The Multicultural Centre of SWFL is once again hosting Lee County’s biggest back-to-school outreach event, the Big Backpack Event. Celebrating its 22nd year, the event is taking place at the Fort Myers Skatium this Sunday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Multicultural Centre will provide the first 2,000 students ages 5 to 12 with new backpacks and school supplies, as well as full grocery bags to the.
Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest Florida has expanded its reach with the opening of its new San Carlos Park pediatrics office in the Preserve Plaza at 18070 S. Tamiami Trail, unit 108, Fort Myers. A public grand opening is slated for Saturday, July 17, with a ribbon-cutting and activities for children from 9 a.m. to noon. Among the activities will be free vision screenings and car seat inspections. “These new.
Children’s YouTube sensation Blippi has announced additional cities on the tour across North America, with a date at Hertz Arena in Estero on Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. Blippi The Musical is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children’s character from the screen to the stage for an all-ages extravaganza of fun, dancing, singing and meeting amazing new friends onstage. Tickets for Blippi The Musical are on sale.
Nickelodeon and VStar Entertainment Group present PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” an action-packed, music-filled production. The PAW Patrol is back and on a roll in person and live on stage. Ryder and your favorite pups have been working hard to get back on the road and they are ready to roll to Fort Myers Sept. 22 and 23 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW..
On March 12, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) authorized State WIC Agencies to enhance the WIC benefit for a period of four months, expanding the vegetable and fruit voucher from $9 per month for children and $11 per month for women to $35 per month, per participant. WIC’s vegetable and fruit voucher is known as the Cash Value Benefit (CVB). The CVB is credited with improving the dietary quality of WIC participants and reducing the.
By Maura Tabarrini With summer fast approaching and temperatures heating up, we are all ready to gather with our family and friends by the pool. In order to make sure your pool time is safe and fun, there are some safety tips that need to be considered in preparation for your gathering. According to the Safe Kids Worldwide Website, drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children ages.
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs will be on stage on select dates July 9 – Aug. 13 at the Broadway Palm Theatre. There are two sides to every story and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania’s Trial of the Century, his voice is finally heard. Will the pigs’ splashy puppet show make a puppet out of justice or is the wolf’s catchy song.
Tails and Tales, Lee County Library System’s 2021 summer reading program for all ages, kicks off June 14. The library system encourage participants to explore their imagination through reading and learning adventures about wildlife and folktales. The summer reading program offers engaging virtual events, weekly “Grab and Go” activity kits, reading and activity challenges and exciting prizes For students, reading over summer break can help prevent the learning loss known as the “Summer Slump”.
Pinkfong and Round Room Live announce that Baby Shark Live!, the fully immersive concert experience, will continue to splash across North America beginning in June. The hit show featuring Pinkfong Baby Shark will stop at Hertz Arena in Estero on Sunday, June 27 at 2 p.m. Tickets for many upcoming tour dates are currently on sale and more dates will be announced soon. For tickets and additional information, visit www.babysharklive.com..
Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre presents Robin Hood The Musical playing select matinees now through May 16. This engaging adventure captures the hearts audience members of all ages with fun-filled songs and humor galore. The merry musical adventure about Robin Hood, the outlaw of Sherwood Forest who does all the wrong things for all the right reasons. When Robin Hood’s childhood sweetheart Maid Marian is forced to marry the evil Prince.
Young performers from Lee and Collier counties are working their way througha week of dress rehearsals for their big production of The Addams Family April 16 – 18 at the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. The Addams Family, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen.
Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big comes to Fort Myers March 18 – March 21 at Hertz Arena in Estero. Dream Big features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa, Belle, Genie, and more highlighting all the magic and adventure of Disney’s tales through world-class figure skating. Audiences will be transported to exciting worlds where heroes of every kind seek to fulfill.