October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Leadership program designed to help Collier citizens become more involved

The 2011 Campaign for Leadership, a program designed for those who want to become more effectively engaged in local government, is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at the Naples Botanical Garden. Everyone is welcome to participate.  More...

Hit the road for AARP safe driving class

The local chapter of AARP will hold a safe driving class from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

Lecture covers homesteading at Little Marco settlement

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve hosts the Southwest Florida Archaeological Society’s monthly lecture, which is free and open to the public, from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at 300 Tower Road in Naples. More...

Get ready, get set for Stroller Derby

Collier Child Care Resources’ second annual Stroller Derby and family fun event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Edison State College-Collier Campus. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Hadassah presents ‘Voices of Hope’

Does music have the power of giving hope during times that defy human understanding? More...

SEEN THAT BEFORE? Thought so.

Some shows keep returning to stages throughout the area

Looking over the upcoming season’s schedule of plays and musicals, you’d be forgiven for suspecting that every year, theater directors from Naples to Sarasota all huddle around a table in some undisclosed location, swapping scripts like m More...

Film festival opens with a Florida premiere

The third annual Naples International Film Festival opens with a celebration of Myra Janco Daniels and the Florida premiere of “East Fifth Bliss,” an independent comedy/drama starring Michael C.  More...

Local efforts help tame the feral cat frenzy

The National Humane Society estimates that about 50 million stray and feral cats are at large in the United States. More...

PROFILES IN PARADISE

Collier benefits from Jack Tymann’s world of experience

Each Monday on “The Bob Harden Show” I feature “Week in Review” with Jack Tymann. He provides outstanding commentary on current events, especially in the areas of politics, energy, homeland security and the Middle East.  More...

Clerk of court free seminars focus on small claims, online records search

A free seminar about filing a small claim is open to the public from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Headquarters Regional Library on Orange Blossom Drive. The session is sponsored by Dwight Brock, Collier County clerk of circuit court.  More...

Early birds get best picks at orchid society plant sale

Rare and exotic orchids donated from the private collections of Naples Orchid Society members will be available for purchase at the society’s annual plant sale from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Moorings Presbyterian Church.  More...

Business News

Marco Marriott GM will discuss Collier County bed tax

The Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing regional issues of mutual importance to the tourism industry and the community, presents “The Tourist Development Tax and What It Means for You& More...