January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Palm Cottage ‘chickee chats’ set for season

The Naples Historical Society announces its 2010 lineup of Garden Side Chickee Chats. The free presentations take place from 11 a.m. to noon in the Chickee Pavilion in The Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage. More...

CLUB NOTES

Christian women welcome members, guests to luncheons     The Naples Christian Women’s Club holds its next luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at Quail Creek Country Club. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. More...

St. Katherine’s church goes Greek again

The annual Greek Festival at St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 29-31. The all-day fun includes Greek food and wine, live music and dance performances plus raffle prizes and much more. More...

GOLF TOURNEYS

Men of Distinction tourney precedes ACE Group Classic

The Education Foundation of Collier County’s Men of Distinction Golf Tournament tees off Friday, Feb. 5, at The Quarry, host of the 2010 ACE Group Classic. Held in conjunction with the Men of Distinction awards on Feb. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Opus

A marriage between two people possesses s unique joys and challenges. Now imagine being married to not oot one, but three other people. Some say that’s what it’s like to be a musician in a string quartet. More...

C’mon to Harmon-Meek Gallery for a peek at museum collections

Get a sneak peek at the art collection of the future Children’s Museum of Naples by visiting Harmon-Meek Gallery between now and Friday, Jan. 15. The preview features the folk art collection of Dr. More...

All hype and no heart, ‘George M!’ doesn’t play well with others

ARTS COMMENTARY

It takes a lot of self-confidence to make a living in the arts.   You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.   You have to believe you can create something great that will entertain people or move them. More...

Keep your eyes open for balloons that will lift spirits, raise awareness

Against the backdrop of the Naples Pier and the Gulf of Mexico, thousands of red and white balloons will be released by a group of special children Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10. More...

Town hall meeting will address substance abuse

Drug Free Collier invites members of the community to a town hall meeting and panel discussion about substance abuse.   “Voice of Collier County: The Unspoken Truth About Substance Abuse” will take place from 3:30-5 p.m. More...

Now is the time to sign up for Historic Homes Tour

The Naples Historical Society’s 2010 Historic Homes Tour is set to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at historic Palm Cottage. From there, society docents will lead a tour to three beautifully restored historic homes nearby.   More...

Stan’s Idle Hour celebrates life with Avow Hospice

The 15th annual Celebration of Life to benefit Avow Hospice takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Stan’s Idle Hour Restaurant in Goodland. More...

Sailing club welcomes Olympic hopefuls for fundraiser

The public is invited to the next meeting of Gulf Coast Sailing Club to hear Naples’ own Trevor Moore and his teammate Erik Storck talk about their lives on the campaign trail with sights set on a spot in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, En More...

Float plan filed for Mardi Gras- Goodland Boat Parade

The 14th annual Mardi Gras-Goodland Boat Parade sets sail at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, from mile market G15 near Moran’s Pass Bridge. More...

Business News

Here’s to a Thrilling New Year

Business people and business writers must have a secret thirst for a life of derring-do. The language they use often “invest(s) ordinary events with high adventure,” according to essayist E.B. White. More...

Slow economic growth poses big problems

Complicated is best understood when made “simple.” Here is an attempt at “simplifying” Gross Domestic Product.   More...