November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Christmas comes to Palm Cottage

Christmas comes to historic Palm Cottage, home of the Naples Historical Society starting Tuesday, Nov. 15. The circa 1895 house is Naples’ oldest house and the only one in the city to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places.  More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Donations of new toys needed for the holidays   More...

Student veterans plan Nov. 11 ceremony

The Hodges University Veterans Club, comprised of students who are veterans, holds its fourth annual Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the lecture hall of the science and technology building at 2655 Northbrooke Drive. More...

Get ready, get set … paddle!

Clean up your kayak and polish your paddleboard for the inaugural Macro Island Kayak and Standup Paddleboard Competition set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Smokehouse Bay at the Esplanade. More...

Everyone welcome at church fall festival

Covenant Church of Naples/PCA invites everyone to celebrate autumn at the “Happy Fall, Y’all” festival from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. More...

Walk the walks, run the races

Here are some walks and runs coming up to raise awareness about and funds for various nonprofit organizations and causes:   More...

HITS Triathlon Series-Naples set for January

The HITS Triathlon Series-Naples kicks off the 2012 series as the first qualifier for the HITS Championship. Set for Jan. 7-8, HITS Triathlon Series- Naples will feature five distances — something for endurance athletes of all abilities.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Naples vs. Fort Myers on the courts in annual tennis challenge at Bonita Bay

The winner of the 31st annual Naples- Fort Myers Tennis Challenge at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs gets bragging rights and possession of the Naples-Fort Myers Cup for the next year. The first round of matches starts at 2:30 p.m. More...

all that jazz

Local musicians, their guests jazzed for second season at the Phil

“I THINK PEOPLE HERE ARE STARVED FOR some good jazz,” says saxophonist Lew Del Gatto.  Occasionally, a high-caliber jazz musician will play in the area — Wynton Marsalis and Diana Krall, for example, have both been here — More...

Moraya Bay hosts works from Art Basel satellite exhibit

Get a sneak peek of three artists appearing at Scope Miami, a satellite show to Art Basel Miami Beach, during a cocktail reception from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Moraya Bay. The show is hosted by the Miami-based Arts Fund. More...

Fifth graders learning lesson in philanthropy

When you work for a hospice, you get used to seeing people at their very worst — and at their very best.  More...

Community Foundation of Collier County joins hundreds around the country to raise awareness

During the week of Nov. 12-18, the Community Foundation of Collier County will join more than 700 community foundations across America for Community Foundation Week. More...

Workshops offer help getting through tough times

Avow Hospice offers the following free workshops in the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane:   More...

Sponsors needed for Festival of Trees

The Village on Venetian Bay will host its first-ever Festival of Trees to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County from Nov. 25-Dec. 11.  More...

CLUB NOTES

Here are some programs and events in the works among the area’s clubs and organizations:   More...

It’s a world of worms at Naples Preserve

The new season of nature talks at the Naples Preserve and Eco-Center is all about marine worms. Hour-long presentations by marine biologist Gary Pettit start at 11 a.m. every Tuesday through Dec. 13.  Next up on Nov. 15, Dr. More...

Volunteer at FGCU’s Renaissance Academy

The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University is holding a meeting for those who want to learn about volunteer opportunities with the academy at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the FGCU Naples Center, 1010 Fifth Ave. S.  More...

Food drives accelerate with season

Food banks and shelters are stepping up efforts to stock their larders in anticipation of record demand through the holidays and into the winter season. More...

ACE Group Classic puts out the call for February tournament volunteers

More than 800 volunteers are needed to help make sure the ACE Group Classic tournament goes off without a hitch. The annual Champions Tour golf event will celebrate its 25th anniversary as part of the Feb. 13-19 competition at TwinEagles Club.  More...

Business News

Discover the professionals’ secrets for organizing your home and life

Do you look around your home and feel overwhelmed by stuff? Is your desk a disaster and your closet in disarray? If you’re like most of us, the answer is yes. A disorganized life can be stressful. More...

Local deals abound this BLACK FRIDAY

THERE’S A GOOD REASON FOR CALLING IT BLACK Friday, the biggest shopping day in the galaxy: Merchants can pull themselves right out of their recessionary red and plop themselves right back into the good-times black.  If they can lure enough More...

Support group continues for those in the job market

A job search support group for downsized employees of local businesses meets at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.  More...