1. Conservancy celebrates endangered species
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is celebrating Endangered Species Day May 20-21 by offering a variety of engaging activities that raise awareness about Southwest Florida’s most vulnerable species.
In addition to providing a day of activities, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Naples Zoo have partnered to offer their members special admission deals throughout the two-day celebration. Members of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Naples Zoo will receive free admission to the partnering organization’s facilities May 20-21.
Admission to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is $12.95 for adults, $8.95 for children 3-11 and free for children 2 years old and under. Admission is free for members of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, and free of charge during Endangered Species Day festivities for members of the Naples Zoo.
2. Saturday: Marco Island Community Sailing Center Open House
The City of Marco Island Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite the public to the Sailing Center Open House, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Saturday, May 21. The club is located at the Jolley Bridge Beach on 1400 N. Collier Blvd. (at Yacht Club Entrance). Free food and drinks will be served. Register your child early for summer sailing programs and also tour the new Sailing Center facility. Meet the MICSC board members and summer sailing Instructors. Free rides will be available on the Opti Pram boats.
3. Friday: Lunch with the Chief
The next Lunch with the Chief will be 11:30 a.m., Friday, May 20 at Hideaway Beach Club, 250 South Beach Drive. The event is $25 per person, tax and tip included.
Call Joe Granda, 389-2823, or Curt Koon, 389—4511, for reservations. Mail checks to: Marco Police Foundation, 1083 North Collier Blvd., #123, Marco Island, FL 34145.
The speaker will be Step Smart Collier’s Mark Tesoro, M.A.