninth annual Men of Distinction awards. The awards are made in recognition of outstanding commitment and service to education in Collier County.   More...

Designers Flea Market will benefit programs for homeless children

Judith Liegeois Designs and Blue Pear Floral Design host the first Designers Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the parking lot behind Judith Liegeois Designs at 851 Fourth Ave. S. More...

St. Matthew’s House plans Fall Festival and Food Drive

St. Matthew’s House will holds its second annual Fall Festival and Food Drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at Fleischmann Park in downtown Naples. More...

Market seeks home-grown, homemade goods

Would you like to sell your homegrown vegetables or try out your new business idea? More...

Learn about fascinating Fakahatchee area

The Friends of Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve are holding a Fakahatchee Coastal Cruise complete with a gourmet picnic and talk about the area’s rich history on Saturday, Nov. 21. Participants will meet at 1 p.m. More...

Avow Hospice community center groundbreaking

Ground has been broken for a new community center on the campus of Avow Hospice. The center will have space for support group meetings, educational programs and staff functions. More...

Local kids encouraged to pen scary stories for contest

Volunteer USA Foundation and R.L. Stine, author of the renowned Goosebumps stories, have teamed up for Very Scary Story Contest for young readers in grades 4-7 throughout Southwest Florida.   More...

Business News

The hassle-free way to own a boat is to share it

The high cost and hassles of boat ownership is even more off-putting when you consider the amount of time people find to use their boats. More...

Host of ‘MoneyTrack’ on PBS hints at what’s coming up

Money is always a sensitive subject, but in today’s economy it’s even more so as people worry about jobs, investments and everyday living expenses.   More...

NEW IN BUSINESS

Urban Dance Co. opens at Gymnastics World   More...