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The City of Sanibel Has Issued a Traffic Advisory for the Sanibel Causeway for Saturday, March 28, 2015

The City of Sanibel has issued a traffic advisory for Saturday, March 28th, 2015 for the Octifest which is being held on Causeway Island A at 6:30 p.m.

Sanibel Island Special Events March 28th and March 29th

Attendees to these special events are encouraged to enjoy our good nature, bicycle to these events and stay FIT-4-LIFE!
Don’t forget to wear your safety helmet!

Hit Movie Cinderella Discount Ticket Price for Sanibel Recreation Center Members

The Island Cinema of Sanibel, at 535 Tarpon Bay Road, is offering "Sanibel Recreation Center Member Movie Rates", movie tickets at a discounted rate, for all City of Sanibel Recreation Center members.

The City of Sanibel Department of Natural Resources Recommends All Sanibel Residents and Visitors Follow These Shorebird Recommendations from the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) asks beachgoers to watch out for and avoid disturbing beach-nesting shorebirds on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the state. Shorebirds build nests out of sand and shells on Florida beaches in spring and summer, hatching chicks that are difficult to see.

Teen Scene Trip to Red Sox Spring Training Game Monday, March 30th

Teens! Catch all the big league baseball action on Monday, March 30th at Jet Blue Park.

Sanibel Recreation Department Recognizes Volunteer of the Month Shirley Bonnert

The City of Sanibel Recreation Department would like to recognize Volunteer of the Month Shirley Bonnert.

Sanibel Recreation Department Recognizes Members of the Month Al and Jan Schwartz

The City of Sanibel Recreation Department would like to recognize the Member of the Month, Al and Jan Schwartz.

Sanibel Councilmember Mick Denham Elected to "Ding" Darling Wildlife Society Advocacy Committee (CORRECTED)

Councilmember Mick Denham has been elected to serve on the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society (DDWS) Advocacy Committee, which is the non-profit friends group that supports the Refuge. This committee reinforces a commitment to address issues such as water quality that threaten the long-term health and viability of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge.


Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has been named Citizen of the Year by the Committee of the Islands (COTI).

“Sanibel Night” at the Everblades Last Game of the Season! Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Join us on Saturday, April 11th for “Sanibel Night” at the Everblades last game of the season!

New Session of Tai Chi Class Offered at the Sanibel Recreation Center

New session of Tai Chi with Dr. Marc Rowe offered at the Sanibel Recreation Center on Wednesdays.

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