Fun Family Events in February

Monday - 2
 
Teen Chess Club
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
5 p.m.
A venue for beginners and aficionados alike to rise to the chess challenge. Sets provided, but players are welcome to bring their own. 239-479-4636
 
On the Table: Lace Balloon Dish (teen)
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
Feb. 2 – 12
Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Noon – 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Drop-in Valentine craft for someone special. 239-479-4636
 
Preschool Storytime
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
11 a.m. Mondays, Feb. 2, 9, 16
Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span Registration is required.
239-479-4636
 
Circus, Circus and More Circus
Under the Big Top!
LaBelle Rodeo Grounds, 100 Rodeo Rd.
Feb. 2 - 3 • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
844-482-4928
 
 
Tuesday - 3
 
Symphony Storytime
Bonita Springs Public Library
26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs
10:30 a.m.
A tuneful twist on family storytime, offered in
partnership with the Gulf Coast Symphony. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Wacky Science Night
Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road
790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
5 - 7 p.m.
Take home a tornado in a bottle. 239-242-8748
 
Family Night: Valentine Wreath Craft
Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake
13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers
5 - 7 p.m.
Decorate a wreath with heart shapes to decorate for Valentine’s Day. 239-433-9030
 
"I Survived!" at the Library
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
4:30 p.m.
Games and crafts based on the popular book series, I Survived. For kindergartners to fifth-graders. Registration begins Jan. 13. 239-479-4636
 
Family Storytime
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
10 a.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17
10 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. 239-479-4636
 
Preschool Storytime
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
11 a.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17
11 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Each preschool storytime lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Storytime
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17
10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. 239-479-4636
 
Toddler Storytime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.  Feb. 3, 10 17
Children 2 years old and their caregivers participate in song, fingerplays and short stories. The success of this age group depends on adult participation
and encouragement. Toddler storytime lasts
approximately 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Battle-Bots
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
5 p.m.
Bricks 4 Kidz Battle-Bots workshop is a 2 hour competitive program where student teams will design, build & deploy their own creations in
head-to-head arena style battle. For ages 8 – 12. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Poetry Club (teens)
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
6 p.m.
Local poetry writers and enthusiasts gather every month to write, share and discuss this literary art form. Meetings may vary to include workshops, speakers and readings. 239-479-4636
 
R.E.A.D. to Patches
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
4 p.m.
Patches, a Reading Education Assistance Dog, will be on hand to listen to children read. First come, first served. 239-479-4636
 
East County Anime Club
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 3, 17
For teens interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture. 239-479-4636
 
 
Wednesday - 4
 
Family Storytime
Bonita Springs Public Library
26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs
10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. 239-479-4636
 
After School Crew: Monster Mash
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 18, 25
Weekly stories and activities featuring monsters
all month long. For kindergartners to fifth-graders. 239-479-4636
 
Youth Theater Auditions Disney’s Mulan
Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
February 4 & 5,  5-7 p.m.
Free and open to ages 10-18. Ages 10 and up are welcome to audition for CFABS Youth Theater production. Auditions will include singing, dancing and acting. Everyone should prepare 16 bars of a song to sing with or without musical backing, MP3 or CD preferred, no vocal backing please. Any song will do including happy birthday. Actors will then learn a short dance routine with a group of 5 or more and be paired with other actors to read from the script.  Memorization and monologues are not required for the audition. Please wear clothes you can move in comfortably and no flip flops or sandals, tennis shoes are best. Most of all come to have fun! Call to schedule audition time. 239-495-8989
 
Toddler Storytime
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
10 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
Children 2 years old and their caregivers participate in song, fingerplays and short stories. The success of this age group depends on adult participation
and encouragement. Toddler storytime lasts
approximately 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Storytime
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
11 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Storytime
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Toddler Storytime
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
10 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
Children 2 years old and their caregivers participate in song, fingerplays and short stories. The success of this age group depends on adult participation and encouragement. Toddler storytime lasts approximately 30 minutes. 239-479-4636
 
Preschool Storytime
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Each preschool storytime lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Storytime
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount Street, Fort Myers
Feb. 4, 11, 18
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. 239-479-4636
 
Story Corner
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25
Stories for elementary-age students ages five and above. First come, first served. 239-479-4636
 
Preschool Storytime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Registration is required.
239-479-4636
 
Anime Drawing Fan Club (teens)
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
5 p.m.
Anime drawing fans share what they have created, discover content and connect with other fans. Colored pencils, pens and paper supplies are
provided. 239-479-4636
 
Space Cadets Preschool Program
Caloosahatchee Regional Park
18500 North River Road, Alva
10 – 11:30 a.m.    
3 – 6 yr. olds. Preschoolers will participate in hands-on activities to learn about our universe.  We will read a story about the stars, make a space suit, blast-off to find the planets on a planet hike and play games.  We will meet at the campground entrance at 19130 North River Road. $5 per
preschooler. Registration is required. 239-533-7440
 
Family Storytime
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
10 a.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18
10 a.m. & 11 a.m. Thurs., Feb. 5, 12, 19
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Free Kids Crafts
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon
Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766
 
 
Thursday - 5
 
Toddler Storytime
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
11 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19
Children 2 years old and their caregivers participate in song, fingerplays and short stories. The success of this age group depends on adult participation and encouragement. Toddler storytime lasts approximately 30 minutes. 239-479-4636
 
Cirque Italia
JetBlue Park - Red Sox Stadium
11500 Fenway S Dr., Fort Myers
February 5 - 8
Get ready for an experience that will take you far far away, to the wonders of Italy and the magic of an immersion into its culture. And into water! Yes, you heard well. Our circus features a 35,000 gallons water stage! Isn't that crazy? We're like no other circus in the US, you can be sure. And we take pride in our uniqueness! During the show, you won't believe your eyes when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a curtain of rain and fountains dance with each performance move! www.cirqueitalia.com
 
Family Storytime
Pine Island Public Library
10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia
11 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Storytime
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
11 a.m. Thursdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
 
Friday - 6
 
Family Storytime
Riverdale Branch Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
10 a.m. Fridays, Feb. 6, 13, 20
This program is for the whole family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Monster X Tour
Germain Arena, Fort Myers
Feb. 6 - 7 • 7:30 p.m.
Tuff Trucks, Demolition Derby, Mud Bogs, Freestyle Motocross, Pro-Mini Monsters, Quad Racing and more. www.ticketmaster.com
 
Outdoor Family Movie Night –
Charlotte’s Web
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
7 - 8:45 p.m.
Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and coolers and enjoy a family friendly movie under the stars. The February film is Charlotte’s Web. Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. $5 Suggested.  239-939-2787
 
 
Saturday - 7
 
Jr Golf Clinic
Coral Oaks Golf Course, Cape Coral
9:30  - 11 a.m.
Presented in conjunction with the Youth Crime Intervention Program, Coral Oaks Golf Course is offering a FREE weekly Kids Golf Clinic every Saturday from 9:30-11 a.m. through May 16, 2015. This program is open to children aged 7-17 with instruction and balls included for free; however participants will need to supply their own golf clubs.
239-573-3100
 
Handmade Books
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
2 p.m.
Hands-on, literacy-based bookmaking for kids.  239-479-4636
 
Free Movie in the Park   Despicable Me 2
Sherman Soccer Complex in Gateway
13260 Griffin Drive, Fort Myers
Saturday, February 7 • 6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or lawn chairs for this free family fun event. The event presented by Gateway Services will feature free popcorn and drinks at the concession stand while supplies last. 239-561-1313
 
 
Kids Club - String Art Heart
Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
10  - Noon
Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up. 239-274-5509
 
Free SW Florida Twins Youth Clinic
Various Locations
Feb 7 & 14
All elementary and middle school aged boys and girls are welcome. Stations will be set up to practice hitting, fielding, pitching and more!
239-823-6450
 
GreenMarket
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Every Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join us on our 10-acre campus every Saturday to find an exclusive selection of locally grown, caught and cultivated foods and other products available to sample and purchase. Enjoy live entertainment by local musicians and fun activities for kids, gardening classes & live cooking by local chefs. 239-939-2787
 
Kids Free Fishing
Bass Pro Shops,
10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Be sure to take advantage of our FREE kids fishing!  The first Saturday of each month. So grab the whole Family and come join all the excitement! All equipment provided. 239-461-7800
 
Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! Storytime
Barnes & Noble,
13751 Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
11 a.m.
Join us for Storytime and activities featuring Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! Ready Rabbit, it's time to get ready! Join us for a fun reading of Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! and see if he is able to get ready for school in time.  239-437-0654
 
KIDding Around
Bell Tower Shops
13499 US 41 SE, Fort Myers
10 a.m. - noon
Join us for KIDding Around. Children of all ages are welcome. Enjoy a free bounce house, face painting by Merica's Fun Face-Painting, musical fun with Family Music Time, Valvoline Instant Oil Change, Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, fun with Cheshire Cat Fine Toys & EcoBaby & Home and more! www.thebelltowershops.com
 
 
Improviganzapalooza Jam 2015
Little Shop of Improv
Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs
3 p.m.
(Youth Improv Group) Have you ever wondered
how Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Tina Fey or Robin Williams became so funny? Improv, Improv, Improv!  Join Craig Price as he hosts “Improviganzapalooza Jam 2015.” Craig has hand-picked the best and the brightest Improv troupes for 3 nights of quick witted, side splitting hilarity. Come for one night or come for them all because each night offers a new Improv troupe whose mix of outlandish ad-libs will leave you in stitches.  239-495-8989
 
Midnight Skate
Eagle Skate Park,
315 SW 2nd Ave., Cape Coral
10 p.m.
Come out and skate under the stars and enjoy the cool weather This event is from 10 p.m. - midnight and is $5 for members/$7 non-members.  
Call 239-242-3950 for more details.
 
Saturday Adventure Camp
Wm. "Bill" Austen Youth Center, Cape Coral
6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.  
Looking for somewhere safe and fun for your child aged 5-14 to go when you have to work on the weekend? Saturday Adventure Camp is now available. 239-242-3950
 
Home Depot Kids Workshop  
How to Build a Heart Box
Home Depot, Various locations
9 a.m.  -  noon
Learn How to Build a Heart Box. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 - 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin & certificate of achievement. workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids
 
Alpaca Treks
7700 Caloosa Rd, Alva
Feb. 7 - May 24
A great adventure and chance to get up close and personal with an alpaca. Private tours of up to 6 people will get the experience of a lifetime as we halter up the alpacas. Learn to handle an alpaca on a lead. Navigate through an obstacle course together, and then go for a secluded nature walk through old florida wilderness. We'll wind back around to the riverbank and enjoy a quiet picnic snack. Adventure tour lasts about 1 1/2 hours. Our small gift shop allows you a chance to buy alpaca products and get a souvenir from our very own alpacas. This is an outdoor Nature adventure tour that is a family friendly recreation. 239-728-5022
 
 
 
Character Corner
Miromar Outlets, Estero
in MundoFox Playland
1 to 3 p.m.
Meet one of your child’s favorite characters.
239-948-3766
 
Saturday Seasonal Stories and Crafts
Pine Island Public Library
10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia
11 a.m.
A chance to hear some seasonal tales and get
creative. For kindergartners to fifth-graders.  
239-479-4636
 
Chocolate & Pastries Fair
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Tony Rotino Center in the Yacht Club Ballroom for our annual Chocolate & Pastries Fair. Bring your sweet tooth and come sample and purchase some of the finest chocolate and confections that SW Florida businesses have to offer. Stock up on your chocolate items for Valentine's Day! Event entry fee is $1 per person (children 5 and under free).  239-574-0807 for more information.
 
Family Crafternoon - Valentine's Mailbox
Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
1 - 4 p.m.
Bring the whole family together to create something special. Decorate a special Valentine’s Day mailbox to hold cards from classmates, friends and
sweethearts. $10 per box, supplies included.
239-274-5509
 
Family Storytime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
10 a.m.
This program is for the whole family and lasts
about 30 minutes. Registration is requested.
239-479-4636
 
Fort Myers Beach Got Talent 2015
Santini Marina Plaza
7225 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach
10:30 a.m.
Dance? Sing? Play a Musical Instrument? Join us at and present your incredible talent! Celebrity Judges! Trophy awards for Junior and Senior Competitors.
Junior Competition ages 5 to 15  at 10:30 a.m.
Senior Competition Ages 16 up at 11:30 a.m. Talent please register in advance with Bonnie at bgrsgs@gmail.com and we'll get you in touch with Brenda if you need to make arrangements for musical accompaniment from her super extensive library of tunes. 40 Arts and Crafts Bazaar and Fresh Market - Great food and Tropical drinks offered by the Restaurants of Santini Marina Plaza.
239-443-8810
 
Special Needs Storytime
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
10 a.m.
Books, music, and sensory experiences for children with special needs and their families. Registration begins 3 weeks prior to event. 239-479-4636
 
Thomas Alva Edison Regional
Science & Inventors
Alico Arena at FGCU, Fort Myers
Inventor's Fair • 1:30 - 4 p.m.
Science Fair • 2 - 5 p.m.           
www.edisonfestival.org
 
Just Dance!
Riverdale Branch Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
1 p.m.
Awesome dance video games for all ages.
239-479-4636
 
ArtFest Fort Myers
Publix Art Yard and Youth Stage
Edwards Drive, Downtown Fort Myers
February 7 & 8 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bring the entire family to this fun free outdoor art festival.  Take time to enjoy our talented high school artists’ work at the “Art Under 20” Exhibit and Competition and prepare to be amazed as the students create large street paintings in the Chalk Block.  Always a crowd pleaser, the Publix Art Yard and Youth Stage are full of opportunities for children of all ages to create a masterpiece of their very own, while enjoying a variety of great performances. And be sure to visit the art festival’s Dining Galleries, where delicious culinary fare from around the world is the norm. www.artfestfortmyers.com
 
DIY Tween Crafts
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
11 a.m.
Perler beading in the library. Registration is
requested. 239-479-4636
 
 
 
Monday - 9
 
Teen After School Games
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
2 – 3 p.m.
A relaxing atmosphere where teens can try their hand at Wii games and board games. This drop-in program is first come, first served. 239-479-4636
 
Love Stinks! (teens)
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
Feb. 9 – 14
Available during normal library operating hours: Monday – Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Thursday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Duck tape black roses for anti-Valentine’s. Drop-in program on the table. 239-479-4636
 
 
Tuesday - 10
 
DIY Teen Crafts
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
2 p.m.
Valentine's Day and anti-Valentine's Day crafts. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Family Night: Valentine Craft
Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake
13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers
5 - 7 p.m.
Create a Valentine Card for someone special.
239-433-9030
 
Game'n (teens)
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
3 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 10, 27
A venue for all types of games: board, card or
electronic. 239-479-4636
 
Annie
Barbara B, Mann Performing Arts Hall
13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myers
February 10 - 15
Leapin' Lizards! The world's best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as "It's the Hard Knock Life," "Easy Street," "I Don't Need Anything But You," plus the eternal anthem of optimism, "Tomorrow."
239-481-4849
 
Valentine Storytime Fun
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
10 a.m.
Stories, crafts and more for ages 3-6. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Pizza and Pages
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
6:15 p.m.
A speedy meet and greet with new books. Pizza dinner follows. For fifth grade students and older. Registration is required.  239-479-4636
 
Family Wacky Science Night
Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road
790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
5 - 7 p.m.
Cool valentines craft! 239-242-8748
 
Hikes for Tykes – Fossils
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers
11 a.m. - Noon
Open to pre-schoolers, up to age 5. Start your little ones loving the outdoors at a young age and they will always feel comfortable and at home in nature. FREE with paid admission. Parents are welcomed to learn something too at no extra cost. Please RSVP.
239-275-3435
 
 
Wednesday - 11
 
African Masks and Tales
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, North Fort Myers
3:30 p.m.
Children can create a mask and enjoy a tale to celebrate African-American History Month. For kindergarteners to fifth-graders. Registration is requested. 239-479-4636
 
 
Wacky Wednesday: Call of the Story Drum*
The Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
4:45 p.m.
African stories and creative dramatics for kindergarteners to fifth-graders. 239-479-4636
 
Free Kids Crafts
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon
Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766
 
Edison's Birthday Party
Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers
10 a.m. www.edisonfestival.org
 
 
Thursday - 12
 
Preschool Racetrack Mania
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
10:30 a.m.
Children and their caregivers become racetrack designers using various materials in this hands-on building program! For ages 2 to 5-years-old. Registration begins Jan. 22. 239-479-4636
 
Valentine Bingo
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
4 p.m.
Valentine Bingo using candy hearts for teens and tweens. Sweet! Prizes, too! 239-479-4636
 
A Special Valentines Family
evening in the Planetarium
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers
7 - 9 p.m.
Sharing stories, Animal Tales, Songs and Music with a Master Interpreter and story teller
Nationally recognized storyteller, author and interpreter Doug Elliott will present a program for young children and families with nature based story telling, musical songs, children’s books and good-natured insights to the wonders of Nature. FREE for children.  Adults: Admission plus $5 for adults. Please RSVP. 239-275-3435
 
 
Friday - 13
 
Star Party
Rotary Park,
5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral
7 - 10 p.m.
Fun, free, family night of stargazing! Members of the Southwest Florida Astronomical Society will have viewing equipment set up out in the field, on the east side of Rotary Park, for anyone interested in taking a look at the night sky. Stars, planets, nebulas, moons and possibly a satellite or two will be able to be seen. Plus, the experts from the society will be on-hand to explain what can be seen. This event only happens here once a year, so come on down for this fun star-gazing party. 239-549-4606
 
 
Saturday - 14
 
Valentine Creations
Bonita Springs Public Library
26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs
11 a.m.
Valentine cardmaking with art supplies.
239-479-4636
 
Kids Galore and More Community Consignment
Bobbie Noonan's Child Care
8560 Crystal Court, Fort Myers
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Half price sale on select items from noon - 2 p.m.
child safety checks, childrens' activities, and a pediatric dentist. Enter a raffle to win prizes like 4 pack tickets to Sunsplash Park and other fun children's hot spots! New and expecting parents are invited to our "Sneak Peek Sale" on Friday, February 13, from 6-8 p.m.  New parents and grandparents get a chance to shop BEFORE the general public.  This is a free event, but registration is required at:  www.kgamconsignmentevents.com
 
Lowe’s Kid Clinic -
Sweetheart Picture Holder
Lowe’s Home Improvement Store
Most local locations
10 a.m.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Bring your child to Lowe's and they can build this Sweetheart Picture Holder! Build and Grow Clinics will teach your kids how to safely complete a variety of projects. www.lowesbuildandgrow.com
 
I Love You Just Like This!
Valentine's Day Storytime
Barnes & Noble,
13751 Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
11 a.m.
Join us for Valentine's Day Storytime and activities featuring I Love You Just Like This! There are many ways to say "I love you" - and Elmo and his Sesame Street friends are ready to tell you. 239-437-0654
 
Give Kids a Smile Day
Florida SouthWestern State College
Formerly known as Edison State College
8099 College Pkwy, Fort Myers
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Come and get a free oral examination, an orthodontic evaluation, dental cleaning, fluoride treatment, and x-rays.  Free toothbrushes and toothpaste for all those children seen.  All your dental questions will be answered. There are no appointments,  Patients will be seen on a “first come, first served” basis. 239-418-1444
 
Valentine's Cookie Decorating
Miromar Outlets, Estero
1 p.m.  239-948-3766
 
Edison Festival Of Light
Downtown Fort Myers
Day of Discovery - Saturday, February 14 • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Junior Run - Sunday, February 15 • 1 p.m.
Junior Parade - Sunday, February 15 • 2:30 p.m.
Crowning of the Jr. King and Queen and the announcements of Float Awards at Harborside Event Center Sunday, February 15 • beginning at 4:30  p.m.
Grand Parade and Fireworks - Saturday, February 21 • 7 p.m.
 
Hearty Party
Wm. "Bill" Austen Youth Center
315 SW 2nd Ave., Cape Coral
6 p.m. - midnight
Join us for a Valentine's Day celebration at the Wm. "Bill" Austen Youth Center. Parents can enjoy a night out on the town while their children are entertained by our recreational staff.  This event is only $15 per child and includes pizza. This event is 6 p.m. - midnight and is offered to children in grades K-8.  Please call 239-242-3950 to register.
 
Love Bugs
Wm "Bill" Austen Youth Center
315 SW 2nd Ave., Cape Coral
Noon - 3 p.m.
Participants will enjoy a special day of Valentine arts and crafts, cookie decorating, songs, and stories.  Parents and guardians are not required to stay.  This event is $12 Resident/$17 Non-resident.  Please call 242-3950 to register.
 
Musical Discovery Zone
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
11 a.m.
In the Musical Discovery Zone, kids interact with musicians from the Gulf Coast Symphony and get to play a variety of instruments. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
STEMtastic Day of Discovery
Harborside Event Center, Fort Myers
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Hands-on exhibits. meet local scientists , engaging STEM activities, door prizes for K-12 patrons. www.edisonfestival.org
           
Unique Valentine Designs (teen)
Bonita Springs Public Library
26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs
Noon
An opportunity to create original Valentine’s Day art. 239-479-4636
 
Gala of The Royal Horses
Lee Civic Center, N. Fort Myers
1 - 8 p.m.
The Gala of The Royal Horses is created, produced and led by world-renowned riding master Rene Gasser, who with the experiences of seven generations has recreated an event only previously seen at the famous riding schools in Vienna and Spain. TICKET PRICES are $55, $45, $35. Parking: $5.00
www.galaoftheroyalhorses.com
 
Happy Valentine's Day!
Riverdale Branch Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
1 – 3 p.m.
A make-and-take Valentine craft. Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. 239-479-4636
 
 
 
Kids Club - Puzzle Piece Necklace
Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
10 a.m.  - Noon
Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up. 239-274-5509
 
 
Sunday - 15
 
Edison Festival of Light Junior Events
Downtown Fort Myers
1 p.m.
Edison Festival of Light’s junior events kick off with a Junior Run downtown beginning at 1 p.m. Open to fifth-graders and younger, the race runs for one mile and less, depending on age group. Fort Myers Track Club supervises the event, which charges a $5 entry fee (includes T-shirt and ribbon). Spectators can attend for free. The 67th annual Junior Parade follows the Run beginning at 2:30 p.m., featuring more than 100 floats, bands, and costumed troupes, in imitation of the Edison Grand Parade. The crowning of the Junior King & Queen winds up the afternoon at 4:30 p.m. in the Harborside Event Center. Cost for parade and coronation are free.
www.edisonfestival.org
 
WWE Live!
Germain Arena, Fort Myers
7 p.m.
Scheduled to Appear: Roman Reigns, “World’s Largest Athlete” The Big Show, “World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry, Kane; Rusev w/Lana; Ryback, the WWE Divas & more! 800-745-3000
 
 
Monday - 16
 
Astronomy for Everyone:
Size & Scale of the Universe
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
11 a.m.
An exciting family program full of celestial objects very large and very small from former NASA consultant, Kevin Manning. Wraps up under the noonday sky. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Games Night for Teens
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
5 p.m.
Tweens and teens can play Wii and PS3 with friends in the Teen Scene room. 239-479-4636
 
Road map to the Stars:
The Night Sky Explained
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
2 p.m.
Location: North Fort Myers Recreation Center
Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, teaches hands-on activities related to the night sky, including how to use star charts to pinpoint celestial objects. Wraps up under the afternoon sky. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Astronomy for Everyone:
Size and Scale of the Universe
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
6:30 p.m.
An exciting family program full of celestial objects very large and very small from former NASA consultant, Kevin Manning. Wraps up under the night sky. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Something's Fishy!
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
2 p.m.
A discussion of fish anatomy followed by the creation of fish prints. Participants may bring a plain T-shirt to print on instead of printing on paper provided. Presented by the Imaginarium Hands-On Museum and Aquarium. For grades 1-5. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
On the Table: Chinese Lanterns (teens)
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
Feb. 16 – 27
Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Noon – 8 p.m.; Friday, Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. A Chinese New Year craft available while supplies last. 239-479-4636
 
 
Tuesday - 17
 
Zeus on the Loose: Greek Mythology Party
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
4:30 p.m.
Gods, goddesses, and mythological monsters abound in this fun program with crafts and activities. Perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson series and Greek mythology! For kindergartners to fifth-graders. Registration begins Jan. 27. 239-479-4636
 
Family Night: Vegetable Stamp Art
Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake
13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers
5 - 7 p.m.
Create a unique picture using vegetable as stamps. 239-433-9030
 
Walk the Gang Plank at Tween Pirate Mania
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
6 p.m.
Pirate treasure hunt, games and craft.
239-479-4636
 
Pirates & Princesses
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
Noon – 8 p.m.
Activities and stories to celebrate pirates and princesses and a special pirate show with
Showtime for Kids at 6 p.m. Costumes welcome! 239-479-4636
 
 
Family Wacky Science Night
Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road
790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
5 - 7 p.m.
Build a bouncy ball. 239-242-8748
 
 
Wednesday - 18
 
Black History Month – Frame Staining (teens)
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
5 p.m.
African animal painting craft.  Registration is requested. 239-479-4636
 
Free Kids Crafts
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon
Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766
 
Drug House Odyssey
Cape Christian Fellowship,
2110 Chiquita Blvd., Cape Coral
Feb. 17 - 19
Walk through play that illustrates the deadly effects of drinking and driving. Free and open to the public, no reservations required. Not recommended for children under 8 because of the graphic nature of the presentation. Family Night is planned for Feb. 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public, with no reservations are needed. Sponsored by the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida. For more information on Cape Christian and all of its activities, check out www.capechristian.com or contact the church office at 239-772-5683.
 
Moms Appreciation Day
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m.
Moms, enjoy a coupon for a free drink and treat from le macaron french pastries while your kids enjoy a FREE craft in MundoFox Playland.
239-948-3766
 
Luke Bryan
Germain Arena, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.
Featuring: Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch and Randy Houser. www.ticketmaster.com
 
Wacky Wednesday
Pine Island Public Library
10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia
3:30 p.m.
Favorite books and creative crafts designed
specifically for elementary school-aged children. 239-479-4636
 
 
 
 
Thursday - 19
 
High-Tech and Low-Tech Games
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount Street, Fort Myers
3 p.m.
A relaxing atmosphere where teens can try their hand at Wii games and board games. 239-479-4636
 
Elementary My Dear
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral
4 p.m.
Fabulous stories and activities designed for
elementary school students. Registration is required. 239-479-4636  
 
Into the Woods Presented by
CFABS Teen Players
Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs,
10150 Bonita Beach Rd,, Bonita Springs
Friday, Feb.  19, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2 & 8 p.m.
The Brothers Grimm “go Broadway” as Sondheim and Lapine offer up a cockeyed fairy tale in Into The Woods Jr., an adaptation of one of Sondheim’s most popular works. All of your favorite characters—Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch—meet and interact in this whimsical original story. The musical centers on a baker and his wife who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the king’s festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse and wind up changed forever.  239-495-8989
 
 
Friday - 20
 
Greek Fest
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
8210 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers
February 20 - 22,
Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Sunday noon - 5 p.m.
Authentic Greek food, carnival rides & games, dance exhibitions, live music, merchandise vendors, car or $25,000 raffle, dollar cash Raffle and more! Adults $5 for the entire weekend and children under 12 years old are free! www.greekfestfortmyers.com
 
Astronomy for Amateurs
Hickey's Creek Mitigation Park,
17980 Palm Beach Boulevard, Alva
7 p.m.
Registration is required! This free program is designed to show beginning astronomers how to easily find stars, constellations and planets. Bring binoculars, water, bug spray, a flashlight and a lawn chair or something to sit on. We will meet in the parking lot. This program is free with paid parking but may be cancelled due to inclement weather, clouds, or if the minimum participation is not met. 239-822-5212.
 
 
Saturday - 21
 
How Very Pinteresting: Permanent Markers (teen)
Pine Island Public Library
10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia
1 p.m.
A permanent marker craft from Pinterest. The Pixel People Star Wars cross-stitch from weelittlestitches for beginners and pros will continue. 239-479-4636
 
Free Movie in the Park   Despicable Me 2
Jim Jeffers Park, Cape Coral
Saturday, February 21 • 7 - 10 p.m.
The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation department is proud to bring you a FREE "Movie in the Park" on our giant inflatable screen. Enjoy the movie and a free family night out. Bring a blanket, chairs, and dinner! 239-573-3123
 
 
Kids Club - Tissue Paper Frame
Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
10  - Noon
Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up. 239-274-5509
 
Click, Clack, Peep! Storytime
Barnes & Noble,
13751 Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
11 a.m.
Join us for Storytime and activities featuring
Click, Clack, Peep! From the award-winning
creator of Click, Clack, Moo comes an adorable story of a cute little duckling that won't quiet down! 239-437-0654
 
Free Kids Archery
Bass Pro Shops,
10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Be sure to take advantage of our Free Kids Archery !  The third Saturday of each month. So grab the whole Family and come join all the excitement! All equipment provided. 239-461-7800
 
Edison Festival of Light Party,
Grand Parade & Fireworks
Downtown Fort Myers
Celebrating 75 years, the free parade pre-party begins on the river at noon with live music and a 7 p.m. fireworks show. The parade follows through downtown streets. www.edisonfestival.org
 
Movie in the Park - Planes: Fire and Rescue
Riverside Park, Bonita Springs
Movie begins after dark
Meet and get your photo with Firepup starting at 5 p.m. Sit in the Fire Engine. Free Raffle tickets
for prizes. Play games to win free tickets for candy at 5 p.m. 239-949-6262.
 
Monopoly Mania
Riverdale Branch Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Noon
A marathon of Monopoly that can go on all
afternoon. 239-479-4636
 
 
Sunday - 22
 
Bonita Springs Concert Band -
Disney on Parade
Riverside Park on Old 41, Bonita Springs
2 – 4 p.m.
The Bonita Springs Concert Band, under the
direction of Gary Smith, will present a free concert of Disney music! Some of the Disney music to be performed includes Highlights From Enchanted, The Lion King, Selections From Mary Poppins, Fantasia 2000, and many more. Don’t miss out on the fun! Remember to bring a chair or a blanket. Refreshments will be available from Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream.
www.bonitaspringsconcertband.com
 
 
Monday - 23
 
LEGO Building Club
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
5 p.m.
Build and share LEGO creations. LEGOs provided. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
 
Bike Contest
Eagle Skate Park, Cape Coral
6 - 9 p.m.
Eagle Skate Park is hosting a bike contest. Come out and show off your skills!  Prizes to be awarded.  The cost is $8 members/$10 non-members/$1 spectators.  239-242-3950
 
Music Together
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
9:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Musical exploration for young children presented by Family Music Time. All children attending must be registered.. 239-479-4636
 
 
Tuesday - 24
 
Symphony Storytime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First Street, Fort Myers
10 a.m.
A tuneful twist on family storytime, offered in
partnership with the Gulf Coast Symphony.  
239-479-4636
 
Pre-school Class – Turtles and Tortoises
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers
10 a.m.
We will offer a pre-school program designed to engage your little ones in nature and science. Each month Chris Kilmeyer will present something different.  FREE with paid admission. Parents are welcomed to learn something too at no extra cost. Please RSVP.  239-275-3435
 
 
Family Wacky Science Night
Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road
790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
5 - 7 p.m.
Let's get slimed! 239-242-8748
 
Doctor Who Intergalactic Celebration
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
4:30 p.m.
Games and crafts inspired by the longest running science fiction television show. For kindergartners
to fifth-graders. Registration begins Feb. 3.
239-479-4636
 
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
6:15 p.m.
Origami Yoda craft based on the book by Tom Angleberger, 2015 Southwest Florida Reading Festival author. For fifth grade students and older. 239-479-4636
 
Family Night: Ice Dream Sundae
Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake
13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers
5 - 7 p.m.
Create your own yummy sundae with10 of our delicious toppings. 239-433-9030
 
 
Wednesday - 25
 
Free Kids Crafts
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon
Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766
 
 
Thursday - 26
 
1000 Books Before Kindergarten Celebration!
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
10:30 a.m.
Fun activities, crafts, and games to celebrate all the books that have been read so far! For ages 0 to 5. Registration begins Feb. 5. 239-479-4636
 
Love Ran Red Tour - Chris Tomlin
Germain Arena, Fort Myers
7 p.m.
Are you ready to worship with thousands of believers from all over Southwest Florida? It's one night of music! It's one night of worship! And it's one night you will never forget! WAY-FM presents the Love Ran Red Tour featuring Chris Tomlin, Tenth Avenue North, and Rend Collective.  www.wayfm.com
 
Southwest Florida &
Lee County Fair
Lee Civic Center, North Fort Myers
February 26 through March 8
The best in livestock, agriculture, carnival, entertainment, clowns, Count The Jelly Bean contest,
Hay Bale Decorating contest, Glue a Shoe Contest, youth talent show,  pee wee animal costume & horse show, good food and great times!  Free Parking.  www.leeciviccenter.com 239-543-8368   Also, Miss SW FL/Lee Co. Fair Pageant
Saturday, February 28 • at the Lee County Civic Center Fairgrounds
For further information or to receive an entry form: Envy Models and Talent 239-822-4661 or
stop by their offices at: 8695 College Parkway #2360, Fort Myers
 
 
 
Friday - 27
 
Big Hero 6
Centennial Park, downtown Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.
239-321-7530
 
 
Saturday - 28
 
Rubber Band Jewelry Craft
Riverdale Branch Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
1 p.m.
Colorful rubber band jewelry. All supplies provided. 239-479-4636
 
Lunchbox Theatre Series: The True Story of The 3 Little Pigs
Florida Repertory Theatre’s Arcade Theatre
2268 Bay Street, Fort Myers
Saturday, February 28 •11 a.m.
There are two sides to every story- even The Three Little Pigs! Based on the beloved children's book, this dynamite rock musical goes inside the trial of the century as Alexander T. Wolf answers for his crimes against HAM-anity! Audiences of all ages will huff and puff with laughter as they help to decide the fate of the alleged Big Bad Wolf! 239-332-4488
 
 
Horse Interaction Day Birthday Bash
Saddlewood Horse Club
16111 Saddlewood Lane, Cape Coral
Saturday, Feb. 28 • 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tasha turns 28! Come out to a fun filled day. Children will be able to pet, groom  and feed horses, enjoy pony/horse riding  in the COVERED riding arena, hop in the bounce house, and munch lunch. A  highlight is the real live horse painting! $20/child, lunch and all activities included. Please pre-register by phone or e-mail to reserve your spot. Pre-pay by credit card or cash at the gate. 239-738-9300
 
Kids Club - Personalized Door Hanger
Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
10  - Noon
Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up. 239-274-5509
 
Kids Day
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon
Kids from toddlers to twelve are invited to participate in fun activities. Kids will receive a free slice of pizza from Luna Pizza and a coupon for a free kid’s cone from Dairy Queen/ Orange Julius, while supplies last. 239-948-3766
 
13th Annual Burrowing Owl Festival
Rotary Park
5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This is a fun day of entertaining and educational programs, hands-on activities for children, guided nature walks, butterfly house tours, and bus tours to active owl burrows. There will be a silent auction, plus ice Cream and other tasty treats for lunch. Butterfly plants will be for sale also! 239-549-4606
 
60 Seconds to WIN it!
Cape Coral Yacht Club Pool
5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral
6 - 9 p.m.
Get your team ready to compete in "60 seconds to WIN it" games against other teams. Make sure your team wears the same colored shirts! Come and enjoy a night full of laughter and fun! 239-574-0806
 
Musical Discovery Series: Woodwinds
Lee County Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
10 a.m.
Gulf Coast Symphony continues its 2015 Musical Discovery Series! The Musical Discovery Series offers kids a chance to meet musicians and learn about their instruments in a fun, relaxed program. Children enjoy a “Musical Discovery Zone” and mini concert followed by a Q&A when musicians. Learn all about woodwinds and the different sounds they can make. Recommended for grades K-6. The program is free 239-939-2787
 
Celebrate Black History Month
Barnes & Noble,
13751 Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
11 a.m.
Join us for a Storytime celebrating Black History Month! Story and activities featuring two notable figures with the titles I am Rosa Parks and I am Jackie Robinson. 239-437-0654
 
Cape Coral Irish American Club Festival
Sun Splash Waterpark
400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral
February 28 through March 1
Admission to this huge event is still Adults $6.  Kids 12 & under Free.  www.capecoralirishamericanclub.org
 
Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale
Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center
75 Taylor Street, Punta Gorda           
10 a.m.
Antique, Bisque, China, Composition, Hard Plastic, Modern, Artist, Cloth Dolls, Bears, Miniatures, Doll Clothes and Accessories. Doll Appraisals, Doll Repair, Door Prizes.  For more information, call 941-286-1446.
 
Chick-fil-A Annual Community Hero Night
Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road
790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
5 - 7 p.m.
Come meet your favorite community heroes!  Get your picture taken on a police motorcycle, with a K-9 officer, climb on the marine patrol boat, meet the swat team, become an honorary fireman, and see the helicopter land!  239-242-8748
 
Say Goodbye to February With A Bonfire
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Bring your family and friends and around the campfire. We will have music and can share nature stories while looking at the night sky. Hot chocolate and s’mores will be served. Please RSVP.  239-275-3435
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