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Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-13 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-13 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Cub Scout meeting

12-13 Cub Scout Pack 20 meets at the Pine Island United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. for information, call Mark Haffner at 282-2221. more »»

Little League T-ball

12-13 Greater Pine Island Little League T-ball Sand Gnats and Mud Cats games are played at 6 p.m. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-13 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Genealogical Society meeting

12-13 The Pine Island Group of the Lee County Genealogical Society will meet at the Pine Island Library beginning at 1 p.m. For more information, call 283-1856. more »»

St. James Bingo

12-13 Bingo will take place at the St. James City Civic Center at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Library children/teen program

12-13 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading. This program is for patrons 18 and under only. more »»

AA Meetings

12-13 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

12-13 Children and teens can read down fines fromn 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-13 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-13 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Scouting Troops

12-13 Cub Scouts, Pack 20. Den meeting every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Pine Island United Methodist Church (grades 1 through 5). Call Cubmaster, Jerry Bush, 282-9284 for further information.Boy Scouts, Troop 20. Meeting every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at PIUMC (grades 6 through 12). more »»

Yoga, meditation

12-13 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-13 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-13 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-13 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-13 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-13 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-14 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-14 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

SJCCA exercise class

12-14 The St. James City Civic Association's exercise class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Both men and women of all ages are invited to stretch with us! Please call Jodee at 283-4790 for more information.The SJCCA is located on 4th Avenue and Lemon Street. more »»

AA Meetings

12-14 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Al-anon

12-14 The Al-anon family group will meet at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church beginning at 8 p.m. more »»

Family Storytime

12-14 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. To register, call 533-4350. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-14 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

Coffee Break - Women's Bible Study

12-14 The First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across the street from Pine Island Elementary School will host a women's bible study from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 283-1737 or visit fbcopi. more »»

Tai Chi classes

12-14 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Exercise class

12-14 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Guided Bridge bidding and play

12-14 Beginning at noon, beginner bridge players are invited to improve their skills during a guded bridge bidding and play at the St. James City Civic Center in St. James City. This instruction is free to members of the St. James City Civic Association, the cost for non-members is $2 per session. more »»

Bokeelia Boat Club

12-14 The Bokeelia Boat Club will meet at the Elks Lodge at the island center beginning at 5:30 p.m. Members and guest are welcome. For more information, call BBC commodore, Jim Fors at 282-1446 or visit bokeeliaboatclub. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-14 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

12-14 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Litttle League Minors

12-14 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Alden Pines Ladies League

12-14 The Alden Pines Ladies League is seeking new members. The league plays on Thursday with a 7:45 a.m. shot-gun start. Players are expected to be ready to play at 7:30 a.m. A GHIN handicap is required to compete for prizes. The league competes for NET prizes only. more »»

Free Thursday morning breakfasts at First Baptist Church of St. James City

12-14 First Baptist Church of St. James City, at 3417 8th Ave. St. James City, is offering free Thursday morning breakfast from November through March at 8 a.m.Everyone is welcome… come hungry… get to know your neighbors and make new friends!For information, call 239-283-0982. or visit www. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

12-14 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-14 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-14 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Tai Chi Club

12-14 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Bokeelia Boat Club

12-14 The BBC meets at the Pine Island Elks Club on the second Thursday of each month. Refreshments and food are available at 5:30 p.m., with the meeting commencing at 7 p.m.. This club is focused on fun and exciting social events inspired through safe boating. more »»

Alanon

12-14 Meets at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, 10380 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, Thursday at 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

12-15 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Masonic Club meeting

12-15 The Pine Island Masonic Club will meet at the Raymary Grill in Bokeelia beginning at 10:30 a.m. All Masons, Ladies and Guests are welcome. more »»

Kiwanis meeting

12-15 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will meet at Bert's Bar and Grill for breakfast at 7:30 A.m. followed by a meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Flamingo Bay Bingo

12-15 A sociable game of bingo is playes with two smoke breaks and a half time break of free cookies, coffee and iced tea. The progressive jackpot is always $250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a cup for coffee and a non-perishable food items for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Library adult program - chess

12-15 Play or learn the game of chess at the Pine Island Public Library beginning at 3 p.m. Chess sets will be provided or bring your own if preferred. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-15 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-15 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Family Library event

12-15 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime beginning at 11 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. Call 461-3188. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

12-15 The Kiwanis meet at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha at 7:30 a.m. featuring a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. All meetings end by 9 a.m. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-15 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-15 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-15 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-15 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-15 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

12-15 Meets every Friday morning at Bert’s Bar and Grill. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 8 a.m. President: Carlyn Herring, 282-5610. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-15 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-15 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

‘A Christmas Party on the Bay’

12-15 “A Christmas Party on the Bay," featuring the music of Yard Dog Charlie, will be held Friday, Dec. 15, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., at Hooked Island Grill in Matlacha. It will be a benefit for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-15 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-15 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Matlacha Christmas Boat Parade

12-16 The annual Matlacha Christmas Boat Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 16. Anyone with a decorated boat who would like to participate in the parade is welcome to join in. Meet behind Bert's Bar at 5:30 p.m. and the lead boat will begin the parade at 6 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-16 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-16 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Free meal

12-16 A free meal will be offered to any and all island residents at the Jesus Chris Ministries located at 5100 Doug Taylor Circle in the industrial park. Dinners will be served beginning at 6 p.m. For information or transportation, call Sister Diana at 896-0270, Debbie at 292-6556 or Lynne at 282-2226. more »»

Little League T-Ball

12-16 Greater Pine Island Little League Mud Cats and Sand Gnats T-ball games are played at 9 a.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Syncronized swim class

12-16 A synronized swim class will be held at the Pine Island Community Pool from 9 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to join anytime. For more information, call coach Wendy Stafford at 233-3813 or e-mail to sunshinesynchrosplash2gmail. more »»

AA Meetings

12-16 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library children/teen program

12-16 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes spent reading good toward library fines. This program is for patrons age 18 and under onl. more »»

Library child/teen program

12-16 Children and teens can read down fines from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Church of God of Prophecy Annual Holiday Bake Sale & Breakfast

12-16 Church of God of Prophecy will hold its Annual Holiday Bake Sale & Breakfast Saturday, Dec. 16, from 7-11 a.m. The breakfast will feature bacon & eggs with biscuit and gravy, or bacon & eggs with pancakes — for just $7. Grits and toast are optional. more »»

Bloodmobile collecting donations at Moose Lodge

12-16 The Lee Health Bloodmobile will be visiting the Pine Island Moose Lodge at 8903 Stringfellow Road in St. James City, Saturday, Dec. 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-16 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-16 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

NA Meetings

12-16 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-17 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

AA Meetings

12-17 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-17 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-17 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Alateen

12-17 The Pine Island Alateen Family group meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Pine Island United Methodist Church youth building. Students in middle and high school are welcome to attend. Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinkin. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-18 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Yoga, meditation

12-18 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

AA Meetings

12-18 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-18 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 6 to 8 p.. more »»

Flamingo Bay bingo

12-18 Bingo will be played at the Flamingo Bay Clubhouse in Flamingo Bay, St. James City beginning at 5 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Boy Scout meeting

12-18 Boy Scout Troop 20 will meet at the Pine Island United Methodist Chruch at 7 p.m. For more information, call Mike Taylor at 898-0657. more »»

Little League Minors

12-18 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to cheer on the players. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-18 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-18 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Pine Island Writers

12-18 The Pine Island Writers meet at 7 p.m. at teh St. John's Episcopal Church on Stringfellow Road in St. James City. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Lynne at 282-1464 or visit pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-18 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-18 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-18 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-18 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

12-18 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-18 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous

12-18 Meets every Monday at 11:30 a.m., in the formation building at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, located at 1922 SW 20th Avenue in Cape Coral. For information and directions call 239-898-5549. more »»

Pine Island Writers

12-18 If you enjoy writing, please join us every Monday at 7 p.m. (except holidays). We meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7771 Stringfellow Rd., St. James City. For information, contact Gail Berreitter at 239-940-0809 or email us at writers-4pi@gmail.com. Visit our website at pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4353

12-18 8150 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, 283-2277 VFW meets first Monday each month at 7 p.m.; Ladies’ Auxiliary second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Joint membership meeting the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.. more »»

SJCCA exercise class

12-19 The St. James City Civic Association's exercise class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Both men and women of all ages are invited to stretch with us! Please call Jodee at 283-4790 for more information.The SJCCA is located on 4th Avenue and Lemon Street. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-19 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-19 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-19 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

12-19 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

12-19 All are welome to paint at the St. James Civic Center located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, call Honey at 283-3092 or Melissa at 283-5203. more »»

Matlacha Civic Association

12-19 The members of the Matlacha Civic Association will meet at the Community Center in the Matlacha Community Park beginning at 6 p.. more »»

Crochet and knit classes

12-19 Learn to crochet or knit at the in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Supplies needed are G or H crochet hook or a size 8 set of knitting needles and a ball of cotton yarn. For more information, call Yvonne Dewey at 283-4476. more »»

Little League Majors

12-19 Greater Pine Island Little League Majors teams Reds and Marlins will face off at 6 p.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Tai Chi classes

12-19 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

12-19 Novice and accomplished artists are welcome to a supportive and fun place to enjoy painting. Just bring your brushes and your favorite medium beginning at 10 a.m. We will meet at the St. James City Civic Center located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City. more »»

Exercise class

12-19 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Peace Meditations

12-19 Meditations in peace are held at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited and welcome. For more information, call Sheilana Massey at 282-3595. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-19 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

12-19 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-19 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers

12-19 The Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers (formerly the Peter Quigley Outdoor Sketchers) meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at various sites on Pine Island. Everyone, regardless of experience, is invited to attend. Just bring a chair and your drawing/painting equipment. No charge. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-19 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Peace Meditations

12-19 Meditations centered in peace are held at 3 p.m., every Tuesday. Explore personal and spiritual essence to heal blocks to individual peace locally and worldwide. Everyone is welcome. Call Sheilana Massey, DD, at 282-3595 for details. more »»

Tai Chi Club

12-19 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-19 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Matlacha Civic Association

12-19 Meets at Art Association Building in Matlacha Park on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Mail correspondence to P.O. Box 521, Matlacha, FL 33993. more »»

From Our Hearts

12-19 From Our Hearts is an organization that raises funds to provide breast cancer screening and treatment for eligible persons in the Greater Pine Island/Matlacha area. In partnership with Partners for Breast Cancer Care Inc. & Regional Cancer Center, Lee Memorial Health System. more »»

Pine Island Moose Lodge #1954

12-19 8903 Stringfellow Road; 282-0438-OfficeThe Moose Men meet every third Tuesday at 7 p.m. Officers meet at 6 p.m. Women have a chapter meeting at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday and the business meeting is held the fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. Lunch: Monday - Saturday - 11 a.m. to 2 p.. more »»

NA Meetings

12-19 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-20 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Pine Island Scouting Troops

12-20 Cub Scouts, Pack 20. Den meeting every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Pine Island United Methodist Church (grades 1 through 5). Call Cubmaster, Jerry Bush, 282-9284 for further information.Boy Scouts, Troop 20. Meeting every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at PIUMC (grades 6 through 12). more »»

Yoga, meditation

12-20 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-20 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-20 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

AA Meetings

12-20 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

12-20 Children and teens can read down fines fromn 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Library children/teen program

12-20 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading. This program is for patrons 18 and under only. more »»

St. James Bingo

12-20 Bingo will take place at the St. James City Civic Center at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Little League T-ball

12-20 Greater Pine Island Little League T-ball Sand Gnats and Mud Cats games are played at 6 p.m. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Cub Scout meeting

12-20 Cub Scout Pack 20 meets at the Pine Island United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. for information, call Mark Haffner at 282-2221. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-20 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-20 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-20 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-20 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-20 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-20 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Earth Friends

12-20 A community discussion group, which focuses on environmental issues, meets on the third Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. every month, but location varies. For information contact Diane Maher at 239-246-3930. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-20 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-21 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-21 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

SJCCA exercise class

12-21 The St. James City Civic Association's exercise class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Both men and women of all ages are invited to stretch with us! Please call Jodee at 283-4790 for more information.The SJCCA is located on 4th Avenue and Lemon Street. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

12-21 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-21 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Litttle League Minors

12-21 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Coffee Break - Women's Bible Study

12-21 The First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across the street from Pine Island Elementary School will host a women's bible study from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 283-1737 or visit fbcopi. more »»

Exercise class

12-21 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Guided Bridge bidding and play

12-21 Beginning at noon, beginner bridge players are invited to improve their skills during a guded bridge bidding and play at the St. James City Civic Center in St. James City. This instruction is free to members of the St. James City Civic Association, the cost for non-members is $2 per session. more »»

Tai Chi classes

12-21 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Al-anon

12-21 The Al-anon family group will meet at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church beginning at 8 p.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-21 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

Family Storytime

12-21 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. To register, call 533-4350. more »»

AA Meetings

12-21 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Alden Pines Ladies League

12-21 The Alden Pines Ladies League is seeking new members. The league plays on Thursday with a 7:45 a.m. shot-gun start. Players are expected to be ready to play at 7:30 a.m. A GHIN handicap is required to compete for prizes. The league competes for NET prizes only. more »»

Free Thursday morning breakfasts at First Baptist Church of St. James City

12-21 First Baptist Church of St. James City, at 3417 8th Ave. St. James City, is offering free Thursday morning breakfast from November through March at 8 a.m.Everyone is welcome… come hungry… get to know your neighbors and make new friends!For information, call 239-283-0982. or visit www. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

12-21 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Garden Club

12-21 Monthly Garden Club meetings are held on the third Thursday every month at the Fishers of Men Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10360 Stringfellow Road, and begin at 9 a.m. with coffee and refreshments followed by our guest speaker’s presentation and finishing up with a brief member’s business meeting. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-21 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-21 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Tai Chi Club

12-21 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Pine Island Chamber of Commerce

12-21 2nd Tuesday – 6 p.m., Board of Directors meeting, at Chamber building. Guests welcome 3rd Thursday – 6 p.m. Business After-Hours at member business (to be announced in press release the week prior) 4th Tuesday – 7:30 a.m. Chamber Breakfast at Island Grill in Winn-Dixie Shopping Cente. more »»

Alanon

12-21 Meets at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, 10380 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, Thursday at 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

12-22 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Kiwanis meeting

12-22 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will meet at Bert's Bar and Grill for breakfast at 7:30 A.m. followed by a meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Library adult program - chess

12-22 Play or learn the game of chess at the Pine Island Public Library beginning at 3 p.m. Chess sets will be provided or bring your own if preferred. more »»

Flamingo Bay Bingo

12-22 A sociable game of bingo is playes with two smoke breaks and a half time break of free cookies, coffee and iced tea. The progressive jackpot is always $250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a cup for coffee and a non-perishable food items for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-22 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-22 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-22 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

12-22 The Kiwanis meet at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha at 7:30 a.m. featuring a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. All meetings end by 9 a.m. more »»

Family Library event

12-22 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime beginning at 11 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. Call 461-3188. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-22 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-22 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-22 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-22 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

12-22 Meets every Friday morning at Bert’s Bar and Grill. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 8 a.m. President: Carlyn Herring, 282-5610. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-22 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-22 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-22 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-22 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-23 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-23 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Free meal

12-23 A free meal will be offered to any and all island residents at the Jesus Chris Ministries located at 5100 Doug Taylor Circle in the industrial park. Dinners will be served beginning at 6 p.m. For information or transportation, call Sister Diana at 896-0270, Debbie at 292-6556 or Lynne at 282-2226. more »»

Little League T-Ball

12-23 Greater Pine Island Little League Mud Cats and Sand Gnats T-ball games are played at 9 a.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Syncronized swim class

12-23 A synronized swim class will be held at the Pine Island Community Pool from 9 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to join anytime. For more information, call coach Wendy Stafford at 233-3813 or e-mail to sunshinesynchrosplash2gmail. more »»

AA Meetings

12-23 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

12-23 Children and teens can read down fines from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Library children/teen program

12-23 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes spent reading good toward library fines. This program is for patrons age 18 and under onl. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-23 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-23 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

NA Meetings

12-23 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-24 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

AA Meetings

12-24 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-24 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-24 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Alateen

12-24 The Pine Island Alateen Family group meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Pine Island United Methodist Church youth building. Students in middle and high school are welcome to attend. Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinkin. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-25 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Yoga, meditation

12-25 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

AA Meetings

12-25 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-25 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 6 to 8 p.. more »»

Flamingo Bay bingo

12-25 Bingo will be played at the Flamingo Bay Clubhouse in Flamingo Bay, St. James City beginning at 5 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Boy Scout meeting

12-25 Boy Scout Troop 20 will meet at the Pine Island United Methodist Chruch at 7 p.m. For more information, call Mike Taylor at 898-0657. more »»

Little League Minors

12-25 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to cheer on the players. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-25 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-25 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Writers

12-25 The Pine Island Writers meet at 7 p.m. at teh St. John's Episcopal Church on Stringfellow Road in St. James City. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call Lynne at 282-1464 or visit pineislandwriters.org. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-25 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-25 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-25 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-25 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

12-25 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-25 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Overeaters Anonymous

12-25 Meets every Monday at 11:30 a.m., in the formation building at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, located at 1922 SW 20th Avenue in Cape Coral. For information and directions call 239-898-5549. more »»

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4353

12-25 8150 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, 283-2277 VFW meets first Monday each month at 7 p.m.; Ladies’ Auxiliary second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Joint membership meeting the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.. more »»

Pine Island Writers

12-25 If you enjoy writing, please join us every Monday at 7 p.m. (except holidays). We meet at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 7771 Stringfellow Rd., St. James City. For information, contact Gail Berreitter at 239-940-0809 or email us at writers-4pi@gmail.com. Visit our website at pineislandwriters.org. more »»

SJCCA exercise class

12-26 The St. James City Civic Association's exercise class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Both men and women of all ages are invited to stretch with us! Please call Jodee at 283-4790 for more information.The SJCCA is located on 4th Avenue and Lemon Street. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-26 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-26 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-26 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

12-26 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

12-26 All are welome to paint at the St. James Civic Center located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 9 a.m. For more information, call Honey at 283-3092 or Melissa at 283-5203. more »»

Crochet and knit classes

12-26 Learn to crochet or knit at the in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Supplies needed are G or H crochet hook or a size 8 set of knitting needles and a ball of cotton yarn. For more information, call Yvonne Dewey at 283-4476. more »»

Little League Majors

12-26 Greater Pine Island Little League Majors teams Reds and Marlins will face off at 6 p.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Tai Chi classes

12-26 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Order of the Golden Brush

12-26 Novice and accomplished artists are welcome to a supportive and fun place to enjoy painting. Just bring your brushes and your favorite medium beginning at 10 a.m. We will meet at the St. James City Civic Center located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City. more »»

Exercise class

12-26 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Peace Meditations

12-26 Meditations in peace are held at 3 p.m. Everyone is invited and welcome. For more information, call Sheilana Massey at 282-3595. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-26 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

12-26 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Chamber of Commerce

12-26 2nd Tuesday – 6 p.m., Board of Directors meeting, at Chamber building. Guests welcome 3rd Thursday – 6 p.m. Business After-Hours at member business (to be announced in press release the week prior) 4th Tuesday – 7:30 a.m. Chamber Breakfast at Island Grill in Winn-Dixie Shopping Cente. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-26 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers

12-26 The Pine Island Outdoor Sketchers (formerly the Peter Quigley Outdoor Sketchers) meets on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at various sites on Pine Island. Everyone, regardless of experience, is invited to attend. Just bring a chair and your drawing/painting equipment. No charge. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-26 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Peace Meditations

12-26 Meditations centered in peace are held at 3 p.m., every Tuesday. Explore personal and spiritual essence to heal blocks to individual peace locally and worldwide. Everyone is welcome. Call Sheilana Massey, DD, at 282-3595 for details. more »»

Tai Chi Club

12-26 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-26 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-26 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

NA Meetings

12-26 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

American Legion Post 136

12-27 4106 Stringfellow Road, 283-4434; Log onto www.post136fl.org.Tuesday: Bingo starts at 6pm. Legion Riders meet first Wednesday; Auxiliary meets second Wednesday; Legion Post meets third Wednesday; S.A.L. meets fourth Wednesday. Call about meal times and menu. more »»

Pine Island Scouting Troops

12-27 Cub Scouts, Pack 20. Den meeting every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Pine Island United Methodist Church (grades 1 through 5). Call Cubmaster, Jerry Bush, 282-9284 for further information.Boy Scouts, Troop 20. Meeting every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at PIUMC (grades 6 through 12). more »»

Yoga, meditation

12-27 Yoga, meditation at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, just south of the 4-way stop. Mondays at 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. Bring own towel/mat and wear loose comfortable clothing. Donation $9. Information: Roothee at 283-1175. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-27 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-27 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

AA Meetings

12-27 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library child/teen program

12-27 Children and teens can read down fines fromn 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Library children/teen program

12-27 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading. This program is for patrons 18 and under only. more »»

St. James Bingo

12-27 Bingo will take place at the St. James City Civic Center at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street in St. James City beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to play. more »»

Little League T-ball

12-27 Greater Pine Island Little League T-ball Sand Gnats and Mud Cats games are played at 6 p.m. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Cub Scout meeting

12-27 Cub Scout Pack 20 meets at the Pine Island United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. for information, call Mark Haffner at 282-2221. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-27 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-27 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-27 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-27 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-27 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-27 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-27 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-28 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-28 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

SJCCA exercise class

12-28 The St. James City Civic Association's exercise class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Both men and women of all ages are invited to stretch with us! Please call Jodee at 283-4790 for more information.The SJCCA is located on 4th Avenue and Lemon Street. more »»

Island Tai Chi Club

12-28 The Island Tai Chi Club meets at the Fishers of Men Luberan Church in St. James City from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-28 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Litttle League Minors

12-28 Greater Pine Island Little League Minors games are played at 6 p.m. on Field #1 and Field #2. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Coffee Break - Women's Bible Study

12-28 The First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across the street from Pine Island Elementary School will host a women's bible study from 9 to 11 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 283-1737 or visit fbcopi. more »»

Exercise class

12-28 Free ladies exercise classes will be held at the First Baptist Church of Pine Island located across from Pine Island Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church at 283-1737 or Marilyn McManus at 282-9148. more »»

Guided Bridge bidding and play

12-28 Beginning at noon, beginner bridge players are invited to improve their skills during a guded bridge bidding and play at the St. James City Civic Center in St. James City. This instruction is free to members of the St. James City Civic Association, the cost for non-members is $2 per session. more »»

Tai Chi classes

12-28 Tai Chi classes will be offered at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church at from 3 to 5 p.m. and again at 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Friends of the Library meeting

12-28 The Friends of the Pine Island Public Library will meet in the library meeting room at 3:15 p.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Al-anon

12-28 The Al-anon family group will meet at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church beginning at 8 p.m. more »»

Sunshine Synchro Splash

12-28 Practice for Sunshine Synchro Splash will take place at the Pine Island Public Pool from 5:45 to 8 p.m. more »»

Family Storytime

12-28 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime at 10:30 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. To register, call 533-4350. more »»

AA Meetings

12-28 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Alden Pines Ladies League

12-28 The Alden Pines Ladies League is seeking new members. The league plays on Thursday with a 7:45 a.m. shot-gun start. Players are expected to be ready to play at 7:30 a.m. A GHIN handicap is required to compete for prizes. The league competes for NET prizes only. more »»

Free Thursday morning breakfasts at First Baptist Church of St. James City

12-28 First Baptist Church of St. James City, at 3417 8th Ave. St. James City, is offering free Thursday morning breakfast from November through March at 8 a.m.Everyone is welcome… come hungry… get to know your neighbors and make new friends!For information, call 239-283-0982. or visit www. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry

12-28 The food pantry is housed in the Life Center of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. The pantry, an equal opportunity organization, serves residences of Pine Island and greater Matlacha. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., closed on holidays. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-28 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-28 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

Tai Chi Club

12-28 The Tai Chi Club meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Fishers of Men Lutheran Church. For information contact Frank Tuma at 283-9155. more »»

Alanon

12-28 Meets at Fishers of Men Lutheran Church, 10380 Stringfellow Road, St. James City, Thursday at 8 p.m. more »»

AA Meetings

12-29 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Kiwanis meeting

12-29 The Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island will meet at Bert's Bar and Grill for breakfast at 7:30 A.m. followed by a meeting from 8 to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. more »»

Flamingo Bay Bingo

12-29 A sociable game of bingo is playes with two smoke breaks and a half time break of free cookies, coffee and iced tea. The progressive jackpot is always $250. Doors open at 5 p.m. and calling starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a cup for coffee and a non-perishable food items for the Pine Island Food Pantry. more »»

Library adult program - chess

12-29 Play or learn the game of chess at the Pine Island Public Library beginning at 3 p.m. Chess sets will be provided or bring your own if preferred. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-29 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at Phillips Park Tennis Courts from 8 to 10 a.m. This is free play and all are welcome. more »»

Aldens Pines Men's Golf League

12-29 The Alden Pines Men's Golf League meet at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at Alden Pines Golf Course. Interested players can call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

SJCCA Exercise Group

12-29 Join the exercise group at the St. James City Civic Association building located at Fourth Avenue and Lemon Street from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Al are welcome. For more infnormation, call Jodee Nelson at 283-4790. more »»

Family Library event

12-29 The Pine Island Public Library will host Family Storytime beginning at 11 a.m. This program is for the entire family and lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. Call 461-3188. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

12-29 The Kiwanis meet at Bert's Bar and Grill in Matlacha at 7:30 a.m. featuring a guest speaker. All are welcome to attend. All meetings end by 9 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-29 The Pine Island Tennis Club meets at the courts at Phillips Park at the island center from 8 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to come and play. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-29 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-29 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Alden Pines Men’s Golf League

12-29 The Alden Pines Men’s Golf League is seeking new members. The League golfs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings with a 7 a.m. Shot Gun start. For more info call Bill at 283-7864 or Dan at 283-2179. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Greater Pine Island

12-29 Meets every Friday morning at Bert’s Bar and Grill. Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 8 a.m. President: Carlyn Herring, 282-5610. more »»

Pine Island Tennis Club

12-29 The Pine Island Tennis Club plays each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 10 a.m. This is a free play time and all are welcome to join the fun at the courts in Phillips Park. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-29 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-29 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge #2781

12-29 Elks Lodge located at the four-way stop on Pine Island. Lodge meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday chef specials, games and entertainment. Call lodge at 283-4388 for details or email pineisland-elks@gmal.com or visit www.elks.org / lodges / home. more »»

Pine Island Public Library

12-30 The Pine Island Public library is located in the Pine Island Center at 10700 Russell Road. The phone number is 533-4350. Library hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, closed. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-30 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

Free meal

12-30 A free meal will be offered to any and all island residents at the Jesus Chris Ministries located at 5100 Doug Taylor Circle in the industrial park. Dinners will be served beginning at 6 p.m. For information or transportation, call Sister Diana at 896-0270, Debbie at 292-6556 or Lynne at 282-2226. more »»

Little League T-Ball

12-30 Greater Pine Island Little League Mud Cats and Sand Gnats T-ball games are played at 9 a.m. on Field #1. All are welcome to come and cheer on the players. more »»

Syncronized swim class

12-30 A synronized swim class will be held at the Pine Island Community Pool from 9 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to join anytime. For more information, call coach Wendy Stafford at 233-3813 or e-mail to sunshinesynchrosplash2gmail. more »»

AA Meetings

12-30 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Library children/teen program

12-30 Kids Read Down Fines at the Pine Island Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Children and teens can earn a $2 coupon for every 15 minutes spent reading good toward library fines. This program is for patrons age 18 and under onl. more »»

Library child/teen program

12-30 Children and teens can read down fines from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Pine Island Public Library. Earn a $2 coupon good toward library fines for every 15 minutes spent reading at the library. This program is for those age 18 and under. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-30 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Museum of the Islands

12-30 Located at 5728 Sesame Drive at the Center (next to library). Winter hours: Open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Summer hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Tours are available, call 283-1525. more »»

NA Meetings

12-30 Tuesday: 8 p.m., Methodist ChurchSaturday: 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Pool

12-31 Sunday, 1 to 5:45 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The pool is located at 5675 Sesame Drive. Call 239-283-2220. more »»

AA Meetings

12-31 Sunday: 7:30 p.m., Methodist Church; Monday: 7 p.m., Methodist Church; Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 10 a.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Wednesday: 7:30 p.m., Matlacha Community Center; Thursday: 8 p.m., Fishers of Men Lutheran Church; Friday: 10 a.m. more »»

Pine Island Community Church

12-31 The Thrift Store hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. more »»

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous

12-31 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is a 12-step program for individuals suffering from food obsession, overeating, under eating and bulimia. (No dues, fees or weigh-ins). There is a meeting at Cape Christian Fellowship, at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., Fridays and Sundays at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Pine Island Alateen

12-31 The Pine Island Alateen Family group meets Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in the Pine Island United Methodist Church youth building. Students in middle and high school are welcome to attend. Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinkin. more »»

 
 
 
 

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