Mental Health Awareness: Understanding the Whole Picture

Lee Health Coconut Point

Presented during “Mental Illness Week,” this presentation will help you better understand mental illness and provide important skills to lessen the effects and help recover from mental illness. To RSVP call (239) 468-0050.

SWFL Medicinal Plants

Lee Health Coconut Point

This presentation covers a wide variety of medicinal plant species that can be cultivated in Southwest Florida. Presenters will look at the benefits of each plant, how they can be incorporated into your diet, and how to grow them in your own backyard. To RSVP call (239) 468-0050.

TED Talk Tuesday

South County Regional Library

Watch recorded TED Talks and share your thoughts and opinions. The topic for October is Mental Health Innovations. Hear Ted Talks on the most recent discoveries and subjects in the world of mental health.

State Initiatives for Community Resilience in Florida

Florida’s communities are facing increasing need to address sea level rise, intensified storms, flooding and other impacts of climate change in their planning processes. This webinar will focus on state programs, resources and assistance to address community resilience.

Estero Park Yard Sale

Estero Park & Recreation Center 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL

Buy some, sell some. Vendors will set up tables of personal items for sale. Vendor spots $5. Admission is free. Rain or shine.

Estero Fine Art Show

JetBlue Park 11500 Fenway South Drive, fort myers, FL

Juried arts and crafts show featuring handmade original artwork with the artist present. Youth Art Competition for students in grades 9-12, deadline is Oct. 10. Youth Application at  

Florida Native Palms

Lover's Key State Park 8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL

Although we see many species of palms in Florida, there are only 12 native to the state. Participants will look at all 12, their forms and unique characteristics.

Annual Trunk or Treat at Koreshan State Park

Koreshan State Park

Bring the family and celebrate Halloween in the Historic Settlement of Koreshan State Park. Local businesses and organizations will be offering treats and games to play, and there will be vendors with street food, arts and crafts and more! Park entrance fee $5 per car required in exact change.

Spooktacular Night at Estero Community Park

Estero Park & Recreation Center 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL

Trunk or Treat 5 -7 p.m. - Come visit local business, civic groups, and organizations to collect candy and treats from their decorated car trunks set up in the parking lot. 7:15 p.m. - Movie in the Park - "Scoob!" Bring your own chairs and blankets to enjoy a film on the large event field… Continue Reading Spooktacular Night at Estero Community Park

County Redistricting Meeting

Old Lee County Courthouse 2120 Main Street, Fort Myers, FL

Public hearing to review map options. Every ten years, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners is required to review population statistics with the goal of keeping similar population numbers within each commissioner's district boundaries. The delayed release of 2020 Census data has shortened the legally allowable timeframe for the process. A series of public… Continue Reading County Redistricting Meeting

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