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Independence Day Traffic Advisory - Saturday, July 4th, Independence Day Parade Road Closure and Detour

Due to the Independence Day Parade, the following roads will be closed on Saturday, July 4th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Periwinkle Way from Tarpon Bay Road to Casa Ybel

Hit Movie Jurassic World 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.

Fort Myers Miracle Baseball “Dog Daze of Summer” Game Friday, July 24th, 2015 Hammond Stadium

Join us on Friday, July 24th for “Dog Daze of Summer” at the Fort Myers Miracle Game!

Independence Day Activities for July 4th, 2015

The following Special Events have been permitted by the City of Sanibel:

The “Sanibel Plan” Now Available Electronically The City’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan Now Posted

The City of Sanibel’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan, also known as the “Sanibel Plan,” is now available electronically in its entirety on the City of Sanibel webpage

National Weather Service designates City of Sanibel as “Storm Ready”

The City of Sanibel has again been recognized by the National Weather Service as a “Storm Ready” community.

City of Sanibel Independence Day Holiday Operation Hours & Refuse Collection Schedule

The City of Sanibel Administrative Offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day, Friday, July 3, 2015, and will resume regular office hours on Monday, July 6, 2015. If you have any questions, please call the City Manager's office at 239-472-3700.

Registration Still Available for Summer Youth Basketball Camp Sanibel Recreation Center

The Sanibel Recreation Center will be hosting a Summer Youth Basketball Camp provided by Reed Baker’s Nothing But Net Basketball Camp from June 29th through July 2nd.

The City of Sanibel Recreation Department Seeking Fitness Instructor Quotes

The City of Sanibel is seeking Fitness Instructor quotes for fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016).

Join Us for a Day With The Tampa Bay Rays Ticket Sales End June 24th!

Join us on Thursday, July 2nd for a day with the Tampa Bay Rays!

Lee County Electric Cooperative Island Vegetation Trimming to Begin June 22, 2015

Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) has informed the City of Sanibel that circuit crews will begin trimming vegetation on Sanibel and Captiva the week of June 22nd, 2015.

If You Missed the City of Sanibel’s 2015 Hurricane Seminar, Watch it Now!

Citizens of Sanibel who missed the annual Hurricane Preparation Seminar on June 5th may watch the entire seminar online. The seminar, presented by the Sanibel Police Department, is 1 hour and 45 minutes in length.




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