Cinema Under the Stars – July 10

Need to get out of the house tonight?  Head on over to Gulf Coast Town Center for “Cinema Under the Stars”.  Tonight’s FREE feature is The Emperor’s New Groove.  

Every Tuesday night (thru Aug 7) B103.9, Moe’s Grill and Gulf Coast Town Center bring you a different family movie.  The movies will begin at dark.

Directions to Gulf Coast Town Center

 9903 Gulf Coast Main Street

Ft. Myers, FL


Zoomers Amusement Park – finally opening!! June 15

The much anticipated opening of the the new Zoomers is here!!!  The opening day is Friday, June 15, 2012 and I’m sure it will be well attended.  We are in desperate need of activities here (just ask my kids), so this should keep them busy.

Here’s what is there for your enjoyment:

  • Go-Carts  $6 single  $7.50 double
  • Slick Track (valid drivers license to drive)
  • 18 hole mini golf  $6
  • mini bowling  $2.50/5 frames & $4/10 frames
  • arcade
  • midway rides $2.50 each
  • adult rides $4.00 each

Check out their “Specials” page for daily discounts.

Check out their VIP offering (when it’s up on the site)

Directions to Zoomers

17455 Summerlin Road

Ft. Myers, FL

A Tribute to Heroes – May 27

Night Hike – May 25


 Come learn what animals come out once the sun goes down. Your experience will begin with a nocturnal animal presentation followed by a walk through one of our 3 nature trails for a “critters at night” experience.

You must provide your own flashlight. Suitable for all ages, but keep in mind it gets DARK!

Hike lasts approximately one hour. Close toed shoes are required.

$5 per person (non-member) $4 per person (member).

Minimum 5 participants. Max 15 participants. Register by May 23rd by calling 239-275-3435.

*Accommodations can be made for large groups or tours.

Directions to Calusa Nature Center

3450 Ortiz Avenue

Ft. Myers, FL

Dog Daze of Summer at Miracle Baseball – May 22

Get your tickets now for all 5 of the Dog Daze events for one low price of $34 or you can purchase individual tickets here.  Your dogs get in FREE!

Directions to Hammond Stadium

14400 Six Mile Cypress

Ft. Myers, FL

Here’s “What To Do” this weekend – May 18-20

Finally there is a bit more to do on the weekend!  If you know of any other event going on not listed, please leave a comment.  thanks   – Click on the event to get more information.  
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Don’t forget to check out my SWFL Attractions Page for more ideas of What To Do in SWFL.

Cupcake Concert – May 19

The Southwest Florida Symphony’s Cupcake Concerts are an essential first step in introducing children to the lifelong pleasures of music. They are specially designed to introduce children and their parents to the wonders of live symphony music. Part performance, part family outing, these afternoons will spark the imagination of the whole family. Each concert includes great symphonic music, informative talks, musical demonstrations, and a chance to try an instrument at the “Instrument Petting Zoo.” The Cupcake Concert will feature the String Quartet. Admission is FREE.

Directions to Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Blvd

Ft. Myers, FL

96.9 FM Spring Fling – May 19

Remember some of these previous American Idol contestants??  Come check them out and others on May 19th for only $10.00 at the 96.9 Spring Fling at Hammond Stadium.

Check out a sampling of the music from the artists.
Doors open at 5:00 PM
Concert is 6:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Get tickets here.

Directions to Hammond Stadium

 14400 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy

Fort Myers, FL 33912

Stay Alive – Just Drive – May 20

Stay Alive…. Just Drive!, Inc. is a nationally recognized 501(c)3 traffic crash prevention, education, and awareness program aimed at promoting safe driving and curbing distracted driving.

On Sunday, May 20th, they will be hosting their 4th annual Public Safety Rib Cook-Off  to support the effort to curb distracted driving from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.  at Harley Davidson.

  • featuring Cracker Blues and the M-80’s
  • a  bounce house and slide
  • 50/50 raffle
  • door prizes & giveaways
  • local public safety agencies teams compete for cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights for the best ribs in Southwest Florida.

Admission is $2.00 per person and children 12 and under are free.

Plenty of free parking available.

For more info call the SAJD office (941)952-7285.

Directions to Harley Davidson

2160 Colonial Blvd.

Ft. Myers, FL 

Photographic Journal of Clyde Butcher – thru May 26

Clyde Butcher

SWFL Museum of History

Clyde Butcher is a world renowned black & white photographer.  You have a chance to see his wonderful photographs and the process he goes through from idea to finished product,  now through May 26 at the SWFL Museum of History.

Museum Hours:  

Tuesday – Saturday  10:00 – 5:00


$9.50 for Adults

Seniors (55+) and AAA members received $1 discount off admission

Students with current ID are $5.00.

Museum members are always free.

Admission includes audio tour.

Directions to SWFL Museum of History

2031 Jackson Street

Ft. Myers, FL


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