2012-05-31 / What to Do, Where to Go

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO


Tampa artist Sigrid Tidmore presents a lecture titled “Exploring the Ocean’s Edge through Art” at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Ms. Tidmore’s “Salute to the Green Flash” is shown here. Her “Ocean’s Edge: The Corridor of Life” is on display at the center through Sept. 7. 300 Tower Road. Reservations: 417-6310. www.rookerybay.org. Tampa artist Sigrid Tidmore presents a lecture titled “Exploring the Ocean’s Edge through Art” at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Ms. Tidmore’s “Salute to the Green Flash” is shown here. Her “Ocean’s Edge: The Corridor of Life” is on display at the center through Sept. 7. 300 Tower Road. Reservations: 417-6310. www.rookerybay.org. Theater
Click, Clack, Moo – By The Naples
Players in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden
Community Theater through June 24.
263—7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella – At Broadway Palm Dinner
Theatre through June 23. 278-4422. See
review on page C8.
Love Letters – By Theatre Conspiracy May 31 at the Sidney & Berne
Davis Art Center, Fort Myers, and June
1-2 at the Alliance of the Arts, also in
Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www.theatreconspiracy.org.
Auditions – The Center for the Arts
of Bonita Springs holds auditions for
ages 10 and older for “Stuart Little”
at 5 and 7 p.m. June 6-7 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Rehearsals will take
place through the summer leading up to
performances on Nov. 4-5. 495-8989 or
www.artcenterbonita.org.
Thursday, May 31
Beautiful Benefit – The Wishing
Well Foundation benefits from “Beauty
in Naples,” an evening of cosmetics,
cocktails and a silent auction from 4-7
p.m. at Saks Fifth Avenue in Waterside
Shops. In addition to the cocktail reception, Saks will donate 10 percent of sales
today and Friday to the foundation, which
grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. 592-5900, ext. 203.
Dance to the DJ – Michael Levaul
plays the tunes and everyone’s encouraged to join dancers Jim and Tammy
Clemens from Modern Steps School for
“Dancing by the Fountain” from 6-9 p.m.
at the Village on Venetian Bay. 261-6100.
Jazz It Up – Victor Guittard performs
jazz tunes from 6-9 p.m. at M Waterfront
Grille in the Village on Venetian Bay.
263-4421.
A Sip of Scotch – Shula’s at the Hilton Naples hosts a four-course dinner
with scotch beginning at 6 p.m. Reservations: 659-3176.
Rod Stewart Tribute – The Islander Restaurant on Marco Island presents
a tribute to Rod Stewart beginning at 7
p.m. 1093 N. Collier Blvd. Reservations:
389-4545. www.islandermarco.com.
Friday, June 1
Hear the Juror – Bradly Dever
Treadaway of the International Center
for Photography talks about his jurying
process for “Camera USA” at 4 p.m. at
The von Liebig Art Center. A preview
reception for the exhibit begins at 5
p.m. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. See
story on page C1.
More Art – The Center for the Arts of
Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for “Inside and Out: Inspired by
Nature” from 6-8 p.m. at 26100 Old
41 Road. Enjoy a display of Ikebana
arrangements and a demonstration by
member artist Ihoko Cummings. 495-
8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.
Live Tunes – Hear the Wholetones


The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers unveils the “It’s Raining Art!” juried art exhibition from 6-10 p.m. June 1 during Art Walk. Pictured: Alisha Koyanis’ “Salsa in Spectrum.” 333-1933 or www.sbdac.com. The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers unveils the “It’s Raining Art!” juried art exhibition from 6-10 p.m. June 1 during Art Walk. Pictured: Alisha Koyanis’ “Salsa in Spectrum.” 333-1933 or www.sbdac.com. 
The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts Alla Prima, Alla Fun (“Sun”) from 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 7. Learn to paint in one setting and enjoy a pizza dinner with friends at the same time. Painter Patty Kane walks guests step by step through the process. $42, includes canvas, paint, brushes, wine dinner and guidance. 495- 8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts Alla Prima, Alla Fun (“Sun”) from 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 7. Learn to paint in one setting and enjoy a pizza dinner with friends at the same time. Painter Patty Kane walks guests step by step through the process. $42, includes canvas, paint, brushes, wine dinner and guidance. 495- 8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. 
“Puttin’ on the Dog,” a petsand people fashion show to benefit the Pets Are Wonderful People program Avow Hospice, takes place from 6-9 p.m. June 7 at the Ispiri community center at Avow. The evening will also feature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a keynote presentation, “The Power of Love: Inspiration from Senior Dogs and Beings,” by Veronica McCullion. $100 per person. Call Avow at 649-3689 or visit www.distinctivewomenmagazine.com/events. “Puttin’ on the Dog,” a petsand people fashion show to benefit the Pets Are Wonderful People program Avow Hospice, takes place from 6-9 p.m. June 7 at the Ispiri community center at Avow. The evening will also feature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a keynote presentation, “The Power of Love: Inspiration from Senior Dogs and Beings,” by Veronica McCullion. $100 per person. Call Avow at 649-3689 or visit www.distinctivewomenmagazine.com/events. from 8-11 p.m. at Fred’s Food, Fun &
Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928
or www.fredsnaples.com.
Saturday, June 2
Magic Carpet – Members of the
percussion section of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra present the next
concert in the “Magic Carpet” series
for families at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at the
Philharmonic Center for the Arts. $8.
597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org.
Makeover Time – Make-up artist
Ricardo Costales does makeovers from
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Lancome
counter at Dillard’s in Coconut
Point. $35. Appointments:
947-4133, ext. 5018.

Outdoor Music – Cracker Blues
plays classic rock from 8-10 p.m. in Market Plaza at Gulf Coast Town Center.
Free. 267-0783 or www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com.
Sunday, June 3
Music Jam – Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits hosts a singer/songwriter workshop
and jam session with Lucia and Bob
from 5-6:30 p.m. The Notorious Band
of Misfits takes the stage from 7-10 p.m.
2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.

Latin Sounds – West Side Tropico
Latin livens up the air at Freddie Rebel’s
Sports Bar. 5310 Shirley St. 597-3333.
Monday, June 4
Jazz with Jebry – Jazz things up with
Jebry and friends Jean Packard, Carol
Fusaro and Bobby Phillips from 6-9 p.m.
at Mongello’s, where the dance floor is
always open. 4221 Tamiami Trail E.
Tuesday, June 5
NIFF Summer Films – The Naples
International Film Festival starts its
summer film series with a screening
and discussion of “American Graffiti” at
7 p.m. at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato.
$25 includes a glass of wine, beer or
soda plus savory bites and a sweet treat.
NIFF members enjoy complimentary
popcorn. www.naplesfilmfest.com or
www.silverspotcinema.com.
History Lesson – Bob Carr, executive director of the Archaeological and
Historical Conservancy, discusses the
ancient Calusa Indians in a free program beginning at 7 p.m. at the Marco
Island Historical Museum. 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. 389-6447.
www.themihs.org.
Movie Night – Gulf Coast Town Center
presents a screening of “Hop” beginning
around twilight. Bring a blanket or chair
to the lawn at Market Plaza. Free 267-0783
or www.gulfcoasttowncenter.com.
Wednesday, June 6
Walking Tour – See and hear about
the sights of the historic Third Street
South district on a guided tour with a
docent from the Naples Historical Society. Tours set out from Palm Cottage at 9
a.m. every Wednesday through June 27.
$16 per person ($10 for NHS members);
children free. 137 12th Ave. S. Reservations: 261-8164.
Open Mic – Singers and songwriters
showcase their original music from 7:30-
10:30 p.m. at Fred’s Food, Fun & Spirits.
2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928.
Coming Up
Garden Tour – Enjoy a guided tour
of the Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage,
home of the Naples Historical Society,
beginning at 10 a.m. June 7 and 21. $10
per person (free for children and NHS
members). 137 12th Ave. S. Reservations:
261-8164.
Music at Mercato – Groove to the reggae sounds of Jahgape from 6-9 p.m. outside
at Mercato. www.mercatoshops.com.
Family Fun – The Naples Area Board
of Realtors hosts its annual Family Fun
Day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9. Enjoy a
carnival atmosphere complete with a
clown, dunk tank, face painting, obstacle course and bounce house, plus food,
raffles and more. 1455 Pine Ridge Road.
595-6105 or www.NABOR.com.
Time for a Trunk Show – A carefully curated collection of 200 certified

pre-owned Tourneau timepieces will be
at the Tourneau showroom in Waterside
Shops June 9-16.

Organ Concert – The best organists
in Southwest Florida perform a wide
range of music on the Philharmonic Center’s 3,604-pipe Casavant organ at 3 p.m.
June 10 at the Philharmonic Center for
the Arts. Selections include classic organ
works from all periods of music history.

$20 adults, $15 students. 597-1900 or www.
ThePhil.org.
Glory of the Grape – CJ’s on the Bay
at the Esplanade on Marco Island hosts the
annual “Glory of the Grape” beginning at 6
p.m. June 10. $50 per person for wine and
hors d’oeuvres. 389-4511. www.cjsonthebay.
com.
Movie Time – The Center for the Arts
of Bonita Springs presents a screening and
discussion of “In The Mood For Love” at 7
p.m. June 11 at the Promenade at Bonita Bay.
$8. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.
Downtown Jazz – Jazz musicians
Glenn Basham, Lew Del Gatto, Dan Miller,
Dan Heck, Jerry Stawski, Paul Shewchuk,
Ron Hefner and vocalist Susie Hulcher pull
out the stops for “Jazzin’ It Up!” beginning
at 6 p.m. June 14 at the Sidney & Berne
Davis Art Center, Fort Myers. The evening
is a benefit for Footsteps to the Future.
281-7378.
Jazz on the Beach – The Legendary
JC’s open the 27th annual SummerJazz on
the Gulf series of free concerts on the lawn
at the Naples Beach Hotel at 7 p.m. June
16. The series continues July 21 with Late
Night Brass, Aug. 25 with New Groove City
and Sept. 22 with Eight to the Bar. 261-2222
www.naplesbeachhotel.com.
Marine Lecture – Capt. Gene Flipse
presents “Into the Wild with Dolphins &
Whales” from 6-7 p.m. June 27 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. $10, $8 for Friends
of Rookery Bay members. Reservations:

417-6310 or www.rookerybay.org/upcoming events.
Grease – At the Broadway Palm Theatre,
Fort Myers, June 28-Aug. 18. 278-4422 or
www.BroadwayPalm.com. ¦

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