Wednesday, July 3, 2013

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Fourth of July on Fort Myers Beach

The Matanzas Pass Bridge will be closed on Thursday, July 4th from 9am until noon for the Fourth of July parade, which begins at 10am in Sea Grape Plaza. After the parade, the party continues in Time Square, where Troublemakerz will perform from noon until 5:30pm and High Tide from 5:30 until 9:30pm. Then at 9:30 watch the beautiful fireworks begin at the end of the town pier to close out the night

Time for Chili!!! 

The fourth annual Great American Chili Cook- Off is on Sunday, July 14, at the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Spa.  The contest is being sponsored by the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Culinary Federation and will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank.Each chili entrant will be charged $40.00. Teams or individuals will be permitted to set up starting at 10am with a  cooks meeting at 1pm. The event is open to the public, beginning at 3pm. Attendees will get a chance to sample the entries and vote for their favorite chili. Both a "people’s choice” and "most unique” award will be voted on by the public. The public is encouraged to bring a $5.00 cash donation as well as canned and dry food donations for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. All chili must be prepared on site from scratch with natural ingredients in the open. Cooks must bring a printed recipe card. Specific guidelines and registration may be obtained by contacting Chef Craig at 239-463-8613 or Judging starts at 4:00 p.m. and will consist of the following qualities: aroma, consistency, color, taste, and aftertaste. Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st place—medal and $250 cash, 2nd place—medal and $100 cash, and 3rd place—medal and $50 cash. Both the "people’s choice” and "best table decorations” will receive medals.

Saturday July 6th 8:30am, Lakes Regional Park.
7330 Gladiolus Drive. 
This easy walk along clear paths offers an opportunity to see birds in native
vegetation with experienced Bird Patrol guides pointing out the many species in Lakes Park, a Lee County birding hot spot and crucial nesting area for many birds. Please arrive a few minutes early, meet at Shelter A7. Call 533-7580 for more information


Saturday at 7:30pm
Big Game Waterfront Grill. 
Coke Zero 400

                       LOW TIDE LOAFING AT SUNSET

Tuesday, July 9th 7-8pm
Bunche Beach. Join a naturalist and leisurely explore the mud flats to see what mysteries the low tide uncovers and enjoy a beautiful Florida sunset as well. Bring a camera, shoes that can get wet, bug spray and drinking water. Days and times will vary due to tides. Meet at the picnic tables on the beach. 229-7356

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